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Divination was common among the pagan peoples of the Bible lands. When the Israelites were about to enter the Promised Land of Canaan, God warned them not to practice astrology. Anyone who does these things is detestable to the Lord.” Divination is actually regarded to be a grave sin.
Prominent Shia scholars have claimed that the concept of astrology is one which leads individuals to commit the sin of shirk (blasphemy); arguing that the concept of inferring something to carry a good or bad omen as that which constitutes disbelief.
Human beings were warned by God not to put anything in the outer world above your relationship with him and that includes astrology. There is a tendency for people to neglect God and put their faith in psychics and mediums completely and this is what the Bible warns against in some verses.
In Deuteronomy 18:10–14, God tells Israelites to avoid divination, sorcery, consultations with spirits and the dead. Christians are eager to find astrology on this list, and often — falsely — claim that it is. In Isaiah 47:13, God taunts an evil power: This cautions against over-reliance on astrologers.
One definition is a habitual disinclination to exertion, or laziness/Fabeha. Views concerning the virtue of work to support society and further God’s plan suggest that through inactivity, one invites sin. “For Satan finds some mischief still for idle hands to do.
It depends on who you ask. There are some Christians who believe it is a sin. The verse in the Bible that most Christians make reference to is Leviticus 19:28, which says,”You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor tattoo any marks on you: I am the Lord.” So, why is this verse in the Bible?
It has also been suggested, by Geoffrey Dean, that the reporting of birth times by parents (before the 1950s) may have caused the apparent effect. Astrology has not demonstrated its effectiveness in controlled studies and has no scientific validity, and is thus regarded as pseudoscience.
HAVING A CRUSH IS NOT HARAM IN ISLAM. BECAUSE LOVE IS THE FEELING WHICH YOU CAN’T CONTROL AND IT IS BEAUTIFUL NOT IMPURE OR DIRTY.
Haram (/həˈrɑːm, hæˈrɑːm, hɑːˈrɑːm, -ˈræm/; Arabic: حَرَام, ḥarām, [ħaˈraːm]) is an Arabic term meaning ‘forbidden’.
With the story of the birth of Christ coinciding with this date, many Christian symbols for Christ use the astrological symbol for Pisces, the fishes. The figure Christ himself bears many of the temperaments and personality traits of a Pisces, and is thus considered an archetype of the Piscean.
Chinese Zodiac Religion. The history of the zodiac is based on the Chinese calendar, which is associated with Chinese astrology and ancient religion. One of the religions that influenced the zodiac was Taoism.
Deuteronomy reiterates what Leviticus states on pigs. And the pig, because it has a split hoof, but does not chew the cud; it is unclean for you. You shall neither eat of their flesh nor touch their carcass.
Astrology purports that astronomical bodies have influence on people’s lives beyond basic weather patterns, depending on their birth date. This claim is scientifically false. Numerous scientific studies have disproven that astronomical bodies affect people’s lives according to their birth date.
When the Bible mentions meditation, it often mentions obedience in the next breath. An example is the Book of Joshua: “This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it.
Biblical spirituality means to be born of God (John 1:12-‐13; John 3:5-‐8; 1 John 4:7), be changed by the grace of Jesus Christ (Rom 12:1-‐2), surrendered and obedient to the Spirit, living according to the Spirit (Rom 8:4-‐11), and consequently empowered by the Spirit to draw others to find life in the Spirit.
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What do all of the above have in common? People have resorted to all of these things in their search for comfort and truth. Those who turn to these things are seeking information, usually about their own futures. Sometimes they are trying to find out information they believe will only be known by the deceased. In all cases this falls outside the realms of science into the area of the supernatural, and reminds me of a quote I heard. Many individuals claim origin to this quotation, and I do not remember exactly where I heard it first. However, I do remember the quote — 'I know not what the future holds but I know Who holds the future.' Ironically the people who turn to all forms of astrology are trying to discover knowledge about the future. These same people will one day answer to the One who does indeed control the future — GOD. Some people are under the impression that things such as astrology are scientific and even condoned in the Bible. For this article I will cover the following areas.
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The claims of astrology being rooted in science have drawn criticism from scientists throughout the world. U.S. News & World Report had an interesting article about this on May 24th, 1976. Concerning astrology, the article states that '..scientists scoff at such beliefs.' The article goes on to say: 'A group of 186 eminent U.S. scientists recently published a lengthy statement saying that there is no scientific evidence to support [astrology]. The statement was written by Prof. Bart Bok, formerly president of the American Astronomical Society and professor emeritus of astronomy at the University of Arizona. It appeared in the Humanist, published by the American Humanist Association, and 18 Nobel Prize winners were among those who signed the statement.'
This same article gives us an example of a prediction based on astrology. 'A few weeks before the first orbiting of the moon by the Apollo 8 crew, the Federation of British Astrologers made this prophecy — ‘The probability of serious personality changes among the three astronauts during this voyage is very high. Jupiter and Uranus are in conjunction for the first time in 14 years, and the influences of these planets are very strong.’ Space officials ignored the warning. The mission was a success.' B3 The conclusion of these scientists was related as follows. 'The whole system of astrology is self destructive. Imagine if every decision of your life were made by the flip of a coin. That's how much chance you have of making a right decision by using astrology.'
