Contributed on Apr 24, 2017
The occult is all around us. It invades our homes via entertainment, lures power-seekers, the superstitious, escapists, and thrill seekers. A solid Biblical foundation is the best inoculation against this lure.
The Christian and the Occult (intro) (topical) 1. I do a lot of review for Amazon.com, so I am flooded with requests to review books, products, etc., often in exchange for a free copy/product. 2. But I like to set my own agenda as to what I read; my time is precious, and doing one thing ...read more
Contributed on May 1, 2017
Many of us have not served in the U.S. military; we have never been trained for combat. But, as believers in Jesus, we are at war and need to brush up on our skills.
Join the Resistance! (topical) 1. When a society becomes “post Christian,” all sorts of religious evil fill the void left behind. Even atheism is a religious position, for it assumes what cannot be proven. 2. Whether it is Islam, the Eastern Religion, New Age — and all sorts of ...read more
Contributed on May 8, 2017
To better understand the right perspective toward occultism, we can look at the most detailed instance of it in God’s Word.
An Occult Case Study (I Samuel 28) 1. What do you call a psychic midget who has escaped from prison? A small medium at large! 2. Why do people consult fortunetellers and spiritists? Occult’s lure: about me and my family (brain/emotion). 3. Dale Carnegie: sweetest words a person’s own ...read more