Skip to comments.Pat Robertson's Web Site Warns Against Demonic Halloween Candy
Posted on 10/29/2009 8:15:56 PM PDT by tlb
. TV preacher Pat Robertsons Web site has just issued a bulletin warning Americans of the real threat we face this season: Demons may be lurking in our Halloween candy.
In a column on the Christian Broadcasting Networks Web site, writer Kimberly Daniels asserts that demons sneak into bags of Halloween candy at grocery stores.
[M]ost of the candy sold during this season has been dedicated and prayed over by witches, Daniels wrote. I do not buy candy during the Halloween season. Curses are sent through the tricks and treats of the innocent whether they get it by going door to door or by purchasing it from the local grocery store. The demons cannot tell the difference.
The Rev. Barry W. Lynn, executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, urged Robertson and Daniels to lighten up.
Ive heard of the devil being in the details, but to think hes lurking inside a Snickers bar is a little too much, Lynn quipped. Pat Robertson has always peddled some scary stuff, but this is over the top.
Daniels asserts that far from being harmless fun, Halloween is a veritable doorway to hell, full of literal monsters.
Halloween is much more than a holiday filled with fun and tricks or treats, she wrote. It is a time for the gathering of evil that masquerades behind the fictitious characters of Dracula, werewolves, mummies and witches on brooms. The truth is that these demons that have been presented as scary cartoons actually exist. I have prayed for witches who are addicted to drinking blood and howling at the moon.
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If Pat is talking about Necco Wafers, then he is spot on. Necco Wafers are truly Halloween candy from Hell.
Here is the list of the TOP TEN MOST HATED HALLOWEEN TREATS.
Little boxes of stuck-together shriveled globs are not what little kids schlep around the neighborhood for all night. When they say trick-or-treat, they want candy that will rot their teeth, not wrinkled grapes. (Using an empty box as a kazoo-like instrument, though, is kinda fun.)
2. Candy Corn
The most polarizing candy of all. The fruitcake of Halloween; it just never goes away. If you love them, fine. But dont subject the rest of us haters to the sickeningly sweet triangle that tastes like neither candy nor corn.
3. Necco Wafers
These chalky candies are supposedly fruit-flavored, but no fruit I know tastes like dust and makes everything eaten after taste like dust, too.
4. Dum Dum Lollipops
Usually, foods on a stick are yummy (corn dogs, ice pops), but Dum Dums just cant be included on that list. Not even if they were breaded and deep-fried and served at a fair.
Long before poisoned candy scares, evil people were handing out apples instead of candy on Halloween. This disappointing treat is the main reason to avoid unwrapped food while trick-or-treating.
Dentists and orthodontists should not be allowed to celebrate Halloween if theyre going to get all tooth doctory on us. Do not bring your work home with you, folks! We all have a personal responsibility to brush, and maybe some of us will forget, but your complimentary bristles on a stick (instead of a Snickers) will not help us remember. It will make us despise you and your trade.
7. Tootsie Rolls
It looks like chocolate and sort of smells like chocolate, but the mini brown tubes are not real chocolate. They taste like watered-down chocolate, and have a chewy texture that will strip the fillings right off your molars.
8. Laffy Taffy
I do not laffy when I get these. I sobby. I get depressedy. Because it gets all stucky to my teethy and doesnt even taste that goody.
9. Miscellaneous, Wrapped Hard Candies
Halloween is supposed to be a holiday for young people, not senior citizens who suck on hard candies all day. Something about the strawberry-shaped strawberries, gold-wrapped butterscotch, and peppermint way past the expiration date. (These usually get set aside for Granny.)
10. Anything Fun-Sized
Who started calling it this? Since when is one bite fun?! Give us the rich houses with the sprawling driveways and full-sized candy bars any day. Portion control doesnt need to start this young.
You crack me up!
I have also prayed for Hillary.
Don’t forget Dia De Los Muertos! It’s not just witches sprinkling magical demon spirits on candy, it’s Mexicans too!
