WHY IS FAVOR DECEITFUL? ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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Why Is Favor Deceitful?  By Christian Author Elena Ramirez 

FAVOR IS DECEITFUL, AND BEAUTY IS VAIN:  BUT A WOMAN THAT FEARETH THE LORD, SHE SHALL BE PRAISED.  Proverbs 31:30.  KJV.  

I have to say first, that I fear God.  I have learned that, in my journey of life.  I know there are consequences to sin.  I know, that I have reaped what I have sowed, many times.   So I fear God.  I fear the one, who can part heaven and earth on my behalf.  I fear God, who has the final say, as to whether or not Heaven or hell is my home for eternity.  I fear God.  I have learned this.  

Yet there is grace, and there is a compassion, and mercy, that God extends, but I have to be honest.  Thats favor.  

 And I always want to make you think…. Even as I ask this question. Why is favor Deceitful? For the above scripture says it is. And I believe Gods King James word.

Thats why this blog is called, “Just My Thoughts”, but I know its not me, its God, and He gives me the inspiration, I do have.  I call that favor. And I really study His word, to pray, to have the mind of Christ.  But I don’t take it for granted, because I know its a gift.  And if He favors me to do that, I want to do it, at my best ability, for His glory.  But I also realize….

In my own personal life….

Favor, has not been a strong force in my life.  Even according to the worlds standards.  Doors haven’t flung open.  People, and help has not come my way.  Money has not been a great favor either.  And maybe thats good.  Things, have not easily come to me.  

Yet, He meets my every need.  When I need.  Thats favor as well. I am trying to find the balance in this, because I am grateful.  But yet, I haven’t had great favor from people, even from family.  Or friends, I realize.  As I write this.  

I have had my struggles, and I won’t go into all the details.  But, on the subject of favor, and in my humble opinion, I just have a sense, even lately, that we can miss it.  One can take things for granted.  And I think thats a dangerous place to be.  

You can miss it, if you have favor.  And this is why I believe the scripture says it can be deceitful.  It may handicap you so you don’t strive for the excellence, from God, in fear of God.  

Because you think, you know what?

He loves me, this is a great life I live, and I have His favor.  So you stop trying….

You stop trying to please God.  You stop taking the commandments to heart.  His law. You start puffing yourself up, like you are a know it all, or you might even think you are better then somebody else.  So many people in our world, deny God, because they think its all about them, and that is just wrong.  

And when I give an analogy, of why I feel even here, why favor can be deceitful, it is because it could, cause one, to stop growing.  

Just think about it. Think about the beautiful people you know.  People, that are handed things in life, without much of a struggle, they have favor.  But when you look at them sometimes deeper, you realize like all of us, they have flaws.  But yet, they think they are better.   The light might be on, but who is inside?  

The flaws, may not be on the outside, because they are beautiful.  But inside, they are broken.  But they might not see it.  They are, content, even to say, that they don’t feel like they have to try.  I have met people like that.  I have met some people, who like to play at being dumb, and thats a dangerous place to be.  They put the “duh” in dumb.  

And they may even say they believe in God, but there is something, I see, and I relate it to scripture.  That is missing, and is it because favor was deceitful?

FOR MEN SHALL BE LOVERS OF THEIR OWN SELVES, COVETOUS, BOASTERS, PROUD, BLASPHEMERS, DISOBEDIENT TO PARENTS, UNTHANKFUL, UNHOLY, WITHOUT NATURAL AFFECTION, TRUCEBREAKERS, FALSE ACCUSERS, INCONTINENT, FIERCE, DESPISERS OF THOSE THAT ARE GOOD, TRAITORS, HEADY, HIGHMINDED, LOVERS OF PLEASURES MORE THAN LOVERS OF GOD; HAVING A FORM OF GODLINESS, BUT DENYING THE POWER THEREOF, FROM SUCH TURN AWAY.  II TIMOTHY 3:3-5.  KJV (please see this from a King James, these same scriptures are out there, but they are corrupted word)

They deny the power thereof.  I will repeat that, they deny the power thereof, because I think, they believe, the favor they have, or may I even say, the “grace” they have, makes them think they don’t have to even say, please or thank you.  

They don’t have to try, they think its all a given.  The favor.  They think they deserve it.  Just because they are on this earth.  Wrong.  Turn away from those kind of examples.  And those kind of people, they should not be your role model.  Jesus should be.  

