I 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.
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
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.
Why Is Favor Deceitful? By Christian Author Elena Ramirez
FAVOR IS DECEITFUL, AND BEAUTY IS VAIN: BUT A WOMAN THAT FEARETH THE LORD, SHE SHALL BE PRAISED. Proverbs 31:30. KJV.
I have to say first, that I fear God. I have learned that, in my journey of life. I know there are consequences to sin. I know, that I have reaped what I have sowed, many times. So I fear God. I fear the one, who can part heaven and earth on my behalf. I fear God, who has the final say, as to whether or not Heaven or hell is my home for eternity. I fear God. I have learned this.
Yet there is grace, and there is a compassion, and mercy, that God extends, but I have to be honest. Thats favor.
And I always want to make you think…. Even as I ask this question. Why is favor Deceitful? For the above scripture says it is. And I believe Gods King James word.
Thats why this blog is called, “Just My Thoughts”, but I know its not me, its God, and He gives me the inspiration, I do have. I call that favor. And I really study His word, to pray, to have the mind of Christ. But I don’t take it for granted, because I know its a gift. And if He favors me to do that, I want to do it, at my best ability, for His glory. But I also realize….
In my own personal life….
Favor, has not been a strong force in my life. Even according to the worlds standards. Doors haven’t flung open. People, and help has not come my way. Money has not been a great favor either. And maybe thats good. Things, have not easily come to me.
Yet, He meets my every need. When I need. Thats favor as well. I am trying to find the balance in this, because I am grateful. But yet, I haven’t had great favor from people, even from family. Or friends, I realize. As I write this.
I have had my struggles, and I won’t go into all the details. But, on the subject of favor, and in my humble opinion, I just have a sense, even lately, that we can miss it. One can take things for granted. And I think thats a dangerous place to be.
You can miss it, if you have favor. And this is why I believe the scripture says it can be deceitful. It may handicap you so you don’t strive for the excellence, from God, in fear of God.
Because you think, you know what?
He loves me, this is a great life I live, and I have His favor. So you stop trying….
You stop trying to please God. You stop taking the commandments to heart. His law. You start puffing yourself up, like you are a know it all, or you might even think you are better then somebody else. So many people in our world, deny God, because they think its all about them, and that is just wrong.
And when I give an analogy, of why I feel even here, why favor can be deceitful, it is because it could, cause one, to stop growing.
Just think about it. Think about the beautiful people you know. People, that are handed things in life, without much of a struggle, they have favor. But when you look at them sometimes deeper, you realize like all of us, they have flaws. But yet, they think they are better. The light might be on, but who is inside?
The flaws, may not be on the outside, because they are beautiful. But inside, they are broken. But they might not see it. They are, content, even to say, that they don’t feel like they have to try. I have met people like that. I have met some people, who like to play at being dumb, and thats a dangerous place to be. They put the “duh” in dumb.
And they may even say they believe in God, but there is something, I see, and I relate it to scripture. That is missing, and is it because favor was deceitful?
FOR MEN SHALL BE LOVERS OF THEIR OWN SELVES, COVETOUS, BOASTERS, PROUD, BLASPHEMERS, DISOBEDIENT TO PARENTS, UNTHANKFUL, UNHOLY, WITHOUT NATURAL AFFECTION, TRUCEBREAKERS, FALSE ACCUSERS, INCONTINENT, FIERCE, DESPISERS OF THOSE THAT ARE GOOD, TRAITORS, HEADY, HIGHMINDED, LOVERS OF PLEASURES MORE THAN LOVERS OF GOD; HAVING A FORM OF GODLINESS, BUT DENYING THE POWER THEREOF, FROM SUCH TURN AWAY. II TIMOTHY 3:3-5. KJV (please see this from a King James, these same scriptures are out there, but they are corrupted word)
They deny the power thereof. I will repeat that, they deny the power thereof, because I think, they believe, the favor they have, or may I even say, the “grace” they have, makes them think they don’t have to even say, please or thank you.
They don’t have to try, they think its all a given. The favor. They think they deserve it. Just because they are on this earth. Wrong. Turn away from those kind of examples. And those kind of people, they should not be your role model. Jesus should be.
