Astrology and Familiar Spirits


Predicitng with includes those who are replenished from the east (Masons and Mormons facing east in their temple worship): rituals (Isaiah 2;6), astrologers (Daniel 2:2), tea leaf reading, tarot card readers, palm readers or any form of psychic predictions. The Bible refers to all preceding as sorcery, magic (Daniel 1:20) and witchcraft (Micah 5:12)

"And Moses and Aaron went in unto Pharaoh, and they did so as the LORD  had commanded: and Aaron cast down his rod before  Pharaoh, and before his servants, and it became a serpent. Then Pharaoh also called the wise men and the sorcerers: now the
magicians  of  Egypt,  they also did in like  manner  with  their enchantments. (Exodus 7:10,11)

"A  man also or woman that hath a familiar spirit, or that  is  a wizard, shall surely be put to death: they shall stone them  with stones: their blood [shall be] upon them. (Leviticus 20:27) "For they cast down every man his rod, and they became  serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods. (Exodus 7:12) When  thou art come into the land which the LORD thy God  giveth thee, thou shalt not learn to do after the abominations of  those nations. (Deuteronomy 18:9)

"There shall not be found among you [any one] that maketh his son or  his  daughter  to pass through the  fire,  [or]  that  useth divination,  [or]  an observer of times, or an  enchanter, or a witch, (Deuteronomy 18:10) Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer. (Deuteronomy 18:11) For all that do these things [are] an abomination unto the LORD: and  because  of these abominations the LORD thy God  doth  drive them out from before thee. (Deuteronomy 18:12)

"Thou shalt be perfect with the LORD thy God. (Deuteronomy 18:13) For  these  nations, which thou shalt  possess,  hearkened  unto observers of times, and unto diviners: but as for thee, the  LORD thy God hath not suffered thee so [to do]. (Deuteronomy 18:14) And  all the cities of the plain, and all the kingdom  of  Sihon king of the Amorites, which reigned in Heshbon, whom Moses  smote with the princes of Midian, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba,  [which  were]  dukes of Sihon, dwelling  in  the  country. (Joshua 13:21)

"Balaam also the son of Beor, the soothsayer, did the children of Israel  slay with the sword among them that were slain  by  them. (Joshua 13:22) Now Samuel was dead, and all Israel had lamented him, and buried him  in Ramah, even in his own city. And Saul had put away those that  had familiar spirits, and the wizards, out of the land.  (1 Samuel 28:3) Then  said Saul unto his servants, Seek me a woman that  hath  a familiar  spirit, that I may go to her, and enquire of  her.  And his servants said to him, Behold, [there is] a woman that hath  a familiar spirit at Endor. (1 Samuel 28:7) And  Saul  disguised himself, and put on other raiment, and  he went, and two men with him, and they came to the woman by  night:and he said, I pray thee, divine unto me by the familiar  spirit, and  bring  me [him] up, whom I shall name unto thee.  (1  Samuel 28:8)

"And the woman said unto him, Behold, thou knowest what Saul hath done,  how he hath cut off those that have familiar spirits,  and the wizards, out of the land: wherefore then layest thou a  snare for my life, to cause me to die? (1 Samuel 28:9) And  he made his son pass through the fire, and observed  times, and  used  enchantments,  and dealt  with familiar  spirits  and wizards: he wrought much wickedness in the sight of the LORD,  to
provoke [him] to anger. (2 Kings 21:6)

"Moreover  the [workers with] familiar spirits, and the  wizards, and the images, and the idols, and all the abominations that were spied in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem, did Josiah put away, that he might perform the words of the law which were written  in the book that Hilkiah the priest found in the house of the  LORD. (2 Kings 23:24) So  Saul died for his transgression which he  committed  against the LORD, [even] against the word of the LORD, which he kept not, and also for asking [counsel] of [one that had] a familiar spirit, to enquire [of it]; (1 Chronicles 10:13)

"And enquired not of the LORD: therefore he slew him, and  turned the kingdom unto David the son of Jesse. (1 Chronicles 10:14) And  he  caused  his children to pass through the  fire  in the valley  of  the son of Hinnom: also he observed times,  and  used enchantments,  and used witchcraft, and dealt  with  a  familiar spirit,  and with wizards: he wrought much evil in the  sight  of the LORD, to provoke him to anger. (2 Chronicles 33:6)

