SIN IS A DIRTY SPIRIT YOU ALLOW INTO YOUR SOUL, LIFE, AND BODY ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_0061I feel led to talk about sin, right now.  One does not hear much about it any more.  

Even from the pulpit, sadly.  It will pollute you.  

But I feel led to write about it, because many even in the body of Christ, think you are judging them, if you bring it up.  They get angry, indignant, they think you are judging them.  

Yet, according to Ezekiel 33, from my King James Bible, it says, we are called to warn, and warn, even the “righteous.”  

When I read that word, righteous, I assume it to mean, a Christian, who thinks they are saved, but they are allowing sin, into their life, their soul, and physical body.  

God tells us to be Holy, for He is holy.  And sometimes, I just shake my head, because I see many think their salvation, is a license to sin, and thats just plain wrong.  

FOR I AM THE LORD YOUR GOD:  YE SHALL THEREFORE SANCTIFY YOURSELVES, AND YE SHALL BE HOLY; FOR I AM HOLY: NEITHER SHALL YE DEFILE YOURSELVES WITH ANY MANNER OF CREEPING THING THAT CREEPETH UPON THE EARTH.  Leviticus 11:44.  KJV. 

Beware of sinful creeps.  Just saying…. 

Folks, in our King James bibles, it tells us, God will not hear us, if sin is there.  And again, I emphasize get a King James bible, that is holy, and not corrupt.  You won’t get the truth, the anointing, the holiness from a bible that is corrupted.  So get a King James bible.  

But just know, any kind of sin, will hurt us.  And thats the part, that grieves me, to know, sin separates us from Him.  From His sweet fellowship, His counsel, His love, and friendship, if we choose to sin.  

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.  

Have you ever tried to worship God, but worship does not come out of your spirit?  You feel cold, you feel numb?  Remember God is a spirit, and those that worship Him, worship Him in spirit and truth.  If you have so much sin, in you that “pollutes” your spirit, your faith will be off, and so will your worship.  I wrote “How To Have Faith.”

I learned these principles, that I write about in my book, because I know there are differences.  And sin, will stop it all, sin, will blind you, sin will make you have a “dirty” spirit.  Check yourself, do you allow sin, that pollutes you?   

I have grown enough, to know that I want no sin in my life.  See, we reap what we sow.  And spiritually, those sins, when un-repented.  Dirty our spirits. They dirty our souls, they dirty our physical bodies, and our minds.  Think about those who sin, and how filthy their minds are.  You don’t want that, you don’t want to reap sin, in your life, you don’t want anything that separates you from God.  

I could write a long list, of what sin does, because it comes from the enemy, and it is meant, to kill, steal, and destroy the life God has given you.  Thats the enemies goal.  And if the enemy, can take your crown, before Salvation, he will tempt you.    But if you give your heart to Christ, and repent, truly, and (I recommend daily repentance) you can see yourself change, and grow more to His image.   You can run from temptation.  

When I say they actually dirty the body.  Think about sexual diseases.  Think about diseases that cause cancer, or destroy parts of the body.  Smoking, drinking, drugs, open doors to illnesses, that one will reap, if they pursue that.  We need to teach this to our youth.  

So when I see a Christian open a door, and suggest its o.k. to drink or take drugs, they are not seeing how it can hurt someone, even others, who reap that.  They are contributing to sin, and a Christian, should never do that.  

I suppose this is why I pray, even now, to not be a part of those things, because I see, how all of these things led to my own brokenness, and because of sin.  I reaped much of that.  Yet, I was pruned by Christ.  Whom He Loves He corrects.  And believe me, He corrected me.  And His correction is not always pleasant.  See, God is not mocked.  But I reaped what I sowed.  

And I am bearing fruit for Him now, because I see the error of my ways.  I repented, and I still do.  Even when I think of my sins.  One can have a new beginning, even where you are.  Even if you are old.  

Even if you are taking your last breath, because then, at least you are promised eternity.  But you cannot have it, if sin is there, or its un-repented.  

I am not holier then thou.  I say all of this to you, with a very humble heart.  I know where I came from.  I know what I was delivered from.  I know, where I have been.  So when I tell you this, I don’t tell you to judge you.  Because as the scripture says, we all sin, we all come short of the glory of God. I know this, it grieves me to know I sinned.  To know, I had such poor judgment, especially in my youth.  I made mistakes that were sins, that haunt me for the rest of my life.  But when the devil does that, I remind him, NOW who I am in Christ. There is no condemnation to those who are in Christ.  Read Romans 8:1  King James. 

Yet…. I know, I am not worthy on my own.  But only by the blood of Jesus.  That cleansed me.  But when you see what He did on the cross for you, when you see, who you were, and now changed, it does make you see, one should not play with their salvation.  Your salvation, is not a license to sin.  

But just know this, even though it may feel like judging, its warning.  And we are called to even warn the righteous.  Read Ezekiel 33, from a King James, over and over again.  Because the righteous, could mean someone who thinks they are saved.  

