By John Ramirez, John Ramirez Ministries
John 8:32 “Then you will know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.”
They call it “the religion.” Many people from different ethnic backgrounds, cultures and geographic regions have been initiated by the thousands into Santeria. Those that follow this religion claim they follow God, Jesus Christ. Hmmm.
They claim to have a type of holiness by dressing in white 365 days after initiation. This religion has a form of godliness but denies the power thereof. The Bible says evildoers, or those who oppose God, are known for “having a form of godliness, but denying its power” (2 Timothy 3:5 NKJV). And that’s what Santeria is all about.
Never in the 25 years of my involvement in this religion did they speak about the virgin birth, the crucifixion, and the resurrection of Jesus, but they claim they are serving God the Father. This religion lives on animal sacrifices. They can’t live without it. But the ultimate sacrifice, which they don’t acknowledge, was the crucifixion of Jesus Christ 2000 years ago. If they did, why would they still be sacrificing animals today?
In the Ten Commandments God says, “You shall have no other gods before Me” (Deuteronomy 5:7 NKJV).