TAKING A STAND AGAINST THE LITTLE THING TO BE STRONG AGAINST THAT BIG THING ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


Version 2TAKING A STAND AGAINST THE LITTLE THING TO BE STRONG AGAINST THAT BIG THING…..By Elena Ramirez

If we cannot take a stand for God, in just a little thing. Like not seeing a certain movie, or not going to a place that is notorious, for sin, or accepting people, in our lives who are bad influences.

What kind of stand is that? How can we stand against the enemy in a big thing, if we are not strong against him, in a little thing?

Folks, we can miss it. I am sad today for I see, the little foxes steal the vines…..

We are the vine, growing with Christ, but if we do not submit to Him, we can be cut off.

Don’t we see that? Again. How can we stand against the enemy in big things, if we won’t submit to God even in little things?

And take a stand against that little thing? We ALL have to see this…

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I DECREE I WILL NOT SELL MY BOOK IN THE HOUSE OF GOD ~ By Elena Ramirez


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

I just want to decree this, I want to make it clear. As many of you know, I do want to speak publicly, in your church or congregation.

I have not done it in a while.  I know, God has His reasons. But something dawned on me, just now, to speak this, to publicly proclaim it.

IF….

If I am ever called to give a testimony, or to speak publicly in a church. I will not try to sell my book there. Even today, I wrote just on impulse, Gods impulse, about how Christ turned the tables, on those who changed the temple, to sell what they had.  I don’t want to be one of those Christians.

If God blesses my book, financially, in other ways, then so be it. But I will not try to peddle the word of God, or peddle my book, in His House. In His temple.

That may sound strange to some. But I don’t care. I really do only want to serve God. But if money came into the situation, somehow it would take away from the message.

I never want to compromise or let money, be the root of evil in serving God.  

Does that make sense? I don’t know, but I am proclaiming it here.

To God be the glory….

 

By Elena Ramirez 

AND THE JEWS PASSOVER WAS AT HAND, AND JESUS WENT UP TO JERUSALEM.  AND FOUND IN THE TEMPLE THOSE THAT SOLD OXEN AND SHEEP AND DOVES, AND THE CHANGERS OF MONEY SITTING:  AND WHEN HE HAD MADE A SCOURGE OF SMALL CORDS, HE DROVE THEM ALL OUT OF THE TEMPLE, AND THE SHEEP, AND THE OXEN; AND POURED OUT THE CHANGERS MONEY, AND OVERTHREW THE TABLES.  AND SAID UNTO THEM THAT SOLD DOVES, TAKE THESE THINGS HENCE; MAKE NOT MY FATHERS HOUSE AN HOUSE OF MERCHANDISE.  JOHN 2:13-16.  KJV.  

THE SPIRIT OF DELUSION WHEN TRUTH IS IGNORED ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_3776.jpgTHE SPIRIT OF DELUSION WHEN TRUTH IS IGNORED…..

When truth is actually ignored. When you love someone, and you may have discernment, about something, and you tell them, you try to warn them, and they reject it….ignore it….

Or they give you “intelligent” reasoning. Which I call ignorance….

Why is it ignorance? Because it is denying what God says, and someone is making a decision, that is contrary to what He commands and says. He doesn’t change folks. We do! And when we disobey, there are consequences.

Sadly….All you can do, is just pray for that person or persons….I have learned, you cannot argue about truth. It stands on its own merit.

If the spirit deceives you, to believe a lie, you won’t see the truth.

AND WITH ALL DECEIVABLENESS OF UNRIGHTEOUSNESS IN THEM THAT PERISH, BECAUSE THEY BELIEVED NOT THE LOVE OF THE TRUTH, THAT THEY MIGHT BE SAVED. FOR THIS CAUSE GOD SHALL SEND THEM STRONG DELUSION THAT THEY SHOULD BELIEVE A LIE. II THESSALONIANS 2:10-11.  KJV

Its a spirit of delusion, that yes God allows, because you ignored His truth. One thing I have learned, God will not take you to the next blessing, if you have ignored, His correction. His truth, or even His servant. Remember Moses? And the stiff-necked people he dealt with? They walked around in circles, for 40 years….

