Christians Say the Darnedest Things: The Figure of Santa is a Representation of Satan

As a child, we are filled with wonderful stories of the magic of Christmas that Santa brings to us. He is a jolly old elf who drives a sleigh pulled by flying reindeer who help him deliver presents to all of the good children around the world. Parents use it to encourage children to behave and children love the thought of being inundated with special gifts. Santa Claus sounds great, however, the figure of Santa Claus is a representation of Satan himself.

Satan is the Antichrist, as he wants to be God and take His throne. He comes in disguise as an angel of light to deceive those who love God into believing he is God, but he is an imposter. As Santa, he comes to the most vulnerable of all people, children, seducing them with gifts and the power of magic. He bases his ministry to children on their behavior, convincing them that they need to be good to be accepted and loved, continuing the belief in our power over the grace of God.

Santa Claus is eternal, omniscient, and omnipresent. He has no true beginning or end and uses the power of witchcraft to know and see all, as well as to be everywhere at once, at least on one night. This is the same as Jesus Christ, who as the Living God is the eternal God over all creation.

Santa has the power to work miracles and children believe he can do even more extraordinary things if they ask him (pray to him). Children believe he can bring families together, heal the sick, give people a home or a job, and much more. Satan can also work through signs and wonders, and will use these to prove he is “god”. We must be vigilant to know the difference between a true miracle from God and false signs and wonders of the Antichrist.

Ultimately, Santa is represented as a God, with minions who do his bidding as he commands them from his hidden fortress in the North Pole. Satan too has his Kingdom of Darkness where he uses the demonic as well as human spirits to carry out his Antichrist plan. He is setting up an army of darkness for his purposes when he believes he will overthrow God once and for all and become the only god of man.

There is only one Jesus Christ, and Satan is not going to stop trying to funnel all of the worship that Jesus deserves over to himself. Satan will use whatever tactics he can to deceive us into believing he is the one true God we need.

— Beth, The Other Side of Darkness, The Antichrist Side of Christmas, December 9, 2019

8 Comments

  1. thatotherjean

    I don’t suppose that telling her about St. Nicholas of Myra and the legend of the gifts he left for poor girls with no dowries, or the poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas,” by Clement Moore, from which we derive our vision of Santa Claus and his reindeer and his bag of gifts, would do any good, would it? Convictions like hers, crazy as they might be, are pretty much unshakable. Leave it to a fundamentalist Christian to take the fun out of giving presents to children! Nobody, not even a child, is likely to mistake Santa Claus for God.

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  2. Neil

    And the names – just look at the names! Satan thought he could fool us by moving a single letter round: Satan to Santa. Why has nobody ever seen this?

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    1. angiep

      Surely you’ve seen this…if not, you’re missing a classic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMrC56CwiNo

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  3. Neil

    Damn. I just read the next post. John McArthur already spotted Satan’s/Santa’s wily ploy. You just can’t fool these guys.

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  4. ObstacleChick

    A simple Google search would have led this author to the origins of the Santa myth, but she would probably say that Google is a tool of Satan, so there is that. Fundies already try to strip the fun from Halloween, now Santa’s the antiChrist too?

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  5. Darcy

    And how effective is “Satan masquerading as Santa” at convincing little children that Santa IS God? Not even close. Is Satan really that dumb? Or is Beth just trying to fill her weekly quota of columns on fundamentalist shtuff?

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  6. Gary Matson

    Check this out, Bruce:

    Evangelical scholar Michael Licona just denied the presence and testimony of the Holy Spirit in his heart in a discussion on Bart Ehrman’s blog today:

    Dear Dr. Licona: Is it true that since you were ten years old (the age of your conversion to Christianity), you have believed that the spirit (ghost) of an executed first century man (Jesus of Nazareth) lives inside your body and communicates with you in some fashion, “testifying” to you that the bodily resurrection of Jesus is an historical fact?

    Michael Licona: No.

    Yet on his Facebook page, Licona says that the testimony of the Holy Spirit is “essential” for someone to believe in Jesus as his resurrected Savior! Why the discrepancy???

    But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven.
    —Gospel of Matthew 10:33

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  7. Brian Vanderlip

    The virus of Christianity strikes again! How does God hate thee…. let me count the ways!
    Wanna ruin simple human life in just about any arena of living you can imagine? Be an evangelical Christian!
    Hi! I’m brain-dead in Christ and Santa is the devil! Ho Ho Ho! No. Really. It’s in the Bible.

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