Belief in Mediums and Psychics seems harmless enough… but is it, really?
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Dave: Sylvia Browne has been called a “Spiritual Teacher”, a Psychic, and medium.
Jeff: But the reality is far different. She is, at best, a skilled manipulator who
believes her own lies.
Dave: In 2004 she predicted the kidnapped Amanda Berry was dead, telling her
mother: “She’s not alive, honey.”
Jeff: Amanda Berry was far from dead. For 10 years she was held captive – one can
only imagine damage that may have been done by people believing in Amanda’s
Dave: This isn’t the first time. Browne incorrectly predicted Shawn Horbeck’s
Jeff: He was found alive four years later – though the “psychic” told the parents to
Dave: What does the Bible say about such things?
Jeff: There are constant warnings against psychics, mediums, astrology and other
Dave: Seeking mystical information seems to be frowned upon.
Jeff: God said, through the prophet Jeremiah, “The prophets are prophesying
lies in my name. I have not sent them or appointed them. They are prophesying
to you false vision, divinations, idolatries and the delusions of their own minds.”