This pride thing, about being rebellious, when truth is presented. Is purely disobedience in His eyes. It hurts a soul, when someone, rejects truth… The humble person, at least acknowledges it. Doesn’t debate it, doesn’t argue, and may even say thank you.

Wow what a concept.

The sad thing is, one then may ignore the one who ignored the truth, because they just won’t listen. What can one do? But shake the dust off.

Its not acting holier than thou, its love, its a warning. And someday God will show you again, if you ask Him. But do you really want to wait 40 years?

Live and learn….. I only wish, I had not been rebellious when I was.
Oh well….

To each their own….

By Elena Ramirez

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TED CRUZ SAID VOTE YOUR CONSCIENCE! (WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?) ~By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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

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

I loved this thought, that came from dear Mr. Cruz.  Yes, I admire this man greatly.  He is a man of great integrity, conviction, and stands for that which is right.  I admire him, because he stands his ground.  He is not a people pleaser.  He is I believe a man who wants to please God.  He knows who he is by his integrity.  This is why I am sad, he is not our nominee.  

But that thought of his is the talk of today.  And it causes us all to think.  So why? What does that mean, to vote your conscience?

I love getting to the root of things.  Thats always been my nature, to understand.  Why people, say what they do?  What is the foundation of something said.  The root, determines far more then what may be implied in anything.  Because it reveals the very soul of someone.  Don’t scratch the surface, get to the root of it!  Why waste your time, pondering?  Go to the top, the wisdom that God gives.  Does it come from God or satan?  You can know if you truly seek God.  If you read holy word.  

Christ told us, that we would be known by the words we speak.  We would be judged by those same words.  And out of the abundance of the heart, we do speak.  Scripture (paraphrasing) tells us we have power of life and death in our tongues, and we eat the fruit thereof. Proverbs 18:21. That last scripture is enough to give pause to consider what we do say.  

I think Mr. Cruz thought about what he should say.  He knew he had if anything to prove to himself, and God, he had a responsibility as a leader to tell us how to vote.  By the conscience.

The conscience.  The sense, these are principles, principles God has given us to establish to know the difference.  To guide us, to give us wisdom.  To give discernment between good and evil.

So to vote your conscience.  Hmmm.  Lets get to the root of that.  Without actually endorsing anyone, without saying anything further about someones character, or the lack of it.  

To get to the root of it, you need to look at the fruit.  To look at the soul of someone.  You have to see, what someones words are based on.  Is it truth?  Or is it a lie?  How did they get to the foundation they have?  Is it based on God, or is it on satan?  Is it love or is it hate?  Is it good, or is it evil?

You see, thats just the way it is going to be.  Its not in-between, or at a half way mark. With God, its choose this day, whom you will serve.  God does not play games with us.  He tells us to choose whom we will serve.

I CALL HEAVEN AND EARTH TO RECORD THIS DAY AGAINST YOU, THAT I HAVE SET BEFORE YOU LIFE AND DEATH, BLESSING AND CURSING, THEREFORE CHOOSE LIFE, THAT BOTH THOU AND THY SEED MAY LIVE.  DEUTERONOMY 30:19 KJV.  

And whether you want to choose or not, is really irrelevant, because by not choosing, you can choose evil.  By not standing up for good, by being lukewarm, so to speak, God will spit you out.  See Christ’s last words to us, in Revelation 3. Of a KJV. Because even in these scriptures he is reminding us, yes, salvation could be at stake by not repenting. He tells us let no man take your crown!

Repentance, is always the key to clearing the slate with God.  Always, don’t ever forget that!  It will clear your conscience.  It will clear your soul, it will make you right with God.  Repentance is admitting you have sinned, that you have made mistakes, by not basing your “conscience” your soul on Christ.  It is the sweetest cleansing, you ever can receive, because it will clear the slate, and clean your robes.

