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Co-Dependency: Is a Demon Involved? 

25 Aug

Yes indeed.  however generally, the demon is in the other person, using HIM  or HER to keep you bound in a demonic soul-tie.  I can break that soul tie by casting it out in the name of the perpetrator who a Demon is using to ensnare you, Yet even so, if all of the issues are not dealt with, that demon will be back in the next man or woman used to keep you bounding demonic soul-tie.

The real issue is co-dependency.  In less than three months of deliverance counseling, Kellie has been set free without any commands to demons needing to be  made. Here is What Kellie learned After a totalof four  months of telephone counseling:

SET FREE FROM CO-DEPENDENCY BY KELLIE

In active telephone counseling with RESCUE because of a devastating romantic co-dependency ,Kellie began telephone counseling with Pastor Pam Sheppard on April 1, 2015, a little over 4 months ago from today. In her own words, Check out the insights she has received. 


It seemed that Kellie’s problem was demonic. It was. But the root to it could not be cast out!


Co-Dependency: The Root of My Captivity by Kellie


Co-dependence is not knowing who you are, what you believe in and what your boundaries are. It is usually bred in childhood by parents who do not give their children the proper care and love they need to develop their authentic self. The child is left fending for themselves and come to believe that they are not worth the time and attention just for being who they are. The child then overcompensates in some way to win the parents approval. Because being who they are isn’t enough, they begin to adopt faulty beliefs that if they were someone different they would eventually win the love of their parents and everything would be alright. A Co-dependent becomes a perfectionist. They strive for perfection because being themselves was never enough. They construct different personalities, ones that are more pleasing than their own. They seek to destroy those parts of themselves that they deem are faulty. Any emotion or feeling that is not acceptable to the parent becomes cut off and a new feeling is taken on. This is called splitting. What in actuality is happening is a layer is being produced that covers their original personality and a false one is implemented to cover the true authentic self. Feelings that are not acceptable to the parent are stuffed down and repressed. A co-dependent will then adopt other feelings to cover those feelings. Shaming from the parent is usually the reason. A parent that cannot accept authentic feelings from a child will shame them into acting a way that is more pleasing to the parent. They cannot deal with what is considered a raw emotion. They seek to manage and fix their child’s emotions to be more comfortable for the parent.  


Co-dependence happens mainly in women. Co-dependence seeks to fix situations and circumstances. It wants to right the wrongs that were done in others because of the wrongs that were really done to the self. The co-dependent grows up not knowing true autonomy because he/she sought so long to win approval of their parents. They do not know where the parent ends and they begin. When a child grows up like this, they will seek out partners that carry the same dynamic because it makes them feel safe. They will look for someone they can “fix.” They will do it believing that if they can just fix the person then they will accomplished what was not fixable in their childhood. This usually comes however from the false selves and not the true self. They use control and manipulation also using these false selves to fix another. They do not understand that it is not authentic and genuine but from a place of fear of failing. They will perpetuate the false self until the person they are trying to fix loves them for who they think they are which is never the real person but really “a house of mirrors.” The real person lies dormant layered in the false selves.


I have been a co-dependent all of my life and I am 50. I sought to fix the wrongs in others, and I did it from a place of fear. I wanted to be loved for who I was and yet I had no idea who that was and what she stood for. I had no idea where my boundaries were, where one person stopped and I began. I let others tell me who that was. I gave up my true identity in my childhood. I was looking for those “others’ whom I could project this onto. It was my own woundedness that I needed to project in an attempt to fix myself and I would repeat this pattern over and over until now. I realize now that every relationship I was in kept leading me to repeat this pattern until I understood that I was trying to fix myself.


This has been a long journey for me but I can say without a doubt that I am becoming myself now. Who I was really but with boundaries. I no longer need to fix, control or manipulate others to be acceptable to others. I have given the real self the permission to be heard and cleansed from needing other’s approval. I don’t need to fix others to be fixed anymore. I can be myself and be acceptable to me and that is enough.


Besides telephone sessions once a week, Kellie is also an active group member in RESCUE. Why not take advantage of our 30 day free trial by clicking the link below?


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Casting Down Sterotypes!

13 Aug

I have been conducting deliverance counseling sessions over the telephone since 2002 with people from around the world.  Granted, it depends upon what time you call me that you might mistake me for a man when I say, “Hello, RESCUE Fellowship.” I don’t do early morning calls so most people who call recognize that I am a woman.

Recently, I received a call from an African American man.  From his voice, I could ascertain that he was black and that he probably lives in a southern state.  So I answered, “Rescue Fellowship.”  to my shock, he said “oh no.  sorry, I don’t mean to offend you. But you sound way to hard and rough for me.”

I stood silent, not responding to what could have been taken as a huge offense.  He hung up.  However, 15 minutes later, he called back.  Finally, he explained that he believes his former lover—an evil black woman—had put a witchcraft spell on him.  Before  I could say much as he was loud and loquacious— he went on to inform me that he needed me to be soft and feminine and that I sounded too hard and too strong to work with him.

Now technically, I could probably have helped this man but I chose not to because before I could help him, I would have to deal with his gender and racial sterotypes first.  His problem is that he despises strong African-American women. As a consequence, he sterotypes every black woman that does not sound like a mouse as an insensitive, cold, hard, rough  and tough black heifer or as they say in the church, a Jezebel spewing out witchcraft spells. All he needed to be triggered in his prejudices was to hear me say only two words.  so I didn’t say much  on the second call either other than “Get off the phone and go find yourself someone soft enough for you, which is probably a woman of any gender other than an African-American. YOU”VE GOT ISSUES!!!!!”

I have uncovered that a  hidden motive of Satan using sterotypes is to negatively affect his victim’s self evaluation.  As for me, my voice is an asset to the work as people are not looking for a timid person to confront demons on their behalf. I am bold and bodacious in the spirit and I don’t take abuse from anyone, alive, dead or in the spirit world.  I have been described by my clients as having a voice of authority. I don’t fit the stereotype that as a big black woman, I can sing.  No. I croak!  However, the demons have been known to tremble at the sound of  my voice, primarily because they can tell that I believe in the power and the name of Jesus Christ of Nazaereth. My authority with demons has nothing to do with my race or my gender.  it’s my calling.

Therefore, I do not expect to be pleasing to everyone or that everyone will respond well to my style of deliverance.  With this in mind, without much effort, I pay little attention to what people think of me—positive as well as negative.   Long ago, I came to terms with the fact that I am not going to be pleasing to but a select few. So I don’t allow the expectations of others to cause me to lose sleep or to negatively affect my self esteem. I take no thought about it.  Why?  Because the next person WILL be calling me and that is a person that will welcome who I am and what I do, without prejudicial Sterotypes.  I am not like any one else and I don’t try to be. I am fine with just being me.

Yet some of my clients allow their own self-Sterotypes to be negatively formed and strengthened by the likes and dislikes, opinions and expectations of others, either people who are close to them or even perfect strangers. At this point in my life, my self-concept is too intact, too strong to be ransacked by others to my detriment. I too quickly shake the dust for that.  if you try to take me down, I don’t stick around for debate.

Yet I have an advantage over the average person.  Retired, I don’t have to look for jobs. As a result, I don’t have to depend upon clients for my income.  Those who are different from the norm are forced by circumstances to endure other people’s sterotypes on a daily basis. Those who are in the job market deal with abuses and prejudices  that I no longer have to concern myself with. Unlike some of you, I don’t have the office clique to find favor with.  The pressure of getting people to accept me is no longer a burden.   I can be my rough and tough black self any time I want! LOL

Yet I am still concerned about your struggle as I have been there and done that.  What we must continue to do in a world that rejects the Lord is to cast down imaginations and thoughts, bringing them into captivity to the obedience of Christ.  His obedience is “you be you and I will be me.” if you are in Christ, you are okay with Him and if you are not, the Holy Spirit will make every adjustment necessary. So do not allow sterotypes of others or  those of your own making to overpower you by causing you to be what they want or what YOu want both of which are not WHO you REALLY are!!!

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They Understood Salvation  and the Call in 1689

6 Aug

The statement written below is included in an astounding document written in 1689. It is an excerpt from the Baptist Confession of Faith in 1689.  Recently I published a video above where one of the main topics is “the call.” I see no difference between what I believe and this excerpt. The document in its entirety is yet additional evidence that the church age of Philidelphia began with the Protestant Reformation and continued until 1901 when Pentecostalism was introduced to the world.  I believe that a significant problem in the church age of Laodicea is that we. Lost our understanding of “the call.”  Pin the statement below, this what the church age of Philadelphia believed concerning this most important subject: 

Effectual Calling

1. Those whom God has predestinated to life, He is pleased in His appointed and accepted time to effectually call by His Word and Spirit, out of that state of sin and death which they are in by nature, to grace and salvation by Jesus Christ. He enlightens their minds spiritually and savingly to understand the things of God. He takes away their heart of stone and gives to them a heart of flesh. He renews their wills, and by His almighty power, causes them to desire and pursue that which is good. He effectually draws them to Jesus Christ, yet in such a way that they come absolutely freely, being made willing by His grace.

2. This effectual call is of God’s free and special grace alone, not on account of anything at all foreseen in man. It is not made because of any power or agency in the creature who is wholly passive in the matter. Man is dead in sins and trespasses until quickened and renewed by the Holy Spirit. By this he is enabled to answer the call, and to embrace the grace offered and conveyed by it. This enabling power is no less power than that which raised up Christ from the dead.

3. Infants dying in infancy are regenerated and saved by Christ through the Spirit, Who works when, where, and how He pleases. So also are all elect persons who are incapable of being outwardly called by the ministry of the Word.

4. Others are not elected, although they may be called by the ministry of the Word, and may experience some common operations of the Spirit, yet because they are not effectually drawn by the Father, they will not and cannot truly come to Christ and therefore cannot be saved. Much less can men who do not embrace the Christian religion be saved, however diligent they may be to frame their lives according to the light of nature and the requirements of the religion they profess.

Blasphemous Thoughts Yesterday and Today by Pam Sheppard

26 Jul

Over the centuries, demons and fallen angels continue to use similar strategies to torment their captives. Mental torment including blasphemous thoughts and irrational fears have been used by evil spirits throughout history to terrify those who have been religious. One such strategy in particular is inserting a fear into the captive of selling his soul, or even selling Christ so that he loses his salvation. Though both of these fears are not rooted in reality, and are simply torment in the realm of the mind, they serve as a way for demons to keep the captive in terror of committing a horrible sin.

One man who suffered intensely from blasphemous thoughts and a vivid fear of “selling Christ” was John Bunyan, who lived in England from 1628­1688. Bunyan eventually became a minister of the Gospel who has been famous throughout the centuries for his books including The Pilgrim’s Progress a​nd G​race Abounding to the Chief of Sinners.​Bunyan began worrying about sin and going to hell at the very young age of 9 or 10 years old. Once in his 20’s, Bunyan read the books T​he Plain Man’s Pathway to Heaven a​nd T​he Practice of Piety​and he began to desire religion and started attending church twice a day.
Bunyan became more and more religious, attempting to keep the ten commandments in order to go to heaven.

Though appearing to have turned his life around from an outwardly sinful one to one that seemed holy, he was consumed with doubts and began to have disturbing obsessive thoughts. The thoughts that started plaguing Bunyan included the fear that he was a reprobate and that he was possessed by the devil. Blasphemous thoughts about God also tormented him. “Yea, then I was most distressed with blasphemies. If I had been hearing the word, then uncleanness, blasphemies and despair would hold me a captive there: if I have been reading, then sometimes I had sudden thoughts to question all I read…“ (G​race Abounding to the Chief of Sinners,​paragraph 106).

In addition to blasphemous thoughts, Bunyan was also plagued by intrusive thoughts about worshipping the devil.

Sometimes also he (the devil) would cast in such wicked thoughts as these; that I must pray to him, or for him: I have thought sometimes of that, F​all down; o​r, i​f thou wilt fall down and worship me. M​att. iii. 9.” (​Grace Abounding,​paragraph 107).
A particularly distressing obsession that haunted Bunyan was “T​o sell and part with this most blessed Christ, to exchange Him for the things of this life, for any thing. T​he temptation lay upon me for the space of a year, and did follow me so continually, that I was not rid of it one day in a month: no, not sometimes one hour in many days together, unless when I was asleep.” (G​race Abounding,​paragraph 133).

“But it was neither my dislike of the thought, nor yet any desire and endeavour to resist, that in the least did shake or abate the continuation or force and strength thereof; for it did always, in almost whatever I thought, intermix itself therewith, in such sort, that I could neither eat my food, stoop for a pin, chop a stick, or cast mine eye to look on this or that, but still the temptation would come, S​ell Christ for this, or sell Christ for that; sell Him, sell Him.”​(​G​race Abounding,​paragraph 135).

This particular tormenting thought about selling Christ bears many similarities to the case of one of my clients, who I will call Diane. Diane is an A student and an intelligent college grad. For months now she has been tormented with the intrusive thought of selling her soul to the devil. Since having a false conversion about 6 years ago, she began having obsessive intrusive thoughts characteristic of OCD. These unwanted thoughts included the fear of committing the unpardonable sin, selling her birthright like Esau, going to hell, selling her salvation, and most recently, the fear of selling her soul to the devil.

