D9. Hecate, Jezebel and the
Subversion of the Male Psyche:
Undergoing Spiritual Castration
by Derek Rumpler
Two days ago, on the Sabbath, I underwent a deliverance session with my friend and mentor for the issues of loneliness and lust. My issue specifically was trying to find out why I experienced a lot of sexual tension when even looking at pictures of members of the opposite sex. For some reason, I was unable to see them as sisters in Messiah, but instead viewed them all as potential wives, no matter how hard I tried. But ultimately, Yah'shua healed me and I am now able to view them with much purer eyes than I was before.
What came up in the session surprised me. I found out there was a subconscious desire to have sex with them to feel some emotional connection. This explains a lot of the sexual tension that seemed uncontrollable, no matter how hard I tried to suppress it. The issue stemmed originally with my mother, who was often aloof in my life and didn't give me the attention I needed but was quick and militant to make sure I yielded to her demands. I found in the session I actually hated her, something I didn't know was there before. I also had a father who had little to no involvement in my life and much mirrored my mother and her dictates. In writing this, I don't mean to say they were bad parents. Quite the contrary, I think they did the best they knew how. But I found that my mother's lack of involvement but heavy, militant orders and my father's passive role had totally subverted my psyche and made me desire the beck and call of women.
To the biblically discerning believer, this is in violation of Torah and pure biblical patriarchy. Man was created to rule over the woman (Gen. 3). Lest this be abused, Paul tells us that man likewise was created to love His wife as Messiah does the church (Eph. 5:25-32). There is a pure biblical form of government and it isn't the feminism rampant in the world and its churches today. Likewise, it isn't the male sadomasochism frequent among "fundamentalists" in relation to their wives. True biblical headship is the wife's submission to the husband when he's in Torah.
What's the opposite of this?
In the Bible, we have the example of King Herod falling under the voluntary "headship" of his wife Herodias (Mark 6:14-29)). This is the same sin Adam fell into when he yielded to Eve and Eve likewise to Satan (Gen. 3). In these instances, man fell under the "headship" of a woman and reaped the consequences. Herod fell under a foolish oath (which Torah did give him the right to renounce -- see Lev. 5:14-13) and behead John the Baptist and Adam's subversion led to the Fall. Ever since then, man has had to face the sorrow of a woman who tries to take over man's position in Creation and woman the sorrow of a man who dominates to the point of squashing the human spirit. The necessary element is making sure both are in Messiah, which enables them to both be in perfect echad (oneness), with each other and in Messiah.
So what exactly was the case with my mother? As I mentioned, she had totally dominated me and controlled every aspect of my life, while at the same time being aloof from those important parts of my life. There was no intimacy, only rules. She played the role my father refused to play. Because my father was the harsh disciplinarian growing up, I always came to her for comfort and to escape him. She gave me the deliverance I needed all right, but at a cost -- unyielding obedience. She scared me from the world and would rarely let me go out and mingle among it -- that was the big issue. I was usually in my room a lot, obeying this very rule, lonely, had nothing else to do. And when I was compliant to this rule, I was offered safety, yes, but not intimacy. Because as soon as I obeyed her and stayed in my room, never going out, she never provided me the intimacy I wanted but was off doing her own thing. But as soon as I tried to break this rule many times in the past, all hell broke loose.
KM (http://www.nccg.org/deliverance/demons02-Hecate.html) once taught me an important principle. She told me the pattern I described above is typical of Hecate, a queen demoness. She used the example of the black widow spider. In nature, the male spider will walk across the web in an attempt to mate with the black widow. Depending upon how the wave the male walks depends on the black widows response. If it sends the wrong vibes, the black widow will mistake it for prey and eat the male. But if it sends the right ones, the male will be able to cross the web to mate. However, in the end, he is digested. Such it was with my mother and the women after her. As long as I played by the right vibe, I would please my mother, even though in the end, her demons had my spiritual destruction in mind. And because my father didn't exercise righteous biblical patriarchy, but in fact, mirrored my mother, his entire system was subverted due to his own submissiveness to her, instead of my mother mirroring him had he been Torah compliant and practiced patriarchy. My father became, thus, female (in principle) and I became female (in principle) under my mother's headship.
