WHY COMMUNICATION IS SO IMPORTANT AS A CHRISTIAN BUT IN LIFE ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_4575.jpgI feel led to write about communication.  With one another, with God, with others, and as a Christian, I feel I am more indebted to try and communicate.

Most of my problems I have had in life, or with others, are due to not getting communication.  Where things may seem to be fuzzy, or where someone, may take the incentive, but will do something and not communicating.  Or where something is assumed.  

Or where I was expected to do something, but I did not know.  So because communication was not reinforced, things fell through, or did not get accomplished.  

Its so vital, to communicate, and I think thats why I have since, an early age, tried to articulate my thoughts, actually by writing them down, and communicate through writing, because I have not always been confident, or been a great orator.  But that changed when I began writing my thoughts, as a reference.  So I overcame that to build up my self esteem.

In business, I learned to document my thoughts, and situations, because you need a back up sometimes.  To determine, what was communicated, and if it was not, then I had my notes to refer to.  To show, this was what was communicated.  

I used to work for the phone company.  And I used to joke to some, that the phone company, was responsible for providing great phone service to others, for having the tool as the phone. But inside the ranks of the company, there were times, communication was not available, and things were not understood, and the protocol, for even sharing information was difficult.  To receive or share.  Whose who?   Who do I need to contact, to communicate with?

Recently, I have had situations arise, where communication was vague, or where someone, actually did not communicate with me, and misunderstandings did occur. And I am not going to give the enemy fuel, if I remain silent.  I have my part.  And I see how the enemy can only come to destroy, when communication is not available. 

I have a neighbor, who just recently overstepped, her authority in a matter, because she did not communicate a problem with us, and tried to rectify a problem on her own, concerning our fence.  If she had only come to us, and stated there was a problem with the fence, and asked for our assistance, we would have been glad, to help.  Or, if she had asked for permission.  But she did neither, and now consequently, the situation has gotten so bad, by her lack of communication, that we are at odds with each other.  And its sad.  

With my friends, who I love dearly, things like that can also occur, if one person, is assuming something, but the communication is not clear, feelings can get hurt.

Or with family.  Who I love dearly.  With my hubby, or son, we often have little powwows, so we can get to the root of a problem but we communicate, so we all understand each other.  And I will just say here, everyone, needs that, to feel important or understood.  Then we pray to God, because we always need to communicate to our Lord.

So I try, really hard to communicate.  And I also ask for feedback, to see if my message was conveyed, and understood.  When one does not make the effort to do that, things, can fall through the cracks.  

I really feel like God is telling us, we have a responsibility to communicate.  Is it easy?  Not always.  Confrontation, can make it seem like war.  But the enemy would rather have us shut up, then to communicate.  Even if I do not agree with someone, I so appreciate, the effort when communication is presented.  It helps.  

But when someone goes silent, its mind boggling, because you just don’t know.  So yes, I can be bold, and confront, if I need communication in a matter.  Some things, to be honest, I don’t want to know, but if I am included in a matter, to do something, yes communicate with me.  Its a service we do for one another, but it takes two parties to do it.

I am pretty fair, when I know the facts, but its so frustrating, if you are put on the spot, yet someone did not say, or communicate, this is what I expect.  These are the rules.

Life is funny, and people like to do their own thing but do we really look as well to see, what God says?  Not man, but God, first.  I love my King James bible, because Gods Holy word, is there to give me answers.  God has done His part by communicating and giving us His Holy word.  And I just will say it here, He does not give us something only to think about but if its there, its a commandment.  But He provides, always.  

….Answers to why things happen, but also what God expects.  Sometimes you have to connect the dots, but communicating with God, is so important.  Prayer.  He is the King of Kings, He established His thoughts, but if I want answers I have to talk to Him, I have to search my Bible, I have to see and examine my part and heart in this matter.  Do I communicate, did I communicate my part effectively?

And with others.  Sometimes, I have to apologize. Or repent, and to God, I need to do this often.  Practically every day, because I am not perfect.  In communication.  Sometimes, I have to say, I failed to understand your thoughts, so I reacted this way.

But when someone does not apologize or communicate as well, it is frustrating to say the least.  When I have communicated, but the communication was not returned.  Or understood.  

Maybe thats why I am writing this.  Because communication is so important.  But it is a two way street.  One cannot just communicate, and work at something, while someone does not offer communication in return.

Well, I hope this brings insight, like I say, I am an opened book in many ways, and there are some things I don’t spill the beans about, or blab or communicate about, because it could be misunderstood, but if I try to be honest, and truthful with others and God, it does seem to make things easier.  

Communication always has to be worked out.  

This is what the Bible says about this.  I am glad it does.  Because more then anything I want to please my Lord.  Thank you…Father.  

