This chapter is dedicated mainly to those who are dissociative; however, if you are not dissociative, you may find it relates to you as well.
Because of their glamour, it can be more difficult to extract oneself from the influence of the fallen angels, and we would dare to say that it is even more difficult for those who are dissociative. And if you are one of the programmed individuals who has been trained from an early age to interact with the fallen angels in various ways, the process can be even more difficult.
However, with God, nothing is impossible.
So since, in our experience, this is a more difficult situation to find freedom from, we’d like to take a moment to address the importance of continuing to submit to God in this area of your life.
Regardless of how much you are sincerely trying to resist, you may very well find yourself feeling some of the following emotions concerning the fallen, particularly if you or parts of you have been groomed to interact with them:
● Desire for the things they have offered to you
○ For example: prestige, position, fulfillment, et cetera.
○ This can be related to identity and purpose in life. These are two very powerful forces that have a lot of emotion driving them, particularly if that identity and purpose has been wrapped up in the fallen angels.
● Love and a desire to be in their presence again.
○ This can be sexual desire, but more so, it is a deep-rooted feeling of having completeness and fulfillment. Even though this is the trick of their glamour, it can feel very real.
● If you were sent on assignments with the fallen, you may feel a sense of loss over the excitement of those assignments.
○ This also can be related to identity and purpose.
These are very real human emotions, and the fallen angels take advantage of us through our emotion. Pride or shame (condemnation) can often get in the way of confessing our emotions to our Heavenly Father, so we can easily become trapped in an emotional cycle that allows the fallen to continue to prey on us through the feelings that we refuse to admit. So in an effort to help stop this cycle, let us remind you of something: your Heavenly Father already knows your heart and He knows your every thought. If you are struggling with these emotions and desires, He already knows. He is waiting for you to confess them to Him, so that you can begin to find freedom and healing.
The steps outlined in the above chapter, Finding Freedom, are very important exercises to continue practicing, even if (or when) your human emotions get the best of you. Especially if or when your human emotions get the best of you! Don’t allow condemnation, guilt, shame, or pride keep you away from your Heavenly Father. That is what the fallen want, and they will manipulate you through your emotions, which will be effective in keeping you away from God if you permit this to happen. Therefore, by admitting your emotions and confessing them to your Heavenly Father, you are breaking the power your feelings have over you.
Confess, repent, submit, and repeat this process, over and over again, as long as it takes. Continue to ask God to cut off the access the fallen have to you and the parts of you. Walk by faith, trusting that God is setting you free in spite of your emotions that are being used by the fallen to manipulate you. Live humbly, recognizing that you can’t win this battle on your own — you need God to fight this battle for you.
We can find hope and peace in the following passage:
2 Corinthians 12: 7-10 (BSB)
“So to keep me from becoming conceited, I was given a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is perfected in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly in my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest on me. That is why, for the sake of Christ, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.”
Although there is some squabbling amongst many theologians about what the word “messenger of Satan” means — whether it was a sickness or a fallen angel — the point is that the grace of God is sufficient for us. In our weakness, we find strength, because we are leaning on our Heavenly Father for our strength, and His strength is greater than ours.
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