See, God is giving us all a chance on this earth to choose.  And so you have to know what your “conscience” is based on.  You have to know what source, as the foundation, does your thoughts come from to vote.

Is it good, is it truth, is it love, is it pure, and holy, submitting totally to God?  In obedience, in fear of God.  Yes, fear, people don’t like that word, but see, if you fear God, you choose wisely.  So your conscience, does not fear anybody else, but God Himself, to prove to Him, your own alliance.  To please God. 

The conscience.  That little voice, that gut instinct, that sense you might call common sense, is always based on good or evil.  God or the devil.  And to know that, is to learn to fine tune it.  You can always trust it, if its based on God. 

It tells you what is right, it tells you what is wrong.  But if the foundation of it, is not based on God totally, well it will be wrong.  But the principle is in its place.  If you have not made Christ Lord, and savior, you will be ruled by the principle, that comes from the devil.  Theres no in-between here again.

Thats why I am so careful with the Bible I choose.  I choose the King James. To choose something, that has not been corrupted, or compromised, because I truly want to be on the same page with God.  He does not change, we do.  So my thoughts, will reflect the mind of Christ.  According to His word.  Not my thoughts, not satans thoughts.  But God almighty.

But it is a choice.  So, to vote your conscience, is a choice.  This is America.  Beautiful America, the land of the free.  But how long will that be, if we do not choose Gods ways?  We may very well learn.  This is who we are as a nation.  Free. We have freedom, our whole nation is on the foundation of freedom, but in God we trust.  

Some of us trust in God anyway.

So only you can answer the question as to where your “conscience” is based on.  Only you, can determine, to know if you are right are wrong, but remember, you will be judged by what you choose.

We will all stand before God.  For the choices we make, including how we vote.  It is recorded in the book of life.  But ask yourself, is your name in the Lambs book of life?  That book, that has no stain on it.  Cleansed by the sacrifice of Christ.  

Without telling you who to vote for, to vote your conscience, means you are voting because you have freedom.  But remember, that freedom, in our nation, will produce, fruit.  It will produce a consequence.  Either for good or evil.  God or satan.

So be careful how you vote.  Be careful what you base it on.  Be careful, that you see the root of someones character, to know, is it good, is it evil?

I think we have seen enough to know.  At this point.  But if you do not know, ask God.  Come to His throne humble.  Repentant.  Seeking truth.  He will show you.  He is awesome when it comes to things like that, so He deserves glory and honor and praise as I even write this.  I know.  There is none like God, and sometimes, you wonder.  But He is on the throne.  No matter who is President.  

The rest is up to you, and yes God, for it is always in His hands.  Who is your choice to vote for?  It may mean you don’t vote.  And thats another topic, between good and evil, and evil is still evil.  And good is still good.  Thanks be to God. 

Remember God sees your vote.  What is your conscience based on?  As you vote?  Or do not vote?  Your an American, know the difference! 

Blessings, and love, Elena Ramirez

 

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


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

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

Today, I turned on the television, and there was a man on television, and he said, I have some tips to develop your spirituality.

Well, of course, my ears perked up.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Blessings, and love in Christ,

Elena Ramirez

STOP HAVING CONVERSATIONS WITH THE DEVIL ~ BY CHRISTIAN AUTHOR ELENA RAMIREZ


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

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

Stop in the name of Jesus! Stop having conversations with the devil!!!!!  

Oh you know what I am talking about!  That small inner voice, that may even try to be a voice of reason, but it comes straight from hell.  To either tell you, to do this that or the other, and to compromise, and to persuade you, you can do this and that.  

Or that voice that condemns you.  And tells you, you are worthless, or ugly, or someone is better then you, or you cannot do anything, because you are so dumb.  It attacks your sense of confidence.  And believe me, that ugly old devil, will even use people to tell you this.  Reject it!  

