I just want to decree this, I want to make it clear. As many of you know, I do want to speak publicly, in your church or congregation.
I have not done it in a while. I know, God has His reasons. But something dawned on me, just now, to speak this, to publicly proclaim it.
If I am ever called to give a testimony, or to speak publicly in a church. I will not try to sell my book there. Even today, I wrote just on impulse, Gods impulse, about how Christ turned the tables, on those who changed the temple, to sell what they had. I don’t want to be one of those Christians.
If God blesses my book, financially, in other ways, then so be it. But I will not try to peddle the word of God, or peddle my book, in His House. In His temple.
That may sound strange to some. But I don’t care. I really do only want to serve God. But if money came into the situation, somehow it would take away from the message.
I never want to compromise or let money, be the root of evil in serving God.
Does that make sense? I don’t know, but I am proclaiming it here.
To God be the glory….
By Elena Ramirez
AND THE JEWS PASSOVER WAS AT HAND, AND JESUS WENT UP TO JERUSALEM. AND FOUND IN THE TEMPLE THOSE THAT SOLD OXEN AND SHEEP AND DOVES, AND THE CHANGERS OF MONEY SITTING: AND WHEN HE HAD MADE A SCOURGE OF SMALL CORDS, HE DROVE THEM ALL OUT OF THE TEMPLE, AND THE SHEEP, AND THE OXEN; AND POURED OUT THE CHANGERS MONEY, AND OVERTHREW THE TABLES. AND SAID UNTO THEM THAT SOLD DOVES, TAKE THESE THINGS HENCE; MAKE NOT MY FATHERS HOUSE AN HOUSE OF MERCHANDISE. JOHN 2:13-16. KJV.
BE CAREFUL OF VOICES AND FALSE PROPHETS…..
There are many voices, many who say they are called by the Lord. Many, may have good intentions. But I am very careful who I listen to. I am very careful, not to take every bodies word on a matter. Or anybody.
I think I have learned to be careful not to criticize as well, but I am careful. I take more time to pray about it, then jump to conclusions as well. Because of the spirit of deception. How we need discernment.
You see, there are those, who are wolves, in sheeps clothing. There are those, who may look, and sound like they are sheep. But they are not. Look at their motive. Is it for Salvations, is it to win people to God? Is it for money? Do they try to bait you, so you can give money?
And when they share a word, what scriptures is it based on? If its not a King James word, I am sorry, I shut the sound off, turn away, and will not receive anybodies word, on a matter. Because to me, it is corrupted word, that is not holy and anointed. So thats a big sign to me.
Because thats a voice of deception. Friends, be careful. I know you want to grow. I know sometimes, we can be so trusting. But, there are spiritual curses, that come with some of these false prophets, and you want to avoid them. We want to remember, we know Christ’s voice, and to another we will not follow.
The goal is always again, to have the mind of Christ, and to have discernment. Be careful what you receive, what you share, and who you listen to. I say this in Christ love.
Be careful. DO NOT TRUST IN LYING WORDS THAT CANNOT PROFIT. (PARAPHRASING) SEE JEREMIAH 7:8 KJV.
TRUST YE NOT IN LYING WORDS, SAYING, THE TEMPLE OF THE LORD, THE TEMPLE OF THE LORD, THE TEMPLE OF THE LORD, ARE THESE. JEREMIAH 7:4. KJV.
By Elena Ramirez
I do love truth, and let me please explain why. I love it first of all, because I discovered Christ is the way, the truth, and life.
John 14:6, from my King James Bible tells me this…
So, as I even break up that scripture to describe my love for truth, it goes, to say, I love Christ who gave me a new life. And He showed me the way.
Folks, life is hard, growing up, the way I did, and in situations, where life did not always provide, guidance, or support, or love for that matter. I made so many mistakes, because I was not in truth. I would go with the flow of things, or I would find myself “compromising” many things, because thats what I thought people did. Mostly, because I did not know better.
I think I learned the hard way. About truth but I have such a great love for truth now, that I also know its called discernment. Discernment to know good and evil. That does not come to you, if you are in any kind of deception. Fact is, if there is even one small place in our spirits, that is not totally up for truth, as Christ’s way, in our life, well, we can be deceived.
So, I long for truth. I long for it in my life, in little things in big things. I long to see truth, in government, and well, we don’t. I long to see it in friends, and acquaintances, because its like being on the same page with God, if the goal for truth is sought after. I long to see it in business, and just everything concerning me.
As many of you know by my writings. I only want to use a King James Bible. Because it is truth. And this is what I recommend to anybody. If you want truth, get on the same page with God, in His truth, not in mans truth, or a publisher, who have lied, by compromising it and changing it. Even if one period is missing, or one word changed, that bible is corrupted.
Oh many argue about authenticity, but I look at how long it has stood the test of time. Over 400 years. This truth, is holy, it is anointed. I won’t waste my time on any other Bible version, because they are not from Gods throne. They do not come from God.
To understand truth, you have to always understand, a spirit. The spirit of a lie. Or the spirit of truth. The spirit of a lie, will come to deceive, and it comes from the devil himself. The spirit of truth, comes from Gods throne, and through the Holy spirit, we can learn truth, we can know truth, and we can know the difference between a lie, and truth.
