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Ten Biblical Truths of Deliverance Ministry

18 Jan

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Even though I have been serving in ministry since Oct. 25, 1981,  experiential  learning has been more a part of my serving than preaching, pastoring  or any other ministerial function.  What I have been learning for the most part is how to be “spiritually sensitive.”At first I thought that spiritual sensitivity could only be attained through the 9 supernatural gifts of the Holy Ghost, particularly the discerning of spirits.  Yet the word of God makes it plain that these 9 gifts only operate “as the Spirit wills” and not simply because we either desire them or seek them.  We are told to seek them and to desire them, yet one of the purposes of “the New Idolatry”  is to warn the elect that Satan has some very clever counterfeits. In summary, here are some biblical truths to remember:

 

1.Anyone who is truly saved cannot be touched by the devil without God’s permission. (Job Ch. 1)

 

2.The plan of God is to lead the demons to reveal their own folly. (II Timothy 2:26)

 

3.The devil believes that the only thing that keeps the believer faithful to the Lord is the fact that he or she is protected by the hedge.  In other words, we are in it for the blessings and protection from demons.  Demons are convinced that when the pressure is placed upon us, we will not stand. (Read Job)

 

4.When a demon has been able to have place in a Christian’s life, we should examine the situation based upon points 1-3.

 

5.When the battle comes in a believer’s life, the Lord will make a way of escape.  Very often, the deliverance counselor or worker  IS the “way” that the Lord has made for a particular  captive to escape.

 

6.Sometimes the Lord will permit a believer to be deceived because there is a valuable lesson to be learned from the experience.

 

7.We must all humble ourselves to those times we do things that cause us vulnerable to demonic deception and attack.

 

8.We will never be smart enough to discern the trap that has been set before us. However, if we remain lovers of the truth,  the Holy Spirit that we have  will reveal all truth to us. (John 16:13)

 

9.Deliverance counselors must simply trust God to open our spiritual eyes and reveal demonic devices to us, as  long as we  continue to walk by faith with complete and total trust in Jesus Christ.

 

10.Anyone who is not saved, is in the hands of the devil because the devil has rule and authority over him. Any unsaved person who seeks deliverance must first come under the authority of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, who is the Deliverer.

 

       Although I may not be able to walk in a supernatural gift according to my own will like  the false prophets and psychics do with  Satan’s power, I leave supernatural manifestations in the hands of God.  In fact, I no longer actively seek the supernatural, as it is definitely a weakness of my flesh.  For example, if the testimony of  Celie in Africa is of the Lord, then He will move sovereignly and miraculously  when He chooses, without even my personal  knowledge.  What I have learned is that I can become “spiritually sensitive” to the extent that I can discern the Lord from what is emanates from my own  soul, or from what is demonic in nature. As you can ascertain from the profiles that have been presented in this book, the bulk of this kind of discernment  has  come to me by  learning through experience.  For everyone who partakes only of milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness, for he is a babe.  But solid food belongs to those who are of full age, that is, those who by reason of use have their sense exercised to discern both good and evil. (James 5:12-14) The “exercise” to which James is referring will produce true “LEARNING!” The more you and I learn, the more we can discern. Hopefully, you too can learn from my trial, errors and failures.

 

     How does “learning to discern come?”  Many study all the time by learning facts but they cannot discern truth in the spirit.    I have found that the most important aspect of learning how to discern is to experience the Lord’s hand upon me as I myself am broken. When I am broken, then I become sensitive and discerning.  Here is an example. I am acquainted with  preachers who have studied all the scriptures on pride and can quote them, even preach a good message about pride, yet not really be able to sense the sinfulness of pride in their own spirits.  Therefore, when pride appears in the captive, such a  minister will not be able to sense it.  His spirit will not be distressed.  He may even feel sympathetic to the captive when what he should be feeling is a sense of distress within his own spirit.

 

   When the Lord deals with me through the work of the Holy Spirit by breaking me, then when I come across a sinful situation, I  feel distressed because my senses have been exercised to discern evil and to feel what God Himself feels about that evil. Once I have discerned the ailment or weakness that opened the door to demonic oppression, then I can serve my brother in the area of pride, if pride was the problem.  The more my own soul is renewed, the better I can serve.  The more I myself have been  dealt with, the better I am  able to make an assessment based on spiritual truth.  Once The Holy Spirit has   broken me in a particular area, I find that I am better equipped   to pinpoint the real condition of others.

 

    A previously indicated, just as the mouth speaks what is in the heart, so too does the mouth speak through an email.   To make a good assessment of a person’s soul, we listen to his mouth.  One of the benefits of using emails in counseling is that I can  examine every written word and phrase, even the ordering of  a captive’s  thoughts by the way he puts forth his inner man in his sentences. Since both the religious demon and the witchcraft demon are rooted in the pride of its captive, pride uncovers the nature of the soul.   In the scriptures, rebellion,— a form of pride—, is comparable to witchcraft.  However, since the captive to the witchcraft demon will invariably suffer loss, or some other negative outcome to his physical and emotional well-being, its captive will ultimately desire freedom.  I repeat again that the relief from torment by  an apparently passive captive will often reveal a rebellious heart, filled with pride.

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False Proofs of Reincarnation and the Dangers of Hypnosis

11 Jan

By Pastor Pam

In all seriousness, before I was saved in 1977, I was a psychic medium and an astrologer from 1974 to the day the Holy Ghost stepped in, saved me, and wiped out most of my occult powers. . I was also a practicing hypnotist. Anyway,  I had  ended up believing in reincarnation so strongly, that I  began to conduct past life hypnosis with anyone who would be my guinea pig which was usually either a friend or a family member.  Well, I  seriously snapped out of this practice when one of her past life regressions went sour and  “refused to come back.”  That’s right.  I  took a friend back into the womb  and then “beyond” into 3 different so-called past lives with 3 different names and identities.  I was in for a very rude awakening.

       When I started the count down for the comeback to close out the hypnotic trance, the demon ( I  didn’t know it was a demon back then) began to mock me  by mimicking me.  As I  closed out with, “5, 4, 3,—coming back, opening your eyes,”  the demon repeated my  very words in a “sing-song” tone  through my friend’s mouth  and refused to let my friend go.”  Panicked, I  leaped out of my seat, grabbed her   and shook her until she woke up.  When she “came to” she had no idea what had transpired, nor any remembrance of the 3 entities.  Yet she looked at the wall and saw some handwriting on it that I could not see.  There was a message written there to her by  one of her so-called “past lives.” When the  friend read  the names of the 3 entities, I was flabbergasted.  She was correct.  So after this incident, I conducted no more past life regressions.

Hypnosis can seriously BLOW YOUR MIND!

So what ACTUALLY DOES happen to convince people to believe that reincarnation is real?

 There is a rather simple explanation.  The demons that are on earth now were here since BEFORE Adam and Eve were created.  So they know everyone who has ever lived, including the details of their lives. Like magicians, they can even materialize on occasion, usually at someone’s deathbed or in dream.  In the movie the Exorcist, the demon who possessed the girl was able to imitate the voice of the priest’s mother and work on his conscience for not having been a dutiful son while his mom was alive.  Demons often are assigned to families and they know everyone, generations past. It is a small matter to reveal to  a psychic or a medium information concerning the past histories of anyone–including details.  With this same principle and pattern, a demon can provide information to a medium relative to a crime that was committed, a hidden object, etc.  The demon was there not only invisibly  watching and “takin notes”, but doing everything within its power to make the crime happen. Demons also   know where objects are hidden.  How?  Well the demon   was either there itself or one of its cohorts sent it the information through telepathic communication between demons within our atmosphere. Just as we have telephones and we can send messages anywhere in the world through the airways, demons have  their    own unearthly means of communication.

      If you have entered a deep trance through meditation or hypnosis, you ignorantly opened yourself to demons and fallen angels in the spirit realm Not wanting to panic you out, you may be safe and un-harmed.  However, some of you may need help being set free from these forces.  If so, help is available.  Call 518-477-5759.

I’m Discerning Spirits in 2012 and Beyond! By Minister Doris Partin

11 Jan
Wake up and smell the coffee! By  Minister Doris Partin 

I’m discerning spirits today because this is the season I’m in. As a member of Pam Sheppard’s Spiritual Empowerment Workshop, this is the season I’m in. As one who has been fooled and double fooled by false prophets and false doctrines, this is my season of discerning the spirits, and I must examine that which I thought came from God. Perhaps I better not use the word season, for we are to continually discern the spirits. Correction…I’m discerning the spirits today and until Jesus comes.

"This book was a loud wake up call to ME! Minister Doris

If you read my last post, I shared that I thought the Lord sent me to a place that turned out to be a cult. I was wrong! I did not discern the spirits. The man who led this cult is behind bars for 100 counts of child molestation. God did not send me there. The vision I saw of Jesus, was none other than the ” Fake Jesus ” Pam Sheppard has written extensively about in her book entitled “The Fake Jesus“. In fact, no other person in the world has exposed this truth with such intricacy and clarity.