Do we deserve favor?  I used to think I did. I used to think, I deserved it.  I used to think, just because I served, God, I deserved it.  But, at this point in my life, with all my own failures, and my own flaws, I don’t think I deserve favor any more.  

Maybe thats sad, to expect it, or want it, and evens ay that here, but maybe its for the best, I have not had great favor.  Now I know, I am the head, and not the tail.  According to scripture, but I want to find the right balance, that pleases God.  

Maybe, because I have learned the hard way, to work for what I have, to be my own person, in Christ, and not take anything for granted.  To study who He is, personally.  And see His attributes, His beautiful characteristics.  

To not take a religious figure, and put them on a pedestal, because we all can miss it.  Because that is also idolatry.  And God gets jealous.  But to just be thankful, for what I do have, and give God glory, because I see the difference.  

See, grace and favor, are great, to have, and I am not an idiot, I would love it.  But, I have learned, as well, that favor, can be deceitful.  The enemy, can distract you, and have doors opened, that may make you, think its favor from God, but it may be a test.  How about that idea?  Hmm…..

I was just talking about this with a friend, lately, that, I am sometimes hard on myself.  But, I would rather be hard on myself, and see the error of my ways, then to offer myself grace, and miss it.  

I don’t want to miss being accountable to God and others.  Growth can only happen when we see the error of our ways, repent to God, and in that process, perhaps apologize to someone, or try to make it up, in one way or another.  But more to God.  To change more like Christ.  To get my eyes off of me, my problems, and look at how Christ relates to it.  

But if you have constant favor, you might not try.  So, you be the judge, in it, concerning your own life.  Yes, I long for favor too, but in it, I just pray, I will not grow cold, indifferent, desensitized, or I will not get puffed up, or full of myself and forget where I came from.

This West side kid, from Denver, Colorado, knows her humble beginnings.  I know where God has brought me, from.  I know, I am nothing without Jesus.  I know I hit rock bottom at one time.  I know, that I fell through the cracks in many ways.   

Maybe thats all the favor I need.  Because He saved me.  He reached out, and saved me.  I will take it, and be thankful.  I will also serve Him, for the rest of my life.  Whether I have extra favor or not.  

God already proved Himself to me, and I know it.  He does not have to jump through hoops for me.  I know He saved me, I know my God.  And I also, know there is a lost world out there.  I know, many need to see His light, and I will try and shine it.  

And I pray if I ever get any more favor, I will always be mindful to consider those scriptures above, and not deny the power, thereof.  Because then the scripture would be fulfilled to say that yes, favor is deceitful.  And I don’t want favor to be deceitful in my life.

 Just saying….in just these thoughts of mine.

Blessings and love,

Elena Ramirez 

 

 

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WHEN THE CHRISTIAN DOES NOT CHOOSE GOD WITH DISCERNMENT BUT CHOOSES THE COUNTERFEIT ~ By Christian author Elena Ramirez


PB030096.jpgI want my Christian brothers, and sisters to see this.  I plead with them to know truth.  I speak to all people, but how can a Christian, who is not seeing this, actually able to minister effectively?  

I know God can use any bit of truth, even the smallest.  But when the “lump” is compromised.  When the truth, is distorted, into part truth, and part lies.  The enemy can come in, and deceive.  Let no man steal your crown, Christ warns.  Its in the first fruits in honoring God, in obedience, in seeing truth.  That can make this difference between God and a counterfeit. 

FOR IF THE FIRST FRUIT BE HOLY, THE LUMP IS ALSO HOLY; AND IF THE ROOT BE HOLY SO ARE THE BRANCHES.  ROMANS 11:16.  KJV.  

A LITTLE LEAVEN LEAVENETH THE WHOLE LUMP.  GALATIANS 5:10  KJV.  

Here leaven is referring to the wrong doctrine, and I would say because of these false bible versions.  

But, this is what I am seeing with many Christians. Who are not choosing truth, but choosing the counterfeit.   

They are choosing the counterfeit.  They are choosing the lie.  They go to battle for the lie.  They go to battle for the false prophet.  They go to battle, thinking, they are doing right, but what they are doing is so wrong in the sight of God.  If only they had this much passion for the true Kingdom of God.  

I have seen this with friends, with people I love.  And as I try and even speak truth, I turn into the bad guy.  According to them, I turn into the mean one.  I turn into someone, who is coming against Gods anointed, for they remind me,  “touch not my anointed.”  (funny I taught this person this scripture and others) but anyway, I have seen it.  

They forget to love.  They forget not to return evil, for evil.  They want to make me the outcast.  Just because I uphold truth, and my King James bible…  For thus saith the Lord!

I have actually shopped, with some of my friends, and we go into Christian book stores, and they choose the book, or cd, that the fake prophet has written, and they are so inspired.  They love their ears tickled.  But I did not say anything…

But they hate me now, because I don’t tickle ears any more.  I never really did, tickle ears, but the fruit, has been compromised.  Even with other lies.  That came in, and it grieves me, because I could not stop it.  But I am speaking up, because I am alarmed, at how they grasp these false messages.  And embrace, and put up on a pedestal that false prophet.  Even on their posts.  

I might not even say anything, most times, I don’t, but every once in a while when something comes across my desk, I might say; Like wow, did you hear what that person said?  And I present, what they said, not what I said, but the proof is in a video, or in their own words, yet they get mad.  And they get mad at me. 

Well truth be, I am called to speak truth.  I am not famous, I haven’t gotten a book deal, and reached success, according to the worlds standards.  So, if anybody listens to me, for truth, I pray they hear that.  But I will not compromise truth, to please people, or tickle ears.  

Because I don’t follow anybody, but Christ, and what my King James bible says.  I don’t even admire anybody right now, because I haven’t truly found any leaders, that uphold the King James, or speak a strong salvation message.  I just don’t. 

Nope, what I see are these prosperity messengers, or these lying prophets, who are wolves in sheeps clothing, who promote religion.  (Rules, regulations, traditions made by men, and groups.)  Or even with the women, they ride on their husbands coat tail.  And I won’t attend their church, nor will I embrace them by promoting them.  Let alone, following them.  

Really…. oh well.  

But it does grieve me, and if it grieves me, I know it has to grieve God, for the Christian, who does not see the truth in these false prophets.  In the lying prosperity message, etc.  It grieves God when the word, is twisted, and turned around by these fake bibles.  It grieves God, because it defies Him, with no fear of God, or the consequences.  

I fear God. 

God sees, when the pastor, who denies, what KJV scripture, says, who might even have an agenda, to promote, division.  Who does not tell everyone, or teach to bow, before Christ.  That somehow or another, a group of people, is not a part of that.  Yet the word says, there is no difference between the jew or gentile.  That all will bow, and confess Jesus is Lord.  These pastors who do these kind of things to sell books, or cds, well its obvious, they want to be front and center.  Not Gods King James word.  

And sadly, not God Himself.  They defy that, whats wrong with you folks, who do that, are blinded.  

I always look at each pastors, bible, reference.  Is it King James, and usually its a counterfeit, they use.  

I don’t have that agenda, to be front and center.  I don’t.  I want my Lord to be glorified, by truth, not by lies.  I don’t want to hear, I never knew you.  From Christ. Like I said, I fear God, and I know enough of my Bible, to see this.  I am not a know-it-all.  But what I do know, I will show for the glory of God, and only God.  

I feel for my brothers and sisters, in Christ, who embrace these false prophets.  Who cannot get true discernment, and become confused, because they even embrace fake word, with these false bible versions.  I feel for them.  Because they embrace the prosperity message.  

But, I will continue to walk in truth, I will write truth, I will walk in love.  And if I make enemies, oh well, God fights my battles, and I know it.  And I don’t even have to see it, I know they will reap what they sow, because this is scriptural.  Vengeance is HIS, and I can walk on, because I forgive.  I will not allow that poison in my heart, and soul.  We are temples of the living God, and it makes me wonder who is living in some of these temples?  Its not God, for God is love…..

I HAVE CONFIDENCE IN YOU THROUGH THE LORD, THAT YE WILL BE NONE OTHERWISE MINDED:  BUT HE THAT TROUBLETH YOU SHALL BEAR HIS JUDGMENT, WHOSOEVER HE BE.  GALATIANS 5:10  KJV.  

But I know the difference, and I will not follow anybody but Christ, through my King James bible.  

