Pastor Kevin R. Airrington
June 22, 2016

I AM SO SICK OF THIS…I gotta say it!

We need to declare war on the Muslim Religion!   AMERICA was founded on CHRISTIAN principles. I get it, “religious freedom”…but let me make this is plain as possible.
Yes, I understand there may have been some that may have been “less of a Christian” than others…but even Benjamin Franklin, probably the least Christian of all of them…quoted the Bible like the Son of God!  What’s your excuse, Christian?

Our founding documents are riddled with godly influence and the Holy Bible! Show me one statement that came from the unholy Quran? Do that and I will fall on my sword this instant.

And yes, I am aware of Spellberg’s book about Islam and the Founding Fathers.  She asserts that the Founders dealt with the same fears of Islam as we have today but they understood it.  She quotes:

[He] sais “neither Pagan nor Mahamedan [Muslim] nor Jew ought to be excluded from the civil rights of the Commonwealth because of his religion.” Thomas Jefferson, [quoting John Locke, 1776]”

Serious?  I am supposed to read that statement and believe Thomas Jefferson, the 3rd President of the United States embraced Islam?  She is a LIAR…and besides this is Jefferson quoting John Locke.  And who is this “John Locke” anyway?  Mr. Lock was an Englishman…he was a doctor and a philosopher.  He is conserved to be the “Father of Liberalism”.  Is claim to fame was RELIGIOUS TOLORANCE.  In his letters on the subject three arguments come to light: (1) Earthly judges, the state in particular, and human beings generally, cannot dependably evaluate the truth-claims of competing religious standpoints; (2) Even if they could, enforcing a single “true religion” would not have the desired effect, because belief cannot be compelled by violence; (3) Coercing religious uniformity would lead to more social disorder than allowing diversity.

Yeah…. this John Locke is a freak…and is no doubt burning in a little place we like to call HELL!

Ms. Spellberg…well I think she has a room reserved next to Mr. Locke.  She is a LIAR and she is pushing her own agenda…Google her!  Her book is even a lie.  Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an.  The speculation is she wants us to believe that…Thomas Jefferson had a Qur’an on his night stand…read it every night…faced mecca 5 times daily and prayed to a false god named Allah!  Excuse me?  Toilet paper please!!!  Thomas Jefferson rewrote the Holy Bible not the unholy Qur’an.

She also likes to quote President George Washington…that would be the first President of the United States for all of you history challenged people.  Don’t worry…stick around, I’ll help you.  George Washington hired some workers to work at Mt. Vernon.  Da…that’s where he lived…ok… Washington said that he didn’t care where someone was from as long as they were good workers.  Now, Ms. Spellberg hangs her whole feeble lie on this statement by the First President.  She claimed he tolerated and loved Muslim’s.  No…he said…well let’s look at what he said exactomundo (that’s Kevineese for exactly), “If they are good workmen, they may be of Asia, Africa, or Europe. They may be Mahometans [Muslims], Jews or Christian of an[y] Sect, or they may be Atheists.”

She is a liar and a “stretch artist” …Kevin term.

JESUS called the Pharisees and the Sanhedrin dogs and pigs. he told us in Luke 22:36 to sell our cloak and buy a sword. I am thinking we should NOT be turning the other cheek on this Muslim problem.  We are at war!

Many of you have no idea how Islam got started. Let me tell you that story in a couple sentences.
Abraham, a Hebrew patriarch from whom all Jews and Christians and MUSLIMS trace their descent (Genesis 11:27–25:10), directed by God to leave his own country for another land.
His wife Sarai, was barren and could not have children. Now, God promised Abraham to just HOLD ON…you will be the father of many nations, God tells Abraham. Which…turned out to be true (from a demographic point of view and a religious point of view).
Abraham so desperately wanted a son. Now, how wife Sarai who loved him very much offered her handmaiden, Hagar, so that Abraham could have a son.

Now, listen, Abram (Abram is short for Abraham…like Rob for Robert) and Sarai is the same couple who were about to enter into Egypt, you know…the land of many gods. This is one of only 2 places in the Bible where it is permissible to lie…now, I am not saying we should lie…but to protect your family it may be permissible.

So, Abram tells his wife, “Say, I pray you, that you are my sister: that it may be well with me for your sake; and my soul shall live because of you.”  Hey…I don’t want to die so let’s lie and say you are my sister…if we don’t do that, they will kill me and take you.

Egypt in the Bible…I tell you is what God uses as a bad example…a place of evil.  God even told Israel, “don’t even send your king to Egypt to get a horse.”) Deuteronomy 17:16) Today, over 95% of Egypt’s population of roughly 85 million people are MUSLIM!!!!  About 80 million people follow the teaching of Muhammed the pedophile and his false god Allah!

So, Abram takes up his wife’s foolish offer and he has a child with Hagar.  That was decision number one that is bad for Abram.  He has a son and his name was Ishmael.  For a while everything was hunky dory…but Sarai…really began to hate Hagar.  Then…Sarai has a son, a miracle and his name was Isaac.

To make a long story short…Sarai gives Abram an ultimatum…either they go or I go!  So, mistake number two…Abram hands Hagar some biscuits and beef jerky and a canteen full of water and says…see ya!  Actually, it was not exactly what happened…but that is the gist of it.  Was it a mistake to send them away…yes and no…but understand Abraham was OBEYING God…so it must have been right.  However, kicking them out is what lead to our problems with the nation of Islam!

Isaac…that is the son that God tested Abram and told him to kill his son…and then He provide a ram in the thicket, sparing the young Isaac’s life.  Isaac became the Judeo-Christian faith and Ishmael became the Judeo-Muslim faith.   My personal feelings are Ishmael was dealing with some serious rejection and daddy issues…and he was filled with Satan…and decided to attack his daddy the best way he knew how…HIS FAITH IN GOD.  Isn’t that ALWAYS how it works Christian?  Someone is angry at you…right or wrong and the first thing they do is attack your FAITH IN THE ALMIGHTY!

“Some Christian you are!’  “I want nothing to do with your religion!”  “I thought you were supposed to be a man/woman of God.”  That’s about right isn’t? Although…I know they are usually littered with profanity.  The people that know the least about the Bible launce the worst attacks.

As far as we know Ishmael never saw Abraham again, although he was present at his funeral. (Genesis 25) In Genesis 21, God tells Abram to listen to his wife…and he tells him that his offspring shall be named after his son, Isaac.  God also promises that God will raise another nation under Ishmael. God absolutely kept His promises…in both instances.

Now, here is the kicker…. Hagar…WAS AN EGYPTIAN.  Ding ding ding…bells should be going off in your head…80 million descendants of Ishmael in Egypt today.

We are not the descendants of Ishmael…we are the descendants of Isaac…and both of these nations are at war!  AMERICA was not founded under the rights of every American to practice Islam.  But the rights to practice BIBLICAL CHRISTIANITYEphesians 2:19, “Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow-citizens with the saints, and of the household of God;”

We are a religion of turn the other cheek…however, Ishmael and his nation of Islam have declared war on us!  I understand that some of us are soldiers who fight on the front lines, others of us supply the front line with bullets, nourishment and prayer.  Figure out which you are supposed to do and pick up your sword!

Ecclesiastes 3:8 tells us very plainly that there is a time for peace and a time for war and this I assure you is NOT a time for peace.


Mohammed, the founder of Islam who claims to be a direct descendant of Ishmael and Muslims, today, they view themselves as both the physical and the spiritual descendants of Ishmael. And so here you have this story, this incredible event that took place in this child’s life. Two thousand six hundred years after these events took place, a direct descendant of Ishmael named Mohammed birthed forth a new religion into the world. And what does the religion teach? … It teaches God is not a father. God has no Son. And, thirdly, Ishmael, not Isaac, is the heir with regard to the promises of God to the earth. The very things that those issues of rejection and woundedness and brokenness that took place in Ishmael’s life were preserved in that line and two thousand six hundred years later, a man named Mohammed goes into a cave, has an incredibly dark encounter with some sort of spiritual demon. It literally chokes the life out of him to where he feels as though he’s going to die, three times this presence comes over him and it demands of him to recite… On the third time, the words of the Qur’an begin to flow from the mouth of Muhammed.

Mohammed, himself, literally believed that he was demon-possessed. He was suicidal. He was terrified.”

Muhammed is a pedophile in the 10th degree.

Let me quote from two reports in Bukhari.

I m providing the link…not so you can read it and study it…but rather so you can verify what I am saying.  If you are sitting at the doctors and you have an extra 10 minutes…read your Bible not the unholy Quran!

“It is reported from Aisha that she said: The Prophet entered into marriage with me when I was a girl of six … and at the time [of joining his household] I was a girl of nine years of age.”

“Khadijah [first wife of Muhammad] died three years before the Prophet departed to Medina. He stayed [alone] for two years or so. He married Aisha when she was a girl of six years of age, and he consummated [that means he had sex with her] that marriage when she was nine years old.”

I was speaking to a Bernie Saunders lover in the Seattle Airport; the conversation was pleasant enough…but his son told me that “according to their culture Muhammad was not a pedophile.”  Wasn’t a peda…are you kidding me?  SIX YEARS OLD…what does she have to be three to be considered a pedophile?  Disgusting. Muhammad only married widows and divorced women.  He had some 19 wives.  He even claimed that in Heaven Allah married him and Mary.  That’s right, the mother of Jesus.  Muhammad said Mary lived in a beautiful jeweled palace in Paradise next to Khadijah’s, his first wife.

