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“What exactly is Wicca?”

Wicca is one of the fastest-growing religions in our modern day and it has managed to penetrate the popular culture in a very big way with shows like Harry Potter, Charmed  and Buffy the Vampire–Slayer, just to name a few.  Also known as “the Craft” or “the Craft of the Wise”, Wicca is really a combination of many beliefs; an individualistic religion that is difficult to define. Each Wiccan’s beliefs and practices (as well as their covens) are independent and there is a wide range of differences among Wiccan’s.

“Many people love Wicca for its buffet-style spirituality - it allows its followers to pick and choose what they want to believe” (Generation Hex. Dillion Burroughs and Marla Alupoaicei)

Wicca is a “back to nature” religion which offers its followers a connection with “Mother Earth” who is also known as “the Goddess” and this acts as a very big attraction to many of those who are sympathetic towards environmental and ecological issues.  A big attraction of Wicca is that people can tap into “forces” to do good, and have the power to perform magick. Wicca comes across as a religion that has an “air” of relaxation about it. It portrays a strong moral code, with promises of peace and harmony.

Not all Wiccan’s are female, but they do constitute two thirds of the Wiccan’s numbers. Wiccan(ism) holds a very special appeal to woman and witchcraft is often a veil for feminist anger. In Wicca, woman are highly valued and are even worshiped as daughters of the goddess and god, and may even serve as a high priestess and coven leaders, enjoying great prestige and status as spiritual mentors and guides.

Wicca is one of the most seductive deceptions that Satan has come up with. It is the contemporary name for the cult of-so-called “white” witchcraft or Neo-Paganism which has been enjoying a renaissance in the United States (“Wicca” Satan’s Little White Lie by William Schoebelen)                                                            MAGIC and MAGICK    

Is magick with a k different from magic?  Both words come from the same root, meaning ‘to be able to have power”, but magic is what an entertainer does on stage-creating illusions, performing card tricks, making quarters disappear, sawing a hapless volunteer in half. Magick falls within the realm of witchcraft and may include spells, healing, the harnessing of psychic forces, and even divination.

“Generation Hex” by, Dillion Burroughs and Marla AlupoaiceiWiccan’s believe they are practicing White magick, which they see as being “good”, as opposed to Black magick, which in their opinion is evil. They believe that they are involved in something that is in no way harmful to anyone.

Is magick with a k different from magic?  Both words come from the same root, meaning ‘to be able to have power”, but magic is what an entertainer does on stage-creating illusions, performing card tricks, making quarters disappear, sawing a hapless volunteer in half. Magick falls within the realm of witchcraft and may include spells, healing, the harnessing of psychic forces, and even divination.

“Generation Hex” by, Dillion Burroughs and Marla Alupoaicei

What the authors always neglect to say is the fact that these so called powers and forces are demons, and the “extension of our consciousness” or “altered state-of-mind” is really the establishing of communication with the spirit world.- “He came to set the captives free”; by Rebecca Brown

Spells, incantations, hexes and curses accomplish all the same purposes- that is, to summon a demon or demons or perform a given action.

The term “Placing a spell, hex, or curse on someone,’ refers to the act of calling up a demon and then sending it to the person to perform certain influences or damage. All spells, etc; are accomplished by demons, even the so-called “good” ones. – “He came to set the captives free”; by Rebecca Brown. P 284-

The chance in life of doing something that doesn’t affect someone else in some way or at some point is highly unlikely. The first person you are hurting is yourself, and the second person you are hurting is the person you are putting the spell on.

