Christians & Halloween: Is participation really just a matter of conscience?

Made into a post by request for sharing. I simply encourage you to take it to Yah in prayer and read what He has to say about it.

This was in response to an Instagram post which has received thousands of “likes” on the topic of Halloween (because I’ve shared her content before). Comments were turned off before her post came across my feed —  Defending a Christian’s participation,  I imagine she received some pushback. However, I’m not here to attack her. If you missed her original post, it’s okay.

In full disclosure, our family participated in “Fall festival, family-friendly alternatives” while our girls were young. File that under “I’d like a do-over, please.”

Before reading, please know that this is simply part of my personal journey/research and I pray it prompts you to further research as well. Tone & intent can get lost in text, but this truly comes from a place of love.

Halloween is a high holy day for Satanists, witches, and other occult members. To it’s very origin, Halloween is evil. Satan has made it very easy to ignore those things. You can glorify God by NOT celebrating Halloween.  -ex witch

Are we conforming the Word to our lives OR… our lives to the Word? For discernment’s sake, we must look at this without emotions attached to years of tradition.

While the Bible doesn’t specifically mention “Halloween” –> it has a lot to say about Yah and how He regards evil, paganism, and idols.

  • You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons too; you cannot have a part in both the Lord’s table and the table of demons.   1 Corinthians 10:21
    Abstain from all appearance of evil.  1 Thessalonians 5:22
    Don’t participate in the fruitless works of darkness, but instead expose them.  Ephesians 5:11
    Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who turn darkness to light and light to darkness, who replace bitter with sweet and sweet with bitter.  Isaiah 5:20

The worldLook, Christians celebrate Halloween, too.

ChristiansBut what we do is different.

The WORDcome out from among them and be separate” – 2 Cor. 6:17

ChristiansOur version is innocent.

The WORDSatan appears as an angel of light.

How will the world know we are set apart?
While Yeshua walked with sinners, He didn’t partake in their actions. He does not call us to lose our holiness. We will never influence the world by trying to imitate it. If we are the light of the world, a lamp on a stand, a city on a hill, we are not “down the hill” with the world.

There seems to be some confusion about Paul…

How is Paul made “all things to all men” (1 Corinthians 9:22)?

He is saying that although he is “in-lawed” (ennomos) to Christ, he can preach the Gospel in a way that the lawless Gentiles can understand. Paul did not say, I become as the world to win the world. To imply that Paul was willing to flirt with sin in order to reach the sinful, is a total misrepresentation of what this passage means.

Is everything permissible?

The term “Christian Liberty” is oftentimes abused and used in “buffet style” Christianity. Paul answers questions about consuming meat sacrificed to idols – not with a new teaching on idolatry but by urging the Corinthians to consider how their actions will cause others to stumble.

I recommend reading chapters 8-10 together for context

But if someone says to you, “This is food from a sacrifice,” do not eat it, out of consideration for the one who told you, and for the sake of conscience. 1 Cor. 10:28.

I have not come across one former Satanist who recommends Christian participation in Halloween. It begs the question… Why??  History is important…

Costumes: to protect yourself from spirits of the dead
Trick or treat“: offering for the spirits (Did you know that witches curse the halloween candy?)
Jack-o’-lantern: An icon dedicated to human sacrifice — candles were made from the fat of sacrificed children, set in a gourd, as a “blessing”. (human sacrifice is STILL happening today)
Decor: Skeletons, gore, etc. all who hate me love death – Proverbs 8:36
Bobbing for applesNov 1st, was a day to honor the goddess Pomona, the goddess of fruit, trees and fertility. Her symbol? The apple.

“Origins don’t matter…”
What would happen if we walked into the Old Testament temple with that ideology?

If Yahweh didn’t mean what He said about incorporating pagan customs and witchcraft into His worship, it doesn’t make any difference. But if He did, it makes ALL the difference.

“The children are just having fun.”
Our enemy has a history of going after children, watering down the severity of sin, making them easier to manipulate (to further compromise the next generation).

“It’s a chance to meet my community.”
If this is a concern, what are we doing other days throughout the year to connect with community? Are we creating a “stumbling block” for others, giving our approval by appearance, instead of remaining “set apart” on this particular day?

