Jehovahs Witnesses adhere to the Bibles view of marriage and divorce. Monogamy between one man and one woman and sex only within marriage are requirements in the Witness religion. But Witnesses do permit divorce in certain cases, believing that the only valid ground for divorce and remarriage is adultery.
Can Jehovah Witnesses associate with non Jehovah Witnesses?
No. Strictly speaking, there is no rule or command that forbids Jehovahs Witnesses to have non-Witness friends. However, having close relationships with worldly people (as all non-Witnesses are called) is very strongly discouraged. Being friends with non-JW is equated with disobeying God.
What is the divorce rate for Jehovahs Witnesses?
According to the Pew Research Study, in a sampling of 244 Jehovahs Witnesses, 9 percent of them were divorced. However, this number was slightly smaller among this 2016 study showing 6 percent of Jehovahs Witnesses as being divorced.
Is it bad to date a Jehovah Witness?
Within the Jehovahs Witness faith and some other Christian faiths, courtship is preferred over dating. Because of this, it is not recommended for people to date until they are of marrying age, and then they should only date someone who shares their faith, values and intent for the relationship.
What can Jehovah Witnesses not eat?
Jehovahs Witnesses abstain from eating the meat of animals from which blood has not been properly drained. They also refrain from eating such things as blood sausage and blood soup. No special preparation is required.
Why do Jehovah Witness not celebrate birthdays?
According to the religions official website JW.org, Jehovahs Witnesses dont celebrate birthdays because we believe that such celebrations displease God. The site also explains that Although the Bible does not explicitly forbid celebrating birthdays, it does help us to reason on key features of these events and