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HOW TO HAVE FAITH IN YOUR PATIENCE
Have you ever met people, and they are inconsistent, and very apt to be impatient? They almost seem like a time bomb, ready to explode. To be honest, I stay away from people like that. I have watched a few people who cause me to take notice. They are not patient. They are not trustworthy.
They fly off the handle, they fume, they fuss, they have temper tantrums, and they slam doors, or whatever. But, your thinking gee, that person, is very impatient, to say the least. But it is a matter of patience. It is a matter of respect. Yes respect yourself, enough, not to lose control. Its a matter of self-control. But how can you gain that?
The greatest sense of self-control, one can have, is learning who Christ is. Taking on His attributes. Taking on the mind of Christ. Believe me, I know. You see, I had to learn who Christ was, so I could change. Before I knew Christ, I was a mess, to say the least.
And many times, we don’t know how to change. We don’t know how to let go and let God. To gain a better sense of self-control. To gain, a self confidence, and control to do things differently.
There are so many wrong examples, that we can learn from. But it takes real discipline, real commitment to God, to find out who you can be in Christ. To grow, to change. By seeking God. By learning, who Christ is, by taking His attributes. By praying, and yes reading holy word. I always recommend a KJV. You want the purity of holy word, not corrupted word.
Christ is the vine, we are the branches, you can get strength being on the vine with Christ. To change. If not you will become a broken branch that is tossed to the fire, that metaphor, is not only spiritually but physically. Broken people, are not healthy, spiritually or physically. Looking for crutches, in drugs, or people, or anything of substance to take away the pain. The frustration comes out by being impatient.
When it really could be a matter of self control, that comes from Christ. Christ does not want us to be dependent on anything but Him. This is why He is jealous. He is God almighty, and there is nothing like Him. Because He and only He can fulfill us. He knows this, in His own wisdom, that He longs to pass on to us. And…Give us a reason to live. Give us a sense of understanding, to live life more fully.
The fruit we receive being on that vine with Christ, shows to ourselves, and others, that with Christ, we gain so much more then eternal life, we get a sense of how to live that life. Patiently. Trusting Him.
Its not easy, but one can gain patience. One can gain a sense of peace, in any situation, because if you make Christ the ruler of your heart. You are making a decision, to surrender even your impatience to God, who wants to change you.
Trust God, friend. He knows the picture, He knows the beginning from the end. He can make that difference. No matter what your situation is, don’t give up, but patiently wait on the Lord. So you can learn patience.
Theres only one thing we take with us when we leave this world. Thats our soul, and Christ, will only receive a soul, that made the commitment, to accept Him as Lord and savior.
Does your soul reflect, you have made Him, Lord, and savior? In patience?
IN YOUR PATIENCE POSSESS YE YOUR SOUL. LUKE 21:19. KJV.
Just food for thought today. Blessings, and love, Elena Ramirez
IF YOU HAVE FAITH AMERICA….
If you have faith America, you begin to bless God, because He blesses America….
If you have faith America. You pray for our nation. You pray for our Leaders. You pray…..
If you have faith America, you quit speaking defeat…..
You begin speaking victory. Knowing, you have power of life and death in your tongues. You are careful to speak life.
If you have faith America, you honor life, even the life of the unborn.
If you have faith America, you do not give place to the enemy, but you submit to God, resist the enemy, and he must flee.
If you have faith America, you are loyal to God and country, and to Americas allies.
If you have faith America, you make sure, you accept Jesus Christ as Lord, and savior. You make sure, your salvation is in tact. You make sure, you repent. For tomorrow is not promised to anyone. You have faith in Christ, because you see, He suffered for you to be saved, and no one else can do that for you.
If you have faith America, you stand in the old ways. The ways of God, the ways of our forefathers. I stand on my King James Bible, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. And every amendment, that supports this.
If you have faith America, you walk in love, with one another. In this country, we are united. Divided we fall.
If you have faith America, you honor the American flag. You honor, others, and their choices. You honor the veteran who fights and died for your rights. You honor, freedom of speech.
If you have faith America, you honor God and country.
If you have faith America, you embrace every truth, every commandment God gives us, as best to your ability. And if you cannot you repent to God.
Yes, America, we need to make some changes here, for good, not evil. We have to stand our ground. We have to see the error of our own ways, individually and as a nation. We have to seek God.
If we do not, we will not have faith. Its time to get faith….
THEN TOUCHED HE THEIR EYES, SAYING, ACCORDING TO YOUR FAITH BE IT UNTO YOU.
Matthew 9:29 KJV.
By Elena Ramirez
DISCLAIMER: These are “Just my thoughts” today…..and I am grateful to God for the rights of free speech in America. That I do not take for granted, because I have faith.
