In the Book of Revelation, the Bible talks about the conditions of the World during the tribulation period and states that men would continue to defy God in their sins, in which one of these sins mentioned is the sin of “Sorcery.” Interestingly this term does not only mean what most people expect in terms of witchcraft or black magic but instead in this passage it actually is a term in Greek called “pharmakeia” which is the root of where we get the word “pharmaceutical” thus this term can actually have a deeper understanding that men in the last days would be bound by drugs and narcotics and many are easily accessible over the counter or by prescription.
Revelation 9:20-21 – And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship devils, and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk: Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts.
This is what I immediately thought about when I began reading about reports such as the one coming from different states across America regarding an overdose crisis that has gripped the Nation in the past week that has left police and emergency responders drained and without clues. Responders are concerned because they don’t have resources to treat all of people addicted to opioids, including heroin. According to the latest reports, Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying the source of heroin sold here that caused scores of overdoses, including at least three deaths. More than 200 people in four states have been victims of what law enforcement officials are calling a supercharged form of the sedative, and one additional person died in Indiana. Are we seeing an onslaught of “Sorcery” gripping America? READ MORE