ALWAYS GIVE SOMEONE HOPE IN CHRIST ~By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_0410.jpegWe live in a cruel world, in many ways.  Yet if you really search for love, and goodness, hope, one might find it.  Even if they find it within themselves.  I believe I have found it within my own heart.

See God is love.  And I want to explain this, not by a sense of a religion.  Because as you know, I don’t have a religion.  But I do have a relationship with Christ.  Religion, as my definition is:  Rules, regulations, traditions, rituals made by men and groups.  These rules, made by men, can totally go against who God is, and can actually deceive some folks.

But relationship with Christ, comes from the throne of God.  Its based on truth.  By what Christ did on the cross for each one of us.  Its based on my King James bible.  And it is the foundation to having true guidance, in a lifetime.  It is love.

IMG_1504.jpgSince, God is love, we have to understand this scripture, to see, that.

AND WE HAVE KNOWN AND BELIEVED THE LOVE THAT GOD HATH TO US.  GOD IS LOVE: AND HE THAT DWELLETH IN LOVE DWELLETH IN GOD, AND GOD IN HIM.  

I John 4:6.  KJV. 

Our world needs God, and God will use us to bring that love.  If we allow Him.  By His Holy Spirit.

We have to be so careful though, in this matter, when we see this, though, to keep our spirits clean.  To be careful of the enemy, who only wants to deceive us anyway.  But we must be aware of sin, or iniquity, that would pollute our spirits.  It is not a done deal, folks, when you give your life to Christ, if you return to old ways, or old habits, that can be sin.

You have to make a conscience spiritual decision, to let God be in your soul, by love.  You can cancel your salvation by sin.  But you must have a sense of who God is, because He is holy.

So He can use you.  So you can be effective for the Kingdom of God.

It takes time, but practice makes perfect.  Repentance, daily repentance, can make the difference.

Look, all I know, in my own journey, is that I have made a lot of mistakes in judgment.  In people, and in decisions.  To be honest, I do not feel like I have been successful in some areas of my life.  Because of my bad choices.  Decisions.  I don’t let go though, and I do not give up.  Nor do I stop trying to serve God.  Or give up on faith.  I find, I have to stir up my own faith, and a lot more lately.  God can change anything in a moment, and I just know that.  I know it with all my heart, soul and being.  I don’t doubt God.

But, sometimes, I do doubt me, because I know where I have erred.  But live and learn, I have learned to have HOPE IN GOD.

I don’t let go.  See, I do see the world, and I do see how so many doubt.  I see how the enemy, has deceived many.  It grieves me, because Christ is in my heart, and I feel what He feels.  It grieves God to see the lost.  Think about that.  If God is in your heart, you feel what He feels.  What is He telling you to do, in hope, even for yourself?  Or for others.  We have to stop making it about me, me, me…..

IMG_0396.jpgSo I am fine tuning my gifts in Him.  I am seeing, I can if anything, just bring hope to someone.  Inspire them.  Encourage them.  I just did it a moment ago, on social media.

There was an actor, who was on a television show.  He was on it years ago.  But he left that show, and was not seen for a long time.  He is back now, and I just left him a small note, to encourage him.  Because I see the gift in him, that he has.  But I also felt the Lord prompting me, to tell him to seek God, because his life could be fulfilled, in some matters, but for other people.  See, this man could make a difference for his race.  He could open peoples eyes, to do whats right.  Did he respond back?  No, but that’s o.k.  maybe I planted a seed.  And if I did not, at least I was obedient to God, to reach out to him.

And I won’t get into details, but I saw he needed hope, so I gave it to him.  By telling him to seek God.  I did this in love.  I did it because God is love.  I shared this with him, because I felt God telling me to give him hope.

I do have a courage, in that, a boldness, so I try to use it for the glory of God.  Sure, it can be intimidating to step out.  To speak truth.  But the more, I seek God in matters, the more, I learn, who I can be.  And when the only thing I can do, is stand.  Then I will stand.  Even if I stand alone.  But I am not alone.  God is with me.

But hope is so needed friends.  We need to inspire each other.  We need to encourage each other.  Scripture says, iron sharpens iron.

PROVERBS 27:17 KJV  IRON SHARPENETH IRON; FOR A MAN SHARPENETH THE COUNTENANCE OF HIS FRIEND.

Sometimes though, we don’t have friends to do that, so you totally have to rely on what God teaches us, in prayer, and in His ways.  So you have to sharpen yourself.   But my point is, that give hope as a gift, and just know it will return to you as a blessing.

And well, sometimes, we have to do that with one another.  Do it in love.  Do it in truth, King James truth.  Pull out that King James bible, and search, for key scriptures, that can bring truth and hope.

Life can be hard.  We can face things, that just overwhelm us,  But I know for me, in order to have God in a matter, I have to do my part, in walking in love, forgiving, and being careful in spiritual matters.  So I do not offend God.

Praying.  My prayer life is increasing.  I find myself just praying for people, when I see something on social media.  Not just saying, I will pray, but actually writing a prayer there for folks to see, so they can have hope.  Pulling out my King James scriptures, so they can have hope to see what God says.  Its needed folks, we have to do more, and we have to use what God has given us, so we can be effective in giving hope….THUS SAITH THE LORD….

cropped-jesusinchapel2.jpgLook we all are growing on the vine with Christ, some at different levels.  But we need to be united in the body of Christ, and we need to bring hope.

Sometimes, all it takes is just a kind word, a giving of the heart, a truth, a desire, to help others find their way, in this lost world.  I know I long for it myself, in so many ways.

But I truly do believe, as we give others hope.  We give it to ourselves.  And right now, I need hope, to believe in some things.  So, I give, what I long for myself.

