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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 07/26/15- “The Great I Am Is Always There!” (Isaiah 41:10)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 07/26/15- “The Great I Am Is Always There!” (Isaiah 41:10)

Premise Question: Knowing and fully accepting the premise that Papa God is completely for us, who are members in right standing, of The Company of The Redeemed, and that He is always on our side fighting all of our battles, who is it that could ever really be successful in coming or going against us, His precious and dearly beloved own children?

“Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.” ‭‭(Isaiah‬ ‭41:10‬ ‭NLT)

So, do not, under any circumstance you face, or situation you are going through, allow yourself to be overwhelmed, with distressing, worrisome, anxious thoughts, for I AM, The Great I AM, The Sovereign One True Almighty Papa God, Creator of Heaven and earth, will always be right there with you, close by your side. Do not, at any time or upon any occasion, give yourself over to being disheartened, lacking courage, wanting to just give up, but stay bold and courageous, for I AM, is your Papa God. I AM, will never leave you in a weakened state, without help, hope or provision, for I AM, will strengthen you, making you strong enough to face whatever is challenging you in the moment, I AM, will always help you. I AM, shall forever support and defend you against any and all opposition; keeping you from sinking into the depths of despair and eternal death. I AM, will accomplish this, with My incomparable, strong and victorious, filled with all honor and might, Glorious Righteous Right Hand. (Isaiah 41:10 PDCP)

Bottom Line: If Papa God is for us, who or what can be against us? Nothing and no one! No one and nothing will ever be successful in keeping Papa God’s will and purpose for our lives from coming to fruition. Therefore, there is never going to be a valid time or reason why we should ever be fearful, frightened, distraught, timid or afraid! Papa God has promised that He will never leave or forsake us! Whatever He says He will do, He most definitely will do, because He is ever faithful, and when He does it, He will do it thoroughly, completely and that, with excellence, honor and glory. When The LORD tells us to not even allow our hearts to ever be troubled or to be dismayed, we can take Him at His Word! When He tells us that in this life, this world, we are going to experience trouble, trials, temptations, attacks, ridicule, suffering, persecution, but, we are to be full of joy and cheer, and to not be discouraged because of any of it, as He has overcome this world and everything that could ever happen to us in this life, we are to rejoice and be glad, for He has promised to give us His strength, His peace, and His comfort, encouragement, refreshing, restoration and renewal! Our’s is the victory forever and always, because The Most High, Papa God, The Sovereign LORD God Almighty, is our LORD and Savior, The Great I Am, who is always there for us! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 07/21/15- “For Papa God So Loved—NOT, For Papa God Was Really Upset!” (1 John 4:18)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 07/21/15- ” For Papa God So Loved—NOT, For Papa God Was Really Upset!” (1 John 4:18)

Premise Question: What force compels, motivates and then sustains, those who respond to Papa God’s message of love, grace and mercy; is it Papa God’s perfect love, or fear of His just judgement, wrath and punishment?

“Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear. If we are afraid, it is for fear of punishment, and this shows that we have not fully experienced his perfect love.” (1 John‬ ‭4:18‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

When we fully experience Papa God’s love, there’s not even a residue of fear left in us. No feelings of inadequacy, or being afraid of not measuring up to, or deserving His great love; because Papa God’s love is without defect or flaws, beyond any improvement, perfect in every way, and is exactly what is needed to expel, by an overwhelming force, all of our fears. Fear will never be able to accomplish Papa God’s divine purpose and will in our lives! Because being afraid of Papa God, His wrath, punishment and judgement, is not and shall not ever be what’s going to keep us holy, righteous, and pure! For those who are motivated merely by being fearful of Papa God’s wrath, will never be sustained by, nor will they ever be made whole and complete, flawless, faultless, and correct, in every detail in their life; for we are only ever made perfect, whole and complete, in His love, not in His wrath! (1 John 4:18 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Being fearful of the outpouring of Papa God’s judgements, His just wrath and punishment, is never going to be a sustainable, proper motivator or efficacious compeller, to keep one upon the straight and narrow path that leads to righteousness and an eternal life of abundant joy and comforting peace! For a fear of death, hell and eternal punishment is not what saves, spares and sustains us! It always was, always is and shall ever be, only Papa God’s lavish and perfect love being poured out upon our lives, that saves, spares and completely sustains us, in this life and throughout all of eternity. Papa God was not upset with us when He graciously chose to send His One and Only Son to this world, for the express purpose of redeeming all of humankind, by not sparing His Son, who freely laid down His life, as a ransom for our lives, in order to save us, spare us and then sustain us, not only during our time here on earth, but throughout all of eternity; but He was showing us how much He loved us, with His genuinely true and authenticated, everlasting perfect love! The only good thing that can truly come out of a fear of Papa God’s wrath and punishment being poured out upon humankind, should be utilized as an urgent call and compelling motivator for each and every member of The Company of The Redeemed, to see it, accept it, be aware of it, know it and then, do something about it, by diligently acting upon it, with complete devotion; to faithfully share the message of hope, which is Papa God’s Good News message of love, grace and mercy, with all those who will choose to accept and personally experience it. Because if they don’t choose to respond and accept His perfect love, grace and mercy, then certain judgement of His wrath and punishment shall follow. Everyone should grow fully into an awareness and understanding of Papa God’s love, as Papa God wasn’t really upset with us, when He sent His Son, but was absolutely motivated and compelled by His love for us and all of humankind. So, we too, ought to be motivated by His lavish and great love; for the empirical evidence that shows that one has fully experienced Papa God’s perfect love, is when they are no longer motivated by being full of fear, but are motivated by being full of His perfect love, as all fear has been expelled and replaced, by Papa God’s perfect love! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 07/16/15- “Beyond Our Comprehension!” (Romans 11:33)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 07/16/15- “Beyond Our Comprehension!” (Romans 11:33)

