As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten. Therefore be zealous and repent.
Some confuse the love of God with hate. TOUGH LOVE is love.
It is not Christian or loving to enable folks to go like sheep to the slaughter, ignorant or indifferent to the pagan origins of holidays that God condemns and will hold our countries accountable for, even permitting us to suffer national destruction, defeat and deportation as necessary.
1 "Cry aloud, spare not; Lift up your voice like a trumpet; Tell My people their transgression [the Church and Synagogue], And the house of Jacob [the family of Israelite nations - all Twelve Tribes of Israel] their sins. 2 Yet they seek Me daily, And delight to know My ways, As a nation that did righteousness, And did not forsake the ordinance of their God. They ask of Me the ordinances of justice; They take delight in approaching God [so religious yet so rebellious].