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Featured Seal of Solomon, I Don't know what to think about this. What do you think?

Discussion in 'Controversial Christian Theology' started by Shadowprophet, Jul 7, 2019.

  1. Shadowprophet

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    As a Christian, This was a concept I had never heard about. The Significance of the Sacred Seal of Solomon and its Symbols A different website with other information and pictures of archaeologically recovered artifacts

    So, I wanted to bring it up here for discussion. I think this is an important topic Because As a Christian, I don't know what to think of this concept and I feel even if it's something Christians do not generally subscribe too, We should discuss it for the sake that, The information about this issue is out there. People like me who had never heard this story are now stumbling upon it on the internet. The story goes. The seal of Solomon or the ring of Solomon is a signet ring attributed to King Solomon

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    This is what the face of the ring would have been purported to look like, This is from the Wikipedia page. Seal of Solomon - Wikipedia
    It is said, This image is not a pentagram, But rather this is supposed to be a star of David.
    in medieval Jewish tradition and in Islamic and Western occultism, This ring was widely considered to give King Solomon the power to command demons or even speak to animals.

    I bring this up for discussion because I just discovered all of this information and I don't know what the broader Christian community thinks of this story. Did this Happen? Did King Solomon Have a ring that commanded demons? Did he Speak to animals? This story is not from our Traditions, But, does that automatically make it untrue? What are your thoughts on this issue? Was this a real thing? Is this some kind of Story from a people with entirely different belief systems?

    I would really like anyone's input on this.
     
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  2. Michael Collum

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    I am aware that the number of the man who is the prophet of the beast is 666, and this number only appears one other time in the scripture ... associated with mammon no less.

    In terms of controlling demons, it reminds me of an anime I watched recently, makes good fiction anyway. Perhaps related to the wiccan claim that "ours is the wisdom of Solomon"
     
  3. LaBèlla

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    I’m familiar with the subject. But you’d have to traverse occult or Jewish mystic sources for more information which I don’t recommend.

    But to make the matter clear. Yes, it is utilized in occult rituals which involves summoning demonic forces. No, you cannot control them although you may be led to believe otherwise. And if you welcome them they’ll want to stay and use you as their host. Literally so.
     
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  4. Sabertooth

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    @LaBèlla , how is it different from the "regular" Star of David? The circle and the dots...?
     
  5. LaBèlla

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    The Star of David overlaps. Here’s a comparison.

    Solomon vs David

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  6. Matt5

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    Your response reminded me of this video:

    Search YouTube: Spirit Cooking with the Clintons by Black Pigeon Speaks

    The video sheds some light on the weird topic of spirit cooking. The Clintons are indirectly tied to spirit cooking. Spirit cooking is a dinner with simulated Satanic activities. There seems to be some indication that some people who attend spirit cooking dinners are bothered by demons. For example, some music stars are affected. Although, they may be in deeper than just spirit cooking dinners.
     
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  7. W2L

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    You mean 2 chronicles 9:13? We have Ezra 2:13 also.
     
  8. LaBèlla

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    I’ve heard of the practice. Keep in mind a few principles on this subject.

    There are those who knowingly choose darkness. They need little convincing and are drawn to the benefits which power provides. While they are self-serving a diabolical nature can develop with continued exposure.

    There are some within that group who entered in that state. They are the most dangerous of the bunch and should be avoided at all costs. The problem is they rarely appear that way.

    And we have the majority who find their way to a similar point through curious reading, seemingly harmless practices (mostly New Age), or close associations.

    This group is largely deceived and wouldn’t knowingly walk a dark path on their own. They believe the practice is good and haven’t encountered the shadow side.

    Magically speaking, they form a triad: Black, Grey, and White. In respect to the topic at hand, the first two would openly employ the practices associated with the symbol and the latter would use modified practices which cloak the meaning and identities they’re referencing.

    The problem with this subject is the likelihood of someone happening onto modified materials without realizing what they’ve really called.

    As for the dinners, sometimes you can tell the truth without telling the truth. It’s unlikely the meaning is the literal one most suppose.
     
  9. mmksparbud

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    Solomon was given his wisdom by God--not by any ring. Anyone who calls upon the name of the Lord will have control over the demons. There is no need to search myths and the occult for information about God---it is in the bible. Don't invite evil in, and it won't come in. Years ago, after leaving God behind I got into the occult--I had my own Tarot cards---I dumped them as soon as I came back to God. Leave this stuff alone, the saved have no need of such things. We get our power through God Himself.
     
  10. JIMINZ

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    To bring it to the finest point possible.

    Everything a Christian (NEEDS) to know, is to be found in the New Testament.

    My first impression of what your referencing is, the Jewish practice of Kabbalah, which is something you would not want to be associated with.

    Don't you find it odd, "People like YOU who had never heard this story are now stumbling upon it on the internet." sometimes Satan isn't a subtle as we believe him to be.

