ARE YOU SEEKING TO DEVELOP YOUR SPIRITUALITY? ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


If interested in reading my books via Smashwords, go to this link. My latest book. BEHAVIORAL CURSES THAT CHANGE INTO BLESSINGS WITH CHRIST. This book brings attention to the behaviors, one may have that can contribute to a curse. But by Christ it can change into a blessing. A must read for someone wondering about generational curses etc. And why we do some of the things we do....

If interested in reading my books via Smashwords, go to this link. My latest book. BEHAVIORAL CURSES THAT CHANGE INTO BLESSINGS WITH CHRIST. This book brings attention to the behaviors, one may have that can contribute to a curse. But by Christ it can change into a blessing. A must read for someone wondering about generational curses etc. And why we do some of the things we do….
“HOW TO HAVE FAITH” This book is a self-help book to bring insight to your faith, and to know what pleases God. Both are on SMASHWORDS…..
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Today, I turned on the television, and there was a man on television, and he said, I have some tips to develop your spirituality.

Well, of course, my ears perked up.

But as soon, as he said what he said, following that, I turned it to another channel.

In fact, I won’t even repeat what he said.  Because the first thing he said, did not honor God.  In fact, I would go so far, that this was not even humanistic, or self motivation talk, but it came from the pits of hell.  And I thought, wow, the devil really goes out and tries to recruit people.  He definitely was a false prophet.  Dressed up in a priests outfit.  But how do people know that there are false prophets if they don’t know truth?  And if they don’t know truth, they will fall for that baloney.  So maybe you will see this, and read it, to know truth.  

As you yourself search to seek and develop your spirituality. You need to search for truth.  Embrace, it, hold onto it, and let it be your guide in inspiration, and knowing the Holy spirit.  

The very first thing, in any of our lives, is to seek God.  As simple as that sounds.  Its true.  

First fruits, will produce from that seed thereafter….What is the first thing we do when it comes to God?

We should seek Him.  To seek only to know Him.  And no one else.  To love Him, with all our hearts, soul, and mind.  Because He is a jealous God.  Seek the creator, not the creation.  Seek to know His ways.  Seek His commandments, starting with the ten commandments.  Seek truth.

In my walk, my spiritual walk.  I know, those that WORSHIP HIM, seek Him, in SPIRIT and in TRUTH.

JOHN 4:24 GOD IS A SPIRIT:  AND THEY THAT WORSHIP HIM MUST WORSHIP HIM SPIRIT AND IN TRUTH.

When we worship and seek to know the King of Kings.  We are doing so, because He holds our life, in His hands, so with gratitude, we thank Him, and hope to bless Him for the many blessings, in who He is, and that can only come from truth.  We want to give Him glory.  

Why do you think I am always so adamant to promote the King James bible?  Because it is anointed, and holy, and pure.  As God is, I believe.  When you worship God you are worshipping a pure, and holy spirit, that has no sin, that has no evil intentions, and is not compromised.  So you want a holy bible, to link you to God, in that spirituality.  When we read a King James Bible, the truth, has not been corrupted, or changed, preserved, and stored in heaven.  

Please forget the concept or idea, that God will speak to you as you understand Him, from these perverted Bibles.  And that it is archaic language.  The Holy spirit, is to bring the interpretation.  II Peter 1;20-21.

KNOWING THIS FIRST, THAT NO PROPHECY OF THE SCRIPTURE IS OF ANY PRIVATE INTERPRETATION.  FOR THE PROPHECY CAME NOT IN OLD TIME BY THE WILL OF MAN:  BUT HOLY MEN OF GOD SPAKE AS THEY WERE MOVED BY THE HOLY GHOST.  

The thoughts, that give so much understanding truly do come from the Holy Spirit.  But you won’t know that, unless you have something to base that search on.  And that is the King James bible.   

It is preserved here on earth, for you to have something to guide you in your spiritual walk.  There are so many scriptures, that warn us of this, to be careful about which word to choose….but if one is reading from a corrupted bible, they will miss it.  In the search.

See, the goal is to purify our spirits.  When we obey truth, through the Holy Spirit, our lives are changed by His love.  So we must be born again.  And that can only happen through Jesus Christ.  Let this scripture speak to your spirit.

SEEING YE HAVE PURIFIED YOUR SOULS IN OBEYING THE TRUTH THROUGH THE SPIRIT UNTO UNFEIGNED LOVE OF THE BRETHREN SEE THAT YE LOVE ONE ANOTHER WITH A PURE HEART FERVENTLY:  BEING BORN AGAIN NOT OF CORRUPTIBLE SEED, BUT OF INCORRUPTIBLE, BY THE WORD OF GOD, WHICH LIVETH AND ABIDETH FOREVER.  I  Peter 1:22-23.

Repentance, and acceptance of Jesus Christ begins that process.  To clean the slate, to see that our spirits are dark without Christ.  That we are blind, and lost without Him to guide our spirits.

We are spiritual beings.  We are linked to God, because He created us.  But there is only one way to God, and that is through Jesus Christ.  See John 14:6.  King James.