And I tell you this; you must give an account on judgment day for every idle word you speak. The words you say will either acquit you or condemn you” Matthew 12:36-37

“The human heart is the most deceitful of all things and desperately wicked. Who really knows how bad it is? But I, the Lord, search all hearts and examine secret motives. I give all people their due rewards, according to what their actions deserve” Jeremiah 17:9-10

“I saw the dead, both great and small, standing before God’s throne. And the books were opened, including the Book of Life. And the dead were judged according to what they had done, as recorded in the books. The sea gave up its dead, and death and the grave gave up their dead. And all were judged according to their deeds.” Revelation 20:12-13 NLT.  According to the word of God there is definitely no difference between; WHITE or BLACK, GOOD or BAD, MAGIC or MAGICK. Witchcraft is witchcraft and sorcery is sorcery; it makes no difference how one spells it or by adding a colour to the mix. The Bible categorically denounces any and all occult practices.

For example, never sacrifice your son and daughter as a burnt offering. And do not let your people practice fortunetelling, or use sorcery, or interpret omens, or engage in witchcraft, or cast spells, or function as mediums or psychics, or call forth the spirits of the dead. Anyone who does these things is detestable to the Lord. It is because the other nations have done these detestable things that the Lord your God will drive them out ahead of you. Deuteronomy 18:10-12 NLTIn the NKJ Bible God uses the word ABOMINATION. Abomination is the closest word to hatred that God uses. God absolutely detests these things with His whole heart to the point where He can’t even look upon it. God doesn’t hate the sinner, He hates the Sin. He does not hate the Wiccan’s, He only hates the Wiccan’s sin.

God gave these stringent orders in order to preserve the Israelites from spiritual contamination with the degraded occult practices of Canaan. The profession of the sorcerers in both Egypt and Babylon along with the magicians and the enchanters in Babylon is condemned through out the Old Testament.

Wiccan’s believe they are not calling on the powers of the devil to destroy the world or to do anyone any harm. Most witches do not accept absolute good or evil. They often take a New Age world-view which allows for the belief in negative and positive forces that must be balanced or that the negative can be transmuted into the positive.

Beliefs

Arcadia, the Gospel of the Witches, by Charles G. Leland. (1899)

CHAPTER III How Diana Made the Stars and the Rain

Diana was the first created before all creation; in her were all things; out of herself, the first darkness, she divided herself; into darkness and light she was divided. Lucifer, her brother and son, herself and her other half, was the light. In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. Genesis 1:1-2 There are five Basic beliefs of Wicca.1“Wicca Rede”; 2 The Law of Attraction; 3 Harmony and Serenity; 4 Power through Knowledge and; 5 Progressive Reincarnation.

Wicca has various denominations or “traditions”. There are the Gardnerian and Alexandrian Wicca who follow in the initiatory lineage of Gardner. Others, such as Cochrane’s Craft, Feri and the Dianic tradition, take primary influence from other figures and may not insist on any initiatory lineage.

Wiccan’s don’t believe in the Christian concept of God or that Christ is the only true way. To them there is no balance in Christianity. They believe that God is just male and for there to be perfect balance, there must be both a female goddess and a male god.

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life; no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.: John 14:6

Christianity is often viewed as a male religion amongst those in the Pagan community. Jesus was male and God is spoken of in masculine terms. But it should be noted that God is not a human being, but rather a Spirit (John 4:26) nor is He male or female, as He transcends human sexuality, being outside the realms of the created order Himself. So why address Him as He? One of the reasons for this is simply that we need to address God in some way. The Bible rules out the idea that He is an impersonal force of some kind and instead refers to Him in personal terms. By addressing Him as a “He’ the ancient Israelites were able to identify with the image of a father and all that went with such an image (Alister E. McGrath, Christian Theology: An Introduction, pp. 205-207)

The Christian hierarchy, I'm sad to say, has no interest in your spiritual well-being. It is interested only in its own continued power, as every tyrant is.” www.wicca-spirit.com

Wiccan’s, especially woman, relate more closely to this concept of a female goddess than that of just a male god. To them the goddess and the god are equal; neither is higher or more deserving of respected. To Wiccan’s this ideal is a perfect balance of the two.

