Spell Scriptures – Here’s a table explaining the Bible’s views on spells and witchcraft:
|Aspect of Spells and Witchcraft||Bible’s View|
|1. Witchcraft Defined||The Bible defines witchcraft as the practice of seeking supernatural power or knowledge through occult means, often involving communication with spirits or entities (Deuteronomy 18:10-11). It is considered a form of rebellion against God.|
|2. Prohibition||The Bible explicitly prohibits the practice of witchcraft and sorcery, categorizing it as detestable and sinful (Exodus 22:18; Galatians 5:19-21). It is seen as a violation of God’s commandments.|
|3. Condemnation||The Bible strongly condemns witchcraft, warning against those who practice it. It is associated with idolatry and rebellion against God (1 Samuel 15:23).|
|4. Occult Practices||The Bible warns against various occult practices, including divination, sorcery, casting spells, and consulting mediums or spiritists (Leviticus 19:26, Deuteronomy 18:10-12).|
|5. Spiritual Warfare||The Bible acknowledges the existence of spiritual forces but instructs believers to engage in spiritual warfare through prayer, faith, and reliance on God’s power rather than seeking supernatural power through witchcraft (Ephesians 6:12-18).|
|6. Repentance and Forgiveness||The Bible offers a path of repentance and forgiveness for those who have practiced witchcraft or occult activities. Through faith in Jesus Christ, individuals can find forgiveness and redemption (Acts 8:9-24).|
|7. Divine Authority||The Bible emphasizes God’s ultimate authority over all supernatural realms, making it clear that seeking power outside of God’s will is contrary to His design for humanity (Isaiah 45:5-7).|
In summary, the Bible views witchcraft and spells as practices that are prohibited, condemned, and seen as rebellious against God’s authority. Believers are encouraged to rely on God’s power, engage in spiritual warfare through prayer, and seek forgiveness if they have been involved in such practices. The Bible emphasizes God’s ultimate authority over all supernatural realms.
25 Spell Scriptures
List of 25 Bible Verses that Reference Bible Verses about Spells, Witchcraft, Sorcery, verse , and description
- Deuteronomy 18:10-12: “There shall not be found among you anyone who…practices witchcraft, or a soothsayer, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer, or one who conjures spells, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead.” This verse forbids the practice of witchcraft and sorcery, which are seen as sinful by God.
- Exodus 22:18: “You shall not permit a sorceress to live.” This verse speaks of God’s disapproval of sorcery and witchcraft, and the punishment that it brings.
- Leviticus 19:31: “Do not turn to mediums or seek out spiritists, for you will be defiled by them. I am the Lord your God.” This verse speaks of the consequences of participating in activities related to sorcery and witchcraft.
- 1 Samuel 15:23: “For rebellion is like the sin of divination, and arrogance like the evil of witchcraft.” This verse compares disobedience to God with the practices of divination and witchcraft.
- Isaiah 8:19: “When they say to you, ‘Consult the mediums and the spiritists who whisper and mutter,’ should not a people consult their God? Should they consult the dead on behalf of the living?” This verse speaks of the foolishness of consulting mediums and spiritists.
- Galatians 5:19-21: “Now the works of the flesh are evident:…sorcery, and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in time past, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” This verse speaks of the consequences of practicing sorcery.
- Ephesians 5:11: “And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them.” This verse speaks of the need to expose and oppose the works of darkness, such as sorcery and witchcraft.
- Acts 8:9-11: “But there was a certain man called Simon, who previously practiced sorcery in the city and astonished the people of Samaria, claiming that he was someone great…But Peter said to him, ‘Your money perish with you, because you thought that the gift of God could be purchased with money!’” This verse speaks of the consequences of using sorcery to gain wealth and power.
- Galatians 5:20: “Idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions.” This verse speaks of the various sins associated with sorcery and witchcraft.
- Revelation 21:8: “But the cowardly, unbelieving, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.” This verse speaks of the ultimate punishment for those who practice sorcery and witchcraft.
- 2 Chronicles 33:6: “And he caused his sons to pass through the fire, practiced soothsaying, used witchcraft, and consulted spiritists and mediums. He did much evil in the sight of the Lord, to provoke Him to anger.” This verse speaks of the consequences of engaging in activities related to sorcery and witchcraft.
- Isaiah 47:9-12: “But these two things will come to you in a moment, in one day: the loss of children, and widowhood. They shall come upon you in their fullness because of the multitude of your sorceries, for the great abundance of your enchantments. For you have trusted in your wickedness; you have said, ‘No one sees me’; your wisdom and your knowledge have warped you; and you have said in your heart, ‘I am, and there is no one else besides me.’” This verse speaks of the consequences of trusting in sorcery and witchcraft.
