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Addicted to Psychics and Church Prophets: Are You Superstitious?

6 Apr

fb_89When the Lord said “that which is flesh is flesh, and that which is spirit is spirit,” many don’t apply the truth of His saying to their superstitious, occult seeking nature. Superstition and a lust for divination  often comes from upbringing and culture. Every culture has its own beliefs and practices. The trend is that each culture believes in signs and in psychics, some in ancestor worship. What happens is that superstitious people often give devils and demons credit for either blessing or disasters, when what ever occurred has a natural reason and explanation behind it. Actually the devils and demons take advantage of such ignorance and use it to compound the problem.

I first started out mixing the spirit with the natural in counseling in th early 70’s. Though not born again yet and unemployed, I used my wits with superstitious people to get by. My first client was a black Baptist superstitious  woman from the south who swore up and down that her husband had put roots on her. Mainly it was her conscience as she later confessed that she had been cheating on him and she thought he was aware of it.

So I did not say to her “Listen Honey, that’s your guilt talkin. Yo husband ain’t got   no roots on you.”  For those who read too fast, remember  that I was an unsaved atheist back then,  before you leap into “righteous indignation mode.”

Instead,  I got my daughter,  who was about 5 years old at the time, to make me up a potion out of herbs and stuff from my kitchen cabinet. I took the potion, went out to the woman’s car, threw it all around in it. You might call it “a placebo.” Anyway, it worked. This church lady  sent me—a heathen— a bunch of like-minded folk from her church and I was able to buy my groceries in hard times!

But superstition can get a lot more dangerous. Check Out this excerpt from “the New Idolatry:”

“A young woman whose husband was missing went to a card layer to find out whether he was still alive. The fortune-teller replied, ‘your husband is dead.’ The wife waited three months and again visited a card layer to find out about the uncertain fate of her husband. Again, the answer was ‘your husband will not return.’ She went home in despair, and turning on the gas killed herself and her two children. The next day, the husband returned from a Russian prison camp, and found the dead bodies of his three loved ones.”

The superstitious are either controlling or just plain afraid of life, afraid for their future.  What this means is that you put your faith in either a psychic fortuneteller or a so-called Christian prophet, two side of a similar coin.  You are also not satisfied with your life and you want someone to either predict, prophesy or lay hands on you,  declaring that  prosperity, health,  wealth, love, marriage, success, , etc. etc. etc is in your future. how vexed and troubled you get when the psychic or the false prophet tells you “otherwise.” That is when the demons get their hooks into you and you become a target for evil spirits, either fallen angels, or demons, or both!

Believe me when I warn you that  seeking counsel in the form of readings from psychics is no laughing matter, particularly if  you attract and pick up a slew of demons because you  were either afraid, dissatisfied or both.

  ARe you addicted to the supernatural, to divination and necromancy?  if you want freedom, call 888-818-1117 or complete the contact form below.

The Bondage of A Demonic Soultie

2 Jul

Illicit Sex

By Carol A. Davis

According to Pastor Pam’s’ blog article, Demons Tie Souls Together in a Not so Tender Trap, a demonic or ungodly soul tie is like an invisible rope between two or more persons that fallen angels and demons can use to their advantage to cross or travel from one person to another. Some of the most common forms are between men and women who are having sex with each other.

From Pastor Pam’s article:

Holy, divine soul ties between married couples draw husbands and wives together like magnets, while soul ties between fornicators can draw a beaten and abused woman to the man who in the natural realm she would hate and run from, but instead she runs to him even though he doesn’t love her, and treats her like dirt.In the demonic world, unholy soul ties can serve as bridges between two people to pass demonic garbage through. Other soul ties can do things such as allow one person to manipulate and control another person, and the other person is unaware of what is going on or knows what is going on, but for no real reason, allows it to continue.

I can definitely relate to this, and I’m sure the majority of people have experienced this in one way or another. I was madly in love with one man for years. We were on and off for 10 years. He was a musician and could write these songs that would just grip your soul. He wasn’t much to look at, but he had local fans who were obsessed with him because of his music. I would listen to his CD’s for hours and hours and was obsessed with him. But he treated me like dirt – always had other women, would disappear and then reappear, etc. I hardly ever got to see him, because he was always “busy” (probably with other women), but he was always on my mind.

