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Topic: Miracle Magic
Message: Posted by: tommy (Dec 27, 2020 09:37AM)
Miracles are not performed by the arm of man but sometimes perhaps they have been performed by the gods through man. That might create the illusion that a man can perform miracles. A magician might use this notion to make it appear that the spectator can perform feats of magic, while under hypnosis, perhaps.
Message: Posted by: bubbles (Dec 27, 2020 12:19PM)
I genuinely don't know, so I don't mean any offense- Is this a framing that Christian Magicians use?

Are there gospel magicians who perform as if these acts are through the power of God? Like the Power Team strong man/karate stunt guys do?
Or is that absolutely frowned upon, and gospel magic is just "I'm a magician, and these are fun bible themed tricks" ?
Message: Posted by: Josh Riel (Dec 27, 2020 07:48PM)
There is a difference between deep and thick Tommy. Just sayin'.
Message: Posted by: tommy (Dec 27, 2020 11:51PM)
"In ancient times, people from all over the known world travelled to Greece to have their questions about the future answered by the oracle of Delphi, the Pythia. Legend has it that she got her powers from vapours in the temple. Now Ladies and Gentlemen, what I am about to assert may be received by you with polite but absolute incredulity but I can assure you that acquired some of these strange vapours with which you too can be the medium through which the God Apollo tells the future. I will demonstrate this with an experiment for which I will need a volunteer." Use a perform bottle and have a young lady sniff the scent it contains. Then proceed to perform one of the following effects that might fit the bill: https://www.themagiccafe.com/forums/viewtopic.php?topic=675066&forum=15

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