Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Found 22 thoughts of Joseph Franklin Rutherford

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.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford

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

Joseph Franklin Rutherford

The Bible is the fountain of truth.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford

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

Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Early in the history of man he put God out of his thoughts; consequently the vision of man was limited to things he saw with his natural eye.

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.

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.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Man was created for the earth and in order that he might have and enjoy the fullness of the riches of the earth.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford

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

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.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford

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

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.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford

THE harp is a musical instrument invented many centuries ago. When properly strung and played upon it yields sweet music, making glad the heart.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford

God made the earth suitable for animal life that is found upon it. The animal creation eats and drinks and enjoys existence and in due time perishes.

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.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford

The constellation of the Pleiades is a small one compared with others which scientific instruments disclose to the wondering eyes of man.

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.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford

The knowledge of the great Creator, as he reveals himself in his creation of man and his provision for man, was preserved by a very few.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford

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.

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.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford

The Bible is God's sacred Word of truth.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Increased knowledge, commonly known as physical science, discloses that there are stars so enormous that the earth beside these is but a pigmy.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford