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Witchcraft and Deception, the Lust of the Flesh

1 Aug

Those whom the Lord saves who were accustomed to supernatural experiences like telekinesis, poltergeist and other magical  types of manifestations will try to explain such phenomena  with scriptures. They rationalize and continue to believe that  psychic phenomena  are  the gift of miracles.

For example, I was just born again a year or so when I spoke to a storm and it seemed that I stopped it.   It was one of those summer storms.  My clothes were drying on an outside line and I had just settled down in my backyard in a lawn chair with a cool drink when the sky got dark and the winds kicked up.  I stood up, spoke directly to the storm and commanded it to leave.  I kid you not, it rained all around my backyard, but not a drop fell where I dwelled.  The sun came back out, shined only above  me, while the entire neighborhood was flooded with rain. It was quite a deluge.  So of course, I connected this incident to the Lord speaking to a storm and what He said about speaking to mountains as my biblical “confirmation.   I look back now and I realize that this manifestation was not from God.  The motive?  To make me  into a signs and wonders, charismatic freak. The fallen angel responsible was quite successful.  It didn’t take much to turn me into granola—a fruit, a nut and a flake!

Here is the crux of the problem.  As a product of New Age occultism, Christians with psychic phenomena in their past remain ignorant of the deception of the mighty foe.  So once born again, each of us has been assigned a religious/witchcraft spirit entity whose job is to seek every opportunity to buffet us with counterfeits of the gifts of the Holy Ghost that seem to be from God..   The assigned fallen angel or demon waits for an element of the flesh  to manifest itself in the new believer, in order to gain his master’s end.  The Apostle Paul calls that aspect of our flesh by the name of witchcraft.  Like Simon the Sorcerer, we carry in our flesh a lust for the supernatural that the enemy works with. Since  occultists are trained to expect the supernatural, hidden in our flesh remains the same desire AFTER we are saved.

How did I overcome? My story is in “Come Out of Her, God’s People.”

I experienced  many dealings of the flesh—many trials, tribulations and tests.

Being put to death in the flesh goes on and on.  Overcoming was not finished in one mighty stroke.  The Holy Spirit covered all bases, first dealing  with my ambition for the 3 p’s of prestige, prominence and power.   What helped me is that even when I was a sinner,  I was  a lover of the truth.  So I became one who sought spiritual truth at all cost. Also,  as Paul was assigned a religious demon–a thorn in his flesh–to develop him, so was I.

I am a overcomer because my religious demon presented me with trials and temptations  to overcome. From 1977-2003, —26 years–the religious demon was in the driver’s seat  regarding charismatic manifestations. I was completely duped.  Yet in 2003—, once I prayed “Lord, show me the darkness that is around me,”—  all things continue to be exposed.

In every test, I had the choice of going down and being crushed by the spirit of the anti-christ  or rising up in spirit victory.  I ROSE UP!

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Devil Worship in the Church and Among Christians!!!

13 Jan

We currently live in a society where “Everything goes.” Instead of relying on faith in God, people (professing Christians included) are seeking answers for their troubles, dealing with debilitating illnesses, and trying to deal with the daily struggles of life by subjecting themselves to practices that are EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. On every tv program, radio station, website, job, the list goes on, “healing” is being promoted immensely. It is important to understand that in all things, one must be prudent and vigilant enough to do their homework on where these practices originated, and the dangerous effects it could have on your spiritual, emotional, and sometimes physical well-being. If you hear ANYONE out there encouraging you to engage in practices that involve opening the Chakras, you are hereby warned to RUN AS FAST AS YOU CAN IN THE OTHER DIRECTION!!! Chakras are psychic gates that, once opened, can bring in torment from all kinds of evil spirits. The Lord does not need our Chakras open to communicate with us. Nor does He encourage us to engage in some ritualistic act in order to reach Him. As stated in Ephesians 6:12, “For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places,” and as stated in 1 Peter 5:8 “Be sober, be vigilant; because[a] your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour,” we must always been on guard against evil spirits who stop at NOTHING to gain our allegiance.

There are several (seemingly harmless) practices that open the doors for evil spirits to enter into you and cause you demonic torment. Those are YOGA, MEDIATION, DRUGS, READING OCCULT BOOKS, VISITING A FORTUNE TELLER, RECEIVING HEALING THROUGH OCCULT POWERS, SEXUAL INTERCOURSE WITH A PROSTITUTE, RELIGIOUS ACTS (SPEAKING IN TONGUES, INTERCESSORY PRAYER, THE LAYING ON OF HANDS, BEING SLAIN IN THE SPIRIT, ETC.), AND ANY OTHER NEW AGE TYPES OF PRACTICES.

While the above listed may seem harmless, they are NOT. Just because you claim to be a Christian, yet still engage in this practices does not make you immune. And just because it is happening in CHURCH does not make it “ok.” Many churches are unknowingly engaging in these practices and just giving them different titles. It is all the same. WITCHCRAFT, NEW AGE, AND OCCULT PRACTICES ARE WIDELY OCCURRING IN MOST CHURCHES. THIS IS OF THE DEVIL. If you, or anyone you know is engaging in any practices that involve ways to “call on this spirit or that spirit,” or simply alternative ways to receive “healing,” YOU NEED TO STOP NOW. And anyone who claims to be a Christian, yet engages in these practices does not realize that by doing so they are NOT serving God, but are actually WORSHIPING THE DEVIL AND INVITING HIS DEMONS.

