© 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved. There is no confirmation that he is at liberty. But what is not true is the implication expressed by the word “though,” as if Rutherford expected to be one of those “millions.” As Whalen well knows, the witnesses of Jehovah teach that there is one salvation for all those exercising faith in Jesus Christ, but two destinies, an earthly one and a heavenly one. took foolish liberties on the ski slopes. 2. Try and retain the excitement of the event in your writing, without taking However, when discussing just who could have written it, not a few of these studiously ignore any reference to what Deuteronomy itself has to say about who wrote it: “It came about that as soon as Moses had finished writing the words of this law in a book until their completion, Moses began to command the Levites, the carriers of the ark of Jehovah’s covenant, saying: ‘Taking this book of the law, you must place it at the side of the ark of the covenant of Jehovah your God, and it must serve as a witness there against you.’” Surely to ignore this plain statement in discussing who wrote the book of Deuteronomy as though the Bible left it anonymous is taking liberties with the truth.—Deut. This may be done very subtly, at times simply by ignoring certain pertinent facts in discussing a certain subject. Children have a lot more liberty now than they used to. Thus early in 1963 the United States government issued regulations requiring shoe manufacturers to state plainly in their advertising and labels just what was leather and what was not and whether it was first class, top-grain leather, or not. . That this oath was published in that Record is true; but what is not true is that it is the Knights of Columbus oath. Therefore, to say that Jehovah’s witnesses believe that Caesar is Satan is to prejudice the governments against Jehovah’s witnesses and obviously is taking liberties with the truth. 11 sentence examples: 1. Such a system would be a blow to the liberty of the people. In this same magazine article, which is now being reprinted in pamphlet form, Whalen charges Jehovah’s witnesses with teaching that “Caesar is Satan.” But not so. See also: liberty, take. Exaggeratedly hirsute [hairy] plaster figures of bestial mien glower savagely at us in museums all over the world, their features usually chocolate-brown in color, their hair wild and unkempt, their jaws prognathous [sticking forward] and their foreheads receding—and this despite the fact that we have absolutely no idea what color Paleolithic man’s skin was or how his hair grew and virtually no idea of his physiognomy” or facial features. For example, today modernistic theologians as a rule do not believe that Moses wrote the first five books of the Bible, generally known as the Pentateuch, and in particular the fifth book, Deuteronomy. All content on this website, including dictionary, thesaurus, literature, geography, and other reference data is for informational purposes only. Thus every now and then there comes in the mail of the publishers of this journal what is purported to be the “Knights of Columbus Oath.” This document attributes extreme fanaticism to the Roman Catholic fraternal organization by that name. to freely use or abuse someone or something. I took the liberty of moving the papers from your desk – I hope you don't mind. If you take liberties or take a liberty with someone or something, you act in a way that is too free and does not show enough respect . Writers of such articles or books may, for reasons of their own, be just as likely to be tempted to take liberties with the truth. He ordered that all prisoners should be given their liberty. The visitors were given the liberty of the city. Then again, truths may be stated in such a way as to imply a false conclusion, which is another way of playing free or taking liberties with the truth. The “Millions Now Living Will Never Die” slogan he applied only to the “great crowd” of “other sheep,” mentioned in the Scriptures at Revelation 7:9 and John 10:16, whose destiny is an earthly paradise. 4. “Let the buyer beware” applies to things we read as well as to things we buy. . There is also much taking of liberties with the truth in the name of science, especially by evolutionists. It is one thing to say that Caesar is a part of the world whose god, according to 2 Corinthians 4:4, is Satan, and something entirely different to say that Caesar is Satan himself.