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How many Christians dabble in astrology without knowing it is a forbidden practice before God?

Many unknowing Christians do not know the dangers of following their horrorscope in the papers or online today.
Astronomy led the Magi. Not Hororscopes. You are misunderstanding on purpose to start a ruckus. People of knowledge and reason know the difference.


  • God forbade all forms of divination for his people in Deuteronomy 18:10-14.

    The arts of the Eastern Magi in the Babylonian courts were shamed and exposed as fraudulent by the prayerful dependence of God of the prophet Daniel.

    The story of the Magi in Matthew 2 demonstrates the largeness of God’s grace in reaching out to people in the midst of their rebellion, even through those arts, to draw them to the worship of his Son.

    This story cannot be read as a general endorsement of astrology as a path to Christ, any more than we should seek ‘road to damascus’ experiences from God by going around killing Christians. It describes what happened in the largeness of God’s grace and symbolizes his drawing in of the Gentiles to his light.

    Astrology at best is a way to part stupid people from their money for nonsensically general ‘advice’, or worse reflects an unwillingness to trust God with our futures and ‘not worry about tomorrow’, as Jesus said.

    Christians should have nothing to do with it.

  • Many Christians are too immature to understand they are playing into Satan’s hand when they read the horoscope. Getting any information from any source other than the Holy Spirit can lead to deception and bondage, but God will forgive and cleanse anyone who will repent and turn from it ( 1 John 1:9 ). Horoscopes are for the world, not Christians, because they serve the god of this world, which is Satan ( 2 Corinthians 4:3-4 ).

  • Actually a large number.

    I run a local pagan store, and we have a substantial number of christians come in for Tarot readings, Astrological charts etc…..
    Some even buy candles and herbs.

    And everyone of them knows that there is in fact NO danger in doing so.

  • I don’t know.

    But–and I think this is cool. Did you know that there are 12 houses, each with 3 minor constellations, and the names haven’t changed? I learned that in church, where we believe we should not mess with the horoscope at all.

    The heavens declare the glory of God.

  • its one of those contradictions in the bible.

    is some verses it is allowed

    in some it is forbidden

    (and don’t forget Jesus & the Magi (Wise men))

    jesus told his followers to watch the stars
    Luke 21:25 And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars

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