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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Remember the way, is narrow…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Yes, think about that….. 

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

II CORINTHIANS 4:3-6.  KJV.

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

Friends, only you can ask yourself this?  

Are you a lost soul?  

By Elena Ramirez  

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WHEN YOU NEED THERAPY ~ BY CHRISTIAN AUTHOR ELENA RAMIREZ


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Funny thing about life, things don’t always stay the same way. Sure you might be optimistic, one moment but the next day you don’t feel that joy, or constant level of being secure, or confident, or even sure of whats next.

But God made us to depend on Him. And without Him, it just does not work. I know it in my life.

Thats the way God made us. And sometimes, you think you learned a lesson in life, and then you go and do the same dumb thing over again. That could be sin, or it could be just that you take for granted grace, that is extended to you. And God needs to correct you.

The wonderful thing is, God has made a way through Jesus Christ. HE IS THE WAY, THE TRUTH, AND LIFE. John 14:6. And sometimes, when your not sure of the path, or the lessons of life, you need THERAPY.

Therapy, that comes from Gods Holy word. The King James Bible. I love Gods holy word, just for that. No other word will do, because they are not holy.

I cannot even count the times, I have found an answer, or a sense of God speaking to me, to counsel me, or to show me, my sins, or mistakes, in His Holy word, my King James bible.

There are wonders, and secrets, that can get you back on the right track, so you can fulfill your journey. For by His stripes we are healed. Isaiah 53:5. And that includes, the mind, the soul, the spirit, the body……

You see none of us are righteous, none of us. We all need God. But it is His way. Not ours, that works.  Just ask Him…..

AS IT IS WRITTEN, THERE IS NONE RIGHTEOUS, NO, NOT ONE.

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WHAT ARE YOU SOWING IN YOUR LIFE AND OTHERS? ~ BY CHRISTIAN AUTHOR ELENA RAMIREZ


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THE SOWER SOWETH THE WORD…..Mark 4:14

I want to be someone who sows Gods Holy word. I know the difference between other Bible versions, and the King James Bible. To show the light.

There is something holy, and anointed, in the King James that speaks to the soul. Those other Bibles may attempt to bring light, but they really were created by some person, who sat behind a desk, and changed them and they don’t reflect the warnings God gave, to not change or add to them, or take from them.

See Deuteronomy 4:2. YE SHALL NOT ADD UNTO THE WORD WHICH I COMMAND YOU, NEITHER SHALL YE DIMINISH OUGHT FROM IT, THAT YE MAY KEEP THE COMMANDMENTS OF THE LORD YOUR GOD WHICH I COMMAND YOU.

I know I am called to just always bring this to your attention. I want you to hear from God. I want you to grow, and to please God. I don’t want to argue with anybody about this. It is truth. I have debated it quite enough. But, I will not stand down on this. I will always defend this Holy word, for it is life.

I will sow this Holy word, and I will be led by the Holy Spirit.

I look at this as it is spiritual food, not junk food. No mold on it, that has corrupted it. We all need good nourishment. Think about how you feel after a good, healthy meal. With vegetables, and a well balanced group of food. Nice, warm, bread.

Well Christ is the bread of life, and He would not give you food, that was junk food. AND JESUS SAID UNTO THEM, I AM THE BREAD OF LIFE: HE THAT COMETH TO ME SHALL NEVER HUNGER; AND HE THAT BELIEVETH ON ME SHALL NEVER THIRST. JOHN 6:35.

This is how I feel after I read Holy word. Nourished, and a sense of who God is. Friend, I pray you see this, and you hear God in this. And just obey. Obedience, is better then sacrifice.

I am not your judge, I love you in Christ but I pray to be a voice of reason, and love God first and foremost as I obey God in this.

What are you really sowing in your life? As the Holy word as the example? Is it truth? Is it confusion? Is it a contradiction, or is it Gods truth that puts you on that narrow path?

