WHY DOES THE DEVIL ATTACK? By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_0043.jpegWhy does the devil attack?  Well, it could be for a few reasons.  And I may have touched base on this, in other posts of mine.  But, I sense the anointing from God to write about this, right now, so I will obey God.

Lets start from the beginning, and touch on the subject of sin.  See, Adam and Eve, sinned, and since then the curse is on all generations.  We all sin, and come short of the glory of God.  We cannot get away from that.  You may not think you sin, but the curse of sin, is on all of us, unless we repent, and accept Christ as Lord, and savior, and turn away from anything, that could affect our blessings, our lives, or whether or not the enemy will attack.

So, if you have not done that, you may be attacked by the enemy.

This is your part, and responsibility.

See, we are called to submit to God, resist the devil, and he will flee.  That submitting requires being obedient to God, and as much as you can to His laws, and commandments.

SUBMIT YOURSELVES THEREFORE TO GOD.  RESIST THE DEVIL, AND HE WILL FLEE FROM YOU.  James 4:7 King James.

Now a lot of Christians don’t believe that.  But I don’t believe God flip flopped from the Old Testament to the New Testament.  God is a legal God. Throughout the bible, there are scriptures that speak of the law.  Again, I will reiterate we are only free from the law of sin, and death found in Romans 8:2 King James.  Not Gods commandments.

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So, if you are purposely breaking Gods laws, His commandments, the enemy will come in  to attack.  You should never give the enemy a “legal” right to attack you.

Do you remember the story of Job?  Job was a blessed man, but because he was tested by God, he allowed the “hedge” to be brought down so he could attack him.  I believe God tested Job, to see how he would react when attacked.

The devil had to actually ask God if he could attack.

JOB 1:10-12   KJV

HAST NOT THOU MADE AN HEDGE ABOUT HIM, AND ABOUT HIS HOUSE, AND ABOUT ALL THAT HE HATH ON EVERY SIDE?  THOU HAST BLESSED THE WORK OF HIS HANDS, AND HIS SUBSTANCE IS INCREASED IN THE LAND.  BUT PUT FORTH THINE HAND NOW, AND TOUCH ALL THAT HE HATH, AND HE WILL CURSE THEE TO THY FACE.  AND THE LORD SAID UNTO SATAN, BEHOLD, ALL THAT HE HATH IS IN THY POWER; ONLY UPON HIMSELF PUT NOT FORTH THY HAND.  SO SATAN WENT FORTH FROM THE PRESENCE OF THE LORD….. 

Sin, will do that it will give the enemy permission to attack you.

But that hedge, that was brought down, can also be from disobedience, and it can let the enemy in to again attack you.

We individually, have  responsibility, to keep our spiritual houses, our souls, clean.  This can be by what we allow into our souls.  From the ear gate, eye gate, and mouth gate as well.  What we see, what we read, or watch, entertain, or what we speak….

It comes from our love walk as well.

Right now our country is in spiritual warfare.  Many don’t see the problem as spiritual.  But there is a battle between good and evil for our nation.  See our nation, was built on the principles of God.  The devil, is trying to destroy the foundation of that.  But there are sins, that have opened the door for the devil to attack.  So we do need to get closer to God and repent.  We do need to obey God.  Some sins, I see, is abortion, this is a terrible sin.  But there are others, and when anybody does not allow God into the situation, well there the enemy can come in.

I think there has a gradual denial of God, in our nation, and I believe we are seeing the “fruit” of that.

So, I believe in stating this, that we need to get to the root of this.  Its not a mental problem, its not a gun problem, its a spiritual problem.  Where love, has been denied.  God is love, and He has been denied in our nation by many.  So therein is part of the problem.

IF MY PEOPLE, WHICH ARE CALLED BY MY NAME, SHALL HUMBLE THEMSELVES, AND PRAY, AND SEEK MY FACE, AND TURN FROM THEIR WICKED WAYS; THEN WILL I HEAR FROM HEAVEN, AND WILL FORGIVE THEIR SIN, AND WILL HEAL THEIR LAND.  II CHRONICLES &;14  KING JAMES.

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The only thing that can break the curses, of sin, is Christ.  He died on the cross for our sins, and if we accept Him, if we repent, if we pray, if we read good King James word, we can grow.

