Month: June 2015
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 06/21/15- “Papa God Carries Us In His Arms!” (Psalms 68:19)
Premise Question: Does Papa God save us and carry us in His arms because we praise Him or does He do it because He loves us; and, do we praise Papa God because He loves, saves and carries us or is it because of who He is?
Praise the Lord; praise God our savior! For each day he carries us in his arms. (Psalms 68:19 NLT)
All praise, honor and glory belong to The One True Sovereign LORD, Papa God, maker of Heaven and earth! We, Your beloved and unique creation, abandon ourselves in worship to You, our precious Savior, Messiah and King; For it is You, O LORD, who faithfully carries all of our heavy burdens for us, each and every moment of everyday, You are rescuing Your very own, which we are and forever will be. (Psalm 68:19 PDCP)
Bottom Line: We all should be extremely grateful that Papa God loves us, saves us and then carries us through each and every day of our lives! But, more so, we ought to praise, worship, exalt and adore Him for who He is. For all glory, honor, veneration and praise belong entirely to Him and Him alone, The One True Sovereign LORD God Almighty, who is The Creator, Redeemer, Savior, and who comforts, heals and restores His unique creation, back to Himself, to an honorable and right relationship, in order that they may enjoy sweet fellowship, the fullness of joy, perfect peace and tranquility, along with an abundant life to be fully experienced throughout all of eternity! Oh, and by the way, if you were unable to get the jest of the answer to the question of whether or not Papa God carries us because we praise Him or because He loves us? Well, I leave you with just one verse, although, there are numerous ones to choose from: “For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. (John 3:16 NLT) Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 06/20/15- “Love That Endures!” (1Chronicles 16:34)
Premise Question: Just what are we, The Company of The Redeemed, to give thanks to The LORD for; and how are we to express our sincere gratitude and thanks to Him?
Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever.
(1 Chronicles 16:34 NLT)
Show and express to The LORD your full gratitude, by offering up to Him, from a thankful heart, true spiritual praise and worship, honoring Him with reverential awe, for He is beneficently virtuous and righteous! His unfailing, undying, eternally enduring, unqualified and unparalleled, being incomparable love and gracious favor for us, which is expressed towards us continually, is permanently established and without measure. (1 Chronicles 16:34 PDCP)
Bottom Line: We, every member of The Company of The Redeemed, should with great rejoicing, gladness and joy, as individuals and also collectively as those who’ve been redeemed, shall in every way, by utilizing every kind of expression, ought to offer up continually, our deepest and greatest, most heartfelt gratitude of thanks, with our praise and worship of Him, and in our obedient walk and work for Him. We are to announce and let it be known everywhere, far and wide, and close by, letting everyone in the whole earth know how much Papa God loves humankind and how grateful and thankful we, His people, are for all that The LORD has done, is doing and is yet to do for all of those who will believe and receive Him as LORD! We praise and worship Him in His Holiness, for He is worthy to be praised, worshipped, honored and glorified! We lift His Name high, because His love, mercy and gracious favor endures throughout every generation, for He is faithful and true to every promise He has spoken in His Everlasting Word! His goodness is filled with His great comfort, His all surpassing peace and the fullness of His joy, which is our strength! His love, His mercy, His grace shall endure and shall not ever fail to do what He has sent it to do for His own precious creation!
People of Papa God, give thanks to The LORD! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 06/19/15- “Papa God, You Are, Your Everlasting Word; Therefore, I Have, Hope Eternal!” (Psalm 119:114)
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 06/19/15- “Papa God, You Are, Your Everlasting Word; Therefore, I Have, Hope Eternal!” (Psalm 119:114)
Premise Question: When we, the people of Papa God, as members of The Company of The Redeemed, have individually made Papa God our refuge, our shield, and having fully accepted His Everlasting Word, as the source of our eternal hope and life; what do we, as the people of Papa God, in this life, ever have to worry about or fear?
