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VG Easter Festival ‘unholy’- Bishop John I. Cline

- said season should be one of reverence & humility
Prominent minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, Bishop John I. Cline has labelled the Easter Festival celebrations on the sister island of Virgin Gorda as being unholy as he feels the events are in no way reflective of anything symbolic of the most holy week in the religious world. Photo: VINO/File
One of the troupes in the VG Easter Festival Parade in 2013. Bishop John I. Cline said a carnival like atmosphere during the holy week of Easter does not fit in with the Christian nature of Virgin Gorda. Photo: VINO/File
One of the troupes in the VG Easter Festival Parade in 2013. Bishop John I. Cline said a carnival like atmosphere during the holy week of Easter does not fit in with the Christian nature of Virgin Gorda. Photo: VINO/File
This controversial post on Facebook by Jamaica Gleaner recently saw Mr Cline come under heavy criticism from members of the public. Photo: VINO/File
This controversial post on Facebook by Jamaica Gleaner recently saw Mr Cline come under heavy criticism from members of the public. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Prominent minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, Bishop John I. Cline has labelled the Easter Festival celebrations on the sister island of Virgin Gorda as being unholy as he feels the events are in no way reflective of anything symbolic of the most holy week in the religious world.

"The only thing that I am put off with in the BVI is the whole carnival thing in Virgin Gorda, which in my estimation, is in no way holy," said Bishop Cline.

It is his contention that this does not fit in with the Christian nature of the island of Virgin Gorda. "I don't think they should have moved in that direction to have such a festival or carnival on the holy week. I think that is so anti-religious and that I just can't get with," Mr Cline said.

The pastor of the New Life Baptist Church in Duff’s Bottom on the main island of Tortola added that to the best of his knowledge this issue has not been raised as one of concern with the people of the Virgin Gorda community but said he had in the past brought it up at the level of the Christian Council.

"I don't think it went anywhere but I think it's clear for all to see..."

Easter should be about humility & Reverence

In defending his concern, Bishop Cline referred to the Jews who he said would never be found involved in anti-religious activities. "You would never see the Jews [do certain things] during the holy month of Ramadan or their Yom Kippur, they observe those with great humility and reverence. With the Christian community, when we have Good Friday or Easter Sunday to have in the air some kind of carnival activity I think that just doesn't speak well of us as a Christian community.”

The man of the cloth also added that there are norms and practices that are still being revered in the Virgin Islands that are not necessarily synonymous with the ‎true meaning and reason for Easter.

"People also still observe most of the traditional things, like they don't eat meat because of the shed blood, so they say they don't eat anything with blood. I think those are traditions, I don't think they have any biblical authority governing them," he added.

Easter still not commercialised like Christmas

It was also noted that Easter has been the one religious season that has been revered by the greater population in the Virgin Islands (VI) as it has not attracted a commercial style as the Christmas season has.

Easter is seen as the holiest season in the Christian calendar. It is a time where we celebrate what was done for us through Jesus Christ in terms of salvation. It is said in the Bible, and noted by Bishop Cline, that if Christ is not risen from the dead then we are still in sin and all preaching are in vain.

"So while we celebrate, we are thankful for his death, we celebrate his resurrection."

Thankful for His death

Good Friday, observed yesterday April 3, 2015 is seen as a time of thanksgiving to God for his sacrifice on the Cross but Christians look forward with great anticipation to Easter Sunday. "In order for there to be an ascension, there ‎must be ‎a resurrection, and for there to be a resurrection there must have been a burial and for a burial there must have been a death and so that's why Friday (Good Friday) is so important because we couldn't have a resurrection without a death. We couldn't have ascension without a resurrection. So Good Friday is truly an important day for all Christians around the world," Bishop Cline added.

Meanwhile, Bishop Cline is known to be outspoken about his views that are often seen as controversial by many. In March, 2015 he came under heavy criticism for his views on Monogamy as expressed in his book ‘Monogamy Mystery: Natural /Unnatural?’ There were also many, however, who stood in defense of the Bishop’s writing.

