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What Does the Bible Say About White Magic?



White magic is described as “good” magic, as opposed to black magic, which uses the forces of evil. Opinions vary on the differences between black and white magic, from the idea that the two names stand for the same thing to believing that they are completely different, especially when it comes to goal and intent. The Bible does not distinguish between “good” and “bad” magic. Magic is magic as far as the Bible is concerned. Scripture makes no difference whether magic is used for good or bad; it is forbidden altogether because it appeals to a source of power other than God.

Those who practice white magic, also often called Wicca, worship creation rather than the Creator, and although they may not invoke the devil or evil spirits, they often ask "Mother Earth", angels and / or the elements for help . The central theme of Wicca is: "If it does no harm, do what you want." Many who try their hand at white magic call themselves Wiccan (witch), whether they are one or not. Although Wicca is relatively open and there are different "denominations" and theological positions within the faith, there are certain beliefs, practices and traditions that associate white magic with Wicca.

Whether the intent is to worship "Mother Earth", elements or angels and someone just wants to do good, the reality is that there is ultimately no difference between white and black magic because they both worship something other than God. It is scary to imagine white magic followers ignorantly worshiping and worshiping the same god as black magic followers - Satan.

In Scripture, in both the Old and New Testaments, every type of witchcraft is consistently a violation of God's law and condemned (Deuteronomy 18: 10-16; Leviticus 19:26; 31; 20:27; Acts 13 , 8-10). Pharaoh's sorcerers attempted to imitate the miracles of Moses and Aaron using "secret arts" based on ceremonies or rituals of sorcerers or magicians, such as incantations, spells, magical words, wearing charm bracelets, amulets, etc. to do something To achieve something. (Exodus 7:11; 8: 7). The apostle Paul condemned the sorcerer Elymas, calling him “son of the devil” who is “full of all cunning and all wickedness” to “make the straight ways of the Lord crooked” (Acts 13:10). Nowhere in the Bible is a wizard or witch depicted in a positive light. All are condemned by God.

The Bible says that God hates all magic. Why? Because it doesn't come from God. Satan deceives people by making them believe that white magic is beneficial. He does this because he pretends to be the angel of light (2 Corinthians 11:14), but his desire is to seduce as many souls as possible. The Bible warns against him and his tricks. “Be sober and watch; for your adversary, the devil, goes about like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour ”(1 Peter 5: 8).

"But the Spirit clearly says that in the latter days some will fall away from the faith and cling to seductive spirits and teachings of demons" (1 Timothy 4: 1). Real spiritual power comes only from God, from proper relationship with Him through faith in Jesus Christ and from the Holy Spirit who dwells in the hearts of believers.

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What Does the Bible Say About White Magic?
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