What the Bible Has to Say About Halloween

The Bible condemns all sorcery and witchcraft and Christians ought to abstain from all form and appearance of evil. We ought to walk in the light and not in darkness. "When you come into the land which the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not learn to follow the abominations of those nations. There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, or one who practices witchcraft, or a soothsayer, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer, or one who conjures spells, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead. For all who do these things are an abomination to the Lord, and because of these abominations the Lord your God drives t

Halloween: Kid's Treat or Pagan Trick?

Halloween: Kid's Treat or Pagan Trick? Many Christians celebrate holidays, such as Halloween, without thinking about their origins or true meaning. It is impossible to separate Halloween from the Druids because they originated the "holiday." For several hundred years before Christ, the Celts inhabited what is now France, Germany, England, Scotland and Ireland. Celtic priests were called Druids. These people were eventually conquered by the Romans. Information about the Celts and Druids comes from Caesar and the Roman historians, Greek writings from about 200 B.C., and very early records found in Ireland. Greek and Roman writings about the Druids dwell heavily on their frequent and barbaric h

Halloween: An Annual Peril

Halloween: An Annual Peril Halloween is associated with paganism, witchcraft and Romanism and yet most professing Christians are found participating in related activities. Some churches will even cancel services when Halloween falls on Wednesday, so that their members may be free to celebrate. "Halloween-popular name for Oct. 31, the eve of All Saints Day. Also called All Hallows Eve, Eve and Cake Night." Grolier Encyclopedia, p. 380 I. Halloween and Paganism 1. Celebrated by Druids who were — "Members of the Celtic religious order of priests, soothsayers, judges, poets, etc., in ancient Britain, Ireland and France." Webster "The earliest Halloween celebrations were held by the Druids in hon

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