Why Halloween Hysteria Does Christians No Good Carrie Dedrick What topic related to Christianity, faith, and the Bible is trending online and in social media today? Also, we need to teach our children that the fight isnt against occultists, nonChristians, Christians who feel differently than we about Halloween, or institutions that promote Halloween, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places (Ephesians A committed follower of Jesus Christ should not celebrate Halloween.
Originally posted at Charisma News. Jamie Morgan is the pastor of Life Church (Assemblies of God) in Williamstown, N. J.and the Life House of Prayer (247 prayer). Witches celebrate Halloween as the" Feast of Samhain, " the first feast of the witchcraft year. Being a festival of the dead, Halloween is a time when witches attempt to communicate with the dead through various forms of divination.
3. Christians should not be involved with occultic practice or divination. Halloween from a Christian's Perspective. Ladies and Gentlemen, Explain to your children why you are not celebrating Halloween any more. BUT then replace it with something that will glorify God (I Corinthians 10: 31). Be creative. Make what you do more fun, yet honor Christ. Have a harvest party where you focus on Christ the creator and What is Halloween and should Christians celebrate it?
What is Halloween? As stated earlier in this article, Halloween was not exposed by the church for what it was, but rather was incorporated into church holy days. Are Christians " I recently saw a church advertising they were having a Zombie Run. Seriously? " Believe it or not, most of our Halloween practices can be traced back to these old pagan rites and superstitions. But what about today?
Perhaps we can still learn from history. In the fourth century, Christians attempted to coopt the holiday by celebrating the lives of faithful Christian saints the day before Halloween. Question: " Should Christians celebrate Halloween? " Answer: Whether or not Christians should celebrate Halloween can be a very controversial topic.
Some Christians celebrate Halloween simply by dressing up in a costume and having fun, seeing it as innocent and harmless. Other Christians are equally We do not know why another person participates in the holiday or why they do not. We cannot accurately judge the motivations and intentions of another person's heart.
Perhaps the appropriate Christian response to Halloween is to study the matter for yourself and follow the convictions of your own heart. Should Christians Celebrate Halloween? Its not uncommon for people to struggle with whether to celebrate Halloween. Some see it as a dark day full of evil influence while others deem it a harmless time for fun costumes and candy. by Travis Allen Halloween. It's a time of year when the air gets crisper, the days get shorter, and for many young Americans the excitement grows in anticipation of the darkest, spookiest holiday The pagan part of it actually dates back to an earlier time before there were Christians on earth and since Halloween does land on their date and not the date when the Christians remembered the saints, it really is a very tainted holiday at best.