Halloween: Ten Reasons Why People Should Never, Ever Carve Pumpkins or Wear Costumes

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The following video is produced by woke AWAKEN LA church (affiliated with the Foursquare Gospel sect) in North Hollywood, California. It has a much higher production value than C.H. Fisher’s video, Halloween Helliween, so Fisher might want to take note of how to preach nonsense with pzazz. Bullshit goes down easier with a cool sound tract and flashy graphics.

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The video narrator gives ten reasons why people should never celebrate Halloween:

  • Halloween is the Devil’s holiday.
  • There are curses that are unleashed when people carve pumpkins. If you put the carved pumpkin on your porch, it brings demons into your house on Halloween.
  • Christians bring a four to five generation curse on their families when they celebrate Halloween.
  • Harvest parties are not a suitable substitution for Halloween. Substituting harvest parties for Halloween brings curses upon children and churches.
  • Wearing costumes changes identities. When Christians put on costumes of something they are not, they open themselves up to demonic attack.
  • Halloween is the opposite of Resurrection Sunday. It is the celebration of death.
  • November 1 is not about the saints. All Saints’ Day is a demonic holiday.
  • Celebrating Halloween is a betrayal to God.
  • Curses become active when Halloween begins.
  • Halloween is a trap set up by the Devil.

Here’s the money quote:

The whole picture of Halloween is to bow down to the Devil. The biggest witchcraft is done on Halloween.

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Halloween is an abomination to God.

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Halloween is a poison to believers and non-believers alike. Many people get killed,shot, and go missing on Halloween. Don’t play with fire. If you play with fire, you’ll burn your whole house down. The Devil has a mastermind strategy on how to deceive people. Remember, he is the father of lies. The Devil kills, steals, and destroys through these type of holidays and culturally encouraged traditions. It’s a trap set up. The enemy’s purpose is to keep you away from the cross. The lies and deceptions may appear harmless, good, or cool, [but] these deceptions are the Devil’s way to send you to a place called Hell.

Sadly, Awaken LA’s website features pictures of teenagers and young adults. (Facebook page) I can’t help but think, so many bright, hopeful lives ruined at such a young age. The church is pastored by Alexander Prokopchik.

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8 Comments

  1. ObstacleChick

    I guess the candy is still safe as long as we don’t change our identities by wearing a Ninja Turtle costume and releasing demonic curses from gourds while using sharp knives. What about bobbing for apples- does biting an apple while submerged in a tub of water release demons into the atmosphere?

    There aren’t enough words to describe the childish stupidity of these people. Their God is a real buzzkill.

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  2. Rachel

    In most contexts, these beliefs are considered (correctly) to be indicative of serious mental illness.

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    1. Brian

      And they are deemed worthy of a tax-free status! Just prove you are sufficiently damaged to actually say stuff like the post shares and voila, no more taxes!

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  3. CarolK

    Kinda makes me want to carve out a pumpkin and put it on the front porch!

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    1. Jen

      Right?? I had no idea pumpkins were so cool!

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  4. Michael Mock

    But I carved a pumpkin just last night! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!

    Though actually we put pumpkins out last year, too, and we didn’t have any demons come into our house. Batman, two ghosts, a couple of Power Rangers, Wonder Woman, and a zombie punk rocker, but no actual demons. And most of them just stood on the sidewalk and accepted some candy.

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  5. Tammy

    I’m seeing/hearing a lot of Halloween fear mongering this year, as well as some satanic this-and-that. I thought a lot of it had faded out since the satanic panic of the 80s. Is this a resurgence of it, or have I just not noticed it in recent years? And if it’s a resurgence, why do you think it is happening at this particular time? Is it because churches are losing people, and they’re trying to use fear tactics to keep people?

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  6. Trenton

    Funny the foursquare church I went to for a few years had a harvest carnival every year when I was a kid. Times have changed indeed.

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