DON’T EVER LOSE HOPE ~ GOOD FRIDAY THOUGHTS ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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DON’T EVER LOSE HOPE….

 
Good Friday…. Just think about it, when Christ died, I am sure, the disciples, were very sad, very despondent, and they lost hope. We can lose hope. I know, sometimes I do, as well, and even though, I know Christ is my Lord, and savior, I do get hopeless.
 
But, there is something within my spirit, by the Holy Spirit, that gives me hope, even knowing, the History. Knowing, He was resurrected. Knowing, right now, at this time, He went to hell, and got the Keys from hell, and cancelled the devils legal right to attack me.
 
Did you know that, during that time, this is when He got the keys to cancel the enemies plan….For you, and me? At this time….He went to hell and took back the right to steal our souls. By getting those keys. And then He was resurrected. He came back to life. It is documented, and then they knew, we all Knew. Only Christ can give us life…….
 
How precious our salvation is. How precious our hope is. Friends, be reminded, today, how beautiful our savior is, and what He did for us. Truly a gift from God. He gives us hope. And so much more, have a blessed Good Friday.
 
Its also my sons, birthday, and I thank God for the hope I see in him as well.
 
Let us hold onto our hope, for the joy, only Christ can give. Don’t let it go, don’t get hopeless. Rejoice, our savior, died, and was resurrected to give us life…..HALLELUJAH!!!!!
 
DO NOT EVER LOSE HOPE!
 
AND WHEN I SAW HIM, I FELL AT HIS FEET AS DEAD. AND HE LAID HIS RIGHT HAND UPON ME, SAYING UNTO ME, FEAR NOT: I AM THE FIRST AND THE LAST: I AM HE THAT LIVETH, AND WAS DEAD; AND BEHOLD, I AM ALIVE FOR EVERMORE, AMEN; AND HAVE THE KEYS OF HELL AND OF DEATH. REVELATION 1:17-18. KJV.
 

AMERICA AND THE WORLD WE NEED GODS LAW TO LIVE ~ BY CHRISTIAN AUTHOR ELENA RAMIREZ


If interested in reading my books via Smashwords, go to this link. My latest book. BEHAVIORAL CURSES THAT CHANGE INTO BLESSINGS WITH CHRIST. This book brings attention to the behaviors, one may have that can contribute to a curse. But by Christ it can change into a blessing. A must read for someone wondering about generational curses etc. And why we do some of the things we do.... "HOW TO HAVE FAITH" This book is a self-help book to bring insight to your faith, and to know what pleases God. Both are on SMASHWORDS..... https://www.smashwords.com/interview/ElenaRamirezChristianauthor If interested in ordering the Paper Back go to this link. http://howtohavefaith.wordpress.com

If interested in reading my books via Smashwords, go to this link. My latest book. BEHAVIORAL CURSES THAT CHANGE INTO BLESSINGS WITH CHRIST. This book brings attention to the behaviors, one may have that can contribute to a curse. But by Christ it can change into a blessing. A must read for someone wondering about generational curses etc. And why we do some of the things we do….
“HOW TO HAVE FAITH” This book is a self-help book to bring insight to your faith, and to know what pleases God. Both are on SMASHWORDS…..
https://www.smashwords.com/interview/ElenaRamirezChristianauthor
If interested in ordering the Paper Back go to this link. http://howtohavefaith.wordpress.com

Whats on my mind? Whats my thought for today?  Well, I do have a thought, now and then. This morning, I did think about how naive I was growing up. How rebellious I was.

How I wanted what I wanted, and sometimes, you want something, but you don’t know how to go about it, but you do your thing anyway. Wisdom has taught me, at this point of my life, that yes being naive, being ignorant to Gods ways, and His truth, if you ignore, does not benefit you, but hurts you.

God has His ways, His plan for us, but if we don’t know truth, or knowledge, or His “law” which many Christians confuse with the law of sin and death, that we are free from in Christ. They think grace covers it.

Wrong.

We cannot have grace, unless we repent, and are mindful to His truth. We need Gods law. We cannot reach our potential. Those laws, have principles, that bring truth to us, to live, a better life. Even for eternity.

So when I see teachings on not knowing the law, of God, from people. Or some that teach you don’t need to know it. I get that red alert.

All I know, is if I am trying to do my part in every way, I can, according to God, I can come to His throne, reassured, to ask, so if there is a chance, a possibility, a way, a miracle, that I can tap into. Because of who He is. I want it with all my being.

God does not flip flop. He gave that law, and its in the Old Testament.

But we have our part. And with all my being, I just submit to Him. I trust and obey, and that enemy has to flee.

But again, today, I thought, how silent God is, especially when we disregard these truths, and we ignore what He says. Even in the Bible we choose. I have learned the King James is Holy and anointed. The others are not. They are actually corrupted, because they disregard the commandments not to change, add, or delete them.

I want miracles, for me, and for you. But we have our part. I get sad, because so many times, people think you are judging them. But really you are warning them because you love them. Because you love Him.  So this is not an argument.  This is the beauty of America, and freedom of speech. 

Oh well, today, I pray to trust and obey. I pray, He is glorified. I see my beautiful America. And I see this land is precious, because of our forefathers. They gave us the Constitution, they gave us the Bill of Rights.

God gave us Cruz, and America is still missing it. I pray, we wake up.  I think of the world and its condition, and I see at least in my thinking, how much Gods true law would benefit us all.  Not in any kind of religion, but in His truth as a relationship. 

Scripture says, we need the law, or we are cursed.  I think if we knew better, we would embrace that law quickly.  

BUT THIS PEOPLE WHO KNOWETH NOT THE LAW ARE CURSED.  JOHN 7:49.  KJV. 

Praying in Christ today, I am trusting God.  And His law….

Elena Ramirez 

 

https://elenasjustmythoughts.wordpress.com

ATTENTION THIS IS A TEST PLEASE DON’T DENY GOD ~ BY Christian Author Elena Ramirez


If interested in reading my books via Smashwords, go to this link. My latest book. BEHAVIORAL CURSES THAT CHANGE INTO BLESSINGS WITH CHRIST. This book brings attention to the behaviors, one may have that can contribute to a curse. But by Christ it can change into a blessing. A must read for someone wondering about generational curses etc. And why we do some of the things we do.... "HOW TO HAVE FAITH" This book is a self-help book to bring insight to your faith, and to know what pleases God. Both are on SMASHWORDS..... https://www.smashwords.com/interview/ElenaRamirezChristianauthor If interested in ordering the Paper Back go to this link. http://howtohavefaith.wordpress.com

If interested in reading my books via Smashwords, go to this link. My latest book. BEHAVIORAL CURSES THAT CHANGE INTO BLESSINGS WITH CHRIST. This book brings attention to the behaviors, one may have that can contribute to a curse. But by Christ it can change into a blessing. A must read for someone wondering about generational curses etc. And why we do some of the things we do….
“HOW TO HAVE FAITH” This book is a self-help book to bring insight to your faith, and to know what pleases God. Both are on SMASHWORDS…..
https://www.smashwords.com/interview/ElenaRamirezChristianauthor
If interested in ordering the Paper Back go to this link. http://howtohavefaith.wordpress.com

More, and more, and more, we see it in the news, we see it in reports, in communications, more and more people are denying God.

They deny Him, by rules and regulations, they try to enforce on others.  They do it, by taking rights away, like prayer.  They try and stifle, freedom of speech.  

They do it by removing Bibles, from hotels, and in any way they can, they try to force their unbelief on others.

Unbelief…..how can something real, and true, deny Himself, to the world, when He exists?  But when someone does not want to believe.  One must know, God does exist, but He will not change, or deny Himself, but He tests us.

Well, we reap what we sow.  It is a principle.  Like what goes up, comes down.  People, do not see, they are being tested.  Tested, to see if they truly believe, and if they accept what Christ did on the cross.

God for whatever His reasons are, does test us.  Everything, we do is written in the book of life.  All of our thoughts, all of our actions, all of our behaviors, He tests us.  He sees, if we will have faith, or if we will deny Him.  He tests us to know whats really in our hearts, and our souls.

I can only surmise, by what my King James Bible says, which is holy and true, and anointed, that He also tests us to see see if we can know the difference between a counterfeit bible, a corrupted bible that has been changed, and revised.  He tests us.

The words, are commanded not to be changed.  Not to be added to, not to be deleted.  Not to be subtracted.  But people don’t see this truth.  They are being tested.  To obey, or not to obey.  

Do any of you remember the story of Abraham?  Read Genesis 22, from a King James bible. In this story, God tested Abraham.  He told Abraham to make his son the sacrifice.  Up to the very last moment, Abraham obeyed, when the angel of the Lord, told him, not to lay his hand on his son.  

But now God knew by this “Testing” that he was obedient and passed this.  God then promised a great blessing, in telling him.  His seed would possess the gate of his enemies.  And He would multiply Him,  because he obeyed God.  Abraham named that place. Jehovah Jireh….the Lord will provide.  Because God provided the ram, for sacrifice.  Like He provided His only Son our Lord Jesus, as the ultimate sacrifice, for us now, in the new covenant.  

Do you ever think, what you do will affect your future generations?  Like His. Do you ever think how your ancestors, may have had a part in what you deal with now?  I do.  Who knows what they did?  But it was either a curse or a blessing.  

So I want to do everything I can to reverse the curses, and to please God.  In fear of God.  I want Gods blessings, but only if it brings Him glory.      

I see this, and I know, we in this journey of life, we reap what we sow.  In other words, what goes around comes around.  And God is not mocked.  Yes we are being tested.

All of us.  For someday, we will all stand before God almighty.  But…Before that, we will see Jesus in the clouds, and the heavens will be opened.  Angels will be on standby and with the trumpets, they will announce that Christ, the King will be here.  Christ will separate those who are true, and those that are not.  

I believe, we all will be judged.  Because of the testing.  Because the records will be opened.

Friend, I don’t know you.  I don’t know what you have gone through.  Why your heart, is the way it is.

But I want to implore you, don’t be like the world.  If you believe, in Christ, as your Lord and savior, you need to see, what you are doing.  You cannot, and I implore you, you cannot live like the world, and expect your salvation to be in tact.

You cannot.  God has His law in place, His commandments, His ways, and if we do not try to obey, with the fear of God, knowing what the consequences are, we will perish.  People perish, because of lack of knowledge.

We seem to allow all these things that are going on, and we are not strong, in the face of evil.  The battle is the Lords, but God does test you.  When you have a chance to speak against unrighteousness, or to praise God, do you?  Or do you just turn the other way?  And silence is expressed.  But it is not golden.  Not if anything we allow takes away the glory of God.  

Do you expect someone else to do it for you?  I have to look at myself, as well, but with all  I have, I have determined, to give God glory.

Yesterday, I had a revelation of my own personally.  There is much I am grateful for.  That God has given me.  All of it.  There have been things I have asked for, and did not get.  But there is also things, I did not want, and did not get, and I am so grateful.  In this thought, I realized, I do not want anything if it takes away from God, His glory, that He so deserves, and is due.  It was so profound to me, and gave me peace.  Because I am dealing with something personally.  My goal is to only give Him glory, honor, and praise.  Anything else, cannot be the priority.  But Him….

Tested, I know, what He wants.  It is in obedience, with love, that I try, and by accepting Christ as my Lord, and savior, I cannot treat this gift shabbily.  It came at a great cost.  His life for ours, for our sins.

So for us to allow anyone, to take that right away, what does that say, when we won’t stand up for what Christ did for us?

All I know friends, it is written in my King James Bible.  We are tested.  And we reap what we sow.  We can do our part.

But it begins by not denying our Lord and savior.  Even in little things.  He told us, if we were ashamed of Him, He would be ashamed of us, when we are presented to God the father.

Friend, do not be ashamed.  Do not deny God…..The world will pay for it.  But you can be separate from those that have failed the test.

Just my thoughts today, in Christ, and His love,

Elena Ramirez

THE STRANGE CONNECTION BETWEEN VANITY AND IDOLATRY ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


If interested in reading my books via Smashwords, go to this link. My latest book. BEHAVIORAL CURSES THAT CHANGE INTO BLESSINGS WITH CHRIST. This book brings attention to the behaviors, one may have that can contribute to a curse. But by Christ it can change into a blessing. A must read for someone wondering about generational curses etc. And why we do some of the things we do.... "HOW TO HAVE FAITH" This book is a self-help book to bring insight to your faith, and to know what pleases God. Both are on SMASHWORDS..... https://www.smashwords.com/interview/ElenaRamirezChristianauthor If interested in ordering the Paper Back go to this link. http://howtohavefaith.wordpress.com

If interested in reading my books via Smashwords, go to this link. My latest book. BEHAVIORAL CURSES THAT CHANGE INTO BLESSINGS WITH CHRIST. This book brings attention to the behaviors, one may have that can contribute to a curse. But by Christ it can change into a blessing. A must read for someone wondering about generational curses etc. And why we do some of the things we do….
“HOW TO HAVE FAITH” This book is a self-help book to bring insight to your faith, and to know what pleases God. Both are on SMASHWORDS…..
https://www.smashwords.com/interview/ElenaRamirezChristianauthor
If interested in ordering the Paper Back go to this link. http://howtohavefaith.wordpress.com

Mirror, mirror on the wall…..

I Samuel 12:21 And turn ye not aside:  for then should ye go after vain things, which cannot profit, nor deliver; for they are vain.  

So what is the strange connection between idolatry and vanity?

Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.  Galatians 5:26.

Wherefore, my dearly beloved, flee from idolatry.  I Corinthians 10:14. 

Well one must go to the root of spirits.  The root of good and evil.  One must try and understand, this is a spiritual characteristic.  One must see who God is, and yes see who the devil is.

We are told that the devil, was beautiful to look at.  He was, the morning star.  He wanted to lift himself up, and was jealous of God, and God kicked him out of heaven.  

Luke 10:18 And He said unto them, I beheld satan as lightning fall from heaven.  

Another terrible trait.  Jealousy.

Do you ever notice something about God?  He hides Himself.  His glory, is so bright, that when Moses talked to Him, his countenance changed, and God placed Moses in the cleft of the rock.  One could see that could be modesty, if we like Him, want to be in holiness.

Now, idolatry, is anything, that tries to lift itself up higher then God.  Many scriptures tell us, God is a jealous God.  And there are many scriptures that tell us how offensive that is to God.

So lets look at an example of idolatry, in people we admire.  People, who are beautiful.  Do you know by trying to imitate them, that is idolatry?  That spirit of who they are, can be transferred.  No one, but Jesus, is worthy to imitate in life.  And when we take our eyes off of God, we are so open and prone to receive spirits that are not of Christ.  Why would anyone of us, not be wise enough to see the deception of that?  But it happens.  Even with good Christian people.  Who do not know better.  

I just feel led to write this.  I am older, I have made many mistakes myself, in vanity.  But I think I have learned a few things as well.  

We must guard our spirits.  We must try to go back to the old ways.  Yes keep your physical body healthy, and take good precautions to care that you look healthy, and well groomed.  I was going to say take “pride” in your appearance.  But that again, is a characteristic, that we must see God hates.    Pride puffs itself up.  It says, I am better then you.  Its just wrong.

All I know, especially in these times, everything seems to be centered around peoples looks, their money, and even in the body of Christ, people are not seeing it.  

Recently, I saw a page about a famous pretty woman, and she ranted and raved, about how pretty she was, and that she never had surgery to enhance her looks.  It just seemed oh so conceited.  

What a terrible example we have given our young women.  Our girls.  It cheapens them.  It lowers their value in the sight of God.  What happened, to modesty, innocence?  Chastity, yes, it may be old fashioned.  But with std’s and sin, that does not promote saving yourself for marriage, our society is in trouble.  Being vain, only contributes to this.  

I just hope you take this to heart.  I know I have repented, for thoughts about myself, that must seem so vain in the sight of God.  My own other sins, and just things…. Concerning clothing, and yes appearance.

We all have to work on our souls.  One may be beautiful on the outside.  Which people do look at, but God looks at the heart.

What does He see, when He sees us?  It is an on going process. In repentance, and innocence, and modesty.  

I know, people don’t talk about holiness.  But it is important.  Our spirits, our hearts, should only try to reflect Christ.  Be beautiful because of who Christ is in your heart.  You do not need to imitate anybody else.

Beware of the spirit of idolatry, and vanity.   

Blessings, and love,

Elena Ramirez

I hope these scriptures, bring some light to this subject.  

Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain:  but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.  Proverbs 31:30

Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness:  I will cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee.  Ezekiel 28:17

Give unto the Lord the glory due unto His name:  bring an offering, and come before Him:  worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.  I  Chronicles 16:29.

Ezekiel 16:15 But thou didst trust in thine own beauty, and playest the harlot because of thy renown, and pourest out thy fornications on every one that passed by:  his it was.

WHEN ALL YOU HAVE IS HOPE DON’T LET ANYBODY STEAL THAT FROM YOU ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


If interested in reading my books via Smashwords, go to this link. My latest book. BEHAVIORAL CURSES THAT CHANGE INTO BLESSINGS WITH CHRIST. This book brings attention to the behaviors, one may have that can contribute to a curse. But by Christ it can change into a blessing. A must read for someone wondering about generational curses etc. And why we do some of the things we do....