“But our church has a Fall Festival.”
Do we celebrate any other season like we do fall? Have we ever stopped to consider why?

“It’s a celebration of that which the devil loves and God hates.”
-ex mystic witch – 16 yrs (teacher, lead instructor, warlock) “Brother Matthew” @2cor2_1

You shall utterly destroy all the places where the nations which you shall dispossess served their gods, on the high mountains and on the hills and under every green tree. And you shall destroy their altars, break their sacred pillars, and burn their wooden images with fire; you shall cut down the carved images of their gods and destroy their names from that place. You shall not worship the Lord your God with such things. Deut. 12:2-4

When you come into the land which the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not learn to follow the abominations of those nations. There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, or one who practices witchcraft, or a soothsayer, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer, or one who conjures spells, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead. For all who do these things are an abomination to the Lord, and because of these abominations the Lord your God drives them out from before you. You shall be blameless before the Lord your God. For these nations which you will dispossess listened to soothsayers and diviners; but as for you, the Lord your God has not appointed such for you. Deut. 18:9-15

Would He allow the tiniest shrine of Baphomet in our house or does He leave it up to us as a matter of conscience?

Put on the full armor of God so that you can stand against the schemes of the devil. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers of this darkness, against evil, spiritual forces in the heavens. For this reason take up the full armor of God, so that you may be able to resist in the evil day, and having prepared everything, to take your stand. Ephesians 6:10-13

Further study: Jeremiah 27:9, Ephesians 5: 15-16, John 3:19-20, Deuteronomy 12:29-31, 1 Corinthians 6:19-20, 1 John‬ ‭2:6‬, Proverbs 6:27, Romans 13:12, Titus 1:15

“Then you should throw out Christmas and Easter as well.”

Using other “holidays” to defend Halloween is a weak argument.

With years of family traditions, untangling the web of deceit around mainstream holidays can be a painful process. Sigh… But I’m pretty sure Yah doesn’t appreciate much of what has crept into the lives of believers.

I’m learning that Christmas simply has evil roots with shinier lights. Those who scream “put Christ back in Christmas” haven’t understood that He was never in it to begin with… But there are other appointed times Yah does ask us to meet with Him (See Exodus 20 for Sabbath and Leviticus 23 for feasts). The question is, which ones are we elevating?

Ultimately, it doesn’t matter what it means to me, it matters what it means to God.

At least before choosing to participate next year, consider the words of Alyn & A.J. in this video (linked).

Always learning…

Blessings, friends.

p.s. Maybe littles could learn more about Reformation Day regarding the 31st. xoxo

Is your church encouraging vaccines?

The Gospel Coalition works hard to sell this agenda, encouraging the church to get vaxs (Hello, Joe Carter. And a few other contributors).

We now have these “gems” by other authors:

Many Christians have been so passionate about the “wear a mask as a means to love your neighbor” narrative, while passing out hand sanitizer at church doors, that the bigger picture is missed entirely. Church, what are we doing?  Are we really so deceived by this agenda that we are willing to forfeit freedom? It’s a slippery slope… one that will have us in hot water for sharing the gospel if we don’t wake up.

The truth of the gospel is being TARGETED, yes. But also crumbling from withIN, as we witness more self-proclaimed Christians compromise truth for culture. Is it that we CAN’T see it? Or that we WON’T see it? Oh that we would guard our hearts and pray for wise discernment.


Dear Church…

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

What is preached within your church community? Are you being asked to water down the gospel message to make room for this world’s noise? Oh, how I long for a body of believers with wise discernment… How about you?


It’s easy to confuse wisdom with knowledge. Knowledge without wisdom is wasted. It’s akin to youth being wasted on the young, no? I digress…

How do we gain either, without asking questions? So. many. questions.

Let me ask this… Why do we trust?

If wearing a mask is mandatory because “it works” then why are we told to stand 6 feet apart? Why do we have to wear a mask? Is the virus  floating in the air or living on playground equipment? Why can’t you get it straight, CDC?

If mask wearing AND standing 6 feet apart work, why do we still have lockdowns? Why are small businesses closed, while the big chain stores allowed to remain open? Why does the virus target churches, but not Walmart? Why is this virus so stinkin’ smart?

