Halloween and Hallow’s Eve
Millions ‘do’ Halloween. Sure, it’s fun for kids and the sugar companies. But more importantly Hallow’s Eve is the night before All Saints Day where we honor those who have gone to heaven.
Halloween has nothing to do with All Saints Day other than share the same Oct. 31st date.
Martin Luther, the Reformationist, coincidentally attached 95 topics of discussion on the door of Wittenburg Church in Germany on October 31, 1517. This is important to the ideation of our Salvation.
Salvation for Sale
It was a time when Salvation was for sale by the Roman Catholic Church (the only one at the time) through indulgences. You pay money to an agent of the Church and your salvation is guaranteed (at least until you sin again).
Relief from Guilt
Luther wanted to debate this topic and as a result the Protestant church era began. Our Salvation is not determined by our own good deeds, but that of the belief in Our Savior for what He did on the Cross 2000 years ago. (Romans 3: 21-26) Does that now relieve