Month: March 2015

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 03/21/15- “Freedom To Serve In Love” (Galatians 5:13)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 03/21/15- “Freedom To Serve In Love” (Galatians 5:13)

Premise Question: What is the greatest temptation, for the most part, given the blessings that have been bestowed upon us here in America, that The Church has to overcome, in order to fulfill the reason and purpose Papa God has given us the freedom we enjoy?

For you have been called to live in freedom, my brothers and sisters. But don’t use your freedom to satisfy your sinful nature. Instead, use your freedom to serve one another in love. (‭Galatians‬ ‭5‬:‭13‬ NLT)

The freedom that Papa God has granted all of us to experience, enjoy and live in, as members of The Company of The Redeemed, was not given to us, so that we could spend it all upon ourselves, by satisfying and gratifying our own sinful desires of the flesh. Rather, though, it’s been given to us, so that we would be fully equipped, with every provision, in order to have the necessary capacity and ability, to love and serve others, with our freedom and blessings. (Galatians 5:13 PDCP)

Bottom Line: I truly believe, that The Church in America, has been extremely blessed for the divine purpose and reason of having the great ability to bless and reach those who are less fortunate. I believe that Papa God has given us, The United States, a trust. He desires that we be good, honorable and faithful servants, to utilize what He’s given us to reach and bless those, first, who are amongst us, then, those who are outside the church, and finally, to the rest of the world. So we’ve been given a choice, of how we are going to use our new found freedom and blessings: #1. We can choose to enjoy and use the blessings of our freedom, by spending the biggest portion upon ourselves, building our own kingdoms, by satisfying and fulfilling our own desires, goals and dreams. Or, instead, #2. We can choose to use our new found freedom to love and serve others, by meeting their needs, helping them to get on the path that see them succeed in life; thereby, fulfilling Papa God’s commands, His will and purpose, and one of the main reasons He for granted us freedom in the first place, which, if we’ll do, will highly please Him! And that’s a good thing. Let’s begin to inquire of The LORD, as to what He wants us to spend and use our freedom and blessings on, rather than always lavishly spending it all upon ourselves. Blessings… #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 03/20/15- “In Shape Physically VS Cross Fit Spiritually!” (1 Timothy 4:8)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 03/20/15- “In Shape Physically VS Cross Fit Spiritually!”
(1 Timothy 4:8)

Premise Question: Being “in shape” physically versus being in “cross fit” shape spiritually, which is most important for living?

“Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come.” (‭1 Timothy‬ ‭4‬:‭8‬ NLT)

Although, while daily working out one’s physical body, with due diligence, in order to stay in shape and be physically fit, is commendable; it doesn’t even begin to hold the light of a single lit candle, when compared to the immeasurably preferred, being much superior, longer lasting, with greater value, and with many more impactive results and benefits, to that, of a daily routine that is diligently deliberate, with specific exercises and instruction in righteousness, for a total and necessary, spiritual transformation within us, not only for today, but for a far reaching, into the future and even infinitely beyond, invaluable greater purpose. (1 Timothy 4:8 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Being physically fit definitely has some significant value for being able to perform and function in everyday life, but, being spiritually fit is significantly much more important, as it is absolutely beyond invaluable, not only for everyday life, in every way possible or imaginable, but for the long haul, as well; reaching beyond the present day existence and into an infinite future, without end. So, we ought not to neglect entirely, a daily workout routine for our physical bodies, but that definitely should not be our primary focus, as the physical is only temporal; but we ought to choose the more excellent, wise and prudent way, of growing, developing and staying
“in shape” spiritually, by being in “cross fit” shape. Check out (Jude 1:20) Blessings… #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 03/19/15- “Papa God, The Ultimate Bouncer!” (Proverbs 2:8)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 03/19/15- “Papa God, The Ultimate Bouncer!” (Proverbs 2:8)

Premise Question: What would we miss out on, as members of The Company of The Redeemed, if we took a different route to travel upon, in our sojourn, in life, or chose a different way of living and comporting ourselves, other than the path and the way of life, that Papa God has ordained and required for us?