You are my refuge and my shield; your word is my source of hope. (Psalms 119:114 NLT)
You, Sovereign LORD God Almighty of all, are my Divine protector, my defender and safe shelter from all danger and trouble, my escape from eternal death and destruction. You, Sovereign LORD God Almighty of all, are also my defensive shield against all attacks from the enemy of my soul, I am hidden within You, for You are my cover, my mighty armor; therefore, I have given You charge over me entirely, for I have confidently placed all of my aspirations and expectant hopes, for now and into the distant future, in Your faithful and true promises, which is, the very expression of Your love, care and concern for me, Your living Word. (Psalm 119:114 PDCP)
Bottom Line: We, as the people of Papa God, have nothing nor no one, to ever worry about or be fearful of! For when we make Papa God the place of our refuge, we are eternally safe and secure. When He is our refuge, He also becomes our shield and protector, our covering and armor and our true Champion defender. When we place our complete faith and trust in His Everlasting Word, as the authentic source, being the fountainhead of of all that is holy, good and right; we have a hope that will not ever disappoint, as it is a sure and certain hope that will far exceed any and all expectations, that we could ever hope for or even imagine. So, after Papa God has become our refuge and shield, and His Everlasting Word has become the source of our eternal joy, life and hope; we must always H-O-P-E, by listening intently, to Hear, His voice of hope, choose to Obey, His Word of hope, accept His Promises, to live in hope, and then, to fully Enjoy, the life of hope He provides us, The Company of The Redeemed! People of Papa God, put your faith, put your hope in Him! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 06/18/15- “If My People!” (2 Chronicles 7:14)
Premise Question: Looking at the times we are living in, with the pervasive insidious evil manifesting itself all around us, what time is it for the people of Papa God, The Company of The Redeemed?
Then if my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and restore their land. (2 Chronicles 7:14 NLT)
If My people, the sheep of My pasture, those I have called and chosen, setting them apart for My pleasure, My will and divine purpose, having given them My Name to claim as there own; if they will reject their pride and arrogance, and bow humbly before Me in devout worship, while offering up their petitions of praise and entreaties, with a desire to have sweet fellowship and communion with Me, as well as, earnestly seek My Manifest Presence, repenting of all their evil practices, then, I will incline My ear and heart toward them and be attentive to them, with My favor and assent, by complying with their requests. And, I will also wipe away all of their transgressions and sin, making them clean and free from all wickedness, restoring and making their land whole, by removing all conflict, settling them in the place of their dwelling, with the conditions of rest and peace. (2 Chronicles 7:14 PDCP)
Bottom Line: For the people of Papa God, The Company of The Redeemed, it’s Prayer Time! The time is now! There must not be any delay! For it should not and cannot be put off any longer! It’s time, for the people of Papa God to come together, everyone everywhere, in unison, in concerts of prayer! It’s high time that the people of Papa God humble themselves and pray, bowing low before The Most High, crying out to The Loving Creator, who desires to bring healing and restoration to His people and their land. Now is the time for all of Papa God’s people to earnestly seek His face and His Manifest Presence! And it’s way past time for the people of Papa God to turn away from their own evil practices, prejudice attitudes and hate filled rhetoric. It’s time for all of us to unify our hearts, minds, bodies, time, talent and treasure, in order that Papa God will see our hearts and hear our sincere prayers, offered up to Him in heaven, on behalf of ourselves and people everywhere. And then, and only then, He will forgive us of all our transgressions and heal and restore our lands. If My People, is a Big If potentiality, which needs to be turned into an actual reality! Something that we actually see happen, because we are actually there as it is happening, being fully engaged in what is happening! “If My people will humble themselves and pray.” Papa God has given His people this responsibility, not the government nor some other people or agency, it’s been left entirely up to us, The Company of The Redeemed. Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 06/16/15- “One Mind, One Voice!” (Romans 15:5-6)
Premise Question: Do we, each member of The Company of The Redeemed, have the same orientation and exhibit the identical attitude towards each other, as the one Christ has shown and still exhibits towards us; and if not, what must we do in order to repair, rectify and completely remedy it?