And I see so many in the body of Christ, play with it, they do not fear God, or work it out, with fear and trembling.  And I don’t care what folks say, about works.  But faith without works is dead.  You need to work it out.  You don’t take it for granted.

EVEN SO FAITH, IF IT HATH NOT WORKS, IS DEAD, BEING ALONE.  JAMES 2:17  KJV.

Let me just say this, and try and make this somewhat short and sweet.  Sin, stops your blessings, the blessings God intends for you.  Sin, clouds your mind, distorts truth, and will actually blind you.  You will believe the delusion.  And many in the body of Christ, even now, are delusional.  

AND FOR THIS CAUSE GOD SHALL SEND THEM STRONG DELUSION, THT THEY SHOULD BELIEVE A LIE.  II THESSALONIANS 2:11 KJV.  

And this is hard to understand in some cases.  But…one can reap sickness, or illness, if you continue in sin, and don’t repent.  Don’t think you won’t, one will.  This is why Christ, took those stripes, and by His stripes we are healed.  He took the penalty, of our sins.   See sin, brings curses, and thats another thing, you want to avoid, with all your being.  There are many different curses.  If you want to read my book on this, go to this link.  You can order it on line, on Smashwords.  There both of my books can be ordered on line.  

https://www.smashwords.com/interview/ElenaRamirezChristianauthor

All I can say, is repent, even daily, keep your robes white, keep oil in your lamp, live for Christ, get a good King James bible, pray.  And stay away from sin, stay away from the enemy.

Submit to God, resist the enemy, and he will flee.  Your job, is to stay close to God, stay away from sin, and live the best life you can with your salvation in tact.  

I hope this helps someone.  

Blessings, and love in Christ,

Elena Ramirez 

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WHEN YOU SIN IT HURTS GODS FEELINGS ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


Version 2I had a thought, earlier, as I was watering my garden.  And I thought, how good God is.  How wonderful is all of His creation.  How thoughtful, kind, considerate, and beautiful with love, are His thoughts toward us.  

But sin, hurts Gods feelings…. when we sin.  

O LORD, HOW GREAT ARE THY WORKS! AND THY THOUGHTS ARE VERY DEEP.  Psalms 92:5  KJV.

And I was thinking, yes, He is silent many times.  He hides himself from us, sometimes, so we will search for Him.  And I am sure he does think about what we do.  

AND HE SAID, I WILL HIDE MY FACE FROM THEM, I WILL SEE WHAT THEIR END SHALL BE:  FOR THEY ARE A VERY FROWARD GENERATION, CHILDREN IN WHOM IS NO FAITH.  DEUTERONOMY 32:20.  KJV.  

Do you see that last part of that verse, God is telling us, there are some who have no faith.  And this is why He hides himself from us.  

As many of you know, I wrote the book, “How To Have Faith.”  Because there was a time, I struggled, and I learned there are principles, in pleasing God, and I have to admit, I learned the hard way.  

But I am glad I did, and I sometimes still trip, and miss it, that is why I always recommend “daily repenting”, and using a King James Bible.   So you will hear His voice, and not another.  So you can be on the same page with God.  Not using a corrupted word.  

But….

As I was thinking this morning, it grieved me for God, that many of us, yes, say we believe in God, but we act like the world.  We continue in sin.  And it made me think, how it must grieve God, how sad, he must be, because we are his children, but many of us do not know truth, that will set us free.  

In fact, I was talking to a man on social media, just the other day, and he could not see how sin separates us from God.  He believed, that once he accepted Christ as Lord and savior, that was it, it was a done deal.  In fact, I see that a lot from many Christians, and they think they are saved.  Yet, they sin.  They think they have a license to sin, because they accepted Christ.  They don’t see the danger.  They don’t see, that un-repented, sin, will cause someone to lose their salvation.  And many don’t, but there are scriptures there that do warn.  It can be lost.  But he did not see this.  Even here, read Ezekiel 33, and Revelation 22:18-19 also warns it for those who do not obey God in using corrupted word.  

I tried to warn him about the benefits of daily repentance, but he snubbed me, and actually told me I was not worth talking to.  Hmm.  The next day, the Lord told me I was worth it, and reminded me, I was His daughter, and an ambassador for Christ.  And to continue to walk in love….And Father gave me this verse.  

BUT FOOLISH AND UNLEARNED QUESTIONS AVOID, KNOWING THAT THEY DO GENDER STRIFES.  AND THE SERVANT OF THE LORD MUST NOT STRIVE; BUT BE GENTLE UNTO ALL MEN, APT TO TEACH, PATIENT, IN MEEKNESS INSTRUCTING THOSE THAT OPPOSE THEMSELVES; IF GOD PERADVENTURE WILL GIVE THEM REPENTANCE TO THE ACKNOWLEDGING OF THE TRUTH; AND THAT THEY MAY RECOVER THEMSELVES OUT OF THE SNARE OF THE DEVIL, WHO ARE TAKEN CAPTIVE BY HIM AT HIS WILL.  II Timothy 2:23-26  KJV. 

Anyway….This particular individual, knew some scripture, and “picked and chose” what he wanted from the Bible, but He did not rightly divide the word, of truth, as II Timothy 2:15 KJV tells us. And I believe, if he does not see the error of his ways, he will be ashamed, when he stands before God.  And perhaps will not make it to the Kingdom of God.  Heaven. 

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.  

Theres that word again, “Hid” and I thought, Lord, don’t hide from me.  Forgive me.  

I do believe repentance over and over is good, it proves to God, we are serious.  And I believe in daily repentance, because we can miss it. It proves to ourselves, when we sin, and we are sad, humble, throwing away our pride, totally remorseful, for “hurting him” because we sinned, that we know, only His mercy, can free us.  It is not a license to sin.  Remember, Christ told us, even our thoughts can be sin.  

Every stripe He stood, and took for our healing spiritually and physically hurt Him, physically as well as spiritually.  Read Isaiah 53:5  King James.  

BUT HE WAS WOUNDED FOR OUR TRANSGRESSIONS, HE WAS BRUISED FOR OUR INIQUITIES:  THE CHASTISEMENT OF OUR PEACE WAS UPON HIM: AND WITH HIS STRIPES WE ARE HEALED.  

And we are going to take that for granted?  Shame on any of us, that would deliberately sin, and not take note, how that hurts Him for us.  That we would shabbily take our salvation for granted.  

Just knowing that for me, wants to be more considerate, polite, respectful, and honorable to Him.  With love.  To depart from sin.  To want to please Him. To serve Him, with all my heart soul, and might.  To not treat Him like an ATM.  Or just come to Him, when I need something.  How rude that must seem to be to Him.  Lord, forgive me.  

I guess, thats why I came to the thought, that it must hurt His feelings.  After all, think of all that He has done for us, from the beginning.  How it must have grieved Him, that Adam and Eve sinned.  If only they had gone to Him, and asked Him again, after the devil made it a question.  

…..YE SHALL NOT EAT OF EVERY TREE OF THE GARDEN?  GENESIS 3:1.  KJV.  

See the devil was testing her, and she did not know truth.  To even have “faith” in what God said, and she sinned, as did Adam, by eating the fruit. 

God was testing them both as well.  And when they disobeyed, that sin separated them from God, and they were cast out of the garden of eden.  God did get angry.  

Don’t think there will not be a wrath for the sins, one does.  Why else, do you think its healthy to have the fear of God, as we are commanded?   I don’t question Gods King James word.  I don’t read something, and question who He is, or His motives, in how He dealt with people.  Or why?  I do this because I see, I need to fear God.   

But many don’t fear God, and its not taught.

Anyway, my friends, you have to dig deeper into Gods King James word.  You have to have fear of God.  You have to pray, you have to walk in love, and you have to try and keep Gods law, and many do not keep the law.  Another deception from the enemy.  But if you search Gods holy word, to understand, then you will start gaining wisdom.  In these matters.  

But first understand, if you truly love God, you don’t want to hurt His feelings.  For many reasons.  You don’t want Him to hide His face from you.  You don’t want to lose the blessings.  You don’t want to make yourself, your own enemy.  You don’t want to reap what you sowed.  You don’t want Gods wrath.  

I think of Judas.  He could have gone to the cross, after He sinned, and betrayed Christ.  He was a disciple.  For all intents and purposes, it looked like he had salvation.  But betrayal to Christ, was a sin.  Do you think he made it to heaven, for not repenting?  NO!

But instead, his sin, caused him to hang himself.  Thats what the devil wants all of us to do.  And un-repented sin, does hang it on themselves.  If only he had taken that sin, to the cross, what a story of redemption that would have been.  

Friends, I hope this helps you to see, if you love God, if you truly care, remember, He created you in His image.  He gave you feelings.  He gave you a conscience.  If you are not seeing the danger of sin.  If you are not seeing, what He has done for you to free you from sin.  You are living a lie.  And where does that come from?

It does grieve Him, but when anybody is hurt, think about it, after a while, the hurt turns to anger, and there are sometimes a price to pay.   We reap what we sow.  I know I have. 

Why pay it, when Christ paid it for you?

Yes, it grieves Him it makes Him sad when we sin.  

REPENTING DAILY CAN MAKE YOU MINDFUL OF THIS…..

I THOUGHT IT GOOD TO SHEW THE SIGNS AND WONDERS THAT THE HIGH GOD HATH WROUGHT TOWARD ME.  DANIEL 4:2  KJV.  

By Christian Author Elena Ramirez 

CHANGE YOUR DISPOSITION BY CHANGING YOUR POSITION CLOSER TO GOD ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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CHANGE YOUR DISPOSITION BY CHANGING YOUR POSITION CLOSER TO GOD ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez

Yesterday, I had a terrible day.  I was ticked off.  I was angry.  Sometimes, when I see unrighteousness, I do get angry.  Yesterday was one of those days, because I see so much deception, in the body of Christ, in our nation, and some of these folks, get me angry.

