Scriptures on the "Occult"
Do not practice divination or sorcery. (Leviticus 19:26)
one be found among you who sacrifices his son or daughter in the fire,
who practices divination or sorcery, interprets omens, engages in
witchcraft, or casts spells, or who is a medium or spiritist or who
consults the dead. Anyone who does these things is detestable to the
men tell you to consult mediums and spiritists, who whisper and mutter,
should not a people inquire of their God? Why consult the dead on behalf
of the living?
turn to mediums or seek out spiritists, for you will be defiled by them.
I am the LORD your God.
I will set my face against the person who turns to mediums and spiritists to prostitute himself by following them, and I will cut him off from his people. (Leviticus 20:6)
nothing to do with godless myths and old wives' tales; rather, train
yourselves to be godly.
certain men not to teach false doctrines any longer nor to devote
themselves to myths and endless genealogies. These promote controversies
rather than God's work - which is by faith.
man, enchanter, magician or diviner can explain to the king the mystery
he has asked about, but there is a God in heaven who reveals mysteries.
your astrologers come forward, those stargazers who make predictions
month by month, let them save you from what is coming upon you.
Keep on, then, with your magic spells and with your many sorceries, which you have labored at since childhood. Perhaps you will succeed, perhaps you will cause terror. All the counsel you have received has only worn you out! (Isaiah 47:12-13)
I will destroy your witchcraft and you will no longer cast spells. (Micah 5:12)
did not stop worshiping demons, and idols of gold, silver, bronze, stone
and wood --idols that cannot see or hear or walk. Nor did they repent of
their murders, their magic arts, their sexual immorality or their
Outside are the dogs, those who practice magic arts, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters and everyone who loves and practices falsehood. (Revelation 22:15)
**Copyright, 2002, Brian Campbell (Permission is granted to copy for personal use only.)