If interested in reading my books via Smashwords, go to this link. My latest book. BEHAVIORAL CURSES THAT CHANGE INTO BLESSINGS WITH CHRIST. This book brings attention to the behaviors, one may have that can contribute to a curse. But by Christ it can change into a blessing. A must read for someone wondering about generational curses etc. And why we do some of the things we do….
“HOW TO HAVE FAITH” This book is a self-help book to bring insight to your faith, and to know what pleases God. Both are on SMASHWORDS…..
https://www.smashwords.com/interview/ElenaRamirezChristianauthor
If interested in ordering the Paper Back go to this link. http://howtohavefaith.wordpress.com

I have been thinking about hope lately.  It makes you want to live for that happiness, you get from that thing.  So I just keep adding on to the list, of the things I still hope for…..

Hope is a wonderful thing.  It encourages you, it inspires you, it motivates you, to even get up, and just live your life.  Without hope, life can be hard.  It can be very discouraging, to even try.

When I first started in my ministry, and I began writing.  I began writing Prayers of Hope.  Or a Message of Hope.  I just wanted to inspire someone, because I know God.  And so I would write poems, and different messages, with a prayer, but always with the foundation of scripture to give that true hope.  Because to be honest, Gods word, always has given me hope.  These are seeds I have planted.  

I have always hoped in God.  And as I continue even writing here, I pray you have hope.  And more then anything in God.  

I have hoped to fulfill many things in my life, and I find even at this place in my life.  I have had hope in doing things, but they did not always bear fruit.  

When I was a young woman, I loved to sing.  And in fact, I pursued that for a while.  I even made a 45 record, with my own money, and hired my friends who were musicians, and a recording studio to make the tape.  Then I paid for the records to be manufactured.  I have quite a few left.  But, I had pursued this because I wanted a dream to come true, I had “hope” in it.  

Well, long story short, that never worked out.  And to be honest, I did not like the lifestyle of being in bars, to be heard.  So there went that hope.  No one discovered me, and no one cared, if I sang or not.  So I gave up my hope.

For many years, I worked in the business corporate world.  I learned computers, I learned business, and it gave me an opportunity, to develop skills.  Skills I later applied to my writing, and learning of computers.  But I never had hope in working in the corporate world.

When I got married, I worked for a while.  But it was such a hardship, on our son, who needed me, to take care of him.  So I quit working.  No one can take better care of your child then you.  But I still had hope.  

It has been tough, I have not worked for over 26 years about.  But I began pursuing my writing for the Lord.  I felt, like it was my calling.  To bring truth, to inspire others, with Gods word, to have hope.  In writing. In being an author.  But an author, who has not seen a profit.  

Sometimes, when I look back, I see the progress in my own life.  How I have grown in Gods word, how it ministers to me, and it gives me hope.  In many ways, nothing has changed.  I have written two books, in paper, as books to hold, and one electronically.  But no one has seen my potential.  No one, has tried to help me.  No one has used their knowledge, to help me.  So my hope in people has dwindled, in many ways.  

I still have hope that God will open a door for me, but if he does not, I just try to be grateful for what I have.  And I believe I have a lot.

Family is so important.  Love, unity, and just understanding of who God is, always gives me hope.

Not everybody, understands my mission, or my desire, and for those that do, I so appreciate any kind of help, or referrals I get in my ministry.

But as I conclude here, I just want you to see, and be careful that if you need hope, you can find it in God.  Be careful, of people who may even be well intending people, but who may not see your vision, or see your hope in accomplishing something.  

They can steal that from you…..  Don’t let them!  Don’t let the devil interfere with your hope.  When people steal others hopes, by discouraging someone, the devil is in that.  

Sometimes, all a person has, is hope.  Hope to do something great, or hope to build something, or accomplish a task.  And when people do not support one another, it is sad, that it makes one feel worthless.  

I have fought those feelings, and stayed on course, but my hope is in God not in people.

I have always tried to instill that in my son.  To have hope.  To see his potential.  To be careful not to dash his hopes and dreams.  To remind him, he can do anything through Christ.  You see, I did not have that growing up, that encouragement.  But I try to give it to my son.  Even now.

So, I want to emphasize to you how important it is to have hope.  And to hold onto that dream.  To go for it, even if you feel old.  Even if you have no money.  Even if doors do not open.  Even if everyone says, it won’t happen.  I think of the Man of La Mancha, his story so inspired me.  To dream the impossible dream……

Sometimes, my hopes and dreams help me live.  As I live for God.  I pray, my dreams still come true.  They may or may not.  But I will not let go of dreaming, that some day, I will be a success in the sight of God and others.  That my hard work, paid off, maybe I will see it on earth, but I pray I see it in heaven.

