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Christian Witchery

by Leanne
(Dublin, Ireland)

I am a Christian and want to be a Witch. Does that make sense?


I have been reading paragraphs here and there and I get confused about where I add Christianity. Do I add it in myself where it feels right? Were they say the God and Goddess do I add in my God and Goddess?

Im 14 and live in Dublin, so I can't find many Covens to find others to learn with. I would like to do rituals and use tools when I do spells and am wondering if I can do that.         
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Sep 08, 2016
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Me as well NEW
by: Anonymous

I am Catholic, but I have always been interested in the Wiccan belief. I am in a pretty confused part of my life in the sense of not knowing whether I fit in more with my Catholic upbringing, or the Wiccan way. I have a comfort being Catholic. I believe in Jesus and God, but the thing is I don't believe everything I read in the bible. I also believe in a feminine Divinity. (Some say this can show to be Mary) Though I go towards other goddesses(Such as Minerva and Hecate) I also know there are SEVERAL other religions and there are several other gods and goddesses. I don't think they are wrong.

I celebrate the Catholic holidays but I have been slowly picking up Wiccan holidays as well. I hold a reverence towards nature. A high one. I also believe in Magick and Witchcraft, and I have been slowly learning more and more.

I also believe in the rule of threes, and not to wish harm on anyone. To not wish harm on anyone is both Catholic and Wiccan.

I think one day(maybe even now) there will be a religion that embodies both Catholic(or Christian) and Wiccan/Pagan beliefs.

If there isn't one. I would love to create it. There are several variations of the bible. Several Denominations of Christianity. I'm sure a new variation could be made and a new religion could be created that could bring together those who have a strong belief in Christianity and Witchraft.

Right now it kind of sucks that you can't be both. Though others fall into the Christian-Buddhist category or Universalists even...

Aug 04, 2016
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No such thing NEW
by: Stacey

You should read the Bible which is the basis for TRUE christianity. What you are talking about is so far from a true biblical concept of Christianity and the wrath of God has come down numerous times on the Israelites for doing just what you're referring to here. When they worshiped the golden calf in the desert, when they began to marry pagan women who mixed the worship of their "gods" with the God of Israel, when they forsook the worship of God for worshiping the pagan sun god. The entire Bible is full of example after example of unfaithful Israelites who can be translated to mean "Christians" under the new covenant. It is also full of many examplea of Gods judgment on those who defile his worship. You should actually read the Bible instead of googling or believing complete strangers who are 99 percent of the time biblically ignorant and quick to spit out all sorts of wrong interpretations of what God has to say. This is an epidemic as most people do not like what God has to say so they cherry pick and pull tiny little verses out of the full context to suit what their flesh desires. You can add aspects of false Christianity which is nothing more than the spirit of anti-Christ to anything you like...it will never be the real deal and you'll never learn anything substantial goofing off on the Internet. If you don't truly care about a Sola scriptura form of Christianity just know that what you mix in with pagan practice God does not accept as worship, therefore you will only be heaping curse after curse upon yourself playing with a devil disguising himself as a type of Jesus but in the end is a ravenous wolf bent on dragging you to hell with him. Please read your Bible and gain some true knowledge of who God is and if you don't want any part of him that's up to you but at least you won't be ignorant of the facts and asking questions of others who do not have substantial answers.

Jan 28, 2016
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Get out of it and stay away NEW
by: Anonymous

Get out of that that's not of God I tell you now that will ruin your life like that just keep it with God he's the real answer and believe Jesus he's the real live I'll be praying

Dec 12, 2015
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Just a small correction offered with respect NEW
by: Anonymous

Quick couple of items:

1) As far as I can recall, the base for you offer is the in Galatians 16 that addresses witchcraft and sorcery BUT in that verse, in the original Greek manuscript uses the word Pharmakeos, which is the root of Pharmacy, but actually means "one who kills with poison"
2) The common usage in almost all versions of the New Testament is the word "Repent." Repent has it's root in the Latin verb "penso," the infinitive being "pensare" and means to think. Thus, repent actually means to think over again, reconsider. However, going back to the original Greek manuscript, the word used is "metanoia" which means to change for the better. Big difference. There's more to add, but not right now.

