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Sermons by Subject 'holidays'

Easter - The Spring Equinox is the Real Reason for the Season

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90:32 minutes (19.67 MB)

I. The origin of Easter
1. The name
A. The name Easter comes from the word Eostre (pronounced ee-stra or o-stra).
i. Easter: “Baeda Temp. Rat. xv. derives the word from Eostre, the name of a goddess whose festival was celebrated at the vernal equinox; her name shows that she was originally the dawn-goddess.” (Etymology of Easter, Oxford English Dictionary)
ii. "The English name Easter is of uncertain origin; Bede in the 8th century derived it from that of the Anglo-Saxon SPRING GODDESS EOSTRE." (caps mine - CEW) (Easter, Encyclopedia Britannica, 1968 Ed., Vol. 7, p.865)

Halloween - The Druids are the Real Reason for the Season

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70:45 minutes (13.56 MB)

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Halloween - The Druids are the Real Reason for the Season

I. Halloween is a dark, pagan, occultic festival in which no Christians, nor their children, should participate.

Christmas - The Winter Solstice is the Real Reason for the Season

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89:50 minutes (27.17 MB)

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I. The origin of Christmas
1. Definitions