This is not the way its supposed to be, because such leads to unnatural tension and psychosis and the state is not that much different from those who practice homosexuality and lesbianism and thus try to find a parental figure in a lover. If I may, I would like to add I was attracted to women who were largely much older than me. Even though I believed in patriarchy in principle, part of my pattern was to try to woo them over through smooth talk and let them know I'm their knight in shining armor and thus there to save them. In a way, I was worshipping them and was surprised to find out that, while I desired a great intimate relationship with Yahweh, I was in fact trying to fulfill that relationship with women (because they seemed more tangible to me) and Yahweh seemed far distant. This was because in my mind, I related more to the female (my mother) versus the male (my father). And when one starts the worship the feminine instead of our masculine Father in Heaven, you can guess what's taking His place: demons.
I had found out I was indeed worshipping the twin spirits of Hecate and Jezebel. Both are spirits which try to subvert the psyche and make men women worshippers. Jezebel is the spirit mentioned in Revelation 2:20-23. They try to totally subvert the male and make him female while making the female male. They redefine masculinity and femininity from what Yahweh outlines the two genders are supposed to be in the Bible: the way they were created in the Garden. Our fallen state is not at all a reflection of who we really are (in spite of what secular psychologists would have you believe) but is a Satanic corruption blinding us to who we can be. Yahweh and His Word, both the written and the living, tell us who we really are and how we can be there. I had found after my deliverance, my personality changed for the better. Not because I was less of a person, but because I was more of my true self. There was a demonic counterfeit there posing as me, and just like one wears a watch after a while and doesn't notice it was there until its gone, I noticed there was a part of what I thought was me missing only after it left. I had to then readjust to the "new" me (actually, the *REAL* me). This is still taking some time and I'm still adjusting.
So how does Hecate and Jezebel subvert the male psyche, exactly? Well, to understand that, we will be focusing primarily on Hecate and her three roles: Maiden, Mother and Crone.
As the Maiden, Hecate understands what it is to grow up and the frailties and joys of youth. As the Mother, she's the counselor and enforcer of her children and bases her knowledge on her 'experience' (as opposed to the truth, which is found primarily in Yah'shua and Torah -- see John 8:32 and 14:6). And as the Crone, she is to receive the wisdom and respect due to her due to her old age. This is all a subversion of patriarchy which relies on truth as its arbiter to judge. However, Hecate relies on experience and raw emotion and castrates men while putting them under her rule. This in a sense makes her male and her men female. This was the spell I fell under.
However, John provides a solution. In 1 John, John reveals three important phases in the life of a male believer in Messiah. This is the exact antithesis to Hecate's three phases. He describes them as such:
There are three stages to this model, which are vital for the growth of a believer. These are the little children, the young men, and the fathers (patriarchs).
"I write to you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for His name's sake.
I write to you, fathers, because you have known Him who is from the beginning.
I write to you, young men, because you have overcome the wicked one.
I write to you, little children, because you have known the Father.
I have written to you, fathers, because you have known Him who is from the beginning.
I have written to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of Elohim abides in you, and you have overcome the wicked one" (1 John 2:12-14 NKJV, emphasis mine).
As the Bible teaches, we all start off as babes in Messiah and grow to maturity (John 3:5-8, 1 Cor. 3:1-4). Paul characterizes this in 1 Corinthians 3:1-4 as being a carnal Christian, still wrestling with the things of the flesh, as opposed to a mature Christian. Just like a child has little control over what he does, the babe in Messiah does as well, having to rely on more mature people for his nurture and care. As he grows, he becomes a young man, able to withstand the wiles of the evil one. Finally, if allowed to grow to his full capacity, he becomes a patriarch, able to nurture people in the Word and to raise a new generation in Messiah, having had been faithful and having known the Father from the beginning and still have remained faithful.
It sure surprised me to have learned that, even though I may be adult in my body, parts of me still are a child. Such is the state of all people until they are saved and mature fully in Messiah. So what do we do?