You know its wrong.  You know, it does not come from God Himself.  Its not love.  It is rebellious.  It denies His truth, His commandments, and yet you want to talk to that voice?  Walk away from it.  Walk away from that devil.  Why? Because it is sin. 

Rebuke it in the name of Jesus.  Christ says, you can do all things through Him, that strengthens you.  (Paraphrasing Philippians 4:13.  King James)

You see, its a spirit, and that spirit, is meant to cause destruction.  Sure you are aware of it.  Its your conscience!  

But…It is not of God, it is the enemy, the devil.  According to Jesus, and what He has warned us, that the devil, comes to kill, steal, and destroy.

The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy:  I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.  John 10:10.   

And it is meant to stop your blessings, or stop someone elses blessings, or to just stop your growth, or someone else, and its pure intent, is to stop anything that has to do with God.  But Christ said, He came to give life!  And yes, abundantly!

I cannot even write the things the purpose of the enemies goal is, because when you get so close to God, anything that is not of God, in holiness, goodness, and love, you abhor. Your spirit rejects…and you need to see that, to be close to God.  Thats a sign you are getting close to God.  And I renounce and deny even listening to that voice.  Because it is not of God.  

Even now, I suppose, I feel prompted to write this.  I just felt that sneaky, conniving voice try to tell me to compromise something, that I long for, in Christ.  And that if I let go of one thing, I would not gain, in another area.  And I thought to myself, that comes straight from the devil.  I don’t have to make deals.  I don’t have to compromise, I don’t have to give into one negative thought for another.  NO!  I rebuke that, in the name of Jesus.   I plead the blood of Jesus, over my mind, and spirit.  I will not give place to the enemy.  In anything, for I know my fathers voice.  And to another I will not follow.  

The bottom line for me, anyway, is the will of God to be done.  As Christ as the example.  He is my source to identify with.  And in my situation.  And in what I desire.  And in what I need.  He can make a way, when there was no way.  And if its not meant to be, then so be it!  I accept that in love, and humbleness before my God.  

My love to God is not dependent on what He does for me in this, and really anything else.  Why?  Because He found me, He saved me, and pulled me out of the miry clay.  He put me on a rock higher.  He loved me, He cleansed my soul. He comforted me.  He poured oil on my head, and like that lamb He protected me.  And He still does!

But, no the enemy, keeps saying well you could do this, and that…but no, I reject that.  I reject it, because I do want to see God glorified, in my circumstances.  I do want to see Him, do a great and mighty thing.  But I realize, He tests us.  And He tests us to see if we are true and loyal.  

And when we try to do it ourselves, that takes away the power, we need to give God in submission.  Comprende?  Look, all I know is that we have to grow.  We have to know our Lords voice.  We have to submit to God.  We have to know our Lord, and not give place to His enemy.  

So that means, study Gods truth, from a good King James Holy word.  No other bible, is holy.  Honestly.  They are corrupted, in their purity, and here again, where else would the devil try to deceive but by changing the Holy word of God?  So you won’t get a blessing, so you won’t know God personally.  

Pray, draw close to God.  Stay away from anything that compromises your walk with Him.  Submit to God, resist the devil, and he will flee. Read King James 4:7.    

Your not perfect no, neither am I, but to be close to God.  To receive His truth, and favor, and love, is the greatest gift we can have.  And you don’t want to even lose that by talking to the enemy, by compromising, what Christ did for you and me.  

We have to know our enemy, we have to know his strategy.  We have to know his characteristic, and personality traits.  And whenever I see a liar, or a pride that wants to get all the glory, I know that is not of God.  

And I certainly do not want that trait.  When I see, deception, or compromise, or confusion, that is not of God.  

Look, we are paying the cost, for sin, because we all sin, we all come short of the glory of God.  Only Jesus Christ, our dear Lord, and savior, can save us from that penalty.  