My bible, speaks about truth, about who God is, what His commandments say.  It speaks, about the salvation, we can have through Christ.  It speaks, about warning, others, and maybe this is what I am trying to do, because even the “righteous” Christian, who thinks they are right.  According to Ezekiel 33.  Needs to be warned.  (read it yourself)  

I am warning here…. Because they think its judging someone, but its warning!  Don’t confuse judging with warning, if you are seeking truth.  Because you will get confused. 

It warns us Christ tells us to get right with Him, keep our garments clean.  (repent daily) Yet, some thinks bible is about the seed, and harvest, or about tithing, and they hold onto that, and let go of the truth.  They embrace the counterfeit.  

I will continue to see through false messages, who thinks its only grace that saves them and does not embrace the law, they will find out and be in for a rude awakening, when they stand before God, because God throughout His word, says, keep His commandments.  Yet they throw the law out.  

But the only way, I can continue to see through false messages is to be totally submitted to God.  To obey Him.  To give no place to the enemy.  And this is is my goal.  And I pray thats your goal, as well.  

But the counterfeit lies, that are out their in full force, have hurt the body of Christ, and nobody, wants to take the side of truth. Oh well, I will walk the narrow road, by myself.  

For the friends, I have lost, even recently, have taught me, and shown me, fruit, that was counterfeit.  Not of love.  Returning evil for evil.  Woe unto them that call good evil.  And evil good.  Giving me the silent treatment, when I gave grace.  Not truly forgiving… No all of these things, have shown me, more then ever.  Truth. 

But I will continue with Christ.  With His truth, and with His love.  That is not compromised.  I feel for my brothers and sisters in Christ, I truly do.  I see, how the world is lost, and those that could make a difference, do not, because they let the lump be compromised.  I see, how it weakens our faith, I see how it can open the door to the enemy.  But if I warn them I then become their enemy.  

Its their choice, to not choose God, and His truth, and to choose the counterfeit.  But He will judge.  Let alone knowing, they reap what they sow.   And if I could only get someone to see this, to repent, to choose wisely, then maybe my gift and calling, would bring glory to God.  If I could pull them from hells fire.  To keep their garment clean, and not with spot.  

Because I serve, God and only God, and I submit to God, I renounce, and denounce the enemy, and want nothing to do with lies that create counterfeits.  

As I close, please, remember this.  Don’t overthrow Gods truth, and choose the counterfeit.  Please don’t.  You will regret it, maybe for eternity, if you don’t repent, and change.  Please…..

AND THE DEVIL THAT DECEIVED THEM WAS CAST INTO THE LAKE OF FIRE AND BRIMSTONE, WHERE THE BEAST AND THE FALSE PROPHET ARE, AND SHALL BE TORMENTED DAY AND NIGHT FOR EVER AND EVER.  REVELATION 20:10  KJV. 

Blessings, in Christ only,

Elena Ramirez

 

THE TRUE LIGHT FROM GOD BRINGS GLADNESS TO GROW ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_0049.jpgDon’t you want to grow?  Don’t you want to be glad?  I know I do…. and if we look for the light in Gods Holy King James word, we can see the light.  

Words, they may be skimmed over, or not even taken to heart, if you are in darkness, you might not see them.

But if you take to heart what Christ said, that He is the light of the world, and you let His word, be a lamp unto your feet, and a light unto your path you could find that light to grow.  

THY WORD IS A LAMP UNTO MY FEET, AND A LIGHT UNTO MY PATH.  PSALMS 119:105.  KJV.

I AM COME A LIGHT INTO THE WORLD, THAT WHOSOEVER BELIEVETH ON ME SHOULD NOT ABIDE IN DARKNESS.  JOHN 12:46.  KJV. 

I want to use the analogy of a flower, and how it needs light.  Do you notice there are some plants, that thrive on light?  If you put them in a dark place, they won’t grow.  They won’t become the best they can be.  They may even die.  Sadly.  

Well there are instructions, to certain plants so they can grow.  So they can thrive, and bloom, and become beautiful.  To bring beauty, to express who God is, to shine….

Friends, let me just say this, God created, each and every one of us, to shine, for His glory.  We need KJV instruction to grow. 

And if we are allowing darkness, to invade our spirits, whatever that may be.  We will not grow. 

Many people, think I am odd, because as an example, I won’t see certain movies.  I won’t allow that darkness, to enter my “eye-gate.”  

Evil movies, or even movies, that come in the name of the Lord, but they are not based on King James scriptures.  They take the concept of God, and totally distort that.  That brings darkness.  