Yes, you have heard from many of these flaky motivational speakers, that there are many ways to God, but that is so wrong.  There is not.  And they will stand before God, for these lies, that twist, and pervert truth.  They will be accountable.  In fact we all will.  This is why it is so important to make it right before God now.  While we are on earth.

God had a plan, and when he saw, that mankind sinned, in the beginning, he in His plan, brought forth Jesus Christ to be that way, to deliver us from our sins.  

FOR GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD, THAT HE GAVE HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON, THAT WHOSOEVER BELIEVETH IN HIM SHOULD NOT PERISH, BUT HAVE EVERLASTING LIFE.  JOHN 3:16.  KING JAMES.  

Friends, this journey we all take, can cause us to get lost, if we do not make loving the Father, our God through Jesus Christ, in obedience.  Such an important aspect to this.  And in loving one another.  Seeing the deception, and seeing, to seek God is the only way we truly can develop our spirits.

So many choose others paths that take them off the way, off of Christs way, to seek their spiritualism, that they lose their way.  And that is exactly the devils goal.  When sin occurred, God did not want Adam and Eve, to eat from the tree of good and evil.  He wanted to spare them that.  Some people think all knowledge is good to know.  Its not.  When you learn or seek to learn anything but who God is, that is evil.  And for the intentions that many have, they actually are designating their souls to go to hell.  

Why do you think so many of us, warn you even about Halloween?  Because it affects your spirit.  It leads you to darkness, when you take part of the festivities of this evil holiday, meant for the devil himself.  

Think of it this way.  Gods Holy word is spiritual food, but we are not called to eat that food from the devils table and the Lords table.  Only the Lords table.  Do a search even here, on your own, with a King James Bible.  I could list it for you, but you have to get into the habit of searching yourself for truth.  So it will mean more.  But here is the scripture reference:  I Corinthians 10:21

The fear of God, to stay away from anything but knowing Him, and serving Him protects your soul.  Your body, your spirit.

And I have to just say, how important the fear of God is….  Even when we don’t know.  He does.  And fearing God protects you.  Sometimes, when I listen to my bible, on audio, I shake.  Because of who He is.  I see, how important fearing God is, to protect my own spirit.  It keeps me in line.  His line.  

Generations, have reaped curses, because they disregarded our Lord, our Fathers truth.  And maybe you can even see, the lack in your own life.  Seeing you are lost.  Seeing you are in trouble.  Well there is a solution.    

It is better to be in hot water with God, so the scum of sin, will rise up, and cleanse you, by who Christ is.  By His blood.  By His sacrifice.  So your spirit can be cleansed.  

Friends, I know I am meant to bring you truth.  And what you do with truth, is your own choice, and decision.  But if your heart, is not steadfast to seek God, and only God you will miss the truth.

I probably could go and on, about this, bringing scripture up, but you have to search.  If you do not search correctly, or make Jesus your Lord and savior.  And repent, and really search to please God, you will miss it. And to make the conscious effort to stay away from evil.  

Please, heed my warning.  Stop using any other bible, then a King James.  I can only attest to the difference, it makes in our lives.  You see I was lost, I was in darkness, and even when I searched, I had to repent.  Repentance is good for the spirit.  But His holy word, comes alive to me, just this morning, I opened my King James Bible, (yes I do that), and I let Him speak to me.  As I read…And He does.  

May God guide you, I pray you find out who you are meant to be by obeying God.  By loving Him, by seeking Him, in spirit and in truth.

May your spirits goal is to please Father, and that it would go well with you, and yes your loved ones.  

Please share this post, you have no idea, who it may touch, but God does, and HE remembers to bless those for giving Him glory.  

Blessings, and love in Christ,

Elena Ramirez

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DONT HAVE AN ABORTION AND DON’T DISCARD YOUR BABY LIKE TRASH ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


God, mom and dad gave me life and loved me...enough....

God, mom and dad gave me life and loved me…enough….

So, I am writing this, in obedience to God.  I don’t have a personal reason, to acknowledge this, or to bring it up.  I could show a picture of a baby here, but I think to see, and understand, we need to see a symbolic picture of parents.  Parents that love.  These are my dear parents.  Now dead, but forever in my heart.  

And most certainly, I do not want to make anybody feel bad, who has had an abortion, because the truth of the matter, is women who do have abortions, will always remember the guilt of this sin.  Even if they have asked God to forgive them.  I have talked to a few, and they say that is their greatest regret.

But I do write it, because I see the problem.  I see, how many women, have no hope, financially, or even morally sometimes to make the right decision. But no one tells them what is truly right.  So I will, maybe by you reading this, you will change your mind.  

The option is there, to have an abortion.  And sadly, now we see in our country, the great United States, that abortion has taken a very ugly twist, where we see baby human parts are being harvested, and sold.  It is despicable, what has happened to our country.  And that there is no moral sense of injustice for these innocent babies.   That are killed.  What has happened to people? When you see someone mourn a lion, but they do not mourn the thousands of babies killed yearly?

I know Gods heart in this.  I know Him.  I know how He loves each and every one of us.  I know, that He has a plan, according to scripture.  That He can change things.  That if we loved, one another, we would see more of His presence, in our lives.  I know He cares, for each one of us.  But we always have our part.  And this is what is missing from the equation.  We have turned into a disposable society.  Don’t like it?  Throw it away?  Dispose of it…..

