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HISTORY OF HALOWEEN / ORIGIN OF HALLOWEEN
Halloween and ChristianityHalloween has never been a Christian holiday and it has no place in the life of a born-again believer in Jesus Christ.
It is an abomination to God and we should take our stand against it. (Deut 18:12)
As we look into history, we find that its roots go deep into heathenism, paganism, Satanism, and the occult, and its modern expression is no better.
October 31 is the most important day in the satanic year…it marks the Celtic New year.
Halloween is the festival of the dead. On this day the god of Celtics was to have called up the spirits of the wicked dead who had died during the past year.
The Celtics had satanic priests called Druids. On October 31 the Druids went from house to house demanding certain foods and all those who refused were cursed.
As they went, the Druids carried large turnips which they had hollowed out and on which they carved demon faces as charms. Each one was believed to contain the demon spirit that personally led or guided that priest… his own little god.
Those who practiced fortune telling and divination found that this was the night they had the most success. They called upon satan to bless their efforts.
Sacrifices were made to the gods, especially the god of death – “Sam hain” (pronounced Sahwin). Sacrifices all the way from vegetable to human were offered. In some parts of the world this still goes on today.
In the eighth century, the Pope, in an effort to get the people to quit the festival of Sam hain, invented “All Saints Day” (November 1). This was an attempt to get the people to turn away from the horrible observance of Sam hain.
All Saints Day was intended to honor the martyrs of the Roman persecutions. It did not work!
In the Middle Ages there was a great revival of satanic practices, witchcraft and magic … like there is today. During this time, the belief developed that witches traveled on broomsticks to the black Sabbaths to worship satan on October 31.
This festival of death has survived all the efforts of the church to stamp it out. The devil has been very successful in invading Christian holidays like Christmas and Easter providing counterfeits for the real thing.
Halloween is different! It has always been satanic. The devil has deluded the Christians into celebrating his festival.
All Saints Day became All Hallows Day. Hallow means “holy” or “sacred”. October 31 is the evening before All Hallows Day and, in the western world, came to be called All Hallows Evening and then All Hallows Een (Een is an abbreviation for evening.)Finally, the name was reduced to the way we have it today … Halloween. That is where the name came from, and even if called, All Hallows Evening, it has nothing to do with Christian faith and it never did.
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