HEBREWS 13:16  KJV

BUT TO DO GOOD AND TO COMMUICATE FORGET NOT: FOR WITH SUCH SACRIFICES GOD IS WELL PLEASED.  

 

Blessings, and love,

 

Elena Ramirez 

WHEN PASTORS ARE DECEIVED BY THE DEVIL ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


fullsizeoutput_789Its a very sad thing, when you see and know a Pastor has been deceived by the devil.

When you see Pastors push people away from truth, from Gods true word.  Its a sad thing, when you don’t see love.  When you see Pastors, talk about other churches, and puff themselves up, as if they know the truth.  But they do not see the error of their own ways.  

We are called to love one another.  And I know that there are things, we do not always agree on.  But when a Pastor, does not have patience.  Does not see the truth, the perspective from God himself.  He no longer, is guided by God, or the Holy spirit.  But by the devil himself.  

They become deceived by the devil.  

We are called to look at the fruit.  By their fruit you will know them.  I have been to so many churches, and I have searched, long, and hard, for truth.  I have searched for love.  Love that is holy from God.  Love that is in line with Gods truth.  Love that is compassionate as Christ is. Love that accepts all people.  And encourages, people of all races to attend.  

I know we are all different, we are all growing on the vine at different stages.  But Christ said, we would be known by the love.  

And there are some things I tolerate, in love, but doctrine, is not one thing I compromise on.  I do search for a place, where King James word is.  But where there is a balance in truth. 

But when I see a pastor, or a church, where growth is not there.  Something, is wrong.  Its not Gods fault, but the pastor, or the leader of the church is not doing something.  

I guess, I have had a taste of this or that, so with discernment, I know, what pleases God.  By worship, by prayer, at the beginning of a service, so the Holy Spirit, can have full control.  By love.  For if love comes from the pulpit, it would flow to the whole congregation.  

When Pastors, are not patient, in even disagreeing, what does that say?  If they do not communicate, when spoken to…If they accuse members of discord, and insist they are protecting the congregation, yet, pushing someone away who is sincerely, asking, for guidance, and they are reprimanded, just because they ask, thats not love.  

This according to Jeremiah 23;1 is scattering the body of Christ.  It is not unity, but it is causing division.   A house divided cannot stand.  Christ warned us, that they would push us out of our churches.  Out of their synagogues.  This is a Pharisee spirit.  Beware. 

He told us, these things. It does not make one feel better, but we know. 

It is a sad state, we are all in, as the body of Christ.  And it very well does make me understand, why many people stop going to church.  Religion, is a very strange thing. When people embrace, “religious” principles, that go against the word of God, they are thereby making their own rules, regulations, and traditions.  And they lose something.  They are losing, truth, their emotions, they are losing relationship.  Relationship with Christ.  They are creating their own religion.  

They lose the guidance of the Holy spirit, by the truth.  Yes, it has to be truth, Gods holy King James word.  To take the responsibility, as a Pastor,  I am sure would be a very difficult job.  Yet, with God guiding, I know it would be easy.  He says, take my yoke it is easy.  

But it is sad, when the truth, is picked over, or the gospel is watered down.  And instead there is a tickling of the ears.  To please people.  Or to please just the pastor. Himself. But not God. Theres always a balance, and a false balance, is an abomination to God.  

To lose balance, of truth, to lose balance, and accept, that salvation is secure, is not in fear of God.  Its not taking to heart the many scriptures, that God has given us.  Salvation can be lost.  Folks, salvation, is a gift.  But it is a contract.  We have our part.  God did His part, by sending His son to die for us.  Christ did His part, by going on the cross, being obedient, to the Father.

But we have our part, we are to work out our salvation, with trembling, and fear.  Fear of God.  For He is the one who will judge us.  He is the one, who can either allow us in heaven or hell.  But it is by what we did on this earth.  

We all sin, we all come short of the glory of God.  Repentance, is what keeps you secure.  Obedience to God. Do not forget that, no matter what you get out of this.  Remember repentance, is what keeps the slate clean.  In fear of God. 

Never take that for granted.  If you do not see altar calls, for the lost, the broken, the backslider, to come to the altar to repent.  That is a church, where the pastor is being disobedient.  Don’t go there.  When you see communion is not served.  In remembrance of Christ.  Don’t go there.  If you see, God is not invited at the beginning of the service to have full reign, to guide that service, in prayer.  Don’t go there.  If you see, worship, is not encouraged, don’t go there.  Worship must be always to please… the King of Kings, and Lord of Lords.  If you do not see prayer, for one another, and it is not encouraged, then don’t go there.  If you see, the pastor, does not encourage everyone, in their own gifts and callings don’t go there.  If you see the message, turns into a prosperity message, and someone twists and claims scripture for self, but dismisses salvation.  Run….don’t follow them.  Follow Christ.  

