Acts 4:12 (KJV) Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved. Philippians 2:10 (KJV) That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; One area I have been considering deals with witchcraft or sorcery. With the direction I am considering, I want to be very careful about making it clear, there is a very legitimate use of drugs, and where drugs are indicated, extreme care should be exercised before drugs would be forbidden superstitiously. There may not always be a clear indication of what is valid and what is not. Because of this, I have found it needful to carefully consider the wording in pursuing this, and so I have not decided yet what to do. Opiates and mood altering drugs are able to give a false sense of peace and safety, and distance a person from reality. Mood altering drugs and opiates of various sorts are widely used in contemporary society. While there is a helpful use of drugs there is also a harmful use, and I think an abusive use is part of contemporary society. The following is just a few words to show how pharmakeia is used in our Bible, and so is a “golden calf” of sorts. Pharmakeia is listed as a work of the flesh in the grand old Book. The word witchcraft and sorcery are translated from pharmakeia. Galatians 5:20 (KJV) Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Revelation 9:21 (KJV) Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts. Revelation 18:23 (KJV) And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived. Witchcraft, sorcery = 5331 pharmakeia from 5332; medication ("pharmacy"), i.e. (by extension) magic (literally or figuratively): --sorcery, witchcraft. The use or the administering of drugs, poisoning, sorcery, magical arts, often found in connection with idolatry and fostered by it, the use of magic, often involving drugs. (Excerpts from Strong’s , Thayer's, Louw and Nida, Vines) Any comments/corrective criticism?