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Monday, October 21, 2013

Jehovah's Witnesses and Holidays - Links to Information

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Christmas:

CHRISTMAS - Links to Information (Index; Watchtower Online Library)

Christmas (Search Results From the Watchtower Online Library) 

Christmas Customs - Are They Christian? (w00 12/15 pp. 3-7; Watchtower Online Library)

How Should Christ Be Remembered? (w04 12/15 pp. 4-7; Watchtower Online Library)

Jesus' Birth - How and Why it Happened (w02 12/15 pp. 3-5; Watchtower Online Library)

In Search of the Christmas Spirit (JW.ORG)

Why Do Some People Not Celebrate Christmas? (JW.ORG)

Something Better Than Christmas (JW.ORG)

Remembering Jesus Christ (JW.ORG)

Why Don't Jehovah's Witnesses Celebrate Christmas? (Defend Jehovah's Witnesses)

Christmas - It's Origins And Associations (Search For Bible Truths)

The Date of Jesus' Birth (Search For Bible Truths)

Can the Pagan Customs of Christmas Really Be MADE Acceptable to God? (Search For Bible Truths)

Did Jesus Christ or his disciples or his apostles celebrate Christmas? (Search For Bible Truths)

Did Jesus Want His Birthday Celebrated? Did His Followers Celebrate It? (Search For Bible Truths)

Birthday/Christmas Quotes & Resources (Jehovah's Witnesses Redefended)

HANUKKAH (Index; Watchtower Online Library)

Festival of Dedication (Hanukkah) (Index; Watchtower Online Library)

Hanukkah—Is It a “Jewish Christmas”? (Jehovah's Witnesses Questions and Answers)

Hanukkah (Festival of Dedication) - Significance for Christians (Jehovah's Witnesses Questions and Answers)

What Does Christmas Music Really Teach? (Search For Bible Truths)



Thanksgiving:

Why Don't Jehovah's Witnesses Formally Celebrate Thanksgiving Day?  (Search For Bible Truths)

THANKSGIVING - Does It Have Any Known Pagan Religious Association? (Search For Bible Truths)

The Facts Behind Thanksgiving (From God's Word)

Is there anything wrong with buying a turkey, which is on sale, and making a dinner on Thanksgiving? Is Thanksgiving pagan? (Jehovah's Witnesses Questions and Answers)



Easter:

EASTER - Links to Information (Index; Watchtower Online Library)

Easter (Search Results From the Watchtower Online Library) 


Why Don't Jehovah's Witnesses Celebrate Easter? (Defend Jehovah's Witnesses) 

Easter Origins, traditions and Customs - Christian or Pagan? (Defend Jehovah's Witnesses)

Easter - Pagan and Unscriptural (Search For Bible Truths; Excerpts from the 4/15/63 and 3/15/68 Watchtowers)

Easter - What do Colored Eggs, Bunnies and Hot-Cross Buns Have to do With Honoring Jesus and God?  (Defend Jehovah's Witnesses)

Does the Word 'Easter' Belong in a Bible Translation? (Acts 12:4; KJV) (Defend Jehovah's Witnesses)

Easter - Who Does It Really Honor? (Jehovah's Witnesses United)

Are Celebrating Holidays Acceptable to God? (Search For Bible Truths)

Paganism (Search For Bible Truths)
Links to related subjects

Should We Celebrate Holidays? (bh p. 222-p. 223; Watchtower Online Library)
“There is no indication of the observance of the Easter festival in the New Testament,” states The Encyclopædia Britannica. How did Easter get started?

EASTER - Does It Have Any Pagan Religious Associations? (Search For Bible Truths)



Halloween:

HALLOWEEN (Index; Watchtower Online Library)

Should we celebrate holidays like... Halloween? (JW.ORG)

Halloween - Should You Celebrate It? (Search For Bible Truths)

HALLOWEEN - Does It Have Any Known Pagan Religious Associations? (Search For Bible Truths)



St. Patrick's Day:

Saints (Search Results From the Watchtower Online Library)

Why Don't Jehovah's Witnesses Celebrate St. Patrick's Day? (Defend Jehovah's Witnesses)

St. Patrick, The Shamrock and The Trinity (Defend Jehovah's Witnesses)

ST. PATRICK'S DAY - Does It Have Pagan Religious Associations? (Defend Jehovah's Witnesses)




St. Valentine's Day:

VALENTINE'S DAY (Index; Watchtower Online Library)

Saints (Search Results From the Watchtower Online Library)

Why Don't Jehovah's Witnesses Celebrate St. Valentine's Day? (Defend Jehovah's Witnesses)

St. VALENTINE'S DAY - Does It Have Any Pagan Religious Associations? (Search For Bible Truths)



April Fools' Day:

How Do Jehovah's Witnesses View April Fools' Day? (Defend Jehovah's Witnesses)

Practical Jokes (Search Results From the Watchtower Online Library)

Origins of April Fools' Day (Jehovah's Witnesses Questions and Answers)

When it comes to having fun or playing practical jokes at another's expense, what scriptural principles should be kept in mind? (Jehovah's Witnesses Questions and Answers)



Mother's Day:

What is the origin of the practice of setting aside a day to honor mothers? (rs p. 176-p. 182; Watchtower Online Library)

Why Don't Jehovah's Witnesses Formally Celebrate Mother's Day? (Search For Bible Truths)



Independence Day (Fourth of July) - Also see "Neutrality"

Flag Salute, Voting, and Civilian Service (lv pp. 212-215; Watchtower Online Library) 

What scriptures have a bearing on the attitude of true Christians toward involvement in ceremonies commemorating events in a nation's political history? (Search For Bible Truths)



New Year's Eve / Day:

Why Don't Jehovah's Witnesses Celebrate New Year's Eve / Day? (Defend Jehovah's Witnesses)

Should A Christian Celebrate New Year's Eve / Day? (Search For Bible Truths)



General:

Are Celebrating Holidays Acceptable to God? (Search For Bible Truths)

Should WEDDING RINGS and the use of days and months of the GREGORIAN CALENDAR be avoided by true Christians? (Search For Bible Truths)

Examining Romans 14:6 (Defend Jehovah's Witnesses)

Candy in the gutter illustration (Jehovah's Witnesses Questions and Answers)

Beware of Customs That Displease God (w05 1/1 pp. 27-30; Watchtower Online Library)

Can a Pagan Holiday Be Made Christian? (w07 12/15 pp. 8-9;Watchtower Online Library)

Should We Celebrate Holidays? (bh p. 222-p. 223;Watchtower Online Library)

What view do Christians take of religious holidays? (bh chap. 16 pp. 154-163;Watchtower Online Library)



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