But I get it from Christ.  Only He can fulfill this for me.  Today, I have hope.  I have peace. I feel like I am healing in some things, but I also see the fruit of trusting God, and believing.  I have hope in Christ, for answers.

 

Blessings, and love,

Elena Ramirez

 

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BEING ACCOUNTABLE PLEASES GOD ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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I truly believe, when we are accountable to God, and others, that pleases God.

It is a form of repentance, or being humble, when you can do that.

If you don’t do it, it could be considered pride in Gods eyes, and as we know, God hates pride.  Communicating is a skill, that we all need to practice doing.  By doing so, you show you are a mature person, and accountable.

THERE THEY CRY, BUT NONE GIVETH ANSWER, BECAUSE OF THE PRIDE OF EVIL MEN.  JOB 35;12  KJV.

To me, it is a pet peeve.  I suppose, because I do try and be accountable to God and people.  I try to communicate.  I try to be humble, when I am wrong.  I say, I am sorry.  If I know I am wrong.  Or if someone brings something to my attention, I don’t dismiss them, with the silent treatment.  I am polite.

But there does seem to be a problem in our society, in our world, where folks, are not accountable.  They are evasive.  Prideful. They don’t communicate, and if they do, sometimes, they try to turn the tables, which really keeps any resolution from being a standard. Or a goal.  They don’t want to problem solve. IMG_0190.jpg

THE WICKED, THROUGH THE PRIDE OF HIS COUNTENANCE, WILL NOT SEEK AFTER GOD:  GOD IS NOT IN ALL HIS THOUGHTS.  Psalms 10:4.  KJV.

This King James scriptures answers it, in many ways, because if they did seek God, they would seek to please Him, letting go that pride, and allowing the Holy Spirit, to prick this persons, thoughts, to be more accountable.  We cannot see these things in the natural, but in the spirit realm we can understand what pleases God.

Have you ever met someone who will not be accountable?  But they turn silent?  I have come to realize its is a form of manipulation, and when someone confronts them by their behavior, the toxic person, pulls back more, and if anything tries to make you look inadequate, for even asking.   They try and invalidate you, and your feelings, for even bringing it up.  This is manipulation.  Its a mind game.  I believe that displeases God greatly.

IMG_0095.jpgAnd who has time to play games?  I don’t.  I am not a mind reader, and a simple yes, or no, or I cannot, or whatever, would at least open up communication.  And if you do wrong, for heavens sake, why is it so hard to say, I am sorry?

But it is wrong, to me, and to me, its very immature.

I see it often, to be honest.  Maybe because I am a straight shooter, and maybe I don’t know if I intimidate people, but I see it, with some folks.  I don’t know why I would, because I am polite, but I am honest, and frank with people.

Two examples this week were brought to my attention, where I reached out to some folks, and I got the silent treatment.  I asked some questions, because of the nature of their business, and I have communicated with these people, in the past, so I at least expected the courtesy of communication, but I did not even get a response.

Whats happened to our society?  Why, do folks think they can say things, or get away with being rude, or dismissive?  I don’t know.

But I do know, what God says about these matters, in some ways.

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BUT LET YOUR COMMUNICATION BE, YEA, YEA; NAY, NAY:  FOR WHATSOEVER IS MORE THAN THESE COME OF EVIL.  MATTHEW 5:37  KJV.

THAT THE COMMUNICATION OF THY FAITH MAY BECOME EFFECTUAL BY THE ACKNOWLEDGING OF EVERY GOOD THING WHICH IS IN YOU IN CHRIST JESUS. PHILEMON 1:6.  KJV.

BE NOT DECEIVED:  EVIL COMMUNICATIONS CORRUPT GOOD MANNERS.  I CORINTHIANS 15:33  KJV.

As you know, if you read some of my writings, I am a firm believer in repentance. Daily repentance for that matter.  But it means nothing, if you cannot do it with others as well.  God sees.  If you are not accountable, or remorseful for your own actions.

Some days, I just throw up my hands in the air, and say “Oh well Lord, Oh well.”

But I do hope and pray, people would see the error of their ways in these matters.  Again it is my pet peeve.  Maybe you don’t see it as a problem.  But maybe that’s one of the reasons our world is the way it is.  Wouldn’t it be a wonderful world, if we did love one another?  If we tried to soothe each other, and communicate?  If we would make an effort to be accountable to God one another?

Maybe thats why I feel like my personal relationship with God is established.  I have a personal relationship with God.  Because I communicate with my Lord, and I know what pleases Him, in some ways.  And I know what displeases Him as well.  It does something to me, when I learn from these things, by being accountable.   For that matter, He communicates as well.  He has shown me things, that has opened my eyes.  He has His ways…

I just know this, you cannot grow, spiritually, in Christ, if you cannot do these things.  It hinders you.  It handicaps you, so you won’t meet your full potential.  Little children who are not taught to be accountable, or apologetic, turn into brats.  I have seen it.  And they justify everything thing they do, as right, yet they are so misled.  It’s wrong.  To allow it.

But….

Sometimes, it feels like nobody seems to care, enough to try and change things.  But I care, in my own little way.  I just know, good communications, being accountable, just helps me be a better person in this world.  And I pray it pleases God.

I don’t have time for these kind of people in my life.  I just don’t.  Any more, I do forgive, but you know them by their fruits… Or the lack thereof.

WHEREFORE BY THEIR FRUITS YE SHALL KNOW THEM.  MATTHEW 7:20  King James. 

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Have a blessed one.

 

 

 

Elena Ramirez

 

THE DEVIL DECEIVES YOU WHEN YOU ARE PHONY ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_4081.jpegI always want to be careful, when it comes to judging folks.  To be honest, I have flaws.  I have faults.  I know, myself.  