May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. (Romans 15:5-6 NIV)
May The One True Sovereign Almighty, Papa God, who is the source of our strength to endure, with patience, in spite of what we may face, giving us great courage and inspiration, while enabling us, with joy and without fear, to overcome all difficulty; also give us the same disposition and orientation of mind, our thoughts and feelings expressed and exhibited towards each other, that our LORD, Jesus Christ, had and still has, towards us, so that, all of us, being members of The Company of The Redeemed, with the same one intended purpose, will unify our voices, as one, proclaiming loudly, a declaration of honor, praise, exaltation and admiration, worshiping and extolling His Splendid Excellency, The One True Sovereign Almighty, Papa God, The Father of our LORD and Savior, Jesus Christ. (Romans 15:5, 6 PDCP)
Bottom Line: Members of The Company of The Redeemed should at all times and on all occasions make every effort to not be at odds, but to be at peace with one another! Will there be disagreements and misunderstandings? Perhaps yes, but anger and animosity, hatred and malice, jealousy and envy, competition and complacency, bitterness and being unforgiving towards one another should not ever be given quarter, by allowing any of it to take up residency and flourish and thrive in the midst of The Company of The Redeemed. We will need to rely heavily upon the endurance and encouragement that The LORD gives to each one of us, in order to keep the peace, while dealing with each other; but rely and utilize we must! This is not something that we should minimize or diminish in any way, by ignoring and avoiding it, or by just sweeping it under the proverbial rug. For this ought not to be and should never be allowed to perpetuate or gain any footing or hold. This is absolutely something that we cannot let go, or decide to look the other way, but must remedy and truly figure out, if we are going to fulfill the Spirit inspired, urgent exhortation and desire of The Apostle; which is to truly have the mind of Christ and then to all be speaking with one voice, Papa God’s message of love, mercy and gracious favor, The Good News, in unison, to everyone everywhere in the world! Otherwise, we will not bring glory and honor to Papa God, but will bring disgrace and dishonor to His Name! Let’s work out our differences and with one mind and one voice come together under the banner of: Christ Is LORD, Let All The Earth Rejoice And Receive Him As Redeemer And King! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 06/15/15- “You Cannot Fool Papa God, So Don’t Act The Fool!” (Galatians 6:7-8)
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 06/15/15-“You Cannot Fool Papa God, So Don’t Act The Fool!” (Galatians 6:7-8)
Premise Question: Why would anyone ever believe and then come to the absurd conclusion that they could ever be successful in putting something over on Papa God?
Don’t be misled—you cannot mock the justice of God. You will always harvest what you plant. Those who live only to satisfy their own sinful nature will harvest decay and death from that sinful nature. But those who live to please the Spirit will harvest everlasting life from the Spirit. (Galatians 6:7-8 NLT)
Anyone who believes that they have the where with all to put one over on Papa God, by making a mockery of Him and His just ways; lacks not only common sense, but any sense or understanding of who Papa God truly is, and is therefore, simply deluding themselves! It’s impossible to get away with defying, ridiculing, deriding or having contempt for The LORD God Almighty. For whatever presence you decide to participate in and practice, in life, will bear fruit after its kind, in your life; so expect to be compensated fully, based upon the presence and practice you’ve given yourself over to. If you practice the presence of only pleasing and gratifying yourself, with reckless, indiscreet behavior, by planting your “wild oats,” then your resulting harvest will show that you’ve planted deeds and behaviors as seeds of destruction, that will ultimately demolish and completely destroy your life, ending in eternal death. Conversely though, if you practice the presence of yielding yourself to Papa God, by choosing to please The Spirit only; then you shall be fully compensated by The Spirit and shall receive an eternal reward for your righteous planting; even life everlasting. (Galatians 6:7, 8 PDCP)
Bottom Line: Humankind can and does exhibit an excessive amount and high degree of hubris, being quite full, perhaps even at times full to the brim and overflowing, with prideful arrogance, insufferable insolence, incredibly self-indulgent and self-aggrandizing; and is therefore, quite susceptible to being unaware that there is even a remote possibility of them ever being deceived or deluded. That is the very reason why the delusion can be so effective and strong! We fall prey to the enemy of our soul when we are stubborn and self-willed, relying on our own understanding and insight, rather than the true wisdom of Papa God, our creator. We fall prey to being delusional when we choose to satisfy and fulfill the evil desires of our sinful nature, our flesh, rather than choosing to deny the flesh and to follow hard after the things of The LORD, allowing the Holy Spirit to lead and guide us, in order to be pleasing to Papa God. We need to ask ourselves; what and who are we listening to, what is influencing our lives, and what are we giving our time, our affections, ourselves to each day of our lives? For whatever and whoever it is, it is the presence we are choosing to participate and practice each day, and whatever presence we practice, will bear fruit in our lives! It’s unavoidable, as it is Papa God’s law of reciprocity, His law of sowing and reaping, the law of return, that each seed that is planted will return a harvest after its kind. So, let’s choose to have a glorious harvest that comes from pleasing the Spirit, rather than an inglorious harvest that comes from satisfying and pleasing our own sinful nature, the flesh! Don’t act the fool, for Papa God can’t be fooled! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 06/14/15- “The Word Of The LORD Remains Forever!” (1 Peter 1:24-25)
Premise Question: Because our existence living life here upon this earth, as humankind, can be characterized as being temporal, and in fact, is likened and compared to being a flower that’s growing in a field of grass, which grows up, blossoms and blooms, and then, eventually withers, fades away and ultimately dies; it should therefore, be incumbent upon each one of us, to become more keenly aware of what our own duration, longevity and mortality might be, and therefore, we must ask ourselves what kind of bloom and fragrance our flower is producing, how long will it last and what kind of residue is it leaving for others to see and smell, after we’re gone?
