Month: February 2015

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 02/28/15- “Nailed And Crucified Them!” (Galatians 5:24)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 02/28/15- “Nailed And Crucified Them!” (Galatians 5:24)

Premise Question: What does it mean, as believers, to truly belong to Christ?

Those who belong to Christ Jesus have nailed the passions and desires of their sinful nature to his cross and crucified them there. (‭Galatians‬ ‭5‬:‭24‬ NLT)

All those who are a part of The Company of The Redeemed, are in a unique, irrevocable trust, relationship with Jesus Christ, The LORD, and therefore, now belong exclusively to Him; and having done the right thing, when they nailed, by fastening securely, and putting to death, on the very cross Christ was crucified, their innate, inherently depraved, corrupt nature, with all of its insatiable, inordinate affections and cravings to be self satisfied and fulfilled, were crucified on that cross. (Galatians 5:24 PDCP)

Bottom Line: When we truly belong to Christ, we will no longer yield ourselves to the influence and control of our old natural born self, with all of its inclinations, propensities and proclivities, (appetites) but will make it our aim, with The LORD’s help and enabling, to always yield ourselves to be led, guided and influenced, by The Spirit and our reborn, regenerative new nature, which has as its greatest desire, to please and honor our gracious LORD and merciful Papa God! “Keep your heart free of debris, flush the flesh and stay refreshed,” by always dying to self and not satisfying and fulfilling the utterly depraved and completely corrupt sinful nature. Check out these scrips: (Romans 8, Colossians 3:5) Blessings… #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip


SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 02/27/15- “Verbal And Mental Abuse!” (1 Samuel 1:7)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 02/27/15- “Verbal And Mental Abuse!” (1 Samuel 1:7)

Premise Question: What can we take and learn, from the harassing verbal and mental abusive attacks suffered by Hannah, from her close rival, and then apply it to our own similar experiences, of agonizing anguish, that we have gone through or presently may be going through?

This went on year after year. Whenever Hannah went up to the house of the Lord, her rival provoked her till she wept and would not eat.
(‭1 Samuel‬ ‭1‬:‭7‬ NIV)

Every year, like clockwork and without there ever being a respite; when it came time to go up to The LORD’S House to offer up the yearly homage, Peninnah, Hannah’s main rival for vying for her husband’s time, attention, love and affection and who she felt like she had to prove her value to, would be merciless in her harassing, pestering, taunting, demeaning, badgering, poking and provoking Hannah, to the point of, making her so upset and distraught, that she would become completely overwhelmed with anguish and grievous sorrow, which would give way to times of inconsolable crying, accompanied by excruciating pain in her heart, that made her feeling like it was going to break and explode right out of her chest. This would leave her completely exasperated and would cause her to even lose her desire to eat.
(1 Samuel 1:7 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Before, during and after: Before this verse, we are considering, Hannah was constantly being harassed and irritated by her rival, because she was barren, which by he way, was all part of Papa God’s divine plan and will for Hannah’s life, but also, before this verse, her husband had accepted and honored her even though she had not provided any offspring, son or daughter, even to the point of honoring her with a double portion, to show just how much he favored and loved her more than her torturing rival. During the time of this verse, we are considering, Hannah wasn’t able to clearly see or experience, much less even embrace the love and acceptance, that her husband was continually expressing towards her, because she was overwhelmed and focussed on the abuse. After, this verse we are looking at, we find Hannah’s husband pleading with her to accept his love and to not be overwhelmed by her barrenness, but Hannah responds, by running away from the presence of the loving arms and embrace of her husband and into the loving embrace of Papa God, crying and pouring her heart out to The LORD.
How many times do we not see the love and support of others, around us, because we are so focussed and overwhelmed by the verbal harassing, the mental anguish and abuse of the circumstances and situations, that we are experiencing, so much so, that we just can’t seem to rise above it, to the place of being an Overcomer; which, by the way, because of The LORD we are, if we will cry out to Him, pouring ourselves out before Him, accepting and trusting that He will deliver us in His perfect time, in order to fulfill His divine purpose and will for our lives! Blessings… #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 02/26/15- “Little With Fear VS Abundance With Trouble” (Proverbs 15:16)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 02/26/15- “Little With Fear VS Abundance With Trouble!” (Proverbs 15:16)

Premise Question: Is this concept, found in Papa God’s Holy Wisdom Book, (that we are better off having a meager existence with a healthy reverential awe for The LORD, rather than, to possess an unusually large fortune that’s accompanied by inner strife and unrest) truly something that we, as believers, accept, believe and practice?