Premise Question: Why is it that humankind has such a difficult time being able to grasp, with full comprehension, the vast incalculable riches of the immeasurable, and unfathomable, wealth of wisdom, knowledge and perfect judgements of Papa God?

“Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out!”
(‭‭Romans‬ ‭11:33‬ ‭NIV‬‬)

Oh the profundity, the complexity and vastness of the greatness of Papa God’s immeasurable abundance of His invaluable wisdom and marvelous knowledge—far beyond our ability to comprehend! For His method of making superbly perfect and great decisions cannot be understood or comprehended by searching them out even with great diligence, for they are completely unfathomable, and His course of action, of creating access to Him, is superior and undiscoverable, way beyond any knowledge or experience we may have had or ever shall have! (Romans 11:33 PDCP)

Bottom Line: We are not the first of humankind to struggle with being able to understand, with full comprehension, the immeasurable and unfathomable vastness of Papa God’s goodness, His love, mercy, grace, wisdom, knowledge and perfect judgements. In the Old Testament, Job was having great difficulty, as he was struggling and going through some unique and troublesome challenges in his life, so, in chapter 37 of Job, he decides to challenge Papa God’s wisdom; in the way Papa God chooses to do things and allows things to happen. What follows, in chapter 38 through to the end of Job, is Papa God’s response to Job’s thoughts and questions. He begins to pelt Job with a flurry of questions that Job is unable to answer. One of my favorites is: ““Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Tell me, if you know so much.” (‭‭Job‬ ‭38:4‬ ‭NLT‬‬) And then, Papa God demands that Job answer them! I absolutely love Job’s response. “Then Job replied to the LORD, “I am nothing—how could I ever find the answers? I will cover my mouth with my hand. I have said too much already. I have nothing more to say.” (‭‭Job‬ ‭40:3-5‬ ‭NLT‬‬) Good answer, but Papa God wasn’t quite finished yet! For He goes on with another flurry of unanswerable questions, further challenging Job to answer them. Here is Job’s final perspective, belief and response, which is not a bad perspective, belief and response for all of us to have, as well! ““I know that you can do anything, and no one can stop you. You asked, ‘Who is this that questions my wisdom with such ignorance?’ It is I—and I was talking about things I knew nothing about, things far too wonderful for me. You said, ‘Listen and I will speak! I have some questions for you, and you must answer them.’ I had only heard about you before, but now I have seen you with my own eyes. I take back everything I said, and I sit in dust and ashes to show my repentance.” (‭‭Job‬ ‭42:2-6‬ ‭NLT‬‬) Here’s the truth that the Prophet Isaiah got from Papa God: “My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts,” says the LORD. “And my ways are far beyond anything you could imagine. For just as the heavens are higher than the earth, so my ways are higher than your ways and my thoughts higher than your thoughts.” (‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭55:8-9‬ ‭NLT‬‬) And here’s the revelation of this truth that the Apostle John received, and that we ought to fully accept, trust and believe: “Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when Christ appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.” (‭‭1 John‬ ‭3:2‬ ‭NIV‬‬) We, as humankind, are not going to figure it all out while here on this earthly plain. But one day, as has been shown in the scriptures, we will see and fully comprehend, for it shall be made crystal clear to all those who’ve put their believing faith and trust in Papa God and His One and Only Son, Jesus Christ! PS. “I don’t know the why or the how, but I do accept that You must of had a very good reason, and therefore, one day, I know that I will understand completely.” Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 07/07/15- “We Suffer Now, Revel In Glory Later!” (Romans 8:18)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 07/07/15- “We Suffer Now, Revel In Glory Later!” (Romans 8:18)

Premise Question: Does everyone suffer in the same way during their time here on earth and do all receive the same glory and recognition in the future?

