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The Soul and False Conversion

1 Jun

By Pastor Pam

HOW A FALSE CONVERSION OCCURS

Because the spirit and the soul are not separate but  tightly knitted or braided  around each other as are  the ligaments, marrow and jonts in our legs, it is difficult to discern the difference between the two.  The soul is easiest to recognize because the concerns and needs of “self” are generally apparent.  We recognize the “body” side of the soul because we can see the results through the activity of the natural frame.  We can see selfishness, ambition, competition, and jealousy  because the body,  through material and natural things, will engage in scenarios that expose self striving.   

However, where we fall short is in our ability  to discern the soul from the spirit, which is also “flesh.” I am considering a gospel account of the words of the Lord when a funeral procession went by. He turned to his disciples and said, “let the dead bury the dead.”  How can the dead bury the dead? What Jesus was actually saying is “let the spiritually dead bury the physically dead.” Meaning: those who are alive in both the body and the soul have a dead spirit.  A dead spirit is one that is separated, alienated, and without God in the world.  That is a dead spirit.  It doesn’t mean that there is no awareness or activity in the spirit.

The spirit of the lost is very much alive in the kingdom of darkness, but he or she is alienated from the kingdom of heaven. It makes itself known through various nightmares and irrational fears.  When it is active, man’s dead spirit is open to the hellish dark world of spirits ruled over by the Prince of darkness. When it is both active AND powerful, the spirit is capable of a variety of supernatural feats including but not limited to clairvoyance, clairaudience and astral travel or out of body experiences.

When a lost or alienated person “accepts Jesus” as Lord and Savior, it can’t be the spirit who does so because the spirit  of that person is dead, alienated, and walking according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that works in those who are disobedient by the lust of their flesh.  In such a condition, the soul has to take over.  In the lost, the soul fulfills the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and the lost person has the nature of self consciousness.

So since a dead spirit cannot “accept God,” the soul takes over in its parts: mind, emotions and volition or will and says, “I accept Jesus as Lord and Savior” and begins a religious ritual that imitates intimacy and relationship. The working of the enemy through the mind or ideas of man quenches the work of the Holy Ghost to quicken that person’s spirit.  For the powers of darkness are keenly clever in working alongside of and simulating the born again experience.

When a person is REALLY born again, the soul takes a back seat.  The Holy Ghost “quickens” the spirit through repentance. As defined by Paul to the Ephesians, to quicken means to be made alive.  As Jesus Christ was raised from the dead physically or bodily, to be born again is to be raised from the dead spiritually. In other words, a dead spirit has been raised to becoming a vessel for the Holy Ghost.  Since the spirit does not have a will, volition is a choice or decision made by the soul.  What the spirit has is intuition. Paul revealed that the reason the spirit is raised from the dead is because “God is rich in mercy.” So the resurrection of the spirit begins in the intuition and then translated into  understanding  by the soul.

When the soul “accepts Jesus,” the spirit remains dead but with great acting skills, the soul can religiously  imitate the things of God. The fallen spirit of man, alienated and separated from God is sunk down into the soul so that the soul manifests as intellect or sensuality, often in both. In such cases, the soul reigns over both the spirit and the body. The way that the new life reaches the spirit is shown in the Lord’s own words: You must be born again.  The Holy Ghost “breathes” where ever He chooses. This is not the decision of man but the will of God.

The believer who has been raised from the dead in the spirit to newness of like is born of the Spirit or “born again.” The Holy Ghost, who takes up a dwelling place in the reborn spirit, has given the believer a revelation of the Cross and the Lord’s resurrection. This revelation is first received in the spirit. As James indicates in his letter, the wisdom that is from above—from the Holy Spirit—is pure, peaceable, gentle, merciful—without any element of the life of the soul—opinions, self views, strife-jealousy. So when a person is born again, the spirit imparts  understanding  to the soul through the mind, will and the emotions.

What is happening among those who claim that “they accepted Jesus,” is that they have done so through the soul and therefore, their spirits have remained dead.  The intellect of one whose spirit is dead is decidedly fallible and becomes the most dangerous of the soul’s gifts because God seekers use their minds to understand spiritual truths.  The scriptures reveal that the soulish man cannot receive the things of the Spirit, because they can only be spiritually discerned.

According to the late great Jessie Penn Lewis, “It is the soulish element in teachers and professors of holiness, which is often the cause of separation and disunion.  There may be, it is true, love in the heart to those who ‘differ,’ but the ‘differences’ divide nevertheless, because the demoniacal powers, able to work upon the soulish element in the believer, always emphasize or exaggerate the difference in “views of truth,” instead of magnifying the points of union, and even drive eager believers to ‘fight’ for their view of ‘truth,‘ under the name of ‘witnessing for God.” It is also the soulish element in Christians which insists upon the minute correspondence of others its ‘views of truth,’ and ‘tithe mint and anise and cumin’, in words whilst leaving ‘undone the weightier matters of the law’—which in the gospel dispensation of the Spirit between believers as the condition of their growth into ‘unity of the faith. ‘In brief, the soul-life, influenced by evil supernatural powers, is the main cause of divisions and separation among the professing, and even the true children of God.”

For this reason as pointed out by Sis. Jessie, the churches are filled with nominal worshippers of Christ, who show no marks of a true Christian life within them. In a nutshell, influences that bypass the spirit and only reach the soul may prepare the way by bringing the seeker within the reach of the truth which is read from the scriptures.  Outer strivings may make for a kind  self righteousness that  has a value and place in the world.  However, by virtue of these outer trappings, such seekers  will be fooled into believing that the strivings of the soul is evidence that he or she is born again.  Not so.  Since God views self righteous as filthy rags, the spirits of such seekers is untouched. Dead.  Alienated.  Without God.

Those whose souls imitate salvation are diversified.  Dynamic personalities   sway and move the emotions of others.  Their fruit—like TD Jakes for example—is to move the emotions of the soul.  The problem is that the faith of the hearers stands in the influence or wisdom of people like TD, and not in the power of God.  Intellectuals uses schemes to reach men and bring them to God, some preaching hell and damnation to frighten people to God, others using heaven, prosperity, gospelfests, social fellowship, networking  etc.