See link to article below:

http://www.virginislandsnewsonline.com/en/news/youre-a-disgrace-to-christianity-bishop-cline-blasted-on-fb

81 Responses to “VG Easter Festival ‘unholy’- Bishop John I. Cline”

  • Yes (04/04/2015, 09:36) Like (69) Dislike (3) Reply
    Fornication is unholy also!
  • VG (04/04/2015, 09:38) Like (22) Dislike (12) Reply
    You do the work of the lord and leave we alone.
    • iHope (04/04/2015, 15:00) Like (8) Dislike (7) Reply
      Hope You Leave God Alone Next Time You Run into Problems Too then!.
  • Realist (04/04/2015, 09:44) Like (66) Dislike (13) Reply
    Not a fan of this man but I totally agree with him on this issue.
    • Me (04/04/2015, 10:33) Like (38) Dislike (6) Reply
      my thoughts exactly. not a fan of him, but he has a point.
    • ImanI (04/04/2015, 10:38) Like (33) Dislike (6) Reply
      I am with you Realist. And what the man is saying, is the truth
      • Forbidden Truth (06/04/2015, 06:53) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
        A lot of people can't stand the truth because they wallow in their merriment and bad deeds.
    • Really (04/04/2015, 12:06) Like (40) Dislike (12) Reply
      EASTER IS A BAD TIME TO SIN BUT AUGUST FESTIVAL IS A GREAT TIME TO SIN!! RIGHT WE UNDERSTAND THERE IS WRONG TIME TO SIN AND RIGHT TIME!!! SOME PEOPLE LOVE TO BE IN THE NEWS!!
      • blah (04/04/2015, 15:54) Like (18) Dislike (0) Reply
        You're comment is too real. The bible says that no sin is better than the other. Like I said earlier we're a part time christian society.
        • Like (08/04/2015, 10:16) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
          I understand what the person is trying to say if carnival in Easter is wrong Carnival in August should also be wrong point blank
      • What I think (06/04/2015, 14:14) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
        I guess he is only saying have some respect during that time
      • oh plz (06/04/2015, 17:45) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
        I would agree that we have strayed from what we ought to be celebrating in August (emancipation from slavery). What are we celebrating or what is the purpose of the VG Festivities?? Someone please enlighten me....
  • View (04/04/2015, 09:48) Like (26) Dislike (2) Reply
    Look from inside out. While I agree the secular should not be done during Holy Week, one must ask if while shouting what is one doing secretly that is as bad or worse than that. It is important for us to clean up our own acts.
  • Vg man (04/04/2015, 09:55) Like (40) Dislike (2) Reply
    I'm a Vg man.Born and raise and up to lastnight I was thinking the same thing.Come on people sometimes it's good to listen.It feels a little weird for real.Maybe we can sit and talk about it.
    • Em (04/04/2015, 16:38) Like (15) Dislike (0) Reply
      Yes, when we were young, we entertained it as we didnt know better....but I truly feel like we can change the activities and have them whit weekend for example. Easter time is really not the best time for the celebrations.
  • Throw stones (04/04/2015, 09:55) Like (29) Dislike (8) Reply

