Occult

Pendulum and Dowsing

The following is adapted from a chapter in “Occult Dangers Explained Safely” by Doug Harris and is available from Reachout Trust. On the Mystical World Wide Web we read the following concerning the history of the pendulum. “Dowsing is reported to date back approximately 7000 years but origins are still unknown. It is accepted, however, that the Egyptians used images…read more →

Fortune Telling

Like astrology there are many forms of fortune telling including crystal balls, tarot cards, the reading of palms etc. It is true that some of the people involved will not have any supernatural power and will be “faking” seeing your future. There can still be problems with this because you might put yourself under superstition and not be free to…read more →

Ghosts

The following is adapted from a chapter in “Occult Dangers Explained Safely” by Doug Harris and is available from Reachout Trust. How many times do we hear the question; ‘do you believe in ghosts?’ Yet, it is difficult to give a straightforward answer. The moment you say, ‘yes’ the questioner has made up their own mind as to what you…read more →

The Grail Foundation

BACKGROUND The Grail Foundation of Great Britain has its headquarters in Sidcup, Kent. I believe that we can show that the group appears to have ‘occult tendencies’ even though they use words such as God, salvation and other spiritual terms. We are told on their website that, Legally, on the basis of its statutes, the Grail Foundation serves to “further…read more →

Gurdjieff

Background Different dates are given for the birth of George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff but it appears to be around 1870; however we do know he died in 1949, albeit in somewhat mysterious circumstances. An autopsy indicated that for him to have lived so long was a medical impossibility, as most of his internal organs had failed to function properly some time…read more →

Hallowe’en

OTHER OPTIONS 1. Click to download a PDF with more detailed notes on Halloween 2. Click to go to the shop where Tracts are also available BASICS TIMES PAST The celebration of Halloween on 31 October each year goes back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. Indeed this is still the pagan name for the festival that falls around…read more →

Kabbalah

Introduction It is a sign of our times that men and women are trying to fulfil a deeply felt need for spiritual things. There is a serious quest by many people for deeper meaning in life and it is significant that many are found among the rich and famous. Someone once said that the only difference between the poor man…read more →

The Ouija Board – 2

The following is adapted from a chapter in “Occult Dangers Explained Safely” by Doug Harris and is available from Reachout Trust. The word ‘Ouija’ is made up from the French ‘oui’ and the German ‘ja’, which both translate into English as ‘yes’. The experiences of those who have spoken to us show that playing with the Ouija board can open…read more →

Pokemons

Background Pokémons came to Britain from Japan where they had been the craze since 1995. There are indications that they are influenced by Japanese ‘spirituality’, which could open lives to wrong influences. As far as the West is concerned Pokémons started life as a video game produced by Nintendo. Pokémons – short for Pocket Monsters – are ‘cuddly’ monsters that…read more →

Harry Potter and Christians

PROLOGUE Since this article was last updated the latest book The Half-blood Prince has been released. This has broken all previous sales records and has even brought a comment from the Pope, who is concerned about the damage it may do to the Spirituality of young people. Apart from changes to the characters and the plot there is little new…read more →

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