If you do not see the pastor, love the people, but hides, and is evasive, run from that church.  If you see, the scorner, the person, that thinks they are only right, but everybody else is wrong, at the pulpit, run from that church.  

If you see, someone else being denied freedom of speech, or does not let someone express themselves, this is mind control.  We all need to communicate now, and then, this is not discord, just because you talk.  To another brother or sister in Christ. Or because you have different ideas. For someone who would take this stance, is very insecure themselves.   This is someone, if they could would burn you at the stake if they could.  

Instead, of talking, or communicating to someone, in love but putting someone down.  This kind of spirit is trying to take away your own ability to think on your own.  This is someone who does not embrace freedom to be themselves.  Or others.

If someone has no respect to your pace, as to where you are, as a baby Christian, or as, even a seasoned Christian, or as just someone who wants to learn in Christ, or wants to understand the church, and are called, disrespectful, troublemakers, or someone causing discord, these kind of pastors are not walking in love.  And, in Christ. We all need to ask questions, and love each other.  If you don’t see the love run.

You don’t have to deny someone a right to think to be a leader.  You don’t have to hit someone with the Bible, or hit someone back in the head with the Bible.  Just because they disagree.  Sure share word, and again, I only suggest King James word, because other versions are corrupt, and no longer holy or anointed, but share love, more then anything. 

Run from them.  Don’t let someone control your mind, or your soul, by being a part of them.  By even being a member of that.  It flows from the top, and it will flow to you, and decay your soul. 

Salvation should always be the goal of the pastor.  And the goal to bring the backslider back to the throne of God.    If you do not see it, this is a dead church. 

Sometimes it takes a while to see the signs.  But God will protect you.  Just stay obedient to God.  Even if you don’t see love from the pulpit.  Even if you have been rejected.  Even if you were misunderstood.  

Stay true to God.  Pray for that pastor, for you see, they have been deceived.  Pray for the members of that church.  You see, they are Gods lambs.  Not the pastor, who is disobedient to God.  He sees the wolf in sheeps clothing. Just stay true to God, do not get discouraged.  

God loves you, and He will guide you.  You don’t wish or hope anything bad for anybody.  But you know what God says.  

For, it is a sad thing, when you know, truth, and love, and you see something from the pulpit that is not of God.  

Just depart, and walk in peace.  And always stay humble, and pray.  You may be sad, or broken hearted, because it is a sad thing.  To see, division, to see disobedience, to see religion, raise its ugly head, and call it Gods truth.  

But you know who you are in Christ, and you choose to walk in love.  Walk away.

Remember, if you have been accused, or hurt by someone, remember, Christ will stand by the accused.  If they are innocent.  If they are being obedient to Him.  You see the devil, will use an accuser but that accuser has a place right in hell.  

Sad, sometimes the devil will use a Pastor, to be an accuser.  And they don’t see it, because they think they are right.  And they scatter the church.  This happens, when a Pastor is deceived by the devil. 

AND I HEARD A LOUD VOICE SAYING IN HEAVEN, NOW IS COME SALVATION, AND STRENGTH, AND THE KINGDOM OF OUR GOD, AND THE POWER OF HIS CHRIST:  FOR THE ACCUSER OF OUR BRETHREN IS CAST DOWN WHICH ACCUSED THEM BEFORE OUR GOD DAY AND NIGHT.  AND THEY OVERCAME HIM BY THE BLOOD OF THE LAMB, AND BY THE WORD OF THEIR TESTIMONY, AND THEY LOVED NOT THEIR LIVES UNTO THE DEATH. REVELATION 12:10-11.   

WOE BE UNTO THE PASTORS THAT DESTROY AND SCATTER THE SHEEP OF MY PASTURE.  SAITH THE LORD.  THEREFORE THUS SAITH THE LORD OF ISRAEL AGAINST THE PASTORS THAT FEED BY PEOPLE.  YE HAVE SCATTERED MY FLOCK, AND DRIVEN THEM AWAY, AND HAVE NOT VISITED THEM, BEHOLD I WILL VISIT UPON YOU THE EVIL OF YOUR DOINGS, SAITH THE LORD.  JEREMIAH 23:1  KJV.

FOR THE PASTORS ARE BECOME BRUTISH, AND HAVE NOT SOUGHT THE LORD:  THEREFORE THEY SHALL NOT PROSPER, AND ALL THEIR FLOCKS SHALL BE SCATTERED.  JEREMIAH 10:21 KJV.

