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BELIEVERS AND PROPHECY

6 Dec

by Gloria

Isaiah 46:9-11
Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me,10 declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:11 calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man that executeth my counsel from a far country: yea, I have spoken it, I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed it, I will also do it.

Amos 3:7
Surely the Sovereign Lord does nothing without revealing his plan to his servants the prophets

Prophecy is important in our lives as believers, from Old Testament saints like Joseph who learned about the famine before it happened, to Abram who God gave a new name Abraham meaning the father of many nations before Isaac or Ishmael was born. Prophet Isaiah wrote about Jesus and one of David’s Psalm foreshadowed the born again experience when he wrote ‘create in me a clean heart and renew a right spirit within me’. There are many other examples that show that our God is a God of prophecy

The Religious Demon  & Counterfeit Prophecies 

Many Christians go through experiences where pastors give them a prophetic word about their finances, current or potential spouses, children, etc. These prophecies are mainly about God prospering the believer with worldly possessions. The problem with these prophecies is that they are fleshly and appeal to our human desires. Prophecies like this make us the center and shows as if God is in servitude to humans. God is not at our beck and call and any teaching that says God is out to fulfill our desires is a false teaching.

There are those interpreting end time prophecies on various social media platforms but then tell viewers to make a choice for God. In doing so, they mix a truth with a lie and lead people to more bondage. Most of them probably don’t even know they are wrong. I personally was led into accepting Jesus through the sinner’s prayer after watching a “prophetic” end-time movie. The sinner’s prayer gave demons legal right in my life which led to a decade of deception and torment until I was delivered by learning the truth.

Confusion surrounding prophecies – have they occurred or not?  The preterist view states that certain scriptures were fulfilled a long time ago, and futurism interprets the same scripture stating that it will happen in the future. Both views were created with the intention to throw off believers in the middle ages from interpreting scripture surrounding the anti-Christ.

There is also a practice many do called bibliomancy – where one take scriptures or reads a bible character’s story and prophecy the same for themselves. Scriptures need to be read in context meaning you have to determine who the audience is and whether the topic addressed relates to you. A bible character’s story is not to be used to justify personal mistakes, a good example is many who are caught in adultery, are always quick to mention David and speak on how he was still God’s chosen. David’s adultery doesn’t give anyone else the license to engage in promiscuity or adultery. The same people who want to use David’s story show how they cherry pick verses to their liking because the same David suffered for the sin he committed. Just because God said he was a man after his own heart did not make him immune from the consequences of his sin.

THE RESULTS

End time prophecies have been used to create fear; people don’t like to touch the subject as they find it too complex. This leaves many vulnerable to false prophecies which they are unable to test and discern its source and motive.

Many are confused as to what they should be looking for due to so many views and mostly importantly many are being led to deception by saying the sinner’s prayer which opens them up to be demonized.

Distraction – if a prophecy can have you looking in the wrong direction you are pretty much a sitting duck for the enemy e.g. if you get a prophecy that you will be married in a year or so, chances are you will marry someone who shows up in that time-frame who is completely wrong for you.

Apathy – people have grown increasingly weary of hearing that Jesus is coming back as they have heard many prophecies giving the specific date of his return only for it not to happen. What’s even more tragic is that because of this alot of people are mocking what is actually going to happen to their own demise.

The purpose of prophecy is for God to reveal his plans before they unfold. Another reason is stated clearly in 1 Corinthians 14:3
“But the one who prophesies speaks to people for their strengthening, encouraging and comfort.”

Prophecy is important in a believer’s life and should not be used to promote fear but to forewarn, strengthen, encourage and comfort.

Believers should handle prophecy by testing all things, if it contradicts the scripture then don’t follow it.

1 Thessalonians 5:19-22 Do not quench the Spirit.  Do not treat prophecies with contempt but test them all; hold on to what is good, reject every kind of evil.

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Taking Things Personally….

26 Feb

When God calls you out of the church, there will be people that will come up against you.  You MUST develop a thick skin and totally TUNE IN to the voice of GOD and TRUST IN HIS INSTRUCTIONS.