Do we deserve favor? I used to think I did. I used to think, I deserved it. I used to think, just because I served, God, I deserved it. But, at this point in my life, with all my own failures, and my own flaws, I don’t think I deserve favor any more.
Maybe thats sad, to expect it, or want it, and evens ay that here, but maybe its for the best, I have not had great favor. Now I know, I am the head, and not the tail. According to scripture, but I want to find the right balance, that pleases God.
Maybe, because I have learned the hard way, to work for what I have, to be my own person, in Christ, and not take anything for granted. To study who He is, personally. And see His attributes, His beautiful characteristics.
To not take a religious figure, and put them on a pedestal, because we all can miss it. Because that is also idolatry. And God gets jealous. But to just be thankful, for what I do have, and give God glory, because I see the difference.
See, grace and favor, are great, to have, and I am not an idiot, I would love it. But, I have learned, as well, that favor, can be deceitful. The enemy, can distract you, and have doors opened, that may make you, think its favor from God, but it may be a test. How about that idea? Hmm…..
I was just talking about this with a friend, lately, that, I am sometimes hard on myself. But, I would rather be hard on myself, and see the error of my ways, then to offer myself grace, and miss it.
I don’t want to miss being accountable to God and others. Growth can only happen when we see the error of our ways, repent to God, and in that process, perhaps apologize to someone, or try to make it up, in one way or another. But more to God. To change more like Christ. To get my eyes off of me, my problems, and look at how Christ relates to it.
But if you have constant favor, you might not try. So, you be the judge, in it, concerning your own life. Yes, I long for favor too, but in it, I just pray, I will not grow cold, indifferent, desensitized, or I will not get puffed up, or full of myself and forget where I came from.
This West side kid, from Denver, Colorado, knows her humble beginnings. I know where God has brought me, from. I know, I am nothing without Jesus. I know I hit rock bottom at one time. I know, that I fell through the cracks in many ways.
Maybe thats all the favor I need. Because He saved me. He reached out, and saved me. I will take it, and be thankful. I will also serve Him, for the rest of my life. Whether I have extra favor or not.
God already proved Himself to me, and I know it. He does not have to jump through hoops for me. I know He saved me, I know my God. And I also, know there is a lost world out there. I know, many need to see His light, and I will try and shine it.
And I pray if I ever get any more favor, I will always be mindful to consider those scriptures above, and not deny the power, thereof. Because then the scripture would be fulfilled to say that yes, favor is deceitful. And I don’t want favor to be deceitful in my life.
Just saying….in just these thoughts of mine.
Blessings and love,
SOME PEOPLE HAVE NO RESPECT EVEN FOR THEIR OWN GOOD ~ START WITH GOD ~ THE FEAR OF GOD ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez
I have seen this a lot lately, no respect. No respect, for boundaries, friendships, authorities, our civil liberties, for life, for the unborn, for people, for anything, it seems like any more.
There is no fear or respect of Gods laws and commandments. For so many have thrown out His law, out the window, and think grace has covered it. With this stinking thinking, so many have hooked onto, and they reject the law. Thinking they are free from the law, in the new covenant. Think again… God does not flip flop! He does not change. He did not change….
THEREFORE THOU SHALT KEEP THE COMMANDMENTS OF THE LORD THY GOD, TO WALK IN HIS WAYS, AND TO FEAR HIM. Deuteronomy 8:6. KJV.
There is no respect. People say what they want to say. They mock what they want to mock, and they don’t think of the consequences, for even their own good.
People are not taught this, when I grew up, we were taught to respect. I was. Even if you don’t agree with someone. Even if you think they are wrong. There is a way to communicate, without being disrespectful. Like yes, sir, yes, ma’am…..
I am so glad I was, taught this, because it taught me, to respect the fear of God. I fear God. I know, even in my own life, I have reaped things, because of my own rebellion. When I see, that someone should know better, or they have not corrected even their own family, or friends, to respect others, by people I love, I am shocked.
