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TIS THE SEASON OF GIVING AND RELEASING!

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TIS THE SEASON OF GIVING AND RELEASING!

“It’s more blessed to give than receive.” -Jesus Christ, The Lord…

“it’s a blessing for the one who is released, but, also a bigger blessing for the one who releases.” -I’ve said this, as well as others…

“It’s more blessed to be righteous than right.” -Garry Meineke…

You might win the battle of being right, but you won’t necessarily win the war—you might end of dead right! For when you demand “your right of way,” you may very well end up “dead right away!”

The more prudent way, is to give up your right, after all, it’s more blessed to give than receive…Jesus really did say that and He really did mean to say it!

Some might say, “but, I’ve been wronged!” You may very well be right, but it doesn’t have any power or influence to make you better. Only releasing the wrong will make it right and cause you to get better!

If you choose not to do it Papa God’s way, by releasing the wrong, then you won’t get better, you’ll just become bitter and have a set of bigger problems to eventually deal with, that in order to get relief, you’ll have to release to get better! There is no other way around it to get better.

Papa God’s Word tells us that revenge is His to repay, not ours!

Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” says the Lord. On the contrary: “If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head.” Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. (Romans 12:19-21 NIV)

His way is the only way that works. Our way will always be ineffective and will not ever produce the desired result!

We should also not have the attitude, because we know The LORD will avenge us, “okay LORD, go get em and get em real good!”

Nor should we allow our pride or bitterness to rule our lives, but choose to clothe ourselves in humility. Pride and bitterness leads us to utter and total humiliation, while humility and releasing leads us to being exalted in due time!

Look after each other, so that none of you fails to receive the grace of God! Watch out that no poisonous root of bitterness grows up to trouble you, corrupting many. (Hebrews 12:15 NLT)

Tis the season for giving and releasing! Ah ha, perhaps the greatest gift you can give someone this year, is the gift of releasing them. Then, you too will receive an even greater gift of being released, no longer held captive, but set free, with liberty, peace and joy!

Happy giving and releasing season to all! 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: 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: 12/07- “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- 11/25- “Don’t Just Give Papa God Thanks Now And Then, But Give Him Thanks Everyday, Continually, All The Day Long, Now And Forevermore!” (1 Chronicles 29:13)PDCP

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 11/25- “Don’t Just Give Papa God Thanks Now And Then, But Give Him Thanks Everyday, Continually, All The Day Long, Now And Forevermore!” (1 Chronicles 29:13)

Premise Question: Is there ever an inappropriate, wrong time or occasion, for the people of Papa God to express thanksgiving and gratitude, offered up in sincerity, coming from hearts full of gratefulness, by giving all thanks, honor, praise and true worship, unto His matchless and most glorious Name?

““O our God, we thank you and praise your glorious name!”
(‭‭1 Chronicles‬ ‭29:13‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

Without any delay or procrastination, at this present moment in time and on this exact occasion, as well as, into the immediate future and beyond, at all times and on every occasion, we, Your very own chosen ones, all ascribe to You, Papa God, The Creator of Heaven and earth, our Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty, thanks, from the very depths of our hearts. And, we also give to You our highest, most joyful, exuberant praise and worship, with the greatest of honor, unto You and Your wonderful, matchless, marvelously and gloriously filled Name, which of course, is above every name. (1 Chronicles 29:13 PDCP)

Bottom Line: There is not ever a time, occasion, situation or circumstance, whereby, we, the people of Papa God, should not always be found giving all thanks, praise, honor and glory unto The King Eternal—The Creator of Heaven and earth and everything therein—The Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty, who is our lavishly loving and kind, gracious and most merciful Papa God, our Redeemer and rescuing Savior! And, not just occasionally, now and then, but at all times and on all occasions, let your thanks, praise, honor, glory and worship, of The LORD, be heard, seen and known, not only by Him, but everyone! Let your worship roar! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 10/26- “The LORD Hears My Voice, When I Call Upon His Name For Mercy!” (Psalms 116:1-2)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 10/26- “The LORD Hears My Voice, When I Call Upon His Name For Mercy!” (Psalms 116:1-2)

Premise Question: In what ways can and should we, The Company of The Redeemed, respond to The LORD’s wonderful expressions of His acts of mercy, gracious favor and His loving kindness shown towards us?

“I love the LORD because he hears my voice and my prayer for mercy. Because he bends down to listen, I will pray as long as I have breath!”
(‭‭Psalms‬ ‭116:1-2‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

I profoundly, with all of my affections, strongest desires and certain sure intentions, love The LORD GOD Almighty, with my whole heart, body and soul! For He, The LORD GOD Almighty Himself, inclines His ear towards the direction and sound of my desperate cry and plea for His kind, considerate and compassionate, divine favor of forbearance, to be shown towards me, which He, without fail, definitely always does! Because He, The LORD GOD Almighty, pays close rapt attention, carefully listening to my entreaty every time I call upon Him; I will therefore, continually offer up my supplications, requests and prayers to Him, when I’m in need of assistance, for as long as I have breath and continue to live! (Psalms 116:1-2 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Here are just some of the ways, expressions and actions we can take and do, in response to The LORD’s expressions of acts of mercy, gracious favor and His loving kindness shown towards us:

We can and should be praying to Him, not only for ourselves and our own interests, but interceding and praying on behalf of others and their specific needs and interests!