Sep 14, 2015
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Education NEW
by: Anonymous

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Dec 13, 2014
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Why was the last Anonymous, even reading or posting here? NEW
by: Anonymous 2

I don't understand why the last Anonymous was reading or posting here. Was that person just looking for someone to be righteous at? They looking for someone to argue with, or try to save their soul, against their wishes? So weird.

Dec 13, 2014
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Why was the last Anonymous, even reading or posting here? NEW
by: Anonymous 2

I don't understand why the last Anonymous was reading or posting here. Was that person just looking for someone to be righteous at? They looking for someone to argue with, or try to save their soul, against their wishes? So weird.

Oct 28, 2014
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lets be friends:)) NEW
by: Anonymous

u live in dublin? i live in newark. hahaha same. im a christian but i stopped going to church. and im also intrested in witchcraft.

Dec 09, 2012
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Dispelling some myths...
by: Anonymous

(continued... last one!)

For example, if you believe in a cosmology that acknowledges the existence of Satan and demons, then it's definitely not a good idea to conjure up spirits. The Bible specifically forbids divination by name as well as any magic that involves hexing or cursing or oaths... so those are to be avoided. More importantly, try to understand WHY those things might be dangerous. God has his reasons for warning you about them.

If Christianity is important to you, but you feel a call to magic - a TRUE spiritual calling, not simply as a passing curiosity in a rebellious stage of your life - then go ahead and explore it. There will be three potential outcomes:

1. You decide it isn't for you and simply move on, having become a more mature and knowledgeable Christian in the process...

2. You might come across something you strongly agree with and begin a totally new spiritual path...

3. Or you might find a way to make peace with your beliefs and balance your unorthodox spirituality into something that makes sense to you.

If you have any other questions, this is the best explanation of Christian Witchery I've come across.

Dec 09, 2012
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Dispelling some myths...
by: Anonymous

(continued)

Another point that needs to be made is that you don't need to believe in a goddess to be a witch. If you're trying to fill a void of the divine feminine, remember that Christianity teaches that all of humanity is made in the trinity's image and God is both masculine and feminine. The Bible describes God with many motherly/womanly metaphors, and Jesus had deep respect for women. There is some historical Jewish precedent for believing that the Holy Spirit is personified as female. You may want to pick up some books by feminist theologians. All of that will do a lot more to help you than pretending the Virgin Mary is a goddess.

If others things attract you to witchcraft, like a love of nature or fancy rituals with candles, you don't need magic for any of that. Regardless of what the fundies say, it's perfectly okay to be an environmentalist or a vegetarian or what have you. And if you like ceremony and liturgy, then join a Catholic church (or Episcopalian if you're more liberal). Or just make one up based on whatever you like to practice yourself at home. None of these things are incompatible with your faith!

Just like not all Christians believe the same thing about hell, salvation, and the various finer points of Biblical interpretation, there really isn't anything stopping you from being a "Christian Witch" except for the type of Christianity you ascribe to. You might need to be relatively liberal about it, but you don't necessarily have to throw away all the tenets of your faith to fit magic into it. I would advise that you do a good amount of studying into the various types of Christian theology to figure out what it is you honestly believe in and how magic might fit into your worldview - likewise, understand the different type of magic that exist and which ones you feel comfortable practicing.


Dec 09, 2012
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Dispelling some myths...
by: Anonymous

First of all, a lot of the comments here seem to be conflating witchcraft with Wicca. Wicca is a nature-based polytheistic religion; you need not practice magic or be an active witch to observe it. Lighting candles and chanting spells does not make one a Wiccan - revering the mysterious powers of nature and worshiping the duality of God and Goddess are at the heart of Wicca.

Magic on the other hand is a tool, a completely neutral non-religious concept of how will and focus can effect energy to promote change in the universe. There are many different types of magic, as well as varying theories and philosophies about how it works or how it is best used.

In short, WITCHCRAFT AND WICCA ARE NOT THE SAME THING.

There are monotheistic witches, atheist witches, agnostic witches, pantheist witches, deist witches, and plenty others beyond my ability to list. They come from varied religious backgrounds, or none at all. Culture also has a lot to do with magic... do you think every witch in the world is a new-agey, celtic-flavored Wiccan? Please get some perspective.

There are schools of occult and magic that both incorporate Judeo-Christian concepts and predate Wicca by centuries. Have you people never heard of ceremonial magic? Kabbalah?