But I will not let anyone steal my hope.  I hold onto it with all my might.  And draw strength from God in prayer, in His holy promises.  In my own ability and gift and callings.  I hold onto my hopes.  There are so many.  I pray they bear fruit.  To give God glory.  As long as God gives me breath, I will hope in the Lord.  

Here is a key, of hope, I share with you.  I wrote it a few days ago.  But when I did, I felt Gods sweet inspiration, and that just did something to my own hope.  

The key to hope? Inspiration.
Give it, and receive it, you see the beauty of it. It will stimulate you, prompt you, motivate you, and give you a desire.
If that desire is to give God glory, you have also inspired God.

AND NOW LORD, WHAT WAIT I FOR? MY HOPE IS IN THEE….
PSALM 39:7

This link has some of my very old poems and will lead you to two pages, I have here on the internet.  If interested in seeing my early writings….

http://home.comcast.net/~prayerofgod/tableofcontents.html

Blessings, and love,

Elena Ramirez

SO YOU THINK YOU ARE “ENTITLED” TO FEEL WHAT YOU FEEL? ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


If interested in reading my books via Smashwords, go to this link. My latest book. BEHAVIORAL CURSES THAT CHANGE INTO BLESSINGS WITH CHRIST. This book brings attention to the behaviors, one may have that can contribute to a curse. But by Christ it can change into a blessing. A must read for someone wondering about generational curses etc. And why we do some of the things we do....

If interested in reading my books via Smashwords, go to this link. My latest book. BEHAVIORAL CURSES THAT CHANGE INTO BLESSINGS WITH CHRIST. This book brings attention to the behaviors, one may have that can contribute to a curse. But by Christ it can change into a blessing. A must read for someone wondering about generational curses etc. And why we do some of the things we do….
“HOW TO HAVE FAITH” This book is a self-help book to bring insight to your faith, and to know what pleases God. Both are on SMASHWORDS…..
https://www.smashwords.com/interview/ElenaRamirezChristianauthor
If interested in ordering the Paper Back go to this link. http://howtohavefaith.wordpress.com

Think again!  Be warned, this is not going to be a feel good message, that tickles your ears, or sugar coats truth.  To just let you go on your way.  Nope this message, my post today, my thoughts, that I submit to God, will not do this, but I pray, that will open your eyes to truth, for a real spiritual revival and understanding.

Because none of us are entitled to feel the way we do.  How dare any of us, think we are entitled.  Because it then gives you permission, to do what is wrong.  But many do.  And many do, not having the fear of God.  Or a sense of guidance from God, and so everything they think or do, without God, turns into pride, and they think they are entitled.

Entitled, to be angry, entitled to hate.  Entitled, to do what they want, when they want it.  To just take it.  Entitled, to disobey Gods truth, and choose what they want. Entitled to hurt others, with no parameters.  And even entitled to deny God!  The worst….

And this is just scratching the service.

Because even though God gives us the choice in emotions, or thoughts, to choose from.  The truth is we do not know without Gods instruction, how to see that we are not entitled.  Lets use a couple of examples forgiving, and fear, to make the point.

You see, we are called to forgive.  We are called to walk in love.  We are called, to first and foremost, love the Lord with all our hearts, and souls, and minds, and obey.  That love should be there.  

But it is not there, when you don’t forgive.  When you choose, to be angry, because someone hurt you.  So you feel “entitled” to keep those bitter ugly feelings, because you were hurt.  Well hello….we all are hurt, at some point or another.

But it is what you do with that emotion, that feeling, that can come straight from hell, by either obeying God, or disobeying Him.  If you do love God, with that commandment, you give Him the hurt, because lets be honest, He was hurt the most, by going to the cross for all of our sins.  But you give Him this love, this pain, this sorrow, whatever it is, and you forgive, because this is what He did, for you, and for me.

Entitlement, owning what you feel, can sadly, be misrepresented, to deceive you.  How can any of us, truly understand, the spiritual implications though, unless we know Gods ways?  And He tells us, our ways, are not His ways.  But we are also told in scripture, we can have the mind of Christ.  Look it up, as well in a King James bible.

But we have to reject this sense of entitlement and to totally bring it to the obedience of the cross.  

CASTING DOWN IMAGINATIONS, AND EVERY HIGH THING THAT EXALTETH ITSELF AGAINST THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD, AND BRINGING INTO CAPTIVITY EVERY THOUGHT TO THE OBEDIENCE OF CHRIST; II CORINTHIANS 10:5.

