SPIRITUAL HEALTH WARNING: Halloween & Witchcraft – An Evil and Wicked Time in the Celebration of the Dead. Do Not Engage in This!

Editor’s Note: We are not following the will of God if we participate in the time of Halloween which promotes and celebrates evil, wickedness, witchcraft and the dead. Christians should be about life and the things of God, not the dead. Please reconsider carefully in view of God’s word if this is something you want to engage in.

“Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them. ” -Eph 5:11 (ESV)

“And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil. 20 For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed.” -John 3:19-20 (ESV)

The following article was originally published by Michael Snyder at End of the American Dream.  (Used by permission)

Is It Okay To Celebrate Halloween? For Many Americans, It Is A Time For Blood Rituals And Unspeakable Acts Of Evil

By Michael Snyder in Oct 2018

What I am about to share with you is incredibly disturbing.  Every year on October 31st, some of the most horrifying acts imaginable are carried out in dark corners and back rooms all across America.  In this article, you are going to read about some of those acts.  But for most Americans, Halloween is a supposedly “innocent” holiday that is all about dressing up, eating lots of candy and having fun.  When I was growing up, I gladly participated in the festivities too, because I didn’t understand what the holiday was all about.  According to the National Retail Federation, approximately 70 percent of all Americans celebrate Halloween, and a total of somewhere around 9 billion dollars will be spent on the holiday this year.  But most Americans do not understand that almost all of our modern “Halloween traditions” have their roots in a bloody ancient pagan festival known as Samhain

The origins of Halloween are Celtic in tradition and have to do with observing the end of summer sacrifices to gods in Druidic tradition. In what is now Britain and France, it was the beginning of the Celtic year, and they believed Samhain, the lord of death, sent evil spirits abroad to attack humans, who could escape only by assuming disguises and looking like evil spirits themselves. The waning of the sun and the approach of dark winter made the evil spirits rejoice and play nasty tricks. Believe it or not, most of our Halloween practices can be traced back to these old pagan rites and superstitions.

Of course most Americans have never even heard of Samhain, but for those that are into witchcraft it is one of the most important days of the year.  The largest witchcraft tradition in America is known as “Wicca”, and if you do a Google search for “Wicca” and “Halloween” you will quickly discover that it is one of the key dates on their “wheel of the year”…

On the Wiccan calendar, known as the “wheel of the year” it is also the day when the god dies, to be reborn again on the Winter Solstice. Samhain is therefore the day when the veil between the living and the dead is considered thinnest, and is a time to remember people in our lives who have passed away.

You may not personally know any Wiccans, but the truth is that their numbers are absolutely exploding in the United States.  According to one recent news article, there were at least 340,000 of them living in America a decade ago…

While the US government does not regularly collect detailed religious data, because of concerns that it may violate the separation of church and state, several organizations have tried to fill the data gap. From 1990 to 2008, Trinity College in Connecticut ran three large, detailed religion surveys. Those have shown that Wicca grew tremendously over this period. From an estimated 8,000 Wiccans in 1990, they found there were about 340,000 practitioners in 2008.

And more recent polling suggests that there are now between 1 million and 1.5 million people that identify as either Wiccan or Pagan currently living in the United States…

Although Trinity College hasn’t run a survey since 2008, the Pew Research Center picked up the baton in 2014. It found that 0.4% of Americans, or around 1 to 1.5 million people, identify as Wicca or Pagan—which suggests continued robust growth for the communities.

So we are talking about a very large group of people.

Many Wiccans and Pagans seek to follow the ancient rituals as closely as possible, but there is one huge problem.

On Samhain, the rituals would often involve human blood.  According to Christian author Bill Schnoebelen, human sacrifice was absolutely essential for the Druidic ceremonies…

Druids worshiped the sun god, called by names like Bel (Ba’al?) or Chrom. On October 31, they believed that he died and went into the kingdom of the dead, Anwynn. The purpose of Samhain was to insure his return. Even witches admit this involved human sacrifice.

And according to an article in the Sun, animals and humans were both often “thrown in to huge firepits as offerings”…

But the reality of Halloween through the eyes of the Celts and Druids is scarier than any horror film.

According to old documents, in its most primitive guise, Samhain would have featured many sacrifices to the Celtic gods of death, with both animals and humans thrown in to huge firepits as offerings.

People claimed the ancient Druids ate their first born children on Samhain, or collected the blood of their sacrificial humans in cauldrons and drank it.

Could it be possible that some people are still conducting similar blood rituals today?