Listen, I know the Muslims love to quote the Holy Bible…and say that young virgins are okay…they often quote 1 Kings 1:1-4.  It is at the end of Kind David’s life…he needed some help…what kind of help…I have no idea…the Bible said that they found a young virgin named Abishag.  The Bible records that David could not keep warm and she laid next to him in bed to keep him warm.  It is clear from the text he did not have sex with her.  And even if they did…it would seem that she was young not 6 years old.  They also like to discuss the most famous marriage in the Bible.  The marriage of Joseph and Mary.  Mary the mother of Jesus and His step-father, Joseph.   We know that Mary was at the “tender” age of 14.  First, I would like to point out that FOURTEEN IS NOT SIX YEARS OLD!  Even in America, we used to marry much younger.  Now we tell them to wait!  Wait until you are 30…when you have a house, 2 cars in the garage and making $100,000. a year. So stupid.  I am not saying marry at 14…but my goodness…we say, “don’t have sex, don’t yank yourself (figure it out), don’t look at porn, practice CLEAN dating and well do all that and wait until you are 30.  Gimme a break!  It’s not working…is it?

Paul said we must control our own bodies in holiness and honor.   He also said that it is better to marry than to burn. Again, I am not saying, “walk your daughter down the aisle at 14!”  But I am saying, “teach them to control their own bodies with holiness and honor…and marry when the time is right for them so that they do not burn with passion…or WORSE!”

Make no mistake, Muslims marry young…they rape…they murder…they terrorize…ALL IN THE NAME OF ALLAH!

Jesus tells us in Matthew 5:39 to not resist an evil person, but to turn the other cheek.

The unholy Quran contains at least 109 verses that call Muslims to war with nonbelievers for the sake of Islamic rule. Some are quite graphic, with commands to chop off heads and fingers and kill infidels wherever they may be hiding. Muslims who do not join the fight are called ‘hypocrites’ and warned that Allah will send them to Hell if they do not join the slaughter.

Quran (2:191-193) – “And kill them wherever you find them, and turn them out from where they have turned you out. And Al-Fitnah [disbelief or unrest] is worse than killing…but if they desist, then lo! Allah is forgiving and merciful. And fight them until there is no more Fitnah [disbelief and worshiping of others along with Allah] and worship is for Allah alone. But if they cease, let there be no transgression except against Az-Zalimun(the polytheists, and wrong-doers, etc.)” (Translation is from the Noble Quran).

Quran (3:56) – “As to those who reject faith, I will punish them with terrible agony in this world and in the Hereafter, nor will they have anyone to help.”

Quran (3:151) – “Soon shall We cast terror into the hearts of the Unbelievers, for that they joined companions with Allah, for which He had sent no authority”. This speaks directly of polytheists, (ie. what Muhammad incorrectly believed to be ‘joining companions to Allah’).

What am I saying?  I am saying that Islam comes straight from hell. And we are breading a bunch of wiener dog Christians that wear pink panties…and they in a bunch! We need to raise up soldiers…men and women of God that WILL sell their cloak and buy a sword.  Now, I understand…not all of us are soldiers…I get it.  I may be stupid but I am not dumb er um something like that.  But the LEAST you could do is pray…. the LEAST you can do is read your Bible…the LEAST you can do is tell SOMEONE ABOUT JESUS!

Now, I am about to say something that may shock you!

Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world and is expected to outstrip Christianity by the end of the century. The number of Muslims will grow more than twice as fast as the world’s population from now until 2050.

You JACKASS!  Hee Haw!!!  What in the world are you doing about it Christian?  That means, that millions of people will go to HELL…and it just may be your fault.  This is WAR!  Not a time for tolerance.  Show me where JESUS said we should be tolerant?  I am so sick of hearing about tolerance.  Hell is running rampant…and the Church is silent.  Of course that building you go to gossip and get free food is silent…  but the Church isn’t a building is it?  The Church is people…the Church is you and I!

We need to declare war on the Muslim’s.  Now I am not saying we should not be neighborly.  I don’t care who a man calls god…that is between him and God.  But, I can still be a good neighbor…be a good Christian and show the love of God.

I saw this movie [one free month subscription to about 5000 Christian movies on David A.R. White‘s Pure Flix] once…it was about a Muslim coming to America and staying with a friend of his.  This friend was a “Christian”.  The Christian decided he was going to do all he could to convert his Muslim friend to Christianity.  He worked really hard…he read the Qur’an…and studied all about the Muslim religion.

Every day, 5 times a day the Muslim would pray…although the Christian saw him praying he had other things to do…too busy to pray.  The Christian never missed an opportunity to talk to the Muslim about the cult he was in and how the Qur’an was not real and how the Muslim should become a “Christian”.  One day the Christian is watching TV…and without even looking up at his Muslim friend…he asked him, “Will you go to church with me this Sunday?”  The polite Muslim said, “I might…would you go to Mosque with me?”  The Muslim sat there…and the Christian flipped through the channels on the TV.

Finally, the Muslim could not take it anymore.  He scorns his Christian friend and says, “Are you trying to convert me to your religion?”  The Christian friend stammered and stuttered…had no idea how he should answer.  Then the Muslim said, “How much did you read my Qur’an…and study my religion?”  Again, the Christian had no real answers…and then the Muslim said, “all this time you have been studying me…trying to take me down…trying to convert me…but you were not reading your Holy Bible…you were never praying…why would I convert to Christianity…I just don’t think it is real?”  For the first time the Christian had an answer for his Muslim friend.  He said, “I don’t know!”

This war needs to be fought by Christians reading the Bible (preferably the King James) and praying.  We cannot win this war if you are not equipped to defend the Gospel for the sake of Christ. We cannot win the war if you do not pick up sword and clash steel with the enemy!

The Muslim religion is not a religion of peace.  I don’t care what George W. Bush or Obama says.  They seek to kill and destroy us!  Today they are cutting the heads of Christian school girls!  Not just cutting them off…they are sawing their heads off with knives while they are alive.

It’s time.  It’s time to put America First.  This war cannot be fought or won by secular humanism.  It will need to be fought with the army of the Lord.  The next president whoever he/she is will need to understand that we are in a war.  They will need to attack Islam head on and by God if locking the country down is what we need to do then let’s do it!

I fly to Seattle at least once a year.  It never fails…some 20-year-old Middle Eastern map gets waived through security…while I enjoy a full cavity check.   We don’t want to be offensive.  We want to be respectful…we would never want to stereotype. Seriously?  These are the people killing us…I just cannot imagine King David, General George Washington, General Robert E. Lee, General Stonewall Jackson, General US Grant, General John Pershing or General George Smith Patton not naming and killing the enemy.    We are already at war!  But we have chosen to, one: NOT NAME OUR ENEMY and two: NOT DESTROY OUR ENEMY.  When Moses and the Israelite’s were wondering in the desert for 40 years…they became a mighty army and as they took the promised land…God commanded them to kill everyone: man, woman, child and livestock.

Will you sell your cloak and buy a sword?  Will you stand up for your Christian values or will you cower in a corner and wet your pants?  Will you speak out and destroy our enemy?  Will you not allow Satan a foothold in your city…in your state…in your country?  On this earth.  I know…it’s dangerous.  Tell that to Sam Childers, The Machine Gun Preacher…he is a bad boy of the worst kind…finally, he gives his life to Christ.  Things are still rough for him but a change is taking place in his heart.

He ends up going to Uganda, Africa with some missionaries to put his construction talents to work.  During his visit he befriends a freedom fighter…who takes him on a tour of the village of Yei, Southern Sudan. …smack in the middle of a civil war.  He purchases property right in the middle of that war…everyone told him that it was too dangerous…that he will be killed.  He said, he did not care…that this was going to happen…he started an orphanage for children.  Construction begins…shortly thereafter in the night they find themselves under attack by the LRA (Lord’s Resistance Army, a brutal rebel militia that had kidnapped 30 thousand children and murdered hundreds of thousands of villagers.)

They successfully survive and repel the attack.  However, not without loss of innocent life and the orphanage is burnt to the ground…every hut…every building.   He calls his wife, Lynn to tell her what happened.  He says, “It’s too hard”.  This wise, strong woman tells the once tough…now a little soft, made so the children of Sudan tells her husband, “God has called you to greatness…now STOP YOUR CRYING and build it again!”  Pastor Sam puts on his big boy panties and he rescues more kids and rebuilds his orphanage.

In spite of the odds…he stands firm.  In about 2011…he fired an employee.  The list of offenses was long…but one of them was, this employee had sex with someone that worked at the orphanage and got her pregnant.  After the firing the disgruntled former employee bean attacking and lying about the conditions of the children…no food…etc.  Christian Today, took a camera crew and went to see for themselves.  What they found was plenty of food in the kitchen…happy children…and in general good health.  And it’s 2016 and he is still there…taking his ministry into other countries of Africa.

He has fought rebel armies…lies of the devil!  This CHRISTIAN Preacher…may sleep with his Bible and an AK-47 but he truly is in the heart of the devil’s camp. 97% of the Sudanese population adheres to the Muslim religion.  My guess is the nearly 3% remaining are Christians that work for Pastor Sam.

Pastor Sam against all odds…puts a sword to the neck of his enemies.  He stands up to his critiques…will you?  Or are you just another spineless Christian?

One of the ways we can put the sword to the neck of our enemies is to elect Donald Trump to the highest office of the land.   Trump alone understands America.  He understands our enemy and he can do for our economy what he has done in his businesses.  Trump is the only one that wants to build a wall…stop the massive flow of Muslims into our country…he has the only plan to keep us safe!  Look at the terrorist attacks in our country since 9/11.  Say what you will of George W. Bush…but he kept us safe.  Do you think Putin would ever order Russian Fighter Jets to buzz our naval ships in international water if he feared America?  He knows this is no longer the country of the people, by the people and Obama is a joke to him!

I think he both respects Trump and fears him.  Trump is a wild card…unpredictable.  One of the things our enemies have wrote about us in previous wars is…America was unpredictable and lead to them winning the war.

