THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS GHOSTS!!! That’s right believers…GHOSTS ARE NOT REAL!! The biblical truth about ghosts is that they are really fallen angels, aka devils, or unclean spirits. Devils cannot read minds BUT they do know what your friends and family members and pets look like and when one of them dies, they will appear as a familiar spirit (that is they will “appear” in the form of the deceased, and even at times bestow a message of love or make a request of some kind, regardless of whether or not it was a family member or friend or pet that died). The fallen angels know a great deal about us because they are around us continually and listen to our conversations we have with our loved ones or friends or co-workers, even strangers. The phrase “familiar spirit(s)” does appear in the KJB and refers to anyone who communes with or uses a spirit repeatedly (as to be familiar with it) for any various reasons…which God flatly CONDEMNS!
Don’t be fooled believers!! Devils have NO interest in making you or anyone else feel warm and fuzzy inside by appearing as your dead loved one or friend or pet for that matter. Their sole purpose is to DESTROY YOU IN EVERY POSSIBLE WAY THEY CAN IMAGINE! When what you think you are seeing as a ghost is a devil messing with you and they love it! Though unbelievers cannot see angels (good or bad) some believers can see angels (good and bad) and can testify to the evil work of the fallen angels and the good work of the holy angels, for I personally know of one person that can.
Let’s take a look at what the King James Bible says about familiar spirits:
“Regard NOT them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by them: I am the Lord your God.” (Leviticus 19:31 KJB)
“There shall NOT be found among you ANYONE that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch, or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard or a necromancer. For ALL that do these things ARE an abomination unto the Lord.” (Deuteronomy 18:10-12 KJB)
The phrase “familiar spirit(s)” is not used in the New Testament but in Jesus’ time HE himself called them devils or unclean spirits. When the word “ghost” (lower case g) is used in the New Testament, it is used to refer to the soul or spirit of a person. For instance, when Jesus hung on the cross, the narrative says, “Jesus, when he had cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost.” (Matthew 27:50 KJB) And it is rendered this way in the remaining gospels. And when Ananias and his wife Sapphira lied about how much money they got for selling a possession where they only gave a portion of that money and kept back some, God removed them from the world and they both dropped dead on the spot, giving up the ghost, as described in Acts 5:1-10 KJB.
Now let me say this. While the KJB uses the word ghost, it is referring to our soul or spirit and we KNOW as born again believers that there is ONLY ONE PLACE our spirit goes to when we die…heaven OR hell!!!!! It does NOT stay here on earth and act all confused and need to be directed into the “light” so it can “cross over.” That is New Age mumbo jumbo garbage that the unbelieving world clings to for their only hope of seeing heaven. Cousin Jed and Ma Kettle’s ghosts are not floating around in your home or wherever they may have died and waiting for you or some crackpot “Ghost Whisperer” to send them into the light!
On Wednesday Jan. 13, 2011 there was a memorial service of sorts for the people that were murdered by the wacko in Arizona and to kick start this thing the organizers had some Indian spirit priest guy at the podium waving a handful of giant feathers and closing his eyes, he put on some mystical show that had devils written all over it. And yet everyone just ate it up and was like, “Oh wasn’t that just so touching?” UUUMMMMM, NO!
Psychics have cornered the market on using “familiar spirits.” One of the biggest ones is a woman named Sylvia Browne who has a “Spirit Guide” named Frances, who is actually a devil. I exposed Sylvia big time in a long 3-part article here on Faith Writers titled “Woe Unto Sylvia Browne, the psychic.” Not only does she communicate with devils she is mightily possessed by them.
Face it folks, there are two sources of power: that of God and that of the devil. The power of God works for our good and the power of Satan works for our destruction…plain and simple!
Perhaps one of Satan’s greatest inventions is the Ouija Board (pronounced Wee-jee) and is a doorway to allow devils to spill into your little world of existence. Again I know of people who have actually used these things and bad and “spooky” things have happened as a result. But again, it is unclean spirits doing the “haunting” and causing the eerie happenings around us, not the trapped, lost or confused spirits of dead people!
There has been a virtual explosion in the ghost world over the last few years, thanks in large part to the TV shows Ghost Hunters and Ghost Hunters International. The people involved in these shows travel around the country and the world and “investigate” so-called haunted homes or businesses or castles or ruins. If you watch either of the shows, and I do sometimes just for a good laugh, you will notice that NOTHING happens through most of the episode until finally someone says, “Did you hear that?” Then someone else in the group says, “Yeah, I heard that.” In actuality, there was no noise and it was merely a matter of the power of persuasion. If you and a few other people are locked inside a dark gloomy building at night where nothing is happening until there is either a perfectly innocently explainable noise or your mind concocts a noise, the power of persuasion kicks in big time. What is worse is that a whole back story is built up about the property the “ghost hunters” are investigating where all the devils have to do is prey upon that and toy with these people. It is true that the mind itself can create powerful illusions and deceptions but for those who are unbelievers it is mostly the fallen angels possessing them that form the delusions. And if people want to stay in their deluded state and believe the lie, God will send them strong delusions that they believe the lie. What is even more ridiculous is that these hunters use all sorts of crazy equipment to “track” the spooks. And the “orbs” they claim are spirits are actually dust particles or bugs zipping through the air or whatever.
Finally, what can the Word of God tell us about the power of Satan and his angels. Check out 2 Corinthians 11:14-15 KJB:
“And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.”
Wake up out of your stupor believers and get into the word of God and see what God has to say about true supernatural power! Don’t be afraid to tell someone you find yourself talking to about ghosts that they DO NOT EXIST! When we die, our spirit goes to heaven OR hell…period!