Please look at that scripture in the above photo. Look very closely.
When I was growing up, I was warned. In matters of decorum, you don’t talk about politics, and you don’t talk about religion.
Well I threw that adage out the window a long time ago. Because whether people want to agree or not, we need to see whats going on in our country. And we need to talk about it. With each other.
And the strange thing, is that politics are affected by the lack of wisdom, from someone, who does not have fear of God, in such matters. I am not wincing words here. You do not want to be deceived.
I have seen enough in this election, to make me cringe, that Christian leaders who should have wisdom, and understanding of Gods ways, and truth are not supporting it. They are not vocal about it.
And in fact, are doing and saying things, that are the opposite of Gods truth, and are greatly influencing others. They think because they have the forum, and the power, they can say, what they want, and not have any consequences, concerning that. But they forget there is a judgment day for all of us.
Well that kind of endorsing, is wrong thinking on any Christians part. Because we do all have a responsibility to know Gods truth, to know what God says in a matter, and not to align ourselves with someone, who should know better. Or someone who purposely, disregards God, and His truth.
Politics are affected by these matters. Now I don’t like using the word religion, because it always gives a connotation about a group, or a particular ideology. But what I do refer it to, is to my relationship with Christ, that I have from my King James Bible, and prayer. And yes, I look at the fruit of someone in politics. Something Mr. Cruz, early in his campaign told us to look at. That was wisdom. Without, trying to enforce anything on anybody.
Bully tactics, are something, we should look at. And avoid. Because well, it goes totally against who we are as Christians. Christ, has never called us to enforce something on someone. He does not even take His word, and hit us on the head with it. He gives us a choice. Free will. But if we do not choose Him, well we choose wrong.
Many of you may be like me, where you are disappointed, in who some of our Christian leaders are now a days…
You think they should not support or endorse someone who has shown time, and time again, fruit that is not Christ like. To say the least.
Well, its time for you to stand up, where you are, with what you got. Your King James Bible, which is truth, and not corrupted, and stand and make a stand for the Kingdom of God, and yes for your country.
I believe prayer, is something, we need to begin doing more of. Myself included. And to pray repentant. Because more then ever, we are seeing the fruit of this in our country. The sins, that we have allowed, over, and over again. Including abortion. But we do need to pray. For Gods wisdom for our leaders, including those Christian leaders who let us down. And we need to pray, for guidance, from God and yes forgiveness.
But, concerning Christian leaders who have displayed a parting of Gods truth. I briefly want to say, when I feel that way, I am careful not to pray with them, or agree with them. You see, there is an anointing, that flows from the top and makes a covenant with someone in matters. This is why I would choose to have a Godly president, over someone who does not.
So when I see someone who is in the body of Christ choose someone, I don’t agree with, well that red alert or red flag is revealed. Its not that I don’t walk in love. Its not that I would even want to start an argument. Its a matter of choosing sides.
Gods side, and everything He says. Or what the enemy might choose.
You see, loyalty is very important to God. Being right in His sight. Its far more better then voting, against your conscience.
When we choose to align ourselves, even in prayer with someone, we do not agree with, what does that say to God?
Now we must, especially in these times, be careful, who we align ourselves with. We must ask God for wisdom.
I just think its wise, for myself anyway, not to align myself with someone, who has displayed in conversation or support, to someone who has gone against everything Christ has taught us. Either we obey God, or we don’t. Be careful who you pray with, and agree with.
Since, I cannot be a hypocrite, strange I got tested in this matter. And what I have learned, even in this, is pray, people are not deceived. Pray people get the blinders off of their eyes. Because the enemy will use people, even people, who have a form of light, and they are true darkness. Remember the enemy was light. He can transform himself. Pray you are not deceived. Pray for those who are.
Be careful to be prayerful in matters, more then ever for our country. I just feel the Lord prompting me more to work on my own love walk. To avoid strife. To take on Christ more in my communications, and to avoid arguments, that are just meant to be a snare, to my soul.
After hearing another Christian leader give an endorsement, this is my thought:
Plz don’t tell me you cannot judge someone’s heart. After they have spoken evil! Did we forget what Christ taught us? Are we going to let the blind lead us?
I FOLLOW CHRIST NOT MAN!
“Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.”
Matthew 15:14 KJV
“A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.”
Luke 6:45 KJV
In conclusion: I just feel led to also remind you to be in prayer for our country more so. To remind you, that you have the ability to be a vessel for the Lord. To work on our love walk. To avoid the spirit of strife that comes from some who really have no sense of truth. Pray for people, but don’t strike up a friendship with, someone who really is friends with strife. Someone, who really just wants to argue. That kind of self confidence, is evil.
Be careful friends, blessings, and love in Christ. May God be glorified, and I believe in miracles. For the United States of America.
MAKE NO FRIENDSHIP WITH AN ANGRY MAN; AND WITH A FURIOUS MAN THOU SHALT NOT GO: LEST THOU LEARN HIS WAYS, AND GET A SNARE TO THY SOUL. BE NOT THOU ONE OF THEM THAT STRIKE HANDS, OR OF THEM THAT ARE SURETIES FOR DEBTS. PROVERBS 22:24:26. KJV.
IF YOU HAVE FAITH AMERICA….
If you have faith America, you begin to bless God, because He blesses America….
If you have faith America. You pray for our nation. You pray for our Leaders. You pray…..
If you have faith America, you quit speaking defeat…..
You begin speaking victory. Knowing, you have power of life and death in your tongues. You are careful to speak life.
If you have faith America, you honor life, even the life of the unborn.
If you have faith America, you do not give place to the enemy, but you submit to God, resist the enemy, and he must flee.
If you have faith America, you are loyal to God and country, and to Americas allies.
If you have faith America, you make sure, you accept Jesus Christ as Lord, and savior. You make sure, your salvation is in tact. You make sure, you repent. For tomorrow is not promised to anyone. You have faith in Christ, because you see, He suffered for you to be saved, and no one else can do that for you.
If you have faith America, you stand in the old ways. The ways of God, the ways of our forefathers. I stand on my King James Bible, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. And every amendment, that supports this.
If you have faith America, you walk in love, with one another. In this country, we are united. Divided we fall.
If you have faith America, you honor the American flag. You honor, others, and their choices. You honor the veteran who fights and died for your rights. You honor, freedom of speech.
If you have faith America, you honor God and country.
If you have faith America, you embrace every truth, every commandment God gives us, as best to your ability. And if you cannot you repent to God.
Yes, America, we need to make some changes here, for good, not evil. We have to stand our ground. We have to see the error of our own ways, individually and as a nation. We have to seek God.
If we do not, we will not have faith. Its time to get faith….
THEN TOUCHED HE THEIR EYES, SAYING, ACCORDING TO YOUR FAITH BE IT UNTO YOU.
Matthew 9:29 KJV.
By Elena Ramirez
DISCLAIMER: These are “Just my thoughts” today…..and I am grateful to God for the rights of free speech in America. That I do not take for granted, because I have faith.
I walk in faith, and those things I cannot change, I put in the hands of God almighty.
They may not be your thoughts, but the beauty of it, is that in America, freedom is a gift, I don’t take for granted. But I respect your right not to agree, but I don’t have to argue about it. I don’t have to debate it.
I have faith….
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Whats on my mind? Whats my thought for today? Well, I do have a thought, now and then. This morning, I did think about how naive I was growing up. How rebellious I was.
How I wanted what I wanted, and sometimes, you want something, but you don’t know how to go about it, but you do your thing anyway. Wisdom has taught me, at this point of my life, that yes being naive, being ignorant to Gods ways, and His truth, if you ignore, does not benefit you, but hurts you.
God has His ways, His plan for us, but if we don’t know truth, or knowledge, or His “law” which many Christians confuse with the law of sin and death, that we are free from in Christ. They think grace covers it.
We cannot have grace, unless we repent, and are mindful to His truth. We need Gods law. We cannot reach our potential. Those laws, have principles, that bring truth to us, to live, a better life. Even for eternity.
So when I see teachings on not knowing the law, of God, from people. Or some that teach you don’t need to know it. I get that red alert.
All I know, is if I am trying to do my part in every way, I can, according to God, I can come to His throne, reassured, to ask, so if there is a chance, a possibility, a way, a miracle, that I can tap into. Because of who He is. I want it with all my being.
God does not flip flop. He gave that law, and its in the Old Testament.
But we have our part. And with all my being, I just submit to Him. I trust and obey, and that enemy has to flee.
But again, today, I thought, how silent God is, especially when we disregard these truths, and we ignore what He says. Even in the Bible we choose. I have learned the King James is Holy and anointed. The others are not. They are actually corrupted, because they disregard the commandments not to change, add, or delete them.
