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“I think someone put a curse on me. What do I do?”
Sometimes I have been asked this question.
If you've come to this conclusion, first let's examine why you think this.
Chances are it's for one of three reasons.
1. "Nothing seems to go right in my life, and I don't know why".
2. "Someone told me they put a curse on me".
3. "A fortune teller, psychic, candura, etc., told me I was cursed".
If your life doesn't seem to be going anywhere...
If you're going through a "bad patch", don't worry. These things happen to everybody. Some people think if they had a flat tire, it's bad luck and maybe a jinx. No, it's just because you ran over a nail. Sometimes several bad things happen at once. These things happen to everybody at somepoint in their lives. Just hang in there.
First, take a look at how you're living. Sometimes it's how we live our lives. I know of one man who thought he had bad luck, because he was always in trouble, he always living on the run, he got thrown into prison once, and all his friends and associates died one by one. It was the gangster John Dillinger! If he had lived his life different he wouldn't have had "bad luck". He made his own bad luck, but couldn't understand that being a bank robber that shoots cops will do that.
I know a guy who used drugs, got into fights in bars, and hung around the wrong people. He was convinced he was "cursed" because of all his "bad luck". And yes, he also dabbled in the occult, which I'm sure didn't help. Had he stayed out of bars and stayed off drugs, he wouldn't have been "cursed". The point is, what kind of life are you living? You may have to make some "life style" changes. Some people may have to go out of your life. You may need to seek professional help. Are you a woman who always dates guys that are in and out of jail? Are you married to an abusive spouse? Do you live in a dysfunctional family? Are you a high school dropout that can't get ahead?
Guess what? You're not cursed, you just need to make changes and better choices. The Links and Resources page may have some help for you. C L I C K H E R E
Oh, and if you are experimenting with the occult, that could indeed be part of your problem. Stop any occult practices, and throw your books and materials away. Occult book publishers push spell books like nobody's business and never warn people of the consequences. I knew someone who tried a money spell from The Magic Power of Witchcraft, and wound up with poltergeist activity in their house (which is a fancy way of saying they made their house haunted). If you read the famous occultists page, you'll see they usually have miserable fates and die broke and even in prison sometimes. Click Here.
Silver Ravenwolf, a Wiccan who hates Christians, seems to have discovered something along these lines, but won't acknowledge it:
"A lot of people tell me how bad their lives have gotten after casting a spell and tell me they won't do Witchcraft anymore. I tell them their lives would have been much worse for not having cast the spell". [from Teen Witch]
Notice she says she hears it " a lot". The consolation of "things would have been worse" is simply a cop out.
Furthermore, even she can't make the occult work.
" For years I couldn't afford to go to a hair stylist (still can't, it's shop and chop for me). I got pretty good at styling my own hair from looking at magazine pictures" [SOURCE: Teen Witch, Llewellyn Publications, 2003 edition, page 145]
Now think about it, she writes witchcraft books on money spells and prosperity...and yet can't even afford a hair cut! Look, no one can cast spells that work, not even the people that write all those books, neither will you if you try it, so just don't fall for it. It's a waste of time and you could bring misfortune into your life.
If someone told you straight out they hexed you....
One person said a man in his neighborhood claimed to have started practicing Satanism. He dressed all scary in black clothes and wore a baphomet necklace, the whole bit. The would be wizard told the man he was sticking pins in a picture of him to place a curse on him. He said he began to experience headaches, and thought the curse was working. After I explained a few things, his headaches went away.
Sometimes it is the BELIEF in curses and hexes that makes them seem to "work". A belief in the hex may cause a person to have a psychosomatic illness in the form of say example, headaches. Once the person realizes this, they may find their headaches go away, for instance.
Whether you call it a curse, a jinx, a trick, a hex, the whammy, “molencume”, the evil eye, ju ju, “ojo malo”, a poppette spell, ebe, voodoo doll, roots, a death spell, a coffin spell, or whatever, just remember, a person who has JESUS CHRIST fears nothing from these so-called forms of “magic”. I have received emails from people telling me I was hexed or cursed, and no doubt there are people out there who are trying to hex me I don’t know about...AND NOTHING EVER HAPPENS!
