WHY DO WOMEN HATE? ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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Why do women hate?  Why do they hate men?  Why do they hate other women?  Why?

Recently, with the controversy about Kavanaugh, I saw and still see so much hate from women.

I see women, make one man, the poster boy for hate.  An object of hate.

I saw them saying things like “believe the victim”.  And you know, I do believe the victim.

But I don’t believe in making anybody an object of hate. In being an accuser.  Or lying.

Or pouring my hurt into someone else, by destroying their character or reputation.  We saw that.  

I see women knocking other women, yet complaining if they are attacked in the same way.  I see women, being very jealous, catty, never seeing the good in other women.  

I saw that when I worked in the business world.  Men were nice, but women, were very competitive mean, and hard to get a long with.  

I have seen that as well from just women in ministry, in the church, and maybe thats why I only consider a couple of women friends, because they don’t play that game.  Or at least not displaying it.  

I grew up, seeing hate.  From my own mama.  I could not understand it.  But I kind of do understand it now.  And God bless my mama, but she was also a victim.   The sad thing is she never did overcome it.  And I vowed to not be that way.  To me that is a curse.  I don’t want curses in my life.  

So I have sought the Lord in all matters including that.  I am not a victim, but I am victorious in Christ, and I will share more later in this.  About that. 

See, growing up, I was also a victim, of different things, and I won’t go into details.  So I could have hated.  But sometimes I see, just how dumb I was.  How trusting I was.  How naive I was.  How desperate I was.  I don’t like saying that, but I did not have any outlets.  

Since, my mother was a hater, yet loved me, she tried to control me.  I did not do well with that.  I rebelled. And instead of finding my way, I made myself vulnerable to wolves.  Men.  Evil men.  Or men, boys, who could not even figure things out for themselves.

Yes, I could have hated men.  I could have even hated my mother. But I did not.   Life has not been easy for me, in many ways.  Even with having successes.  But I don’t hate.  I don’t even hate myself.  And I can easily say here, many times, I was my worse enemy.  But I don’t hate myself.  

I could probably write a book about this, and why women hate.  But I have also learned, people are not running to go and buy my books.  That I have poured my heart into.  Already….And thats o.k.  I have accepted my situation.  If God changes that, well thats different.  

But I have known some women in the literary world.  And they won’t lift one finger to help me.  Or even in ministry.  Even women, that say I minister to them, they won’t even share my posts.  And some called me friend.  Yeah right.  Sorry if I sound bitter, but its true, women have not been my friend, in Christ, or a help.

And my motivation has changed sometime ago.  I am not writing for money.  I am not writing for my glory.  I am writing for the glory of God, and you cannot put a price on that.  

Yet I see how valuable any wisdom is.  And if I can impart something even here, in a small blog post, for a woman, then maybe she can be set free.  To be a wise woman.  Especially a young woman, looking to find her way.  

Let me tell you when my life really changed.  When I stopped and I saw, that yes I believed in God.  But when I decided to do things His way, in holiness, and not walk the fence between the world and God, I found my way.  By repentance.  By seeking Holy King James word.  By prayer.  By seeing the traps the devil tried to put in front of me, with temptation.  Even from other men, after I was married.  And I saw, I had to run from sin.

Sin will destroy you, blind you.  Even in the name of love.  Thats why I guess some women hate men, because perhaps a man they loved, burned them.  Burned them bad.  And they loved that man.  

But what I have learned, is that if a man truly loves you.  He will honor you.  He will wait till marriage.  Women, don’t understand that all is not fair in love and war.  If you give yourself to a man, he will take what he wants.  

Then, what women think and don’t know, they have given the most important part of themselves to the man, and even if he loves you, he looks at you differently, you are no longer a challenge.  He will even think about you doing what you did with him, with other men.  What a turn off.  He defeated you, he disarmed you by taking your sexuality.  He may even begin to hate you.  

I learned that from different men.  

But holiness, in Christ, is your greatest weapon, and will not cause you to hate.  For, what I learned from God, is to honor myself, and to repent of sin.  I learned, to submit to God.  I learned that a good woman, does not hate.  She does not blame others.  For her own mistakes.  She picks herself up, takes a bath, and cleanses herself by repenting seeking God, and loving Gods way.

Which is holy.

Long story short, I have a wonderful husband of over 30 years.  We waited till after marriage. To consume our marriage.  We did not take what we were not supposed to.   We honored God in this.  I told my husband before we got married, I wanted to do things Gods way.  He listened, he agreed.  I know that I know that is my “secret” to true love, and living happily ever after. 

I watched myself, did not fall into traps, and well, we have a fruitful marriage in Christ.  I don’t blame my past on anybody, and I don’t hate anybody even now.

Hate is ugly.  I don’t hate women.   And yes there are always more lovelier, more successful then me, even in the body of Christ, but thats o.k.  I take what God has taught me, I try to share it and I try to share it in love.

Some can take it or leave it.  I don’t really care.  To get angry or hateful, or mean about it. Just hurts yourself.  And I am not into afflicting myself. Or nobody else.  For that matter. It will stop the plans God has for you.  

I just learned, probably the hard way.  Love never fails.  And you don’t want that poison of hate in your soul.  

Be careful with these movements, that want to make men equals.  

Don’t forget God did create Adam before Eve.  Don’t forget, that she was the one that caused Adam to sin, by listening to the devil.  Don’t forget, that you don’t listen to the devil.  Listen to what God says.  Obey Him, obey God, I tell you, it will steer your life in the right direction. 

Hope this helps some body.  

Blessings, in Christ,

Elena Ramirez  

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WHAT IF ITS TRUE ABOUT KAVANAUGH? ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_1611.jpgWhat if its true about Kavanaugh?  What if?  My gosh.  First, of all, I pray its not.  But what if it is?

First of all, in making my point.  I state emphatically I do not justify any ones sins, but I will not condemn any persons sins, as well.  

I never, ever want to defend evil.  So, I do want to be careful.  This matter needs God.  But I don’t want to judge or accuse, or hate, or throw stones.  

Why?  Well for a few reasons.  One, because I know, we all sin, we all come short of the glory of God.  

Even the most well meaning righteous “Christians” can come short and actually sin against God.  

No you are kidding!  Excuse my sarcasm.  But its true.  

And do we forget, as Christians, that when we accepted Christ, He washed away all our sins?  

I remember when I accepted Christ as a Child.  It was beautiful to me.  But, I did not stay innocent.  I did not live always righteously.  I sinned.  I made terrible mistakes, in my youth.  That I regret even today.  And I learned, we reap what we sow.  

Did Kavanaugh sow that into his own life?  I don’t know.  But thats the whole point.  How dare any of us judge him, when we may have sins, in our own life.  Repented or un-repented? 

But I do know that when we accept Christ,  He changes us, He changes our hearts, our minds, our souls.  He cleanses us.  Puts righteous, white robes on us.  But He tells us be holy, for I am holy.  He gives us His holy King James word, to understand.  He tells us to love Him and others.  So I do seek Him and pray.  But I always know, I have my part. 

I am not that same person, I was, when I was young.  See, when I was young, even though, I accepted Christ, I departed from His ways.  And those were the worse years of my life.  Because I was not obedient to God.

When I finally came to a place in my life, where my eyes, were opened, I committed to do things His way.  I was so grateful for His mercy.  For a second chance.

And He took me back in, and clothed me again in His righteousness.  He is the way, the truth, and life.  I saw, that my ways, would lead straight to hell.  So Christ, embraced me, wiped away my tears.  Cleansed my soul, my wounds, my hurt, my anger, and changed me.  But it took my part.  I repented. 

So when I see what God says in His word, about accusers.  I ask myself; Don’t they see there is a place in hell for the accuser?  

(Maybe they are not reading a King James bible?)

How can they accuse when the only one, that can justify and judge is God?  God Himself.  How can we have room in our souls to condemn and again justify who this man is?  I will tell you how.  

By his fruit.  The life of Judge Kavanaugh, has displayed righteous fruit.  He has been a judge for many years, and I don’t know all of his background.  But I do know how the enemy, wants to stop the plan of anyone who is committed to do good, and I see that, even in all of these accusations.  

Many of us know why….without spelling it out here. 

So, if he did do any of these things, and to be honest, I don’t know, but I don’t believe it, either.  Why? Because I see how the enemy, is making him the poster child of all of this, and its terrible.  Its sad.  He is being accused.

And what I see, is with this movement.  Women are making him the focus of the blame, of the hurt, they received from other men.  And thats wrong.  Only Jesus can take that, remove it, and heal it.  

Its not how things are done in our country.  Accusing.  Is it because he is a judge, that he would enforce, even the principle, that one is considered innocent, until proven guilty?  Or is it because God has a plan for him, and the enemy sees that, and is trying to stop him, from being fulfilled in his own calling?  

I think about our present judicial system.  When a person is found guilty of any crime, they do the time.  And I would only presume, that one may want to change their ways.  To have another chance.  Sometimes chances we are given don’t come in going to jail.  

Sometimes, we have chances, to make it right, with what we did as wrong.  And we learn.  Sometimes, people are prisoners in their own mind.  I know I was. But thats the beauty of who Christ is, He can set you free.  And He has set me free.  But I learned. 

God I hope we learn.  I hope that spirit of being a hypocrite, is revealed by who God is.  And we do not eat that evil fruit.  Because God is merciful.  

But either way, how can any of us not be so grateful, for Gods mercy? For His correction? Because those He loves He does correct.  I know myself, my own correction in life has been harsh.  But I learned, who God is, and who I can be in Him, if I am obedient.   

Someone yesterday, told me Gods not in politics.  And I said really?  I thought that was foolish, and I said so, but I also got offended for my Lord, because enough of undermining who God is!  Thats always the enemies goal, to steal the glory from God!  

Even here I will not let that happen!

GLORY TO GOD!  HALLELUJAH!  I PRAISE YOU LORD, GOD ALMIGHTY!

So in this conversation, I defended who He is as well, because He is the King of Kings, the Lord, the creator, the sovereign one.  The Holy one, the JUDGE himself.  The “lawgiver.” 

Well, of course, I referred to my King James bible, my sword of truth in Gods holy spirit, and it said this:

I WISDOM DWELL WITH PRUDENCE, AND FIND OUT KNOWLEDGE OF WITTY INVENTIONS.  THE FEAR OF THE LORD IS TO HATE EVIL: PRIDE, AND ARROGANCY, AND THE EVIL WAY, AND THE FROWARD MOUTH, DO I HATE.  COUNSEL IS MINE, AND SOUND WISDOM:  I AM UNDERSTANDING; I HAVE STRENGTH.  BY ME KINGS REIGN, AND PRINCES DECREE JUSTICE.  BY ME PRINCES RULE, AND NOBLES, EVEN ALL THE JUDGES OF THE EARTH.  I LOVE THEM THAT LOVE ME; AND THOSE THAT SEEK ME EARLY SHALL FIND ME.  Proverbs 8:12-17 KING JAMES.  

Just those few verses tells me a lot.  About who God is, and the fear of God, about those that are evil, prideful, arrogant, and big mouths.  But it tells me God puts Kings up, (Presidents of the United States) and Judges. (Perhaps Judge Kavanaugh.)  

God raises these folks up, by the calling he has on any of our lives.  But that last verse says a lot.  That He loves those that love him.  And those that seek him, shall find him.

Again, I don’t know much about this judge.  But I do know he taught his daughter to pray, for she even has prayed for his accusers.  That says a lot!  He must love God.  He must, or he would not teach his child to pray. 

So, if he did do this, and I look at my life as well, yes, we did things in our youth, that we may be ashamed of.  

And I guess, I have to differentiate between right and wrong, good and bad, or even legal or illegal.  My sins, were just bad.  Poor judgement. But I never chose to do illegal.  

Not purposely.  But I know, I have broken Gods laws, by just disobedience. So, I won’t touch that.  But isn’t it sad, we can break Gods laws?  Lord forgive me.  I thank God for the blood of Jesus, that covers our sins. 

But no one is holy.  No one is above being judged themselves.  By God. But God loves Kavanaugh.  And he loves you too.  He loves the accusers as well, but He wants them to see their evil ways and change.  Yes repent.

And I want to remind everyone here.  That Kavanaugh took a vow.  He made a vow, an oath, in the sight of God and this country, that he would tell the truth.  

And don’t think God does not take vows seriously, He does.  And you don’t want to perjure yourself in the sight of God.  Because God will bring the truth out.  We all need to fear God in this. 

IF A MAN VOW A VOW UNTO THE LORD, OR SWEAR AN OATH TO BIND HIS SOUL WITH A BOND; HE SHALL NOT BREAK HIS WORD, HE SHALL DO ACCORDING TO ALL THAT PROCEEDETH OUT OF HIS MOUTH.  Numbers 30:2  King James. 

Thats a principle that God enforces.  Like what goes up comes down.

Same with his accuser. I don’t know if this woman Ford is being honest or not.  I felt sorry for her.  But yet….It looks like she has perjured herself.  But I am not going to judge her, or condemn her as well.  Thats not my job.  But isn’t it interesting that the light has been shed on this?  God has His ways.  

