LOVE MAKES EVERY THING GROW ~BY CHRISTIAN AUTHOR ELENA RAMIREZ


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So I have a strange dilemma. I have a neighbor, who is not always nice to me. In fact, I think I downright annoy her. She is short with me, and barely says hello. And well, I could react with that in return. But I try, I always try. To be nice, friendly, and kind.

I have noticed the last few times, when they go on vacation, they have not requested, or asked for us to water their flowers. I kind of think she thinks, I will just do it, but then when they come home, she really does not thank me, or us. But her flowers are alive.

So, they just took off yesterday, hubby was outside when they left. He asked as they loaded their trailer, and boat, how long they would be gone? They said Thursday. He said he asked, because that would have been a great time, to say hey, can you watch the house? Can you water our flowers. That was his way of trying to get a courtesy. But no, nothing was asked.

So common sense told me don’t water her flowers. And I feel like sure, I could let the flowers die, but what good would it do? It might teach her a lesson, to communicate, but by then the relationship we have would be at a worse strain. I could be that person and just look the other way. But thats not who I am.

So I have this saying on my wall. And I am praying for guidance, and I think, what would Christ do? And it came to me, water the flowers. Why? Because I see those flowers every day, out my window. I don’t have the heart to look at something and let it die, if I can save it.

Just like Christ, I want to save people. He is my example. Maybe thats why I am always reminding all of us to repent. To know, that we have to clean the slate with Christ. Maybe thats why, because love does things that don’t always seem like the right choice. But do we not know, Gods ways are not our ways?

I am not going to tell her I watered them. I am not asking for thanks. But I am going to just try and do things that love requires, that is not always the norm. I am not going to ask her to ask me to water her flowers. If she cannot see the error of her own ways, thats between her and God. In just being a courteous neighbor. You can’t make people do anything. But I can pray, and I pray God bless them.

Oh well. I may not see the fruit of it in others lives. But I can look out my window, and see those flowers are alive. Because I love, and love makes all things grow.

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SUBLIMINAL MESSAGES THAT DECEIVE ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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But let it be the hidden man of the heart in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price I Peter 3:4.

More then ever, it seems that “subliminal” messages, are the norm.  But what it reveals, is what is in the heart of the messenger.  The giver of the thought….

They are every where.  We are inundated with messages, thoughts, inspiration, advertising, and agendas….

Our hearts, are like opened, or closed doors.  

And so as a Christian, you want to keep yourself holy in the sight of God.  Hard to do in this world we live in.  Some things just desensitize us and so you become immune, to many things that may come your way.  

Yet, you need to protect your spirit.

I have not heard a message on this, but being led by the Holy Spirit, I agree, and see the importance of this as I write.

Scripture tells us, we worship God in spirit and truth.  

God is a spirit:  and they that worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth.  John 4:24.  

So what spirits, or spirit, are you led by?  For God sees this in truth.

How do we get to that place in holiness, in obedience to what Christ has done for us, as we are cleansed in our spirits, to now be a vessel, an instrument of Christ?  

We have to see, we must protect our spirits.  By that which we allow.  By either reading, watching television, friends that we choose, and yes even in the spiritual entities of the church we attend.  

For this very reason, I long for a pure and holy word, so this is why I use a King James bible.  But what about the church you attend?  Or the voices  you listen to?  Even in the counsel you ask for?  

These “subliminal” messages, you receive, will shape you, will build you, or destroy you.  So you need discernment.  To know.  This is wisdom.  To know and see through the intent, and agenda, of the messenger, what is right.  What is wrong.  

A subliminal message, will hint at the agenda.  It will not come to the point, specifically, yet you get the drift of it.  You can see, either something is left out, or denied, quietly.  Yet it will make you think.  It will make you wonder, it will entice you, if you let it.   The dictionary, tells us, that it will “influence your mind in such a way that you do not notice.” 

It is as if it is a seed, and if you water it, nourish it, it will grow.  This can be sin.  This can be holiness.  You see, it just depends what seed you allow to grow in your spirit.  To determine the “fruit” of your tree.  