Better to have little, with fear for the LORD, than to have great treasure and inner turmoil. (‭Proverbs‬ ‭15‬:‭16‬ NLT)

Even though it may seem insane, or a nonsensical concept to accept, believe or practice, it is much more preferable, being full of superior wisdom, to live and have a meager existence, with a healthy reverential awe for The LORD, rather than, an unusually large, extravagant fortune, accompanied by internal turbulence, tumult and great unrest. (Proverbs 15:16 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Perhaps the answer to this question can be addressed with: It all depends on the perspective that you’re coming from and the experience you’ve had, in life! For, if on the one hand, you’ve always been blessed with an abundance of wealth and you’ve never had the opportunity to know what it’s like to live on a meager existence, it is incongruent to you, and therefore, you may not be able to relate. While, on the other hand, if you’ve always been challenged to live on a sparse amount, having never experienced what it’s like to live with an over abundance of riches, then you may have a difficult time in accepting the concept, as well, but just from a completely different perspective. So, what source should and can we believe, as being true and, who and where do we go for the definitive, being superior, answer? Let’s look at Paul The Apostle: He said that he had lived in both scenarios and had come to understand that the secret was to learn to be content, no matter what the scenario. (Philippians 4:11-12) Paul also tells Timothy that true godliness, with contentment, is itself great wealth. Because after all, in actuality, we were born with nothing and there’s not anything we’ll be able to take with us when we leave this world. So, we ought to be content if we have enough to eat and clothes to wear. Paul goes on to say to Timothy, that those who desire to become rich, may open themselves up to all kinds of tempting snares and thus, could be subject to falling for them, with devastating repercussions. He continues with, the love of money, not money itself, but the inordinate affection of money, is the “tap root” of all kinds of nefarious activities and one with that root in their life, could end up with a boatload of regrets and plenty of sorrows! (1 Timothy 6:6-10) Now we could continue this discussion, but for the sake of space and time, let me leave you with a couple other scrips to consider: (Mark 4:19, Matthew 6:20, Luke 12:34). Finally, no matter what scenario we may be experiencing, in life, let’s believe, accept, receive and put into practice, the wise counsel of The LORD, and experience true wealth, which is, godliness, with contentment. Blessings… #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 02/25/15- “THE Strong Tower!” (Proverbs 18:10)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 02/25/15- “THE Strong Tower!” (Proverbs 18:10)

Premise Question: Where can the upright of The Most High go, with full assurance, that it is trustworthy, safe and secure; and, who do they run to, with complete confidence, for the ultimate, in reliable protection?

The name of the LORD is a strong fortress; the godly run to him and are safe. (‭Proverbs‬ ‭18‬:‭10‬ NLT)

There is only one name, known to humankind, that is designated as a mighty, impregnable, fortified tower of strength, both by reputation and by actual mighty deeds performed, and that also has all power and all authority, in heaven and on earth; whereby, the upright of The Most High, can with absolute assurance and complete confidence, always run into for protection, knowing they’ll be eternally safe and sound, in the presence of His Name, The Sovereign LORD God Almighty. (Proverbs 18:10 PDCP)

Bottom Line: There is only one designated place, only one designated name, The Name of The LORD, THE One and only, who is above all else; He, The LORD, alone, is designated as THE Strong Tower, a fortified citadel of safety and protection, comfort and peace, with healing and eternal rejoicing and joy forevermore! If you haven’t already done it, it’s time to make haste and not anymore time waste, quickly run into The Place of His Name, for the ultimate safe, trustworthy and dependable, reliable protection. Blessings… #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip

“Delights And Desires” (Psalm 37:4)

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Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
(‭Psalm‬ ‭37‬:‭4‬ NIV)

Be filled with rapturous joy and gleeful delight, as you enter into, being fully engaged in, the presence of The LORD, and He, The LORD God Almighty Himself, shall lavishly endow and bestow upon you, by fulfilling your deepest longings and cravings, that, with assured certitude, shall bring you great satisfaction and enjoyment, with perfect peace, to the innermost and deepest part of your unique disposition and inclination, at the very center of who you are and were created to be. (Psalm 37:4 PDCP) Blessings…

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 02/24/15- “Obey “THIS” Law! Servants Of The Most High!” (Galatians 6:2)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 02/24/15- “Obey “THIS” law! Servants Of The Most High.” (Galatians 6:2)

Premise Question: What is, “THIS” law, and why is all the focus specifically on, “THIS” law?