BECAUSE STRAIGHT IS THE GATE, AND NARROW IS THE WAY, WHICH LEADETH UNTO LIFE, AND FEW THERE BE THAT FIND IT. Matthew 7:14.

Remember friend, CHRIST IS THE WAY THE TRUTH, AND LIFE. (paraphrasing) John 14:6.

Don’t lose your way, because you don’t want to get lost.  

Be one of the few that find it.  Use a King  James Bible.

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MORE THOUGHTS, ON THE MIND OF CHRIST


Sometimes, we can be bombarded, with negative feelings, doubt, pain, sorrow, low self-esteem, and just plain evil thoughts. Sometimes, we need instruction.

And one may wonder, where did that come from? We have to remember, we are spirits. That lives in a physical body. But our thoughts, come from the spirit realm. This is why it is so important, to know who we are in Christ.

As we grow, we begin to see who we are in Christ. But if you are not reading the word of God daily, renewing your mind, and praying, to God, who is a spirit, you may find yourself, sensing all of these negative feelings.

And I have to interject firmly, if you are not reading a Holy bible.  A King James Bible, you will not have the mind of Christ.  Other Bible versions, are not anointed, they are not holy, because they have been translated, and yes corrupted.  You want an incorruptible word from God.  Look at Gods word as a seed, you plant.  Remember Christ said, they would not be able to endure, and their roots would be pulled up by the devil.  Paraphrasing. This is what the true word says.

Matthew 13:4-6 And when he sowed, some seeds fell by the way side, and the fowls came and devoured them up:  Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up because they had no deepness of earth.  And when the sun was up, they were scorched and because they had no root, they withered away.   

I Peter 1:23 Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.  

You need to see, you do not want a word that has been changed, and corrupted.  Or you will be scorched, and wither without a true foundation.  To hold roots in Christ. You will not grow to be the person, God has called you to be.  The devil will fool you, deceive you, and if you do not change your Bible back to a King James Bible, you will not have the power, and anointing that you need, to have the mind of Christ.

These bible versions, are new, and meant for the times, to relate in our English language. But they have changed the context.  Do your own comparison.  But know this, they have disobeyed Revelation 22:18-19.  And their salvation is at stake.  Read it, from the King James.

Think of it though as a recipe.  For Gods word, is spiritual food.  But when you change the wording, it does not taste the same, nor does it have the power, it had by the King James Bible.

God established this holy word, for at least 400 years.  The King James Bible is authorized, with no copyrights.  The other bible versions do have copyrights.  They control the content, and context, and many of these versions, actually have scriptures missing.  I would not trust the validity of any of these other Bible versions.

And I am even going to go as far as to say, I do not listen to pastors, or evangelists, who do not use a pure word of God.  It brings a spirit of confusion, and it is a waste of time.  No matter, if the intentions are good, they are not a Holy word.  This is totally up to you, but I would warn my pastor, and I have.  Consequently, I am searching for a true Holy bible based church, that teaches from the King James Bible.  Because the last pastor I warned did not heed my words, the Lord gave to me.  But I know who I am in Christ, and I have the mind of Christ, in love, and fear to depart from something that would hold me back.  From growing spiritually.  I take each Holy word of God, from the King James Bible as a seed, and I apply it to my life, so it can grow.   So I can have the mind of Christ.

Christ told us, he gave us his mind. I Corinthian 2:16 FOR WHO HATH KNOWN THE MIND OF THE LORD, THAT HE MAY INSTRUCT HIM, BUT WE HAVE THE
MIND OF CHRIST.

We can have the mind of Christ. We must think, and react, as Christ did. As we get to know Christ, more, by his word, we begin, to get the confidence, we need. The strength. Because we see who HE is. Enabling us to see who we are in him.

Never, ever give into those negative thoughts. God will instruct you, if you need guidance.