The holy word of God, my King James bible, tells us what Christ said.  And He said, do not let any man steal your crown.  He said, beware of wolves in sheeps clothing.  He said, beware the enemy, comes to kill, steal, and destroy.  He told us the enemy is a deceiver.  He has paid the price, for our holiness, but are we so naive, like sheep, that we can be led away by a “subliminal” thought?

They are there these thoughts.  That come to us.

I just saw one, on a paid commercial on television, where a couple was having a discussion, and it was over a piece of candy.  But the difference was she was in bed, with the candy.  And I just thought, the subliminal message to any child, would be to think its o.k. to be in bed with candy.

And where are the strong moral, messages?  That teach integrity, and honor, and that which is right in the sight of God?  They may be gone, in society, but if you are a Christian you have a responsibility to be a message, that does give honor to God.

That is someone, who must live life in honor of God, for what Christ did.  So what subliminal message, do people see in you?  I do believe we do have to ask that.

Because we already know God does see the intentions of our hearts….

Is your heart open to the messages, that can deceive?  Or do you guard your heart….

And the man said unto me, Son of man, behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears, and set thine heart upon all that I shew thee: for to the intent that I might shew them unto thee art thou brought hither:  delcare all that thou seest to the house of Israel.  Ezekiel 40:4.

This message, was paid for in full, by the sacrifice of Christ.

Blessings, my friends, as our hearts ponder on this.

Elena Ramirez

 

 

SUBMIT TO GOD AS THE AUTHORITY AND BE NOT DECEIVED BY FALSE BROKEN PROPHETS ~ BY CHRISTIAN AUTHOR ELENA RAMIREZ


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The body of Christ is crippled, and sadly, no one is seeing this.  No one calls it out as wrong, and nobody is taking a stand.  Well I will.  I will, because I love my Lord Jesus.  I will, because there are souls at stake.  I will, because people, are not seeing the truth.  They are compromising who they are in Christ.  They have listened to so many who have distorted truth, and have made their own “religion.”  I will because I will stand before God.  I will write it, and say it is wrong!

 The following statement, is not my statement.  But because this was shared by a prominent ministry I am using it as an example.  These are their words, word, for word.  It was not taken out of context, or in part.  Let the record show it, for what it is.  

Don’t pray and ask God to fight Satan for you. You are the one in authority. Take your responsibility and speak directly to Satan yourself and stand your ground firmly. He will flee!

I have to be honest, when I saw this statement, I felt the hair on my neck stand up!  How dare they say this kind of nonsense.  Who is the authority?  They are talking about?  Who is their audience?  Is it a born again Christian?  Is it someone who has given their heart to Christ?  Is it someone who is quoting a compromised Bible?  Is it someone who does not know the truth?

 Why would they phrase it like that?  Don’t pray and ask God to fight satan for you?  Whose side are they really on?  Thats what I am seeing to question?

 Where is the loyalty to God? The submission?  I don’t even capitalize the name of the enemy.  But they did.  That statement, really says a lot, about the stance they take.  Responsibility, they threw that out of the window!  Responsibility is knowing Gods word, and seeking Him, in every aspect.  Including fighting the devil!  

The authority, they talk about makes me wonder, is it pride, that thinks they don’t have to pray to God? They can take care of it themselves?

Friends, the King James Bible says, “Pray without ceasing!” Pray!!!! I Thessalonians 5:17. This is how we get victories, this is how we win battles, but we have to pray, they actually say don’t pray and ask God. These are their words not mine!

Yes, there are certain, things God has given me authority over.  But the scripture is very clear, in times, of battle, with the enemy, the battle is the Lords.  And the submission must be given to God, to have Gods protection.  This statement does not address that.   Yes there is power, in the name of Jesus, there is authority.  But this statement did not say that either!

