Sign in or signup

5,633 active users!!Bandwidth
TUESDAY
SEP 19, 2017
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local & Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -4 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | All | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | Fridays | SA Newsroom
FRONT PAGE  |  9/19/2017
WEDNESDAY, OCT 31, 2007  |  10 comments
Russia schools ban "cult of death" Halloween
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow schools have been ordered to ban students from celebrating the cult of the dead, better known as Halloween, despite the widespread popularity of the imported festival to Russia.

Halloween is being forced underground because it "includes religious elements, the cult of death, the mockery of death," a spokesman for the city's education department Alexander Gavrilov said on Wednesday.

"It's not an attempt to block the celebration of this holiday completely, just in schools and colleges," he added.

Pumpkins and images of witches are widespread across Russia, with many bars organizing special fancy dress parties, despite the efforts of the Kremlin and especially the Russian Orthodox Church to curb enthusiasm for non-native festivities. ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
news.yahoo.com

  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Happy Halloween • Kevin Swanson | 10/31/2005
•  Halloween - No Trick/Treat! • Rev Ian Brown | 10/31/2007
•  The Briefing - Halloween • Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. | 10/31/2013

   03/14/15  |  Another One Bites the Dust • 3 comments
   03/11/15  |  God Doesn't Want Matt Chandler to be Your Pastor • 21 comments
   01/08/14  |  Christian Post: Warning, this article may offend many Christians • 93 comments
   01/01/14  |  Michelle Obama praises lesbian TV anchor • 18 comments
   12/29/13  |  U.S. Slams 'Conservative Gender Norms' • 377 comments
MORE RELATED ( ) NEWS | MORE..
   09/15/17  |  Terror Attack in London: Hunt for Tube bucket bomber • 4 comments
   09/11/17  |  China Places Harsh New Restrictions on Religion • 4 comments
   09/10/17  |  China banning children from church • 3 comments
   09/09/17  |  New York’s Highest Court Unanimously Upholds State Ban on... • 2 comments
   09/09/17  |  Trump Admin. Backs Christian Baker in Supreme Court Gay Wedding... • 13 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   09/15/17  |  Feedback Friday for 09-15-17
   09/08/17  |  Feedback Friday for 09-08-17
   09/01/17  |  Feedback Friday for 09-01-17
   08/31/17  |  Hurricane Harvey - SA Broadcaster Update • 2 comments
   08/25/17  |  Feedback Friday for 08-25-17
MORE SPECIAL | MORE..
   09/19/17  |  Rapture September 23? • 7 comments
   09/19/17  |  Protestant unity is new confession's focus • 4 comments
   09/19/17  |  Feds award over half a million dollars in grants to study ‘safe... • 2 comments
   09/19/17  |  Congress Takes Positive Steps to Protect Property Owners From...
   09/19/17  |  â€˜Rising Number of Publications’ Calling for ‘Major Revision’ of... • 3 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..
COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 10 user comment(s)
News Item11/2/07 11:35 PM
Lance Eccles | Goulburn NSW  Contact via emailFind all comments by Lance Eccles
Jake ON. wrote:
After all there is no difference between their saints, Is there?
How do you work that out?
10

News Item11/2/07 10:49 PM
Jake ON. | St. George ON. Can.  Contact via emailFind all comments by Jake  ON.
The Roman-catholics policies will do the same thing what they did with the pagans and embrace the Islam! After all there is no difference between their saints, Is there?
9

News Item11/2/07 7:43 PM
Uncle Raisin | Cyber-space  Contact via emailFind all comments by Uncle Raisin
Some things you just don't need a Bible study for. Why would we want to exalt on one day of the year what we abhor every other day of the year? That's a bit like sowing one's wild oats on Saturday night and praying for crop failure on Sunday morning. It just don't work that way.

Uncle Raisin
www.UncleRaisin.com
"Raisin" the Standard Against Injustice

8

News Item11/1/07 2:00 PM
Christian Raas | Switzerland  Find all comments by Christian Raas
I can't help but admire the Russian Orthodox Church for their stand on halloween and other evils of modern society, even though I disagree with many of their doctrines. If the average (European) evangelical church of today had the same backbone things might look a little brighter.
7

News Item11/1/07 10:39 AM
albert | Northern Ireland  Find all comments by albert
Lance
you should have wrote"protestants don't know who the saints are in heaven,other than those mentioned in the bible,so the festival has reverted to its pagon origins and the papish church"

But sure thats why "ye must be born again"

6

News Item11/1/07 7:15 AM
Dr Roger Clark | Germany  Contact via emailFind all comments by Dr Roger Clark
Lance Eccles wrote:
Halloween was originally a pagan festival. It was Christianized by the Catholic Church, being made a celebration of all the saints in heaven.
Protestants didn't want to know about saints in heaven, so the festival has reverted to its pagan origins.
another twisted argument Lance -

the Catholic Church did not "christianize" the festival - she "incorporated" it.