Yet what we suffer now is nothing compared to the glory he will reveal to us later. (‭Romans‬ ‭8‬:‭18‬ NLT)

After careful thought and consideration, I firmly believe and am fully convinced, that our present existing trials and tribulation, with their intolerable conditions of excruciating pain, agonizing distress, along with the great loss and unpleasantness we are even now experiencing, cannot, should not, and in fact, is not even the slightest bit significant or important enough to justify, in any way shape or form, when comparing them side by side, with the immeasurable, incalculable, magnificently distinctive in renown, resplendent glory that will be made known and personally revealed in each one of us, The Company of The Redeemed, later on, at the appointed time. (Romans 8:18 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Not everyone will experience suffering and loss in the same way or in the same degree during their time here on earth; nor will everyone receive the same glory, rewards and distinctive recognition later on, at the appointed time, in the future. But, everyone will suffer in some way or another and at some point and in some degree during their time here on earth. The great and wonderfully encouraging news flash is though; that all those who share in the suffering of The LORD will also share in His resplendent glory, as well! For our suffering now, is nothing when compared to the glory to be revealed and received by us later on! We will surely suffer now, but we shall also certainly revel in a future glory, at a future time, where we will be clothed and regaled with the magnificence and resplendent glory of The LORD! The suffering we experience now cannot even begin to be compared, as it is not even worthy of comparison, with the glory, rewards and recognition that we’ll receive later on! The greater the suffering now, the greater the glory, recognition and reward later on! (2 Corinthians 4:16-18, Matthew 5:12) I personally came to the full acceptance and realization of this great and encouraging principle and truth during the time I watched my precious and greatly beloved wife and mother of my children, Cynthia, go through suffering that was beyond belief and too difficult to explain or understand; for it was more than I could endure and much more than I had ever seen anyone go through before or since! It was during that time and right after though, that The LORD opened the eyes of my heart and understanding, so that I could clearly see and perceive, with great insight and a deep understanding, that ultimately He was going to use it all for His glory and purpose, as well as, the tremendous gracious benefit of my beloved wife. For one day, in the future and at the appointed time, I will see with my own eyes, the glory of The LORD upon His faithful and enduring great suffering servant Cynthia, as I too will one day stand before The LORD, The One who is our loving, full of gracious favor and great mercy, our Savior, who is ever faithful to His Word and every promise therein, and shall then receive the glory, rewards and recognition that shall far outweigh and exceed any suffering I endured and experienced during my stay and sojourn here upon this earth. We will suffer now, but later on, we shall revel in His glory! Hallelujah! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 07/06/15- “Put First Things First!” (Matthew 6:33)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 07/06/15- “Put First Things First!” (Matthew 6:33)

Premise Question: What are some of the real benefits that can be had and experienced by those who will choose to put seeking and going after The Kingdom of God, while living a virtuous and upright life, above everything else in this life, and why is that?

Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need. (‭Matthew‬ ‭6‬:‭33‬ NLT)

When we choose to live our lives, in complete abandonment, holding nothing back in reserve, by making it our first and foremost primary objective in life, to seek and to serve effectively in the kingdom work of our LORD, while also living a morally righteous, being virtuous and upright life, that brings honor and glory to Papa God and His Kingdom, then, there is never a need for us to ever worry or be concerned with our daily needs not being met, in order to live and flourish in this life. (Mathew 6:33 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Some of the most significantly important benefits and wonderful blessings that will be fully experienced by those who choose to reorder their lives to reflect a coming into full compliance with the strong admonition and exhortation of The LORD, with regards to prioritizing our lives, and putting things in their appropriate and proper places, by seeking His Kingdom first and foremost above all else, and living a morally upright and righteous life is: experiencing all of His great and precious promises, His great faithfulness, His provision of our critical and daily needs, His supreme comfort, all surpassing peace, gracious favor, undeserved mercy, overcoming power and unfailing love! Papa God enables us to build upon a strong foundation stone, Jesus Christ, The Solid Rock! We build and erect a righteous structure upon the strong foundation of The Solid Rock, with building blocks of righteous principles and truth; then, we add to the righteous structure a consistent routine, by living out Papa God’s virtuous principles in our daily lives, being lead, moment by moment, by The Spirit of The Living God, which will bring stability to our life structure and routine, so as, to not ever be tossed to and fro by everything that we may encounter in life, and thereby, become unstable, but will be successful all the days of our lives, because we deliberately and with diligence and constant devotion keep first things first in our lives! So, seek Him first. Serve Him above everything and everyone else. Live only for Him, and you’ll get what you have need of in this life and the life to come! Why is it and why does it work this way? Because when we are obedient to Papa God and His desires, purpose and will for our lives, then, and only then, are we pleasing to Him and will thus, get to experience His great and precious promises, by having all that we have need of and more. Remember, with obedience comes blessings and benefits, but with disobedience comes curses and consequences! Blessings…
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