No, it is not me, it is God, that has that authority. and He gives me yes, authority. Yes, as His child, yes, as His servant.  But I still have to submit to Him, first.  Then I can have full assurance, by the name of Jesus. They don’t say that in this statement.  This is what the scripture says.  And this is why, I question ministries, that say stupid things like this.  

I think what bothers me the most about this, is that, it is questionable, and vague.  So I question it.  No matter what the intention was of that ministry, it is a “Mixed Signal” and that is confusing to whoever would read that!

But I never question Gods holy word, from the King James Bible, and this is what we are called to do to defeat the devil.  Along with putting on the armor of God.   

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

To me it is stupid.  And usually, I am gracious, to give some the benefit of the doubt.  But when a high profile ministry says something like that, and also excludes truth, it makes me wonder…What happened to them?  I once enjoyed watching them on television.

What Bible are they using?  This is not the first time, I saw discrepancies, that I have challenged, and even wrote to them about because of the Bible they used, but this actually got me righteously angry!  I am not judging them, I am seeing the fruit, and that is not of God….

Did you know in Galatians 1, it talks about those who pervert the gospel.  Read it from a King James Bible.  It says they are ACCURSED! I don’t want anything to do with a ministry that perverts Gods word!

They left out that part, that is so important to God.  Submitting to Him.  Then resisting the enemy.  Then the enemy would flee.  Why?  Because when we submit to God, He is on the case!  No devil can stand against God.  But our part is to submit to God!

So many souls, read that, nonsense, from this high profile ministry, which I will not name.  But how are they to know the truth, unless they know Gods word, themselves?  The reactions on that post, was yes, and amen.  How the blind, are blinded, because the enemy has deceived them.  Trusting these “so-called” prophets.  No wonder, so many are crippled.   But this statement is so empty, so vague, and yes, so disingenuous, that it makes me think.  Sadly…..

It makes me want to scream to Christians, to beware, to be careful not to be deceived.  Christ told us let no man deceive you.  Matthew 24:4-5. See it from a King James.

We have to know the truth.  Christians, and whoever is reading this, believer or non-believer.  I implore you.  Seek the truth!  Seek the true and living God.  Seek God and pray.  Know the scriptures yourself.  Know a King James Bible, so you have the anointing.  The holiness, of a Bible, that has not been changed, deleted words, or added words.  Use a Holy King James Bible!

If you are in a spiritual battle, because of sin, repent, seek God, submit to God, and His truth, and He will guide you!  But always pray to God, always be humble in His sight!  Repentant!  Because of what Christ did on that cross!

It is sad.  This time, in my life, there are very few pastors, or ministries, that I can relate to.  The body of Christ should be united.  But we are not all on the same page, scripture speaking, and understanding with discernment the true and holy word.  Because the word has been changed, and distorted, and because people do not know the difference. People are being deceived.  We have to see this.

 I pray, for my brothers and sisters in Christ.  I pray, to shout it out, to warn souls, to save souls, to be careful.  This affects so many things, concerning who we are in Christ, and what I see right now, is a church, a body of believers, that do not believe the same things, and I pray God does a new thing.  If He uses me, so be it.  

If you believe, as I do, about this, I would love to hear from you!

But I see those, who should know truth, and instead, they say strange things like this.  Is it pride?  Is it wealth, and power, in the body of Christ that has caused them to speak such strange things?  I don’t know.  I won’t point the finger and I won’t name them, because thats not who I am, but I am seeing this, and all I can do is, seek God.  

 But I am alarmed.  

As I submit to God, as the authority, I will not be deceived by false prophets.  

Just my thoughts today…..Elena Ramirez 

 

DO YOU HAVE A FALSE SENSE OF SECURITY IN YOUR SALVATION? ~ LAW VERSUS GRACE IN FEAR OF GOD by Christian author Elena Ramirez


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I have to admit, I get sad, when I hear pastors, or even other Christians, have a false sense of their salvation.

They take it for granted. They call it a free gift, but yet, because they do not see what Christ really did for them, by His suffering, and on the cross, they abuse it.

They walk in this false sense of “grace” that the devil deceives them with, a lie from hell itself, and they do not have the fear of God, nor do they uphold the “Law.”  From the Old Testament.

