Assurance

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 12/19- “God Is Personally With Us!” (Isaiah 7:14)

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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: 12/19- “God Is Personally With Us!” (Isaiah 7:14)

Premise Question: What meaning does The Prophet Isaiah’s prophecy, concerning The Savior of humankind, have and hold for us today?

“All right then, the Lord himself will give you the sign. Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son and will call him Immanuel (which means ‘God is with us’).” (‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭7:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

As a direct consequence of you, oh king Ahaz, being afraid to trust and try The LORD, per His direct request and command to you, and because you are also full of false humility, The Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty Himself will affix His personal signature to a confirming manifestation, a sign, with the message of redemption, for all people everywhere, thus, obligating Himself to fulfill it in this most spectacular and miraculous way: A young, undefiled, pure woman, having not yet been with a man, will become pregnant, without ever having been with a man, and she shall bring forth and deliver, by giving birth too, The Deliverer and Savior of humankind, for He is The Divine Immaculate only Son of The Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty, and she will call Him by this Name, Immanuel, which means, God is personally with us. (Isaiah 7:14 PDCP)

Bottom Line: What the prophet Isaiah was prophesying and looking forward to, we now can look back to; as we are now given the opportunity to be able to personally experience everyday, the wonderful peace, the glorious manifestation and everlasting presence of The LORD Jesus Christ—The Redeemer of humankind, by and through The Spirit of Papa God Himself being in our daily lives, and then, throughout all of eternity! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 12/14- “We Get What We Ask For And What’s Best For Us, When It’s What He Wants For Us!” (1 John 5:14-15)

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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: 12/14- “We Get What We Ask For And What’s Best For Us, When It’s What He Wants For Us!” (1 John 5:14-15)

Premise Question: Do we, can we, as children of The Most High—The Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty, get and have what we ask of Him?

“And we are confident that he hears us whenever we ask for anything that pleases him. And since we know he hears us when we make our requests, we also know that he will give us what we ask for.” ‭‭(1 John‬ ‭5:14-15‬ ‭NLT‬)

This is the certain certitude, that we confidently possess, being fully assured, with extraordinary courage, as we draw near, even extremely close, to the very manifest presence, of The Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty: it’s knowing that if we make a request, that is entirely congruent with His divine design, perfect purpose and wonderful plan for our lives, which pleases Him, then, He is pre-disposed to incline His ear and heart towards us and listens with rapt attention. And, because we are not in the dark, or unaware of the fact that He listens to us, when we offer up our petitions, requests and entreaties, that are pleasing to Him, then, no matter what we request, we are already fully assured of having all that we have requested of Him!
(1 John 5:14-15 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Oh what a blessing it is for us and others, when our requests of The LORD are pleasing to Him, because they truly fulfill His divine purpose and wonderful plan for our lives and the lives of others.

It’s also wonderful knowing, that when we ask anything, according to His will, we have it, for it is already a work in progress and is part of the necessary and perfect process. 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: 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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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 12/07- “Jesus Is Grace And Truth Personified—In Full Measure!” (John 1:14)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 12/07- “Jesus Is Grace And Truth Personified—In Full Measure!” (John 1:14)

Premise Question: Is it possible to administer or experience Papa God’s wonderful grace without also applying and fully accepting His infallible and inalterable truth?

“So the Word became human and made his home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness. And we have seen his glory, the glory of the Father’s one and only Son.” ‭‭(John‬ ‭1:14‬ ‭NLT‬)

The Eternal Word, at the behest of The Eternal Almighty Sovereign Father God, chose to empty Himself of His position, His glory and might, to move into a tent of flesh and blood, so that, He could move into the neighborhood of humankind, the earth, taking up residence, by walking, breathing and living amongst us, as a good neighbor. We can personally attest to this being the absolute truth, as we had the great privilege and honor of having observed and experienced up close, with our own eyes, His splendor, His majestic magnificence and incomparable glory; as The One and Only Son, who came down from Heaven from The Eternal Almighty Sovereign Father God, and who is the exact representation, the personification of The Supreme Sovereign Potentate, Almighty Father God; being completely filled, in full measure, with gracious favor, unfailing loving kindness and genuinely authentic, righteous virtue, which is the infallible and only authentic real truth. (John 1:14 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Nope! It is not possible to administer or experience Papa God’s Grace without also accepting and applying His infallible and inalterable Truth in full measure! For the true reality of Jesus Christ coming in the flesh, living among us, is the perfect picture of authentic faithfulness, without any bit of phoniness, and also is completely overflowing with rectitude. For The LORD Jesus Christ was filled with both Grace and Truth, in full measure!

Therefore, Papa God’s grace is not, can not, nor shall ever be experienced or administered as His grace, without also, His truth being fully accepted and applied in full measure. Nor is truth ever going to be truth, without grace being present, at the same time, in full measure.

Grace and Truth must both be present, at the same time, the same place and in full measure, in order for either one to be Papa God’s true wonderful Grace and His real authentic Truth! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 12/01- “Time To Buck Up, Soul!” (Psalms 42:11)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 12/01- “Time To Buck Up, Soul!” (Psalms 42:11)

Premise Question: Should we really attempt to have a serious conversation with our own soul, when we are down and out, discouraged and disturbed?

“Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again— my Savior and my God!” (‭‭Psalms‬ ‭42:11‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

Why, O my soul, and for what earthly reason could there ever be an occasion, on which I would ever allow you to stay in a state of despondency; spiraling downward, feeling dejected, disheartened and depressed? Why, O my soul, would you perpetually be distressed, disrupted and disturbed deep within the within of my inmost being; in disharmony and in complete disarray? Listen up, here’s what you should immediately do, O my soul, because it’s what I’m going to do whether you want or are even ready for me to do so! I firmly put, I resolutely place, I fasten tightly, my complete hope, faith and trust, in and upon The Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty! I determinedly do this right now, by worshiping, with exuberant and joyful praise, The LORD GOD Almighty, my Redeemer and my most merciful, loving and full of gracious favor, Papa God! (Psalms 42:11 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Yes! We need to have a serious conversation with our soul, expressing to our soul, that no matter what is going on in our life, there is nothing in this world that we should fear or be worried about. For He, The LORD Himself, will quiet and put us at perfect peace, deep within the within of the inmost part of our being.

And, He, and He alone, is able to truly satisfy the hunger, quench the thirst and fulfill the deepest yearnings, longings and desires of our souls!

It’s time, children of Papa God, to tell our souls to buck up! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 11/30- “The LORD GOD Almighty Always Fulfills His Word!” (Malachi 3:1)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 11/30- “The LORD GOD Almighty Always Fulfills His Word!” (Malachi 3:1)

Premise Question: Who specifically is The LORD GOD Almighty speaking about, through His servant and mouthpiece, the prophet Malachi?

““Look! I am sending my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. Then the Lord you are seeking will suddenly come to his Temple. The messenger of the covenant, whom you look for so eagerly, is surely coming,” says the LORD of Heaven’s Armies.” (‭‭Malachi‬ ‭3:1‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

“I, The Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty, shall send my appointed courier, to clear and prepare the way, as a forerunner, announcing the Good News of the arrival of My Anointed One. Then, all of a sudden, The LORD and Savior that you’ve been earnestly seeking and patiently waiting for, shall appear in His temple, as The Agent Messenger of the new covenant of My redemptive gracious love; for The One you’ve most desired, shall surely appear at His appointed time,” says The Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty!” (Malachi 3:1 PDCP)

Bottom Line: The prophet Malachi has faithfully written down, for all to see hear and receive, the clear and precise Good News message, which was personally delivered from the very mouth of Papa God Himself, (who is The One and Only True Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty) of the sure and certain coming of the promised Anointed One; who will, in the fulfillment of His Word, release, set free, cleanse and purify all those who, in humility and contriteness, call upon The Name of The LORD for salvation.

He, The LORD GOD Almighty, saves and delivers them completely, by removing the penalty of sin and death; which is eternal punishment and separation from the presence of Papa God.

The LORD GOD Almighty’s wonderful message of Good News, is that He is sending one, John The Baptist, who will come in The Name of The LORD, preparing the way of The Anointed One—Jesus Christ, who, upon the cross, has already accomplished His divine mission, and is even now, presently, continuing to fulfill His Word and mission, by ever interceding, on our behalf, and shall yet do, all that He has said, in His Everlasting Word, that He will do!

Our divine mission now, is to be His appointed and anointed messengers, His personal ambassadors, boldly declaring and proclaiming, with courage and clarity, Papa God’s wonderful Good News about The Redeemer—Jesus Christ, to everyone everywhere, in this present world! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 11/29- “Thankfulness Provides Strength And Stability In Our Faith!” (Colossians 2:7)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 11/29- “Thankfulness Provides Strength And Stability In Our Faith!” (Colossians 2:7)

Premise Question: Why is it so vital and critically important, as well as being absolutely imperative, that we, as members of The Company of The Redeemed, be deeply rooted and established in The Truth of The LORD?

“Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and you will overflow with thankfulness.” (‭‭Colossians‬ ‭2:7‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

Allow yourself to grow down deep and wide, being deeply entrenched, and firmly implanted in The LORD, producing a strong foundation, that will be able to support a solid structure that is fortified and stabilized, by your strong certitude and convictions, that you were taught and brought up in; even, your stalwart belief and faith in The Truth—our Blessed Hope, that causes you to always be abounding in great measure in superabundance, teeming and overflowing with gratitude and thanksgiving. (Colossians 2:7 PDCP)

Bottom Line: We must, each one, be willing to be buried in Him, (in order to become “B-I-G” in God, you must first be willing to be Buried-In-God—planted down deep in Him, like a seed that is planted in the ground and dies, but then germinates and is brought back to life to produce a harvest after its kind, so too, must we be willing to die to self, so that we can then produce a harvest after its kind—a righteous one) thoroughly and completely immersed, totally embedded in His presence, being literally surrounded and covered by His righteousness; while growing down and out, initially, in order to create a strong root system that will then give us a sure foundation, so that we can build a strong and stalwart life structure, that will have the ability, strength and capacity to withstand the various trials and storms of life, in order to enable us to mature, by growing up and then spreading out, with hearts filled with gratitude and thanksgiving, so that we can then flourish, having an efficacious and powerfully reaching impact, not only upon our own lives, but the many lives of others living in this world, as well.

All of this will have the glorious effect of producing within us and others, a great and bountiful, successful harvest of righteousness; wherever we go, wherever we are and with whomever we have the wonderful and blessed opportunity to love, bless, help and serve.

Remember though, in order for any of us to grow, flourish and then produce a successful and righteous harvest with our lives, in this life, we must first, for there is no other way, be willing to be planted, buried deep (die) in the ground of The LORD; growing down deep and spreading out wide, so that a sure and strong, solid foundation is put in place, in our lives, that will and can support and sustain an appropriate and divinely designed and ordered structure of The LORD, in our lives, that will surely grow up, flourish, spread out wide and remain, thereby, blessing not only our own lives, by producing a successful harvest of righteousness, which is pleasing to The LORD, but will also affect, in an efficacious, good, acceptable and most perfect way, the lives of many others, in this life. Grow down and out before ever attempting or expecting to grow up and out! Blessings…
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