But judging her hmmm?….No I will pass on this.  I am not a good stone thrower.  In fact judging anyone scares me.  And I think thats a good thing.  Because I fear God.  

See, we all make mistakes, we all make sins.  And we have to somehow sort through it all, and extend mercy and grace to one another.  Knowing again, only God can judge.  Only God can cleanse someone of their sins.  

Even if Kavanaugh did it, and again I don’t believe he did.  But in fear of God, I still cannot justify or condemn him because I have no room, you have no room to judge him, to accuse him, to destroy his reputation.   

I guess I fear God, because someday, I will stand before HIM, and I don’t want to be counted with the accusers.  

I want you to read these scriptures carefully, as I close.  Because if you are with the accusers, you better look and see where you are headed.  Because according to Gods holy King James word, it states: Its hell.  

And you know, if we can spare that to one another, to remind each other to repent, to seek God, to try and change our lives, to correct our own ways, through Christ, thats a good thing.  Because we have to remember we all sin and come short of our Lords glory.

FOR ALL HAVE SINNED, AND COME SHORT OF THE GLORY OF GOD.  ROMANS 3:23  KING JAMES.  

To be careful not to judge, others, especially if we have sins, how can we be so pious, and act like we are the judge?  

Still though it all, we are called to judge righteously, and in a matter like this, I would be careful.  Very careful.  You don’t want to reap that.  

And I know many assume you are judging them.  And its not.  Its warning them and love warns.  And thats why I guess, I am writing this.  Because I love the Lord, but I love others.  Enough to tell them to get away from hells fire. 

OPEN THY MOUTH, JUDGE RIGHTEOUSLY, AND PLEAD THE CAUSE OF THE POOR AND NEEDY.  Proverbs 31:9  King James.  

I know God does not take well to anyone trying to take over His job.

God bless you, as you read this.  And feel free to share this, with maybe someone who needs to read it.  

I conclude by just saying, I pray for the man, his family, and I pray for our beloved America.  I pray for those who have been hurt in matters like this.  

That in God we would trust.   

AND THE GREAT DRAGON WAS CAST OUT, THAT OLD SERPENT, CALLED THE DEVIL, AND SATAN WHICH DECEIVETH THE WHOLE WORLD:  HE WAS CAST OUT INTO THE EARTH AND HIS ANGELS WERE CAST OUT WITH HIM.

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.  Revelation 12:9-10  KING JAMES.  

 

Elena Ramirez 

THIS IS WHY AS AN AMERICAN & A CHRISTIAN ~ I NOW SUPPORT DONALD TRUMP ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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In my humble opinion, as an American citizen, but also as a Christian, I understand the process in our Laws as a nation.  But also in Gods Kingdom.  

Understanding is everything.  But I sense, that our laws are being discarded, in the “public opinion” of Donald Trump.  

In our nation, we are supposed to be, assumed innocent, until proven guilty.   But that does not seem to be the case concerning this man.  In this opinion, so many voice.  

And do we all forget, that we will ALL stand before God, and will be judged, for the things that we do on this earth?  For His laws will be enforced, at the time of judgment.  

But something is missing here. We are forgetting the law of the land, and we are forgetting Gods laws.   And without it, I don’t believe we can make good decisions, or have good judgement.  As a nation, or individually.  

I sense, the laws of God, that should be written in our hearts, in knowing truth, as well.  Is missing.  And why is that?  I understand that answer as well, but I want to stay focused on this matter.  

GIVE ME UNDERSTANDING, AND I SHALL KEEP THY LAW; YEA, I SHALL OBSERVE IT WITH MY WHOLE HEART.  Psalm 119:34  KJV.   

But I do feel led to write about why I support Trump.  If anything, I hope it brings light to my brothers and sisters in Christ.  I hope they understand this from a King James scriptural perspective.  Even for the unbeliever, I hope they see this.  And they understand.  So feel free to share this post.    

Now, I have to admit, I actually did not vote for the man.  Yes, he said things that bothered me.  When he was running for POTUS. That I won’t elaborate on, and yes I did get that “red flag alert” and so NO, I did not vote for him.

But he won.  Fair and square.  He won, by the grace of God, and by the votes the majority of Americans.  It was his divine assignment from God.  

BY ME KINGS REIGN, AND PRINCES DECREE JUSTICE.  Proverbs 8:15  KJV.  

As soon, as he won, the campaigning, even on my part stopped.  And no, I definitely did not want H. in office.  And I thank God she is not our POTUS. But I did admire Cruz.  

I no longer had a point of view concerning Trump, because he was in office.  I knew it was time to join my party, of conservative Republicans, and support him.  And as a Christian.  

I was taught early, to honor authority, and respect our leaders.  But what I have seen since, has shocked me.  I have never seen so much hate, toward anyone in my whole life.  

So, because Donald Trump, is in office, I knew as a Christian, what King James scripture said, and God says we are to pray for our leaders.  That this is acceptable in the sight of God.  

I EXHORT THEREFORE, THAT, FIRST OF ALL, SUPPLICATIONS, PRAYERS, INTERCESSIONS, AND GIVING OF THANKS BE MADE FOR ALL MEN; FOR KINGS, AND FOR ALL THAT ARE IN AUTHORITY; THAT WE MAY LEAD A QUIET AND PEACEABLE LIFE IN ALL GODLINESS AND HONESTY.  FOR THIS IS GOOD AND ACCEPTABLE IN THE SIGHT OF GOD OUR SAVIOR.  WHO WILL HAVE ALL MEN TO BE SAVED, AND TO COME UNTO THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE TRUTH.  FOR THERE IS ONE GOD, AND ONE MEDIATOR, BETWEEN GOD AND MEN, THE MAN CHRIST JESUS.  WHO GAVE HIMSELF A RANSOM FOR ALL, TO BE TESTIFIED IN DUE TIME.  I Timothy 2:1-6. King James. 

I suppose, this is a testimony of sorts, because I do testify what Christ has done for me, and in a strange round, about way, it has taught me, or even confirmed to me. A few things, that I will elaborate on, even here.

First of all; when you do begin to pray for someone.  As I did according to that scripture, you see, your own heart change.  As I prayed for Donald Trump, I no longer did see him, as I did before he ran for office.  I saw the mandate, the calling, the anointing, God placed on him, confirmed by the American voters, and I saw a man, who had a job to do.  

I saw the hate as well.  That many had for him.  And that does not come from God.  For God is love, and we are to be known by love.  As disciples of Christ.  Read John 13:34 King James.  You have to see that if you want to please God.  For we are commanded to love God first, and then others.  