Well, according to a Smithsonian article, many pet shelters across America will not adopt out black cats during this time of the year because this “is a time when blood rituals take place”…

It’s unclear exactly where the superstitions around black cats and bad luck came from, but people tend to eye ancient folkloric traditions like the Druids or associations with witchcraft that arose during the Middle Ages. But being the bearers of bad luck isn’t the only rumor that follows dark-furred kitties into the present. For decades, many animal shelters have refused to adopt out black cats on or right before Halloween out of fear they will be tortured or sacrificed, Kate Knibbs writes for Gizmodo.

“This is a time when blood rituals take place,” Hedy Litke, director of animal placement at the ASPCA, told K.C. Baker for the New York Daily News in 1999. “Black cats are often sacrificed.”

And at many shelters, when someone specifically asks for a black cat that automatically raises suspicions

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Fear God and Flee from Evil!

-BPWatcher, Internet Preacher and Bible Prophecy Watchman

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Pray for the peace of Jerusalem – Psa 122:6 (KJV)

“When the bubble bursts, America will experience an economic crisis much greater than the 2008 meltdown or the Great Depression”

Editor’s Note: It’s coming … are you prepared?

The following article was originally published by Michael Snyder at The Economic Collapse Blog. (Used by permission)

By Michael Snyder in Oct 2018

The bigger they come, the harder they fall.  Currently, we are in the terminal phase of an “everything bubble” which has had ten years to grow.  It is the biggest financial bubble that our country has ever seen, and experts are warning that when it finally bursts we will experience an economic downturn that is even worse than the Great Depression of the 1930s.  Of course many of us in the alternative media have been warning about what is coming for quite some time, but now even many in the mainstream media have jumped on the bandwagon.  The Economist is one of the most prominent globalist mouthpieces in the entire world, and so I was stunned when I came across one of their articles earlier today that was entitled “Another economic downturn is just a matter of time”.  When the alternative media and globalist media outlets are both preaching economic doom, that is a very clear sign that big trouble is imminent.

But for the moment, global financial markets seem to have settled down a bit.  U.S. markets were down on Monday, but there wasn’t that much volatility.  Once again, it was tech stocks that got hit the hardest

Apple and Netflix pulled back more than 1.8 percent each. Netflix fell after Goldman Sachs and Raymond James slashed its price targets on the video-streaming giant. Apple dropped after Goldman Sachs said the tech giant’s earnings could fall short this year as demand in China slows. Amazon, Microsoft and Alphabet also traded lower.

This may seem odd to hear, but what happened on Monday was actually good news for Wall Street.

Whether the markets go up or down, what investors should want more than anything else right now is calm, and that is precisely what we witnessed on Monday.  Yes, tech stocks took a bit of a hit, but overall there was not much panic in the marketplace and that is a positive sign (at least in the short-term) for Wall Street.

But that doesn’t mean that some big event isn’t going to cause another wave of panic on Wall Street by the end of the week.  Nothing about the long-term outlook has changed at all.  We have entered a time when the Ponzi scheme that we call “our financial system” could literally collapse at any moment.

And when it does collapse, the U.S. economy is going to experience pain unlike anything that we have ever seen before.  In his most recent article, Ron Paul warns that when the “everything bubble” finally bursts “America will experience an economic crisis much greater than the 2008 meltdown or the Great Depression”…

The Fed will be unsuccessful in keeping the everything bubble from exploding. When the bubble bursts, America will experience an economic crisis much greater than the 2008 meltdown or the Great Depression.

This crisis is rooted in the failure to learn the lessons of 2008 and of every other recession since the Fed’s creation: A secretive central bank should not be allowed to manipulate interest rates and distort economic signals regarding market conditions. Such action leads to malinvestment and an explosion of individual, business, and government debt. This may cause a temporary boom, but the boom soon will be followed by a bust. The only way this cycle can be broken without a major crisis is for Congress both to restore people’s right to use the currency of their choice and to audit and then end the Fed.

Of course Ron Paul is far from alone.

Just the other day, Peter Schiff said essentially the exact same thing

Economic guru Peter Schiff is saying that the next market crash will be “far more painful” than that of the Great Recession in 2008. With rising interest rates and tariffs spiking the cost of living, Americans will have some difficult financial times ahead.

“I think as Americans lose their jobs, they are going to see the cost of living going up rather dramatically, and so this is going to make it particularly painful,” Schiff said. “This is a bubble not just in the stock market, but the entire economy,” he told Fox News Business. Schiff is predicting a recession, accompanied by rising consumer prices, that will be far more painful than the 2007-2009 Great Recession.

