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Discussion in 'Controversial Christian Theology' started by Natsumi Lam, Apr 12, 2019.

  1. Natsumi Lam

    Natsumi Lam Preparer of the Bride Supporter

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    Hi Family,

    Do you feel the enemy, through the use of Voodoo(i am being general), has any power?

    Does God allow curses to rest on Christians?

    As Spirit filled Christians, what can we do to protect ourselves?

    ~Natsumi Lam~
     
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  2. Brightmoon

    Brightmoon Apes and humans are all in family Hominidae.

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    Voodoo is a legitimate religion but I do understand what you mean .
     
  3. Basil the Great

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    Voodoo seems to be in the same category as witchcraft. I do not believe in witches, so I doubt very much that voodoo is real. Still, I have learned to say that almost nothing is impossible.
     
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  4. Brightmoon

    Brightmoon Apes and humans are all in family Hominidae.

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    Voodoo isn’t witchcraft . Katherine Dunham the dancer was a voodoo priestess . Like Wicca it just isn’t an abrahamic faith
     
  5. Michael Collum

    Michael Collum Everything began with a voice, use yours Supporter

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    Voodoo has a very old origin, not fun to deal with.
     
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  6. Brightmoon

    Brightmoon Apes and humans are all in family Hominidae.

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    Well it’s not my faith and I don’t know much about it so..... I have met voodoo practicing people in NYC so I tend to think of it as a faith I just don’t share - like Judaism
     
  7. Jonaitis

    Jonaitis Have a blessed Lord's Day!

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    Witchcraft and divination were legitimate practices in the biblical times, and God did not for a moment allow us to doubt the real nature of them. The fact that a pagan named Balaam was able to communicate with God, though a diviner by trade, is strange enough. Samuel being called from the dead by King Saul? Creepy. These were real things, and God had us not follow them. Demonic would be one word I describe it.

    Is Satan able to use such? Definitely.

    I don't believe curses can rest on the Christian, or even the elect who has not yet been saved (I could be wrong).

    Stay away it from it is my advice.
     
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  8. Ttalkkugjil

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    I'm unaware of any Voodoo activity going on here in South Korea.

    I prefer to rest in Jesus' sweet arms.
     
  9. DennisTate

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    I highly recommend listening to the testimony of former Satanist John Ramirez..... I feel that he is telling the truth..... and that he was able to put curses on many Christians while he was practicing witchcraft / Satanism......

     
  10. Michael Collum

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    I think it's important to note that witchcraft is a category of sin, it includes the practices of wicca, but wicca does not own the term witchcraft. If wiccans take exception, I use the word sorcery instead which means the same thing.
     
  11. Tropical Wilds

    Tropical Wilds Lord, beer me strength...

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    I’m sure it does for the people who follow it. Not being somebody who practices Voodoo, it has no power for me or over me. So if somebody wants to try and put a Voodoo curse on me, they can knock themselves out.

    Not being God, I can’t answer that. I’m sure curses exist and people feel they are impacted by them, but I don’t know if God “allows” it any more than he “allows” any other bad thing that happens to us.

    Have faith.
     
  12. Natsumi Lam

    Natsumi Lam Preparer of the Bride Supporter

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    How does spiritual warfare relate?
     
  13. Michael Collum

    Michael Collum Everything began with a voice, use yours Supporter

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    Voodoo is a form of witchcraft that draws on entities that are like ancient death gods, prior to ancestor worship type religions. Since we already have a certain degree of death within our bodies, these entities can draw this out further to make the practitioner feel invigorated. Voodoo is more than curses, but as with other forms of sorcery, it has a cost to the user that is not explained, it is implied and the fee will be paid.

    When dealing with death spirits, the resurrection power of Jesus Christ is as good as it gets. Faith matured to surrender usually is required if there is a sustained assault.
     
  14. Tropical Wilds

    Tropical Wilds Lord, beer me strength...

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    I don’t believe in spiritual warfare as a concept. In order for there to be a war, there has to be two or more factions butting heads. If I know or believe something has no power over me because of my faith in God, like a Voodoo curse against me, there is no need to “war” over it.
     
  15. Brightmoon

    Brightmoon Apes and humans are all in family Hominidae.

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    do you know anything about the religion or are you reacting to old fashioned superstitious beliefs . I know people worship other gods but because I don’t know anything about that faith I’m not going to do the same thing medieval Christians did to Baphomet. They called it a demon when it’s was originally just a mispronunciation of Mohammed
     
  16. Carl Emerson

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    Proverbs 26:2

    "An undeserved curse will not settle...."

    Blessings,

    Carl Emerson.
     
  17. Natsumi Lam

    Natsumi Lam Preparer of the Bride Supporter

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    What makes it deserved?
     
  18. Natsumi Lam

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    What about Eph 6?
     
  19. Tropical Wilds

    Tropical Wilds Lord, beer me strength...

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    What about it?
     
  20. Carl Emerson

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    Your faith may very well render you immune to the effects of the spiritual war going on around us but that does not mean the war is not happening.

    Case in point - an elder of my church who was a returned missionary from Indonesia, who had learned to deal with all sorts of spiritual issues effecting the locals up there, took a woman who was seeking God into his house in Christchurch. She was hearing voices and was quite disturbed. Shortly after the phone rang and the voice on the other end said "she's not yours, she's ours..." The voice was the same as what she was hearing in her head. The elder then knew the nature of her problem and dealt with it accordingly in Jesus name.

    Some are gifted to be more aware of this realm than others.

    Blessings,

    Carl Emerson.
     
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