AWAKE TO RIGHTEOUSNESS AND SIN NOT~By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_4207AWAKE TO RIGHTEOUSNESS, AND SIN NOT; FOR SOME HAVE NOT THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD:  I SPEAK THIS TO YOUR SHAME.  I CORINTHIANS 15:34 KING JAMES.  

Have you ever gone through something, and it just seemed unbearable?  It just did not seem fair?  It hurt, it hurt bad?

For myself anyway, I have gone through such things, the times, that I recall, though that really made an impact, or woke me up.  Was because I was in sin.  I was not living a life of righteousness.

I will be honest, we cannot play church.  We cannot play religious.  We must walk in love, and we must forgive.  We  must be accountable.  If we are not accountable, we do not grow.  We must have a heart to truly obey God.  These things make a difference.  And when we truly awake to truth, in Christ, and receive salvation, by accepting Christ as Lord and savior, we should realize, that grace is a gift, but don’t abuse it.

I never want to abuse grace with Christ, because I know my sins, put Him on the cross.  So, I don’t want to play with sin.  But how did I get that revelation?  Because like that scripture above states, “Some have not the knowledge of God, I speak this to your shame.”

Yes, my sins, shamed me.  And very much so!  Because I did realize that Christ cleansed me, saved me, but why go back to sin, or shame, when I could avoid it?  How?  I realized I did not have the knowledge of God….or I would not be reaping what I had.

BE NOT DECEIVED; GOD IS NOT MOCKED:  FOR WHATSOEVER A MAN SOWETH, THAT SHALL HE ALSO REAP.  GALATIANS 6:7  KJV. 

I reaped pain sorrow.  Unhappiness.  Loneliness.  Desperation.  Fear….

I began to search for God.  I knew of God, but I was walking the fence between the world, and God.  Not everything was a bed of roses.  I found thorns…..IMG_1344.jpg

I had to see, what pleased Him, what mattered to Him.  I began to look at this differently.  For it is a relationship.

When you care for people, you honor them, love them, nurture them.  But you don’t take the relationship for granted.  You don’t treat them like crap, and then expect them to extend grace to you in return.  It just does not work that way.  You have to care.  If you do not care, then you will reap things, you don’t want.  I did not want to do that to my Lord, my God, my heavenly Father.  Because Christ paid the price.  I began to see in my relationship with God, never to take for granted, what He did on the cross for me.

And for the record, I am not being specific in the sense, in any particular situation.  About relationships with people.  But some do not have the knowledge of God.  Or they would not do the things they do! So how do you deal with it?  All I can say is pray…..

But don’t forget while you are praying.  Remember….That we all sin, we all come short of the Glory of God.  I am so glad the Holy Spirit, convicts me of that, because I am not perfect.  I know it.  And I don’t expect perfection from anybody either.IMG_4064

I am stating this, because relationship with Christ, should never be taken for granted.  And I suppose it is also a reflection in how we treat our family, friends, etc.   What do you truly cherish?  What do you look at and see, that you cannot do without?  To me that’s God.  And family.  They are not up for any kind of compromise.

Or we can miss it.  We can easily get distracted, and deceived by the enemy, and we have to be careful.  Sin really scares me.  Because it challenges you.  It teases you, and flaunts itself, like a prize, but it is not a prize, it is deadly.  It deceives. The wages of sin, is death.

FOR THE WAGES OF SIN IS DEATH; BUT THE GIFT OF GOD IS ETERNAL LIFE THROUGH JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD.  ROMANS 6:23  KJV.   

So it scares me in the sense, not only because it could bring physical death, but spiritual death, and I never want to be separated from God.  So I submit to God, resist the enemy, and I know he must flee.  But I have my part.  I will not play with sin, the thought of sinning, or losing my salvation.  I will not play with spiritual entities, or things I know, from reading my bible that are offensive to God.  I won’t.  I get convicted.  And I am so glad I do.