Talking to God, knowing His truth, His Holy word, will give you, more, and more, His mind, to overcome all things. You live, move, and have your being, because of Christ. Take advantage of who you are in Christ, and tell those negative feelings, they have to Go. Really telling the devil, he has to go. As you submit to God, and resist the devil, those feelings will leave.

The mind of Christ will take over….

Putting on the helmet, of your salvation, (read Ephesians 6, that talks about the armor of God)

Be encouraged, be good to yourself, maybe take a walk with God, spend time in His word, but whatever you do, don’t let those negative feelings overtake you. You can do all things through Christ, who strengthens you. And never, ever forget, he does have a plan for you. Good thoughts, for a future and for hope….

Blessings, and much love,

Elena Ramirez

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DAILY REPENTANCE, RELEASING, RENEWAL OF THE MIND, FOR SALVATION~”THE THREE R’S”


Becoming a Christian, is just the beginning, of your walk with Christ.  Many are under the misconception, that if you just say, I accept Jesus Christ, as my Lord, and savior.  That all is well.

And because you are a “Baby Christian” you do not know, that you have to grow, in your Christianity.  Daily. Babies need nourishment.  And when your a baby, you begin drinking milk.  By the word of God, here a little, and there a little.

But the goal, is to grow.  The goal, is to have your milk, from the word, turn into meat of the word, to change.  To be the best you can be as a Christian.  To grow.  Daily.

I believe, that if we had even been given Ephesians 4:23, as a mandate, for us daily…AND BE RENEWED IN THE SPIRIT OF YOUR MIND, when we first accepted Christ, I think many of us, would be further along.  I was given, II Timothy 2:15, STUDY TO SHOW THYSELF APPROVED UNTO GOD, A WORKMAN, THAT NEED NOT BE ASHAMED, RIGHTLY DIVIDING THE WORD OF TRUTH.  And that brought perspective.  I had won a Bible, when I gave my heart to Christ, on a Bible Vacation school bus, and they wrote that there, when I accepted Christ, in the dedication.  But who knew you had to do it daily?….I am not blaming anyone.  But I do know, now, repentance, releasing, and renewing your mind, should be a priority.

It should be taught.  Thats why I am writing these “Three R’s” to grow daily. Repentance, Releasing, and Renewal.

To think upon these three R’s to change.  To repent, to release, and to renew your mind, from who you were before you were a Christian, to be in a position, to want to change from Gods word, commandments, precepts, and truth.  So the only way to do that, is by Gods word.

And as a Christian, I want you to grow.  Because I have grown.  Becoming a Christian, gives YOU a new responsibility.  You have to want to change.  You  have to want to grow….You can only do that by true repentance, releasing this to God, and renewing your mind by Gods Holy word.

But I must tell you, no one, told me, I had to REPENT, RELEASE, AND RENEW MY MIND DAILY FOR MY SALVATION.  I have had to find it out on my own.  In my own search, in my own walk with God.

And I just pondered, on these words, in just trying to express….this thought.  The Three “R’s”  Because ….What fruit should be evident when you are saved? How do you know, that you know, that you know, you are saved?  Especially, if one has wicked thoughts? Or thoughts, that do not line up with the word of God? Yes food for thought, but WE ALL NEED TO KNOW, WHAT DOES GOD SEE?

Change is required daily a repentance, and releasing, & renewing with Gods word. Brings good fruit.  If you do not see this, you will not truly have a heart conversion.  The precious word, of God, that you received.  To give your heart to Christ….Will just go in one ear, and out the other ear, unless you truly take these steps, to change your life.  To change your heart.  Yes hearing from God, will bring more of an understanding, but you won’t get that, unless you listen to God, by his Holy word.

We all make mistakes, in our walk with Christ.  Believe me, I make them all the time.  But I don’t stop, or give up on God, because I have made mistakes.  Fortunately, by the grace of God, I understand, that I have to repent.  And that is daily.  A lot of people, may not agree with that.  They think once you give your heart its a done deal.  But, the thing is, we have a journey to walk.  The Bible tells us, choose not the wide gate, that is familiar.  Matthew 7:13-14 Enter ye in at the straight gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat.  Because straight is the gate, and narrow is the way which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.  

