Dr. Michael Brown appeared on Monday's CBN Newswatch to discuss the rise of witchcraft in America. He says the rapid rise of witchcraft is very real and frightening. Newswatch is seen weekdays on the CBN News Channel. To view a programming schedule, click here.
On Thursday, many little girls around the country will dress up as witches for Halloween.
Just last week, it was reported by several media outlets that "thousands of witches" were gathering to cast a spell on President Trump, which they said was to prevent him from "harming the country."
Should Christians take witches and witchcraft seriously? Or is it just another story to scare children?
Dr. Michael Brown, an author, and a radio host says the rise of witchcraft in American is real and frightening. In his new book titled Jezebel's War with America: The Plot to Destroy Our Country and What We Can Do to Turn the Tide, Brown says that the spirit of Queen Jezebel, an incredibly evil and demonically-controlled woman from the Bible, is still operating in America today and is evident through the rapid rise of witchcraft and sorcery across the nation.
While doing research for the book, Brown, the founder and president of AskDrBrown Ministries and president of FIRE School of Ministry, found several headlines about witchcraft in modern America. Here are a few he shared with CBN News.
- The U.S. Witch Population Has Seen an Astronomical Rise
- The Fastest Growing Religion In America Is Witchcraft
- Number of Witches Rises Dramatically Across U.S. as Millennials Reject Christianity
- Report: Witchcraft Rising in the U.S. as Christianity Declines
- There Are Now More Practicing Witches in the U.S. Than Ever Before
Brown cites several examples of how the spirit of Jezebel, the woman known for her sorceries and witchcraft in 2 Kings of the Bible's Old Testament is thriving in America, including:
- Our turning away from the one true God after idols
- The massive spike in pornography and immorality
- The militant, child-killing spirit, radical feminism
- The aggressive LGBT movement
- The sudden rise in witchcraft.
"There is Jezebel the woman, the wife of Ahab and the daughter of a pagan king," Brown writes. "That woman is long dead. And there is Jezebel the spirit, meaning the demonic power that acted through her and through her New Testament counterpart. Almost a thousand years after the death of Jezebel, Jesus himself referred to her again: 'But I have a few things against you: You permit that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, to teach and seduce My servants to commit sexual immorality and eat food sacrificed to idols' (Revelation 2:20 MEV)."
"And the rise of witchcraft in America has Jezebel's name written all over it—in all caps, boldly and clearly," Brown said. "The dots are all connected. The picture is there to see. Ahab's queen lives on."
"As I was doing research for Jezebel's War with America, I was stunned to learn that among Millennials, there are more witches than Presbyterians," he said during an interview with CBN's Newswatch on Monday. "We cannot ignore what is happening spiritually."
His book focuses on the fact that the spirit of the biblical figure Jezebel is at work today through not only a fascination with witchcraft and sorcery but also with radical feminism coupled with the extreme pro-abortion movement and other spiritual and cultural forces in an attempt destroy America.
"Even if you look at the fascination with sorcery, the most read books in America today, six or seven out of the most 10 read books in America today are Harry Potter books," Brown said. "There's a massive increase in tarot cards that people are talking about. And with witches, they've been gathering regularly to hex the patriarchy or to bind President Trump."
"And yes, some of it may just be talk, some of it may be benign," he admitted. "But you are talking about people gathering together, appealing to other spiritual powers and they are militantly against the Bible. They are militantly against Christian values. This is something that's really happening."
"So the window is wide open for deception to come flooding in," Brown told CBN News. "You event have people professing to be 'Christian witches.' The spiritual warfare is real. We need to be equipped. We need to take on the spirit of Jezebel. It's a real thing."
Brown also offered some suggestions for taking on evil.
"First, let's get educated. Let's understand. And let's realize we have greater spiritual weapons," he explained. "Let's clean house in our own lives. Have we opened the door in our own lives to the seduction of Jezebel and these alternative spiritual truths and deceptions? And then we give ourselves to prayer. It is the ultimate spiritual weapon."
"We use the Word of God," Brown continued. "We turn to God to turn the heart of the nation. Politics is important, but the only solution for the nation is found in the Cross, which is found in prayer and fasting. Repentance in the church, living this out we can take Jezebel down."