I’ve had someone stop me in the mall before and begin to “read” me & then ask for $5 to continue. I politely told them to hold all that noise, I’m cool, no thanks. At the time I was a Christian, but I wasn’t living or walking with Christ like I am now. Even still, I never really liked the idea of tarot cards, psychics, and clairvoyants – hence me telling her scuurrrrr (that’s a car screeching sound) I’m straight. It’s always been something that was creepy. Whooooodie whooooo, I rep Sag all day, but I do not live my life in accordance to what my horoscope says. I don’t even check that anymore, really, I find a little of myself in every sign. But as I get to know God more and more everyday I understand that that was the Holy Spirit on the inside of me telling them to halt whenever I was approached.
Do I believe they have a gift, somewhat, God tells me peoples’ business all the time, but I use it to pray for that person. I think that if they really tapped into who God is and what He had carved out for their life that they could use that gift for the powers of good and not evil. But what do I know – lé shrug. There is a such thing as a gift of prophecy, but people in the world get someone prophesying to them and someone using psychic ability confused. The difference between a prophet and a psychic is that a prophet gets a word from God and a psychic or clairvoyant get their info from the devil. When someone prophesy’s over you they are confirming something God has already told you. They are speaking a true word into your life. They aren’t bringing any new information, they aren’t “reading” your life, they aren’t asking for $5 to continue. Everything that is told to you through prophecy can backed up by the bible and can be found in scripture. It is a prophets duty to expose sin, not to embarrass or make people feel ashamed, but to promote growth. Prophesy is about life while being a spiritist is death.
Leviticus 20:27 says “A man or woman who is a medium or spiritist (clairvoyant) among you must be put to death. You are to stone them; their blood will be on their own hands.” Ummmm ok see, I’m sorry, but really? Stone!? God just doesn’t go around stoning all willy nilly. If He wants to stone people that is proof that there is something wrong! Before He sent Jesus to save us, He just got rid of what was evil, therefore, this is evil!! I’ve read and I’ve researched before writing this, and I see so many blogs where people try to act like there is nothing wrong with going to a psychic, there are even “churches” who use them! Say what!? Hold my mule and clutch the pearls. That is a lie from the enemy! He is a liar and a deceiver and he wants to trick you into thinking that it’s harmless and it isn’t. He’ll trick you by having someone know all about you, tell you it’s a word from God when it’s really the devil trying to sink his hooks in you. He’ll give you the riches of this world but your soul will feel empty. You’ll have everything you ever dreamed, but wonder why you still don’t feel complete. You are committing spiritual suicide and wonder why you feel lonely. He’s a dirty low down creep who will entice you with then leave you hanging by your neck. He doesn’t have your best interest at heart. If you were going through a hard time, guess what, he knew too, and he sends his followers, his demons wrapped in flesh to “speak a word to you”. He’ll mask it like it’s from God, but it isn’t. The things that God promises you don’t come with compromise and losing of oneself. It doesn’t come with the pain of bending the person you are to become something that you aren’t. The promises of God will come with struggle, and maybe a little heartache, but they do not come with changing who you are as a person and falling out of line with the word of God. The heartache we feel is only temporary and it is because God had something better.
1 John 4 says “Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God”. The scripture says they have gone out into this world!! And do you know what that means?? It means they are building churches, they are “preaching” and they are speaking lies straight from the enemy into people’s lives and they need to stop lying!! So yeah, the next time someone speaks a word to you, test the spirit, is it from God or the devil, and if you go to psychics, or rely on a word that does not come from The Lord, I beg you to stop. God is not pleased and in the end you will be held accountable for your actions.
Heaven or Hell, you choose…