- 1 Samuel 28:3-9: “Now Samuel was dead, and all Israel had lamented him and buried him in Ramah, his own city. And Saul had put the mediums and the spiritists out of the land. Then the Philistines gathered together, and came and encamped at Shunem. So Saul gathered all Israel together, and they encamped at Gilboa. When Saul saw the army of the Philistines, he was afraid, and his heart trembled greatly. And when Saul inquired of the Lord, the Lord did not answer him, either by dreams or by Urim or by the prophets. Then Saul said to his servants, ‘Find me a woman who is a medium, that I may go to her and inquire of her.’ And his servants said to him, ‘In fact, there is a woman who is a medium at En Dor.’” This verse speaks of the consequences of consulting a medium or spiritist.
- Revelation 22:14-15: “Blessed are those who do His commandments, that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter through the gates into the city. But outside are dogs and sorcerers and sexually immoral and murderers and idolaters, and whoever loves and practices a lie.” This verse speaks of the ultimate punishment for those who practice sorcery and witchcraft.
- Isaiah 47:13-14: “You are wearied in the multitude of your counsels; let now the astrologers, the stargazers, and the monthly prognosticators stand up and save you from what shall come upon you. Behold, they shall be as stubble, the fire shall burn them; they shall not deliver themselves from the power of the flame; it shall not be a coal to be warmed by, nor a fire to sit before!” This verse speaks of the foolishness of consulting astrologers and other forms of sorcery.
- 2 Kings 17:17: “And they caused their sons and daughters to pass through the fire, practiced witchcraft and soothsaying, and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the Lord, to provoke Him to anger.” This verse speaks of the consequences of practicing witchcraft and sorcery.
- Leviticus 19:26: “You shall not eat anything with the blood, nor shall you practice divination or soothsaying.” This verse speaks of the prohibition against divination and soothsaying, which are seen as sinful by God.
- Jeremiah 27:9: “Therefore do not listen to your prophets, your diviners, your dreamers, your soothsayers, or your sorcerers, who speak to you, saying, ‘You shall not serve the king of Babylon.’” This verse speaks of the consequences of listening to false prophets and sorcerers.
- Micah 5:12: “And I will cut off sorcery from your hand, and you shall have no soothsayers.” This verse speaks of the need to rid oneself of sorcery and soothsaying, which are seen as sinful by God.
- 1 Chronicles 10:13-14: “So Saul died for his unfaithfulness which he had committed against the Lord, because he did not keep the word of the Lord, and also because he consulted a medium for guidance. But he did not inquire of the Lord; therefore He killed him, and turned the kingdom over to David the son of Jesse.” This verse speaks of the consequences of consulting a medium for guidance.
- Deuteronomy 18:14: “For these nations which you will dispossess listened to soothsayers and diviners; but as for you, the Lord your God has not appointed such for you.” This verse speaks of the prohibition against consulting soothsayers and diviners.
- Revelation 21:27: “But there shall by no means enter it anything that defiles, or causes an abomination or a lie, but only those who are written in the Lamb’s Book of Life.” This verse speaks of the ultimate punishment for those who practice sorcery and witchcraft.
- Proverbs 10:9: “He who walks with integrity walks securely, but he who perverts his ways will become known.” This verse speaks of the consequences of engaging in activities related to sorcery and witchcraft.
- Proverbs 14:12: “There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death.” This verse speaks of the ultimate consequences of engaging in activities related to sorcery and witchcraft.
- Psalm 101:3-4: “I will set nothing wicked before my eyes; I hate the work of those who fall away; It shall not cling to me. A perverse heart shall depart from me; I will not know wickedness.” This verse speaks of the need to avoid wickedness and those who practice sorcery and witchcraft.
Best Bible Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Below is a table featuring some highly regarded Bible Encyclopedias and Dictionaries along with their publishers and websites where they can be found or purchased.
|The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia||Eerdmans||Eerdmans|
|Zondervan’s Pictorial Bible Dictionary||Zondervan||Zondervan|
|Easton’s Bible Dictionary||Thomas Nelson||Thomas Nelson|
|Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary||B&H Publishing Group||B&H Publishing Group|
|The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary||Moody Publishers||Moody Publishers|
|HarperCollins Bible Dictionary||HarperOne||HarperOne|
|Vine’s Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words||Thomas Nelson||Thomas Nelson|
You can generally find these resources on the publishers’ websites, as well as other online book retailers such as Amazon or Christianbook. It’s always good practice to confirm availability and review additional details on the specific websites or other reliable online bookstores.Purpose of Life Launcher by Gregory Gaines