The religious leader Joseph Franklin died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Remembered for developing much of the doctrine and organizational and educational protocol of the Jehovah’s Witnesses religious group, this religious leader, lawyer, and author served as president of the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania.
He grew up in a Missouri Baptist family of farmers. His marriage to Mary Malcolm Fetzer resulted in a son named Malcolm.
By his disobedience of God’s law, before man had exercised his power to bring children into the earth, not only Adam lost everything for himself, but his children were born as sinners, imperfect, and without the right to live.
The Bible shows the clear statement of God’s purposes concerning the earth, and man once made its prince. Its opening chapters show that it was intended for man’s instruction.
The holy spirit means the invisible power of Jehovah, holy because he is holy. This power of Jehovah operated upon the minds of honest men who loved and who were devoted to righteousness, directing them in the writing of the Bible.
The ecclesiastical system of Rome, and particularly its leaders, for a thousand years and more thought that the earth is fixed and that everything else revolves about it.
It is to be deeply regretted that the clergymen would oppose an effort to teach the people the Bible truths; nevertheless, we find much opposition everywhere, and many clergymen will attempt to prevent the people from reading what is here written.