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Is there such a thing as ghosts? The answer to this question depends on what precisely is meant by the term "ghosts." If the term means "spirit beings," the answer is a qualified "yes." If the term...
ghost or spirit, all spirits are not good, don't be fooled, there is many evil spirits around, just waiting to take advantage of you.
Yes Divination is in scriptures and denounced as dangerous and rebuked look it up. Saul was destroyed because of it.
We did a study today where we learnt about angels who are ministering spirits. (Hebrews). These angels have the ability to appear as humans. Most examples of angels appearing are when people have been involved in accidents and needed help. We have stories of helpers who showed up from No where and later just virtually vanished. The man who appeared in this case to the widow to solicit for money to pay bills might have been an angel.
'Ghost," as an evil or benevolent entity, is not the Biblical word. The Biblical Word is Spirit, capital letter S, indicating the Holy Spirit. At death the Spirit of one who has authentically been born again (John 3:3) departs. The terminology demands that his Spirit departed, not that "he gave up the ghost."
There is only one spirit that is not false or evil and that is the Holy Spirit, the Third Person of the Tri-Unity of God. If one is clothed ("put on the full armor of God..." Ephsians 6:10-17) spiritually the evil spirits will be revealed and will not be able to overcome member of the Body of Christ.
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