All right! We know from scripture that discerning spirits is a must. We also know that the organized church neither likes or intends to discern the spirits. Case in point, corrupted Bible translations, turning Bible translating into a career, denominations galore, falling slain in the spirit, babbling in un-known tongues, rape and sexual abuse in churches, thieves fleecing the congregations, tax evasion, popes letting priests go on child molesting sprees, etc. Church leaders are not discerning the spirits and neither are their members. Why? Here’s that phrase again which Pam Sheppard has coined to denote false converts: ” Counterfeit Births “. If you’re a false convert, or under the leadership of a false convert, you will do and/or approve of all of the above. I’m discerning the spirits today….
Here’s why I’m discerning the spirits today: As a student of Pam Sheppard’s Spiritual Empowerment Workshop (SEW), this is what Pam teaches us to do. Discerning the spirits is part of the curriculum. So what am I trying to discern today? Well, I woke up thinking about my own dreams, sometimes I dream about something and it happens. I once dreamt that there was a fire in my son’s room. He was 10 years old. I had to go out that Saturday morning briefly to a nearby destination. When I returned, my son had used the portable heater, the curtain got caught in it. There was a small fire. My son said he prayed and the Lord showed him to plug out the heater, and how to smother the fire. I had left a neighbor to check in on him, but thank God my son (now 16) is a praying young man.
It would seem like that dream of warning was from God. But was it really? Do you remember the psychic woman who followed Paul about, her prophecy was true. What did Apostle Paul do? He cast that spirit out of her. Do you see why I’m discerning the spirits today and until Jesus comes? Do you see why I’m examining myself? Do you see why I’m discerning my own spirit today? Some dreams are NOT from God. I intend to ask Pam about this situation, and the above dream.
Dear Lord, make darkness light before me and crooked things straight (Is 42:16)
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How Satan Wars Against The Saints With False Signs

8 Jan
 How Satan Wars Against the Saints With False Signs by Minister Kellie
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Thirty eight years of Pastor Pam Sheppard’s   life have been filled with signs to “wonder” about, several of them occurring in  her dreams. Before Pastor Pam  was saved, she  was demonized by a spirit of divination. She  used to dream as many as 10 dreams a night, remembering MOST of them. Several dreams contained predictions that actually came to pass. When Pam went into ministry in 1981, she had a loose-leaf “dream book” where she had journaled about 3,000 dreams. Pastor Pam  never forget the day that the Lord asked her to throw out the dream journal. In her book “Come Out of Her God’s People, Pam proclaims:

  “I was fit to be tied!”. I complained, “Lord, I have been maintaining this journal for years because I plan to write a book about dreams.” He responded: “Pam, you have some dreams that I sent to you in your journal, but most of your dreams are from the devil. Throw it away. I’ll give you other books to write.” I reluctantly put the dream book in an outside garbage and went back 3 times to retrieve it, asking myself “was that REALLY God?” Finally, I let the garbage truck take it. Thank God, I finally obeyed.’

In 1985, Pastor Pam had a supernatural sign—a dream where a 7 foot,bald-headed, muscular being loudly and boldly declared, “I am an angel sent from God to show you your future ministry.”This “angel” showed her 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 she couldn’t figure out if it was one piece of land with several cottages and buildings on its grounds, or if the blueprint consisted of several individual sites around the country.Since her secular background includes writing proposals and obtaining large government grants in human services, she asked the angel, ” Do I write a grant?” The “angel” bellowed loudly,”NOOOO!!!! This is God’s project and He shall fund it.”

Very religious, pious sounding, right? Well, it took Pastor Pam 20 years to find out that this being was a demon sent by the fake Jesus to derail her and “set her up.”. The religious demon even poured into her the desire and the zeal to do prison ministry work—a desire that she took for granted came from God. As one example out of many, I read in the book that Pastor Pam had a supernatural experience in the parking lot of a prison, with travail and groanings that knocked her to the ground. Periodically over the years, she spent hours on my face, weeping and travailing for the salvation of prisoners. Accompanied by her daughter Zee, Pastor Pam actually preached and taught in prison every week for 8 years. Nevertheless, once the spotlight of truth hit her in the face, –that she was NOT called by God to a prison/substance abuse ministry,—- the wisdom received was not at all painful. Pastor Pam  just said to myself “oh well.. I’m in the Lord’s hands. He will guide my next steps.”

Instantly Pastor Pam understood how and why a religious demon had been successful at deceiving her on this and other significant issues for so long. Simply put, the Lord knew that the deception would be good for her since she has been in training for  this hour for more than 35 years. One of many  truths that I learned from the book  is that the best way to learn Satan’s strategies is to be deceived,and then to watch the Holy Ghost unveil and expose the deception.  In other words, it was necessary for Pastor Pam to go down the trail of deception herself, so that she  could yell back to those behind her, ” Hey, you guys, go back!!! You don’t need to follow this path, I’ve seen what is ahead so turn around and start again.”