 Wiccan’s worship the Greater Mother/goddess (often called Diana or Aphrodite)  and her partner, the horn god (also called Gaius or Pan)

Wiccan’s do not believe in Satan either, and only view him as an element of Christian religion. As we all know the Devil is not simply invented by Christians, but rather exist as a reality in the world today. One of the most effective deceptions he performs is to convince people that he does not exist! We should therefore not be a surprised that he seeks to convince people that he does not exist. The sad reality and tragedy of it all is that because Wiccan’s don’t believe in the devil, they are oblivious to the destructive power that they are actually tapping into.

Jesus said this of the devil ‘When he lies, it is consistent with his character; for he is a lair and the father of lies.” John 8;44 NlV

“Accusing a Pagan (Wiccan) of worshipping Satan is like accusing an Atheist of worshipping God” www.religioustolerance.org Wiccan’s are oblivious to the fact that the “power of nature” they believe in and are summoning for “good” is actually a clever deception - and that what they are really tapping into is the power of deceiving demons, who appear as light, but ultimately show there true evil dark natures and try to destroy those who have unknowingly calling upon them.

There is most defiantly a spiritual realm out there. There are supernatural forces of good and evil at play in the unseen realm, and the Bible reveals to us what these forces really are.

For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Ephesians 6:12 KJV

Steve Wohlberg’s book “Hour of the Witch” clearly explains from a Biblical perspective the risks of Wicca and in a non-judgmental way demonstrates the danger that the Bible foretells can come upon anyone that opens up the wrong spiritual doors.

The Majority of Wiccan’s have chosen gods and goddesses from all different cultures such as Norse, Roman, Greek and Eastern gods. Wiccan’s use these many gods and goddesses in a very similar way to which Catholics use their Saints. It all depends on what one would ask for. To them gods create life and goddesses help to bring life into the earth.

To Wiccan’s all objects possess some kind of soul or spirit, including animals, trees, rivers and streams and even inanimate objects like rocks.

Wiccan’s believe in reincarnation. To them the soul has much more to learn than can be accomplished in one life-time. After death the soul of a person goes to the ancient ‘Summerland” until it passes into a new life, and some believe a soul is automatically reborn into a new life when it dies.

And just as each person is destined to die once and after that comes Judgment: Hebrews 9:27

Judgment!! There is no coming back.

Wiccans believe in the power of nature itself. The four elements making up the earth (air, earth, fire and water) are called upon for strength and in magick workings. Some Wiccan’s may also believe in a fifth element, pulling the others together, known as ether or spirit.

Air: Represents knowledge, reason, clarity, intellect, grace and sense. “If you are book smart with clear common sense, this is your natural gift – “Book of Serenity”.

Fire: Governed by passion, energy power, aggressive strength, fierce change and sensuality. “If you are full of energy, self-motivation, power, sexuality, or find yourself with a hot temper, this is your natural gift – “Book of Serenity”.

Water: Stands for the subconscious mind, deep emotions, intuition, psychic abilities and self-expression. “If you are very in tune with your emotions, host any psychic powers, are always moving or changing, this is your natural gift –“Book of Serenity”.

Earth:  Represents stability, the life and death cycle, economic wealth, passive strength and trustworthiness. “If you are the rock to your friends, are sensible with money, think decisions through before rushing in, and are extremely humble, this is you natural gift – “Book of Serenity”

“There are different kinds of spiritual gifts, but the same Spirit is the source of them all. There are different kinds of service, but we serve the same Lord. God works in different ways, but is the same God who does the work in all of us. A spiritual gift is given to each of us so we can help each other.”

1 Corinthians 12: 4-7

Our God, rejected by Wiccan’s as a stern and unloving God, is the God who made the world in a beautiful and perfect state. There are many places in the Bible where we see how much God cares for His creation. He  is a personal being who created not just the earth but all of man-kind. Everything in us longs for a personal relationship with the creator of this beautiful earth and not a “relationship” with the four elements that were created by our God.