We all have a responsibility in this.  I don’t know why things are always the way they are, so I will state that as my disclaimer.  Gods ways are not our ways.

FOR MY THOUGHTS ARE NOT YOUR THOUGHTS, NEITHER ARE YOUR WAYS MY WAYS, SAITH THE LORD.  ISAIAH 55:8.  KJV

So, I cannot second guess, God in some matters.  But I do know making things right with God, through Christ,  and people, and staying away from things, that hurt our spiritual walk with God, will keep the devil away, in matters.   Its always a choice folks.  God is a gentleman.  He does not make us do anything, we have to just come to a place and realize He is the way, the truth, and the life.

Read John 14:6 King James.

If we deny Him, He will deny us.  There is no other way about that.  So we cannot blame Him, when we have our own part in this.  Educating yourself, by reading good King James word, gives you insight.

I try to talk to so many, who attack faith, who attack religion.  When they don’t understand its not religion, its relationship with Christ.  And He can make the difference.

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Religion is:  Rules, regulations, traditions, rituals made by men and groups.  Religion will let you down, because it is made by people.  But God will never let you down.  Through relationship.  And God will protect you from the devil.  He will.  I know.  Trust Him, and obey.  Get to know God, thats your responsibility.

Get close to God folks.  It takes time to grow, to understand who God is.  It really does, but we have to get our hearts right before Him.  By accepting Christ as Lord, and savior.  Seeing what He did on that cross for you.  Humbles us all.  Getting rid of pride, and wanting to be offended, its not from God.  There are so many things that can hinder us, and I know, I am scratching the surface of this.  But we really need to be close to our Lord.  It makes the difference.  I know.  Anyway….Hope this helps someone today.

Always remember to plead the blood of Jesus, over yourself, your family, your finances, your health, home pets, anything of value, from God. etc.

See, you have to remember, that the blood was applied, when the spirit came to attack, the Egyptians, before Passover.  There is power in the blood.  There was then, with the sacrifice.  But the sacrifice of Christ, makes it all that more evident, and powerful.

Plead the blood of Jesus, as your HEDGE of protection…

and yes always be in a place of repentance.

 

Blessings, in Christ,

 

Elena Ramirez

 

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THE LIGHT WILL PENETRATE THE DARKNESS THROUGH CHRIST ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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First of all, you need to make the distinction, what is light, and what is darkness. IMG_3117.jpg

Light, comes from God.  It is all that is good, holy, honest, and brings revelation. It is truth.  Darkness, comes from the enemy, the devil. It is not good, not holy, it is dishonest, and will try and hide any kind of revelation, that brings truth.  

FOR EVERY ONE THAT DOETH EVIL HATETH THE LIGHT, NEITHER COMETH TO THE LIGHT, LEST HIS DEEDS SHOULD BE REPROVED.  JOHN 3:20  KJV.  

We should all desire to come to the light, and it may hurt, to see the truth in this, but if we truly want to be the best we can be, we must come to Christ, for cleansing.  In His light.  Just think of the times, say you were in a dark theatre, and you went out into the sunlight.  It took a moment to adjust your eyes.  Well same thing, with your spiritual eyes.  

There are principles, that separate the light from the darkness.  And when those principles are in place, it may be hard to distinguish, unless, you ask God, to shed His light in a matter and to show you.  

HE REVEALETH THE DEEP AND SECRET THINGS:  HE KNOWETH WHAT IS IN THE DARKNESS, AND THE LIGHT DWELLETH WITH HIM.  DANIEL 2:22 KJV.  

But have you ever seen someone, call good, evil, and evil good? Woe unto them.   The darkness, has blinded them, and they cannot see.  So light has to come in, to bring that understanding, to see the error of their ways.    

WOE UNTO THEM THAT CALL EVIL GOOD, AND GOOD EVIL.  THAT PUT DARKNESS FOR LIGHT, AND LIGHT FOR DARKNESS; THAT PUT BITTER FOR SWEET, AND SWEET FOR BITTER!  ISAIAH 5:20n  KJV.  

This is why you have to be really careful, in who you follow.  I follow Christ.  I don’t follow men, or those who could be deceived, because there are some like satan, who have a false light upon them, but they deceive so one could fall into darkness.  Example, those who do not teach a salvation message, but tickle your ears, and are always sharing a prosperity message.  