Maybe I understand, because I was not exactly wanted.  My mother, did not want any more children.  She had three children from a previous marriage.  She did not want any more children.  She met my father, they married.  He wanted a child.  But she had taken precautions after her first marriage, and got her tubes tied.  To avoid pregnancy.  My father, prayed.  He bowed down, mama told me, at the foot of their bed, and cried to God for me.  God answered his prayer.  I was conceived.  Mama  could have had an abortion.  But she did not.  She did the right thing, and for that I am grateful.  But she had the fear of God, though life did not turn out exactly with happiness, for her, she wanted to please God.  

When she went to her doctors and told them that she had conceived me, they could not believe it.  But she knew, as I now know, as my dad did.  God answers prayers.  I am a miracle, and all babies are miracles.

You know sometimes, we don’t want to do something.  This feels odd in a way for me to write this.  I did not want to write it.  Yet, I know Gods voice.  And I know we have to obey Him.  So I write this.  Who knows who it will reach?

But obedient I tell you, if you are pregnant, don’t kill your baby.  Be obedient to God. Don’t take that life away.  God made it, so mothers would nurture and care for their babies.  You have that instinct within you, even if you do not see it.  You see, you just have to obey God in this.  For his commandment says….THOU SHALT NOT KILL.  Exodus 20:13.  Read it yourself from a good King James bible.

There is only one who wants to see you destroy your own child, and that is the devil.

Abortion was conceived, from an evil woman, who I will not even mention her name, but she was a racist.  She wanted to eliminate any other race, that was not pure, in her eyes.  She proclaimed, “Let them kill their own, and in this way, they will do the job, of exterminating themselves.”  

Have you ever noticed, it is motivated toward the poor, the broken to do this barbaric act?    But friends we need to know God loves us all, and He is not a respecter of persons.

Friends, we need to teach our women to love each other, and tell each other there is hope.  I know many feel like their is no hope.  But there always is with God.  One cannot become a part of the problem, which is a curse.  

It breaks my heart to see so many women, not know their potential, as it does God.  I myself, I have struggled, but I always turn back to God.  Life is not easy.  But one can survive, and not only that, but thrive.

Fathers, need to get involved, and not be a part of the problem.  So you get a girl pregnant?  Don’t abandon her.  Don’t abandon your child.  That is your flesh and blood.  

Parents or future grand parents, support your child.  Be there for that girl.  Your daughter.  Even if she makes a mistake and gets pregnant.  Be there for her support and love your future grand baby.  You see that is also your flesh and blood.  Your lineage, could live on in that child.  It is a seed from generation to generation.  

The only one who has the right to take life, is God.  He gives it, and he can take it.  That baby is not your right to kill.  Its life was meant for a purpose.  As your life is.  

Who knows…. as my friend Thena mentioned yesterday, how many lives have been destroyed, with the potential to find maybe the cure to cancer, discover something great, that will happen for the good of mankind.  

You see, we all have gifts and callings, that we can offer, to God and the world.  But yes, it is the enemies plan to destroy this plan of God.  Why be a part of it, and destroy your babies life, and yes yours, by becoming a part of this sin?  And it is sin.  

And lastly, maybe you have read this, and I have not persuaded you so far.  Or rather God has not persuaded you.  Then please, for the sake of any decency you can muster up.  If you truly do not want your child, if you do not want to love it, enough to raise it…..  

Then please do not just throw it away.  Yesterday, in the news, I read a woman, had a baby, took it, wrapped it in a blanket, and put it in a stroller in front of a building.  And just left it there.  The baby still had the umbilical cord wrapped up.  But it could have died from the heat.  

There are many places that are safe places to leave your child.  A firestation, a police station, a hospital, in the church…these are places where you can take it, and there no questions are asked.  

Someone does want to love your baby.  There are many women, who cannot have babies, yet they want to love a child.  Perhaps yours…

Please have mercy, on your child.  Please have mercy on your own soul.  Please trust God, to change the circumstances.  

By eliminating that child, you are eliminating love.  You would eliminate Love that could heal your own brokenness.  Your own broken heart.  There is always a way with God.  

Friend, I do not know you.  I don’t know what your struggle has been.  But I have had my own sorrow, my own broken dreams, and I have failed in so many ways.  Yet I am victorious.  Yet, I am a winner.  I am a survivor.  I am a voice….for the Lord.  

And all I know, is that no matter how bad it may look or seem, there is always a way with God.  You may not even believe in God.  But He believes in you, and that baby.  I just recommend search for God.  Pray, get a good King James bible, and this is important for holiness, and the anointing.  Read it, learn who God is, let Him speak to you from that bible.  

God will guide you, but you have your part.  Be obedient, take care of that baby.  Leave the rest to God.  He will not let you down.  I know.  If you need prayer, write to me.  

I do hope they defund this place of torture, where the plan is to kill babies.  And takes away a mothers and yes a fathers parenthood.   No one has that right to take a fathers child away either.

May America see the sin of this, and do that which is right in the sight of God.

