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Spiritual Powers & Uses Of The 150 Psalms of King David For All Your Needs by OmoOsanyin: 12:30am On Feb 15, 2019
INTRODUCTION


The Book of Psalms is the longest book in the Bible, and arguably the most spiritual and magical. The one hundred and fifty
Psalms have been used as the basis of amulets and for spiritual assistance for many centuries, with evidence of their use for apotropaic, healing and coercive magic dating back at least as far as the third century CE. Fragments from the Cairo Genizah and the Dead Sea Scrolls show that the Psalms were considered extremely powerful manifestations of divine power, with the incipits (opening lines) often being
used as symbols of the power contained within the whole Psalm.

Whilst I do not intend to attempt to trace the Psalms back to their roots, it is clear from their style and content that they were heavily influenced by Babylonian and
Egyptian hymns and prayers, and to an extent could thus be viewed as continuing the spiritual, magical traditions of these
cultures.

This is a logical conclusion when we recall the two periods of captivity for the Hebrews were with these two civilizations. With the cross-fertilization of ideas between the Jewish, Hellenic and Gnostic practices of the first-fourth century CE, the Psalms soon found their way into other spiritual and magical systems.

There are references in Greek texts such as the (?) which indicate the influence of the Psalms there in the fourth and fifth century CE. Thus we see fragmentary phrases which seem to be drawn from the Psalms in e.g. A tested chant of Pibechis for those possessed by daimons (PGM IV.3007-86) , including Ps 1 03 :32 (3076), Ps 1 13.3 (3055) , and Ps 1 34:7 (3066).

Instructions are also given which indicate the commanding power of the Psalms, such as: "Continue without deception, lord, the vision of every act, in accordance - with the command of the holy spirit, the angel of Phoibos, you yourself being pliable because of these songs and psalms"
(PGM III.287-88) .

Another significant feature of the Psalms is that their spiritual magic transcends language, with charms, prayers and spells
being found in numerous languages including Aramaic, English, French Greek, Hebrew, Latin, Runes and Russian.

The Psalms featured prominently in early Christian Spiritual magic. Of the ninety-three Christian amulets from the period fourth-eighth century CE written on parchment or
papyrus, "at least thirty-one of the amulets quote from the Psalms, most of which are from Psalm 90 or Psalm 1.

The first major text focusing entirely on the spiritual and magical use of the Psalms is the Hebrew (Magical Use of the Psalms) which dates back to the eighth century CE. Although there are no known copies of this text until centuries later, there are contemporary references to it which indicate an early form of the text did exist and was used at this time.

The Psalms are those of David, and for this
reason I have not included the other Psalms found in the books of Samuel and Jonah, or the additional Apocryphal Psalms found in the Dead Sea Scrolls.

By looking at the different intended purposes in the MS, you'll immediately see which uses were most popular. These
were generally mundane and connected with achieving tangible results, not at all connected with any spiritual benefits. Thus the most common uses were types of
protection (40) , healing and health issues (27) , gaining high friendships or influencing those in positions of authority (18) , improving luck or fortune ( 15), and spiritual love magic ( 14).

There were also significant numbers of charms for release from prison, or its opposite of detaining a person in prison
(9) , and to kill or destroy enemies (cool , showing that it was not all benevolent and that there was a distinctly malefic streak
in some of these charms.

The reputation of the Psalms for destruction is well documented, with examples going back to the third century
CE. A nineteenth century description of the magical contest between the druids and Saints Patrick and Benin in 433 CE in Ireland describes them using Psalms, illustrating the popularity of such ideas:

"So saying, the Chief Druid set fire to the pile, and, accompanied by two other Druids and some guards, proceeded till he came to where the saint and his assistants,
in their white robes, were chanting their psalms. 'What mean these incantations?' tried the Druid".

Verses from the Psalms are found throughout the grimoires, where the efficacy of their words was not doubted.
Verses from Psalms were chosen for use based on the appropriate nature of the words in them, and it is clear that
the whole of the Book of Psalms was viewed as a book of spiritual magical power. Indeed some sources required the reading of the whole of the Book of Psalms, with the (?) recommending they be read in full at least twice a week.

In more recent centuries the Psalms have also spread Into more contemporary traditions like Dutch Pow Wow and the Diaspora of African traditions. These uses are outside the scope of this thread, and would require substantial treatments of their own.

Of the 179 charms contained in this work, a wide range of materials were used as the basis of the charm. Paper and similar substances such as vellum and parchment
predominate (61), with a high number of glass plates (cool and cooking pots (4) being the next most common. Both of these
latter items recall the use of such items in ancient spells.

Certain substance dominate the list of consecrating ingredients, specifically water (30) and types of oil (22), as well as fragrant substances such as aloe wood (cool and mastic (15). The darker nature of some of the charms is also seen in the range of types of blood used, showing all of the classic animal bloods associated with the grimoires, such as white cockerel, black hen, bat, dove and goat. Interestingly there is also a charm which makes use of menstrual blood, which has commonly been seen as a taboo substance.