When you are in a firefight…continually move closer to your enemy…he will not expect it and he will see the determination in your eyes…move in close and shoot him dead…in the head!  Don’t misunderstand me…am I promoting a war on Islam with real bullets?  Yes, and no…if it comes to that then yes, ABSOLUTELY.  However, I believe that we can hit them hard through prayer and outspoken soldiers of Christ!  Heaven forbid you DO NOTHING and we wake up and America is 97% Muslim!

I guarantee you that we will win this war…but only if we stand up and we serve God…and fight our enemy.  Make no mistake, the Islam Nation WANTS YOU DEAD!  There is no “Peaceful Muslim Religion!”

That my friends is a fairy tale.  Listen close…when the pundits and the President get on TV and they use the words, Muslim, a peaceful religion.” …grab hold to something a fairy tale will be told.  This is a false religion full of hate and war.  We need to call it what it is!  Start putting America First!

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Proverbs 3:6, “In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”

Do not argue with an ass it makes you a fool! IN Numbers 22 in the Bible we read about a man named Balaam. This fella was turned all around backwards going the wrong way. This fool was ignoring God and only wanting to please himself. Sound like anyone you know. Oh uh uh no! Put that finger back…and remember there are four fingers pointing right back at you. This jackass wouldn’t listen so God did something incredible; He spoke to Balaam through his ass. Oh come on really? His donkey…sheeshe. Balaam becomes furiously angry at his ass. Balaam argued with his ass and finally nearly beat it to death. Then, just in time to save the ass’s live Balaam FINALLY Realized it was the Almighty trying to speak to him. God’s purpose was to set Balaam back on the right path.

When we are hell-bent on on going our own way…when we are on a self-destruction path sometimes God will go to extraordinary means to get our attention Sometimes He may use our finances to jolt us into reality and send us in the right direction or he may bless us with a rebellious child. Our first impulse may be to get angry and beat the messenger, but this may be foolish my friend. Perhaps, taking the time to listen to God and seeking His guidance just might be the way to go.

Is God trying to get your attention to keep you from making a fool of yourself? Take time to listen and He’ll change your course and get you where you need to go.


Psalm 14:1, “The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.”

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Rev. Kevin R. Airrington
Isaiah 25:4

With all the unrest in the world today, in this Presidential Race and certainly I am feeling a storm brewing in my personal life I think that today is a good day to draw on that peace that surpasses all understanding.

Friends, ultimate peace is not the absence of storms, but inner peace in the middle of the storm. Hear me this morning, you will never find lasting inner peace until you find peace with God. You will find peace in spite of life’s storms when you surrender to God.

Have you found that peace? I hope that you will. Knowing Christ as your Lord is the beginning of the peace that surpasses all understanding.

MEMORIZE Philippians 4:7, “And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”

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Rev. Kevin R. Airrington

Does it offend thee when I speak the truth?

Good. It is supposed to offend you…that is how you know you don’t have it.

“Is not my word like as a fire? saith the LORD; and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?” Jeremiah 23:29

Now, who is TRUTH? Jesus said that He was. John 14:6. By His very nature He is offensive. And that’s how you know you don’t have Him.

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Rev. Kevin Airrington

Who among you can say will all honesty that you are a Christian?
Who among you can say with absolute honesty that you love the Bible?
Who among you can say with absolute honesty that you are a Christian and you love the Bible and can say you read it every day?

The truth of the matter is if you are truly a Christian you will read your Bible daily and you will do one other thing. Can any of you guess the second without hesitation? If you are a true Christian you will read the Bible and you will pray!!! If you do not…you are NOT a Christian.

“KEVIN, DON’T JUDGE ME!” Here we go again. Not going to go into that…except to read my essay called, “JUDGING AMY!” Which, in all honesty…needs to be updated…but the truth has never changed,,,just may need to add a little more.

Okay…stop being so serious…here are some fun facts you can impress your friends at the next birthday party…maybe you can make it into a drinking game! Doh! Did I just say that?

I sure did…perhaps if you won’t read your Bible or your won’t pray…then you can turn able trivia into a drinking game…hey, “faith cometh through hearing and hearing through the Word of God.” Okay…that is a Bible Scripture…(Romans 10:17)…and while you are at it…try this one one too: (Isaiah 55:11)…Can you cut n paste that one?

Okay…now the fun stuff:

When I say BIBLE…I mean…THE BIBLE…the one we read in English…the King James Bible or Authorized Bible. I am not referring to the modern mistranslations: i.e.; NIV, ASV, NASV, NASB, NLT, ESV, TM, TLB, NWT, etc.

You will want to get my new book…soon to be out on Hardback: HISTORY OF THE BIBLE.

Now, I will make reference to some English Bibles (and yes, there were plenty before the 1611 Bible)…but I will name the specifically. If I mention a bible instead of the Bible (Notice the BIG B and little b? That is deliberate) …I will name it…but just so there are NO MISUNDERSTANDING…I am referring to the 1611 Authorized Version…you know…The Bible. smile emoticon

Wow…I keep saying..”FUN” so lets get to the fun!

The Bible is actually a library of 66 books, written by 44 authors over a period of about 1500 years. The 39 books of the Old Testament were composed between 1400 and 400 B.C., the 27 books of the New Testament between A.D. 50 and A.D. 100. (Not CE and BCE…sheesh).

When the Bible was first written, there were no chapters or verses as today. In fact, many of the early, handwritten manuscripts were written without spaces between the words! Stephen Langton divided the Bible into chapters about A.D. 1228. The Old Testament was divided into verses by R. Nathan in A.D. 1448, and Robert Stephanus divided the New Testament into verses in A.D. 1551. The first complete Bible with chapter and verse divisions was the Geneva Bible of A.D. 1560.


Old Testament: 39 books
New Testament: 27 books
Complete Bible: 66 books
Middle book of the Old Testament: Proverbs
Middle book of the New Testament: 2 Thessalonians


Old Testament: 23,214 verses
New Testament: 7,959 verses
Complete Bible: 31,173 verses
Middle verse of the Bible: Psalms 103:1,2
Middle verse of the Old Testament: 2 Chronicles 20:17
Middle verse of the New Testament: Acts 17:17
Shortest verse of the Old Testament: 1 Chronicles 1:25
Shortest verse of the New Testament: “Jesus wept.” John 11:35; “Rejoice evermore” 1 Thessalonians 5:16
Longest verse in the Bible: Esther 8:9
Verse containing all letters of the alphabet except “J”: Ezra 7:21
Verse containing all letters of the alphabet except “Q”: Daniel 4:37
Verses most alike: Psalm 107:8,15,21, 31


Old Testament: 929
New Testament: 260
Entire Bible: 1,189
Middle chapter of Old Testament: Job 29
Middle chapter of New Testament: Romans 13
Middle and shortest chapter of Bible: Psalms 117
Longest chapter in the Bible: Psalm 119
Chapters that are most alike: 2 Kings 19 and Isaiah 37


In the Old Testament: 592,439 words
In the New Testament: 181,253 words
Complete Bible: 773, 692 words
Longest word in the Bible (18 letters): Maher-shalal-hash-baz (Isaiah 8:1)
Words occurring only once in the Bible: eternity (Isaiah 57:15); grandmother (2 Timothy 1:5); gnat (Matthew 23:24)


here were several secular historians who wrote about the events of the New Testament at the same time the Bible was being written. Josephus is the most well-known of them. He was a Jewish historian. Tacitus was a Roman historian who would have no benefit from not telling the truth. Both these men, as well as others, can be used to back up the historical accuracy of the Bible.

There are historical discoveries regularly coming to light that continue to support the accuracy of the Bible. Merrill Unger, who compiled a Bible dictionary wrote, “Old Testament archeology has rediscovered whole nations, resurrected important peoples, and in a most astonishing manner filled in historical gaps, adding immeasurably to the knowledge of Biblical backgrounds.”


Historically it has been said that the Bible is the most sold book of all time. It is regularly on various best seller lists.

The Bible has been translated into more than 1,200 languages.


Think about that for just a second. First, that is just not me saying it…that is just not being hopeful…people devote their life to finding contradictions.

Yes, nothing…and considering these statistics:

66 books, written by 44 authors over a period of about 1500 years. How in the world did 44 Kings, Queens, Tent Makers, Tax Collectors, Pastors, Apostles, Evangelists, Shepards, a Doctor, Prime Minsiters and a Royal Cupbearer (Nehemiah). As the Bible was written over such a lengthy span of time, most of the writers did not personally know one another, nor live in the same eras.

So, David couldn’t call Luke and on his cell phone and say, “Luke, what did you get on answer number 27?” And Luke would be able to answer back, “I don’t know if that was Job or Obediah. I’ll tell you what buddy, let me check with John and I will text you later.” Serious! And you might say, “Oh that’s so stupid Kevin, I knew they didn’t have cell pones.” But I bet you didn’t know that Luke would not be able to look it up on the Internet! smile emoticon

See I told you this would be fun!

By the way…okay…now this may not be fun…and you may not want me to say it…but I think it MUST be said.

While it is true…there is not a SINGLE contradiction in the Bible…that is the King James Bible…

There are contradictions in these modern bibles.

Here is one…just one. And it is a good one!

The ESV (English Standard Version)..not a Translation per-say…it was a revision of a revision designed to bridge the gap between the NIV (New International Version) and the King James Bible. Their goal was to keep the easy to read NIV (which this is not even true…but this is their words so we go with it)…but the problem is the NIV is not very accurate…even the Zondervan (Publisher of the NIV and the Satanic Bible) folks admit this…and they TRIED to correct it in 2005 and then just 6 years later the NIV encounter another revision in 2011. We can get into those details later…

But the ESV folks wanted a Bible easy to read, “like the NIV” and accurate, “Like the King James Bible”.