If all THREE worked (masks, distancing, lockdowns) and things are getting better, why push a vaccine? If the vaccines are safe, why do manufacturers have ZERO liability? Why have they never been proven safe & effective, but yet they are marketed as such?

Why is it assumed that the “good” (treatment)  outweighs the “bad” (risks)? Why are we not seen as people… instead of a number? Why are truth seekers censored?

Why have we made Science, having no soul, our god? Why have we allowed science to profit from funding, without giving real answers?

Agendas, it seems, have endless pocketbooks. “But we should trust the scientists.” A lot of people have died at the hands of trusting the science. “Just take this pill for your ill.” Who cares what caused it… Why are they not held accountable for their crimes? Why are people we didn’t vote for making life-altering decisions for all?

Again… Why do we trust?

Knowledge is knowing the will of God. Wisdom is responding…

Laugh louder. Smile bigger. Hug longer. Share bolder
The world needs it right now.

Watch: Symptoms of Tyranny


just wear the {&$@!} mask

I asked if you noticed a change in people regarding masks. And after reading responses (sorry I couldn’t fit them all), I think it’s safe to say that these 𝙇𝙤𝙫𝙚-𝙮𝙤𝙪𝙧-𝙣𝙚𝙞𝙜𝙝𝙗𝙤𝙧 -𝙅𝙪𝙨𝙩-𝙬𝙚𝙖𝙧-𝙩𝙝𝙚-&$@!-𝙢𝙖𝙨𝙠-𝙏𝙝𝙚𝙮-𝙬𝙤𝙣’𝙩-𝙝𝙪𝙧𝙩-𝙮𝙤𝙪 face coverings are bringing out the worst in people. Seems Cathy O’Brien, survivor of MK Ultra mind control and author of TRANCE Formation of America, had it right.

“𝐌𝐚𝐬𝐤𝐬 𝐝𝐞𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐳𝐞 𝚠𝚑𝚒𝚕𝚎 𝚖𝚊𝚔𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚊 𝚙𝚎𝚛𝚜𝚘𝚗 𝚏𝚎𝚎𝚕 𝚊𝚜 𝚝𝚑𝚘𝚞𝚐𝚑 𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚢 𝚑𝚊𝚟𝚎 𝚗𝚘 𝚟𝚘𝚒𝚌𝚎. 𝙸𝚝 𝚒𝚜 𝚊 𝚋𝚊𝚛𝚛𝚒𝚎𝚛 𝚝𝚘 𝚘𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚛𝚜… 𝙼𝚊𝚜𝚔𝚜 𝚌𝚘𝚗𝚝𝚛𝚘𝚕 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚖𝚒𝚗𝚍 𝚏𝚛𝚘𝚖 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚘𝚞𝚝𝚜𝚒𝚍𝚎 𝚒𝚗, 𝚕𝚒𝚔𝚎 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚛𝚎𝚍𝚎𝚏𝚒𝚗𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚘𝚏 𝚠𝚘𝚛𝚍𝚜 𝚒𝚜 𝚍𝚘𝚒𝚗𝚐. 𝙱𝚢 𝚌𝚘𝚗𝚝𝚛𝚘𝚕𝚕𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚠𝚑𝚊𝚝 𝚠𝚎 𝚌𝚊𝚗 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚌𝚊𝚗𝚗𝚘𝚝 𝚜𝚊𝚢 𝚏𝚘𝚛 𝚏𝚎𝚊𝚛 𝚘𝚏 𝚋𝚎𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚕𝚊𝚋𝚎𝚕𝚎𝚍 𝚛𝚊𝚌𝚒𝚜𝚝 𝚘𝚛 𝚋𝚎𝚊𝚝𝚎𝚗, 𝚏𝚘𝚛 𝚎𝚡𝚊𝚖𝚙𝚕𝚎, 𝐢𝐭 𝐮𝐥𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐥𝐲 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐥𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐝𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐮𝐥𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐥𝐲 𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 (𝚘𝚛 𝚕𝚊𝚌𝚔 𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚛𝚎𝚘𝚏). 𝙻𝚒𝚔𝚎𝚠𝚒𝚜𝚎, 𝚊 𝚖𝚊𝚜𝚔 𝚖𝚞𝚏𝚏𝚕𝚎𝚜 𝚘𝚞𝚛 𝚜𝚙𝚎𝚎𝚌𝚑 𝚜𝚘 𝚝𝚑𝚊𝚝 𝚠𝚎 𝚊𝚛𝚎 𝚗𝚘𝚝 𝚑𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚍, 𝚠𝚑𝚒𝚌𝚑 𝚌𝚘𝚗𝚝𝚛𝚘𝚕𝚜 𝚟𝚘𝚒𝚌𝚎…𝚠𝚘𝚛𝚍𝚜…𝚖𝚒𝚗𝚍.  𝚃𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚒𝚜 𝙼𝚒𝚗𝚍 𝙲𝚘𝚗𝚝𝚛𝚘𝚕… 𝙋𝙚𝙤𝙥𝙡𝙚 𝙝𝙖𝙫𝙚 𝙨𝙩𝙤𝙥𝙥𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙖𝙡𝙠𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙚𝙖𝙘𝙝 𝙤𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙧 𝚠𝚑𝚒𝚕𝚎 𝚖𝚎𝚍𝚒𝚊 𝚌𝚘𝚗𝚝𝚛𝚘𝚕𝚜 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚗𝚊𝚛𝚛𝚊𝚝𝚒𝚟𝚎.”