Diane is constantly besieged these thoughts, just like Bunyan was attacked constantly for at least a year with thoughts about selling Jesus Christ. Like Bunyan, despite the fact that these thoughts are unwanted and she fears them, they still return. Just like Bunyan was dealing with intrusive thoughts to sell Christ, this client is dealing with intrusive thoughts to sell her soul to the devil, which in essence would be selling out Christ as well.

So I noticed that the case of Diane  and the case of John Bunyan have many similarities. The natures of Bunyan and Diane are to be self­absorbed, easily lost in thought, and fearful. The strategy of the evil spirits in Bunyan’s case and her case has been to torment them with their worst fears. Both Bunyan and this woman were/are terrified to somehow “give in” or “consent to” the thoughts. Bunyan at one point believed that he consented to the thought to sell Christ, just by having the thought “Let Him go, if He will” pass through his heart. He truly believed that he had sold his savior by having this thought and that he was doomed to hell for all eternity, believing that he had committed an unpardonable sin. My client also felt at one point that she had consented to selling her soul by just having a thought/sensation that felt as if she had “given in” to the thoughts about selling her soul. After being convinced that in fact, she had not actually sold her soul, the thoughts still continued. At this point the thoughts are continual, just like Bunyan’s thoughts about selling Christ.

My hypothesis  is this: the fact that these two cases which are CENTURIES apart are extremely similar and follow a similar pattern of fears and intrusive thoughts, with both people at one point being convinced that they had “sold their soul” or “sold Christ,” shows that the demonic strategy of tormenting people with blasphemous thoughts and fears of worshipping the devil or selling one’s soul or selling out Christ is nothing new. Demons know people’s personality types. It seems as if those who are particularly self-­absorbed, fearful, and are prone to OCD are prime targets for demons to torment them with thoughts that scare the person the most.

The good news is this: there is hope for those who suffer with intrusive blasphemous thoughts, fears of committing the unpardonable sin, selling Christ, selling one’s soul, and other tormenting thoughts. Bunyan’s case shows that although he suffered with this particular fear of selling Christ for over a year, Bunyan had a born again experience in which he was convicted of sin, was brought to the cross and was reassured of Christ’s bodily resurrection, and received forgiveness and cleansing of his sins. (G​race Abounding,​paragraph 229). At this point, all Bunyan’s torment stopped and he received peace and joy. My client Diane is still dealing with these thoughts on a moment-­to-­moment basis, which is extremely frustrating both to her and to myself as this has been a persistent issue for her. Although Diane presently is still dealing with the demonic intrusive thoughts and fears, if she is of the elect, she will be set free immediately upon her rebirth. For now, counseling  helps  Diane to manage and reduce the intensity of the torment.

Works cited: Bunyan, John. ​Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners. http://www.gutenberg.org/files/654/654­h/654­h.htm#page147

When Setting Captives Free is Blocked

22 Jul

Recently, I was made aware of the fact that someone I have been working with since September 2013 has been lying to me by omission. The bottomline is that even though this person has remained an active client for almost two years, he has really not understood a thing that I have been teaching. Its been a sham. Now he has told the truth, but it came way too late. The “omission” not only served as a blockage to his deliverance , but now this person has been hospitalized in a mental health facility.

Another man revealed lots of serious secrets yet he left out the one that was the most crucial to share.  in fact, the  ONE secret he left out resulted in his arrest and imprisonment.  The interesting thing is if he had revealed it, I could have been used as an expert witness to contradict the evidence presented by his accusers, for clearly, his enemies have “set him up.”

Being secretive is one of the worst blockages to deliverance. When men come into counseling with me, they are looking to pick my brain about deliverance and then go off and set themselves free on their own.  Is it pride?  I think that pride and arrogance has a lot to do with it.  However, as the bible states, not only does pride go before a fall, but God resists the proud.  If God is  resisting  you, than your deliverance will be permanently blocked.

Freedom From Demonic Torment

18 Jul

When I was rather deep into the occult, New Age world in the early 70’s, looking back now, I realize that I was under severe demonic torment.  The enemy tends to torment those that he knows that God intends to save.  I was steeped into the occult for 3 years, when like a whirlwind, the Holy Ghost scooped me up and caused me to be born again on a Monday, March 29, 1977 at 4pm in my living room.  Once I was born again, the torment completely stopped.  However, the fake Jesus didn’t stop.  He simply changed his tactics from torment to  demonic deception, which is yet another story.

I did not suffer from the torment, because I have a kind of “Star Trek” type of personality and my rational yet flexible mind did not realize that the fallen angels were trying to send me crazy.  I’m sure I caused them a great deal of frustration when I didn’t flip out, get overwhelmed with fear, and allow the cheese to slip off of my cracker.  I was like a child watching a magician pull a rabbit out of a hat, and in joyous glee holler, “MORE! MORE!!!!”

Once the fallen angel assigned to me threatened me and warned: “If you go to a certain place, you will die on the elevator.” Well, bold and brash me took the challenge and left my apt and stood by the elevator, waiting for the car to go down. When the door opened, there was no car, and I watched one of the ropes fall from above, down the elevator shaft.  Did I go back to my apartment  and shudder in fear?  No.  I walked down the stairs in the stairwell and went where I intended to go without any harm coming to me.

It was things like that which  I experienced as a natural course of events for 3 years.  I remember that  they tried to flip me out by sending me a message through  automatic writing, “Pam, we have a surprise for you.  When you go home, go straight to your refrigerator.” I did so.  There, on the top shelf was my iron.” Did I flip out? No. I was excited and not afraid.  I said, “Wow, can you guys do that again?”

When fallen angels walked into me and spoke through my mouth, while my spirit was standing on the other side of the room looking at me, was I afraid?  No.  I asked for more.  Any time I asked, they did not come.  When they entered me, I was always caught by surprise.  I have since discovered that they could not come when I called them because God would not allow it. Once I became born again 34 years ago, all of this kind of thing stopped cold!

Consequently, it truly baffled me when so many tormented churchgoing folk who claimed to be saved, continue to seek  me for deliverance counseling on the web, since Dec. 2002.  What I have seen and worked with is absolutely astounding. Several of the accounts are detailed in 3 of my books, mainly in “Faces of the Religious Demon.”

The examples are numerous, steadily growing in number.  Here are but a few.  A churchgoer reported that she had to read a tiny bible because her big bible was used as a weapon to beat her in the head with it.  A fallen angel took her own arm and used it to beat herself.  Another could  NOT read the bible out loud.  When she attempted to, the fallen angel used her mouth to scream out blasphemies and foul language. Another saw excrement over her food, which was not actually there and she became obsessive-compulsive.  Another was forced to eat out of garbage cans.  Another grabbed the steering wheel of my car when I picked her up from the bus station.  I was driving on a highway at 65 miles an hour.

The list of torments goes on and on with people who claim to be saved, most speak in tongues,  and practically all of them  attended church regularly.

Know this.

Fallen angels should not be able to enter a born again person.  When they can, then they are in control. No saved person ought to be hearing voices constantly.  So if you are in demonic torment, God is allowing the torment as a blessing to open your spiritually blind eyes to the fact that YOU ARE NOT SAVED!

The good news is that the torment itself is a sign that God DOES plan to save you.  You just need for that religious demon sent by the fake Jesus to be case out of you SO THAT HE CAN SAVE YOU.

If you are a Christian and you have been experiencing demonic torment, there is help for you. Call 518-477-5759

There Is No Demon Called “Jezebel” or the “Jezebel Spirit.”

16 Jul

THE SPIRIT OF JEZEBEL IS A PERSONALITY FLAW

By Pam Sheppard

Paul taught the Galatians that witchcraft  and idolatry are “works of the flesh.” A work of the flesh is simply a character flaw of the old sin nature BEFORE Christ that lingers on if the person does not submit him or herself to the cross. To submit to the cross is to allow the Holy Spirit to progressively break you in both your personality and your character traits.So what does this mean, exactly. Does it mean that demons are not involved in a “work of the flesh?” Absolutely not. Witchcraft and idolatry are demonic practices. What it DOES mean is that people who have witchcraft in them as a work of the flesh—a personality flaw— are more susceptible to demonic influence, particularly religious demons and devils.

I have witnessed too many manifestations of evil spirits in ALL of the works of the flesh, so clearly there are two definitions of witchcraft and idolatry. Where a work of the flesh is a personality type that is predisposed to demonic involvement, the actual act of witchcraft and idolatry are demonic practices. When demons are looking for “human workers” to implement their agenda, they target people who already have witchcraft and idolatry built into their persona as “a work of the flesh.”Along these lines, the witchcraft demon is attracted to a person with a soul that is predisposed to the three (3) “P”s of position, prestige and power. Those who wish to dominate, to acquire fame and prominence, can become a safe haven for the witchcraft/control demon.

In such cases, the captive’s own personality will be a secure place in which demons of a similar nature will be able to hide and secretly function. This is because no one will suspect that the captive’s ambitious striving for control and domination is demonic because the captive has continued to demonstrate over time a steady pattern that propels them to seek power. Consequently, everyone just assumes that the captive is simply being true to his nature or character and therefore, doesn’t have a demon. The witchcraft demon will also hide within weaker personalities.

