FREEDOM OF SPEECH ~ DO YOU USE IT OR ABUSE IT? By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


IMG_2523.jpgFREEDOM OF SPEECH DO YOU USE IT OR ABUSE IT? By Elena Ramirez

I am grateful to God for our freedoms, here, in the United States.  Many are using that right, even now with our new President.  Donald J. Trump. To protest, and express how they feel.  But they cross a line, when they riot.  

I do not agree with many of these views.  Because they are not my core values, but I do respect freedom of speech.  But what I see, is many hide behind their computer, or even publicly say, and do things with freedom of speech that makes me cringe.  They abuse it. 

So lately, I don’t know, I have been seeing a lot of abuse. By many. And I guess it even concerns me, when I see a brother or a sister, in Christ abuse it.

People, I love.

Look, God gives us each a conscience. But maybe you will just consider what I am about to say as love. Maybe a guideline to help you.

But let me ask you a few questions…
Is what your sharing, is it truth?
Is it a lie?
Is it love?
Or is it hate?
Is it mean spirited?
Is it something, that will bring understanding?
Is it something, that is not a bad example for others to learn from? Hmmm.
Is it something that respects?
Is it something that disrespects?
Does it bring unity to us as Americans, and yes even people of other races, creeds, religions etc.

Or does it set out to cause division?

Are you promoting life? Or are you promoting something that hurts life? And takes it away…..

Is your agenda, Gods agenda?

All of these things are just things we can miss. I know, I probably do. And for that I repent to God. We need to find the balance. I am not your conscience. You are. I know, myself, I have erred….

But I also know…..

If God is your savior, you know, He knows your thoughts…..

But there are things, I just shake my head at, because its as if the person, is not really thinking…..

For, when I see a brother or a sister, playing with someones emotions. And they put out something, that may make ME sympathize with them, and even bring out outrage, or anger, because they were hurt, or insulted, and then THEY say;

“Hey I was just playing with you” I was pulling your leg.

I look at that as very immature.

Its a spirit, you are releasing that is a lie, and then you call it a joke. It harms your spirit, because you are practicing lying….

You have to look at the fruit of it, and what it gives, and what it does for you. And yes even others.

I don’t trust lies, or liars, and when I see someone who I trusted use that kind of illustration, to make me think different. Or to play with my emotions. I do, no longer, trust the integrity of that person.

Its like the analogy of the little boy, who cried wolf. Making people believe him, but when they saw the lie, they stopped believing him. But the sad thing happened, the wolf really did appear. No one believed him, when he truly spoke the truth….

Look, I want to be very general about this. But lets remember.

Freedom of speech is a gift. Its something we need to honor, and protect. It should not be used, to incite, evil, or violence, or anything that goes against what Christ taught us in love. The report, should bring light, not darkness, to ourselves or others.

Yes, and truth does not always means it won’t hurt. It will…

But, use love if your going to bring truth to it. Look, I am a warrior, but even God teaches warriors to be diplomatic.

I take to God what my KJV Says, and I don’t want to just pick and choose, for my purposes.

Just food for thought, this morning. Freedom of speech…do you use it, or abuse it?

FINALLY BRETHREN, WHATSOEVER THINGS ARE TRUE, WHATSOEVER THINGS ARE HONEST, WHATSOEVER THINGS ARE JUST, WHATSOEVER THINGS ARE PURE, WHATSOEVER THINGS ARE LOVELY, WHATSOEVER THINGS ARE OF GOOD REPORT, IF THERE BE ANY VIRTUE, AND IF THERE BE ANY PRAISE THINK ON THESE THINGS…..THESE THINGS WHICH YE HAVE BOTH LEARNED AND RECEIVED, AND HEARD, AND SEEN IN ME DO: AND THE GOD OF PEACE SHALL BE WITH YOU. PHILIPPIANS 4:8-9. KJV.

I just realize if we are going to use our voices, we really need to stop, and think, and be responsible.  

Accountable to God and others.  In love… I never want to abuse this gift.  