The outcome is that people are attracted to the fake Jesus, and not of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. What happens is a dangerous thing, so dangerous, that I will have to address it in more detail Part III. Suffice it to say for now, that people who are deceived into believing that they got born again, STILL have a dead spirit.  When dead, the spirit is susceptible to the evil side of the spirit world where psychic power is mistaken for the gifts of the Holy Ghost. Consequently, unsaved people are speaking in tongues, laying hands on others, imparting demons into vulnerable people.  Also, when people with dead spirits pray to the Father in the name of His Son, the one who answers their prayers is the imposter, the Fake Jesus.

Can a person whose spirit has been quickened STILL allow his or her soul to dominate?  Most decidedly YES. These are those who have a sensual relationship with Jesus.  When they speak of “being in His presence,” they are not satisfied unless they can feel the presence of God continually upon their flesh, and almost bi-polar in the spirit, they experience loads of ups and downs akin to spiritual mood swings.  They need to be taught how to walk by faith and not by sight or feeling.  Although the Holy Spirit dwells in their spirits, they often allow the soul to predominate because they do not understand the spirit life and the actions of the human spirit in co-action with God.

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PENTECOSTAL CRAZINESS

23 Mar

At 8 minutes 26-34 seconds  of this video clip, a featured  preacher asks a most important question.  He asks: ” Is it possible to be saved, sanctified, Holy Ghost filled and Fire baptized—AND  CRAZY?

The answer to that question is a simple  “no.”

The preacher held up a bottle of prozac, a prescription made out to him.  So the answer is simple.  This particular  preacher is not saved, sanctified, Holy Ghost filled and fire baptized.

Then there  is the illustrious founder and leader of the Full Gospel Baptist Church. Bishop Paul Morton gives a moving personal testimony that this great leader clearly does  not understand.  You see, the voice behind the curtain was NOT the Holy Ghost.  It was the religious demon assigned to Paul Morton with a scheme, a setup.

The purpose?  To convince this worldwide Pentecostal leader  and the millions who follow and listen to him  that praying in tongues is the answer to mental illness.  I KNOW that is not right.  Why? Because I have counseled too many mentally ill Pentecostals and Charismatics—ie crazy tongue talkers. Could it be that the tongues is the  real reason why they actually  lost their minds?  Isn’t tongues considered “mindless praying?”

Yet another good question.

 Morton thinks the Lord was teaching him something. That it was God that took him into a dark classroom.  That God sent him crazy “to teach him something.”

Bishop Morton further  suggests that like Jesus was led into the wilderness to do battle with the enemy, the Lord led him into “a dark place” and was the voice behind the curtain.

 Yet there is one main difference.  Jesus did not lose His mind and end up with a mental breakdown after fasting 40 days. For Morton to openly say  that this voice he heard  behind the curtain—this voice in a dark place— was the Holy Ghost telling Morton to “shut up,” is evidence that this leader of the Full Gospel Baptist is still quite vulnerable.  For since the enemy was able to deceive him the first time and send him crazy in the bargain, he will do so again.

So I join this video as I warn all Pentecostals and Charismatics.  Let’s face it head on.  Too many of you are losing your minds because you have passively accepted all supernatural experience as being “of the Lord,” without trying the spirits to see if they be of God.  This spiritual delusion has existed now for more than a century, as Satan and not God is the author and the finisher of your faith. As such,  Satan is the hidden god behind your altars and he is in control of your pulpits.  As he did to the Pentecostal leaders in this video, the religious demon assigned to you  has the same motive—to take your eyes off of Jesus Christ of Nazareth as tongues becomes your savior.  The enemy is in control of the mental state of your followers. Everyone of you is not crazy but that is the enemy’s goal.  I may offend you but someone has to sound the alarm to wake you up..

 You have been warned.

Freedom From the Charismatic Movement Part 1

16 Dec

The Charismatic Movement Part 1

An Excerpt From “the Fake Jesus.”

To discern the signs of the times, I believe that we need to comprehend “what went on yesterday, about 100 years ago. So this blog post is dedicated to sharing a historical perspective and to let you, the reader decide. I myself try all supernatural occurrences from the words of Jesus: A good tree doesn’t bring forth bad fruit and a bad tree doesn’t bring forth good fruit—and also–you shall know them by their fruit.

Remembering the fervor of the early 80’s, the word of faith movement clearly “took off” primarily because of tongues. Everyone was seeking the initial sign of the baptism in the Holy Ghost, as word of faith preachers, pastors and teachers all concurred that tongues was the initial evidence. At times, seeking after uttering a tongue seemed higher in priority than salvation, as the leaders taught that being saved was only a beginning step to being “filled.”

Consequently, those who proclaimed to be “born again” did not settle for conversion alone because being filled with the Holy Spirit meant that “you spoke in tongues.” History was my least favorite subject in high school, probably because what was past didn’t seem important to me. When we are young, we live in the present moment. Many misunderstand that just because being born again involves “old things being passed away,” how will we be able to assess our spiritual growth if we don’t consider “how we used to be?”

Along these same lines, I believe that the truth about tongues can be found in its historic roots, that go back a century or so ago. Prior to the early 20th century, history would suggest that the speaking in tongues actually DID cease for 19 centuries. While the Middle Ages constituted long years of spiritual darkness, the Protestant Reformation exemplified a revelatory outburst of light regarding the doctrines of sin, salvation, justification by faith and holiness. This period marked the interpretation of scripture by some of the finest minds in church history. Even though there were some instances of “the ecstatic” among a group called the Anabaptists, for the most part, the Reformation was silent about the speaking in tongues.

Moreover, within the founding days of America, neither the Pilgrims, the Puritan leaders, nor any other Christian group indulged in speaking in tongues. Times of great emotional conviction were recorded and believers were moved to show their convictions through their fervency of feelings and emotions. Yet, even though thousands were convicted of their sins in frontier revivals, the speaking in tongues found no expression.

Earnest Christians and ministers in this period of history set themselves to rediscover truth. Literary Christian scholars produced excellent essays and formulated insightful scriptural interpretations, yet not one spiritual leader of the Reformation period in the USA even intimated that the doctrine of speaking in tongues had any role at all in the spiritual life of that day.