I do that in fear of God.  And I don’t care what anybody says.  I FEAR GOD!  Its one of the best things I can do for myself spiritually, and I know lots of sweet thinking folks, don’t understand this.  But I do.  I fear God, because I never want to lose my relationship, or abuse it, or open the door to anything that is not of God.  I don’t.  I don’t want to offend God.  How ignorant it is for people, to ignore the creator of heaven and earth.  How dumb it is to play with things that actually God is offended with.  To get Him angry, to play with their salvation.  But this is what other spiritual entities will do, they will deceive a person, and they will cause someone to lose even daily blessings.  They will sin.  Then they will call evil good, and good evil.  Yes I do fear God.  I AM AFRAID OF GOD!

IMG_2336So, learning most of the things I did the hard way, gave me the desire to receive knowledge, understanding.  Life will do that.  But only if you are committed to Christ.  And there’s a lot still, I don’t understand, but I do understand enough to stay away from sin.  Even thinking something, sometimes, brings me to my knees, and because I “know” what God says about some matters, it is enough to convict me.

It woke me up.  This scripture above says a lot.  And I love my King James bible for that reason.  I always recommend it because it is holy, and the others are corrupt. I hope it blesses you, it blessed me today.

Have a wonderful day….in Christ, I praise God….THANK YOU FATHER!!!

OH THAT MEN WOULD PRAISE THE LORD FOR THIS GOODNESS, AND FOR HIS WONDERFUL WORKS TO THE CHILDREN OF MEN!  PSALMS 107:21  KING JAMES.

Much love,

 

Elena Ramirez

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HOW TO DISTINGUISH THE SPIRIT OF “DELUSION” ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


Version 2Have you ever met someone, or found within yourself that spirit of delusion?  The spirit, that thinks it’s right.  That is so argumentative, and determined because frankly, they believe what they see, say, and believe.  But it’s wrong.  And its hard for that person to admit, or to see, for whatever reason….

That if you presented truth to them, they would reject it.  The facts, may be quite evident.  But they cannot distinguish between black or white.  They will call evil good, and good evil.  It does not make sense.

So one can conclude, that they are delusional. 

Well that comes from a lie.  The father of lies, the enemy.  The devil. And it is quite sad, when one knows truth, but one does see, folks, who would rather believe the lie.  Would rather, pursue something, but it is a falsehood.

And that’s always the goal of the enemy.  To deceive.  To make something look like a counterfeit.  To fool someone totally.  And that is a spirit of delusion.

The King James scriptures, here, talk about it.

REMEMBER YE NOT, THAT, WHEN I WAS YET WITH YOU, I TOLD YOU THESE THINGS?  AND NOW YE KNOW WHAT WITHOLDETH THAT HE MIGHT BE REVEALED IN HIS TIME.  

FOR THE MYSTERY OF INIQUITY, DOTH ALREADY WORK; ONLY HE WHO NOW LETTETH WILL LET, UNTIL HE BE TAKEN OUT OF THE WAY.  

AND THEN SHALL THAT WICKED BE REVEALED, WHOM THE LORD SHALL CONSUME WITH THE SPIRIT OF HIS MOUTH, AND SHALL DESTROY WITH THE BRIGHTNESS OF HIS COMING:  

EVEN HIM, WHOSE COMING IS AFTER THE WORKING OF satan WITH ALL POWER AND SIGNS AND LYING WONDERS,  AND WITH ALL DECEIVABLENESS OF UNRIGHTEOUSNESS IN THEM THAT PERISH;

BECAUSE THEY BELIEVED NOT THE LOVE OF THE TRUTH, THAT THEY MIGHT BE SAVED.  

AND FOR THIS CAUSE GOD SHALL SEND THEM STRONG DELUSION, THAT THEY SHOULD BELIEVE A LIE:  THAT THEY ALL MIGHT BE DAMNED WHO BELIEVED NOT THE TRUTH, BUT HAD PLEASURE IN UNRIGHTEOUSNESS.  

