Question: Can Jehovah Witnesses receive gifts?

Can Jehovah Witness give gifts?

I savour a present, a thoughtful gift, I dont want something for the sake of tradition, and I want to give others presents Ive pondered over, or that Ive spotted in a shop and instantly know they will love.

Do Jehovah Witnesses accept birthday gifts?

Jehovahs Witnesses do not celebrate most holidays or events that honour people who arent Jesus. That includes birthdays, Mothers Day, Valentines Day and Halloween. They also dont celebrate religious holidays such as Christmas and Easter in the belief that these customs have pagan origins.

Can I send a Christmas card to a Jehovah Witness?

Jehovahs Witnesses do not celebrate any holidays, so even a generic card would be inappropriate. Also, avoid sending any group cards for strongly religious holidays such as Easter, unless you are sending them to a religiously oriented organization, which observes the holiday.

What do Jehovah Witnesses do for Christmas?

Witnesses do not celebrate Christmas or Easter because they believe that these festivals are based on (or massively contaminated by) pagan customs and religions. They point out that Jesus did not ask his followers to mark his birthday.

What do you say to a Jehovah Witness at Christmas?

Because Jehovahs Witnesses do not celebrate birthdays, it is offensive to say “Merry Christmas” to a Jehovahs Witness, as well as “Happy Birthday.” Both are disrespectful greetings. There are no special greetings for the following occasions: Candlemas.

Can you say happy holidays to Jehovah Witness?

No, Jehovahs Witnesses realize that is your greeting to show your genuine feeling of happiness or pleasantness. We appreciate that. While that specific greeting will usually be acknowledged with “thank you” it wont be repeated back to you. Only someone who also celebrates the holidays will return your greeting.

How do you greet a Jehovah Witness on Christmas?

Because Jehovahs Witnesses do not celebrate birthdays, it is offensive to say “Merry Christmas” to a Jehovahs Witness, as well as “Happy Birthday.” Both are disrespectful greetings. There are no special greetings for the following occasions: Candlemas.

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