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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 12/16- “A Faith That Pleases Papa God!” (Hebrews 11:6)

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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: 12/16- “A Faith That Pleases Papa God!” (Hebrews 11:6)

Premise Question: Is your faith pleasing and award worthy to Papa God?

“And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that God exists and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him.” (‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭11:6‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

And if it be your great aim and desire, in your life, to please Papa God, The Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty, with your life, then, when you humbly, but with boldness, approach His Splendid Magnificence, you must first exhibit an authentic strong belief and certitude in the reality of His existence; for without an authentic faith, it’s quite absurd, as well as a complete exercise in futility, to ever think you’ll have any success in pleasing Him! And, futhermore, there is one other premise to fully understand and accept, for it is a promise that He, Papa God, The Sovereign LORD GOD Himself, shall fulfill, that is: He will always give a just recompense award, to all those who intentionally make it their purpose and life’s quest, to diligently pursue Him and to do His will. (Hebrews 11:6 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Our greatest quest, as members of The Company of The Redeemed, (being our most sincere desire and aim in life) should always be, to please Papa God—The LORD GOD Almighty, by exhibiting a faith that not only believes He exists, but is also diligently devoted to willingly do His bidding, in order to fulfill and accomplish completely, His divine purpose and will for our lives. Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 12/13- “He, The LORD, Will Make You Strong!” (2 Corinthians 12:9)

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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: 12/13- “He, The LORD, Will Make You Strong!”
(2 Corinthians 12:9)

Premise Question: How often and when does The LORD GOD Almighty make us, His precious and beloved children, strong?

“Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me.” (2 Corinthians‬ ‭12:9‬ ‭NLT‬)

But the magnificent and most merciful LORD GOD Almighty set me straight, with this greatly encouraging admonition: “My ever faithful, loving kindness is all that you will ever need, it will always suffice, for My efficacious ability to accomplish and fulfill My divine design, will and purpose for your life, becomes ideal and absolutely impeccable, when in your frailty, inadequacies, infirmities and afflictions, you choose to completely rely upon Me!” Now that, is the reason why I’m more than happy and joyful to speak, with excessive pride, in an exaggerated manner and grandiose fashion, about my inglorious inadequacies, frail infirmities and noisome afflictions; knowing full well that The LORD GOD Almighty Himself is empowering me to do all that He desires, fulfilling and accomplishing in me and through me, His divine design, purpose and will for my life and ultimately, all for His Glory. (2 Corinthians 12:9 PDCP)

Bottom Line: He does it always through His sufficient grace and by His power. For He, The LORD GOD Almighty, will always make us strong, in our weaknesses, as we choose to rely upon His strength and not our own.

Sometimes though, our own strengths can become our weaknesses, when we choose to rely on them, rather than relying upon The LORD’s strength and His all sufficient grace. But, even still, in our own strength/weaknesses, when yielded to Him, He will make us strong! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 12/12- “Finish Strong—Complete Your Divine Assignment!” (Acts 20:24)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 12/12- “Finish Strong—Complete Your Divine Assignment!” (Acts 20:24)

Premise Question: What should be the most important aspect and factor of completing the divine assignment given to us, by The LORD Himself?

“But my life is worth nothing to me unless I use it for finishing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus—the work of telling others the Good News about the wonderful grace of God.”‭‭ (Acts ‭20:24‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

Notwithstanding, it matters very little to me, with regard to what may or may not happen to me personally, for I deem and recognize that my existence has very little value or usefulness, except, for only one reason and divine purpose, that of being entirely spent on what is most important to me, being my greatest aspiration; which is, to wrap-up and complete with a flourish, my life’s only ambition, the great undertaking, that The LORD Jesus Christ personally charged and assigned me with, entrusting to me the divine assignment of His divine purpose of announcing, with huge fanfare, a declaration of the “best and greatest news” humankind has ever or would ever receive, telling everyone that I have the honored privilege of coming in contact or have opportunity to interact with, have influence on, or in some way, might impact, of the incomparable and wonderful Good News of Papa God’s unfailing, extravagantly gracious, loving kindness. ( Acts 20:24 PDCP)

Bottom Line: We, all members of The Company of The Redeemed, should make it our ultimate goal and aim in life to finish strong, by completing the divinely assigned task of the “Great Commission,” that has been entrusted to each one of us, by The LORD Jesus Christ Himself; which of course is, telling everyone, everywhere, as we have opportunity, of Papa God’s great love, magnificent mercy and His wonderful saving grace.

The Apostle Paul tells us that he gave his all, spent his all and became all he ever needed to become, in order to have the best and blest opportunity of reaching out to everyone, everywhere, no matter who they were or from whence they came, so that, perhaps, they might respond to the Good News and be eternally saved!