Would you please be obedient to God and share this?  Maybe you can share it, and a woman in trouble, contemplating this will see it and change her mind?  Please save a life….

Blessings and love, Elena Ramirez

DID NOT HE THAT MADE ME IN THE WOMB MAKE HIM?  AND DID NOT ONE FASHION US IN THE WOMB?

Job 31:15.

I WAS CAST UPON THEE FROM THE WOMB:  THOU ART MY GOD FROM MY MOTHERS BELLY.  Psalm 22:10

FOR THOU HAST POSSESSED MY REINS:  THOU HAST COVERED ME IN MY MOTHERS WOMB.  Psalms 139:13.

LO CHILDREN ARE AN HERITAGE OF THE LORD:  AND THE FRUIT OF THE WOMB IS HIS REWARD.  Psalms 127:3

THUS SAITH THE LORD THAT MADE THEE, AND FORMED THEE FROM THE WOMB, WHICH WILL HELP THEE:  FEAR NOT, O JACOB MY SERVANT, AND THOU JESURUN WHOM I HAVE CHOSEN.  Isaiah 44:2.

AS THOU KNOWEST NOT WHAT IS THE WAY OF THE SPIRIT, NOR HOW THE BONES DO GROW IN THE WOMB OF HER THAT IS WITH CHILD:  EVEN SO THOU KNOWEST NOT THE WORKS OF GOD WHO MAKETH ALL.  Ecclesisastes 11:5.

BEFORE I FORMED THEE IN THE BELLY I KNEW THEE:  AND BEFORE THOU CAMEST FORTH OUT OF THE WOMB I SANCTIFIED THEE, AND I ORDAINED THEE A PROPHET UNTO THE NATIONS.  JEREMIAH 1:5.  

THUS SAITH THE LORD, THY REDEEMER, AND HE THAT FORMED THEE FROM THE WOMB, I AM THE LORD THAT MAKETH ALL THINGS; THAT STRETCHETH FORTH THE HEAVENS ALONE; THAT SPREADETH ABROAD THE EARTH BY MYSELF; Isaiah 44:24.

AND HE WILL LOVE THEE, AND BLESS THEE, AND MULTIPLY THEE:  HE WILL ALSO BLESS THE FRUIT OF THY WOMB, AND THE FRUIT OF THY LAND, THY CORN, AND THY WINE, AND THINE OIL, THE INCREASE OF THY KINE, AND THE FLOCKS OF THY SHEEP, IN THE LAND WHICH HE SWARE UNTO THY FATHERS TO GIVE THEE.  

Deuteronomy 7:17.  

The Lord showed me these scriptures today, and in obedience sharing them.  God knows….

The heart also of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly. The vile person shall be no more called liberal, nor the churl said to be bountiful. For the vile person will speak villany, and his heart will work iniquity, to practise hypocrisy, and to utter error against the Lord, to make empty the soul of the hungry, and he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail. The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right. But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand. Rise up, ye women that are at ease; hear my voice, ye careless daughters; give ear unto my speech. Many days and years shall ye be troubled, ye careless women: for the vintage shall fail, the gathering shall not come. Tremble, ye women that are at ease; be troubled, ye careless ones: strip you, and make you bare, and gird sackcloth upon your loins. (Isaiah 32:4-11 KJV)

 

WHEN YOU NEED THERAPY ~ BY CHRISTIAN AUTHOR ELENA RAMIREZ


If interested in reading my books via Smashwords, go to this link.  My latest book.  BEHAVIORAL CURSES THAT CHANGE INTO BLESSINGS WITH CHRIST.  This book brings attention to the behaviors, one may have that can contribute to a curse.  But by Christ it can change into a blessing.  A must read for someone wondering about generational curses etc.  And why we do some of the things we do....

If interested in reading my books via Smashwords, go to this link. My latest book. BEHAVIORAL CURSES THAT CHANGE INTO BLESSINGS WITH CHRIST. This book brings attention to the behaviors, one may have that can contribute to a curse. But by Christ it can change into a blessing. A must read for someone wondering about generational curses etc. And why we do some of the things we do….

Funny thing about life, things don’t always stay the same way. Sure you might be optimistic, one moment but the next day you don’t feel that joy, or constant level of being secure, or confident, or even sure of whats next.

But God made us to depend on Him. And without Him, it just does not work. I know it in my life.

Thats the way God made us. And sometimes, you think you learned a lesson in life, and then you go and do the same dumb thing over again. That could be sin, or it could be just that you take for granted grace, that is extended to you. And God needs to correct you.

The wonderful thing is, God has made a way through Jesus Christ. HE IS THE WAY, THE TRUTH, AND LIFE. John 14:6. And sometimes, when your not sure of the path, or the lessons of life, you need THERAPY.

Therapy, that comes from Gods Holy word. The King James Bible. I love Gods holy word, just for that. No other word will do, because they are not holy.

I cannot even count the times, I have found an answer, or a sense of God speaking to me, to counsel me, or to show me, my sins, or mistakes, in His Holy word, my King James bible.