I was in battle.

And to make a long story short, I was out of focus.  And well something happened, that kind of snapped me out of it, but it was not pleasant.

Anyway, I had a chat with my hubby this morning, and I thank God for who he is, because he can sometimes, bring insight to me, inspiration, and minister to me.  I received it.  

Because he reminded me, how you have to sometimes, look at your disposition.  Look at the fruit of who you are, what you are doing, and when the darts start flying, don’t be a dummy, and just stay there, and take the hits.  Move closer to God.  Change your disposition, by changing your position, closer to God.

See, as a Christian, sure we may say we believe in God, but we have to look at our own fruit.  I had some “stinking thinking” yesterday.  It showed.

I see it now.  But sometimes, in the heat of a spiritual battle, we can get stubborn.  We can think we can handle it, we can even dish it out.  And I also saw this story on social media,  author unknown, that reminded me, we cannot:

It was about a snake.  The snake, walked into a carpenters studio, and brushed against a saw.  It grazed it, and it made the snake angry.  Well the snake said, I will show you who I am, and I will use my powers, and strangle you.  So, it wrapped itself around the saw, and the saw, not moving, the snake thought, it overpowered it, and tightened its grip around the saw harder, but because of who it was, with sharp blades, it killed the snake.  

The moral of that story is:  The snake had no right to assume, it could take on a fight with something, that had power, on its own, without even doing anything.  

See, even with me, I should have prayed more.  But I trusted my ability, I got a little overconfident.  I see it.    

See, another analogy, is that we can get so caught up in something, like I was as well, that we lose our focus.  We can be deceived by something, and well the fruit will not reflect that of Christ.  Even though, my cause was great, I was in a battle, with a saw, so to speak, and I was not equipped to handle it.  There was a chink in my armor of God.  Anger, got in the way.  

We can do that.  And I am not a snake.  I don’t take on attributes of being sneaky, mean spirited, or hitting below the belt, like some folks do.  Where one moment, they apologize, but the next minute they go for the jugular.  They don’t fight fair.  You see the fruit.  You see, the pride.  You see the denial, or excuse making, instead of being accountable.  You see, the lies, and false witnesses, and you want to hit back.  But sometimes, its not your job to hit at all.  Lesson learned. 

But I am called to be wise as the snake, but harmless as a dove.

BEHOLD I SEND YOU FORTH AS SHEEP IN THE MIDST OF WOLVES:  BE YE THEREFORE WISE AS SERPENTS, AND HARMLESS AS DOVES.  Matthew 10:16.  Holy King James Bible.  

But isn’t that what the devil wants to do to us?  Deceive us, corrupt us, mislead us, and so we can lose what our focus is, or who we are in Christ?  His goal, is to make us fall, and any of us will fall without Christ holding us up.  When we puff ourselves up, get full of ourselves, with pride, over estimating, our own ability, we can fall.

See, if we also just look at the devil, look at what he does, take our eyes off of Christ, we are putting the devil in a position of adoration, because we think the devil has power.  We can even take on attributes of the enemy, because we are not watching Christ, but the enemy.

We do not, if we submit to God first.  Then we can resist, the enemy, and he will flee.  Because we have changed our disposition, by changing our position closer to God.  

I do so, even now by publicly repenting to God, and asking for wisdom and guidance in these matters.  Because I don’t want to have poor judgment.  

So, in order, for me, as an example, I just see, I have to change my disposition.  I have to move out of the way of the enemy.  Get closer to God, and let those fiery darts miss me.  Practice the fruit of the spirit, and obey God.  

Sometimes, it takes something to move us, but if we are smart, if we see, if we only did it the way of the Lord, well we could miss those darts.  Put on the armor of God.  

Yes, I changed my disposition, by changing my position, and getting closer to God.  

I hope this blesses you.  You know, I always pray, to try to help you get closer to God.

Have a good one.   All glory to God, He holds me up, He heals me, and puts salve on my wounds.  He did that for me today.  With the help of my dear loving husband.  Thank you Father. 

Elena Ramirez 

WHEN YOUR FRIENDS WON’T BELIEVE YOU ABOUT THE KING JAMES YET YOU CALL THEM BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN CHRIST ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_4060.jpgWHEN YOUR FRIENDS WON’T BELIEVE YOU ABOUT THE KING JAMES YET YOU CALL THEM BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN CHRIST ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez

 
If I challenged almost all my friends, who do not believe in the King James, I would be in a fight daily.
 
Yet, there are days, I see the deception, and I do speak up. Some days, I just shake my head.
 
But you know what? If you know this truth, about the King James, you can tell your friends, please tell them…. Base it on Deuteronomy 4:2, that tells us don’t change it, add to it, or delete it. Proverbs 30:5-6, says we are liars if we do. And then there is the harshest warning, Revelation 22:18-19. That tell us, one could lose their right in the lambs book of life. That they will be denied access to the Holy city. Look it up in a King James…..
 
