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"KILL THE BUNNY"
KILL THE EASTER BUNNY
The Lord is after your Easter bunny. Will you
let him kill it? God wants to bless His people
with a deep understanding of His Holy Word. Will
we let God show us life through death? In this
case by letting the cross of Christ kill our
Easter Bunny? For as Hosea 4:6-8 says:
"...my people are destroyed from lack of
knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge,
I also reject you as priests...The more the
priests increased, the more they sinned against
me; they exchanged their Glory for something
It has now been several years since God had us
start sending out tracts on Easter or First
Fruits. They were sent especially to the
"priests", but they continue to refuse to change
Easter back to First Fruits. They continue to
hold onto and defend Easter bunnies, colored eggs
and gathering sweets for self. How the church
seems to love the "disgraceful" Easter Bunny over
the "Glory" of First Fruits. Those who read this
tract, let the Holy Spirit move you to call your
church to repentance! How many blessings the
church is missing because it will not rid itself
of earthly traditions. In some cases those
churches are being destroyed because the priests
are rejecting knowledge and covering over this
whole issue with "whitewash", (Ezekiel 13).
EASTER IS A SIN BEFORE GOD
That cute little bunny is a sin before the eyes
of God. That chocolate bunny that grandma brings
is an abomination toward God. Hiding Easter eggs
is a vile and corrupt tradition in God's mind.
For we read of the sin of human traditions and
customs in 1 Kings 12. First notice that
satan,in order to keep men from worshiping the
pure Word of the Lord, will instigate an
alternative festival, that is, a different way to
"Jeroboam thought to himself, 'The kingdom will
likely revert to the house of David. If these
people go up to offer sacrifices at the temple of
the Lord in Jerusalem, they will give their
allegiance to their lord, Rehoboam king of
Judah. They will kill me and return to King
Rehoboam.'" 1 Kings 12:26-27
The spiritual lesson in all this is:
1. Satan knows that men might worship God in
Truth and Spirit, for Rehoboam of the house
of Judah was the only one who remained
faithful to the word of the Lord, (1 Kings
2. He is fearful that if they do that then they
will "kill" him. Satan too is terrified that
if we live the Word we will kill him.
In order to keep people from worshipping God in
the way God intends it to be done satan has
instituted new ways of worshiping God that look
just as good as God's ways. This is exactly what
Jeroboam did. For we can take warning from God
by reading, 1 Kings 12:32:
"Jeroboam instituted a festival on the fiftieth
day of the eight month, like the festival held in
Judah, and offered sacrifices on the altar."
Just like today, Easter, which the priests
support and preach about, looks like the
resurrection of Jesus. But it is not the
festival of the Lord! Easter with all of it's
terminology and doings must be taken out to the
city dump and burned. We are after your Easter
bunny. We have a holy sword called the Word of
God and we will not quit until it is dead. That
cute bunny has to go if you are going to be
blessed by staying in step with the Holy Spirit.
You priests, if you are not going to be false
prophets, must repent, and teach and demand what
is in accordance with the Word of God.
God gave ample warning to Jeroboam, but he
refused to repent. God is giving the church
ample warning also, and if we do not repent it
will be written about us the same thing that was
written about Jerohoam and his church:
"This was the sin of the house of Jeroboam that
led to its downfall and to its destruction from
the face of the earth." 1 Kings 13:34
THE LORD'S PURPOSE
The purpose of this tract is to show you the
difference between what is "clean" and "unclean".
What God desires, what man has brought about and
what the church has supported because they keep
refusing the Holy Spirit. The Lord's purpose is
to increase your joy in the Lord that comes from
the Holy Spirit.
Let the priests of God repent, with great zeal,
of the "violence" they have done to God's Word by
accepting the customs of the world. And even
justifying pagan holidays with God's Holy Word.
"Her priests do violence to my law and profane my
holy things; they do not distinguish between the
holy and the common; they teach there is no
difference between the unclean and the clean..."
The following is a section from Zola Levitt's
book, The Seven Feasts of Israel. Most of you
know Zola is a Jew who loves our Lord. Of course
Jesus was and is his Lord first, (Romans 1:16).
We do well to ask the Holy Spirit to make alive
in our hearts his teaching about the Word.