To me, thats deception, and it comes from the enemy.  To bring darkness.  To confuse, to distort, what Father says, in His King James word.  So I won’t watch them. 

THE LIGHT OF THE BODY IS THE EYE:  IF THEREFORE THINE EYE BE SINGLE, THY WHOLE BODY SHALL BE FULL OF LIGHT.  BUT IF THINE EYE BE EVIL, THY WHOLE BODY SHALL BE FULL OF DARKNESS.  IF THEREFORE THE LIGHT, THAT IS IN THEE BE DARKNESS, HOW GREAT IS THAT DARKNESS!  MATTHEW 6:22-23.  KJV. 

We sometimes, do not realize the ramifications of our compromising, or our allowing of such things in our spirit.  Another reason, why I won’t go to a psychic, or a fortune teller, or read, my horoscope.  For these things bring darkness.  And God totally rejects these entities.  He wants us to be holy.  He wants us to seek Him, and only Him.  Anything that is not of God, is darkness…

We so have to guard our spirits.  We so have to repent, for even doing something that may offend God in this.  For they bring curses.  They bring darkness.  We live in this world, but friends, God has told us not to be a part of it.  

To be a part of it is to be an enemy of God.  

I just want to inspire you to seek light.  Seek truth, seek the good, be the good, be light, as Christ is light.  To others, and for yourself.  

To be glad, that above scripture in that photo, says so much.  But how important is it for us to really sow light?  How important is it for us, to try and be righteous?  How important is it for us, to try and be upright in our hearts?  When I read this, I see light is sown for gladness.  

I so want the joy and gladness, that only God can give?  Don’t you?

Just my thoughts today.  In love, I want to inspire you.  Let us stay away from sin, or anything else that brings darkness.  

This is why, again as well, that I warn you don’t use those corrupted bibles.  For they have been compromised, changed, added to, and deleted.  After God warned us.  They are not light.  They are not holy.  They are part truth, and part lie.  

And if you look at them for light, you may see a counterfeit light.  Seek the true light.  This does affect us, And our discernment, our understanding, our sense of right and wrong, will be diminished if darkness is present.  We must seek the light.  

We must, depart from anything that brings darkness.  Even friends, folks…. there so much to this, concerning, the light….but this is why the world, is lost.  This is why atheists are doomed for hell, because they refuse to see the light.  Don’t be like them.  

THEN JESUS SAID UNTO THEM, YET A LITTLE WHILE IS THE LIGHT WITH YOU.  WALK WHILE YE HAVE THE LIGHT, LEST DARKNESS COME UPON YOU:  FOR HE THAT WALKETH IN DARKNESS KNOWETH NOT WHITHER HE GOETH.  JOHN 12:35.  KJV.  

Much love, Elena Ramirez 

 

 

WHEN YOU DON’T AGREE WITH CHRISTIAN LEADERS IN POLITICS ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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Please look at that scripture in the above photo.  Look very closely.

When I was growing up, I was warned.  In matters of decorum, you don’t talk about politics, and you don’t talk about religion.

Well I threw that adage out the window a long time ago.  Because whether people want to agree or not, we need to see whats going on in our country.  And we need to talk about it.  With each other.

And the strange thing, is that politics are affected by the lack of wisdom, from someone, who does not have fear of God, in such matters.  I am not wincing words here.  You do not want to be deceived.  

I have seen enough in this election, to make me cringe, that Christian leaders who should have wisdom, and understanding of Gods ways, and truth are not supporting it.  They are not vocal about it.  

And in fact, are doing and saying things, that are the opposite of Gods truth, and are greatly influencing others.  They think because they have the forum, and the power, they can say, what they want, and not have any consequences, concerning that.  But they forget there is a judgment day for all of us.

Well that kind of endorsing, is wrong thinking on any Christians part.  Because we do all have a responsibility to know Gods truth, to know what God says in a matter, and not to align ourselves with someone, who should know better.  Or someone who purposely, disregards God, and His truth.

Politics are affected by these matters.  Now I don’t like using the word religion, because it always gives a connotation about a group, or a particular ideology.  But what I do refer it to, is to my relationship with Christ, that I have from my King James Bible, and prayer.  And yes, I look at the fruit of someone in politics.  Something Mr. Cruz, early in his campaign told us to look at.  That was wisdom.  Without, trying to enforce anything on anybody.