Considering that astrology has no scientific basis and has proven itself unreliable, isn't it more logical to make decisions by using common sense and reasoning?
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I am familiar with two examples that try to support these practices with the Bible.
In answer to a): the word “Magi”, as we find in Chapter 2 of Matthew, is also translated 'wise men'. By definition, this word can indeed be ascribed to an astrologer. This is not to say that all 'wise men' practiced astrology. Many people have tried to make an educated guess as to exactly who these men were. But it remains just that — an educated guess; nobody really knows for sure. Still the fact is the Bible does condemn astrology and the context of this passage neither condones nor condemns astrology. This also does not seem to be an ordinary star. When we study this passage in Matthew we find:
If one were to attach a meaning to this event, the meaning would have to be to worship Jesus. That is precisely what the Magi did
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In answer to b): To show this is not true is simply a matter of examining the context. The event in history that is told to us in this chapter is remarkable. King Nebuchadnezzar had a dream that greatly disturbed him. He called in the magicians, the astrologers, the sorcerers, the Chaldeans (wise men) and so forth. He told them that they must not only interpret the dream but that they must also tell him what he dreamed. If they did not do as he asked he would have them killed. Daniel was the only one who was able to tell the king what he dreamed, as well as the interpretation. However, Daniel himself does not take the credit for this accomplishment. We find in verse 18 of Daniel 2 that Daniel sought the Lord for the answer to the mystery. Verse 22 shows it was only God who could reveal the mystery of the dream to Daniel. In verses 27-28, Daniel specifically says to the king that 'neither wise men, conjurers, magicians, nor diviners are able to declare it to the king. However, there is a God in heaven who reveals mysteries, and He has made known to King Nebuchadnezzar what will take place in the latter days.' We know that Daniel not only told the king what he dreamed but that he also gave the correct interpretation of that dream. Some of the events described here coincide with end time prophecies that we find in the book of Revelation. It can be shown that history has followed, and still is following, Daniel's interpretation of King Nebuchadnezzar's dream given to him by the Lord.The difference between what Daniel did and what a psychic does is a matter of whomis sought for the answer. Daniel sought the Lord; psychics do not. There are those who claim they get their information from the Lord and tell events of the future. The Bible tells us that if they are not 100% correct all of the time, their messages are not from God (Deuteronomy 18:18-22).
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I suppose the truth is because sometimes it works. There are those who accurately predict future events. Unlike God and His prophets in the Bible, though, they are not right all of the time. If a person talks to a psychic or astrologer and they are told some piece of information that comes true, the person can easily get caught up in going back for more information. When the information is correct, it can be kind of exciting. We have an example in the New Testament of a girl who made a profit by fortune-telling. She was correct in her message recorded in the book of Acts. (All underline, bold, and italic emphasis in this chapter mine.) Acts 16:16-19: 'And it happened that as we were going to the place of prayer, a certain slave-girl having a spirit of divination met us, who was bringing her masters much profit by fortunetelling. Following after Paul and us, she kept crying out, saying, ‘These men are bond-servants of the Most High God, who are proclaiming to you the way of salvation.’ And she continued doing this for many days. But Paul was greatly annoyed, and turned and said to the spirit, ‘I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her!’ And it came out at that very moment. But when her masters saw that their hope of profit was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the market place before the authorities.'
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I would like you to take note of a couple of things that we can glean from this passage.
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There are many ways people try to find out the future and other unknown events. What they all have in common is that none of them are rooted in science. None of them are seeking God for the answer — which is ironic, because He does know everything, and God is never wrong. Let’s look to the Bible to see what it says about these things.
As you can see in Scripture God is definitely against such practices. Reasons why God is against these practices can be seen in the Scripture you just read.
Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary sums astrology in the following manner: 'The Bible's contempt for astrology is most clearly seen in its prohibition of any technique to aid in predicting the future. Astrology assumes that God does not control history. It assumes that history is governed by the affairs of the pagan gods as revealed in the movement of the planets. The believer knows that a sovereign God rules this world. He also knows that resorting to astrology is a denial of the life of faith by which one trusts God and not his lucky stars for the future.'
These practices should bother the Christian a lot. God speaks strongly against these things and He disciplines those whom He loves (Hebrews 12:6). Also the Christian should consider what Jesus said in Luke 6:46: 'And why do you call Me, 'Lord, Lord,' and do not do what I say?'
As far as the non-Christian, all I can say is that the fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom (Psalm 111:10). Apart from Jesus Christ a person goes to Hell. Even one sin in your whole life will keep you out of Heaven, without acceptance of Jesus and His atoning sacrifice. I suppose if you want to follow astrology and other such things rather than God, you can. If you are already rejecting Jesus Christ, what difference does it make if you are involved in these things? Apart from Jesus you will be spending eternity in Hell anyway. I believe it would be much wiser though to repent and turn to the Lord.