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Here are some of the traits about the Jezebel Spirit that my wife dug up through extensive research. For Your Information and for anyone else that may see this spirit in others or family members. A suggestion is to get with the intercessors from your church and have them pray over the situation and pray a covering over you and your family to be protected from the actions of the person with the Jezebel spirit. Prayer Works! Jezebel displays angry, vicious and sometimes violent behavior when opposed. She will turn on the one who refuses to do her will or submit to her (especially if she has been successful in manipulating this person in the past), frequently with a vicious, berating verbal attack aimed at humiliation. The emotional damage caused by these outbreaks can be devastating to the one at whom she directs her wrath. This is often the source of terrible emotional wounds for her children and spouse. When this angry behavior happens in public, it often exposes the true spirit in operation to others who may have been previously deceived. Watch for it.She uses self-pity and her own weaknesses to manipulate another into submitting to her out of compassion or pity. Feeling sorry for Jezebel, is not compassion, it's folly! Even though often very gifted of the Lord, the Jezebel will frequently operate in the false discernment of the enemy by speaking words of knowledge gained from familiar spirits, and NOT from the Spirit of God. This is "witchcraft". The power of witchcraft is derived from Satan himself and every attempt at manipulation or control "sells out" more to Satan and strengthens the deception the Jezebel is under. Jezebel is very possessive and domineering; she wants to control over others. Jezebel loves power, "Give me, give me, give me." You see, money is not really the issue with this spirit; it's Power and Authority that she's after. She likes to be in control of others life because she draws her strength from controlling others. She spiritually drains her victims. She uses faults or weaknesses she perceives in the person she is attempting to control to create feelings of shame or guilt, and therefore ultimately submission to her will. She also often uses fear and intimidation to manipulate others into submission to her. There are two main types of the Jezebel spirit: The high-profile type is generally gregarious, outspoken and highly visible. She is often seen as the "woman who wears the pants in the family". The low-profile type is soft-spoken, giving the illusion of being solicitous, motherly, protective, even appearing very submissive. The low-profile type may be the most dangerous, as she is the most difficult to discern. She relies heavily on manipulation for her power, in extremely subtle performances.Jezebel hates men and majors in destroying them. She cannot have a true Godly relationship with men; because her desire is to strip them of all their perceived power and then destroy them, to emasculate them emotionally and spiritually. Jezebel and Children: Jezebel's view of children is perverted. She says she loves them, but she really doesn't even know how to love them, using them as weapons to advance her own selfish needs. Children are simply pawns in her power and control games. Jealous She cannot suffer other getting attention over herself and she will do all she can to prevent others receiving attention and recognition. If one gets between Jezebel and the person she is trying to control, she'll attack most viciously, trying her best to destroy that relationship with that person. She will try and destroy his reputation, undermine his authority and generally stop at nothing to separate anyone from her intended "victim". Beware! Manipulator Jezebel uses other people as objects, where it suits her need, to gain control, influence and power. Once she has gained the control desired, she generally rejects and tosses the people aside. If they are in her family, she does this emotionally. Queen Bee Jezebel demands worship from others (the "queen-bee" syndrome). She must have dominance and control in her home. Other family members exist just to please her. Jezebel requires "worship" from her family and followers ... to be their "goddess". Unrealistic Expectations of Others Her expectations of others are always unrealistic, because others cannot meet her demand for complete submission. If they do try, she despises them and casts them aside when she has what she wants out of them. Anyone attempting to relate to a person with this spirit is literally in a "no-win situation". Nothing pleases this spirit. The first step in Jezebel’s work is to control her victim by seduction. She will use flattery, smooth prophetic sayings, pleasant words and seducing tears. She views children in a marriage as tools and weapons to manipulate hubby and family. She knows how to use deep emotional hurts and wounds to manipulate and control as she creates apparent deep ties with others. Jezebel loves to pull people unto herself and away from those who can truly speak into their lives. Jezebel flows best in a whirlwind of confusion and turmoil, where she works best. Jezebels curse everyone, unwittingly bringing a curse upon themselves, most of the time. Criticism is a form of cursing, both of the person being criticized, and of God their Maker. Murmuring and complaint is a cursing of circumstances, which also curses God for allowing them. Jezebel is a master of criticism, murmuring and complaint, as mentioned previously. Often those whom she is at enmity with are deliberately cursed in a conscious effort to "punish" and "bring them back into line" to bring them back under her control. Jezebel firmly believes she has right on her side in doing these things, and displays vicious and callous disregard for the well-being and independence of others, having convinced herself that it is ultimately for their good as well and that she knows best and really has their best interests at heart in doing so. Those people who have been on the receiving side of Jezebel's curses feel the anger and the viciousness other curses acutely and many succumb to them. However, for those under the "protection of the Cross", these curses are most often transformed into blessings instead, leaving Jezebel sapped of emotional energy, frustrated, confused and completely defeated; wondering what went wrong?
