Why Some Are Disfellowshipped.
The person he associated with was not Disfellowshipped.
And what exactly leads to a person's being Disfellowshipped?
Dedicated Christians who became unrepentant wrongdoers were to be Disfellowshipped.
How would this apply to a minor who has been Disfellowshipped?
What is the real decision that parents of Disfellowshipped children must make?
This woman was Disfellowshipped. Eventually, she came to her senses, repented, and was reinstated.
They may conclude,‘ As long as my child is not baptized, he cannot be Disfellowshipped.
He certainly has,
to the extent that almost 40,000 a year are Disfellowshipped, most because of immorality.
Unhappily, one of Dell's daughters was Disfellowshipped from the congregation because of pursuing an unchristian course.
Think of the immoral man in Corinth who
went after“ the flesh” and had to be Disfellowshipped.
When Disfellowshipped and thus handed over to Satan, the sinner
was again part of the Devil's world.
Although this article refers to the Disfellowshipped minor as a male,
the points presented also apply to a female.
We can see that from what the apostle Paul said about the man Disfellowshipped from the Corinthian congregation.
Whether he comes back or not, however,
members of the congregation can encourage the family of the Disfellowshipped youth.
In fact, the majority of those Disfellowshipped from the Christian congregation are individuals who succumbed to such practices.
There is no reason to
be unduly concerned about the seating location of a Disfellowshipped person in the Kingdom Hall.
This was the beginning of an immoral and hypocritical lifestyle,
and he had to be Disfellowshipped from the Christian congregation.
I do regret that I waited so long. While I was Disfellowshipped, I knew that Jehovah's Witnesses taught the truth.”.
Thus, elders take the initiative to visit certain Disfellowshipped ones to remind them how they can return to Jehovah's organization.
After being Disfellowshipped for almost two years,
he repented, corrected his God- dishonoring conduct, and was accepted back into the Christian congregation.
What, though, if a friend inside the congregation decides to turn his or her back on Jehovah,
perhaps needing to be Disfellowshipped?
What if your
marriage mate, your son or daughter, or your close friend is Disfellowshipped and you do not agree with the decision?
When it comes to Kingdom Hall seating arrangements,
it would seem reasonable that a Disfellowshipped minor could also quietly sit with his parents.
They are still responsible for their child,
though he is disqualified as an unbaptized publisher or even if he is Disfellowshipped because of wrongdoing after baptism.
When I was cut off from my best friend, I was crushed.”
But he added:“ This was a good decision, since soon afterward he was Disfellowshipped.”.
A brother who was Disfellowshipped for 25 years states:“ My joy since my reinstatement
has continued to increase as I have received‘ seasons of refreshing' from Jehovah.
But if decisions as to conduct are a personal matter,
why are some of Jehovah's Witnesses Disfellowshipped? Nobody arbitrarily determines that the practice of a particular
sin requires disfellowshipping?
Disfellowshipped relatives living outside the home should be
handled according to the Scriptural counsel discussed in The Watchtower of April 15, 1988, pages 26- 31; September 15, 1981, pages 26- 31.
At the time of baptism, for instance, an individual may secretly have been living in a situation or
engaging in a practice that could have resulted in his being Disfellowshipped if he had already been validly baptized.