There are wonders, and secrets, that can get you back on the right track, so you can fulfill your journey. For by His stripes we are healed. Isaiah 53:5. And that includes, the mind, the soul, the spirit, the body……

You see none of us are righteous, none of us. We all need God. But it is His way. Not ours, that works.  Just ask Him…..

AS IT IS WRITTEN, THERE IS NONE RIGHTEOUS, NO, NOT ONE.

ROMANS 3:10.

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CHRISTMAS EVE EVE ~ BEN HUR MOVIE INSPIRATION ~ BY CHRISTIAN AUTHOR ELENA RAMIREZ


I watched Ben-Hur last night. After the news reports, and just chaos, from crowds, rude people, and just needing quietness, I thought I need to watch something inspiring. It did not let me down. I noticed, even at that time the people of God, the Jews, were oppressed. By the Romans.

Friendships were divided, because of power, and Judah, played by Charlton Heston, suffered greatly, at the hand of a friend. A friend, who wanted power, now as a Roman soldier, and who forgot the ties they had made as children. He actually had Judah imprisoned, and his sister, and mother, for something that was really an accident. And I won’t go into all the details of the movie, but it was sad, that Judah suffered.

At one point, he wanted to die. Because of the abuse he received, and at His lowest point, thirsty, and almost dying, Jesus came to him, and gave him water, after others had denied him water. When the guards saw that Jesus had defied their orders to give him water all they could do was just look at Jesus. And they could not come against Him. You did not see Jesus’s face in this movie, but it was all so very symbolic, in the power He has. Judah survived, but knew he had met someone who touched his life.

Judah found great favor with another Roman who actually adopted him, and loved him, because he saved his life. And then went back home to Jerusalem, and searched for his mother and sister, and yes to find vengeance on the friend, who deceived him, betrayed him, and hurt his family. There was a great race, with chariots, and the friend, now enemy of Judah, was injured. Yet, he would not die, till he spoke to Judah, but his words were not of a sorry or contrite heart for doing what he did. Instead he told him only that his sister and mother were alive.

The mother and sister, were imprisoned, and through it became lepers. Judah thought they were dead. But the love of his life, was protecting him from the truth, that they were alive, and when he discovered this truth, he was angry. But went to go and get them, they took them to search for the great person Christ was back to Jerusalem. But Christ was on trial, andbeing crucified.

Charlton Hestons character, was so moved by Christ again, for this time, it was he who gave Christ water. As Christ carried His cross for us. And again, we did not see the face of Christ…..but we can only imagine.

At the end of the movie, the sister, and mother were healed of their leprosy, and to conclude just what it did for me to see this, is that Christ teaches us. Through our heartaches, through our sorrows, through our loss of friends, that I can even relate to, if we seek Him, we are healed. Our souls can be healed, our hearts, our anger, our bitterness….and we can be used by God. We can give water to someone hurting, we can can quench the thirst, by Christ.

Yes it was symbolic to me, this movie when it started, showed the birth of Christ, and showed that wise men still seek Him, and it ended with the death of Christ, With healings, restoration, and a sense, that God and only God can heal us.

I pray, we all have the sweet peace, and joy of the true Christmas spirit.

I needed to watch something that inspired me. Last night, I admit, with the news I felt sad, and troubled. I am a Christian I can be strong, but I am also human, and I also see, how much our world needs Christ. I hope we all get the true message of Christmas in our hearts, all year long, and until Christ returns. To restore our souls.

Blessings, just some thoughts today, this Christmas eve.

Merry Christmas……Elena Ramirez

DO NOT CUT CORNERS TO “BEG STEAL OR BORROW” THIS IS NOT GODS WAY ~ BY CHRISTIAN AUTHOR ELENA RAMIREZ


If interested in reading my books via Smashwords, go to this link.  My latest book.  BEHAVIORAL CURSES THAT CHANGE INTO BLESSINGS WITH CHRIST.  This book brings attention to the behaviors, one may have that can contribute to a curse.  But by Christ it can change into a blessing.  A must read for someone wondering about generational curses etc.  And why we do some of the things we do.... "HOW TO HAVE FAITH" This book is a self-help book to bring insight to your faith, and to know what pleases God.  Both are on SMASHWORDS..... https://www.smashwords.com/interview/ElenaRamirezChristianauthor If interested in ordering the Paper Back go to this link. http://howtohavefaith.wordpress.com

If interested in reading my books via Smashwords, go to this link. My latest book. BEHAVIORAL CURSES THAT CHANGE INTO BLESSINGS WITH CHRIST. This book brings attention to the behaviors, one may have that can contribute to a curse. But by Christ it can change into a blessing. A must read for someone wondering about generational curses etc. And why we do some of the things we do….
“HOW TO HAVE FAITH” This book is a self-help book to bring insight to your faith, and to know what pleases God. Both are on SMASHWORDS…..
https://www.smashwords.com/interview/ElenaRamirezChristianauthor
If interested in ordering the Paper Back go to this link. http://howtohavefaith.wordpress.com

I want to express immediately, this is not a prosperity message.  And I am actually irked in my spirit, that those in ministry who use that as a platform, to build up their own financial pockets, prey on the desperation of some, who do need financial help.

But know this, and know this with the fear of God….God is not an ATM!