But don’t forget how it came. Don’t forget how sin came.  It came by the devil, turning into a snake, and deceiving Eve.  She talked to that devil!  

Remember the lessons of this.  What would have happened if she went and rejected the devil and talked to God?  We all know God, would have told her the truth, don’t eat from the tree of good and evil.  Same thing holds true for now.  Don’t compromise your walk with God.  Don’t seek other entities!  Give yourself completely to God, and learn His ways, not the ways of evil.  The wages of sin is death.  

And while we are talking about that, watch out for that movement of “grace” versus the law…. It actually distorts what Paul the apostle said, and we are not free from the law!  Some people think that is an excuse to sin.  God did not flip flop when He gave us His commandments.  We are only free from the law of sin, and death.  Romans 8;2.  In Christ.  

Don’t talk to that ugly old devil.  Rebuke him.  He is not looking out for your good, if anything he wants to steal your soul, and deceive you, and confuse you.  And folks, sin will do that.  

Remember we have power of life and death in our tongues, and we eat the fruit of that.  (paraphrasing Proverbs 18:21 ~ read from a King James)  So don’t even speak that over yourself as well.  

Just think if Eve had only rebuked him, and gone to God, and talked to Him, the curse would not have taken place.  Be aware of curses.  Be aware, that if you rebuke the devil, you will be blessed.  Because you are being obedient to God.  

Don’t talk to the enemy.  Don’t entertain his wicked devices, submit to God, and be saved from being snared.  This advice is for all of us.  Don’t talk to the devil.  Be obedient to God!

Talk to God.  Know Him, He is the greatest friend, you will, ever, ever, ever have.  Know His love, by His voice.  

Dear friend, I understand, how sometimes we feel beat up in life.  I understand, how even by being around negative people they can make you feel worthless, and that sense of self confidence is gone.  I understand….I truly do.  But, I had to seek God, I had to find my way with Him, and it is in this journey of my own life, I have found Christ, and I have found a peace.  There is no peace to the wicked.  Your life can be a success.  Your life, can change.  But stop talking to that devil.  

And just like Jesus said…. tell that ugly old devil….Get thee behind me satan.  God has my front, back, sides covered, and I will not listen to you.  If anything you have to submit to me, by who I am in Christ.  And I want you out of anything, that has to do with me.  I plead the blood of Jesus!  Be gone, in the name of Jesus!  

AND JESUS ANSWERED AND SAID UNTO HIM, GET THEE BEHIND ME, SATAN:  FOR IT IS WRITTEN, THOU SHALT WORSHIP THE LORD THY GOD, AND HIM ONLY SHALT THOU SERVE.  LUKE 4:8

NOW DO YOU SEE WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO HAVE HOLY AND ANOINTED WORD FROM A KING JAMES THAT IS NOT CORRUPTED? FOR IT IS WRITTEN!

 

Blessings, Elena Ramirez

 

NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS WILL NOT WORK WITHOUT BRINGING IT TO THE OBEDIENCE OF CHRIST ~ BY CHRISTIAN AUTHOR ELENA RAMIREZ


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“HOW TO HAVE FAITH” This book is a self-help book to bring insight to your faith, and to know what pleases God. Both are on SMASHWORDS…..
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CASTING DOWN IMAGINATIONS, AND EVERY HIGH THING THAT EXALTETH ITSELF AGAINST THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD, AND BRINGING INTO CAPTIVITY EVERY THOUGHT TO THE OBEDIENCE OF CHRIST.  II CORINTHIANS 10:5

I had to make this title strong, so perhaps someone can see this to understand.  New Years resolutions will not work without bringing it to the obedience of Christ.  

So many people make New Year resolutions, but they fail. Because they do not bring it to Christ.

It begins with a thought.  It begins with the imagination.  What you see, or think becomes you.  For as He thinketh in his heart, so is he….Proverbs 23:7.