Now, if you want to be a run-of-the-mill mainstream Christian who simply practices magic please understand the following:

YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A WICCAN TO BE A WITCH, SO PLEASE LET GO OF THE "CHRISTIAN WICCAN" NONSENSE. Do not sacrifice your beliefs or warp your theology to fit into Wicca - it's obviously not the right religion for you if you don't feel comfortable without trying to "Christianize" it. Don't insult Wiccans by assuming they are a "pick and choose whatever you want" type religion with no standards. Likewise, don't make a mockery of Christian orthodoxy by trying to make stuff up as you go along.


Jan 26, 2012
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Be careful
by: Anonymous

I will say it is up to the individual themselves but with personal experience I will say if it's witch craft your delving into be careful as you must know what you're doing and know everything about everything. Forces are not something to be messed with they're to be highly respected. All I will say is if it feels right for you then follow your heart but you must under no circumstances lose your highest respect for forces and the divine be careful young one I would not recommend practicing anything until you've read deeply into it all. You need to know what steps to take in any religion or any path you follow only leap forward if you know you're ready for it cause some people aren't and i have seen people in bad ways cause they weren't ready for it. All I' am saying is be careful respect is crucial and knowledge is too all the best young one in your new found faith :)

Oct 18, 2010
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Freestyle
by: Dragon

One of the greatest things about Witchcraft is that it's a free reign religion. If you do want to stay Christian but be able tho practise the Craft as well, go ahead, do it. As long as it feels right to you, then sure, go ahead and do it.
Just promise this, NEVER try to mix the two to an extent where you become confused. Keep them seperate. Christianity is against Witchcraft well and truly, I know this through personal family experience.
I say you make your own choices, but don't try to make others for them. I know this may seem different to what I should be saying in your opinion, but there is a force compelling me to write this for you. I feel it may come up in your future.

Jun 13, 2010
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Check the scriptures again
by: Anonymous

Assumption is a dangerous thing. And time and time again, theres someone always having a bash at why someone can't practice their spiritual beliefs/morals unless it in the 'one true way!' NO-one has the right to pass judgement on someone saying their beliefs are evil and/or how they practice it is. And nothing is worse than having someone throw their scriptures and beliefs around as a weapon. To just supposidly prove a stupid point.
It only proves one thing. And that 'hate' is still very much alive and those who do it are so inmature.
If someone claims to be a true Christian then they'd know that they are not allowed to pass judgement on ANYONE, that it's their God who does that. It's disturbing to have to still hear intolerant people slapping around their beliefs like that and pursecuting people like that.
They obviously haven't learnt what their God is asking them to do. Simple Love.
Mediums and forms of divination were used by the disciples in the bible a numerous times and not shunned apon. Saul was one of them.

Sep 11, 2009
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What is a witch?
by: Anonymous

simple put it is someone who uses ritual to connect with the higher powers for a purpose. Can a Christian be a witch? Well have you ever seen or participated in a Catholic High Mass? It is a beautiful Ritual to connect with the higher power(s) for a purpose. So dear Christian, you already are a witch in some senses.

As a Catholic, who has been told by multiple witches that I am one of them, I have found that when they are using god and goddess, my brain can easily fill in god and Mary or Jesus and Mary, or simply "the divine".

If you are seeking more detailed info, I can gladly share my experiences with you on how to be a christian and a "witch". Most of it has to do with how you define the terms within each religion. (I am a cultural anthropologist who focuses on religions so I may be a bit biased)

Sep 04, 2009
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christian witchery
by: Anonymous

according to the bible, which is the foundation of Christianity and specifically the gospels and new testament witchcraft, sorcery, divination, etc are strictly forbidden and those people, among others, will not inherit the kingdom of heaven.
Personally I don't feel that they are compatible at all. Some probably disagree with me but I feel this way about things. If you want to be christian, then do so..but respect it's teachings and follow it. I don't feel that it is respectful of that religion to simply pick what you like and throw away the rest, not to mention how that particular God feels about it. Christianity has very specific views on these things and they are spelled out. You may not agree with it or like it but if nothing else it is the desires of that particular God that his followers refrain from such activities as he alone reserves the right to use such power.That is that Gods right to demand these things and who is anyone to question that?
I let a student go because he wanted to do both and I will tell you what I told him. I will simply not help you break the tenets of that religion and at the end of the day, as I told him, it is simple respect for the beliefs and teachings that I will not help him. I feel you must search within yourself to find out here you truly belong.

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