"The third feast is held on the Sunday following
Unleavened Bread: 'Speak to the Israelites and
say to them: 'When you enter the land I am going
to give to you and your reap its harvest, bring
to the priest a sheaf of the first grain you
harvest. He is to wave the sheaf before the Lord
so it will be accepted on your behalf; the
priest is the wave it on the day after the
Sabbath.' Leviticus 23:10-11
God wanted a special feast during which the
Israelites would acknowledge the fertility of the
fine land He gave them. They were to bring the
early crops of their spring planting, (First
Fruits), to the priest at the Temple to the be
waved before the Lord on their behalf.
This was to be done "on the day after the
Sabbath", or Sunday. Since the feast of
Unleavened Bread was seven days long, one of
those days would be Sunday and that Sunday would
be the First Fruits each year.
We have come to call this "Easter" after the
Babylonian goddess, Ishtar, the pagan goddess of
fertility. We even continue to worship the
objects of fertility: the rabbit, the egg, new
costumes, etc. But the celebration was to be over
God's replanting of the earth in the spring.
We miss a very important biblical truth by not
using the term "First Fruits" as the name of this
feast, because "first" implies a second, a third,
and so on, and that is the real meaning of the
feast. We do not merely celebrate the
resurrection of the Lord on First Fruits, on
which it indeed occurred, but more so, the
resurrection of the entire Church! We shall all
be resurrected and go to heaven, just as the Lord
did, 'Every man in his own order'. The apostle
Paul presented this brilliantly:
"For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall
all be alive. But every man in his own order:
Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are
in Christ at his coming." 1 Corinthians 15:23
Paul makes very clear the real point of the
feast. The resurrection of the Lord Himself is
happy news indeed, and worthy of a celebration,
but we are not so surprised by it. After all,
the Lord could raise the dead Himself; He walked
on water. He is God's Son. The real miracle is
that each of us ordinary, mortal sinners will
experience this resurrection!
We apparently all have a number and will go in
that order. Jesus Christ's number was one; He
was the first fruits - the first man permanently
resurrected. Your father has a lower number than
you, and your grandfather a lower then he, if you
were saved in that order. But in any case, we
shall all go! Obviously, ' The dead in Christ
shall rise first', 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17,
since they have a lower number.
How simple it all is if we understand these
feasts. Jesus of course, celebrated the Sunday
of the week of His crucifixion by rising from the
dead. It was not some other day He chose but the
very day of First Fruits, of course, just as He
performed on Passover and Unleavened Bread, each
with the appropriate action. Jesus even
presented the His proper First Fruits offering to
the Father. Graves were opened and dead people
rose and were seen after His resurrection in
Jerusalem, (Matthew 27:53). The Lord, not unlike
a Jewish planter, gratefully showed the Father
the early crops of what will be a magnificent
harvest later on." -Zola Levitt
YOUR RESPONSE TOWARD GOD
When I was a child I played with childish things,
(1 Corinthians 13:11). That is, Easter bunnies,
eggs, jelly beans, chocolate bunnies and songs
about Easter. You know, "here comes Peter
cotton tail, hopping down the bunny
trail...hippity hop...Easter's on its way." By
the way do you see any Apostle's names in that
Why is it that man always takes the gospel of
self-sacrifice and turns ever celebration into a
gathering for self? With all the gathering of
food, eggs, toys and merriment, one cannot tell
Jesus said "deny self" and be a "living
sacrifice" unto God! When was the last time you
ever saw a "wave offering" at First Fruits
time?How many even know what a "wave offering" is
and how it points to Jesus Christ.
As we grow up in the Lord, we put aside childish
things of the past and press on toward maturity
in the Lord. We can't help but be blessed! How
few teachers offer the flock the greater joy of
celebrating First Fruits. Every child in the
church should have a rich understanding of what
the Feasts of God are, for all the things God
point to are "inexpressible joy". Many will say,
"What harm does it do to call it Easter and to
have Easter bunnies?. We don't do it unto the
pagan goddess of fertility, Ishtar. We do it in
the name of Jesus". This statement declares to
the world our willing rebellion and distaste
toward God's Word. The church should be a source
of rich knowledge concerning the feasts of God.
Instead, ignorance and worldliness rob many of
the joy of God's Spirit. Let it be so no more!!
"Dear children, keep yourselves from idols."
1 John 5:21
"Nevertheless, I have a few things against you:
You have people there who hold to the teaching of
Balaam, who taught Balak to entice the Israelites
to sin by eating food sacrificed to idols..."
Are we by the preachers of God being duped into
eating food sacrificed to idols; Easter baskets,
eggs, beans, sugar bunnies, chocolate eggs, etc.
The answer is a sad "yes". Let it happen no
more! We just killed your Easter bunny with the
Word of God, live in the ways of the world no
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