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Delivered From the Occult

23 Feb

It took a few years for me to understand my testimony. Thirty tears ago,   I thought the occult was good because while I was communicating with who I believed to be benevolent spirit guides, the Holy Ghost stepped in and I got born again.  It took a few years for God to reveal that I got saved in spite of the occult and not because of it.  God stepped in and literally snatched me out of the hands of a fallen angel who calls humself “St Germain.”

If you need deliverance, I can help you.  So call me at 518-477-5759 to schedule a telephone session.

The Institutional Church and Me

23 Feb

I believe I was saved in such a supernatural manner because growing up  in Harlem as a child of the ’40’s, the Lord protected me from the black church and from religion.  Thirty-five years have passed since that great day in March 1977. Today when I enter into deliverance counseling with tormented Christian clients, I understand why. Religiosity and the present day church has become seized demonic territory. Most of those who seek me out for deliverance were raised in church from birth. My West Indian parents sent me to  Sunday school alone. As a result, I was able to play hooky every Sunday without once getting caught by my family.

I did not enter the religious system called church until I was already 2 years saved and 35 years old. It was a strange, uncomfortable world for me where I had to learn to “swim with the sharks.” I studied the songs, the mannerisms, all of the accoutrements of “churchyism.” Yet, I never really belonged because I had no church history to stand on among people who could claim several generations of a relationship with Her.. So even though I entered ministry in 1981, I remained a root in dry ground for the next 25 years, an unwanted stepchild.

When the Lord called me out in Sept. 2003, He didn’t tell me EVERYTHING. He simply warned, “Pam, you are a candle,hidden under a bed in this place. If you stay here, I can’t use you. But don’t leave on your own. Let them PUT you out!”

I had no idea what He was talking about as I had been a preacher in good standing for 24 years then and all was at peace. However, it didn’t take long. An unexpected enemy surfaced whom the Lord used to cause the leadership to remove my name from their rolls. The day before, I saw in a dream that like John the Baptist, I was being spiritually beheaded. The deed was done on June 25th, 2004 and I was pushed outside of the camp, waiting for the Lord to send me to another church within another denomination or sect.

I waited for two years and on the third year, the Lord spoke. I was setting up a road trip to several churches to train their leaders on deliverance when I was asked a question. “Pam, would you put curtains up at the windows of a condemned building?” Raised in a ghetto surrounded by boarded up buildings created quite a vivid image. I immediately answered, “No!”

Then the voice said, “Pam, training church leaders according to your plan is like putting up curtains at the windows of a condemned building.” Needless to say, I cancelled the trip. Simply put, I was told that the church was already judged but I refused to believe it. So I went on a search that evolved into a study of church history. I figured if the church was already judged, history would reveal it.

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And it did.

What I uncovered became the book entitled “the FAKE JESUS: Fallen Angels Among Us.” The book provides details on how religious demons under the command of a fallen angel who calls himself ascended master, Jesus Sananda Immanuel, became the god of the organized church. In the Fake Jesus, I summarize the most outstanding signs to suggest that the Holy Ghost is no longer in the organized church.

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Is the Bible A Magical Book?

2 Feb

There is a command in First John 4:1 to “Try the spirits.” Why? Because “many false prophets are gone out into the world.” Several things are involved in this business of trying the spirits. Certainly, we must know the scriptures to be able to successfully try the spirits. Then again, without a love for the truth, we will most likely be deceived. When there is the love for the truth, spiritual discernment is enhanced.

We need to keep in mind that we do not need to know everything in order to try the spirits. We do not even need to know all about the subject at hand to try the spirits. If we know enough to uproot some of the foundation of a given position we can know that the whole thing is wrong. For example, I remember twenty years ago, that I heard the testimony and read the book of Mary Baxter, “The Revelation of Hell.” She wrote and spoke about how she went to hell and there were ferocious demons there who were kind of the “correction officers” of hell. Well, I was impressed with her revelation until I realized that the scriptures report that Jesus has the keys to hell and death. Therefore, Satan and his demons are not in hell. Only those fallen angels from Noah’ Day and the Flood have been jailed there. According to the scriptures, demons are not in control of hell. Jesus is. Therefore, I don’t need to hear anymore about Baxter’s revelation because it contradicts scripture. Those that are familiar with the scriptures are less likely to be deceived,as long as they have rightly divided the word.

Moreover, the bible should not be used as if it was some sort of mystery book for the purpose of divination.

 When seekers begin their journey into the occult arts, they look for a divination system that will allow them to predict future events. Tarot cards, crystal balls, bones, ash, tea leaves, coffee grounds–literally ANYTHING–to help the diviner focus and concentrate. For example, the I Ching is an ancient Chinese book that is used to guide the decision-making process. You open it up randomly, and there you will find a proverb or a saying by Confucius which is used as a means to interpret the diviner’s immediate personal situation in order to make a decision.