AND NO MARVEL; FOR satan HIMSELF IS TRANSFORMED INTO AN ANGEL OF LIGHT.  II CORINTHIANS 11:14  KJV. 

AND THIS IS THE CONDEMNATION, THAT LIGHT IS COME INTO THE WORLD, AND MEN LOVED DARKNESS RATHER THAN LIGHT, BECAUSE THEIR DEEDS WERE EVIL.  JOHN 3:19  KJV.  

This is why I always look and see, what Bible version they are using.  If they use anything that is besides a King James.  I see darkness, disguised as light, and because the wording has changed.  The devil does have that capability of disguising himself as light, when he is darkness.

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I sense the Holy spirit, cannot be in corrupted word.  I don’t want that fake anointing flowing down to me, so I don’t even listen to these teachers, or evangelists.  Because they are choosing darkness, over light, and they might not even know it.  

TO OPEN THEIR EYES, AND TO TURN THEM FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT, AND FROM THE POWER OF satan, UNTO GOD, THAT THEY MAY RECEIVE FORGIVENESS OF SINS, AND IN HERITANCE AMONG THEM WHICH ARE SANCTIFIED BY FAITH THAT IS IN ME.  ACTS 26:18  KJV.

God allows, a lot of things, that sometimes, when you are in the light, or in darkness, you cannot comprehend,  as to why He does what.  It is not my place nor yours to question, Him, in matters like this.  Our job, is to obey God.  To totally submit to God.  Resist, the devil and he will flee.  To trust Him.  

This is our defense, in bringing Christ into a matter, so we can see, understand, discern, to have revelation.  Consider the spirit of delusion, that I wrote about in my previous posts.  They believed a lie, so God let the spirit of delusion, come upon them.

God has shown me many things, but has also hidden many things from me.  For many reasons, I don’t question Him, in that, I just have come to a place where I trust Him.  I walk by faith, not sight.  But if you are not in a place where you want to obey God, or you are sinning.  That darkness, will not be penetrated, as long as you make the choices you do.  

AND THE LIGHT SHINETH IN DARKNESS; AND THE DARKNESS COMPREHENDED IT NOT.  JOHN 1:5.  KJV.

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But when He shows me something, say for example about people.  It has grieved me many times.  And because of this, my trust level, especially at this point, is not good, toward people.  

But it has made my trust in God, so much stronger.  Because He does not lie.  He has revealed light in the darkness.  

I don’t search for Him, because of what He can do for me, but rather, for who He is.  So when I see people have a motive, but they don’t love me for who I am but rather maybe what I can do for them, then I see, they are not sincere.   Or if they do not extend grace, to me or others.  I wonder.  Or if I see, something that just tells me, somethings wrong.  Even though the darkness tries to hide the light in that.  I trust that.  That nagging feeling. I believe it comes from the Holy Spirit.  And my gut instinct in Christ.  I always look at motives.  People reveal a lot.  But God, teaches us, if we just walk in that light.  

AND HAVE NO FELLOWSHIP WITH THE UNFRUITFUL WORKS OF DARKNESS, BUT RATHER REPROVE THEM.  EPHESIANS 5:11 KJV. IMG_2967

In any event, rather, then getting into details.  I have just learned, to walk in love, not hate.  To forgive, and to go on.   Sometimes, our mistakes, correct us, sometimes they don’t.  But, when you are walking around in a circle, over, and over, just remember God did that with His people, when He freed Moses, and the Israelites.  But it takes light.  It takes throwing away pride.  It takes a spirit of not complaining and murmuring.  And believe me, I have to work on that complaining, or venting, because it is so easy to do.  

See, we always have to do our part, to strive to be in the light, not the darkness.  If sin is there, that’s an automatic door, to darkness, that can stop blessings, can stop, truth, love, or any kind of favor.  So I try and watch what I say in matters.  I know I am guilty in some things.  

But I am so glad, I know the difference between condemnation and conviction.  

Condemnation, will bring darkness.  It will bring, blindness, and it will make one think there is no way out.  Thats the enemies goal.  But with Christ, and having a spirit of conviction, the light can come in.  To make us humble, to throw away the pride. The key though is repentance.  