He guards the paths of the just and protects those who are faithful to him. (‭Proverbs‬ ‭2‬:‭8‬ NLT)

Papa God, The Almighty, keeps safe and secure the upright, as He personally stands as a sentry, watching over them and the roads, upon which, they are traveling on, and perfectly preserves the way of those who are steadfast and resolute in their allegiance and devotion to Him. (Proverbs 2:8 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Well, the first and foremost thing we would miss out on, is an absolutely fulfilling and completely satisfying, intimately close, personal relationship, with Papa God; but, we would also miss out on the great benefit of being protected and defended by our own personal Ultimate Bouncer! And, when and if we may get off the best route and course, that Papa God has chosen for us, and as a result and consequence, perhaps end up in a ditch or even may have fallen off a cliff into a huge ravine or canyon, He is able to retrieve and redeem us, when we, in humility, cry out to Him for mercy, by using His “Grace Crane” to stretch out and reach down to wherever we may have fallen and gotten stuck, in order to grab and extract us out of the pit of miry clay, placing our feet, again, firmly back upon the path He’s chosen for us to flourish upon. Thanks be to Papa God, our own personal, Ultimate Bouncer! Blessings… #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 03/18/15- “Who We Tell, How We Warn, What We Teach And Why!” (Colossians 1:28)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 03/18/15- “Who We Tell, How We Warn, What We Teach And Why!” (Colossians 1:28)

Premise Question: Who do we, The Company of The Redeemed, tell about Jesus Christ, how do we warn them, what do we teach them and why?

So we tell others about Christ, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all the wisdom God has given us. We want to present them to God, perfect in their relationship to Christ. (‭Colossians‬ ‭1‬:‭28‬ NLT)

So, because the message, of Christ living in us, is no longer a long kept secret, we, The Company of The Redeemed, are now compelled to announce and make known, to everyone everywhere, The Good News about the truth of who Jesus Christ really is. We do this, with the divine wisdom Papa God has imparted to us and with a sense of great urgency, by admonishing and instructing everyone, giving them clear notice to be on alert and to become keenly aware, by personally acquainting themselves with Jesus Christ. All of which is done, in order to affect their personal involvement and connection to The LORD Jesus Christ, so that, when they are personally introduced to Papa God, they will be without flaw, defect or fault, being in an absolutely perfect relationship with Jesus Christ. (Colossians 1:28 PDCP)

Bottom Line: WHO, do we tell about Jesus Christ, by making Him known, through our own personal testimonies, declaration of His Word and proclamations of His greatness? Everyone everywhere: Including, but not limited too, immediate family, extended family, friends and associates, our neighbors and co-workers, fellow citizens and non-citizens alike, even, if possible, and the doors open for you to go, which would allow it to happen, to every nation and people group, no matter where they may be, in the whole earth. HOW, do we warn those we tell about Jesus Christ? With the divine wisdom that Papa God has given us, and by becoming authentic living examples of Papa God’s love, grace, mercy, truth and compassion, through our sacrificial service, of ministering to the needs of others, not just with words, but with our actions and good deeds, as well, and that, with great joy, thanksgiving and a grateful heart. WHAT, do we teach those we’ve told about Jesus Christ? To love Papa God and love people, to share the Good News with others, to know and comprehend the truth about grace, to seek and have a clear knowledge and full understanding of Papa God’s will and purpose for their lives, to accept that their faith in Jesus Christ has set them free from the restraints and results of sin, allowing them to walk in and experience all the benefits of freedom, and finally, to live a life that will always bring honor and glory, as well as, be pleasing to Papa God. WHY, do we do all this? In order to be able to introduce them to Papa God, as individuals who have grown and fully matured into a flourishing and satisfying relationship with Jesus Christ, their LORD and Savior. Blessings… #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 03/17/15- “Don’t Stop Now, Don’t ever Stop!” (Philippians 4:9)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 03/17/15- “Don’t Stop Now, Don’t Ever Stop!” (Philippians 4:9)

Premise Question: What are some of the highlighted things, that we, as members of The Company of The Redeemed, have learned, received and heard about, from the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Philippians, and now, subsequently, also see modeled in others, that we ought to perpetually put into practice, in our everyday lives, in order to experience Papa God’s comforting presence and His perfect peace?