Believe God folks, this is very serious business. Some days, I just shake my head. Sad, that so many in the body of Christ has been deceived by the enemy. That is the enemies goal, to steal your crown. Cant we tell by the times we are in, that the enemy has deceived even the elect?
 
FOR THERE SHALL ARISE FALSE CHRISTS, AND FALSE PROPHETS, AND SHALL SHEW GREAT SIGNS AND WONDERS; INSOMUCH, THAT, IF IT WERE POSSIBLE THEY SHALL DECEIVE THE VERY ELECT. MATTHEW 24:24 KING JAMES.
 
If we obeyed God first just in word, we would see victories, but the body of Christ is now, so disjointed. We just not are all on the same page with God. And that’s just sad….
 
I have just come to a place, in my own walk, where I know, this truth, that I know that I know it, but I just choose to walk in love. Even if I am rejected by a brother or a sister in Christ, and I have been. I speak it in love, in fact I just did….
 
This person, is a bright, articulate, very knowledgeable person, even about Gods word. But makes fun of those who are KJV only, in the sense that he believes you have to have proof.
 
See, I know the difference. If I had not used those corrupt versions, I probably would still be using them. But God corrected me, and I saw, with eyes wide open, the corruption, the deception, the lies, from these fake bibles.
 
You know what, maybe I am simple minded, but the proof, is when God says don’t change it. Thats all the proof I need, to depart from Bibles that are corrupted. To obey God. Its not that hard, and I don’t need proof. I just need to hear His voice.
 
And I did, and I obeyed. This has increased my faith…
 
And when I use His word, my King James, I know I am on the same page with God. Because I do hear His voice. Its called discernment.
 
Its just sad, I so want to minister to people. But if they rejected Christ, they will reject those who bring truth. Christ told us that. So I understand now.
 
But as long as He gives me utterance, I will proclaim that the King James bible is the Holy Bible, it is anointed, it is truth, is powerful, and it is His love, revealed…..
 
I HAVE NOT DEPARTED FROM THY JUDGMENTS: FOR THOU HAST TAUGHT ME. HOW SWEET ARE THY WORDS UNTO MY TASTE! YEA SWEETER THAN HONEY TO MY MOUTH. THROUGH THY PRECEPTS I GET UNDERSTANDING: THEREFORE I HATE EVERY FALSE WAY. PSALM 119:102-104. KING JAMES HOLY BIBLE.
 
Elena Ramirez
 

STOP LOOKING FOR LOVE IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


Version 2If you don’t stop looking for love in all the wrong places, the end result of your life will be trashy….Strong words, but truth, please wake up!

I really feel such a strong desire to write about this.  And when I do, I know, its from God Almighty.  So, I pray, my experiences, this that, what I am about to share with you, helps you, to realize, God does not want you looking for love in all the wrong places, as well.

I am older now, my experiences, have taught me many things.  But I learned, and I learned the hard way, that one should:  

“STOP LOOKING FOR LOVE IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES.”

Please allow me to elaborate.  

Right now, I am not looking for love.  I have a wonderful husband, and son, for over 30 years, we have been married, content, and in love, and we have our son, and so I am not looking for a mate.  

But when I was single, when I was growing up, I made many mistakes and had terrible judgment in this area.  I looked for love in all the wrong places.

I had low self-esteem.  I grew up, with my mom, raising me.  I had a father, I knew who he was.  He was a good man.  But he and my mother, did not get along, and were divorced, when I was just a child. 

So, I did not have that father figure to guide me.  

I have written about this in some similar posts, as my secret to true love.  But, I truly believe this.  That many of us, can get so lonely, so desperate for companionship, acceptance, a need to fit in, with others, that we can look for love in all the wrong places.

And I am not just talking about intimacy, or finding love, but just even in relationships, with friends, groups, etc.  We can look for acceptance, and actually compromise, who we are, because we can get so desperate.  It will distort your judgment. That you can even look for it in alcohol, or drugs.  Don’t do that, it will just make the problem worse, so that you cannot have a clear head in these matters.  

And I will elaborate on that as well.

But I know this worked for me, and years ago, after trial and error, I realized I had to change my method, or my approach to finding love.  I wanted true love. I went to God.  

He told me I needed to repent for my sins.  He showed me what He did on that cross for me.  He counseled me.  You know, He is my greatest friend, counselor, therapist, and adviser.  Theres none like God.  He is not imaginary.  He is very real.  He helps me, and helped me then as well.  

I began searching for truth, from my King James Bible.  And anyone that knows me, knows, I do not recommend any other word. Because it is not changed, or corrupted, as scripture tells us not to do.

Anyway….I began to see His ways, are not our ways.  The way of the world.  

The way of the world looks at love, as something cheap.  Its not.  Love em, and leave em, take what you want, thats not holy, and thats what you get.  Something that is not precious, something that is used, and thats not how God intended it to be for us.  Because He did not create us to have “trashy” spirits.  

