UNMASKING JEZEBEL’S ARCHITECTURE OVER THE CHURCH AND THE NATIONS. PART 3

Principle of spiritual authority

 and governmental warfare

2 Corinthians 10

4 The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. 5 We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. 6 And we will be ready to punish every act of disobedience, once your obedience is complete.

By Isaiah-Phillips Akintola

Part 3

Unmasking the architecture of Jezebel

WHO DEFINES YOUR RIGHT AND WHAT IS THE DEFINITION OF JEZEBEL?

In this part three we are going to be defining the spirit of Jezebel, but before we do that, lets conclude the thought of line we’ve established in our former article on part 2

Continuation

The enemy the Church is confronting today is not interested in fighting a random battle; he is very deliberate, precise, and strategic in his use of weaponry and the nature of how the battle should play out.

Therefore, we must never put ourselves in a situation where the enemy can define the battleground or the weapon of warfare.

When we allow the enemy to use his narrative of weapons known as gender inequality, gender insensitivity, feminism, gay right,  child right, human right, social justice, and the so many ideas of reasons, defined through its own paradigm narratives, values, and belief system, we will eventually become entrapped and defeated.

The enemy has mastered the art of using State machinaries in circumventing legitimate reasons for specific laws and policies of the land.

The devil today is using sensual, humanist, ideologies, and wisdom as an effective tool in trying to frustrate and prevent the values and standard of the kingdom of God from being established in society.

Giving our rights to another definition of rights and false advocacy is the most foolish thing we can do, and am afraid, we have done.

By giving our rights to some advocacy with a different agenda that refuses to acknowledge the values and moral identity of God’s definition is indirectly abdicating our authority to the lies of the enemy who is entering our gardens again to challenge the authority and influence of heaven’s values over our space.

We cannot afford to make the same mistake the first man-made in the Garden. We cannot afford to get into slumber as women again; we cannot allow the enemy to use our inherent power of influence persuasion to manipulate things against the order of God.

You cannot allow the enemy to pervert and corrupt your administrative capacity to destroy what we are called to build and protect, and lastly, women, you cannot afford to offer your Bodies to fallen [spirits] angels’ knowns as sons of God to birth illegitimate, rebellious sons in the earth again. Genesis chapter 6

We are today is women today engaging in sexual intercourse with demonic spirits to gain influence, power, authority to push their agenda of male dominance.

Then one of the seven angels with the seven bowls came and told me, “Come, I will show you the punishment of the great prostitute, who sits on many waters. 2The kings of the earth were sexually immoral with her, and those who dwell on the earth were intoxicated with the wine of her immorality.” … Revelation 17:1-2

Spirits carry no gender

When we deal with a Satanic force like Goliath, we should know that we are dealing with in terms of the spiritual character that would manifest on the battleground. In most cases, we might find ourselves dealing with an intimidating, domineering male figure kind of character, that takes advantage of our lack of spiritual covering, insecurity, fear, and of course, the lack of the assurance of the presence of God.

Spiritual things are not limited, or necessarily defined by the gender they dress to manifest themselves.  I shall further explain is concept later, because I do think it’s highly important we deal with this misconception the enemy has often used to shut down certain important issues and teachings we need to carry out in the Body of Christ or even in the society because we don’t want to sound to be offending the opposite sex.

There’s no room for ignorance or sentiment in this season of advanced warfare.  There’s a reason why the Father sent his Son to die for humanity as a male man and not a woman, and there’s a reason why wisdom is often referred to as a figure of a woman. If you study the book of revelation, you’ll immediately notice that the ultimate battle is between two women and not two men. In fact, the battle of creation right from the book of Genesis to the book of the end-revelation is about two women, two kinds of wisdom, and two types of knowledge.

God did not create the woman as the man’s competitor; no. Elohim, in his sovereign wisdom, authority, and power created the woman as man’s [complement] completion. If this perspective is not clear, we will always embrace the humanist narrative of the New Age which has almost succeeded in putting the woman against the man, and this is the number one reason many Churches, marriages and families are imploding and collapsing today.

