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Jehovah's Witnesses

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Jehovah’s Witnesses is a religious group founded in the United States and formed by Pastor Charles Taze Russell in 1870. Its non-Trinitarian belief distinguishes it from mainstream Christianity. The group is famous for their door-to-door preaching.

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Try the Jehovah Witness online site.
The official website of Jehovah's Witnesses is jw.org scroll to the  bottom, click on "attend our meetings" You can put in your location  and it will find the neartest Kingdom Hall to where you are.
No. According to the media she is Roman Catholic
Because this is what the bible seems to indicate contextually and is a reasonable conclustion to come to according to several sources: **"It is even itself probable that the Leader of the hosts of light (in Rev. 12:7-9) will be no other than the Captain of our salvation, the Lord Jesus Christ...
The work of Jehovah's Witnesses is restricted in Egypt.
Go to the official website jw.org and scroll to bottom, click on  "attend our meetings" and enter your location and language. It will  tell you the nearest Kingdom Hall and language to your location.    Hello,   If you contact Watch tower Bible and Tract Society in Jamaica they  will...
Funeral services conducted by Jehovah's Witnesses do not include rituals intended to appease the dead. A Bible talk is given either at the Kingdom Hall, at the funeral parlor, at the home of the deceased, or at the graveside. The talk will highlight the deceased person's life, accomplishments in...
Jehovah's Witnesses celebrate a Memorial service for the sacrifice Jesus Christ made for mankind each year. It corresponds to what other Christian sects call "Easter".They also celebrate wedding anniversaries of themselves and their friends. They also celebrate special assembly days and circuit...
The answer - it's up to the family members or the deceased person's request. There's nothing written anywhere that I am aware of any time period, again it would be according to family members or the deceased person's request.
You will need to contact the Branch office BRITAIN The Ridgeway, London NW7 1RN. or go to the related link. Click on the tab "CONSULTATION" (at the top of the page) > then click on the tab "ASSEMBLIES" (on the left of the screen) >select your the "country" and "language" Click on search
No The Jewish religion is based on the first covenant between God and humanity that stretches from the time of Abraham through the time of Moses, the development of the Jewish nation and the promise of the coming of the Messiah. Modern day Jews still await the Messiah as they do not recognise Jesus...
Clothes. Jehovah's Witnesses do not have any special dress or uniform. Female Witnesses are expected to wear skirts/dresses when attending Witness meetings and door to door activity. Male Witnesses are expected to wear suits with ties likewise. Outside of these times they can wear whatever is...
To the Jehovah Witnesses, they did not allow their members to date with the other groups of people. Like the Jewish, they recognize them as an alien people.To the Catholic,it may allow but they should not abandon their belief.It depends upon how they love each other and they will know what religion...
They were used as high vantage points, barracks, and turrets before  modern warfare made them mostly obsolete. You could use the height  of the watchtower to see further and see incoming hordes or as a  high launching point for arrows or guns. Now they are mostly a  tourist attraction along the...
There are about 3,173 Kingdom Halls in Japan.
Of course you can. In fact we always encourage one another if somebody's sick to send them a card or just a visit. It's not a requirement though but it is something to do out of kindness.
Opinion 1: Yes, they will. They deny that Jesus Christ was God in the flesh. Every single cult denies the deity of Christ , and Jehovah Witnesses do not believe that Jesus was God. They are a cult: they are not a Christian church. In John 1:1 it plainly says Christ was God, with a capital 'G'. :-...
Actually there are conflicting ideas as to the origin of the wedding ring. Let us give a few examples: * "Originally the ring was a fetter (a handcuff), used to bind the captive bride." (For Richer, for Poorer) * "The ring is a relatively modern substitute for the gold coin or other article of...
Yes, we love parties! We love it when we can sing, dance, eat and drink with fellow believers. We make every effort to ensure the crowd is not too big, that the ones present have been invited, that the event is under good supervision (especially if alcohol is served), and that the gathering is...
(for some information from the JW point of view scroll to the bottom) They're always trying to recruit you. They show up at your houses and try to make you switch religions. Nobody wants to get up and have people tell them that they're religion is wrong. Plus one time they tried to recruit at our...
According to Professor Chrsitine King of North Staffordshire University- if they said Heil Hitler it could have been enough - or simply renouncing their faith.According to Wikipedia "Unlike Jews and [other groups] who were persecuted on the basis of their ethnicity, Jehovah's Witnesses had the...
