Holydaze – the Origins of the Holiday Season Part 7

Holydaze – the Origins of the Holiday Season Part 7

hol·i·day  /ˈhäləˌdā/Origin: Old English hāligdæg ‘holy day’Removing the High Places Temple of Baal in Syria destroyed by ISIS (terrorist group) and restored in New York as a Unesco World Heritage siteWhile we are talking about pride, we should address another parable in the Old...

Holydaze – the Origins of the Holiday Season Part 6

Holydaze – the Origins of the Holiday Season Part 6

hol·i·day  /ˈhäləˌdā/Origin: Old English hāligdæg ‘holy day’Do I have to bow to worship?In looking back at the passage in Jeremiah 10 it mentions bowing down and worshiping the wooden idol made from a tree, but is worship always the literal act of bowing down to an image? The answer is...

Holydaze – the Origins of the Holiday Season Part 5

Holydaze – the Origins of the Holiday Season Part 5

hol·i·day  /ˈhäləˌdā/Origin: Old English hāligdæg ‘holy day’Symbols of Life, Fertility and Triumph over Darkness and Death A common, almost ubiquitous pagan belief is called Pantheism. Pantheists believe that God, or rather a spiritual force, is in everything. They believe that these...

Holydaze – the Origins of the Holiday Season Part 4

Holydaze – the Origins of the Holiday Season Part 4

hol·i·day  /ˈhäləˌdā/Origin: Old English hāligdæg ‘holy day’Other Pagan Holidays The winter solstice is very important in many pagan religions because it is the darkest day of the year. Paganism is often based on the concept of duality in constant flux, dark and light, male and female,...

Holydaze – the Origins of the Holiday Season Part 3

Holydaze – the Origins of the Holiday Season Part 3

hol·i·day  /ˈhäləˌdā/Origin: Old English hāligdæg ‘holy day’Pagan Midwinter’s Festivals The second century theologian Tertullian anticipates and heralds Spurgeon’s sentiment almost 1600 years earlier in the following quote. It’s a long and deep statement, so you may need to read it a couple...

Holydaze – the Origins of the Holiday Season Part 2

Holydaze – the Origins of the Holiday Season Part 2

hol·i·day  /ˈhäləˌdā/ Origin: Old English hāligdæg ‘holy day'Christian Vs. Roman Evangelism What better place to delve deeper into the subject of purity vs harlotry than an examination of the Greek behind the word “gospel?” That is precisely what we will do since it will reveal the difference...

A Time of Transition / Holydaze – The Origins of the Holiday Season Part 1

A Time of Transition / Holydaze – The Origins of the Holiday Season Part 1

A Time of TransitionGeorge’s 2014 Toyota RAV4The past week has seen Oasis, the Christian coffee shop, closed here in Montezuma, Georgia. This is the place I go to daily to publish my blog. During the past week I have been led to make some changes, and so has George, my next door neighbor, and the...

The Gate and the Way – Part 2

The Gate and the Way – Part 2

Must a Christian be a Disciple?I believe the early apostles would be quite amazed to find that the teachings of Christ have been so altered in the centuries since the church was birthed that the terms Christian and disciple have been divorced from one another. A false mindset has been propagated...

The Gate and the Way – Part 1

The Gate and the Way – Part 1

What Is Christ’s Invitation to You? Matthew 16:24Then Yahshua said to His disciples, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.”The church today has a decidedly un-Biblical view of what Christ’s invitation is to mankind. This is revealed in the...

What’s the Big Deal About Christmas?

What’s the Big Deal About Christmas?

Joseph Herrin (12-06-2014) Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas - Poster Modified to Promote Truth in Advertising(Click on Image to View Larger)I would like to challenge you with the following thought. Your success in passing through the coming days of Christian persecution and global tribulation are...

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? – Part 2

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? – Part 2

ChristmasThe Curious Origins of a Popular Holidayhttps://www.ucg.org/the-good-news/christmas-the-curious-origins-of-a-popular-holidayAlready the decorations are going up, the parties are being planned, the presents are being bought. Soon people around the world will again be celebrating...

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