The famous 19th century evangelist and teacher, D. L. Moody, had his own unique experience of not giving an opportunity to those who had attended his meeting one night, to respond to the message of the Good News and it was later that night, that the conflagration that is known as the Chicago Fire, broke out, with many perishing that night in the fire. It has been purported that of those that died in the fire that frightful night, many had been in D. L. Moody’s meeting earlier that night. It had such an impact upon the evangelist that he vowed to not ever close another meeting without giving a clear and strong presentation of the Good News to those in attendance, by granting them an opportunity to be forever changed now and for eternity by the power and presence of a loving, most merciful and gracious Papa God, through His Son, The LORD and Savior of humankind—Jesus Christ.

One of my favorite quotes, attributed to D. L. Moody is: “No man (one) ever sent by God is a failure!” The message that I’ve always taken from this quote is, no matter the outcome or results of whatever we do or wherever we may go, the most important aspect and what factors most, is that we have answered and been obedient to the call to go and faithfully finish strong, by completing the task and divine assignment given to us; therefore, we should and most necessarily leave the outcome and results to The LORD! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 12/11- “Believing Is Truly Seeing!” (Hebrews 11:1)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 12/11- “Believing Is Truly Seeing!” (Hebrews 11:1)

Premise Question: Seeing is believing, or, believing is truly seeing; which thought and statement is most authentically appropriate for those of us who are believing members of The Company of The Redeemed?

“Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see.” (Hebrews‬ ‭11:1‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

Now concerning our Rock Solid unshakable faith, which is the sure foundation upon which everything in our existence is built on, for faith is what gives us the supreme confidence, being fully convinced, that what we hope for, in this life and beyond, even though we can not actually see it, with our physical eyes, we still have the absolute assurance of our strong convictions; therefore, our faith is all the evidence that we need, in order to believe in what we can not see with our physical eyes. (Hebrews 11:1 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Near the end of The Gospel according to The Apostle John, Jesus had an encounter with The Apostle, known as “The Twin,” and who has since been referred to as “Doubting Thomas” and who, on a personal level, had some serious doubts about whether or not Jesus had actually, in fact, really risen from the grave. He even struggled with the personal eye witness accounts and reports of his closest friends and associates; boldly and definitively declaring that he was not going to believe their reports unless he was personally able to see with his own eyes, and then, place his own fingers in the actual holes of The LORD’s hands and feet, thus the thought and statement, “seeing is believing” rather than the thought and statement of faith of “believing is truly seeing!”

In this riveting and most unique encounter we don’t see The LORD rebuke Thomas for his doubts, but The LORD surely encourages Thomas to take a look, feel and then, see and believe that He is real and that He really has risen from the grave.

I personally don’t feel, nor do I think, The LORD is put off by our doubts, for it is us that are actually put off by our own doubts and unbelief.

So, just as Thomas was encouraged to see and believe, but was also encouraged to have a greater faith, which is to believe—being full of assurance and expectant hope, confidently seeing with the eye of faith—The LORD is now encouraging us to believe and truly see!

We should therefore, take a firm grip upon our faith, but even more important, is allowing our faith to take a strong hold upon us! For whether it’s in the past time, present time or some future time, the concept of “now” always applies and should therefore, be a continuum for all time, when we sincerely consider the matter of our faith!

So, when evaluating our own faith, “seeing is not believing,” but, “believing is truly seeing” confidently, with the eyes of faith, while being fully assured, with a heart full of joy-filled expectant hope! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 12/10- “Jesus Christ—The One True Light Of The World!” (John 1:8)

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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: 12/10- “Jesus Christ—The One True Light Of The World!” (John 1:8)

Premise Question: What is the divine calling, that each member of The Company of The Redeemed has now received from Papa God, in regards to The Light of the world?

“John himself was not the light; he was simply a witness to tell about the light.” (‭‭John‬ ‭1:8‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

The one known as John The Baptizer, was not The Anointed One who would come into the world as The One True Light and giver of new life; for John’s specific and divine calling, from Papa God, was to simply announce the Good News, to the world, as the foremost herald and ambassador, the expert witness, of The One True Light of the world. (John 1:8 PDCP)

Bottom Line: We, all members of The Company of The Redeemed, have now been given the same divine calling that was given to John The Baptizer, which also comes from Papa God and is, that we should all be heralds, ambassadors and expert witnesses, announcing and declaring to the whole world, vigorously and with a sense of great urgency, that Jesus Christ is The One True Light of the world; the giver of life and The Only Hope of all humankind. Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 12/09- “Set Yourself Free—From All Your Debris!” (2 Corinthians 7:1)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 12/09- “Set Yourself Free—From All Your Debris!” (2 Corinthians 7:1)

Premise Question: How do we, or can we, set ourselves free, and then, stay perpetually free, to continually live free, experiencing complete release and total deliverance, from our sin and the darkness of this world, in order to receive the fullness and gracious gift of salvation and freedom of The LORD?