As the Scriptures say, “People are like grass; their beauty is like a flower in the field. The grass withers and the flower fades. But the word of the Lord remains forever.” And that word is the Good News that was preached to you. (1 Peter 1:24-25 NLT)
For just as Papa God’s Holy Word perfectly describes it, all of a humankind’s existence can be likened to a flower growing in a field of grass; which has jointed stems, sheathing leaves and seed-like grains. In like manner, we humans have jointed limbs, sheathing skin and have the ability to reproduce, having offspring. But in all of our miraculous glory, our exquisite beauty and distinct honor, we, like the grass and the flowers of the field, which break forth, grow up, then blossom and bloom, only to begin to lose their luster, as they begin to fade and ultimately die; shall also, as humans, begin to lose our youthful vigor, as we start to shrivel and fade, eventually decay, falling back into the earth, from wince we came. But, the infallible, immutable, all powerful Word of The Sovereign LORD God Almighty, shall never shrink, shrivel or fade, nor shall it ever depreciate, diminish or decay; for it shall forever remain, ever sustained, as the only truly ordained, reigning supreme, enduring authentic Word of The LORD! And this Word, which is The Good News Gospel of Jesus Christ, is the very same Word that has been, is being, and shall continue to be, what was shared with you, through the preaching and proclamation of said Word! (1Peter 1:24, 25 PDCP)
Bottom Line: Everything on this earth is temporal, it has a predetermined shelf-life, some things longer than others. But, the one constant, and thing that always remains, never changes and stays the same; is The Authentic Holy Word of The LORD! For it shall never, in any wise, wither, diminish or fade away! It shall always remain forever and ever! It was given for the benefit of the whole of humankind, and is therefore, the Good News that all of humankind needs to see and hear, accept as truth and then receive and follow, living it out in their everyday lives, by growing and maturing, blossoming and blooming, producing a beautiful fragrance that will draw others to The LORD and then leave a residue of legacy, a bowl of potpourri, for others to see and smell, to be encouraged and inspired and then have opportunity to personally experience. No one can really know the longevity or duration of one’s life here on this earth, but, we can accept that we are mortals and therefore, should, with that in view, do all that we can, with the enabling of The LORD and the empowering of The Holy Spirit, to live a life that is pleasing to Papa God, one that produces a wonderful fragrance of worship that rises into the heavens and leaves a residue of legacy for others to follow, here on this earth. Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 06/13/15 “The End Of All Shame And Disgrace!” (Isaiah 61:7)
Premise Question: What does it mean to enjoy a double share of honor, possess a double portion of prosperity and to personally own and experience real joy and great delight that lasts forever?
Instead of shame and dishonor, you will enjoy a double share of honor. You will possess a double portion of prosperity in your land, and everlasting joy will be yours. (Isaiah 61:7 NLT)
Rather than continuing to receive and having to constantly endure the degrading humiliation of insult after insult being heaped upon you, along with experiencing huge personal regret and feeling the pain of shame and ignominious disgrace, as well as, also being the focal point of everyone’s disdain and favorite object of scorn; you will now be the recipient of a double blessing and anointing. And, rather than experiencing a loss of respect, honor and esteem, while invariably being dismissed by everyone, you will now be overjoyed, expressing and rejoicing fully in The LORD’S delight, because of your wonderful legacy and glorious inheritance. You shall now receive a double portion blessing of provision and protection, as you walk, work and worship, flourishing and thriving, in your own land, continually being filled to overflowing, with the joy, strength and honor of The LORD forevermore. (Isaiah 61:7 PDCP)
Bottom Line: Enjoying a double share of honor is when all of your shame and ignominious disgrace is removed and replaced with double the amount of honor and recognition of that which you were receiving and were recognized for while being dishonored. Example: You are highly esteemed, honored and desired; and therefore, now chosen, and when chosen, you are now chosen first, not last!
