1 Timothy 4:1 “Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will depart from the faith by devoting themselves to deceitful spirits and teachings of demons” Acts 4:12 “And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”
- Why Are Witchcraft, Ouija Boards, Tarot, Horoscopes, and the Occult Raging? Experts Deliver Convicting Reality
- “The fascination with evil in society right now — they’re turning to the wrong side.”
- Jareb and Petra Knott are coauthors of the book “The Science of Deliverance: How Spiritual Freedom Brings Physical Healing”
- Petra said fear is another factor that leads people toward these practices.
- “Witchcraft gives people the illusion of control in their life, and so there’s a huge pull to witchcraft because people feel like they can do the right things and cause their life to be better,”
- “And then the church … has been reticent to talk about these things, so we’ve left a void, and now we’ve got people who go to the church and ask questions, and they’re not getting answers.”
- “[They’ll say], ‘I’ve done horoscopes, I’ve done séances, I’ve done Ouija boards, I’ve done, you know everything under the sun … but I’ve never done any witchcraft,’” she said. “It’s because they don’t have the understanding that all of those things aren’t fun and games; they are witchcraft.”
- “Many facets of our society and our media culture are just putting in little tidbits of friendly witchcraft,”
- When individuals are finding solace in the occult and not in Christ, he said it’s an issue for the church
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