•Jehovah's Witnesses preaching work was put under ban.•They were sent to concentration camps in cattle cars because they refused to support the war where over 2 thousand Jehovah's Witnesses died.Jehovah's Witnesses were bitterly persecuted because they refused to cooperate with Hitler's Nazi...
Our meetings are open to the public and you are free to wear what you like.
Jehovah's Witnesses don't consider others as 'Christians' at all. Jehovah God decides who is a regular Christian, not popular vote, or mainstream ideas. Regarding differences:1) Jehovah's Witnesses worship only Jehovah God. Others worship a trinity of 3 gods. 2) Jehovah's Witnesses do NOT worship...
The bible does not give a date but when being asked a similar question Jesus stated "And this good news of the kingdom will be preached in all the inhabited earth for a witness to all the nations; AND THEN the end will come." Jehovah's Witnesses are presently witnessing (preaching) in every nation...
hi yes jehovahs witnesses can go into the entertainment buisness i know cos i am a jehovahs witness!! i dont know if justin beiber is tho usher was seen with prince at a assembly wich is a event we have every year to watch different elders give talks and watch dramas and where every one watches...
Roman Catholics are a denomination (branch) of the Worldwide Christian Church that believes Jesus Christ is Lord, and God incarnate, and one of the three persons (with the Father and Holy Spirit) in a Trinitarian Godhead as taught by Christ himself, the apostles, and the early Church fathers. While...
One Perspective: The vast majority of Christians worldwide, of all denominations, the vast majority of bible scholars, theologians, divinity scholars, university and bible college staff and the vast majority of clergy AND laity of all Christian denominations regard the NWT as a very poor and...
Jehovah's Witnesses disfellowship unrepentent individuals who  violate bible principles because scripture instructs them to do so.  They believe this bible law has the effect of keeping their  organisation free from institutional corruption and ensures their  religion does not provide a harbour...
THE modern history of Jehovah's Witnesses began began in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., which is now a part of Pittsburgh.
Jehovah's Witnesses call their "church" Kingdom Halls of Jehovah's Witnesses, where they have a matrimonial ceremony. A minister, or elder, signs the marriage licence. After the wedding ceremony there is usually a reception or dance in a regular dance hall. Bridesmaids and groomsmen participate. Of...
"Jehovah" is the name of God. No one invented him.
No, I'm one & at all the funerals I've been to the deceased are always fully dressed. In fact, I've never even heard of this.
No, I'm one, & at all the funerals I've been at the deceased are fully clothed. Actually, I've never even heard of this. --------------------------------------------------------------------- I didn't write the above: (Just adding to it) It might be added that in Engand and perhaps in other...
God's name is actually the Tetragrammaton YHWH or 'Yah Weh' which simply means 'I am'. The term 'Jehovah' is a corruption of the original name as it is spoken in English. To the Jew of the Old Testament God's name was so sacred that YHWH was never uttered - not even in prayer, the term 'Adonai'...
No Gino Vannelli is not a Jehovah's Witness.
To the best of my knowledge no.
You would have to use your own power of reason to decide on why  you would believe any religion. First step to consider is if there  is a God. Next, would be which God. Third, would be what does God  want me to do.    ANOTHER ANSWER FROM ONE OF JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES:   Jehovah's Witnesses...
well jehovahs witnesses are christians we follow the same basic teachings as first century christians did ex; all of Jesus' apostles, Jesus himself we live our lives by the bible- not tradition we go preaching b/c it is something Jesus said we should do- Matt 24;14...28; 19, 20 Jesus said you...
There, I can't talk for all Jehovah's Witnesses because this would be a personal decision, but I personally would accept a birthday gift. I think it would be rude to say no, when someone has gone out of their way to think of you. However, we do not celebrate birthdays, due to there origions. If...
http://fcit.usf.edu/Holocaust/people/VictJeho.htm The following is from the above link. [The Nazis also began to suppress several Christian minorities whom they felt were subversive to their goals. Even before the war, Jehovah's Witnesses had been considered heretics by other Christian...
You'll need to learn the basic principles of the Bible. We teach in over 235 languages, because we find that people learn more quickly in their 'mother tongue'. [If you can't read, we will teach you]. Along with your Bible, we use a publication/workbook which thematically outlines the teachings of...
To the best of my knowledge this individual is not one of Jehovah's Witnesses.
The Christian Congregation is governed based on the Biblical first century pattern as outlined in the Holy Scriptures:Jehovah God is the ultimate head. (1 Corinthians 11:3; 15:27; Ephesians 1:22, 23)Under him, Jesus is the head of the congregation. (Ephesians 1:22, 23; 5:23)He uses the faithful and...