But as I began to pray for him.  My heart softened.  My heart began changing, in the way I looked at him.  

Its hard to hate someone, you actually do pray for.  But thats where, the growth is.  I suppose, when you can openly pray to a holy God, for someone.  Even someone who has hurt you, and the feelings whatever they may be, do not get in the way, but you actually want to be obedient to God.  

Now he has not hurt me, as an American citizen. Though, some would take issue with that, and actually do bring to my attention, that I should be afraid, or I should be concerned, because according to some, he hates Mexicans.  Many, racists have already brought this to my attention.  

But then again, I am not a Mexican.  And, I am not here illegally, and I do not support illegal immigration.  

I have a few ethnic blood lines.  But I am an American. First. My family was born Americans.  I am a fourth generation American, from what I understand.  My family, has served this country.  By going to war. And has protected the freedoms of Americans.  

So because I am an American.  I know my rights, and I know the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.  I know I have freedom of speech. I was born and bred, here, so that does not concern me.  Though I have seen racists come out, even more so.  And that saddens me, because I have been racially profiled by some.  But I stand my ground as an American.  

But still….He does not hate Mexicans.  He is not a racist, in my eyes.  He wants to protect our borders.  So, he wants to build a wall. He wants to negotiate with Mexico.  And he wants to protect Americans, and I see nothing wrong with that.   In fact, I welcome it. Now I won’t get into this for debate.  But I support our borders being protected.  

But this hate, this judging, this animosity, this open disdain toward him, that many have, saddens me as an American, but also as a Christian.  It borders on treason to me.

And…. 

How does it affect one’s salvation, if they accepted Christ?  And they openly defy what God says.  Because it is hate.  It is not love. 

To see it as an American, saddens me, because first of all we are the United States.  But, we are not united right now.  We are very divided. And when I hear, or see some of the comments from some, who actually show no respect, or honor to his office, it is very disconcerting to say the least.  

Where did we go wrong as a nation?  Was it in denying God in schools?  Prayer? Was it not teaching our youth, to respect and honor that flag?  Was it not taught in schools, to respect, and honor your leaders, authority?  

Something broke down somewhere, and in my deepest thoughts, I know its because we have denied God in our nation.  We have denied God and His laws.  And without His laws, we cannot keep the law of the land.  

I actually believe as well, many need to take a Civics class, to understand, because patriotism and loyalty to God, and country, is missing.  I am concerned for our youth.  They don’t see it.  

Now this again, is just my opinion, I am practicing freedom of speech.  But as a Christian, I support Donald Trump for additional reasons.  And thats because I know what God’s King James scripture says.  It tells me:  

FOR ALL HAVE SINNED, AND COME SHORT OF THE GLORY OF GOD.  ROMANS 3:23  KING JAMES. 

How can I openly judge a man, hate him, and condemn him, when I know, I am a sinner myself?  Yes, God has granted me mercy.  But I know, that I know, I reaped what I sowed.

My life, when I look at it, hit rock bottom, when I denied God, in my youth, and His truths, because I tried to do things “My Way”.  Yea just like that song, that is so misleading.  There is no other “way”, to live, then by Christ.  As the way, the truth, and life.  Not if you want to be fulfilled.  Not if you want to find your way to heaven when you leave this earth.  

But it has taught me, how can I judge anyone with hate, knowing, I have erred myself in sin?  I have fear of God, and I know many don’t understand that.  But that is very King James scriptural.  

And, I fear, the time, when I will stand before God, and the books will be opened, revealing my life.   So, I have repented, and in fact, I repent daily, for even thoughts, I have had.  But I know where I came from, I know what I have done, and I know, I never want to go back to that kind of life, I lived.  

“I am not holier than Thou.” Far from that, I am just covered by the blood of Jesus, that He took for the penalty of my sins.

So… 

How can I accuse Trump, of some of the most filthiest things I have read, or heard, when I know what Revelation 12:9-10 King James tells me this?  

It says there is a place in hell for the accuser.  

AND THE GREAT DRAGON WAS CAST OUT, THAT OLD SERPENT, CALLED THE DEVIL AND SATAN WHICH DECEIVETH THE WHOLE WORLD; HE WAS CAST OUT INTO THE EARTH, AND HIS ANGELS WERE CAST OUT WITH HIM.  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.  REVELATION 12:9-10  KING JAMES.  

Christian, are you accusing him as well?  You should know this is not right, in the sight of God.  You should not be defending evil. Because there is a place in hell for the devil, and his so-called angels.  

And because I am a supporter of the King James, please note, that scripture above, it states the devil deceived the whole world.  He does it in a number of ways, and thats by the deception in fake bibles, like fake news, that are not King James, that are not holy, and anointed.  

But he also does it with a spirit of hate, and lies, that dishonor.  Even to our POTUS.  

(Read my other posts about why I defend the King James.)

But please note, there is a place in hell for the accuser.  That scripture tells me, God stands with the accused, not the accuser.  Are you accusing the POTUS?  

So no, I don’t accuse him or judge him.  I pray for him.  I know as a Christian, I have had poor judgement.  I have sinned, against my Lord, when I was younger, and did not understand Gods mercy, or truth.  By what Christ did on the cross for me.

But how can anyone say, or know what is between Trump and God?  Think about that carefully.  

If I am in error, about him, then I will err, on the side of love, and mercy, and Gods forgiveness.  His grace. Not by hating or judging him!    

I have heard people judge him, because a while back, he made a comment, that he did not ask God for forgiveness.  So, everybody assumes, he has not repented.  

But no one knows, whats between him, and God.  They are not with him, in those quiet moments, when God can speak to us.  

He could have finished that interview, and someone could have told him, or God himself could have told him; “Sir, you need to repent to God, if you want to ensure your salvation”, and he could have gone into his prayer closet, and repented, and prayed to God.  No one knows!   But only him and God.  

And I myself, have always wondered, because I have heard Trump bless God. So, how can anyone say, or judge and say, he is not a believer?  

He may be a baby Christian, and baby Christians can still make mistakes, or even commit sins, (I know) but I still consider him a brother in Christ.  (He is the brethren like the above scripture mentions)

And I say that: For, he has given God the glory.  The honor and the praise, even for our nation.  And I love seeing God get the glory!  I have made note of this.  I pray he continues to do so.  

Now, there are other things, that have come out, and I won’t even dignify them, because again, I am not his judge.  I don’t know.  These things will be brought to the light.  I believe that.  