Bully tactics, are something, we should look at.  And avoid. Because well, it goes totally against who we are as Christians.  Christ, has never called us to enforce something on someone. He does not even take His word, and hit us on the head with it.  He gives us a choice.  Free will.  But if we do not choose Him, well we choose wrong.

Many of you may be like me, where you are disappointed, in who some of our Christian leaders are now a days…

You think they should not support or endorse someone who has shown time, and time again, fruit that is not Christ like.  To say the least.

Well, its time for you to stand up, where you are, with what you got.  Your King James Bible, which is truth, and not corrupted, and stand and make a stand for the Kingdom of God, and yes for your country.

I believe prayer, is something, we need to begin doing more of.  Myself included.  And to pray repentant.  Because more then ever, we are seeing the fruit of this in our country.  The sins, that we have allowed, over, and over again.  Including abortion.  But we do need to pray.  For Gods wisdom for our leaders, including those Christian leaders who let us down.  And we need to pray, for guidance, from God and yes forgiveness.

But, concerning Christian leaders who have displayed a parting of Gods truth.  I briefly want to say, when I feel that way, I am careful not to pray with them, or agree with them. You see, there is an anointing, that flows from the top and makes a covenant with someone in matters. This is why I would choose to have a Godly president, over someone who does not.

So when I see someone who is in the body of Christ choose someone, I don’t agree with, well that red alert or red flag is revealed. Its not that I don’t walk in love. Its not that I would even want to start an argument. Its a matter of choosing sides.

Gods side, and everything He says. Or what the enemy might choose.

You see, loyalty is very important to God.  Being right in His sight.  Its far more better then voting, against your conscience.

When we choose to align ourselves, even in prayer with someone, we do not agree with, what does that say to God?

Now we must, especially in these times, be careful, who we align ourselves with. We must ask God for wisdom.

I just think its wise, for myself anyway, not to align myself with someone, who has displayed in conversation or support, to someone who has gone against everything Christ has taught us. Either we obey God, or we don’t. Be careful who you pray with, and agree with.

Since, I cannot be a hypocrite, strange I got tested in this matter.  And what I have learned, even in this, is pray, people are not deceived.  Pray people get the blinders off of their eyes.  Because the enemy will use people, even people, who have a form of light, and they are true darkness.  Remember the enemy was light.  He can transform himself.  Pray you are not deceived.  Pray for those who are.  

Be careful to be prayerful in matters, more then ever for our country.  I just feel the Lord prompting me more to work on my own love walk.  To avoid strife.  To take on Christ more in my communications, and to avoid arguments, that are just meant to be a snare, to my soul.

After hearing another Christian leader give an endorsement, this is my thought:

Plz don’t tell me you cannot judge someone’s heart. After they have spoken evil! Did we forget what Christ taught us? Are we going to let the blind lead us?

I FOLLOW CHRIST NOT MAN!

“Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.”
Matthew 15:14 KJV

“A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.”
Luke 6:45 KJV

In conclusion:  I just feel led to also remind you to be in prayer for our country more so. To remind you, that you have the ability to be a vessel for the Lord.  To work on our love walk. To avoid the spirit of strife that comes from some who really have no sense of truth. Pray for people, but don’t strike up a friendship with, someone who really is friends with strife. Someone, who really just wants to argue. That kind of self confidence, is evil.  

Be careful friends, blessings, and love in Christ.  May God be glorified, and I believe in miracles.  For the United States of America. 

Elena Ramirez

MAKE NO FRIENDSHIP WITH AN ANGRY MAN; AND WITH A FURIOUS MAN THOU SHALT NOT GO: LEST THOU LEARN HIS WAYS, AND GET A SNARE TO THY SOUL. BE NOT THOU ONE OF THEM THAT STRIKE HANDS, OR OF THEM THAT ARE SURETIES FOR DEBTS. PROVERBS 22:24:26. KJV.

 

LONELINESS CONTRIBUTES TO SIN ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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“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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Loneliness, contributes to sin, and when loneliness is there, the void is evident.  God is missing.  So we sin.

Try explaining that in one sentence.  But it is true, when we have rejected God, or we have decided to sin, Gods spirit leaves.

He is holy.  He calls us to holiness.   He cannot be in our temples, so to speak, if we have sinned, or entertain even the thought of sinning.  

Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?  I Corinthians 3:16.

I know this now.   But years ago I did not.  I did not know how important it was for me, to develop my own relationship with the Lord.  In obedience, in prayer, in seeing even in scripture with the fear of God, that He punished sin.

Grace is a beautiful thing.  But lets get one thing straight.  Grace does not pardon sin.  We reap what we sow.  Grace is being repentant to God, and then He pardons the sin.  Thereby giving grace.  By not punishing us for something we ALL so deserve.  But it is by Christs sacrifice, that we are extended grace.

But He does not extend grace to the heart, or soul, that sins, and does not repent.  Grace is not an excuse to sin.  And sloppy agape, does not cut it.  

No wonder our world is so jacked up.  No wonder, there are so many people who do the things they do.  They want to fill that empty spot.  They want to relieve the pain of loneliness.  They don’t want to be alone.  So what do they do?  They look for a substitute.  

They break vows, with God and a mate.  Or they break their own promises to serve God.  A covenant, they break for sin.  They break the “law” of God so much, they become their own enemy.  The law….don’t confuse that.  God does not change.  And those commandments, they are there for a reason, Gods reasons.  

But people who look for a substitute…..They go with people, who are bad influences.  They go with people, who entice them.  They go with people, who offer them drugs, or alcohol, or anything to “numb” the loneliness.  So they sin.  

Then it opens the door to other things, like STDS, (sexual transmitted diseases) because the wages of sin is death, and its the enemies plan to come to kill, to destroy, your life.  

Or worse, they entice someone.  Lord help the innocent….  

This opens the door to the devil.  And he does not want you to know Christ.  He does not want you to be saved.  And the more and more you sin, the further and further you get from God, because the place in your heart, that you have that should be filled with God, is gone, because you allowed sin.  This is why we all get lonely.

For in just having a “true” relationship with the Lord, not based on religion, but in knowing Him, accepting Him, seeking Him, He takes the place of what sin is, and He fills the void.  The loneliness leaves.

God meant for us to have a true partner, and mate in life, who is someone who helps us, in these things.  And I just want to implore you.  Keep trusting God.  You may be lonely.  You may be looking for love in the wrong places.  But let God fill your heart up, your mind, your spirit, and keep busy, whatever it may be, no matter how lonely you are, but He can take the place of your loneliness.  And till then He can bring you a mate.  But don’t ever, ever let go of God, even if you find someone else to love.  

I think I am writing this for a friend, or an acquaintance.  He just lost his wife, she died.  He may read this or not.  But I think he is lonely and is fighting the urge to sin.  To drink, smoke, or to do something else.  Who knows, but he is coming to my mind to pray for him.  

I think I am writing this for a couple of beautiful ladies I know.  You use men, as substitutes. You want love, but you let someone take that which is Gods, and you give yourself away….You cheapen love.  By not honoring yourself.  And first and foremost God.  

I think I am thinking of another lady, who is so lonely, that she tries to find it in other people, by pleasing them.  But they treat her shabbily for it.  I think she has given up on finding love.  But I think he is just around the corner.  

I know this could be you or me, or someone else, but if we don’t identify the loneliness, and even repent for rejecting God from our hearts, we cannot win.  He has to be the main cause of our love.  He has to be front and center, to spare us, to save us.  To ensure our salvation.  

We have to trust God, release the loneliness, and not trust our own judgment on matters like this when we are struggling.  

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding Proverbs 3:5.  

I pray for all of us.  Because I know what its like, I grew up lonely.  I grew up, struggling to find my way.  Trusting people, who hurt me.  Trusting even those in the body of Christ, those that were not mature, but actually were a pawn of the devil, to destroy the plan of God in my life.  

I myself, see the results of my own sins, that I acquired because I was lonely.  It grieves me that it affected me so…

Its been a long time, since I have been lonely.

I am just so grateful for my husband my son, and one or two true friends I have.  That I am not lonely, why?  

Some might even see, that I purposely do not get to close to some, because I embrace what I have with Christ, and they have to prove love to me, because I won’t allow my affections to be used.  

For the sake of loneliness.  I know how valuable I am now.  I know, I am a good person, a nice person, because of Christ.  I respect myself, because I make sure, in fear of God, I respect HIM and His truth.

Because of His truth!  But I have learned I do not give myself away.  Or to throw my pearls to swine. Or to sin, to fill any void.  