The characters used with many of the Psalms are as eclectic as the charms, being drawn from magical alphabets like Malachim Script and a mixture of hermetic and alchemical sigils.

What is clear about the uses in this extraordinary work Is that they emphasise establishing harmony and success in
the material world, and largely ignore the spiritual. The practices remind us of the need for magick to create effective change to be worthwhile, and through doing so then perhaps opening the practitioner up to a higher goal.

The Psalms contain a great deal of wisdom and beauty, and have been the basis of a huge range of charms and spells. Therein lies both their appeal and their power, which
will be evident to the Nairaland family, as they peruse through this unique thread.


Feb. 15, 2019
00:30am



Alaafia

Re: Spiritual Powers & Uses Of The 150 Psalms of King David For All Your Needs by OmoOsanyin: 9:47am On Feb 15, 2019
1. Write this Psalm until Et folium ejus non defluet with the characters and the letters and bind them to the right arm of a woman who may be in danger of losing her fruit and perfume with (?) and she will retain her fruit.

*** The Moon being in Pisces hour of Jupiter.


PRAYERS

Render us, oh Lord, as fertile as a fruit-laden tree before Thy divine glory, so that being cultivated amongst the multitude of Thy plants, we may be worthy and pleasing
unto Thee as a most excellent fruit in its fecundity through our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.


*Note: 'Characters' (writings) of power mentioned above purposely not listed here.


Alaafia
Re: Spiritual Powers & Uses Of The 150 Psalms of King David For All Your Needs by OmoOsanyin: 9:55am On Feb 15, 2019
2. If someone has a headache, let him write this Psalm until Et exaltans Caput meum with the characters below and tie them around the head of the sick man and he will be healed.

The Moon as above.


ORATION

Pour upon us, Oh Lord, Thine Holy Blessing, so that being upheld by Thy mercy, we will not fear any traps laid for us by our enemies nor will we be afraid of their great number, which doth assail us. By our Lord Jesus
Christ, so may it be.
Amen. Selah.



Alaafia
Re: Spiritual Powers & Uses Of The 150 Psalms of King David For All Your Needs by OmoOsanyin: 10:00am On Feb 15, 2019
3. If someone feels himself to be discomposed through gastronomic repletion, he should read this Psalm over pure oil and let the sick man be anointed by this oil and he will be cured.

In order to be welcomed by a Prince or King, write these characters on a new tablet, wash them with the aforementioned oil and
anoint your face with it and you will be welcomed.

The Moon and hour as above.



Alaafia
Re: Spiritual Powers & Uses Of The 150 Psalms of King David For All Your Needs by OmoOsanyin: 10:03am On Feb 15, 2019
4. It relieves the following afflictions, of which Saint Cassiodorus both confirms and affirms and he who says it in a devoted manner, will be delivered from all watery perils and from all accidents.

It is also useful for obtaining the friendship of great people. You should rise with the Sun on a Thursday and recite it 7 times with the name of the Intelligence and have the characters written on your left hand and just
before speaking to the person, he should speak the name of the Intelligence and stare at the characters on his hand - speak with confidence.

Intelligence: Ha



Alaafia
Re: Spiritual Powers & Uses Of The 150 Psalms of King David For All Your Needs by OmoOsanyin: 10:08am On Feb 15, 2019
5. This Psalm is used against tempters, liars, perjurers and for the souls of the dead.
In addition, it is good for locations or places that are being besieged and is also good for obtaining the friendship of great Lords. St Jerome says that it is good for important things to the soul and when it is said with
contrition, you will obtain from God all the things that you ask of Him.

In order to make this work, you should take some olive oil, over which you recite this Psalm 3 times then rub this oil into your forehead and onto the top of your hand,
onto which you will have written the name of the Intelligence, as well as the Character and you should see the resulting effects from it.

Intelligence name: (?)
Characters: (?)



Alaafia
Re: Spiritual Powers & Uses Of The 150 Psalms of King David For All Your Needs by OmoOsanyin: 10:13am On Feb 15, 2019
6. This is good for consoling the sinner and to remove from him the grief of having offended God and this makes him look into his heart. Saint Cassiodorus says that whoever recites it piously seven times in a row, will change the evil will of an ungodly Judge and will prevent him from
condemning him unjustly.

It is good for all the labours and torments of the Spirit, reciting it seven times and with each time speak the name of the Intelligence and then immediately say; Here I pray to Thee, Lord of Salvation through the Holy Names of this Psalm, that Thou mayest deliver me from (such a torment or such an ill), from which Thou canst deliver
those who are pleasing unto Thee.

It is also good for sick people, who have diseased eyes. It should be recited seven times for three days consecutively along with the name of the Intelligence and for each time you recite the Psalm, write its name and its character on a lettuce leaf and you should touch your eyes with it.

Intelligence: (?)
Character: (?)