Share each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ.
(Galatians‬ ‭6‬:‭2‬ NLT)

Help those who’ve been waylaid by the vicissitudes of life or even their own faults, missteps or misgivings, by offering to assist them, with a helping hand and the love, comfort and compassion of The LORD; in so doing, you will show that you are allowing The Law of Christ to control you, in the way and manner, in which, you respond to those who are experiencing difficulties, in their lives. (Galatians 6:2 PDCP)

Bottom Line: What is, “THIS” law? It is the law of love, hope and compassion, The Law of Christ; which is, to show His love, hope and compassion, with gentleness and long suffering, toward others, by expressing His love, hope and compassion, in acts of kindness, and service toward those who are experiencing difficult circumstances and times, in their lives, suffering with afflictions, being overwhelmed with anxiety, misfortune, or may have even been overcome by a moral failure, their own faults or some hardship. And, why all the focus on “THIS” specific law? Because if we are not fulfilling “THIS” law, The Law of Christ, then, nothing else matters and we end of being cursed by not fulfilling “THIS” law of love, hope and compassion, The Law of Christ! For when all is said and done, the only thing that really matters, is our faith in Christ expressing itself in love, hope and compassion, in helping and serving others! (Galatians 1:10, 5:6b, 14, 2:16c) Blessings… #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 02/23/15- “The Correct Perception” (Proverbs 21:2)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 02/23/15- “The Correct Perception!” (Proverbs 21:2)

Premise Question: Under whose perception and impression, of how you are living and comporting your daily life, are you being influenced by; your own understanding of how you see yourself, The LORD’S perception and examination of you and your heart, or perhaps others impression and how they respond to you, or is it some combination of the three?

People may be right in their own eyes, but the LORD examines their heart. (‭Proverbs‬ ‭21‬:‭2‬ NLT)

Even though most of humankind may actually believe that the way they see things and perceive themselves and life in general, is the absolute correct perception; there is another, though, whose perception is perfect, being flawless, without defect. For He, The LORD, carefully scrutinizes, by probing deeply into the intentions and motives of our innermost being, our hearts. (Proverbs 21:2 PDCP)

Bottom Line: It’s vitally important to understand the significance of having the correct view and proper perception of ourselves and the world around us! We don’t have the capacity to do this on our own. We must be willing to submit all that we think, perceive and believe that we are comprehending, to The LORD and His Holy Writ first, for His appraisal and stamp of approval. Then, we ought to have others in our lives, individuals who are spiritual, that we allow to speak into our lives, but, we need to make sure that those we’ve allowed to have influence over us, by speaking into our lives, that they also are submitted to The LORD and His Holy Writ, as well as, having individuals, who are spiritual, that they are allowing to speak into their lives. Dear LORD, purify our thoughts, our intentions and motives of our hearts, so that we will have the correct perception! Search me, O LORD! Blessings… #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 02/22/15- “Put It To The Test, Verify!” (1 John 4:1)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 02/22/15- “Put It To The Test And Verify!” (1 John 4:1)

Premise Question: Can and should the assertions and declarations of those who purport to be speaking and ministering by the power and authority of The Holy Spirit, be tested and verified, that they are in fact, from Papa God?

Dear friends, do not believe everyone who claims to speak by the Spirit. You must test them to see if the spirit they have comes from God. For there are many false prophets in the world. (‭1 John‬ ‭4‬:‭1‬ NLT)

My most beloved fellow believers, all, members of The Company of The Redeemed, don’t fall for just anyone who may be a persuasive orator, full of charisma and merely purports, by assertion and declaration, to be speaking and ministering under and by the authority and power of The Holy Spirit. Always be very discerning, prudent and wise, by making sure you test, evaluate and verify, that they are in fact, authentic and come from Papa God. For, unfortunately, there are a myriad of fraudulent, good sounding and great looking individuals, in the world, who claim to speak by divine inspiration, but don’t, on behalf of Papa God! (1 John 4:1 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Yes we can and should test and verify anyone and everyone who claims they are form Papa God, operating under and in the authority and power of The Holy Spirit, for in fact, they may be operating and ministering out of a spirit, but not The Holy Spirit and most likely are depending upon their own persona, personality and personal charisma to do the work and ministry they are involved in and for their own glory and benefit. LORD help us all to not be fooled and to always be discerning, prudent and wise and prove what is good right and Holy and from Papa God! Blessings… #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip


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Jonah 1: God uses a STORM, ( circumstances) to get Jonah to consider doing what He, God wanted him to do, in order to fulfill God’s will for his life! God hid Jonah in the belly of a fish for three days and three nights so that he could be all alone without any distractions or interruptions, to contemplate life and his decisions and choices…God, in a since, had a captive audience that finally was willing to listen and obey the voice of The Lord!

This story of the STORM in Jonah’s life, somewhat, reminds me of a STORM I once encountered way back in the mid 1970’s, if I am remembering correctly it was the summer of 1977. At the time, I was a youth pastor, children’s pastor, and had recently launched a concert ministry called, “Sonshine Concerts” and was working a full time summer job at Peterbilt motors, in Newark, CA. It was a whirlwind schedule with little time for anything but activities and work! Needless too say, I was neglecting my personal time with The Lord, and had replaced it with work and the work of the ministry! It should be quite obvious that staying busy, even if it is the work of The Lord, is not necessarily doing the will of The Lord! I believe, too many of us have substituted a true and real relationship with The Lord, with being busy for The Lord, even justifying our actions and behavior with the worn out excuse of “I just don’t have time to spend on my personal relationship, with The Lord, and besides, He’ll understand”. It is true that He does understand, but He doesn’t have to agree with you! If we don’t have the time to spend with The Lord in intimate personal fellowship, in developing a right and holy relationship,with Him, then we are too busy! It’s time to re-prioritize our life and schedule, making room and time for the manifest intimacy of a right relationship with The Lord, if not, then He might just do it for you! The Lord looks at the heart and if He sees that you have just gone haywire, but knows that you truly down deep want to do His Will, He loves you enough to make sure you will have an opportunity to do His will. He will utilize an event (STORM) situation or circumstance in order to get you alone so that He can convey His thoughts and will for your life, at that time, in order to get you on the right track and moving the right direction! This is what happened to me, with regards to being too busy, in the summer of 1977!