"O  house of Jacob, come ye, and let us walk in the light of  the LORD. (Isaiah 2:5) Therefore thou  hast forsaken thy people the  house  of  Jacob, because they be replenished from the east, and [are]  soothsayers like the Philistines, and they please themselves in the  children of strangers. (Isaiah 2:6) And  the spirit of Egypt shall fail in the midst thereof; and  I will  destroy  the counsel thereof: and they shall  seek  to  the idols, and to the charmers, and to them that have familiar  spirits, and to the wizards. (Isaiah 19:3) Come  down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter  of  Babylon, sit  on  the  ground: [there is] no throne,  O  daughter  of  the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called tender and  delicate. (Isaiah 47:1)

"Therefore  hear  now this, [thou that art] given  to  pleasures, that dwellest carelessly, that sayest in thine heart, I [am], and none else beside me; I shall not sit [as] a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children: (Isaiah 47:8) But  these  two [things] shall come to thee in a moment  in  one day,  the loss of children, and widowhood: they shall  come  upon thee  in their perfection for the multitude  of  thy  sorceries, [and]  for  the great abundance of  thine enchantments.  (Isaiah 47:9)

"Stand now with thine enchantments, and with the multitude of thy sorceries,  wherein thou hast laboured from thy youth; if  so  be thou  shalt  be  able to profit, if so be  thou  mayest prevail. (Isaiah 47:12) Thou  art wearied in the multitude of thy counsels. Let now  the astrologers,  the stargazers, the monthly prognosticators,  stand up, and save thee from [these things] that shall come upon  thee. (Isaiah 47:13) Behold, they shall be as stubble; the fire shall burn them; they shall not deliver themselves from the power of the flame:  [there shall]  not [be] a coal to warm at, [nor] fire to sit before  it. (Isaiah 47:14)

"And the king spake unto Ashpenaz the master of his eunuchs, that he  should bring [certain] of the children of Israel, and of  the king's seed, and of the princes; (Daniel 1:3) Children  in whom  [was] no blemish,  but  well  favoured,  and skilful   in   all  wisdom,  and  cunning in knowledge,   and understanding science, and such as [had] ability in them to stand in the king's palace, and whom they might teach the learning  and the tongue of the Chaldeans. (Daniel 1:4)

"Now among these were of the children of Judah, Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah: (Daniel 1:6) Now God had brought Daniel into favour and tender love with  the prince of the eunuchs. (Daniel 1:9) As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all  learning  and wisdom: and Daniel had  understanding  in  all visions and dreams. (Daniel 1:17) And in all matters of wisdom [and] understanding, that the  king enquired  of  them, he found them ten times better than  all  the magicians [and] astrologers that [were] in all his realm. (Daniel 1:20)

"Then  the  king  commanded  to  call  the  magicians,  and   the astrologers,  and the sorcerers, and the Chaldeans, for  to  shew the  king  his dreams. So they came and stood before  the  king. (Daniel 2:2) The Chaldeans answered before the king, and said, There is not a man  upon  the earth that can shew the king's  matter:  therefore [there is] no king, lord, nor ruler, [that] asked such things  at any magician, or astrologer, or Chaldean. (Daniel 2:10) Daniel  answered  in  the presence of the king,  and  said,  The secret  which the king hath demanded cannot the wise  [men],  the astrologers, the magicians, the soothsayers, shew unto the  king; (Daniel 2:27)

"But there is a God in heaven that revealeth secrets, and  maketh known  to  the king Nebuchadnezzar what shall be  in  the  latter days.  Thy dream, and the visions of thy head upon thy  bed,  are these; (Daniel 2:28) As for thee, O king, thy thoughts came [into thy mind] upon  thy bed,  what should come to pass hereafter: and he  that  revealeth secrets  maketh  known to thee what shall come to  pass.  (Daniel 2:29) ...and Daniel proceeded tell the king what the dream meant: Thou, O king, [art] a king of kings: for the God of heaven  hath given  thee  a kingdom, power, and strength, and  glory.  (Daniel 2:37) etc...