Folks, Christ said, that many are going to say Lord, Lord, and He is going to say, I never knew you. Why because you did not really know Him. And when He says that, when you stand before Him, will that give you access to heaven? I don’t believe so.

Again, I suggest, what voice are you listening to? What Bible version, are you reading? I have said this in my book, HOW TO HAVE FAITH, but you do not want a coloring book, to take the tests in life. Let alone your faith!  You want Gods pure word.

This is important, because you need the purity of Gods word, to be in place. I suggest the King James Bible. But know this, that it is your responsibility, to find the truth.

FOR NOT THE HEARERS OF THE LAW ARE JUST BEFORE GOD, BUT THE DOERS OF THE LAW SHALL BE JUSTIFIED. ROMANS 2:13.

Please see this scripture carefully.  You are not justified, unless you keep and do what the law says!

Do you try to keep the law, even though you are a Christian?  Do you have the fear of God?  Do you discount the old testament?  But only embrace parts of Gods word?

I am telling you, for the sake of your salvation.  Get truth, get right, with God, in fear of God.  The devil is trying to deceive and cripple the body of Christ, and we need to warn others, and we need to be the example Christ told us to be in love.  Seriously.  It is very disheartening, when I listen to many, and they actually believe, they are o.k.  but they live like hell.  Their consciences are not centered, on how precious our salvation is.  They are not pierced, with the sense of what Christ did, to spare us from the penalty, the legality of the devils hold.  So they play with it.  Living life, without any worries, or even repentance.

Don’t play with your salvation.  We are to work it out, with trembling, and fear.  Repent, and read a Bible that is Holy!

And know this, and I have to emphasize this, because when Paul was talking about the law, he was talking about being free from the law of sin and death.  This is what we are free from.  Not Gods law.

It behooves any of us, to think that we would be beyond Gods law.  God understood, how His law, was difficult, and yes Christ makes a way for us.  But it is still there.  And you cannot disregard it.  Just like you would not exceed driving a certain amount of miles per hour, because you can get a ticket!  Or cause someone else death, by driving like a looney, laws are there to protect all of us!  God knew, and He does not flip flop.

Look this is the law, we are free from. Not Gods commandments!

FOR THE LAW OF THE SPIRIT OF LIFE IN CHRIST JESUS, HATH MADE ME FREE FROM THE LAW OF SIN AND DEATH.  Romans 8:2

Sin, is a law, that the principle of it, requires to pay the penalty. The wages of sin, is death.  Christ paid it, but don’t abuse it!

 Many are looking for loop-holes, to get away from the teachings and yes, the commandments of the Old Testament.  Saying, this is the new covenant, and the old covenant, is abolished.  Thats wrong!  Christ said, He did not come to abolish the law, but to fulfill it.

We are to make sure, we are doing everything, in our own ability, to keep that salvation in place.  Yes, it is ours for eternity, but you don’t play with it, in that false sense of security.

You keep the law, and in doing so, you can have that grace.  But that grace is not available if you do not have the law, front and center.  And that law, includes the fear of God!  He holds our souls, in His hands.

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A WORD FROM THE LORD TO THE LYING CHRISTIAN


I sense the Lord is giving me a word, to the Christian, who believes, yet lies.  You know lying, is a characteristic of the devil.  And when one lies, in any way, they are taking on the characteristic of the devil, whom God hates.

God gave us His word, to help our lives, to guide us, to instruct us, to command us, to do things His way.  And when we know the truth, and yet choose to give place to the devil, well, we are setting ourselves up.  For curses, for problems, for Gods protection to depart, and so much more.

Because first of all, God is holy, and He calls us unto holiness.  When a Christian lies to another Christian, I don’t think this person realizes, what the Holy Spirit sees.  It grieves, the Holy spirit.  And we all are walking, at different, places, in our Christian walk.  Some are stronger, and some have gotten to a place, where love is evident, or whatever.  We are all growing on the vine, so to speak.  For Christ is the vine, we are the branches.  But when a Christian lies, they are really subjecting themselves, to harsh judgment.