In the third decade of the 19th century, a pastor in London by the name of Edward Irving made a public declaration of healing, prophecies and tongues, including them in his worship services. Upon visiting Irving’s church, contemporary essayists wrote in the London Times, “God was working miracles by hysterics.”

Though Irving was ousted from the Presbyterian Church, he started another,namely,the Catholic Apostolic Church. In various parables, Jesus gave us a simple tool of discernment. He tells us that good trees produce good fruit, bad trees produce bad fruit,and that we “know them by their fruit.” The Lord made it clear that a bad tree cannot produce good fruit. As I continued to study,I found that the precursors of the pentecostal movement which centered itself in the speaking in tongues was filled with “bad fruit.”

Let’s look at the lives and work of each outstanding leader, one at a time. It is interesting to note the significant influence of women in the tongues movement and the establishment of the denomination of Pentecostalism.

Mother Ann Lee” the founder of the Shakers, 1736-1784: Mother Lee was the charismatic founder of the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, commonly known as the Shakers. After a difficult early life, she joined a group of Christians in Manchester, England, who had split from the Quaker movement. Their unorthodox views and impassioned convulsions in worship drew ridicule and persecution, along with the nickname “the Shakers.”

While imprisoned, Mother Ann received a revelation that she was the embodiment of the second coming of Christ, in feminine form. Lee claimed that she could also discourse in 72 tongues. Lee settled in Watervliet New York, a town about a 15 minute drive from where I now live.

Joseph Smith, the founder of the Mormons,1805-1844: Smith was among the first to advocate for the speaking in tongues. He believed that tongues opens the door to visions and revelations. After all,this is the way that the book of Mormon had come to him. Taken from a chronological history of the Mormon church, I found this:

History of the Church 2:428, 27 March 1836: [at the end of the temple dedication] “President Brigham Young gave a short address in tongues, and David W. Patten interpreted, and gave a short exhortation in tongues himself, after which I [Joseph Smith] blessed the congregation in the name of the Lord, and the assembly dispersed a little past four o’clock, having manifested the most quiet demeanor during the whole exercise…. During the evening of the same day, Brother George A. Smith arose and began to prophesy, when a noise was heard like the sound of a rushing mighty wind, which filled the Temple, and all the congregation simultaneously arose, being moved upon by an invisible power; many began to speak in tongues and prophesy; others saw glorious visions; I beheld the Temple was filled with angels, which fact I declared to the congregation. The people of the neighborhood came running together (hearing an unusual sound within, and seeing a bright light like a pillar of fire resting upon the Temple), and were astonished at what was taking place. This continued until the meeting closed at eleven p. m.”

Bare in mind,readers, what John Smith and the Mormons believe about Jesus Christ of Nazareth: They preach that Jesus is the brother of Satan, an elder brother of all people on this planet. Mormons teach that Jesus was born on an unnamed planet near the star kolob through God the Father having sex with one of his many wives. In short, that the Lord was born on Earth through God manifesting a body and having sex with Mary. They claim that Jesus was married to three women at the same time, and had children. Consider the outrage of teaching that Jesus saved himself by obeying the principles of Mormonism and that the Lord is an example for all good Mormons to follow. John Smith also claimed that Jesus received godhood after he rose from the dead and that He is now one of many gods over his own planet with his many wives making spirit babies and populating that planet.

So consider this. The founder of this doctrine is one of the first Americans to proclaim that he “spoke in tongues.” Assuming that what John Smith wrote in the Mormon history book about the supernatural manifestation that occurred in his gatherings, ask yourself this. Based upon John Smith’s blasphemous doctrine, ask yourself, “was the Holy Spirit and the angels of God the author of that experience on March 27, 1836????????

 Marie Woodworth Etter, faith healing and evangelist: (1844-1924) is 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. She 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 Tronto blessing back to Etter. Etter was certainly faithful to her calling and it appears that she was honest and sincere. But as I point out in “Faces of the Religious Demon”, I believe that “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. (pg 47) Considering her dedication, I hope that Etter escaped our era.

Charles Parham, founder of Pentecostalism, 1873-1929 An extremely controversial figure, I recommend to those who are interested to search with his name and read about him for yourself. There are rumors of homosexuality, racism, ( membership in the Klu Klux Klan) and freemasonry. He was actually arrested for lewdness in a public place, attempting to solicit sex from men. There are also several allegations and reports concerning his strange doctrinal interpretations. In regards to tongues, in the fall of 1900, after leading his students through a series of Bible studies on repentance, justification by faith, sanctification, and healing, Parham instructed them on Spirit baptism. By the end of December, they were prepared to encounter the day of Pentecost in a new way. After the revival commenced on New Year’s Day, Parham announced that the students had spoken many languages. He himself claimed he had received the capability of preaching in German and Swedish. On January 1, 1901, Agnes Ozman spoke in a tongue that sounded like “Chinese,” though never actually verified. She is renowned as being the first pentecostal person to ever speak in tongues.

The problem with her tongue speaking is that it is claimed that she spoke non stop for 3 days in Chinese, actually unable to speak in English until she was “released” to do so. Others among Parham’s students were alleged to have spoken in a variety of languages including Japanese, Hungarian, Syrian, Hindi, and Spanish. Parham noted that “cloven tongues of fire” appeared over the heads of the speakers. Sometimes interpretations followed such as “God is love,” “Jesus is mighty to save,” and “Jesus is ready to hear.” Parham anticipated that he could send out missionaries all over the world who would supernaturally speak in the native tongue of the land, without having studied it. It never happened and Parham was extremely disappointed that his missionary plans were thwarted.

Although Parham was accused of being a racist, he preferred to consider himself a separationist, as exemplified by the fact that he allowed a black man to participate in his bible study classes, sitting in a restricted and separated part of the study hall. That man was William Seymour. William Seymour, a waiter and the Azusa Street leader (1870-1922) went to Los Angeles and taught the Holy Spirit baptism in a warehouse on Azusa Street. On April 4, 1906 a revival began and thousand’s of people came to 312 Azusa to receive the baptism in the Holy Spirit. This revival lasted from 1906-1913, and during this time, thousands of Pentecostal missionaries went forth establishing missions throughout the world.

