Joseph Franklin Rutherford Quotes

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... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

The Bible is God's Word expressed and revealed to his creature, man... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

The Bible is the fountain of truth... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

The Bible is the only credible guide either as to the real relationship between man and the earth and the great Creator of both or concerning the purpose of the creation of both... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

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... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

The book of Revelation is written largely in symbols... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

The development of the telescope, together with increased knowledge of things, brought men to see that the earth is not what man had once thought it to be... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

The earth is yet the place of the domicile of man and all the offspring of the first man... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

The few men who possess the wealth of the material things of the earth at the present time are not truly happy... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

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... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

The inspired Scriptures make the clear distinction between false and true riches and make plain the reason why happiness is gained and fully enjoyed only by those who find true riches... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Today the eyes of orthodox Jews of earth are fixed upon Palestine... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

It is conceded by all that man is the very highest type of all living creatures on the earth. His intelligence is far superior to that of any other earthly being... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

The Bible is God's sacred Word of truth... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

The earth incites the wonder and admiration of man even though he is imperfect and his understanding greatly limited... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Since the days of Abraham many men of unusual intellect not only have diligently studied the divine plan, but have devoted their lives to having a part in making it known to others... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Jehovah created the earth and therefore it is his by right of creation... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

By his own efforts man could never gain the true and desired riches... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Every person who will learn the right way, and who will then continue diligently to follow that right way, is absolutely certain in time to possess great riches and all attending blessings... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

False riches, consisting of money, houses and lands, acquired by selfish means at cost to others and thereafter used selfishly, are almost always used for the oppression of other persons... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

If you are kept in ignorance of the true way and permit yourself to rely upon and be guided by the opinion of imperfect man, you can never gain the riches that will bring you peace and lasting happiness... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

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... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

It is to be deeply regretted that the clergymen would oppose an effort to teach the people the Bible truths.. view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Before we can know God and understand his great plan it is first necessary for us to believe that he exists and that he rewards all who diligently seek him... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Jehovah God is truly rich far beyond the imagination of humankind... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Life everlasting in a state of happiness is the greatest desire of all men... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Man is more than merely an animal to exist and propagate his species. His mind gives him capacity to search out the great truths in God's arrangement and this lifts him far above the other animal creation... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Reason would lead us to the conclusion that Jehovah would not create a wonderful earth like this, permit man to bring it to a high state of cultivation in many places, and then completely destroy it... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

God created the first man, whom he called Adam. Then God created a woman, whom ho named Eve.. view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford