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Satan tried to steal my soul at a very young age. When I was three years old, I was sexually abused by the teenage boys and girls down the street from where I lived. What would a little girl know about sex at this age? Because of this door being opened it was the beginning of my visitations from demons of lust. .
At night I would lie in bed, little and scared because I would feel the demons around me, I would cry because I was scared. After about a year, we moved away to a different town. My mother had then gotten us involved in a Lutheran church. I would remember going there and feeling safe. Little did I know then, that the jesus I was seeing there was the fake jesus and not the real one.
I was still being visited by the demons but then I also started having visitations from this “jesus” and in that time, I had visitations on many occasions. I would feel demons of lust around me wanting to have sex with me, but I would see this “jesus” also. This was the hook …Satan’s agenda..get me to follow the fake jesus by showing himself to me and helping to dispel the demons of lust….
If that wasn’t bad enough, the man next door to us at our new home had begun to sexually abuse me and this is when I began to understand that when there is sexual abuse, the demons from others can almost sniff it out..like when a male dog goes into heat looking for a female to mate with, such is how these demons sniff out sexual abuse in another. I know now that the main objective was for the enemy to render me useless for the kingdom of God by playing himself against himself. He was setting me up for the big deception…..
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At 16 I was on the beach with my friend when I saw a young boy sitting in the sand with his legs crossed. He was around my age and as I was walking by him he asked me, “Do you know Jesus Christ?” I didn’t but I was so angry all of the time, and I fought constantly with my parents and siblings..our home was chaotic most of the time. I said “no” and he asked me if I wanted to. I said “sure” as my life couldn’t have gotten any worse than it already was. I said the “Sinners Prayer” with him and asked jesus into my heart. For two weeks I felt peaceful, the most peaceful I had ever felt and THEN….my whole life went to hell in a hand basket!
I was more out of control than I had ever been. I got pregnant and aborted the baby shortly after,became promiscuous and this would be the start of my depression…I would go on this way for years….little did Satan know that God had other plans for my life, but I will talk about that it my next article…until then, know this: If Jesus Christ of Nazareth has truly set you free, you will be free indeed.
If you have had sexual abuse, or know someone who has and needs help, If you suffer from demonic affliction, call Sheppard’s Counseling Center today. Even if you just need to talk, the phone lines are open right now. Her team of supervised deliverance ministers, are waiting to serve you. Your deliverance, and full freedom in Christ is Pam’s number one concern. The fact that she has 38 years of experience as a licensed therapist under her belt, should beckon you to the phone to make the call. Call Now! (518)477-5759.
I am summarizing some scriptures here, so please bare with me as I paraphrase a bit.
Paul wrote to the Romans, “be not conformed to THIS world but be transformed by the renewing of the mind so that you can prove the perfect will of God for your life.” He also warned the Corinthians about casting down imaginations and thoughts that could exalt themselves ABOVE the knowlege of God. Paul implied that all thoughts could be “captured” and brought into obedience to the will of God. We know the general will of God from His word. However, it is the Holy Ghost Who provides the direction of our individual lives once our minds have been renewed.
Therefore, a renewed mind precedes knowing what God’s will for US is.
So I suggest to you that discovering the will of God for your life involves a renewal. There are some key points that I would like to underscore:
We are what we THINK we are. Our thoughts have power to draw both evil and godly energy. If we have practiced negative self talk, in the same manner, we should consciously practice godly self talk. Godly thought will bring about godly talk. Godly talk will bring forth the fruits of victory in casting down evil thoughts.
A part of renewing the soul is to learn how to deal with what is uncomfortable. Walking on the sands of a beautiful beach on a hot sunny day has its comforts and delights. However,if the sand is very “hot,” it is difficult to walk on it. Struggles and failures supply the necessary preparation to learn how to “walk on hot sand.”.
Where deliverance from demonic oppression is concerned, torment can be a blessing. Torment wipes out the delusion that “all is well” and knocks off the rose colored glasses. The tormented one is pressured to search for answers and solutions—something that he would not have even considered if he had not desperately sought release from the torment.
Anyone who makes desicions either by the influence of an unrenewed mind or emotions is usually weak in his or her will. The will is the organ that examines, distinguishes, judges and makes decisions based upon the information received from the mind and the emotions.
Choices can often be longlasting and unchangeable. We can make the choice but we cannot choose the outcome or the repercussion. In other words, we can choose to sin but we cannot choose the wages of that sin.
One of the fallacies is that we assume that we have time to change. When physical death appears to be “far off,” our will power tends to procrastinate and take chances. However, when death is a daily reality, we learn to live and make choices that prolong our days.
Once we discover what we need to learn about our own inner struggles, there are other people who will need our testimony and our influence so that that too can be victorious. A major purpose of struggling is that we can become consolers of those who are struggling in those areas where we have become triumphant. By planting new seeds of power into our minds, old patterns and habits will be destroyed by the resurrection power of the Holy Ghose. In a symbolic context, the seeds are as Jesus said. They are the words of fruitbaring power.
At Sheppard’s Counseling Center, ministers are trained in a unique deliverance mentoring program called SEW, Spiritual Empowerment Workshop. These are ministers who have overcome torment, walked on hot sand, and survived. From domestic violence, to rape, to incest, to alcoholism, to parents and grandparents who were practicing witchcraft, these men and women have walked on hot sand and survived. They have a testimony that you need. If you could benefit from their testimony, leave a comment on this post, visit www.pamsheppard.com/online_ministers_available, send a facebook message to www.facebook.com/pamela.sheppard911 or call 518-522-5461
Reason #2 Pam Sheppard uncovers and breaks down strongholds
Reason #3 Pam Sheppard knows how to close chakras
Reason #4 Pam Sheppard will teach you to know yourself better than the enemy knows you!
Reason 5: The Holy Ghost set Pam Sheppard free from evil spirits more than 35 years ago!
Reason 6: Pam Sheppard is the founder of deliverance counseling. She is a specialist. Both a minister of 31 years and a master degreed, licensed therapist in the state of NY since 1973.
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Reason 7. Pam Sheppard was a pastor in the IC for 20 years. She will “pastor” you in her online deliverance ministry called RESCUE.
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Spiritual covering? I’m back again with part 2 of Spiritual Covering Exposed: The Truth about Spiritual Covering.
All right then, I’m going to make a confession right here in this blog post. I was a spiritual covering junkie. Yes, at one time I was obsessed with finding a spiritual covering. Here’s why: When I left the organized church, I felt lost for a while. I felt like a fish out of water. I felt like I was treading unknown territory.
I had left the Word of Faith church, which I consider to be a cult. I have to call em’ as I see them. The WOF is one twisted bundle of rusty wired fallacies. I had been on the WOF hook for a few years.
I escaped, opted out because I had heard the Lord tell me ” come out from among them”. Here’s the kicker: my pastor actually gave a sermon about how those who left his church to start ministries failed. Not only that, he warned me that I would need an intro letter before I could be accepted to another ” spiritual covering” church. I never bothered to get such a letter. The pastor had proven himself to witnesses that he was a thug and a theif. A few left his church. I was among the few.
As time went on, I eventually understood that the Lord was calling me out of the organized church totally— bar none. This happened because of Pam Shepppard. She was told the same and explained, in detail why the system was corrupt.
The whole organized church system is full of corosion, but I was not 100% sure about that yet. Okay, so there I was churchless, wondering if I had heard the Lord correctly. Somehow, the term spiritual covering popped up while I was websurfing. I was websurfing wondering if anyone else had heard what I had heard. At the same time I was mostly searching for someone to be under. i.e a spiritual covering. My web searches changed from day to day.
Spiritual covering was a buzz word I had heard in the past. Since I was out of the organized church I looked to find a spiritual covering. Not realizing, that God had called me out of all things churchwise. God had called me out of the organized church, which meant…ALL CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS.
But that didn’t mean I was to fall into the lone ranger minister trap. This much I knew. I kept asking God why I would be alone? I kept praying on that point and referring to scripture. I knew lone ranger disciples never existed. Jesus had the 12, and sent the 12 out two by two to minister. Who was I? Was I better than Jesus himself?
I found myself a ministry association and joined up. I had my— so called– spiritual covering. So I thought! I felt secure, fear of not having a spiritual covering left me. I left my old church with some ministry experience, especially women’s ministry and writing. So I picked up from there, and started writing ministry articles online. I was feeling good, I had my coveted spiritual covering.
But time moved on, as it always does, and I soon began to suspect that spiritual covering was unscriptural. I wasn’t 100% sure yet. I went on to get a certification in Christian life coaching. I figured two spiritual coverings might be better than one. But it was all an illusion. I had been feeling like my hands were tied, and I couldn’t teach or share the Gospel, without the phony spiritual covering. The spiritual covering fallacy was really bondage personified.
The ministry association left me with very little support. Their main concern was whether or not my dues were up to date. I did find a second ministry association/so-called spiritual covering, but soon knew I had to submit to what the Lord had told me. I had to denounce any membership with the harlot aka organized church. So I can certainly understand, if you feel or felt you needed a spiritual covering.
But I can’t continue in sympathy with you, because if you believe that having a spiritual covering is paramount to being able to even say the name Jesus— we must part ways. I can’t support a doctrine from left field just because I was fooled as well.
I spun my wheels round and round for a while publishing online to a Christian audience. The more articles I wrote, the more I began connecting to Christian’s blogging, teaching and trying their best to minister online. I was on a merry go round, and started meeting people in un-repentant sin. I did meet some very nice folks, but mostly I got a real eye and earful of deception and lawlessness from professing believers.
Meanwhile, I was looking for a place. What do I mean by that? Well, the Lord had not only told me to come out from the church, he also said: ” to a place I will show you “.
Now I can get into giving you the true meaning of spiritual covering. Why? because Pam Sheppard and Pam Sheppard counseling and publishing is ” the Place ” the Lord revealed as my destination. I have arrived!
The true meaning of spirtual covering, has nothing to do with laying on of hands ceremonies. Submitting and coat tailing elders, or foot kissing. The true meaning of spiritual covering begins with truth. When you find that one who you know teaches truth, your spirit bears witness that the person is of God. Part of Pam Sheppard’s assignment includes exposing the devil in his evil entirety, and casting out demons, and fallen angel’s— once and for all. Pam has 37 years of deliverance counseling experience. This fact alone, should have your ears at attention, and inspire you to want to know her.
Pam Sheppard also has a strong undeniable calling from the Lord, to train ministers for such a time as this.
In the case of Pam Sheppard, check the spirit. Read as many articles, and books of hers as you can. If you do, I’m pretty sure you and I will end up on the same page, concerning her.
Part 3 of this article is going to blow off the dilapidated roof of the spiritual covering concept fallacy lie.
TO BE CONTINUED….
If your under torments , difficulties and what you think are demonic afflictions, and need deliverance…please go here. A team of deliverance mentors, supervised by Pam Sheppard, are waiting to serve you:
Your spiritual life is like a journey. You are on the broad road, and SEW Mentoring will lead you to the narrow way. As you journey through the valleys to find your mountaintops, our trained ministers are with you as a “travel guide” so to speak. You have become accustomed to travelling alone, and perhaps with out even a map. You have been walking for a long time and your bondage may have brought you to a crossroad.
The first stage of basic Christian mentoring is geared toward helping you make your own decisions about how much truth you are willing to receive to obtain freedom. The more you resist truth, the longer you will journey on the broad way, that leads to destruction.
THEOBJECTIVES OF DELIVERANCE MENTORING
We have found that most Christians who need deliverance mentoring are blinded by spiritual ignorance. Our goal at SEW is to help you obtain clear spiritual vision as we coach and train you to distinguish between good and evil.
The goal of basic Christian mentoring is to help you to be engaged, encouraged and enlightened in your mind. As such, our objective at is to strengthen your spirit so that you will be able to recognize God’s will and choose it above your own.
However, the goal of deliverance mentoring is to arm you to recognize and effectively deal with the activity of the enemy in your life. Deliverance mentoring is broken down into 4 components:
A SEARCH FOR COSMIC EVIL DOORWAYS: These are areas in a person’s life which are giving or have given cosmic entities the right to enter or remain in the person. Asking Jesus to “come into your heart, a counterfeit birth, a background in the occult, unconfessed sins, ungodly soul ties, unforgiveness, holding cursed possessions (occult rings, etc.) and so forth can give demons a right to inhabit and torment a person. These legal grounds can be removed by facing the truth, repentance, renunciation, extending forgiveness, etc.
THE EXAMINATION OF STRONGHOLDS: These are basically incorrect thinking patterns in your mind. For example, if you think God is angry with you because you have committed the unpardonable sin, then you will feel like He is. This stronghold may open you to panic attacks, paranoia or obsessive compulsive behavior. Strongholds are torn down in each mentoring session as a trained minister and mentee work together to reprogram your mind to think differently. You might say that the SEW approach to a stronghold is to enhance critical thinking capabilities and simple commonsense. Together the mentor and the mentee destroy the strength of the debilitating thought.
