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Do Jehovah's Witnesses Drink Alcohol?

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Oh,  a  big  wine  cellar sounds  good....  I  come  along one  day :)? ? :P

I  also  fall  asleep  pretty  fast...  I  prefer  little  sweet  wine,  hmm...  tasty !

A little  Alcohol  or  wine  is  okay  and  NOT  forbidden !!

Always  the  dose  is  importend....

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Some do and some don't, however I do not condone the behavior I saw one day of a jw mother letting their underage daughter pick out alcoholic beverages, sends the wrong signal.

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ONE   mother.....   we're  MORE  than  8 Million's  of  JW !!

We  learned  from  Jesus,  a  little  wine  or  similar  is  NOT  forbidden !

He  himself  changed  water  into  wine  for  a  wedding  ceremony.....

Thats  importend  for  us  !!!!

BUT  ALL  JW  CAN  DO  AND  DECIDE  ALONE.....   perfect :D?

THANKS  xD

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Amazing how they used the uniform background as a "green screen" .... I did have to disable tracking protection in Mozilla, to even see the video link and the video ... then I went to Youtube and downloaded it with Freemake Video Downloader.

Seeing Judge Rutherford in composite in the the background monitor was hilarious.

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