So they take the NRSV (New Revised Standard Version), which was a revision of the RSV (Revised Standard Version) which was a Catholic revision of the King James Bible (er, sort of). Which was derived from the ASV (American Standard version) Are you confused? LOL Me too my friend. I go into detail in my book.

So…bottom line:

The ESV…is a version of the bible that was easy to read like the NIV (cough) but maintained the accuracy of the King James version. That part should be clear.

Anyway, the ESV failed…and failed hard!

Let me ask you? Who killed Goliath? Are you sure? Come on…really who killed him? I know I have posted this before…

Was it David? The Shepard…the Harp Player for King Saul or was it Elhanan the son of Jaareoregim that killed Goliath?

According to the ESV, Elhanan the son of Jaareoregim killed Goliath.

Look it up for yourself:…

2 Samuel 21:19, ” And there was again war with the Philistines at Gob, and Elhanan the son of Jaare-oregim, the Bethlehemite, struck down Goliath the Gittite, the shaft of whose spear was like a weaver’s beam.” (English Standard Version, ESV)

2 Samuel 21:19, “And there was again a battle in Gob with the Philistines, where Elhanan the son of Jaareoregim, a Bethlehemite, slew the brother of Goliath the Gittite, the staff of whose spear was like a weaver’s beam.” (King James Bible, KJB)

ESV says that Elhanan killed Goliath. King James Bible says that David Killed Goliath.  The KJB says Elhanan killed Goliath’s brother.  Which is correct?

Let’s see…

1 Samuel 17:50 in the KJB we first learn that David Killed Goliath! Then In the KJB we get a confirmation in 2 Samuel 21:19…Again DAVID KILLED GOLIATH.

The ESV in 1 Samuel 17:50 and the ESV in 2 Samuel 21:19 are in contradiction.

But it is worst than that.

In 1 Chronicles 20:5 the KJB says that Elhanan killed the brother of Goliath and guess what…the ESV in 1 Chronicles 20:5 says that Elhanan killed Lahmi the brother of Goliath.

So in the ESV they have created not one but two contradictions… and there are many other contradictions in the ESV and other bibles.

So when you hear about contradictions in the bible they are EXACTLY RIGHT!!!  However, you will NEVER see a contraction in the Bible!!!

For more…see the chapter in my Hardbound Book: HISTORY OF THE BIBLE in the chapter on contradictions.

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That’s Him!

Matthew 11:1-6

In Matthew 11 we find John the Baptist at the lowest moment of his life. He is in Herod’s prison and he has been there for some time. In fact, things go from worse to bad…er…bad to worse or something like that.  After about 16 months of being in jail, John was beheaded. As he sits in that dungeon, Satan has time to introduce doubt into the mind of John concerning the person of the Lord Jesus Christ.  Isn’t that just like the devil?  COmes at us when we are at our worse.  John begins to question whether or not Jesus is really the Messiah.   You don’t hear too many preachers teaching about this side of John the Baptist…Of course, John had not always doubted! There was a time early in the ministry of our Lord that John was well acquainted with just Who Jesus was, John 1:29; John 3:30.

The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.


He must increase, but I must decrease

Now, there is a little question in His mind. So, John sends his disciples to ask Jesus if He is the messiah or not. Jesus responds by telling John’s disciples to go an tell John that Jesus is healing the sick, raising the dead and preaching the Gospel to sinners. In other words, Jesus is telling John, “I’m Him!

I want you to know that there are times when I can sympathize with John. Surely, we all entertain doubts every now and then. If it were possible, I would like to go to John this and have him take a little trip with me.  If I could, I would take John to some places and show him some things about Jesus. When I had done that I can almost hear John saying now, “That’s Him! That’s Him!“. Well, I can’t take John to those places, but you and I can go.  If you are willing, come with me, I want to take you on a little trip and show you some truths about Jesus that should leave us all saying, “That’s Him!


(Let’s go back To The Beginning)

Jesus quoted from Genesis probably more than any other book of the Bible.

  1. His Presence In Creation – (Genesis 1:1)
  2. His Power In Creation – (Colossians 1:16; John 1:10)
  3. His Purpose In Creation – (Genesis 1:26)
  4. That’s Him In Creation

(Let’s go Back To BethlehemLuke 2:1-10)

  1. The Mystery Of His Birth – (John 1:1, 14; Philippians 2:5-8)
  2. The Ministry Of His Birth – (Matthew 1:21; Luke 19:10; Matthew 20:28)
  3. The Majesty Of His Birth – (Philippians 2:5-8)
  4. That’s Him In Creation
  5. That’s Him In The Manger


(Let’s travel to the worst moments in human history)

  1. He Controls Disaster – (John 6:15-21)
  2. He Controls Difficulties – (Ill. Bread – John 6:5-14; Fire – Daniel 3; Lions – Daniel 6)
  3. He Controls Disease – (Matthew 11:5; Luke 4:18 – Jesus healed the blind, the lame, the diseased, the crippled. No disease had the power to stand in the way of His power.)
  4. He Controls Death – (He raised Jairus’ daughter – Luke 8:41-56; He raised the widow’s son – Luke 7:11-16; He raised Lazarus – John 11:43-44) (Ill. He still holds the power over death – John 11:25-26; Revelation 1:18.)
  5. That’s Him In Creation
  6. That’s Him In The Manger

III. That’s Him In Control


(Let’s go to war)

  1. His Pain – (Ill. Isaiah 53:4-7; Ill. All He suffered for us!)
  2. His Payment – (I Peter 1:18-19; Revelation 5:9; Revelation 1:5)
  3. His Promise – (Romans 5:6-8; 1 John 2:2; Romabs 10:13; John 6:37)
  4. That’s Him In Creation
  5. That’s Him In The Manager

III. That’s Him In Control

  1. That’s Him On The Cross

(Ok…get back on the bus and let’s head over to the The Best Day)

  1. His Resurrection – (Matthew 28:1-6; Romans 8:34; Hebrews 7:25)
  2. His Return – (John 14:1-3; 1 Corinthians 15:51-52; 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17)
  3. His Reign – (Hebrews 8:1; Hebrews 10:12; Revelation 19:16)

That’s Him!  We have traveled from Manger to Cross, to resurrection and now to glory.  Jesus is everything that the saint or the sinner needs. That’s Him!  Like John and like Thomas (we have not talked about him…but we all know who Thomas is)…we all have a doubt…but Jesus is exactly who He claimed to be.

Them Thomas thrust his hhand in Jesus’ side…and place his finger in His scared hand, he exclaimed, “My Lord and my God!”, John 20:28

Peter answering Jesus’ question, “Who do you say I am?”   … Peter says,  “Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.”  Matthew 16:16

Phillip said, “If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God!” Acts  8:37

His enemies declared Him to be God…not a god, but GOD, “The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone thee not; but for blasphemy; and because that thou, being a man, makest thyself God.John 10:33

Isaiah (Old testament Prophet), “ For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.“, Isaiah 9:6

King David claimed Jesus is Lord, “He saith unto them, How then doth David in spirit call him Lord, saying,” Matthew 22:43

The Apostle Paul, “Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:Colossians 1:15

Jesus said, “Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.” John 8:58

Why is this important?  Because God gave Himself the same title when speaking to Moses, “I Am That I Am: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I Am hath sent me unto you.Exodus 3:14

Jesus, and perhaps the most compelling, said, “ I and my Father are one.John 10:30

1 John 5:7, “For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.

John 1:1, 1:14,  “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.“, “And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.


If you are not saved, let me just point out this fact: That’s Him! If you are saved, but need God’s help in your life today, let me remind you: That’s Him!  Whatever you need, wherever you are in your walk of life, all you need to know today is this: That’s Him!

It all comes down to this: If you need as Savior, That’s Him. If you need a friend, that’s Him. If you have a need that must be met: that’s Him. If you need forgiveness, that’s Him. If you want to miss Hell and go to Heaven, that’s Him. Whatever you need: that’s Him!

Jesus is the Living God!  That’s Him and He has the power to save to the uttermost!  (Hebrews 7:25) That’s Him!

Final Conclusion: Who did God the Father say Jesus was? “But unto the Son he saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom.” Hebrews 1:8 THAT’S HIM!

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Rev.  Kevin Airrington
February 12, 2016
Hebrews 10:16, “This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them;”
With this political season we will crown a new President. As American’s we all want the same thing…THE RIGHT VALUES in the White House…
There’s a lot of talk about values, like family values or traditional values. The cover of one of Newsweek magazines asked, “Whose Values?” I am reminded of dear friend and brother in Christ, Jeff Petkevicius.
Several years back, I had a radio show I did for Star Trek Radio called, “Trek by Faith”. Boy, talk about swimming with the sharks. While the station had open programming I was the only one that had a Christian Music Program…in fact it was an 80’s Christian Rock show.
I asked my friend Jeff if he would help me make a couple of sound bites or ads for my show. He responded, “We are just into different things.” Not wrong…just different.
Jeff and I do line up where it is important. But who decides which values are important? Does Jeff get to decide? How about Kevin?
Let me offer a suggestion; it’s very old but very contemporary. How about the values that come from man’s Creator – from God Himself?
They go like this:
• Thou shalt have no other gods before me.
• Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image
• Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain.
• Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.
• Honour thy father and thy mother.
• Thou shalt not kill.
• Thou shalt not commit adultery.
• Thou shalt not steal.
• Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.
• Thou shalt not covet
These are not suggestions for when you feel they are appropriate. They are absolute commands. They tell us how to live life to the fullest.
Whose values? Not man’s…but our Creator…our Redeemer…our Everlasting…
I encourage you to adopt God’s Big Ten. You’ll find they are key to living life to the fullest. I am not suggesting, however, that we live by the letter of the law but by the Spirit of the law…Jesus said that He did not come to destroy the law but to fulfill it! (Matthew 5:17)
May your day be filled with Joy and, this chili Friday morning…meditate upon the law. The Psalmist writes, “Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.” Psalm 119:11

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Pastor Kevin Airrington
January 23, 2016

Pastor C.H. Spurgeon regarded the prayer-meeting as the spiritual thermometer of a church.