RESTORATION OF YOUR SOUL: Renewal is often required when counseling a person who has been abused, raped or has been exposed to a traumatic experience. Becoming whole is a work of the Holy Spirit and is received as a captive is delivered from the inner hurt and pain from past experiences. Then the Holy Spirit comes in and heal those wounds. Forgiveness often plays a part in this releasing process. Oftentimes, self-forgiveness needs to be received as the captive may be holding things against him or herself which must be released. Once truth is known and accepted, frrdom is obtained.
EXPULSION OF THE ENEMY Confronting cosmic entities directly is where either devils or demons are driven out of the client by the Name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth and the power of the Holy Ghost. After success in the first three stages, expulsion is often un-necessary. However, in various cases, direct confrontation of the powers of darkness cannot be avoided. At this stage, the client MUST sign and notarize an informed consent form called the DDF, the Deliverance Disclaimer Form. There are no exceptions.
Dedicated Ministers who themselves were captives have been trained to conduct mentoring sessions. Visit our page called SEW Ministers to read a brief bio of 7 of them. I recommend that you give SEW mentor a one month trial and you will not be sorry. www.pamsheppard.com/online_ministers_available
Deliverance ministry was founded in the early seventies once the book “Pigs in the Parlor” was released by Frank and Ida Hammond. Derek Prince and Peter Wagner were also key players in its development over the last 4 decades. I entered into deliverance in 1983. Here are but a few of the revelations I have received over the years.
I have learned that the demons of today KNOW HOW TO MOCK a deliverance session with the manifestations of coughing, rasping, retching, vomiting—pea soup type stuff as seen in the movie, “the Exorcist.” Much of this is fakery—not on the part of the person in bondage, but the antics of the earthbound demons. Those who “manifest” in this manner are rarely set free. In other words, the demons of today are more sophisticated than the ones faced by Jesus and His apostles. These entities have had centuries “to practice” their craft. So their goal is to make a mockery of “casting out of demons” so as to defy Jesus Christ by making the deliverance worker look like an inept fool.
Earth bound demons can be cast out by faith in the Name of Jesus Christ of
Nazareth in 5 minutes. If a deliverance session takes longer than THAT, then
an earth bound demon is NOT involved. It is either a cosmic power—a fallen
angel who is NOT a demon—OR NO DEMON AT ALL.
3. The minister or worker seeking to help another under the captivity of evil
spirits, must be prepared for the deceiving spirits misusing to the captive the
very truth the captive himself desires, and needs for his deliverance. The
enemy will also misrepresent and attempt to discredit the minister seeking to
help the captive to freedom. In other words, if you have a demon—both you and the minister need to be defensively prepared for the fact that the your resistance to the truth that will be revealed through mentoring. Your resistance will be inspired by the very demon who has you in bondage.
Deliverance mentoring is a process wherein the captive and the minister join forces to systematically confront the forces of darkness with TRUTH. In deliverance mentoring, mentees are equipped and taught to understand the intelligent use of the spiritual weapons so as to obtain knowledge of the organized hosts of darkness. As such, the mentee is coached on how to try the spirits by exercising his or her own spiritual vision so that “by reason of use” it becomes acute in discerning the operations of the enemy in the spiritual sphere. I teach ministers in training how to observe and learn by observation and practice—
If you are a captive, it is crucial to your complete recovery to know the methods of the enemy against you, in his war against ALL the people of God.
The Remnant Church of God now needs “leaders” trained in the knowledge
of the enemy’s world-wide campaigns; ministers able to foresee his “wiles,” and
to guide the rank and file of God’s people into winning the aggressive war against him.
At Sheppard’s Counseling Center,
we train ministers to become spiritual leaders=== skilled in the knowledge of the armour, and the weapons of warfare provided in the Word of God, so as to detect any weak places in their use as an intelligent, systematic, aggressive COUNTER-CAMPAIGN AGAINST the enemy of your soul.
The powers of darkness are keenly clever at working with natural problems by simulating natural conditions either in a client’s personality or disturbance of mental or bodily functions. They watch
for some physical, emotional, attitudinal or mental dysfunction to serve as a cover or an explanation of their own workings .Casting demons out without dealing with the root cause of the dysfunction may relieve a client from torment, but the relief is only temporary or the enemy will simply strategize by transferring its activity in another sphere of life. So a person believes that they are healed
when in essence, the enemy has merely shifted his target.