In like manner, Christians unknowingly use the scriptures as if it were an I Ching. They have a particular problem, and then they open the bible randomly, look down and fix their eyes on a particular verse. Whatever the verse says is then interpreted in light of the presenting situation. This is divination. Sometimes the Lord will use a similar method, not in an effort to reveal the future but to teach. For example, moments after I was born again on March 29, 1977 on a Monday at 4pm, I opened the bible that I had recently purchased. I looked down at John 3. “You must be born again. That which is flesh is flesh. That which is spirit is spirit. The wind blows, etc. Instantly I understood what had just happened to me. So the Lord used this method to teach me. He has never used it to reveal the future but the enemy does use the scriptures in that way. So, be careful.

So I caution you that even though the bible is a mystery book, it is not mysterious in a occultic sense. It is not a magical jigsaw puzzle where all you have to do is open it, and find your missing piece to guide you to make this or that decision. The mystery is that in order to really understand it, you need to have an unction from the Holy Ghost to do so, otherwise, it is a dead book to the unsaved. The gospel is foolishness to those who are in darkness, without the revelation of the Holy Ghost to guide their understanding.

That said, it is also noteworthy to mention that many who call themselves “bible believing” very often do not apply commonsense to their rather rigid scriptural interpretations of present day circumstances and conditions that were not a part of the conscious awareness of biblical writers 2 or more thousand years ago. I personally believe that “God can do what He wants to do whether it is covered in the bible or not.” Certainly, He will not contradict His written word, but that doesn’t mean that the Lord will not do something that is not specifically covered by it.

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The book “the New Idolatry” compares new age occultism to the Charismatic Movement.  Here is a brief excerpt from the New Idolatry, a book  that needs to be a part of your library:

“Consider a Christian woman who takes the scriptures that say ‘submit to your husband’ which leads her to passively accept persistent battery from her husband’s fists because the bible says that God hates divorce. So she remains in a godless marriage because of her faulty interpretation of the bible.  Because she is a “bible-believing” Christian, she believes that she has no other choice but to submit to her husband’s every wish and demand, regardless of how demoralizing or revolting.”

The Supernatural and Women in Ministry

19 Jan

     What is it about the female psyche that predisposes women to white magic, whether it be New Age or charismatic manifestations?

To hazard a guess, I believe the female predisposition can be traced back to the days of Noah, when fallen angels broke through the dimensional barriers of the spirit and began to communicate and then copulate with women.  Simply put, fallen angels find it easier to contact us.  In fact, women have tremendously facilitated the enemy’s passing from the 4thdimension into the third one. Consequently, it is not accidental that women have been prominent agents of both white magic and the charismatic movement as Satan has continued his enmity between his demonic army  and the seed of women for several centuries, up to and including the present. The snake is well-known and universally symbolic of  Satan, devils and demons. In the bible, the python snake is specifically associated with divination(Acts 16). No one can deny that the first biblically  recorded human being to converse with a fallen angel—THE SNAKE— was Eve.  In fact, in Genesis Chapter 3, God pronounced and predicted a life-long battle between the female gender and Satan where Eve’s desire to lead is constantly challenged.  Therefore, it should not be surprising that the enemy would target women in a significant way to promote his own agenda. Perhaps the main subject of a future book, I merely  highlight the role that women have played in both the New Age and the charismatic movements for the intents and purposes of this article.

First consider that the new age movement as we know it today was actually founded by two women:  Helen Blavatsky (1891) and Alice Bailey.  (1919-1949).  Having studied in Tibet and trained by various masters in Theosophy, Blavatsky spread Theosophy around the word from 1875 until her death in 1891.   Theosophy is  a mix of Hinduism, Buddhism, Spiritualism, and Gnostic Christianity, with Masonic rituals, and a systematic criticism of Christianity, Judaism and Islam… all based in the visions and revelations that Mme. Blavatsky had by the “Mahatmas” of Tibet, and the Spiritualism she practiced in the USA.[1]The “Mahatmas” are the “Great White Fraternity.” Among them are Buddha, Krishna, and the fake Jesus… The Theosophists try to get in contact with them by  all kinds of occultism, connected to the false assumption that God is mere “energy”; Notwithstanding,  this pseudo-religion acknowledges  a plethora of Hindu gods, to whom  followers worship  at make-shift altars in the  home.  In Theosophy, each man and woman is “God”… though they cannot make stars nor atoms!… but it is believed that  through many reincarnations, they will realize that they are “God.”  Theosophy teaches that Jesus Christ was divine only in the same sense that you and I are divine, and eventually, we will all be divine.[2]

 Under the influence of both Blavatsky, the nineteenth century is characterized by an  increased interest in the occult and the supernatural, particularly in regards to necromancy, the communication with the dead.  Actually, women were its main agents, perhaps due to the barriers for women in leadership roles  within the organized church.  Spiritualism, as this movement was called, carved a place for women in leadership roles.  In 1848, the Fox sisters—Margaret, Leah and Catherine—, reported hearing spirit rappings in their Arcadia NY home.  As a result, these sisters became a driving force in American spiritualism.  They organized “performances” in which they manifested their psychic abilities.[3]These performances included communication with spirits, called channeling.  Channeling occurs by the use of a planchette or a Ouija Board.  Called a talking board, its first use emerged in the 19th century as a product of  spiritualism.  A planchette is a wooden board.  In his book, “Final Events,” the author summarizes “the talking board.”

