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Monday, September 30, 2013

Praying to the Saints - VII

 Why do we Venerate the Saints? 
Answer to those who claim "No Contact with the dead" (II)
Source - Malankara World

God thus indicates that one is not to conjure the dead for purposes of gaining information; one is to look to God’s prophets instead.

Thus one is not to hold a seance.

But anyone with an ounce of common sense can discern the vast qualitative difference between holding a seance to have the dead speak through you and a son humbly saying at his mother’s grave, "Mom, please pray to Jesus for me; I’m having a real problem right now." The difference between the two is the difference between night and day.

One is an occult practice bent on getting secret information; the other is a humble request for a loved one to pray to God on one’s behalf.

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