My own ignorance, or even like my mother would say. My own stupidness. Has taught me more then ever about respect. Yes, oh for years, I was grieved that she told me that, but at this point, I honor what she says. More then ever I see….I was stupid. But stupid, can get wise.
I know that too. Its not too late if you stop, and see the error of this. I respect who I am in Christ. With all my faults, and believe me I know I have had terrible judgment in some matters. I know that there are lines not to cross, in matters of respect. With myself, and yes with others. For my own good.
See, what happens, is we do reap what we sow. Its a principle, folks. Like what goes up, comes down. It just is a principle.
BE NOT DECEIVED; GOD IS NOT MOCKED: FOR WHATSOEVER A MAN SOWETH, THAT SHALL HE ALSO REAP. GALATIANS 6:7 KJV.
And when I see so much of disrespect, and even with people, I love, it grieves me. It has to grieve God as well.
And I am not here, to make light of this. People need to see there are consequences. When someone crosses a line symbolically, against somebody with disrespect, and even God. He sees that. He does not bless disrespect. Vengeance is the Lords…
Oh our Lord, is gracious, He is merciful, but people forget how to repent to Him, and to apologize to others, and to respect authority. To respect life, and it brings in sin, and destruction.
We should all be fearful of God in this. For our own good. I am not going to get into the many details I have seen recently. But….It has been a lesson in life.
But I see it, even as our country is so divided. I see it, and I wonder what will we reap, in all this disrespect? Individually, and as a nation, and for our souls. Because God is not mocked folks.
YE SHALL DO NO UNRIGHTEOUSNESS IN JUDGMENT: THOU SHALT NOT RESPECT THE PERSON OF THE POOR, NOR HONOUR THE PERSON OF THE MIGHTY: BUT IN RIGHTEOUSNESS SHALL THOU JUDGE THY NEIGHBOUR. LEVITICUS 19:14. KJV.
And bottom line is, we reap what we sow. Maybe you won’t see it now. But it opens doors to the enemy. Its his goal, to come, kill, steal, and destroy. But you will see it for sure when you stand before Christ, when you leave this earth. Because Christ could very well tell any of us. “I never knew you.”
AND THEN WILL I PROFESS UNTO THEM, I NEVER KNEW YOU: DEPART FROM ME, YE THAT WORK INIQUITY. Matthew 7:23 KJV.
It is iniquity. Its sin, to have that spirit of rebellion, that is disrespect.
So much, that it could determine, hell or heaven. Nobody, wants to hear the hell and brimstone message, but its truth. And that is reaped as well….
Well, I just pray, whoever reads this would have a good heart to heart, with God. Because if you start with Him, it will go well. He will teach you, about respect, but it comes with the fear of God, and the consequences He speaks about in my King James word. He corrects those who He loves.
HOLD THOU ME UP, AND I SHALL BE SAFE: AND I WILL HAVE RESPECT UNTO THY STATUTES CONTINUALLY. PSALM 119:117. KJV.
Don’t you want to be safe? I do, I embrace this scripture. And all of Gods word. See thats just it. You take all of Gods, King James scripture, and connect the dots, and it makes sense. But you know better to not embrace, these fake versions, so you won’t get blinded. Because there are commandments there too, like Revelation 22:18-19. kjv. (Look it up)
But if you don’t even sense the Holy spirit, prompting you. Or you mock, even me, as I warn you in love, well….. its sad, and I don’t wish bad to anybody.
But I know there are consequences. I know, we reap what we sow. And I know…. Gods ways are not our ways, but we should very well stop and see what we are doing. Or we don’t grow.
If you have disrespect it may be, because you do not fear God, and we are commanded to fear God.
YE SHALL NOT THEREFORE OPPRESS ONE ANOTHER: BUT THOU SHALT FEAR THY GOD: FOR I AM THE LORD YOUR GOD. LEVITICUS 25:17 KJV.
But…You may very well, be headed to meet the fear of God. And its a terrible thing to fall into the hands of our living God. Without the fear of Him.
IT IS A FEARFUL THING TO FALL INTO THE HANDS OF THE LIVING GOD. HEBREWS 10:31 KJV.
