A FORMER devil-worshipper has said Christians should not celebrate Halloween and claimed it is “cheating on God”.
Evangelist John Ramirez who claims to have performed witchcraft for a quarter of a century, hit out at people for getting involved in the Halloween spirit on October 31.
The US-born preacher said he sold his soul to the devil and reached the “highest rank of devil worshippers”. Mr Ramirez described how he was recruited by the devil during a blood-soaked ritual with a mark of the beast cut into his right-arm.
The 55-year-old now preaches the gospel of Jesus and criticised those who wish to participate in Halloween.
He told Fox News: “I wonder why people celebrate Halloween these days.
“Because in essence, I know what Halloween is about.
“I was in witchcraft for 25 years…selling my soul to the devil, I was a general for the devil…as a warlock.”
He added: “Have you ever heard a Satanist say, ‘I can’t wait for Good Friday to go to church with you?’
“So, why would the Christians say, ‘I can’t wait for Halloween to say I want to dress up’…It’s cheating on God, really.”
Mr Ramirez says it was not until October 1999 when he escaped the devil, and warned those who praise the dark spirits end up in hell.
He said: “That life is a dead end. There’s only one way out. It leads to hell.”
He added: “As an evangelist, I think my life is summed up in one way. Jesus Christ, and I’m going back to heaven.”
Written by: Luke Hawker
First published 30.10.19: https://www.express.co.uk/news/weird/1197874/halloween-2019-news-latest-christianity-devil-John-Ramirez