Everything the Father does, carries a unique, prophetic, fingerprint objective, and we should carefully seek to understand his ways and arrangements of life in the light of these objectives, including the role and position of the female and male, man, so we don’t fall into the deception of the New Age spirit that is pushing certain feminist narrative that is painting God as bias or sexist. We must track and unravel the nature of spirit manifesting through an antagonistic, feminist and humanist character.

If we neglect to address this important aspect, am afraid that we have bought into the very narrative the enemy wants the Church and the nations to accept. Both the beautiful image, character, and inherent administrative value of women is currently under relentless assault, and many of our sisters, particularly, our church women have not yet truly identified this attack, even though we all can see these devastating assaults against our homes and family institutions.  So, let us attempt to define what the spirit of Jezebel is as we continue to unravel the operation of this evil spirit.

DEFINING THE SPIRIT OF JEZEBEL

And you know what is now restraining him, so that he may be revealed at the proper time. 7 For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work, but the one who now restrains it will continue until he is taken out of the way. 8And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will slay with the breath of His mouth and annihilate by the majesty of His arrival.… 2 Thessalonians 2:6-8

Revelation 2:18

From the points we’ve highlighted we can begin to have a vivid image of this entity anointed to fight and resist the plan and purposes of God for a nation, society, family, and individuals. We must make it plain again that while the default operational framework of this spirit function through the persona of a female character, it is, however, not a female spirit as we have explained, nor is the spirit limited to a woman character as much as it prefers a woman character to operate.

Jezebel is an operational, governmental principality that is set up from the powers of darkness to frustrate the redemptive and prophetic initiatives of God over nations. To effectively identify the image and character of this spirit we will have to go to the book of Revelation. Any spirit we see in the Old Testament that shows up again in the book of revelation is worthy of note because there’s every likelihood that we are dealing with a territorial and generational principality.

Like I’ve said earlier, Jezebel is a principality assigned over realms that seeks to control, corrupt, hinder, frustrate and destroy in order and pattern of God’s intent. When our Lord Jesus Christ described Satan as a thief that has come to steal, kill, and destroy, this description perfectly fit into the character of Jezebel.

Beyond the fact that Jezebel kills the prophets of God and send the Saints into hiding, she is in fact, a thief that forcefully takes want doesn’t belong to her and kills the owner as we see in the case of Naboth [1 Kings 21:5-6].  This spirit goes further to destroy men’s identity by emasculating their manhood by destroying the entire family order and system of existence. Further still, Jezebel turns the hearts of a whole nation from serving the true God according to the biblical pattern of worship to serving Baal which is her primary objective.

In other words, the pursuit of idol worship [the worship of self, feminism] and sexual perversion is the trademark of the spirit of Jezebel when she is unleashed upon society. The scripture informs us that when Jehu was sent to carry out the final judgment of God upon Jezebel that she beautifies her face and dressed her heir, postured herself by the window to entice Jehu.

If Jehu was never (empowered by the Spirit) anointed by the prophet of God for this high-level assignment, I believe that Jehu would have been seduced by Jezebel’s charm, and he would have been able to carry out the execution against her.  All the Spirit of the Lord is highlighting regarding this evil spirit has a direct implication and lesson for us today, so, we are not entrapped by the seductive, destructive spirit of Jezebel.

 Don’t let anyone deceive you in any way, for that day will not come until the rebellion occurs and the man of lawlessness a is revealed, the man doomed to destruction. 4He will oppose and will exalt himself over everything that is called God or is worshiped, so that he sets himself up in God’s temple, proclaiming himself to be God. 2 Thessalonians 2:3-4

The spirit of Jezebel is one of the major high places that demands we collaborate our God-given governmental grace, resources, and capacity to effectively deal with, less, our children and the next generation continue to suffer her attack. It took a three-generational anointing to finally destroy this spiritual entity wearing the persona of a woman.  

My prophetic mandate is to unmask the architectural structure of this powerful Satanic spirit that has crawled into the very framework of society and is now expressing false prophetic and teaching spirit within the Body of Christ.

