Do You Shapeshift?
Is there evidence that humans can shapeshift? For thousands of years, people have talked about this ability, but is shapeshifting really possible?
In 2015 I had an unusual encounter with someone I cared about very much. While under a heavy anointing of the Holy Spirit, I felt led to strike up a conversation with this person. The exchange was direct, heart-felt and filled with truth. As I boldly spoke out the word of God, I watched in complete horror as skin literally slid off this person’s face revealing a wolf’s head underneath complete with muzzle and fangs. This was pivotal and one of the shocking incentives leading me on a desperate hunt to find truth, and answers on how to help bring healing and restoration to such a tormented soul.
Are Shapeshifters Real?
There is much debate about whether or not shapeshifters really exist. Shapeshifting has been such a common concept on a global level for so long, many argue that there is simply no way it is fictional. Others, however, state that to change shapes in such a drastic, all- encompassing manner, is scientifically impossible. Body alterations happen slowly, over time. Despite current day technology, it is though to be impossible to add or remove mass that does not previously already exist.
Metamorphosis does occur in the natural world, such as when a tadpole develops into a frog. However, this process is gradual, and the mass acquired by the tadpoles is no more than what is physically possible as their organs grow between 12 and 16 weeks. Modern movies, and shows often depict the process of shapeshifting to be a quick, seemingly elegant transition, done in a manner of minutes, even seconds. This is not possible in the natural realm as shapeshifting so rapidly would be excruciatingly painful, to the point where most people would die in the process, due to shock. Unless, of course, an individual had assistance from the realm of the demonic.
Psalm 51:5 “Behold, I was shapen in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me. “
The Philosopher Augustine said that metamorphosis is miraculous and the devil has no miracle-making power; thus, says Augustine, metamorphosis is nothing more than an illusion created by the devil and demons. In his, “The City of God,” aphilosophical treatise vindicating Christianity written in the 5th Century, Augustine wrote:
"It is very generally believed that by certain witches’ spells and the power of the Devil men may be changed into wolves . . . but they do not lose their human reason and understanding, nor are their minds made the intelligence of a mere beast. Now this must be understood in this way: namely, that the Devil creates no new nature, but that he is able to make something appear to be which in reality is not. For by no spell nor evil power can the mind, nay, not even the body corporeally, be changed into the material limbs and features of any animal . . . but a man is fantastically and by illusion metamorphosed into an animal, albeit he to himself seems to be a quadruped."
In 906 the Canon Episcopi, one of the most important ecclesiastical documents of the Middle Ages, was put forward. When it was made public by Regino of Prum, Abbot of Treves, it was presented as an ancient authority dating back to the fourth century. Whatever its true origins, it was incorporated by Gratian into his Concordance of Discordant Canons around 1140 and became entrenched in the highest canonical law.The Canon Episcopi upheld the Augustinian view and inﬂuenced Demonologists well into the 17th century. Flying through the air and metamorphosing into animals were considered to be foolish illusions:
"Whoever therefore believes that anything can be made, or that any creature can be changed to better or worse be transformed into another species or similtude, except by the Creator himself who made everything and through whom all things were made, is beyond doubt an inﬁdel."
The Malleus Maleﬁcarum, the ﬁrst leading inquisitor’s guide (1484), conformed to the canon’s position. Such illusions, said the Dominican authors Heinrich Kramer and James Sprenger, were the result of God punishing some nation for sin. They cited verses from Leviticus 26, “If you do not obey my commandments, I will send the beasts of the ﬁeld against you, who shall consume you and your ﬂocks,” and Deuteronomy 32, “I will also send the teeth of the beasts upon them.” As to man-eating wolves, Kramer and Sprenger said they were not werewolves, but true wolves possessed by Demons. If a person thought himself turned into a wolf, it was the result of a witch’s illusory spell.
Most other witch-hunting guides followed suit. Meanwhile, those who believed in the reality of shape-shifting had to find ways around Augustine and the Canon Episcopi. Some Demonologists, such as Rémy and Guazzo, were inventive in describing ways the devil could create the illusions of shape-shifting while leaving behind physical evidence, such as the sympathetic wounds displayed by werewolves.