    This pulpit p*mp needs to check himself before casting stones

  • And the church say... (04/04/2015, 09:57) Like (26) Dislike (5) Reply
    I Agree with Bishop!
  • 123 (04/04/2015, 10:03) Like (6) Dislike (4) Reply
    he is speaking his mind and that is all I ask
  • Lord-oh (04/04/2015, 10:03) Like (39) Dislike (10) Reply
    Ok Pastor, Its your opinion and belief, I respect them --how about those of us that don`t believe in Jesus-Can you respect us--our opinion and our belief, I know you are accustom of telling people what to do and how to do it...Let it be--You can`t dictate and control everything---you have lots of work to do in your church and at the Hospital, focus and making them better--you have enough failures on your plate-- Focus on those--Let it be.. imagine a world where everybody believes in the same thing.--Let it be--If you want to address the injustice to humanity--start with children that born here in the BVI that have to get time from immigration to stay in the BVI, their born in land.
    • the rock (04/04/2015, 11:35) Like (12) Dislike (33) Reply
      if u dont believe in jesus u have no call in the bvi wether u born here or not..simple as that, but i will pray for u still without your wishes, thats how strong our jesus is!
    • @ Lord-oh (04/04/2015, 12:09) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply
      As it relates to the immigration issue, even though you are born in the US mainland or overseas territories, if you reside outside the US, you do not get the benefit unless living in the US for at least five years. While I understand your viewpoint, this legislation needs to be overturned by the UK Government not the HOA.
    • Wee Wee (04/04/2015, 14:43) Like (6) Dislike (7) Reply
      If your child born here and you ain't from here and have to get time. What the hell that have to do with the Bishop? Is he the damn Premier and Chief Immigration Officer. you sound so stupid
      • @wee wee (04/04/2015, 21:39) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
        Whoever you are, I was just addressing a blogger's comments to say that it doesn't matter whether Bishop Cline advocates for the status of children born in the VI, he does not have any say on the issue but people like you are just plain stupid. Bye Felicia.
        • dudus (08/04/2015, 06:29) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
          wewe i agree with u, i just think that the parents needs to tell these kids the entire history of the treatment they get in the land of their birth, no need to hide it, so that when they turn 18 and these same two face people approach them to vote because they are bvislander, then they will be able to ask those same two face people, what they were between birth and 18 yrs old?.
      • Sala (05/04/2015, 13:02) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
        @ Wee Wee , Hope U will be able to born yours in Trinidad and not here.
        • @Sala (06/04/2015, 09:59) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
          For the record, I was born and raised in the BVI with parents of Vincentian heritage which I am gladly proud of which I have the best of both worlds. So if I want to birth my kids here, I have all right too. Stupid people.
    • Forbidden Truth (06/04/2015, 00:29) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      All foreigners make a conscious decision as to where their children are born. Deal with it n seize time. Life is real.
  • truth be told (04/04/2015, 10:05) Like (15) Dislike (3) Reply
    And all ur members well majority will be over there in attendance.smh
  • wake up (04/04/2015, 10:15) Like (30) Dislike (17) Reply
    I'm not a fan of festival and i'm definitely not a fan of cline, but there is no such as an holy week , however everyday should be treated as holy day. The holy day is indeed the seventh day of every week which is the SABBATH DAY, the day of rest and giving thanks to our father in heaven, GOD.: If Mr. Cline wants to know about what is holy let me remind him clearly: Mr. Cline when you go in front of your congregation open the bible and turn to Exodus 20: 8- REMEMBER THE SABBATH DAY,TO KEEP IT HOLY. Six days you should labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD you GOD . In it you shall do no work: you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your manservant, nor your maidservant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger who is within your gates. For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them and rested the seventh day. THEREFORE THE LORD BLESSED THE SABBATH DAY AND HOLLOWED IT. It the Fourth commandment in the bible. If you want to talk about whats holy from whats not start with the bible then move on.......AMEN!!
    • learn (04/04/2015, 20:45) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      Matthew 12 King James Version (KJV
      11 And he said unto them, What man shall there be among you, that shall have one sheep, and if it fall into a pit on the sabbath day, will he not lay hold on it, and lift it out?

      12 How much then is a man better than a sheep? Wherefore it is lawful to do well on the sabbath days.
    • @ wake up (05/04/2015, 12:07) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
      You are right on with exactly what the scriptures say about the sabbath and keeping it holy but if Sunday to Friday, you fornicate, commit adultery, gossip, back-bite, lie and continuously sin and then keep the sabbath holy, the God who ordained the sabbath as holy and the observance of the day is of nought to you who keep it and to me who is looking on.
    • VG (06/04/2015, 16:28) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
      It's a shame that so many Sabbath Keepers ONLY keep the Sabbath but they fornicate, lie, cheat, steal, commit adultery, and hate on others. Trust me, I work with a sabbath keeper and she's what I would call a wolf in sheep clothing.
  • well-well (04/04/2015, 10:22) Like (6) Dislike (16) Reply
    One thing, he got Guts--He brave, braver than the rest. L0L. I love him for that. Sorry pastor, I don`t believe in Jesus. I Love to see people having fun.--Watching Happy people, makes me happy. Happiness matters!
  • wize up (04/04/2015, 10:37) Like (22) Dislike (2) Reply
    VG festival been around for so many years; what is more un-holy than church against church; pastors against pastor: I will simply suggest fixing the religious matters first, then deal with the social issues (pot must not call the kettle black) just saying!!!!
    • Black Joe (04/04/2015, 11:12) Like (12) Dislike (2) Reply
      It don't have a ting on the pastor that is white and even if it look so, consider yourself color blind. Pastor Cline so black, I get scared of calling myself Black Joe!