Knowing that people are people, I understand that some of you may have, in fact, become wounded by others in the church who sharply criticized you and even persecuted you because you stepped out in faith to the instruction and commandment of the Lord.

But just like when God protected and provided for the Israelites when they came out from Egyptian bondage, go on and walk it OUT!

You may not know where God has you next-if anywhere.  You may not know the next step.  But your steps TRULY are ordered BY GOD!

TRUST HIM!!!!

If you need help in transitioning from church to Kingdom of God, call  (518) 4775759.

Fortune Teller or Prophet: You be the Judge Part 2

17 Oct
Minister Marlene

Fortune teller or prophet? Can you judge? This is part 2. In my last article I explained that ‘prophets in the organized church fool you. They claim their prophecy is from God. But we know from scripture that the devil can prophecy.

You remember the women fortune-teller that prophesied  to Apostle Paul. Paul cast that spirit out. Now you know for sure, devils DO  have information. What then? Well you know that the wheat and the tare grow together. So, how do you know where a prophecy comes from concerning you, or anything else? Listen, I never saw this connection. By the grace of God, I learned that prophets can be fortune tellers from Pam’s teachings.

Pam Sheppard is an expert in deliverance counseling, and has 37 years experience as a licensed therapist, with 30 of those years  as a pastor and  deliverance counselor. Not only that, Pam herself, was deeply entrenched in the occult before she got saved. If anybody can discern who’s a prophet, or whose a fortune-teller it would be Pam. You could do this too, if you study the devil. Plus, you need to be truly saved, to discern truth from falsehood.
I’m going to share an excerpt from Pam’s textbook, entitled ” Faces of the Religious Demon “, the most comprehensive text on religious demons in the world.
 
Pam writes:
As a disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ, since March 29, 1977, I am a believer who has withstood a lot of deception simply because I have walked ” too comfortably” in things supernatural.  For three years prior to becoming a Christian, I was deeply entrenched in  New Age occultism, included but not limited to necromancy, hypnosis, telekinesis and astrology.

Pam Sheppard-Expert and specialist in deliverance counseling (518)477-5759

Once I converted to Christianity  and became exposed to religion, the organized church was ill-equipped to advise me on how to recognize demonic deception.

Now, my dear reader, can you see what I’m talking about? Pam Sheppard has been in the enemy’s camp. Once she became a believer, she of all people, knew good and well that the organized church has NO knowledge of dealing with the devil. Don’t you see? Pam was ENTRENCHED in the occult. If you’ve taken the needed time to browse around Pam Sheppard Publishing to read, and learn, you know just how deep into the occult Pam was.

My friends, prophets in the church absolutely can be fortune tellers. If you read Pam’s books, you’ll know exactly how and why. Even so,  the Apostle Paul had a run-in with a fortune-teller who insisted on giving prophecy about himself and his brethren. Here’s the kicker: the fortune-teller was correct. Apostle Paul cast that spirit of divination right out of her.

Can you really afford  NOT take Pam’s deliverance mentoring program? Pam is hitting you with truth on every side. Time is always running out, and each day we grow closer to the Lord’s return. Are you truly saved? Have you ingested false prophecy? Are you a prophet, who suspects you might  really be a fortune-teller?

Has the devil been revealing information to you? Do you hear voices? Suffering from depression? Caught out there in domestic violence? Are memories of incest or rape harassing you? Do you just need to talk? Call Sheppard’s counseling Center NOW at (518)477-5759. The lines are open, and we’re waiting to serve you.

Fortune Teller or Prophet: You be the Judge Part 2

17 Oct
Minister Marlene

Fortune teller or prophet? Can you judge? This is part 2. In my last article I explained that ‘prophets in the organized church fool you. They claim their prophecy is from God. But we know from scripture that the devil can prophecy.

You remember the women fortune-teller that prophesied  to Apostle Paul. Paul cast that spirit out. Now you know for sure, devils DO  have information. What then? Well you know that the wheat and the tare grow together. So, how do you know where a prophecy comes from concerning you, or anything else? Listen, I never saw this connection. By the grace of God, I learned that prophets can be fortune tellers from Pam’s teachings.