In colonial America, the Puritan preacher and witchhunter, Increase Mather, called the notion of metamorphosis “fabulous.” In An Essay for the Recording of Illustrious Providences (1684), Mather stated:
"But it is beyond the power of all the Devils in Hell to cause such a transformation; they can no more do it than they can be Authors of a true Miracle . . . Though I deny not but that the Devil may so impose upon the imagination of Witches so as to make them believe that they are transmuted into Beasts."
Mather recounts a story of a woman who was imprisoned on suspicion of witchcraft, and claimed to be able to transform herself into a wolf. The magistrate promised not to have her executed, in case she would turn into a wolf before him. The witch rubbed her head, neck, and armpits with an ointment and fell into a deep sleep for three hours. She could not be roused by “noises or blows.” When she awakened, she claimed that she had turned into a wolf, gone a few miles away, and killed a sheep and a cow. The magistrate investigated and discovered that a sheep and cow in the location described by the witch had indeed been killed. It was evident that the Devil “did that mischief,” and that the witch had merely experienced the dreams and delusions created by Satan.
Nonetheless, most witchcraft trials depended on testimony involving shape-shifting. Witnesses claimed that accused witches had appeared before them or tormented them in some nonhuman shape. For example, in 1663, Jane Milburne of Newcastle, England, did not invite Dorothy Strangers to her wedding supper. Consequently, Milburne alleged, Strangers transformed herself into a cat and appeared with several other mysterious cats to plague Milburne.
Witches confessed themselves to shape-shifting, often after being tortured. In 1649 John Palmer of St. Albans, England, confessed that he had metamorphosed into a toad in order to torment a young man with whom he had had a quarrel. As a toad, Palmer waited for the man in a road. The man kicked the toad. Palmer then complained about a sore shin, and bewitched his victim.
All throughout history there have been tales of shapeshifting. In 1547 eyewitnesses reported that a witch brought before inquisitors in Navarre, France, was able to smuggle along her magic ointment. She rubbed herself down, turned into a screech owl, and escaped death.
According to Merriam Webster, the first modern reference to shapeshifting was in 1887. The term therianthropy is the mythological ability of human beings to metamorphose into animals or hybrids by means of shapeshifting. “Therianthropy" comes from the Greek theríon [θηρίον], meaning "wild animal" or "beast" , and anthrōpos, meaning "human being." Sometimes the term "zoanthropy" is used instead to refer to animal transformation. Pictures of these animal transformations have been found drawn within caves at many ancient sites depicting visual evidence of this concept.
In 1914, in Les Trois Feres France, three brothers exploring a cave discovered ancient drawings deep inside the walls. Some of these drawings were carbon tested dating them back to 40,000 B.C. These images clearly depict humans changing into the shape of animals complete with fur, claws and snouts — then hunting wild pigs and buffaloes. These may be the oldest known examples of rock art depicting man’s ability to shapeshift. Previous to this the oldest known depictions of therianthropes were carved figurines of a human with a feline head, from Germany and Egyptian relics depicting humans as half man half dog.
According to tradition, shapeshifting, at its most basic, is the ability to physically transform into another shape, be that of another human, or an animal. That someone can turn into an animal at will has been a prevalent notion in literature since the Epic of Gilgamesh written in 1800 BC. This also includes the belief that animals can turn into other animals but within the cacophony of these varying myths, and the multiple types of animals into which humans can shift, the legend of Lycanthrophy, or the ability to turn into a wolf is most prevalent.
Between 1764 and 1767, the Gevaudan province in south-central France was terrorized by a large wolf-like creature. It was documented that the beast attacked over 200 people, killing and eating around 100 of them. At the time, everyone reported it to be a werewolf.
The original word werewolf, comes from the Old English compound of “were” which means man, and “wulf,”meaning wolf. The origin of this name is said to have come from the 5th Century BC, when Greek historian Herodotus mentioned a man from Scythia that could transform into a wolf. “Clinical Lycranthopy” is a real health condition that was diagnosed by the 2nd century famous Greek surgeon and physician Galen of Pergamon. The patient was having a psychotic episode and believed he could transform into a wolf.
