SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 05/08/15- “A Direct Connection!” (John 16:24)
Premise Question: What were the implications, that would be put into place, as a direct result of The LORD’S new announcement, of a dramatic paradigm shift in the dynamics of how we approach, commune with, relate to and fellowship with Papa God, especially since it was not something that had been happening on a frequent or regular basis up to that point in time?
You haven’t done this before. Ask, using my name, and you will receive, and you will have abundant joy. (John 16:24 NLT)
Up to this time you’ve not been able to ask for, request or have any expectation of receiving anything in My Name, but now, at this present time and continually hereafter, I’m giving you a personal invitation to call upon My Name, Jesus, asking what you will, then receiving, and taking full possession of what is being delivered to you directly from My Father, Papa God, and through The Spirit; thereby, shall you experience extreme pleasure, great delight and the highest degree of felicity; thoroughly whole and complete, lacking nothing, missing nil! (John 16:24 PDCP)
Bottom Line: The LORD Jesus Christ was describing and disclosing to the disciples the dramatic paradigm shift that was in the process of taking place. It, for them, was something brand new, not even a thought or consideration had entered their mind, up to that point in time, as they had never done this before. It was not a slight variation or nuance of what they had been doing, but a huge change and adjustment in their approach and practice. For now, they were being told that they would no longer be subject to having to go through some other person or do some specific ritual, in order to reach out to Papa God, because Jesus Himself was establishing a direct connection to Papa God! All they had to do was use His Name, Jesus, through the facilitation of The Holy Spirit, and they could approach, communicate, relate and fellowship with Papa God, on a personal and individual level and basis. The resulting implications and change in dynamics are absolutely wonderful! Being able to talk directly to Papa God, having the leading, guiding, comforting, teaching, revealing, interceding and empowering presence of the personal Holy Spirit, which is the life giving and life sustaining indwelling Spirit of Christ, in our lives, is not only intoxicating, but extremely exhilarating, full of joy, peace and the truth. Furthermore, we are given insights and understanding into and about the future; and that, without being anxious and full of fear. Here is a simple explanation of the dynamic that has taken place: Papa God loved His creation, humankind, they got horribly lost and their direct connection to Papa God was severed by sin, so Papa God sends Jesus to repair the severed connection, in order to save, renew and reconcile the old with the new, reconnecting humankind back to Papa God through Jesus The Christ, His Son, our Savior. Jesus then finishes and completes the work He was given to do, by His Father, Papa God, and He goes back to Papa God and then sends His Spirit, The Holy Spirit, to become the perfect facilitator for our relationship with Papa God. Then He, The Holy Spirit does all, for us, as Jesus has instructed and sent Him to do, in accordance and agreement with all that Papa God has entrusted and given His Son Jesus to do! Thank Papa God, His Son Jesus and The Holy Spirit, for now, we have access, a direct connection to The Most High, in The Name of Jesus and facilitated by His Spirit, The Holy Spirit! Blessings…
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