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How is it possible to be a Christian and a witch?

The Bible says in numerous places that witchcraft is not pleasing to God. How does one who claims the Christian faith reconcile this and try to blend the two?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:28 AM on Jul. 31, 2010 in Religious Debate

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  • It isn't possible but you do realize posting this you will get a lot of heat.
    The bible is specific about choosing to serve God or not. You do not serve or honor God doing witchcraft.
    Sadly people try to twist scripture to fit their lifestyle of choice. When we are supposed to be walking according to what the word actually says and choosing to walk with Him.
    Shaneagle777

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 12:32 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • I'm not sure.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 12:30 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • Duet.18:10-12 says " There should not be found in you anyone who imlpoys divination, a practicer of magic or anyone who looks for omens or a sorcerer, or one who binds others with a spell or anyone who consults a spirit medium or a professional foreteller of events or anyone who inquires of the dead. For everybody doing these things is something detestable to Jehovah."
    So no, one cannot be a witch and a Christian. Why would one want to devote time to be a Christian-gain salvation, only to ruin it by practicing withcraft?
    MeanMomma620

    Answer by MeanMomma620 at 12:58 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • OK first the bible is against sorcery not with craft, the two are very different.
    Secondly this is a baiting question, but sure I'll bite why not.
    Thirdly, a spell is nothing more than an enhanced prayer of which you pull all of your energy to conduct. You use candles, incense, etc. OOH how scary. If God considers it a crime then way more Christians of all denominations are screwed not just Christo-witch.
    Forth you may want to crawl out of the rock before pointing fingers at some thing you know nothing about.
    hot-mama86

    Answer by hot-mama86 at 1:17 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • I can say from a Pagan stand point that not many Pagans would dare say who should believe this or that. WE do not tell anyone HOW they should or should not see their path. That is up to the individual and should ALWAYS remain as such. IF the OP has a question about this particular belief then may-hap they should ask an ACTUAL follower of said path. Instead of sending out the Spanish Inquisition.

    pnwmom

    Answer by pnwmom at 1:30 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • Hold it shaneagle, the BRIDE of Satan? WHO have you spoke with that filled your head with all that stuff. YOU HAVE NEVER been to a Pagan Ceremony so please stop speaking of things you know NOTHING about.
    pnwmom

    Answer by pnwmom at 2:37 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • If Christians (that's Christians in general before someone gets their panties in a twist) spent as much time looking in the mirror as they spent judging everyone else the world would be a much more peaceful place.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 4:26 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • I'm surprised no one has pointed out that all teh passages regarding "witchcraft" were old testament passages and thus are "no longer applicable' much like the laws on wearing blended fabrics or eating shellfish are concerned........
    KristiS11384

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 4:07 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • Yes Kristi! It is always funny how Torah laws do not apply to Christians, as in you can eat pig and shell fish and you don't have to cover your hair or things like that, but Christians are always using Torah laws against homosexuality and witchcraft. Either it does apply, or it doesn't - not just which ever you like best and leave out the rest.

    LovePeaceHope

    Answer by LovePeaceHope at 4:24 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • It's not possible. People that claim to be both are either really confused about their identity, or they are just picking and choosing what parts of the Bible they feel "apply to them". Many people fail to realize that becoming Christian is all or nothing. You either believe and follow ALL of the Bible, or none of it.
    nicolemstacy

    Answer by nicolemstacy at 12:35 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

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