Werewolves became popular in Gothic horror during the beginning of the 19th century. Their popularity only increased from there, leading to the first mainstream film in 1935, “Werewolf of London.” During World War II, Adolf Hitler had an abiding fascination with occultism and German mythology. He used “Werewolf” as a codename for one of his major headquarters during the war.
Werewolves are said to have supernatural healing that makes them completely impervious to damage from an ordinary weapon. However, thanks to the beast of Gevaudan, it was discovered that a silver bullet would end them. Wolf attacks in modern times tend to be an incredibly rare occurrence, although, it isn’t unheard of. In 1996, a pack of wolves in Uttar Pradesh, India, attacked the village repeatedly. The wolves focused on children, eating quite a few of them before running away. The villagers reported that they had been attacked by werewolves.
In werewolf lore, shape-shifting may be involuntary, such as only at the full moon, or may comprise certain periods of time, such as the Livonia Werewolves who spent twelve days every Christmas as wolves. Involuntary shape-shifting can also be the result of a curse made by a sorcerer or witch, or the result of being attacked by a sorcerer vampire or werewolf. (See Ruvanush;William of Palerne). In Western magic lore, the sorcerer Aleister Crowley was reputed to have the power to shape-shift others. He was supposed to have once turned the poet Victor Neuburg into a camel. In 1999, throughout the United States of America, approximately two thousand people took out an insurance policy against themselves just in case they turned into a werewolf on the full moon.
According to European legend, werewolves were said to be recognized easily, even in their human form, thanks to several physical traits. Curved fingernails and a unibrow? You were thought to carry the main traits indicative of being a wolf. The appearance of a werewolf was said to change drastically depending on the region. The animal shapes taken adjust by geography and usually are common to an area varying in appearance, ability, and intent. Typical attributes remain, such as being larger than a regular wolf, having a human voice, human eyes, and the ability to walk on hind legs.
Within the myths of the shapeshifter, there are said to be a myriad of ways this conversion can be accomplished. Having an ability to shapeshif can be an intrinsic gift, meaning, some people are born with the skill inherited from their generational bloodlines. According to witchcraft lore, if you didn’t come from a Lycotropic bloodline, there are numerous other methods “guaranteed” to transform one in to a shapeshifter/werewolf. This can be accomplished through witchcraft spells, magical training, or endowment by a master.
Other shapeshifters reportedly acquire the skill by means of undergoing painful rituals, demonic conjuring, and blood pacts made with the underworld. Sometimes a bite from an animal is said to bring about shapeshifting, a curse from a gypsy, wearing a wolf-skin belt, drinking water from a werewolf’s footprint, or sleeping outside with the full moon shining on your face. It was also believed that transforming into a werewolf could be accomplished through the application of magical ointments, hallucinogens, demonically charged or “blessed” girdles or belts, through ritual sacrifices, incantations, dancing around a fire, and especially drumming, which were all thought to be part of the transformation process.
Shapeshifting is a cross-cultural concept, spanning continents, countries, and multiple religions. Almost every single country on the continent has tales or myth regarding these creatures. Here are some examples from around the world:
European Warewolves Wolves were common in Europe and posed an ongoing danger to farm animals and people, thus, the wolf was said to be the sorcerer’s predator of choice and the belief in werewolves spread. In Russia, the bear was said to be a common were-animal. Elsewhere, shapeshifting creatures were serpents, leopards, tigers, panthers, jackals, coyotes, owls, foxes, crocodiles, lions, sharks, and other feared creatures. However, out of all the shapeshifting animals, there is none that elicits more universal fear or is more dangerous than the werewolf.
The Viking Berserkers Scandanavian Vikings, the fierce Nordic warriors, submitted themselves to painful rituals and ceremonies during which it was said they took on the spirit and characteristics of the wolves or bears who they dressed up to portray. History describes these men as utterly unstoppable. Going into battle naked, covered only in the pelt of the chosen animal (spirit guide), using crude swords, a battle-axe, or bare hands, they became otherworldly and ruthless. They advanced against the enemy in a frenzied state, killing them mercilessly and were said to be the “Berserkers.” In Nordic and Icelandic lore, certain men were called Eigi Einhamir (“not of one skin”) and it is said they had the ability to assume a second shape of an animal. The transformation was accompanied by extraordinary powers.
