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Featured Christianity and DMT

Discussion in 'General Theology' started by friend of, Aug 8, 2018.

  1. cyphercat

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    I was saved from a life of using a drug called dexteomethorphan as a supplement to my Christian life. I justified it with every ounce of my being and fought for my right to use it.
    The bible calls such a thing sorcery. sorcerers in the old testament are referred to in the context of using any chemical that alters normal rational thought (one verse refers to sorcerers who go about with their concoctions tied around their neck). I had to face the fact that I was commiting sorcery and the Holy Spirit convicted me of it. I pray you will avoid DMT because it will take you down the same street. Justifying your drug use and fighting for that instead of fighting for the gospel.
    In the book of revelation the word for sorcery has its root in what we get our modern word for pharmacy from. That was eye opening to me.
     
  2. friend of

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    Dextromethorphin? I have experience with that.
     
  3. RaymondG

    RaymondG Well-Known Member

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    Are you against over the counter drugs and pain killers as well? Some of these alter normal rational thoughts also.
     
  4. cyphercat

    cyphercat Member

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    For myself, yes. I'm convicted that such a thing is not good for me, and unnecessary.
     
  5. RaymondG

    RaymondG Well-Known Member

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    I like it when people are all the way in or all the way out.....cant really stand by the luke warm. Your opinion is well taken and respected.
     
  6. cyphercat

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    I also want to add that I was a drug addict and I was abusing the substances. Legit meds are legit, but I'm staying away from narcotics because I can't handle them.
     
  7. SpiritualBeing

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    I believe that DMT has interacted with Christianity. All you have to do is look in scripture.

    In Genesis 32:30 Jacob says, he saw God face to face and calls the place Peniel .

    I also believe Moses was in an altered state when he met with god.

    “Moses kept the flock of Jethro . . . and he led the flock to the backside of the desert,
    and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb. And the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt. And when the Lord saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I.”
    – (Exodus 3:1–4)
     
  8. SpiritualBeing

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    A study published in 2014 reported the biosynthesis of N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT) in the human melanoma cell line SK-Mel-147 including details on its metabolism by peroxidases.

    In a 2014 paper a group first demonstrated the immunomodulatory potential of DMT and 5-MeO-DMT through the Sigma-1 receptor of human immune cells. This immunomodulatory activity may contribute to significant anti-inflammatory effects and tissue regeneration
     
  9. Pavel Mosko

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    I have been interested in it myself, but I agree with others from a Christian stand point it is bad. I think people like Joe Rogan who are promoting it are leading people into New Age Spiritism. Unlike the other psychedelics, it doesn't seem to have a well known history of frying people's brains. But the whole "machine elves" thing pretty much seems to fit into mediumism.

     
  10. friend of

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    Fully agree with all of this. People who undergo this experience, typically already atheist/agnostic or New Age already, see no need for Christ afterward and are given some idea of their own divinity.
     
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