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Christian Deliverance and Counseling Churchfolk by Pastor Pam

12 Aug

Pam Sheppard Ministries

     I have been a licensed therapist since 1973 and an ordained minister since 1981.  Most of the  demonically tormented people who I have counseled in the last ten years were active members of charismatic and Pentecostal churches. Some of them were set free but others remain tormented. So it no longer comes as a surprise to me that some of them will never find relief from demonic torment.  In pastoral counseling, it is an empirical fact that white magic practitioners who attend Christian churches are so shackled to the sin of idolatry, that release from demonic captivity is unobtainable without a thorough confession and renunciation of charismatic witchcraft.  As a consequence, the spiritual pride deeply rooted in the charismatic movement remains the stumbling block as “God resists the proud.”

In the book the New Idolatry,”  a lecture concerning demonism and psychotherapy by  German psychiatrist Alfred Lechler shed a somber light on demonic…

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The Religious Right ain’t so Right!

12 Aug

Pam Sheppard Ministries

Despite one of the most common
beliefs that Americans hold dear, the United States’ Founding Fathers were not
born-again Christians. They were Deists. While they acknowledged the existence
of God, they denied the possibility of miraculous and supernatural occurrences
in the natural world. From their perspective, they thought God to be like a
clockmaker. According to the teachings of Deists, as a clockmaker creates a clock
and leaves the clock to tick, God created the world only to leave it to
function via the laws of science.

Aside from science, Deism also stresses the importance of the intellectual strength of humans. In fact, it was influenced by the Enlightenment, a European intellectual movement of the late 17th and 18th centuries that favored reason and individualism over religious faith. Not to mention, a Deist would usually dismiss the Bible stories containing miracles as nothing more than myths. In fact, Deists considered…

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