The famous Norse God, Loki, is said to have turned into a female wolf in order to bear his son, Fenrir. The Volsunga saga written in the 13th century is a poem that describes mythological characters who turn into wolves, both on purpose, and by accident. Within Scandinavian culture, there is also said to exist the Maras, an entire race of female werewolves.
In Armenia, people believed that should a woman be convicted of a deadly sin, then she would transform into a werewolf and spend the next seven years in this state. Werewolves don’t only need to be males. In some countries, wolves could not be located, so the society came up with something a little different. In South America, the “Werepuma” could be found, in Asia, the “Weretiger” was notable, and in Africa, the “Werehyena” was fearsome.
Native American and Canadian culture include the shapeshifting wolf in their lore, but the Navajo history is especially repleat with the description of evil beings known as skin-walkers, (see Skin Walker ranch)that possess the ability to turn into different animals. As described through historical records, artifacts and myths, the donning of animal skins imparted the powers and characteristics of an animal. In Navajo tradition, witches become werewolves and “were-animals’ by donning animal skins, which enabled them to travel about at night at great speed. In order to avoid retribution, most tales regarding skin-walkers are not openly discussed outside of Navajo communities, however, it is believed that these particular shapeshifters were once traditional healers, who eventually became corrupt. There are reports of Indian women transforming from human to bird shape enabling them to fly over the enemy armies to gather information.
The wendigo is a mythological evil spirit, from the Algonquian tribes of Eastern Canada. It is believed that this evil entity can possess, and control humans, forcing them to commit murder, and sometimes cannibalism. The wendigo has become more widely known, and has even influenced the naming of a modern, controversial syndrome, known as Wendigo Psychosis. Psychiatrists use this term to describe individuals who both fear they will become cannibals, and for those who actually admit to craving human flesh. According to Native American Indian lore, the legend of the “wendigo” is when a medicine man, shaman, priest, or priestess uses witchcraft to transform from a human to an animal. The case of wendigo has been documented throughout history but, most Native Americans are reticent to mention what they have seen. They believe that talking about this type of occult working will actually attract the wendigo making them a target which makes it difficult to gather actual evidence. Today, the Wintu Indian tribe of California reports seeing these entities and have another name for these spirits that inhabit humans called Amamet.
Ijiraq According to the Inuit, the Ijiraq is a shapeshifter that assumes as many forms as it wills. This is a very elusive entity and if you attempt to look at it straight on, you will be rendered blind. An Ijiraq will slip by unable to be caught within the periphery. These eerie beings can occasionally be helpful to hunters that stumble upon them. Or they can be dangerously manipulative–to a fatal extent. The Ijiraq are also known for slipping into family dwellings at night, kidnapping children, and abandoning them in some far away, deserted location.
According to Philippine legend, the dreaded Aswang is a very evil, very adaptable shapeshifter. It can assume the shape of a bat, a black boar, a black cat, or a large black dog. It likes to emerge at night, and stalk humans. Other shapeshifters, such as the Kapre, the Tikbalang, and the Engkanto, also exist in Philippine culture. These types of shapeshifters are known for their attempts at wooing young, attractive females who have yet to be married.
In one better-known story, called Chonguita the Monkey Wife, a beautiful woman is lured out by one of these malicious shapeshifters. She is turned into a monkey against her will, and remains a monkey unless she can find a handsome young man who falls in love with her and asks for her hand in marriage.
In other parts of Southeast Asia, it is believed that the witchcraft/were-animal spirit resides within a person and is not only passed down through heredity but can be transmitted to others through contagion. A person who lives close to a witch can contract the “witch spirit” without the direct action or intent of the witch and merely by proxemity.
In Trinidad, and Tobago, humans with the ability to turn into wolves are stories passed down through the generations. These humans with shapeshifting abilities are also known as the loup-garou, another term for werewolf. It is believed that these shapeshifting abilities are handed down from ancient creole families, families that practice old African magic, many whom are witch doctors or voodoo priests ensure this skill is kept hidden within the family line. In cultures where shamanic practices are strong, the ability to shape-shift is accepted as a skill necessary for shamanic tasks, which include journeying to other realms and dealing with spirits. Shamans can take the form of their guardian animal spirits or power animals from whom they derive magical powers.
