.....or ban JW sisters from using mascara??????
Bible NEVER refers to a servant of God celebrating a birthday. This
is not simply an oversight, for it does record two birthday
celebrations by those NOT serving God. However, BOTH
of those events are presented in a bad light." (Source
(Genesis 40:20) Now the third day was Pharaoh’s birthday...
(Matthew 14:6) But when Herod’s birthday was being celebrated...
The faithful slave “understands” that these two scriptures demonstrate an important Bible teaching, dictating that dissenters must face discipline/disfellowshipping.
As such, the same "understanding" and penalties should be strictly applied by the Governing Body regarding a similar “Bible principle” about which "God's spirit-directed organization" has inexplicably never received "insight":
The Bible NEVER refers to a servant of God wearing eye-makeup. This is not simply an oversight, for it does record two eye-makeup occasions by those NOT serving God. However, BOTH of those events are presented in a bad light.
(2 Kings 9:30) When Jehu came to Jezreel, Jezebel heard of it. So she painted her eyes with black paint...(eye shadow) (Ezekiel 23:40) When they were coming, you washed yourself and painted your eyes...
Bible "principle" apparently/probably/evidently/clearly
shows that Jehovah's Witness sisters should NEVER wear eye-makeup,
for fear of imitating a pagan practice!
The moral of the story is this - don't let elders know that you wore mascara at your birthday party!
(Job 1:4) "And his sons went and held a banquet at the house of each one on his own day;" (Strong's h3117 - Aramaic - יוֹם (yôm)
(Job 3:1*) "It was after this that Job opened his mouth and began to call down evil upon his day." (Strong's h3117 -Aramaic - יוֹם (yôm)
*(cross-referenced with Jeremiah 20:14 - "Cursed be the day on which I was born! May the day that my mother gave me birth not become blessed!"