Fascination with the spirit world is growing. People claim to experience strange phenomena: the feeling of a pet jumping onto the bed when no pet is there; a person smelling flowers when a loved one many miles away dies but no flowers are nearby. Others claim special powers: a â€œgift of clairvoyanceâ€ to read your life storyâ€”past, present, and future; the capacity to â€œchannelâ€ energy vibrations from the spirit world to heal physical and emotional problems; the ability to help you get in touch with your previous lives.
People of almost every religious faith in the world, including Christians, Muslims, Hindus, and Buddhists, believe that life continues after death. This belief opens the door to all kinds of paranormal possibilities, real or imagined. Feeding this deception are stories of near-death experiences from a variety of individuals. Subtle and not so subtle suggestions about life after death are made in books, the media, and in the movies. Oftentimes the message comes in humorous and seemingly innocuous packaging. Some would see this as relatively harmless entertainment, but it tends to undermine and obscure the biblical teaching that the dead know nothing (Eccl. 9:5) and that it is like a sleep (John 11:13; 1 … Read More »
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The belief in the immortal soul goes all the way back to the lie that Satan told eve through the medium of a serpent. The Egyptians believed it and on through time and all the way down to our day, the belief inÂ immortalityÂ of the soul is thriving today. It is not biblical yet nearly all of the denominations and major world religions believe in this theory.Â
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In a new survey out today, more than half of Americans believe God holds the power to heal even when Doctors say no way.Â
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