I was saved in a small store front church in Medford, Oregon. Even as a young convert I was amazed at the physical real estate that the church devoted to a prayer room.

When we moved to a larger building…priority one was setting up the prayer room. Sometimes we would go to help other churches and they had no prayer room. We would say, “that’s okay we will just meet in their sanctuary”. In one building we used the men’s shower room for prayer!

Many times…we would have no preaching…no song service…no offing plate “Oh my goodness…no offering”…for 90 minutes we PRAYED!!! We had prayer meetings in people’s homes on a regular bases…and some small apartments…with 30…40…50 people praying. People pray in the kitchen…in the laundry room…all the way up the stairs…WE PRAYED!!!

Today, sadly, churches donate much real estate to Sunday school rooms, bathrooms and their Holy Book Stores. But zero space for a prayer room. What’s worse is they do not teach their people to pray.

We knew how to pray…why because the Pastor’s and the church leaders were in those prayer rooms praying with us…they quoted scripture…they lifted their families up…their church up…and we saw revival.

So Pastor…if you have been lacking in your teaching of prayer…if you have not dedicated a place for prayer then it’s ok…you can repent and start this Sunday!

Christian’s if your church does not have a prayer room…and your church does not teach prayer…then go to church this Sunday and encourage your Pastor and your leaders.

Come on Pastor…you know that I am right! Come on church…LET’S PRAY!!!

i agree with Charles Spurgeon regarded the prayer-meeting as the spiritual thermometer of a church. Is your church HOT or ice cold???

“If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.” 2 Chronicles 7:14

“Even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer: their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon mine altar; for mine house shall be called an house of prayer for all people.” Isaiah 56:7

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Rev. Kevin R. Airrington
November 2, 2015

John 5:28-29, “(28) Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, (29) And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.”

Romans 14:10-12, “(10) But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ. (11) For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God. (12) So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God.”

2 Corinthians 5:10, “(10) For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.”

Revelation 20:13, “(13) And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.”

Teachers and Pastors who say that works are unimportant are spreading lies or at the very least are ignorant of the clear teaching of God’s Word—they are confusing the issues, by blunting the incentive to keep the commandments of God and to make the right kind of choices, by making people think that they do not have to do any works. Understand, however, that works are not required to save us but to ensure that we are changed!

When we stand before the living God and give an account for our lives what is God wanting to see in us?   God will be looking for evidence that will prove that you and I are indeed His children. The Bible says over and over that this judgement is based on our works. What have you done for Jesus?

Please be sure that I am not speaking to the quantity or the quality of our works. May God forbid! Paul tells us in I Corinthians 3:15 that, “If any man’s work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.” Even though the works are of poor quality, at least we have worked!  Are you just sitting there with your thumb in your ear like a bump on a log?

James 1:22, “But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.” The least some of us can do is serve as bad examples.

That judgment is in His hands. But we should recognize that He does require works. I want to be clear on this next point: THE WORKS ARE NOT FOR JUSTIFICATION BUT FOR SANCTIFACTION. (See my study on Sanctification in my book: New Converts Handbook –   HE WORKS AID IN OUR TRANSFORMATION of our character to the image of God. The works aid in our growing in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ. The works help to produce change. It is a cooperative effort that we do with God.

One bolder guarantee. If a person does not make any effort whatsoever to exact change in their lives, they will be exponentially unhappy in the Kingdom of God. Everybody in the Kingdom is Holy and if you are not you will be like a fish out of water. Everyone in the Kingdom is doing and living Holy lives. If you are not living a Holy life you will not fit and you therefore will not be there.

Genesis 3:1, “Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?”

In Genesis 3:1 Satan we are told is subtle or crafty. He twists God’s Word, “yea, hath God said”. Satan just like in Genesis 3 is attempting to destroy God’s purpose for you in your life. He is saying, “yea hath God said…” He is thereby subtly confusing the NECESSITY of Good Works. If he is allowed he will stop the PROCESS of SANCTIFICATION or the PROCESS OF BECOMING HOLY in your life.   He is able in many cases to succeed through his perverted teaching on grace, on law and the covenants. “Yea, hath God said…”

But remember this: Hebrews 12:14 tells us that without holiness—a holiness that we have to strive for—without holiness we will not make Heaven” Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:”

As can be plainly seen it is a known tactic of Satan to cast doubt on the Word of God. Claiming that plain scripture is misunderstood or mistranslated is simply an underhanded method that Satan uses to cast doubt on God’s Word. Christ is the Word made flesh who we receive by faith. Similarly the bible, the written Word of God is a faith book; you either believe it or you don’t.

Psalm 34:14, “Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.” “DO GOOD”…Do a good work.  For Heaven’s sake DO SOMETHING FOR GOD!

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Should Christians Celebrate Halloween?

By:  Rev. Kevin R. Airrington
Originally Posted on: 27 October 2013

Follow up— Answering my Critiques

Please email me any questions or comments you have about this or any other Biblical or question about any essay on this site.   If you wish for your quest

This essay is a resource for Christian families who are looking for answers about Halloween. But I know before I even publish this that I will take heat for even bringing up the subject of Christians celebrating Halloween.  Let me say up front that my goal is to lift up Jesus in everything I say and do.  I stand for truth. I stand for Jesus, and I am not ashamed.


Several years ago I reposted two very good articles about Halloween on my Ministry Website: Go to my site and search for Halloween. I did not write these articles, but I thought they answered some questions about Halloween.  They are very good articles but what I should have done is take the time to write my own article and inject my personal beliefs, detailed history and what the Bible has to say on the matter.

Should you and I as Christians be involved in the celebration of Halloween?

Finding the answer to that question has been an interesting journey in itself.   I have my own reasons and Biblical reasons  to say the least of these — Joshua 24:2, 15, And Joshua said unto all the people, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel…choose you this day whom ye will serve…but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.  This in it of itself should be enough.  The sad thing is, God is clear in His Word about a good many things…yet it seems that many tend to ignore them.  They tend to make God in his or her own image instead of the way around.  Many will not read this article because it is too long and we just can’t be bothered, besides I just don’t believe that stuff is our excuse.  “My pastor says Halloween is okay to celebrate.”  Your Pastor is just a man and he is wrong about this!  That’s a pretty bold statement, I agree, but perhaps after you read this essay you will change your mind.  I hope you do…for the love of God, and if Christ’s death means any to you…I hope you do!

As I searched the Internet to get opinions, thinking I would find many God fearing Churches shout, “CHRISTIANS DO NOT CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN”…what I found instead of God’s saints defending the Gospel of Truth was churches glorifying Halloween as some sort of Christian Holiday; perhaps as important or more important than Christmas or Easter.  Shocking! First I found a site that said, “10 Reasons why Christians should NOT celebrate Halloween.”  Then the very next one in the search was, “7 reasons why Christians SHOULD celebrates Halloween.”  Ay ya yay!  No wonder Christians are confused about almost every subject.  One site said, “We should not worry about spirits, ghosts, and satanic symbolism with Halloween we should worry about drunk drivers and other social issues.”  Are you serious?  Yes, those things are important…again, may I… ay ya yay!  The Bible I read and perhaps yours is different than mine says,For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.”  Ephesians 6:12


I have heard a lot of ‘TALK’ about Halloween being a Christian Holiday…just look at the thousands of people on Facebook, Youth Pastors and Pastors alike all justifying this holiday as some sort of I don’t know what…some sort of Christian All Saint’s Day.

Let’s see about all this Christian Holiday business.

The name “Halloween” comes from the All Saints Day celebration of the early “Christian” church, a day set aside for remembrance of the martyrs.   The word Halloween comes from the term “All Hallows Eve” which occurred on October 31st, at the end of the summer in Northwestern Europe.  “All Saints Day,” Or “All Hallows Day” was the next day, November 1st.  Halloween is the eve of All Saints Day.   “All Hallows Eve” was eventually contracted to “Hallow-e’en,” which became “Halloween.”

As near as I could find out; the earliest origins of Halloween can be traced back to about the time of Jesus Christ.  These origins were primarily from an ancient Ireland and Scotland.  On October 31st, the Celtics celebrated the end of summer.  During this important time of the year for herders they would move their animals into barns and pens in order to prepare for and ride out the long winter months ahead.   Also, this was the time that the farmers harvested their crops.   This annual changing of the seasons and the “lifestyle” was celebrated by a festival called Samhain – pronounced ‘sow-ane’.   Few Christians have heard this term.  Samhain is still celebrated today as an ancient pagan festival of the dead by witches all over the world.  In some of the earliest Irish literature sources you will find mentioning’s of Samhain.  Many important events surround Samhain…they either take place on Samhain or around this time period.

Samhain is one of four Gaelic seasonal festivals: Imbolc, Beltane and Lughnasadh make up the other three.  Samhain along with Beltane, bonfires were lit and rituals began.   These bonfires as well as the ashes are said to have protective and cleansing powers.  And that’s not all.  They also performed many rituals that involved the bonfires.  Samhain, like Beltane is seen as a time when spirits could easily make entrance into our world.  The aos sí – pronounced ‘ees shee’ and the older form aes sídhe – pronounced ‘ays sheeth-uh’, it is usually spelled Sìth but you would pronounce it the same.  (Star Wars – Remember the Sìth – Star Wars is the most occultic movie of all time.)…is a supernatural race that some believe is the remnants of the pagan gods and nature spirits.  They are said to be ancestors, the spirits of nature or gods & goddesses and they walk among the living.