But I pray never to be phony.  I am who I am, with all my faults, and flaws, that I have given to Christ.  He knows.  I admit, I have had terrible judgment in my life.

I have made mistakes, with choices.  That I will regret, always.  Even though, I have asked for forgiveness.  I don’t have a spirit of condemnation in these matters.  But a spirit of conviction.  I have repented.  So it makes me honest.  

I have also made mistakes with people.  Loving them.  Though, I know its a commandment.  I wish, sometimes, I had not let some folks into my life.  But there again, I had terrible judgment.  

But one thing, that has come through, when I see it, is a spirit of deception, that comes, when someone is phony.

When they try to be something they are not.  When they look down on you, because they think they are better.  When they say something, but they don’t follow through, with actions.  These are some phony qualities, I see, and they are not attributes.  When they say they are a Christian, but do not walk in love.  Thats phony to me.  When they expect you to apologize, but they don’t.  Thats phony.  When they say this or that, but they do not follow it up with truth!  This is phony. 

So when I see, these things, I have extended grace to some.  Yet, I could see the phoniness, and so I wanted to be careful not to judge.  Because like I said, I know my faults.  

But I guess, I have just come to a point in my life, and I am just going to be me, and speak my truth.  I have been called a phony Christian.  And even by those, who have been phony with me.  I have been called that, and a lot more.

And maybe folks, have seen that in me, but I guess, I look at my Christian walk.  And I see  yes, I tried to walk in love.  But, one thing, I cannot try to put on the back burner, is truth!

Truth makes the difference.  Christ told us the truth would make us free.  I have tried to live by that.  I cannot try to remember a lie.  

AND YE SHALL KNOW THE TRUTH, AND THE TRUTH SHALL MAKE YOU FREE.  John 8:32 King James.  

And so when I see someone, say, they don’t support this and that, and I will be specific here, and I am talking about abortion.  But they don’t follow through, with a voice in that, so others can hear, I think it’s phony. 

Because if we are Christians.  We should take the commandments to heart, in truth.  Because God says, thou shalt not kill.  He says, throughout His word, that those that do that, are committing evil acts.  Read, Psalms 106, to get a clue in that.  

But what I see, is when any of us, claim to know Christ, in any matter, but we don’t speak truth, we are phony.  And that bothers me.  For some reason, that just irks me, because we are not courageous, in protecting life.  The lives of unborn babies.   Being cowardly scares me, and why should I be cowardly, if I know the truth?

Or in any matter, I guess, today, I just see it so clearly.  I detest phoniness.  I detest, people, playing games.  And trying to be something they are not.  Maybe they can get away with it.  But I know God sees.  

I SAY THE TRUTH IN CHRIST, I LIE NOT, MY CONSCIENCE, ALSO BEARING ME WITNESS IN THE HOLY GHOST.  ROMANS 9:1, King James.  

And again, I don’t want to judge, but phoniness, in any shape or form is a lie.  Because you will never be free.  Have I lied?  Yes, and even to myself.  But I want to be free, and I don’t want to live a lie.  I don’t want to be known as a phony Christian.  There are some things, I have hidden in my heart, and no I don’t want to speak those truths, but I know they have made me who I am.  To repent. 

And the devil is a liar.  And so I never want those kind of characteristics in me.  I don’t want to play games, with myself, or with others, and if I have to take a stand, I will.  Because I cannot live with myself, if I don’t.  I don’t like hiding and pretending to be something I am not.  When I know my own back ground.  Thats why I try to be truth.  

I try to share Gods truth, according to a King James bible.  Because His holy word set me free.  Not a version of it, not an imitation of corrupted words, that were changed.  No, His Holy King James word, set me free.  These bibles are phony.  But I guess, you have to want to be truth.  You have to see, the phoniness.  I don’t want any part of it. 

I just sense, we do ourselves a disservice, as a nation, and individually, when the truth is not presented, or we try to be something we are not.  I see the enemies hand, in a persons life, when phoniness is there, and I want nothing to do with phoniness.  I want Gods truth.  It actually scares me.  

I hope this makes sense, to whoever is reading this.  And I will add this, truth is not popular.  Maybe thats why Christ told us, we would be hated.  Because it does seem to either bring out a cleansing, or the sin, that so traps people.  When we strive for truth.  I know it.  

I have lost friends, and family, because of my stance in believing.  But I would never go back to lies, or deceiving myself, by trying to please people.  I don’t expect at this point, any kind of recognition, in this world.  

If I did, receive any kind of recognition, or blessings in my ministry, it would surprise me.  But as long, as I try, and please God, by being His servant, by being true as much as I can to His King James word, checking myself, well, maybe someday, I will hear well done good and faithful servant.  

And thats all that counts to me any more.  I am just grateful.  God is good to me.  And thats not phony.  

I HAVE NOT WRITTEN UNTO YOU BECAUSE YE KNOW NOT THE TRUTH, BUT BECAUSE YE KNOW IT, AND THAT NO LIE IS OF THE TRUTH.  I JOHN 2:21 KING JAMES. 

Have a blessed day,

 

Elena Ramirez 

SEEKING GODS DESIRE FULFILLED IS THE DESIRE OF MY HEART ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_2234.jpegSeeking Gods desires fulfilled, is the desire of my heart.  

I love the Lord.  I thank him, and pray, to do so daily.  I pray to please Him.  To comfort Him, to give Him hope in us, as people.  Oh I know God knows everything, and I know He knows who belongs to Him, His precious people, His sheep.  But He is my God, and it grieves me, when I see what I do see sometimes…..

What could I do? And what can I do even now?  I don’t always know, but I am willing to try…

For,  I do pray to fulfill His desires, with the calling He has placed on my life.  

Life. It is a journey….  

