Guitarist Eddie Van Halen's Empty Life
by David J. Stewart | August 2016
Proverbs 13:7, “There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.”
I like to read biographies about famous people. As a born-again Christian, I am curious about the religious beliefs of famous people, especially those who have had a tremendous influence upon the world. I am not writing this article to be unkind; but rather, because Eddie Van Halen attributes his satanic guitar playing to God, which I have a big problem with, because Satan inspires rock music and not the God of the Holy Bible.
Edward “Eddie” Van Halen (born 1955) says, “Music has provided a good life for me” Unfortunately, Eddie is one of the wickedest men in the world, and his wealth is blood money. I say that from a Biblical sense of the word, “wicked,” which means very evil.
Notice with me if you will, the All Seeing Eye which Eddie is displaying with his right eye. At first I didn't notice it, because it is subtle. However, it is unmistakable once you notice it. Eddie Van Halen is on the Devil's side! The next time you visit a contemporary book store, check out the book covers and you'll be amazed how many of them feature the All Seeing Eye (i.e., a single eye). Hollywood movie covers are saturated with the All Seeing Eye. The occult eye symbolizes Lucifer (meaning “light-bearer”), who masquerades as “an angel of light” to deceive the world (2nd Corinthians 11:14; Revelation 12:9).
The All Seeing Eye symbol is a person's way of identifying them self with the coming Antichrist, showing their support for the forming New World Order. 2nd Corinthians 4:4 teaches that Satan is the god of this world. The base of the pyramid symbol above represents the masses of humanity, which are ruled over by Satan and the Illuminati (i.e., the Luciferian elite who serve and worship the Devil). If you study the Old Testament book of Daniel 2:1-45, you'll learn that the New World Order is represented by the feet and toes of iron and clay. To learn more, please see the Eight Kings Of Revelation. I sincerely believe we are close to the coming of the Antichrist, and the Rapture of the saints. We are now living in the end days of Bible prophesy.
Sadly, Eddie's official website presently sells a sinful porno movie titled, “Sacred Sin,” which features his guitar playing throughout. It is wickedness! God hates pornography and rock music, which are virtually synonymous! Rock music and sexual immorality are inseparable, as the music matches the body's natural rhythms and is intended to stir unholy passions.
Notice in the magazine cover to the right, that Eddie Van Halen is called a “GUITAR GOD!” That is the sin of idolatry. Only God is God! All around the world, rock and roll singers are idolized as “gods” amongst the people. This is equally true of the idolatrous Hollywood crowd and the adulterous country music industry. Sadly, none of these popular celebrities honor God with their music. None of them tell their fans about the Gospel of Jesus Christ. All they care about is fame and fortune. Truly, the love of money is the root of all evil (1st Timothy 6:10). Van Halen are nothing but a bunch of dirty old men living in the pleasures of sin!
I am not writing this article to be unkind; but rather, because Eddie Van Halen is a lifelong devout Roman Catholic (a religion which is of the Devil), who thanks God publicly for giving him his guitar riffs (which are of the Devil), and he performs and sells porno videos (which are of the Devil) featuring his demonic guitar work. I've never heard anyone from Van Halen praise the name of Jesus Christ. Of course not, because they don't know Him! Instead, they praise the Devil, running with him.
Eddie Van Halen serves Satan!!! Eddie states: “Yeah, I thank God on my knees that I’m alive and obviously to be sober and to be working with my son. I’m so damn blessed it’s beyond words.” Yes, he is blessed by God for all those things, but how has Eddie Van Halen shown his gratitude to God? If Mr. Van Halen was truly thankful, then he wouldn't use his God-given talent to promote the production and sale of pornography. I say that humbly, for I am a sinner just like Eddie or anyone else. My intent is not to condemn Eddie, because the Word of God condemns all mankind for our sins. We are all sinners by nature and by choice. Albeit, no man is truly thankful to God who knowingly plays his guitar for pornographic movies. I have no right to condemn anyone for their sins, but I do have a Biblical mandate as a Christian to refute (Greek: elencho, “to expose”) all works of darkness. Ephesians 5:11, “And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.” Eddie Van Halen's works are of the Devil.
