SPIRITUALISM, SORCERY, and WITCHCRAFT
Written by: The Gospel Tract Society Posted on: 05/01/2003
Category: Cults / Sects / Non Christian Religions and Topics
SPIRITUALISM, Sorcery, and WITCHCRAFT
1. Do you know that God commanded Israel that those who practice sorcery or
witchcraft should not be permitted to live? Exodus 22:18.
2. Do you know that to seek to communicate with spirits or with the dead is to
become defiled and unfit to appear before God to worship Him? Leviticus 19:31.
3. Do you know that God cuts off from among His people all who turn to mediums
for help? Leviticus 20:6.
4. Do you know that capital punishment by stoning was God's sentence on any
man or woman who calls up spirits? Leviticus 20:27.
5. Do you know that witchcraft, fortunetelling, crystal reading, necromancy,
and palmistry are related to spiritism and are strongly condemned by God?
6. Do you know that it was because of their black magic and related practices
that God destroyed the Canaanites? Deuteronomy 18:10-12.
7. Do you know that Samuel's most effective way of impressing upon Saul the
enormity of the sin of disobedience was by likening it to witchcraft? 1 Samuel
8. Do you know that King Saul of Israel, when he was faithful to God, cleared
all the spiritistic mediums out of the land? 1 Samuel 28:3.
9. Do you know that when King Saul later consulted a medium, it was only after
his sins had made communication with God impossible? 1 Samuel 28:6,7.
10. Do you know that Saul's loss of his crown and his untimely death were the
direct judgment of God on him for his dealings in spiritism? 1 Chronicles
11. Do you know that the list of wicked King Manasseh's sins includes
consulting with spirit-mediums, fortune-tellers, and sorcerers! 2 Chronicles
12. Do you know that one of the reasons God rejected Israel was because they
practiced magic and communicated with evil spirits! Isaiah 2:6.
13. Do you know that it is insulting to God to consult the dead when you can
inquire of Him? Isaiah 8:19.
14. Did you know that a fortune-teller may be demon possessed, like the girl
in Philippi out of whom Paul cast an unclean spirit in the name of Jesus? Acts
15. Do you know that true Christians, like those at Ephesus, have nothing to
do with black magic and its related practices? Acts 19:19.
16. Did you know that sorcery is included in the works of the flesh listed in
the Bible, and that those who practice it cannot enter the kingdom of God?
Galatians 5:19- 21.
17. Do you know that those who engage in sorcery will be shut out of heaven
and banished forever from God? Revelation 21:8 and 22:15.
18. Do you know that the teachings of spiritism are doctrines of demons? 1
19. Do you know that demons are subject to God's greater power and tremble
before Him? James 2:19.
20. Do you know that the increase in following after subversive doctrines
inspired by devils is one of the predicted signs of the last days and of the
near approach of judgment? 1 Timothy 4:1.
-- Adapted from The British Evangelist.
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