For example, there are those who wear a facade of false humility, who appear to be very self-effacing and passive. They call themselves “helpful and tactful.” They court a person in leadership, pretending to be a supportive helper. Yet , deep within his or her soul is a striving to “be somebody.” I am reminded of the Bette Davis movie of the 50’s called “All About Eve.” Our generation calls them “suck ups” or “behind kissers/” They appear to idolize their leader when in fact, they want to replace the one they pretend to emulate.  People with this kind of soul will offer up many testimonies of their inadequacies and their lack of ambition, yet when confronted, they will show in their actions that they are not at all convinced of their own unworthiness.

In fact, when there is even a minor concern or question about their actions or motives in a particular situation, they will become extremely defensive and resentful. If others show a tendency to take their self-belittling attitude and recriminations seriously, a seething anger may erupt that is out of balance and extreme. For instance, while the so-called “humble” will proclaim their unworthiness, a witchcraft demon will cause them to make great demands for consideration and admiration from others. The witchcraft spirit will rise up and expose itself in these “low key” people, presenting a strong unwillingness to accept even the slightest degree of criticism.

You will find many people like this among professing Christians.  They are passive on the outside but inside, they are seething, ravenous wolves who will use a soft,  humble demeanor and manner as a weapon to bring others down.  Repressed anger and envy has opened passive-aggressive people to a religious demon. In such cases, passivity masquerades as humility or “niceness.”. The inner hostilities are hidden from view by a veneer of a pretended politeness, feigned fair play and an appearance of good fellowship.  This “front” is a coverup used in subtle ways to move against perceived enemies in an effort to shame others with their “nice” behavior.  The facade consists of pretenses, hidden fears and some genuine caring mixed in with an ability to make YOU look bad in comparison to THEM.

Here is a quote from “Faces of the Religious Demon:”

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One of the many motives of a religious demon is “to kill the prophets of God.” Religious demons will seek those by nature who have a jealous, envious spirit, hostile and rebellious to all spiritual authority. Like a shark or a snake, these captives can be most cleverly vicious and dangerous, particularly to those who are called into the fivefold ministry.  For example, these captives will circle the lives of others within the congregation, looking for teachable, fleeceable, controllable disciples of his or her own. For those with a religious demon  like to birth disciples unto themselves, disciples that will eat a false doctrine from their tables. Toward this end, some of these captives will seek out others who are in rebellion, yet who are weak, wounded, or those who are already in conflict with their spiritual leaders authority.”

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The spirit of Jezebel is a personality flaw that religious demons find conducive to use to attack a man or a woman of God. Like Judas, their end is the way of destruction. The religious demon will ultimately destroy its host or hostess. Help is available. 518-477-5759 or rescueonfb@icloud.com

Freedom From False Conversions

16 Jul
Christ and The Pharisees
Christ and The Pharisees (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

by Pam Sheppard

What I am finding in my counseling practice with Christians, is that churchgoers who are reporting that they are being tormented by demons DID NOT REALLY GET SAVED WHEN THEY THOUGHT THAT THEY DID!!!!! Besides not understanding repentance in a fullness, I believe that what some professing Christians miss is that a resurrected body is the same body that died,—- the original body that has been made new or “renovated.” A glorified body is never subject to death again.

Lazarus was raised from the dead in his “same” body but his body was not glorified because he would die again. Lazarus was not raised immortal. Maria was the first client that manifested this problem. For a year, I did not realize that Maria did not understand this concept. When people say “Jesus was raised from the dead,” those who don’t understand are just repeating a memorized phrase that they have accepted. But when you go deeper, those who have been made confused by word of faith teaching will say “Oh, Jesus had a glorified body which means He had a new body.” I ask them “Well what happened to the old body?” Some will say “it was buried, it decomposed, it floated away with his spirit, “I don’t know”or just “it disappeared in some supernatural way, like the work of a magician who pulls a rabbit out of a hat!”

The root of the problem is that they have misunderstand the scripture in Corinthians which says “it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body, and there is a spiritual body.” I cor 15:44. What they don’t understand is that a natural body is physical and a spiritual body is material as well. A natural body is subject to death. A spiritual body is not. A natural body when dead will decompose or be “corruptible.” A spiritual body is raised “incorruptible.” It will never decay. That is the difference between the two.

So when I ask the key question, “was Jesus raised as a physical body or was He raised as a spirit, the response will be “He was raised as a spirit.” In spite of the fact that Jesus showed his original yet glorified body to Thomas and said to him “a spirit does not have flesh and bone as I have”, they STILL miss it. A crucial error that will determine where they abide in eternity.