One Wiccan woman calling herself a High Priestess said my tounge would grow so long it would strangle me...and was quite serious. Another Wiccan told me he knew a “Navajo Insanity Spell” he was going to use on me. Guess what? Nothing happened.
One of the best books on the subject of curses is Blood Secrets by Isaiah Oke, a former Nigerian Ju Ju babalaow. Oke was raised to be a witchdoctor, and greatly feared in his village. Even as a child his own father was afraid to look him in the eye. Oke noted that sometimes people got sick when merely the suggestion of a curse was made, and no magic had actually be done. THIS IS A PRIME EXAMPLE OF THE POWER OF SUGGESTION! If People think they have been cursed by a sorcerer, they will often act accordingly.
Oke intimidated everyone he met, until he went away to college as an adult. There he met someone who was more powerful than he...a teenage American girl. Oke was offended by the girl over some slight, and decided to teach her a lesson. He sacrificed a pigeon and did a hex to make her sick, but his magic failed to work. He tried another curse, this time involving sacrificing a monkey. The girl found the monkey paw, confronted him the next day, and flung it at him. She dressed him down in front of several students, who snickered as she did. Outraged, Oke tried a curse that took four days to perform, and left him exhausted. It too failed. Distraught, Oke humbly asked the girl what the secret of her "Ju Ju" was. She told him "I am a Christian. We think all that stuff is just silly superstition. No offense." Because the girl refused to believe in curses, she was not affected!
Sometimes an occultist will take advantage of a situation, and claim to be the cause of someone's misfortune. Example: someone dies, the occultist will claim they had put a hex on the person and caused it, even though they never did. People will believe it though, and fear the occultist has some kind of power. Back in the 1930's, cult leader "Father Devine" was placed in jail. While in jail, the judge that sentenced him died of a heart attack. When Divine found out, not missing a beat, he exclaimed for all to hear "I didn't want to do it! He made me do it to him!" And thus, Father Divine took supernatural credit for natural causes. Some occultists call this "glamor" or "lesser black magic". What it really is, is just plain lying. It's extremely rare that anyone who claims to be in the occult can actually produce results. A Christian who has Jesus has nothing to fear from spells and hexes. I occasionally get an email from someone who says they've hexed me and I'm going to go insane or die, etc, but they never succeed.
These tricks are universal in all traditions of sorcery. Isaiah Oke realized this when he became a Christian. The first spell he tried on the girl mentioned was said to slowly destroy the brain and make a person senile and weak until they died. It was a curse Ju Ju's put on old people, whom often get these symptoms as a result of old age anyway. Oke later realized that hexes are often the result of natural outcomes. A common hex in Africa is one that causes diarrhea, which isn't hard since dysentery is wide spread in the Africa continent.
If you are a Christian, don’t worry if someone tells you you’ve been hexed. The powers of darkness have no power over Christians! A librarian at the Ft. Meade Florida Public Library told me how she had a run in with some Wiccans. In October of 2000, the library put up a Hallowe’en display including, Jack O’ Lanterns, scarecrows, and a traditional depiction of a witch. Mind you, it was funny looking stuffed doll, pointy hat, broomstick, the whole bit. Well, Mr. Wizard decided to get all angry about it and demanded the Library take it down. The Librarian of course refused. She had spent a lot of time decorating the place and wasn’t going to change things around (and besides, the guy was being a jerk).
When the librarian would not give in to the Wiccan’s demand, he then said “Look, either you take down these Hallowe’en decorations or I’ll put a curse on you and MAKE you do it!” No doubt, the Wiccan actually believed he had magical powers. The libraian calmly told him to go ahead with his curse, and to give it his best shot. She told him furthermore she had Jesus, and was not afraid of him. This is one tough librarian, I tell you! Needless to say, the Wiccan failed to make the librarian take down the decorations, because they stayed up. In fact, they stayed up until November...something that doesn’t normally happen. =D
[And yes, I know any occultist reading this would say "Well, he was practicing black magic". Right, but isn't black magic supposed to work too???]