I walk in faith, and those things I cannot change, I put in the hands of God almighty.
They may not be your thoughts, but the beauty of it, is that in America, freedom is a gift, I don’t take for granted. But I respect your right not to agree, but I don’t have to argue about it. I don’t have to debate it.
I have faith….
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I base this post on a conversation, I had with someone on social media. Look, there is a misconception about this, and if I can gather lost souls for the Kingdom of God, then Lord use me.
But people are not getting the truth, people are twisting scriptures to justify this, and people have no fear of God, or sense, to stay away from sin, even because of this wrong teaching “once saved is always saved.”
They think grace, will cover it. They think they don’t need the law, to know. Another misconception. Do you really think God flip flopped when He gave the law? Just because Paul talks about not needing the law? He was talking about the law of sin and death. That is the only law we are free from.
See Romans 8:2. KJV. FOR THE LAW OF THE SPIRIT OF LIFE IN CHRIST JESUS HATH MADE ME FREE FROM THE LAW OF SIN AND DEATH.
But note how the Psalmist, talks about salvation and the law. It is needed!
I HAVE LONGED FOR THY SALVATION, O LORD: AND THY LAW IS MY DELIGHT. Psalms 119:174.
There have been so many lies spoken, and where the bible they use is even a lie.
There are many scriptures that warn us, THAT ONCE SAVED IS NOT SAVED. Do your own search on words. Search the word “blot” and from a King James, the other versions may not have that reference. A persons name can be blotted out of the lambs book of life. Even in Revelation 22:18-19 it talks about those who change Gods word, will not enter the Kingdom. Look at it!
“And the Lord said unto Moses, Whosoever hath sinned against me, him will I blot out of my book.”
Exodus 32:33 KJV
I get weary with those who argue God won’t remove someone’s name from the Lambs Book Of Life. That they think and actually believe they cannot lose their salvation. It’s here folks. I will not argue about Gods holy King James word.
This is why we need just one Holy Bible when we search. To be on the same page with God.
Which many Christians think you are judging them, if you tell them this truth, but you are warning them. Ezekiel 3 and Ezekiel 33 tells us to warn even the “righteous” person. THAT IS A PERSON WHO THINKS THEY ARE SAVED BUT THEY ARE DECEIVED. Look it up in a King James Bible.
Switch bibles, get a holy anointed King James Bible.
Please look at the scriptures I based this conversation on. They are the true last scriptures Christ gave to warn us. He tells us to be repenting. HE talks about how we received our salvation. But we have grown dull, by not knowing the truth. Many have become neither cold nor hot. He will spit us out! If we don’t get it right! Judgement day is real folks, and we need to get the fear of God, because we all will stand before God. HEAVEN AND HELL ARE REAL! Get scared, and get the fear of God, because your soul could be lost!
Please get the truth, so you truly can be free in Christ. Repent first, so you can hear the Holy Spirit guide you. Then lead others truly to Christ. But don’t fall for that lie that once saved is always saved. Its not.
‘I know, I was a backslider. And by the grace of God I did not die in those years, I was backslidden. But the only way I got it right was by repenting! And I still repent. I still make mistakes. Which in Gods eyes could be considered sin. Remember His ways are not always our ways. This is scriptural. And I want nothing to do with the enemy. I renounce him, and his deception. Do not be deceived. See the truth. Repent. Renew your vows to Christ. And yes share this. Be a soul winner. For Christ.
Blessings, and love, Elena Ramirez
CONVERSATIONS ON ONCE SAVED IS NOT ALWAYS SAVED
Yes you are my sister and this is why I warn you in His love. The first thing the Holy Spirit brought to me was to tell you, and others how wrong this teaching is. You have love I see it. But the truth is in His word. Once saved is not always saved. He tells us many will come in His name but they will deceive others with vain words. The wrath of God will be on those who have had no fear of God. This is not taught. We are to fear the one who has power to put our soul in heaven and hell. We are to work out our salvation with fear and trembling. How can that be worked out if one just takes it for granted? That is taking the sacrifice of Christ for granted. His suffering and pain for our sins. NO! Christ told us, many will say Lord, Lord, but HE will say I never knew you. Why? because we all sin, we all come short of the glory of God. Repentance is the key. Daily repentance even. How many times do we in this world sin? Just by thought or deed. Again I looked at your profile, I saw what Bible you reference. That is not a holy bible. Don’t tell people this! You have love then obey God. Research the KJV scriptures. ASK God to show you. But plz stop misleading people.
“Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God. Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee. Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy. He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels. He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches. And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth; I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name. Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee. Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth. Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown. Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God: and I will write upon him my new name. He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches. And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God; I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue 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 naked: 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 thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see. As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.”
Revelation 3:2-19 KJV