Charismatic Captivation
By Dr. Steven Lambert

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Chapter Ten
Religious Enslavement: Sorcery

Chapter Ten is the capstone chapter of CHARISMATIC CAPTIVATION. It distills the various components of this somewhat complex Discipleship/Shepherdship fiasco into a clear singular bottom-line, which is that these teachings and practices amount to religious enslavement implemented through the means of sometimes subtle but nonetheless certain sorcery (witchcraft). Dr. Lambert chronicles in this chapter the origins of sorcery, dispels misconceptions concerning its true nature, and explains its connection with the carnal nature common to every human. He also examines the means and methods of sorcery often employed in interpersonal relations.

The chapter culminates with the author's recounting of an interview with a former bona fide African "witch-doctor" on a Christian network television program in which he confirmed that much of the methods and mechanism being perpetrated by leaders in many Charismatic and Neo-Pentcostal churches is essentially identical to methods and means of witchcraft he employed as a witch-doctor. The now converted evangelist also explained that the chief motivation behind the purveying of witchcraft by witch-doctors and all sorcerers is predomination and control over awe-struck victims for self-aggrandizement and ascendancy, and that this holds true also with leaders in the Church who employ subtle means of predomination and control.

This chapter contains the salient point of CHARISMATIC CAPTIVATION'S message, which is the poignant truth that leaders in the Body of Christ exercising predomination and control over those they shepherd are engaging in patent sorcery and witchcraft. It is imperative that all forms of religious enslavement, which is intrinsically Antichrist, be eradicated from the Church in order to allow Jesus Christ to be the true functional Head and Lord of the Church.

The Mystery of the Kingdom, By Steven Lambert, ThD Steven Lambert, ThD is an ordained minister, author of numerous books and teaching publications, an editor, and publisher of two E-zines, The Real Truth Digest and Prophetic Perspective Bulletin. Insight concerning Church government, Divine Order, the coming restoration, and ministry issues are the hallmark of his ministry. This is a sample chapter from his book, Charismatic Captivation, which may be ordered through this website using the PayPal® payment service or by mail/fax using our order form. Dr. Lambert may be contacted by E-mail at:

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