Obedience is the only true sense of entitlement, to trust God, to change us.  But, if we go on, with humanistic, thoughts, with no foundation in Christ, we are being deceived.  Because entitlement, can cause you or me, to walk in pride.  Pride that thinks its your accomplishment, or your right, so it puffs up your head so big, you forget to be humble.  You forget to extend mercy to someone else, to forgive.  To even be kind…

And lets just be honest.  God hates pride.  He will not bless pride.  So you think your entitled to be prideful?  Think again…

Now lets talk about fear, for a sense, because many times, we have fear.  And something has also caused us to be timid, or to be afraid.  And I don’t dispute that we can feel that.  Sometimes it is our gut instinct.  But what I am saying, is God in His word, for an example, has told us in II Timothy 1:7.  He has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and a sound mind.  I am paraphrasing this, but look it up from a King James….

There is that thought of a sound mind, again, and that comes from Christ.  But you may think you are entitled to go around every day, afraid, of every little thing, and mess your head up daily, and speak fearful things, because you don’t know God, can take care of it.  So you torture yourself, in your sense of entitlement, and you torture others with this fear….

God have mercy, that you see this.  How can you have faith, unless you give God that fear, so you can have faith?

We have to learn, how to harness, anything we feel, and see, very carefully where we go wrong.  

BUT GOD LED THE PEOPLE ABOUT, THROUGH THE WAY OF THE WILDERNESS OF THE RED SEA:  AND THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL WENT UP HARNESSED OUT OF THE LAND OF EGYPT.  Exodus 13:18.

We all sin, we all come short of the glory of God.  We all make mistakes.  But if we continually make mistakes over, and over again, we do not learn.  Not only will we come short, but we will totally miss the plan, God has for us.

What I am trying, by the grace of God for you to see, and for myself as well.  We really are not entitled to anything, without Gods mercy.  Without His permission.  Without His approval.  Without the life, He gives us.  He is so gracious.  He gives us a choice.  It has always been a choice, since the beginning of time, even with Adam and Eve.  But we reap what we sow.  These are principles He has established.  Laws of Gods Kingdom.  So we have to see it now.  And then sometimes, we run out of time.  There are no more chances.  There are no more extensions of this grace and mercy.  

THEREFORE TURN THOU TO THY GOD: KEEP MERCY AND JUDGMENT, AND WAIT ON THY GOD CONTINUALLY.  HOSEA 12:6.

I am trying with all my might, to just find my way myself.  But I know, that Christ is that way.  He is the truth, and life.  JOHN 14:6.

I can look back, and I can see, how I have made my own mistakes.  Even sins….By assuming, and thinking I am entitled to feel what I feel, and do what I wanted to do, and it led straight right to hell on earth.

Folks, even in the Bibles we choose.  We are not entitled to disobey God in this.  Not when the King James has been established, to be holy and anointed, how dare any of us, use something that would be corrupted, or changed.  When the warnings have been there, do not change, add, or delete His Holy word.  If Revelation 22:18-19 does not warn us enough, that salvation could be lost, or our names removed from the book of life, what is it going to take to lose that sense of entitlement that your salvation is secure?  Nothing is worth losing our souls over.  For hell is eternal.

And lets talk about entitlement concerning your soul.  Do you think it is secure?  So you sin, and do not repent?  Think again.  Don’t play with your salvation, because you accepted Christ, as Lord and savior, but returned to sin.  You are not entitled!  God is not mocked, and that fear of God should kick in, because you are in eternal danger.  

And to be blunt, you will be entitled for God to judge you and send you straight to hell, if you do not take Him at His Holy word! Thats just the way it is.  He is God!  

But heaven be yours by what He did, in making Him your Lord and savior, and that is an entitlement, He has promised.  But that is only gained by Christ.

And I think though, that if we become aware of this and lose that sense of entitlement, we have, that is not His ways, even in what we feel, and take it to the obedience of Christ, and take it to search for God, we can find our way, His way.  For Christ is that way.

I told you this was not going to be a feel good message.  But it can help you, I know it.  But you or me, we are not entitled, to anything.  Without God, we are lost.  And how dare any of us, think we are owed anything, but to love one another.  And love God with all our hearts, souls, and minds.

What a waste, if we think we are entitled.  And worse yet, to the one who demands to be served, because you feel entitled.  Open your eyes, your heart, your soul.  Quit stealing, what does not belong to you.  Even in words.  The only one truly entitled is Christ.  For He without sin, took our sins.