Spellwork

Wiccan’s say that they do not believe in the casting of evil spells (or at least they are not supposed to) and state that they live by “The Rule of Three” or the “REDE”; “what ye send out comes back to thee”. “Doing deliberate evil acts will only invite disaster upon his/herself with threefold power, so in their opinion there is no advantage in casting evil or negative spells on others.

They meditate and cast spells to ask for spiritual help in gaining what they desire. Spells are in a way very much like prayer. Seeking a higher power to help and fulfill their desires is a series of works or rituals that, when put together, are called spell casting.

The rituals of spell casting are not intended to summon God. As Christians we pray to God, not just to influence matters on earth and to help us and other people, but prayer is also an avenue of worship to God. To worship God through prayer we acknowledge our insufficiency before Him and concede to His complete authority in our lives. We subordinate ourselves before God through prayer.

The occult world of white and black witchcraft uses spells to influence matters on earth. Although they may firmly deny that they worship any spirits, the casting of spells sets the stage for evil spirits to work on their behalf in influencing other people and circumstances. For Wiccan’s, spell casting, serves as an avenue of worship to evil spirits.

As Christians we pray when we desire God to help or assist us, to provide for our desires and opportunities that we’re unable to attain in our own ability or strength. Prayer is our direct line to God and prayer allows God to work on our behalf.

Rejoice in our confident hope. Be patient in trouble, and keep on praying. Romans 12:12 NLV

Wiccan’s would argue that the spirits they summon are not evil spirits but just mere spirits in the spirit world.

One cannot get away from the fact that the word of God states “Rebellion is as Witchcraft” (1 Samuel 15:23) Magic at its root is a rebellion against God.

Practicing techniques such as meditation, visualization, invocation (calling on forces or gods/goddesses), chanting, burning candles and special rituals over a period of time usually leads to ecstatic paranormal experiences. This happens because of a subjective expectation that there are forces that will respond to these practices.

Do not defile yourselves by turning to mediums or to those who consult the spirits of the dead. I am the Lord your God. Leviticus 19:31 NLV

The forgiveness of Sin and Salvation

Wiccan’s do not have a system of salvation, to them sin is not a factor. AND if they do not believe in sin, then to them there is no need for a savior? If they do not need a savior why do they need Jesus Christ?

For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God: Romans 3:23

Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved: Acts 4:12

There is only rebirth; no sin and no salvation are needed. They believe that any action is acceptable as long as no one gets hurt. Their moral views are governed through the “law of three” or “The Rede” (as mentioned before)

Our alienation comes from the broken relationship with a Holy God which results from sin. If Wiccan’s don’t believe in sin why is there a need for the Wiccan Rede? Why would Wiccan’s encourage their fellow believers “to do no harm” and to not do magick with wrong intentions? The existence of the “Rede” shows that there is a belief that men and woman can do bad things and that we are not good all the time.

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it? The Lord searches the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings: Jeremiah 17:9-10

“All those dreadful horrors that religions threaten are nothing more than fairy tales... stories created to keep naïve spiritual-children from straying far from the "parent's" reach.”

www.wicca-spirit.com

“Wiccan Practises (spiritual practices)

Aradia, Gospel of the Witches, by Charles,G. Leland

Chapter3

Diana taught magic and sorcery, whence came witches and fairies and goblins--all that is like man, yet not mortal.

“Start practicing Wicca how ever you can:

grounding,

visualization,

drawing down to the moon,

chanting or mantra,

meditation, dream work

 making of mandala’s”                      www.wicca-spirit.com

What is a Mandala

Typically, they are circular artworks (often within a square framework) with a spiritual context. In Sanskrit, the word means circle, or completion.

Mandala’s are a tools and symbols of healing and well being.

To learn Wicca, learn to explore psychic and energy practices that call you to….. Tarot, palm-reading or dowsing etc.

