Before sharing I would like quote two passages in the trusted Word that should be ever present in the mind when reading this Newsletter. Those passages are…
Christian greetings in these last days of life on earth. It's that time of year again when everyone you meet shares the common phrase, "Merry Christmas, and some of us cringe at the thought of trying to share with them why that phrase is so offensive. Many years ago you would be hard pressed to find ANY Christians that would say such a phrase. In fact, it is recorded in history that such a phrase angered most Christians because of the obvious Pagan blasphemy it contained. The early church did all they could to try and stop the Pagans from melding their Lord's birth (which was never celebrated) along with the birthday of a pagan false god.
In his book, "Too
Long In The Sun," Richard Rives draws an appropriate parallel to the
circumstances in Exodus 32, a Biblical precedent which provoked God nearly to
the point of destroying the nation of
· "Therefore shall ye keep mine ordinance, that ye commit not any one of these abominable customs, which were committed before you, and that ye defile not yourselves therein: I am the Lord your God." -LEVITICUS 18:30
· "Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new." -2 Corinthians 5:17
· "No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filled it up taketh away from the old, and the rent is made worse. And no man putteth new wine into old bottles: else the new wine doth burst the bottles, and the wine is spilled, and the bottles will be marred: but new wine must be put into new bottles." -Mark 2:21-22
· "Abstain from all appearance of evil." -1 Thessalonians 5:22,
Now I am completely aware that many receiving these Newsletters are SDA or exSDA’s that have read in Spirit of Prophecy certain comments regarding Christmas from Sister White. But am I out of line when I share the following quote as a summary of what she actually said regarding this day?
She also stated quite plainly,
What we see today in Christian homes, both SDA and other denominations is a celebration “like unto the world!” The enemy of all souls has crafted such a day that is so filled with temptation that it does indeed generate quite an effort to avoid. For example, for those of us that understand how evil it is to have a Yule tide log in our home may not see as much danger in a wreath. For those that see sin in the tree itself, Satan has offered the mistletoe instead. And for those that can’t even bear to look at Santa Claus eon their front lawn, he gives them snowmen bearing gifts.
Take the term “Merry Christmas” for example. How bad can that be? It seems so cheery and loving. Well, let’s look at it for a moment shall we? The term “Merry” is a phrase coined by the Pagan as well as Wiccan's to express joy in seasons of devotion. “Merry Bromelia, Solstice, Meet.. etc”
Source = Dictionary.com with the query "merry"
Of course the term “Christ” leads us to think of none other then Jesus the Christ, our Lord and Saviour, the Creator Himself.
Source = Dictionary.com with the query "Christ"
what of the term MASS? This is a Catholic term so we must needs seek out their
definition. What does
So, in essence the word Mass is defined as death sacrifice or "Destruction of the victim" according to the Roman Catholic church itself. And this victim is to be killed to satisfy God? This denotes a tyrant on High instead of a merciful Father. Therefore, when you repeat the term "Merry Christmas" you are actually declaring with great happiness and joy that Jesus is dead and gone. Kind of like the crucifix in the Catholic church declaring He is dead and they have proof they killed Him when they display His dead body for eons before the people. The Roman priests refuse to believe Christ IS risen and Christ WILL come again. If they did they would at least remove Him from that cross! Whenever you walk into a Catholic church you see Jesus DEAD on the cross or DEAD in the arms of His mother. Yet the Word of God says HE IS RISEN!
By the way, when Santa
Clause says "Ho ho ho, Merry
Christmas" he is openly and boldly mocking the sacrifice of Christ
WITH LAUGHTER! If you ask me, it appears Santa Clause is a little bit
A true Christian would want to examine and guard everything they say, because Jesus our Lord said to us in Matthew 12:36-37, "But I say unto you, that every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgement. For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned."
Another obvious melding of Paganism with Christianity is revealed when we see how Satan attempts to give our Lord Jesus the birth date of a Pagan god. Although the originators of this melding meant well, they, being in sin themselves, saw no danger in going directly against the command of our Lord to do as Satan suggests…
Is this a valid date for Christ’s birth? Better yet, could January 6th be it as well? Truth is, for both the Christian and nonChristian alike these two dates can be easily proven IMPOSSIBLE.
there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping
watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them,
and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.