They also believe that the aos sí needed to be propitiated or appeased in order to ensure that their livestock survived the winter.  So, if you make the deity happy they will protect your livestock.  The souls of the dead were welcomed into their homes and the dead kin would also have a place of honor set for them at the table for them.  “Guising” is part of the festival.  This involved people going door to door in a disguise and reciting verses in exchange for food or coins.  (trick or treat).  Costumes were used to disguise themselves from the aos sí (the spirits).

Divination, which involved nuts and apples were a big part of the festival.  Divination is a systematic method by which the individual attempts to gain an answer to a question or a situation in their lives by way of an occultic process or ritual.   They may gain this knowledge through reading signs, events or through contact with a supernatural agency.

The Roman Catholic Church changed the dates of All Saints Day from 1 November to 2 November (they are good at changing dates— look at Christmas.  The Jews also monkey with dates…changing the Jewish calendar so that Jesus would not line up as the Messiah but a favorite Rabbi would, see my article called, “THE JEWISH CALENDAR”) and it later became ‘All Soul’s Day’.  Overtime Samhain and All Saints’/All Souls’ Day merged to help create what we now celebrate as Halloween.   Towards the end of the 20th century, Celtic neopagens and Wiccans have observed Samhain or something very similar based on it.  Make no mistake this IS a RELIGEOUS HOLIDAY but NOT a CHRISTIAN HOLIDAY.    Samhain is celebrated all over the world…and at different times of the year.  The name may change as well, but it is the same RELIGEOUS HOLIDAY.

Samhain, like Beltane was a time when the doorway to the underworld was opened to the this world.  This allowed the SPIRITS OF THE DEAD to come into our world.  The way I read this Samhain is basically a FESTIVAL FOR THE DEAD.  The Boyhood Deeds of Fionn says that the sidhe (fairy mounds or portals to the Otherworld) “were always open at Samhain”.

“According to the Dindsenchas and Annals of the Four Masters, which were written by Christian monks, Samhain in ancient Ireland was associated with the god Crom Cruach. The texts claim that King Tigernmas (Tighearnmhas) made offerings to Crom Cruach each Samhain, sacrificing a first-born child by smashing their head against a stone idol of the god.”  THAT’WICKED…hey lets go trick or treating!

Ronald Hutton ((1996) Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain. Oxford, Oxford University Press ISBN 0-19-288045-4) he writes: “When imitating malignant (it will destroy you as opposed to benign which is just a pain) spirits it was a very short step from guising to playing pranks”.   In other words, imitating evil spirits is about the same thing as dressing up in costumes and going door to door or playing pranks.   Playing pranks at Samhain is recorded in the Scottish Highlands as far back as 1736 and was also common in Ireland, which led to Samhain being nicknamed “Mischief Night” in some parts.  I think Mischief Night could accurately describe todays modern Halloween.   Many teenagers and young adults…play all kinds of pranks…toilet papering a tree…throwing eggs at a house…putting dog poop in a paper bag and setting it on fire so the unsuspecting victim stomps it out on their porch gets poop in their slippers and more.

Trick-or-Treating came from the custom of going door-to-door collecting food, coins and fuel for bonfires and/or offerings to the aos sí for the Samhain festival.  Trick-or-Treating also has roots in collecting ‘Soul Cakes.’  This is an English practice where given out to Soulers (mostly children and the poor) who would go door-to-door on Halloween singing and saying prayers for the dead (Idolatry, more on this later).   These small round cakes were eaten and they would represent a soul being freed from purgatory.  Traditionally the Soul Cakes with glasses of wine were set out on All Hallows’ Eve as an offering for the dead.  This ritual of children going door –to-door begging for Soul Cakes on All Saints Day was known as ‘SOULING’.

In 1891, the Reverend M.P. Holmes from Tattenhall, Chesire discovered the song from a little girl at the local school (Gregory, E. David (2010). The Late Victorian Folklore Revival. Scarecrow Press. p. 315. ISBN 978-0-8108-6988-2.).    In the 1950s the soul-cake song was still being collected in England.

The 1891 song contained the following lyrics:

A soul! a soul! a soul-cake!
Please good Missis, a soul-cake!
An apple, a pear, a plum, or a cherry,
Any good thing to make us all merry.
One for Peter, two for Paul
Three for Him who made us all.

In 1963, Peter, Paul and Mary, an American Folk Group recorded their version of the song and entitled it: ‘A Soalin’:

Soul, soul, a soul cake!
I pray thee, good missus, a soul cake!
One for Peter, two for Paul,
Three for Him what made us all!
Soul cake, soul cake, please good missus, a soul cake.
An apple, a pear, a plum, or a cherry, any good thing to make us all merry.
One for Peter, two for Paul, and three for Him who made us all.

American Hallowe’en composer Kristen Lawrence found two historical tunes associated with soul cakes, she was struck that the beginning notes were the same as the mediaeval plainchant Dies Irae, “Day of Judgment.”  The lyrics call for the people to repent and pray for the dead (Idolatry, more on this later). (British rock musician Sting recorded a song called “Soul Cake”.  You can listen to the song on his 2009 album, “If on a Winter’s Night”.   What am I saying; this is the 21st Century, head over to You Tube!  (  It’s a snappy little tune with a nice beat…and my head was surely a bobbin’, however, the chorus will send chills down your spine!  His version seems to be an adaption of Peter, Paul & Mary; however, his refers to Christmas rather than All Saints’ Day or All Souls’ Day. “A Soul Cake, a soul cake…anything to make us merry.  We’ll hope you will be kind…And we’ll come no more a-soulin’…till Christmas time next year.”

That…”a soul cake a soul cake a soul cake…” chant makes me uneasy.  Like some sort of Satanic chant.  I think I will pause and pray right now…to be honest…all of this has made me uneasy and it is scaring the hell out of me!

“Dear heavenly Father, I thank you for your outrageous love for us.  Thank you for your Word…and your knowledge.  Lord as we explore the dark side of a holiday that drips in demonic activity I pray for Your protection and your comfort.   Oh God!  I am feeling very uneasy right now.  Like someone or something is watching me and they are not pleased with what I am writing…I rebuke these demonic spirits in the name of Jesus…you are the most high God…protect me and shower me with your love.  I pray that all those that read this are blessed and educated Lord.  That they will see the truth and they will follow your law.  Thank you Jesus.”

I’m am sorry, I had to do that…I am not simply filling words up on a page…I really am feeling scared and uneasy.

One thing that comes to mind at this point is that the Scripture firmly teaches that we are not to pray to anyone but the Father, The Son and the Holy Ghost.  Catholic doctrine teaches us to pray to the Saints.  Catholicism teaches it is okay to pray to Saints and other creatures.  I firmly believe that praying to anyone other than God is IDOLATRY.  I have no problem with Christians in Heaven hearing what is said on earth.  Many Christians seem to deny this fact, however, this is clearly taught in revelation 5:8-14.  Just because people in Heaven can hear the prayers on earth does not mean we can pray to them.  They can only hear the prayers and praises of God and this is only granted by God, let’s not give the Saints any powers that they do not have.

“The Roman Catholic Church prefers to say that it possible for the Saints in heaven hear every prayer of every creature all the time; otherwise, it would not be possible to pray to Mary legitimately.  The standard Protestant objection is that praying to the saints implies a type of omniscience on the hearers’ part. Their argument based on what we do not know, not what we do know.

There is no biblical teaching at all that states we are to pray to those who once were alive on earth and are now in heaven.  Biblically, prayer is always offered to God, and is a form of worship.  Further, prayer is not the same thing as talking to someone face-to-face.  Prayer is a humble petition to the Lord and not to a friend who’s in the same room with you or on the other end of the phone — or in heaven.  Prayer is offered to God, never to any created thing.  To do so is to offer worship that should only be directed to God, which is idolatry.”

The Bible teaches us to pray to God in Jesus name: 1 Pet 1:17, Eph 3:14.

By participating on Halloween you are breaking the very first commandment, Exodus 20:4, “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.”

Certainly, anyone that prays to dead people is an Idolatress! REPENT — Acts 3:19!

Pumpkins & Jack-o’lanterns —

A traditional Irish turnip Jack-o’-lantern from the early 20th century.
Photographed at the Museum of Country Life, Ireland

One of the traditions for guisers or pranksters was to hollow out turnips or mangel wursels (beets or other root vegetable).   Once hollowed out they would place a candle in them to act as lanterns.  Quite often they were carved with grotesque and frightening faces to represent spirits or goblins.  They were also used to protect themselves from harmful spirits.  Interesting, an evil spirit to protect you from and evil spirit…no thank you…I think I will rely on my Holy Spirit.   They were common during Somerset or Punkie Night.  Punkie Night is an English custom practices on the last Thursday of October.

Children marched around with a jack o’lantern and sang a song which goes:

It’s Punkie Night tonight
It’s Punkie Night tonight
Adam and Eve would not believe
It’s Punkie Night tonight

There are some variants of this old rhyme which also include these lines:

“Give me a candle, give me a light If you don’t, you’ll get a fright”

or alternatively:  “Give me a candle give me light If you haven’t a candle, a penny’s all right”

As Cooper and Sullivan (Cooper, Q. & Sullivan, (1994). Maypoles, Martyrs and Mayhem. London: Bloomsbury books.) explain, this relates to the tradition where children would beg for candles on this night, and threaten people who refused to give them anything.

Morrell (Morrell, Patricia; Peter Clark (Illustrator) (1977). Festivals and Customs. London: Pan Piccolo Books) explains how, in earlier times, farmers would put a traditional “Punkie” on their gates to ward off evil spirits at this time of year.