So when I saw this, that love is not free, in that regard.  I began praying for the right mate.  I determined, that if God brought me a mate, I would do things His way.  Not mine, or the way of the world.  I promised Him, I would do things His way, and I do try.  

When I met my husband, I laid out some rules.  Because I liked him. And I did see potential.  But I did not want to ruin it with sex, or short changing myself, to try and please someone.  Who might, just take pleasure, and then leave.  Anyway, like they say, why buy the cow, when you get the milk for free?  

So, I told this wonderful man, I met, I wanted to do things right.  The way of the Lord.  So, he listened, and that gave him, respect toward me. 

Well long story short, a few months later, he asked me to marry him.  We got married, by holy matrimony, and we are trying in the way of the Lord, to live happily ever after.  

Has it been easy? No not always, but we work at it, we cherish each other, and honor each other.  Because we honored God to wait.   Because we did wait, and we honored God, we have a supernatural bond, that cannot be broken.  

Now, because I am older, I want you to see, by my experiences, that you can have true love, but you can also see, by what I share, that you need to stop looking for love, in all the wrong places.

I am also talking about just fitting in.  Or having friends.  I know myself.  I am a pretty loyal person.  But I have not always had that returned to me.  Right now, I just have a couple of people, that I call friends, that I love, but people change, and I have seen that in my life.  So, I don’t always trust that.  People can come and go…..

And, I don’t rely on people, to fill a void for me.  That void, is only met, as I seek God.  As I pray, as I read my King James Bible, as I stay away from any kind of sin.

I don’t even rely on family.  But I am very grateful for my immediate family.  That I have now.  

But when I say that, I am talking about other family relations.  See, it was just me and mama.  Daddy passed away first, even though, he did not raise me, I knew him.  He provided what he could.  Mama raised me, but life was hard on her.  I had no brothers and sisters.  I don’t even have family on any side, that communicates with me, besides an aunt.

So, I have adopted people in the past, loved them, like family.  But they abandoned me.  Well, like I said, people can change.  

But I also now look at what people represent.  Do they compromise values?  Do they respect themselves?  Do they lie?  Are they mean?  Do they have integrity?  I am careful now not, to just be a friend with anybody, any more.  I value myself that much, that if someone wants to be my friend, they have to be for real, in having some good values.  ….They have to prove it, to me, now.  

Any way, I feel like there is someone, I am talking to.  Someone, who wants to fit in.  And you are about to compromise yourself, or values, that make you special, in Christ.  Don’t. 

The other day, because I am a Conservative Christian, on social media, someone told me something, and it kind of hurt my feelings, but it made me realize the truth too, because I was supporting something.   This someone told me; you will never fit in with them, because you are Hispanic, and you may agree with them, but they will not accept you.

And that stung.  Because I am an American.  I have legal rights, as an American.  Born and raised here, with indigenous roots.  So….I know who I am.  I am fairly educated, even though in some areas of that, I do lack, because I did not go to college.  

But I realize, even in some Christian circles, I will never be accepted.  By some.  And I am not the kind of person, that looks for race, as my outlet.  So, I don’t use it for, or against anyone either.  But some do.  

But it made me realize, I don’t need to go looking for love, in all the wrong places.  Or even in political circles.  Or even in the body of Christ.  In fact, sadly there are those in the body of Christ, who have hurt me the most.  

I have tried, to be accepted, even in my writings, as my gift.  And hoping, doors would open for me, and they have been shut.  Why?  I don’t know?  Is it the race card, I don’t know, but I know, by some, I will not fit in.  My writings, publishers, have turned away.  If people share my thoughts, thats great, but I don’t ask any more.  

So, I don’t try and second guess any more, because life is too short, to keep banging on doors, that just won’t open. And I don’t compromise by flattery to have those doors open either.  Though, I am nice, polite, I don’t beg. 

I don’t go looking any more, for acceptance, or for favor, or to fit in.  I don’t need drugs, or anything to be a comfort.  

I am content, with what God has given me, in my family, and in Him.  No, I wanted more, in this life I live.  But I see I did reap, what I sowed, in other ways, but now, I don’t care to try, to please people. 

Yet, I see so many hurting, lonely people, that I have compassion for, and the love of Christ rises in me, to want to help, but I also know, in all honesty, we reap what we sow.  

If I could sit a young woman down, and talk to her, maybe she could understand. But since I am not in a position to even be in that “circle” maybe what I write, here, could help her, or him, not to sell yourself.  Not to give yourself away.  

There are valuable attributes, to claim, when you respect yourself. And, no matter where you are, you do not have to give yourself away, to be a part of something good, or great.  

Now, I know God has taught me this, to respect myself, but it did come with some heartache.  But I know, where ever He may lead me, I don’t have to look for love.  I don’t have to beg people to accept me.  I don’t have to compromise my values, in Christ, for acceptance, or to be a part of something.  

I don’t.  And I will not.  