The Kumiho is a fox that can morph into any desired human form. Stories of the Kumiho are prevalent in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean culture, but to the Chines and Japanese the animal is considered friendly. Only within Korean myth is this entity thought of as completely evil.
Korean legend describes Kumiho as a nine-tailed fox, wanting to be human. In order to do this, he is said to assume the shape of a gorgeous woman, and use her wiles and charm to seduce young men. Once the man has found himself in the arms of the Kumiho, she will rip out his heart, and eat it, believing it will help keep her human. Another variation claims the Kumiho will eat the human’s liver instead. Once she has consumed one hundred livers, she will remain a human indefinitely. (Compendium of Korean Oral Literature).
Shapeshifters in Greek Mythology
Shapehifting Werewolves are found within early Greek literature and are often linked to deities. Therianthropy is a Greek word meaning the ability to morph. This pertains to when a deity curses a human, changing him not only into an animal, but into flora or fauna. In Homer’s epic poem, The Odyssey, Odysseus’ men are turned into pigs, thanks to the Goddess Circe. Proteus, a Greek God of rivers, and oceans, is also known for his shapeshifting abilities. Gifted with the ability to foretell the future, Proteus was often sought out by gods, and mortals alike. He would answer their questions, but only if they could catch him. He would change shape in order to elude anyone who searched for him.
Shapeshifters in Irish, and British Mythology
Fairies, witches, and wizards make frequent appearances in Irish, and British folktales, and they are said to have the ability to change their appearance. It is believed that many types of fairies were merely limited to creating temporary illusions known as “glamors” to alter their appearance. According to Irish and Brittish mythology, witches and wizards had the capability to shift themselves, and others, into any shape they wished, be it animal, human, or plant life. Witches were believed to turn into hares, sneak onto properties and steal milk and butter.
Shapeshifters in Indian Mythology
Hindu folklore tells of the Rakshasa, demonic beings that assume the shape of various animals in order to trick humans. The Rakshasa in their natural forms, are said to have two large fangs, and long claws as fingernails and enjoy feasting on human beings. In Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, it is believed there is actually a race of people called the Naga. These Naga are entities said to be half mortal, half divine, and reside in the netherworld. Their natural forms are half human, half serpent, but it is believed they can also assume the shape of ordinary humans.
Shapeshifters in Death
Another type of shapeshifting common across multiple cultures and belief systems is that the dead can assume the shape of an animal. Sometimes, this is in order to visit their loved ones, but they also may morph in an attempt to get revenge on those who killed them, especially if they were murdered in a gruesome manner. These ghostly visitors often assume the shape of birds, such as a white dove, or a white duck and attempt to visit loved ones, either to say goodbye, or to let their loved ones know what really happened to them.
Shapeshifters Today The concept of shapeshifting in modern times, is often idealized. Science fiction films, fantasy and written works have all promoted the idea of shapeshifting. From episodes of Terminator, Star Trek, and the Twilight Saga, shapeshifters are an integral part of cultural lore bringing with it the belief that a person can change form or identity at will, especially their ability to assume different animal forms, but that is not always the case. Lon Chaney, in his iconic role of the Wolfman, depicts a shapeshifter who not only can’t control his secondary form, he fears it.
According to modern occultism, those involved in witchcraft not only actively shapeshift, but are encouraged to do so. Shapeshifting makes it possible to gain easy entry into a household in order to cast a dark spell upon an unsuspecting person and to escape pursuit. On a popular website dealing with occultism, there are clear instructions given on how to carry out this feat. According to a shapeshifting tutorial, it is advised to first, “try to contact the animal you have chosen and ask the god or goddess assigned to the animal for assistance.”
Shapeshifting as a Mental Process
The idea of shapeshifting as a mental exercise is considered possible. Individuals who practice meditation, and deep trance-like techniques claim they can mentally project their inner self away from their physical self. This process is to allow a person to temporarily transport their spirit into the body of an animal, without physically altering their cellular makeup. While the spirit travels, the individual’s body can remain an empty vessel, in an unconscious state. This is known as astralling and is very dangerous. To travel on the astral plane (2nd heaven ) and leave the body unattended causes one to risk having their body filled with demon spirits looking for a host.