If you do not know what path, to take by repenting, daily, even for things you do not know, you can be in danger, because you should be releasing yourself, in the renewing of your mind.  Narrow, is the gate we should take.  The old ways….so we can walk with Christ.

Further on in this chapter, Jesus warns us, just because we say “Lord” that does not mean we will be given access to heaven.    Matthew 7:21 Not every one that saith unto Me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven: but he that doeth the will of my Father, which is in heaven.…He goes on to say, that he will tell them depart.  Because he did not know you.  Because you did not know him.

But he adds…Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of Mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock.  Matthew 8:24 (Read Matthew 7)  We have to grow.  We have to be changed daily.  Repentance, daily, humbleness, in the sight of God, gets us further.  The releasing, with the renewal of our mind with Gods word.

So lets just go through this, in order though, and I want to hammer this, to bring an understanding.  You have your role in your Salvation.  You have to work it out with fear and trembling.  Daily.  Phillipians 2:12-13  Wherefore my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.  For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of His good pleasure.

REPENTANCE – feel or express sincere regret or remorse about one’s wrongdoing or sin :

Daily Repentance keeps you clean daily.  Repentance, in the sight of God, means coming before a Holy God, humble, sad, broken, truly sorry, for the sin, or offense, one has taken in pursuing, this sin. True repentance, is a lesson learned, to know, and see.  You will not do that sin again.  By taking it to the cross.   See, we have to see, and know, God is holy.  And when we sin, on purpose, or just in a moment of weakness, we have to come before him, in godly sorrow.  And say, I am sorry.  And when you say  you are sorry, knowing, that your sins, was taken to the cross, by Jesus Christ.  And when you know that, truly know, and see, how great the sacrifice was, you bring it to the 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 capitivity every thought to the obedience of Christ.  And having in a readiness to revenge all disobedience when your obedience is fulfilled.

When you repent, you have to know what Christ did for you, for true change.  And you have to want to change, repentant, to stay away from sin.   Taking that sin, and laying at the cross, to know God will help you, but you must repent.  Daily repentance, keeps you clean, from day to day.  For who knows what we think or do daily, not even knowing it?  

RELEASING – allow or enable to escape from confinement; set free  

Daily releasing, humbleness, to God, seeking him, will keep you free.  But you have to know, the goal is holiness.  Growth, comes from the word of God.  You must release yourself, to discipline yourself, to obtain, the most from Gods word.  To stay free.  Releasing yourself, to realize, God is trying to teach you something.  Something you may even think you know.  But if you are not obedient to God, in this, it takes longer.  I know.  Pride has to go, and humbleness, and love has to come in.

RENEWAL ~  the replacing or repair of something that is worn out, run-down, or broken :

The thing about daily renewal, is many Christians do not think they are worn out, broken or, run down.  They are content, to just go on about their business, and spiritually, because their mind has not been renewed with the word of God.  They don’t see the problem.  So one has to be aware, that daily renewal, and holiness, comes from seeking God daily.  Moment to moment.  But you cannot obtain that, without the word of God.  It is not possible.  God sees, us where we are, and is able to help us.

But many times, because people do not have problems, financially, say for an example, they don’t search for God.  They just go on through that wide gate.  Here God tells us, you better open your eyes…

Revelation 3:15-19 I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot:  I would thou were cold or hot.  so then because thou art luke warm and neither cold nor hot, I will spew thee out of My mouth.  Because thou sayest,  I am rich and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind and maked.  I counsel thee to buy of Me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich, and white raiment that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thy eyes with eye salve, that tho mayest see.  As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten, be zelous therefore and repent.