“Because we have these promises, dear friends, let us cleanse ourselves from everything that can defile our body or spirit. And let us work toward complete holiness because we fear God.” ‭‭(2 Corinthians‬ ‭7:1‬ ‭NLT‬)

Ergo, in view of and as a direct consequence of Almighty Papa God’s succinct and declarative assurances, that He’s afforded each one of us through His great and precious promises, in which, we presently have total access to and are now in full possession of, dearly beloved fellow members of The Company of The Redeemed, it is therefore, incumbent upon each one of us, to break free, by purging and absolving ourselves from anything and everything that may tend to influence or distract us in an unsuitable manner, or that may even be possibly defiling, debasing or causing debauchery to become a profane stain within and without our body, soul and spirit. We should always make it our life’s aim to conforming absolutely to the description, the exact definition, of the ideal representation of impeccable holiness—Jesus Christ. We can do this, by becoming a personal temple of worship, whereby, our individual life is lived in reverential awe and holy honor exclusively for and unto The LORD GOD Almighty. (2 Corinthians 7:1 PDCP)

Bottom Line: We can set ourselves free, when we, choose to fully accept Papa God’s gracious and most merciful sacrificial offering of deliverance and freedom—His indescribable, inimitable wonderful gift of redeeming salvation. And then, we shall continue to be free, by being obedient and completely compliant to His Word and His divine plan, purpose and will for our lives!

Therefore, it is for this very reason, and truly because of Papa God’s great and precious promises that He has given to us, that we are filled with the sure confidence and full assurance of knowing that He is our Loving Papa God; living, breathing and walking among us, filling us with His joy and peace, comforting us, strengthening us, providing for our needs and ultimately, keeping us eternally safe.

And finally, we can rejoice and be glad, as it is extremely joyful knowing that we are His very own, greatly beloved children, and therefore, it behoves each one of us to, “keep our hearts and lives free of all debris, by flushing the flesh and staying refreshed!” Thus, being set free, with an eternal golden guarantee, to fully experience life and His redeeming salvation, because of His great unfailing love He has for each of us. Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 12/08- “He Came, He Did What He Came For And Is Coming Again!” (Hebrews 9:28)

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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: 12/08- “He Came, He Did What He Came For And Is Coming Again!” (Hebrews 9:28)

Premise Question: Is there an alternative way or path to escape death and eternal damnation and thereby, receive eternal life and salvation, other than the one and only way provided and through the one and only Name offered to Papa God’s very own and unique creation—humankind?

“so also Christ was offered once for all time as a sacrifice to take away the sins of many people. He will come again, not to deal with our sins, but to bring salvation to all who are eagerly waiting for him.” (‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭9:28‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

So Jesus Christ, the Anointed and Appointed One, by and with the seal of approval of The Sovereign Almighty Father God, was offered up only one time, once, for all of humankind, as the perfect atoning sacrifice, on a cruel cross, so that, Papa God’s divine purpose and grand design of removing and erasing entirely, the stain and curse of sin and death, from humankind, would be fully satisfied; thereby, affording many to avoid the wrath and righteous judgment of a Holy Papa God. Jesus Christ, The LORD, will appear, yet again, for a second time, but this time it will not be as a sacrificial lamb, come to carry the heavy burden of sin or even to deal with sin, for He has already done that and will not ever be subjected to having to do it again. But, He will come, as the victorious conquering King of kings, bringing with Him the final culmination and complete fulfillment of our Eternal Salvation; giving it to all the members of The Company of The Redeemed, who, with great patience and endurance and hopeful expectations, are eagerly waiting on Him to come again, just like He promised. (Hebrews 9:28 PDCP)

Bottom Line: No, there is not any other way or alternative path! For the sacrificial offering, upon the cross, of The Perfect Lamb of Papa God, His Only Begotten Son, is the only sacrifice that will ever be made, on behalf of humankind, as it has already accomplished, and will yet fulfill, all that it was intended to do, which is, being the provision of the only way of ESCAPE (Eternal Salvation Came At Perfection’s Expense) from darkness, death and eternal damnation, in that, each one who chooses to confess and believe in The Name of The LORD shall be delivered into The Everlasting Light and Life of His Eternal Presence, thereby, receiving His provision of eternal salvation and redemption; which is offered to all of those who’ve been created by Him, for Him and in His image, through The One Name, that is above every other name known and unknown, Jesus Christ—The LORD and Savior of humankind! Blessings…
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