Life can be wasted, if the focus is not on focus on God.  If it is not dedicated to God.  

I look back on my life.  And it brings tears to my eyes.  How much I wasted.  How much I sinned.  How terrible my judgment was.  How trusting I was in people.  And people let you down.  I wish, I had known more about the fear of God, in my walk, earlier, perhaps, I would have avoided some things….but I have learned. 

Nothing works, without Gods hand on it, nor does it bring joy.

I guess, that’s why I just have this revelation today.  Because He promises, that if we delight in Him, He will give us the desires of our heart.

DELIGHT THYSELF ALSO IN THE LORD; AND HE SHALL GIVE THEE THE DESIRES OF THINE HEART.  PSALM 37:4 KING JAMES.   

But I believe thats in giving Him the desire of His heart.  

Just my thought…. any way.  I hope you ponder on that thought, and think about it, for your own life.  For your own relationship with God.  

See, its been a while, where I have tried, and I am not perfect at this.  But I try to get my eyes off of what I want.  What I need.  Trying to be more grateful thankful.  Less of me, more of Him.  I have had my eyes on myself far too long.  And made mistakes… that have hurt myself. 

It has changed my perspective in….What I desire….yet the scripture says, He will give us the desires of our heart.  

I see folks, searching for power.  For fame.  For money.  For beauty.  And to me, these things do not bring me closer to the Lord.  In fact, I would actually state, that I think seeking those things do not come from Gods Kingdom, but from the enemy.  Gods enemy the devil.  

FOR THE WICKED BOASTETH OF HIS HEARTS DESIRE, AND BLESSETH THE COVETOUS, WHOM THE LORD ABHORRETH.  PSALMS 10:3  KING JAMES.   

So because he is Gods enemy, he is mine as well.  I will serve God, and I will be very careful not to give place to the enemy.  I submit to God, resist the devil, and he must flee.  

But I have, I know, by my sins.  I did give place to the enemy.  That did not produce righteous fruit, but even curses.  But those curses, are covered now by the blood of Jesus.  For I have repented, and I am very careful in spiritual matters now.  

Oh I know God can bless, but I have come to a place and its been a while, where I seek His face.  Not His hand.  And those kind of messages, where the prosperity message is promised, is so deceiving.  Because one does not grow. One does not understand who God is….

Nothing can take His place of just knowing He is there.  Nothing can comfort me more in a world, where anything is not predictable.  But who He is, and His promises.  All of them, that I find in my King James bible, that is holy.  

To me, having sweet fellowship, and peace, and just a sense of knowing He is there, blesses me, that is now the desire of my heart.  Sure there are things in life, I like, may even desire, but they can never, ever have priority over my relationship with my Lord.  

How I long to please Him give Him the desire of His heart.  By love, by obedience, by sweet fellowship, in prayer, by using the discernment He gives me, to know what to do by His Holy Spirit.  By understanding to try and keep His laws.  Oh many have a hard time with that, but God is a legal God, and thats where happiness is.

WHERE THERE IS NO VISION, THE PEOPLE PERISH: BUT HE THAT KEEPETH THE LAW, HAPPY IS HE.  PROVERBS 29:18  KING JAMES. 

Thats my goal, my job in life, to give Him my Lord, the desires of His heart.  That will make me happy…  Just to be willing to Love Him with all my heart, soul, and mind….

Hope this blesses you today..

Hope this blesses God more…

Lord, I thank you Father.  Thank you Lord Jesus, Thank you, for everything, my God, by your Holy spirit.  I pray, Lord, that I am always mindful to make my desire, the desire of your Heart.  You are God, and there is none else.  You deserve all glory, all honor, and praise, to be mentioned.  Forgive me if I have ever failed you in this.  I am sure I have. And it grieves me.  But I pray, to please you.  I do love you Lord.  More than ever….For thy will to be done, in Jesus name.  Amen.  

LORD, THOU HAST HEARD THE DESIRE OF THE HUMBLE:  THOU WILL PREPARE THEIR HEART, THOU WILT CAUSE THINE EARS TO HEAR:   PSALM 10:17  KING JAMES.  

In Christ,

Elena Ramirez 

WHEN YOU COME TO A POINT WHERE YOU TRUST GOD & OBEY HIM ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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There are days, when things seem so clearer.  Revelations from God.  And where you just come to a point, and you are not giving up.  

But you are giving into God, and totally trusting Him, obeying Him, walking in love, seeking to keep His commandments, and just  letting go, and letting God.  

You speak it, because thats where the commitment comes in.  You tell yourself, just trust God, just obey Him.  Do your part.  I search in my King James, bible for these truths.  Because its Holy word, not changed. And God speaks to me.  

You realize that this is the key, to life.  To make sense.  To come to grips with situations.  Because life is so unpredictable.  But to over and over struggle, is just not healthy.  

Sometimes you let go.  

Yet, there is a part of me, that is actually very stubborn, where I hold on.  Where I won’t give up hope.  But it is because I am holding onto God.  It is not over, till He says its over.  Then I will totally let go.  But if I see a glimmer of hope, I am holding onto that thought.  I trust God.  But I have to obey. 

I guess, because I am older now, and I have always loved God, but you know sometimes, I have struggled with things.  I have struggled, with people.  I have struggled, with my own self worth.  And I am actually tired of dealing with these things in my mind.

The scripture says, there is no peace to the wicked.  I don’t try to be wicked.  I don’t try to hurt anybody, I don’t try to disobey God. For many years, I have tried to be kind, forgiving, loving.  Yes obedient….

I have tried not to open spiritual doors, that brings curses.  But I suppose that sin nature can creep in, if I don’t totally submit to God.  And resist the devil.  So I try to watch myself in these spiritual matters.  