So, we have to learn discipline, to renew our minds.  That means, you set a priority, for the word of God.  Like food, that has to be eaten.  You are nourished, when you eat.  Eat Gods word, use it, memorize it, claim it, to be renewed daily.  Don’t starve yourself, or you will truly see the fruit of being worn out, run down, and broken.  So replacing your thoughts, with Gods thoughts, will renew your mind.

The goal of this, that I share with you in REPENTANCE, RELEASING, AND RENEWAL OF THE MIND is just to see, you cannot stay where you are as a Christian.  You have to grow, you have to want to grow, you have to see in fear of the Lord, that change has to be evident, by Gods word.  And thats the only place you will find the truth, for your salvation.  Its up to you.

But if you do not try and grow, you will regret it.  Especially when you stand before God.  What would He say to you?  What if you, did not make it to the Kingdom of God, because you just said Lord, but you handicapped yourself?  Because you may not have the guarantee you think you have, if you have not taken Gods word, and used it, for your benefit.

For your salvation.  I believe we are in end times, and the urgency of this is great.  It is time, as a Christian, to pick up the word of God, the sword of truth, and use it.  Discipline yourself.  Be on the right side with God.  Or take the chance of going to hell.  Its not a game.  It is the plan of God.  And He is not mocked.  Your salvation, is your responsbility.  You have to pick it up, and decide.

And if you are deceived, you will regret it.  For eternity.  I tell you this in love….with the thoughts of God, and his word, to inspire you.  Get it right.  We all have to.  I know, I myself, am trying daily.  I do not take my salvation for granted.  The sacrifice was too great, to abuse, or to neglect, or to take for granted, what JESUS CHRIST, did for each one of us.  On that cross.  But hallelujah after the third day, there was life.  He proved it.  Now prove it to him.

By Repentance, Releasing, and Renewal of your mind.  Daily, For your Salvation.  

Just My Thoughts, in Love, Elena Ramirez

Father, thank you Lord, that you are teaching me, to discipline myself, to learn how to submit to you.  To bring even the littlest, sin, which is sin in your eyes, to your throne.  Lord, I don’t want anything to hold me back, from my relationship with you.  Or my blessings, thats why even today, an opportunity came, where I had to repent.  For washing my hubbys watch.  And sure, I could have hid it, but I don’t want to hide things from you, or my loved ones.  I am who I am because of Christ, and he did not hide his love, on the cross.  So I release guilt, condemnation, and bring it all to the obedience of Christ.  By seeking your word, even knowing II Timothy 2:15….to study, myself, and to try to be approved by you, rightly dividing the truth, of you my Lord.  Father, thank you for the word, for your truth, it keeps me in line.  As I daily repent, releasing, myself, and my cares to you, mistakes etc….and renewing my mind by the word of you my Lord.  Thank you Lord, I bring it all to the obedience of Christ, in Jesus name.  Amen….

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A LOVE FOR GOD’S TRUTH


I love truth, Gods truth. It has protected me, and guided me, since I was a small child.  I am still his child.  I just know His truth now.

In this photo are three doors.  This photo is at St. Elizabeths Catholic Church.  Denver, Colorado.  When I was a little girl, I made my first Holy Communion there.  But not long after that, I ran away from home.  It was night, me and my mother had an argument.  I don’t even remember why.  But I ran away, and went straight to that church.  And for about an hour, I stood, there at the far left door, hiding, and crying, searching for understanding.  I was broken.  I was sad. I felt refuge there.  I prayed to God, even as a child.  I felt him, and his protection, his love.  It was night time, and I was very vulnerable.  Being alone at night, and not in the greatest of neighborhoods.  But God took care of me, and takes care of me.

How good He is to me, when I look back in retrospect.   The many times, He has protected me, loved me, guided me, counseled me, healed me, blessed me.  This is a truth, of this small testimony. So, I honor his truth.

Then I went home.  I wanted love.  I wanted to feel strong.  But I needed truth…..

