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Has anyone published a testimony about their deliverance from a spirit of divination or similar, as in Acts 16:16-18?

Acts 16:16-18 (ESV): 16 As we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a slave girl who had a spirit of divination and brought her owners much gain by fortune-telling. 17 She followed Paul ...
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Does Catholicism have a stance on horoscopes?

Does the Roman Catholic Church have a stance on the use of horoscopes (such as for the twelve astrological signs, e.g. Gemini, Virgo, Scorpio)? Specifically, I'd like to know if the Church has taken a ...
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Consulting of fortune tellers, palmists and astrologers [duplicate]

Are there verses in the Bible, especially the New Testament, forbidding believers from consulting fortune tellers, palmist and astrologers?
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Why was Paul annoyed with the loud slave girl in Acts 16? [closed]

In Acts 16, why was Paul annoyed with the slave girl who had a spirit of divination and kept shouting "These men are servants of the Most High God, who proclaim to you the way of salvation."? Isn't ...
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NT arguments against Feng-Shui

There is a very good-hearted aunt, she is a Chinese and also a Christian, who is constantly persuading me to start following Feng-Shui (a Chinese system of geomancy). The time has come for my family ...
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Is it possible to be a good Christian and be psychic at the same time? [closed]

I've seen many conflicting biblical statements that have been interpreted as condemning psychics and others that promote using "gifts from God". How can a psychic reconcile such a gift without ...
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What is the Bible and Christian view on Astrology? [closed]

Being on this site has given me an opportunity to reflect and investigate more my beliefs and gain a greater understanding of the beliefs of other Christians. I was raised being taught that astrology ...
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