Whenever I’d get to actually see him, I’d get there and suddenly be kind of turned off. I’d find myself not being as physically attracted to him as I had imagined, and he was kind of obnoxious. It wouldn’t feel like how I’d pictured it the entire couple weeks I’d been dreaming about seeing him. But I’d disregard those feelings, because I had already made up my mind. Sometimes I’d hear bad things about him that, had it been anyone else, would have sent me running. For instance, he had worked at a coffee shop at one point. He left that job, and I later found out from one of his ex-coworkers that he’d been fired for stealing $2000. But it didn’t match up with the picture I had of him in my mind, so I would just push those types of things out of my mind.

He had me putting up with things and doing things I said I would never do. It was OK for him to sleep with other girls as long as it was understood who was his lady and who the side-pieces were. He wanted to do threesomes, and it wasn’t something I wanted to do, but to keep him happy, I agreed to it (we never got around to it). He let my parents’ house get foreclosed on because of one late payment that wouldn’t have been late if not for them having to pay for my $200 medicine, while meanwhile he was in Vegas throwing $10,000 in the air at a stripclub. I had held him down plenty of times when he was broke. This was the type of situation you cannot tell your girlfriends about, unless you want to get laughed at or cussed out. “Like, seriously, he will spend $10,000 on strippers and let you drown, yet you really think he is your boyfriend?”

So, to sum it up, he treated me bad and I really wasn’t even that attracted to him, but something kept me coming back for more. This is the type of thing a demonic soul tie can do – have you doing things that make no sense.

The thing is, the enemy sets you up to get in these situations. At the time, you are all turned on, and everything looks good to you. The mood might be right, and the man himself may look good to you, but if you could see the vile entities standing by just waiting for you to give it up, because they just need a way in, that state of arousal would be gone quick. You’d probably be so disgusted you would throw up.

There have been a few times even since I’ve been born again that my flesh has been tempted – either to go see one of my old male friends or to look at some porn and take care of myself. But all I have to do is remind myself what is really going on, and that kills that right then and there. I picture a scene not unlike the picture above, because that is truly what is going on.

Can anyone relate?

Shake the Dust From Your Feet, Part 1

7 Feb

Mark 6:10-12

 And he said unto them, In what place soever ye enter into an house, there abide till ye depart from that place.

 And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you, when ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city.

 And they went out, and preached that men should repent.

Ok.

We all have heard this ‘shake the dust off your feet’ and keep it moving phrase before..in the church.

What I want to point out is that in Mark 6, the disciples went about preaching the Kingdom of God…from ‘house’ to ‘house.’  In the midst of this, there was a lot of healing going on.  Miracles.  Signs and wonders.

Take note that most of these miracles, healings, and deliverances were going on OUTSIDE of the temple.

Jesus had already admitted that because of their UNBELIEF, He couldn’t do ANY mighty works.

Do you see that?

Today, the ‘church’  is crying out for signs, miracles and wonders, yet THE REAL JESUS OF NAZARETH is NOT in the building!

Some get upset and state the above scripture is some type of curse.  I will say that it is more of a command.  It came STRAIGHT FROM THE MOUTH OF GOD, by way of Jesus Christ.  So WHATEVER HE SAYS, THAT I WILL DO!

Many do not embrace THIS particular teaching of Christ Jesus because they have a false perception of love.  They think that by leaving the church and not looking back, that that constitutes ‘putting a curse’ on a congregation.

Nothing could be MORE LAUGHABLE!

The Word of God says a curse causeless shall not stand (Proverbs 26:2).  That means no one can curse you unless you are in DISOBEDIENCE or NOT RELATIONSHIP with God.  If you are TRULY BORN AGAIN, you have been redeemed from the curse (of the law).

In other words, the only way a curse can work on you is if you are not saved!!!  Or in rebellion.

Let’s clear up some things:  first, God DOES send prophets to a group of people.  Second, if that group of people refuses to take heed to the voice of GOD and be  obedient, then JESUS HIMSELF commands those WHO ARE SENT to SHAKE THE DUST OFF YOUR FEET AND KEEP IT MOVING!!!!!

