It is sad to see so many Messianics jump out of the pan of Christian Tradition to just land right in the pot of Jewish Tradition and vice versa.
QUESTION: What festival is known as the feast of lights, also known as the feast of dedication, lasts 8 days, originally celebrated on Kislev 25, time of gift giving, time of playing games, time for eating pancakes and a goose, time for taking off from work, time for gathering with friends & family, an ancient man-made tradition, time for lighting candles, time for gambling, time for drinking alcoholic beverages, time for decorating homes, time for feasting, time for singing carols, happens in December, time for giving alms, time for role reversing, sometimes uses a bush or a tree, and has a tradition of putting candles on the outside of the home?
ANSWER: This festival was originally called Saturnalia, but now we call it Hanukkah.
Brothers and sisters please hear me and wake from the deception.
Read the following articles for more information:
Hanukkah – Truth or Tradition?
Hanukkah and Christmas
The Legend of Hanukkah
Chanukah: Festival of Dedication or Pagan Fire Festival?
Heathen Roots of the Hanukkah Bush
Hanukkah and Yeshua
Why Yahshuah Refused to Celebrate Hanukkah
Attractive Deception Hanukkah The Jewish Saturnalia
Chanukah: Some Disturbing Things You May not Know
Should Chanukkah be Celebrated?
Should we Celebrate Chanukkah part two?
Is Hanukkah Just the Jewish Christmas?
I do not endorse everything these articles suggest, but provide them for one to further their study into this important topic.
May Yahweh bless your understanding.