Halloween

Article by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Halloween is the second-most popular holiday. This night not only lacks biblical foundation, but the Bible warns us against participating in such activities.


The Six-Pointed Occult Symbol

Commentary by Martin G. Collins

The so-called 'star of David' has its origins in ancient Egyptian and Babylonian paganism. The hexagram star is associated with occultism.


The Torment Of The Godly

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by Charles Whitaker

Both Lot and Ezekiel were tormented by the abominations, sins, and defilement taking place within their culture, polluted with idolatry and paganism.


The Occult

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

The Bible condemns divination, necromancy, soothsayers, sorcery, spiritism and witchcraft, identifying all these practices as abominations, based on demonism.


Hating Evil, Fearing God

'Ready Answer' by David C. Grabbe

Good and evil do not mix; we cannot associate with what is wrong. The proper fear of God plays a significant role in ridding evil from our lives.


America's Goddess (Part Two)

Commentary by Martin G. Collins

President Grover Cleveland called the Statue of Liberty the United States' "peaceful deity—greater than all gods." Wiccans pray to her as a nature goddess.


Halloween

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

True Christians do not celebrate Halloween. It is pagan in origin and practice and will destroy one's relationship with God. Light and darkness cannot mix.


The Satanic Surge

'WorldWatch' by Joseph B. Baity

Perhaps the Devil's greatest deception has been to fool mankind into thinking that he does not exist. Satanism and occult religions are flourishing today.


What Happened at En Dor?

Article by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Saul's visit to the medium or which at En Dor is an anomaly from which several common misconceptions have arisen. Yet Scripture cannot be broken.


Crazy or Christmas

Sermonette by Ronny H. Graham

If Christmas is Christ's birthday, it is strange that everybody else except Christ receives a gift. All of its symbols derive from pagan sources.


The Torment of the Godly (Part One)

'Prophecy Watch' by Charles Whitaker

God's prophets have a difficult job. They see the world through God's eyes, and they are tormented by the rising tide of sin and the coming destruction.


Defining Logos (Part One)

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh suggests that one must be a member of a language community to know the contexts defining the meaning of a word. The Greek word logos has been negatively loaded with unbiblical meanings from Gnosticism, theology, and philosophy. Its basic meaning is "word" or "saying," yet it is really more …


Balaam and the End-Time Church (Part 1)

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Balaam illustrates the paradox of someone who knows God's will, but willfully and deliberately disobeys, presumptuously thinking he could manipulate or bribe God.


Discerning Truth and Applying Wisdom

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

Spiritual discernment is a gift from God, enabling us to judge between good and evil, comparing things with God's Word to see if they align with His standards.