Is Halloween Evil?

Few have seen it, so I’m reposting this Halloween tome and video from my early blog days. Remember: Evil spelled backwards is “Live.” So reverse the evil in the world–and have a Happy Halloween!

Mitch Teemley

Video posted below

258083_4617672800673_1268860799_oIs Halloween evil? No. We are. Evil lives in people, not in things (Romans 3:23). People are, to use the classical term, sinful. But it’s easier (and less convicting) to focus on things. Many point to the pagan traditions behind Christmas and Easter, or that unholiest of holidays, Halloween!

As a zealous new believer back in the 80s (typical of a converted atheist), I once stood on a coffee table, tears streaming from my eyes, and rebuked a youth group for participating in a popular church-sponsored haunted house! I’ve mellowed since then—and read my Bible. The apostle Paul tells us that things are just things (I Corinthians 8:4-13), and that it’s the evil within ourselves that needs to be confronted.

A few years after later, I was in a comedy act called Mitch & Allen. One of our more popular pieces was a quirky Bible-based take…

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Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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11 Responses to Is Halloween Evil?

  1. :):):) lot of good stuff in this post, and true. The evil is from within. Glad you reposted it. I love the video. “we don’t have a monster….arrgggh…well, what if we do..” hahaha Thanks for re-sharing it with us Mitch 🙂

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  2. Yourfabgirl says:

    I love how well written your post is. English isn’t my first language, so I’m always aspiring to be a better writer/speaker, and I’m just admiring your writing, how you write is #goals

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  3. Erika Kind says:

    👻 💀 Happy Halloween, Mitch 👻 💀

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  4. Happy Halloween, Mitch! You are an expert on Bible. 🙂

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  5. cat9984 says:

    idk – that rabbit looks like he might be all evil. 🙂

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  6. numrhood says:

    romans 3:48
    1 corinthians 33:01-38 call unto thee
    bless it be the nations

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