We ought to be singing songs about His magnificent mercies shown towards us and all of humankind!

We can prepare and make declarative proclamations about His loving kindness!

We should abandon ourselves in exultation, high praise and worship to Him; glorifying and magnifying His Name, by testifying about His marvelous acts and wonderful deeds, together with others!

We should and can share His love, compassion, mercy, loving kindness and gracious favor, by clearly saying, then displaying and showing it towards others!

We should, with heartfelt thanksgiving and gratitude, be completely thankful to The LORD for all that He has done, is doing and shall yet do!

We can follow Him and then lead others to Him. We can do this by helping others as He, The LORD, has, is and will continue to help us!

We need to be faithful, reliable, dependable and totally trustworthy, towards and with others, as He, The LORD, is towards and with us!

Finally, we need to be patient and long suffering, inclining and bending ourselves towards others, with great compassion, by being willing to listen to them, and then following through, by doing all that we can, with The LORD’s help and aid, to help them in their plight!

Thank The LORD, that He indeed does hear our cries for mercy!

We should and must remember this: Mercy is always shown to the merciful! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 10/22- “Obedience Produces Blessings And Benefits, While Disobedience Results In Producing Curses And Consequences!” (John 3:36)

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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: 10/22- “Obedience Produces Blessings And Benefits, While Disobedience Results In Producing Curses And Consequences!” (John 3:36)

Premise Question: What are some of the actual blessings and benefits of choosing to believe in and obeying Papa God’s Son—Jesus Christ; versus, the very real curses and consequences that come as a result of deciding not to believe in, nor obey Papa God’s Son?

“And anyone who believes in God’s Son has eternal life. Anyone who doesn’t obey the Son will never experience eternal life but remains under God’s angry judgment.” (John‬ ‭3:36‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

Whoever, wherever and whenever, chooses to place their reliance and complete trust in the only begotten Son—Jesus Christ, of The One True Sovereign Papa God Almighty, has already attained and secured their place in an eternity filled with eternal bliss and everlasting joy; to forever rejoice and celebrate in the glorious presence of The LORD GOD Almighty. But, whoever deliberately chooses to turn away from Papa God Almighty’s loving and gracious, most merciful provision of escape from death, by refusing to believe in and obey His Son, will not experience the fullness of joy and life everlasting, and thus, will be subject to the full weight and brunt of The Almighty’s righteous judgement of sin; thereby, suffering the dire punishment and consequences of their rejection and disobedience. (John 3:36 PDCP)

Bottom Line: The actual blessings and benefits of believing in and obeying Papa God’s Son are: First and foremost, the powerful grip that sin and darkness holds upon our lives, is forever, irrevocably broken, never to be rescinded, as we are completely set free; to breathe, to live, to worship, to enjoy life to its fullest, in a meaningful and purposeful way, knowing real refreshing peace and true satisfying love, as well as having the blessed opportunity of being able to become all that we have been divinely designed and purposed to fulfill and become, by thoroughly experiencing and accomplishing all of this, not only in this life, but in the life still to come!

The very real curses and consequences, that come as a direct result of disobeying, rejecting, not believing and accepting Papa God’s gracious provision of salvation and escape, that He is offering through His Son, is: Eternal separation from the very real, absolutely necessary and highly desired, everlasting presence of The Almighty! And, as a consequence of not believing in and obeying Papa God’s Son—Jesus Christ, the curse of death and sin will remain upon an individual’s life, and they will therefore, be subject to and shall be relegated too forever experiencing eternal death, destruction, degradation, distress, painful and torturous punishment, without end, as well as forever having to experience and go through, without any relief or respite, agony, anger, full of resentment, remorse, self-hate and loathsome shame; always being hungry and thirsty, without ever receiving any satisfaction, joy, peace or fulfillment!

Let us all choose to believe and obey, in order to experience the blessings and benefits, and thereby, avoid the very real curses and consequences of not believing and obeying! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 10/12- “Blessing And Cursing Ought Not To Come From The Same Source And Same Place!” (James 3:10)

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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: 10/12- “Blessing And Cursing Ought Not To Come From The Same Source And Same Place!” (James 3:10)

Premise Question: How can blessing and cursing come from the same source and place, and is this even possible; and why should we ever give any credence to or be tolerant of it, and finally, how and what can and should we do about confronting it?

