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Is Jesus your Mediator?

Is Jesus your Mediator? You may personally answer to the affirmative, but is that the official doctrine of your denomination? 

Please note the following quotations:

The publication Worldwide Security Under the Prince of Peace says:‘Likewise, the Greater Moses, Jesus Christ, is not the Mediator between Jehovah God and all mankind. He is the Mediator between his heavenly Father, Jehovah God, and the nation of spiritual Israel, which is limited to only 144,000 members.’

The April 1, 1979 Watchtower states: ‘So in this strict Biblical sense Jesus is the “mediator” only for anointed Christians.’

The same magazine goes further by saying, ‘The “great crowd” of “other sheep” that is forming today is not in that new covenant.’

And: ‘To keep in relationship with “our Savior, God,” the “great crowd” needs to remain united with the remnant of spiritual Israelites.’

If you browse the online library or CD-ROM, you will find this is not ‘old light’, but the current teaching.

This brings up an important question: If Jesus is not your Mediator, who is? The implication in these publications is the only way to have a relationship with God is in association with, that is, through, a group of elect men. Jesus becomes the mediator only for those men, but not for you or me. Our mediator becomes these elect ones.

But the important question is: is this what the Bible really teaches when we consider 1 Timothy 2:5,6?