MANY PASTORS HAVE DESTROYED MY VINEYARD, THEY HAVE TRODDEN MY PORTION UNDER FOOT, THEY HAVE MADE MY PLEASANT PORTION A DESOLATE WILDERNESS.  THEY HAVE MADE IT DESOLATE, AND BEING DESOLATE IT MOURNETH UNTO ME, THE WHOLE LAND IS MADE DESOLATE, BECAUSE NO MAN LAYETH IT TO HEART.  JEREMIAH 12:10-11.  KJV.   

Christ saved me, as I repented.  You see, I was saved at an early age.  But I sinned, after that.  But if I had died, before repenting, I know, I would have found hell as my destination.  

But I overcame the enemy, even now,  by the blood of the lamb.  By Gods truth.  Not mine, but His. By rededicating myself. By repenting.  By my testimony to the mercy of God, in salvation.

These things, I have experienced.  But I so know the difference friends.  If you need prayer, or kindness, feel free to write to me.  I will lift you up to the Father.  I will try to be someone to put salve on your own wounds, to ease your pain, because I do understand.  And I am healed in Christ.  

Blessings, and love in Christ,

Elena Ramirez  

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REBELLION WILL HOLD YOU BACK ~ BY CHRISTIAN AUTHOR ELENA RAMIREZ


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BUT THEY AND OUR FATHERS DEALT PROUDLY, AND HARDENED THEIR NECKS, AND HEARKENED NOT TO THY COMMANDMENTS.  AND REFUSED TO OBEY, NEITHER WERE MINDFUL OF THY WONDERS THAT THOU DIDST AMONG THEM; BUT HARDENED THEIR NECKS, AND IN THEIR REBELLION APPOINTED A CAPTAIN TO RETURN TO THEIR BONDAGE:  BUT THOU ART A GOD READY TO PARDON, GRACIOUS AND MERCIFUL, SLOW TO ANGER, AND OF GREAT KINDNESS AND FORSOOKEST THEM NOT.  NEHEMIAH 9;16-17.

So who are you appointing as your captain?  And can you see even in this scripture how good God is?

Rebellion, will hold you back.  And when I say hold you back, I am talking about growth, I am talking about blessings, and being in right standing with God.

So many times, when I was young, I was rebellious.  And it did hold me back.  I fell through the cracks, because of it.  Yet, no one reached out to me, with love, to tell me about this trait.  I want to do that now.  In love, and yes truth.

Because many times, we don’t learn, until we experience something.  And when we do, after a time of trial and error, we can see our ways.  But it truly does come by “submitting” to God.  But if I can spare someone some heart ache, I pray you take this to heart.  

And even here I want to thank God, and give Him praise for teaching me, and loving me, and yes forgiving me.  

King James scripture tells us; Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.  James 4:7.

There are so many times, I have tried on my own to do something, but what was missing, was that I was not submitting to God, completely.  Its like lip service.  You say you are a Christian.  But if your heart is not right before God, and you have traits, or characteristics, that do not reflect what God says, that is rebellion.

And God hates rebellion.  The devil was rebellious toward God.   So if you see that in yourself and you want to get right with God repent.  Because it is a characteristic of the enemy, and you do not want that in you.

And yes, the fear of God, which is very scriptural should come into mind, soul, and spirit, to remind us that the fear of God is healthy, for us in submission, and  to see even that characteristic of rebellion does not come from God, but yes the devil.  

Fearing God, makes you obey.  Because you love God.  Fearing God makes you realize there are consequences to doing it His way, or not.  And if you do not, you will pay the price.  Some how some way.  Its a principle, that comes into affect.  For we do reap what we sow.  Some would call it karma, but that is not a scriptural word.  It is reaping and sowing.  Galatians 6:7.  BE NOT DECEIVED; GOD IS NOT MOCKED:  FOR WHATSOEVER A MAN SOWETH, THAT SHALL HE ALSO REAP.  

Sadly, I do see that characteristic, of rebellion among many Christians. We are known by our fruit.Luke 6:44.  For every tree is known by his own fruit…….

Oh some may be polite, and there are those who are rude, but some may just outright reject truth, when you bring truth to them, but they dismiss it, and pick and choose….but there is always that word that comes up, “JUDGING.”  

And instead of seeing that perhaps someone can see that rebellion, or see that you are on the wrong path, you may get offended.  Instead of being humble in the sight of God, and yes letting go of pride.  Which goes hand in hand with rebellion.  

There are some of us, who are not false in our walk with God, and God has brought them to us to help us, but if you reject them in rebellion, you are also rejecting Christ.  THUS SAITH THE LORD OF HOSTS, THE GOD OF ISRAEL; GO AND TELL THE MEN OF JUDGAH AND THE INHABITANTS OF JERUSALEM, WILL YE NOT RECEIVE INSTRUCTION TO HEARKEN TO MY WORDS?  SAITH THE LORD.  JEREMIAH 35:13.

