What are Ouija boards? Should a Christian play with Ouija boards?


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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
The modern Ouija board was created in the late 1800s as interest in spiritualism grew. A Ouija board is simply a game board that has the alphabet, numerals, and 'yes' and 'no' printed on its face. ...

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My picture Jack Gutknecht ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church
I used to do this in our small family of four, but I am not proud of it. This happened before I was saved. But now I am saved, asked God to forgive me, and now I appreciate this new wisdom:

There has always been a fascination to communicate with the “spirit world.” Some feel that once a person has died, their “spirit” supernaturally has access to knowledge or information that wouldn’t be available to those of us who are alive. Others enjoy the novelty and are just curious, “what would it be like to communicate with a supernatural entity?” Thus, many pull out Ouija boards, visit psychics or mediums in hopes of finding answers to their future. It’s hard to blame them since the world seems to be falling apart at the seams and many feel uncertain about what’s coming next.

But, Isaiah 46:9-10, says, “Remember the former things of old, for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like Me, declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not yet done, saying, ‘My counsel shall stand, and I will do all My pleasure,’”

This shows that God alone can "see" into the future.

Many today are searching for that same power in their life; a loving being they trust that can tell them, no matter how crazy your present situation is, things will be OK in the future. Others are so disappointed and frustrated with life, they are yearning for supernatural intervention to help guide and navigate the mess of their past and present circumstances.

But the spirits of the dead won’t have the answers. “And when they say to you, “Seek those who are mediums and wizards, who whisper and mutter,” should not a people seek their God? Should they seek the dead on behalf of the living?” (Isaiah 8:19, NKJV).

There is a Being, who loves you, and says “Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore with loving kindness, I have drawn you.” (Jeremiah 31:3). He can see your future and He has the power to make a way to untangle every difficulty you are facing or hold together an unraveling situation. He says, “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.” (Jeremiah 29:11).

Don’t try and contact anyone else – try and give God a call. “‘Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.’” (Jeremiah 33:3, NKJV)

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