Many believe that God's endorsement of Passover ended with Christ's death—and that He has since replaced it with the observance of Easter as a celebration of Christ's resurrection. But is that so?You can check in nearly any Bible help or encyclopedia to verify several fundamental facts:
Very Important: “Whatever I command you, be careful to observe it; you shall not ADD to it nor TAKE AWAY from it“ Deut.12:32 .
“On April 4 of this year, a billion or more people who identify themselves as Christian will celebrate Easter. The week before, a far smaller number will observe Passover.
Shining the light on Easter:
“Can Easter and Passover be compared and weighed in the balance? If so, could and would it have any effect on your life, your future?
Most Christians think that as long as a person celebrates Easter as honoring Christ's resurrection, God won't mind and we shouldn't care. But God does mind and we should care that He does.
Many sources are available that describe the origins, history and purpose of the Easter celebration. If you read them without checking what the Bible says about which religious festivals are acceptable to God, you could easily conclude that the writers and researchers know what they are writing about. Their analyses may seem well-grounded, even beyond questioning.
But question you must. If you follow human dogma that doesn't match Jesus' teachings, you're on religious quicksand without the lifeline of God's saving truth.
How Easter started:
“Nimrod killed his father and began sleeping with his mother, Ester, (AKA: Astarte, Eostre, Ostera, Eastreor and Ishtar). She had children by her son Nimrod, making Nimrod his own father and son, which was the beginning of the lie that God and son are one and the same. But the father and the son could never be identical.
Nimrod and his mother were worshipped by the people, and knowing that if they found out that she was bearing her son's children they would not respect her, she lied telling the people that the spirit was visiting her, giving her babies.
The people, being paganish, believed those lies thus establishing a holiday called Easter commemorating her birthday. They used the sign of the rabbit, which is an over-sexed animal; and eggs representing the first stage of the "embryo" chicken, were also used. “
Easter Sunday or Ishtar Pagan Day: -THE GREATER ABOMINATION-
ARE WE REALLY CELEBRATING THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST
OR OF EASTER, THE FERTILITY GODDESS OF BABYLON?
More at: http://www.retakingamerica.com/easter_and_ishtar.html
This morning, Jay and I broke down all the excess boxes, and put them in the back of the van, ready to go to the recycling place. Only the very best ones were put back up in the attic for shipping stuff.
This afternoon, I hung up the rest of the clothes that were still here, just to look at them and sort them out. They had never been offered in the yard sale. The winter clothes will have to be stored until the consignment place or thrift shops are stocking for the winter season.
The summer clothes can go to the Assistance League when they open again on Tuesday.