Saturday, July 30, 2005

'Out From Darkness' - Freedom from Occult Bondage


Countless people today think that Spiritualism, the Occult, Ouija Boards, Tarot Cards, Mediums and seance's, Fortune Telling, Witchcraft and Wicca, Dungeon's and Dragon's, Psychic's, etc, are not harmful but are just a fun way of life and another avenue of salvation.

Here is a book from an Ex-Spiritualist Medium who knows better.

"The bible tells us in Revelation 16:14 that demons would work miracles in the last days. We were about to see this but I did not realize it. The air in the room grew suddenly cold and someone said the conditions were good for the spirits to contact us. We sat there with our hands held out, palms up, as this is supposed to be the source of the energy force that goes towards the medium."

"There was an air of expectancy. Suddenly the curtain around the medium opened and a strange face showed itself. I will never forget that face. It was very white and etheric-looking. It was certainly not the face of the medium. When I saw it I prayed in my heart, 'God, thank you for showing me life after death.'

Little did I know that I had come face to face with a demon of the Prince of Darkness!
Ben Alexander was raised in a Jewish home in London. A series of events, including the deaths of his father and mother, lead him to become a spiritualist medium. In 1964 he and his wife moved to California to form a spiritualist organization. Instead they were won to Christ through the influence of a friend and the Word of God.


Read about Ben's 78 year journey that has brought him recognition as one of the foremost authorities on the Occult and the damage that it does to thousands of souls. Read his new book, 'Out from Darkness', and you will find that it not only details his encounters with the Occult but you will discover some of the following powerful influences that can continue to stay alive in any of our circumstances... [Exerpt from back of book cover and Ben's website]

Edinburgh, a place that has been acclaimed as the world's international Neo-pagan capital and the witchcraft capital of Europe, needs a book like this. Ben Alexander does an amazing job in this book exposing Satan's power and speaking the truth of Christ in love.

The book is not for the sqeemish and it reveals the true nature of the world of the occult and the spiritual hazards one faces when enslaved to the powers of darkness.

Out From Darkness can be obtained through Ben's website at:

Exposing Satan's Power
http://www.espministries.com/

Ben also has discernment articles on:
  • John Edward
  • Harry potter
  • Spiritualism
  • Witchcraft
  • Demon Possession
  • Cults
  • Halloween
  • Dungeons and Dragons

If you know of anyone into Spiritualism or Ouija Boards or Psychic Phenomena - buy this video series and send it to them.

'Challenge of the Occult' - video series by Ben Alexander

  1. Part 1 - Ouija Board
  2. Part 2 - Spiritualism
  3. Part 3 - Psychic Phenomena

Don't be fooled, what occultsists and witches practice in Edinburgh and beyond is not the way of salvation, the truth, or the life, but a path of darkness that leads to eternal seperation from the true and living God of Heaven.

Ephesians 5:8-11 says:

"For you were once darkness, but now you are children of light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, righteousness, and truth), finding out what is acceptable to the Lord. And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them."




Monday, July 25, 2005

Jesus Christ is LORD!


Bonnie Scotland is beautiful and sunny today!

And hey, don't forget... the Bible is the Word of God!

Jesus Christ is the Living God and LORD over all creation!
He has risen from the dead!


"Then the Jews said to Him [Jesus],
"You are not yet fifty years old, and have You seen Abraham?"

Jesus said to them,
"Most assuredly, I say to you, before Abraham was [ever sprang into existence],
I AM [the Eternal , self-existent God]."
-Jesus speaking to the Pharisees (John 8:57-58)

READ YOUR BIBLES PEOPLE!!!!!!!!

KNOW THE TRUTH...

AND THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREE!!!!!!!!






Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Astrological Signs - On E-Blogger???


Hey if you are signing up to 'E-Blogger'... and you don't want to join hands with the online Tower of Babel by representing 'astrology'- meaning, you don't want the 'astrological' signs of the zodiac next to your name [cancer, pisces, monkey, fish, etc.] , all you need to do is KEEP YOUR BIRTHDATE OUT OF YOUR e-Blogger 'Profile'.

Here are a few websites for discernment info on anything related to Astrology, the Occult, New Age, etc. Just type into the search engine what you are researching...

John Ankerberg Theological Research Institute (ATRI) - John Ankerberg/John Weldon
http://www.ankerberg.com/

Christian Answer's For The New Age (CANA) - Marcia Montenegro
http://cana.userworld.com/cana_home.html

Exposing Satan's Power (ESP) - Ben Alexander
http://www.espministries.com/

Spiritual Research Network - Edinburgh (SRN) - Chris Lawson
http://www.spiritual-research-network.com/
see the 'network page'...just a few clicks into the site

P.S. We are not allowing comments to be posted on this e-blog due to the vile nature of some e-mail responses we have had toward Christians in general.

Friday, July 15, 2005

Harry Potter, Astrology, Occultism and Witchrcaft














Edinburgh Castle:
Hogwart's School of
Wizardry and Witchcraft

Tonite J.K. Rowling's

next book is released!!!

Hello friends, I am writing from my desk near the sea's edge - Edinburgh, Scotland.

It is 7:15pm on July 15, 2005. Edinburgh Castle is just a few miles from where I sit at our writing desk'

Tonite...J.K. Rowlings' next Harry Potter book will be released. In light of Harry's 'Big Day'and the pure occult fantasy book being almost worshipped around the globe, I thought I might open this blog account with a word of caution in regards to the occult, withcraft, astrology, necromancy, spiritism, etc.

I will begin with the astrological sign next to my name in the blogger profile.

The astrological 'sign' next to my own name in the Blogger Profile is not something I subscribe too or prefer to have any association with. The 'astrological' verbage comes with the Blogger.com service and is automatically placed by one's name upon setting up a Blogger.com account.

God's Word is very clear on what occultism is and the God of the Bible clearly condemns it for good reasons. Every form of occultism and magikal art known to man ultimately has the power to open up, or 'tap into', a dimension of spiritual darkness and deception that has the capability to drown men and women in everlasting perdition. Sadly, many open the doors of occult subjection so to their own demise.

I state this simply because I think it is only right for you, the reader, to know where we stand on this matter of astrology and occultism. If I can find a way to remove the 'astrological' overtones from my blog I will. In the meantime however, her is a verse from the most reliable book ever penned by human hands - the Holy Bible.

"When you come into the land which the LORD your God is giving you, you shall not learn to follow the abominations [detestable acts] of those nations.

There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son of his daughter pass through the fire, or one who practices witchcraft, or a soothsayer, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer, or one who conjures spells, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead.

For all who do these things are an abomination to the LORD, and because of these abominations the LORD your God drives them out before you.

You shall be blameless before the LORD your God.

For these nations which you will dispossess listened to soothsayers and diviners; but as for you, the LORD your God has not appointed such for you".

Deuteronomy 18:9-22

It is very clear what the God of all creation thinks about occultism. Jehovah God knows that when a human being opens the door to the occult, all manner of mayhem, perversion and evil can come through and destroy the life of an individual; and an entire nation. God condemns occultism because it defiles the human race, destroys human beings from the inside and out, and prevents people from coming to know the only true God, Jesus Christ.

For more information about the dangers of Harry Potter, Astrology, Occultism, Witchcraft, etc., http://www.spiritual-research-network.com/ and click on the chris@spiritual-research-network.com

Looking unto Jesus, our Risen Savior,
Chris at SRN



Thursday, July 14, 2005

Disclaimer and Fair Use Notice

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