    No, I do not believe we as Christians should discuss it, any more than we should discuss WICCAN or SCIENTOLOGY based on the grounds it is something Christians do not generally subscribe to, the best understanding on things outside of Christianity would be, "Lets sleeping dogs lie"

    With all of that said, if this subject is something which you feel you would like to learn about and thoroughly screw up your life, then by all means investigate it in depth.
     
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  11. Shadowprophet

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    But that's exactly the reason this needed discussion, Look around you, Look at the people you have met in your life, Not everyone will study and source information, Not everyone will meticulously source this information to a completely different Beliefe system, A great many people would just hear a story about King Solomon a figure of the old testament and assume it true, Because we all know the statistics, Most people haven't read the old testament. We are discussing the fire, For the sake that people know there is a fire.
     
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  13. JIMINZ

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    As I said.
    With all of that said, if this subject is something which you feel you would like to learn about and thoroughly screw up your life, then by all means investigate it in depth.

    If you don't understand the danger with playing with fire, you will surely get burned.
     
  14. Shadowprophet

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    I do not accept, You don't seem to have love in your heart for others... You don't say to a person, hey you want to horribly die in a fire just do so, That just doesn't resonate with me. Please speak to other people, I don't really want to talk to you anymore, Thank you.
     
  15. JIMINZ

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    How about saying, don't you realize your being used by Satan to spread his evil to others especially younger Christians who haven't yet stood up straight.

    If you don't understand and refuse to accept what I have said and persist in your belief, then what else is there to say?

    Your headed for a bad place if you stay on this path, what your attempting to do is dangerous and you might not know it has affected your Christian walk for years and years or never.

    Is that clear enough for you?
     
  16. Shadowprophet

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    Well, I don't feel like Discussing things openly in a forum of public consensus is really spreading evil. Lack of study and keeping this subject hidden so people are uninformed about it may be more dangerous, I feel we are simply expressing adverse points of view on this. I feel education and discussion of topics is necessary. You may not, And that's fine. But at this same interval, I can still choose to speak to people who don't want to use communication to paint horrific images and express disconcert for others. But, To each is his own. I just feel like we are seeing this from different viewpoints, We may even see many things from different viewpoints.
     
  17. Maria Billingsley

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    It is no longer sacred and actually it never was. This is just a ring seal for Solomon. It is now the modern symbol for Israel and has been a motif on several ancient buildings. It has no power and is a man made logo for the use of man made things. It is just a thing and not of God.
     
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  18. JIMINZ

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    Alright then, take a deep breath and look back at all the posts to this thread, and see how many of them agree with your position,and then check out how many have posted likes to mine.

    There is a consensus of opinion on this thread and it isn't what you are attempting to postulate as something we as Christians should investigate.

    Do you also read things about Islam, Tarot, Transcendental Meditation?

    If not why not?
     
  19. LaBèlla

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    In the OP’s defense, I’m happy he asked the question here. Since we’re not aware of his background or intentions behind the question save what he said, I don’t think it’s fair to make assumptions either way.

    More importantly, there are numerous groups that partake of these rituals who identify as Christian to unsuspecting souls. It is better for him to be mindful of what exists than fall prey as many have.

    Given that we aren’t privy to his gifting I don’t agree with the idea that ignorance is best. We reside in a world with many messages. There’s also the possibility that his knowledge may aid others. I’ve shared liberally on this site and have studied and practiced many faiths.

    I direct these words to the OP...

    You will rarely find this discussion in Christian circles unless it relates to spiritual warfare or a definite concern someone raised.

    The sigil and its related signs have no bearing on Christian teachings and hail from Jewish mysticism that was infused in Western occult practices.

    Although it is framed as protective and some evocations may provide angelic names. Rest assured, Michael won’t adhere to your summons or lend his allegiance to sorcery.

    Therefore, it is best to view this as it is. Sorcery that ensnares and captures wayward souls. If you pursue this path (I’m not suggesting you will) you’ll bear greater hardship because of your question. It is one thing to undertake a foolish act without knowledge and another to do so willingly.

    I hope that clarified things. :)
     
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  20. Der Alter

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    Jewish Encyclopedia - Seal of Solomon
    The legend that Solomon possessed a seal ring on which the name of God was engraved and by means of which he controlled the demons is related at length in Giṭ. 68a, b. This legend is especially developed by Arabic writers, who declare that the ring, on which was engraved "the Most Great Name of God," and which was given to Solomon from heaven, was partly brass and partly iron. With the brass part of the ring Solomon signed his written commands to the good genii, and with the iron part he signed his commands to the evil genii, or devils. The Arabic writers declare also that Solomon received four jewels from four different angels, and that he set them in one ring, so that he could control the four elements. .....

    http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/13843-solomon-seal-of
     
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