      Now he black externally. Some say he black internally also.

      I believe he making some sense for the Christians but who is he to judge anybody.

      My message to Pastor Cline is to look in the mirror and if you don't see any other color than BLACK well please ask God to show you the light.

      By the way I am not an NDP paid blogger.
    • Only in the BVI (04/04/2015, 17:42) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
      48 years. Where was Cline all thisvtime
  • Plank. (04/04/2015, 11:33) Like (30) Dislike (0) Reply
    I think VG Festival date should move--not for the same reasons as the pastor--for different reasons--I will suggest they seriously consider moving the festival date to the "END OF FEBRUARY INTO THE MARCH HOLIDAY" I think it would be more productive, it would attract more people, it will be more fun, -- also make peace with those who believe (Easter as holy week)
  • Jesus is disappointed (04/04/2015, 11:38) Like (6) Dislike (2) Reply
    It is surprising to see how we can put down one another. Dispite of what this man do (yes some of his actions are wrong) but who is u to judge him. Thats why God died on the cross for our sins. Leave him for God. Now the matter at hand fesitval this week end is wrong and i totally agree with him. Why celebrate things of the devil on the weekend that Jesus died for our sins. He was crusified for our transgressions and this is how we repay him. The government really need to look into this matter and we wonder y the territory is the way it is. For all the none believers i believe that God have something in store for u all. Just wait and see, his promises will be fullfilled. I will keep all of u in my prays together with the territory.
  • tax free (04/04/2015, 11:40) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    This church does not need to be divested once it is deemed to be profitable
  • Concern 1 (04/04/2015, 12:08) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply

    There are too many one day,holy week,Christmas and special church occasion Christians as we ought to live everyday for Christ. If Christ is to make an appearance any day of the week except Sunday or Saturday many will go straight to hell.Nothing is wrong in holding any activities during certain holy occasions.Check many countries that do but take time out to be reverend and then resort to their normal activities once more.We are a Christian society but the truth is there are more Christians on the outside of the church as one will be surprised of the many demons within the churches.Anyway we all have to give an account to no one but the one above. Let's all continue to live for Christ that is pleasing in his sight. God bless

  • ours (04/04/2015, 12:38) Like (14) Dislike (1) Reply
    There is a logo that used to be mentioned whenever we hear about the big. It said "yes we are different". These islands were built on certain fundamentals and core values that defined us as a people. We were proud of our peas soup with sugar,our sugar apples with pigtail,we work hard week days but we took time out for church and family on Sundays,our politicians argued with each other in the house but remained friends. I respect the fact that other people came to these islands and brought with them their cultures but why ridicule mine? Why should I change because someone don't like the way I drink my soup, or eat my apples? Why should I change my religious believes because someone came here and don't believe as I do? Having said all that I agree with the pastor. It is high time we take back the things that defined us as a people.. a proud people respecting the rights of others but defending ours. Good Friday/easther was once celebrated a certain way in these islands we should not sacrifice our cultures to please others by the way "yes we are different"
  • truth be told (04/04/2015, 12:52) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply

    He without sin cast the first stone.... As much as it is a fact that we celebrate easter and the lords, I feel in society we should follow what we preach.. 