As we can see according to the book of Revelation chapter two that this Satanic spirit took upon herself a persona of a prophet and claimed the position of a teacher. These are two profound areas that shape the minds and believe system of the people of God, and the society we are assigned to disciple, and if we allow this spirit to capture the office and ministry of the prophet and that of the teacher, our apostolic thrust is as good as being compromised. It’s important we state this point clear that there’s no bias in the Father; he does not choose sides.

To limit our acceptance or rejection of the spirit of Jezebel on the premise of gender indeed, reflects our immaturity and the lack of spiritual understanding regarding the ministry of redemption, of cause, to live in some form of self-denial in the operation of this spirit within individuals, families, community and nations is to have bought the lies and deception of the enemy.  The Enemy throughout history as used the card of race, gender, religion, culture, and inequality to mention a few, to perpetuate his destructive agenda, but the church itself, in her spiritual blindness, has exacerbated this evil.

God in his wisdom, created male and female as part of his eternal prophetic plan and governmental administrative executives on earth. The structure of community which begins from the family unit is a powerful expression of the Father’s wisdom and creativeness in growing and developing humanity. These two organs of government called man and woman carries a unique assignment in the support and execution of the Father’s eternal program on earth. We shall later expand on this thought as we continue to develop the foundational framework of this subject.

The first time I did an intensive teaching on this subject was in the year 2001, and in fact, I found one of the notes I wrote back then on this subject recently, and the truth is, there’s still a great sense of relevancy and coherency to what the Spirit of the Lord said back then to the current emphasis of the Spirit of the Lord. The only difference is that my understanding of interpreting what was written then is now broadened and clearer as the spirit of wisdom has brought perspective and maturity in the arts of prophetic insight and interpretation.

The nature of spiritual activity today has drastically changed at an accelerated level since 2001 yet, the problems back then, are as vicious and complex as they are today. But as we can see, these challenges, particularly, the attack on race, morality, truth, justice, and religious rights have become more hostile to the point of polarizing society. It’s as if the stage is being set for the anti-Christ, the man of sin to take the stage openly.

The manifestation of Satanic forces of the earth has been so unprecedented, and therefore, it will be right for us to begin to contextualize the present prophetic activity of God, particularly when we examine what is currently playing out within the political ideology of the nations around the world but in particular, the United State of America due to its power and influence globally. It is important we thoroughly examine the present battle taking place in America, to appreciate the degree of the influence and impact of the spirit of Jezebel.

TO BE CONTINUED..

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UNMASKING JEZEBEL’S ARCHITECTURE OVER THE NATIONS. PART 2

2 Corinthians 10

4 The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. 5 We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. 6 And we will be ready to punish every act of disobedience, once your obedience is complete.

By Isaiah-Phillips Akintola

CONTINUATION

{2 Kings 9:30-35}

SEASONS OF INCREASED TRUTH INCREASES SPIRITUAL COMPETENCE

Revelation 17:1-2

One of the seven angels who had poured out the seven bowls came over and spoke to me. “Come with me,” he said, “and I will show you the judgment that is going to come on the great prostitute, who rules over many waters. 2The kings of the world have committed adultery with her, and the people who belong to this world have been made drunk by the wine of her immorality.”

Our [kings] political and spiritual leaders have falsely joined themselves in sexual intercourse with the spirit of the harlot to pervert the holy seed; Churches within the nations are today infested with a familiar spirit, occultic practices has almost replaced authentic worship; ministry born through the influence of fallen angelic beings with the daughters of men are replacing the voice of true apostolic ministry. Strangers have become a legitimate voice within the house of God demanding the worship of the Saints.

A different believe the system has become the accepted culture and ideology that rules and guide the leadership within the walls of the Church. Idolatry has replaced the worship of the true God. The worship of mammon, [charm] beauty, gifts, talents, personality drive, have all been exchanged for the position of truth and the values of kingdom validation.