And the devil has taken that scripture, of “thou shalt not judge”, twisted it, and made it to be offensive, when really God may be trying to correct you, and get you on the right path, and wanting to bless you, but you reject truth.  You are rebellious.  So you hold yourself back and the blessings.  

I have a few friends, on social media, who I have tried to bring truth to.  Concerning the King James Bible, and I have tried over, and over again, to show them the many discrepancies from other Bible versions, and they may be polite, but they do reject truth.  And then there are those who have tried to fight me with this, and yes rudely.  

I am not judging them, thats not my job.  God will judge though.  What I am trying to do is bring them this truth, in love, so they can get on the right path.

I have and will continue to try and show this in truth, that these versions are corrupt.  That many scriptures are missing from them, that God has warned us not to add, change or delete word.  

And yet when I have they reject this truth.  And it is rejected, this is rebellion.  

Yet all, I am trying to do is get them on the right path, to hear from God, to get an anointed word, a holy word, for any need they might have.  For really it is our manual to life.  Before we leave earth.  The King James bible has been preserved for over 400 years.  

Maybe you are reading this by chance.  But I truly believe it is by divine appointment.  God has his ways, and His timing.  Think about the people God freed, by Moses.  They murmured, and complained, and God called them a stiff necked people.  And because of their rebellion, their murmuring and complaining.  They did not find the promise land for 40 years.  They ran around in circles.  

AND THE LORDS ANGER WAS KINDLED AGAINST ISRAEL, AND HE MADE THEM WANDER IN THE WILDERNESS FORTY YEARS, UNTIL ALL THE GENERATION, THAT HAD DONE EVIL IN THE SIGHT OF THE LORD WAS CONSUMED.  Numbers 32:13.

Even here we can see how important the fear of God is.  If only they had obeyed…..All of these things are attributed to rebellion.  I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to waste time, concerning Gods plan for me, or what could be.  

I know my rebellion has held me back.  I do fear God, more then ever, sometimes I read this Holy word, and I tremble, in fear, because one can miss it.  But I know who I am in Christ now, more then ever, by studying Gods word, by knowing what He wants.  And the King James is holy.  But more then ever, I pray to be right in His sight.  For His will, for His glory. 

There is a lot to being rebellion, according to the worlds ways, and the world will tell you do what you feel is best.  What feels good.  But that could also be rebellion.  If it is not in obedience to God.  This is why I will not use another bible version, because in the rebellion of these publishers, they rebelled, and corrupted Gods word, when He said, do not change or add to it, or delete it.  

YE SHALL NOT ADD UNTO THE WORD WHICH I COMMAND YOU, NEITHER SHALL YE DIMINISH OUGHT FROM IT, THAT YE MAY KEEP THE COMMANDMENTS OF THE LORD YOUR GOD WHICH I COMMAND YOU.  DEUTERONOMY 4:2

Also read Read Revelation 22:18-19 from the King James that one could lose their salvation.  One could lose their right to the Holy city by doing this.  In rebellion to changing His Holy word.  God has said He will breach his promises.  And thats if we do not keep our part of the covenant or our promises to His promises.  And it goes back to the example of what happened to those who rebelled.  See Numbers 14:34.  

In any event….I have a long ways to go still to be the best, I can be in Christ. But every day I will try to perfect it in Christ.  In His excellence, not mine.   By His standards not mine.  From my King James Bible.  There is no place for rebellion in my life.  Not after I really see what Christ did for me.  

So my question, is there rebellion in your life?  And can you see, you need to go to the throne of God, and repent of it, and obey?

Your growth and blessings are waiting for your answer.  

In service to Christ in love, Elena Ramirez

MOCKING AND DENYING GOD IS STUPID ~ BY CHRISTIAN AUTHOR ELENA RAMIREZ


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THE HATERS OF THE LORD SHOULD HAVE SUBMITTED THEMSELVES UNTO HIM:  BUT THEIR TIME SHOULD HAVE ENDURED FOR EVER.  PSALM 81:15

I have to say this:  Mocking God is stupid.  And I guess, I came to this great revelation, because on social media, there are so many people, who want to mock God.  You can see a post, and just make a sweet little general comment, and the vultures come out.  

It is actually sad, that people have no respect.  Sure, I believe in free speech for others, but for myself as well.  And you just wonder, why someone would combat you so strongly, to deny God.  Or to deny free speech.  Or to make a mockery of something that is precious, and that is a belief in God.   To someone else.  Why?  

