THE TRUE MEANING OF EASTER


THE TRUE MEANING OF EASTER  by Pugh Curtis             Easter is one of the biggest celebrations in Christendom. This day, it is claimed, celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. But we have questions. Did God anywhere in the Bible command us to keep this annual day? Do we have God’s instructions as to how it … Citește în continuare

LENT, EASTER AND HOT CROSS BUNS Curtis Pugh Poteau, Oklahoma


LENT, EASTER AND HOT CROSS BUNS Curtis Pugh Poteau, Oklahoma Roman Catholics, Protestants and even some modern Baptists are all involved in celebrating or observing Lent and Easter. That the fast of Lent is not only unknown in the Bible, but was not a practice of the apostles is admitted in the Catholic Encyclopedia. It … Citește în continuare

Christmas and Romans 14:5-6a by Joe Garnett


Christmas and Romans 14:5-6a by Joe Garnett One man esteemeth one day above another: another esteemeth every day alike. Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind. He that regardeth the day, regardeth it unto the Lord; and he that regardeth not the day, to the Lord he doth not regard it Romans … Citește în continuare

XMAS by A. W. Pink


XMAS A. W. Pink  Hear ye the word which the LORD speaketh unto you, O house of Israel: {2} Thus saith the LORD, Learn not the way of the heathen, and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the heathen are dismayed at them. {3} For the customs of the people are vain: … Citește în continuare

Why I Don’t Celebrate Christmas A personal testimony Raul Enyedi


  Why I Don’t Celebrate Christmas A personal testimony Raul Enyedi I, too, as many others Christians, have been saddened and upset by the increasing secularization of the winter holidays, which, by every year that’s passing by, become more superficial, losing more and more of their traditional values.  The commercial seem to swallow up these … Citește în continuare

HALLOWEEN by David Green


HALLOWEEN David Green 09-06-2002 Galatians 4:1-11 Halloween is just around the corner. Already children are excited, trying to figure out what they want to dress up as. Halloween candy is on the shelves of stores, and soon will be handed out to children dressed up as witches, goblins, ghosts, etc. Is this a holiday that … Citește în continuare

THE TRUE MEANING OF EASTER by Pastor Greg Wilson


THE TRUE MEANING OF EASTER by Pastor Greg Wilson As a Bible-believing Christian, I stake my all upon the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Without it I would be, as the apostle notes: „of all men most miserable” (1 Cor. 15:19). I cannot understand why some make claim to Christianity, and yet deny the very cornerstone … Citește în continuare

Easter and Good Friday Steve Flinchum


Easter and Good Friday Steve Flinchum According to Jewish reckoning, each day began at sundown the day before. „The evening and the morning were the first day” (Genesis 1:5), and it is logical that all other days following would come in the same order. (Note also the command of God, Lev. 23:32, Ed.) The day … Citește în continuare

Lent, Good Friday and Easter by R. F. Becke


Lent, Good Friday and Easter by R. F. Becker (NOTE: Mr. Becker is a protestant and writes from that perspective. We must admit, however, that the warning he sounds against participation in Roman paganism is, if anything, even more appropriate for Baptists than for protestants. Mr. Becker exhibits more spiritual discernment than the majority of … Citește în continuare

What Is Easter? E. G. Cook


What Is Easter? E. G. Cook Former Pastor – Philadelphia Baptist Church Birmingham , Alabama (Now In Glory) I would like to beg your indulgence for a few minutes while we study the subject of Easter together. And I pray we may do this studying with an open mind. After all that is the only … Citește în continuare

Easter


Easter The English term, according to the Ven. Bede (De temporum ratione, I, v), relates to Estre, a Teutonic goddess of the rising light of day and spring, which deity, however, is otherwise unknown, even in the Edda (Simrock, Mythol., 362); Anglo-Saxon, eâster, eâstron; Old High German, ôstra, ôstrara, ôstrarûn; German, Ostern. April was called … Citește în continuare

Why True Churches Should Not Celebrate Christmas by Hollace H.


Why True Churches Should Not Celebrate Christmas by Hollace H. Combs – Page 1 WHY TRUE CHURCHES SHOULD NOT CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS By Hollace H. Combs Published in the Berea Baptist Banner December 5, 1990. 1. Christmas is of heathen origin; therefore did it not originate under the leadership of the Holy Spirit of whom God … Citește în continuare

Comments on Christmas by Charles H. Spurgeon


Comments on Christmas by Charles H. Spurgeon „We have no superstitious regard for times and seasons. Certainly we do not believe in the present ecclesiastical arrangement called Christmas. First because we do not believe in any mass at all, but abhor it, whether it be sung in Latin or in English: Secondly, because we find … Citește în continuare

Christmas Wreaths Wreaths


Christmas Wreaths Wreaths The wreaths were created in the same way the Christmas trees were created. For some it symbolizes the strength of life overcoming the forces of winter. Back in ancient Rome, people used decorative wreaths as a sign of victory. Some believe that this is where the hanging of wreaths on doors came … Citește în continuare

What is Christmas? By: E. G. Cook


What is Christmas? By: E. G. Cook In the light of God’s Word, how can anything with a Christian name be popular with the world? In John 7:7 Jesus said the world hates Him and in John 15:19 He said the world hates His people. But in spite of all that everybody loves Christmas. The … Citește în continuare

CHRISTMAS OR THE SATURNALIA? By Milburn Cockrell


CHRISTMAS OR THE SATURNALIA? By Milburn Cockrell There is no command to celebrate the birth of Christ in the Bible. There is not one word in the Bible about Jesus Christ being born on December 25. According to Holy Scriptures, the most likely date would be in September, as many scholars concede. No verse in … Citește în continuare

Christmas and the Scripture By Joe Garnett


Christmas and the Scripture By Joe Garnett Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth (II Timothy 2:15). Christians are to measure all things by the rule of scripture. Thus when we consider Christmas we should not hesitate to test its authenticity … Citește în continuare

Christmas and Romans 14:5-6a by Joe Garnett


Christmas and Romans 14:5-6a by Joe Garnett One man esteemeth one day above another: another esteemeth every day alike. Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind. He that regardeth the day, regardeth it unto the Lord; and he that regardeth not the day, to the Lord he doth not regard it Romans … Citește în continuare

Should a Christian Celebrate Christmas?


Should a Christian Celebrate Christmas? There is no Biblical warrant, precedent, nor precept for remembrance of the day of Christ’s birth as a day of special religious celebration. This is not to say that we shouldn’t remember Christ’s birth and its significance, but for religious commemorations or celebrations, we must have Biblical command or precedent! … Citește în continuare

Christmas or Christ-Mass


Christmas or Christ-Mass For the vast majority of people the question is really no question at all. Is Christmas Christian? „Of course it is! What could be more Christian than Christmas? Isn’t it Jesus’ birthday?” For many others there has been an increasingly uncomfortableness with the celebration of Christmas. There is an uneasy feeling that … Citește în continuare

A MAN-MADE GOD By Milburn Cockrell


A MAN-MADE GOD By Milburn Cockrell „Thou shalt have no other gods before me. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth: Thou shalt not bow down … Citește în continuare

The Occult


The Occult There is a renewed interest in witchcraft, demonism, fortune telling, astrology and every form of occultism. Sad to say, many people do not know what the Bible teaches on this important subject. Through this brief tract, we purpose to inform people of the great danger of the occult, in the light of God’s … Citește în continuare