Seymour’s work at Azusa is regarded among most Pentecostal historians as a genuine move of God in restoring the church to true power and authority. However, it has also been reported that the Azusa Street meetings were filled with spiritualist mediums, hypnotists, and others who had a deep interest in the occult. There are reports of fits,babblings, moral compromise with people falling on top of each other, jerks, twitchings,shakings, ie. mass hysteria. In fact, the spiritual pandemonium of the meetings became more than Seymour could handle, and so he sent for his teacher, Parham to come and help out. When Parham arrived, he was outraged and appalled.

As a result, Parham and Seymour had a rift that was never reconciled. Parham publicly denounced both the revival and Seymour in October 1906 for the emotionalism displayed in the worship at the Azusa Street revival, and for the intermingling of blacks and whites in the services. Seymour had sought Parham to help him control these “ecstatic” excesses. But visiting the mission for the first time and observing what Parham believed to be “manifestations of the flesh,” Parham stood up and declared: “God is sick at His stomach!”

Even so, it is reported that emotionalism played a strong part in Parham’s own worship services. This unfortunate incident and his judgmental nature alienated Parham not only from Seymour, but others as well. It is alleged without substantiation that Seymour “stole Parham’s pentecostal movement” by blackmail as Seymour was privy to Parham’s secret sex life. Shortly, the pentecostal movement had now begun to move well beyond both men. Indeed, Pentecostalism emerged in India in 1906 among holiness believers without ties to Azusa Street.

Evan Roberts and The Wales Revival of 1904-1905; Part of the appeal of this wide scale revival lay in Evan Roberts himself, a charismatic and sincere preacher. Although he came from the Welsh Methodist tradition, he wasn’t a theologian, and he never finished his training to be a minister. His message was for all the people of Wales, regardless of denomination, and it was immensely appealing. Meetings would be a mixture of prayer, self-examination and singing, and they could last for hours.

The most outstanding aspect of the revival was its impact upon everyday societal life. Crime dropped, saloons closed, in short, the entire community was affected. It is believed that at least 100,000 people became Christians during the 1904-1905 revival, but despite this, the revival did not put a stop to the gradual decline of Christianity in Wales, only holding it back slightly. It has been argued by some Christian historians that the 1904-1905 revival lacked depth in terms of nurturing the newly converted Christians in biblical teaching. Evan Roberts admitted that wildfire erupted “from the very outset.” He reported that the physical, mental, and spiritual wreckage resulting from the baptism in the Holy Ghost was appalling in its effect upon the revival’s leaders and workers, to say nothing of the new converts.

It is reported that “thousands,” and, “nearly all,” were “wrecked.”

Speaking in Tongues: Has Tongues Ceased?

16 Nov

Speaking in tongues was  one of Gods gifts to his people to help spread his message among His people. One the Day of Pentecost, in one local community there were 17 different languages spoken. They ALL heard the gospel in their own language.
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I believe that tongues have ceased.  The reason I believe that all tongues spoken today is a counterfeit is based on simple logic and basic commonsense. I found that  as I conducted research for the book “the fake Jesus,”  tongues actually DID cease as Paul told the Corinthians that they would.  History reveals that tongues ceased for 19 centuriesThink about it. No Christian needed or ever heard of “a prayer language” for 1900 years!!!!!.

Why did tongues cease?

Well, because its purpose had been fulfilled.

Here is a quote from the Fake Jesus: Fallen Angels Among Us.

“God Himself brought forth many languages to hinder the building of the tower of Babel. In Genesis 11, we read that because of the people’s rebellion, God confused the language of all the earth so that the people would not be able to understand each other’s speech, How ironic and counter-rebellious on the part of Maitreya. As Satan’s representative of endtimes, Maitreya plans to do just the opposite in Mystery Babylon, which includes the organized church. Maitreya’s goal is to cause all who speak in different tongues to hear him in ONE tongue. This is a complete reversal of God’s actions to hinder the tower of Babel. This is blasphemy to the nth degree.  Anyone who does not close the door to self-induced passivity is at risk of becoming reprobate.”

In the Fake Jesus, the connection of the speaking in tongues movement to Satan’s endtime agenda is exposed.

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Tongues Opens a Demonic Doorway To Your Spirit

7 Nov

How I Protect My Spirit by Pam Sheppard

Last fall, I was riding along slightly mesmerized by  the beautiful colors of the fall season, when a power came on me to compel me to speak in tongues.  As the first word tried to blurt its way out of me, I rebuked the demon sitting in full view of others waiting in their lane for the light to change.  Out loud, I rebuked “this thing”  not once but at least 3 or 4 times before I felt the compulsion to utter finally  leave me.

I know what some of you are thinking.  “Wasn’t that the Holy Ghost IN you, Pam, that wanted to use you to magnify God in the  awesome beauty of His creation?”

To answer your question without going through a long teaching on tongues, I will respond this way.  The Holy Ghost is a Gentleman.  He is God so He knows everything.  As such, He knows that I no longer believe in the manifestation of speaking in tongues, at least not in this hour of gross deception. He would not endanger my life on a busy highway. As such, He would not approach me with tongues because He knows that I will not receive Him that way.  The fact that I had to rebuke “this entity”  more than once is an indication that the tongue that tried to manifest “was not God.!”

So what I did this afternoon was “protect my spirit” at an hour that was completely unexpected.  In the quotation taken from  the book of Luke, the Lord’s parable  above, “the house” is symbolic of man in  spirit, soul and body.  Protecting the body is extremely important to natural living, as our eternal nature of spirit and soul cannot function  on earth without our bodies.  The more my body ages, the more committed I am to protecting it.  However, my concentration in these mentoring letters is both the soul and the spirit..

Protecting what is totally invisible can be quite challenging.  The first thing you need to become aware of is “the thief.”  The thief is a Satanic agent that has been assigned to both you and to me from the moment of our birth.  He is always there.  No need to fear him because if he could have “taken me out,” he would have done so already.  His objective was to keep me on the broad way so that the light of the glorious gospel of Jesus Christ would not shine on me.  However, once the Holy Spirit selected  “my hour,” Satan’s agent has failed.  Even so, he never gives up.  However, I have resisted him to such an extent, that most of the time, he is “in flee” mode.

