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Summary: The serpent was a regular visitor to the Garden of Eden. Its presence in their estate was not unusual to Eve. It was easy for her to be manipulated because of the intimacy.

Destiny Pickpockets are always coming up with new schemes, one must be prepared. The most seemingly harmless of robbers is likely to be the pickpocket. As undetected shoplifter, the pickpocket gradually drains off his victim. With steady hits, the prey becomes weak and subsequently destroyed. Spiritually, a lot of people are being tricked out of their divine destiny. Perhaps, the closest confidant anyone can have, especially as a Christian is a prayer partner. However, a lady was shocked when it was revealed to her that the witch behind her sufferings in life was the very woman she prayed together with on a regular basis for God to grant them solutions to their problems.

The serpent was a regular visitor to the Garden of Eden. Its presence in their estate was not unusual to Eve. It was easy for her to be manipulated because of the intimacy. The Scripture warns us about the cunning nature of a destiny pickpocket which is similar to the serpent in the “Garden.”

“Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.

And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:

For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.”

Genesis 3:1-6

A lady cried to me sometime ago that her baby sister had taken over the role of the next of kin to their parents. The junior sister had changed all relevant documents to the effect and told her point blank that she was now in charge and that there was nothing the big sister could do about it! This is a higher level of manipulation as it has turned into evil control which is a level of witchcraft. The story of the battle for birthright and fatherly blessing concerning the twin brothers in the bible is a realisation of a destiny pickpocket at work:

“And it came to pass, as soon as Isaac had made an end of blessing Jacob, and Jacob was yet scarce gone out from the presence of Isaac his father, that Esau his brother came in from his hunting.

And he also had made savoury meat, and brought it unto his father, and said unto his father, Let my father arise, and eat of his son’s venison, that thy soul may bless me.

And Isaac his father said unto him, Who art thou? And he said, I am thy son, thy firstborn Esau.

And Isaac trembled very exceedingly, and said, Who? where is he that hath taken venison, and brought it me, and I have eaten of all before thou camest, and have blessed him? yea, and he shall be blessed.

And when Esau heard the words of his father, he cried with a great and exceeding bitter cry, and said unto his father, Bless me, even me also, O my father.

And he said, Thy brother came with subtilty, and hath taken away thy blessing.

And he said, Is not he rightly named Jacob? for he hath supplanted me these two times: he took away my birthright; and, behold, now he hath taken away my blessing. And he said, Hast thou not reserved a blessing for me?”

Genesis 27: 30-36

This man, called Esau had been manipulated twice out of his divine destiny by his own blood brother. His junior twin brother had first taken his birthright by trickery and now his blessing through manipulation; the blessing of the first born from their dying father. It would have been a total tragedy for Esau if his father had no blessing at all reserved for him. However, with the leftover blessing, he continued to live below his divine destiny because of the evil manoeuvre, until he was able to have the dominion to break the yoke from off his neck.

Witchcraft activities have multiplied in the world especially in recent years. These satanic pickpockets have precise goals. The agenda of witchcraft manipulation is to weaken, overpower and destroy the children of the Living God. Some Christians are presently suffering attacks in one form or the other from witchcraft practitioners. It is wise to be familiar with the nature of these attacks so as to overcome them. It is crucial for all serious believers to seek the guidance of the Holy Spirit in whatever decisions they need to make or relationships they are entering into.

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