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WITCHCRAFT

Posted by Job on March 2, 2007

I Samuel 15:23 – For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, he hath also rejected thee from being king.

One of the problems with the religious system is that it basically instills a witchcraft culture. What does a witch or a root worker or voodoo magician do? Exert unnatural control over a person or group of people. You may say “Hold on! Witches, root workers, occultists, voodoo magicians, and sinful people of that nature use chants and rites to call up evil spirits to control people. That does not go on in the church.” Do not be deceived, fellow brethren. What the religious culture does is try to exert unnatural control over people’s behavior. It can be a bishop controlling the actions of his pastors, a pastor controlling the actions of his elders, the elders controlling the behavior of the men of the church, the men of the church controlling the behavior of the their family members, and a family member controlling his own behavior through unnatural means. Your own behavior, you might ask? I have the right, ability, and responsibility to control my behavior, because I have free will, self – determination, and personal responsibility. No you don’t. Refer to I Corinthians 6:19 – 20. You do not belong to yourself, you belong to Elohim who created and rule over you. The only way you could own yourself is if you were the work of your own hands, the fruit of your own labor. In that instance, God would have no dominion over you; no right to destroy you in the lake of fire. But God created you, you are the work of God’s hands, and He can do with you as He pleases. Fortunately for you God is righteous! You might ask: “So what are you saying? By trying to control myself I am being a witch casting a spell over myself? That is ridiculous!” That is because you are corrupted with this worldly system which teaches you that witches are women with pointy hats who ride around on brooms and act so foolishly.  The world gives you this image because it seems harmless, because the world knows that if you saw a witch for what it was, if you saw the damage that witchcraft does to people and how it destroys people and separates them from a loving God, you would understand the verse “Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live” (Exodus 22:18).  You would understand why the last straw for Saul which provoked God to cut off not only Saul but his entire line, including the righteous Jonathan, was visiting the witch of Endor (I Samuel 8:27). Yet we have become such lovers of the world that we even watch TV shows and movies where the witches are the good guys. “Bewitched.” “Sabrina the Teenaged Witch.” “Charmed.” “The Craft.” “The Witches of Eastwick.” Note that in all of these shows, even “Bewitched” and “I Dream Of Jeannie” which aired in the 1960s and “Samantha the Teenaged Witch” which was aimed at children, they presented the witch in the form of very sexually attractive women. Why? Because the spirit of witchcraft is the spirit of exerting unnatural control, and the way to control a man is through his appetite for lust. Women, even married women, have known this always. They know that if they want something from a man, they cook for him to please his belly and then lie with him to please his sexual appetite, and all the while flatter him to appeal to his vanity. This is easier, I suppose, than going to your husband as a woman of God and asking your man of God to lead you in prayer before God to see if it is HIS WILL that the thing which you desire will be granted. But you lack the faith to do such a thing, so instead you resort to bewitching your husband, making an unnatural use of your God given gift of your body to please your mate given to you in holy matrimony, your hands to prepare meals for him and make him comfortable after he has been made weary tilling the ground to provide for you and your children (whether naturally or via intercession in the spirit realm), and your tongue to build up his spirit and renew his mind so that he will stand up and be the man that God wants him to be! These were gifts that God gave unto the woman in order to do what God wants, but you use them to be a witch in your own home! And your girl children see that and emulate it and become harlots of