Blessings, and love, with respect, reverence and fear to my God….
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ITS ACTUALLY SAD AND PATHETIC WHEN CHRISTIANS DO NOT KNOW OR TRY TO LEARN KJV WORD ~ By Christian Author Elena Ramirez
Iron sharpens iron, as the scripture says:
IRON SHARPENETH IRON; SO A MAN SHARPENETH THE COUNTENANCE OF HIS FRIEND. PROVERBS 27:17 KJV.
What does that mean? It means that we sharpen each other, as brothers and sisters, friends, in Christ, with Gods Holy King James word. By sharing it, by encouraging each other. With love, By bringing light into darkness, to illuminate truth, Gods Holy truth. To show others truth, to get them away from hells fire. To show them, Christ is the way, the truth, and life.
So you use it to fight the enemy, and you are victorious.
You see the word of God, is a sword. And it will cut. It will stop the devil in His tracks.
FOR THE WORD OF GOD IS QUICK, AND POWERFUL, AND SHARPER THAN ANY TWOEDGED SWORD, PIERCING EVEN TO THE DIVIDING ASUNDER OF SOUL AND SPIRIT, AND OF THE JOINTS AND MARROW, AND IS A DISCERNER OF THE THOUGHTS AND INTENTS OF THE HEART. HEBREWS 4:12 KJV.
It needs to be sharp, to be effective. I am here even now trying to sharpen iron.
It is actually very sad, and pathetic, to see the body of Christ in the state its in now. Because I see a lot of sloppy agape. A lot of judgment, a lot of Christians, who have embraced the prosperity message, and when they need a word, they do not have it.
And if the words they do find, somehow or another, find a way to communicate the words are not holy word! They are corrupt word. They are counterfeit word, because the word has been tampered with, and they disobeyed God in this.
The KJV is holy, and has withstood time, (over four hundred years) and is stored in heaven and earth.
BUT THE HEAVENS AND THE EARTH WHICH ARE NOW, BY THE SAME WORD ARE KEPT IN STORE, RESERVED UNTO FIRE AGAINST THE DAY OF JUDGMENT AND PERDITION OF UNGODLY MEN. II PETER 3:7 KJV.
When a Christian uses the KJV they are on the same page, with God almighty Himself. There are many scriptures that tell us, to not mess with His word.
And He says do not change it, add to it, or delete it. And so when a Christian uses those corrupt versions, which I call a per-version, it is deceptive. But God does not change in these matters. Because He looks at those who do as liars.
EVERY WORD OF GOD IS PURE: HE IS A SHIELD UNTO THEM THAT PUT THEIR TRUST IN HIM. ADD THOU NOT UNTO HIS WORDS, LEST HE REPROVE THEE, AND THOU BE FOUND A LIAR. PROVERBS 30:5-6. KJV.
And maybe I can sharpen someone, to see, how important knowing Gods true, King James word is. For it is anointed. It is powerful, it is holy.
And in these times that we are in, I see how, the enemy has deceived so many. By not knowing King James word, by not using King James word, by not sharing word.
The body of Christ is dull right now, sadly. And pathetically. And the enemy rejoices.
Have you ever tried to have an intelligent conversation, or a healthy debate with someone, concerning what God says, and they try to articulate what they think or feel, but they do not even have the scriptures to back it up?
Now I am not going to brag or puff myself up, but I know my sword of truth. I know what God says in many instances. And people are so deceived, because they believe the lies.
They follow the blind, because they are blind. They do not obey God, in these matters. They don’t know truth, so they put others on a pedestal, and are misled.
And one thing they are misled in is in the fear of God. The body of Christ is not taught that, and because of that, they err.
I fear God. Because there are consequences.
THEN SHALT THOU UNDERSTAND THE FEAR OF THE LORD, AND FIND THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD. PROVERBS 2:5. KJV.
All I know, is when the light is not on, we are not shining for Christ. We are not to hide our light under a bushel.
NO MAN WHEN HE HATH LIGHTED A CANDLE, PUTTETH IT IN A SECRET PLACE, NEITHER UNDER A BUSHEL, BUT ON A CANDLESTICK, THAT THEY WHICH COME IN MAY SEE THE LIGHT. LUKE 11:33 KJV.