“Methods of divination that existed at that time utilized a variety of ways to spell out messages, including swinging a pendulum over a plate that had letters carefully positioned around the edge, or by using a table to indicate letters drawn on the floor.”[4] Channeling enables spiritualists to enter into an altered state of consciousness, in which a trance is entered and the spiritualist or medium plays host— or in most cases—,hostess to a specific entity, which may be an angel, a demon, an extraterrestrial or a dead relative who speaks through the medium or channel.  Very often, the voice is extremely distorted or exaggerated, wherein the listeners are provided with words of wisdom, or spiritual comfort, yet it is nothing but vile deceit. [5] In 1915, Alice Bailey was introduced to Theosophy.  Once a Sunday School teacher in a Presbyterian church, Bailey’s studies ultimately led her to become a channel for fallen angels. In fact, Alice Bailey is renowned by New Age occultists, revered as “the Mother of the New Age Movement.”[6]

On the Christian Church side of the supernatural, beginning with Marie Woodworth Etter, faith healing and evangelist: (1844-1924), we find  one of the best known Holiness preachers of the pre-Pentecostal era. From around 1885 onwards she began to use the charismatic gifts in her meetings, and was known for healings, trances and visions. Licensed to preach in 1884, Etter was the mega preacher of her day in tent revivals. Her critics called her “the Voodoo Priestess.” She was known for speaking in tongues, along with strange and sundry manifestations that were attributed to the movement of the Holy Ghost. Etter was was also  known for preaching texts out of context, preached regularly  for the Mormons, and seemed to be the person who started the phenomena known today  as “slain in the spirit.” Most of the manifestations common in present day meetings like the Toronto Blessing  were experienced in the Woodworth-Etter meetings, so much so that some critics of the current movement trace The Toronto blessing  back to Etter.

      Etter was certainly faithful to her calling and it appears that  she was  honest and sincere.  But as I  WROTE  in “Faces of the Religious Demon”,   “we are now living in an era when the Lord will turn over those with a religious demon to a reprobate mind.  At that moment,the captive’s thoughts will be permanently darkened to the degree that he becomes incapable of receiving the truth.  Within charismatic circles, several women were as equally prominent as Blavatsky, Bailey, and the Fox Sisters.  Case in point, just prior to the Azusa Street phenomena, there was a woman who studied under Charles Parham, the father of Pentecostalism, named Agnes Ozman.(1870-1937)  She is considered to be the first person in our times to speak in tongues on 1/1/1901. According to her fellow students, it was reported that a halo surrounded Agnes Ozman’s face and head while she spoke in a language that sounded like Chinese, but the language was not verified. In fact, it is reported that she could not speak in English for 3 full days and she could only write what appeared to be Chinese characters. A student of Charles Parham, considered the founder/father of Pentecostalism, Ozman eventually changed her views on tongues as being the absolute and only evidence of the baptism in the Holy Ghost—a view still held by present day Charismatics and Pentecostals.[7]

     Four years after Agnes Ozman’s supernatural manifestation of speaking in tongues,  the Charismatic/Pentecostal movement began on Azusa Street in 1905. Yet even before Azusa, other women were historically prominent, including but not limited to: Elizabeth Mix, Carrie Judd, Elizabeth and Lotti Sisson and Marie Woodworth-Etter.  Born in Buffalo NY in 1858, Carrie Judd received a healing through the ministry of Elizabeth Mix, an African American evangelist.  Eventually, Judd herself became a worldwide evangelist, where “Mother” Emma Whittemore claimed that she received healing of a long standing spinal injury through Judd’s ministry.  Judd also worked with well known Marie Woodworth Etter.  In 1885, Etter began conducting healing meetings that were known for physical “manifestations,” where she spoke  to crowds as large as 25,000.  Many of Etter’s followers joined the Pentecostal denomination known as the Assemblies of God.[8]

     The effects of the 1905 Azusa Street manifestations unleashed a chain of reaction where several women either initiated or figured prominently within the charismatic movement at the turn of the 20th century.  Most noteworthy are Marie Woodworth Etter, Aimee Semple McPherson and Kathryn Kuhlman.  Every mega preacher, not only female but the men as well, have been influenced by the key women mentioned briefly in this article.  What does it all mean for us today? Well any woman who has had a supernatural experience that drew her into the ministry, she  needs to learn how to try the spirits to see if it be of God.  Women are also welcome to enroll in our ministerial training program called SEW. For more information, call 518-477-5759.