It is unthinkable that some wicked person would dare to make a smutty porno film, and call it “Sacred Sin.” How evil! Sin is never sacred!!! The word “sacred” means “worthy of religious veneration.” Literally, sex is the God of satanism, evidenced by singer Taylor Swift's perverted videos. Rock and roll worships sex! John Oates of Hall & Oates rightly says, “Rock music is 99% sex!” The Holy Bible warns that the judgment of God comes upon all sexual immorality. Hebrews 13:4, “Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.” Colossians 3:5-6, “Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry: For which things' sake the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience.”
I get creeped out just hearing Van Halen perform their works of darkness, and I rejoice that God has spared me from that kind of a lonesome life of serving the Devil. I praise God for the godly influences in my life when I was a young teenager. I praise God for the Bill Rice Ranch in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, where I attended multiple years as a teen. I wish every young person could know what it's like to attend a Christian camp, attend a Christian school with teachers who care about you, and attend a fundamental Baptist church (where you are loved and hear God's Word preached from the King James Bible weekly). Eddie Van Halen's life is so empty, yet he foolishly thinks he has been blessed. Eddie brags that his years have been full of life, yet his future is so grim looking without Jesus Christ as his Savior. The Catholic church is of the Devil—a religious front for unrepentant sinners who want to feel secure in their false hope—leading religious people into the fires of Hell. Catholicism is a cruel hoax!
Gaining the World While Losing One's Soul
Eddie Van Halen is considered by many people to be the world's greatest guitar player. He arguably is a heavy-metal rock and roll legend. Yet, Eddie Van Halen has spent his life glorifying booze, sexual immorality, rebellion and serving Satan with his music. Their very first album in 1978 featured the song, “Running With The Devil.” Ecclesiastes 8:12-13, “Though a sinner do evil an hundred times, and his days be prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, which fear before him: But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he feareth not before God.” I've noticed that many bands dedicate their first album to Satan. For example: The Rolling Stones debut album in 1969 was titled, “Our Satanic Majesties Request.” The first song on the album is, “Sympathy For The Devil.”
Eddie Van Halen says, “In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.” Although that sounds good, it all means nothing if those years are not lived in obedience to God. Ecclesiastes 11:9, “Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.” I am so glad that I am a born-again Christian and am serving Jesus Christ. I am so glad that by God's grace I did not end up like Van Halen. Eddie Van Halen has a net worth of $85,000,000 and yet he is very poor. David Lee Roth (lead singer of Van Halen) has a net worth of $40,000,000, well known publicly for his whoremongering. I do not condemn anyone, for I am just a woeful sinner saved by God's grace. I don't want the world's money! I don't want the world's pleasures! As I grow older, I increasingly only want to please my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Anyone can become a child of God, but only through faith in the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. Wealthy people already have a form of Heaven on earth, so they think, so they reject Christ. It'll be the biggest mistake of their existence here on earth. Biblically, most people die in their sins and go to Hell to burn forever (Matthew 7:13-14). Satan is the god of this world, who has blinded men's minds with sin, religion, philosophy, evolution, money and bitterness (2nd Corinthians 4:3-4).
Our text Scriptures says in Proverbs 13:7, “There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.” Eddie Van Halen is a very poor man is God's sight. All of his $85,000,000 is nothing compared to being a born-again Christian. I really feel sorry for Eddie, and anyone else, who glorifies this temporal earthly life. You cannot take any of it with you! Eddie Van Halen will one day be the man who had it all, and lost it all! Read the Scriptures again that I just shared with you. The Bible says in Ecclesiastes 8:12b, “it shall be well with them that fear God, which fear before Him.” Pornography is as satanic as can be. 1st Peter 2:11, “Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul.” No man is blessed who has a mansion, tons of money and lots of worldly friends, from a thriving career performing satanic rock music for porno flicks. Please listen to the MP3 sermon by Pastor Jack Hyles titled, “I Don't Want To Be A Success.” You're not a success unless God says you're a success!!!
