This is a very powerful blog that I follow. I encourage everyone, especially those who profess to be Christians, to thoroughly examine their own thoughts about how salvation has been worked out in their own lives. My prayer is that you become and remain secure in your salvation as a complete work of God, not of yourself.
On Wednesday, October 31st, millions of Americans celebrated Halloween. We are not talking strictly about children here because adults are now celebrating Halloween as much as children. Halloween has become a national holiday for many Americans. Historian Nicholas Rogers claims that “Halloween is currently the second most important party night in North America. In terms of its retail potential, it is second only to Christmas. This commercialism fortifies its significance as a time of public license, a custom-designed opportunity to have a blast. Regardless of its spiritual complications, Halloween is big business.”
Unfortunately, the national attention of Halloween has distracted many evangelicals about the historical significance of this day. October 31st is Reformation Day. It is on this day that Martin Luther posted his 95 theses, which sparked the Protestant Reformation. Many evangelicals view themselves as Protestants, but very few actually know what they are…
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