Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? – Part 1

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? – Part 1

This post contains a selection of internet pieces written by different men to demonstrate why they have chosen to not celebrate Christmas. All of these men are professing believers, though they have approached this topic from a variety of perspectives. I hope to show you that it is possible to...

Removing the High Places – Part 2

Removing the High Places – Part 2

To understand how very much opposed Yahweh is to any admixture of the holy and the profane we can look at a series of laws that He delivered to His chosen people through His servant Moses. Remember that all of the laws of the Old Testament serve as types and shadows of spiritual principles and...

Removing the High Places – Part 1

Removing the High Places – Part 1

Joseph Herrin The history of God’s chosen people Israel as recorded in the Old Testament of the Bible is filled with tragedy. Nowhere are the disastrous consequences of offending a holy God and incurring His wrath seen more clearly than when His people embraced the worship of idols with all of...

A Rockefeller Christmas

A Rockefeller Christmas

Joseph Herrin (12-08-2010)Wisdom  - Rockefeller CenterOne can at times be helped to discern the origin and the hidden esoteric meaning of a symbol by looking at how those who are known workers of darkness employ them. The image I want to examine in this post is that of the Christmas tree....

Forsaking Christmas – A Testimony

Forsaking Christmas – A Testimony

Joseph Herrin (12-18-2014)Many of my most joyous experiences as a child involved the Christmas holiday season. It was a special time of year when people would put extra attention into making their homes beautiful. I remember as a child watching my father, staple gun in hand, hanging strings of...

Christmas Considerations

Christmas Considerations

Joseph Herrin (12-15-2014)After posting the recent blog on the subject of the idolatrous origins of the Christmas holiday, I have had a number of responses. I thought it would be profitable to write something to post publicly to answer some of the common questions that arise whenever the subject...

Christmas and the Test of Truth

Christmas and the Test of Truth

Joseph Herrin (12-18-2013)Some of my earliest and fondest childhood memories were of Christmas. Each December my parents would go pick out a live Christmas tree and bring it home. I still remember the heavy metal stand, painted green. It had thumb screws on three sides of the base to tighten down...

Overcoming Addiction by the Spirit of Christ – Addendum

Overcoming Addiction by the Spirit of Christ – Addendum

AddendumUpon sending out chapter eight of this book to my mailing list, a lively interaction ensued. It was evident that Yahweh wanted His children to not pass quickly over what was written, as He provided numerous supporting witnesses. These affirmations were in the form of parables, dreams and...

Overcoming Addiction by the Spirit of Christ – Part 16

Overcoming Addiction by the Spirit of Christ – Part 16

Chapter 16 - Free in ChristPerhaps you picked up this book out of a desire to obtain victory over a specific addiction or besetting sin. If so, it seems fitting to end this book by seeking to widen your hope of the victory and freedom that you can experience in Christ. Perhaps it has seemed almost...

Overcoming Addiction by the Spirit of Christ – Part 15

Overcoming Addiction by the Spirit of Christ – Part 15

Chapter 15 - The Weapons of Our WarfareWe have learned much about God’s provision for men and women to overcome addiction as we have observed the history of Israel. The Israelites were enslaved to the most powerful kingdom on earth. In the same way, we have seen that all mankind are born as slaves...

Overcoming Addiction by the Spirit of Christ – Part 14

Overcoming Addiction by the Spirit of Christ – Part 14

Chapter 14 - The Necessary Fear of GodI urge you to pay special attention to this chapter, even if the topic seems unappealing to you. Some having read previous chapters that spoke of my long struggle with an addiction to pornography may ask how I finally broke free of it. As you read this...

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