A Spirit of Rebellion, Lust and Satanism
Everything has a spirit to it, whether it be a book, or a class you're taking, or a story, or a movie, or a song, or simply music itself. Everything promotes a certain spirit. You can tell quickly if something is of the Holy Spirit, or an evil spirit. Van Halen's music has an evil spirit about it, cutting to the soul, featuring the screeching guitar of Eddie Van Halen, the thundering bass of Michael Anthony, the crashing drums of Alex Van Halen, and the sky-rocketing voice of David Lee Roth. Together these men conjure up the unholy. 1st John 4:1, “Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.” All of their music glorifies sin and dishonors the Lord Jesus Christ. Sexual immorality with young girls and drugs have been commonplace backstage throughout the band's history. Many of their songs praise booze and living in sin. This is the spirit of Satan. They sing about dirty movies, the sinner's swing, running with the Devil, drinking whiskey and going straight to Hell.
1st John 2:15-17, “Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.”
I wouldn't want to be in Van Halen's shoes for all the money, fame and pleasure in the world, because it will not go well for any of them on judgment day when they stand before God. Hebrews 10:31, “It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.” They are trusting in all the wrong things, but not the Lord Jesus Christ. The manmade Catholic religion cannot save Eddie and Alex. Being Jewish never got anybody into Heaven, and neither will it help David Lee Roth. I couldn't find anything on what Michael Anthony believes about God. The Holy Bible teaches in Ecclesiastes 12:14 that every work will be brought into judgment, whether it be good or evil. Only a fool would dare try to say that Van Halen's works are not evil (both the band and the Van Halen brothers). What is really tragic are the millions of spiritually ruined lives around the world because of Van Halen's sin-glorifying tunes.
In Heaven's eyes, the Van Halen brothers are very poor indeed. When they one day pass away into eternity, their family and friends will be saying that they're performing in Heaven. The truth is that they'll all be burning in the torments of the Lake of Fire forever (Revelation 20:11-15). Alex Van Halen is a licensed minister. Big deal! Anybody can mail in $10 with a filled out application form to become a licensed minister. In fact, a man many years ago had his dog ordained, just to show how illegitimate the ordination process often is. The claim of being “ordained” doesn't means anything these days.
The Holy Bible Condemns Sexual Immorality, But Van Halen Glorifies It!
Van Halen's sin-glorifying music is a work of darkness. The band is infamous for sexually explicit lyrics; such as, “I want it bad, I want it bad, I want it bad, I'm hot for teacher” and “Everybody wants some, I want some too!” Their song “Panama” is about having oral sex while driving. One of the band's first songs was “Running With The Devil.” These are but a few of hundreds of evil songs which glorify sin and praise the Devil. Yet, Mr. Van Halen blasphemes God by attributing the source of his guitar riffs as coming from the Lord. Eddie says that his guitar riffs are the result of “whatever God gives you.” No, it is what a demonic spirit gives him! Certainly, Eddie's talent comes from God, but he has chosen to use that talent to work unrighteousness in the sight of the Lord. What Eddie chooses to perform on his guitar comes from his heart, which is clearly not inspired by the Holy Spirit of God. 1st Kings 21:20, “And Ahab said to Elijah, Hast thou found me, O mine enemy? And he answered, I have found thee: because thou hast sold thyself to work evil in the sight of the LORD.”
If Eddie is so thankful to God (as he claims), then why don't they sing some songs of praise to the Lord? I'll tell you why... because Mr. Van Halen is ensnared by Satan, who opposes himself. 2nd Timothy 2:25, “In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth.” Eddie's older brother, and band member, Alex Van Halen, is an ordained minister. Alex performed Eddie's 2009 wedding ceremony. Isn't that ironic... a minister who goes around the world singing, “Running With The Devil.” 2nd Corinthians 11:13-15, “For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.” Van Halen's end shall be ACCORDING TO THEIR WORKS! They will be held accountable for all the adultery, unintended pregnancies, abortions, divorces and broken homes caused because of their satanic music!!! The unholy spirit of Satan, rebellion, lust and sexual immorality permeates Van Halen's music.
Please understand that I would never condemn anyone for their sins. I am the biggest sinner I know (and so are you if you are right with God)! I am addressing the open wickedness of Van Halen! Sin hinders men from coming to the light of the Gospel to be saved. John 3:19-21, “And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.” Van Halen's music is of the Devil. Eddie's support of porno films is of the Devil.