Possessing a double portion of prosperity means that you have received twice as much as the anointing, the blessing and gift that’s been given to others! Examples: Elisha’s double anointing that he received from The LORD, through Elijah; Job’s prosperity of many blessings of family, lands and possessions, along with his influence and respect was twice what it was before he was tested and tried. Interesting to note: Job was greatly blessed, not only after the testing, but after he prayed for blessings to be bestowed upon his friends, the same friends who had criticized him and told him to give up, curse Papa God and die; and also, a double portion of honor should be given to those spiritual leaders who serve honorably and handle their ministerial duties well, especially for those who work diligently preaching, teaching and effectively communicating The Word.
When someone has the wonderful and glorious experience of enjoying, with complete confidence and the full assurance of knowing that you now own and personally possess, the greatest joy and most pleasurable delight, and that nothing and no one can ever remove it or take it away from you, as it is a joy that lasts forever, well, that absolutely means it’s time to celebrate and rejoice! Right? Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 06/12/15- “Papa God’s Unmerited Gracious Favor Is Revealed!” (Titus 2:11-12)
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 06/12/15- “Papa God’s Unmerited Gracious Favor Is Revealed!” (Titus 2:11-12)
Premise Question: Why are we, The Company of The Redeemed, strongly admonished, with righteous and beneficial words of instruction, to reject godless living that’s filled with always wanting and seeking to please one’s carnal self; but conversely, though, are encouraged and exhorted to be consecrated, while living here in this world, by being fully dedicated and devoted to Papa God, with wisdom and righteous living, in order to be pleasing to Him?
For the grace of God has been revealed, bringing salvation to all people. And we are instructed to turn from godless living and sinful pleasures. We should live in this evil world with wisdom, righteousness, and devotion to God, (Titus 2:11-12 NLT)
For the manifestation of Papa God’s unmerited favor, His mercy and grace, has become visibly clear, for all of humankind to see and perceive, and that His offering up of His only Son, Jesus Christ, upon the cross, which is an offer of redemption to everyone, should be joyfully celebrated, accepted and gladly received by all. Papa God has accomplished and made this possible by removing, in its entirety, the penalty of sin, which is utter destruction and damnation, being forever separated from His glorious presence and ultimately, eternal death. Papa God gives instruction to each of us, through His Holy Scriptures, on how to refrain from involving ourselves in insufferable, sinfully wicked acts and powerfully luring, seductively earthly, mundane pleasures, and He also gives us the power to live a life that restrains and denies the carnal self, thus giving us the ability to live a rectitude godly life, in this present age and the age to come, (Titus 2:11, 12 PDCP)
Bottom Line: There is this thought, for some, that Papa God has given these strong instructions, because He doesn’t want His children having any fun, or doesn’t want them to experience the real and many enjoyable pleasures of this world; for without them, life is just a bore, without any real satisfaction or enjoyment, being full of nothing but drudgery! Although this may be the thinking of some, it certainly is not the case! For Papa God desires that we experience the complete fullness of joy and all of the blessings and abundance this world has to offer. Ungodly living and sinful pleasures may be enjoyable for a season, but once the season of planting seeds of sin is over, the resulting harvest surely comes, with all of the repercussions and resulting fruit in tow! So, it’s for our own good and blessed benefit, that we, The Company of The Redeemed, truly accept and follow closely, Papa God’s important instructions for living our lives here in this world, His divine plan of redemption for all of humankind, that He’s left us in His Holy Scriptures, The B-I-B-L-E- which stands for: Basic-Instructions-Before-Leaving-Earth! Then, we shall forever be in the glorious and victorious eternal presence of our LORD and Savior, Jesus Christ, Papa God Almighty! Blessings…
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