 What are you thinking?  What are you putting your energy and attention to?  So you need to choose wisely, or you may think or imagine something that is not good, right, or of God. Let alone healthy for you or others.  You cannot let your own mind ponder on that thing that is not right in the sight of God, you must see it as God does, and then obey Him.  

As the first scripture above tells us.  This is why many resolutions do not work on their own, because unless Gods spirit is present, one may be trying to do it on their own, and that may not always prove to be effective.  

I am older now, I am a lot wiser, and the wisdom I share in this, is all to the glory of God, and none else.  Because anything we try to do, in the natural on our own, will not have the same affect as to giving it to God in obedience.

I have experience in this.  I understand, how we can make choices, and do things that are not healthy for us, spiritually and yes physically.  I have done things in my own life, that were lifestyle choices, that hurt me.  Choices, that controlled me for lack of a better word.  Like smoking,  getting high.  Letting the wrong people into my life.  Choices.

And it is always a choice.  I am not going to try and force you to believe me.  This is a choice.  In fact, I follow Christ in this example.  He is a gentleman.  He does not force us.  This is not His way.  He gives us His holy word, an anointed, holy not corrupted word, and that is my King James Bible. And in that Holy word, He tells us who He is, and what He expects.  But it is a choice.  It is even a choice, what Bible one uses.  But experience, and research has shown me this truth.  

And those that reject Him reap the consequences.  And those that find Him, find life eternal.  Not only is there the promise for life after we die, but life now on earth, can change, to a life, that He intended, if we just seek Him.  A life fulfilled.  A life complete, with joy, and peace, and a sense of who He is.  In all aspects, and that nothing is impossible with God.  

But those that reject who He is, do reap, what the devil intended.  And sadly, they do not know when they reject Christ, they are rejecting the only chance to make a “wrong right.”  They look at it intellectually, and not spiritually.  

This is why Christ came for us.  To pay the penalty of our sins.  To stop the works of the enemy.  To give us a new chance.  Yes in our resolutions.  In all aspects of life.  We can live abundantly.  But we have to begin by seeing we are sinners, and repent, and make the choice to bring it to the obedience of Christ.  We have to see, we must not give place to the enemy, but we must submit to God.  This is also scriptural.  

I was blind spiritually at one time.  This is where I started with my own self-destructive ways, that were controlling me.  And anything can control you if you let it.  From eating, to smoking, getting high, sexual active etc.  This is the way of the world.  

And the world, if you see does not offer a way to control these things, effectively.  Nor does it condemn immorality. If anything, it promotes these things.  You see it on television, in movies and yes even acceptance, of things that are perverted.  More and more, the world, has adapted these life style choices, ideologies, and ways of thinking, that go against God.  And they call that normal.  

But God is not mocked, and we do reap what we sow.  Galatians 6:7.  And there is no peace saith my God to the wicked.  Isaiah 57:21.  And I see so many people rejecting God, and choosing lifestyles, that are against who God is.  If you reject God it is your choice, and you have no one to blame but yourself.  

No, if you really want a change, and you want to make it work for you.  You do have to give it all to God.  You have to obey God, you have to take His commandments to heart, His ways, His principles, to heart, and you have to want to live a clean good life.  

And let us get one thing straight.  Just because you gave your heart, to Christ one time does not mean, that its a done, deal.  No, you have to want to grow.  And many people do not grow, because they think they are fine, the way they are.  

You have to work out your Salvation, in fear of God, and with trembling.  This is also scriptural.  Look up these words in a King James Bible.  This is the scripture reference.  Philippians 2:12

Treating your salvation as precious.  Something to honor, and protect.  Because you do not want to be deceived by the devil.  Nor lose your salvation, by having your name “blotted” out of the lambs book of life.  

And maybe to some extent you are a good person.  But, by denying who Christ is, in your own life, or just living day to day, is not living, that is barely existing, when you could thrive.  