Ephesians 4:25-32 really puts it into a good perspective.   Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbor: for we are members one of another.  (We are called to speak truth to each other, because of Christ, we are linked together, in the spirit) Be ye angry, and sin not, let not the sun go down upon your wrath.  Neither give place to the devil.  (When you lie, you are giving place to the devil.) Let him that stole steal no more but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give that needeth.  Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, (lying is corrupt communication) but that which is good to the use of the edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.  and grieve not the Holy Spirit of God. (God sees and he is not pleased by that) Whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.  Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking be put away from you, with all malice.  (Put it away) And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christs sake hath forgiven you.  

In the spirit of the conclusion, God has given me.  To understand, as I share with you….I would go to God, I would repent.  I would see the error of my ways, and I would not want to give place to the devil.  I would not want to offend God.

You know, I see so many broken people, in our society, in our world, and you, and I both know, that lying, has not been something that our society, has really tried to implement in people, to do good, or for their best.  It is just not taught.

But God teaches us.  And His ways, by Jesus Christ, is the only way.  Christ is the way, the truth and life.  John 14:6 And if we want to begin living a better life, sometimes, we have to start with whats really within.  What do we communicate.  It is sad, to see, that a Christian, let alone, a person, who does not know Christ lie.

Even here, to whoever my reader is, go to God, repent, ask him to take that spirit of lying away.  Make him your Lord, and savior through Christ.  Ask him, into your heart, do not give place to the devil.

Know this, when you do lie, you are opening yourself up.  To lose blessings, opportunities, and so much more.  Curses can come in, for we reap what we sow.

Dear one, if you have lied, I would literally take that scripture of Ephesians 4:25 and I would go to that Christian, and tell that Christian the truth.  Especially, if you have lied to another Christian.  Even if you did not mean it.  You still lied.  Sometimes, we have to do things, that prove, we are serious.

Now this is between you, and God, but speaking truth, opens the door, to God, again.  Not lying.  I just feel in my heart, God is trying to correct you.  He wants to bless you, but He wants to see you do that which is right in His sight.

I hope you go to His word daily, but check out Ephesian 4 right now, and let it minister to your heart, and turn away from the evil.  Turn to God.  So you won’t be tossed around, anymore, like this same scripture talks about.

Start now….before it is too late.  I tell you this in His love.  Because His love heals, blesses, and makes us complete.  When we see it, we are changed.  Forever more.  And by that we realize, how precious, our Salvation, how precious, the suffering of Christ is for us.  Because He loves us.  Let not your acceptance be in vain, by giving into the lying.  Turn from it and turn to God.

Blessings, and much love, Just my Thoughts,

Elena Ramirez

A Prayer of Hope and Honor,

Father, obedient, I have written this.  May it minister to your children, to all of us.  So that we would be aware, of the consequences of our sins, of lying, for it truly is a characteristic of the devil.  I give no place to him, even here I submit to you, for your love, and protection, to cover me by the blood of Jesus.  I hate the things you hate, and I love that which you love.  Help this Christian, who has lied, and lies, to put off that ugly spirit, and to submit to you.  Help us all, and if that Christian wrote to me, or called me, I would forgive, for you have forgiven me all of my sins.  I would walk in love.  It is so important, Lord, I see it.  Thank you, In Jesus name. The precious name of our Lord, that suffered for my sins.  Thank you.  Amen 

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SELFISHNESS IS YOUR ENEMY AS A LIAR


Selfishness is your enemy as a Liar.  Because it denies you the truth, to grow in Christ.  It prohibits your growth, because darkness, is evident, and is keeping out the light of God.  And one cannot grow without his truth being evident, and his light.  Which is the word of God.

Selfishness, can make someone, be their own worst enemy.

As I mature in Christ, I have come to identify, one enemy of a Christian is “Selfishness.”  When you break up the word, into syllables, the first part is “self.”  Self, is the flesh, and when we react to things, by our flesh, or by self, we are showing characteristics, that are selfish.

The devil was “Self”  all he wanted was to please himself, and from the beginning, we see, how, his intention, was to deceive Adam and Eve.  Because he wanted mankind to fall.  He wanted us to miss the blessing God had intended for us.  Because he deceived Eve, to think about “self.”

I have always thought, that God became jealous, for us, because we did not go to him, to verify what the devil said, and Eve took the bait, and ate from the fruit, from the tree of good and evil.  I just wonder, what would have happened, if the truth, had been exposed, from the devils lies?  For, it did bring curses, upon us because of their disobedience.  But Praise God, the blood of Jesus, can cleanse us from that.

So lets expose the lie from the devil, even here, about “selfishness”  by the Holy spirit.

Being selfish is evil.  It is stingy, it is only thinking of one-self, and if one does not see it, and catch it, and change it by Christ.  It will rot someone.  I don’t like selfishness.  I hate it in fact.  And there have been times, when I have seen it, and it really bothers me.

When I have seen it in Christians, I have many times, taken a deep breath and walked away, and then there are times, when I have called someone on it.  Because of any characteristic, that the devil will use, to hurt another Christian, is to leave “selfishness” unchecked.  Here are some characteristics to Selishness.

Ego-someone who is on a power trip, or who has a big attitude about self.  Me, me, me, only thinking of me attitude, that excludes the plans, or even aspirations of others.  Pride-expresses itself, by not giving in, or being humble.  And will not relent, even when the truth is present.  Another characteristic of pride, is noteable, when it comes to sharing ideas, concepts, instructions etc.  And it won’t offer truth.  Greed is another characteristic, of selfishness, it is constantly looking to hoard, or take on more, and more, and more….but not sharing, or living simple.

Because selfishness, has lost control, and it does not see anything else, besides being fulfilled.  That can be with sex, drugs, smoking, anything, that has to constantly be fulfilled by the flesh.  The sad thing is, when we are out of line in this way, the flesh is never fulfilled.  We have to see this on the inside.  The spirit.  Thats why Christ tells us to deny ourselves.  And pick up his cross.

These kind of people, do not want others to grow.  The sad thing is, and I have seen it recently, is that, honesty is not evident.

In fact, this is probably why I am writing this.  Because recently I met someone, who wanted to play a game with me, where it was concerning just giving me a plain, simple honest answer.  Yet, they professed to be a Christian.  But the fruit was not Christ like.  Nor was it in love.  By the way, I do forgive this person, and I pray, I am also forgiven, because strife did become evident.  And if people, bite and devour one another, they will be consumed.  So, I do bring this to the throne of God, for deliverance.  What the enemy intended for evil, I pray God will use for many for deliverance from selfishness.

Any way, I won’t get into specifics, about what totally transpired, but it expressed the fruit of selfishness from this person, and it reminded me, Christ, said for us to lay down our cross and follow him.  Denying ourself.

This is hard to do as a Christian sometimes.  And we are all growing on the vine at different places, but this is darkness, and it blocks our growth as Christians.

We are called, to help one another, or to see that one can grow.  And if anything, we are commanded not to lie one another. And to speak truth in love. Ephesians 4:15 But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into Him in all things, which is the head, even Christ.

But when I see someone, shifting from the truth to divert from one subject to another.  I see deception, I see the characteristics of the devil, and I see a liar.  And dear ones, as Christians those kind of characteristics are not things that should be evident.  In any one, who is professing to be a Christian.  Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbor: for we are members one of another.  Ephesians 4:25.

We need to grow up.  In Christ.  We need to take the word of God and renew our minds.  We need to walk in love.  We need to see others needs, besides our own.  And not only be motivated, to want to be blessed for ourselves, but for others.  Love should be that motivation.  When it is not evident, it is sad to say, but it is selfishness……This is not what God has called us to be.

In our world, there are so many hurting, and broken people.  And as Christians, if we cannot learn just in little things, to be honest, and not selfish, we cannot do as much, as we could.  We ourselves, cannot grow.

And thats with Gods help.  His supernatural presence of love, and of giving.  God has blessed so many of us, to be a blessing to others, and when we get caught up, in just stupid, little things, that are motivated by self.  Then, we are not being used by God.  But by the enemy.  We need to see if we are ever having characteristics of him, so we should always be in a place of submission to God, resisting the devil, and he will flee.

I pray, that the body of Christ would see this.  Because this is one thing, that is not often brought up, but it needs to be in the forefront of our thinking, and our praying….Lord, take selfishness away from me, and instead, let your spirit reign, in my heart.

We cannot pick up our cross, and deny ourselves, until we come to the cross, repentant, humble in the sight of Almighty God.  To begin seeing self has to be put aside.  Then we can pick up, the cross, at least worthy enough, by the blood of Jesus, to begin being effective for Christ.

And then, that the spirit of Christ will be evident, in our giving, in our love, and in our hearts, not to lie.  For  in his giving, Christ gave us the greatest example of giving, by his life, by going to the cross, for our sins, and by love.

This needs to be evident in us.  Selfishness is your enemy, it is a liar.  Don’t listen to it any more.  Know what Gods word says, and be obedient, as you give of yourself.  Christ will bless you. Don’t lie to yourself any more.  Or others. See it, and bring it to the cross, and leave it there, and then you can pick up your cross, to serve Christ.

Selfishness, needs to be dealt with by the root, and destroyed, cleansed, by the blood of Jesus.  So one truly can be the best they can be, by giving this to God for change.  There will be fruit, of righteousness, for it will not longer be motivated by self, but by Christ, and his giving.

Just my Thoughts, with love, I speak this in truth…

Elena Ramirez

A Prayer of Honor….

Father, I thank you and praise you, that you have shown me who I truly can be in Christ.  Father, your word says, you turn from the proud, and you lift up the humble.  So, I do come before you humble.  Lord, all I know, is I don’t like the characteristic of selfishness, or a liar.  Lord, we need to speak truth, one to another, in love.  Putting away lying.  Thinking of others, and how they can grow.  How we can be the best, we can be for you.   I know, I have not always, walked in this.  Maybe that is why I hate it.  Because I have seen my own selfishness, and how it takes away from growing, who I truly can be in you.  I see, how it brings darkness, even to a Christian.  Renewing my mind, by your word, has brought me to a place, to see myself, to leave it at the cross.  I just pray the Body of Christ, would also see this.  So we can be effective for you.  Using all the word of God, not just parts of it, to justify myself, but to justify you, Lord.  Thank you for letting me write this today, I pray it brings some perspective, to be careful, not to have a spirit of selfishness, for it is a liar.  And I know you can see through a liar.  Change this in me, and in all of us, if this ever becomes evident.  We need to surrender to you.  To be the best we can be in Christ.  To deny ourselves, and carry the cross.  In Jesus name.  Amen

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REVENGE WHAT DOES GOD SAY ABOUT IT?


Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.  If it be possible as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.  Dearly beloved avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath for it is written vengeance is mine I will repay saith the Lord. Romans 12:17-19

A strong warning, knowing God wants us to be aware first, that we are not to repay someone else, with evil, for the evil they have given you.  

Are you struggling with this?  Are you so close to the verge of wanting to let someone have it back, and you are contemplating revenge?  

You are in a dangerous place if you are.  So you are angry?  Well remember this as well.  

Ephesians 4:26-27

Be ye angry and sin not let not the sun go down on your wrath give no place to the devil. 

So that means you are called to forgive.  The word tells us, we are to forgive.  

Mark 11:25-26.

And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any; that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.  But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses. 

It is hard sometimes, but if we have gotten to the place, where we are listening to the devil, and with our emotions, conceiving the sin in our hearts, it can actually turn into something, you would regret.  This is a time, to be reminded we have to take it to the obedience of Christ.  

II Corinthians 10:5-6

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; And having in a readiness to revenge all disobedience, when your obedience is fulfilled. 