“And so blessing and cursing come pouring out of the same mouth. Surely, my brothers and sisters, this is not right!” (‭‭James‬ ‭3:10‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

What is this that I’m hearing, coming from your mouths; both, expressions of appreciation, grateful homage, with high acclaim and devotion, as well as, expressions of profane obscenities that are blasphemous, filled with obloquial hurtful abusive language? My most beloved and cherished fellow members of The Company of The Redeemed, this should not be occurring, as it is completely unacceptable and incongruent behavior, that should never be a part of our common practice, as believers in Jesus Christ. (James 3:10 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Oh, but it all too often, unfortunately, ends up being reality and is the case! The reason why one can have both blessing and cursing, coming, seemingly, from the same source, is because there has been some kind of pollution spill at the place of the pure fountainhead source, the heart, and then, it flows out from there as no longer being pure, but polluted, convoluted and diluted by the essence of what is contained within the spewing, spouting, spilling of raw filthy sewage, emanating from a polluted heart; which then targets and delivers its vileness, to its intended recipients, with a poisonous and gushing tongue! Most often, it has a negative affect on more than just its intended victims, as there is always an overflow of this kind of expression!

We must not ever allow our pure source, our hearts, which have been cleansed and made pure by the shed blood of Jesus Christ, that was applied to our hearts, at the time of our salvation conversion experience, to once again become polluted with vile and sinful practices and behaviors, nor bitterness, resentment and a reluctance or reticence to us being unwilling to walk in release and extend forgiveness whenever and to whomever, as is needed and necessary.

We must always be cognizant and aware of our credibility and reputation, needing to be established and kept, as it is always going to be put on display for all to see; especially those that are still in darkness and needing to be set free. So, therefore, we must not ever act in a way that is unbecoming to a follower of Jesus Christ, but if and when we do, which some of us most certainly have done or will do, perhaps even yet again, we must choose to immediately, with humility, sue for peace, seek the mercy and forgiveness of Papa God and others, and then begin again, with the powerful and efficacious cleansing that comes as a result of our confession and repentance.

The issue of blessing and cursing coming from seemingly the same delivery source—our mouths, should never be tolerated and should always be confronted swiftly; by ourselves within ourselves, and also by those who are spiritual, and who will, in love, with a humble, gentle, merciful and kind spirit, and with the divine and intentional purpose of bringing restoration, healing and reconciliation, into the life of the one being held accountable.

Remember, dearly beloved brothers and sisters, The Holy Writ declares that: Out of the preponderance of what is contained in the abundance of the heart, the mouth is filled with it, and the tongue spews and vomits it out all over anyone that is close enough to be spilled all over, with its vileness.

But, if the source is kept pure and the mouth and tongue is under control and kept clean, then there is much blessing, encouragement and refreshing that shall gush forth and pour over anyone close by!

Each and every day, we have a choice, we can choose to either spread Papa God’s GRACE, or spray man’s MACE! GRACE is: God’s Redeeming Atonement Covers Everyone! MACE is: Misery, Antagonism, Criticism, Entangling!

When our hearts are free of debris, then it’s easy to spread Papa God’s GRACE! So, keep your heart free of debris, flush the flesh and stay refreshed, and you’ll be a refreshing and a wellspring of blessings to others, as well! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 10/11- “Jesus Is The One And Only Son Of The One And Only True Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty!” (1 John 4:15)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 10/11- “Jesus Is The One And Only Son Of The One And Only True Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty!” (1 John 4:15)

Premise Question: What is the direct and clear message that we, as members of The Company of The Redeemed, are confessing and professing, by declaring that The LORD Jesus Christ is The One and Only Son of The One and Only True Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty; and what is the marvelously blessed and gloriously splendid, miraculous result?

“All who declare that Jesus is the Son of God have God living in them, and they live in God.” (‭‭1 John‬ ‭4:15‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

Anyone, which includes the whole of humankind, who will openly, being completely unashamed and unafraid, confess and declare to anyone anywhere, by recognizing and accepting, with a confessing profession as truth, that The LORD Jesus Christ is The One and Only begotten Son of The One and Only True Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty, consequentially, will then have, The Spirit of The LORD GOD Almighty, The Living Papa God, taking up residence within the within of them, and then, their abode becomes the place of His Eternal Presence, and their eternal home. (1 John 4:15 PDCP)

Bottom Line: When we, as members of The Company of The Redeemed, confess and profess, by declaring at the top of our lungs, with all of our might and all of our strength, even shouting it from the rooftops of the places we work, live and dwell in, that Jesus Christ is The One and Only Son of The One and Only True Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty, we then, effectually, are sending a clear and direct message to anyone and everyone, anywhere and everywhere, anytime, all the time and every time, that we are undaunted, unafraid and unashamed, to let all of humankind, (no matter who they may be or what kind of influence or power they may wield) know, undisputedly, in Whom we believe, confess and profess and have put our complete faith, hope and trust in, as LORD and Savior!

The most wonderful and marvelously blessed, as well as being a gloriously splendid and miraculous result is: we have The Spirit of The Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty living and dwelling within the within of our innermost beings and our eternal abode is forever with, and in His Everlasting Glorious Presence!

Reminder note to self and everyone else: Remember the words of The LORD, when He was speaking to His disciples, before He sent them out to minister: ““Everyone who acknowledges me publicly here on earth, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven. But everyone who denies me here on earth, I will also deny before my Father in heaven.” (‭‭Matthew‬ ‭10:32-33‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

Shout it from the rooftops! Blessings…
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