No true living is when you search for God daily, with all your being.  Recognizing the devil, comes to kill, steal and destroy, so you watch your own self.  Christ told us this difference, but Christ came to give us life abundantly. Read again John 10:10, as the reference KJV.

You choose Christ’s ways.  Repenting, daily, is something I believe in.  It cleanses the soul, and gets you on the right path.  

And you disciple yourself.  Which is derived from “disciplining” yourself in Christ.  When you love the Lord, truly Love Him, you know your body is the temple of the living God.  So no, you do not want to hurt that temple, or others, and whatever you are doing that is making you “self-destruct” you take to the obedience of Christ.  You obey the command ment first to love God with all your heart, and then your neighbor as yourself.  

You stop the whining, the complaining, and the pity party, that does not do you or anybody else any good, and you take it to the obedience of Christ.  You change.  There are so many pitfalls, we can fall into, if we do not see the signs.  We walk down the road of life.  And we do not always see what is up ahead.  But if you walk with Christ, He does give you signs, and those signs may say, don’t walk that path.  

I saw those signs myself in my life.  I made some terrible choices, that were not only sin, in Gods eyes, but they were causing me to go down a road of destruction.  I had to stop.  I had to repent.  I had to recognize the son of God, who came to set me free.  

And when I did, I began the most beautiful relationship I have ever had.  No one can take the place of who Christ is to me.  I will never, ever go back to those ways, those habits, because I would lose this relationship. Christ is the great Shepherd.  He will guide you, He does me.   

This is why, when I talk to people, and they get it confused with religion, I explain the difference.  Rules, traditions, rituals, made by men, and groups, will never, ever get the results that I can have with Christ.  In relationship.  They cannot.  In fact, religion from the choice, I told you, is imposing, rude, and harsh.  

They are not gracious, compassionate, or understanding, as to what Christ can do.  So when I have a problem I go to God, and if you need to talk to someone, yes talk to someone, but talk to someone who understands the ways of God, for counsel.   

I know from the word of God, I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.  Paraphrasing Phillipians 4:13.  I can.  

I don’t give up, even where I am now, in my older years.  Every day, I reach for the goal of who I can be in Christ.  And some things do take time.  

But its not up for debate.  I know that knowing Christ has changed my life.  My choices.  And even now, I have a private resolution, I bring to the obedience of Christ, because I want to grow, and be the best I can be in Him.  For next year….

So if you are really serious, about making a resolution, and making it work.  Take it to the obedience of Christ my friend.  Don’t compromise who you are.  Don’t doubt that you can do it.  Don’t be afraid, that it is too late.  It’s never too late, when we open our eyes, and give it totally to the obedience of Christ.  Speak it, there is power in your words, speak who you are in Christ.  Faith pleases God.  

Yes we do reap what we sow.  This is a principle, that the world calls karma.  But don’t look at it that way.  Don’t look at it as the world sees it.  Look at it the way Christ can to make the corrections for you.  Yes, He corrects those He loves.  Let Him correct you.  Give it to Christ.  

Let Him turn those consequences, into faith, into hope, that 2015 can be a new year for you, with a difference.  Plead the blood of Jesus, and know Christ came to set you free, and yes free indeed.  

You can do it.  You can meet your goal.  I want to inspire you, to see yourself and who you can be in Christ.  Healed.  Is that a goal?  That can be physically or spiritually.  Well by His stripes we are healed.  Isaiah 53:5.  

You can be stronger, wiser, and more at peace, if you just take it to the obedience of Christ.  He will show you the way.  He is the way, the truth, and life.  John 14:6.  He will make a way.  To meet your resolutions my friend.  Have hope, don’t give up.  

In the miracle of who Christ is.  This is why we have the Christmas spirit. A gift in the “presence” of our Lord, and savior.  This is a present.  This thought of taking it to the obedience of Christ.  Can meet that new year resolution.  This new year can be yours, in Christ.  

Happy New Year, with blessings and love, 

Elena Ramirez