All Saints’ Day -1st November, a day of love and hope for a better life ahead

 

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Today I went to mass to celebrate “All Saints’ Day.” We prayed, worshiped and lit candles and asked the saints in heaven to help us and our families.

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At Baptism we all gain the potential to become saints, when we enter heaven we all become saints.

Catholics honour saints not worship them, because they have lived exemplary lives here on earth for a higher cause, that is,  a life of sacrifice, a life of love, caring and sharing, a life of  living according to God’s purpose. Many saints have died for their faith, while some lead exemplary lives to give witness to God and His Son Jesus Christ.

Saints were ordinary people who lead extraordinary lives. Saints have revealed things to us because of their relationship with God and Jesus Christ. Saints are people whom we look up to. Saints are our link between heaven and earth. People pray to saints as intercessors for us, to help us here on earth, to achieve our God given purpose and inherit what God has already set aside for each and everyone of us, if we have faith and believe.

The lives of the saints were not easy, nothing that is worth something is easy. Sacrifice comes in order to gain something bigger than ourselves.

I remember as a child parents would name their children after a saint in order to gain protection for their children from that saint. God elevates the dead to sainthood because of their faith and in order to help us here on earth.

Tomorrow is “All Souls’ Day” a day when we pray for our faithful departed. One might ask why do we have to pray for the dead? The reason is that some may not yet have crossed over or entered heaven, not because they are not worthy, but because they died with traces of sin. None of us are worthy, because we sin daily, it’s only by the grace of God that we are rendered worthy to be in God’s Kingdom.

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In the bible in Maccabees Purgatory is explained and by scholars such as St. Augustine, my protestant friends don’t acknowledge saints. They refer to him as Augustine and quote him to explain and make clear many philosophical arguments.

Halloween is celebrated around this three day festival,  it has become a pagan festival. We should honour the dead and the saints because that is what is pleasing to God.

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HALLOWEEN EXPLAINED click left

purgatory in Maccabees click left

PRAYER

 

 

 

HALLOWEEN-BEWARE OF THE SPIRIT WORLD

Many people think Halloween is a bit of fun and frivolity. It’s Not! Whether you believe it or not, we live in a physical and spirit world . The Spirit world waits on us and through our words and actions reacts and attaches itself to people who invoke it. An analogy is when you pray to God and Jesus, you speak the words and they answer prayers. It’s the same thing, the evil is there so when the words are spoken, they have the potential to open the door to evil, you are inviting it into your life. Words are so powerful, they reach the spirit world and become binding. What you speak out of your mouth have lasting effects on you and your family. If they’re not your words, they may be someone else’s words and they will still be binding in the spirit world. I have helped people who have dabbled with the occult and have had bad consequences as a result. The Spirit world will try to harass, and inflict evil and pain to whomever is open to it. Sometimes it’s so subtle and may even look innocent but demons are masters of deception. YES!!!!!! SO HALLOWEEN TO ME, IS LIKE A NIGHT OF RECRUITMENT TO THOSE WHO OPEN THAT DOOR.

Please don’t get me wrong! I love fun but it’s the type of fun that is real and wholesome and beautiful, not ugly and demonic.

DO NOT FOOL YOURSELF!!!!! SATAN AND DEMONS ARE ALIVE AND WELL. SOME PEOPLE THINK THAT THEY DON’T EXIST. THEY DO,  AND WILL HARASS ANYONE THAT OPENS THAT DOOR.                                                    The enemy has only one goal and that is to maim, destroy and kill anything that God loves and has created. The enemy is the master of deception. The enemy knows the bible back the front and will take a truth and twist a little lie to make you believe anything. But Jesus Christ came into this world to quash the enemy and undo the evil. Stay awake, pray to Jesus-the king of the universe, the one who has paid for our sins, the one who walks this earth  waiting on people to call on Him .(for more reading on Spiritual Warfare see Charles Kraft, Grant Mullen)

FOCUS ON JESUS ON WHAT IS BEAUTIFUL AND PRAISEWORTHY AND KEEP THE DEMONS OUT!!!!!

COURTESY FROM TV SERIES ‘TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL’ see link for more info

HALLOWEEN, TAROT CARDS, UNSUSPECTING PEOPLE/FRIENDS, CURSES, WORDS AND MORE..       THE ENEMY CAN DUPLICATE AND PREY ON UNSUSPECTING VICTIMS, UPON ANYTHING GOD LOVES. THE ENEMY KNOWS HOW IT ENDS BUT HE WILL TRY TO TAKE AS MANY PEOPLE WITH HIM AS HE CAN.