Its not worth it, now when I know how precious my relationship with my God, and His Son, our Lord Jesus, and the Holy Spirit….

Because Christ is my greatest friend.

I hope this blesses you or someone.  I know the Holidays are upon us, but Christ can be with us every day.  Seek Him friends, fight the good fight of faith.  Loneliness will pass, just don’t give into sin, to fill that void.  Nothing can take the place of Christ.

Much love, in Christ,

Elena Ramirez

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


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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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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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WHEN THE SCRIPTURE “JUDGE NOT” IS TAKEN OUT OF CONTEXT ~ 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 am not into judging people. I do love and want to love as Christ commanded us. With that said…

I do know right from wrong.

And I have discernment between good and evil. I will call it for what it is. I see the fruit. And we are called to test and try spirits.

And the devil better back off. That scripture is twisted and taken out of context. To put Christians off and to shut up.  It is used in defense because basically people don’t want to hear the truth.  

And yes there are some who are so religiously regulated who do judge.  

But what about when you know truth and you see someone doing wrong?  What about knowing the devil is a liar?  What about trying to spare a friend hell?  Or the consequences of making a wrong choice?  What about pleasing God?  Hello….

Well all I can say is I will call it for what it is. Our world better wake up. More then ever. I am not into Lala gospel. I have fear of God. And I will not abuse grace.

I don’t want to stand before God and have Him tell me…. Why didn’t you warn my child that was wrong? And what am I going to say?

That I did not want them to think I was judging?….

No, I want to win souls to Christ with truth.  I don’t want to send them to the enemy.  Their salvation is at stake!

Doesn’t anybody see the discrepancies in all of the judging thoughts?  Cannot anyone see the ploy the deception that the enemy uses, twisting that scripture? We all need to know the difference!

JUDGE NOT, THAT YE BE NOT JUDGED.  MATTHEW 7:1

There is righteous judgement.  We need the mind of Christ.  To judge righteously!  Did you know you were called to do that too?

JUDGE NOT ACCORDING TO THE APPEARANCE, BUT JUDGE RIGHTEOUS JUDGMENT.  JOHN 7:24

So next time someone tells you to shut up for judging remind them, you are called to judge righteously.  We need to speak truth to one another yes in love.  Not hitting people on the head with the Bible.  No I am praying for the utterance and the boldness to speak truth. Loud and clear.  

And if you are going to speak truth, because you feel led….  You better be prayed up, and have that King James scripture to back it up.  I don’t use any other scriptures because the others are corrupted, and their words are also changed, and taken out of context.  

You see, there is nothing worse then trying to tell something, to someone, and you don’t have the scripture.  To back it up.  Yes, I just gave John 7:24, because some would only think there is only one scripture on judging.  

I would rather be right with God than people. Yes He has forgiven me of much…And for that, because I know the difference, I want to speak truth!

This is why I write, this is why I pray God use me, this is why I pray you consider sending me to your church.  I will give you truth, I will tell you according to Gods Holy word, my King James Bible, and I pray, that ears are opened, and hearts receive that truth, without condemnation.  

There is no condemnation in Christ.  And I suppose more so, this is why I am addressing this.  Have you ever heard someone say, don’t judge me, when you have your own skeletons in your closet?  Well that is the whole point.  I want people to be saved and free, when I tell them the truth.  I am not trying to judge them or hurt them.  I am trying to protect them from the devil. So they don’t give the devil a legal right to harass them. When you totally give Christ your heart, and try to obey Him.  Jesus cleans out our hearts, and takes those skeletons out of our closet.  There is nothing there, to remind you of past sins, but a gratefulness, that He removed that stain of sin.  

And for the record, I want to reiterate, about love.  Its not my place to judge someone.  If it was my place, I probably would fine them, and make them.  But that’s not my place nor do I want that responsibility.   People make mistakes.  Including me.  I make them all the time.   I come short of the glory of God.  So do you.

So no, I am not into making anyone do anything.  Christ did not make me.  But when I saw the truth I was convinced and humble enough to say God forgive me.  I don’t want pride or excuses when it comes to judging.

But I know the difference, because of His grace.  I want them to know grace like I know grace, and the sacrifice of Christ.  

No I leave all that to God, and He will judge.  He is not mocked.  Galatians 6:7.

In Christ, and His love, just my thoughts…  

Elena Ramirez