What does the Bible say about Zodiac signs and astrology?
Isn’t it bad to read zodiac signs and believe them if you are a Christian?
Answer by Daniel
In the OT people were expressly forbidden any divination by the stars.
Yes, it’s bad to engage in astrology if you are a Christian. We don’t engage in any kinds of omens and astrology is and occult science.
It’s debated what the Magi were, and the Bible doesn’t say how many they were, but they were probably more than three.
Answer by Daddy
It says “I’m based on them”
Answer by Rene O
The Bible has much to say about the stars. Most basic to our understanding of the stars is that God created them. They show His power and majesty. The heavens are God’s “handiwork” (Psalm 8:3; 19:1). He has all the stars numbered and named (Psalm 147:4).
The Bible also teaches that God arranged the stars into recognizable groups that we call constellations. The Bible mentions three of these: Orion, the Bear (Ursa Major), and “the crooked serpent” (most likely Draco) in Job 9:9; 26:13; 38:31-32; and Amos 5:8. The same passages also reference the star group Pleiades (the Seven Stars). God is the One Who “fastens the bands” of these constellations; He is the One who brings them forth, “each in its season.” In Job 38:32, God also points to the “Mazzaroth,” usually translated “constellations.” This is thought by many to be a reference to the twelve constellations of the zodiac.
The constellations have been tracked and studied for millennia. The Egyptians and Greeks knew of the zodiac and used it to measure the beginning of spring centuries before Christ. Much has been written of the meaning of the zodiacal constellations, including theories that they comprise an ancient display of God’s redemptive plan. For example, the constellation Leo can be seen as a celestial depiction of the Lion of the Tribe of Judah (Revelation 5:5), and Virgo could be a reminder of the virgin who bore Christ. However, the Bible does not indicate any “hidden meaning” for these or other constellations.
The Bible says that stars, along with the sun and moon, were given for “signs” and “seasons” (Genesis 1:14); that is, they were meant to mark time for us. They are also “signs” in the sense of navigational “indicators,” and all through history men have used the stars to chart their courses around the globe.
God used the stars as an illustration of His promise to give Abraham an innumerable seed (Genesis 15:5). Thus, every time Abraham looked up at the night sky, he had a reminder of God’s faithfulness and goodness. The final judgment of the earth will be accompanied by astronomical events relating to the stars (Isaiah 13:9-10; Joel 3:15; Matthew 26:29).
Astrology is the “interpretation” of an assumed influence the stars (and planets) exert on human destiny. This is a false belief. The royal astrologers of the Babylonian court were put to shame by God’s prophet Daniel (Daniel 1:20) and were powerless to interpret the king’s dream (Daniel 2:27). God specifies astrologers as among those who will be burned as stubble in God’s judgment (Isaiah 47:13-14). Astrology as a form of divination is expressly forbidden in Scripture (Deuteronomy 18:10-14). God forbade the children of Israel to worship or serve the “host of heaven” (Deuteronomy 4:19). Several times in their history, however, Israel fell into that very sin (2 Kings 17:16 is one example). Their worship of the stars brought God’s judgment each time.
The stars should awaken wonder at God’s power, wisdom, and infinitude. We should use the stars to keep track of time and place and to remind us of God’s faithful, covenant-keeping nature. All the while, we acknowledge the Creator of the heavens. Our wisdom comes from God, not the stars (James 1:5). The Word of God, the Bible, is our guide through life (Psalm 119:105).
Is astrology and zodiac signs actually real or do you follow them just for kicks?
Cause I have Scorpio in 5 planets which says a lot about myself.
Answer by Bian Le
I am a believer
Answer by JD McLure
I’m a Christian, so I just follow them for kicks. Also, I read a book once and it said that “the sign you think you are is actually one behind the sign you really are”. The reason it gave was that the signs and dates were “used 7200 years ago” and that the Earth or the stars or something had “shifted” since then. But that’s just me. I hardly know anything about that stuff (which is probably because I’ve never bothered to look).
Answer by Bluejack Jack
very romantic and appealing but bullshit
Astrology- is there a part of astrology (zodiac signs) that is actually true?
I don’t believe it should or does tell the future….but, when I read about my zodiac sign (im a female leo) and my boyfriends(scorpio male) they seem to describe us pretty well………I guess my question is why? if it’s not real…….could there be some aspects that are and that aren’t against the bible…please help me understand……….Thanks alot for your time……Nissa
Answer by babykatdream099
yes at times it can be but sometimes it won’t
Answer by joshua Doel C
things don’t always need proof to be correct its kind of scary but there is some truth to horoscopes at least personalty and compatibility but you can get past that and there are some exceptions but to a point astrology is true
Answer by Chainlightning ⅜
So far there is no evidence that has proved astrology’s claims. Being strictly belief oriented, it is not possible to test astrology. But any claims can be. Many tests have been done and astrology has failed to do better than random chance.
If any part is true, there is a million dollars waiting for that proof. This has been offered for over ten years and it applies to anything paranormal. What is wanted is evidence not belief. If someone claims they can prove astrology (there are many types) simply do so and the money is yours. Don’t need it? Then give the money to a charity. A million dollars can help a lot of people and you will prove astrology. Something no one else has done. Totally win win. Anyone want to make a million for the cause?