God is able, yes, to help us, but when we only look to God for prosperity, we are hurting our own souls. The first goal, is to ensure salvation, a place with Christ.  A repentance, that changes our hearts, to be more like His.

A desire to change, a desire to live a good and holy life, as Christ as the center of all our thoughts, and yes desires.

So, I want to make this very clear. Please do not look at this for an easy way out, of your financial needs.  What I will share, is truth, and something, I value, as a moral choice, to please God.  But yes, can bless you.  It can make the change and the difference you need, in your finances.  Because first your soul and being will change.

I am not asking anybody for donations, and in fact nobody is helping me, but the grace of God.  And maybe thats why I can write this, because actually, I am not hurting for money.  My needs are met, we live comfortably, we live within our own means, but nothing we gain, is by begging, stealing, or borrowing.

Now yes, there are times, when I would love to have some extra money, but since I don’t, I am still content.  Why?  I suppose it is just being in total submission to God.  Counting my blessings, instead of counting on something, that is out of reach.  And maybe, just maybe it is because at this point of my life, my priorities have changed.

There are many things I did not get, or accomplish, but I just want to please God, so I have let go of the desire of things, or money, because there is so much to do for the Kingdom of God.  Maybe at this point it does not matter.  But what matters is what God sees, and feels, and yes I want to please God.

Oh it is wonderful to reach for good things, but it is how one does it, that I want to impress upon you.

Years ago, and I still remember this pastor, but I was in a board meeting, with the pastor, and a few members of a church I attended.  Maybe someone who reads this, will know,  what I am talking about.  But the discussion, was concerning, a dinner, that we were planning on having.

This church at the time, to be more definite, was a church, that did help the community, the poor, the homeless, so the goal, was good.  But meeting the needs for the goal, was where I got a check in my spirit.

In our meeting, the pastor said something, that resonated in my heart, but not in a good way.

He said; “Well no matter what we have to do, if we have to beg, steal, or borrow, we will get it done!”  And the meeting was adjourned.

Now those words, to some, may not be a big deal, but I looked at it this way.  Knowing who God is, knowing what He tells us, in His Holy word.  I really got a bad feeling in my heart.

I felt like the pastor was compromising, and being the example that he was, I felt, like it was not really meeting Gods standards.  And isn’t that what we are called to do?  I actually walked out of that meeting shaking my head.  Sad.  Now I did not hold it against that pastor, because we all say things now and then, that are not right.  But God does.  He will judge us for our words.  This is scriptural.  But it still nagged me.

God will provide for our needs, so why would the pastor say this?  This is what God says, and if anything, this is what I want you to check in your spirit, for any need.  What does God say about it?  If we only took this to heart, and did not rely on our own thinking, or the ways of the world, or even advice from someone who does not know God.  What does God say?

(BEGGING)

 I HAVE BEEN YOUNG, AND NOW AM OLD: YET HAVE I NOT SEEN THE RIGHTEOUS FORSAKEN, NOR HIS SEED BEGGING BREAD.  Psalms 37:25.

What does God say about BORROWING?

FOR THE LORD THY GOD BLESSETH THEE, AS HE PROMISED THEE:  AND THOU SHALT LEND UNTO MANY NATIONS, BUT THOU SHALT NOT BORROW; AND THOU SHALT REIGN OVER MANY NATIONS, BUT THEY SHALL NOT REIGN OVER THEE.  Deuteronomy 15:6.

And how about STEALING? We all know stealing is not good!  It is actually a commandment.

THOU SHALT NOT STEAL.  Exodus 20:15.

So why am I writing about it now?  Because I think in society, without Gods truth, implemented, we can take a saying like that, beg, steal and borrow, and accept it.  It was done in a church meeting, and nobody blinked an eye.

And if they did they did not say anything.  I just feel and maybe after all these years that happened, but I know in my heart, Gods ways, always bless.  Gods truth, always brings light, and I think motive, is very important.  And we need to see, what is our motive in seeking God.  And our priorities.

I want to ask you to ask yourself, what is your priority?  Is it to get ahead, financially, and to have all your needs met?  Or is it to please God?  And the reason, I ask this, is because if we are so consumed, in making that almighty dollar, we can forget almighty God, who provides that dollar.

One thing, I have learned, and I do not take that saying as my mantra.  in fact I don’t even have a mantra.  Because I take Gods word literally, and I take it as truth.  And I take it as love.  But I am careful what word I use to inspire me, and I do choose a King James Holy Bible, as word, for food for my spirit.

But it is so easy, to get caught up in something, if we do not have Gods Holy word as a foundation.  And here was a Pastor, who should have known better, but he did not.  So I have learned, don’t cut corners, not when it comes to finances.

“Cheap is not always good, and good is not always cheap.”  And I am quoting my son, in this.  When people try to cut a corner, by cheating someone, that is stealing.  When someone has to beg, for even food, oh my, I don’t judge anybody in this, but when you have some money, what do you use it for?  Is it to get high?  Is it for sex?  Is it for booze?

See, we always have to look at what we think is the priority in life.  If we make God the priority, we don’t have to borrow, and if we do, He makes a way for us to pay it back.