I hope this helps.  Entitlement…..

Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, which would take account of his servants. And when he had begun to reckon, one was brought unto him, which owed him ten thousand talents. But forasmuch as he had not to pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, and his wife, and children, and all that he had, and payment to be made. The servant therefore fell down, and worshipped him, saying, Lord, have patience with me, and I will pay thee all. Then the lord of that servant was moved with compassion, and loosed him, and forgave him the debt. But the same servant went out, and found one of his fellowservants, which owed him an hundred pence: and he laid hands on him, and took him by the throat, saying, Pay me that thou owest. And his fellowservant fell down at his feet, and besought him, saying, Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all. And he would not: but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay the debt. So when his fellowservants saw what was done, they were very sorry, and came and told unto their lord all that was done. Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all that debt, because thou desiredst me: Shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellowservant, even as I had pity on thee? And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due unto him. So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses. (‭Matthew‬ ‭18‬:‭23-35‬ KJV) 

Blessings, and love, Elena Ramirez

SUBLIMINAL MESSAGES THAT DECEIVE ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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But let it be the hidden man of the heart in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price I Peter 3:4.

More then ever, it seems that “subliminal” messages, are the norm.  But what it reveals, is what is in the heart of the messenger.  The giver of the thought….

They are every where.  We are inundated with messages, thoughts, inspiration, advertising, and agendas….

Our hearts, are like opened, or closed doors.  

And so as a Christian, you want to keep yourself holy in the sight of God.  Hard to do in this world we live in.  Some things just desensitize us and so you become immune, to many things that may come your way.  

Yet, you need to protect your spirit.

I have not heard a message on this, but being led by the Holy Spirit, I agree, and see the importance of this as I write.

Scripture tells us, we worship God in spirit and truth.  

God is a spirit:  and they that worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth.  John 4:24.  

So what spirits, or spirit, are you led by?  For God sees this in truth.

How do we get to that place in holiness, in obedience to what Christ has done for us, as we are cleansed in our spirits, to now be a vessel, an instrument of Christ?  

We have to see, we must protect our spirits.  By that which we allow.  By either reading, watching television, friends that we choose, and yes even in the spiritual entities of the church we attend.  

For this very reason, I long for a pure and holy word, so this is why I use a King James bible.  But what about the church you attend?  Or the voices  you listen to?  Even in the counsel you ask for?  

These “subliminal” messages, you receive, will shape you, will build you, or destroy you.  So you need discernment.  To know.  This is wisdom.  To know and see through the intent, and agenda, of the messenger, what is right.  What is wrong.  

A subliminal message, will hint at the agenda.  It will not come to the point, specifically, yet you get the drift of it.  You can see, either something is left out, or denied, quietly.  Yet it will make you think.  It will make you wonder, it will entice you, if you let it.   The dictionary, tells us, that it will “influence your mind in such a way that you do not notice.” 

It is as if it is a seed, and if you water it, nourish it, it will grow.  This can be sin.  This can be holiness.  You see, it just depends what seed you allow to grow in your spirit.  To determine the “fruit” of your tree.  

The holy word of God, my King James bible, tells us what Christ said.  And He said, do not let any man steal your crown.  He said, beware of wolves in sheeps clothing.  He said, beware the enemy, comes to kill, steal, and destroy.  He told us the enemy is a deceiver.  He has paid the price, for our holiness, but are we so naive, like sheep, that we can be led away by a “subliminal” thought?

They are there these thoughts.  That come to us.

I just saw one, on a paid commercial on television, where a couple was having a discussion, and it was over a piece of candy.  But the difference was she was in bed, with the candy.  And I just thought, the subliminal message to any child, would be to think its o.k. to be in bed with candy.

And where are the strong moral, messages?  That teach integrity, and honor, and that which is right in the sight of God?  They may be gone, in society, but if you are a Christian you have a responsibility to be a message, that does give honor to God.

That is someone, who must live life in honor of God, for what Christ did.  So what subliminal message, do people see in you?  I do believe we do have to ask that.

Because we already know God does see the intentions of our hearts….

Is your heart open to the messages, that can deceive?  Or do you guard your heart….

And the man said unto me, Son of man, behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears, and set thine heart upon all that I shew thee: for to the intent that I might shew them unto thee art thou brought hither:  delcare all that thou seest to the house of Israel.  Ezekiel 40:4.

This message, was paid for in full, by the sacrifice of Christ.

Blessings, my friends, as our hearts ponder on this.

Elena Ramirez