Sending energies

Massage or healing

Astral travel

Perceiving auras                                      www.wicca-spirit.com

A very common but critical “spiritual” practice is that of Divination. Divination attempts to gain information and insight into questions or situations by using tarot cards, astrology, runes (stones with symbols connected to Norse pagan religions), the I Ching (from Chinese Taoism), clairvoyance, crystal gazing, dowsing, ESP, numerology, Ouija boards, pendulums, psychic reading and candle magick. This is not only common, but encouraged.

Ongoing divination keeps an open channel of communication with the Divine. Without that, Wicca becomes simply a religion, devoid of spiritual vitality.

www.wicca-spirit.com

Magick is not only real, it's the only thing that is! Making magick is your birthright - a personal gift from the Divine.

www.wicca-spirit.com

What is the difference between Wicca and Satanism?

Biblically speaking there’s not a dime’s difference between the two, they are both false religions.

Although Wicca Witches and Satanists are definitely two different and separate groups it has been said that some Wiccan’s end up in Satanism. The line may at times become more blurred among those Wiccan’s under the age of 20 who may dabble in a mixture of several belief systems, but Witches most commonly resent Satanists for giving them a bad “name.”

One of the biggest challenges in occultism remains to be the explanation of the differences and similarities between Wiccanism and Satanism. Wiccan’s claim a belief system very different from Satanism and yet some of their philosophies are remarkably similar!

Both Satanists and Wiccan’s adore and worship the Pagan god Pan, the most infamous sexual predator in history…..Pan is the consort to the goddess and the male principle of the creative force.

He is the horned god, with a head and torso of a man, legs and horns of a goat. He is the forest god, a creature of earthly passions, representing sensuality and the untamed woods and wildlife. Pan, when in a wicked mood, is known to bring chaos and disorder.

Wiccan’s may claim not to believe in Satan/Devil but they do believe in Lucifer.

In the Gospel of the Witches (originally publish in 1899)

This is the Gospel (Vangelo) of the Witches: CHAPTER I: How Diana Gave Birth to Aradia (Herodias)

Diana greatly loved her brother Lucifer, the god of the Sun and of the Moon, the god of Light (Splendor), who was so proud of his beauty, and who for his pride was driven from Paradise.  We are not evil.. We are NOT Satanists!..We don't harm or seduce people. We don't kill baby's.. We are not dangerous. We are ordinary people like you. We have families, jobs, hopes, and dreams. We are not a cult. This religion is not a joke. We are not what you think we are from looking at T.V. We are real. We laugh, we cry. We are serious. We have a sense of humor. You don't have to be afraid of us. We don't want to convert you. And please don't try to convert us. Just give us the same right we give you--to live in peace. We are much more similar to you than you think." Margot Adler  The ultimate love can only to be found in the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. God send His only begotten son, who willingly laid down His life for you and me. When Jesus ascended, he left (as a gift to us) the Holy Spirit who comes to those who trust in the name of Jesus and transforms them from within by the power of God. And only through Jesus Christ can we have eternal life. There is no goddess or “Summerland”.

The insatiable thirst and hunger for the divine connection is quenched and satisfied only by He who offers Himself as the living water:

“I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty (John 6:35)

Without Him, that gave His own life so that you could be saved, you are only on the way that will lead to eternal death… “And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal. Matthew 25:46” NKJ  Jesus gives us a clear vision of how HE wants us to live our lives. We may not always like what He says, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t good for us. Having a relationship with Jesus brings new life and a new appreciation for truth.             

“YOU CAN ENTER GOD’S KINGDOM ONLY THROUGH THE NARROW GATE. THE HIGHWAY TO HELL IS BROAD, AND ITS GATE IS WIDE FOR THE MANY WHO CHOOSES THATWAY.  BUT THE GATEWAY TO LIFE IS VERY NARROW AND THE ROAD IS DIFFICULT, AND ONLY A FEW EVER FIND IT.

Matthew 7: 13-14