“What are the origins of Halloween?”……Answer: Whatever its origins or history, Halloween is celebrated in many different ways by all sorts of people around the world. Traditionally, it was known as All Hallows' Eve, when the dead were remembered. Over time, it became cultural. For Americans, it has become extremely commercialized. We begin to see […]

“What does the Bible say about necromancy?”……Answer: Necromancy is defined as the conjuring of the spirits of the dead for purposes of magically revealing the future or influencing the course of events. In the Bible, necromancy is also called "divination," "sorcery" and "spiritism" and is forbidden many times in Scripture (Leviticus 19:26Deuteronomy 18:10Galatians 5:19-20Acts 19:19) […]

“Can a Christian today perform an exorcism? What does the Bible say about casting out demons?”……Exorcism (commanding demons to leave other people) was practiced by various people in the Gospels and the Book of Acts-the disciples as part of Christ’s instructions (Matthew 10); …others using Christ’s name …Mark 9:38…38 John said to Jesus, "Teacher, we […]

“What does the Bible say about deliverance?”……Answer: Deliverance is defined as 'a rescue from bondage or danger.' Deliverance in the Bible is the acts of God whereby He rescues His people from peril. In the Old Testament, deliverance is focused primarily on God's removal of those who are in the midst of trouble or danger. […]

“Is there activity of demonic spirits in the world today?”……Answer: Ghosts, hauntings, sÔö£┬«ances, tarot cards, Ouija boards, crystal balls-what do they have in common? They are fascinating to most people because they seem to open the window into a curious and unknown world that lies beyond the limits of our physical existence. And to many, […]

“Can a Christian be demon possessed? Can a Christian be demonized?”……Answer: While the Bible does not explicitly state whether a Christian can be possessed by a demon, related biblical truths make it abundantly clear that Christians cannot be demon possessed. There is a distinct difference between being possessed by a demon and being oppressed or […]

“Can demons attach themselves to non-living/inanimate objects?”……Answer: There is no biblical support to the idea that demons can attach themselves to physical objects. This belief is actually part of superstitious practices and occult beliefs found in animistic cultures and among those who practice the occult. ……Some say that verses such as Acts 19:19, where magicians […]