Many people do not have discernment, to find truth, because they do compromise, in matters. They do not totally submit to God, in truth, because they are tempted to do other wise, and they can lose their direction. The little foxes steal the vines. So, if one is compromising, in even a little thing, not being honest, with themselves, or others, I believe that can bring a spirit of delusion, which is a curse. And yes that is King James scriptural.
Because I know Gods ways are not my ways, I have peace. I don’t understand the mystery of many principles, but because I do not, I trust God to show me truth, at a moments notice. And He does. I get the gut feeling, that thought if there is no peace in something, I should know, not to do something. It also requires prayer. But if my spirit, is up to no good, in trying to deceive, or dishonest, or lying, about anything, well, I find that truth can evade a person.
I do have discernment, and many times, I may speak truth, but it is rejected. Or challenged, or denied. Its not that I want to hit anybody on the head with truth, I hate that feeling myself. But sometimes, one may get a warning about something, and you see the direction someone is going, and you want to warn them by truth, but its rejected.
Truth has set me free. Truth has opened my eyes. Truth, Gods truth, is the most powerful, beautiful force, I have ever seen open doors. Yet it is not promoted, in our society, its not mentioned often by anybody, and it seems to be put in the rear, for guidance. Its not celebrated, embraced, or cherished. In fact, there seems to be a spirit of deception, to keep one from the truth, and how that must grieve God.
I cherish it, because I cherish what Christ did on the cross for me. Because He loved me so much, and you, that He gave His life, so we could recognize His truth. So we could recognize, He is that way. To have life, and life abundantly.
Without truth, its not abundant. So I am very cautious of anything that represents itself as truth, but may be a wolf in sheep’s clothing. Or may be a counterfeit, or something corrupt. I long for truth, and holiness, and purity, in my own soul. Oh I know, we all sin, we all come short of the glory of God. But if I cannot be honest to God myself, in truth, then how can I be effective? But I long for His presence in my own life, and I just know, if I even lie to myself, that presence would leave.
Christ is truth friends. There is no greater example of truth, then who He is, what He did for us, and the ability He has given us, to understand Him, and truth. In life, or death.
So when I hear people talk about this new movie, the Shack, I wonder, why they would embrace something, that is not based on His holy word, and actually contradicts Gods truth? What is it, in the mystery of life and death, that would cause someone to not see His truth in this?
As I have written, the Lord, spoke to me one morning, and told me not to go and see it. I had no preconceived ideas about it, but I will obey. But it was ironic, that after, He commanded me not to go and see it, and yes, when He speaks to me, I know its a commandment….. I than began to see the many warnings about it being heresy. I know God tested me in this. Because now I see the truth, in avoiding it.
I don’t know His reasons, but I know, His voice, and that voice of truth, warned me, and I will obey. Its not worth losing hearing His voice to compromise myself in anything that would take away truth. Does that make sense? And its not based on His truth. So, I need not waste my time to see it. Thats my thought anyway…..
Truth is a beautiful wonderful freeing thing my friend, that we need to embrace, and we need to promote, and we need to be an example of it.
It is so needed in our world, and in our own personal lives. I cannot live a lie. Thats not truly living. So I trust God, to find the way, to find my life in Him, because of who He is.
Truth is the only thing, I know, that will truly set me, or anybody free.
Yes, I love truth…
Gods truth, and no other. By the way, I have learned not to argue or debate about truth. It stands on its own merit.
By Elena Ramirez
THE SPIRIT OF DELUSION WHEN TRUTH IS IGNORED…..
When truth is actually ignored. When you love someone, and you may have discernment, about something, and you tell them, you try to warn them, and they reject it….ignore it….
Or they give you “intelligent” reasoning. Which I call ignorance….
Why is it ignorance? Because it is denying what God says, and someone is making a decision, that is contrary to what He commands and says. He doesn’t change folks. We do! And when we disobey, there are consequences.
Sadly….All you can do, is just pray for that person or persons….I have learned, you cannot argue about truth. It stands on its own merit.
If the spirit deceives you, to believe a lie, you won’t see the truth.
AND WITH ALL DECEIVABLENESS OF UNRIGHTEOUSNESS IN THEM THAT PERISH, BECAUSE THEY BELIEVED NOT THE LOVE OF THE TRUTH, THAT THEY MIGHT BE SAVED. FOR THIS CAUSE GOD SHALL SEND THEM STRONG DELUSION THAT THEY SHOULD BELIEVE A LIE. II THESSALONIANS 2:10-11. KJV
Its a spirit of delusion, that yes God allows, because you ignored His truth. One thing I have learned, God will not take you to the next blessing, if you have ignored, His correction. His truth, or even His servant. Remember Moses? And the stiff-necked people he dealt with? They walked around in circles, for 40 years….
This pride thing, about being rebellious, when truth is presented. Is purely disobedience in His eyes. It hurts a soul, when someone, rejects truth… The humble person, at least acknowledges it. Doesn’t debate it, doesn’t argue, and may even say thank you.
Wow what a concept.
The sad thing is, one then may ignore the one who ignored the truth, because they just won’t listen. What can one do? But shake the dust off.
Its not acting holier than thou, its love, its a warning. And someday God will show you again, if you ask Him. But do you really want to wait 40 years?
Live and learn….. I only wish, I had not been rebellious when I was.
To each their own….
By Elena Ramirez