Jehovahs Witnesses attend weddings and funerals except under certain circumstances. The Witnesses have nothing against weddings or funerals, but they do have strict religious beliefs that impel them to avoid certain activities and celebrations which, they believe, violate moral principles found in the Bible.
Do Jehovah Witness attend weddings?
Weddings, anniversaries, and funerals are observed, though they avoid incorporating certain traditions they see to have pagan origins. Witnesses typically observe wedding anniversaries, with the Watch Tower Society noting that wedding anniversaries apparently do not stem from pagan origins.
Do Jehovah Witnesses identify as Christians?
Jehovahs Witnesses identify as Christians, but their beliefs are different from other Christians in some ways. For instance, they teach that Jesus is the son of God but is not part of a Trinity. The share of all U.S. Christians who believe in hell is 10 times larger (70%).
Do Jehovah Witnesses wait until marriage?
No sex before marriage Jehovahs Witnesses get nothing before marriage—and I mean nothing. After marriage it doesnt get much better, since oral and anal sex are banned even for married couples.
Why do Jehovah Witness not go to funerals?
When Jehovahs Witnesses attend funerals or weddings, they typically do so also out of respect for a higher power, whom they believe is the God who inspired the biblical writings -- Jehovah. Those whove been resurrected on the earth will have to choose either to obey God or to do things their own way.
Why do Jehovah Witnesses think Jesus is an angel?
Jesus Christ Jehovahs Witnesses believe that the Archangel Michael, the Word of John 1:1, and wisdom personified in Proverbs 8 refer to Jesus in his pre-human existence and that he resumed these identities after his ascension to heaven following his death and resurrection.