Pam Sheppard is an expert in deliverance counseling, and has 37 years experience as a licensed therapist, with 30 of those years  as a pastor and  deliverance counselor. Not only that, Pam herself, was deeply entrenched in the occult before she got saved. If anybody can discern who’s a prophet, or whose a fortune-teller it would be Pam. You could do this too, if you study the devil. Plus, you need to be truly saved, to discern truth from falsehood.
I’m going to share an excerpt from Pam’s textbook, entitled ” Faces of the Religious Demon “, the most comprehensive text on religious demons in the world.
 
Pam writes:
As a disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ, since March 29, 1977, I am a believer who has withstood a lot of deception simply because I have walked ” too comfortably” in things supernatural.  For three years prior to becoming a Christian, I was deeply entrenched in  New Age occultism, included but not limited to necromancy, hypnosis, telekinesis and astrology.

Pam Sheppard-Expert and specialist in deliverance counseling (518)477-5759

Once I converted to Christianity  and became exposed to religion, the organized church was ill-equipped to advise me on how to recognize demonic deception.

Now, my dear reader, can you see what I’m talking about? Pam Sheppard has been in the enemy’s camp. Once she became a believer, she of all people, knew good and well that the organized church has NO knowledge of dealing with the devil. Don’t you see? Pam was ENTRENCHED in the occult. If you’ve taken the needed time to browse around Pam Sheppard Publishing to read, and learn, you know just how deep into the occult Pam was.

My friends, prophets in the church absolutely can be fortune tellers. If you read Pam’s books, you’ll know exactly how and why. Even so,  the Apostle Paul had a run-in with a fortune-teller who insisted on giving prophecy about himself and his brethren. Here’s the kicker: the fortune-teller was correct. Apostle Paul cast that spirit of divination right out of her.

Can you really afford  NOT take Pam’s deliverance mentoring program? Pam is hitting you with truth on every side. Time is always running out, and each day we grow closer to the Lord’s return. Are you truly saved? Have you ingested false prophecy? Are you a prophet, who suspects you might  really be a fortune-teller?

Has the devil been revealing information to you? Do you hear voices? Suffering from depression? Caught out there in domestic violence? Are memories of incest or rape harassing you? Do you just need to talk? Call Sheppard’s counseling Center NOW at (518)477-5759. The lines are open, and we’re waiting to serve you.

Fortune Teller or Prophet? You be the Judge Part 1

17 Oct
By Minister Marlene
 
Fortune teller or prophet? If you hold the title of prophet, you might just be under demonic deception. Here’s why: the devil can find out information too. A fortune teller had a fielday with Apostle Paul in scripture. She ran around announcing who Paul was. Apostle Paul cast a demon out from this woman.What we fail to understand, or bother to take note of, is the fact that devils, fallen angels and demons also have information.
 
 That’s why, if you do go to a fortune teller they can give you bits of information. If you’ve paid attention to Pam’s teachings, you will note that she expounds on this topic.
 
 I’ll tell you a little story. When I was new in the word of faith church, a so-called prophet used to follow me around with a word. In fact, after every service, this fella’ was doing a side show. He would start up the madness during fellowship. Seemed he found a new target in me. One day I just had to politely tell him to stop it. I didn’t know much then, but I knew this guy was out of order. Here’s the kicker: members would even ask him if he had a word for them.
 
 Now you tell me, was this fella’ a fortune teller or a prophet? I say he was a fortune teller, because he would conjure up a so-called word from the Lord at the drop of a hat. Plus, as you know from Pam’s counterfeit birth teachings, many in the organized church are unsaved. You yourself know
that the wheat and the tares will grow together.  You know this from scripture.
 

Prophet? The word " prophet " is not just a Christian word. The definition of prophet is one who fortells the future. As well as one who delivers divine messages. We forget that the worlds definition of divine includes the devil. Some worship the devil. Fortune tellers and witches worship the devil, whether they know it or admit it.

