How Jehovah's Witnesses Differ From Other Religious Groups

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Answer the following questions in 150 to 250 words each about the religious group you selected: • How does your selected religious group differ from other religious groups (such as in their beliefs, worship practices, or values)? Jehovah’s Witnesses differ from other religious groups in a number of ways. The basis for the religion is that the end of the world as we know it is near. They believe that all other churches as well as all other religions are of Satan and all pastors are considered to be the Antichrist. While most religions see the cross as a holy symbol, Jehovah’s Witnesses do not believe that Jesus died on the cross but on a punishment stake and therefore they see the cross as a pagan symbol. They state that all war is wrong and that the laws of the people should not be followed when they conflict with the Church's religious principles. Unlike most religions they do not believe in the existence of Hell. They do not…show more content…
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