Please just know, you need to “Stop Looking for Love in all the wrong places.”  Don’t take anything to fill that void, clear your spirit.  By not polluting it, or your body. Go to God, He will fill that void in your life.  He knows what you need, He does not make you suffer, just to suffer, but He will correct you, because He loves you. And so suffering does sometimes come with correction.  

Ensure your salvation with Christ.  And I would tell anybody that.  Hell is real, even on earth.  Even if you were a Christian at one time.  Rededicate yourself to Christ.  

Repentance, always clears the slate.  Talk to Him, He is your greatest friend.  You don’t need to beg anybody, or compromise yourself to be with people.  You may long for it, but when God closes one door, He will open another.  

And maybe thats where I am at right now, because I see some doors closing, even now, that I won’t elaborate on, but I am so hopeful, for just a new beginning for me and my family.  

But people will not always be happy for you.  Nor will they support you, because they do not see the value in you, because they don’t see the value in themselves as well.  Some people will purposely try to hold you back.  But you don’t have to give them that advantage over you, if you do things the way of the Lord. 

So move on, and let God guide you.  Your heart will mend, if you do things His way.  Your peace, will be fulfilled, and you will find your heart mended, and that void will go away.

Stop looking for love in all the wrong places…

Just remember this.  God is love.  He is Holy.  Love, real love, can only be fulfilled by Him, and through Him.  Anything else, sorry to say, is not pure, its not good, its not worthy of you losing your soul over. Anything else, could be counterfeit.  If He is not in it.  For you would be missing, the love God could give you.   

BELOVED, LET US LOVE ONE ANOTHER:  FOR LOVE IS OF GOD: AND EVERY ONE THAT LOVETH IS BORN OF GOD, AND KNOWETH GOD.  HE THAT LOVETH NOT KNOWETH NOT GOD; FOR GOD IS LOVE.  IN THIS WAS MANIFESTED THE LOVE OF GOD TOWARD US, BECAUSE  THAT GOD SENT HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON INTO THE WORLD THAT WE MIGHT LIVE THROUGH HIM.  

I John 4:7-9 King James.  

I hope this helps someone.  Feel free to share this, or to comment, below.  I will gladly pray for you.  

Blessings, in Christ,  Elena Ramirez 

 

WHEN THE CHRISTIAN DOES NOT KNOW THEY ARE SINNING BY AN AGENDA ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_1106I like to get to the root of things.  I may see the symptom of this, or that, or the other, but I always wonder, what caused this?  So I try to search and see what is the root of that matter.  

Sometimes, I do that with communicating as well, I go straight to the source, and usually that leads me straight to what God says, not what man says.  

So I ask you, as a Christian, are you caught up in an agenda, that may cause you to sin?  I am asking you to look at the root of why you support an agenda.  

I seem to see that a lot lately.  In political matters as well, and well I will save that conversation for another time perhaps.  

But, I do notice that people, tend to get passionate about something, and everything may point in one direction, but is that where it started?

See, the enemy is very deceitful.  And he may bring an “agenda” to your attention, and you may see something, that you think is right, and you may begin to become involved in it.  

But as a Christian, you are commanded to obey God, so you need to pray for discernment.  And you are to be very careful, because the enemy, will use people, even people, you respected or honored, to deceive you.  Because they were deceived as well.  Or even people in the body of Christ.  

I learned a long time ago, to avoid this.  Follow Christ.  Not people.  They can become a form of idolatry, that the enemy will use, to deceive you.  I don’t follow people.  I don’t support anyone, and I am careful, even if I like some in the body of Christ.  

Because all honor, glory, and praise should go to God, not people!  

Recently, I saw a prominent pastor, be very passionate about a matter, and he seemed to speak some truth about the matter, but what really got my “red flag” up, was that he became disloyal to someone, he had supported.  He suddenly became very outspoken, yet, he seemed to discount, other indicators, of why, it was happening.  Even in legal matters.  

It all of a sudden, became about us.  And he used the body of Christ, as us.  And when ever, I see, any kind of statement, that dismisses, Christ, and it becomes, “self” I see the enemies hand in this.  Self, is prideful, it is jealous, and it is disobedient to God.  You have to get to the root of it, and see the symptoms that are symbolic, in some matters.  

He got caught up in an agenda.

And agendas, can be good, but if there are indicators, that go against what God says, then you need to be careful.  

Look at the fruit.  You will know them, by their fruit.  

MATTHEW 7:20  KING JAMES

WHEREFORE BY THEIR FRUITS YE SHALL KNOW THEM.  

And I think this is why I am writing about this today.  I saw his fruit.

Is there an “agenda” that you see, that you support, that you even think is right, but you then become a hater?  Do you start defending an agenda, and throw away, what Christ says?  Like loving one another?  Do you get so caught up in it, that you get on the wrong side, and begin fighting?  Against other Christians, brothers and sisters?  Do you become an accuser?  The Bible tells us there is a place in hell for the accuser.  Read Revelation 12:10 from a King James.  

