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Is Voodoo Real?

 


Many people wonder is voodoo real and does voodoo work? Plain and simple yes, but it is not to be messed with. Things like necromancy, and black magic are of the devil and we have no business messing with these things. Dabbling with astral projection or anything of the occult will have some serious consequences.

Is Voodoo Real?

I know people who have dabbled with divination and they are still suffering for it today. Watch out there are many voodoo spell sites claiming that voodoo spirits are neither good nor evil, but that is a lie from Satan.

Don’t allow yourself to get caught up in the deception. Just because you are not using it as a means to harm others does not mean that it won’t harm you and those around you. Satan perverts the things of God. Just like God uses us to witness to others, Satan uses people to deceive others. 

Believers are given the power of God. However, Satan also has power himself. Satan’s power always comes at a cost. It’s awful when I hear about people involved in witchcraft and demonism and they assume that because it is being used for good reasons, that means it’s not of the devil. False! It is always of the devil. Satan knows how to deceive people.

The Bible says in Revelation 12:9 that Satan is “the deceiver of the whole world.” 2 Corinthians 11:3 reminds us that Eve was deceived by the cunning ways of Satan. Satan knows how to trick the vulnerable. God is not glorified when you praise Him for something that was never of Him in the first place.

Many people in different countries are going to voodoo doctors for healing and they praise the Lord for the outcome. God doesn’t work like that. You can’t put a Christian tag on something that is already forbidden.

Once again, I’ve had various friends who were involved in witchcraft but they also sought the Lord. You can’t play both sides. I immediately noticed how they changed rapidly and they were consumed by the very thing that seemed to help them. Satan will always show you the beginning but never the consequences of your actions.

Saul learned that the hard way. 1 Chronicles 10:13 “Saul died because he was unfaithful to the LORD; he did not keep the word of the LORD and even consulted a medium for guidance.” Allow this to be a reminder to seek the Lord alone. God is our provider, God is our healer, God is our protector, and God is our caretaker. He alone is our only hope!

 

Things people use voodoo for

  • To gain money
  • For love
  • For protection
  • For curses

 

Can voodoo kill you?

Yes, and it is being used today to harm people. Not only does it harm the intended target but it also harms the one carrying it out. Things such as voodoo dolls are not a joke.

There are many voodoo related deaths in Africa and Haiti. Unbelievers are unprotected and Satan can indeed kill people. We must always remember what Proverbs 14:12 says, “there is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.”

John 8:44 “You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.”

 

Can voodoo harm Christians? Should we fear it?

No, we are protected by the blood of Christ and no voodoo curse, voodoo doll, can harm the children of God. The Holy Spirit resides in us and He is greater than the evil works of Satan. 1 John 4:4 tells us that “the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.”

1 John 5:17-19 “All wrongdoing is sin, and there is sin that does not lead to death. We know that anyone born of God does not continue to sin; the One who was born of God keeps them safe, and the evil one cannot harm them. We know that we are children of God, and that the whole world is under the control of the evil one.”

 

Since I’m Christian can I practice voodoo?

No, you cannot. There are many wiccans who claim to be Christian, but they are deceiving themselves. A Christian does not live a lifestyle of darkness and rebellion. Our desires are for Christ. There is no such thing as good magic or a Christian witch. Stay away from sorcery. Messing with occultism will open your body up to evil spirits. God will not be mocked. God has nothing to do with the evil deeds of darkness. When we truly walk with Christ we are able to identify sin. When we truly walk with Christ we transform our minds and we begin to care about what He cares about. As a believer never say, “I’m only going to try it once.” Never give Satan an opportunity and never try to dabble with the deceitfulness of sin. 

Leviticus 20:27 A man or a woman who is a medium or a necromancer shall surely be put to death. They shall be stoned with stones; their blood shall be upon them.”

Galatians 5:19-21 “The activities of the lower nature are obvious. Here is a list: sexual immorality, impurity of mind, sensuality, worship of false gods, witchcraft, hatred, quarrelling, jealousy, bad temper, rivalry, factions, party-spirit, envy, drunkenness, orgies and things like that. I solemnly assure you, as I did before, that those who indulge in such things will never inherit God’s kingdom.”

Leviticus 19:31 “Do not turn to spirits of the dead, and do not inquire of familiar spirits, to be defiled by them. I am the LORD your God.”

 

Bonus

1 John 1:6-7 “If we claim to have fellowship with him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live out the truth. But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.”

 

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