"Then came in the magicians, the astrologers, the Chaldeans,  and the  soothsayers: and I told the dream before them; but they  did not make known unto me the interpretation thereof. (Daniel 4:7) The king cried aloud to bring in the astrologers, the Chaldeans,
and  the soothsayers. [And] the king spake, and said to the  wise [men] of Babylon, Whosoever shall read this writing, and shew  me the  interpretation thereof, shall be clothed with  scarlet,  and [have]  a  chain of gold about his neck, and shall be  the  third ruler in the kingdom. (Daniel 5:7)

"There  is a man in thy kingdom, in whom [is] the spirit  of  the holy gods; and in the days of thy father light and  understanding and  wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, was found in him;  whom the  king  Nebuchadnezzar  thy father, the  king,  [I  say],  thy father,  made master of the magicians,  astrologers,  Chaldeans, [and] soothsayers; (Daniel 5:11) Forasmuch   as   an  excellent  spirit,   and   knowledge,   and understanding,  interpreting of  dreams,  and  shewing  of  hard sentences,  and  dissolving  of doubts, were found  in the  same Daniel,  whom  the  king named Belteshazzar: now  let  Daniel  be called, and he will shew the interpretation. (Daniel 5:12)

"And  now the wise [men], the astrologers, have been  brought  in before  me,  that they should read this writing, and  make  known unto  me the interpretation thereof: but they could not shew  the interpretation of the thing: (Daniel 5:15) In  that day, saith the LORD, will I assemble her that  halteth, and  I  will gather her that is driven out, and her that  I have afflicted; (Micah 4:6) And I will cut off witchcrafts out of thine hand; and thou shalt
have no [more] soothsayers: (Micah 5:12) And I will execute vengeance in anger and fury upon the heathen, such as they have not heard. (Micah 5:15)

"And  I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a  swift witness  against the sorcerers, and against the  adulterers,  and against  false  swearers,  and against  those  that oppress  the hireling in [his] wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and  that turn aside the stranger [from his right], and fear not me,  saith the LORD of hosts. (Malachi 3:5) But  there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime  in the same city used sorcery, and bewitched the people of  Samaria, giving out that himself was some great one: (Acts 8:9)

"And  to  him they had regard, because that of long time  he  had bewitched them with sorceries. (Acts 8:11) But  when they believed Philip preaching the  things  concerning
the  kingdom  of  God, and the name of Jesus  Christ,  they  were baptized, both men and women. (Acts 8:12) Then  Simon himself believed also: and when he was baptized,  he continued  with Philip, and wondered, beholding the miracles  and signs which were done. (Acts 8:13)

"Many  of them also which used curious arts brought  their  books together, and burned them before all [men]: and they counted  the price of them, and found [it] fifty thousand [pieces] of  silver. (Acts 19:19) Now  the  works of the flesh are manifest,  which  are [these]; Adultery,  fornication, uncleanness,  lasciviousness,  (Galatians 5:19) Idolatry, witchcraft,  hatred,  variance,  emulations,   wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, (Galatians 5:20) Envyings,  murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such  like:  of the  which I tell you before, as I have also told [you]  in  time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the  kingdom of God. (Galatians 5:21)

"And  he  said  unto me, It is done. I am Alpha  and  Omega,  the beginning  and the end. I will give unto him that is  athirst  of the fountain of the water of life freely. (Revelation 21:6)
He  that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be  his God, and he shall be my son (daughter). (Revelation 21:7)

"But  the  fearful,  and unbelieving,  and  the  abominable,  and murderers,  and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and  idolaters,  and all  liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth  with fire and brimstone: which is the second death. (Revelation 21:8)
And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward [is] with me, to give every man according as his work shall be. (Revelation 22:12) I  am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first  and the last. (Revelation 22:13) Blessed [are] they that do his commandments, that they may  have right  to  the tree of life, and may enter in through  the  gates into the city. (Revelation 22:14)

"For  without  [are] dogs, and sorcerers, and  whoremongers,  and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a  lie. (Revelation 22:15)

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