He who controls the minds of the masses, wins (Operation Mockingbird). Remember, God has given His children the spirit of power, love, and a sound mind. Fear is a spirit. And it is not from God.
Some have said that Christ followers need to suck it up because it’s the simple act of not wearing a mask that is unkind. However, your messages tell a different story. It seems the majority of hateful words are being hurled by those who’ve been convinced that mask wearing saves lives. The science simply doesn’t support that perspective, but we’ve covered that to exhaustion.

Love is kind. If it’s not, it’s something else.” – Bob Goff

Aware of a bigger agenda, 𝐚𝐭 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐩𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐭 𝐝𝐨𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐭 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐮𝐧𝐥𝐨𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐨 𝐠𝐨 𝐚𝐥𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐥𝐢𝐞𝐬?  SO many lies. The tactic for confusion is to throw us into chaos so that we beg for order (aka, more gov’t control). Anything to go back to “normal”. As Cathy says, “knowledge is our first line of defense against mind control.” It’s time for the great unmasking… And a return to kindness, chivalry, and compassion towards others.

I’m praying for:
Eyes to see
Ears to hear
Humble hearts
Kindness restored
Hope renewed
Christ revealed
Souls saved

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Source:  @realcathyobrien

Is it right??

The mind of a slave asks, “Is it legal?” The mind of a free person asks, “Is it right?” Legal doesn’t [always] mean it’s right.
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Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority follow. This always reminds me of the 3 Hebrew children in Daniel 3. They did NOT bow down alongside the masses.
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Right is right even if no one is doing it; wrong is wrong even if everyone is doing it. -Saint Augustine
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Woe to those who call evil good and good evil… Isaiah 5:20
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A few examples: Texas statutes, new school (rona) protocol (scanning for fevers, testing, etc.), a response from someone I once knew regarding a pastor’s arrest, Hawaii restrictions…

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Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne arrested for conducting service, article 4.2.20

Online is NOT the same as GATHERING with other believers (doesn’t have to be in a church building). The government should NOT have the right to dictate religious gatherings per the Bill of Rights.

Lord, help us…

14 days to flatten the curve

Let’s see… 2,758 days (or so it feels) in this “14 days to flatten the curve” adventure now has faces muzzled, people afraid to look at one other, schools in chaos and businesses shut down. Churches are closed or encouraging government guidelines and bad science. How are we doing errybody?
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For those that [still] don’t get it, we plant seeds of this grand agenda that’s playing itself out like a nightmare. However, the more people comply, the sicker and more ridiculous the elite games get.
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Our children are relying on us to clean. this. up. Stand up! Speak up! Afraid? I get it… but when one of us finds the boldness to stand up, others will find their courage to do the same.

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The power of faith, trust in God, overcomes fear. It’s time to step out of the boat, my friends (Matthew 14).
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Every seed planted will not take root. In the parable of the sower, only 25% of the seeds sown took root… but that doesn’t stop us from sharing truth with those “who have ears (to) listen.” Matthew 13:3-9 Plant the seed and let Christ do the work. Please don’t be part of leading others astray in this agenda. Hello, pastors… (<– click link).

