Know If the Stars Can Influence Our Future
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Do the stars affect your life? There are many out there who believe that astrology, a spiritual observation of the movement of the sun, moon, planets, and stars, can predict and influence the events of our lives. Can they help you learn about what is in the future? What does God's Word tell us?
Can the stars influence what is ahead for us?
Some people feel that we can't escape our destiny. They believe the future has already been written, and the stars can reveal it. But the Bible tells us something else. It says that God gives people a choice, which suggests that they have a certain level of control over what happens to them. For example, in the Bible, it says God told the Israelites that he put life and death before them, and the blessing and the malediction, and he told them that they must choose life in order that they might keep alive, them and their children (Deuteronomy 30:19). God made it clear to the people that they had a large degree of control over their future. If they would obey his commands, they would experience many blessings. If they disobeyed, they would suffer hardship among themselves. Think About This If the future was written in the stars, would it make sense for God to urge the Israelites to choose life? Would it even be fair for their Creator to judge them if they had no choice in their lives? On this, the bible is clear. Our lives are our own, and the stars play no part in determining where our paths lie.
Can the stars influence our character?
Most astrologers downplay the idea of predestination. At least one commented that he controlled his own way of life. He said the time of his birth had an influence on the makeup of his personality. Many people feel the same way. They say that since the stars and planets exercise a physical influence on our earth, why couldn't they also have a metaphysical effect? What does God's word say? The Bible is not a science textbook, spelling out every detail about the human body and the universe. But it does explain why God created the heavenly bodies in Genesis 1: 14-15. If God designed the stars to control our personalities, wouldn't he have told us so? What can we presume? That the stars are part of God's creative work, but do not affect our character traits.
A better approach
If we want to know about our future or understand ourselves, that is admirable. But there is a better place to look, than to the stars. God tells us in the Bible that he is the one telling from the beginning to the finale (Isaiah 46:10). He has a purpose for all of us, which he promises us will happen. We can learn what it is by reading his word. It explains why we all have to suffer, and how our Creator will bring to an end all the troubles that plague each and every one of us (2 Peter 3:13). If we want to improve ourselves in life, the bible gives us that guidance. Reading it can help us to take an honest look at ourselves. His word tells us the wonderful qualities that he has. He is merciful, forgiving, and slow to anger. Are we like that? The Bible can reveal the way we think and see where we might need to improve. So do we need to look at the stars for answers about our life? No, for everything in the Bible is just what we need! It can benefit us, and set things straight, and lead us in the right direction in life (2 Timothy 3:16) (Proverbs 3: 5-6).
People who can tell the future
We call them astrologers, clairvoyants, psychics or prophets. Among them, the most famous is the astrologist. Each one of them has a different method through which they claim to predict the future. Some predictions may be helpful and some of them may not. Predicting the future has been a practice since time immemorial. Our wise leaders from the past consulted astrologers to learn about their leadership, what do to before going to a battle or the power that they possessed as kings. In present times, people seek guidance from astrologers for a variety of reasons, such as for love advice, asking whether or not to buy a house, choosing the right job, and much more. Astrologers believe that the position of the sun, moon and other planets plays an important role in a man's life. Everyone is curious about his or future from time to time, but for us to be able to understand, many people believe that we need someone who knows how to interpret these, like astrologers.
Horoscopes are based on birth charts or the astrology chart. The horoscope shows the position of the sun, moon and position of planets at the exact time of your birth date. Understanding your birth position is said to explain people's personality, attitude and the primordial reasons why you behave as you do. Those who believe in the stars' influence think astrologer readings are meant to be your guide. They may give you warnings, issues or problems that you'll possibly face, and give information of your strength and weaknesses and the lessons that you will learn in the future. Most of the times their readings that you obtained from them could be abstract or come in a general form. Hence, the decision comes from you and not from them. The amount of success you have in life depends on how you run your life, not necessarily on the stars.
Questions and Answers
What is Flying Star astrology and how can help me with Feng Shui?
Please explain how Flying star astrology related to the ancient Chinese art of lucky object placement. I have tried: I have tried looking at Flying Star astrology charts but I don't understand them.. I think it was caused by: I would like to use astrology to lay out the furniture and decor in my home.
The Purple White Flying Stars portion of Feng Shui is the practice of how a certain space brings luck if used properly. It is derived from a system of 8 pieces of a "pie" circle. You would take the most center point of your home and branch out around the center as if you were cutting a pie into 8 sections. Each section would be assigned a number in a block grid. 1-4 represent Eastern and 5-8 represent Western. You determine where you fall in the numbers and choose to live in an Eastern arranged house or Western arranged house for the best luck and life outcome. As you set up your house each room takes a different meaning. For instance, a bedroom facing West is called Room of Intelligent and a Northeast facing house is considered a House of Intelligence. You mix and match number combinations from that square grid to assign which Feng Shui outcome you are hoping with impact you within the next 20 years which is the Purple White Flying Star's calendar period.
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