But I see a man, who is keeping his word, to America.  He is protecting us, and our borders.  He is a friend to Israel.  Our allies. I see a man, who is bringing peace even from Korea.  I see a man, who cares about the veteran, who cares about the hurting, and I see a man, who does try to defend himself against all the fake news that denies or puts him down.  I see a man, who supports the unborn, in the womb.  Future women, and yes, men, citizens of the United States, who have the right to live.  He respects life. He has guts. He calls it for what it is.  

You may not agree with him, but he says what he thinks.  And I do admire him.  He is a business man, who knows business.  Finances, tariffs, etc.  America needs his understanding in these matters. 

I respect his office.  

Just because it is the highest office in the land!  And I did that with his predecessors, as well.  Even though, they don’t honor him, now, and they have no respect.  Which leads to more disrespect, and division in this country.

But this hate, this division, that has all come out, is just very destructive.  To us as a people, and as a nation.  

Maybe thats why I feel led to write this.  Because I want to see us united again.  I want to see this hate stop, and I just felt led to explain why as a Christian, I support him.  

None of us have room, to judge him.  No one is perfect in the sight of God.  And God is not a respecter of persons, (racially).  Read Romans 2:11 from a King James.  Because we can sin, even unknowingly.  God is holy.  He is the only one that can judge.  

But, I want to see our flag honored.  I want to see people, sure, use your freedom of speech, if you don’t agree. Disagree, but do it respectively.  Not with all this hate, and animosity.  It surely is not good, for the soul, or our nation.  

If we judged ourselves, maybe we could see, we have no room to judge someone else.  

These are my thoughts, as an American citizen.  And as a Christian.  As my disclaimer, I will not argue, or debate with someone, concerning this post.  I am using my freedom of speech.  You can take it or leave it. Isn’t that the beauty of America?  In our freedoms.  

But I do it, in fear of God, and because I love this country.  My ancestors, taught me to honor God, and our leaders in this great nation.  That is a gift.  A gift, I am so grateful to have, to have been born, in this great nation.  Where we have freedom.  

America is the greatest nation in the world.  We need to be united folks.  We need to love one another.  We need to stop with this hate.  For truly a house divided, cannot stand.  

We are divided, without the law of the land.  And we are divided without Gods laws.  

Just my thoughts, in Christ, 

Elena Ramirez

WHEN YOU SIN IT HURTS GODS FEELINGS ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


Version 2I had a thought, earlier, as I was watering my garden.  And I thought, how good God is.  How wonderful is all of His creation.  How thoughtful, kind, considerate, and beautiful with love, are His thoughts toward us.  

But sin, hurts Gods feelings…. when we sin.  

O LORD, HOW GREAT ARE THY WORKS! AND THY THOUGHTS ARE VERY DEEP.  Psalms 92:5  KJV.

And I was thinking, yes, He is silent many times.  He hides himself from us, sometimes, so we will search for Him.  And I am sure he does think about what we do.  

AND HE SAID, I WILL HIDE MY FACE FROM THEM, I WILL SEE WHAT THEIR END SHALL BE:  FOR THEY ARE A VERY FROWARD GENERATION, CHILDREN IN WHOM IS NO FAITH.  DEUTERONOMY 32:20.  KJV.  

Do you see that last part of that verse, God is telling us, there are some who have no faith.  And this is why He hides himself from us.  

As many of you know, I wrote the book, “How To Have Faith.”  Because there was a time, I struggled, and I learned there are principles, in pleasing God, and I have to admit, I learned the hard way.  

But I am glad I did, and I sometimes still trip, and miss it, that is why I always recommend “daily repenting”, and using a King James Bible.   So you will hear His voice, and not another.  So you can be on the same page with God.  Not using a corrupted word.  

But….

As I was thinking this morning, it grieved me for God, that many of us, yes, say we believe in God, but we act like the world.  We continue in sin.  And it made me think, how it must grieve God, how sad, he must be, because we are his children, but many of us do not know truth, that will set us free.  

In fact, I was talking to a man on social media, just the other day, and he could not see how sin separates us from God.  He believed, that once he accepted Christ as Lord and savior, that was it, it was a done deal.  In fact, I see that a lot from many Christians, and they think they are saved.  Yet, they sin.  They think they have a license to sin, because they accepted Christ.  They don’t see the danger.  They don’t see, that un-repented, sin, will cause someone to lose their salvation.  And many don’t, but there are scriptures there that do warn.  It can be lost.  But he did not see this.  Even here, read Ezekiel 33, and Revelation 22:18-19 also warns it for those who do not obey God in using corrupted word.  

I tried to warn him about the benefits of daily repentance, but he snubbed me, and actually told me I was not worth talking to.  Hmm.  The next day, the Lord told me I was worth it, and reminded me, I was His daughter, and an ambassador for Christ.  And to continue to walk in love….And Father gave me this verse.  

BUT FOOLISH AND UNLEARNED QUESTIONS AVOID, KNOWING THAT THEY DO GENDER STRIFES.  AND THE SERVANT OF THE LORD MUST NOT STRIVE; BUT BE GENTLE UNTO ALL MEN, APT TO TEACH, PATIENT, IN MEEKNESS INSTRUCTING THOSE THAT OPPOSE THEMSELVES; IF GOD PERADVENTURE WILL GIVE THEM REPENTANCE TO THE ACKNOWLEDGING OF THE TRUTH; AND THAT THEY MAY RECOVER THEMSELVES OUT OF THE SNARE OF THE DEVIL, WHO ARE TAKEN CAPTIVE BY HIM AT HIS WILL.  II Timothy 2:23-26  KJV. 

Anyway….This particular individual, knew some scripture, and “picked and chose” what he wanted from the Bible, but He did not rightly divide the word, of truth, as II Timothy 2:15 KJV tells us. And I believe, if he does not see the error of his ways, he will be ashamed, when he stands before God.  And perhaps will not make it to the Kingdom of God.  Heaven. 

BUT YOUR INIQUITIES HAVE SEPARATED BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR GOD, AND YOUR SINS, HAVE HID HIS FACE FROM YOU, THAT HE WILL NOT HEAR.  ISAIAH 59:2.  KJV.  

Theres that word again, “Hid” and I thought, Lord, don’t hide from me.  Forgive me.  

I do believe repentance over and over is good, it proves to God, we are serious.  And I believe in daily repentance, because we can miss it. It proves to ourselves, when we sin, and we are sad, humble, throwing away our pride, totally remorseful, for “hurting him” because we sinned, that we know, only His mercy, can free us.  It is not a license to sin.  Remember, Christ told us, even our thoughts can be sin.  