I want miracles, for me, and for you. But we have our part. I get sad, because so many times, people think you are judging them. But really you are warning them because you love them. Because you love Him. So this is not an argument. This is the beauty of America, and freedom of speech.
Oh well, today, I pray to trust and obey. I pray, He is glorified. I see my beautiful America. And I see this land is precious, because of our forefathers. They gave us the Constitution, they gave us the Bill of Rights.
God gave us Cruz, and America is still missing it. I pray, we wake up. I think of the world and its condition, and I see at least in my thinking, how much Gods true law would benefit us all. Not in any kind of religion, but in His truth as a relationship.
Scripture says, we need the law, or we are cursed. I think if we knew better, we would embrace that law quickly.
BUT THIS PEOPLE WHO KNOWETH NOT THE LAW ARE CURSED. JOHN 7:49. KJV.
Praying in Christ today, I am trusting God. And His law….
The promptings from God, require that sometimes you have to be extreme and take a stand. Even here to say, I am a Christian author, tells others, that I am a servant of God. So as a servant of God, I sense and see that this comes with great responsibility. Because of who God is, and His plan.
What I have learned, is God is very strategic. He has a plan for everything, and when things come together, there are miracles, there are answers, and there is evidence. And this always gives God glory.
So because I know that, I have to discipline myself sometimes to take a stand, and yes be extreme.
Growing up, I always tried to take the middle road. I tried to avoid conflict but it somehow or another found me. I tried to do things my way, and well, if any of you know me, that did not turn out too well.
I wanted to sing, and be another Diana Ross, that did not turn out well. But, yet, I knew if I wanted to sing, I had to stand in front of an audience. I did. I sang. And I was not a bad singer for the most part, though, I can laugh a little about it now, but I would sing spanish songs, and I did not know the words, I just imitated the words.
People saw through that. I saw through that, and I gave up. Maybe I could have tried at it harder but I gave up. I did not like the lifestyle. I did not like being in bars.
I did not know Christ as my Lord and savior, so I was very misguided. I always say, I missed the boat, the plane, and the train. But did I? And in this cycle of life, success, can still come around….
Yet in my writing, well thats different, I do get extreme, and I do take a stand for who I am in Christ. I strive for truth. I speak Gods truth from my King James bible. And that gives me the greatest confidence, ever.
I know I was meant to write for the Lord. Success, well according to the worlds standards, I may not have accomplished that. But there is a real wonderful sense of just knowing truth, and knowing who God is, and being able to articulate it to someone. To perhaps help them. To share knowledge, to inspire someone, to bring truth. And yes to always try and give God the glory.
So, why am I writing this? Because I have learned, and I am still learning to stretch myself. To know, sometimes I have to get out of my comfort zone. Growing up again, I was not encouraged to do that. No one took me by the hand and said, Elena you have to be bold. You have to be strong, you have to do this.
In fact, maybe you can relate. But I have found, to survive sometimes, and yes thrive, you have to reach out, and grab the ring, and hold on. You have to try…..
I get frustrated with people, who do not try to grow. Who just take, but do not give. Who sit around on the sidelines. Yes, I know God loves them, and so do I, but they don’t inspire me. I like being around people, who try. I am inspired by those who know every day is gift from God, so they try to bless God in return.
But I have noticed, those that I admire, have a boldness, a confidence, a sense to reach out and try. When I see people, are just handed something, even in their looks, but they use it for the wrong thing, I think what a waste.
Now I have had confidence issues, self-esteem issues, but deep down inside, I know who I am in Christ. And Christ tells me I can do all things through Him. Phillippians 4:13. So I take that to heart. I don’t give up. I have not reached a measure of success, in my life financially.
But I live a good life, a clean life, a healthy life, and a life of love. With my family, my husband and son. With God front and center, in all my thoughts, and decisions. And the love I have….they are gifts, but gifts I do not take for granted. Yet, I still long to do something great, to at least say I accomplished this, and for God.
So maybe my inspiring you, can be that great thing you can do. You see, just getting by, just standing on the sidelines, may make you safe, or so you think, but what if God wanted to use you for something, and you don’t want to take that stand?
You might, you could miss out, on the greatest opportunity that ever came your way. “Could have, would have, should have”…..might be the questions you asked yourself. If you are not bold, and extreme.
So you have to be prayed up. You have to just make a commitment, to be ready for that opportunity. It may just require you to be bold, and take a stand, and be extreme. Get the word of God, the King James word….because to be honest the enemy will try to stop the plan of God in your life. And you always need a defence.