Why would someone, have so much animosity, to actually be rude, is disconcerting.  And to who it may concern, even reading here, I pray, that you would take my words to heart, because someday you are going to need God.  We all need Him.  He created us, to seek Him.  He created, us to call on Him, in times of trouble.  Life happens.  

But God…I know He can intervene.  He has for me, so many times.  A warning, an angel in disguise, a blessing.  A miracle.  A healing…. 

God has done so much for me, that I praise Him, and thank Him here.  No your talking to the wrong person, if you want to deny Him.  I know He is real.  I know, He exists.  I know, His love….

I truly believe, so many of our problems, in life, and society, could be stopped, or avoided, if we only had the fear of God, as He has called us to do.  

And yes, I am calling it for what it is, according to His word, and truth, from my King James Bible.  Fear.  We are called to fear God.  And when someone mocks an almighty God, who holds our lives in His hands, and yes our souls, to either send us to heaven or hell, and they have no fear, to even stop, and see the error of their ways, that is stupid! 

That all the people of the earth might know the hand of the Lord, that it is mighty: that ye might fear the Lord your God for ever.  Joshua 4:24.

I don’t understand this pride, to deny God.  To deny His healing power.  To deny just His protection at a moments notice.  How can any of us expect Him, to be available in time of need, if we don’t even honor Him?  I know many people do not believe.  It is their choice.  And God, our Lord Jesus, is a gentleman, He does not ever push Himself on any of us.  

But I guess, there was a time, when I was younger, that when you did not believe, you were at least courteous, to keep it to yourself.  Or you gave someone the benefit of the doubt.  But now a days, there is no respect.  I see horrible, rude, and insulting things, that I cannot even repeat, but are centered around God.  To insult, or to deny.  And yes, to His followers, in Jesus Christ.  

I implore you, to be careful.  You don’t want to believe in God, that is your choice….  But the Holy word of God says, every knee will bow.  Every tongue will confess Jesus is Lord.  

For it is written, as I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.  Romans 14:11

And for someone to reject, mock, and insult the only one who could help you in time of need, is actually stupid for lack of a more gracious word.  

Because I would love to extend grace to you.  God would as well.  But because of who He is, and because He will not condone, or accept sin, He sent us His son, Jesus Christ, to take the penalty of our sins.  And when someone denies that great gift, they have hurt themselves so greatly here on earth, but for eternity.  No that is not too smart.  

And for those that persecute Christians, or make life hard for them, you have no idea, what curses you have brought to your own life.  But even future generations.  God says He will punish up to the fourth generation.  Those that deny Him, or even choose an idol.  

I just hope my words resonate with you.  To perhaps revaluate your stance.  You know, I denied God years ago, in my youth.  And those were the darkest days of my life.  And now, all these years, that I have been saved, I see, how stupid I was.  Yes, I humbly admit it.  I wish, I could go back, and change those times.  But, I live with the memories.  I live with the consequences of my foolish choices.  But for the rest of my life, and God only knows how long that is.  I will serve Him.  I will Honor God.  I will give glory to Him.  For forgiving me.  For giving me another chance.  And I praise Him, and know, with all my being, nothing is impossible with God.  

THINE OWN WICKEDNESS SHALL CORRECT THEE, AND THY BACKSLIINGS SHALL REPROVE THEE:  KNOW THEREFORE AND SEE THAT IT IS AN EVIL THING AND BITTER, THAT THOU HAST FORSAKEN THE LORD THY GOD, AND THAT MY FEAR IS NOT IN THEE, SAITH THE LORD GOD OF HOSTS.  JEREMIAH 2:19  

But even then, being as stupid as I was.  I never attacked someone for believing in God.  If anything, maybe someone inspired me.  But to purposely try and hurt, and insult someone for believing in God, comes from the devil, and is evil.  So no, even in my disbelief, I never tried to hurt anyone.    I hope you see this, and repent.  

You see, when you come against a Christian, or the work of God, you are messing with Gods plan, and His glory.  He did not let the devil steal His glory from the beginning, and He will not let someone steal it now.  There will be a price to pay!

So yes, I know the difference, and maybe that is why I can ask you, and implore you to be careful.  You see, your soul is at stake.  And all the things you call luck, have nothing to do with luck, but with who God is in His grace.  So if you are some body who hates, to mock, and insult, I pray you have a change of heart.  Before it is too late.  Before you need a miracle.  

You could still get it, you could change your outcome if you change now.  All you have to do is bow your head down, repent, and repent of the mockery you have made, and ask Christ in your heart.  Then change, your mind, your behavior, and LET CHRIST change your heart.  FOR HE IS THE ONLY ONE WHO CAN MAKE THAT DIFFERENCE!  

Read a good King James Bible, and hear the voice of God.  Not any other Bible, you want something uncorrupted.  