Trust me:  you do NOT want to disobey God when He calls you to come out of a church system!  You will be cursed right along with those people!  Guilt by association…

Take another look at the story of Sodom and Gomorrah:  all of Lot’s family got out of harm’s way when judgment came…all EXCEPT Lot’s wife!  And it wasn’t even because she stayed behind when God said go.  It was because she MERELY LOOKED BACK at that which God told her to RELEASE!!!!!!

Look…

God has been dealing with a LOT of you to come out of these churches, yet you stay because you think that your presence would make a difference.  Your prayers are just oh-so-powerful that now YOU-PROPHET ALMIGHTY, APOSTLE ALMIGHTY, EVANGELIST ALMIGHTY-you think YOU are going to change the church.

NO….YOU ARE NOT!

Just like God warned Lot and his people to get out of Dodge  so they wouldn’t suffer judgment with Sodom and Gomorrah, so DO YOU have to TOTALLY and COMPLETELY remove yourself-mind, body, soul, and spirit-from these churches.  If you have been instructed by God to GO, GGGOOOOO!!!!!!!!

Judgment was already in the works for S & G….nothing that Lot, his people, Abraham-the Father of ALL nations-or HIS people could do to change God’s mind.

The intercession that Abraham brought before God did NOT work for the people of S & G!  It only had enough ‘prayer power’ to save Abraham and his people!!!!!

I have mistakenly thought God was placing upon me a ‘burden’ for the lost in the church, so that’s why I should stay, fast and pray.

And the longer I stayed, the more harm I brought upon myself and my house!  God had to literally use TWO hurricanes to get me out of a false church!!!

Hurricanes Katrina AND Gustav!

That’s right…it’s only the mercies of GOD that we were NOT consumed!

And here I thought I was doing God’s service!

After Gustav…I was OUT OF THERE!

God led me to Jeremiah 15 yesterday during devotion.  I encourage you to go it, read it and study it.  It is a VERY sobering message…for a VERY sobering time!

In Come Out of Her, God’s People  by Pam Sheppard, we are offered hope in the midst of transition as well as given reasons why to leave the organized church system.

Stay tuned for Part 2 of ‘Shake the Dust From Your Feet’ where Pam discusses her exodus from the church!

“I Need A Word From God…” Part 1

6 Feb

“Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God…” ( Matthew 4:4)

We all have been here, at that pivotal moment in our lives where we literally NEEDED a word FROM THE LORD.  Those who are truly hungry for God have been at a place where we have been starving for a Word from God.  And rightfully so….God said those who hunger and thirst after righteousness SHALL be filled.

Yet, we all have been at that place where we have NOT been able to hear from God…or we felt that we needed ‘confirmation’ from the Lord regarding ‘a word’ either we ourselves have heard, or a word given to us from others.

This is the reason many are (I can say) literally addicted to church, to sermons, to conferences, to conference calls, to convocations…

Addiction is NEVER a good thing.  I know BeBe and CeCe came out with a ‘gospel’ song years ago called ‘Addictive Love’ and it’s supposed to be talking about how we as believers are addicted to the love of Jesus Christ.

I know we have been saying this cliché for years in the church that they are ‘addicted’ to ‘the word,’ when really they are addicted to CHURCH.  Because the only time they get any ‘word’ is when they are inside of a building being fed ‘a word’ from a man or a woman.

But addiction can be a dangerous thing, even in a spiritual connotation.

If we are not careful, we will become ‘addicted’ to miracles, signs, wonders, and FALSE words said to be from God.  We can be addicted to the supernatural, never questioning THE SOURCE.

Where did this need for ‘confirmation’ of a word that proceeds out of the mouth of God come from?

Do you remember Gideon in the Bible?

Read up on the story of Gideon in Numbers 6.  To make a long story short, Gideon heard from the Lord…yet in verse 17, he turns around RIGHT AFTER hearing from God and asks for a SIGN!

You know…in the Old Testament, God had to deal with people with signs and wonders because MOST of the Israelites simply could NOT hear from God for themselves.  So the Israelites depended a LOT upon others to bring them the Word of the Lord.  This was because Israel stayed in rebellion and disobedience TO GOD almost more than they walked in obedience to God.

Disobedience will MUTE your ability to hear from GOD!

And walking in continued disobedience gives people over to strong delusion!

I can remember one time I was parked in a parking lot, needing a ‘WORD FROM THE LORD.’

Funny thing was it was regarding whether  or not I should stay at a church I was attending (that’s when I was still part of the organized church system).  I had just gotten off work and was bone tired and I had to preach that night.

