TWELVE FORBIDDEN PRACTICES

  1. Enchantments: The act of influencing by charms and incantations; the practice of magical arts.

    Enchanter: Sorcerer, magician, one who uses the human voice or music to bring another person under physic control.

    Lev. 19:26; Deut. 18:10-12; 2 Chronicles 33:6; 2 Kings 17:17; Isaiah 47:8-11; Jeremiah 27:8; Daniel 1:20

  2. Witchcraft: the practice of dealing with evil spirits, the use of sorcery or magic.  

    Deut.18:10-12; 2 Chronicles 33:6; 1 Samuel 15:23;   Galatians 5:19-21

  3. Sorcery: The use of power gained from the assistance or control of evil spirits especially for divining.

    Jeremiah 27:9; Isaiah 47:9; Revelation 21:8

  4. Divination: Fortune-Telling

    Deut. 18:10-14; 2 Kings 17:17; Jeremiah 27:8,9; Jeremiah 29:8,9; Acts 16:16-24

  5. Wizardry: The art of practices of a wizard, sorcery.

    Wizard: One skilled in magic; sorcerer; male witch (to destroy in Israael).

    Deut. 18:11; 2 Kings 17:17; Exodus 22:18

  6. Necromancy: Communications with the dead, conjuration of the spirits of the dead for purposes of magically revealing the future or influencing the course of events.

    Deut.18:11; 1 Samuel 28:1-25; Isaiah 8:19; 1 Chronicles 10:13,14

  7. Charm: Put a spell upon someone, to affect by magic.    

    Deut. 18:11; Isaiah 19:3

  8. Star Gazing or Astrology: The divination of the supposed influence of the stars upon human affairs and terrestrial   events by their positions and aspects.  

    Isaiah 47:12-15; Jeremiah 10:2; Daniel 1:18-20; Daniel   2:1-49; Daniel 4:1-37; Daniel 5:7-15

  9. Soothsaying: The act of foretelling events, prophesying by a spirit other than the Holy Spirit.

    Joshua 13:22; Micah 5:12-15; Acts 16:16-18

  10. Prognostication: To foretell from signs or symptoms, prophesying without the Holy Spirit, soothsaying.

    Isaiah 47:12-15; Joshua 13:22; Micah 5:12-15; Acts 16:16-18

  11. Observing Times: Astrology.

    Leviticus 19:26; Deut.18:10-14; 2 Kings 21:6; 2 Chronicles 33:6

  12. Magic: Witchcraft.

Deuteronomy 18:10-12; 2 Chronicles 33:6; 1 Samuel 15:23; Galatians 5:19-21

- Phillips Ministries, RockwelI, TX