DELIVERANCE English Service


TEXT:  I SAMUEL 7:7-11


In the Bible, altars are designed for sacrifice as an act of worship. We notice in the above story that the Lord thundered with a great thunder upon the enemies of Israel after Samuel built an altar and offered a sacrifice to the Lord.

Let us learn:-

I.  WHAT ARE ALTARS? (Exodus 20:24)

  • An altar is a place of sacrifice, altars were made of sand or unhewn stones, that is stones that have not been Chiseled with any tool. Others were made of bricks.
  • In some cases, a natural rock could automatically be turned into an altar.
  • Altars were constructed for God or idols
  • Any altar constructed for the purpose of idolatry incurred the wrath of God.
  • An altar served as a medium of communication and worship.
  • The great men of God in the old testament built altars-Abraham, Noah, Joshua, Isaac, Jacob, Moses, Gideon, Samuel and David built altars.
  • When Elijah challenged the Baal worshippers at Mount Carmel, he told them to construct their own altar.
  • When it came to Elijah, he repaired the broken down altar of the Lord.
  • An altar could be described as a place where animals are slaughtered for sacrifice
  • An altar is a place where blood is shed and where blood cries.
  • An altar is a spiritual dining table where God or evil spirits are offered food.
  • At the altar, blood is exchanged for something.
  • It is a place of spiritual contact with the Spirit world-it could be with either good or evil spirits.
  • At the altar, spiritual fellowship with the spirits world is established.
  • At the altar that Jacob built at Bethel, the Angels of God were ascending and descending on it.
  • An altar is a place where covenants are made with spiritual powers.
  • The cross on which Christ died was an altar of a sacrifice of the Son of God.
  • An evil altar can be raised by the enemies to steal, kill and destroy.
  • An evil altar can be raised to pull down a person, organization or a thing.


  • The devil has counterfeited most things God instituted to bless His people.
  • Sacrifices are offered at crossroads and by so doing they corrupt the cross of Jesus Christ.
  • Many problems of black people can be directly linked to evil altars.
  • Altars of affliction operated by priests of wickedness are built for destruction purposes.
  • An evil altar is a place of evil transactions where many evil things like infirmities, demotions, failure are planned.
  • Evil altars must be dealt with aggressively.
  1. Every Satanic altar erected against me and family, be demolished by fire, in Jesus Name.
  2. I refuse to be a prisoner of any local altar in the name of Jesus.


  1. Crossroad Altars
  • This is a perversion of the cross of Jesus Christ.
  • The crossroads is to summon demons from north, south, east and west against a person.
  • The victim is bombarded with afflictions
  1. Tree Altars
  • Sacrifices at trees are usually wrapped with white cloths.
  1. Photographic Altars
  • Altars can be constructed with wedding photos, family and individual pictures, torment and afflictions are directed.
  1. Image Altars
  • Symbols are made to represent a person or something in the spiritual world– hurting the image causes hurt in the person.
  1. Reporting Altars
  • The name of the person is chanted at all times.
  • Victims of reporting altars would be hearing their names without knowing who is calling them.
  1. Clothing Altars
  • When you lose your clothes or your cloth is cut away-pray aggressively
  1. River Altars.
  • Water demons who sit on people’s loves and keep them submerged.
  1. Forest Altars
  2. Body part Altars-Placenta, umbilical, hair are used to destroy lives.
  3. Astral Altars; Evil words are uttered against the destinies in order to render their lives unfruitful.
  4. Altars of evil transfer-Transfer of virtues
  5. Family shrines, and physical altars to sacrifice victims of kidnaps.


  • Recognize their operations.
  • Renounce and resist them,
  • Withdraw your benefits and virtues from evil altars.
  • To destroy evil altars, you can curse them, you can call the fire of God or divine hurricane of the Holy Spirit to blow them away.



Pray aggressive prayers;

  1. I render every aggressive altar impotent in the Name of Jesus.
  2. Lord, sent Your Fire to destroy every evil altar fashioned against me, In Jesus Name.
  3. I withdraw my name from evil altars in the Name of Jesus Christ.
  4. I withdraw my breakthroughs, glory, prosperity, blessing, from evil altars, In the Name of Jesus.


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Rev, Dr. Willy Mutiso is the Senior Pastor at First Baptist Athiriver. He is widely known for his practical and dynamic teaching style which helps people apply the timeless truths of Scripture to their everyday lives.

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