The Federal Reserve and other global central banks worked very hard to inflate this bubble for a very long time, and now the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates quite rapidly.

They seem determined to burst their own bubble, and in the process they are going to create immense economic devastation all over the planet.

When President Trump said that the Federal Reserve has “gone crazy”, he was right on the money, and hopefully the American people will finally see that it is time to shut the Fed down permanently.

And as I noted earlier, the mainstream media also seems to at least partially understand what is happening.  For example, the following comes from a Bloomberg article entitled “Get Out of Equities Before It’s Too Late, Says Fund Manager”

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Fear God and Flee from Evil!

-BPWatcher, Internet Preacher and Bible Prophecy Watchman

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Pray for the peace of Jerusalem – Psa 122:6 (KJV)

Death: Many People Don’t Talk About It and Are Afraid of It but Don’t Have to Be

Are You Ready For Eternity?

We go about our daily lives with little conscious thought of the concept of our death which inevitably will come. Yet we prepare for trips, vacations and excursions with utmost research and preparedness. We examine the plane fares, airlines or if by car, maps for routes and mileage and estimated gas to be consumed so we have enough money set aside. We wisely choose hotels and scrutinize with their reputation. So in all this preparation, we ready ourselves for a vacation that sometimes is months or years away or may not come at all.

But what about our death?

Who prepares for it?

Who talks about it or for that matter consciously considers it?

Who examines where they will spend eternity?

What’s the route, the path, the method, the choices? Who is ready for death that, my friends, can come at anytime for anyone. I myself was moments away from death many times during the past years due to a medical problem I didn’t know I had until I was carried by ambulance to the hospital for immediate surgery. I could have died easily due to the seriousness of the illness. But who of us today will even utter into a conversation about death or talk about it among themselves or family or friends? Who?

The pains and reality of death should not entangle any of us in fear. We should instead joy in the fact that one day we will see our God – Almighty God, that is – face to face and enjoy living for all eternity in His presence, in His home.

There is absolutely nothing more serious in each of our lives on earth than the reality that one day we will die and face the doors of eternity. We will stand at one that says heaven and enter into God’s rest or we will face a dark and ominous door that ushers us into hell where we will face torment, flame and fire for all, all, forever and ever eternity. This is no joke and there should be nothing that is more real and more absolute in our lives than this. 

We will all face this reality but the question is are you prepared now?

The Bible states that is given one to die and then the judgment – Heb 9:27. The Bible is never wrong and always reflects the truth of Almighty God. There are plenty of false truths that infect churches and one of those is the false claim that there is a purgatory where you can work off your sin before entering heaven. Friends, this is a lie from the pits of Hell, from Satan’s own lips but yet today many, many are tricked and fooled into believing it’s true. The Bible never states anything about a purgatory yet there are millions who believe it and will enter eternity and their destination may not be with the Lord for they have believed “another” Gospel – Gal 1:6-10.

It’s time to consider these things like never before. With all the shootings, bombings, accidents of all types, extreme weather patterns, wars, etc, no one anywhere is safe from the throngs of death. It will take you and me by surprise one day but will you and I be ready? I will!!!!!

So how can you be certain of that, you may ask?

I am certain for it says so in God’s word. Specifically in 1 John 5:13:

These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know that you have eternal life.” -1 John 5:13 (NASB)

We can know and if you are a real, born-again Christian then you must believe in this truth. You must for it’s a matter of faith and not guess work. If you believe in your heart that Jesus Christ is Lord and Almighty God raised Him from the dead, and this all professed from your mouth, then you will and are saved. Now there’s also a “catch” to this. You must confess your sins and then repent of them; this could be and should be a daily affair. You must turn from evil deeds and thoughts. Then you must continue to follow the Lord and live a holy life unto Him – daily! No excuses and no negotiations.

By examining these words today you should not be afraid of death but welcome it for if you are a Christian then you will know that God’s home in heaven awaits you and me. This thought adds strength, joy and happiness to my life. How about you?

Amen.

 “Yet once more, signifieth the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that are made, that those things which cannot be shaken may remain. Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear:” -Heb 12:25-26 (KJV)

 

-BPWatcher, Internet Preacher and Bible Prophecy Watchman

“Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness, looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat?” -2 Peter 3:11-12

GIVE ALMIGHTY GOD ALL THE GLORY FOR HE IS KING and HE IS LORD!

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