And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good
tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born
this day in the city of
There are two methods by
which to prove Jesus was not born in winter. First, are we to assume the
shepherds kept sheep outside in winter? Proven fact is, the sheep were brought
in under cover before mid-October to protect them from the cold rainy season
that would follow. Winter in
The first rain occurred around the Jewish month of Cheshvan. That is around October / November to us. So you see the flocks were BROUGHT IN well before Dec. 25! If everyone on planet Earth that claims Jesus as Lord would place their faith in "Whatsoever saith the Lord" we would have a LOT less Pagan activities being practiced by Christians today. All too often people get offended easily by the truth that can expose the lies they have been embracing for years. But I say, stop! look! And listen! For you are not entirely at fault here. The devil is a cunning enemy! He has placed wolves in sheep's clothing before you masquerading as Christians, preachers, priests, and ministers to declare unto you the lie of Christmas. Why? So as to confuse the Truth that is held within the Word of God. And to get all the world under his control by partaking in activities of the Pagan. As a loyal Christian to his or her pastor, you merely trusted him not to lie to you. Praise the Lord we have a Heavenly Father that winks at our times of ignorance!
· Acts 17:30, "And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent:"
Looking around today you see IDOLATRY in it’s literal and quite graphically GLORIFIED state! No holiday on earth is more widely accepted and glorified as ChristMASS time. Can you imagine how bad it would have been today had the Lord announced the DATE of His birth in the Word? As bad as it is now it would be hard to imagine what it would have been like without centuries of Christians doing al they can to STOP the influx of idolatry in their families.
· "Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device. And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men everywhere to repent: Because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead." -ACTS 17:29-31
If you let him, Satan will use whatever method he can to get mankind to fall. Even ChristMASS itself, a day supposedly set up to honor and glorify Christ ha snow become the ultimate day of the year to mock Christ and at the same time turn minds AWAY from Christ and towards idolatry. This day was FIRST setup to worship that ball of fire in the sky! I started this Newsletter with two passages from God’s Word that BOLDLY proclaim we should NEVER embrace that which the Heathen do! Yet, the world abounds with Christians doing all sorts of Pagan rituals in the name of Christ.
In this way we trace sun-worship back to Nimrod, whose worship was universal in the olden time. Again we have good reason to say: "Little children, keep yourselves from idols."
Looking to the Christmas tree itself we see yet another area by which Satan can stand glorified.
"The Christmas tree,
now so common among us, was equally common in Pagan
It gets worse and far more vulgar, but I’ll spare you the details for now. I’m sure you catch my drift and realize that yes, there’s a problem here. And yes, I agree it’s all in how you the Christian carries out any acts of glorification unto God that matters. As I shared before I share again for those SDA’s that see no harm in having a tree (as a potted plant) in their home. I agree, but…
As it is written in the holy Writ we find…
ye the word which the Lord speaketh unto you, O house of
If we embrace that which the Lord says not to embrace, the enemy of all souls SEES A FOOTHOLD and pounces. Before you know it, we as Christians will merge with Pagans and see no sin in doing so. But, can it escalate to such a point that we would lie? Worse yet, would it escalate to such a point that we would teach our children how powerful a tool of Satan like lying can be?
Think about that for a moment. Parents all over the world have been telling bold face lies to their children since birth about a fat man in a red suit that comes down a chimney to place gifts underneath the tree. Now guess what happens when the child comes of age. The child realizes that mommy and daddy have been lying to him the whole time! And not only that, but this child realizes that IT WORKED!!! He actually realizes that his parents lied to him and HE BELIEVED THEM! So now he has concrete evidence that lying is a resourceful tool that he can use to his advantage. And his own parents taught him.
Ever notice this? Below is a list of details associated with Santa Clause today that bear an uncanny resemblance of CHRIST in Scripture! This “man” Santa Clause is an open and disgusting mockery of our Lord!
Santa Clause in “tradition”
Jesus in Scripture
1. Has white hair like wool
2. Beard-curly and white
3. Comes from North Pole
4. Omniscient-knows about all
5. Ageless, eternal
6. Makes List of Judgments
7. Checks list twice
8. Gifts given on basis of a list
9. Christmas rewards once yearly
10. Confess wrongs to Santa
11. Promise to be better next year
12. Asks children to obey parents
13. Hour of his coming a mystery
14. Rudolph's shining nose to guide
15. Calls all children to his knee
16. Be good for goodness sake
17. Has a twinkle in his eye
18. Swift visit to whole world in 1 day
19. Omnipresent-Found in every mall
20. Says "Ho,ho"
1. Revelation 1:14 - Daniel 7:9
2. Isaiah 50:6 - Rev. 1:14
3. Ez. 1:4; Ex.26:35 Psa.48:2
4. Revelation 19:6
5. Rev. 1:8,21:6; Hebrews 13:8
6. Rev.20:12; 14:7; 21:27; 2 Cor.5:10
7. Dan. 8:14; Matt. 10:26, 1 C or.5:10
8. Matt.25:21; Rev. 21:27; 22:14
9. Leviticus 23:26-32
10. I John 2:1, I Tim. 2:5
11. John 14:15,21; 15:10; I Jn. 2:3
12. Eph. 6:1; Prov. 6:20; Col. 3:20
13. Luke 12:40; Mark 13:33; Matt.24:36
14. Matt. 2:2,7,9-10; Numbers 24:17
15. Matt. 19:14, Luke 18:16
16. Matt. 19:17;
17. Rev. 1:14, 2:18
18. 2 Peter 3:8; Rev. 18:8, Isa. 47:9
19. Psa. 139:7-10; Eph. 4:6
20. Zecheriah 2:6
Like many of us, when I was a child, I was told that Santa Claus was "All Powerful" (He makes millions of toys and delivers them in one night). He defies the laws of nature by flying and jumping down narrow chimneys. With Santa all things are possible. He is by definition, Omnipotent.