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[1] /http://www.jesus-is-savior.com/False%20Religions/New%20Age/theosophy.htm 10/2/10

[2] Ibid

[4] Nick Redfern, Final Events, Anomalist Books, 2010, pg 61

[5] Ibid pg. 50

[6] P. Sheppard, The Fake Jesus, pg. 59-62

When Deliverance Ministry Fails

18 Jan

 Consider the case in scripture where the apostles were not able to cast out a demon from an epileptic.  After rebuking them for a lack of faith, Jesus also pointed to two other  conditions for this particular deliverance to be possible—-conditions that the apostles had not fulfilled, namely, prayer and fasting. I have personally discovered that where the religious demon is concerned,  an essential condition is  agreement  and respect between the captive and the  one who stands in the position of the deliverer. Simply put, those who have continued to challenge my authority and anointing are those who have not been set free. There are several other conditions. 

 

    Since all of the demon’s wiles and devices are set in motion to keep both the captive and the deliverance counselor in the dark, both parties must maintain the ground of attack by making sure that dominion over sin has been accomplished.  For any un-crucified or weak spot in either party is an open target for the enemy to deceive.   Moreover, since each deliverance is an education in the spirit that must be patiently mastered, the captive as well as the deliverance counselor must open their minds to all truth, and close them to  all error.   Discernment requires accuracy in discrimination relative to perceiving the character and motives of  those involved, particularly those aspects of a situation  that are not clearly evident to the average intelligence.

 

     I believe that it is crucial to point out that I take great care not to be derailed into a necessary search for historical origin of demonic doorways  to such an extent that I overlook the captive’s responsibility to fight and the Lord’s desire that the captive be free, in spite of what his ancestors have done.  I encourage the captive to become familiar with his own inner strongholds and how the religious demon may have used his own weaknesses to keep him bound—driven to act in accordance with the religious demons strategies and devices. Once a particular weakness has become visible to me during counseling, it is my job to make the captive aware of its influence upon his captivity.

 

 With each new face of the religious demon exposed, new insights progressively lead to new challenges that neither the captive nor the deliverance worker has encountered before.  Yet I have found that in spite of all of the individual variations, the crucial conflicts around which the religious demon thrives are embedded with repetitive factors like competitiveness, hostilities between people, fears, and diminished self-esteem.  All parties in a deliverance must commit themselves to literally scrutinize everything.  Scrutiny is effective when close attention is paid to detailed, precise and   objective observation in a search for defects, errors and sins. All parties must press toward enlightenment in an aggressive fight to cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light. Although each and every relevant element of the client’s bondage must be examined and understood, one thing remains constant.  As a deliverance counselor, I must “go beyond the rope” and “work it through.”

 

     Nevertheless, in every case, my approach is basically the same–search for the hidden and the obscure; bring what I have found to the captive’s awareness; cause him to recognize how he has been working against himself; teach him who he is in Christ; and enable him to stand against all of the fiery darts of the enemy’s attack and counterattack. In this regard, I have also found through experience that there are four primary reasons as to how the religious demon obtains ground in a professing believer in Jesus Christ: a lack of understanding of the nature of true repentance and why repentance is absolutely essential to the new birth, a belief in “another Jesus”, an extreme seeking after signs and wonders without trying the spirits, and the influx of charismatic witchcraft, the fruit of  “out of context” preaching. 

 

     As a former medium and astrologer, in all humility I confess that I know what it feels like to be caught up in a supernatural deception of false power.  Satan and his demons DO have the ability to transform themselves into beings of light. The word of God warns us in more than one scripture that many of the elect shall be deceived in the last days.  I believe that there are several seekers today who may be among the elect who are living under the power of a strong delusion.  In these last days, it is crucial to repeat the words of Hosea the prophet in this matter: “My people are destroyed for a lack of knowledge.” With humble contrition, I thank the Lord that although I myself was almost destroyed for the lack  an ability of discerning good from evil, He showed me the way to the truth.

 

 

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      In retrospect, a common thread throughout the book “Faces of the Religious Demon  is that the biggest enemy to complete deliverance  from religiosity is not the demons, but it is the flesh. As we have seen, the capacity of the captive to recognize the consequences of demonic deception is limited without a commitment to stand against the forces of darkness, regardless of the apparent ruthlessness of the truth. Going beyond the rope embraces several aspects of spiritual warfare including those attributes of deliverance counseling that help the captive translate the messages obtained through learning how to read the subtle messages that the trends, seasons and cycles of his life unfold.

 

     In the final analysis, life itself is a very effective teacher, not within our own control but in the hands of the Holy Spirit. If we do not grieve Him or quench Him with our carnality, we can  help Him to set the captives free in the Name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. For me, this is like swimming beyond the rope of merely commanding a demon to depart, which I will do, as the Holy Spirit leads me.  Yet to be truly effective, I must stop the religious demon in its tracks by FIRST imparting truth. Jesus Christ has left his disciples with His word, His armor and His name.  As long as we do not allow the lust of our flesh for religion to grieve and quench the Holy Ghost, we will win!!!!

If you either suspect or know that you are demonized  and you are willing to cooperate with the process of deliverance counseling, then call 518-477-5759 to set up a telephone session.

