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Cue the Semi-Educated, Liberal Attacks on Easter as Pagan

Selah Green Wrote: Mar 31, 2013 12:04 PM
God wants us to remember Him by celebrating His feasts. Instead, we celebrate pagan gods and goddesses by celebrating their feasts and incorporating the ugliest symbols of their feasts, and making them our traditions. Ishtar / Astarte /Ashtaroth (where we got our ‘Easter’) was a Babylonian fertility goddess. The legend was that Semiramis, the widow of Nimrod, died and then came back, as the fertility goddess Astarte, who descended to the Euphrates River in a giant egg, broke out of the egg, and turned a dove into an egg laying rabbit. This happened on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the vernal equinox.
hotrod62 Wrote: Mar 31, 2013 3:44 PM
Educate me please...what "feasts" does God want us to celebrate?
Wherewithall Wrote: Mar 31, 2013 3:56 PM
Rod it is sprinkled all throughout the bible however they are specific in Leviticus 23. The animal sacrifices ended when Jesus became our living sacrifice on the cross. Otherwise everything is the same. They are a wonderful time of the year and the best part is you know you are fulfilling his requirements. You can feel God's truth growing in you. Thanks for asking and God Bless. There are small churches which observe the feasts including the Messiannics...
hotrod62 Wrote: Mar 31, 2013 4:04 PM
Thank you for your kind reply. I celebrate the birth of Jesus and his ressurection and victory over death. These may of originated with pagan holidays that were hjiacked by the early christians but I do not worship pagan gods or even know their names.
The feasts you celebrate....what are they?...what dates are they?
Thank you.
Wherewithall Wrote: Mar 31, 2013 4:45 PM
hot...I am quite advanced when it comes to understanding biblical mysteries...However there are millions upons millions of bible mysteries that I do not understand. With that said the birthdate of Jesus occurred on the 14th day of the 7th month of tishrei. Hebrew calendar. This is the day before the Feast of Tabernacles. This also is why they could not find any lodging because everyone from all around filled up all the hotels & motel rooms. Also he was born on a Wednesday at noon with an eclipse of the full moon occurring on the opposite side of the earth during his birth hence the verse God divides the light form the darkness. A full moon always occurs the day before tabernacles begins. Do not celebrate his birth as even that is pagan.
Wherewithall Wrote: Mar 31, 2013 4:48 PM
Just type in Jewish feast or find a jewish hebrew calendar and google Holy day feasts. That should take you in the right direction. It is not bilical to celebrate his birth, ressurection, or his victory over death. Only his yearly Feasts. God is particular about that.
Wherewithall Wrote: Mar 31, 2013 2:50 PM
thank you selah...again I see I am not the only one that "gets it." It is not easy to follow throughn the narrow gate when everyone else is going through the wide one as this verse shows. Mainstream christianity that observes pagan traditons are going through the wide gate period...Matthew 7:13 “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it.
Colonialgirl Wrote: Mar 31, 2013 4:02 PM
AND the Catholic Church BRAGS about being the BIGGEST in the world with the most followers.
wgraff Wrote: Mar 31, 2013 1:10 PM
I am really sick of being told by a bunch of godless pukes that Easter is a Pagan creation. For those of you with heads full of rocks, Easter is a remembrance of the resurrection of out Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, it also coincides with the Jewish Feast of Passover which is what Catholics celebrate at every mass as the last supper. So please wake up, learn about this or stop talking.
Wherewithall Wrote: Mar 31, 2013 2:21 PM
www...It is pagan and we are not a bunch of godless pukes where on earth caused you to think that??? Are we not to follow Christ's example??? If so, than what ressurection did he celebrate and worship??? None. He celebrated the Feasts in Leviticus 23 including Passover. I would suggest you stop worshipping the commandments of men and open up that dust collecting moldy bible of yours and read...Kapeeesh....
soliton2 Wrote: Mar 31, 2013 12:14 PM
So the God who knows our innermost minds and hearts is offended that we hold special celebrations in honor of Him on a particular day that may or my not correspond to some pagan feast day?
Tommy_Maq Wrote: Mar 31, 2013 12:36 PM
What's a little logical inconsistency when you know The "Truth"?
Joseph64 Wrote: Mar 31, 2013 12:07 PM
Thank you for posting that for the benefit of those who are blind to how deeply paganism has penetrated into the Catholic church.

CabinBoy388 wrote: An Easter egg roll without Jesus or religion. Horror upon horrors! How on earth can we ever celebrate the resurrection of Christ without linking it to a Pagan fairy tale? - Obamacare: "Driving Up Unemployment and Insurance Costs Since 2010™"

Dear Comrade Cabin Boy,

Cue the semi-educated liberal who tries to denigrate Christianity by tying it to paganism without any context at all. As usual, your comments make you sound like you have some sort of a thought disorder. Of course you do, but since you’re an unmedicated liberal, it’s to be expected.  

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