Lives of the Necromancers
A brief history of the major places, texts and people that have had a contributing influence on the occult practices as they stand today. Although the title uses the term "necromancer" this is a generalized label for witches, warlocks, psychics and anyone else that practices the occult arts.
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Page 92 - Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money. Thou hast neither part nor lot in this matter : for thy heart is not right in the sight of God.
Page 25 - There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch, or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.
Page 26 - And there came forth a spirit, and stood before the Lord, and said, I will persuade him. And the Lord said unto him, Wherewith? And he said, I will go forth, and I will be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets. And he said, Thou shalt persuade him, and prevail also : go forth, and do so.
Page 92 - But when they believed Philip preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women.
Page 94 - Many of them also which used curious arts brought their books together, and burned them before all men : and they counted the price of them, and found it fifty thousand pieces of silver.
Page 146 - What manner of women (saith he) are you, that seem so little favorable unto me, whereas to my fellow here, besides high offices, ye assign also the kingdom, appointing forth nothing for me at all?
Page 92 - And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did.
Page 146 - ... world, whom, when they attentively beheld, wondering much at the sight, the first of them spake and said: 'All hail...