Like so many people of various
religious backgrounds, the Jehovah's witnesses are ignorant of
the history of their belief system and their organization.
Charles Taze Russell came along with his "new light" on the
Bible, there was a man named
the 3rd century AD he taught pretty much the same thing that the
Watchtower Society teaches about the nature of Jesus Christ.
Arius was pronounced a heretic by Christians of his day for his
false teachings on the deity and nature of Christ. He
taught that Jesus (God the Son) did not exist eternally
with God the Father, thereby denying the Trinitarian nature of
God. This heretical teaching of Arius became known as
Regarding salvation, Jehovahs Witnesses are often unaware that
their organization teaches a brand of salvation referred to as
Arminianism. This false gospel attributes greater
goodness to fallen man than God attributes to him.
Arminianism is a
false "free-will" gospel which you can read more about here:
So the Jehovahs Witnesses, who
pride themselves in being different from so many other false
branches of Christianity, in fact have the same false, free-will,
man-centered, "works" gospel.
Which gospel do