Just remember this, and I guess this is the scripture that inspired me, but I don’t want to be ‘lukewarm” in life. Neither cold nor hot. And when I stand before God, I don’t want him to say I missed it. Over and over again. Something about pleasing God motivates me, and inspires me…
SO THEN BECAUSE THOU ART LUKEWARM, AND NEITHER COLD NOR HOT, I WILL SPUE THEE OUT OF MY MOUTH. Revelation 3:16.
Because you know that if you ask Him, He will use you. It may feel uncomfortable, but you will grow, and gain a strength, and a sense of who you are so much, that it will build your confidence.
So get ready, to be bold, and extreme. And then just walk into your calling, and blessings.
Much love, in Christ, Elena Ramirez
I believe, we are in end times. I really do. I believe, Christ could return at any time. No one knows for sure. In fact Christ told us, only God the father knows that time, and date. But prophecy is being revealed more, and more.
I believe, by the prompting of the Holy Spirit, God wants you to pray for discernment. I know I am, more then ever. Times are demanding it. Things are changing in the spirit realm, and even in the world we live in. No more sloppy agape, no more, spoon food junk food, and no more laziness for lack of a better word.
I am concerned for the body of Christ. I am concerned for well-meaning Christians, but they lack discernment, or even understanding of Gods truth.
This could be contributed by a lot of things, maybe they are not using a good King James Bible. One that has been corrupted by publishers. Word that has been changed, added, or deleted, and they may be believing the lie of that word, for it is no longer whole, or holy, or anointed. Changed. Part of the enemies plan to deceive. For we are warned, in Revelation 22:18-19 not to do that! Read it yourself from a King James Bible. But know this scripture…..but not if it is changed…..
FOR THE WORD OF GOD IS QUICK, AND POWERFUL, AND SHARPER THAN ANY TWOEDGED SWORD, PIERCING EVEN TO THE DIVIDING ASUNDER OF SOUL AND SPIRIT, AND OF THE JOINTS AND MARROW, AND IS A DISCERNER OF THE THOUGHTS AND INTENTS OF THE HEART. HEBREWS 4:12.
Maybe they have been taught bad doctrine, maybe they don’t even open up any kind of Bible, but I am seeing a lot of Christians, who just are not seeing the “signals” or know the difference between good and evil.
Things are fuzzy to them. And more then ever, I am seeing Christians, do not know, and are not being taught the fear of God. The fear of God, keeps us out of trouble, spiritually, and yes even physically. Because when we understand the fear of God, and we know in our spirits, we will depart from evil. GOD SHALL HEAR, AND AFFLICT THEM, EVEN HE THAT ABIDETH OF OLD. SELAH. BECAUSE THEY HAVE NO CHANGES, THEREFORE THEY FEAR NOT GOD. PSALM 55:19
I see many Christians, many well meaning Christians, distorting the word of God. Twisting it, and trying to change it, to fit an ideology that goes totally against God. I see Christians, defending, and actually believing things that are on the wrong side, so to speak. They are passionate, and pull up swords to even fight other sisters and brothers in Christ. To defend these lies. But their swords are rubber swords.
Yes, I believe we are in end times, and we see prominent pastors, who are leading the sheep to destruction. Things that do not bless the soul. The prosperity message, has taken so many down the wrong road, just to have someone lead this kind of message, is not a message of Salvation, and truth, but of lies, and greed. We cannot have true prosperity if our souls, are headed for hell. THEN SHALL YE RETURN, AND DISCERN BETWEEN THE RIGHTEOUS AND THE WICKED, BETWEEN HIM THAT SERVETH GOD AND HIM THAT SERVETH HIM NOT. MALACHI 3:18.
I see, people who again, do not have fear of God, to know their salvation could be lost. And they actually say, their sin is covered, from the past, the future into the present. With no sense of repentance, or humbleness to be careful not to offend God. Knowing from scripture, one can be “blotted” out of the Lambs book of life. That is a key word. Do your own research from a King James. Read Ezekiel 33, where God speaks and tells us, that our righteousness, can be forgotten, if we sin. The wages of sin is death. Yes Christ came to give life, but if we break the covenant, its like insurance, it is null and void! God does not lie, but people do. They are the ones who break the covenant but God lets them. It is a choice!!! And many are choosing wrong.