What can I do? Share the hope of Christ in a fallen world. Contact local representatives! Dip your toes into silent advocacy – leave information in all of the places you dare enter.

Some accounts which offer literature for silent advocacy:
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WARNING: I may talk about Jesus & vaccines at any moment. [T-shirt}.


Push Away

There is a time to push away from a conversation when it’s clear the seed planted will not take root.
We lost close friends over this vax topic. Their unexpected response upon learning of our views was not loving. I am not confrontational, so my response left me in quiet tears as they fired accusations. They were not open to anything we had to say.

Why can’t people be mad at the lies and not the people shining a light on the deception? Cognitive dissonance is rough on the receiving end. Sigh…
Afterwards, I wanted to call and defend myself, but I was reminded that it’s best to hush in the hurt. Scripture repeats “those who have ears to hear, listen...” Everyone is NOT ready.
The Lord kept bringing me back… “For the whole law is fulfilled in one statement: Love your neighbor as yourself. But 𝙞𝙛 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙗𝙞𝙩𝙚 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙙𝙚𝙫𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙤𝙣𝙚 𝙖𝙣𝙤𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙧, 𝙬𝙖𝙩𝙘𝙝 𝙤𝙪𝙩, 𝙤𝙧 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙬𝙞𝙡𝙡 𝙗𝙚 𝙘𝙤𝙣𝙨𝙪𝙢𝙚𝙙 𝙗𝙮 𝙤𝙣𝙚 𝙖𝙣𝙤𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙧. I say, then, walk by the Spirit and you will certainly not carry out the desire of the flesh. For the flesh desires what is against the Spirit, and the Spirit desires what is against the flesh; these are opposed to each other, so that you 𝙙𝙤𝙣’𝙩 𝙙𝙤 𝙬𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙬𝙖𝙣𝙩.” Galatians‬ ‭5:14-17‬
HE is my defender. My job is to plant the seed… and let Him do the rest.
Out of that experience, this account was born. Hearing our pro-life, Christian friends say, “I don’t care! They were going to be aborted anyway!” when my husband tried to let them know there were aborted fetal cells in vaccines [ they were NOT going to be aborted anyway]. This experience revealed just how deep the deception runs within the body of Christ. In some ways, that experience prepared me for the hate messages I now get online: baby killer, racist, white Bible thumper, uneducated…
Content on this account, which contradicts a lifelong belief, can stir emotion before a word is ever exchanged. Before engaging with someone, I ask myself if I’m spiritually ready to respond. I don’t always get it right, but I’m learning to push away from toxic conversations. Plant the seed and let God do the rest… 𝙤𝙧 𝙗𝙚 𝙘𝙤𝙣𝙨𝙪𝙢𝙚𝙙 𝙗𝙮 𝙤𝙣𝙚 𝙖𝙣𝙤𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙧.


Song recommendation:  Defender, Rita Springer

{free}dom in Christ

Free will is not the liberty to do whatever one likes, but the power of doing whatever one sees 𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐛𝐞 𝐝𝐨𝐧𝐞, even in the very face of otherwise overwhelming impulse. There lies freedom, indeed. -George Macdonald
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This year’s July 4th felt more like a happy {illusion of} freedom day, ‘Merica. As my daughter says, land of the free to do as you’re told.
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On a scale of 1 to 1984, how free do you feel? “Requirements” to wear a muzzle, stand 6 feet apart, follow arrows on the floor… BUT 𝙣𝙤 𝙨𝙞𝙣𝙜𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙞𝙣 𝙘𝙝𝙪𝙧𝙘𝙝𝙚𝙨 𝙗𝙚𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙙 𝙨𝙖𝙞𝙙 𝙢𝙪𝙯𝙯𝙡𝙚 (𝘾𝙖𝙡𝙞𝙛𝙤𝙧𝙣𝙞𝙖).