But I am blunt, and that can hurt.  But I know some truths, about who God is, and I know what His word says, in some ways, and I try to share it.  Some think or feel it’s judging.  I feel like its warning, and thats what I try to do, on occasion.  They cannot handle me.  Well thats o.k.  I don’t need to be handled.  But it would have been nice, if I had been accepted.  With love, and friendship.  In Christ.  

Anyway, I am facing something right now, where I am weary.  I don’t have the bounce I used to.  And it seems to be a distraction, where I have not been able to give full attention to this, and I keep thinking about the past, and the friends, I love.  It does seem like the enemy has been trying to attack me.  In matters of friendship. But I do rebuke that, and plead the blood of Jesus in that.  

And I just have come to a place where, I am saying Lord, I trust you.  

TRUST IN THE LORD WITH ALL THINE HEART: AND LEAN NOT UNTO THINE OWN UNDERSTANDING.  PROVERBS 3:5  KJV.  

I cannot try to second guess, or trouble shoot something, or analyze it so much.  That would be inclining to my own understanding, and here in this scripture God is saying don’t do that.  Just trust me.  He says….

Now when push comes to shove.  I just have to trust God.  I have to coast.  Go with the flow.  Float, hang on. Ride it out.  

I realize, though, and I always have realized that I have my part in this.  On how it goes.  In the spiritual realm of things.  God is a spirit, and so I worship Him, in spirit and in truth.  Whether people agree.  Whether people want to have anything to do with me, is really not my concern.  In the sense, that people, cannot dictate to me, by their actions, by their love, or hate, whether or not I care.  

Because I care what God thinks.  I care, if I please God.  

I have had relationship problems with people for most of my life, where they just seem to go.  Even family.  And yes friends.  

The family that left, did not mean to leave me.  But some did.  They wanted nothing to do with me.  

Friends is where I had hope in.  I adopted people, as family.  Because I did not have a strong family foundation.  Growing up.  But I do now.  God has blessed me with a wonderful husband and son.  

But, Friends in Christ.  Well, those did not last.  And that has grieved me, greatly, I did not want to accept it.  But I do now, because I thought the foundation was in love, and God is love, and He never fails.  But people do.  

Its not all lost, don’t get me wrong. I think I have a couple of friends left, and I just need to say that.  But I don’t want to intrude on those frienships.  I want to cherish them, but I am a little afraid, that they will go too….  So I think I am keeping my distance.  I don’t want to, but I am afraid to get close to friends any more.  

I think I have a bit of PTS.  (Post Traumatic Syndrome)  You know like a warrior has, a soldier, who has been in the war zone.  

Where I have had a bit of stress, from this, and it is just making me very cautious, and not paranoid, I hate to use that word, because God has not given me a spirit of fear.  But where I am just not able to trust.  To be honest.  I am afraid to trust friends again.  And that is sad.  

But let me add because I never know who my audience is, is that I know, and believe God can heal anything.  Anything!  Nothing is impossible with God, as the scriptures state. Spiritually, physically, emotionally, whatever.  He can heal it.  And that’s always my hope.  But right now, this is where I am.  

Where I guess, I kind of expect some folks to leave, if they are friends.  Because most of them have left.  And when I think about it, it bothers me.  Like its a bad track record.  And I guess, I have blamed myself.  But I am tired.  And I say I forgive, but maybe I have not.  Maybe I resented.  And maybe, it has hurt me, spiritually.  Because it may be sin.  I don’t know.

But because I am in the position I am in now, and I am tired.  I am actually telling God, to bless those who have hurt me.  To comfort them.  To give them wisdom, love and understanding.  I am saying this, even though, I have felt abandoned by some folks.  I did not understand it.  

But I cannot hold onto it any more.  I release it.  Like a balloon, and if it pops somewhere oh well.  Or like a gift, that just brings joy.  But I am not holding onto it.  I am trusting God, and just letting go, and letting God. Walking in love, forgiving.  

Trying to change my heart, because my mind is changing.  I change it willingly to remind myself to seek Gods heart.  So I can have Gods mind.  The mind of His son, our Lord, Christ. 

Hoping that the release, will release me, in the spirit.  So I can go on….To whatever the will of God is.  

Its the holy week.  A few days before Resurrection Sunday.  And I am just trying to reconnect more with my Lord.  I am trying to be strong, in love, and forgiveness, as Christ was, and is.  I am reminded of His sacrifice, and that there was no greater sacrifice.  Then what He did.  I am being quiet.  Avoiding social media.  The toxicity of that, politics. etc.  

There is a part of me, where I don’t understand, those who do not take His word, and love to heart.  But maybe thats not my place.  

Maybe I am just called to walk alone, without these people, but love them in my heart anyway.  Isn’t that what Christ did, in the sense, that He takes all these sins, thoughts, and just covers them with love?  

And I feel like emphasizing that thought in love.  Just love them.  Be grateful, they touched your life.  Even though they are not near me.  For whatever reasons.  Just remember the good times, just hold them close, in hope and thought, because God loves them too.  Pray for them, because you know their weak points.  Pray, God helps them.  Remember the laughs, remember the joy.  The times, we prayed, or had fellowship, and it was all so very good.  It really was…..But I cannot miss it, any longer, or long for it, because then it holds me back.  

And I think if I can do that, I can let go, I can release them all in sweet feelings.  I can have peace about it.  I am going to call that obeying God, and trusting God in the matter.  Because thats where I am at this point.  

But in there is a place of reconciling with Him, to love Him, and to just come to that point, where you totally release everything to Him, because He is God.  Because you see, you cannot control it, or take care of it always. But He can….

A BLESSING, IF YE OBEY THE COMMANDMENTS OF THE LORD YOUR GOD, WHICH I COMMAND YOU THIS DAY:  DEUTERONOMY 11:27  KJV.  

