HARRY POTTER : SEDUCTION INTO THE DARK WORLD OF THE OCCULT - PART TWO .
. . by Kathy A. Smith
||THE WORLD OF MAGIC|
For example, what if this Harry Potter was a good Christian, a moral, and kind kid who carried his bible around, (instead of books on witchcraft and spells) this kid would probably be insulted and considered uncool regarding his desire to please God. Society has changed so much into an anti-Christian system, but one thing is for sure, God's word will never change!
|For example, think about how a naïve mouse nibbles away at the cheese in a mousetrap. As he goes closer and closer to the danger, he is completely unaware of it, because it just tastes SO GOOD. Without warning he quickly falls to his fate. Evil is the same way; if not avoided at all costs, it will begin to look and feel good. Inch by inch and step by step, Satan will subtly draw the innocent children down a path of spiritual devastation. To avoid this from happening to our precious children, they must be taught the truth of God's word by their parents. (For more guidance and information on this, read the on-line articles Refocusing and Opened Eyes by Phil Arms).|
Harry attends a school called "Hogwart's School of Witchcraft and Wizardry". This school teaches no normal courses (such as English or Math), but strictly teaches magic and occult courses. The class curriculum is divination, defense of black arts, transfiguration, history of magic, potions, herbology, flying lessons, charms, and so on. When a child is finished reading a Harry Potter book, they have had a wide education about witchcraft. How opposite these books are to what God desires for parents and their children; "And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up" (Deuteronomy 6:5-7).
God has entrusted
us as parents to teach our children about Him and His truth, not
the ways of the occult. This must be very grieving to a God who
has warned us over and over in His word to avoid the occult. We
must remember that He warns us so much because He loves us and
wants to keep us under His care. How it grieves Him when his children
ignore Him and go their own way (Proverb 14:12), and end up getting pulled
into witchcraft and physical despair. God in His great love has
given everyone freedom of choice. Will you listen to what God
is saying now, or will you wait until it is to late for your children?
As we have learned,
God is very serious about witchcraft. He condemns it over and
over in scripture after scripture. He warns us to have nothing
to do with it, whether in involvement or pleasure. God promises
to protect our children and us when we are obedient to Him. When
a person is disobedient by allowing occult sins into their life,
they are giving place to the devil and will become desensitized
to Satan's works while growing further away from God's truths.
Just because society has changed over the years and has become
desensitized to witchcraft, Christians must not allow this to
happen in their own families. Remember what happened to God's
chosen people, the Israelities? Their enemies took them into captivity,
and many were destroyed and killed because they had fallen into
Satan's trap of witchcraft.
Almighty God in His compassionate love for us has given us these writings in His holy scriptures so we could learn from them and not fall into the same awful fate. The Prophet Nahum wrote "Because of the multitude of the whoredoms of the well favoured harlot, the mistress of witchcrafts, that selleth nations through her whoredoms, and families through her witchcrafts. Behold, I am against thee, saith the LORD of hosts; (Nahum 3:4-5b).
If a person is
sold into witchcraft, God is against them! If you have accepted
witchcraft through popular entertainment, or any other avenue,
you have been sold into it and have fallen into the trap that
Satan has planned for the destruction of mankind. We must all
honestly ask ourselves if we have been sold into witchcraft by
allowing our self or our children to partake in it? If you think
that Harry Potter is a good book to read just because children
have had a renewed interest in reading, you have been seriously
misled. Not because I said it, but because God has said it. (For more info on this subject,
read on-line: Witches
and Satanists Use the Media to Recruit).
The Bible warned
us that magic is not to be messed around with. If anyone should
know this, it is God our creator, who has clearly warned His people
not to touch these abominable things. When God says something, he means it! He desires for His children to safely
dwell in His presence. Jesus
Christ will forgive and give eternal life to all those who will
repent and call upon His name.
(1). Reader's Digest January 2001, p. 96
(2). Berit Kjos, "Harry Potter Lures Kids to Witchcraft", www. Crossword.to
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