What happens if a Jehovah’s Witness accept blood? Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that it is against God’s will to receive blood and, therefore, they refuse blood transfusions, often even if it is their own blood. The willing acceptance of blood transfusions by Jehovah’s Witnesses has in some cases led to expulsion from and ostracisation by their religious community.
Why do JW refuse blood transfusions? Doctrine. On the basis of various biblical texts, including Genesis 9:4, Leviticus 17:10, and Acts 15:28–15:29, Jehovah’s Witnesses believe: Blood represents life and is sacred to God. After it has been removed from a creature, the only use of blood that God has authorized is for the atonement of sins.
Where in the Bible does it say you can’t have a blood transfusion? Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that the Bible (Genesis 9:4, Leviticus 17:10, and Acts 15:29) prohibits ingesting blood and that Christians should therefore not accept blood transfusions or donate or store their own blood for transfusion. Specifically, their beliefs include: Blood represents life and is sacred to God.
Can Jehovah Witness have chemotherapy? Life at risk
Without the blood transfusions, the doctors say, chemotherapy will not be a safe option and his life will be at risk. But CX and his mother are Jehovah’s Witnesses, a faith that forbids the acceptance of blood transfusions. The judge, Mrs Justice Roberts, said that the boy had sent her a letter.