Tag Archives: Witches

Is Witchcraft Real?

 

Question:  “Is witchcraft real?  And do witches really have power?”  B.H. in Charlottesville, VA.

Answer:  The Bible is very clear about the actual existence of witches, sorcerers and those who practical the magical arts.  Although witchcraft is considered something mythical, even silly, in modern society, from a biblical perspective this is a serious issue.  The Scriptures admit the existence of witches, magicians, sorcerers, mediums, etc. in Deuteronomy 18:9-14.  And there is no indication here that these individuals do not exhibit genuine powers and supernatural ability.  Indeed, in ancient times the presence of such individuals in Israelite society was considered dangerous enough that God mandated the death penalty for anyone practicing witchcraft, sorcery or divination (see Exodus 22:18, Leviticus 20: 6 & 27, cf. Deut. 19:9-11 and Micah 5:12). Continue reading

The Bible & the Occult

As Christians what are we to think of the occult? What should our attitude be concerning witchcraft, magick, and sorcery? Are we to be concerned about ghosts and vampires? What about fortunetelling, seances, astrology and the like? Many people do not realize that the Bible actually has quite a bit to say about the world of the occult. Check out this review of Scriptural teaching on the world of the Occult.

What About Halloween?

Today is the day for ghosts, goblins and ghouls… at least in our popular culture. But what is Halloween really all about? And should Christians celebrate Halloween or not? Here is short overview of the history, practices and customs of this festival that we call…
A Christian Perspective On Halloween