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Video instructions and help with filling out and completing Are Form 2220 Governing

Instructions and Help about Are Form 2220 Governing

Hello there, apologies if I'm freaking people out with my appearance in this video. You'll see in other videos, I've had a beard, obviously shaved it, and I do tend to fluctuate quite a bit with my appearance. So, some weeks I have a bit, some weeks I don't. A bit of a free spirit in that regard, so please bear with me. Anyway, I wanted to do a video about the governing body and specifically, I wanted to talk about where the term "governing body" comes from. So, if you're a Jehovah's Witness, you might have wondered this, and an easy way of finding out the answer to that question, if you're a Jehovah's Witness, is to look on your Watchtower library, type in "governing body," and find out how many times that term arises in the New World Translation. What you'll find is that though it might arise in the footnotes, it doesn't pop up, not one single time, in the actual text of the Bible. So, this begs the question, if the term "governing body" doesn't come from the Bible, where does it come from? Well, if you type in "governing body" into one of the search engines, what becomes very quickly obvious is that the term "governing body" is actually a business term. It's a corporate term. In fact, The Free Dictionary defines "governing body" as "the persons or committees or departments, etc. who make up a body for the purpose of administering something." So, it's a corporate phrase and it's used by Watchtower. Rather than them finding it in the Bible and applying it to themselves, what's actually happened is that they have decided that they have a governing body and then tried to find verses in the Bible to prop up that idea. And they found the...