But what if you cannot?  I have had family relations where they borrowed, and did not pay back.  Not to me but to my uncle, and when he died, he did not even want them at his funeral, because they lied about paying back.  It hurt my dear little uncle.  And they could not see the error of it.

So is it evil to borrow?  Only you can answer that but it may be, to steal.  And if you beg, you lose your dignity.  So, I only write this, so we can look at what we are doing.

And what about cheating others?  Or keeping that extra dollar, when the cashier gives you too much change?

These little things count, in who we are in Christ.  And I know the enemy, wants to have a legal right to steal our blessings, if we don’t submit to God, in matters like this. It is so nice to have a clear conscience.  It is so good to repent, and clean the slate, even for little things.  And once you have, cleaned the slate, keep it up.  Don’t let the devil lie to you, and tell you are something, that you are not.  You are a child of God.  But God corrects children, and we teach our children by example.

Are we doing it Gods way, or the way of the world?  I know, in my heart of hearts, we reap what we sow.  Look it up from a King James Bible.  And this is scriptural.  So what are we putting out there, in the world we live in?  What is our priorities?  Our motivation?

These are not things to judge you, but to reflect upon individually.

That is my goal, just for us to try and look and think, about what God thinks.  I think this is a wisdom skill for life, abundantly in Christ.

 

Blessings, and love, in Christ, Elena Ramirez

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GIVING MY HEART TO CHRIST EVERY DAY THIS IS RIGHT FOR ME IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU? ~ BY CHRISTIAN AUTHOR ELENA RAMIREZ


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I know that this may sound strange, to some especially who do not understand, this love of Christ.  They do not understand, because they have not totally given Him their hearts….

But I want to be in love with Jesus so much, that I want to give Him my heart every day. Like when I first received Him in my Salvation.

I want my heart tender, and broke, knowing what He did for me on that cross, that I never, ever want to sin purposely again. I want to love what He loves, and yes hate what He hates, but having such a peace in my heart, that I would not give place to the enemy.

That anything of the enemy, would not be received in my heart.  That the Love of God, which is the armor of God would protect me. So that the ploys, the tactics of the enemy would not take affect to change me, or to be mean spirited, cruel, or harsh.  So I would not be selfish, or vain, or do or yes, feel anything that grieves the Holy Spirit.

For this makes a heart ugly, and cold.  And to be honest, this scares me, greatly.  Because I know the love of Christ.

No, I don’t want anything, that would take away that sweet spirit of God.  Fame, money, even favor, is not worth it, if it would change me, to lose that sense of who Christ is.

Oh dear friends, as I grow older and wiser, in who I am in Christ.  I realize how precious our salvation is.  It is to be cherished, it is to be honored, and respected.

The enemy, does want to deceive so many before Christ returns, and it wounds my heart, as it does Christ to see Christians, doing things like the world does.

Like unforgiving, or hating, other people, or just being uncaring, and unloving.  They don’t know some of them, that they have been deceived, but those ugly spirits, have taken control of them, and I believe many have lost their salvation.  They are not taught to guard it protect it, and be aware of how the enemy comes to kill, steal, and destroy.  

Or if they have, they have disregarded the promptings, the sweet voice of Christ, that warns us, if we listen.  

Isaiah 66:4 I also will choose their delusions, and will bring their fears upon them; because when I called, none did answer; when I spake, they did not hear:  but they did evil before Mine eyes, and chose that in which I delighted not.  

Knowing, that love, yes sweet love, is what always makes a difference in a heart.

This is what truly won my heart to Christ to begin with, for I saw how great His sacrifice. And…when I saw that He healed my heart, to know how beautiful His love is. If I give Him, my heart, every day, He will guard it, with His love.

He will protect it as a precious jewel, but dear ones, I have my part, we all do, and if we do not let Jesus rule our heart, then we can open the spiritual door to things we would never want for even our enemies. Let Christ guard your heart.

I say it in love, but I hope you hear my words in your own heart.  That you take to heart, how important it is in the fear of God as well, to be mindful, to be humble, soft, and pliable in the masters hands.

To protect your heart from the ways of the world.  Oh I pray this every day, that is why I say, I want to give my heart to Christ every day, so He can deliver me, protect me, and bless my heart, with His love.  Another reason, why I will only use a King James Bible, to hear only His voice, and to not hear Gods voice only would be deception, if I listened to anything but Him.  

Nothing, dear friends is worth losing the peace He gives us, the tender reassurance, of our Salvation.  Nothing is worth that.  Be very aware of the enemies tactics.

Only Christ can restore our hearts, even after salvation.  For we can fall, and do come short of the glory of God.  This is why I believe in daily repentance as well.   May God guide you.

May you be inspired by His love, to make a commitment to daily give Him your heart.  Much love, and with His thoughts, not mine, to remind you.

Elena Ramirez

I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul, shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.  Isaiah 61:10.  

 

A Prayer of Hope…

Lord, I ask that you protect my heart, guard it, prompt me, by your Holy spirit, to daily make a commitment to you, to remind me to be careful, and may I have the armor on and quench the fiery darts of your enemy.  Help me to be not deceived by the cares of the world, or even let hate, anger, or a mean spirit, invade my thoughts, when Lord, your sacrifice was so great.