As I write this now, Wiccans are trying to sue the State of Florida to remove the tax exempt staus on religious items. The case has gone all the way the Florida Supreme Court. If Wiccans had all these magic powers, why can’t they just cast a spell and make it happen? Because they don’t have powers, and they’re not really “witches” and “wizards”. They’re just people on an ego trip. If they hadn’t any power at all, they wouldn’t be persecuting Christians, anyway. They’d be too busy living lives as billionaires and dating movie stars to even care about it! Read the “Famous Occultists” page and see if these people sounds like they have magical powers. I repeat, they have no magic powers, and Christians are not afraid of them. If you know any people into the occult, do they seem “powerful”...or just ordinary (or perhaps even a little weird)?
For those who have Jesus, we don’t have to be afraid of spells. Wiccans, Satanists, Santerios, Voodoists, Magicians, whatever they call themselves, are powerless against Christ. If you believe Jesus Christ is your savior alone, you will have nothing to fear either. Don’t be fooled by occultists who try to combine Christianity with the occult. There are people that might try to sell you an aerosol spray with a picture of Jesus on it. Or they might try to have you take a “spiritual cleansing” bath while reciting Bible passages. Or they might tell you to recite a Pslam and burn a candle anointed with “Jinx Removing Oil” or “Black Cat Oil”, or sprinkle “Four Thieves Vinegar” or “Fast Luck” powder, or some other such nonsense. Occultists live in fear of being hexed by a rival. In Mexico, it is believed simply have someone look at you can make you sick. Because of this fear, occultists are always talking about “protection”. They may wear Pentagrams, carry little red flannel bags, or glass eyes to prevent these hexes. When I became a Christian, I discovered I didn't need these things, and my life became a lot less complicated.
Such items are sold as part of a racket...the occult racket. You’ll see these items for sale sometimes at ethnic stores or through the mail. The “magic” oils are usually just baby oil with some coloring, the “magic” incense, just cheap incense you can get anywhere, the “magic” powders are just colored talcum powder, with nothing magical or special about them. A real Christian doesn’t need these things. Jesus is all we need! Unlike occultists who live in fear of being hexed, zapped, or jinxed, real Christians go about their daily business with no such fear. And believe me, it makes life a whole lot easier! If you think someone has put a hex on you, invite Jesus Christ to come into your life. Get baptized, receive communion (The Lord’s Supper), go to a church, and live a life God would want you to. If you’re not sure how to go about it, call a local church and ask them. The Charismatic Episcopal Church (not ECUSA) might be right for you.
The African American minister Apostle Hinton summed it up best when he said “When they’re working that goofy dust on you, when their working those roots on you, just pray to the Holy Ghost and remember that old Elvis song...Return To Sender!”
The Power of Superstition
Remember too that often times it is the fear of witchcraft that makes it powerful. Once you realize that, it has no power over you. Once when I was still in the occult, someone robbed my car and stole my radar detector, a knife, and my wallet with $900. Believing in the occult, I of course tried a spell from Albertus Magus to get it back...it of course didn’t work. I was sure the migrant workers across the street were the culprits, although I never confronted them about it. Not only did they laugh and snicker when they saw me after the robbery, but they also showed up with a new car a couple of days later. So, I decided to try something else. I wrote them a anonymous letter in Spanish ( I had to use a dictionary since I don’t speak Spanish) and told them I was a powerful “Brujo” (wizard) and “Diabletera” (black magician) who had cursed them because they stole my property. I even included some bay leaves in the letter and some sand, to make it look like something “magic”. I really laid it on think too, about how all the demons were coming after them. I didn’t really put a curse on them, I was using what Wiccans and Satanists would call “glamour” or “lesser black magic”...I was lying!