The organized church has absolutely no idea of how to deal with demonic affliction. Consider this: I suffered from depression, a demonic spirit, for years. The organized church promoted worldly counseling. Really? Yes they did. We can’t counsel or talk demons away, they must be cast out. I came to my senses and decided to follow Christ’s directives. I cast the spirit of depression out myself. But it took years of me mucking about with the church. I knew I had to leave, what kind of church can’t deal with demons? The anser is: the organized church, every last one of them.

I want to give you now, an excerpt from Pam Sheppard’s textbook on the religious demon, entitled ” Faces of the Religious Demon”.

To be continued…

If you think you need deliverance please call Pam Sheppard at (518)477-5759. The phone lines are open now. Pam Sheppard has over 25 years pastorial experience, and over 37 years experience as a deliverance counselor. This fact alone should convince you to make the call. 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. More than this she is THE teacher for such a time as this.

Pam Sheppard-Expert and specialist in deliverance counseling (518)477-5759

ARE THERE ANY PROPHETS TODAY?

12 Oct

To answer that question, ARE THERE ANY PROPHETS TODAY–  one of the signs that we are living in the last days is the emergence of various internet watchmen. The prophets of old were watchmen. They warned God’s people about “what’s goin on” in the religious world. Some–not all–of these websites are inspired by present day prophets.

Their tools are different. All prophets SPEAK because they are compelled by God to do so. Today, the watchman’s voice is heard predominately through the written word, while others may speak out in a video. Some emphasize informing the people about specific false prophets and ministries. That is an exhaustive task that requires a 24/7 devotion, because there are so many false prophets and ministries to expose. Since these prophetic web ministrues  only target high profile people and their false practices,  they are hindered by not covering other ministries that are equally  noteworthy but only known locally.

Much falls between the cracks.

I preach repentance and the return of the Lord. I cast out demons and I receive visions and dreams.

I used to be a watchman on the web exposing false prophets with a website that I have since closed down called “Beware Christian”. I had to literally DROP IT, because it devoured  too much of my time and I found it counterproductive FOR ME as an author, a counselor and a trainer of ministers.  Nevertheless, I thank God for prophetic, watchman type ministeries of Midnight Cry, Straight is the Way, Deception in the Church,Equip, Paw Creek and others. I now refer seekers to them and I do “another thing.”

To really answer the question in the title, we need to look at the new testament. The prophet that stands out in the gospel days of the Lord’s own ministry  is John the Baptist. The Lord said that John the Baptist is the greatest of ALL prophets, so we need to look at John’s ministry rather closely. John’s prophetic ministry was essentially that he prepared the people of his day for the FIRST coming of the Lord by preaching repentance. John the Baptist did not have the gift of perdicting the future as did the Apostle John. It should be noted that when Jesus called John the Baptist the greatest prophet, the Apostle John was not yet so anointed as a prophet.

However, together, I believe that  BOTH Johns are a composite template of a present day prophet. A present day prophet is one who:

  • Like the Baptist, prepares the last generations for the SECOND coming of the Lord
  • by preaching repentance.  The job is now complicated by the fact that thanks to the organized church and it easy believism, I accept Jesus into my heart, sinner’s prayer practices, so many believe that they are saved but the one who they “accepted” is the fake Jesus, Jesus Sananda Immanuel.
  • Like the Apostle, present day prophets will be given supernatural predictions that are specific to the endtime survival of the elect of God.For example, when we cannot buy and sell, endtime prophets will be able to multiply “the loaves and the fishes” and bring the water from the rocks aas did Moses—AS THE HOLY GHOST LEADS!
  • During the reign of the Anti-Christ, end time prophets will move in the supernatural gifts of the Spirit because miracles, healings, and supernatural power will be needed in order for God’s people to survive, a power simiilar to that of Moses as he brought God’s people out of the bondage of Egypt. Casting out of demons will be one of the prophet’s manysupernatural gifitings not according to the prophet’s will, but at the will and command of the Holy Ghost.

Spiritual discernment will be essential to distingush between a false and a true prophet for both shall have supernatural powers. To be prepared and to learn how to try the spirits to see if they be of God, training is available. www.pamsheppard.com/sign_up_now. To get in the arc of safety, visit www.pamsheppard.com/online_ministers_available