OMNIPOTENT: "...having unlimited power or
authority; all powerful-the Omnipotent God." (Webster's
I was told that Good Ol' Saint Nick knows all things (At least he knows when every boy and girl is bad or good or how they behave throughout the year). He is by definition, Omniscient.
OMNISCIENT: "having infinite knowledge;
knowing all things-the Omniscient God." Webster's
One more thing on this
“Santa” Clause that many are unaware of, in Latin as well as in
Spanish, the prefix "San" is always used before the names of male
saints. Name like
Seeing how Santa Clause is in fact the most popular ROMAN CATHOLIC saint. A church prophecied to be controlled by homosexual men. (Daniel 11:37) One can rest assured he is in fact a homosexual man. I look at the fruits of the leaders of this church to deduce such a finding. A church where we find the largest organized group of homosexual men on earth, the largest organized group of pedophiles, as well as the largest organized group of homosexual men dying of AIDS.
The Lord demands more of us than of them, because we have come into existence in the age of wonderful research and discovery, when knowledge should increase (Dan. 12:4), and the Bible has been in our mothers tongue several centuries. In the light of this situation, we would certainly deserve severe criticism as well as judgment for our ignorance if we should continue to honor old traditions or relic worship that our Lord so vehemently declared as evil in His Scriptures to us.
Many upright Christians in
the past have taken part in the old festival to some extent, and such we will
not criticize, because they did it in ignorance. But in this enlightened age it is indeed high time to inquire: "What concord hath Christ with Belial?
or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? and what agreement hath
Still many Christians, not only Catholics, but also Protestants and Seventh Day Adventists continue year by year at the Christmas festival to honor the old idol relics under a Christian garb. This is indeed very unfortunate, and it is going so far that an entrance fee is demanded in many Protestant churches to watch them act out their favorite Pagan ritual, or twist a Scriptural event out of context. O, what a dishonor to our dear Saviour who has pointed out a distinct line between the holy and the profane so many times in His Word.
I have noticed many
downfalls to this Pagan Xmas season. I recall some years back when I lived in
Final “nail” in this coffin of evil? Who is to blame for all this Pagan infiltration into Christianity?
Such boldness! Such arrogance! It's as if the devil is puffing up his chest to proclaim to God Himself that, "Yes, they know it's against your will Lord! Yet they choose it over you anyway!!"
Praise the Lord His Scripture is available to His children so as to shine Light on such dark and idiotic lies! When such lies are placed in the Light and the Truth is made so clear, the elect can only do one thing! They can only "...follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. " (Revelation 14:4)
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Hopefully, or definitely Saturday. By the way, I have been researching this Sunday Law. I saw on your web site that you posted a link to Blue Laws from wikipedia. Well the town in that article, is where I live. Everything is shut down on Sunday. The excuse given is to limit traffic in the area, which is absolute garbage because there is a ton of traffic around there, even on Sundays. The scary part is, I had no idea that you were forbidden to work in an office on Sunday in this town. You were dead on as well about the 501c3 status. These churches rest in the hands of the government and they don't even know it. This is all unraveling rather quickly. I can't believe that pastors nod their head when the government tells them what they can and cannot say.
I just wanted to share with you that I presented information regarding the paganism of Christmas to our fellowship last Sunday and concluded last night. Let me just say, most were full of excuses. If you know what I mean. Glyn and I have reformed. We no longer celebrate Christmas.... PRAISE GOD!!
Thank you so much for standing up for the truth. I would probably have never know the real truth about the pagan celebration had it not been for you and your website. May God continue to bless you and your ministry, in Jesus' name! AMEN!!
Hope you have a blessed day!
Your Sister in Christ,
P.S. I would like to ask you a question. I'm not trying to offend you in any kind of way. Do you consider yourself just a Bible believing Christian or are you of any particular denomination? You don't have to answer this if you don't want to. Just thought I'd ask. When Glyn and I left the Catholic Church we vowed to never belong to any denomination. We are Bible believing Christians, period! AMEN?
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just letting you know, i really do appreciate your stand for our Lord Jesus Christ. it seems these days,ministers don,t want to ROCK THE BOAT, and its sad because so many souls will be lost,because of weak spineless so called christians. thank you so very much...
God bless you
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