The goal of these posts is to “prepare you for the thief.”  The thief desires to sift you like wheat by any means necessary.

Since the agent assigned to you has been watching you, he knows you, to a certain extent.  When my agent “knew” me, he had lots of success.  One of the strategies that he used against me was to threaten me or people close to me.  My natural reaction to a threat is to fight, and meet the challenger face to face, toe to toe.  However, once  I am in the midst of a pre-fabricated battle, the agent  sneakily attacks me from behind, namely,  he comes against what I have left vulnerable and un-protected.  Once my eyes became open to how the enemy was using me against myself, I no longer react to threats before “I watch and I pray.”  Most of the time, the threat had no substance and it withers almost as soon as it came.

You ask “well, why would the agent assigned to you. approach you with tongues?”  Because I have closed off all of the enemy’s doorways, and tongues is the only way he can reach my spirit.   His biggest doorway that has been slammed shut is my dreams.  I have trained my spirit to reject, even while I am sleeping, any subliminal message that is sent to discourage  me or weaken me in spirit, soul and body.  It is hard to describe but I have set up spiritual blockades.  Even if the enemy agent is able to break through, my spirit automatically reacts aggressively.

For example, the enemy came at me last October  in a dream,  trying to tell me that “I am next in the death by sickness department, since it appears to be  a season for people I have known for years to be sick and dying.  Also, it is a vulnerable month in my life,—the month when most I know have died.  In a recent dream, Satan’s agent came to me in the form of an old friend from college who kept trying to bombard my spirit with the fear of death. You need to know that your agent can come to you in any form.

My reaction while asleep?  I boldly proclaimed, “my doctor told me that even though I have lived a long time, I have yet a long time to live because I am so healthy.” My doctor actually said this and I repeated his words to this “friend.”  Then the agent openly reveal himself very nastily and retorted, “but you are obese.”  My response?  “Yeh, but I’m workin on that! Being overweight will NOT KILL ME!!!

I have learned that once you overcome the fear of dying, then your agent has been silenced.  My strong tower is “a thousand may fall at my side and 10,000 at my  right hand, but it shall NOT COME NIGH ME!!!! ” This is the nature of my spirit when I see myself operating in dreams.  I am fit and fearless.

My hopeful anticipation of the return of the Lord keeps me fit and fearless.  Why?  Because if the Lord returns within a life span of 100 years from the day that I was born, then I have trained myself to believe that I will be alive when He comes again because “I can make it to 100.”

If Jesus Christ of Nazareth  tarries and I have “gone on,” then I believe that I will still be alive though my body be waiting for me in its grave.  Every Christian generation has held on to this anchor of their soul in order to defeat the fear of death.  I just happen to believe that I am living in the generation where every sign that “this is the Lord’s hour”  is “there.”  So if I can live, I intend to live and the agent assigned to me cannot condition me for dying before I am ready to go.  Now that is that with that!  lol

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Tongues Opens a Demonic Doorway To Your Spirit

7 Nov

How I Protect My Spirit by Pam Sheppard

Last fall, I was riding along slightly mesmerized by  the beautiful colors of the fall season, when a power came on me to compel me to speak in tongues.  As the first word tried to blurt its way out of me, I rebuked the demon sitting in full view of others waiting in their lane for the light to change.  Out loud, I rebuked “this thing”  not once but at least 3 or 4 times before I felt the compulsion to utter finally  leave me.

I know what some of you are thinking.  “Wasn’t that the Holy Ghost IN you, Pam, that wanted to use you to magnify God in the  awesome beauty of His creation?”

To answer your question without going through a long teaching on tongues, I will respond this way.  The Holy Ghost is a Gentleman.  He is God so He knows everything.  As such, He knows that I no longer believe in the manifestation of speaking in tongues, at least not in this hour of gross deception. He would not endanger my life on a busy highway. As such, He would not approach me with tongues because He knows that I will not receive Him that way.  The fact that I had to rebuke “this entity”  more than once is an indication that the tongue that tried to manifest “was not God.!”

So what I did this afternoon was “protect my spirit” at an hour that was completely unexpected.  In the quotation taken from  the book of Luke, the Lord’s parable  above, “the house” is symbolic of man in  spirit, soul and body.  Protecting the body is extremely important to natural living, as our eternal nature of spirit and soul cannot function  on earth without our bodies.  The more my body ages, the more committed I am to protecting it.  However, my concentration in these mentoring letters is both the soul and the spirit..

Protecting what is totally invisible can be quite challenging.  The first thing you need to become aware of is “the thief.”  The thief is a Satanic agent that has been assigned to both you and to me from the moment of our birth.  He is always there.  No need to fear him because if he could have “taken me out,” he would have done so already.  His objective was to keep me on the broad way so that the light of the glorious gospel of Jesus Christ would not shine on me.  However, once the Holy Spirit selected  “my hour,” Satan’s agent has failed.  Even so, he never gives up.  However, I have resisted him to such an extent, that most of the time, he is “in flee” mode.

The goal of these posts is to “prepare you for the thief.”  The thief desires to sift you like wheat by any means necessary.

Since the agent assigned to you has been watching you, he knows you, to a certain extent.  When my agent “knew” me, he had lots of success.  One of the strategies that he used against me was to threaten me or people close to me.  My natural reaction to a threat is to fight, and meet the challenger face to face, toe to toe.  However, once  I am in the midst of a pre-fabricated battle, the agent  sneakily attacks me from behind, namely,  he comes against what I have left vulnerable and un-protected.  Once my eyes became open to how the enemy was using me against myself, I no longer react to threats before “I watch and I pray.”  Most of the time, the threat had no substance and it withers almost as soon as it came.

You ask “well, why would the agent assigned to you. approach you with tongues?”  Because I have closed off all of the enemy’s doorways, and tongues is the only way he can reach my spirit.   His biggest doorway that has been slammed shut is my dreams.  I have trained my spirit to reject, even while I am sleeping, any subliminal message that is sent to discourage  me or weaken me in spirit, soul and body.  It is hard to describe but I have set up spiritual blockades.  Even if the enemy agent is able to break through, my spirit automatically reacts aggressively.