Voluntary contributions. No collections are made at any meetings and no tithing is required. An individual may donate whatever he or she wishes, or not at all. All donations are used to further the work of Jehovah's Witnesses and there are no paid clergy.
El 1:37 de Lucas nos ayuda a considerar que con Jehová todas las cosas son posibles. Nunca si dudamos su capacidad de actuar en nombre nuestro.   Lucas 1:34-37, Traducción del Nuevo Mundo de las Santas Escrituras -   34 Pero María dijo al ángel: "¿Cómo será esto, puesto que no estoy...
She very likely isn't. Accoding to Wikipedia her mother tried to raise as a Jehovah Witness. In 2001 she supported Tony Blair during the UK General Elections. And she has been an UN Ambassador as well. Jehovah Witnesses do not get involved in politics and we remain neutral in worldly affairs as we...
Yes, as well as the Name of his Father Jehovah, and the name of the holy spirit, as Jesus directed in Matthew 28:19, 20. By being baptized "in the name of" these, we are acknowledging that we are under the authority of Jehovah and Jesus, and being directed by means of Jehovah's holy spirit.  ...
Jesus is also the source of everlasting life because he is the son of God and a God equal with the Father. O the answerer: Where is it mentioned that Jesus is God's son? Where is it mentioned that Jesus is God? What is you evidence about Trinity? Read the followings and think once more about these....
They DO have windows; Kingdom Halls are modest in nature and are used strictly as a place of worship to our Grand Creator, and depending on the country, the building type may differ, but here in the US, they do have windows.Some do some don't. Those that don't do not for reasons of security and...
Nothing. It is a total fallacy that Jehovah's Witnesses don't associate with non-witness family members. There is absolutely no prohibition on associating with individuals that do not share their faith although Jehovah's Witnesses may chose to not personally engage in certain activities such as...
Jehovah's Witnesses exercise caution in their choice of intimate or close friends and indeed do most people. The Watchtower 2nd February 1994 cautions: ''We must also be on guard against extended association with worldly people. Perhaps it is a neighbor, a school friend, a workmate, or a business...
If you mean Jehovah's Witnesses then please see related answers.
Blacks have been a part of Jehovah's Witnesses from the beginning, as do other races who ebrace the truth.
Yes there is no Jehovah's Witness prohibition on the wearing of jewellry although they strive to be modest in how they present themselves to the the world and are discouraged from making showy or exsessive displays of personal wealth which may detract attention from the message they bring to people...
THE modern history of Jehovah's Witnesses began began in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., which is now a part of Pittsburgh.
Revelation 1:17-18 has the "first and last" as he who lives and was dead but is alive forever more. Earlier in the chapter, the same was said to be the Almighty. I would show them that using their bible and then ask when Jehovah died? I would also point out that the letter J is only 500 years old...
Jehovah's Witnesses take this number in Revelation as a literal  number who will enter heaven. However, this reflects a very poor  understanding of the writing of Revelation which, as all Bible  scholars know, is written in symbolic apocalyptic writing and not  to be taken (especially regarding...
This question can be answered in several ways.If you mean "How many people believe the same way as Jehovah's Witnesses?" then answer would be more than 7,000,000.Now, if mean "How many believe in the God of the Bible" which in the King James Version identifies him as Jehovah in Exodus 6:3; Psalm 83...
Please go to the website for ultimatebibleresearch. It is a wonderful site for JWs.
I believe you can download these notebooks from theoshare.com and then have it spiral bound somewhere of your choice. Hope this works!
That is a personal choice for the surviving relatives to make. There are no Scriptures relevant to that. (Except where it is required by law; then of course we must obey the law since it would not be contradicting Scripture. - Romans 13:1-7)
You will need to contact the Branch office BELGIUM rue d'Argile­Potaardestraat 60, B­1950 Kraainem.
Jehovah's Witnesses do not take everything literally. In bible interpretation as well as in everyday life Jehovah's Witnesses are aware of (and recognise) metaphor, similies, symbolism as well as the non literal nature of the lanugage of many visions, dreams and prophecies. They believe the bible...
This is available at the local kingdom halls of Jehovah's Witnesses and at the link below.
The modern day history of Jehovah's Witnesses began in 1870 in the United States
No, Jehovah's Witnesses believe life begins at conception and that to terminate a pregnancy would violate their belief in the sanctity of life.