I know a lot of people who overdo it on the coffee and sugar, but they never start spouting craziness like this!
As far as I know, the little bags of pretzels and the tootsie rolls I'm handing out to the kiddlewinks on Saturday won't cause any demonic possession. Come to think of it, though, they'll probably be on a sugar high, later Saturday night, and they might act like little demons. ;o)
I LOVE Necco wafers. Carry them around all the time. I remember my mother buying them for me when I was a tiny little tot, and the really cool thing is they haven’t changed at all in the intervening 40+ years. Even the wrapper — they did “update” the font style, but other than that, it’s still the same old unsealed wax paper wrapper. Pretty rare nowadays.
If CBN has taken the article off their site what’s the big stink?
Agreed, The only verse I can think of basically says they have no power. I think an actual demon, might have some power. But if a prayed over idol has no power, how much less would prayed over candy have?
Jer 10:2 Thus saith the LORD, Learn not the way of the heathen, and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the heathen are dismayed at them. Jer 10:3 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 axe. Jer 10:4 They deck it with silver and with gold; they fasten it with nails and with hammers, that it move not. Jer 10:5 They [are] upright as the palm tree, but speak not: they must needs be borne, because they cannot go. Be not afraid of them; for they cannot do evil, neither also [is it] in them to do good.
Besides, I think it would be near impossible for witches to have prayed over most of the candy. Not that it would make a difference if they did.
Mat 15:11 Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.
I'm pretty sure that covers prayed over halloween candy.
If CBN has taken the article off their site whats the big stink?
You didn't get the memo? Apparently it's a custom that no Halloween season can go unmolested by at least one nutbag claiming Demon Candy (or Demon Halloween) will lead to the end of the world as we wish we'd known it. Or, by at least one posting of said nutbag's nutbaggery.
Breaking News - I’ve recently discovered it isn’t Halloween candy that’s full of demons, but in fact, it’s the eight pound tin of butter cookies I recently bought at Costco. I see no other reason for the ten pounds I feel like I’ve gained since I started eating them. Someone alert CBN!
Yeah, I don't like Circus Peanuts either.
“Daniels asserts that far from being harmless fun, Halloween is a veritable doorway to hell, full of literal monsters.”
To be blunt, Halloween is the Celtic “New Year’s Eve” celebration.
Nothing more, nothing less.
That night is when the “veil between the worlds” is thought be its thinnest and the Celts put out food for wandering dead ancestors to placate them and much later, costumes were adopted to keep disgruntled ‘dearly departeds’ from identifying and harming the living.
*Much* later it was popularized with trick or treat stuff.
99% of the time, people aren’t even celebrating Halloween on the “real” day, any way.
Pat’s off the beam [or on Jim Beam] with this one.
Having said all that, -animals- are in far more danger than humans because of wanna-be “Satanists” and “left hand path magickal practioners”.
The local SPCAs places a moratorium on adopting specific breeds/colors of dogs and cats during late September/October because of this.
Words to the wise...whether you own a “Germanic” breed of dog or simply a black dog or cat, [or any black animal, really] do NOT leave it outside unattended EVER during the period leading up to Halloween, which may stretch from the full moon/dark moon in October clear up until the 8th of November.
[different “traditions” observe different “real Halloween” dates]
*Astronomically* speaking, the “true day” of Halloween is whatever day the sun is in 15° Scorpio.
That will occur on November 7, 2009.
This is NOT a “joke” or paranoid flight of fancy.
The “cleanup” by the SPCA after Halloween is gruesome and we’re not exactly an area known for being heavily infested by animal sacrificers.
Those people come here for the isolation and mythological/magickal history afforded by the Appalachian mountains.
1 Corinthians 8:4
As concerning therefore the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is none other God but one.
LOL! The raisins at No. 1! Hubby is still complaining about the raisins he used to get 50 years ago. Seriesly, he just mentioned it yesterday.
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