For example, the enemy came at me last October  in a dream,  trying to tell me that “I am next in the death by sickness department, since it appears to be  a season for people I have known for years to be sick and dying.  Also, it is a vulnerable month in my life,—the month when most I know have died.  In a recent dream, Satan’s agent came to me in the form of an old friend from college who kept trying to bombard my spirit with the fear of death. You need to know that your agent can come to you in any form.

My reaction while asleep?  I boldly proclaimed, “my doctor told me that even though I have lived a long time, I have yet a long time to live because I am so healthy.” My doctor actually said this and I repeated his words to this “friend.”  Then the agent openly reveal himself very nastily and retorted, “but you are obese.”  My response?  “Yeh, but I’m workin on that! Being overweight will NOT KILL ME!!!

I have learned that once you overcome the fear of dying, then your agent has been silenced.  My strong tower is “a thousand may fall at my side and 10,000 at my  right hand, but it shall NOT COME NIGH ME!!!! ” This is the nature of my spirit when I see myself operating in dreams.  I am fit and fearless.

My hopeful anticipation of the return of the Lord keeps me fit and fearless.  Why?  Because if the Lord returns within a life span of 100 years from the day that I was born, then I have trained myself to believe that I will be alive when He comes again because “I can make it to 100.”

If Jesus Christ of Nazareth  tarries and I have “gone on,” then I believe that I will still be alive though my body be waiting for me in its grave.  Every Christian generation has held on to this anchor of their soul in order to defeat the fear of death.  I just happen to believe that I am living in the generation where every sign that “this is the Lord’s hour”  is “there.”  So if I can live, I intend to live and the agent assigned to me cannot condition me for dying before I am ready to go.  Now that is that with that!  lol

For more on why all tongues spoken today is the work of  religious demons, click any of these links for Faces of the Religious Demon. www.lulu.com/content/11647727, for the Fake Jesus www.lulu.com/content/2716532 and for the latest book, the New Idolatry www.lulu.com/content/11927464

THE FAKE JESUS HAS A CONVINCING VOICE!

31 Oct

I have spent 3 decades learning how to discern good from evil where it comes to supernatural experiences like “hearing voices.”

Pam Sheppard: Author, Publisher, Deliverance Counselor, Trainer of Ministers

The bottom line is that “it ain’t easy.”  Some would take a scripture out of its original context and retort, “Well the Lord said, my sheep hear my voice and the voice of a stranger, they will not follow.”  However, if we look back at who Jesus was talking to and why, we will come to understand that Jesus was talking to the children of Israel, the religious people of THAT day, who lived at the time of the Lord’s earthly ministry in His physical body.  The Jews had all of the signs from the prophets.  The Lord was saying to THEM, those who really belong to the Father will recognize that I am their long-awaited Messiah.  Then the Lord makes a brief reference to us in John 10:16.  We are the “other sheep of a different fold.”  In regards to US, He says that when He calls us to Himself to be saved, we will know Him as well.  Why?  Because we were called by God before the worlds were even framed.

The Apostle John actually tells us in verse 6 that the Lord used these words as a parable and that the people who heard him did not understand what the Lord was talking about in that day.  Nothing has changed today either.  We use the scripture but we have no idea what the Lord was talking about.  We have taken this verse to be a spiritual discernment verse when actually, it is not.  In fact, the fake Jesus in our time has an extremely convincing voice that untold millions, perhaps billions  have followed into a false conversion which I call a counterfeit birth.

This is how it is done.  Some have heard a voice say things to them like, “Come to me.  You will find joy, peace and happiness.”  Nothing about repentance, the sin, the cross or the Lord’s bodily resurrection is mentioned and so they “follow that voice,” claim themselves to be saved but they bear no fruit.  In some cases, false converts are instantly healed of an addiction or a physical infirmity and they assume that their healing could only be the Lord, so they continue to follow the voice of the fake Jesus. These kinds of false conversions are the most dangerous because its victims do not have a clue that they are not born again.  Then there are those who asked Jesus to come into their hearts.  Since the Son of God is seated at the right hand of His Father, He cannot come into our hearts.  In fact, the heart is a part of the soul.  God is a spirit.  The Holy Ghost is Spirit.  He comes into the spirits of a truly born again convert—not into the heart.

So when such an invitation is made either through a sinner’s prayer either at the altar call, the invitation of Christian discipleship, and the sinner says “Jesus, come into my heart.  I accept You,”  the one who accepts the invitation is the fake Jesus. And in that way, some of God’s people have followed “the voice of a stranger.”

If you are one of them, help is available.  Call 518-477-5759.

THE FAKE JESUS: To Review, Click the cover.

I would be as ignorant of this phenomenal deception of the enemy as every other minister, if it were not for the fact that I have been doing telephone counseling with people from around the globe since December 2002.  Since then, I have been in touch with hundreds of people.  Of all of them, I only know of one  was saved when she contacted me.  She is now  one of my ministers, Kellie LeClerc.  Everyone else was a false conversion. When I look back to my first case, I remember  a young woman who I will call “Linda.”  Linda  had several demons.  She is the first to travel to my state for deliverance and her counseling was conducted entirely by email. When I spoke to her demons, there was no manifestation.  However, when she went back to her hotel room, the demons manifested.  I thought she was delivered.  Perhaps.  However, today I am convinced that she was one who was never saved in the first place, even though she was a tither and a tongue talker.  I would not be surprised if she STILL is not saved.  You see, I knew nothing of the fake Jesus at that time, and because Linda spoke in tongues, I assumed she was saved.  You know them by their fruit.  There was no love for the brethren in her.  It was quite simple, but since I myself was deceived at the time, my spiritual discernment was not nearly as sharp as it is today.

THE FAKE JESUS HAS A CONVINCING VOICE!

31 Oct

I have spent 3 decades learning how to discern good from evil where it comes to supernatural experiences like “hearing voices.”

