Therefore, we do not say wishes that praise these religions. If a Hindu says Merry Christmas or Happy Easter and does so with a good intention, then we pray that the Lord will bless them for their good deed. But we wil not wish them on their holidays and disobey our God.
Should you wish a Jehovah Witness Merry Christmas?
No, Jehovah’s 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 won’t be repeated back to you. Only someone who also celebrates the holidays will return your greeting.
How do you say Christmas in Indian?
Say “Merry Christmas in Indian.
“Natal Mubarak” is the Indian variant. In Pakistan, say “Bara Din Mubarrak Ho!”
Is it disrespectful to say Merry Christmas?
“It’s considered politically correct to say Happy Holidays, so it’s just considered insensitive to say Merry Christmas to other people who aren’t from this country that don’t celebrate it,“ said senior Miguel Montano, Div. 022. “Merry Christmas” is a traditional saying that’s been around for centuries.
Do Jehovah Witnesses have funerals?
The Jehovah’s Witnesses funeral service is similar to other Christian faiths but lasts only 15 or 30 minutes. The funeral usually takes place within a week after death. … Services take place in a funeral home or Kingdom Hall, the Jehovah’s Witnesses place of worship. There may or may not be an open casket.
What do Jehovah Witnesses celebrate instead of Christmas?
Jehovah’s Witnesses do not celebrate most holidays or events that honour people who aren’t Jesus. That includes birthdays, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day and Hallowe’en. They also don’t celebrate religious holidays such as Christmas and Easter in the belief that these customs have pagan origins.
How do you say Merry Christmas in Israel?
In Hebrew Happy/Merry Christmas is ‘Chag Molad Sameach’ (חג מולד שמח) which means ‘Happy festival of the Birth’. In Aramaic, the language Jesus would have spoken, it’s ‘Eedookh Breekha’ which means ‘Blessed be your Christmas‘.
How do you say Merry Christmas in Sri Lanka?
In Sinhala, spoken in Sri Lanka, Merry Christmas is ‘Suba Naththalak Wewa’ (සුබ නත්තලක් වේවා). Happy/Merry Christmas in lots more languages.
What can I say instead of Christmas?
2-Word Alternatives to Merry Christmas
- celebrate Christmas.
- Christmas greetings.
- Christmas blessings.
- Christmas joy.
- festive greetings.
- happy Christmas.
- happy Festivus (from Seinfeld)
- happy holidays.
Why can’t we say Merry Christmas anymore?
On one side are the politically correct who think that the expression “Merry Christmas” is too exclusionary. … They believe we should not say “Merry Christmas” because it might offend those of different faiths, like Muslims or Jews or Hindus.
How do you say Merry Christmas without offending anyone?
“It’s Merry Christmas, you ungrateful, despicable, no-good-doin’ heretic.”
Merry Christmas Alternatives:
- “Buoyant Winter, ma’am.”
- “Convivial Yule, sir.”
- “Gregarious Times to you and your family.”
- “Colorful Dreariness to you, too.”
- “Oh, thank you. May you also have an Agreeable Assemblage of Moments.”
Can Jehovah Witnesses remarry after death?
Remarriage after divorce is permissible only on the grounds of adultery, based on their understanding of Jesus’ words at Matthew 5:32 and Matthew 19:9. …
How do you shut up a Jehovah Witness?
Politely interrupt to take control of the conversation.
- When a Jehovah’s Witness starts talking, interrupt with a polite, “Excuse me” to get their attention.
- Try raising your hand an holding it between the two of you at chest level with your palm facing the other person and begin your interjection with, “Hold on.”
Do Jehovah Witnesses get buried or cremated?
Jehovah’s Witnesses are not against cremation. They believe that God will restore the dead in a manner similar to the restoration of Jesus after his crucifixion. So the state of the person’s physical remains does not matter.