I heard a voice so clear…”That is your church home.  I have a work for you to do there….”  Then this voice went onto tell me “…and the pastor is your husband…”

I won’t lie to you:  I did a Sarah when ‘God’ said that…LOL.  Yes, I laughed!  I was like ‘there is NO way that that man is my husband!  He is 15 years my junior…my oldest son is almost his age!’  Then some other things were said about how we were going to build ministry together, blah, blah, blah….

I got a LOT of confirmation on that ‘word’ from several different sources.  We would go to churches and people would prophesy marriage to us both. MANY ‘prophetesses’ and ‘prophets’ prophelied about how we were going to take the city.  The co-pastor of the church even came to me to ‘counsel’ me on several occasions to prep me for marriage to this pastor (who also happened to be her son!)

That word I got in that parking lot led me to stay with that church for a total of 5 years.  And we didn’t end up marrying:  come to find out he was on the DL…and had an incurable STD, all while STILL pastoring that ‘church.’

When that lying spirit of Baal saw that I was not going to fall for that, he sent a ( false) prophetess to this same church to prophelie to an armorbearer and the pastor -a ‘prophecy’ that set off a chain of events that would eventually lead to a church scandal and the pastor marrying a 19-year old…they are still ‘married’ and have a son.  And he is still in his lifestyle, and the young girl plays along as the dutiful first lady of the church…

And the prophetess of Baal that lied to those two has a church of her own now, too.

Let me tell you something:  there is a false spirit out there that knows the desires of our hearts.  It knows what we crave and desire the most.  No secret:  most of us go crying on the altar or blabbing on Facebook how bad we want a mate, or a ministry, or a car or a house.  So the devil heard your prayers.  So now all he got to do is send a prophet of Baal to lie to you, tell you what you want.  And then we get fooled into thinking these prophets of Baal are really from God because what they said does come true.

That is not the only prerequisite of knowing if someone is a TRUE prophet of God or not.

A TRUE prophet of God is not only going to be able to tell the future-fortune tellers can do that.  A TRUE prophet is going to utter what THUS SAITH THE LORD and THAT ONLY.  A TRUE prophet of God is going to be soaked in OBEDIENCE TO GOD.

When we get hooked on needing confirmation of words from God and seeking after a sign, we are treading on DANGEROUS territory.  VERY DANGEROUS.  Because the enemy mimics EVERYTHING God does.   The enemy can do signs, perform miracles, prophesy, speak in tongues, dance.

So if your diet of the Word of God is more of ‘I-gotta-see-a-sign-I-gotta-see-a-move-I-need-a-confirmation,’ then you are subject to be deceived by the devil.

STOP SEEKING CONFIRMATIONS!!!!

The Word says MY SHEEP KNOW MY VOICE AND A STRANGER THEY WILL NOT FOLLOW in John 10.

Learn to crack open the Word of God, study, get in the Presence of God and learn to Hear from God for YOURSELF.

Needing confirmations is a sign of YOUR UNBELIEF and LACK OF FAITH.  AND LACK OF RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD.  If you are not hearing the voice of God, then you are NOT HIS SHEEP.

The people in the Old Testament stayed in rebellion and disobedience, which is why they could never hear God for themselves.  So that’s why you always saw folks asking other folks to tell them what God said.  And the Holy Ghost was not yet given, so they had to rely on others…

But God promised there would come a time when He would write His Commandments on the tables of OUR HEARTS (Jeremiah 31:33).

That way when we sin, the law that is NOT DONE AWAY WITH, but WRITTEN IN OUR HEARTS, would convict us of sin…and-if one is submissive to the work of the Holy Ghost in their lives-will repent of sin.

An unrepentant heart can NEVER hear from God.

I repeat:  AN UNREPENTANT HEART CAN NEVER HEAR FROM GOD!

The only thing that that person will hear is God telling him to repent.  And if he waits TOO long to repent, the Word says God will give him over to a reprobate mind.

So I said all that to say this one thing:  if you need a word from God, make sure there is no unrepentant sin in your life or that you’re NOT walking in pride, disobedience or rebellion.  Because once you do, that’s when a deceiving spirit will come in and tell you THUS SAITH THE LORD…

And MOST OF THE TIME-IF NOT ALL THE TIME-those words and any accompanying ‘confirmations’ will ALL BE A LIE from the PIT OF HELL!!!!  SENT TO DESTROY YOU!!!!!