Repentance always clears the slate.  I always try to impress upon myself, to remember that, because we can allow darkness, if we are not right with God.  By our words, our choices, etc.  Even our thoughts.  

TAKE HEED THEREFORE THAT THE LIGHT WHICH IS IN THEE BE NOT DARKNESS.  LUKE 11:35  KJV. 

The goal of the enemy, is to steal your crown, to deceive you, to confuse you.  But if you stay totally committed to God, in love, and obedience.  You can discern, between light and darkness, and walk in the light. His destination is hell.  He wants the same for you.  Don’t choose that friends.  I know we all can make mistakes, but some of these things can affect our eternal destination, when we leave this earth….IMG_3101

IF WE SAY THAT WE HAVE FELLOWSHIP WITH HIM, AND WALK IN DARKNESS, WE LIE, AND DO NOT KNOW THE TRUTH.  I JOHN 1:6.  KJV. 

I hope this helps someone today.  

Feel free to share.  

In Christ, and His light of love, that shines, to all who call on the name of Jesus Christ. 

 

Elena Ramirez 

 

DEALING WITH TRUST ISSUES AS A CHRISTIAN ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_0002.jpgDo you deal with trust issues?   I am just talking about in life.  But even as a Christian, one can have issues, and challenges in these matters of trust.

See, I am a Christian, and I had to learn how to trust God, from the beginning.  I grew up, with a very good mother, who loved me, but she had “major” trust issues.  

She had been damaged by many, and she trusted no one.  So she was suspicious  and very on guard.  So I grew up with that, yet, I knew it was unhealthy and very off balance, for lack of a better word, to be so untrusting.  

Because it can hinder relationships.  It can cause fear, and God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power, love and a sound mind.  

So, I learned to trust God.  

TRUST IN THE LORD WITH ALL THINE HEART:  AND LEAN NOT UNTO THINE OWN UNDERSTANDING.  Proverbs 3:5.  KJV. 

Look at this scripture, its very instructional.  And thats what Gods holy King James word will do, it will instruct, it comforts, it guides, it leads us closer to God, to even understand.  But its holy word.  Other bible versions, are someone else’s understanding not God, by the changing of it, and the words they use.  They make it no longer holy. Or anointed, and you really want the full power, and affect of holy word, from God Himself.  

But as you look at this scripture, we cannot, lean into our own understanding.  Get that quick, when it comes to “trusting.” 

We have to trust God, we have to do so, completely, without reservations, without question to God, though He is gracious enough to answer us, but something about having our faith, to “trust” God, releases something in us, that I call strength, and courage.  

Life is hard, and when people let you down, especially when you trust them, you do learn lessons in life.

I had a friend, who I loved dearly.  I never thought this person, would react the way she did, or do the things that she did in matters of respect.  Including her daughter.  Because I thought, I was part of the family, because of our friendship, we had in Christ.

But she hurt me.  And I really don’t want to get into all the details, or go on about it.  I think I have here, and its really an old issue, and I do want to be healed.  So I want to be careful about opening up an old wound.  

But it affected my trust.  And I even see myself, looking at other people that way, and think, are you going to hurt me too?  I have, done so, already, since this happened, and its not good.  

And I don’t want to blame others, for my experiences, in matters of trust.  But, I find, myself, trusting God more.  Asking for wisdom, and guidance, because I felt burned.  

I don’t think I can trust anybody like I did her, the damage is done.  Sure I forgive, but something changed in my heart, and well, like I said, I was brought up with that, negative energy, so I know, only God, can help me.  So its more of a challenge, now then ever.  

Have you ever noticed, the enemy tries to attack you in things, you have experienced?  Like a cycle it tries to come back.  Well I plead the blood of Jesus, aware, and commit to trust Him more.  To submit to God, resist the devil so he can flee. 

I don’t know where you are or if this will help.  But I share it, I write it, because I know who God is, and only He can help us with our issues of trust.  

As a Christian, I know this.  If you are not a Christian, I recommend you do give your heart to Christ.  Repent, for your own lack of doubt, or trust in God.  Or if you have caused someone, to hurt, because they trusted you, and you burned them.  Again read a King James, the anointing is there, for your faith, in anything.  

I don’t know how people do it, without God, without Christ.  I don’t want to find out.  See thats my reassurance in a world, that leaves Him out.  I won’t, ignore Him, because I do trust God, and thats the greatest strength, I get in life.  

