Month: April 2016

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 04/02- “He Endured It All, For All!” (Isaiah 53:5)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: Double Entendre (meaning)…(1) A prescription (script) prescribed, by The Great Physician, for us to take each day, for our benefit and (2) A script written, for the purpose of giving direction and guidance to us, for our everyday life, in the way and manner we ought to be conducting our daily lives, given to us, by the Great playwright, in the sky, The Author of all that is good, right, just and holy. Blessings…

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 04/02- “He Endured It All, For All!” (Isaiah 53:5)

Premise Question: Did the prophet Isaiah get it right, in regard to the absolute specifics, of his descriptive prognostications, of what The Anointed One would have to go through, on behalf of humankind, in order for them to be restored to a right relationship and fellowship with Papa God, The Creator?

But he was pierced for our rebellion, crushed for our sins. He was beaten so we could be whole. He was whipped so we could be healed. (‭Isaiah‬ ‭53‬:‭5‬ NLT)

It was not for His own transgressions, that The Savior’s head was punctured with a crown of thorns and His side run through with a soldier’s spear, but for each of our own transgressions and evil deeds; nor was He humiliated, shamed, pounded with fists and severely bruised, for His sin, for He was without sin, but for ours. He took such a beating for us, that He became completely unrecognizable, by taking upon Himself the punishment and chastening meant for us, in order, that we might have the ability to be in a righteous, being full of peace and joy relationship, while experiencing sweet fellowship with Papa God, The Creator. He, The LORD, took and received the blows of a vicious and most nefarious whip, as He was flogged and thrashed with a lash, on our behalf, for our healing. (Isaiah 53:5 PDCP)

Bottom Line: We all should daily be continually giving thanks, with a heart filled with gratitude, for what Papa God and His Son, our LORD and Savior Jesus Christ has done for each one of us, by choosing to go through and joyfully endure, all that He did. The prophet Isaiah was completely one hundred percent correct, being exact, in every detail of his future prognostications, concerning The Anointed One! He was punctured and pierced: (John 19:2,34, Matthew 27:29) He was humiliated, shamed and beaten with fists: (Matthew 26:67-68, 27:28-30) He was whipped for our healing: (John 19:1, Matthew 27:26, 1Peter 2:24) He is, without any doubt, The King of kings! The LORD of Lords, The Redeemer and Savior, of humankind! He endured it all, taking a pounding, undeserved, for all of us, who do deserve all chastisement and punishment, but He took it upon Himself, by taking our place. Blessings…

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 04/01- “He, Came To Serve—We Are Called To Serve!” (Matthew 20:28)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: Double Entendre (meaning)…(1) A prescription (script) prescribed, by The Great Physician, for us to take each day, for our benefit and (2) A script written, for the purpose of giving direction and guidance to us, for our everyday life, in the way and manner we ought to be conducting our daily lives, given to us, by the Great playwright, in the sky, The Author of all that is good, right, just and holy. Blessings…

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 04/01- “He, Came To Serve—We Are Called To Serve!” (Matthew 20:28)

Premise Question: As a member in good standing, of The Company of The Redeemed, are you following the example of Christ, by making yourself available to Him, in order to serve others, and then, are you actively looking for opportunities to do so; or are you, in fact, just sitting back, waiting and looking, with the expectation of an entitlement attitude, of wanting and expecting to be served by others?

For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.” (‭Matthew‬ ‭20‬:‭28‬ NLT)

So, it was Papa God’s only Son, Jesus Christ, who came to earth, as a humble and obedient servant, not to be served, by all of humanity, but to serve all of humankind, by meeting their greatest need, of faithfully serving in the role of an absolutely necessary Redeemer; thereby, volunteering to lay down His life, in order to purchase their lives. (Matthew 20:28 PDCP)

Bottom Line: It has been said, that there are primarily two different kinds of people in the world, (church) those who are looking to serve and those who are looking to be served! That actually works out well, as the one who wants to serve will always have plenty of opportunities to serve those who are looking to be served. This, ironically and beneficially, works both ways!

A wonderful example of this scenario took place on a weekly basis, in a community of believers that I was greatly honored and privileged to personally minister with, while seeing this incredible dynamic in action, of serving and being served, carried out, with diligence, in a remarkable and incredibly beautiful way.

The ministry was called LAF, (Loaves and Fishes) which served a weekly hot meal, that coincided with an encouraging word and service, personal ministry, follow up, referrals and also sent home, with each of them who came out for the meal and ministry time, about 40 to 60 lbs of groceries and personal necessities.

The entire ministry was staffed and facilitated with volunteers from the community of believers. Those who served those who were in need of being served, ended up receiving the greater blessing, for it truly is more blessed to serve than to be served!

Another ongoing result of the ministry, was that, many of those who came for the ministry and were being served, eventually, became joyful volunteer servers, in the LAF ministry, and then, they too, received the greater blessing, of serving, rather than being served.

Before Christ, we were in great need of being served by Christ, but now that we’ve been served by Him, we should now become His faithful servants, by serving others.

So, as Jesus came to serve, rather than to be served, we too, as members of The Company of The Redeemed, should have this same attitude and mind, the mind of Christ! We are to follow the example of Christ, by being what Christ-like means: An authentic Christian!

I leave you with two very poignant scriptures: #1. For the Son of Man came to seek and save those who are lost.” (‭Luke‬ ‭19‬:‭10‬ NLT) #2. Again he said, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I am sending you.” (‭John‬ ‭20‬:‭21‬ NLT) He came to serve, seek and save the lost, and now, He is sending us to do the same…Blessings…

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