Rules of jehovah witness dating
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It did not work and within a year, he turned to drinking to numb the stress he was facing in his marriage.A year after that, they were divorced and the children torn apart in a custody battle. You asked if there is any possible way for your girlfriend to walk away from this religion without repercussions on her ability to communicate with her Jehovah’s Witness parents.
If this is not a red flag that in baptism, you are forced to give your complete loyalty to an “organization,” I don’t know what is!As for the articles I have read on your site, I have read them thoroughly and I like what you said in one of your articles: ‘…that a person who is truly in love with another person should be able to put their relationship with that person before any commitment to a human organization (such as the Watchtower Society).’ I see nothing wrong with our relationship being that she doesn’t claim the Jehovah’s Witness religion but her parents do.Is it possible to go to an elder to ask for his blessing on our relationship?If she is not a devout Jehovah’s Witness, can she walk away from this religion?Will she still have her parents if she leaves on her own or will that be worse then being disfellowshipped (excommunicated)? I know that is not the right thing to do, but she loves me and I love her.Are you prepared to face the potential consequences for converting under false pretenses and the harassment you would face if you do not measure up to all the demands of this religion?
Are you prepared to give the Watchtower your full loyalty and devotion and to force your future children into this system as well?
If you don’t have any religious beliefs at this point in your life, have you considered the freedom from guilt and sin that Jesus Christ offers you and your girlfriend if you decide turn to Him alone for salvation and spiritual fulfillment?
Jesus said: “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.” —John 14:6 5.
It requires full commitment of your time, energy, resources, and loyalty.
If you are not willing to put the dictates of this organization and its leadership over your own personal life goals and agendas, you might as well forget the notion of becoming a Jehovah’s Witness.
At any point in your relationship, the elders can intervene and command her to stop dating you.