With Halloween around the corner, you’ve probably seen whimsical witches decorating stores and homes. These images sport black pointed hats and usually have large warts on long noses. In other words, you instantly recognize them. But real evil isn’t usually so obvious (2 Cor. 11:14).
In fairytales, witches use toads and bat wings to mix up poisonous brews. In Snow White the poison lay hidden in a beautiful apple. The witch in Hansel and Gretel wanted to eat children. Did you know the Bible also associates witchcraft with dangerous substances and child sacrifice?
Let no one be found among you who sacrifices their son or daughter in the fire, who practices divination or sorcery, interprets omens, engages in witchcraft, or casts spells, or who is a medium or spiritist or who consults the dead” (Deuteronomy 18:10-11 NIV).
Surely, we don’t have to worry about that today. Or do we?Continue Reading