This question is from Jenny who wants to know where to locate some Bible verses. I thought I would take the opportunity to talk about what the Bible says about the topic as well

The Bible tells us that we have the ability to choose what we believe or want to do and that our choices affect our future. Worshippers of God have an added reason to reject astrology and fortune-telling —God condemns all forms of divination. Taped at with Pastor Guy Melton. You can see more videos and read blogs at

What Does The Bible Say About Astrology And Numerology

I know in the Bible it talks about staying away from
astrology and horoscopes. I was hoping you could help me find those

Horoscope And The Bible

Bible verses for someone who has lost a loved one often address the sadness that is felt during the grieving process. The Bible has much to say about sorrow, which can provide comfort after loss. Psalms 72:12 - For he will deliver the needy who cry out, the afflicted who have no one to help. 34 thoughts on “ What Does The Bible Say About Horoscopes and Astrology? ” Kitty April 28, 2013 at 5:44 pm. I am so glad I asked Google what the bible says about Horoscopes. I’m in a relationship and we have some differences. The signs of each of us show that my love would be more compatible with a. The Bible does warn against worshipping other Gods, though few Christians support the idea that the stars and planets are actually representations of other Gods. However, the Bible does state that occult practices are wrong and that we should not seek out fortune tellers, mediums, and practitioners of occult practices.


There are a lot of Christians who read horoscopes and just have fun with them. They don’t necessarily believe them or rely on them they just think they are a harmless diversion.

This is not an exhaustive article on astrology and the Christian; just some thoughts for the ladies who read here about what it means to follow a horoscope, follow God and be discerning.


Truly, we have liberty as Christians to enjoy fun things. And I would never judge you to be doing something wrong if you enjoy having fun with a horoscope because I don’t know your heart or your motives. But I do feel like I need to caution any Christian who is dabbling with horoscopes or astrology because God’s Word cautions us not to have anything to do with it. At the worst it is an occult practice. At the best it is a worthless and useless practice (Titus 3:9).

What Does The Bible Say About Astrology

  • Constellations have been tracked and studied for millennia.
  • The ancient Greeks and Egyptians knew about the Zodiac and used it to keep track of the arrival of each season long before Christ was born.
  • Men have used the constellations to tell the story of God’s redemptive plan.
  • The Bible has many references to the stars and to the fact that God created constellations. The Bible tells us in Genesis 1:14 that the sun, moon and stars were given to us as “signs” and “seasons” which means they are given to us to use to measure time.
  • The stars were used as a memorial to Abraham so that every time he looked at the night sky he was reminded of God’s promise (Genesis 15:5).
  • In Isaiah 13, Joel 3 and Matthew 26 we’re told of astronomical events that will accompany the final judgment of the earth.

Christianity And Astrology

However, there is no indication in God’s Word that the constellations have any hidden meaning at all.

Biblical Meaning Of Zodiac Signs

Astrology is a false belief that wisdom comes from the stars. Our wisdom comes from God alone (James 1:5). Remember Daniel? His wisdom from God brought the royal astrologers to shame.
God lists astrologers as those who will share a part in being burned to stubble in Isaiah 47, God forbade the Israelites to worship the “host of heaven” in Deuteronomy 4 and astrology is forbidden by God in Deuteronomy 18.

Taurus huffington post horoscopes daily. That’s what the Bible says about astrology. I had rather be so consumed with Jesus and His Kingdom that I don’t give a thought to looking at a horoscope or playing with astrology. I pray fervently that God will keep me from indulging in useless practices, however innocent they may seem, that may take my eyes off of Jesus.