So Much Hokum

So Much Hokum

Daniel 2:27-30

Daniel answered the king and said, “No wise men, enchanters, magicians, or astrologers can show to the king the mystery that the king has asked,  but there is a God in heaven who reveals mysteries, and he has made known to King Nebuchadnezzar what will be in the latter days. Your dream and the visions of your head as you lay in bed are these:  To you, O king, as you lay in bed came thoughts of what would be after this, and he who reveals mysteries made known to you what is to be.  But as for me, this mystery has been revealed to me, not because of any wisdom that I have more than all the living, but in order that the interpretation may be made known to the king, and that you may know the thoughts of your mind.

I have always looked at mediums, palm readers, fortune tellers, psychics, clairvoyants, etc., with extreme skepticism.

I find all of them no matter how famous or infamous to be nothing more that sideshow carnival hucksters.  The ones who achieve prominence are just better showmen and businessmen. Continue reading