Just as the gospel transformed pagan cultures, so the pagan gods are transforming our culture. Are pagan gods really demonic spirits? Ancient Israel was destroyed, because they turned away from worshipping the true and living God to worshipping false gods like Baal. Jonathan Cahn, best selling author of The Return of the Gods, says, behind abortion and the crazy events we see today are the gods of ancient cultures that were cast out by the gospel but have come back with a vengeance into our culture. Child sacrifice was practiced to appease pagan gods by the thousands, but we’ve sacrificed millions in abortion.