Mind you, I didn’t sign it nor tell who I was. A couple of days later, I saw a big change in my neighbors. They swept their porches when they saw me coming (which someone told me is what superstitious people do in Mexico when they see a witch). They looked sacred when they saw me. No more laughs and snickers. I was convinced from this, that were indeed the thieves, or else why would they have been afraid of me? 2 weeks later, they moved, and left Mexican woven crosses called “Eyes of God” all over the fronts of their houses I guess they were trying to keep “it” from following them! The people who lived next door to them even moved the same day too!
But there was no curse. I hadn’t done anything but write a letter, and since I am a Christian now, I know it was wrong. It was their belief in sorcery that had scared them away. If they had ignored the letter, nothing would have happened to them.
Again, I’m not telling anyone to try this, because it would be wrong to do (and some people get shot over such things, fortunately I wasn't), but I am mentioning this to show that the fear and superstition of the occult is often times how it works. Most of the time, there is nothing magical to it!
If a Fortune teller or psychic, etc. said you were cursed by someone...
Don't believe it. All they're trying to do is scare you out of money. They will tell you they can get rid of the curse for a large amount of money. Sometimes they tell their victims that their money is cursed and they have to burn it. So the victim brings in thousands of dollars, the fortune teller switches it when they're not looking, and a pack of cut up newspaper get burned in it's place. Some people have been bilked out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by these methods. Don't fall for these tricks. See the P S Y C H I C S C A M P A G E for more details. If this happened to you, call the police and file a complaint. You may be able to get some of your money back or if nothing else, keep it from happening to someone else!
Do NOT ask a Wiccan, witch, Houguan, etc. or sorcerer of anykind to remove a curse.
I know of two people who asked some Wiccans help them with a "ghost" living in their house. The Wiccans did an "exorcism ritual" for them. Instead of helping, things only got worse. I knew a Buddhist who thought she had a demon in her house, and tried to chant it away. She never got rid of it, and seemed really surprised. In the 1990's, Visitor's to Coventer's Prison in England reported finding mysterious bitemarks and scratches on their bodies after visiting there. Eventually a minister from the local Spiritist Church (an occult church) was called in. A few days after performing the "exorcism" and declaring the place "clear", the Spiritist minister ( a "Medium") died. The poltergiest activity got even worse. Eventually, the site was closed to the public.
The occult only makes things worse, not better. Don't find this out the hard way.
From the FAQ page:
Q. I think my house is haunted, for real. What should I do?
A. First, you eliminate the natural explanations. Is anyone in the house on drugs? Seriously, are they? I've known quite a few pot smokers who had a "ghost" in their house. Stop taking drugs, and the ghosts will go away. Does the ghost only seem to bother certain people? A child who wants attetion? An elderly person in the first stages of alzheimers? Has the doctor recently changed your medication? I know of one person who thought he was plagued by a Demon, but as he told me his story and mentioned his new medication for depression, I suggested he go to his Doctor as soon as possible to get his medicine adjusted. After this, he was fine. Is there a source of running water nearby? A noisy aquarium pump turned out to be the "ghost" in one house I know of.
IF the occurences can't be eliminated by natural explanations, THEN you should call in a minister to bless the house. Remember, DO NOT call anyone with an occult or New Age background, because it won't do any good, and will probably make your situation much worse. Don't get occultists involved! No Wiccans, Voodooists, Santerios, "white witches", ceremonial magicians, Rosicrucians, Theosophists, Cabalists, spiritualists, psychics, "spiritual advisors", or anything like that. These people think they know a lot, they'll act like they do, but they don't (I'm not being mean, I'm being honest).
Use only a Christian, don't use a clergy from the Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, Sihk, or any other non-Christian religion. Get a Christian minister from a Bible believing church (no Mormons, no JW's no Unity, or other cults). Chances are there is a Bible believing Church one close by. If they don't want to handle it for some reason, call someone else. Get out a phone book and start looking if you have to. It really isn't that hard.
HOW TO MAKE JESUS YOUR ULTIMATE POWER AGAINST WITCHCRAFT , VOODOO, SANTERIA, SATANISM, AND ANY OTHER FORM OF SORCERY!
Give your life to Jesus Christ. Make Him your savior. It's sounds simple enough, and it works. Do it and you'll never worry about any sorcery or witchcraft ever. This is how you do it:
Step 1. Understand That God's desire for you is LIFE...abundant and eternal!
The Bible declares: "I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly" (John 10:10).Giving you abundant life required the supreme sacrifice: "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life" (John 3:16).God desires fellowship and companionship with you. What a wonderful gift the Father has given, yet if God gave His own Son to provide an abundant and everlasting life, why don't more people have what He has designed for us to receive? It is a question answered by this sobering realization.
Step 2. Realize that humankind is seperated from God.
There is a gap between God and mankind. He has provided a way for us to receive an abundant and eternal life, but people throughout the ages have made selfish choices to disobey God Almighty. These choices continue to cause separation from the Father.God's Word shows us that the result of sin is death. He says in His Word: "There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death" (Proverbs 14:12).And God also said, "But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear" ( Isaiah 59:2). Paul the apostle states in Romans 3:23, "For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God."And in Romans 6:23 we read: "For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord."
Every human was created with the ability and need to know God and fellowship with Him. Augustine, a minister who lived during the fourth and fifth centuries, called this longing in each of us "that God-shaped vacuum." Every day we hear of people who are rich, famous, achievers, star athletes”people who seem to have the best life can offer”yet they try to fill that empty void in their lives with "things." They even try good works, morality, and religion. Yet they remain empty, for only God, through His Son, can fill that emptiness.
Step 3. Accept the fact that God has proided only one solution to sin and seperation from Himself
Jesus Christ, His Son, is the only way to God. Only He can reconcile us to God the Father. Mankind may seek other solutions and worship other gods, but Jesus Christ, alone, died on the Cross for our sins and rose in triumph over the grave and eternal death. He paid the penalty for our sin and bridged the gap between God and mankind. The Bible explains: "But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us" (Romans 5:8). We are also told, "For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God" (1 Peter 3:18). There is only one way provided: "For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus" ( 1 Timothy 2:5).For in John 14:6 we read, "Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me." God Almighty has provided the only way. Jesus Christ paid the penalty for our sin and rebellion against God by dying on the cross, shedding His blood, and rising from the dead to justify and reconcile you back to God the Father.
Step 4. Recieve Jesus Christ as your Savior and Lord
You can be brought back to God, and your relationship with Him can be restored by trusting in Christ alone to save your life from destruction. What an incredible exchange: Your worst for God's best! This step happens by asking Jesus Christ to take away your sin and to come into your heart to be your Lord and Savior. Godâ€™s Word is very clear: "Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me" (Revelation 3:20). And the Bible tells us, "That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved" (Romans 10:9).
Are you willing to let go of your burdens and sins?
Are you willing to turn away and repent from your sins?
Are you willing to receive Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior now?
5. Pray to recieve Jesus Christ into your life.
At this moment you can pray the most important prayer of your life by simply saying:
Dear Lord Jesus,
I believe You are the Son of God. I believe You came to earth 2,000 years ago. I believe you died for me on the cross and shed Your blood for my salvation. I believe you rose from the dead and ascended on high. I believe You are coming back again to earth. Dear Jesus, I am a sinner. Forgive my sin. Cleanse me now with Your precious blood. Come into my heart. Save my soul right now. I give you my life. I receive You now as my Savior, my Lord, and my God. I am Yours forever, and I will serve You and follow You the rest of my days. From this moment on, I belong to You only. I no longer belong to this world, nor to the enemy of my soul. I belong to You, and I am born again.
By praying this prayer, confessing your sins, and receiving Jesus Christ into your heart, God has given you the right to become His forgiven child. The Bible gives you this assurance: "But as many as received him, to them he gave the power to become the sons of God, even to them who believe on his name" (John 1:12).
HANG ON, THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING!
You need follow Jesus all the time. He isn't your new rabbit's foot. Find a Bible believeing church that you like near you. The Charismatic Episcopal Church is a good one, although I'm not afiliated with them.If you don't find a Church that feels right, just keep looking until you do.
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