I was working in a grinding booth with two other young men. The booth was elevated five feet above the floor of the factory, with heavy plastic panels draped down all the way around it. The plastic panels were very dirty and covered with debris from all the material that was used to grind, as well as the wax that was used to help in keeping that which was being ground down, (metal steps, doors, brackets for the gas tanks, etc.) from getting too hot. My job was to work on a huge grinder with a very large sandpaper belt grinder. I usually did the steps and the brackets while the other two young men did the doors with smaller hand held grinders. There were times when we were inundated with work and then there were times when we would go for long stretches without any work, it was not ever steady work, and we were not allowed to leave the booth because at anytime there may be a piece that needed to be cleaned up and ground before it was needed back on the assembly line almost immediately. There was little toleration for stopping the line while they waited for a part from the grinding booth! So, to deal with the down time, my two young friends would devise games that they could play, while waiting for the next project to come into the booth. One of their favorites was “Home Run Derby” in the booth! They fashioned a bat from a piece of 2×4 and formed a ball out of the wax used to cool during the grinding process. It was during those times that I would go to a corner of the booth and stand on the edge looking out for any work that may be headed our way. Ok, so I was also the un-official lookout, as well! I don’t really know why on this particular occasion I had positioned myself where I did, but it was definitely not the safest place to be, as you’ll soon understand and realize why. First one to bat was the right handed batter. He struck out on three wax ball pitches. Next up was the left-hander. He did not strike out, but was hitting the wax ball all over the booth. I don’t know if his hands got sweaty or just tired, but he took an especially big swing and missed the wax ball completely, a swing and a miss! Just before he took that mighty swing, I had moved behind him to get a better vantage point to see if anyone was coming towards the booth. Someone was, so I turned to tell them and it was at that very moment that the bat came out of the lefty’s hands and smashed me, with full force of his mighty swing and a miss, directly on my mouth! “Whack!” I immediately was knocked out and fell backwards off of the platform on to the concrete floor five feet below! I was told later that my arms went down to my sides an I took a “Nestea ice tea plunge” into the concrete head first! The young men were stunned. They told me later, that when my head hit the floor it sounded like a watermelon splitting! What I experienced at that moment was the sense of falling back on to a huge cushion made of the softest down imaginable. I remember hearing the voice of the safety officer having a conversation with the company’s nurse. They were discussing my vitals. The safety officer was checking for a pulse and the nurse was checking my blood pressure . The safety officer said to the nurse, “I don’t have a pulse” the nurse said in response, “I only have one number for the blood pressure, it’s 20!” Then I heard, “we’re loosing him!” The very next thing I remember was being enveloped by overwhelming waves of joy and peace washing over me while completely surrounded and immersed in the most wonderful, incredibly beautiful light! It literally took my breath away, to the point of not being able to breathe. The light was so bright that it was difficult to see anything but the brilliance of the light surrounding me. It was then that my eyes began to focus and adjust to the light, that I was able to see my surroundings! I cannot describe adequately with words what I saw, but to say, that it was absolute serenity with the most beautiful colors I’ve ever seen anywhere or anytime here in this existence! I was standing in the midst of a field that was covered with a myriad of different kinds of plants and trees, all exemplified by beauty and grace. I began to realize and ponder…”Wow, I can’t believe it, this is it, I’m really going to be in the presence of The Lord, I’m shocked, I thought I had so much more time with so much more to do and experience. I still hadn’t had any children, was still pretty much a newlywed, with so much in life to look forward to, not to mention all the ministry I was involved in and one day hoped to accomplish and do!” As I was pondering, I heard and felt, at the same time, a voice penetrating my mind, heart, and every part of my being. It was strong, reassuring, comforting, soothing and quite pleasant, all at the same time. I understood it to be the very voice of The Lord. He conveyed to me that I had become too busy to hear His voice and therefore, He needed to get me all alone, without any distraction or hindrances, so that He could speak to me and I would listen. Listen, I did! During this encounter, I was never at anytime afraid or apprehensive. The Lord indeed did speak to me about things that would happen in my life and what He intended for me to do, with regards to ministry. I didn’t remember a lot of it, as I believe was His intention, but He did show me many faces of those who would be impacted by Him, because of the ministry He had called me to do. It was quite overwhelming and extremely exilerating and exciting! I do well remember though, The Lord giving me the opportunity to choose whether or not to stay with Him or go back! He really does give us free will in letting us determine our destiny! I also remember asking The Lord what He would want me to do, stay or go back? Without even hearing His response, I felt a strong sense and urge that I was to do His will, which was to go back and finish the work I had been given to do! As soon as I concurred with His will for my life, I was seemingly hovering above a crowd of people that were all focused and looking intently at something on the floor in the midst of them. I moved towards them and peered through the crowd to see what they were all gazing and murmuring about. What I saw, was myself lying on the floor looking very peaceful and serene, maybe taking a little snooze while on the job. It was an unreal experience, to say the least. My two young co-workers were having a frantic conversation about what they should do, they were distraught and stricken with fear! Then, I heard the lefty say these words; “I don’t know what we should or can do, but I know what Don would do!” Then I heard righty say, “what’s that!” Lefty…”He’d pray right now!” Righty…”we don’t know how to pray!” Lefty…”yes we do, remember, Don said praying to God was just like talking to someone when you are having a conversation!” Righty…”yeah, that’s right, let’s pray!” Righty and Lefty…”dear Lord please help Don and don’t let him die, amen!” As they said amen, I opened my eyes and looked up and saw both Righty and Lefty with there eyes closed and tears running down their faces. The safety officer shouted, “I’ve got a pulse!” The nurse exclaimed, “his blood pressure is returning to normal!” I declared my thanks to everyone for their help and looked at Righty and Lefty and thanked them for their prayer of faith! They both had astonished and happy expressions upon their faces, as well as, much relief! I went for a ride to the hospital in an ambulance, was thoroughly checked out with a battery of tests, then pronounced completely fit and good to go, except for the busted lip and loose teeth in my mouth. My head, which hit a concrete floor, from a five foot free-fall backwards, didn’t have a scratch, knot, or contusion of any kind! Now that was a miracle in it self! I really did fall on to a cushion of incredibly soft heavenly goose down!