This1John 2:16. The spirit is power hungry, manipulative, and is adept at seducing others, yet hates all mankind. They who have this, can often be found near powerful people, but seek their own followers - Jezebels' and Ahabs'. It supports the Prophets of Baal, and seeks to annihilate Gods' Prophets. Eventually, it will destroy those nearby, including those who operates in it. They are strongly religious, but death, rather than life, is its' fruit. Taking the resolve of a King Jehu mixed with the integrity of an Elijah, those people, and their followers, must be rebuked. 1Kings 16:31, 18:4-19:3, 21:1-25, 2Kings 9:22, 30-37, Revelations 2:20-23. That doesn’t mean we live in fear. Remember, Satan is a defeated foe. Jesus was granted all power and authority and as his followers, we can ask him to exercise that authority and power on our behalf. But even though Satan’s defeated, that doesn’t mean he’s inactive. We must put on the “armor” (Ephesians 6:13-18) and fight on behalf of the kingdom of God. As Neil Anderson so aptly puts it, it’s not our job to defeat the devil. Jesus has already done that. Nor are we to dispel the darkness. We are called to turn on the light. That’s what prayer for spiritual warfare is all about. To summarize prayers for spiritual warfare then: 1. Acknowledge God’s sovereignty and kingdom. 2. Position yourself as being in Christ, seated in the heavenlies. 3. Ask God for help, asking for angels if He thinks its necessary. 4. With the authority of Jesus, renounce demonic influences and activities and their effects in your life. 5. Ask the Holy Spirit to seal the progress you’ve made to prevent the return of these particular evil spirits. 6. Thank God for His victory over death and for deliverance from spiritual bondage—those are gifts only God can give.
The darkness within the person that has the jezebel spirit hates the light that shines within us. When faced with this spirit I prayed this.... I declare that the anointing of God breaks every yolk. Let there be a breakthrough in our lives. I declare a breakthrough atmosphere. I take authority over every demonic spirit every hostile environment. No more demonic drama. I decree that the works of the devil is destroyed. The Word of God prevails. We are proclaiming that Jesus Christ is Lord of Lord King of Kings. Help us to completely trust you knowing you are working for our good. We live by faith and not by sight. My Joy comes from the Lord. Happiness comes and goes. But the Joy that has been promised to me can never be taken away. No more whining and complaining because of circumstances that is out of my control. I will grab on to God’s joy that is deep within my soul. I will choose joy over bitterness, anger, and sorrow. I will make a decision to choose joy every day. No matter what. In Jesus' Name I pray. I take authority over every evil spirit that tries to come into our lives in the Name of Jesus.
If you are seeing Jezebel characteristics in yourself or ministering to someone who needs deliverance from this then repentance is first- acknowledge the sin and renounce any agreement or association with that spirit. Secondly resolve to be in submission to Gods authorities and to your husband if you have one. Resist selfish ambition and the need to lead and prophesy until you know there is nothing in you that seeks these things for your own advancement. If you are submitted fully then Jezebel cannot opperate.
Romans 8:1- There for there is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, who walk according not by the flesh, but by the spirit.
No one can say that they love God and acknowledge Jesus as Lord without having the Holy Spirit within them. The sins of many people go before them and destructive relationships do not advance God's kingdom. Unfortunately, many of us still need to interact with people that do not have God's kingdom in mind. This is where true Christian living is vitally important and prayer for spiritual covering is also vitally important. Living God's values are often times the only thing we can do to have an impact on these people.
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