 

 

 

How God Delivered a Former Occultist From Charismatic Christianity

8 Jan

by Pastor Pam

I have been saved, born again since Monday— March 29, 1977 at about 4pm. Yet, once I wrote the book “the Fake Jesus” about 5 years ago, I found myself cleaning out my own temple from the deceptive influence of Sananda, Ashtar and perhaps other so-called ascended masters. You see, once the demons lost me to the One True God, they immediately set out to derail His plan for my life. Through dreams and other supernatural experiences, I was deceived on many levels for almost  three decades..For 3 years BEFORE I was saved, I was steeped in the occult. I had healing powers and I was able to see into the future through astrology and other means. Once saves, my occult powers carried over into Christianity without my knowledge primarily because I was ignorant of Satan’s devices.

Any person who has ever seriously practiced the occult has made an invitation to the powers of darkness. Whether in ignorance or by design, when a person has made an appeal to Satan’s services by either a formal pact or an informal agreement, that person has unwittingly submitted himself to the powers of darkness.. When signs, wonders and strange religious practices that did not emanate from the Holy Ghost are accepted as divine, a spiritual invitation is made to the fake Jesus. Without hesitation, the fake Jesus pushes his way through the doors of your soul. . My testimony is too long for one blog. However for the sake of the subject matter at hand, I can testify that I was  one who ignorantly made an informal pact with the fake Jesus by not properly severing ALL of my ties to my pre-conversion practices of occultism and mediumship.

Through presumption, I assumed that once saved, ALL of my occult practices of the past were behind me, since I had burned all of my astrology and occult books in 1983. My personal testimony is a classic example of how the fake Jesus can fool a true Christian by deception, capitalizing on its target’s ignorance of certain spiritual matters. Hosea’s word continues to ring true.(Hosea 4:6) God’s elect are overwhelmingly deceived and if we are not careful, ultimately destroyed by a lack of knowledge of how “all spiritual manifestations are NOT from God!”Another reason why I share various aspects of my own personal testimony is to give you hope and confidence that the principalities and the powers of heaven shall not win. We overcome by the blood of the Lamb and the word of our testimony and I am an overcomer.

Here is just one of several examples. I received tongues at a meeting held in Albany New York through the ministry of the late Kenneth Hagin. Hagin is really the founder of the word of faith movement as it is operating today. I have no idea whether or not Hagin was a false prophet or a deceived one. I simply look around as I view Charismania, and I know Hagin by his fruits. Anyway, I never truly embraced the way that I received tongues because it had no resemblance to the way the early church received this gift as revealed in the book of Acts. Yet, I grew to speak prolifically, at my own will, what charismatics call in “a prayer language.”

The reason why I have not been convinced about tongues is that for 25 years, I was not  able to find a bona-fide interpreter, nor was I able to interpret myself. So I ask, “Where are the interpreters?” The Holy Ghost does not expect me to throw away my commonsense. If I have prayed off and on for decades to receive the gift of interpretation of tongues as Paul suggests that we all do, 25 years  passed and I still found  no one, including myself to interpret my “prayer language”, good sense  suggested to me that the tongue that I received in 1983 is not from God. So if it is not from God, then who did it come from?

The Fake Jesus: Fallen Angels Among Us  connects the dots between the church system, the charismatic movement,  the new age movement and the ascended masters, aka the fallen angels.

Well, its obvious. It didn’t come from me. I suspect that it came from one of the Ascended Masters, perhaps Sananda or Ashtar. What would be the reason for the demons to desire to imitate tongues? Well, if we don’t know what we are saying when we speak in an “unknown” tongue, we could very possibly be used by demonic beings to “decree and declare” that their will, purposes and agenda be done on earth, rather than that of the will of the Father of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the One, True and Only Creator–the one that Lucifer rebelled against in the first place.

In conclusion, I have been involved in almost all of what is passing itself off today as emanating from the Holy Ghost. Early on, I was groaning and weeping in very strange ways beginning in 1979.. Kenneth Copeland provided me with the explanation that I was looking for, confirming to me that my strange experience was a manifestation of intercessory prayer. Kenneth taught that the strange weeping and groaning that I did was a sacrificial work for the lost and the bound, emanating in travail from the Holy Ghost. TD Jakes and his “wailing women” seminars concur with Copeland. So Copeland, Jakes and others had  me convinced that God was using my travail to break yokes and bondages, ie. setting captives free. Since I believed that the Holy Ghost was using me to intercede, it is only natural that I held on to this strange work.

My mind was certainly unfruitful when I travailed and so often I tried to guess the reason behind it. I convinced myself that much of my groaning and weeping was for sinning preachers to repent. If so, it did not work. They just kept on sinning. I also laughed wildly in the spirit before I even heard of Hagin and Brown’s practice of what is called “holy laughter.”. My laughter was different, as I believed that the Holy Ghost was using me to laugh at the devil. When I laughed, I cried also. I found several scriptures to support my style of holy laughter and so I never tried this phenomena to see if it be of God. I just assumed that it was. The only supernatural experiences that I have not personally experienced is holy dance and shouting, African-American style. Perhaps that is because I have no cultural background in the South and I was not raised in an African-American Church or any church. In other words, holy dancing was not a part of my ancestral upbringing.