Every stripe He stood, and took for our healing spiritually and physically hurt Him, physically as well as spiritually.  Read Isaiah 53:5  King James.  

BUT HE WAS WOUNDED FOR OUR TRANSGRESSIONS, HE WAS BRUISED FOR OUR INIQUITIES:  THE CHASTISEMENT OF OUR PEACE WAS UPON HIM: AND WITH HIS STRIPES WE ARE HEALED.  

And we are going to take that for granted?  Shame on any of us, that would deliberately sin, and not take note, how that hurts Him for us.  That we would shabbily take our salvation for granted.  

Just knowing that for me, wants to be more considerate, polite, respectful, and honorable to Him.  With love.  To depart from sin.  To want to please Him. To serve Him, with all my heart soul, and might.  To not treat Him like an ATM.  Or just come to Him, when I need something.  How rude that must seem to be to Him.  Lord, forgive me.  

I guess, thats why I came to the thought, that it must hurt His feelings.  After all, think of all that He has done for us, from the beginning.  How it must have grieved Him, that Adam and Eve sinned.  If only they had gone to Him, and asked Him again, after the devil made it a question.  

…..YE SHALL NOT EAT OF EVERY TREE OF THE GARDEN?  GENESIS 3:1.  KJV.  

See the devil was testing her, and she did not know truth.  To even have “faith” in what God said, and she sinned, as did Adam, by eating the fruit. 

God was testing them both as well.  And when they disobeyed, that sin separated them from God, and they were cast out of the garden of eden.  God did get angry.  

Don’t think there will not be a wrath for the sins, one does.  Why else, do you think its healthy to have the fear of God, as we are commanded?   I don’t question Gods King James word.  I don’t read something, and question who He is, or His motives, in how He dealt with people.  Or why?  I do this because I see, I need to fear God.   

But many don’t fear God, and its not taught.

Anyway, my friends, you have to dig deeper into Gods King James word.  You have to have fear of God.  You have to pray, you have to walk in love, and you have to try and keep Gods law, and many do not keep the law.  Another deception from the enemy.  But if you search Gods holy word, to understand, then you will start gaining wisdom.  In these matters.  

But first understand, if you truly love God, you don’t want to hurt His feelings.  For many reasons.  You don’t want Him to hide His face from you.  You don’t want to lose the blessings.  You don’t want to make yourself, your own enemy.  You don’t want to reap what you sowed.  You don’t want Gods wrath.  

I think of Judas.  He could have gone to the cross, after He sinned, and betrayed Christ.  He was a disciple.  For all intents and purposes, it looked like he had salvation.  But betrayal to Christ, was a sin.  Do you think he made it to heaven, for not repenting?  NO!

But instead, his sin, caused him to hang himself.  Thats what the devil wants all of us to do.  And un-repented sin, does hang it on themselves.  If only he had taken that sin, to the cross, what a story of redemption that would have been.  

Friends, I hope this helps you to see, if you love God, if you truly care, remember, He created you in His image.  He gave you feelings.  He gave you a conscience.  If you are not seeing the danger of sin.  If you are not seeing, what He has done for you to free you from sin.  You are living a lie.  And where does that come from?

It does grieve Him, but when anybody is hurt, think about it, after a while, the hurt turns to anger, and there are sometimes a price to pay.   We reap what we sow.  I know I have. 

Why pay it, when Christ paid it for you?

Yes, it grieves Him it makes Him sad when we sin.  

REPENTING DAILY CAN MAKE YOU MINDFUL OF THIS…..

I THOUGHT IT GOOD TO SHEW THE SIGNS AND WONDERS THAT THE HIGH GOD HATH WROUGHT TOWARD ME.  DANIEL 4:2  KJV.  

By Christian Author Elena Ramirez 

LONGING TO LINGER AT THE THRONE OF GOD ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_4567.jpgI just long to linger at the throne of my Lord. Sometimes, the cares we have bring us to His throne. And when you seek Him, with all your heart, and soul, with tears, He listens. He brings hope and joy to your soul.

Go to His throne, friends. Listen to His voice. KJV, truth.  

You go to your King James bible.  Open it, read it, obey God….

See, His sheep, know His voice, and to another they will not follow.  You have to know Fathers voice.  You have to know, that you know.  So you can grow, so you can discern, between good and evil.  The Holy Spirit, will guide you, but you have your part in obedience.  King James obedience.  

THE FEAR OF THE LORD TENDETH TO LIFE:  AND HE THAT HATH IT SHALL ABIDE SATISFIED: HE SHALL NOT BE VISITED WITH EVIL.  Proverbs 19:23.  KJV.  

Fearing God, is a very healthy thing, spiritually.  Let me repeat that, “fearing God is a very healthy thing, spiritually.”  See, in order to grow, there has to be obedience.  And it actually can begin, by the Bible you use, and choose.  

People don’t see that, and they are deceived.  By the language, by the archaic sounds.  They want to understand, God on their terms.  Not His.  But that is disobedience.  II Peter 1:19-21 tells us we have a “sure” word.  It tells us scripture is not up for “private interpretation.”   Look it up, in a King James.  This is how you will grow.  Don’t be lazy with your spiritual growth.  

But common sense, tells you, that if these old scriptures, from the King James, have commandments not to change it, add to it, delete it, that means, its the word to use.  The KJV has been in existence for over 400 years, and there are many scriptures, passages, that warn about word.  But if you are using something that has been corrupted, changed, added, deleted, you will miss it.  

So obedience, needs to be followed.  These three scriptures have the warnings, already, and that should put the fear of God in you, to see.  To obey.  To use the right Bible, and that is a King James bible. 

Deuteronomy 4:2, Proverbs 30:5-6, and Revelation 22:18-19.  

And I implore you look them up, yourself, in a King James.  That last verse in Revelations, warns one can be denied access to the Holy city.  It warns, their name can be removed from the book of life.  That means the throne of God.  This is very serious business, in the eyes of God, and I believe, their will be the wrath of God revealed for those who disregard this Holy Truth.  

Friends, I know, that I know this, and if I can get people to see this, then I am doing my job.  But you have your job, even as I bring this to you attention.  

Obey God.  Obey Him, so you can truly hear His voice.  So you can grow.   Go to the throne of God, by using a King James bible.  

Blessings, in Christ, 

Elena Ramirez 

 

PLEASE NOTE:  I CORRECTED SCRIPTURE ABOVE, YOU MAY HAVE SEEN IT AS DEUTERONOMY 45:2, THAT IS NOT THE SCRIPTURE.  IT IS DEUTERONOMY 4:2.  THANKS.  