In terms of strategy, demons are skilled at taking two opposing positions. In other words, the enemy will purposefully control both sides of any situation, so that the unsuspecting will assume that since one approach is obviously demonic, the opposing option MUST BE GOD, when both approaches and opinions are demonic. The goal is to control every side of every situation,in order to obscure, deceive and confuse. In this way, the enemy can advance a long-term agenda. Most often, the enemy’s attack is to distract from root causes so as to maintain power and control.
This is why at Pam Sheppard Miinistries, we find the root and pull it up! Ministers for mentoring are available. Call 1-888-818-1117.
The enemy really designs his deception based upon his knowledge of us. The secret desires of our hearts and our assumptions provide religious demons with both the blueprint and the building blocks of the grand deception that fuels the enemy’s overall plan. The plan begins as a kind of conspiracy theory which answers the questions , “what makes him or her tick? And if I do THIS, then will he or she do THAT?” What the religious demon has to do is to find a way to “guide our steps.” There is no greater thrill than for a religious demon to manipulate and control a child of God and cause that person to become both his prey and his captive.
So I believe that we overcome by first knowing ourselves. When you know yourself better than the enemy knows YOU, then you are on your way to victory. For example, if you are an achiever, your desire to succeed CAN BE a key contact point on the blueprint and the religious demon will begin to “build the plan.”
Consider the movie “the Devil’s Advocate.” An advocate is a lawyer, and Keanu Reeves, “the advocate” was a lawyer in the movie, as was the devil, played by Al Pacino. The devil’s plan to guide the steps of his advocate began with setting Reeves up to win every case as a defense attorney. By doing so, Pacino
said to himself, if I cause Reeves to win every case, will he to literally do “anything” to win when it appears that he may lose his first case? Will he neglect a sick wife? Will he ignore his mother’s warnings? Will he even cheat to win? Will he hide evidence?
In the movie, the devil had been watching the advocate from the time he was born, and he wanted to see if he knew Reeves better than the advocate knew himself. Just in case the advocate had any surprises in his back pocket, the devil had a back up plan. His first plan was to cause Reeves to risk
everything in order NOT TO LOSE A CASE. And when that didn’t work, Pacino’s final plan was even better. What was the foundation of the entire devil’s conspiracy? It was the vanity of the advocate relative to his desire to always succeed and excell.
Vanity was the advocate’s Achilles heal. Where Reeves went wrong was in his assumptions. He assumed that he was winning each and every case because of his skill, when in reality, the devil was helping him to win.
So point number one in trying the spirits is this: When you go wrong in your assumptions, you have given place to the devil.
What is an assumption?
An assumption is taking for granted that a particular supposition, fact or circumstance is true. It is prematurely accepting as truth, what is merely an hypothesis or a guess. For example, when I reflect upon my very first assumption as a Christian, I “assumed” that because I had power in my hands to heal, that:
1. the healing power was from God;
2. that God was calling me to minister healing.
It took about 25 years for me to find out that “the healing power that I had was NOT from God.” So logically speaking, if the the power was not from God, and if it was not from ME, then it must have come from the enemy. If the power came from the enemy, then what was his agenda in giving me the power?
When I “tried the spirits” on this matter, I realized that I had first manifested healing power while I was a new age occultist. When I became a Christian and I saw in the bible that Jesus is a Healer, I just “assumed” that since I was now “born again,” I could simply transition occult healing into my
Christian work for God. WRONG!!! Along this same train of thought, we “assume” that because what we are doing is similar to what the early apostles did, that we are doing “the same thing.” It ain’t necessarily so.
With every Christian, the enemy assigned to you is going to “set you up” to be disappointed in God, so that eventually, you will be so frustrated with failure, that you will throw your spiritual hands up in the air and declare, “I’m done with this.” This was the intent of the healing power I operated in. The religious devil’s motive was to frustrate me when those I laid hands on did not “keep” their healing. This works also in the opposite direction. If the sick keeps the healing, then “the healer” will assume that he is operating off of divine power, when he is not.
Consequently, the devil remains in control and can exercise authority in the healer’s life whenever he sees fit.