The Jack o’lantern comes from an Irish folklore about a man Jack who tricked the devil into climbing a tree.   Once the devil was in the tree, Jack carved a cross on the trunk, preventing the devil from climbing down.  The devil made a deal with jack (he is good at that) not to allow Jack into hell after jack died and all he had to do was remove the cross from the tree.  After Jack dies, he couldn’t go to hell and he couldn’t go to Heaven.   Poor Jack was forced to wonder around the earth with a single candle to light his way.  The candle was placed in a turnip to keep it burning longer.   In the 1800s the Irish began to immigrate to America they changed from the turnip to the pumpkin.  Along with these traditions they brought with them the black cat which is considered to be reincarnated spirits who had prophetic abilities.

Halloween is an occasion when the ancient gods (actually demons) are worshiped with human sacrifice.  The origins are not of Christian origins (notice the word “Christian” in quotes at the beginning of this essay?)  …the origins of Halloween are a mixture of old Celtic pagan rituals, demon incantations, worship of the dead, superstition and early Catholic traditions.

Many have claimed the “Christian” roots of Halloween.  I guess that all depends.  It depends if you count Catholics as Christians.  Now let me be perfectly clear.  Do I think Catholics are going to Heaven? No, absolutely not.  The Catholic Church is nothing but a cult that dabbles in blatant Idolatry, Sorcery, Islamism and Saint Worship.    However, there will be Christians that attended mass that do make Heaven, but it will not be because of their religion it will be in spite of it!  It will be because of Jesus!

Snap-Apple Night, painted by Irish artist Daniel Maclise in 1833.
It was inspired by a Halloween party he attended in Blarney, Ireland, in 1832.

The caption in the first exhibit catalogue:

There Peggy was dancing with Dan
While Maureen the lead was melting,
To prove how their fortunes ran
With the Cards could Nancy dealt in;
There was Kate, and her sweet-heart Will,
In nuts their true-love burning,
And poor Norah, though smiling still
She’d missed the snap-apple turning.

On the Festival of Hallow Eve.

The most frightening thing about the Snap-Apple painting (never mind the eerie resemblance to the drink we call SNAPPLE —which I think there is more there than meets the eye.)…it looks EXACTLY like a Church sponsored HALLOWEEN ALTERNATIVE PARTY…maybe trunk r treat or Harvest Party! Games, dancing, bobbing for apples, singing, eating…candy and more.  I mistakenly took my children to our church’s trunk or treat.  First, in the church fellowship hall… it look just like the Snap-Apple painting.  They had women dressing as men, men dressing as women…witches, goblins, etc.   They were putting fake tattoos on the kids; tattoos of pumpkins, witches, black cats, goblins, ghosts, etc.   PLEASE CHURCH WAKE UP…WE ARE THE SAINTS OF GOD AND WE ARE ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL!!!!

The origins of Halloween are Celtic in tradition and have to do with observing the end of summer sacrifices to gods in Druidic tradition. In what is now Britain and France, it was the beginning of the Celtic year, and they believed Samhain, the lord of death, sent evil spirits abroad to attack humans, who could escape only by assuming disguises and looking like evil spirits themselves. The waning of the sun and the approach of dark winter made the evil spirits rejoice and play nasty tricks. Believe it or not, most of our Halloween practices can be traced back to these old pagan rites and superstitions.

Before we move on I think it is important that we have a look at how Wicca, the official religion of witchcraft, has to say about Halloween.

Perhaps they viewed the day as a simple fun and innocent neighborhood activity?

I don’t know if I should be shocked or I should have seen this coming.   Halloween is a real, sacred day for those who follow Wicca. In fact, it is one of two high and holy days for them. The Celtic belief of spirits being released is current, along with the worship of Samhain (the lord of death) – both are promoted as something to embrace on that day.   I am convinced that those who believe and practice witchcraft, that Halloween represents a tremendous opportunity to embrace the evil, devilish, dark side of the spiritual world.  If you are not convinced of this, please take a trip with me to Ashland, Oregon, just north of the California border on Halloween night.  The streets will literally be filled with Wiccan…demonic activity.


An old proverb says, “When you sup with the devil, use a long spoon.” Presumably, NO genuine Christian would want to sup with the devil at all and yet many may be doing so in ignorance.

Halloween is celebrated by millions of people as a fun time for kids, putting on costumes, and going door-to-door to get candy. But it is also known as a time of witches, ghouls, goblins, and ghosts. On one hand, some see Halloween as a harmless time of fun and on the other, a ghastly and demonically inspired night to be avoided.

As Christians, there is a lot of debate on whether or not we should participate in Halloween. Is it alright to go trick-or-treating? Can we dress our kids up in costumes on that day? If we do any of this, are we celebrating an evil holiday?

My son, Joshua is just six years old told me, “daddy all the people that think Halloween is a Christian Holiday is lying it is actually a devil holiday.”  Now how in the world did my six year old figure this out and YOU HAVEN’T?

My daughter Rosebud, my 11 year old daughter has an answer for those that believe that Halloween is a Christian Holiday, “Well that just explains it all!  Kids dressing up with blood all over them, pitchforks and tails with triangles on them (obviously her observation of a devil), ghosts and goblins and witches…I don’t even get that.  Yeah, it’s a Christian Holiday.”

To be honest, on the surface it is clear that Halloween is a satanic holiday…and should scare the bezeebers out of us forcing us to recite the Scripture, “greater is He that is within me than He that is in the world.”  Let alone the history which we have just uncovered…if you really are a Christian as you claim to be…you should have a very uneasy feeling in your spirit…you should be scared as hell.

A few points about Hallowen:

  • October 31st has long been known as “The Festival of the Dead.” The Celtic tribes and their priests the Druids celebrated this day as a marker for the change from life to death.
  • Witches celebrate Halloween as the “Feast of Samhain,” the first feast of the witchcraft year. Being a festival of the dead, Halloween is a time when witches attempt to communicate with the dead through various forms of divination.  Christians should not be involved with occultic practice or divination. Note God’s command against divination in Deuteronomy 18.
  • Villagers, fearful of the possibility of being visited by the ghosts of past occupants, would dress up in costumes to scare the spirits on their way. They would also leave food and other treats at their door to appease the spirits so they would not destroy their homes or crops but instead move on down the road. Occultists also would try to scare away the spirits by carving a scary face into a pumpkin.
  • In some witchcraft covens, the closing ritual includes eating an apple or engaging in fertility rites. In the Bible (Genesis 3), eating a piece of fruit brought sin and death into the world. In witchcraft, eating an apple is symbolic of bringing life. The practice of bobbing for apples brings together two pagan traditions: divination and the fertility ritual.
  • Schools are removing any religious significance from Christmas (often called winter break) and Easter (spring break). Isn’t it ironic that most public schools still celebrate Halloween even though it has occultic origins?
  • Participating in Halloween gives sanction to a holiday that promotes witches, divination, haunted houses, and other occultic practices.

Source: These bullet points were barrowed from Probe Ministries in Richardson, Texas. (

Some of you are not interested in what the Bible commands, however, you have stuck with me thus far, we know with certainty that we as Christians, as Saints of God, as Ambassadors of Christ that we are forbidden to become involved with the works of darkness (Ephesians 5:11). “And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.”

As a minister of the Gospel and being saved for over 25 years I have seen the devastating effect on lives when this commandment is broken.  Remember, God’s promise of protection for ourselves and that of our children is for those that are in His will and that promise may no longer hold true if we allow our children to celebrate this dark religious holiday.  Rebellion is the same as witchcraft the Bible tells us.  Ever wonder why children raised in an environment where Halloween is celebrated are in rebellion!  It is difficult enough to raise our children in a Godly manner in this day than to purposely expose them to Satan and the realm of darkness.

Satan and his demons have created a maze of ‘alternate religions’ to keep as many people deceived and confused as possible.  A brief study of history will show that Satan as introduced one false belief system after another.  He knows that our love for God and our God given desire to serve Him can easily be short circuited by these false religions.  He has told one lie after another: “all roads lead to God”.  Some uneducated Christians or Christians who refuse to hear the truth believe this lie.  All roads do not lead to God.  There is one God, the Creator of all.  Jesus is the ONLY Road to God and without Jesus Christ, there is no salvation.

It is clear, and all Christians need to know this, the devil wants to deceive us and keep us from discovering the truth.  Can we agree on that much today?  I am writing this for Christians, my brothers and my sisters.  The Church and Christians make one compromise after another.  Where in God’s Word and it is just a question, where does it say we must compromise with the world and become tolerant of other religions and sin?  Show me and I will never again preach the Gospel.  If that is so, then I am wrong…wrong about everything I know to be true of God.

You might say, Brother Kevin…my kids dress up as Barbie, Mickey Mouse or Pirates.  I always go with them, so that they are safe.  We never carve scary faces on pumpkins.  We have so much fun decorating our yard as a cemetery.  First, let me ask you mom, dad…what happens when you take your children tout Guising in their Barbie Costume and their Pirate Costume (arrggg!!!) and they see other children dressed as demons, ghosts, hookers, witches and an assortment of other occultic creatures?   What do you say to them?  WAIT!  Don’t answer me too quick.  Think…think…I know it hurts…but think!  You are building a foundation with your children and right now you have a moment.  What will you say?  What can you possible say that will not mold them and how they think about the occult?

