Reflection On Jehhovah Witness

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I was born into the Catholic religion, believing and worshipping God, the Virgin Mary, and the saints. Every night I pray the “Hail Mary” and the “ Our Father.” My parents followed the rituals of the sacraments such as my baptism, first communion, and confirmation. As a grown up I continued to follow the practices of my religion as well as the Catholic beliefs. Christianity has been a religion that has faced many struggles. People judge it, yet it remains strong. Jehovah Witness’ is a religion that many people question and has been greatly judged by many because they don’t believe in the Trinity as we know as “The Holy Spirit.” This group is known for their exclusive beliefs. Their faith is a distinctive part from the faith of Christianity …show more content…
These brochures lecture two different things from their bible as they call the “Watchtower” that preaches all of their beliefs. Jehovah’s have been seen and treated with different combinations of emotions, as far as admiration and hatred. For instance, I recall growing up and hearing an early knock on a Saturday morning, not knowing it was a group of Jehovah’s Witnesses trying to preach their beliefs. By the tone of my mother’s voice I could tell she was not pleased that they were trying to preach their beliefs to her. I remember my mom 's exact words “ We are Catholic and we only believe in the Catholic faith.” There were times when my mother didn’t allow us to even open the door to them, and to be honest, I felt bad for that fact that these people seemed friendly, yet they were for seen with much dislike because of their religious faith. Even though not every religion believes or agrees in the same beliefs like the unique teachings of Jehovah Witness’, it’s still a religion that has a background, the growth has been immense throughout history, and just like any other religion it follows a particular structure of beliefs that are distinctive from all other …show more content…
Russell again, has great influence on the way a Jehovah practices their belief. This preacher took a doctrine from the Adventists. The doctrine taught the followers of Russell that “hell” didn’t exist, and the destruction of the damned people would not be saved. As many people know the reason why Jehovah’s are seen so differently is mostly because they don’t believe in the Trinity. In respect to the Trinity Russell believed that the Father is Jehovah, and he is the God. In this Doctrine Jesus was to return in the year 1914, but Jesus never returned. Russell altered his teachings once again, but now he preached that Jesus did return to this earth by being invisible. He preached that that God would return again, but this time there would be a combat between the good and the bad. The good refered to as God and the bad referred to as the Devil. The triumphant winner of this battle would be God. This whole battle between good and evil is known to the Witnesses as the battle of Armageddon. The Armageddon is the Jehovah’s Witnesses main doctrine that evolves their main teachings to all their followers in this religious group. As you can see Charles Taze Russell has an immense impact on the development and growth of this religious group

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