Our paradigms have been distracted and shifted from the journey to Zion, to now turning back to the way to Egypt. We have been invaded; we have been captured, and we are now being led into captivity within the unregenerated minds of our soul. [Exodus 32:1-5] Many have now gathered for themselves teachers that only tells them what they want to hear. If what they hear does not suit their narrative of political correctness and religious tolerance, they discard such truth, and claim, we don’t have love. [2 Timothy 4:1-5]

Jezebel’s high places have almost replaced true worship centers across the nations. We are not only seeing high places being built for the worship of Baal and other foreign gods within our societies and its various government institutions, but these high places are also powerfully being built within our homes and various communities.

Behind the so-called worship, praise, sermons, teachings, training, and programs we offer, are unbelievable spirits of compromise found. Many of our leaders have dedicated themselves to the worship of foreign gods; Satanic and demonic activities are taking place behind the cotton walls of our worship center to stir the heart of the Father to jealousy. Read Ezekiel chapter 8.

They’ve been numerous teachings, books, and materials released from time to time in the Body of Christ regarding the spirit and character nature of Jezebel, which I believed were quite interesting and helpful in many ways to the Body of Christ, particularly, amongst those graced in the spirit of intercession and spiritual warfare.

We have, however, witnessed in the past two decades, an increase in the ascended, revelation of Christ, and the use of advanced, prophetic tools within the context of the ministry of wisdom, even as the light of the kingdom of God becomes more visible in our day.

These two inputs have exponentially increased our position of light within the systemic darkness of the day and have also accelerated our understanding regarding the subtle operations of the forces of darkness, both within the Church and across the shifting sociocultural identity battle within the nations. Indeed, only in the ever-increasing light of Christ do we have increased light to recognize and uncover the various systemic, Satanic activity of darkness in this Age.

Both the operation and weapons of darkness in our day have changed from how we used to be able to identify them in the past, to a more vicious, but subtle form of an attack playing out on the platforms of what defines our identity, faith, morality, family values, and economic provision.

However, the deadliest attack of this New Age Jazebelic attack is directly targeted toward disfiguring human identity and destroying the biblical spiritual foundation and framework of godliness. The mystery of iniquity is viciously attacking anyone who desire to live by the mystery of godliness, but we know that the mystery of godliness at the long run will overcome these forces of darkness.

I do not believe that the challenge regarding this subject is merely around the exposure of the spirit of Jezebel as a present-day Satanic, operating system, as important as this is. I, however, believe that the Church’s focus should be more about developing the required leadership, governmental wisdom, courage, and attitude, willing to precisely identify, confront, and uproot the systemic architectural layout of the spirit of Jezebel within the Church and in the society.

The Saints needs to be resourced on around sound, biblically governmental, intercessory maturity and authority in confronting this wicked, territorial, spirit, and this is what I hope to achieve through these series of teachings.

The biblical spiritual quality standard that will uncover and neutralize the operation of Jezebel today will have to carry a more advanced, governmental position of authority than what was exercised under the Old covenant for several reasons we must identify.

In other words, our current apostolic position of hindsight, insight, and foresight of biblical history, doctrinal balance, and the discerning knowledge of the present ecclesia position us in a better spiritual location to proceed and maneuver our strategies in confronting this high-power principality of a spirit called Jezebel.

The abdication of leadership position

Read Genesis chapter 6

The only reason why we are seeking to deal with this issue today is due to the rebellion and the abdication of leadership position and authority from Church leaders just as we saw in the Garden. When Adam abdicated his governmental position and influence over the space heaven authorized him to dress and watch, Satan came in to displayed and dispossessed him of his identity as a man, as a husband, and of course, as a father.

“But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way”.

[Mathews 13:25]

The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one. The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels [Mathews 13:38,39]

And I will keep on doing what I am doing in order to cut the ground from under those who want an opportunity to be considered equal with us in the things they boast about. 13 For such people are false apostles, deceitful workers, masquerading as apostles of Christ. 14 And no wonder, for Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light. 15 It is not surprising, then, if his servants also masquerade as servants of righteousness. Their end will be what their actions deserve. 2 Corinthians 11: 12-15

IMAGE OF THE BEAST AND THE BATTLE OF

THE WOMAN’S IDENTITY IN UNCOVERING JEZEBEL.