Furthermore, even though demons could no longer “step into me and speak,” some of my mediumship traits DID survive my conversion. Nevertheless, when a counterfeit was exposed by the Holy Ghost in recent years, I have been duty bound to remove it by repenting and disavowing it. For example, I could heal BEFORE I was converted. I sucked pain out of people with my hands, particularly my left hand, BEFORE I was converted—proof that my healing gift was mediumistic and not charismatic, NOT OF THE HOLY GHOST.

Once I realized that my healing gift was tainted, I have made every effort not to touch anyone unless I am sure that I am being led by God to do so. I know today that more was required. I have come to the conclusion that my healing gift was not from God and therefore I  vehemently repented, rebuked, resisted and renounced it. Perhaps the Lord will give me the true gift of healing from the Holy Ghost. Perhaps not. I just kept  on cleaning house as I press toward the mark of my high calling and truth flooded down upon me like rivers of living waters.. I resisted the devil and he fled from me.

Here is another example of my occult powers influencing my Christian service. Since  I could see into the future through astrology and through dreams BEFORE I was converted,  I had never learned the absolute necessity of trying the spirits to see if they be of God. As I look back over my Christian journey, some of my most significant dreams of future events that actually transpired were sent by the Fake Jesus. I see now with a clarity that I have never had before. The fake Jesus uses counterfeits of the Holy Ghost as “a hook.” Whenever I receive information  of a futuristic nature in a dream about people I know, I rebuked the spirit of divination. Now I rarely hear from this demon.

In the last seven years, when the Lord wants me to know the future, I just “KNOW IT.” Very quietly. Don’t have to see a thing. I walk in faith these days and I don’t have a need of knowing the future as I once did. I soberly remember the Lord’s warning: A PERVERSE NATION SEEKS AFTER A SIGN! So, yes, I can admit without reservation that I myself have been deceived by the fake Jesus, and it has taken all of 30 years to get clean. There is evidence that I am completely clean but seriously speaking, I can’t yet say that I am absolutely certain. I wait on the Lord for Him to expose what may yet need to be uncovered.

How do I feel as a dedicated believer in Jesus Christ of Nazareth, the Only and True Begotten Son of God who has been deceived by the Fake Jesus for decades? Do I feel like a failure,–fooled frustrated, faithless ? Bamboozled, run a muck? To that, I must say, emphatically NOOOOOOOO! I am joyous, relieved that real truth has truly revived  me and I am free at last!!!! .And I declare, ” BETTER LATE THAN NEVER!!!

You see, in my relentless search for truth, the Holy Ghost has granted me the wisdom to deny all mediumship powers once He has exposed them to me. However, He would not expose them to me until I was willing to humble myself, In this regard, humbling myself involved questioning every significant supernatural experience that I have had since I have been saved, including my conversion experience, which itself was “supernatural.” As such, the quality and consistency of the wisdom that I have received in the last 7 years as compared to the previous  27 years, is truly beyond comparison. And the wisdom of God just keeps on coming.

If you have been in the occult, you were in the hands of the fake Jesus. Once you became “spiritual,”  the fake Jesus assigned a religious demon to you to attempt to make your Christian journey unfruitful. Help is available. Get in touch with me. Send an email to pamsheppard911@yahoo.com or call 518-477-5759

Charismatic Divination

3 Jan

“New Age Divination is a branch of white magic whose primary goal is to obtain secret knowledge, particularly supernatural insight into the future.  Likewise, religious divination is the art of producing results beyond human ability and claiming that Almighty God is the source, when in reality, invisible superhuman entities manifested the result” (Idolatry,2011)

I cannot explain how many times this happened to me in the religious organization. I also participated in this type of divination unknowingly in the first years. As God began to open my eyes, I began to see the error in this type of participation and promptly stopped when He would reveal things.

One event was when I was worshiping during the beginning of service. We would always open service with music. The main objective was to “get closer to God.” This is impossible because once a person is saved, God never leaves us. We are to walk in faith, not by sight or feeling. This did not stop me every week however in the beginning to seek out that “feel good feeling.” In my ignorance, I believed that I had to “strive” to have a relationship with the Lord. This is an “out-and-out” sin as the Bible states we cannot please God without faith. While in worship one Sunday, about 2 years before I had left the “church” for good, I was in full worship, totally given over to emotion, when only the Holy Spirit could have  intervened. I know the Lord spoke to me on that day..He didn’t speak to me very often and it wasn’t like He was in my ear..His words were, “They worship me with their mouths, but their hearts are far away from me!”

This stopped me in my tracks and I became sober in an instant. No longer lost in an altered state, His words pierced me and it was the beginning of the end of the fantasy for me. Reality set in, my arms and hands went to my sides and from then on, I never, danced or worshiped in that way again.

Thinking that there was something wrong with me, I sought to find out instead of heeding what was said to me on that day. I eventually understood that the desire that was in me was never of God to begin with and when it was removed by God, I never felt the need to do it anymore. I believe God felt that “I was ready for the Truth.”