Keep putting into practice all you learned and received from me—everything you heard from me and saw me doing. Then the God of peace will be with you. (‭Philippians‬ ‭4‬:‭9‬ NLT)

Safeguard, by holding securely in your grasp and refusing to ever let go of, all that you’ve received, been taught and caught, as well as, been shown by me and my example, of what I’m doing and have done. Do this, by perpetually putting it into practice, in your daily walk, with the blessed result of becoming well versed in everything. Then, you can fully expect to experience the comforting presence and perfect peace of Papa God. (Philippians 4:9 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Here are just a few highlighted things we ought to perpetually put into practice, as members of The Company of The Redeemed, in order to fully experience Papa God’s comforting presence and perfect peace: Stay true to The LORD, settle your disagreements, seek peace, tell others about the Good News and supply the needs of those who have devoted their lives to sharing the Good News of The Gospel with others. Be considerate and joyful, no matter what, don’t worry about anything, pray about everything. Tell Papa God what you need and thank Him for all that He’s done. Stay focussed upon The LORD and the work He’s called you to. Watch out for those who would do evil and follow those who set a good example, by choosing to do good. Depend on your faith in The LORD, for your righteousness, not yourself or the law. Forget the past and look forward to what The LORD has in store for you, and finally, don’t ever stop learning, don’t ever stop doing good! Practice, Practice, Practice! Learn by doing and follow closely the righteous example of others! (Philippians 3-4) Blessings… #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 03/16/15- “The Proof, That We Understand Papa God’s Ways!” (James 3:13)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 03/16/15- “The Proof, That We Understand Papa God’s Ways!” (James 3:13)

Premise Question: What is the verifying proof that we, all members of The Company of The Redeemed, truly comprehend Papa God’s holy and righteous ways?

If you are wise and understand God’s ways, prove it by living an honorable life, doing good works with the humility that comes from wisdom.
(James‬ ‭3‬:‭13‬ NLT)

When you are diligently prudent, being filled with Papa God’s foresight and having a full awareness and comprehension of His methods, manner, His mode and His deliberate approach and practices, with regards to righteousness and humankind; it then becomes incumbent upon you to authenticate, verify and validate it demonstrably, with acts of kindness, a life full of ethical integrity and honor, while living your life circumspectly, with the meekness and lowliness, that comes only from Papa God’s perfect and pure wisdom from above. (James 3:13 PDCP)

Bottom Line: The proof, of course, starts with our love for Papa God, but our love for Papa God is verified only when we are obedient to His commands, (John 14:15) to not only love Him, but to love our fellow brothers and sisters, (1 John 3:11) as well as, others that are also members of humankind. (John 3:16) So, our love for others is authenticated and validated when we show respect and civility, through our expressions towards others, with acts of kindness and being involved in doing good deeds, without expecting anything in return. Our great declarations and proclamations, with glowing and flowing rhetoric, is not sufficient alone, in in itself. For it surely must be followed up, with our diligent actions and efficacious good deeds, and that, with great humility, concern and care. (James 2:14-19, Colossians 3:17) Blessings… #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 03/15/15- “Teach Me!” (Psalm 143:10)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 03/15/15- “Teach Me!” (Psalms 143:10)

Premise Question: When we ask Papa God to teach us and to keep our feet on firm footing, does that necessarily mean that our path will always be smooth, without any ruts, cracks, bumps, or one that’s fraught with danger, peril and difficult challenges?

