To Prevent a Revolt to False Gods

Matthew Henry:

“To prevent a revolt to false gods, we are forbidden to worship the true God in such a way and manner as the false gods were worshiped in, and are commanded to observe the instituted ordinances of worship that we may adhere to the proper object of worship…. [Thus] they [pagan methods, practices, places, customs, etc.] must be destroyed…so the varying names of them might be buried in oblivion.”

~Matthew Henry, Commentary on the Whole Bible, 1:774.

Source: “Halloween: A Biblical Critique of James Jordan and American Vision,” page 18, http://www.reformedonline.com/uploads/1/5/0/3/15030584/halloween.pdf

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