Lord help me to help others see that the enemy does deceive and we can lose our sense of you, by giving place to the enemy when we allow, yes allow hate, or anything that is not of you, in our hearts.  Help keep my heart soft because of your love, dear Jesus, please help me…

You see this scares me if I would ever lose your love, and reassurance you give when we have given our hearts to you for guidance.  I want to have a beautiful soul, that gives you glory, and nothing else, not for my glory, but for yours.

 In Jesus name.  Amen 

WHAT IS YOUR REASON FOR SEARCHING FOR CHRIST? ~ By Christian author Elena Ramirez


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And some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth; and immediately it sprang up, because it had no depth of earth: But when the sun was up, it was scorched; and because it had no root, it withered away. And some fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up, and choked it, and it yielded no fruit. And other fell on good ground, and did yield fruit that sprang up and increased; and brought forth, some thirty, and some sixty, and some an hundred. And he said unto them, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear. (Mark 4:5-9 KJV)

There are some who seek Christ because of the storms of life, they need something or want something because they realize they cannot do it on their own.  Maybe they heard a prosperity message, and someone made God to be an ATM.  If they planted a seed, or supported a ministry.  So they jumped on that band wagon, and thought, yes, I need God.

So the perception for thinking and wondering about God, could be about motive.  And I suppose this is why I am writing about this.

For there are some who realize they need a savior. That Christ is the highest source of power and love, and they see what He did on the cross.  They see, what He did.  They sense His compassion, and realize the things He said.  Are true.  They know, they need someone like Him, to take control, of their lives and they totally give into His love.

There are some, who are planted in stony ground, and Christ warned us that could be evident in some of us. You know, there are many reasons, why we can be choked up, or lose root in Christ.

Maybe your not getting an answer to prayer. I know, that there have been many times, the Lord has not answered a prayer of mine, and I could have given up. But something about just seeking Him for who He is, and not what He can give me, has given me tenacity to hold on, and to keep on no matter what.

I also have noticed, when I was very weak, and confused a while back, it was because of the Bible I was using.  I was using a Bible, that had missing scriptures, and the wording was so compromised, that if I had stayed with that Bible, I think I may have lost faith too.  Because there was no anointing.

Thankfully to God, I discovered the discrepancies, and went back to my King James Bible.  The oldest, and most preserved Bible that has been given to the public.  And where I hear the voice of my Lord.  And those others, I could not.  I had a spirit of confusion, and yes, I could have lost my root, and faith could have died.

Remember “faith” it is a size of a seed.  But if it is not nurtured, it can die.  But if it is nurtured, one can grow to be a tree of righteousness.  Yes, thats my goal.  For His Glory!

And He said, Whereunto shall we liken the Kingdom of God?  Or with what comparison shall we compare it?  It is like a grain of mustard seed, which, when it is sown in the earth, is less than all the seeds that be in the earth:  But when it is sown, it groweth up, and becometh greater than all herbs, and shooteth out great branches; so that the fowls of the air may lodge under the shadow of it.  Mark 4:30-32

So, I do see how we can get choked up, or lose faith, or fall away.  But it takes a commitment.  But sometimes one needs to ask yourself, why am I seeking Christ?  Or why don’t I?

Friend, we all need to look within.  If we think we can do it on our own, you know, we will become our own worst enemy.  And that is the plan of the devil.  We have to see his evil tactics, and know better, but only God can give us that wisdom, as we seek Him, and in fear of Him.

If you are trusting your heart, for guidance, your heart, because it is not centered on Christ, could mislead you.

THE HEART IS DECEITFUL ABOVE ALL THINGS, AND DESPERATELY WICKED:  WHO CAN KNOW IT?  JEREMIAH 17:9  KJV.  

There were many times, I trusted my heart, and because I was not seeking Christ, I sinned, or I had very poor judgement.

And we need to find the balance somewhere, to yes trust God for our needs.

But, if that is the only reason why we would seek Him, that is misleading, and so insulting to our savior.

We need to see who He is, and when we do, then we realize, the greatest relationship, we could ever have, is with our Lord.  Why?  Because you see the love, you see the compassion, and counseling He can give, and to be honest, I never want to live without that.

You see that His love was so great that it took the penalty of our sins.  My goodness, there is no greater love, and He gave that for me.  He gave it to you too, if you see with eyes of love.

So to go back, in anyway, to live without Him, would never be worth it.  Just my thoughts, about the matter….  I search for Him, because of who He is.

I search for Him, because I have learned, how great His love is.  Even when He did not answer my prayers.  Even if I have struggled.  Maybe thats why I do love Him because I see what He did, and went through.

It is all so subjective, to each one of us.  And this is not about condemning us.  Because He is so merciful, but He teaches us, and shows us the difference.  He shows us, what is important.  And my relationship with Him, is the greatest thing I have.

So…I suppose my question today, is that Christ would also prompt you to think. Why do you search for Christ? Is it because of what He can give you, or because of who He is?

You don’t have to answer here. But just a thought. Blessings, and love, Elena. https://elenasjustmythoughts.wordpress.com

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