Blessings, and love, 

Elena Ramirez 

WHAT IS A LOST SOUL? ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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What is a lost soul?   Hmm…. You know, as a seasoned Christian, I think I can identify it, by my own life.  I can say, I have been lost.  

I have been found.  By Christ. But, I have and had my part in this matter as well.  

I WILL SEEK THAT WHICH WAS LOST, AND BRING AGAIN THAT WHICH WAS DRIVEN AWAY, AND WILL BIND UP THAT WHICH WAS BROKEN, AND WILL STRENGTHEN THAT WHICH WAS SICK; BUT I WILL DESTROY THE FAT AND THE STRONG:  I WILL FEED THEM WITH JUDGMENT.  EZEKIEL 34:16.  KJV.  

A lost soul, is someone who has lost their way, because they are not seeking Christ.  Urgently, and in a relationship.  Not religion.  Please do not confuse religion, rules, regulations, rituals, and traditions made by men, and groups.  

I am talking about a moment to moment relationship, and a prayer life, that is constant with Christ.  Seeking truth, from your King James bibles.  I am talking about someone who has seen the error of their ways, and made Christ their Lord and savior.  They believe.  But not only do they believe, they actively pursue Christ.  

And even if you are a Christian, you can get lost, we all can get lost from time to time.  

And the thing is, that there is an enemy, who only wants to deceive, and lead you away from Christ.  The enemy does not want you to seek the light.  

The enemy does not want you to seek truth, seek the way, the truth, and the life in Christ.  (John 14:6 KJV) The enemy, wants a soul to be lost.  This is where the enemy wants to lure you into his kingdom of darkness, and that is to be eternally lost.  

I feel the urgency lately, to first to speak to my brothers and sisters in Christ, to implore you to guard your salvation.  Cherish it.  Remember what Christ did on the cross for you. Be humble, be love, forget about the pride, throw away those things that corrupt the inner person.  Do not lose your way.  DO NOT GET LOST! Be repentant daily….

Remember the way, is narrow…

ENTER YE IN AT THE STRAIGHT GATE FOR WIDE IS THE GATE, AND BROAD IS THE WAY, THAT LEADETH TO DESTRUCTION, AND MANY THERE BE WHICH GO IN THEREAT:  BECAUSE STRAIGHT IS THE GATE, AND NARROW IS THE WAY, WHICH LEADETH UNTO LIFE, AND FEW THERE BE THAT FIND IT.  MATTHEW 7:13-14.  KJV. 

Do you see that last sentence from my King James Bible?  It says that there are few that find it.  Few….  Are you one of those few, who may not find it, because you are lost?

Friend, only you can determine where you are with Christ.  Only you know where you have been?  Spiritually, in the light or darkness?  We can lose our moral compass, and get lost.

But I implore you, if you have first not made Christ your Lord, and savior, you are in darkness.  This is not a joke.  This is something, I hope you read, and take to heart.  

Because the bottom line is, there is a line, we can cross into light or darkness.  And you do not want to play with your salvation.  You do not want to lose it, and you do not want to lose a chance to gain, eternal security with Christ.   Why do I say this, because again, I have had spiritual battles, where the enemy wants to deceive me.  

A little history, here, as a testimony.  I accepted Christ as Lord and savior, when I was young.  But, I got “Lost” I played with my salvation.  When I got older, I sinned, I wanted the ways of the world.  I hit the bottom of the barrel so to speak, and not every body may do that, but I thank God I did, because it did teach me to value my salvation.  

It taught me to seek Christ, whole heartily, and with every ounce of my being.  Because I was a “backslider”  I truly believe, if I had died, during that time, before, hell would have been my destination.  I would have lost my salvation.  

So do not argue with a soul, who has been there, done that.  I know.  Salvation can be lost.  But I seek to always obey God.  By His commandments.  Do you?  

I HAVE GONE ASTRAY LIKE A LOST SHEEP; SEEK THY SERVANT: FOR I DO NOT FORGET THY COMANDMENTS.  PSALM 119:176.  KJV.  

Some people do not hit hard, like I did.  Not all people are the same, not all experiences are the same.  But the deception is, you may think life is fine and dandy, but you are lost.  You may have everything going for you, but you are “lost.”  Friend, I implore you, whether you accepted Christ as Lord and savior, or not, do not lose your way.  Do not play with your salvation.  