Because if you don’t you will only have yourself to blame, and for eternity, you will say in hell….why was I so stupid?  

Maybe this scripture will remind you what is ahead, for those who mock.  

Be not deceived: God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.  For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption:  but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.  And let us not be weary in well doing:  for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.  Galatians 6:7-9 

Blessings, and love, Elena Ramirez

Please Note:  I wrote this, out of mere frustration, that people can be so rude.  And yet, I detect in myself, a harshness, that is so blunt here, it can also be considered rude.  But that really is not my intention.  Perhaps, my being blunt, and honest, can open someones eyes.  To see Fathers love.  To see His mercy, and kindness.  To see, how good God really is.  I really do love, and have love, because of Christ….oh if you had known me, in my youth, you would understand.  But, I pray that you would ensure your salvation with Christ.  I am not sure when Christ would return, but it could be soon.  Tomorrow is not promised to anyone.  Friend, and I call you friend, if you are someone who is searching, please, see the truth I tell you in this post, and see it as love.  Because Christ does love you.   Make it right with Him.  Live for Christ.  You will not regret it.  Elena

ADVICE TO GROW AS A CHRISTIAN ~ BY CHRISTIAN AUTHOR ELENA RAMIREZ


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I write this, from a prompting of God.  Advice.  How I pray you see my heart in this.  To please God.  To help you grow.  And obedient, to God, I want to share some of the things that have helped me, that have given me discernment.  To know the difference between good and evil.  But I always seek the good from God.  For His mercy has been so good to me.  That, mercy has inspired me, and taught me the ways of God.  And this is the principal thing to do, is to seek His wisdom.  As the great Proverbs instruct us.

WISDOM IS THE PRINCIPAL THING:  THEREFORE GET WISDOM AND WITH ALL THY GETTING GET UNDERSTANDING.   PROVERBS 4:7

For there are things we may do, and we do not understand always. And we could sin. The thing is never to give the enemy a legal right to attack us.

So we stay close to Jesus. We repent even daily, being humble. Take care dear hearts. Let us seek God. Let us seek His Holy word. That is holy from the King James Bible. That is not corrupted.  So with instruction, please consider this to grow:

1.   Get a good King James Bible.  Read it daily.  But I do recommend a good daily Bible plan.  I read mine from my Bible app.  (Holy Bible app. It is a brown logo, and has lots of capabilities.)

Even if it is just one verse.  Start your day with Gods Holy word.  No ifs’s, buts or compromise in this.  Honor God in this!

I have written many posts on this, and to just get the point, any other bible version is compromised, is no longer holy, or anointed.  The many scriptures attest to this, do not change Gods holy word.  So don’t use anything that has been changed.  So get a King James Bible, that has been established for over 400 years.

2.  Begin writing scriptures, King James Scriptures sharing them on social media, and for reference.  You want to grow.  This imparts truth to the spirit not only for you, but for someone else.  You might be the only Bible someone sees, so you want to inspire someone to know Gods truth as well.  You can reach someone that perhaps, I cannot, or is family, friends, etc.  This is not judging them, this is seeing their fruit, and knowing they need God.  And you could be just that person God is calling to use.  Gods word is a double edged “sword”  You do not want a rubber sword, so this is very IMPORTANT!  Write it, journal it, share it…Memorize it.  

We are to get the holy word of God.  And scripture references it as “sincere” milk.

AS NEWBORN BABES, DESIRE THE SINCERE MILK OF THE WORD, THAT YE MAY GROW THEREBY.  I PETER 2:2.  

You want to start pouring the word of God into your spirit, as milk, so you can grow.  Perhaps you are a baby Christian.  Or just still trying to grow.  But you need to always have the goal of growing.  And the Holy word of God, is the only way to do that with prayer.

So you can start having discernment.  So you can receive understanding, to gain wisdom.  This is the only true way.  Then when able from growth it turns into “Meat.”  So you can bear it.  Let these scriptures minister to you.

AND I BRETHREN, COULD NOT SPEAK UNTO YOU AS UNTO SPIRITUAL, BUT AS UNTO CARNAL, EVEN AS UNTO BABES IN CHRIST.  I HAVE FED YOU WITH MILK,AND NOT WITH MEAT:  FOR HITHERTO YE WERE NOT ABLE TO BEAR IT, NEITHER YET NOW ARE YE ABLE.  I Corinthians 3:2-3.

I have been writing scriptures for years, in all my writings to build a foundation for a thought, and now whenever I need a word, I may not always remember the scripture.  But I remember the “Key” word, of Gods holy word.  And with technology as it is, there is no excuse to copy and paste word, to hear it, to search it.  So I do recommend getting a good Bible app.  And applying it to your computer, or Ipad, etc.    

