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Kevin wrote:

Hi, guys —

  • Have Angels often been called Spirit Guides or Good Spirits?
  • Also, is it common for Christians in the past to burn sage, or incense as a way of summoning Angels?

Thank you for your time.

Kevin

  { Have Angels been called Spirit Guides and do Christians used sage or incense to summon them? }

Mike replied:

Hi Kevin,

You asked this first question a few months ago. Here was our answer:

You said:

  • Also is it common for Christians in the past to burn sage, or incense as a way of summoning Angels?

The Church does not summon angels. I can't speak for other non-Catholic Christian denominations and their history.

Mike

Eric replied:

Kevin —

Angels are under the authority of God, not man. Man cannot summon angels, at least not good angels. Evil spirits may appear to give temporary obedience to men in order to accomplish their nefarious purposes, but they ultimately have the upper hand. Attempting to summon angels risks attracting evil angels (demons).

All of this is very New Agey and should be strictly avoided. It's not true Christianity but an admixture of paganism and Christianity.

Eric

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