Those born again (John 3;3-8)
go to heaven when they die but
they are not to be prayed to - see among other places Elijah´s answer to Saul (1 Samuel 28;11-19)

Halloween has never been a "Protestant" custom and those born again do not celebrate it.

5

News Item11/1/07 7:00 AM
Michael Hranek | Endicott, New York  Find all comments by Michael Hranek
Lance Eccles wrote:
Halloween was originally a pagan festival. It was Christianized by the Catholic Church, being made a celebration of all the saints in heaven.
Lance
I really appreciate your post as it should even for you illustrate a major point of how wrong the Roman Catholic Religion is.

Halloween was a damnable pagan festival even to including human sacrifice that was Catholicized (you cannot Christianize anything that is is disobedience to the commandments and word of God)

So basically Rome could say to Pagans ...join the Catholic Church, you don't have to repent or really change your ways as we have a Catholic way of including all the things you've enjoyed as a pagan just not the human sacrifice stuff.

So you don't want to believe in Jesus and obey Him don't worry about it we have "his" momma who will tell "him" to accept you just like you are.

Don't worry about missing your old gods we've got "saints" for all sorts of things you can bow down before and pray to.

And don't forget we even worship the same god as the Muslims and have all sorts of neat rituals you can enjoy and don't worry about hell we've invented purgatory.

Catholicized well might be another word for spiritual prostitution.

4

News Item11/1/07 5:03 AM
Lance Eccles | Goulburn NSW  Contact via emailFind all comments by Lance Eccles
Halloween was originally a pagan festival. It was Christianized by the Catholic Church, being made a celebration of all the saints in heaven.

Protestants didn't want to know about saints in heaven, so the festival has reverted to its pagan origins.

3

News Item10/31/07 9:51 PM
Faithful Remnant  Find all comments by Faithful Remnant
Good for Russia. Come on, USA, you can do it too. Halloween needs to go. Of course, Christians are under no obligation to observe the papal holy days either. If the popes didn't impose All Saints Day, there would most likely be no Halloween(All Saints Eve).
2

News Item10/31/07 7:51 PM
TT | Tennessee  Find all comments by TT
Wow, and in the United States we've tried to ban Christmas and Easter while considering Halloween "harmless"! Shame on us.
1
There are a total of 10 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Hillary Clinton: I Wanted to Make Voodoo Dolls
another michael from among people on edge of wrath: " walter kovacs another, ..."
-3 min 56 
Feds award over half a million dollars in grants to study...
ladybug: "the continued downward spiral of society is a testimony to the lateness..."
-24 min 
Protestant unity is new confession's focus
another michael from among the outcasts: " mike “has it ever occurred to you that..."
-2 hrs 


Jim Byrd
The Purpose of God

Romans 9:11
Sunday Service
13th Street Baptist Church
Play! | MP4 | RSS


Dr. Peter Masters
The Concept of Eternal Life

Sunday Evangelistic Message
Metropolitan Tabernacle
Video!Play! | MP4

John Pittman Hey
Nabeel Qureshi Gone to Glory

Far Better to be with Christ!
Grace Bible Church
Play! | MP3

Event: Sep 16-22, 2017
Reformation Bible Conference 2017

The Church's Need for a Fresh Reformation
Conference
  LIVE Webcast Event!  

Sponsor:
Here I Stand: Free book giveaway

For the glory of God alone. Rev­el­at­ion, Rep­ent­ance, Rest­or­at­ion, Rev­iv­al.
desiringrevival.org/newslet..

Sermon:
Godly Music
Dr. David Sorenson

Southampton, PA | zip
Southampton Primitive Baptist Church

We are in your area! We'd love to have you join us for Worsh­ip!
southamptonpbc.org

SPONSOR | 3,300+

SPONSOR




                   
Let none but the servants of sin be the slaves of fear. ... John Flavel

Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal


MOBILE
iPhone + iPad New!
Church App
Android New!
Church App
Kindle + Nook
Chromecast TV
Apple TV
ROKU TV
Amazon Fire TV New!
Apple Watch
Android Wear
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
SA Newsroom
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Church Finder | Info
Sermon Player
Mobile & Apps
Podcasting | Videos
Live Webcasting
Events Support
Transcription | PowerClips
Billboards Service New!
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domain
Favorites | QR Codes
Online Donations
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Embed Codes
Goodies
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword | BW
JSON API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Auto-Upload Sermons
Upload via FTP
Upload via Dropbox
Picasa
ABOUT US
The largest and most trusted library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide.

Our Services | Articles of Faith
Broadcast With Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Support Us | Feedback Fridays | Stories