Hope that makes sense, but that’s “Just My Thoughts” today….I love the Lord.  

AND WE KNOW THAT ALL THINGS WORK TOGETHER FOR GOOD TO THEM THAT LOVE GOD, TO THEM WHO ARE THE CALLED ACCORDING TO HIS PURPOSE.  ROMANS 8:28  KJV.

 

Elena Ramirez 

INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO DEAL WITH THE SPIRIT OF JEALOUSY ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


Version 2Please Note:  I had published this, but deleted it.  I felt the Lord telling me to remove it  but now, I am republishing it.  I have been dealing with things lately, that seem so overwhelming.  But I am trusting God.  I have not been making good decisions, in some ways.  With people, or with trust issues. God knows.  But I am dealing with things spiritually, and it all seems too much for me.  But I am seeking God.  This, is something I hope will help someone.  This I write as an outlet.  Again its not meant to hurt anybody if they read it.  I would never want to do that.  But some things in the spiritual realm cannot be reasoned, or understood.  They need Gods attention.  This is why I serve Him.  Because I cannot always do things, but He can.  

Instructions on how to deal with the spirit of jealousy.  Why do I say one needs instructions on this matter?  Because God dealt with it.  And He is always our example.  Recently, and I will not go into details, I witnessed the spirit of jealousy.  And I knew I had to pray.  I became silent.  I knew it was wrong, but I did not know how to deal with it.  And I prayed fervently for guidance, but also for this person.  God answered me quickly.  With instruction and His counsel. Because I prayed in love.  Because I submitted to God, resisted the devil.  

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

I believe this is the instruction and counsel God gave me, so I am sharing it here.   

There Are Two Different Kinds Of Jealousy:  

A good kind, that comes from God.  And an evil kind that comes from the devil:  

HOW ART HOU FALLEN FROM HEAVEN, O lucifer, SON OF THE MORNING!  HOW ART THOU CUT DOWN TO THE GROUND, WHICH DIDST WEAKEN THE NATIONS!  FOR THOU HAST SAID IN THINE HEART, I WILL ASCENT INTO HEAVEN, I WILL EXALT MY THRONE ABOVE THE STARS OF GOD:  I WILL SIT ALSO UPON THE MOUNT OF THE CONGREGATION, IN THE SIDES OF THE NORTH.  I WILL ASCEND ABOVE THE HEIGHTS OF THE CLOUDS; I WILL BE LIKE THE MOST HIGH.  YET THOU SHALT BE BROUGHT DOWN TO HELL, TO THE SIDES OF THE PIT. ISAIAH 14:12-15  King James.  

So, do you, see the devils jealousy concerning God in this? 

The good kind of jealousy, comes from God in the sense, that He is very jealous, when it comes to anything, or anybody, trying to steal His glory, or in protecting His people.

FOR THE LORD THY GOD IS A CONSUMING FIRE, EVEN A JEALOUS GOD.  DEUTERONOMY 4:24  King James.    

He is fierce, when dealing with this, because He dealt with it, when it came to the devil.  In the beginning.  He dealt with it, and kicked out the devil, from heaven, because He would not allow any kind of strife, that stemmed from jealousy, in His Kingdom.  

And because I know God, and I know His personality in this matter, I understand, why He would not allow that kind of jealousy in His Kingdom, because it does take away His glory.  

So if he does not allow it, neither should we…. 

GOD IS JEALOUS, AND THE LORD REVENGETH; THE LORD REVENGETH AND IS FURIOUS; THE LORD WILL TAKE VENGEANCE ON HIS ADVERSARIES, AND HE RESERVETH WRATH FOR HIS ENEMIES.  NAHUM 1:2  KJV.   

The bad kind of jealousy, from the devil, tries to puff itself up.  It can become pride. It tries to steal Gods glory.  It tries to have what God has, by using tactics, that are not of love.  It tries to manipulate, and that is another sign.  Because it tries to control.  Thats not of God.  

It does try and take away His peace.  The peace of God, because the jealousy will always rear up its ugly head like a snake.  You cannot trust jealousy. It does deceive. It does make itself, a form of idolatry, and God will not allow that, because of His great love.  Because He is love.  But if you allow it, by not recognizing it, you are sinning. 

If one studies the attributes of love.  It does not puff itself up, love from God, it does not manipulate, it does not wish, bad, or hate anyone.  It always forgives.  It does not seek to control, or torment, or be a false witness etc.  Lies etc.  It is not counterfeit.

Love from God is not counterfeit, if the principles of God are applied.   But one must see. 

Jealousy, that is not of God, will do that.  It opens doors, spiritually, that are not of God.  So it must be dealt with.  One might not even intend any ill, or evil, but because that spirit is allowed, it brings curses, that are not of God.  It is a spiritual principle.  Like what goes up, comes down.  Well jealousy, brings curses.  The hedge of protection, in pleading the blood of Jesus, and by departing from that, will close those doors to curses.

THE LORD WILL NOT SPARE HIM, BUT THEN THE ANGER OF THE LORD AND HIS JEALOUSY SHALL SMOKE AGAINST THAT MAN, AND ALL THE CURSES THAT ARE WRITTEN IN THIS BOOK SHALL LIE UPON HIM, AND THE LORD SHALL BLOT OUT HIS NAME FROM UNDER HEAVEN.  DEUTERONOMY 29:20  KJV.    

Please note, from this verse, salvation can be lost.  The name blotted out of the Book of Life.

One has to look at the perspective, of whether or not they have the jealousy.  Or if they are the object of the jealousy.  And deal with it.  

How does one deal with it?  First of all pray.  Seek Gods wisdom, in this matter. But read on, and receive more understanding.  