Pam Sheppard: Author, Publisher, Deliverance Counselor, Trainer of Ministers

The bottom line is that “it ain’t easy.”  Some would take a scripture out of its original context and retort, “Well the Lord said, my sheep hear my voice and the voice of a stranger, they will not follow.”  However, if we look back at who Jesus was talking to and why, we will come to understand that Jesus was talking to the children of Israel, the religious people of THAT day, who lived at the time of the Lord’s earthly ministry in His physical body.  The Jews had all of the signs from the prophets.  The Lord was saying to THEM, those who really belong to the Father will recognize that I am their long-awaited Messiah.  Then the Lord makes a brief reference to us in John 10:16.  We are the “other sheep of a different fold.”  In regards to US, He says that when He calls us to Himself to be saved, we will know Him as well.  Why?  Because we were called by God before the worlds were even framed.

The Apostle John actually tells us in verse 6 that the Lord used these words as a parable and that the people who heard him did not understand what the Lord was talking about in that day.  Nothing has changed today either.  We use the scripture but we have no idea what the Lord was talking about.  We have taken this verse to be a spiritual discernment verse when actually, it is not.  In fact, the fake Jesus in our time has an extremely convincing voice that untold millions, perhaps billions  have followed into a false conversion which I call a counterfeit birth.

This is how it is done.  Some have heard a voice say things to them like, “Come to me.  You will find joy, peace and happiness.”  Nothing about repentance, the sin, the cross or the Lord’s bodily resurrection is mentioned and so they “follow that voice,” claim themselves to be saved but they bear no fruit.  In some cases, false converts are instantly healed of an addiction or a physical infirmity and they assume that their healing could only be the Lord, so they continue to follow the voice of the fake Jesus. These kinds of false conversions are the most dangerous because its victims do not have a clue that they are not born again.  Then there are those who asked Jesus to come into their hearts.  Since the Son of God is seated at the right hand of His Father, He cannot come into our hearts.  In fact, the heart is a part of the soul.  God is a spirit.  The Holy Ghost is Spirit.  He comes into the spirits of a truly born again convert—not into the heart.

So when such an invitation is made either through a sinner’s prayer either at the altar call, the invitation of Christian discipleship, and the sinner says “Jesus, come into my heart.  I accept You,”  the one who accepts the invitation is the fake Jesus. And in that way, some of God’s people have followed “the voice of a stranger.”

If you are one of them, help is available.  Call 518-477-5759.

THE FAKE JESUS: To Review, Click the cover.

I would be as ignorant of this phenomenal deception of the enemy as every other minister, if it were not for the fact that I have been doing telephone counseling with people from around the globe since December 2002.  Since then, I have been in touch with hundreds of people.  Of all of them, I only know of one  was saved when she contacted me.  She is now  one of my ministers, Kellie LeClerc.  Everyone else was a false conversion. When I look back to my first case, I remember  a young woman who I will call “Linda.”  Linda  had several demons.  She is the first to travel to my state for deliverance and her counseling was conducted entirely by email. When I spoke to her demons, there was no manifestation.  However, when she went back to her hotel room, the demons manifested.  I thought she was delivered.  Perhaps.  However, today I am convinced that she was one who was never saved in the first place, even though she was a tither and a tongue talker.  I would not be surprised if she STILL is not saved.  You see, I knew nothing of the fake Jesus at that time, and because Linda spoke in tongues, I assumed she was saved.  You know them by their fruit.  There was no love for the brethren in her.  It was quite simple, but since I myself was deceived at the time, my spiritual discernment was not nearly as sharp as it is today.

THE HOLY GHOST IS GRIEVED!

15 Oct

The Holy Ghost has been reduced to what charismatics, pentecostals and word of faithers call “the anointing.”  To most of this crowd, the Holy Ghost is “an it” that causes them to have goosebumps as they fall out slain in the spirit, speak in a language that no one can understand, and “get drunk in the spirit.” However, He is so much more than that.

DO NOT PROVOKE THE HOLY GHOST!

As a Person and not “a feeling,” the Holy Ghost speaks, teaches, witnesses, guides, comforts, convicts, commands, helps, converts, imparts faith to believe, brings the fear of the Lord and imparts godly sorrow to help a sinner repent. He can be obeyed, lied to, resisted, grieved, quenched, quenched, insulted and blasphemed.  The work of the Holy Spirit on earth is similar to that of the Lord’s earthly ministry. As Jesus lived to lift up and glorify the Father, the Holy Spirit’s workk centers on lifiting up the Son of God, Jesus Christ of Nazareth.  The Father also glorifies the Son.  The Holy Ghost is the Sspirit of Christ and the Spirit of the Father.  All three Persons are One.  As our Teacher of spiritual truths, the Holy Spirit will enligten your mind with insignts into the mind of Christ as He unlocks the spiritual doorways to the secret things of God.

Just as the Holy Ghost drove Jesus into the wilderness to do battle with the devil, He does the same with the elect of God.  The Holy Ghost not only wants you to know the godhead.  He wants you to know your enemy and so He will arrange your wilderness experience, tailor made to what you need to find out.  He knows that it is crucial that you be not ignorant to demonic deception, for the demons have access to our very souls.

Therefore, it is imperative that we learn how to tell the difference between what is spiritual, what is demonic and what is soulish or carnal.  The Holy Ghost is the Helper and as such, He provides us with self knowledge as long as we don’t grieve Him. Self knowledge equips us to be able to discern thoughts and feelings that are alien to our character and personality. Demons love to snare their prey with half truths rather than with complete lies because a half truth can set a more believable trap. You say to yourself, if this is true, then THAT must be true, and then you are trapped.  This is the scheme that is the foundation of all false religions.  There is at least ONE truth about God in all of them, perhaps more.

Nevertheless, 99% of truth is no truth at all.   It is a lie.  The Holy Ghost is 100 percent truth and there are no lies in Him. 99% of truth is a setup from the devil. Since our human struggle with the evil side of the spirit world is a daily event, and since Jesus revealed that the Holy Ghost is 100 percent truth, we need to resist grieving Him.  For Jesus said that the Holy Ghost will reveal truth as to what is to come.  In the times in which we live, we are helpless without the Holy Ghost.