II THESSALONIANS 2:5-12 KING JAMES.  

Gee that last verse scares me, as it should you.  Because one is damned, who does not believe the truth, and who has pleasure in unrighteousness.  Yes, it is a spirit of delusion, if you rejoice in unrighteousness.  Only you and God can answer that.  The devil will not tell you that truth, because again, he wants to deceive you.

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.  II CORINTHIANS 4:4  KJV.  

So be careful who you ask…..

And you really have to understand the root of it.  Because it can come from many sources.  It could be generational.  It could be because someone did not pursue truth, to begin with.  It could be, someone was taught to lie, to be deceptive, so that the spirit of delusion came to that person very easily.  But it always comes from denying God, and His truth, His gospel.

Again, are you using a King James?  Thats the first step to defeating the spirit of delusion.  

So, one must understand, it is very manipulative.  It is very controlling, the spirit of delusion.

In any event, it does steal from a persons soul, it does deceive, and it does cripple a person spiritually, so they cannot have real discernment, unless they make it right with God.  They cannot see clearly, because the spirit of delusion, clouds their thinking…

But one can be cured, or healed from that spirit of delusion, to see the truth.

By repentance.  By acknowledging one may have that spirit of delusion.  Because frankly, they do not have the mind of Christ in matters.  And only Christ, can deliver someone.  Yet, it also takes wisdom, from God, to have discernment in such matters.  So one must repent, and accept Christ as Lord and savior.  To be delivered.  One must desire, and love truth.  Gods truth.  Yearn for it, so one will not be consumed by the lie, and perish.

I guess, I see it, because I have had poor judgement in the past.  I had it, when I was not a true Christian.  Sure, I believed in God, but I did not know his truth, like I do now, and I was very prone to being deceived.  I don’t think that spirit of delusion left me, until, I totally submitted to God, resisted the enemy, and he left.  I had to see the error of my own ways.  Letting go of pride, to think, I could do it my way…..

FOR WHO HATH KNOWN THE MIND OF THE LORD, THAT HE MAY INSTRUCT HIM?  BUT WE HAVE THE MIND OF CHRIST.  I CORINTHIANS 2:16  KJV.  

So, in some matters, I suppose, I was delusional, especially, in my youth.  because I was not in the truth.  Experience in life, can show you the fruit of that.  When you are not in the truth, of who God is, and what He expects, its very easy, to have a spirit of delusion.

But now, I am a little bit more wiser.  A lot more submissive to God, totally, in fact, as I state it here.  Because I fear God.  And fear of God, can keep you out of trouble.  Not only spiritually, but in life.

I understand His commandments, and law.  I am not perfect.  I know, I can sin, and fall short of His glory, but I don’t take grace for granted.  But this is a gift He gives in understanding.  It’s not me, its Him, because I let Him rule my spirit, in His truth.  And I am very aware, to not try and sin, or to do something that is morally wrong, or deceptive.  I always pray for discernment, so I will not have a spirit of delusion.  I understand one does reap what they sow.  And no, its not karma.  Quit saying that, if you do, because its not King James scriptural.

Have you ever met someone, and you got good or bad vibes from them?  Well thats your gut instinct.  Also known by the Holy spirit.  If you have submitted to God.  But if it is led by God, you will see the good.  But also understand what is evil, and not good, according to His truth, a King James bible.

If the spirit is bad, it will seek company with those who likely, do not know God, and do things that are quite questionable.  Because in retrospect, their spirit is led by the devil.  It will blind someones good judgment, to believe a lie about someone.  

But you always have to see, is there something there, that could be blocking discernment or understanding, to give the spirit of delusion?  

