(The Greek Septuagint translation, from which Jesus and the apostles often quote, uses the word "Pharmakous" which refers to someone tho uses drugs and potions and poisons) Whisper: (3)In English, the word "witch" referrs to a practitioner of pagan Celtic beliefs, such as wicca (which did not even exist when Exodus was written, so it could not have been about that). The law of Moses, Some prophetic writings, and also historical writings all condemns this DEMONIC practice. Personally I believe all beliefs are basically the same just practised in different ways. carla - whisper quoted scripture and said death to witchcraft not witches.
However, people in general (and Christians in particular) have often lumped anything they have seen as evil into the same bucket - so ANYONE with different beliefs was AUTOMATICALLY seen as worhipping Satan implicitly, so it's a small step to accusing them of worshipping Satan explicitly. Consulting mediums,who contact the dead forbidden by God. It is not a good idea for anyone to get involved with pagans or pagan practices.
Join Our Christian Penpals and Take The Dating & Marriage Quiz --- Witchcraft is one of the most hated of all the sins in the Bible. If you want a demon in you, go ahead and date a witch.
The OT tells the leaders not to suffer a witch to live. A person is a person all that maders is if they have a good heart if they love and can be loved who cares if they do witchcraft and have you ever herd of White magic its good magic!
Its in the book of Deutoeronomy chapter 18 verses 10-12.
"There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or daughter pass through the fire, or one who practices witchcraft, or a soothsayer, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer, or one who conjures up spells, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead. But..you are a born-again Christian..is NOT biblical.
So, my suggestion is, if you know that she is witch and you love her, please ask her to open her heart to God and be delievered from her witchcraft, if she says no she is comfortable with her witchcarft then I do not see why you can marry someone who can kill you and destroy your family?
But you can call yourself a doctor if you don't have the qualifications its not true. But it is also like this you already know its wrong, otherwise u wouldn't be asking.You would feel very differently about someone who stole your newspaper than you would to someone who used a machine gun to shoot up your neighborhood. We learn fron the Old Testement and deal with situations with the New Testament Guidance.Equating use of potions/poisons (a death penalty offence) with people who worship nature today is just an accident (or perhaps a deliberate prejudice? NO one not even a Murderer should die for the sins Christ already paid the price for that sin.It is a deception to think that witchcraft has disappeared or even reduced, it is now at the height of its power so far, and will continue to grow. Before King James became afraid of his 2nd wife because of her "powers of old",the verse read poisioner and prisioner. let me tell u not every witch can come out of the broom closet because frinds and fam.i had rocks throne at me when they found out but my wife is ok with it and thats all that matters u know what im saying ask ur self this what or who makes u happy ya'know Whisper: While the wages of ALL sin is death, we don't treat all sins the same.Whisper: (5)So the word "witch" has come to also signify the epitome of female evil - ugly old women casting horrible curses at people (and often fabled to do other miraculous things like flying on broomsticks, etc.) So, in THIS Sense of a word, Exodus applies. Jesus came that we have life through him, salvation and the preaching of repentantance. We all deserved to die for our own sin but Christ paid the price that we may help save the lost, not kill them!However, when modern Wiccans call themselves "witches", they are using the word in its original meaning, which as totally different, and unrelated to what Exodus prohibits. I can tell ya from PAST experience that you and fiance are headed down a raw path. witchcraft IS from satin and he will use you both for his purpose and drop you in the pit. I pray that your hearts will be soften for Christ to touch you both.I welcome you to visit here(its public) and I genuinely encourage you to share but witchcraft is of satan. Mat No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other, or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. james - I hope you thought about getting some spiritual counseling. Im probably gonna get something for saying this and it goes by what the moderator said, so here it goes. And if u don't believe the word of God then thats up to u, but if u are a Christian then u already know God isn't pleased.Obviously if your on CN you must have thought about a christian point of view. And I hate to break it to u witchcraft is one of the devils works. Leviticus `Do not turn to mediums or spiritists, do not seek them out to be defiled by them. The Bible also says in 2 Corinthians Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? hey i just read your problem honestly if you love your fiance you wouldent doubt her she is a special person who deserves to be treated with care i am a christian witch myself you shouldent care what others say about her Regardless of whether you consider witchcraft to be "the Religion of the Devil" or merely an alternative belief system, you must consider:2 Corinthians "Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? "If you two of you share different spiritual values, it will likely cause friction at some point. If you haven't learned the word "regret" yet, than eventhough you would not want to, you will learn it very soon, for "An ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure." When we make good choices in life than we will be blessed, and if we make poor choices than the losses we sustain may be more than what we ever wanted to pay Dear Linda: Jews aren't seeking to be "born again" ..Whisper: (2)Exodus "Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live".The hebrew word for "witch" here is "mechashefah" which means "a female who whispers incantations". Hello, Witchcraft is nothing to do with Satan and does not recognise the excistance of such a charactor. Most witches have a great respect/tolerence of all other religious beliefs.