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Hypnosis in the Church

Hypnosis in the Church

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Hypnotism is called enchantment (charmer) in the Bible, and is prohibited (1 Deuteronomy 18:9-14Bible quote(verse 9) When thou art come into the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not learn to do after the abominations of those nations.

(verse 10) There shall not be found among you [any one] that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, [or] that useth divination, [or] an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch,

(verse 11) Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.

(verse 12) For all that do these things [are] an abomination unto the LORD: and because of these abominations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee.

(verse 13) Thou shalt be perfect with the LORD thy God.

(verse 14) For these nations, which thou shalt possess, hearkened unto observers of times, and unto diviners: but as for thee, the LORD thy God hath not suffered thee so [to do].1 Deuteronomy 18 verses 9-14

Additional Scriptures

It might be thought of as the state when the discursive mind shuts down, leaving an unfiltered access to the subconscious, such as dance, chant, creative visualization and hypnosis to focus and direct psychic energy for the purpose of healing, protecting and aiding members in various endeavors. -www.coven-of-cythrawl.com/wiccan_withcraft.htm-

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