No such list exists. The nearest Jehovah's Witness can be contacted by finding the address of the local "Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses" in the telephone directory or by contacting the Jehovah's Witness Branch office (see RELATED LINKS below)
Because they are not Catholics. Jehovah's Witnesses don't believe in ritualisitc fasting or holidays associated with what they consider to be false religion and/or pagan rites.
Jehovah's Witnesses don't have a flag.
It is not a question of liking or of not liking it; nor is it just the U. S. flag.We do not salute, or pledge allegiance, to the flag of any nation.One, our allegiance belongs to Jehovah and his Kingdom, which will soon do away with all human governments. (Daniel 2:44; Matthew 6:10, 33; Revelation...
Although Jehovah's witnesses will show due regard and respect for national emblems such as flags, they will not wear them simply because it would violate the scriptural command to "be no part" of the world, this question cannot be answered sufficiently without it's logical connection to what wearing...
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Have a funeral and bury/cremate the body. Like most other people.
Jehovah's Witnesses believe firmly in the death and resurrection of our lord and saviour, Jesus Christ. We believe that since his resurrection, he was raised to heavenly life, where he received his kingdom, and is now reigning as a mighty king on his heavenly throne. We also believe that based on...
I know the rules and guidelines I just cant handle living this way anymore and I need to talk to someone who has been in my shoes before. Basically some very helpful hints as to what I should put in my next letter. Anything to convince the elders in my committee to just reinstate me already. This...
You will need to contact the Branch office BRITAIN The Ridgeway, London NW7 1RN.
No music is 'banned' as such. However, Jehovah's Witnesses uphold certain moral standards, such as no sex outside marriage, no violence, no cursing or obscene language, etc. Members are discouraged to liste to music that features or encourage such practices.
Well,there is an opportunity for every one to speak and lots of parts ranging from 30 minute talks to a 30 second answer..........
Answer 1: No, Jehovah's Witnesses do not have  pastors or any paid clergy class. The have a "body of elders"  within each congregation that take the lead and organize the  congregation based on uniform protocols. However, these individuals  are volunteers and receive no financial compensation. ...
You will need to contact the Branch office UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 25 Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, NY 11201-2483
Type your answer here... Where as many are looking for answers regarding Jehovah's Witnesses and their bible based beliefs, the best place to find such answers is by visiting their website @ Watchtower.org
I assume you mean why CAN'T Jehovah's Witnesses celebrate Mother's Day?Mother's Day: "A festival derived from the custom of mother worship in ancient Greece. Formal mother worship, with ceremonies to Cybele, or Rhea, the Great Mother of the Gods, were performed on the Ides of March throughout Asia...
THE modern history of Jehovah's Witnesses began began in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., which is now a part of Pittsburgh.
THE modern history of Jehovah's Witnesses began began in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., which is now a part of Pittsburgh.
Jehovahs Witnesses have always been politically neutral and have concentrated in proclaiming the gospel, consequently they have not played a major role in the course of history in the traditional sense. Their teachings are to remain separate from the "world" meaning although on an individual basis...
  The rules aplied to a congregation is the same as any member of the congregation. The divorce has to be based on scriptural grounds. What are the scriptural grounds? There is only one provision for divorce.   Jesus said at Matthew 19:9:"I say to YOU that whoever divorces his wife, except on...
The simple answer is that Jehovah's Witnesses do allow presents and parties. Jehovah's Witnesses DO NOT, however, celebrate parties or give presents that can be tied to religious practices that have ties to pagan roots or violate Bible principles. Jehovah's Witnesses are well known for not observing...
God will never allow humans to destroy His creation. There can be no such issue if the editors/publishers of the Watchtower are to continue to propose that they understand scripture.
You can find the dates and locations here: http://jw-media.org/index.html   2008/2009 "Guided by God's Spirit" District Conventions of Jehovah's Witnesses Three-day conventions begin in the United States on the weekend of May 23-25 and will be subsequently held in cities throughout the world....
Kingdom Halls are named as such by Jehovah's Witnesses; the name was first suggested by Joseph Rutherford, second president of the Watchtower Tract Society in the 1940's.
In conjunction with the bible scripture found at Luke 4:43, the  term Kingdom Hall was coined in the 1930's by bible students to  describe these houses of worship.
ANSWERThe modern day history of Jehovah's Witnesses began in the late 1800's, with a Bible study group that formed in 1870, who simply referred to themselves as "Bible Students." This group grew, and in 1914, they were legally incorporated as the "International Bible Students Association." (ISBA) ...