"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. For all who do
these things are an abomination to the Lord, and because of these
abominations the Lord your God drives them out..."
"...the Devil and
Satan, who deceives the whole world..."
"...such are false
apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles
And no wonder! For Satan himself transforms himself
into an angel of light." 2 Corinthians 11:13-14
"The coming of the
lawless one is according to the working of Satan, with all power,
signs, and lying wonders, and with all unrighteous deception
among those who perish, because they did not receive the love of the truth, that they
might be saved. And for this reason God will send them strong delusion, that
they should believe the lie,
that they all may be condemned who did not
believe the truth but had pleasure in unrighteousness." 2 Thessalonians 2:9-12
"...be strong in the
Lord and in the power of His might.
Put on the whole armor of God, that you
may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not
wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against
powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against
spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.
Therefore take up
the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and
having done all, to stand.
Stand therefore, having girded your waist with
truth...." Ephesians 6:10-14
"Let no one deceive you
with empty words, for because of these things the
wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience. Therefore do not be
partakers with them.
For you were once darkness, but now you are light
in the Lord. Walk as children of light
(for the fruit of the Spirit is in all
goodness, righteousness, and truth), finding out what is acceptable to the
Lord. And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but
rather expose them.
For it is shameful even to speak of those things
which are done by them in secret.
"See then that you walk
circumspectly, not as fools but as wise,
redeeming the time, because the days
Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the
Lord is." Ephesians 5:6-17
"Therefore do not listen to your prophets,
your diviners, your
dreamers, your soothsayers, or your sorcerers, who
speak to you.... For they prophesy a
lie..." Jeremiah 27:9-10
"...you shall no longer envision futility nor practice divination; for I
will deliver My people out of your hand, and you shall know that I am the
” Ezekiel 13:23
"The diviners envision
lies, and tell false dreams; they comfort in vain.
Therefore the people wend their way like
because there is no shepherd." Zechariah 10:2
"I will cut off sorceries from your hand, And you shall have no soothsayers."
"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..." Acts 8:9
"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."
"Also, many of those who had practiced magic brought their books together and
burned them in the sight of all. And they counted up the value of them, and it
totaled fifty thousand pieces of silver."
"Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery, fornication,
uncleanness, lewdness, idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies,
outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies, envy, murders,
drunkenness, revelries, 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." Galatians
"And they did not repent of their murders or their sorceries
or their sexual
immorality or their thefts." Revelation 9:21
“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.”
"The light of a lamp shall not shine in you anymore, and the voice of bridegroom
and bride shall not be heard in you anymore. For your merchants were the great
men of the earth, for by your sorcery all the nations were deceived."
“Get behind Me, Satan! For you are not mindful of the things of God, but the
things of men.”" Mark 8:33
"....I now send you to
open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light,
and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive
forgiveness of sins...." Acts 26:17-18