Assumptions are constantly made by Christians who believe that “the 3 witnesses rule” is an indication
that a sign, wonder, message or circumstance is “a confirmation” from God.Confirmation! Its a twelve letter dirty word that covers a wide field of consideration! In fact, Satan and his crew get many chuckles out of this one.
There are so many varieties of “confirmations” that it is hard to present one representative example, so I’ll have to make one up. You had a dream that you should move to Georgia. Or perhaps someone from your church prophesied over you—“God has called you to minister in Georgia.” The same day, you heard Ray Charles sing, “Georgia on my mind.” Then someone called you on the telephone from Georgia, but it was a wrong number. In the afternoon, a friend stopped by and gave you some peaches. Georgia peaches.
“So there it is” you say to yourself. I got 3 signs or witnesses that provide “confirmation” to my dream or prophetic word. God wants me to move to Georgia.
I use such a ridiculous example to highlight what foolish believers do constantly.
The”confirmation” thing is nothing but an assumption, not based on fact, not based on truth. When God sends a message, He does not have to confirm it. He may, or He may not. Here is an instance in my life where God supernaturally “showed and proved.”
I had recently divorced my last husband because his drug addiction became unbearable. However, I still loved him very much so I was vulnerable to him if he attempted to reconcile. I thought, “since he had not cheated on me since we were married, perhaps I should not have divorced him.”
One morning, I dreamt I saw a mudslide. My husband jumped into it. When he got up, a woman was hidden underneath him—in the mud.
As I lay there, considering the meaning of the dream, the phone rang. It was my ex. He wanted to reconcile. I listened but I was quiet, remembering the dream I had just 5 minutes before the call.
I got up out of my bed, and walked into a room that had once been his den. Laying in the middle of the floor, in a room that I had cleaned several times was an application for credit, made out by my ex. What I noticed was that he used a different address and phone number on the application. So I dialed the number. A woman answered. I asked “Can I speak to Rich?” She replied, “He is not here right now. Who is this?” I said “his wife..”
The woman went berserk. She screamed “you are not his wife. You have divorced him. I have been his woman for the last 3 years. So you need to go about your business and leave him alone because Rich is MINE!!!”
So when I try the spirits, this was rather supernatural. It all occurred within the space of 20 minutes. Something appeared on my floor that was not there for two months!!!! I dreamed about the hidden woman, “under the mud” of my ex’s secret life 5 minutes before his call.
Was this the devil trying to get me to go over there and shoot somebody and end up in jail? For I also had her address.
Not THIS time! lol. Both God and the devil know that I am too wise and too much in control of my emotions to fall for THAT one. The Lord simply provided me with the hidden information that I needed to stop punishing myself for divorcing an adulterer and for NOT TAKING HIM BACK!!!! I had every
right to divorce him.
At times, God WILL confirm. When he does, it will not be an assumption. IT WILL BE FACT AND TRUTH THAT SETS YOU FREE.
Take it from one who knows. Most confirmation comes from the devil.
Here is another personal experience. I may have used this real life example before, but it bares repeating because it clarifies my point. In 1979, I had a dream that I saw a
minister standing on my church’s steps, with a robe across his arm. He looked at me and said, “Girl, I’m gonna marry You!” In the dream, he was wearing a navy blue suit purchased from Sears and a pair of navy blue swede shoes.
Two weeks later, on a Sunday morning, “a force” was trying to stop me from going to
church. I “assumed” it was the devil. So I persevered and went out of the door,
walking to church. Looking back today, I realize that it was God who tried to
stop me from going, or at least an angel sent from God.
When I arrived, the new visiting pastor was at the church, robed and wearing a navy blue suit and blue swede shoes. I was sitting in the congregation and he set his eyes on
me from the pulpit chair. Later that evening, my pastor called, claiming that the visiting pastor wanted to meet me. When we met he said “Girl, I’m gonna marry you cause you sooooo pretty!” I asked, where did you buy your suit? He said “Sears and Roebuck.”
Plenty of confirmation here!.
Without the dream and all of this “confirmation”, I would never have given this man a second glance. He was simply not my type. So because of all of this “confirmation,” I assumed “this must be God.” To make a long story short, it was not. This minister was one of the worst men to ever enter into my life. He was a Satanic setup for things that could have literally “taken me down and out!.”
So when you have circumstances occur that are similar, with all kinds of confirmation, a try the spirits tip is this—- ,
Run like a bat let out of hell. Its the devil.