Now the deception is this, that comes from the enemy.  He wants you to think once saved is always saved.  But its not.  Because sin, separates us from God.  This is King James scriptural.  Look up that scripture.  In a King James Bible.  Without repentance, that sin, will separate you from heaven, when you leave this earth.  

The enemy also wants to deceive you by the Bible you use, so use a King James, it is holy and anointed.  Friend, the deception is in the changing of the words, and they are not Gods words, they are words that come from hell itself.  I have made the comparisons I know.  

I implore you, if you are lost, repent.  Repent, and acknowledge to God your sins.  Your pride.  Your short comings.  Yes, because we all sin, we all come short of the glory of God. You see, we just don’t know when we are going to leave this earth.  Obedience to God is so important.  

And I just know, for, I just see the deception.  I see, the “lost” world we live in.  

I see Pastors, and Christians, that are in “la-la land”.  They really are not aware, nor do they care for those who do not know truth, and they are not seeking the “lost” as Christ called us to do.  They are silent.  They do not have the urgency to bring people to the light.  They do not witness, to others.  They do not warn others.  The enemy has done a number on so many, because they do not want to judge.  

Quit confusing judging with warning a soul!  We are called to judge righteously.  And we are called to warn. See Ezekiel 33.  

And if you are not sharing the gospel, trying to win a soul, you may be lost yourself.  

Yes, think about that….. 

BUT IF OUR GOSPEL BE HID, IT IS HID TO THEM THAT ARE LOST; IN WHOM THE god OF THIS WORLD HATH BLINDED THE MINDS OF THEM WHICH BELIEVE NOT, LEST THE LIGHT OF THE GLORIOUS GOSPEL OF CHRIST WHO IS THE IMAGE OF GOD, SHOULD SHINE UNTO THEM.  FOR WE PREACH NOT OURSELVES, BUT CHRIST JESUS THE LORD, AND OURSELVES YOUR SERVANTS FOR JESUS SAKE.  FOR GOD WHO COMMANDED THE LIGHT TO SHINE OUT OF DARKNESS, HATH SHINED IN OUR HEARTS, TO GIVE THE LIGHT OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE GLORY OF GOD IN THE FACE OF JESUS CHRIST.  

II CORINTHIANS 4:3-6.  KJV.

We must reach out to the lost.  We must make sure we do not get lost ourselves.  We must beware of the enemies antics.  For he does come to kill, steal, and destroy.  We must be totally submitted to God in fear of God, for the bottom line is, he is the one who determines whether or not we can enter into His kingdom.  Yes fear God.  

Friends, only you can ask yourself this?  

Are you a lost soul?  

By Elena Ramirez  

THOUGHTS ON BEING ON THE SAME PAGE WITH GOD AND KJV SCRIPTURE ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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THOUGHTS ON BEING ON THE SAME PAGE WITH GOD AND KJV SCRIPTURE…..

As an intercessor, I remember the days, when I used to give someone a scripture, for their need be it health, or guidance, comfort, faith, hope, whatever…. and we were all on the same page with God. For the most part. We all used the same Bible versions. That being the KJV. But it has changed so very much, even in the last twenty years….

Now with all the different Bible versions, I actually have to be specific, and tell a person, use a KJV for the holiness, and anointing so the scripture, you use will not be corrupt. The enemy, has done a number on so many people, and its sad.

Like I say; ” If the enemy can deceive a person in the word they use, he can deceive you in anything.”

I CHARGE THEE THEREFORE BEFORE GOD, AND THE LORD JESUS CHRIST, WHO SHALL JUDGE THE QUICK AND THE DEAD AT HIS APPEARING AND HIS KINGDOM; PREACH THE WORD; BE INSTANT IN SEASON, OUT OF SEASON, REPROVE, REBUKE, EXHORT WITH ALL LONGSUFFERING AND DOCTRINE. FOR THE TIME WILL COME WHEN THEY WILL NOT ENDURE SOUND DOCTRINE; BUT AFTER THEIR OWN LUSTS SHALL THEY HEAP TO THEMSELVES, TEACHERS, HAVING ITCHING EARS; AND THEY SHALL TURN AWAY THEIR EARS FROM THE TRUTH, AND SHALL BE TURNED UNTO FABLES. BUT WATCH THOU IN ALL THINGS, ENDURE AFFLICTIONS, DO THE WORK OF AN EVANGELIST, MAKE FULL PROOF OF THY MINISTRY. II TIMOTHY 4:1-5. KJV.