Protection From Shapeshifters
Aconitum, a rare flowering plant, was said to remove the ability to become a werewolf as was also hammering a werewolf’s hands through with nails. A chunk of Himalayan salt on a bracelet is said to be an old remedy to guarantee defense against werewolves. Small temple bells and prayer flags may also be effective. HOWEVER, the most important and effective defense is to walk in communion with the Lord Jesus and to understand the power of His blood (Revelation 12:11).
Ever since the fall of Adam, humans have been born sinful and because of generational iniquity, unless a person has asked the true Lord Jesus Christ to be King over their life, the demons have great power over our physical bodies. People who are totally committed to Satan can, and do, ask certain demons to live in them. These demons are capable of bringing about tremendous physical changes into their human bodies. It is well known the demons can give humans unusual strength. Remember the demoniac of Gedarrah in Luke chapter eight? Werewolves or were-beasts are produced by these demons. The demons bring about the physical changes in the persons body that not only change them into animal like shapes, but also give them superhuman strength and characteristics.
There are some very interesting scriptures on this subject. In Leviticus 26:6 Scripture says “And I will give peace in the land...And I will rid evil beasts out of the land.”
Again, in Leviticus 26:22 the scriptures read, “I will also send wild beasts among you...”
In these two references, a clear distinction is made between evil beasts and wild beasts. God is here telling the Israelites that if they obey his commandments he will rid the land of evil beasts, but if they do not keep his commandments, he will send in wild beasts to kill them. And when God gave Moses the law, he designated certain animals clean and unclean among both wild and domestic animals. So evil beasts clearly mean something different from unclean beasts. “(God Speaking)...the wild beats of the field are mine.” Psalm 50:11.
There are numerous references to 'wild beasts' belonging to the Lord, but never are 'evil beasts' denoted as belonging to Him.
There is an interesting scripture in the book of the prophet Ezekiel. The Lord instructs him to dig through the wall of the temple in Jerusalem to see the evil that was being practiced there in secret. The Israelites were found to be practicing Satan worship with all the perversions surrounding it.
“...and he, (God) said to me, go in and behold the wicked abominations that they do here. So, I went in and saw; and behold, every form of creeping thing, and abominable beast, and all the idols of the house of Israel, portrayed upon the wall round about." Ezekiel; 8:9-10
I believe that the drawings which Ezekiel saw were not only of demons but also werebeasts. Israel had been in Egypt for over 400 years prior to this time. The hieroglyphics found throughout Egypt contain drawings of creatures that were part human, part beast, especially human bodies with wolf heads. There are many references in scripture to show that the Israelites carried with them the Egyptian traditions and the forms of worship on their exodus out of Egypt.
Can we find other Biblical evidence through scriptural examples? Daniel 4:32-33 describes the transformation of Nebuchadnezzar into a fierce type of beast. He was described as “having long hair like that of an eagle, and claws like that of a wild beast.” I imagine confronting a totally hairy beast with long hair like feathers and nails like a bird’s claws would be shocking, to say the least. Vampirism is clearly described in Proverbs 30:14 “There are those whose teeth are swords, whose fangs are knives, to devour the poor from the earth, the needy from among mankind.”
Vampirism is not only historically referred to, but movies and books have been made to describe these shapeshifters and their lust for blood, and people in this day and age have confessed to participating in this type of a lifestyle prior to conversion. One of these people is a minister by the name of Bill Schnoebelen. He has videos and teachings as well as a seven CD series called, “Interview with the Vampire.” His website, www.withoneaccord.org is full of information that one may find interesting replete with Biblical evidence and personal testimony that lead one to believe these transformations are possible.
In Rebecca Brown’s book, “He Came to Set the Captives Free,” Rebecca describes interactions with many demonic entities in her quest to assist a woman named Elaine, a high-level witch, attempting to escape the cult. During this undertaking, Rebecca is attacked by demon spirits and it is only through the blood of Jesus and her tenacity that she learns how to fight in spiritual warfare. Because of the great strides she is making in helping Elaine get free, she relates a horrific encounter with a warewolf sent by the coven to kill her.