If one is not filled with righteous anger, one is not paying attention. We are instructed to be angry 𝚠𝚒𝚝𝚑𝚘𝚞𝚝 𝚜𝚒𝚗 𝚒𝚗 𝚘𝚞𝚛 𝚛𝚎𝚜𝚙𝚘𝚗𝚜𝚎 (Ephesians 4:26). As big government targets the church, I pray our response is to worship louder. When it comes to Romans 13, it’s 𝐬𝐮𝐛𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐨 𝐆𝐨𝐝, 𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭. This is spiritual warfare (2 Corinthians 10), the most important battle we will fight.
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We can have all of the freedoms this world has to offer, but unless we have accepted the eternal gift of Christ, we are living in a mirage of freedom. Simply put… 𝐈𝐟 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐛𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐞𝐯𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐋𝐨𝐫𝐝 𝐉𝐞𝐬𝐮𝐬 𝐂𝐡𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐭, 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐟𝐫𝐞𝐞! It’s THAT freedom which inspires songs of praise, even under the most difficult circumstances. We were never promised that the road less traveled would be easy, only that He would walk through the fire 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐮𝐬.
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If you don’t know Him, I pray that you seek Him… He is waiting.
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recommended song:
Real Thing – Maverick City

it’s {not} just a mask

As a Christ follower and minister’s wife, I cringe every time I hear anyone use scripture to preach wearing a mask as a means to “love our neighbor.” Please. Stop. cherry picking scripture. I say this with all love. Preaching a 1 degree off doctrine to fit this grand script of deception does not advance the kingdom.
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There is an agenda at work – we are called to be wise as serpents and harmless as doves. Matt. 10:16 …so that we may not be taken advantage of by Satan. For we are not ignorant of his schemes. 2 Cor. 2:11 Wake up, church!
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It’s just a mask? ✖️It’s just two weeks. ✖️It’s just non-essential businesses. ✖️It’s just to keep from overwhelming the hospitals. ✖️It’s just until cases go down more. ✖️It’s just to keep others from being scared. ✖️It’s just for a few more weeks. ✖️It’s just communion or singing. ✖️It’s just until we get a vaccine. ✖️It’s just a few side effects. ✖️It’s just a bracelet. ✖️It’s just to let people know you’re safe to be around. ✖️It’s just for the coronavirus vaccine. ✖️It’s just an app. ✖️It’s just to let others know who you’ve been in contact with. ✖️It’s just a few more months. ✖️It’s just a video. ✖️It’s just an email account. ✖️It’s just for protecting others from hate speech. ✖️It’s just a few people. ✖️It’s just a few places that don’t take cash. ✖️It’s just a little chip. ✖️It’s just for medical information and paying for things. ✖️It’s just so you can travel. ✖️It’s just so you can get your driver’s license. ✖️It’s just so you can vote. ✖️It’s just for a few more years. ✖️It’s just a statue. ✖️It’s just a building. ✖️It’s just a song. ✖️It’s just a piece of paper. ✖️It’s just a flag. ✖️It’s just a piece of cloth. ✖️It’s {NOT} just a piece of cloth. ✖️It’s {NOT} just a mask.  -Forrest Maready

Love your neighbor by: hugging (plastic-free), smiling, making a meal, celebrating a birthday together, meeting a financial need, cleaning their home, and listening. Share the gospel & message of hope in Christ.
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How can you love your neighbor today?

i stayed silent until…

I stayed silent until I discovered the system wasn’t broken — it was intentionally made that way.
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I stayed silent until I recognized familiar symptoms on the vaccine insert.
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I stayed silent until discovering aborted babies were used (and abused).
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I stayed silent until [pro-life Christian] friends said — It doesn’t matter! Those babies were going to be aborted anyway!
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I stayed silent until [Christian] friends condescendingly declared that advocacy wasn’t important to Kingdom work.
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I stayed silent until I recalled the mom who slipped in church service late on the back row, leaving early, because her son was “interrupting” – clearly on the spectrum.
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I stayed silent until I realized the church needed to find her voice.
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And then I remembered… that voice was mine.
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Christ has no body now but yours. No hands, no feet on earth but yours. Yours are the eyes through which He looks compassion on this world. Yours are the feet with which He walks to do good. Yours are the hands through which He blesses all the world. Yours are the hands, yours are the feet, yours are the eyes, you are His body. Christ has no body now on earth but yours. -Teresa of Ávila
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Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.
– Matt. 25:40
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What were your “until” moments?