Hallowe’en means “hallowed evening” or “holy evening.” Its history reaches back over a thousand years, when All Saints’ Day (November 1) was established to commemorate the faithful and martyred. Because it was a day acknowledged with fasting, it became a tradition to “hallow” the evening before. But instead of a holy commemoration, it became a time of indulgence, which evolved into the play-up of evil.
Hallowe’en was at first harmless, but became an entrance into a dark world. There’s an obvious need for something redemptive to take place. The Church ought to take a role of positive action. This could become a powerful time of celebrating the great things the Lord has done, victories that He’s brought, healings that have taken place in the past year. Let’s start a crusade to redeem as much as we can of Hallowe’en. Here are some practical suggestions about how to spend October 31 “Redeeming Hallowe’en..."Click Here to Read More
It is with wisdom that we pray for the Peace of Jerusalem, not only that we might see God’s great work realized in that troubled region, but also to secure His peaceable and fruitful kingdom in our own lives.