Jehovah's Witnesses don't allow blood transfusions. Lately, I've been reading a lot of articles about Jehovah's Witness women who die shortly after childbirth because they don't accept life-saving transfusions because their cult does not approve of them. Is it moral to force a child to grow up without a mother, and deny a mother the chance to watch her child grow up, just because it's your interpretation of the Bible? The thought of my son being forced to grow up without my love because of a primitive religious belief seems very immoral to me.
I think when they're making the choice for themselves then it's their right. I do, however, think it's immoral when they make the choice for their kids. I've seen people talk about not allowing a blood transfusion even if it would save their young child's life and that makes me livid.
You're evil, man. Your hub said nothing. "Bloodless medicine"? Not the standard the world over, it's murderous lunacy based on one verse in the book of Genesis -- a story written thousands of years ago. You're sick.
Ugh, this seems like a such a waste. I truly do hope that you get that eternity you believe to be true, it breaks my heart to think of people denying life-saving procedures for nothing and just throwing it all away. Makes me feel ill, honestly.
I was humoring that both were considered murder and drawed a comparison to which is worse, although Im smart enough to know abortion is never straightforward to judge properly. Oddly enough Joseph, seems you favor the worse one. Why u hate kidz
I respect that everyone has their own ideas about when life begins. That's fine. But if you're going to argue that killing, say, a 9 year old is the same as aborting a 3wo fetus... man, I just don't even know where to go with that.
That's your opinion and I 100% respect it and believe you have every right to hold it. I myself would never have an abortion. I just think it's muddier than that - and I most definitely don't think you can compare a zygote with a grown child or adult
Absolutely loved that topic jump by Joseph to try and make Jenny/Aime out to be the bad guy for possibly not being pro life while ignoring he would let a grown child die due to his beliefs. Am I the only one who noticed the hypocrisy...?
I was hesitant to answer the question but decided to go ahead and jump in. JWs are worried that it might show their faith to be weak if they go to doctors, along with every other denomination of believers. The fact is, our faith is weak nearly all the time these days.
We want to show how strong we are but we end up getting worse off because of the pride we have in our (weak) faith. We are not supposed to be prideful of anything. Pride is what caused Satan to be cast out of heaven and it will cause us to stumble and fall.
When Jesus healed anyone in the Holy Bible, He would say, "Your faith has made you whole. Go and sin no more"
In finalizing, we are weak in the faith because we have so much to depend upon rather than God. We seek to fulfill our own desires instead of looking to God for our needs. A child should not be forced to live without either or both parents.
You forget that Christ taught, "Those who are healthy do not need a physician, but those who are ill do." (Luke 5:31) How, then, is taking our children to see a doctor when they're sick a display of "weak faith"?
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