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David Blaine - Magician or devil's helper?

Discussion in 'Eschatology - Endtimes & Prophecy Forum' started by soulsisterclaire, Feb 27, 2002.

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  1. soulsisterclaire

    soulsisterclaire JESUS DIED FOR YOU & ME

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    You may have seen this guy doing all sorts of Magic tricks on public TV. He does what I consider "real" magic. The scary kind. Of the devil in my opinion.

    He can levitate(sp?) The camera shows him standing up and all of a sudden he is off of the ground still in a standing position. He is not jumping and it really appears real. They show witnesses on the street freaking out. Some actually run from him. They even have some sports star witness the levitation(can not remember who).

    This guy has also frozen himself in a block of ice right in the middle of New York City for all to gawk at for days. He survived when he was not supposed to. I heard he also buried himself alive and survived. I think he is planning to jump off of a building next or something equally insane.

    I only mention this, cause everytime I see one of these TV specials I think of the part of the Bible that says that there will be people doing "miracles" in the last days.

    Does anybody know that verse I am referring to? Could you post it?

    Has anybody seen this guy doing his tricks on TV? What do you think?
     
  2. Liam Slater

    Liam Slater New Member

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    David Blaine is a magician in that he practises magic, not magick. The word magic is used in reference to stage magic, to illusions, slight of hand, not spells or evil demons. A good magician is able to pull of amazing tricks through years of practice, or being able to lead the audience to see what he wants. Surviving in the ice is possible though it requires immense stamina and mental ability and is very dangerous.
     
  3. Blackwing

    Blackwing Music Man With Black Wings(duh...)<img src="http:/

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    I think there is something demonic in him also.

    something about his eyes.
     
  4. soulsisterclaire

    soulsisterclaire JESUS DIED FOR YOU & ME

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    I don't believe that his magic is a "slight of hand" or due to any training, he is only in his 20's after all. How do you levitate by training?

    I agree his eyes are quite disturbing. His mannerisms are spooky too.

    I remember reading in the Bible somewhere that magic is of the devil, whether it is "real" or not does not matter. I believe it says the same thing about pyschics and horoscopes, although it doesn't use those same words, something like that though.

    Anybody want to weigh in on this? Does anybody know which Bible verse I am referring to?
     
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  6. soulsisterclaire

    soulsisterclaire JESUS DIED FOR YOU & ME

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    Well, that website busted Mr. Blaine wide open! What a rip-off!
    I guess it is a good thing though.

    Thanks Stogus Maximus!
     
  7. Chris Green

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    Have you been watching his latest endeavor?
     
  8. oneiric

    oneiric redeemed

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    The other day I witnessed mind reading...and it wasn't a crock like i thought it would be. They really read minds...it was very very scary.
     
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    Very scary indeed. For if one could read the mind of another couldn't the person also control the mind of the other? Good thing us Christians are armed with the truth.
     
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    this should explain it

    http://www.stargods.org/HypnoLook.htm

    "I have learned a lot about Reptilians and Fallen Angels from a lot of hands on experts. I was watching CNN when I saw a photo of Saddam that startled me. He had a look in his eyes that can only come from Reptilians, or Fallen Angels. It is a deep hypnotic look, and the eyes that look deep into to yours. It is a very chilling experience! The fallen can turn it off and on at will. When you see the look you will feel yourself drawn into a light trance. "

    and another link

    http://www.stargods.org/LizardPeople.htm
     
  11. oneiric

    oneiric redeemed

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    They had someone focus on the serial numbers on a 20 dollar bill (they are all differeny), and she read his mind and said the exact numbers. She also had people focus on his name and she said it aloud. It was just...so weird. And I'm not sure if it is demonic or ESP is something some people can do.
     
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    I now recall watching this. They also made broken clocks work again. They bent spoons all with the aide of the audience and a group of children gathered together onstage. They also telivised a live seance.

    According to God the only way a prophet can be a prophet is if they are accurate about everyting they project all of the time. Now on the show, each psychic testified that their "gift" does not always work. One has to seriously believe in their ability and "project the image from the mind". When they demonstrated the table rocking around the table they made the requirements for the volunteers: any of those who have been successful in using the oujia. This is not 100% accuracy and the messages delivered by the oujia are not from God.

    I realize that this would fool some into the belief that these people had the power to read minds, channel spirits, and bend inanimate objects to their will. These people do not have this power. These are the puppets of satan being used as a form of proof. They themselves discredited their abilities yet some people still think this is amazing and dismiss when the medium is wrong. God has never lied. Remember this when trying to realize what is of God and what is not of God.

    Mind control was also publicly demonstrated when the hypnotist hypnotised people over a great distance. He hypnotised them and a woman walked over top of them. This was an obvious form of mind control! The male participants didn't even know what happened when they awoke from their trance!

    This is evil at work in full force in public view. And for crying out loud they used children to "appropriate" some of the demonstrations! This is sick and twisted! My question is where are these kid's parents? I felt as if I were going to be sick.
     
  13. Karl - Liberal Backslider

    Karl - Liberal Backslider Senior Veteran

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    If these guys were doing real "magick" for real, predictably for the cameras, they'd also be "magically" making James Randi's money teleport to their account.

    It's trickery. It's meant to be trickery. Nothing to see here, move along folks...
     
  14. Grommit

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    Oh man... that was spooky! there should be a warning placed before that link... I got chills!!!
     
  15. oneiric

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    Yes, these people said that sometimes they are wrong at guessing names and stuff.

    Also, they did a John Edwards things. They asked us if anyone here had lost someone a long time ago. And one lost her grandma 12 years ago. So she went on stage, they did some kind of hand motion, and someone took a polaroid picture...and in it was the girl, and behind her was the face of her grandmother...
     
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    One could percive it in this manner of course. Anyone can be tricked at anytime in their life. Remember though that satan is liar and he uses any means necessary to trick us.
     
  17. SCJ

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    This was easily noticed by many when it occurred. Being an Infantry Grunt in the snowy 10th Mountain Division one of the major points of cold weather training was if you were lost one of the first thing you should do is tunnel into a snowbank.

    Why? Ever wonder why some Eskimo's build igloo's out of Ice?

    The body heat melts the surface of the ice/snow and seals the ice/snow into a solid wall. Then a person's body heat is sealed into the compartment keeping you nice and warm and toasty (very warm and toasty). The only stamina Blaine had to have was enough to stay standing that whole time...he was actually wet when he came out (that wasn't melted ice, it was sweat). He wouldn't have been cold at all.
     
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    Iv'e seen David Blaine on t.v. several times....He does act a little weird but he puts on a good show.....
     
  19. Techbot

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    That last link has Cameron Diaz and Patrick Stuart! LOL..
     
  20. erichilliard

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    You guys are crazy. David Blaine does not have black magic working for him. All of his illusions are slight of hand and there are perfectly good explanations for all of them. I do many of the same illusions, and trust me, he is doing things in a natural way.
     
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