There’s no doubt that we are dealing with the same spirit that showed up during the days of Elijah, but the current operation and manifestation of this spirit has become even more advanced, systematic, and governmental in appearance according to our text scripture in Revelation 2:18-23

Arguably, this topic is one of the most sensitive subjects, and to an extent, divisive in many parts of Christian communities. However, the relevancy and timing of this subject are extremely important to the present emphasis of the Spirit, if the mandate of the kingdom must become a true, effective reality in our day and generation.

Due to the Immature mishandling and the imbalance approach to the doctrinal and prophetic teaching around the understanding of this subject, many, particularly, women, have become offended, resistant, and in some cases have outrightly rejected the notions around the spirit of Jezebel because they deem it as a direct attack on their gender, and to a large extent, they are right.

The point however is, the lack of understanding regarding how to precisely diagnose and interpret what the Lord is showing us through this character that took the woman’s persona to manifest its atrocious evil on humanity is what needs to be dealt with in this season of increased hate, division, and destruction.

Accurate biblical kingdom principle, values and interpretation of truth relating to this subject are critical, especially when the false narrative behind the character and authority of women has almost been accepted as the truth. The fact is, they’ve been many instances where men, in political and spiritual leadership, have sought to use inaccurate interpretation of the word of God to promote their own religious, traditional beliefs, bias, and false, masculine agendas against women.

We should never forget that most of what we claim to be biblical in terms of beliefs and practices are nothing more than the extension of our ancient, cultural beliefs and values. Many are still practicing what I term as environmental Christianity. This Christianity accepts the predominant societal values and practices, embraces ancestral rites, beliefs and practice, it imports humanist values, racial prejudice, gender superiority, and other forms of biases that are totally misrepresenting the ordained order, value and standard of God for his creation, and of course, against the established apostolic framework of the function of the Ecclesia’s community.

The Church of the Lord is not the extension of our culture, tradition or even patriotic national identity; the Church has been called out of such values, and it should be related to from such ascended, perspective regarding any matter or subject we are dealing with.  The Church was assigned to set a better quality of lifestyle and relationship in society.

How ideologies that shaped societal practice.

Often, when dealing with certain issues in society or even within the context of the Bible, we forget that the world we live in today has been shaped by various beliefs, values, ideologies that were embraced by those who ruled and reign during the ancient civilizations. These philosophies were approved on the backdrop of imperial decrees, political status and influence, which are products of powerful men in the society with economic advantage who often occupy high religious positions.

 These beliefs and wrong values established by men were centered around state security and the power of family and business succession. It was a general belief that the male child will be in a better position to secure the name and wealth of the family, and this belief filtered into the extended society.

These nations divide society into compartments, of Royal born, The high class, low class, and slaves. Men were defined and seen as instrument of strength, war, and political rulers. The woman on the other hand were also classified into Royal born, high class, priestess, middle class [those born into the home of merchants, servant of Royal born or military generals] and slaves.

It is almost seen as a curse if a family doesn’t have a male child. The two most powerful and influential civilizations which were the Roman and Greek reconfigured how the human being is to be examined, valued and defined.

God’s word and its precise interpretation should always define where we stand in our personal or worldview. Taking one aspect of biblical truth like the popular one, where Paul said that women should be quiet in the house of God, and if they have any question regarding what was preached, they should discuss it with their husband when they get home.

Unfortunately, scripture like this has been extremely abused due to the lack of doctrinal knowledge, historic background, and what could be defined as the practice of tradition imported into the community of the Saints. This was a statement that was made to curtail an increase of wrong attitude, arguments, subordination, confusions, and disorderliness that was publicly playing out between husbands and wives who had been once culture by the general believe system and practice of the dominant philosophy of their day.

The freedom and liberty these new converts were beginning to enjoy in the community of the Saints were being perverted to the degree of almost creating anarchy in the household of God, and Paul had to step in as the Apostle of God in bringing judgement and correction.