How do we grieve the Holy Ghost?  Well, when we actually believe that WE lead people to Jesus Christ, we grieve the Holy Ghost.  All we do is preach and testify, as led by the Holy Ghost to do so.  The Holy Ghost does the rest.  He knows who will be saved from who will be damned.  He is the one who dispatches angels to set up our wilderness experiences that He will use to draw us to the cross.   He is the one who provides faith to believe on the Son of God and His bodily resurrection.  You might call the Holy Ghost “THE MINISTER OF SALVATION.” So He is certainly grieved when we take the credit for our own salvation when we boast “I ACCEPTED Jesus.”  He is more than grieved with this. He is angry.  Perhaps that is why religious demons have been allowed to enter those who have said “Jesus, come into my heart.”

  • When He is grieved, He is also quenched. A fire is quenched when dirt is thrown on it.  The organized church has thrown lots of dirt on the Holy Ghost and perhaps that is why He left Her.
  •  The Holy Ghost  is also grieved when He is reduced to a flesh experience.  He is a Spirit.  We must worship God in spirit and in truth and not by a sensation on our flesh.  The Holy Ghost imparts the truth by which we worship God Almighty.
  • The Holy Ghost is grieved when professing Christians bypass the Son of God and seek the Father to be saved.  He is quite grieved with that.
  • The Holy Ghost is grieved by those who do not try the spirits to see if they be of Him.  He will let you be deceived until you do.

 Resurrection life—the same power the Holy Ghost used to raise the Lord from the dead—will be evident when you experience revelation, power, and discernment under the guidance and instruction of the Holy Ghost.  Revelation is to receive God’s own personal  knowledge and wisdom about YOUR life.  Power is His supernatural ability applied to YOUR human frialty.  We cannot do without  the resurrection life of the Holy Ghost in times like these.

THE HOLY GHOST IS GRIEVED!

15 Oct

The Holy Ghost has been reduced to what charismatics, pentecostals and word of faithers call “the anointing.”  To most of this crowd, the Holy Ghost is “an it” that causes them to have goosebumps as they fall out slain in the spirit, speak in a language that no one can understand, and “get drunk in the spirit.” However, He is so much more than that.

DO NOT PROVOKE THE HOLY GHOST!

As a Person and not “a feeling,” the Holy Ghost speaks, teaches, witnesses, guides, comforts, convicts, commands, helps, converts, imparts faith to believe, brings the fear of the Lord and imparts godly sorrow to help a sinner repent. He can be obeyed, lied to, resisted, grieved, quenched, quenched, insulted and blasphemed.  The work of the Holy Spirit on earth is similar to that of the Lord’s earthly ministry. As Jesus lived to lift up and glorify the Father, the Holy Spirit’s workk centers on lifiting up the Son of God, Jesus Christ of Nazareth.  The Father also glorifies the Son.  The Holy Ghost is the Sspirit of Christ and the Spirit of the Father.  All three Persons are One.  As our Teacher of spiritual truths, the Holy Spirit will enligten your mind with insignts into the mind of Christ as He unlocks the spiritual doorways to the secret things of God.

Just as the Holy Ghost drove Jesus into the wilderness to do battle with the devil, He does the same with the elect of God.  The Holy Ghost not only wants you to know the godhead.  He wants you to know your enemy and so He will arrange your wilderness experience, tailor made to what you need to find out.  He knows that it is crucial that you be not ignorant to demonic deception, for the demons have access to our very souls.

Therefore, it is imperative that we learn how to tell the difference between what is spiritual, what is demonic and what is soulish or carnal.  The Holy Ghost is the Helper and as such, He provides us with self knowledge as long as we don’t grieve Him. Self knowledge equips us to be able to discern thoughts and feelings that are alien to our character and personality. Demons love to snare their prey with half truths rather than with complete lies because a half truth can set a more believable trap. You say to yourself, if this is true, then THAT must be true, and then you are trapped.  This is the scheme that is the foundation of all false religions.  There is at least ONE truth about God in all of them, perhaps more.

Nevertheless, 99% of truth is no truth at all.   It is a lie.  The Holy Ghost is 100 percent truth and there are no lies in Him. 99% of truth is a setup from the devil. Since our human struggle with the evil side of the spirit world is a daily event, and since Jesus revealed that the Holy Ghost is 100 percent truth, we need to resist grieving Him.  For Jesus said that the Holy Ghost will reveal truth as to what is to come.  In the times in which we live, we are helpless without the Holy Ghost.

How do we grieve the Holy Ghost?  Well, when we actually believe that WE lead people to Jesus Christ, we grieve the Holy Ghost.  All we do is preach and testify, as led by the Holy Ghost to do so.  The Holy Ghost does the rest.  He knows who will be saved from who will be damned.  He is the one who dispatches angels to set up our wilderness experiences that He will use to draw us to the cross.   He is the one who provides faith to believe on the Son of God and His bodily resurrection.  You might call the Holy Ghost “THE MINISTER OF SALVATION.” So He is certainly grieved when we take the credit for our own salvation when we boast “I ACCEPTED Jesus.”  He is more than grieved with this. He is angry.  Perhaps that is why religious demons have been allowed to enter those who have said “Jesus, come into my heart.”

  • When He is grieved, He is also quenched. A fire is quenched when dirt is thrown on it.  The organized church has thrown lots of dirt on the Holy Ghost and perhaps that is why He left Her.
  •  The Holy Ghost  is also grieved when He is reduced to a flesh experience.  He is a Spirit.  We must worship God in spirit and in truth and not by a sensation on our flesh.  The Holy Ghost imparts the truth by which we worship God Almighty.
  • The Holy Ghost is grieved when professing Christians bypass the Son of God and seek the Father to be saved.  He is quite grieved with that.
  • The Holy Ghost is grieved by those who do not try the spirits to see if they be of Him.  He will let you be deceived until you do.

 Resurrection life—the same power the Holy Ghost used to raise the Lord from the dead—will be evident when you experience revelation, power, and discernment under the guidance and instruction of the Holy Ghost.  Revelation is to receive God’s own personal  knowledge and wisdom about YOUR life.  Power is His supernatural ability applied to YOUR human frialty.  We cannot do without  the resurrection life of the Holy Ghost in times like these.