Do you see that last part about revenging yourself to be obedient, instead of disobedient?  That is where God, will bless you, and take vengeance on your enemy for you.  So be obedient to God.

We need to have a mindset, a natural obedience, to believe God, and to bring this to the obedience of Christ.  Bring it to the cross.  Remember what Christ has done for you.  To set you free.  Don’t let the devil tempt you into this.  

One because you could do something, you would regret, but more importantly, God would see this, and you do not want to be judged for taking matters into your own hand, where here he tells you vengeance, is mine.  I will repay.  He will take care of it.  You are precious to God.  He loves you.

Reacting from our emotions, in any situation, is really very dangerous.  As we mature in Christ, we can let the Holy spirit, kick in, and take control.  Can you imagine, how many jail cells would be empty, if people, would heed what the word of God says, about forgiving, about not taking matters into our own hands?  Forgiving, is for our own good.  Someone once said, in passing, not forgiving, is like taking, poison yourself, and expecting the person, who did you wrong to die.  Its just not going to happen.  Instead you would be poisoned.  

Do you really want them or anyone to have that kind of an affect on you, for the rest of your life?  Let it go….

Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord.  He will deal with them.  He certainly, does not need your contribution in this matter, and He can take care of things himself.  He has a way, of making things turn around.  But you have your part.  

You have to give it to him, trust him, walk away from this, forgive, and walk in love.  Even if your heart is broken, even if you are so angry, do not let that settle in your heart and spirit.

You may never trust that individual again.  But don’t take matters into your own hands.  You would reap, something that you would not want in your life.  Eternal damnation, is one possibility, without repentance.  So think about that, and let go, and let God.  He will take care of this for you…. 

And before I close, remember what James 4:6-8 says, don’t be proud in this, hard-headed, thinking. It is your job to avoid.  

But He giveth more grace.  Wherefore He saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.  Submit yourselves therefore to God.  Resist the devil and He will flee from you.  Draw nigh to God, and He will draw nigh to you.  Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.

I know, I am writing this for someone, if you would like to share your thoughts, please feel free.  I would pray for you.

And as I conclude:  remember this…

Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer;  Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you; And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with His mighty angels, In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ; Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of His power;  When He shall come to be glorified in His saints, and to be admired in all them that believe (because our testimony among you was believed) in that day. II Thessalonians 1:5-10

All you are called to do, is love them, forgive them, and release this by keeping Gods love unified in your heart….Know that God will take care of those who have hurt you, or offended you, and know they will be punished. All you have to do is forgive, and put it in Gods hands.  So you can go on.

Blessings, and Just my thoughts….Elena Ramirez

A Prayer of Hope….

Father, how I praise you, and love you, for teaching me your ways.  In obedience, there is peace, joy, and yes protection.  Lord, I think of David, and how Saul hated him, but David walked in love.  He could have hurt him back many a time, he could have done much for the things Saul did to him.  But instead he honored him, he even honored his family, after he was dead and gone.  Lord, there are times when we are so angry, and so hurt, we could do wrong, in your sight, and do things we should not.  But how grateful I am that you will take care of it.  We do reap what we sow, so we need to be so careful not to reap curses into our own lives, by having this mindset to take revenge.  Lord, thank you for showing me love.  Thank you for forgiving me, as I forgive others as well.  In Jesus name.  Amen

 

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The Best of God (A Testimony) This is a testimony of how God answered my prayer in Florida, by a sweet and beautiful way.  I hope it blesses you.

Elena Ramirez Prayer of God Ministries.

All prayer requests, comments, and feedback is appreciated.  If you would like to subscribe, you may do so, at the blog.  This will ensure that you will receive them and will help me manage, and keep your e-mail address, safe from spammers. Etc.

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The prayer I have written is the basic sinners prayer….I encourage you to read it, and pray it.

God loves you, and it is so important that we are right with God, because we never know, when he will take our lives….Be ready, and prepared.  Pray this prayer….

Prayer Of Salvation

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