“What does the Bible say about astrology or the Zodiac? Is astrology something a Christian should study?”……Answer: The Bible has much to say about the stars. Most basic to our understanding of the stars is that God created them. They show His power and majesty. The heavens are God’s “handiwork” (Psalm 8:319:1). He has all […]

“What does the Bible say about channeling?”……Answer: The Bible is explicitly clear in its handling of channeling and contacting the dead. Scripture has a well-documented view of the practice of mediums, channeling, and fortune-telling. Leviticus 19:31 states: “Do not turn to mediums or seek out spiritists, for you will be defiled by them…”. Leviticus 20:6 […]

The Mystery of Darkness March 23, 2012 Revelation 22:5 “ And there will be no night there—no need for lamps or sun—for the Lord God will shine on them. And they will reign forever and ever.”   The Bible reveals that 1 John 1:5…“This is the message we heard from Jesus and now declare to […]

“What are familiar spirits?”……Answer: The word familiar is from the Latin familiaris, meaning a “household servant,” and is intended to express the idea that sorcerers had spirits as their servants ready to obey their commands. Those attempting to contact the dead, even to this day, usually have some sort of spirit guide who communicates with […]

“Did the witch of Endor really summon Samuel from the dead (1 Samuel 28:7-20)?”……Answer: The story of the witch of Endor summoning Samuel is recorded in 1 Samuel 28:7-20, the only biblical account of someone being visited by someone who was deceased. Saul, having deprived himself of every legitimate means of spiritual input as a […]

“Are the demons the disembodied spirits of the Nephilim?”……Answer: As a background, please read our articles on “Who were the sons of God in Genesis 6:1-4?”, and “Who were the Nephilim?”. With the understanding that the sons of God were the fallen angels, and that the Nephilim were the hybrid offspring of the union between […]

“What does the Bible say about demonic oppression?”……Answer: As background, please read our articles on “What does the Bible say about demon possession?” and “Can a Christian be demon possessed?”. Because there is strong biblical evidence that a Christian cannot be demon possessed, the question then arises regarding what influence/power a demon can have over […]