Since then I have never looked back but have kept my hand to the plow, looking forward. Like my mentor Pam, I do not want to become a pillar of salt by going back to Egypt. Gone are the days of doublemindedness. I have one mind, one heart and they belong to the Lord Jesus Christ of Nazareth.

       

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If you think you need deliverance please call Pam Sheppard at (518)477-5759. The phone lines are open now. Pam Sheppard has  37 years experience with the supernatural, 3 years in the occult and 34 years as a born again Christian. She has developed a unique deliverance counseling approach to setting captives free.I know from personal experience..  Pam is the pioneer creator of a deliverance, mentoring, teaching program called SEW, or the ” Spiritual Empowerment Workshop”. In fact, all that I’ve shared in the above article, came out of my SEW teachings. Pam Sheppard is highly skilled at pointing folks to scripture ,and shining a floodlight on points we always miss  I believe that Pam has a divine word  for such a time as this.


Testimony of Deliverance From A Fallen Angel

13 Dec

To my readers, I was deep into the occult for three years, when the Lord snatched me out of it and caused me to become born again on March 29, 1977.  This holiday season, I have already given thanks to the Lord Jesus Christ for delivering me from a fallen angel 34 years ago. Nevertheless, my occult background was  so compatible to word of faith, charismatic teachings and practices, that  a I transitioned into them quite easily. For example, I had healing powers as a psychic. I simply transitioned those powers, believing that they were from the Holy Ghost.  My powers were very much like that of Todd Bentley.

If you have had any background in the occult, just know that once you get saved, the devil does not give up on you.  He will use your psychic powers to imitate the gifts of the Holy Ghost. If you need additional understanding, contact me at 518-477-5759  or send me a message at www.facebook.com/pamela.sheppard911

The year was 1974 and I was an atheist.  I was so earthly that I seemed to be of no spiritual  good. Very practical, very much the cynic.   I first opened up my spirit when I began to study and practice relaxation therapy and hypnosis.  To my surprise, I entered into an altered state of consciousness rather easily, for someone who was as skeptical as myself.  Almost immediately, I was bombarded by spiritual experiences of various kinds.  I believe that the ASC opened the veil to my latent psychic powers.  From 1974-77, I documented in a diary about 3000 dreams, most  were clairvoyant in nature.  Sometimes I dreamed, remembered and documented as many as 10 dreams a night, some of which came to pass the very next day.

From hypnosis and dreams, I began to study astrology into the wee hours of the night.  Consumed by what I believed to be cosmic or planetary predictors of the course of human life, I initiated a study of the astrology charts of the deceased.  I targeted people who died sudden, even violent deaths.  In one particular case of a young man name Frank, I needed to know his exact birthdate and date of death so I went to the graveyard where he was buried and jotted it down from the tombstone in order to construct astrology charts for my study.

Later that same night, as I marvelled over the charts, Henry, a friend of Franks who was assisting me with information about his deceased pal, suggested that I try to contact Frank myself in a séance.  I laughed and laughed.  I did not believe in such nonsense.  However, that very night, I held my first  and only séance in the summer of 1974, never expecting that I would enter into a supernatural realm of which I was totally unaware and ill prepared to contend with.

As six people–three children and three adults, 3 male and 3 female–gathered around my friend’s dining room table in the dark, we began by making fun and nervously giggling.  We thought we were playing just another parlor game.  As we settled down and got quiet, to my amazement, when I raised my head and focused my eyes toward the center of the room, a spirit materialized directly in front of my face!

The being  manifested in the form of a huge head of a man, at least 3 times larger than the size of a normal human head.  Its substance or essence looked like a very thick cloud or a dark room filled with thick cigarette smoke.  However, the “smoke” or “cloud” formed itself into a perfect shape of a man’s head, with a U-shaped hairline, sideburns, a  mustache and full beard, wearing an old-fashioned Ascot in his neck. While doing research for my 4th book, “The Fake Jesus: Fallen Angels Among Us,” I found a picture of the being that strongly resembles the “smoked head.”  The ascended master who calls himself “St. Germain.  More on him later.

The room had been darkened by pulling the socket out of the walls while the lamps had been lit and on.  The “head” could not be seen in a lit room.  I inserted the plug into the socket and then removed it about three times.  While the room was dark, the “head remained.The third time that I darkened the room, the “head” disappeared suddenly. POOF!

At first I was not afraid, only excited and amazed that my entire world of skepticism and unbelief of supernatural things had just been turned upside down.  As I lay in my bed in the dark that night, I began to experience a sense of apprehension.  Finally I drifted into sleep, only to have an ominous “sleep paralysis” experience which folk from the deep south call “the haints.”  I felt like I was choking.  A heaviness came on me where I woke up thinking that my young daughter was sleeping on top of me.  I patted my body and the bed to see who it was that was smothering me.  I tried to call for help.  However, I had no voice–not even a whisper. I was so afraid at this point that I fainted.  While I was out cold I thought I heard from Frank.  A voice said “Leave me Alone!”

The complete testimony as a Christian is in “Come Out of Her God’s People.” For more, click the cover.