Now, I know, there are wolves in sheeps clothing, and I know, that there are deceivers, so you do need to be careful.  And many say they are Christians, but when I see, hate, or I see, hypocrisy, or lies, I speak up.  Or I see a tendency, to twist scripture.  Or only pick some of the word, and not all of it. I mark, them, and have nothing to do with anyone, who wants to find a loop hole, or dismiss what God says.  

Because the goal, of the enemy is to trip you, and steal your crown.  And don’t fool yourself, salvation can be lost.  If sin, is un-repented.  

But, you need to see what God says first.  Don’t play, with sin, and think there is grace.  God will judge. 

I have to do a check, on myself, now and then, because I will be honest, I have made mistakes in judgement.  

But I always have to look at the fruit.  At myself, and with others.  And agendas, can be nice, but if there are “hypocritical” tendencies, from someone, who has an agenda, and they try to bring it to your attention, I am like, “Ugh No!” thats not what my King James Bible says.  

I become very literal in some matters.  Is money involved? Because money, can be the root of evil. Is that why you like the agenda?  There are check point questions you need to ask yourself about any agenda.  

And the enemy will even use the word of God against someone, to trip them, into an agenda.  Don’t fall for it.  Especially, if they do not practice, what they preach.  Thats so hypocritical.  They say one thing, but yet, do not honor something else, thats related.  You have to see the hypocrisy.  And then search the King James bible yourself.  If you are wrong, admit it. 

I truly believe, now is a time, to pray, to seek the truth, from our King James Bibles, see what God says on the matter, and look at the fruit.  Stop, look, and listen.  And if you have to pull back.  Don’t get involved.  

Is an agenda, worth, losing your soul over?  No.  

Just be careful, “Just my thoughts,” on this matter.  

In Christ’s love, Elena Ramirez 

DEALING WITH TRUST ISSUES AS A CHRISTIAN ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_0002.jpgDo you deal with trust issues?   I am just talking about in life.  But even as a Christian, one can have issues, and challenges in these matters of trust.

See, I am a Christian, and I had to learn how to trust God, from the beginning.  I grew up, with a very good mother, who loved me, but she had “major” trust issues.  

She had been damaged by many, and she trusted no one.  So she was suspicious  and very on guard.  So I grew up with that, yet, I knew it was unhealthy and very off balance, for lack of a better word, to be so untrusting.  

Because it can hinder relationships.  It can cause fear, and God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power, love and a sound mind.  

So, I learned to trust God.  

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

Look at this scripture, its very instructional.  And thats what Gods holy King James word will do, it will instruct, it comforts, it guides, it leads us closer to God, to even understand.  But its holy word.  Other bible versions, are someone else’s understanding not God, by the changing of it, and the words they use.  They make it no longer holy. Or anointed, and you really want the full power, and affect of holy word, from God Himself.  

But as you look at this scripture, we cannot, lean into our own understanding.  Get that quick, when it comes to “trusting.” 

We have to trust God, we have to do so, completely, without reservations, without question to God, though He is gracious enough to answer us, but something about having our faith, to “trust” God, releases something in us, that I call strength, and courage.  

Life is hard, and when people let you down, especially when you trust them, you do learn lessons in life.

I had a friend, who I loved dearly.  I never thought this person, would react the way she did, or do the things that she did in matters of respect.  Including her daughter.  Because I thought, I was part of the family, because of our friendship, we had in Christ.

But she hurt me.  And I really don’t want to get into all the details, or go on about it.  I think I have here, and its really an old issue, and I do want to be healed.  So I want to be careful about opening up an old wound.  

But it affected my trust.  And I even see myself, looking at other people that way, and think, are you going to hurt me too?  I have, done so, already, since this happened, and its not good.  

And I don’t want to blame others, for my experiences, in matters of trust.  But, I find, myself, trusting God more.  Asking for wisdom, and guidance, because I felt burned.  

I don’t think I can trust anybody like I did her, the damage is done.  Sure I forgive, but something changed in my heart, and well, like I said, I was brought up with that, negative energy, so I know, only God, can help me.  So its more of a challenge, now then ever.  

Have you ever noticed, the enemy tries to attack you in things, you have experienced?  Like a cycle it tries to come back.  Well I plead the blood of Jesus, aware, and commit to trust Him more.  To submit to God, resist the devil so he can flee. 

I don’t know where you are or if this will help.  But I share it, I write it, because I know who God is, and only He can help us with our issues of trust.  

As a Christian, I know this.  If you are not a Christian, I recommend you do give your heart to Christ.  Repent, for your own lack of doubt, or trust in God.  Or if you have caused someone, to hurt, because they trusted you, and you burned them.  Again read a King James, the anointing is there, for your faith, in anything.  

I don’t know how people do it, without God, without Christ.  I don’t want to find out.  See thats my reassurance in a world, that leaves Him out.  I won’t, ignore Him, because I do trust God, and thats the greatest strength, I get in life.  

Blessings, and love, 

Elena Ramirez