Rebecca describes driving down a stretch of isolated country road where there were no houses or buildings. She was going to see a patient at the hospital where she worked as a medical doctor. Suddenly, about a block ahead of her car, a huge animal stepped out into the middle of the road. As she drove closer, he raised up and stood on his hind legs, and Rebecca realized it was a huge warewolf. He was hideous and fierce and she attempted to accelerate to get around the creature but even though her foot pressed the accelerator all the way down to the ground, the car glided to a stop with the motor running. As Rebecca describes: “I sat there staring in horror at the most incredibly ugly and fierce creature I had ever seen. I felt as if I was drowning in the pure evil power that radiated from him. He threw back his head and howled, a terrifying sound which I will never forget. He looked me straight into the eyes and said ‘you can’t go anywhere, see, I have stopped your car and there is nothing you can do about it. No I’m going to enjoy ripping your throat out and drinking your blood. You have been interfering with Satan for too long. I’m going to punish you. You cannot stand against my power. Ending in a deep growl he started walking from the front of the car toward my door. Fear rolled over me in waves, but I knew I must stand, as I was certain it was not the Lord’s will for me to die at that point. I knew I had work yet to do.... I made my decision to stand my ground, the Holy Spirit flooded such calm and peace and strength into my soul and flashed the understanding into my mind that the werewolf was trying to frighten me into panicking and running. If I had done so, he would have been able to kill me. Taking a deep breath, I extended my right hand to point directly at him and cried out, “STOP! In the name of Jesus, STOP! you foul servant of satan. I am a servant of Jesus Christ who is God Almighty. It is not my masters will for me to die now. You may not touch me for I have work yet to do. The werewolf stopped in his tracks, unable to move, snarling and growling in fury. Pointing at him again, I looked straight into his eyes and said in the name of Jesus I command you to get out of my way and be gone! Now go! He howled once more, then dropped onto all fours and disappeared off the edge of the road into a field of corn.” (pg. 223-230)
If only people would realize the power available to them in Jesus! Much has been written about various methods of killing werewolves while they are in their werewolf shape but this isn’t recommended because it means the death of a human whose salvation is at stake. Also, once such a person is killed, the demons leave the body immediately and the body returns to its human form. That presents an awkward situation because who would believe that the dead body was ever in a different form? The killer would certainly be accused of murder and rightfully so.
Through our ministry, we have found wolflike spirits inside of people. These people behave like wolves, growl and snarl. The Warrens from the “Conjuring” movies dealt with a case similar to this. A fellow claimed to be possessed by a wolf and literally became like a werewolf during his exorcisms.
In conclusion, demons can and do manifest in a physical form. Especially if they have a willing human host. The forms they choose to take can range from exquisite beauty to horrifying ugliness. Demons can manifest in a physical appearance identical to an existing human being. These demons are frequently referred to by Satanists as changelings, incubi, or doppelgängers. We must stand against these shapeshifters the same as we stand against any demon in the powerful name of the true Lord Jesus Christ of Nazareth.
WARNING! DO NOT TRY TO SHAPESHIFT! You will end up full of demons. These demons will destroy you and your life. Take this warning seriously.
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2 Tim 1:7 KJV
“For God has not given us a spirit of fear but of power and love and a sound mind.”
Luke 10:19 KJV
“Behold, I give you authority and power to trample and tread upon serpents and scorpions and over all the power the enemy possesses and nothing shall in anyway harm you.”
Ephesians 6:12 ESV
“For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.”
Mark 16:17 ESV
“And these signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak in new tongues; they shall take up serpents if they drink any deadly thing it shall not harm them, they shall lay hands on the sick and they shall recover.”
Acts 16:16-18 ESV
“As we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a slave girl who had a spirit of divination and brought her owners much gain by fortune-telling. She followed Paul and us, crying out, “These men are servants of the Most -High God, who proclaim to you the way of salvation.” And this she kept doing for many days. Paul, having become greatly annoyed, turned and said to the spirit, “I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her.” And it came out that very hour.”
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