  • Pshh (04/04/2015, 14:08) Like (17) Dislike (6) Reply
    This the same man that said he is betraying his "nature" by only having one woman.... Nigga have a hot seat!
    • Hmm (05/04/2015, 07:30) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
      Wait are you mad that he was talking some truth? Did you even read the book? Each and every one of you men or woman know that you cheat. Come on be real with yourself. Would you stop being ignorant and small minded and just analyse what he is trying to say. Now all the Bishop was clearly saying is marriage and staying faithful is on a Spirtual level not flesh..
  • blah (04/04/2015, 14:59) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
    There is nothing wrong with the celebration because we are only a part time Christian society. We condone swearing, taking people's land by force. A couple of years ago OC deliberately chose to turn over the keys to the plant on Holy weekend leaving the territory without water. We only act like Christians when it benefits us so until we are worthy of the name "Christian society" allow everyone to live as they please as long as it is within the law.
  • tola (04/04/2015, 15:06) Like (10) Dislike (4) Reply
    Cline and others who talking about holy week and still doing all sort of wrong. What about the sabbath ? God said remember the sabbath to keep it holy he did not say remember holy week .
  • B VI TO THE BONE (04/04/2015, 15:18) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
    let the church say Amen...we got you Brother John
  • LOL:) (04/04/2015, 15:25) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    Everyone has the right to choose their own religion. You can't force religion on an entire territory. We selectively choose when we are a Christian society which makes us hypocrites and the bible is very clear about hypocrisy. "No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money"
  • sharkkie (04/04/2015, 15:26) Like (2) Dislike (3) Reply

    thing to talk the village ram.

  • VI Born Upcoming Christian (04/04/2015, 15:47) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
    Listen... I do not really like Bishop Cline... He scares me, but I must say he is right. At least have some kind of respect for the death and resurrection for the Man that died for all of you ignorant people here today... Smh
    And as for you people who saying he need to check himself before he talks about others and stay within the church business etc. Yall stay there worrying about him whether he do this or do that because at the end of the day when Jesus come and he's saved and you guys aren't... he'll be in heaven walking on streets of gold while the rest of you burn in hell... (Notice Is Said If)

    Oh and for the person who said he's trying to say there is a wrong and right time to sin, he is not... He just saying of all the times to sin this is the worst... At least have a little bit of respect... Christian or Not...
  • Truth (04/04/2015, 18:02) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply

    mothers hide your daughters...

  • Wee Wee (04/04/2015, 19:07) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
    Control your temper, people are just expressing their minds-You sounding so angry=-Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther king, Malcolm X, Bob Marley, they are heroes because they fought for the rights of human, not for the rights of religion. they were the voice for the voiceless, the oppressed; they won`t immigration officers and presidents. Whats your point? They were men of conscience men of courage and men of faith.
  • riddim up (04/04/2015, 19:52) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
    Go and rob the church from talking bull
  • VG 1 (04/04/2015, 19:54) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    As i read this story The Church of God Holiness on VG is having a big drive by tramp on the road right now. never hear more sweeter music. riddim can't done... I think this was done last year as well.
  • ann (04/04/2015, 19:56) Like (11) Dislike (1) Reply
    This man like the spot light saw
  • sad (04/04/2015, 20:32) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    Every blogger here think they are right. That is why we have freedom of speech. It is the so called Holy Rollers who think everyone should bow down and follow them. Well, I am not a sheep that will be led to the slaughter. I have my own mind and beliefs and no one can sway me to their way of thinking. So what is the problem? So called Holy Rollers think they own the island...and get damned mad if you don't agree with them. Well...too freaking bad!
  • SMH (04/04/2015, 22:05) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
    Smh get what he saying - but he should wash his own dishes first.... just say.