So, let us look at it first from the perspective of the person, who has the jealousy.  

The jealousy, will make someone take their eyes off of God, and His promises.  It is a strange form of idolatry.  They may not even realize it, but it is a distraction.  It is making them, look at the person, as a source of their problem.  They may not mean to do that.  Because they may love that person.  But, when they begin to compare their life, to that person, in their attributes, qualifications, things they possess, people in their lives, they will compare.  Jealousy is evident. 

They may see themselves in a very low light, where they diminish their own attributes, or they lose their own self esteem, because they are constantly looking at that person, and it makes them feel inadequate.  They are looking at that person, and not realizing it, taking their eyes off of God.  The devil will use that against them.  

This is not of God. Again, I will repeat this is not of God!  

They inadvertently, begin to see that person, in a negative light, and as much as they may love someone, they cannot help but compare, with jealousy.  

This is not healthy for someone to do this, because the spiritual soul ties, blocks their own blessings.  Blocks their own gifts.  Blocks doors opening for them, because they are looking at someone, with jealousy, and not totally looking at God.  

This I believe is one of the greatest sins, the devil could try to deceive someone in, because he does not want people to be fulfilled, or blessed.  This is again, one of his characteristics, because he was jealous of God.  

I think for the Christian, who does not recognize this spirit, of jealousy, is playing with their salvation.  Not only are they blocking their own personal blessings.  I think they could lose their salvation.  After all, the devil was in heaven, and he got kicked out of heaven, because of jealousy.

When one sees, that, one should distance themselves from the object of jealousy, and run to God.  Run to the throne of God.  Don’t walk.  Run!  Repent.  See the danger of it.  Because it can again, open doors that are not of God.  And one never wants to do that.  

Doors cannot open from God, if this sin, of jealousy is evident.  It will block, the blessings of God.  It is sin.  To be jealous.  

Prayers will not be heard.  He says iniquities separates us, so He will not hear.  So you have to repent and depart from anything that will cause that jealousy.  

BUT YOUR INIQUITIES HAVE SEPARATED BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR GOD, AND YOUR SINS, HAVE HID HIS FACE FROM YOU, THAT HE WILL NOT HEAR.  

ISAIAH 59:2  KJV

You don’t have to be in someones life, to love them.  And always love.  Even if you love from a distance, with good thoughts.  Prayers. Walk in love. This is how Christ said we would be known by, our love.

But if it is something, that is not dealt with, you have to see, love is the greatest sacrifice, to want the best for someone.  So repent, and do what’s right.  

Leaving someone alone, is a sacrifice….  

As Christ did.  See, He loved us so much, that He paid the penalty of our sins, so we could escape the legal penalty of sin. By giving His life, that was holy to stop the penalty of sin. Without Him, without His sacrifice, the enemy would have a victory, a legal right to attack, but you have your part in avoiding this sin, of jealousy, by recognizing it, departing from it, and submitting to God totally.  Resisting the devil.

HE THAT COMMITTETH SIN IS OF THE DEVIL; FOR THE DEVIL SINNETH FROM THE BEGINNING.  FOR THIS PURPOSE THE SON OF GOD WAS MANIFESTED, THAT HE MIGHT DESTROY THE WORKS OF THE DEVIL. I JOHN 3:8 KJV.   

So, if you are the object of someones jealousy…

You have to see, that the best thing, one must do, on your part, is to distance themselves from that person.  Because real love, does not want to make someone unhappy.  Real love, prays for that person.  Because if you really love, someone you don’t want to make someone miserable.  You do not want to hurt them.  By staying in a relationship, or friendship, that constantly makes someone reminded, that you have what they want.  

Love does not torment people.  To torment.  For the sake of tormenting.  That is pure evil.  Love does not provide a way or set up a path, to make someone jealous.  So you have to gain strength, and walk away.  

I have seen jealousy in my own life.  And it has grieved me.  I have not always recognized it.  On my part, or on others.  But, God has given me discernment, and I do understand it.  Now. I do understand, that if it is not dealt with, it can bring unhappiness, block blessings, bring curses, and it is not healthy. 

But I have also learned, that if you love people.  You are happy for them.  You don’t compare your life to theirs.  You don’t compete.  You don’t try to make them unhappy, because you are unhappy.  You don’t try and put a guilt trip on someone, because they are blessed.  

One has to see themselves what they have done, to make their own unhappiness, and not make others a focal point of their own mistakes or sins.    

You have to recognize who God is, and how He dealt with this, and you have to see, its not healthy spiritually.  

When I was younger, perhaps, I was jealous of folks.  It seemed it brought out the worse in me.  To lower my self-esteem.  To always compare.  That was immaturity on my part.  I grew out of it.  Life taught me that.  My own sins, have shown me the error of my ways.  I still grieve because of my sins.  

I did come to a place, though, where I realized in life, there will always be prettier, more blessed, more talented, more richer,  more people, who have things and attributes, gifts, characteristics that I do not have. And I don’t have to have something that does not belong to me.  By striving for it, by jealousy.    

But that does not discount, who God has made me.  I am blessed.  In my own right. Because of His Righteousness.

I don’t have to compare myself to them, because I am actually happy, for people, now when they are blessed. I see the fruit of it.  I have joy, for others.  I don’t compare my life, to their life.  Even in the body of Christ.  

Especially, in the body of Christ.  Because that is not allowed in Gods Kingdom.  And so if you are jealous on earth, I think again, you are playing with your salvation.  

So, I don’t go about, trying, to make them feel bad, for having something I don’t have.  Or have. I recognize, life is a journey.  And I always have to try, to be in that place where I can hear from God, and obey God.  Because His ways, are the way, of truth, and life.  John 14:6  King James.  