But have you asked yourself…. Maybe you don’t shine your light, because you don’t know KJV word? And only you can answer that. But maybe you need to get your self in gear, as a disciple of Christ, and learn it. By discipling yourself.
In fear of Him, to tell others the truth of the gospel. For, its not even that people are hiding their light for Christ. But maybe….Its because there is no true light in them. Or maybe because the word they are studying is not true word. And….They don’t know the true word, and they cannot shine for Christ. And thats exactly what the devil wants.
Shame on any of us, who do not shine for Christ! Shame!
TO THE LAW AND TO THE TESTIMONY: IF THEY SPEAK NOT ACCORDING TO THIS WORD, IT IS BECAUSE THERE IS NO LIGHT IN THEM. Isaiah 8:20 KJV.
It says according to this word, not any word that has been changed. Its very sad, and pathetic. That many do not see the deceptions.
That many do not sharpen their own swords. That many are silent. Now I understand why they are, because they do not know Gods word, and its exactly again, what the enemy wants.
I could go on, and on here, about it, but you know my writings, you know I promote the King James. And you know, I share word. King James word.
Recently, I had a conversation with someone, I love dearly, and I still do, but this person, who I esteemed highly, so wanted to challenge me, argue with me, debate me about word, but yet could not even voice it, or articulate it, because she had no true light in her.
So, what did she do? She tried to turn it around, and mock my walk with the Lord. At least “I try,” I told her. No, I am not the perfect Christian, but I will try for Christ, and what He did on that cross for me. No, I won’t sit idle, and lazy, and not praise God, and give the enemy a place. No I will use what God has given me, and at least TRY!
I will not be cowardly, not when I have the greatest weapon, my sword of truth, and I need to sharpen myself in these matters. But I will try!
For some day, I will stand before God, and I want and long to hear, well done, good, and faithful servant.
To not try, is to not care, and I will not be counted with the goats. Even now Christ is separating the goats from the sheep.
AND BEFORE HIM SHALL BE GATHERED ALL NATIONS: AND HE SHALL SEPARATE THEM ONE FROM ANOTHER, AS A SHEPHERD DIVIDETH HIS SHEEP FROM THE GOATS: MATTHEW 25:32. KJV.
I submit to God, totally, I resist the devil and he must flee, but what has taught me that, IS the fear of God, that I have learned from my King James.
The world mocks us, they call us “Bible Thumpers” and I get righteously indignant, when I see them do that, and yes, I will fight with Truth. With my sword, of truth.
Because this is how we know our God! This is how we learn what He accepts and does not accept. This is how we get discernment to know right from wrong, good and evil. And for us not to use this tool that God gives us, is just down right ignorant and stupid, to mock it, or ignore it.
Sorry if that offends, ANYBODY, but its true, we are in a sad state as the body of Christ.
There are so many Christians, who could make a difference for the Kingdom of God, and they do not shine their lights, and they do not know word, and they let the enemy win.
Its sad, I have no other words, that can even distinguish it, because it is pathetic.
What does God see? All I know, is never stop learning, never stop sharing Gods word, and never take that sword of truth for granted.
I implore you my brothers and sisters in Christ, learn the word! Keep studying daily. Write it, and share it, and sharpen your own sword. For iron, sharpens iron.
I love you in Christ, but I love my Lord more, and I, as His ambassador in Christ, implore you, to keep growing. In holy King James word.
NOW THEN WE ARE AMBASSADORS FOR CHRIST, AS THOUGH GOD DID BESEECH YOU BY US, WE PRAY YOU IN CHRIST’S STEAD, BE YE RECONCILED TO GOD. II CORINTHIANS 5:20 KJV.
You are on the vine, stay connected to Christ. If not, your branch will be thrown into the fire.
IF A MAN ABIDE NOT IN ME, HE IS CAST FORTH AS A BRANCH, AND IS WITHERED; AND MEN GATHER THEM, AND CAST THEM INTO THE FIRE, AND THEY ARE BURNED. JOHN 15:6. KJV.
