Practicing Witchcraft Angers God

Text: 2 Chronicles 33:1-9. King Manasseh practiced witchcraft and led Judah astray, verse 5. The Lord promised him defeat at the hands of the Assyrian King, verse 11. Witchcraft will give you temporary happiness and false hope, and in a short while or in the long run you are defeated and at worst go to[…]

Text: Malachi 3:5. Practicing witchcraft is one way of showing that one does not fear God. And God promises to be a swift witness against those who worship other gods. Note that by trusting other gods other than the true God, the Almighty, the Creator, you are practicing witchcraft. Reflect on verse 5, what other[…]

God Calls You To Be Holy

Text: Leviticus 19:22-32. The Book of Leviticus gives the people of Israel a number of things to be done and those not to be done. In today’s reading a number of those prohibitions are listed and in verse 31 it says that turning to witchcraft and consultation of mediums ‘defiles the people’ meaning that one[…]

Text: 2 Corinthians 4:1-7. Believers are endowed with the resolve to “…renounce disgraceful, underhanded ways”. They “refuse to practice cunning or tamper with God’s word, but by the open statement of the truth” they should commend themselves “to everyone’s conscience in the sight of God”. Verse 2. (ESV). This can only happen when God shines[…]

Text: 1 John 4:1-6. There are various spirits and the children of God have the ability to test such spirits and ascertain if they represent the Holy Spirit or not. And if the spirits are from the devil, God’s people have the strength to defeat those forces because, “…for he who is in you is[…]

Text: Deuteronomy 28:9-12. Today we are reading of the promises of God to those who keep and obey His commandments and do not worship idols or practice witchcraft and sorcery. We are warned in many places in Scripture to avoid idolatry and other abominable practices like witchcraft and sorcery at all costs. These are very[…]

Text: Isaiah 2:5-10. Prophet Isaiah is talking about the people of Israel practicing witchcraft and other vices and worshipping idols and tells them that as a result the terror of the LORD will come upon them if they do not do something quickly, verse 10. What have you learnt from this reading that you need[…]