Teach me to do your will, for you are my God. May your gracious Spirit lead me forward on a firm footing. (‭Psalms‬ ‭143‬:‭10‬ NLT)

Instruct me, your humble and reliant servant, to always desire to do your bidding, in order to fulfill Your will and purpose for my life, by putting You, O LORD, first and foremost in everything in my life’s journey. For You and You alone are my Almighty Sovereign Papa God, there is no other! I ask that Your loving and most merciful, being full of gracious favor, Holy Spirit would always direct and guide every step I take, upon the path forward, of my sojourn in this life. No matter what I may encounter upon the path You’ve chosen for me, I humbly request that You keep my feet from stumbling off or straying from, Your path. (Psalm 143:10 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Quick answer to the Premise Question: NOPE! But Papa God has given us many assurances that we should not be frightened, concerned or overwhelmed, with what we may face or encounter, while traveling upon our path in life. After all, He has clearly told us that we would have trouble, trial and tribulation in this life, but He also said not to worry about any of that, because He has overcome all of it for us! (John 14:1,16:33) For even in the midst of all of it, He is faithful to give us His joy, peace and comfort.
(1 Thessalonians 3:3-8) For He promises to never abandon or forsake us. (Deuteronomy 31:6, Hebrews 13:5) We are told not, at any time or any occasion or circumstance, to fear evil or what may happen to us, for He, The LORD, will always be there beside us! (Psalm 23) And finally: We should start every day, with Psalm 40:8, as our opening salvo, in our daily prayers. The message of this verse is: That it should be our utmost desire to do His will, above all else, each and every moment, of each and every day! “Teach Me!” #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 03/14/15- “The Good Work!” (Philippians 1:6)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 03/14/15- “The Good Work!” (Philippians 1:6)

Premise Question: What is “the good work” that The LORD has begun and will complete in those of us who’ve believed in Him?

And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns. (‭Philippians‬ ‭1‬:‭6‬ NLT)

For it is an established, as well as, being a verifiable and an incontrovertible, completely reliable fact, that the good work that was initially started in you, by none other than Papa God Himself, when you first believed; will continue to perpetually develop and grow within you, not stopping, until He completes the good work, of making you perfect and complete, lacking nothing, which culminates on the day The LORD returns for His own. (Philippians 1:6 PDCP)

Bottom Line: “The Good Work” is the work of redemption, salvation and eternal life! The beginning is at Regeneration, where our spirit was dead, in its transgressions and sins, but because of the work of The LORD, now we can be born again, by our spirit coming to life, through the Regeneration of The Holy Spirit, within us. So, in the Regeneration of the spirit, we are saved!
(John 3:1-3) ” You must be born again!” Our spirit is dead because of sin! Our spirit is reborn through Regeneration!

The next part of continuing “The Good Work” is: the process of Sanctification, of the soul, in which, we are being saved! (Philippians 2:12-13) A work in progress for us, but was finished on the cross! Each day we must confront ourselves and choose to die to self, with reverence and a holy fear, for The Lord! It’s a battle, but with God’s help, we win the war!

“The Good Work” culminates with: The Glorification of the body, in which, we will be saved! (1 John 3:1-3) We may not completely comprehend or fully understand now, what we will become, but when we see Him, all will be understood because we will literally be just like Him!

One more word in this little teaching, Justification, it’s the reason why we are able to experience Regeneration, Sanctification and Glorification! It’s all because of His great love for us, because of what He accomplished on the cross and His Resurrection and victory over sin, death, hell and the grave.