HE THAT HATH AN EAR LET HIM HEAR WHAT THE SPIRIT OF GOD IS SAYING….

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Are you hungry and thirsty for the WORD OF GOD, but long to learn to study for yourself?

Do you long to no longer be tainted by religion when hearing from God?  Do you want to make sure the Words you are hearing are not filtered through religious sifters?

Click here for resources that teach YOU how to hear CLEARLY from God for yourself!

STAY TUNED FOR PART 2!

Delivered from Addictions and Finally Free: Part 1 By Minister Micael

25 Oct

Minister Micael

Dear reader, this is the story of my deliverance experience. I was constantly depressed before the year 2000. It got worst in junior high. And even more of a problem when I started drinking during the second half of high school. Then I fell into zombie mode, by way of drinking vodka most days, for the period of a year. I had the demon of death on me. I was in so much torment that I wanted to embrace death.
Some school days I’d stagger home, then pass out for the rest of the day. I would be worn out. Not able to address life, or be sober enough to see what was in front of me. After I came down from the effects of regular usage, I could hardly make it through the sober days. I could hardly cope, because of overwhelming anxiety and depression.
While I was liquored- up, I’d read a meditation book which the authors claimed to be inspired by angels. In addition, I would alternate my reading with a new-age occult book called the Ennegram. I was attempting to learn and understand myself into salvation. The reading material promoted the belief of mine that if I could only ” not be ignorant ” and ” know enough ” about my personality I could save myself from self-destruction; a belief in Gnosticism.
One day, after many years, having lessened my alcohol use, I witnessed a family member pass away as I stared at them. It was slightly traumatic…
A month later I admited I could not continue going on the same way and I knew I needed God’s help. I merely kept this stance in mind in December of 2009. While I was wandering around Youtube in mid 2010, I came across a well known Christian channel, and began to watch it regularly. Months went by, and I started seeking Jesus. A seed had been planted and started to grow…
My story of deliverance and true salvation will continue in my next article. Until then know this: if the Son has truly made you free you shall be free indeed! (John 8:36)
If you need deliverance, and are experiencing affliction of any kind, please call Sheppard’s Counseling Center now! Pam Sheppard, a true woman of God counseled me into true salvation. God is not a respecter of persons, he will do for you what he did for me. Call 518-477-5759
To be continued…

Pam Sheppard, 30 years a minister for the Lord Jesus. If your under the bondage of addictions ,call her office now! (518)477-5759

Finally Free!

7 POINT PROFILE OF A RECOVERED PERSON

14 Oct

A person is recovered when he or she has taken back control of his own soul. Although Satan will do everything in his power to regain his control, a recovered person is sober not only as a drug or alcohol-free person, but he or she is vigilant, watchful and wise,— prepared for the demon’s counterattack.

Sheppard’s Counseling Center has developed a Christed centered recovery model called RECOVERY IN CHRIST OR THE RIC PROGRAM

Recovery in Christ is a manual of recovery from addiction and other bondages by Pam Sheppard

Although a recovered person is no longer an addict but a child of God, he or she is aware that there is a weakl based upon 7 keysness in his or her flesh that has a predisposition to relapse. Therefore, a recovered person has a relapse prevention plan that includesbut is not limited to:

1.living by God’s word—the person begins to live the reality of the cleansing power of the blood of Jesus Christ—that before he or she believed on Christ, he was an addict, but as a born again believer, he or she is washed, or in other words “clean”by faith in His word. (I
Corinthians 6;9-11)

2.delighting in the Lord—the person has pursued the fruit of joy and peace, by an active commitmentto lifestyle of prayer, praise and thanksgiving. His offering of praise to the Lord operates as a cover of\clothing that protects him or her from the return of  the “addiction spirit.” (Isaiah 6:3)

3.submitting to the cross-–the person has found out the root cause of his or her addiction by allowinghis flesh to be crucified. Whether or not addiction was linked to the sin of rebellion, selfi shness, selfcenteredness or pleasure seeking, he is committed to obey God’s word. The most important area of
discipline is that a recovered person has learned to control his tongue. The control of the tongue is the key to spiritual empowerment and recovery, because “if anyone does not stumble in word, he or she is a perfect man, able to bridle or control his own body, including his predisposition to addiction.” (James
3:2)

4.seeking right fellowship—the person has learned that to love the world is to be an enemy towards God. Therefore, he or she chooses his relationships not by the desires of his fl esh, but by the spirit. He or she will not seek counsel from the ungodly, nor stand in the way of sinners, or sit in the seat of the scornful. He or she has learned how to live among unbelievers without becoming “one” with them. He has learned how to overcome the pain of separating oneself from people of unhealthy influences and to do it with the wisdom, mercy and grace of God.

5.embracing the vision
— He views himself as an important member of the the Body of Jesus Christ, with a mission and a vision for service.  Armed with the courage of his own convictions, he is not easily discouraged, walking by faith and not by sight. Faithful and committed to the few things, he is committed to share his strengths and his struggles.

6.walking in the witness of the Spirit-–the person is blessed with a thirst for the Lord and His righteousness that has replaced his or her thirst for craving for the thing or substance that formerly had him or her bound and captive. As the scripture says: Be not drunk with wine but be fi lled with the
Spirit of God. As demonstrated by the words of the mouth and the selection of priorities, he or she has grown from having addiction or being clean and sober as the center of his life. As a result, He has overcome Satan by the word of his testimony. His testimony is a personal witness to the healing power of the Holy Spirit. His witness is capable of drawing others to the cross.

7.connecting with believers—He does not neglect meeting  with his brothers and sisters in Christ. Committed to his spiritual mentor and to other Christians, he comes together with the brethren to intensively explore his own character defects and to share his victories. Coming together online as oppsed to gathering face to face is acceptable.

Our ministers are trained  to help you stay strong, better than an AA sponsor. www.pamsheppard.com/online_ministers_available

 

Drug Addiction and the Religious Connection

13 Oct

I have never used drugs. What I know about addiction came from my experience as a therapist. But most of all, I have been  a wife of not one addict, but two of my 3 husbands were substance abusers.

 In 1996, I started a storefront church  called “Healing Waters” and its original members were primarily ex-offenders and addicts in recovery. So as a minister and a wife of a religious heroin addict, I got to see up front and personal how 2 wprks of the flesh are connected, namely idolators and drunkards from Paul’s list in Galatians 5.

I am joyous because the enemy can no longer deceive me! lol

Substance abuse ministry was planted into my spirit in 1985 by a supernatural sign—a dream where a 7 foot,baldheaded, muscular being loudly and boldly declared, “I am an angel sent from God to show you your future ministry.”This “angel” showed me a huge residential Christian rehabilitation center for ex-offenders and recovering addicts. In the center of it was a huge chapel. The rehab center was so large that I couldn’t figure out if it was one peice of land with several cottages and buildings on its grounds, or if the blueprint consisted of several individual sites around the country.Since my secular background includes writing proposals and obtaining large government grants in human services, I asked, ” Do I write a grant?” The “angel” bellowed loudly,”NOOOO!!!! This is God’s project and He shall fund it. I also received several prophetic “confirming signs” from others. More than one Christian woman with a prophecy or a vision uplifted prison ministry and substance abuse as paramount to my calling. One word of faith woman uttered a prophecy that I assumed was from God–a prophecy that I called “the 7 walls” where alcohol and drug addiction were at the top of a list of 7.

 So I was fully set up in the 80’s  by the supernatural signs of  the fallen angel  assigned to me to start  a church in 1996 with a sheepfold of addicts and ex-offenders. The irony was that the men who were the least religious were the ones who  prospered in the world. They used me to get established, but they stayed clean through the rooms of AA and NA while the religious ones continued to relapse. The ones who were devoted to the rooms would say on a Sunday morning, “we want to go to church but we have to go to a meeting.”  Looking back, they were right.  The organized  church is  ill equipped to deal with recovery from substance abuse or any other demonic bondage.

 Interestingly enough, the two who continued to relapse the most were my third husband Rich and one member who had been my right hand in ministry for 18 years, a man I’ll refer to as “George.”  In 2003, the Holy Spirit transmitted words that I didn’t want to hear. I was warned with a sign that went like this. “Both George and Rich were sent to you by the devil to destroy you.”

Since I received this revelation in the spirit, I continued to hope that “this was not a sign from the Lord.” Some have the notion that anything that sounds “negative” must be the devil and everything that sounds positive MUST be God. Well, it ain’t necessarily so. So I continued to “pray, watch and wait.”

 The first to be revealed as sent from the devil was George.

 George was rather visible and well known in the community. He could often be found drunk or zooted on crack, “preachin about Jesus and drunkenly telling everybody that he was a member of Healing Waters and Pastor Pam was his pastor.” Among the street people, George was known as “Preacher Man.” Like my husband, George was also in and out of rehabs and could barely stay clean and sober for more than a month at a time, yet he spoke in tongues fluently, sang beautifully, with tears rolling down

his face and the whole 9 yards. The truth is that any serious visitor to our church who was struggling to recover from drugs was in jeopardy to George. If I was not careful to protect them from him, at the end of the service, George might sneak any one of them into an alley behind the church, where he often hid to smoke crack or lift a pint to his head, of course— still toting his bible.

I reasoned to myself, “not only George but Rich also has to be revealed if this sign came from the Lord.” In love and with great faith for my marriage, I held on to a false hope as long as I could. Nevertheless,in 2005, it was clear. I knew. It was done. It was proven to me that without a doubt, my ex Rich was sent by the devil also. Then I reasoned again. Is it possible for a religious demon to send me two confirmed signs? Yes, it is very possible. So I can hear your question. “Pam, well, how did you find out the truth?”

Jesus made it simple. You shall know them by their fruit. With a form of godliness that denied the power of Jesus Christ of Nazareth,  both George and Rich had no fruit. Motivated by the religious demon, both men stuck close by me for the sole purpose of being “thorns in my flesh.”. Rich was worst than George but since he was my husband, I blinded myself to him for quite awhile. Both men could be super spiritual, having moments of apparently deep conviction and devotion to Christ. At one time, I thought Rich was more spiritual than I was because he talked about the Lord constantly and he was actually getting on my nerves!!! So watch those who are so spiritual, their heads in the clouds ALL the time yet they are of no earthly good!!!

The natural drunkard and the religious drunkard serve THE SAME IDOL!

 I realize now that both of Rich and George were worshipping the Fake Jesus. Rich even robbed both Healing Waters  and our home on several occasions. The vile, out of wack acts that Rich committed could fill a book all by themselves. You see, there was one important catch to the religious demon’s motivation.—a method to this apparent madness. In order to sell me on a drug addict as my “Mr. Right”, the religious demon seduced me to believe that “the great man” I had been waiting for was an ex-offender with substance abuse in his background—- a man of great intelligence and “potential” who would “co-pastor” with me in a substance abuse,ex-offender huge rehabilitation center, A person who would be able to lead and oversee ex-offenders and recovering addicts in the sheepfold–one who had “been there and done that” when I myself had no such background.

Besides these 2 men, there were several other “Christian addicts” that passed through Healing Waters.  They all spoke in tongues.  They all fell slain in the spirit.  They all did street ministry and evangelized other addicts into the church.  They all spoke against AA and NA.  Yet, they ALL  could not stay clean for more than 3 months at a time. 

 Why is this?

  Well, here is the first  connection.  Falling slain in the spirit, speaking in tongues, holy dancing, holy laughter and all of the rest of it is “spiritual drunkenness,” as all of the charasmatics admit and attest to.  People with the kundalini spirit believe that what they experience is being “drunk in the Holy Ghost,” when what really occurs is that demons enter into them because of their worship in the flesh, and not in the Spirit.  They that worship God must worship Him in spirit and in truth, and not in flesh and in lies. Drug addicts are used to lies and drug addicts under the influence of a substance enter into an altered state of consciousness and have euphoric experiences, similar to charismatics and holy rollers.

The second connection is that like drug and alcohol addiction, religion is habit forming and it causes the flesh “to feel good!”

The third connection is that the anti-Christ, whether he be Maitreya, the World Teacher, or whatever he calls himself when he is fully manifest to the world,— he shall speak to the spirits of all who are trained and skilled at entering into an altered state of consciousness. They will all believe that he is god almighty returned in the flesh. 

 The ASC is the enemy’s underlying reason for keeping the substance abuse industry AND charismatic witchcraft and communal intoxication alive and well!