SOMETIMES THERE ARE NO SECOND CHANCES WITH GOD AND PEOPLE… ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_1485.jpgSometimes, there are no second chances with God, and people.  As I write this, I sense a bit of anger.  And so I want to be careful with this.  For the glory of God.  

I just see it so clearly right now.  I just see, how life, the life God gives to us, should not be wasted.  I have wasted life.  In so many ways.  I did not know better.  But, maybe, what I can share with you, may bring insight.

And its not over, till God says its over.  But when it is over, there are no second chances, folks, with God or with people.  

Sometimes we just have to see it, and grasp the moment.  For some, I pray, you grasp this.  

For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law.  Proverbs 4:2.  King James….  

See God is giving us good doctrine, to guide us, to teach us, to instruct us, and show us who He is.  That I see as King James word, but some folks, waste their time, using corrupt doctrine, and they forsake HIS laws, that tell us don’t change His word.  Because it is holy word.  And corrupt word, does not have the same affect or anointing.  

Or if one gets lazy, and does not seek God, what does that say?  Thats pride.  Thats saying, I can do it on my own. Thats just wrong.  

The world, has denied God, so are we going to go with the world?  I hope not.  See the enemy of God, wants you to miss it.  And there are lots of ways, the enemy distracts us.  Get close to God, so you get another chance.      

But you have to see, what kind of relationship do you have with God.  Are you working on it, with prayer, with love, with fear of God?

Or….If the indication, is there by the way we treat people, what does that say, about the way we treat God?

If we are not loyal to God, in obedience, love, respect, honor, yes fear of God, how can we have these attributes toward others?

I do get angry, when I see Christian leaders, treat God like an ATM.  With their phony prosperity message, that does not call out for the lost.  That does not treat salvation as a priority for this lost world.  I do get angry, when people are misled, by using unholy, corrupted Bibles.  I do get angry, when I see, how the devil has deceived so many.  

But I cannot turn that anger, into hate.  I cannot, be destructive.  I must seek the peace of God, that surpasses understanding.  But I still see the corruption.  So, I am at a place, where I am being quiet, and trying to hear Gods voice.  But I have my part.  In fear of God.  It makes me see, though…. that  we have to do something, we have to do our part.  Why do I care?    

Why?  Because I see the difference.  Been there, done that.  I see, my own mistakes.  I see, my own faults.  I see….  And sadly as well… I see….our lost world.     

Because people don’t have fear of God, or what He commands us.  And those chances, my friend, are dwindling.  Life is not forever on earth!

WAKE UP!

All I can do, is use my own life, as the reference.  And when I see, yes, the many mistakes I made in life, and even in my Christian life.  I grieve!  Yes, I grieve.  For not seeing it….

I pray, there is more time for me, to serve God.  I pray to make it up to Him.  I pray, to be fulfilled…. I pray, to make it right with Him, and others.  But I have to see my own mistakes, by His grace, and correct them, while there is time on this earth.

To grow, to fulfill my calling in Him.  He has brought me to a place, even right now, where yes, I fear God.  Because I see how fragile, I can be.  

Recently, I have been challenged in a few things, some that I will not elaborate here, but I am challenged, but when your health is off, and you know it, you know, that yes, you could leave this earth.  

So, what do you do?  

You try and get right with God, is my thought.  Because someday, I will, and you will, stand before Him.  

I read, a tweet, on Jim Caviezels page, that said something to the affect, “Live life, like its your last day on earth.”

So, my thought was, if thats the case, then I better live, my life, repenting daily.  Walking in fear of God daily, trying to walk in love with people, daily.  Trying to Love God with all I got. I am not perfect.  I have my faults.  

But I notice, I can extend grace to some, but they don’t extend it back to me.  And I have noticed, yes, I have asked God for this, and that, but He does not always give me what I ask.  Believe me, there are many lost dreams, I have had.

But, I am not going to deny God.  I am not going to reject Him, just because He does not give me what I want.  Because God has given me grace, my whole life through…

But people, will deny God, and others…..

People, so prideful, so mean spirited, get these attitudes, that treat life, and others shabbily.  Just because they don’t get their way with people, and with God, and thats wrong.  

See, I do have a history.  And when I look at that history, I realize, all the good things God has done for me.  I realize, I have missed it so many times.  With Him, and with people.  

My own personal relationships, I admit, in some, I have missed it.  Right now, I may have a couple of friends, but sometimes, I see, its only friendship, when I please them.  But if I don’t please them, they are gone….. 

Do I treat God like that?  I pray not.  I have my immediate family, who I cherish.  Who I thank God for.  But when I look at the past, and I see, my own broken family and who they were, and the chances they also had, with me, as I was growing up.  

I pray, to break curses, or  cycles, where, people I loved were only there for a moment.  In the good, and the bad, and when they left, there were no second chances.  No matter how much I longed for that, I did not get those chances. 

So what has all of this taught me, as I vent here?  That friends, God is teaching us, reaching out to us, through this journey called life.  But you can’t stay stuck.  You gotta grow.  You have to change, to be fulfilled.  

Stop looking at God, as an ATM.  Stop looking at Him, as if He has to do something, but you don’t think what can I do, to please Him, or serve Him.  This is where the growth stops, if you don’t try and please Him.  

Stop thinking about self.  Self, is just another indicator of who the enemy is.  See, we can get so preoccupied, with self, in that spirit, that we miss our own callings.  

We miss, how God can use us.  We miss, love.  See chances, are given, but if we misuse them, abuse them, abuse God, and others, we fail.  

I pray, to share this, with love, but yes again, I am kind of angry.  But it makes me realize, every day is a gift from God.  And my gift in return to Him, is what I do with it.  

See, His sacrifice for me on that cross was too great.  I cannot abuse it, by going back to sin.  I cannot abuse it, by not fearing the consequences of reaping what I sow.  I cannot treat people, like they don’t matter.  Even if they treat me like I don’t matter.  

Do you see, what I am trying to say here?

I just realize, and pray, that we all wake up.  Christ could return any moment.  Or our last breath, could happen at any moment.

Stop playing church.  Stop playing sanctimonious.  Or stop playing dumb.  Stop playing with life.  Stop denying God and people.  

Because you know what, we all do sin, we all do come short of His glory. Yes, I hate sin, I hate what it did to me, and stopped my own blessings as I reaped the consequences…

But sometimes, when I look at someone, I am reminded, that I once was where they were.  I had filthy rags.  I am nobody better, then anybody else.  

So, all I know, is though…

I don’t want to grieve my Lord Jesus.  With religion, (rules, regulations, traditions, made by men, or groups, or even by myself, trying to do things my way.)  Or my way, which leads to hell, if you read my past post.  