He became the Atonement for everyone, thereby, justifying all those who will put their trust and hope in Him, meaning that everyone who does, it will be just as if they had never sinned! Wow! Now that is a thorough and complete “Good Work”…Justification! (Romans 8:30-39)

The Lord Jesus Christ, has truly provided our escape from eternal death, for our total being, spirit, soul and body! Thanks be to God for His incredible Gift! (1st.Thessalonians 5:23-24) He is faithful and He will complete “The Good Work” within each of us! Blessings… #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 03/13/15- “We Know That We Know!” (Romans 8:28)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 03/13/15- “We Know That We Know!” (Romans 8:28)

Premise Question: Does “everything,” really, truly mean, “everything,” with no exceptions or mitigating circumstances, that would influence how we may accept or perceive what happens to us, or that we may go through in life; including, but not limited to, the onerous, the heinous, or any suffering we may have to endure, or even the strange and the most difficult to make any sense of?

And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. (‭Romans‬ ‭8‬:‭28‬ NLT)

And we, all members of The Company of The Redeemed, being fully assured, that we know that we know, having already accepted as established fact, that Papa God does all things well, and that He is able to utilize and bring together, simultaneously and in conjunction with, any and all things that may happen, transpire or occur, to us, in a perfectly harmonious way, absolutely everything, for all those who’ve devoted themselves entirely to loving and obeying Papa God; having accepted His personal invitation to come to Him, by allowing Him to accomplish and fulfill His divinely inspired will and purpose for their existence and their very reason for living. (Romans 8:28 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Absolute YES! “Everything,” literally means, absolutely “Everything!” For Papa God doesn’t allow anything to be wasted, that happens to us or that we may go through, whether or not it is of our own doing or the doings of someone or something else, not of our own doing! He will, with perfection, utilize every little bit of every part and partial of everything, whether it be humongous in impact or minuscule in impact, to our lives, for our benefit; in order to accomplish His divine purpose and will for our lives. So, we should not ever think it’s strange, (1Peter 4:12) nor should we ever be ashamed, for any reason, because of our testimony, (2 Timothy 1:8) we should stay strong, (2 Timothy 2:1) always give thanks, (1 Thessalonians 5:18) count it all joy, (James 1:2) always being full of joy, (1 Thessalonians 5:16) endure suffering, as a good soldier, (2 Timothy 2:3) be patient in afflictions, (Romans 12:12) always waiting on The LORD, (Isaiah 40:31) not ever growing tired and giving up in doing good to others, especially to those that are Papa God’s own, (Galatians 6:9-10) and finally, no matter what, always rejoice and don’t ever stop rejoicing, praising and praying to Papa God; because, we know that we know, that He will use everything that happens to us, for our own benefit and good and the ultimate accomplishment of His divinely designed and inspired will and purpose for a our lives! (Philippians 4:4, 1 Thessalonians 5:17) Blessings… #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 03/12/15- “The Eternal LORD, Stands In The Gap!” (Hebrews 7:25)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 03/12/15- “The Eternal LORD, Stands In The Gap!” (Hebrews 7:25)

Premise Question: Whom is The LORD and how did He become “The One” to stand in the gap, for all those who would be drawn to Him, in order to have the access and permission to come back and be reconciled to Papa God?

Therefore he is able, once and forever, to save those who come to God through him. He lives forever to intercede with God on their behalf.
(‭Hebrews‬ ‭7‬:‭25‬ NLT)

Because of who The LORD Jesus Christ is and what He has done, in accomplishing the impossible, by freely choosing to lay down His life, as a ransom for all humankind, once and for all time, in death, upon a cruel cross; He has opened up access to a new and superior covenant, which permits humankind to return and be reconciled back to Papa God. Now, The Eternal LORD stands in the gap, as the advocate, for all those who’ve returned back to Papa God, always pleading and intervening, before Him, for their sakes. (Hebrews 7:25 PDCP)

Bottom Line: The LORD is strong and mighty in battle! (Psalm 24:8) He is able to do the impossible! (Matthew 19:26) He willingly gave up His life! (1 John 3:16) He was victorious over death, hell and the grave! (1 Corinthians 15:55-56) And now, The LORD forever lives to represent those who’ve come back to Papa God, through Him! (Hebrews 7:25) Blessings… #YouVersion #thanksforthedailyscrip