Then share scripture.  Do it daily.  Don’t get lazy in this.  You want to grow.  To not do this is actually a disservice to yourself.  You will get spiritually weak without Gods Holy word.  It is a hedge of protection.  But to God dear friends this is what He has given us.  This is not a lecture.  But, if we love, God we do every thing we can to understand Him.  

We need this, even to defend ourselves. For we do not fight against flesh and blood, but spiritualities, in high places.

FOR WE WRESTLE NOT AGAINST FLESH AND BLOOD, BUT AGAINST PRINCIPALITIES, AGAINST POWERS, AGAINST THE RULES OF THE DARKNESS OF THIS WORLD, AGAINST SPIRITUAL WICKEDNESS IN HIGH PLACES.  EPHESIANS 6:12 

For in this world, there is darkness.  We need to bring light.  We need to be able to discern.  We need to be able to understand Gods ways.  No, we cannot understand everything about God, and we never will.  

But we try to please Him, in this life He has given us.  And we are held accountable.  We are warned.  This is not judging anyone.  This is warning with love, to know, according to scripture we will stand before God.  

AND I SAW THE DEAD, SMALL AND GREAT, STAND BEFORE GOD: AND THE BOOKS WERE OPENED:  AND ANOTHER BOOK WAS OPENED, WHICH IS THE BOOK OF LIFE:  AND THE DEAD WERE JUDGED OUT OF THOSE THINGS WHICH WERE WRITTEN IN THE BOOKS, ACCORDING TO THEIR WORKS.  Revelation 20:12.

3.  So fear God.  This is the most healthiest thing to protect your soul.  And this with great reverence, and yes of fear of God, I plead with you.  To grow.  To remember that fear of God.  We need to change.  We need to grow.  We cannot stay in that place of being passive, and naive.  For we will be judged.  But we must be careful.  We must seek God, and this works.  

I can write on more and more about this.  But there is not enough space on this page, but you must seek wisdom, and God, and this will do it.  With prayer, with a heart to hear from God.

4.  Be careful of Pride.  Be careful of being self righteous.  That righteousness only belongs by what Christ did.  For you and me.  Be Humble, with one another, know again, there are some things we are not anointed to do, or accomplish.  Be careful of people who do not display this.   

5.  Test the spirits, to see if they are love, of Christ.  And again, be careful who you listen to.  If the bible they use is not holy King James Based.  That anointing can be poured down, and you don’t want to receive corrupted word in your spirit.

6.  Do not compromise your walk with Christ.  For money, for pleasures, for sin.  Be ever so careful.  The more we grow in Christ, we get stronger. And this is the goal.  You have authority over your body, and you are called to mortify sin in your body, by Christ.  So it will not have dominion over you.  Remember, those that go after the flesh, will not be Christs.  Read Romans 8 from the King James.  He will deliver you from temptation if you submit to Him.  Plead the blood of Jesus, in everything. I know…..

7.  Put on the armor of God.  I think we may forget about this.  But being submissive to God.  Resisting the enemy, with the armor, can do so much for us.  Read Ephesians 6.  From the King James.  You want victories.  So watch the words you speak as well.  

You have power of life and death in your tongue.  Proverbs 18:21.  Be strong in the Lord.  You are not weak, if you daily take your spiritual food, from God.  This is why I go on and on, about it being King James word, its not junk food.  It brings light and life, and all blessings.  

And as I close, seek the Kingdom of God, and all things will be added unto you.  Matthew 6:33.  Know that Christ is the way the truth, and life.  Read John 14:6.  And only Him. Warn others that this is so important.  Know it in your own heart.  Be careful of religion, and the doctrine that is shared from religion.  BE CAREFUL NOT TO HAVE IDOLS!  GOD IS A JEALOUS GOD!  Be careful not to play with other spiritual entities as well!  This also gets God very jealous.  And there is wrath and curses in these things.  BE CAREFUL!

Let us love one another. Let us try with all our being to please God. Let us remember the sacrifice of Christ with great reverence, to quicken our spirits. So we do not sin, so we do not offend. So we do not lose our blessings. And yes to even restore our hearts, and blessings. Being near Jesus, and knowing Him, and His love, is always the great protector.  He is the great Shepherd.  

But we cannot be disobedient in not wanting to grow.  It is a disservice to God.  For His love is so great.   These are just things I have learned, my friend, as advice to help you grow as a Christian, but I will always direct you to Gods Holy word, the King James Bible.  

For God is love.  And there is no greater love.  Hope this helps.  Much love, praying for you to grow!  For I love you, greatly.  Why?  Because Jesus loves you.  

Elena Ramirez  

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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.

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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