But I did not know truth, like I know it now.  I don’t blame religion, for me, not knowing truth, for a long time.  But religion can be blamed, for making its own rules, turning from Gods truth….And religion, will be held in judgment, for not bringing truth.

But I blame myself, for not searching for the truth, in Gods word.  We always had a Bible.  But did we open it up?  No.  Not like we should have.  Just once in a while, does not make it.  But when you see things are not working in your life, like I did, you may see yourself as me, and will heed this truth.  Because without God, and his truth, we are lost.

Since, I am writing, here, sharing, I have to say this, as well….  Because truth is not always honored. Truth is not always accepted, and received, with love.  Truth is not always wanted.  Some truth can hurt someone.

I am not into using truth, to hurt people.  Because that is a characteristic of the devil.  He will take truth, and become an accuser of the brethern.  Revelations 12:10. He will use it to hurt people with their sins, or with their pain, and say it is all in the truth.  Love covers a multitude of sins.  And when I hear someone saying someone said something, and it is truth.  It makes me, think, why would use that truth, if they loved someone?  If they truly want to be used by God.

Now when it comes to the truth of God.  I will not hide it.  I will not compromise it.  I will not dilute it.  I will not argue with it.  I will not try and twist it, leaving a word out here and there.  Nor will I try to undermine it.  In fact, I shout it out, because I know, what Gods truth, has done for me.  It has changed me, rearranged me, and showed me the path, I need to take in life.  But it angers me, when people, want me to shut up, because I know the truth.  And I am talking about my recent discovery of discrepancies between the King James Bible, and the NIV Bible.  (read my post The conspiracy between the King James bible, and the NIV Bible, scriptures deleted, compromised, changed, Is your Bible Holy?)

And these may be Christian brothers and sisters, who will not stand up with me, in truth.  For from their perspective, they live….“With a live, and let live mentality.” I am not against living, or taking away your choice.  But I know, that I know, Gods truth sets people free.  And I see, that so many may know the truth, but they do not share it.  For whatever reason, they hide it.  They do not tell others.  The beauty of truth, is, that when you know it, you can make the right decision.

Gods word, is truth, and when we see ourselves, in light of a Holy word, Gods word, Gods truth, we can make adjustments.  We have a choice.  But to stay, in the darkness, when we know Gods truth, is really sad, because there could be so much more to life.

In Gods truth.  I think a lot of it, is just plain laziness on peoples part, when it comes to searching for truth.  Gods truth.  And this is not toward any one in particular.  Or in judgment.  I just say this, because I used to be the same way.  But not any more, I discipline myself, to find Gods word, Morning, and night, and in-between, if I have opportunity, I am in the word of God, searching.  And wanting to share this beautiful explanation, from Gods perspective, so I can live better, so I can have a weapon against the enemy, even from myself, being my own worst enemy.  I want to change, and grow, and live, according to Gods plan.

But I also love Gods truth, for you.  For you to be motivated, inspired, and to give hope, so you can see the truth, and share it with someone else, as well.

It is hard to understand, why people are so cynical, and so angry, at a God, who loves us.  Some are so desperate.  For any need, they may have.  But if they did things His way, they would see change, they would see, joy, needs would be met.  And how else can you find the way, but by Jesus Christ. For He is the way, the truth and the Life.  John 14:6

Our nation, was built, on the foundation of God.  But it is sad, that this nation, does not embrace, the truths of God like it used to.  And I cannot help, and see, we are headed in a wrong direction.  Judgement is coming.  I just sense it, according to Gods word.  This is truth.  And even here, I ask, knowing Gods truth, where do you want to spend eternity?  In hell, or heaven?

Wake up, quit hiding the truth, and find it.  So you can get back on the right path again.  For life abundantly.  Christ came to give life, and life abundantly.  The enemy, comes to kill, steal and destroy.  This is truth.