Don’t think your salvation is in tact, if you have no light, and you do not abide in Christ. Look at this scripture, among others, I am called to warn, you are called to warn, (read Ezekiel 33) but if you have no true word, you cannot tell them they will be cast into the fire.
If ever another scripture was meant to tell us, our salvation can be taken away from the book of life, this one tells us, we could be cast into the fire, and burned. You wither away, by not having true word.
You cannot portray the fruits of the spirit, if you are not obedient to God in this and other matters.
WHAT FRUIT HAD YE THEN IN THOSE THINGS WHEREOF YE ARE NOW ASHAMED? FOR THE END OF THOSE THINGS IS DEATH. ROMANS 6:21 KJV.
We cannot be hypocrites, or be in denial, or really an enemy to self, by denying these truths. We need word, holy word. King James word. We need to keep growing.
Look again, I am far from being perfect. I know my flaws. I know I have had terrible judgment. I have sinned, I have made mistakes, I grieve over. But I take them all to the cross, even now, and humble myself, in the sight of God, and others. And repent, yes daily.
But I am not the tail. I am the head, because HE IS THE GREAT I AM. Because I am His daughter. Because I plead the blood of Jesus. Because I repent, And I seek to know His ways, and I implore you, please learn, His truths. Please obey.
Someday we all will stand before Him. And He is not mocked. We reap what we sow. I don’t judge you in this, but I warn you. In love. I sincerely, try to teach you this, so you can be the best you can be in Christ.
LET HIM THAT IS TAUGHT IN THE WORD COMMUNICATE UNTO HIM THAT TEACHETH IN ALL GOOD THINGS. BE NOT DECEIVED: GOD IS NOT MOCKED: FOR WHATSOEVER A MAN SOWETH THAT SHALL HE ALSO REAP. FOR HE THAT SOWETH TO HIS FLESH SHALL OF THE FLESH REAP CORRUPTION: BUT HE THAT SOWETH TO THE SPIRIT SHALL OF THE SPIRIT REAP LIFE EVERLASTING. AND LET US NOT BE WEARY IN WELL DOING: FOR IN DUE SEASON WE SHALL REAP IF WE FAINT NOT. GALATIANS 6:6-9 KJV.
Its not too late for any of us while we breathe, move, live and have our being in Christ. We can make a difference for the body of Christ.
But don’t be lazy, let us not be weary in well doing. Learn, share, and grow in Christ. By knowing King James word. You would only have yourself to blame, if you do not heed my advice in this matter.
FOR IN HIM WE LIVE, AND MOVE, AND HAVE OUR BEING: AS CERTAIN ALSO OF YOUR OWN POETS HAVE SAID, FOR WE ARE ALSO HIS OFFSPRING. ACTS 17:28 KJV.
I implore you, before Christ knocks on your door, invite Him in, and repent of sin, let Him teach you His ways, for truth and life. Taking away the spirit of strife that comes from rebellion, and sin, let Him teach you, how to begin…..Take your KJV sword of truth, and let it give you the mind of Christ. To find your path and avoid His wrath….
MY PEOPLE ARE DESTROYED FOR LACK OF KNOWLEDGE: BECAUSE THOU HAST REJECTED KNOWLEDGE, I WILL ALSO REJECT THEE, THAT THOU SHALT BE NO PRIEST TO ME: SEEING THOU HAST FORGOTTEN THE LAW OF THY GOD, I WILL ALSO FORGET THY CHILDREN. HOSEA 4:6. KJV.
Much love, in Christ,
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I feel led to write about communication. With one another, with God, with others, and as a Christian, I feel I am more indebted to try and communicate.
Most of my problems I have had in life, or with others, are due to not getting communication. Where things may seem to be fuzzy, or where someone, may take the incentive, but will do something and not communicating. Or where something is assumed.
Or where I was expected to do something, but I did not know. So because communication was not reinforced, things fell through, or did not get accomplished.
Its so vital, to communicate, and I think thats why I have since, an early age, tried to articulate my thoughts, actually by writing them down, and communicate through writing, because I have not always been confident, or been a great orator. But that changed when I began writing my thoughts, as a reference. So I overcame that to build up my self esteem.
