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Halloween – Harmless Fun or Pagan Rituals?

Halloween – Harmless Fun or Pagan Rituals?

GUEST ARTICLE Halloween Harmless Fun or Pagan Rituals?  For the past few years parents have become increasingly aware of the dangers facing their children at schools which have adopted New Age techniques into their curriculum or counseling programs. Concerned parents have banded together to battle school boards and administrators, demanding removal of these materials, and are doing so with measured […]

Halloween: A Covenant with Death and Hell

Halloween: A Covenant with Death and Hell

GUEST ARTICLE [We offer the following article for your consideration.  We haven’t checked every single assertion in this item, but it does show the concerns we should have for this pagan holiday that has become a favorite one in the present age.] Halloween A Covenant with Death and Hell When you hear the word “Halloween” what images appear? What “spirit” […]

Halloween

Halloween

GUEST ARTICLE Halloween By Rick Branch and James Walker Founder: Celtic Priests of Druidism Founding Date: circa 1000 B.C. Other Names: Samhain (pronounced Sah-ween) is the Celtic name for the holiday Americans call Halloween. Other names include All Souls Day, All Saints Day, November Eve, Hallowe’en. HISTORY Every October 31st, hundreds-of-thousands of children dress in costumes which range from the […]

The Dark Side of Halloween

The Dark Side of Halloween

GUEST ARTICLE The Dark Side of Halloween  Excited children masquerading as witches, pirates, devils, ghosts, Dracula and other creatures bounding through the neighborhood, going from door to door shouting, “Trick or Treat” the party at school or a friend’s house where they tell ghost stories, bob for apples or tell fortunes the visit to the community “haunted house” and homes […]

Halloween and the Christian

Halloween and the Christian

GUEST ARTICLE Halloween and the Christian Is Halloween innocent or a dark practice that should be hated, avoided, not imitated and exposed by Christians? Here are four basic facts associated with Halloween: 1. Its origin is from the Celtic druids of Ireland and it is connected with their pagan religion of Spiritism. It is not a Christian holiday even though […]

What’s Wrong with Halloween?

What’s Wrong with Halloween?

GUEST ARTICLE What’s Wrong with Halloween?  Halloween has become an issue among Christians. Long considered harmless fun, many are now questioning its history, nature, influence and fruit. The revitalization of Satanism and Witchcraft and their obvious association with Halloween has caused Christians to wonder whether they should participate in it at all. There is no denying the bizarre and occultic […]

Say No to Halloween “Trick or Treating”!

Say No to Halloween “Trick or Treating”!

Say No to Halloween “Trick or Treating”! Richard Hollerman We know that at this time of the year, children go from door to door, begging for candy and other sweet favors. They call this “trick or treating” since traditionally the supposition is that the child will bestow an unwanted “trick” (a malicious act of destruction on the property) on the […]

Halloween: What You Should Know about It

Halloween: What You Should Know about It

GUEST ARTICLE Halloween: What You Should Know about It Laughing children dressed as witches, goblins, skeletons, vampires, and other shadowy creatures spread across your neighborhood. They appear at your door chanting, “Trick or treat.” They carry bags for candy, bubble gum, money, or other treats. “Halloween is for kids,” people say. Teenagers drape toilet paper across bushes in people’s yards. […]

Halloween from a Christian’s Perspective

Halloween from a Christian’s Perspective

 GUEST ARTICLE Halloween from a Christian’’s Perspective    Ladies and Gentlemen, As most of you know, I became saved in my mid 30’s. I was good and upright most of the time, but that doesn’t get you anything regarding salvation. The only road to salvation is through the blood and resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I’m not […]

Parties and the Christian

Parties and the Christian

  Parties and the Christian Richard Hollerman Parties and the Christian! We’ve all heard of parties and many of us have participated in them. But what do we know about this matter of parties and how should the devoted Christian look on them? Let’s notice a few definitions of the term “parties”: “a social gathering, as of invited guests at a private home, for conversation, refreshments, entertainment, etc.” such as “a cocktail […]

Keeping a Clear Conscience on Your Job

Keeping a Clear Conscience on Your Job

Keeping a Clear Conscience on Your Job Richard Hollerman What is one of the most priceless possessions God has given to us? It is our conscience. The conscience, the ability to judge between right and wrong, must be kept clear, clean, pure—and accurate. Paul says that we are to keep “faith and a good conscience” (1 Timothy 1:19). And this […]