Apparently, this was a growing problem amongst the new converts who were joining the community of the early Church. The liberty many enjoyed when they came into the assembly of the Saints were being taken for granted to the point the Church became an open ground to settle personal, domestic issues.

The liberty and recognition ordinary women were never given in the society to express their spiritual or political opinion under the Roman law and the Greek culture was something new they had in the community of the Body of Christ when the joined. Unfortunately, these liberties were being abused and misused as wives challenge their husbands openly without respect and regards to the sanctity of the house of God.

 Both the Greek and the Roman culture, and of cause, the Rabbinic Jewish tradition, impact a great deal on the belief and character ideologies of the people while they were being integrated into the early Church community just as it is today.

The point here is, Apostle Paul was establishing a different order and pattern for the Saints lifestyle; a community whose domestic expression should reflect the value, order, discipline, respect and honor in place of the compromised, prevalent culture of the environment of the day which was categorized in dominance, disrespect and lawlessness.

Ephesians 5

21 Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. 22, Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior. 24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything.

25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her 26 to make her holy, cleansing b her by the washing with water through the word, 27and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless. 28 In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. 29 After all, no one ever hated their own body, but they feed and care for their body, just as Christ does the church— 30 for we are members of his body. 31“For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.” 32 This is a profound mystery—but I am talking about Christ and the church. 33 However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband. 1 Corinthians 14:34

Women are to be silent in the churches. They are not permitted to speak, but must be in submission, as the Law says. Anyone who have studied the book of Corinthians one would appreciate the depth of confusion and factionist attitude in the Church while they boast of their individual gifts and preferred ministers.

1 Corinthians 11:3

But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.

Luke 8:

1 After this, Jesus traveled about from one town and village to another, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God. The Twelve were with him, 2 and also some women who had been cured of evil spirits and diseases: Mary (called Magdalene) from whom seven demons had come out; 3 Joanna the wife of Chuza, the manager of Herod’s household; Susanna; and many others. These women were helping to support them out of their own means.

The position of defining and understanding spiritual authority is still very vague today in the Church unfortunately. Many of the things we are doing in terms of ministry functionality and their administrations are unfortunately carried out either through some passed down denominational traditions, religious bias, or a total resistance, and defiance of the former set rules. This is what has fueled many of the breakaway in the Body of Christ, and the feminist narrative agenda even within the church space today.

My intention

My intention however on this critical subject is not one with bias, or with the agenda to offend any person, especially women, after all, we are all sons of God, assigned to address every high place and strongholds of darkness, position to exalt themselves above the knowledge and wisdom of God over the nations.

Dealing with spiritual high places cuts across gender, race, social status, age, and spiritual rankings. Everyone must understand the role we have to play in bringing down this towering spirit of a principality by the name Jezebel.  We know that the manifestation of certain spirits or demonic character uses either a male or female gender to express a peculiarity objective within the context of an assault that is launched by the enemy.

2 Corinthians 10

4 The weapons of our warfare are not the weapons of the world. Instead, they have divine power to demolish [high places] strongholds. 5 We tear down arguments, and every presumption set up against the knowledge of God; and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. 6 And we will be ready to punish every act of disobedience, as soon as your obedience is complete.

One of the things that make the spirit of Jezebel more threatening and dangerous than the other forms of Satanic operatives is for the fact she has the power to alter what you think, see, believe, and ultimately worship. She has the capacity to multiply herself through her seed and the altars she builds in places known as the high places across societies. We shall later examine the characteristics of the spirit.

To be continued

UNCOVERING THE ARCHITECTURE OF JEZEBEL OVER THE CHURCH AND THE NATIONS

ARCHITECT OF THE FUTURE SERIES.

principle of spiritual authority and governmental warfare

UNMASKING JEZEBEL’S

ARCHITECTURE OVER THE NATIONS

by Isaiah-Phillips Akintola

 Revelation 2: 18

“To the angel of the church in Thyatira write:

These are the words of the Son of God, whose eyes are like blazing fire and whose feet are like burnished bronze. 19 I know your deeds, your love and faith, your service and perseverance, and that you are now doing more than you did at first.

20 Nevertheless, I have this against you: You tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophet. By her teaching she misleads my servants into sexual immorality and the eating of food sacrificed to idols. 21 I have given her time to repent of her immorality, but she is unwilling. 22 So I will cast her on a bed of suffering, and I will make those who commit adultery with her suffer intensely, unless they repent of her ways. 23 I will strike her children dead. Then all the churches will know that I am he who searches hearts and minds, and I will repay each of you according to your deeds.

INTRODUCTION

John 10:10

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life and have it to the full.

Permit me to start this note by defining the meaning of a thief because it gives us a footing and a perspective into what we shall be examining at the cause of this message. A thief is defined as a person who steals another person’s property, especially by stealth [cautious and surreptitious] and without using force or threat of violence.

This scriptural declaration by our Lord Jesus Christ himself and the definition of a thief give a clear, in-depth, characteristics of the subtle nature of the battle we’ve found ourselves as the Body of Christ. This description further defines for us how we should engage the reality of the days we’re in with a deep sense of cautiousness, sobriety, and prophetic discernment.

We are back to the very same point and method the enemy used in invading the Garden in Genesis without the voice or visibility of the man placed in charge to challenge the invasion of his space and territory.

As the Garden was invaded and violated by Lucifer, the Church and the nations today are being invaded by the same enemy who is now using the rebellious spirit and persona of the woman called Jezebel. 

The increase of deception and seduction to lure the nations and the Saints to follow the charming voice of the woman who sits upon many waters, according to the book of Revelation has become increasely visible in many homes, government institutions and Churches across the globe. The degree of compromise in today’s Church as seen in the society is a testimony to the failure of sound leadership.

The central focus of this teaching, we are about to examine is the concept of a failed leadership. Leadership is about being present and visible! Jezebel thrives where sound, biblical spiritual leadership has been compromised as we saw regarding King Ahab of Israel.

The powerful spirits of deception, delusion, and corruption begins to operate in a society, family, or Church when fathers and leaders abdicate their position and responsibility.  It is my strong believe that behind the woes of today’s civilization is the reality of leadership failure. We shall later consider these points as the Lord will grant us direction.    

There’s no doubt the nature of the battle the Church of the Lord is currently faced with, characterize the spirit of Jezebel, and we are going to examine this spirit as we allow the Lord to open our eyes of wisdom and spiritual understanding.  We shall look at what Jezebel is currently stealing, killing and destroying both the Body of Christ and within society.

There’s no doubt we are living in one of the most intense seasons of spiritual warfare seen the beginning of human history, and this battle will continue to increase even as the Church and the nations enter the scope of the visibility of the manifestation of the kingdom of God.

The closer we step towards the declaration of the appearance of Christ’s government on earth, the more intense our battles, birth pang, and of course, our tribulation.

The sociocultural war of ideology and identity dysfunctionality we are seeing today, even in the Church, reveals without a doubt the narrative objective the enemy desire to see. However, this battle is far from you a cultural war; it is a spiritual battle that is geared toward a total annihilation of human dignity, morality, and obedience toward the standard of God and his kingdom.

Only those aware of this diabolic attack and have been well built and equipped with the sevenfold spirit of Christ will stand their ground in facing this deadly assault. Ignorance of the ways of the Lord and his dealings both within human affairs and the Church of the living God is already costing many in the Body of Christ in a great deal, but I hope that through some points that will be highlighted through this note will help you see things in divine perspective.  

Perspective is everything when it comes to understanding and responding to the demands and challenges of our day. Both reading and studying the word of God in the light of revelation and spiritual understanding in such a manner that gives clarity and illumination is a high virtue required today in dealing with many of the seemingly complex questions being asked, and I hope by the end of this resource note, with the series of videos webinars already published on this topic should add to the  insights and keys of the kingdom to effectively bring answers, solution, and direction.

The current assault to change God’s moral code, order, values, and standard of existence is a deliberate attack on the wisdom of God that has intensified in a manner that is almost eroding the position of spiritual authority and leadership within the community of God’s people, and this is where we need to walk in reclaiming our position of biblical truth and its foundation.

The assault of Satanic powers through the spirit of Jezebel is one major battle today’s church and society is faced with, and unfortunately, many, including some of our spiritual leaders are not adequately equipped nor prepared to face. This is a battle that has already claimed many lives in the Body of Christ.

My joy however is, the Lord does not wait for everyone to be ready before he begins to equip his Saints to rise and fight the enemy already causing casualties across the nations.

We are now being giving spiritual tools, for divine upgrade; additional kingdom keys to unlock truths that will allow us to strategically address certain challenges that may seem as complex, or even mysterious to us at this end of days. Getting the keys and access the realms in the Father are two different things.

It seems to me while ready Mathews 16:20 that the first key to access within the bunch of keys is the revelation of Christ.  And Jesus Christ said to his disciples not to tell anyone that he was the Christ.

Let’s look at some scripture to give us perspective.

And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades will not prevail against it. 19 I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven. Whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.” 20 Then He admonished the disciples not to tell anyone that He was the Christ. Mathews 16:18-20

Galatians 3:

1 You foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? Before your very eyes Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed as crucified. 2 I would like to learn just one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by believing what you heard? 3 Are you so foolish? After beginning by means of the Spirit, are you now trying to finish by means of the flesh?

Revelation 2:18-23

18 “To the angel of the church in Thyatira write: These are the words of the Son of God, whose eyes are like blazing fire and whose feet are like burnished bronze. 19 I know your deeds, your love and faith, your service and perseverance, and that you are now doing more than you did at first.

20 Nevertheless, I have this against you: You tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophet. By her teaching she misleads my servants into sexual immorality and the eating of food sacrificed to idols. 21 I have given her time to repent of her immorality, but she is unwilling. 22 So I will cast her on a bed of suffering, and I will make those who commit adultery with her suffer intensely, unless they repent of her ways. 23 I will strike her children dead. Then all the churches will know that I am he who searches hearts and minds, and I will repay each of you according to your deeds.

Daniels 7:25-26

And the ten horns are ten kings who will rise from this kingdom. After them another king, different from the earlier ones, will rise and subdue three kings. 25 He will speak out against the Most High and oppress the saints of the Most High, intending to change the set times and laws, and the saints will be given into his hand for a time, and times, and half a time. 26 But the court will convene, and his dominion will be taken away and completely destroyed forever.…

Engaging the reality of the season

We now live in days where the prevailing culture of Babylon and the ancient, established high places has almost swallowed the moral compass and spiritual identity of many who claimed to be followers of Christ and members of his kingdom.

The dominant culture of the New Age spirits and the awakened occultic, eastern demonic worship order has almost succeeded in changing the names, language, diet, and apparels of many, particularly, in the Western world concept of Christianity as we’re now seeing in Africa and the rest of the world.

As this Satanic agenda that seeks to change times and set laws, continue to harass the Saints and the nations, [ set time and laws, meaning, moral, ethical standards of human existence and biblically sound spiritual values] many, unfortunately, have given into this false agenda and lies because they were never grounded in the spiritual philosophy of a sound, apostolic biblical paradigm.

Millions of Christians today are now being assimilated into the very way of life we’ve been empowered and commissioned [sent] to change; the people we are called to redeem, disciple, and deliver for the Lord have almost managed to capture our weak spiritual position and ideology of ‘Christianity’. They are pursuing the agenda to change the times and the laws of God before our very eyes while we hide in caves and holes as we see during the reign of Ahab and Jezebel.

The spirit that captured the kings of the earth have managed to bewitch and seduce society, they’ve been charmed and bewitched; the spell of Jezebel is today written all over our desires, actions, conducts, our pattern of thinking, desires, spiritual, and emotional preferences, unfortunately.

To be continued.