If you say, “It’s okay Sarah; it’s all fun…just fun.”  You have just taught your child that it is OK to emulate evil and THAT IS WHAT THEY WILL REMEMBER.  1 Thessalonians 5:22 says, “Abstain from the APPEARANCE of EVIL.”  How about this one mom, “Oh honey, just ignore them…they are not Christians and they do not know any better.”  Congratulations mom, you have now just taught your child to not care about the lost and the dying…the ones that need Jesus.  Great parenting.  “Who is this guy, talking to us like this…it’s none of his business and he needs to use some tact.”    Who am I?  I am a dad; a grandfather, a husband, a Pastor…and I love you enough to tell you the hard truth…tact?  If you have not been watching the news, Jesus could return any minute!  Do you know how many people died from cancer last year alone?  We don’t have time…we need to share the truth in love and sometimes the truth hurts.

And speaking of truth, there is no response that you could share with your children that would erase the representation of evil and the occult on Halloween…you will dull their ability to determine what is evil and dark and what is pure and light.

One that I have been hearing a lot and reading on Facebook lately…I even saw a Youth Pastor’s wife say, “It’s all for fun.”  Your children will come to accept that they can enjoy Halloween that it is all in fun.  Maybe they have dressed up as a witch or a demon…hey it’s all in fun.  How about let them read Goosebumps or how about your read them the latest Stephen King novel before bed…it’s all in fun.  Maybe your son comes home one day and announces he talked to his grandmother who passed away 6 months ago.  His buddy whipped out a Ouija board and grandma was right there…it’s all in fun.  Maybe your daughter comes home late from school…her beautiful blonde hair is died black…nails are black…lipstick is black.  She announces that she is a Wiccan and she is in touch with mother earth on a truly spiritual level…groovy man…hey, it’s all in fun.  Maybe one night you get a call from the local police…your son or daughter is in jail.   The police had arrested them because of occultic activity…murder…desecrating a body…child endangerment…OH MY WHAT DID THEY DO?  The skinned a 6 month old baby alive as a sacrifice to the druid god Aba Kulana (I made that name up)…hey it’s all in fun. Your children have heard you say all their life that evil doesn’t hurt anything…it’s all in fun…as long as you don’t mean it to be serious…

Now, you are thinking that I am going too far.  But every single example I have given is a true one.  Listen to me mom and dad!  When we do not give our children FIRM direction in these areas, the devil will have free access, access that you have allowed and it will confuse and mislead your children.  Our children are not saved because we are.  They must choose Jesus for themselves.  If we do not tell that that the supernatural realm doesn’t have to be taken seriously, then they will not take it seriously and they will not take JESUS serious!

My children will not celebrate or participate in Halloween because:

– I don’t want them to underestimate the devil

– I don’t want them to open up to demonic influence

– I don’t want them to stumble into an area of the occult unaware

– I want them to know that I take the Bible literally

– I want them to prefer the light of the Gospel to the darkness of the occult

– I want them to know that it is OK to stand apart from the world on these issues

– I want them to recognize easily what is evil and stand against it in the name of Jesus

I could list many other reasons, but would you listen?  My children do not go to Harvest Parties or trunk or treats, etc.  THERE IS NO DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A CHURCH SPONSORED HARVEST PARTY AND SAMHAIN!

When my children were in public school, we sent a note to school that said, “Dear teacher, we are Christians and do not participate in any fashion with the pagan holiday of Halloween.  As Christians, it is not appropriate for our children.  Please provide an alternate activity for my child if you plan to have parties, carve or color pumpkins or other occultic creatures.

Thank you for your understanding.  If you have questions, please call me.  God bless you, Mr. Airrington.  555-555-1212.”

If I have not convinced you that participating in Halloween in ANY FORM is wrong for a Christian, then you really have not prayed or thought about it.  If you choose this day whom you will serve and ask God to help you and give you wisdom in this area, He will.

What should Christians do?  Many believe they need to have a Harvest Party or the like so that their children are not missing out on the “fun” the others are having.  Remember what I said, THERE IS NO DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A CHURCH SPONSORED HARVEST PARTY AND SAMHAIN!

My children have NEVER been trick or treating and they don’t miss it!  They don’t care.  Often times the holiday becomes part of the parent and the fun the parent has seeing Johnny dressed up like a cute little demon.  If you feel you need an alternative I will give you one…probably the only one.

Remember, when Jesus spoke with Peter about His church, he promised him that, “…the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.”  Matthew 16:18 This is a very clear mandate from our King…we are to take hell by violence!  Some Christians believe we need to take a defensive posture and hide in a corner protected by our shield of faith…no way…Jesus is talking of about offensive action here.  We need to seize the day and attack Satan’s Kingdom.

This is what we do at the Airrington house:  Those little demons and Barbie’s are coming…you can turn off your porch lite…pray you are not the attack of a prankster…hide in the corner with your shield or you can take hell by violence!

Get a small zip lock baggy…put a few pieces of candy in it.  Maybe a pencil with a Bible Scripture, some Bible Stickers (kids love stickers) and go to and order some comic tracts.  You can search for Halloween or get any of them… My Favorite is, “Who’s your Daddy?” They are cheap…just 16¢ each.  Buy 1 or 100!   On the back there is room to write your church or stamp it in…or your website or anything…a message…or leave it blank.  Zip it all up in the baggy…any extra candy let your kids eat it or hide it and you eat it!

Then pour yourself a hot bowl of Chili…shred some Cheddar Cheese and onion it…butter up the corn bread and wait for the doorbell.  Go to the door for safety with your kids…but let them hand out the bags.  They will be excited they are spreading God’s Word.

The Bible says “my people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.” That is so true! We do need to know what the Word says. It is relevant to our present lives, not just our eternal! Many of us have wasted a lot of years and we are just finding out what God has to say about our lives.

My family does not celebrate Halloween.  We don’t even pretend that it’s good, or make believe that somehow it’s a Christian event.  Halloween has roots in witchcraft, the occult and human sacrifice plain and simple.   It is the devils attempt to get some glory.  I’m always saddened this time of year when I see the number of Christians and churches that dress Halloween up like a baby in a pumpkin suit and follow the world.  If it’s just for dress-up and candy, we can do that any day of the year.  As believers anything we see the masses flocking to, we should be very leery of.  In public schools for example Halloween is celebrated and lifted up, yet Jesus is not allowed.   Like any family decision I encourage you to seek the Lord.

Ask yourself these questions for any choice you’re facing:

  • Does this activity lift up the Name of Jesus?
  • Would I do this activity with Jesus standing next to me?
  • Is this activity training my children in the way they should go?

You do not need an ‘alternative’ or substitute.   Changing the name to Harvest Festival does not change what it is.  Remember, we are in a war.  Will you fight or shall we just make up alternatives to the worlds wickedness?  

Romans 12:2, “And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.”


What does the Bible say about Halloween?  Everything!  You will not find the word Halloween or any of its previous names.  But the Bible is very loud concerning the occult, witches and demons.

Here are a few scriptures…if you have made it this far please don’t fade away at the most important part…God’s Word.

Exodus 22:18, “Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.”

Deuteronomy 18:10-14, ” 9 When thou art come into the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not learn to do after the abominations of those nations.

10 There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch.

11 Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer [communicating or praying to the dead].

12 For all that do these things are an abomination unto the Lord: and because of these abominations the Lord thy God doth drive them out from before thee.

13 Thou shalt be perfect with the Lord thy God.

14 For these nations, which thou shalt possess, hearkened unto observers of times, and unto diviners: but as for thee, the Lord thy God hath not suffered thee so to do.”

1 Corinthians 10:20-21 “20 But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God: and I would not that ye should have fellowship with devils.

21 Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils: ye cannot be partakers of the Lord’s table, and of the table of devils.”

Galatians 4:8-11 “8 Howbeit then, when ye knew not God, ye did service unto them which by nature are no gods.

9 But now, after that ye have known God, or rather are known of God, how turn ye again to the weak and beggarly elements, whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage?

10 Ye observe days, and months, and times, and years.

11 I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed upon you labour in vain.”

Romans 13:12a “The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.”

God is definitely speaking negatively about occultic practices, spirits, witches and He condemns not only the practice but the people who chose to involve themselves in it.   King Saul found out and you and I have discovered this to be true, as Christians we are to have NOTHING to do with the occult.  Tarot Cards, praying to the dead (Idolatry), séances, lucky charms, talismans, demons, witches, mediums, etc.   These are all unbiblical and will harm our fellowship God.  They will open the Christian up to demonic oppression.  If you are having difficulty in your life…right now…this very second, reach in your pocket…what’s in your pocket?  What’s hanging around your neck?  A rabbit’s foot, a crucifix, St Christopher, a pentagram…get rid of it now and see if your circumstances don’t change.

Sadly, most Christians have heard this, read it in their Bible and ignore it.  One time I was talking with a Christian couple and I brought up this very subject.  Suddenly the man reached in his pocket and pulled a talisman…it was of one of the Catholic Patriarch Saints, I cannot remember which.   Everyone in the room starred at it…I finally broke the silence and said, “Where did you get that?”  He didn’t answer…he looked slowly in his wife’s direction.  His wife said almost very proudly, “I bought it for him.”  I said, “O, what did you do that for?”  She said, “I bought it for him when he had his heart surgery.”  I said, “what for?”  She said slowly as it began to dawn on her….”I ….I thought…it…would protect him!”  They told me that he had experienced one health problem after another since he started carrying that talisman.  I said, “Get rid of it.”  They said they would…but I have a feeling he still has it…he continues to have health issues.  Some unexplained by doctors.


The word “holiday” means “holy day.” But there is nothing holy about Halloween. The root word of Halloween is “hallow,” which means “holy, consecrated and set apart for service.” If this holiday is hallowed, whose service is it set apart for? The answer to that question is very easy-Lucifer’s!

As Christians you and I are placed in this world to be a light in a world of darkness. There is no lasting benefit to ignore a holiday that exists around us, but it also does harm to celebrate Halloween as it has originated and grown over the centuries.

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