Picking and choosing only some scripture is dangerous to the soul……
I see people, following leaders again, to unite them in one religion. They don’t see, that doctrine does not match. They don’t see the deception of what is not said, by some of these leaders, because they don’t know Gods truth. But this is what should be taught….AND THEY SHALL TEACH MY PEOPLE THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE HOLY AND PROFANE AND CAUSE THEM TO DISCERN BETWEEN THE UNCLEAN AND THE CLEAN. EZEKIEL 44:23.
We are in some strange times to say the least.
Love, is not evident with many. I have seen so many pharisee spirits, that with the law, will hit you on the head. Mercy, and compassion, and an extension of love, is not evident with many people. Hearts are hard. Ears are closed, mouths are silent. Eyes turn the other way, because they don’t want to judge. We are called to try the spirits.
People are not listening to God, and they are believing a lie. I am concerned, I am aware, of how the enemy deceives people, and they are listening to this lie. At this time, many Christians should be light, but instead their light, has switched back to darkness. Christ is the light of the world. Many yes, are so hungry for Christ, but they do not see, that He came to fulfill the law, not abolish it. They do not see, how precious salvation is. For the life Christ gave, for us, was of great pain, and sorrow, to take the penalty of our sins. FOR HE THAT EATETH AND DRINKETH UNWORTHILY, EATETH AND DRINKETH DAMNATION TO HIMSELF, NOT DISCERNING THE LORDS BODY. I Corinthians 11:29.
There is such a rise against freedom of expression in who Christ is, and Christianity, and yet, others are accepting, and believing the lies of religions, that are not of love. Yet some of them say, they come in the name of the Lord. BUT THE NATURAL MAN RECEIVETH NOT THE THINGS OF THE SPIRIT OF GOD: FOR THEY ARE FOOLISHNESS UNTO HIM: NEITHER CAN HE KNOW THEM, BECAUSE THEY ARE SPIRITUALLY DISCERNED. I CORINTHIANS 2:14.
But they are not of truth, not of just one God, and the God, of Abraham, Jacob and Issac. The God who created the heaven and earth. The God who is not mocked. The God, who can send a soul to hell. The God who is able to make miracles, and nothing is impossible with the true Holy God. But He has His demands. He has His way, and His way, is not always ours! We need to know what He says, and expects, and yes in fear of God. Each one of us! Open your eyes! Your own Salvation could be lost if you do not heed His truth!
I ask you to pray for discernment. I ask you to bow before God, humble, and repent, if you have perhaps missed it. Repenting daily, keeps the soul clean. It is good, to come before God, and even if you think you are right, ask God for discernment. True wisdom. I really believe we need it more then ever. Times are calling for it. Souls, can be lost. We never want Christ to tell us, I knew you not. Please pray, for discernment.
And pray for others too. I could use some prayers myself. I am not perfect, far from it. I make mistakes. But I know how to repent, and I know how to ask others to forgive me. I will not hold onto pride, and lose any discernment. I value my discernment. But I do with the fear of God, and with every bit of my being. I will take it to the obedience of Christ. I will not compromise who I am in Christ. I am more adamant then ever. Because I know God the father. I love Him, and thank Him, and praise Him, but I try to do in His way, not mine. I thank Christ, for my salvation. For His great gift, that took my name off of the register of hell. And I thank His Holy Spirit, that prompts me at a moments notice. And I listen, with discernment!
And I pray you do as well.
GIVE THEREFORE THY SERVANT AN UNDERSTANDING HEART TO JUDGE THY PEOPLE, THAT I MAY DISCERN BETWEEN GOOD AND BAD: FOR WHO IS ABLE TO JUDGE THIS THY SO GREAT A PEOPLE? I KINGS 3:9.
AND THE SPEECH PLEASED THE LORD, THAT SOLOMON HAD ASKED THIS THING. AND GOD SAID UNTO HIM, BECAUSE THOU HAST ASKED THIS THING, AND HAST NOT ASKED FOR THYSELF LONG LIFE; NEITHER HAST ASKED RICHES FOR THYSELF, NOR HAST ASKED THE LIFE OF THINE ENEMIES; BUT HAST ASKED FOR THYSELF UNDERSTANDING TO DISCERN JUDGEMENT; BEHOLD I HAVE DONE ACCORDING TO THY WORDS; LO, I HAVE GIVEN THEE A WISE AND AN UNDERSTANDING HEART; SO THAT THERE WAS NONE LIKE THEE BEFORE THEE, NEITHER AFTER THEE SHALL ANY ARISE LIKE UNTO THEE. I KING 3:10-12
With love, in Christ, and Christ only… Elena Ramirez