I can relate. When the Lord called me out of a charismatic church, literally, all hell broke loose on me. I don’t blame the people the enemy sent into my life to derail me. They had no idea what was going on. They were just pawns in a demonic chess game invisibly and secretly played out with my spiritual  life as the chessboard.  Pastor Pam reveals in her amazing memoires  that she took  full responsibility for being duped by the fake Jesus because clearly, the Lord never assigned her to work in a substance abuse prison ministry.The problem was that SHE DID NOT TRY THE SPIRITS TO SEE IF THEY WERE OF GOD, assuming this huge angel was who he said he was.. Also, due to her impatience to “get things rolling” in what she believed to be the Lord’s work, she actually put herself into the devil’s hands because it suited her own purposes to believe a lie.

What stands out in the book is  that while Pastor Pam  STRONGLY DESIRED THE WORK TO BEGIN, SHE DID NOT REALIZE  THAT SHE  WAS BEING REFINED AND CLEANSED THROUGH WHAT I ENDURED AND SUFFERED. I think we all can relate.  It takes great faith and patience to wait on the Lord.

One day Pastor Pam  looked up and the zeal for prison ministry and substance abuse counseling was completely gone from her spirit. Vanished. With the zeal gone, she  immediately withdrew from prison ministry. Shortly thereafter, her spiritual eyes were opened to the whole truth. She had been hooked by an intricate, demonic setup. This truth has set her free to complete what God has REALLY chosen her to do.

So what is Pastor Pam’s  divine assignment?  To train ministers for the return of the Lord. I  know from personal experience  because  I am one of the ministers she has trained for the last 3 years. First she cast a demon of depression from me and then she began to train me for ministry in this unique season.

So what I learned from “Come Out of Her, God’s People,” is this.  If you have been given a specific blueprint about your spiritual journey in the Lord–if you have been shown signs of who you will marry and such, if your plan has lots of details with confirming signs, you’d better stop, look, listen  and STAND STILL.

Its the devil!

 I have only told of my understanding concerning one spiritual truth.  There are many more in  “Come Out of Her God’s People: Don’t Receive Her Plagues.”

We do not have much time left to prepare for what is about to unfold!

If you have left the organized church, then perhaps Pastor Pam is called to train or mentor you. She can be reached at 518-477-5759 Ask for Pastor Pam

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SPIRITUAL WARFARE IN ENDTIMES

13 Nov

THE NEW IDOLATRY

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Here is an excerpt from the New Idolatry, a spiritual warfare textbook in endtimes.

Satan’s greatest advantage is to be allowed to work in your life without being recognized.  In his masquerade as God, he skillfully uses the same words of his apparent opposition to fully attack and disavow himself.  This kind of “counter espionage” is a trick, where the spy brings back information about the enemy, solely for the purpose od deceiving the agency or persons who have employed him.  Satan’s goal is to win your confidence by virtually attacking himself through those who appear to be his enemies, but who, in fact are either his avowed, or un-initiated friends and servants.

Many professed believers in Jesus Christ fall under this category.  They verbally attack demon forces yet a closer scrutiny will uncover extremes and excesses—either a repressive, judgmental morality or an opposing tolerance of man’s sinful nature that borders on moral weakness, disguised as mercy, grace and love.  Within BOTH ethical extremes, though anonymous and disguised, Satan and his demons maintain a vital continuum of power and control.

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Are You Hearing From God or the Devil About Your Prince Charming? Part 1

13 Nov

Hearing From God about Your Prince Charming?

To know if you are hearing from God, the first thing you need to know is that you will hear more from the devil in audible voices than you will hear from God.  Certainly the Holy Spirit will at times speak in an audible voice. However, when He begins to teach you how to walk by faith, He will do so by not giving you “confirmation.” 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, to say the least..  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.

There is a book that you NEED to have.  It is called “War on the Saints” by Jessie Penn-Lewis.  Jessie is a woman of God who died in 1915.  However, her knowledge of spiritual deception is unmatched in a century.

Here is a free download of “War on the Saints”. It is a kind of a book that you need at your finger tips so I recommend you obtain a softcopy, 9th edition, un-abridged.

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My book “Faces of the Religious Demon is dedicated to Jessie Penn Lewis.” I would not have understood many things without “War on the Saints.” Also, there is much emphasis on how the enemy uses demonic soul ties to entrap and ensnare both men and women.

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