I just don’t want to miss it any more, to conclude this.  Yes, I pray for more chances with my Lord, and people.  But I don’t want to miss it.  I don’t want to just take things for granted.  Because we never know.  We just don’t know……  

Sometimes, you have to walk by yourself.  And you are not walking alone.  If you make sure, by repentance, that Jesus is walking with you.  You are walking with Jesus.  Just don’t let go of His hand, on this earth, so you can make sure, He will walk you into heaven.

To conclude this:  Folks, don’t let time go by without making it right with God.  Repentance, I have learned, with fear of God, is the best thing, I can do for my spiritual health.  Even on a daily basis.  

With people, apologize, if you need to, see again, its not worth pettiness, or pride, because sometimes there are no second chances.   Please, if you don’t get anything else from my message today.  Make it right with God.  Make it right with people.  For your own sake.  Please.  

I guess, I am just thinking of those who wanted to do this, and that, and did not get that chance, because they did not make Christ, Lord and savior.  I think of that sick person, who wishes they had served God, instead of denying Him.  So they could have had physical health, and good spiritual health.  I think of others, who are headed for hell, because they did deny Him.  And let money, or sin, take priority.  

I think of the broken friendships and family relationships, that could have been fulfilled, if someone had just said, I am sorry.  

But then it was too late, with God, and others….  

I just think, I have to share truth.  I have to share His truth.  I don’t want Him to say, what did you do Elena, with the chances I gave you?  

I don’t want that to be me, or you.  You see, I never want to hear from Him.  I never knew you.  

Read Matthew 7, from a King James, but this verse says it all.  How strange, this is the second time, God led me to give that to someone, and now, I see it for myself as well, more then ever….

AND THEN WILL I PROFESS UNTO THEM, I NEVER KNEW YOU:  DEPART FROM ME, YE THAT WORK INIQUITY. Matthew 7:23 King James.   

You don’t want Him to say that to you.  Or even think it.  

Friends, think of the blessings you have, and then do something with it, and about it, for God, for others.  You have your part.     

Hope this helps somebody today.  

Blessings, and love, in Christ,

Elena Ramirez 

CHANGE YOUR DISPOSITION BY CHANGING YOUR POSITION CLOSER TO GOD ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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CHANGE YOUR DISPOSITION BY CHANGING YOUR POSITION CLOSER TO GOD ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez

Yesterday, I had a terrible day.  I was ticked off.  I was angry.  Sometimes, when I see unrighteousness, I do get angry.  Yesterday was one of those days, because I see so much deception, in the body of Christ, in our nation, and some of these folks, get me angry.

I was in battle.

And to make a long story short, I was out of focus.  And well something happened, that kind of snapped me out of it, but it was not pleasant.

Anyway, I had a chat with my hubby this morning, and I thank God for who he is, because he can sometimes, bring insight to me, inspiration, and minister to me.  I received it.  

Because he reminded me, how you have to sometimes, look at your disposition.  Look at the fruit of who you are, what you are doing, and when the darts start flying, don’t be a dummy, and just stay there, and take the hits.  Move closer to God.  Change your disposition, by changing your position, closer to God.

See, as a Christian, sure we may say we believe in God, but we have to look at our own fruit.  I had some “stinking thinking” yesterday.  It showed.

I see it now.  But sometimes, in the heat of a spiritual battle, we can get stubborn.  We can think we can handle it, we can even dish it out.  And I also saw this story on social media,  author unknown, that reminded me, we cannot:

It was about a snake.  The snake, walked into a carpenters studio, and brushed against a saw.  It grazed it, and it made the snake angry.  Well the snake said, I will show you who I am, and I will use my powers, and strangle you.  So, it wrapped itself around the saw, and the saw, not moving, the snake thought, it overpowered it, and tightened its grip around the saw harder, but because of who it was, with sharp blades, it killed the snake.  

The moral of that story is:  The snake had no right to assume, it could take on a fight with something, that had power, on its own, without even doing anything.  

See, even with me, I should have prayed more.  But I trusted my ability, I got a little overconfident.  I see it.    

See, another analogy, is that we can get so caught up in something, like I was as well, that we lose our focus.  We can be deceived by something, and well the fruit will not reflect that of Christ.  Even though, my cause was great, I was in a battle, with a saw, so to speak, and I was not equipped to handle it.  There was a chink in my armor of God.  Anger, got in the way.  

We can do that.  And I am not a snake.  I don’t take on attributes of being sneaky, mean spirited, or hitting below the belt, like some folks do.  Where one moment, they apologize, but the next minute they go for the jugular.  They don’t fight fair.  You see the fruit.  You see, the pride.  You see the denial, or excuse making, instead of being accountable.  You see, the lies, and false witnesses, and you want to hit back.  But sometimes, its not your job to hit at all.  Lesson learned. 

But I am called to be wise as the snake, but harmless as a dove.

BEHOLD I SEND YOU FORTH AS SHEEP IN THE MIDST OF WOLVES:  BE YE THEREFORE WISE AS SERPENTS, AND HARMLESS AS DOVES.  Matthew 10:16.  Holy King James Bible.  

But isn’t that what the devil wants to do to us?  Deceive us, corrupt us, mislead us, and so we can lose what our focus is, or who we are in Christ?  His goal, is to make us fall, and any of us will fall without Christ holding us up.  When we puff ourselves up, get full of ourselves, with pride, over estimating, our own ability, we can fall.

See, if we also just look at the devil, look at what he does, take our eyes off of Christ, we are putting the devil in a position of adoration, because we think the devil has power.  We can even take on attributes of the enemy, because we are not watching Christ, but the enemy.

We do not, if we submit to God first.  Then we can resist, the enemy, and he will flee.  Because we have changed our disposition, by changing our position closer to God.  

I do so, even now by publicly repenting to God, and asking for wisdom and guidance in these matters.  Because I don’t want to have poor judgment.  

So, in order, for me, as an example, I just see, I have to change my disposition.  I have to move out of the way of the enemy.  Get closer to God, and let those fiery darts miss me.  Practice the fruit of the spirit, and obey God.  

Sometimes, it takes something to move us, but if we are smart, if we see, if we only did it the way of the Lord, well we could miss those darts.  Put on the armor of God.  

Yes, I changed my disposition, by changing my position, and getting closer to God.  

I hope this blesses you.  You know, I always pray, to try to help you get closer to God.

Have a good one.   All glory to God, He holds me up, He heals me, and puts salve on my wounds.  He did that for me today.  With the help of my dear loving husband.  Thank you Father. 

Elena Ramirez