Sadly, it is unlikely that Mr. Van Halen will ever come to Jesus Christ to be saved, because his works are evil, and the Bible says that sin keeps people from coming to Christ. It's not that you have to forsake your sins to be saved, not at all (eternal life is a gift); but rather, your love for sin prevents you from admitting that you are a guilty sinner who needs the dear Savior (Romans 3:19). Rich people don't think they need God. Proverbs 30:9a, “Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the LORD?” Money can only offer a man security until the grave, but then you fall into God's hands for judgment (Hebrews 10:31). I fear God, and so should you.
The Satanic Roman Catholic Church
Catholicism is a prisonhouse of religion! Man cannot redeem man. We need a perfect Savior! Jesus is the sinless and blessed Lamb of God!!! Don't think for one second that Eddie and Alex Van Halen are true Christians, they are not. There is no true salvation in the Catholic church. The Holy Bible says that salvation is found only in the precious name of Jesus Christ. 1st Timothy 2:5-6, “For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus; Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time.” Roman Catholicism is a cruel hoax upon the world, a massive satanic fraud!!!
Eddie and Alex were raised in a Dutch Roman Catholic family. Satan is a master deceiver. The Catholic church is manmade. The Catholic church from the beginning has been a self-appointed authority, arrogantly flaunting itself over the inspired Word of God. You'll never find any Holy Bibles in the pews of a Roman Catholic church. The priests exalt themselves over God's Word. Oh friend, please don't let the Devil take you to the Lake of Fire with him. The Catholic church's days are numbered. The False Prophet (which I believe will be the pope) will be bound and cast into Hell with the Antichrist (i.e., the Beast). The New World Order is upon us today in 2016, and the coming of the man of sin, the Antichrist, is getting very near I believe. The handwriting is on the wall!!! Read Daniel 2:1-45 in the Old Testament of the King James Bible. We are in the times of the toes of iron mixed with clay. These are the end times!
Pope Francis is the most ecumenical of all preceding popes, and is working relentlessly to unite the religions of the world under one movement. This is the very core of the New World Order. This is what the Bible means in Daniel, when it says that the Antichrist shall destroy many by peace. The best safeguard against evil is a stubborn fundamentalist Christian (like me), who refuses to go along with the Devil's crowd. When everyone is going the same direction, the Devil has no more enemies to fight against him.
It Shall Be Well With Them That Fear God
I did not write this article to attack anyone; but rather, to counter Eddie Van Halen's bogus claim that God is behind his satanic guitar riffs. Satan is the father of all rock and roll, not God. God gave Eddie the talent, but not the content. Why would God help Eddie produce adulterous music? Why would God help Van Halen run with the Devil? Please do not be deceived. Lucifer is a deceiver! Ecclesiastes 12:13-14, “Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.” Van Halen's music and career have been saturated with lust, adultery, uncleanliness and lasciviousness. Hebrews 13:4, “Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.” How can Eddie Van Halen claim that God gave him his guitar riffs, which are used to promote songs promoting sexual immorality, whiskey, prostitution and wickedness of every sort? God is not behind that filth!!! When Mr. Van Halen attributes his wickedness to God, faithful Christians need to expose him as a liar.
Eddie thinks he has it all right now, relishing in his $85,000,000 and worldly fame. He's been featured on the cover of literally thousands of magazines over the decades. Yet, there is a big God-shaped hole in his heart. I fear that Eddie Van Halen sincerely believes he has found forgiveness in the manmade Catholic religion, but forgiveness of sins is a gift from God, that you can only receive by faith in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Life is short and we all have to answer to God for everything, even for the words that we speak (Matthew 12:36). Proverbs 16:4, “The LORD hath made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.” Time is running out. The world's favorite rock stars are getting old. They are quietly passing off the scene... Elvis Presley, Bon Scott, John Lennon, Rick Danko, Freddie Mercury, Jerry Garcia, George Harrison, David Bowie, Prince, Mick Jagger (oh, he just looks dead... my bad). Who will it be next? In another 50 years, they'll all be dead!!! Then what? 1st John 2:17, “And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.”
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