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What does the Bible say about palm reading?



    
    

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Palm reading, also known as "palmistry" or "chiromancy," has its roots in Greek mythology. Chiromancy, from the Greek kheiro, meaning "hand," and mantia, meaning "divination," essentially means "di...

July 01 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Mini Mike Dumais
Palm reading is divination or fortunetelling and as such an occultist practice. Fortunetelling is addressed at least 15-16 times in the Old Testament as evil, an abomination and etc. It is prohibited. Saul was punished for consulting with fortune tellers. 

In the New Testament (Acts 16:16) Paul casts out an evil spirit (demon) that gave a slave girl the power of fortunetelling, reconfirming yet again it's evil nature.

March 22 2014 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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