In business, I learned to document my thoughts, and situations, because you need a back up sometimes. To determine, what was communicated, and if it was not, then I had my notes to refer to. To show, this was what was communicated.
I used to work for the phone company. And I used to joke to some, that the phone company, was responsible for providing great phone service to others, for having the tool as the phone. But inside the ranks of the company, there were times, communication was not available, and things were not understood, and the protocol, for even sharing information was difficult. To receive or share. Whose who? Who do I need to contact, to communicate with?
Recently, I have had situations arise, where communication was vague, or where someone, actually did not communicate with me, and misunderstandings did occur. And I am not going to give the enemy fuel, if I remain silent. I have my part. And I see how the enemy can only come to destroy, when communication is not available.
I have a neighbor, who just recently overstepped, her authority in a matter, because she did not communicate a problem with us, and tried to rectify a problem on her own, concerning our fence. If she had only come to us, and stated there was a problem with the fence, and asked for our assistance, we would have been glad, to help. Or, if she had asked for permission. But she did neither, and now consequently, the situation has gotten so bad, by her lack of communication, that we are at odds with each other. And its sad.
With my friends, who I love dearly, things like that can also occur, if one person, is assuming something, but the communication is not clear, feelings can get hurt.
Or with family. Who I love dearly. With my hubby, or son, we often have little powwows, so we can get to the root of a problem but we communicate, so we all understand each other. And I will just say here, everyone, needs that, to feel important or understood. Then we pray to God, because we always need to communicate to our Lord.
So I try, really hard to communicate. And I also ask for feedback, to see if my message was conveyed, and understood. When one does not make the effort to do that, things, can fall through the cracks.
I really feel like God is telling us, we have a responsibility to communicate. Is it easy? Not always. Confrontation, can make it seem like war. But the enemy would rather have us shut up, then to communicate. Even if I do not agree with someone, I so appreciate, the effort when communication is presented. It helps.
But when someone goes silent, its mind boggling, because you just don’t know. So yes, I can be bold, and confront, if I need communication in a matter. Some things, to be honest, I don’t want to know, but if I am included in a matter, to do something, yes communicate with me. Its a service we do for one another, but it takes two parties to do it.
I am pretty fair, when I know the facts, but its so frustrating, if you are put on the spot, yet someone did not say, or communicate, this is what I expect. These are the rules.
Life is funny, and people like to do their own thing but do we really look as well to see, what God says? Not man, but God, first. I love my King James bible, because Gods Holy word, is there to give me answers. God has done His part by communicating and giving us His Holy word. And I just will say it here, He does not give us something only to think about but if its there, its a commandment. But He provides, always.
….Answers to why things happen, but also what God expects. Sometimes you have to connect the dots, but communicating with God, is so important. Prayer. He is the King of Kings, He established His thoughts, but if I want answers I have to talk to Him, I have to search my Bible, I have to see and examine my part and heart in this matter. Do I communicate, did I communicate my part effectively?
And with others. Sometimes, I have to apologize. Or repent, and to God, I need to do this often. Practically every day, because I am not perfect. In communication. Sometimes, I have to say, I failed to understand your thoughts, so I reacted this way.
But when someone does not apologize or communicate as well, it is frustrating to say the least. When I have communicated, but the communication was not returned. Or understood.
Maybe thats why I am writing this. Because communication is so important. But it is a two way street. One cannot just communicate, and work at something, while someone does not offer communication in return.
Well, I hope this brings insight, like I say, I am an opened book in many ways, and there are some things I don’t spill the beans about, or blab or communicate about, because it could be misunderstood, but if I try to be honest, and truthful with others and God, it does seem to make things easier.
Communication always has to be worked out.
This is what the Bible says about this. I am glad it does. Because more then anything I want to please my Lord. Thank you…Father.
HEBREWS 13:16 KJV
BUT TO DO GOOD AND TO COMMUICATE FORGET NOT: FOR WITH SUCH SACRIFICES GOD IS WELL PLEASED.
Blessings, and love,