And if I can speak truth, in love, thats maturity.  I do not want to judge people, or hit them with the Bible.  That is not my place, and I always have to be careful in matters like this.  But, I hate to see people, not get it, because they hide it.  Or because they get lazy.  Or because they are so preoccupied, with this, that, and the other, when if they would only seek God, truly, and his truth.  They would have a love, for the truth.    They would have an answer to life.  They would also be an answer to life.  Because God would use them to bring truth to others.  Because God brings truth, to help us.

I will just conclude, that we need to find and search for God, and his truth, more than ever.  We need to speak truth, we have to quit hiding it, and we need to get strength from God, to give it, and get it.  Because the way things are now, according to the word, we are going to need Gods truth, more the ever.  Don’t miss out, because you did not recognize truth.  Love Gods truth…

Just my Thoughts…..Elena Ramirez

Father, I thank you for your word, for your truth.  I pray, others, would see this.  I pray others would have a love for  your Holy truth, that sets one free. To know, Jesus, is the way, the truth and the life.  Your word is truth.  It is life.  My goal, is bring your truth, so I defend it.   In Jesus name.  Amen

Brethern if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him:  let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.  James 5:19-20

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I HATE RACISM BUT NOT THE RACIST. WHY?


Strange, title.  But it keeps coming to me, prompting from the Holy Spirit, so I will write about this, praying for guidance.  This is true in my heart though, that I hate racism, but I do not hate the racist.

Why?  Because, I am commanded by God, to love him first, and then love others. Matthew 22:37-39 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.  this is the first and great commandment.  And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.

And because God is Love….1 John 4:8.

So, Yes, I try to love….Because God so loved me, He sent his only son, if I believe, I would have ever lasting life.  His love changed me.  Totally, rearranged my thinking, my heart, and my place to have in heaven.  So, I am conscious of love.  Because the sacrifice of Christ compels me to love.

Even the racist, who may not love me, because I am Hispanic.  Yes, I hate racism, I hate, what it has done throughout history.  History does tell us, how some even in a small group, can cause hate to grow with the intention to destroy.  Causing genocide.  Killing, hurting, wounding, innocent, people because of a hate, for another race that thinks it is superior.

This is just wrong in the sight of God.  God is not a respector of persons.  Acts 10:34-35 Then Peter opened his mouth, and said of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons.  But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness is accepted with him.

He accepts us because He created us.  He loves us all.  When someone is cut, their blood is still red. Just as Christ’s blood is red, the only difference, there is no sin, in his blood.  The blood of Christ, ran for us, and he took, all of our sins, upon his back, and side, and received nails in his hands, and feet, a crown of thorns, to show us, his love.  To show everyone, we could defeat the enemy.  By His sacrifice of blood.

His love, His sacrifice, is the greatest example of love, for one another.  He wants us to love, as He does.  He wants us, to first, love the Father, to come before him, humble, repentant, giving our sins, our cares, and yes making him, our Lord and savior.  Knowing, that His sacrifice, by His blood, was the greatest gift He could do for us.  When we do that, our blood is His blood, and our sins, are cleansed.  Purified, with his love, we are able to love others.  We cannot love others, truly without His love.

Yet, we don’t get it right.  Many are still motivated by hate, for other races.  Racism, still, goes on, even in our “politically correct” world, or nation.  I am glad there are laws that are implemented, that discourage it.  But, the only way anyone can truly be rid of it, is by obeying God in this.  Love God, with all your heart and soul, and then love your neighbor.

I have seen racism, in my lifetime, concerning my own family.  And the stories my father, and mother shared, just seem so unreal.  But they happened.  I have seen it in my own lifetime.  Maybe not as prevalent, as my parents, shared with me.  Where for instance, my father, was denied access to a restaurant, because he was Hispanic, even though, he was dressed nice.