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KNOWING THE DANGER OF ANGER ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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When I write these posts “Just My Thoughts” or anything I write I usually do it with the goal to help someone, including myself.  Writing is an outlet, a way to express myself, that sometimes I am at a loss of words to speak.  

But when I write, I usually write from experience.  I mean who wants to listen to someone who does not understand, really what is happening, or who wants to listen to someone who may not even have the experience in some matters.  I do have that understanding in anger.  

After all, I am a warrior.  In many ways, I fight.  I fight, for what is right, and I fight for survival.  I fight, if I have to fight.  But in that I have also seen anger rise up in me.  I have seen a side of me, that has lost control.  And actually that is not a very pretty sight for anybody.  Because one can say, or do things, that are irreversible.  One can make some mistakes, that after the fact, will show no self-control.  And regret.  

Regret, is a terrible thing to have, even if you feel God forgives you.  Even if someone else forgives you.  Because if you have no self-control.  You see yourself, the error of not having self-control, and it will grieve you.  I have been grieved.  

And you need self-control.  You need to let the peace of God really rule your heart.  You cannot have that without Jesus.  Seriously.

I understand this.  I understand the anger in me any way.  I may not understand your anger.  But I understand, how hurt, pain, sorrow, no resolution to issues, can affect your spirit.  In anger.  Anger if not checked, can grow, and fester into a fire, that becomes out of control.  

So you need to know yourself.  But more then anything you need to know Jesus.  You need to know what He says about anger, and you need to know if you do not fix this even at a moment like this, where you are maybe at some peace, but you recognize the characteristic in you.  It could get out of control.  You want to be able to see it, stop it even now, and prevent anger.  

The thing with anger, and I have seen that in myself, is that something very trivial can set it off.  Spilled milk.  Seriously, self control has to see the symptoms, to stop it.  To give it to God.  

Yesterday, I was angry, for a moment.  Frustrated, and I cried out to God.  Please help me.  Because I have been dealing with something that has made me angry, for a very long time.  But I have been hiding it.  And yes, I have been dealing with it, but it could have gotten very out of control yesterday, but it did not.  I thank God.

I do not want it to be expressed in anger.  I want it to be expressed knowing God has an answer.  That peace, will rule my heart.  That I have control, because of who Christ is in me.  Just that cry out to God, helped me.  Because I realized, I need Him.  I surrendered myself to Him.  To His authority, to His ways.  To His truth, and love.  And the anger passed.  And to His glory, something happened, I got hope in this matter.  

I want to encourage you.  Because I know who Christ is.  And there is nothing too big, or too small for Him to handle.  He wants to help you.  But you have to let go of that pride, or anger, or self-will that says, I don’t need Him in this.  You do.  Believe me, you do.  We all need Him.  I don’t care who you think you are.  Those attributes you may have, or those characteristics that have been a part of any kind of success, you may have, can be gone.  So you need God. 

He is the only one who can change our hearts, our minds, our souls, our spirits.  Whatever it is friend, He can resolve it for you.  It may not even be in your time, but if you do your part, to begin the process, you will see the progress.  HE sees us, HE knows we need Him.  But we have to do the calling on Him.  He is the King of Kings, and Lord, of Lords.  He has the ability, we just have to submit to Him.  

I hope this helps someone.  I truly believe the Lord has me writing this for someone, who is so on the verge of exploding, that the consequences could be detrimental to your health, to your well being, to someone you love, or even your career.  Don’t let the devil have his way in this.  

Yes, we are all entitled to be angry, now and then, but in that anger, be careful it does not turn into sin.  Or you go to sleep with anger, there are reasons why God warns us not to do that.  

BE YE ANGRY AND SIN NOT:  LET NOT THE SUN GO DOWN UPON YOUR WRATH:  EPHESIANS 4:26.  

Give it to God, even now.  Give Him your anger, and sin not. He will help you.

 

Blessings, and love, in Christ,  Elena Ramirez

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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.