Blessings in Christ, Elena Ramirez 

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MORE THOUGHTS THAT SAVED IS NOT ALWAYS SAVED… By Christian Author Elena Ramirez


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AND THE LORD SAID UNTO MOSES, WHOSOEVER HATH SINNED AGAINST ME, HIM WILL I BLOT OUT OF MY BOOK. EXODUS 32:33. KJV

WHEN THE RIGHTEOUS TURNETH FROM HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS, AND COMMITETH INIQUITY, HE SHALL EVEN DIE THEREBY. EZEKIEL 33:18 KJV

The logic of these two above scriptures, tells me, whoever sins, without repentance, that God will blot someone out of the Lambs book of life.

The second verse says, very specifically, a person who has received salvation, but turns from the righteousness of Christ, and sins, he will die, without, salvation.

The thought behind that is, with Christ, we will have life eternally. But if someone “turns” from the righteousness, as it states here, and sins, they will die. They will lose their salvation. They will not have life eternally with Christ. This is why repentance is so important.

Now this last verse, I share comes from Revelation 22:18-19, and yes, it talks about those who change the KJV word. But it impresses on me very clearly, those who do change it, add to it, will lose their part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city. Thereby losing their salvation. Changing it, in any shape or form, is taking the words away from the prophecy…..

FOR I TESTIFY UNTO EVERY MAN THAT HEARETH THE WORDS OF THE PROPHECY OF THIS BOOK, IF ANY MAN SHALL ADD UNTO THESE THINGS GOD SHALL ADD UNTO HIM THE PLAGUES THAT ARE WRITTEN IN THE THIS BOOK: AND IF ANY MAN SHALL TAKE AWAY FROM THE WORDS OF THE BOOK OF THIS PROPHECY, GOD SHALL TAKE AWAY HIS PART OUT OF THE BOOK OF LIFE, AND OUT OF THE HOLY CITY, AND FROM THE THINGS WHICH ARE WRITTEN IN THIS BOOK. REVELATION 22:18-19. KJV

Salvation is a contract. Christ did His part, God did His part. But we have our part. If we break the contract, it is our fault. Not Gods, not Christ but ours. We have broken the covenant, of life eternal with Christ. We have broken the contract of salvation, if we sin, without repenting. We will lose our salvation. We will make that contract, null and void.

Salvation is not saved once, and always saved, if someone breaks the covenant. By unrepented sin. REPENT BEFORE ITS TOO LATE, IS WHAT I RECOMMEND TO ANYONE WHO HAS SINNED. FOR WE KNOW NOT WHEN WE WILL LEAVE THIS EARTH. I WOULD GO SO FAR TO SAY, REPENT DAILY. FOR THE SINS, OF EVEN OUR THOUGHTS…..

WHEN I SHALL SAY TO THE RIGHTEOUS, THAT HE SHALL SURELY LIVE, IF HE TRUST TO HIS OWN RIGHTEOUSNESS, AND COMMIT INIQUITY, ALL HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS SHALL NOT BE REMEMBERD; BUT FOR HIS INIQUITY THAT HE HATH COMMITED, HE SHALL DIE FOR IT. EZEKIEL 33:13. KJV.

And I will just say this lastly. The devil himself, lost salvation. He was in the Kingdom of God, he was an angel. And he was jealous of God. God kicked him out of heaven because of it. He lost it, and so he would want someone to lose it as well. The devil, would want all of us to think Salvation is sound, and to sin, without repenting. And that is my whole point, that repentance is needed to secure it.

Elena Ramirez

 

WHY I WOULD VOTE AS A CHRISTIAN FOR RICK SANTORUM


I am a Christian.  An American Hispanic woman.  Born and raised in the United States.  A Conservative.  I grew up as a Democrat, but now I am a Republican.

I love this nation.  I love, our freedoms, even more so, because as a Christian, we have rights to serve God, with freedom.  Not all countries have this right.  There is a lot of persecution, for Christians around the world.

But, what I do sense, lately, is that in our society, and even here in the United States, Christianity, is not being defended.  Our freedoms, are challenged.  To pray, in public, to even acknowledge God, in the school systems, etc.  This is being denied.  This is reality.  It is mocked, and many, do not value, the truth of Gods word.  I believe, our country needs, an infusion, of God.  To get us back on track.  Because the truth of the matter, is our country, was founded, by our forefathers, to have religious freedom.

They say, you cannot mix, religion, and politics.  And normally, I do not say anything about peoples political preferences.  Nor will I, probably, after this.  Because I respect peoples rights, to vote for who they want to vote for.  I am not bashing anyone.  Thats not who I am as a Christian.  I want to walk in love, with all people.  As Christ taught us.

But I do disagree with the thought, to a degree, that you cannot mix politics and religion.

Why? Because I see, the moral decay.  I see, the spirit, in the United States, that right now, needs truth.  Because a person, will lead, by their convictions.  By the root, of who they are,  Mr. Santorum, is a Christian.  But, I believe, he would take to heart, that our nation, is based, on the foundation, that in the United States, we ALL have the right, to our religious freedoms.

Do I know, a lot about politics?  No.  I do not.  But I know a lot about Gods word.  I know, that a man, or a woman, is led by the spirit, in which it serves.  Either good or evil.  When I look for any characteristic in any one, I look at their track record.  I look at what they believe, and who they believe in.  I look, at what they stand for.

Rick Santorum, a former United States senator, is someone, who defends life.  And believes, in family values.  His stance, as a senator, who has written, legislature, to protect, unborn babies, probably will win my vote, just for that.  (Against Partial Birth Abortion) He is also someone, who is truly a friend to Israel, and will help and protect this nation.  God loves Israel, our Bible is established, with the knowledge of Israel.  And God will bless those, who bless Israel.  (The Syria Accountability Act)  Documented from Rick Santorum’s official web page.  http://www.ricksantorum.com/why-rick

So these are just some things, I see, that Rick Santorum, believes and stands for, as a Christian, and as someone who could effectively lead this nation.  And I pray, the future president of the United States.

I just know, our nation, needs someone, who puts God first.  In their personal life, and then to guide this nation, to have wisdom.  To lead, effectively.

Someone, who will seek counsel from God.  To guide this nation.  Someone, who understands, the power of prayer.  Someone, who defends those who cannot defend themselves.  Helpless babies.  Someone who believes, in the sanctity of marriage.  Someone, who has strong family values.  I believe I see that, immediately with Mr. Rick Santorum.

The word of God says, in Proverbs 14:34, Righteousness, exalts a nation; but sin is a reproach to any people.  

Right now, I just see, there are so many hurting people.  People who need jobs.  People, who need help, but not a handout, but a hand to lift them up.  To, help themselves.  We need, someone, who will bring our jobs back to this country.  Someone, whose values, demands respect.  Yes, I would vote for Rick Santorum, just on these things I know about him.  And I pray, that our country, would go back to the values, it was established upon.  

I pray God bless America, but more then anything, I pray, America blesses God.  We need to get back to the values, that blesses God.  Not only for our nation, but for our personal lives.  For our Salvation.  Christ, is the way, the truth, and life.  John 14:6

I pray, Mr.  Santorum will become our new President, just by these values.  He expresses.  And His track record.  

By the will of God, it will be, if it is meant to be.  You see, God has a plan.  I just encourage you, to vote, for truth.  For liberty, for justice for all.  Even for unborn babies, who want to live……Its not a choice, its a Baby.  

And I want a president, who does understand this.  Because if He honors life, He will honor God.  And if he honors God, He will honor this great nation.  This great country, the land of the free.  The United States.       

Just My Thoughts, with love, in Christ, Elena Ramirez

My Prayer of Hope….

Father, I pray for America, I pray, you bring the truth to this nation.  I pray, Rick Santorum would bless you, and America.  And if it be your will, he will become our next President of the United States.  And Lord, whoever it may be, may they lead, with you on their heart.  So America can get back on track.  Help America, vote with the thought, for the helpless, the unborn babies, and for Israel, on their hearts as well.  In Jesus name.  Amen

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