Babylon. And your boy children see that, and learn how to barter favors for sex and food from women. Men use the assertiveness and strength that they should use to stand before God for his family and lead his family into righteousness and battle the enemy for his family in order to force women to feed his lusts. And this spirit passes down from generation to generation, and of course that same mess gets into the church.  You know that it is not of God. If it were of God, it would only work for God’s people and God’s purposes. But you see these same tactics used by women and men to ensnare other men and women in fornication, adultery, and sexual exploitation, and it is done just the same in homosexual relationships as in heterosexual ones. Why do you think that women want to be beautiful? Why they buy these magazines and spend all day looking at the bodies of other women and clothes on other women? Not because they naturally tend to homosexuality. Men are far more likely to be homosexual than women, and the number one cause of homosexuality in women is being mistreated by a man. Go to your Bible, to the curse that God gave Eve: He told her that her desire would be for her husband (Genesis 3:16). But women do not desire to be beautiful to get a man. You do not have to be beautiful to get a man. Go to the animal kingdom. The sex that always is made beautiful to attract the opposite sex is the MALE. Look at the strong lion with the mane, or the peacock with the colorful feathers. Women desire to be beautiful not so they can get a man, but rather to get the man that THEY WANT using their bodies, and then get that man to do what THEY WANT using their bodies. They want to be beautiful so that they can be witches. That is why if you have a daughter, you should throw her Vogue, Elle, and Cosmopolitan Magazines away and turn off the television, so that she will not grow up conditioned to controlling men using her body, which is really the control and vanity demons in her interacting with the lust demons in men. And throw away the Playboy and Sports Illustrated swimsuit magazines and turn off the television and disconnect the Internet connection from your sons, so they will not learn to use demons of control, violence, rape, and abuse to interact with the low self – esteem and fear of rejection and abandonment demons in women, including their future wives and daughters. This is what I am talking about here. There was this movie “Cruel Intentions” where this teenage girl used the lure of sex and her body in order to get her brother to sleep with another girl, because she was jealous that the other girl was a virgin. If that is not the abomination of witchcraft, then what is? And yet millions of people, mostly teenagers, went and saw this movie for entertainment. And the movie was not even rated R! It was rated PG – 13, and there was no public outrage whatsoever! Why? Because the very people who should have been outraged over this movie wanted to see it themselves so that they could lust after the young girls with their kids. Such wicked abomination is now mainstream in this nation, and now you see the danger of witchcraft.   But you go to these churches, and they do not preach about this stuff. No, they tell you to stay away from the devil worship music, to not go to the psychics and mediums, to leave the ouija boards alone. Of course you are supposed to leave those things alone. But those should not be the primary focus, because those are not the things that do the main damage. Those are not the things that are present in virtually every home, or in virtually every church. Those things are just diversions from the real threat. Satan is willing to allow us to see and focus on those things that can so easily be avoided or things that so easily can be dismissed and made into a cartoon character. Things that can be avoided, dismissed, or made into a cartoon character, you are not going to fear. That is why so many people see the verse: “Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live” and go aghast. “What? Kill Samantha? Sabrina? Harry Potter?” So we read that and it gives us just another reason why we want to discard the Old Testament, nullify the Bible, and not take it literally. Because we have internalized the image of the woman with a cat flying on a broom sitting over her crystal ball or tarot cards, and because we are attracted to the body image of the Hollywood actresses who have played witches (men want to lie with them, women want to look like them so that men will lie with them), we are unwilling to get on our knees and pray for God to reveal to us all things concerning the spirit and sin of witchcraft so that we can eliminate it from our lives, our families, and our churches. And that is why churches do not preach against the true spirit of witchcraft and its true workings in people and the culture, because the spirit of witchcraft is active indeed in our churches, and that spirit does not want to be found out. It wants to keep the holy people of God blind so that they cannot see, dumb so they cannot speak, deaf so they cannot hear, and hardened of hearts so that they cannot feel lest they see, speak, hear, and feel the things of God and be delivered from this demonic system of witchcraft whose tentacles are active in every institution in this fallen world.  That is exactly the way Satan wants it to be, because the spirit of witchcraft, which is the spirit of rebellion and unnatural control and power over people, is the same as
Babylon, and it is what Satan is using to deceive the whole world. This devotional was to warn the holy people of God against how witchcraft works in sexual and family relationships. The next devotional will discuss how it works in the church. Children of God, it is time to get off the sidelines. Open your eyes to the threat, put on the full armor of God, and go out to war against the spirit of
Babylon! Though you will be going against the very stronghold of Satan himself and Satan will fight back with all that he has FEAR NOT! For this is the Will of the Lord, and you are doing this in the Name of the Lord, and therefore the battle is already won, and the enemy is in your hands. You just need to submit yourself to the Will of Your God and go forth and fight the battle of faith just as David did against the giant from
Gath Goliath and his descendant Jesus Christ did on the cross! But praise God praise God glory to the Spirit and love of God, though Satan and his demons are rulers of this world now, the day of their end is coming.
Babylon is going to be made an end in just one hour (Revelation 18:10) and all in and of it will be destroyed and cast into the lake of fire. Please do not be deceived, brethren, into thinking that just because you are saved and a regular churchgoer that you are immune. You well know how Christ warned the church about the spirit of Balaam (Revelation 2:14) and Jezebel (Revelation 2:20) in the church. And there is also the warning “Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues” (Revelation 18:4). In that verse, “her” is
Babylon, and “my people” is the church! God does not refer to sinners as “his people”, for until you give your life to Christ you are a sinner and rebel, and God has nothing to do with that! You are not one of God’s people until you give yourself to God through Christ! So yes, children, the last days are here. The time of destruction of
Babylon is well nigh. It is time for you to come out of
Babylon lest you go down with it. The next devotional will tell you how
Babylon is well in the church and how to recognize it and escape it.  Prayer:
Father God in the name of Christ Jesus, please deliver me and my house from the sin of witchcraft. Please Lord reveal to me how I have allowed this into myself and my house and how it is using and working through me, and please deliver me. I repent of my sins, Lord, and I am willing to be changed so that I might be pleasing to you, that I might be doing Your Will, and that I might no longer commit this abomination in your sight. Lord may other Christians do exactly the same. In the Name of Jesus Christ, Amen.
 Deliverance:The demon that works in this area is witchcraft. They cause God’s people to lose faith in the tried and true things given to us in the Bible and instead give themselves over to be impressed and ultimately beguiled and seduced with the things that appear impressive and effective to worldly eyes. Please read the Basic Spiritual Warfare guide to learn more about how to go against these demons to help set captives free and win battles in the name of your God through the power, authority, and victory given to you by his Son Jesus Christ and by his blood shed for you!

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