|For the customs of the people are vain: for one
cutteth a tree out of the forest, the work of the
hands of the workman, with the ax.
They deck it with silver and with gold; they
fasten it with nails and with hammers, that it
move not. Jeremiah 10:3, 4
|And he said unto them, With desire I have desired to
eat this Passover with you before I suffer:
For I say unto you, I will not any more eat thereof,
until it be fulfilled in the kingdom of G~D.
Luke 22:15, 16
|Most of what we call
American or Christian
holidays did not
originate with the
founding of America or
|When discussing American
religious holidays, the
obvious place to begin
would be Christmas,
Easter, and Thanksgiving.
|Easter appears only once in
Scripture and it was very clearly a
bad translation choice referring to
the Passover, not the resurrection.
There was already a word for
Passover. In the Hebrew it was
Pesach, the Greek was Pasca.
Easter is an English translation for
the name of the pagan goddess of
fertility, Ishtar . . . thus the
bunnies and eggs
|What we commonly refer
to as a Christmas tree
appears to be described
quite sufficiently in the
book of Jeremiah, many
years before the birth of