I know we all have gifts and callings, that God has placed in our lives, but they cannot be fulfilled, if the sin, of jealousy is there.  It will block the blessings.  And if you love someone, truly someone, you have to let them go, if you see jealousy on your side, or on theirs.  Because that is not love.  That is not love that comes from God.  

It does not mean, it is forever.  It does not mean, it cannot be rectified.  Or even final. Perhaps, the friendship, or relationship, can be healed or mended, by time, by letting God into the situation, totally, by repenting, and by loving enough to let someone be.  

Acknowledging the sin.  Being honest about it.  Letting God bless you, because you are obedient. 

By, literally setting them free.  Like the saying goes;

“If you love someone, or something set them free.  If they belong to you, they will return.”  

If not, well it was not meant to be by God.  

One will see, it was not the will of God.  And folks, one needs to be mindful of that, by not trying to manipulate people or situations, just because you love, or want them in your life.  

In that time, of separation, quietness, God can bless you.  God can open the doors for you.  But you have to let go of the sin of this, to receive the blessing.  

Even here I received this instruction, because I had to be silent.  I could not react to that situation, because I could have damaged it far more then what it was.  I know myself.  I have a sharp tongue. But because I love this person, and more than anything, I love God, I managed self-control, to pray.  To be silent.  

To know that jealousy is a green eyed monster, that is the devil.  

AND THE GREAT DRAGON WAS CAST OUT, THAT OLD SERPENT, CALLED THE DEVIL, AND satan, WHICH DECEIVETH THE WHOLE WORLD:  HE WAS CAST OUT INTO THE EARTH, AND HIS ANGELS WERE CAST OUT WITH HIM.  REVELATION 12:9  King James.  

By letting the person go, you are taking the first step.  Because then you are totally submitting to God, by recognizing the sin of this, and asking Him to change it.  The distraction of that person, is no longer there, and the healing can begin.  For you, and that person. 

If its crossed a line though, where there is abuse, verbal, or physical, though, one should forgive, but one cannot forget.  And in any area of jealousy one should forgive.  But….

It is hard to trust, anybody, when these lines have been crossed.  Into personal space, or spiritual space.  

When one apologizes, it should be, where, one is not reminded of that because forgiveness is there.  One should not apologize and then repeat the offense.  Because then its just lip service.  But it should not be brought up again, to be used against a person.  

So proceed or withdraw with caution.  If one is truly using discernment from God, they will recognize the spirit of jealousy.  It may take some time.  It does not always manifest itself. But if it is there, it will reveal itself, sooner or later.  Even in the strangest of conditions.  I have seen it time, and time again. 

If someone tells you, they are jealous.  Of you, or who you are. Believe them.  See, you cannot confuse, that for being happy for someone because it comes from a place of comparing.  And that is not healthy spiritually, for either party.  

SUFFER NOT THY MOUTH TO CAUSE THY FLESH TO SIN; NEITHER SAY THOU BEFORE THE ANGEL, THAT IT WAS AN ERROR:  WHEREFORE SHOULD GOD BE ANGRY AT THY VOICE, AND DESTROY THE WORK OF THINE HANDS.  ECCLESIASTES 5:6.  KJV.  

In this scripture I see, admitting the truth in this, not denying the jealousy, will be the beginning to set someone free.   

Don’t ever take someones weakness, in matter like this, and use it.  Against them.  Don’t flaunt your attributes, or whatever it is, that person, is struggling with, and try to make them feel inadequate.  Because they are jealous. I think God would and could punish someone, for trying to use that against them.  Don’t play with these spiritual matters.  

Fear God.  I do. 

Thats why I think one should depart from situations like that.

SO WILL I MAKE MY FURY TOWARD THEE TO REST, AND MY JEALOUSY SHALL DEPART FROM THEE, AND I WILL BE QUIET, AND WILL BE NO MORE ANGRY.  EZEKIEL 16:42  KJV.  

Just remember this, that kind of jealousy is not of God.  

Any child of God, who wants God to bless them, or that person, they love, should depart.  So the devil can depart. And pray, always constantly pray for someone.  See the enemy, does come to kill, steal and destroy.  Don’t give him a legal right to attack you, or someone else.  

And because I recently seen this, and though, I love this person dearly, it has made me pray for this person, more fervently, because I love this person, and I would never want to make this person unhappy, or sorrowful, by comparing myself to this person, or this person, to compare herself to me.  I want this person, happy, blessed, fulfilled, in Christ.  And as much as it grieves me to let this person go, I will, so the enemy will not have any place in this matter.  

It just is not healthy, for myself, as well, spiritually, to think my happiness would make them miserable, so I would rather, just walk away, and see if God can heal this.  Because if I don’t… Every time, I would see this person, I would think is this person o.k. now, or am I still a thorn in this persons side?  For this person to be jealous.  I never want to be used by the enemy, to bring jealousy, or unhappiness to anyone.  Thats not who I am.  In Christ. 

I know God always uses things I go through, to help others, and I hope it helps.  This is why I write.  I am just someone who can and will be obedient to God, to share truth.  And truth, brings light.

This is my way of trying to heal my own heart.  My own sadness.  By writing about this.  It is not meant to hurt anybody.  Or to make someone feel bad.  This is a deep rooted matter, that can hurt any of us.  I am just trying to be brave enough, to express this so it can help others.  And yes again, myself. For healing spiritually. 

Get a King James bible.  Look up scriptures on jealousy, understand Gods perspective in this, and let this be your guide.  Understand how God saw jealousy, and be healed.  Things can heal, but you always have your part. 

Hope this helps someone.  God bless you, always come from a place of repentance, and a turning away of any sin, so you can have Gods love rest on you.  

So jealousy can depart. 

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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