I went back to work the next day with fat lips and loose teeth, which I had to have crowns put on, eventually. Righty and Lefty were never the same, after that and were more open than ever to the things of The Lord! I was able to share my story on a number of occasions with great results of people being encouraged and responding to The Lord in positive ways. I also re-prioritized my life and focused more on my personal relationship with The Lord, with less activity and more of Him. Oh, and by the way, there were a lot less games played after that, with a lot more talks about life and God.

I, to this day, thank God for His grace and mercy shown to me so many times and in so many ways in my life! Like Jonah, The Lord placed me alone, in a corner, in life, whereby, I too could hear His voice, listen, then obey His will for my life, at that time. His love truly endures forever!

Please don’t get too busy and not take the time needed and absolutely necessary to build and be in right relationship with The Lord! Make room for Him, in your life and don’t limit Him and what He wants to do in and with your life! Desire, above all else, to do His will!(Ps. 40:8) And remember, if STORMS come into your life, they may be sent from The Lord for your benefit and that, because He loves you and wants to have a personal intimate relationship with you!

Finally this; with obedience comes blessings and benefits, with disobedience comes curses and consequences! I know, I’ve experienced them both! Blessings… #thankspastorgregsurratt #howtosleepthruastorm

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 02/21/15- “Anger” (Ephesians 4:26-27)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 02/21/15- “Anger” (Ephesians 4:26-27)

Premise Question: What’s the problem with being angry, and is it even a sin to be angry?

And “don’t sin by letting anger control you.” Don’t let the sun go down while you are still angry, for anger gives a foothold to the devil. (‭Ephesians‬ ‭4‬:‭26-27‬ NLT)

And when you become angry, about something or at someone, release it and refuse to allow the anger to be the controlling factor that influences the way in which you are going to respond, for if you are controlled by your anger, then you’ll end up reacting, rather than responding and it will not ever produce anything that’s good. So, don’t ever let the enemy of your soul, the devil, gain traction or a foothold in your life, by holding on to your anger at the end of each day. Empower yourself and others, by releasing it before the new day arrives! (Ephesians 4:26-27 PDCP)

Bottom Line: “Anger:” A spiritually debilitating disease and condition, all to often, found and allowed to flourish and operate in believers, and with their own reasoning, justification and rationalization perpetuating and validating it; that when left to its own devices, will only produce devastation and destruction, leading to ultimate death! The problem with anger, is that it will never produce a harvest of righteousness, for it doesn’t have the capacity to do so. And, when left on its own, to foment and fester, will create an atmosphere of fear, intimidation, manipulation, mistrust, confusion, and will then attempt to govern and operate through coercive control. An angry person, thus, should not ever expect to produce a harvest of righteousness, even if they are in “the right” about something, for when anger is allowed to be the controlling factor, in a person’s life and decisions, it will always lead to sin and sin will always ultimately lead to destruction and death. It’s always more blessed to be righteous than right! Walk in release, for when you are adamant about claiming your rights,all you end up doing is starting your unholy fights! Some might want to point out that Jesus was angry when He went into the Temple and turned over tables and whipped and threw out the money changers, (John 2:15) but, His anger came from a sinless, righteous, Holy indignation, which we obviously don’t have and never will have, because of our sinful nature; therefore, we are strongly encouraged, that when we are angry, for anger is a normal human emotion and we will get angry, that we are never to hold on to our anger, allowing it to foment, fester and grow, with devastating results. Rather, though, we are to release our anger each and every day, making sure that, by the end of the day, it is gone, without any residual lingering effect, that would influence and impact the next new day. An angry person will not be able to have a new beginning, a fresh start, to begin the new day. Now, is it a sin to be angry? No, but it is a sin when we stay angry, becoming an angry person who operates and lives life out of their anger! Angry people are not happy nor pleasant people to be around and are actually dangerous, as well as being( diseased) contagious! Stay away from them! Don’t have anything, or as little as possible, to do with them! (Proverbs 29:22) And, refuse to allow anger to control you, in any way, shape or fashion, but choose to release it each and every day, not allowing it to foment and fester, as a pollutant in your innermost being, producing roots of bitterness, (Hebrews 12:15) eventually polluting your entire body, soul and spirit, as well as, those around you, leading to devastation, death and destruction. Anger, if not dealt with and released, will produce death, while releasing anger, will create and produce an atmosphere of love, joy, peace, trust, stability, and establish a thriving and flourishing righteous life for everyone. Blessings… #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip