Tonight the ghosts and the goblins will be out in force knocking on doors and loading up on diabetic causing candies setting them up for a lifetime of health problems. I love skittles. Its always been my weakness. Once while as a soldier on the border of Serbia, I shared a packet of skittles with a Macedonian border guard there with us. You should have seen his eyes light up as the sugar rush he had never experienced took over his body almost instantly.
This pagan holiday of Halloween is more sinister than just dressing our kids up and participating in an age old ritual. The system has set this day up as a way to keep us enslaved to it.
Many families who come out of the world system see the backlash of friends and other family who think they are losing their minds. After all, Halloween is a fun time with memories filled with fun experiences. However as believers, we need to take care in being set apart from the world.
Be in it, NOT of it.
I don’t have to partake in the things the world does. I don’t have to enjoy the things the pagans do. The biggest wake up call to Christian pastors and so called “believers” should be taking a look around and seeing yourself participating in an activity that non-believers are participating in.
I remember something about the road being narrow and only few finding it. So what am I doing by dressing my kids up and doing what all the heathens are doing? Alas, we try to sidestep this glaring reality by calling our October events by different names. “Trunks for Treats, Fall Festivals”, or some other such name. But who are we really fooling.
IF you think for a second, you are going to raise your kids up just like the rest of the world, and somehow when they become adults they are going to live set-apart lives for our Messiah, you are seriously mistaken. Re-evaluate!
And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy CHILDREN, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.