God tells us…

 I ALSO WILL CHOOSE THEIR DELUSIONS, AND WILL BRING THEIR FEARS UPON THEM; BECAUSE WHEN I CALLED, NONE DID ANSWER; WHEN I SPAKE, THEY DID NOT HEAR:  BUT THEY DID EVIL BEFORE MINE EYES, AND CHOSE THAT IN WHICH I DELIGHTED NOT.  ISAIAH 66:4  KING JAMES.  

Like the saying goes, misery, loves company.  And to be delusional, is frankly a miserable state of mind, to be in.  One needs the mind of Christ.

I am scratching the surface, here, but you have to understand, how important it is to be in Gods truth.  Or you can be deceived.  

Again, folks, I highly recommend a King James bible.  You cannot be receiving the mind of Christ, if something you are using, is counterfeit, because it has been corrupted.  Get in there, and search, and search.  Keep praying, and repenting, till you see the truth.  And you will.  Then you will understand, the spirit of delusion.

You can yourself, be delusional.  But one must understand, it is a principle, God has placed.  And if one is not right with God, well they will have a spirit of delusion.

Hope this helps someone.  And just remember, if you see someone who is delusional, who does believe a lie.  Don’t argue with them.  Let them go.  Don’t get caught up in their strife.  There is a strange spirit in that.  

Just let them be….sure pray for them.  But walk away. 

In Christ, totally, and His love,

Elena Ramirez

UNDERSTANDING THE CONNECTION BETWEEN SPIRITUALISM AND MENTAL ILLNESS ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_1116.jpgFirst of all, as my disclaimer:

I am not a psychiatrist, I am not in the business, of telling anybody, why they have a mental illness.

But, I am someone who has learned so much from God.  And I have seen things in the spirit realm that have taught me, there is a connection between spiritualism and mental illness.  Or the battle in the mind.  The sense of no peace, the challenge of being stable.  Or unstable.  

It comes from two sources.  And you have to see this from the perspective of your own spirit.  Either good or evil.  God or the devil.  And the foundation of your mental health, will be determined by your spiritual health.  

Who rules your spirit? This is the question, you most definitely need to ask yourself.  To find out yourself within, who rules your soul?  Because this will determine your behavior, and your motives, your mental health, by your spiritualism.  

By the choices you make, with God, or the devil.  You have no other choice.  You may think you do, but it will always result from the consequences, of the choice to believe in God.  Or the enemy.  

By your choice….this is always a choice.  But the principles are in place, and will determine “fruit.”

To obey God, to take His commandments, His law to heart.  To fear God, to depart from evil, and to submit to God.  Or to give into the devil.  To disobey God.  With Temptations, disbelief, etc.  See the difference. 

Scripture tells us, “submit” to God, resist the devil, and he will flee from you.  That key word, is “submitting” to God.  Until you do, you will have that battle in the mind.  See the enemy is a spirit of confusion.  He is known to come, kill, steal, and destroy.  He is a mocker.  He is jealous, he was of God, so he is also jealous if you try and make God your Lord and savior.  He wants to steal the glory from God.  

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

So, if you do not believe in God, you will be tossed to and fro.  That spirit, will dominate you, and your behavior, so that you may do things that are not kind, good, or even healthy for yourself.  The spirit, will lead you to do things, that are evil.  To even think evil.  You may have not acted on those thoughts, but they are there, and that is sin.  For lack of a better word.  So that will dictate to you, and control you, in what you do.  

THAT WE HENCEFORTH BE NO MORE CHILDREN, TOSSED TO AND FRO, AND CARRIED ABOUT WITH EVERY WIND OF DOCTRINE, BY THE SLEIGHT OF MEN AND CUNNING CRAFTINESS, WHEREBY THEY LIE IN WAIT TO DECEIVE.  EPHESIANS 4:14.  KJV.  

See the above scripture, reinforces what I am always saying about doctrine, because other bible versions are corrupt.  And it deceives.  You will be tossed to and fro, even if you think you are safe, your not, because your word is corrupt, if you use these fake versions.  