But I have felt it, in my younger years, when I applied for a job.  Or I walked into an exclusive store, and was talked down to, by a snobby clerk.  And I cannot help but remember, growing up, we would see racism, all the time.  Kids would call each other names, by their race.  You dirty this…Or stupid that, and it would always be focused on the kids race.  Then, we would hear it so much, we became desentized.  But now, in retrospect, and with a bit of wisdom, it was obvious, parents were not teaching love, of other people to their children.  And if a parent, does not show love, or respect, to other ethnicities or people from a different race, and culture, a kid will pick up on that hate real quick.  Because that, is what they are taught.

Sadly, I have even seen it, in the body of Christ.  Which really bothers me, because love, and love for others, is not evident in the church.  Lets be honest, it is not taught in the church.  I cannot ever recall going to any church, and the message of love, and the message to love those of other races, was taught.  If it was told, I may have missed it that Sunday….

But I know it in my heart, and I know it is something God wants to be shared.  Because I have seen racism, in the body of Christ.  Its ugly.  Its sad, and it stereotypes people.

Now, before I get anybody upset with me, please do not assume, I am seeing it in anybody lately.  Because I don’t.   I am attending a church, where there is a great mixture of people, of different races, and that relaxes me.  But I have attended predominantly exclusive churches, where one race, seemed to dominate, the church pews.  It does not bother me, now, but I have to be honest, there were times, when I would hear jokes coming from the pulpit, and things said, that would stereo-type people of certain races.

And I would feel like standing up and shouting; “Hey wait a minute.  That is a racist comment.”That bothered me.  But who does that, and gets out of order?  Maybe now, I would say something.  I am just that bold.  But earlier I would not.  Being respectful, being polite.  But knowing, that kind of banter, is not loving, not Christ like, not walking in love, toward another person, of a different race.  I would ponder on it.  And there have been times, I have heard things or seen things done to hurt someone, because of race, that bothered me terribly.  But I would also forgive.  Because I am called to forgive as well.  Matthew 6:14-15 For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you; But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

I really would love to see, the body of Christ uniting more in this.  In being true expressions of love, and reaching out to other people, other races.  I would love to see Pastors on television, and in our communities, extending love, extending a hand to others of different races, even as a church mission, to bring other people of different colors to their church.  I live in Colorado, and for the most part, the churches are segregated.  They may not intend for that to be the case, but it is.  What it is……

I just want to say, for the record.  I love all people.  I want to be friends with all people, because of Christ.  I may be shy, in many instances.  And, I may not understand all cultures, or the ways of people, traditions, habits, from one culture to the next.  But I do understand, Christ died for all of us.  And when He tells me to love others, I want to take it to heart.  I want to be a reflection, and expression of His love.

Maybe you do too.  But you can’t just think about it, and not do anything about it.  So, I challenge you even here.  What can you do, to extend love to someone of another race?  Thats not phony, but sincere, and caring?

How about inviting them to your church?    Your home, lunch…..And then just be loving to them, in a respectable, honorable way, like Christ would.  Love them….like family.   Include them in your church activities.  Make them feel like they are a part of the body of Christ, in your church. Knowing in your heart, this pleases God….

Knowing, you are fulfilling the greatest commandment, by loving God, you are loving others…..

Just my thoughts, with love, Elena Ramirez

Father, I do praise you, and love you this morning.  As I write, as I count my blessings, and as I sometimes, see, we need love in this world.  And in our churches.  And just in our hearts, to ease pain, to activate your truth, and goodness.  Love is so needed.  Lord, theres a song, that is coming to me, that we used to sing in choir in High school.  Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with me…..Lord, let there be love, on earth, and let it begin with me.  We all have to see where, we are, and where we stand, with you in all matters.  Obedient to your word, obedient to your truth, and principles, commandments.  Lord, we are called to love you first, and then one another.  May this just be a reminder, it is not meant to offend any one, but if it does, oh well.  Love, forgives, and love, loves….In Jesus name.  Amen

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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….

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