The excuses that we make to explain why we find ourselves under demonic attack are another form of an assumption. My meaning is better explained by illustration. I founded a church with a name that I discovered more than a decade later, was given to me by a religious demon. My kind of vanity was that I “assumed” that because the Denomination I was ordained in was defiled, that my ministry was clean. You need to know that just because your opposition may be wrong, that doesn’t make you RIGHT!!! I was unaware of
this truth, so I “assumed” that the church that I founded was superior to any of the churches in the Denomination.
So when my church and I came under a persistent attach from all sides, I assumed, “we must be doing great things and the devil is angry.” So the attack caused someone with a personality type like mine to brace myself and hold on to my church and ministry with an even stronger grip. Little did I know that “this was the motive for the attack—that I would hold on to what God wanted me to let go of, as long as I assumed that I was doing God a service.
Usually when demons bombard you with frequent attacks, they are already in control. They simply want you to assume that you have a fighting chance. According to Jessie Penn Lewis, “They attack a person because they are in possession, but make him think and believe it to be an indirect attack, ie. through another person. The blame is placed on the man himself or someone else, or on anything but the true cause, so that the intruder may not be discovered and expelled. It is therefore important that all ‘excuses’ should be examined, i.e., the ‘reasons’ for such and such an unexplainable
The causes should always be gone into, for by believing a wrong interpretation of the manifestation, more ground is given to the lying spirits. The believer may be refusing ground on the one hand, and giving new ground on the other, unless he examines all the suggestions which come to his mind
concerning his condition.” (War on the Saints, pg. 176)
This is what the enemy is looking for when he takes advantage of the assumptions you make. He is looking for “new ground” to continue to deceive and control you. Those who are most vulnerable are those who love their ministry more than they love Jesus Himself. Anyone who has a ministry should not assume that it was God who gave it to you. So go back to what was going on in your life when you assumed that God called you into ministry.
Since I have “been there and done that,” it is easy for me to recognize those who are themselves possessed by a ministry that they assume God gave to them. I can recognize an obsessed worker, one who is consumed with either revival, deliverance, setting captives free, healing, even saving souls, which no one does but God.
Those who are obsessed by “their” ministries are blind to their condition. Certainly, helping others, giving of your time, teaching and preaching, and un-deceiving the deceived are all rightful things. Nevertheless, very often, the enemy uses ministry as a distraction to the worker’s own need of deliverance from the enemy’s deception.
If you put yourself into the hands of workers like these, you will be subject to both their confusion and their contraditions. Such workers will seem strong, yet they are weak, loving but they are really stoical and distant. Why? Because they are un-trusting and afraid of every dark shadow. Remember. The
Lord’s yoke is easy and His burden is light.
Anytime you assume that God can’t do His work without YOU, you are in the devil’s hands.
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The bible warns us to “be not many masters, for ours is the greater condemnation.” In other words, “Don’t rush in where fools ought not to tred.” Or “something like that.’ At least, take heed of the worldly proverb which says, “don’t bite off more than you can chew or else you will choke,” if you get my drift. The bible also reveals through the prophet David, that man was made “lower than the angels.”Oh, he got THAT right.”
Only ONE human being—the God/man of the universe— has
power over angels, both divine ones and evil ones. His name is Jesus Christ of Nazareth. When we have faith in Him, then when we confront devils, they must obey us,—not because of US—but because of Him!!! So I warn the so-called “Army of God,” the Dominionists, the Manifest Sons of God, the army of the locusts or “The New Breed,”—by whatever
handle they are using at the moment. If you are out of step with the Lord, then don’t expect that the Holy Ghost will protect you from Satan’s army. Since the major belief among you is that as a special “Superman type” you are going to overcome the devil, just know that Satan is laughing at you. When the enemy comes out against you, without the backup of the Holy Ghost, hopefully you will NOT be dealt with more harshly than were the sons of Sceva.
Until you’ve been standing “toe to toe” with the enemy, you haven’t a clue of what devils and demons can do to you. After 30 years in ministry—25 of those years in deliverance—, I speak from experience. When God finally “un-deceived” me, He politely informed me that “He didn’t call me into deliverance ministry.”
