For a couple of years now, I have been openly imploring Christians to give up religious holidays. There are many reasons, many Biblical reasons, why Christians should give up on celebrating these days but one of the biggest reasons has to do with idolatry and the symbols attached to these days. We all know that we are not to make any graven images of any heavenly thing and we know that God says that it is a wicked nation that desires a sign from God. Using the BlueLetterBib
If you would like to read part one and two of this series first, they may be found here and here. It's getting late and it's high time I finish out this series. I haven't spoken up this year about the celebration of Easter nearly as much as I did last year. I guess, at least on my social media sites, I figure people there know my stance on this celebration and the one leading up to it, Lent, so why keep beating a dead horse? But is that really the attitude I should take?
Now that it's a number of days past Valentine's Day, I guess it's a little past the time for me to dig in to my objections concerning this widely celebrated non-holy holiday. And I still have yet to complete my discussion on the entire string of events that begins with Mardi Gras and ends with Easter. So let's see where the Lord leads me in part two of this series. As you've noticed if you've read part one of this series, I object to the idea of Christians celebrating Valent
This time of year marks the beginning of a long string of events that Christians, to some degree or another, find themselves taking part in. It begins with Mardi Gras and ends with Easter. And in some denominations, you'll hear from the pulpit preachings against some of these events, while those same pulpits will be silent at warning their congregations about the wickedness of the other events. Mardi Gras is an easy enough event to preach against. It is a time of blatant
I will praise thee, O Lord, with my whole heart. - Psalm 9