If a person, is totally submitted to Christ.  Even by the word they choose in a King James.  Wanting to obey God, fearing God of consequences of sin, prayerful, in a relationship, the spirit, of God, will lead.  There will be no mental illness.  

FOR WHO HATH KNOWN THE MIND OF THE LORD, THAT HE MAY INSTRUCT HIM?  BUT WE HAVE THE MIND OF CHRIST.  I CORINTHIANS 2:16  KJV.  

I don’t care what people think or try to dictate to me, I know the difference.  They have not walked in my shoes.  They may mock.  But God is not mocked, and they will reap that.  But I know, I have had my part, to try and please God.  To pray, to obey Him, His commandments.  To love….

You see, I was lost.  When I was lost that spirit, of the devil led me, and I made so many mistakes in judgment, and in my own personal life.  My moral code, was damaged, because I did not submit to God.  I actually had no moral code.  Or fear of God. Concerning consequences on earth, or if I had died.  And that is a very dangerous place to be.  Because we will all stand before God.  Hell is real.  Hell on earth is just as real.  I thank Him and praise Him that He saved me, taught me.  

But when God found me, and I recall the night, I had a revelation of who Christ was.  I submitted to God.  For your own revelation, think of what Christ did for you on that cross.  

Now you cannot, be partial in this, and just say you believe in God.  Because scripture tells us, even the devil believes in God. 

The key is totally giving your heart, life, mind, soul to God, so you can grow spiritually.  So you can have peace.  Scripture also tells us, that there is no peace to the wicked.  

Begin by repenting.  Even if you don’t think you have done anything wrong.  This cleans the slate.  Be humble in the sight of God.  Ask God to forgive you.  Even for unbelieving.   This is why I actually believe in daily repentance.  Because we can sin, even unknowingly.  and we all do sin, folks, and come short of the glory of God.  Our works, can be filthy rags….

The way to enrich your mind, is get a King James bible.  As you know, I do not support any other bible.  Because they are corrupted.  Exactly what the enemy wants you to do, so you get static.  You get part truth, part lie.  You will not grow, until you change your word.  And you may have a battle in the mind, until you do.

Stay away from things or situations, that feed your spirit.  Like evil movies.  Evil books, anything that can plant seeds of evil, or doubt in your mind.  Stay away from evil people.  Toxic people. 

You have to have the mind set, to want to please God.  And when you do you will be released, your eyes will be opened, and you can begin the process of healing mentally, because you are healing spiritually.  

If I start to watch a movie, or read a book, that I know has evil spiritualism, I put it away from me.  You don’t want to tempt yourself.  

And you don’t want to let in spirits, that have been cleansed back into your soul.  They will come in worse, in greater capacity, that is not great for your soul.  

THEN GOETH HE, AND TAKETH WITH HIMSELF SEVEN OTHER SPIRITS MORE WICKED THEN HIMSELF, AND THEY ENTER IN AND DWELL THERE:  AND THE LAST STATE OF THAT MAN IS WORSE THAN THE FIRST.  EVEN SO SHALL IT BE ALSO UNTIL THIS WICKED GENERATION.  MATTHEW 12:45  KJV.

The bottom line is, to be in fear of God, by choosing His Holy spirit, to guide you.  So, you can be healed mentally.  I truly believe that.  With all my heart.  See you fear God, so you don’t have to have fear in the mind of something or someone else.  Thats the key:

FOR GOD HATH NOT GIVEN US THE SPIRIT OF FEAR; BUT OF POWER, AND OF LOVE, AND OF A SOUND MIND.  II TIMOTHY 1:7.  KJV. 

I always recommend, finding help, if you are in that desperate place.  But God will help you, if you seek Him.  And I hope you find your way, take this to heart.  Because Christ, is the way, the truth, and life.  Read John 14:6 from a King James.  

Feel free to share this post, you might help someone, see why they act the way they do.  You might save a soul.   

Blessings, in Christ, Elena Ramirez