Alaafia
Re: Spiritual Powers & Uses Of The 150 Psalms of King David For All Your Needs by OmoOsanyin: 10:22am On Feb 15, 2019
7. It procures the assistance of God if you say it piously when in times of need, according to St. Jerome; it also procures relief for prisoners and in the same way it
prevents you from being cheated by whomever and it serves against enemies and against lawsuits, if you carry it upon yourself along with its character and its
Intelligence.

If you are pursued from the rear, take some earth and recite this Psalm over it and write the character and the Intelligence on it and then throw this powder along with what you have written into it, into the face of your enemies and they will retreat.

If you have any specific enemies, take an earthenware vase and fill it with water from a spring or from a river and recite from this verse in the Psalm four times until the end of this Psalm and then add to it, My God, strike down mine enemies to my feet and trample upon them, as Thou didst bring
down the house of Abraham and may they flee from before me. Then throw this water onto the place over which your enemies will pass and you will always vanquish them.

If you involved in a lawsuit, while going before the judge, repeat the name of the Intelligence and you will find favour:

Intelligence: (?)
Characters: (?)



Alaafia
Re: Spiritual Powers & Uses Of The 150 Psalms of King David For All Your Needs by OmoOsanyin: 10:29am On Feb 15, 2019
8. In order to prevent children crying and in order to hold honey bees, write this Psalm and attach it to the right arm of the child and he will cry no longer and in order to
take the bees, if you recite the first verse only from this Psalm, you will be able to carry them to their territory.

The Moon being in (?) or in (?) hour of the (?)

ORATION

Oh Almighty God, we pray to Thy praiseworthy name most humbly, with the wish to make us worthy of the duties of servitude, which we owe to Thee and in this
way, Thou hast created and formed all creatures to the use of mankind through our Lord Jesus Christ, so may it be.



Alaafia
Re: Spiritual Powers & Uses Of The 150 Psalms of King David For All Your Needs by OmoOsanyin: 10:34am On Feb 15, 2019
9. If you wish to be honoured by your King or Prince, write all of this Psalm onto a glass plate with the characters below in the Name of Jesus Christ and of St Etienne,
wash all of it with olive oil and then rub your face with it.

The Moon as above.

ORATION
Lend, Oh God, Thy holy ear to our confession, Thou who hast never abandoned those who are penitent, so that
being delivered from the Gates of Death, we may avoid the traps that have been laid for us. Through Our Lord Jesus Christ. So mote it be.



Alaafia
Re: Spiritual Powers & Uses Of The 150 Psalms of King David For All Your Needs by OmoOsanyin: 10:41am On Feb 15, 2019
10. Write this Psalm on a parchment of wild billy-goat and also the characters with a pen from bronze and bury it under the door of your enemies. Write in the same way on another piece or parchment and place it upon the head of a dead man; if your enemy is a man, bury it in the sepulchre of a woman and if it is a woman, in that of
a man and may the death take place within a day.

The Moon being in (?) or in (?) hour of (?) or of (?).

ORATION
Cast Thine merciful eyes, Oh Lord, upon us, who are beaten down by our poverty; cover us with the arch of our faith, so that being sheltered from injury of unjust blood, we may serve Thee and preserve justice through our Lord Jesus Christ. So mote it be. Amen. Selah.


Alaafia
Re: Spiritual Powers & Uses Of The 150 Psalms of King David For All Your Needs by OmoOsanyin: 11:06am On Feb 15, 2019
11. If you have an enemy who says something evil about you, in order to prevent him from doing so, use this Psalm and the characters on a glass plate, perfume it with (?), read the entire Psalm over water and bury the plate under the door of your enemy.

The Moon being as above.

ORATION
Have compassion on our fragility, Father most Holy, give to us the grace to be able to please you with a glad heart and protect us from the mouths of those who speak much ill of me. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, So
mote it be. Amen. Selah.



Alaafia
Re: Spiritual Powers & Uses Of The 150 Psalms of King David For All Your Needs by OmoOsanyin: 6:36pm On Mar 09, 2019
Happy election day 2019.
Vote and be safe.



Alaafia
Re: Spiritual Powers & Uses Of The 150 Psalms of King David For All Your Needs by OmoOsanyin: 4:30pm On Mar 16, 2019
Against rogues and for teaching children easily.


If you are afraid that rogues may set a trap for you, recite this Psalm three times and they will flee.

If you have fallen asleep in a desert, read this Psalm until (?) three times and with the aid of God, you will have naught to fear.

If you wish to make a child more amenable to Education, write these characters, wash them with holy water, which you then collect in a drinking glass and give it to the child to drink. He will have an amazing idea.

The Moon being in (?) or (?) hour of (?).


ORATION
Turn not Thine face away from us, Oh Lord, Almighty God, for fear that our enemies may prevail against us; disperse rather their evil intention of heart, through Thine aid, so that we may obtain an easy death through our Lord Jesus Christ. So mote it be.
Amen. Selah.




Alaafia
Re: Spiritual Powers & Uses Of The 150 Psalms of King David For All Your Needs by OmoOsanyin: 9:56am On Oct 08, 2019
Thanks for the inquiries and patronage.



Blessed be.


Alaafia

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