My situation was such that, until I got delivered, I had been spiritually castrated and became a female while allowing the females in my life to become male to me. Because my earthly father was distant, my Heavenly Father seemed distant until I asked for His deliverance and He gave it to me in my small moment of trust.
The first key we must rely on is trust in our Heavenly Father. Wouldn't you be surprised to know that Ephesians 2:8-10 as it reads in our Bibles is translated incorrectly? The Greek word for 'faith' is actually 'pistis' which means 'to trust'. So our Bible should read:
Yah'shua actually promised me earlier through a client of my mentor's that He would heal me. When I acknowledged that promise, He did heal me and a few other keys came to mind. One is the importance of spiritual adoption. Since my mother had castrated my father and he was the more submissive of the two, I had to be under the submission of a righteous patriarch. Thankfully I had left my family two months ago and now currently reside in Salt Lake City with apostle-envoy Grant Robertson of the New Covenant Church of God and have been given some apostolic rearing in that area. In that, I am grateful. However, regardless, the other issues couldn't be resolved until I had direct deliverance through Yahweh Himself through Yah'shua. That was where the trust had to come in and I was thus delivered of my lust and loneliness.
"For by grace you have been saved through [trust], and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of Elohim, not of works, lest anyone should boast. For we are His workmanship, created in Messiah Yah'shua for good works, which Elohim prepared beforehand that we should walk in them" (Ephesians 2:8-10 KJV with my own addition).
The reason a male has to be re-parented, regardless of age, when raised in a non-Torah obedient, feminist household is because he has no clue what it is to be truly male until he is trained and mentored by righteous patriarchs who are Torah obedient. This can include apostles, pastors, prophets and other people within the Kingdom who have a firm grasp of what it is to live Torah and what it is to be a male patriarch. Then they are able to raise a man through the successive stages and match their spiritual growth to their bodily growth and perhaps even exceed it. It should be no surprise that our spiritual age and our bodily age can be two separate digits.
Even Paul himself considered himself a father over his congregation. In 1 Corinthians 4:15 NKJV, we read:
Paul thus became a spiritual father to his congregation and they his spiritual children. He was thus enabled to teach them righteous principles to help them grow in all manner of godliness. It is not natural for a child to lead a congregation, regardless of his biological age. Yet through Yah'shua Messiah, we have all things to enable us to grow into maturity. Yet Hecate, Jezebel and other feministic spirits like them subvert the male psyche through demonized women and others who have embraced the spirit of feminism in order to keep a male from growing to his full potential in Messiah. Yet Yahweh has given us the tools to eradicate this, including the power we have in Messiah to resist the Enemy and righteous patriarchs to help pull us to our natural level.
"For though you might have ten thousand instructors in Messiah, yet you do not have many fathers; for in Messiah Yah'shua I have begotten you through the gospel."
This doctrine may be hard for many men to bear, because of the pride it entails, but its the only way to ensure full growth. All who are subject to feminism must go through an entire re-parenting process to learn what its like to eventually be a patriarch. This involves learning to overcome our carnal nature (children), overcoming the evil one (young men) and knowing the Father from the beginning (patriarchs) in order to raise up the next generation in Messiah. It is this pattern NCCG teaches and wishes to emulate, meeting people where they're at and helping them do all they can to mature fully. And it starts when we realize we're children in need of a parent, both heavenly and earthly.
These are a few keys to providing real healing of the male psyche from feminism. I'm sure there are more. But as long as we trust our Heavenly Father and those patriarchs He places over us in Torah, we will overcome years of programming and experience the deliverance we desire in the name and power of Yah'shua the Messiah. Amen.
Register of Important Articles on Hecate
- 1. Hecate: Origin and History of a Queen of Demonesses
- 2. The Traps of Hecate and Salvation in Yah'shua
- 3. Spider in the Web: Hecate and the False Mother
- 4. Hecate, Jezebel and the Subversion of the Male Psyche
- 5. Hecate - The Dance of the Butterfly
- 6. 06-06-06 - Part 1: Lilith, Hecate and Sophia
- 7. The Children of Anathoth and the Final Sifting
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