    Everybody goes to be judge.
  • to the Pont (05/04/2015, 04:54) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    Stop trying to force your beliefs on ppl like it's better than the rest.if they want jump up.abd wine that's there things it might not be yours correcting someone like don't do that you get cut.not your wrong your bad jesus Is the way. Bishop or anyone else if we all do the same thing some of your going to complain and for those of you who saying that he is right I bet most of you don't follow the Easter to the fullest
  • Abraham (05/04/2015, 08:56) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    bishop, the whole Easter celebration on a whole is unholy, Easter is a pagan festive, did you know that bishop?
  • Home for festival (05/04/2015, 10:11) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    Everybody religion isn't Christianity. If it's yours leave the festival alone. We don't ask Christians to join the parade.
    Religion causes separation. But we respected Good Friday but this is our cultural aspect. Vg little 3 day celebration you trying to put a stop to and Tortola tramping for almost 2 weeks? Come on we are a community who don't bother each other.
  • Anti-religious (05/04/2015, 10:17) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    Don't force your religious beliefs on me. We have kids and adults living in the BVI with other religion. And some of us don't believe in religion. If you don't want to party don't join the fete. Same way I don't believe in Christianity so I doing join the choir.
  • me (05/04/2015, 12:38) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
    This is too true , this man of God is speaking the truth and nothing but the truth.You find a lot of things like accidents , deaths happening around this time prior to the celebration of virgin gorda's festival.
  • christian (05/04/2015, 15:40) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    The man has a rights o his opinion regardless of whether or not we respect him. I personally don't respect him as a true man of God but I respect his right to have his own opinion.
  • truthfully (05/04/2015, 19:25) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    I thought it was holy when I saw one of your active members hearlining Sunday nite event..... Guess he is not Holy either .... According to Mr shoutout.... Culpritonthepulpit
  • saint or sinner (05/04/2015, 20:37) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
    he who is without sin cast the first stone
  • devil (05/04/2015, 20:38) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply

    Just join the parade fun and shut yuh mouth Mr. CLINE!!!! I'll be seeing U!!
  • Bruh!!! (06/04/2015, 12:48) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply

    YOU CAN'T BE CASTING STONE WHEN YOU YOUR SELF IS UNHOLY.

  • big bird (06/04/2015, 18:13) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    Preach on bishop
  • NLB (07/04/2015, 08:35) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    I understand where he coming from but the youths from his church don't miss a beat when it come to jam. The females getting children out of wedlock and still want to act like they more holy than anyone. Not a fan of bashing people but this man need to cleanse his church first.
  • me (07/04/2015, 09:22) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Everyday is a holy day, people shouldn't even worry about holy week but praise the Lord everyday and please Mr. Cline the Bible also talked a lot of things and we as people don't honor them, so what makes a good Christian for sure not one who hides behind sin and act like the holy one in public. It doesn't have a law to say when to have carnival or not to have so let the people be. Slavery has been abolish many years ago and we live in a world of Freedom. Let it go!
  • lady queen (07/04/2015, 09:42) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I agree with him, i'm not a fan of him either but i totally agree with what he is saying. We just need to find a better weekend but then again some weekends are not long enough.
  • Funny (07/04/2015, 12:39) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is really funny, it was noted that this is Virgin Gorda's 40th year celebrating and only now he is coming talking about it being unholy hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm,
  • Real Pimp of Tortola (07/04/2015, 14:17) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    So is COVETING THY NEIGHBOURS WIFE, but I'm only here for the comments.
  • Roo Hoo (07/04/2015, 17:41) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Easter ( The Christian Religious side of it) back onto an old festival of the rites of Spring. "Oestrus" - rebirth, spring, joy etc. So let the Christians celebrate I if thats the right word) and let the rest of the people or even those Christians who see Christ as part of the joy of living, - let them simply have fun.
  • Be 4 real (08/04/2015, 09:16) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

    Galatians 5:19-21
    Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, RIVALRIES, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, revelries, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

    RIVALRIES IS CARNIVAL

    All these years you taking your family to watch these parade and only now you seeing it is unholy. You know carnival was and is unhloy HYPOCRITE. Live right and the people will live right.
  • my question (10/04/2015, 11:08) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    My question is ...Is VG celebrations a festival or a carnival? Reason being is we celebrate emancipation from slavery in August hence our festivities in August but what are we really celebrating during "Easter holidays"? This is the reason I agree with Pastor Cline. There is no reason we should be having this type of vulgarity during what should be a spiritual celebration.


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