I didn’t write this.. Paul did. It is in I Cor 15:17: And if Christ is not risen, your faith is vain (futile) AND YOU ARE STILL IN YOUR SINS. To still be in your sins is to “not be saved or born again.” So if you don’t understand what resurrection means, then how can you believe that “Jesus was risen?” So the logical conclusion is that anyone who does not understand resurrection but came to the Jesus of their understanding IS NOT SAVED!

As both a servant of God and a professional Christian counselor, I really thought that when people said “He is risen,” that they understood what that meant.

Thirty-four years ago when I myself was unsaved, I understood resurrection because I had no concept at all of what a spirit was. I was all flesh: a two-part being of mind and body. So since I didn’t have an understanding of what the word “spirit” meant, I was never confused into thinking that “to be raised” meant to float away as a spirit. All I knew about resurrection was what I had seen in the movies or heard at Easter. I laughed at this. I said “Christians must think that people are stupid. It is very clear to me that when you are dead you are DEAD and there is no coming back to life.”

On the day that I got born again in my living room, faith to believe that Jesus came back to life in the same body that He died in at the cross literally burst through my mind and I was in a state of shock. After I repented for being a sinner, the resurrection flashed into my mind immediately. Once I went to church and became a minister, I didn’t think that what happened to me was supposed to happen to everyone that got saved, even after I read “confess the Lord Jesus with your mouth AND BELIEVE IN YOUR HEART THAT HE WAS RAISED FROM THE DEAD! The Greek word for “heart” is “cardia.” Cardia means “the mind, the emotions, the thoughts and the feelings.” The spiritual heart is a part of the human soul.

Once I explain the resurrection to MOST of my clients who have been confused, none become saved prior to dealing with the issues of being set free from demons. In some cases, the religious demon is so entrenched in the person, that it must be cast out first so that the person can believe in the resurrection. This was the case of Ola back in 2001. Practically EVERYTHING that she did that was under the power of a religious demon—a familiar spirit, a spirit of divination: preach, praise the Lord, prophecy, speak in tongues, discern spirits and see into the spirit world, was entirely counterfeited by the religious demon that resides in her. In the last 11 years, almost everyone who has sought  deliverance counseling has a similar background. The problem of false conversions is by far the most  pervasive and challenging issue of our times.

When you trace their alleged conversion to Christ back to the original source by skillful asking questions during the plowing stage of counseling, the source of the problem is almost always uncovered. For example, when some of my clients came to Christ, they came for the wrong reasons under strange/demonic circumstances. Religious demons “specialize.” There are some who want to do religious things, just like the Pharisees and the Sadducees of Jesus day.Remember the words of the Lord to them?” He said “You will tithe even something as small as a mint. Yet you are like whitewashed tombs, clean on the outside but filled with dead men’s bones. Your are of your Father, the devil. Vipers. A viper is a snake, the snake representing counterfeit religion.

Someone posed the following question to me in an email : if a person is operating off of only what they know and have been taught, won’t the Lord make an exception? Wouldn’t that be another “specific” example? In other words, if someone sincerely repents, loves the Lord, and accepts Him as their Savior, and they die before they have been TAUGHT and DISCIPLED, wouldn’t the Lord take that into consideration? Afterall, HE KNOWS THE HEARTS OF MEN, and we don’t, RIGHT?”

This is the exact situation that each and every one of my clients have found themselves in. The Lord has made an exception in each of their cases. He has seen to it that they DO NOT DIE before they have been un-deceived through counseling. Teaching and discipling is a part of the counseling process. The Lord has taken each client’s plight into consideration, by first opening my eyes and instructing me on how to recognize the deception, and how to counsel, teach and disciple him or her. Some have fallen under the category of II Cor 4:3,4: For if our gospel be hid or veiled, it is hid to those who are lost, whose minds the god of this world has blinded, who do not believe, lest the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, which is the image of God, should shine on them. So I will have to cast out the religious demon first, BEFORE the client can be saved.

If I look at this problem from carnal eyes, then I could get discouraged. I can only handle 30 clients at a time and it takes from 3 months to a year per client. So I continue to train other ministers “to do what I do.”  I just don’t question God about what He is doing for these kinds of captives. I simply DO MY PART which seems so small that it appears non-existent when you consider how many professing Christians may have already been deceived. God does His part. For example, every one of my clients have had a dream that led them to me or they were surfing the web and found me.

People seeking Christ through the ministry of those who are preaching “another gospel” and presenting “another Jesus” in churches of all kinds and with folk who stay home and watch TBN are becoming mentally, spiritually and even physically bound. People are picking up religious demons at pentecostal altars, where they have been “tarrying” or “chanting” to receive the Holy Ghost and to speak with other tongues. Some clients ended up with absolutely no control over their bodies. Those I couldn’t help refused to even consider that they were not saved. Once the Pentecostals got a grip on them and they “manifested” the speaking in a tongues, they became super spiritual. Inch by inch, the demons took over. The demons spoke through several clients, using their bodies to do various things. .You can read more on this in my book “Faces of the Religious Demon.” Also in “The Church of the End-time Zombies

In a strange case of a client I call  “Carol.”

Carol  is unique because she is obedient, compliant, coherent and willing to do anything to be delivered, which was not the case with others. I see no real fault in her as I have seen in some of the others. She was simply watching TV, responded to a sinner’s prayer through a Mormon sponsored program, then began to feed off of the teachings of mega TV preachers and was guided to a mega church by a vision that was demonically inspired.

As it stands, I work with those that I can, and I plant a seed into those that I cannot help, and pray that the Lord will direct them to true, informed Christians who will nurture and water that seed. For those who refuse to hear,  I shake the dust from my feet and move on to the next captive.

If the Lord is leading you to schedule an appointment, hours are from noon to midnight, seven days a week, EST. All work is done over the phone, so call 518-477-5759. Better yet, send an email to rescueonfb@icloud.com

Evangelism Has Changed In Our Times

16 Jul

Does it make sense to live in the past?  Too many professing Christians assume that just because a practice is in the bible, we are remiss if we have not implemented it today.  Take for example, “deliverance ministry.”  The Apostles of the Lord never heard of it. That is because the term was invented in 1973.    The first apostles  went two by two into the villages, and as they travelled, they cast out demons.  Today, I cast out demons by phone.  The principle is the same.  We use the name of Jesus.  Yet the specifics implicit within the  practice are  “different.”

So too with  preaching.  Certainly, the gospel of Jesus Christ should not have changed in  2000 years, but “it has.” Over the last two centuries, the gospel of Jesus Christ has been revised, modified, with some portions of it either minimized or glossed over.  As a result, untold millions assume  they are saved but  they are not.  The worst of it is that those with false conversions also teach others that all they have to do to be born again is to “repeat a sinner’s prayer after them.”

If you need help in examining your salvation, simply send an email to rescueonfb@icloud.com and provide a detailed description as to what happened the day you believe you were born again.  We will respond quickly.

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Are the Born Again Immune from A Need For Deliverance? 

26 Jun

Some think that being born again, that you never have any problems with demons.  Actually, the goal of demons is to enter, live and stay inside of human flesh, attempting to occupy and control the spirits, souls and bodies of its habitants.  Demons like flesh because they were once half human, according to the book of Enoch.  The incident with the demons begging to go into the pigs is yet another example of their lust for flesh. In other words, entering .any flesh is better than none, as they hate roaming around in deserts and other dry places like empty buildings. 

Fallen angels have a different challenge.  They can enter flesh but they cannot stay or inhabit it for too long because their creation is too different from ours.  So they work on humans from outside.  These are the principalities, powers and rulers of the darkness that The Apostle Paul warned believers that we wrestle with. The strategy of these entities includes deception, condemnation, seduction, temptation, accusation and many other hindrances to combat the born again believer. 

I have been born again for 38 years. As such, fallen angels  were constantly in my life but I did not know it because deception and imitating God was their primary strategy. They worked primarily in dreams and through speaking and working through other human beings to hinder me. Now that I know and have accepted the truth, I rarely hear from them. By “rarely” I mean perhaps once a year. Perhaps less. They are blocked  from sending me a dream because while I am in an altered state, like a paused slide,  one screen of thought or images is “on pause.” I even wake up, go back to sleep, and the slide comes back and blocks my mental screen.  How is this done?  I do not know! The only time I hear from them is through other people who are opened to these beings. And since I don’t have many face to face contacts, when I hear from them, it is through online folk.

So don’t assume that as soon as you get born again, you won’t be hearing from evil spirits. If the demons are constantly using YOU as their source of communication to you and you believe you are born again, there is a problem. Since I don’t know many truly born again people, my answer is based solely on me. They used me to communicate when I did not have the truth and my perspective was all wrong. Yet once I embraced the truth, they have to find other ways to deal with me as my dreams are almost totally shut down. I no longer hear voices, they can no longer speak through me or use my mind. Nor I am one who sees visions. I simply wake up knowing things, wondering how I know them. 
Any questions? LOL

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