top of page

Is Easter pagan foolishness that hatches you to hell?


Actress as Easter bunny - stock photo
Actress as Easter bunny - stock photo



Stop observing Easter Sunday if you want to avoid being blasted into pagan Beelzebub's hell when Jesus returns, warns Pastor and Apostle Gino Jennings of the First Church of Jesus Christ.


Jennings' church is headquartered in Philadelphia but is likely the Christian world's fastest-growing international movement with branches forming across America, the Caribbean and Europe.


The FCOJC does not observe what it calls the pagan festival of Easter.


Why should Christians cease celebrating Easter?


Because rabbits do not lay eggs you might have noticed for one reason. Neither rabbits nor eggs have anything to do with the Resurrection.


Easter is not a Scripture-based holiday, festival or feast according to Jennings who baptizes only in the name of Jesus Christ and never in the "Father, Son and Holy Ghost" phraseology according to his biblical interpretation. (Matthew 28:19, Acts 2:38)


He is not alone in his belief about Easter. Many grassroots pastors and Christians including Quakers and Messianic Jews disavow Easter celebrations citing the absence of a God-given commandment to observe it.


The Bible clearly shows that the Lord God commanded Moses and the children of Israel to celebrate Passover annually.


Sacred texts do not in fact mention "Easter:" a day that theoretically should be included in Passover week.


The immensely popular Philadelphia native Reverend Jennings is becoming a preaching phenomenon unprecedented this century.


The 61-year-old minister who always credits Christ Jesus attributes the meteoric growth of his FCOJC to preaching the "truth of God" including the prohibition of heathen-laced holidays. (Romans 1:25)


He refers to Easter as a pagan indulgence established in Rome.


"Same ones that started Mardi Gras," he insists during a sermon posted on You Tube, further stating that Mardi Gras is a "demonic holiday."


Ash Wednesday and Good Friday observations that lead to Easter are also disallowed in Jennings' movement: which he attributes to Jesus.


Men such as Jennings and television host Hal Lindsey claim that Christ could not have been crucified on a Friday because Jesus prophesied that three days and three nights would pass before the Resurrection on Sunday: the first day of the week.


"For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth." (Matthew 12:40)


"Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils." (Mark 16:9)


The Holy Savior was nailed to the cross during the Passover that is observed on revolving dates year-by-year.


Easter always lands the first Sunday after the first full moon: following the vernal equinox when days and nights are equal lengths.


Jennings illustrates that neither Jesus nor his disciples and apostles bequeathed baskets.


It is true that Early Christians truly didn't wear bonnets, buy new garments, sandals or hats for Easter. They did not hunt eggs or idolize bunny rabbits.


A Christian is one who follows and strives to be like Christ. Carnal Christians "go along to get along," FCOJC's leader says about those who follow the crowd.


He asks rhetorical questions such as "When did Jesus celebrate Easter? When did He instruct you to celebrate it?"


According to the Bible, Easter observance could be viewed as keeping customs and the traditions of men instead of the commandments of God.


"For laying aside the commandment of God, you hold the tradition of men— the washing of pitchers and cups, and many other such things you do.” (Mark 7:8)


The Pastor ridicules churchgoers who only attend annual Easter services and shun the other 51 Sunday worship occasions.


Anti-Easter activists imply that conformity to it is a bad habit that will get you sentenced to life in the outer darkness of hell away from the Light of the World: Jesus Christ.


Tell us what you know about Easter's origins and how you feel about celebrating it.


____________________


Reginald Spann is The Christian Commander's Publisher and Senior Content Editor. You may contact him through our accounts at Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), Truth Social or via the Partnership page at christiancommander.com





1 comment

1 Comment

Rated 0 out of 5 stars.
No ratings yet

Add a rating
wyoung1949
Mar 31
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

Wow! Interesting

Like
bottom of page