So since I knew that I didn’t “call myself,” THERE WAS ONLY ONE OTHER CHOICE. I didn’t have to be a Rocket Scientist to figure out that “the devil called me into deliverance ministry.” Simple
logic told me that if the devil called me into deliverance ministry, then “the enemy is in FULL control, the author and the finisher of it.”
I have had many “encounters” with the enemy in what is called “deliverance ministry.” I have watched all of the pre-staged shows, the “charades,” and even the circuses, where demons play games and cough,vomit,convulse, whine, growl, talk, roll, prophecy, and hiss like snakes. The foolish then believe
that because “demons manifested,” the captive is now free. WRONG! I have stood flabberghasted, as a demon picked up a crippled person OUT OF A WHEELCHAIR—a professing Christian who never walked—and mobilized her to walk down a long aisle toward me in what I call “the Frankenstein
stroll”, screaming the F word, bellowing in a Dracula-type voice, blaspheming and trying to hit one of those present in the head with a bible.
The reality is that casting out demons is just the beginning of freedom. Complete freedom can only be obtained when a captive is able to receive the total truth about self, God and the ways of the enemy that trapped him or her off in the first place.
Demons are like actors who far excel over the master Houdini’s of this world. They can imitate any human voice, appear in a mirage as any human being, and they communicate with each other
telepathically!!! Whatever you see with your human or even your spiritual eye is “not what you see!!!” Like movie stars, they like to put on a show. They particularly like to mock Christians. So be careful, New Breed! Even your “generals” like Todd Bentley haven’t a clue. You can not “take back what the enemy has stolen,” because the enemy has stolen YOU!” That’s right! Joel’s Army is working for Satan! Get a grip, people!!! Come out from under Satan by resisting pride. Humble yourself under the might hand of God and admit that you are in gross error.
Once I got wise and realized that the enemy is in control of deliverance ministry and any movement that uses the term “spiritual warfare,” I put on the breaks.
First, I reclaimed my commonsense and learned how to try the spirits. Throughout, I stayed at the cross of Calvary! I resisted personal pride by allowing the Holy Ghost to break me. Therefore, I lost all ambition to be anyone special. It just LEFT!!! Nothing IN me desires to be a part of Joel’s army as I have been stripped of personal ambition. I no longer seek the help of mega preachers to mentor or embrace my ministry. In fact, I no longer have “a ministry.” I no longer stand behind any pulpits nor do I answer to any man’s authority. Even though man has ordained me and I remain in good standing with my credentials, I no longer submit myself to the approval of men. I will not be
called, “pastor” any longer, or “Rev” any longer. When people call me by those titles, with tact, I correct them.
I have ONE General. Jesus Christ of Nazareth.
I walk by faith and not by supernatural signs and wonders. One of my practices is to quickly admit when I am wrong. I not only acknowledge my error without rancor, but I also make immediate changes. When, after 25 years, God said to me, ” If you stay in that denomination, I will not
be able to use you. But let them put you out,” I did just that and in 9 months, I was “outta there!” When I found error in one of my 6 books, I tried to immediately take it off of the market. When that failed, I no longer market it. When the Lord revealed that the enemy had taken over my church, I shut down a church that I loved—one that I had founded 12 years previously. Whatever God shows me, I DO ACCORDINGLY– once I have tried the spirits and I am assured that it is HIM.
As a result, God has been impressed with my meekness and my obedience. Realizing
how truly powerless I actually am, I am constantly shocked when the Lord honors my prayers. As I write this, I perceive that I have entered into the secret place of the Most High and that I abide in His shadow. I stay in His shadow, because, unlike “the New Breed,” I know full well that the devil is exceedingly more powerful than me, in my own strength. I also realize that “this is the enemy’s hour,” given to Him by God Himself. So I understand my boundaries. I don’t fret, fear, nor am I sad, nor do I say things, like, “Oh, my heart hurts so bad for God’s people.” I just keep ready and alert for the moment when I perceive that ONE of God’s people has been prepared to be “un-deceived.” Then I do what “God has called me to do.”
Therefore, the Lord’s burden is light to me. As one who continues to cast out devils, I no longer struggle with them—not even for 5 minutes— once I have uncovered their presence! I simply give the command and the Holy Ghost backs me up. Since I have humbled myself and perceived that in truth, I am nothing where the power of the enemy is concerned, demons cannot stand before me when the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth is in my mouth. I have real faith in His Name. You cannot have faith in His name if you don’t live a life of repentance or if you don’t understand His bodily resurrection.
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