SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 05/28/15- “The Blessings Of Discipline!” (Hebrews 12:11)
Premise Question: How can something that hurts so bad, produces lots of pain and anguish and is extremely difficult to withstand and go through, be so enjoyable, for those who are willing to endure the process?
No discipline is enjoyable while it is happening—it’s painful! But afterward there will be a peaceful harvest of right living for those who are trained in this way. (Hebrews 12:11 NLT)
Initially, at the very moment of receiving, then experiencing a severe and strong instructive reprimand of corrective chastening, it’s not going to be enjoyable, agreeable, nor in anyway pleasant, but excruciatingly difficult, exacting, seeming unreasonable, perhaps even grossly excessive and extortionate. After awhile though, with the passing of time, it becomes quite apparent, because of what is brought into existence, as a direct result of The Lord’s chastening, that it shall yield a veritable wonderful supply of upright, morally excellent, virtuous righteous living, free from strife, anxiety and dissension, characterized by harmony and tranquillity, for all those who choose to allow the instruction of The Lord to impact them to their core, developing in them the practice of righteous behavior. (Hebrews 12:11 PDCP)
Bottom Line: The chastening of The LORD, that inflicts suffering and pain, and perhaps causes us to experience discomfort, is divinely designed to be administered in just the right amount, with love, that ends up producing a harvest of righteousness in our lives, for our benefit and The LORD’S ultimate glory. When we submit ourselves to His loving care and reproving process, He then, is able to make the necessary alterations and modifications to our lives, in order to effect the complete transformation that must take place. We are forever changed and improved, for the good, through intense training, practice and instruction, even a rigorous regimen, at times, that may emulate a soldier’s basic training for the military; but, which cultivates within us a well oiled, flourishing, satisfying and deeply mature personal relationship with Papa God. There is an old familiar saying: “No pain no gain!” It is quite applicable, as the pain we experience from the intense training in righteousness, produces and develops strength, great insight and wisdom, knowledge, patience, endurance, perseverance, understanding, confidence and assurance, as well as, our resolve, in being resolute, our ability to think properly, see things clearly and make right and honorable decisions, not to mention that it also brings us much joy and peace and a sense of wonder, thanksgiving and the incredible accomplishment of Papa God’s divine purpose and will for our lives. We all desperately need the correction of The LORD in our lives, and once we have it, we will, on an ongoing basis, truly experience His “corrected direction” and His “directed correction” to the amazement of not only ourselves, but everyone else, as well! It really is a blessing and a great honor to receive the loving correction and discipline of The LORD! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 04/05/15- “Jesus Is The Resurrection And The Life!” (John 11:25-26)
Premise Question: Do you, who’s now reading this and are at present, a living and breathing soul, being a member of humankind existing now here on earth, do you now believe?
Jesus told her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will live, even after dying. Everyone who lives in me and believes in me will never ever die. Do you believe this, Martha?” (John 11:25-26 NLT)
With an emphatically expressed announcement, Jesus discloses the truth, with authority, about resurrection and life, to Martha, the sister of Lazarus, who had just died a few days before, and to everyone else in the earth, by declaring the truth, “I am the resurrection and life; Therefore, anyone anywhere, everyone everywhere, in the world, if they will choose to put their complete trust and confidence in Me, by believing and relying on Me in this life, will continue to live on, even after they experience a physical death, because they have chosen to live their existence, here on earth, by putting their faith and trust in Me, and thereby, essentially, they shall not ever experience ultimate death! Do you, Martha and anyone anywhere, everyone everywhere else in the world, believe this? (John 11:25-26 PDCP)
Bottom Line: The quintessential question that Jesus asked Martha and essentially, continues to ask everyone, everywhere else, that has ever or will ever live on this earth, and which still holds the urgent truth for today and beyond; for it is still, without question, the relevant, being most pertinent and germane question of this hour and every hour of each and every day for all of humankind to answer! Do you believe that Jesus IS the resurrection and the life? Do you accept that death was and is no match for Jesus? And that there isn’t any amount of worry, grief or anything that’s ever happened in your past, that Jesus hasn’t or essentially cannot overcome? The best response today to those questions is the same as it was yesterday, today and forever! Yes I believe! Jesus Christ is my LORD and Savior! My complete trust, confidence and faith, is in Him and Him alone! Thank you Papa God for Your incredible gift of Your Son! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 03/28/15- “Nothing, Nor No One, Will Ever Have The Wherewithal To Keep Or Remove Us From Papa God’s Love!” (Romans 8:39)
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 03/28/15- “Nothing, Nor No One, Will Ever Have The Wherewithal To Keep Or Remove Us From Papa God’s Love!” (Romans 8:39)
Premise Question: Is there anything anywhere, known or unknown, that would ever have the capability or capacity, to keep or separate us, any member of The Company of The Redeemed, against possessing and experiencing the complete joy, true freedom and the fullness of mercy and grace, with all the promised accompanying benefits therein, by removing, preventing or taking us away, from Papa God’s unfailing love, shown toward us through His Son, our LORD and Savior, Jesus Christ?
No power in the sky above or in the earth below—indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord. (Romans 8:39 NLT)
There isn’t a power, or authority or influence, known or unknown to humankind, whether they be in the heavens and firmament above, to include, even beyond the known universe, or on the terra firma, the earth and the entirety of Papa God’s creation below; for there’s not any person, some place or anything in existence, that will ever have the wherewithal, to keep us from or tear us away, by severing the tie that binds and holds us to Him, in any degree or to any extent, whatsoever, from Papa God’s all powerful, never failing, great care, and His perfect love that He has for us; for He has clearly made it known, by putting on display, for all of creation to see, how much He truly loves us, showing and declaring it through His Son, our LORD and Savior, Jesus Christ. (Romans 8:39 PDCP)
Bottom Line: The quick and succinct answer to the Premise Question: Nope! Nada! Nil! Nought! Zip, zero, zilch, zot! It’s non-existent! It doesn’t exist, hasn’t ever existed and won’t ever exist! Not in the sky above, the earth below, nor in all of creation! Thank You Papa God! Thank You LORD Jesus! And thank You Holy Spirit! Be encouraged and greatly assured and blessed. Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 02/17/15- “Come Together!” (Matthew 18:20)
Premise Question: What is the most significantly important principle, to accept and understand, when we, as believers, come together to meet; and, is actually “The Key Factor” to ever getting anything accomplished, that when implemented, will bring to fruition, Papa God’s perfectly designed, ultimate divine plan, His purpose and will?
For where two or three gather together as my followers, I am there among them.” (Matthew 18:20 NLT)
For, anytime, anywhere, and for any reason, even if there are only two or three of you, as members of The Company of The Redeemed, that come together, in agreement, to meet in My Name, I, The LORD, will always be there with you. (Matthew 18:20 PDCP)
Bottom Line: It is agreement! Simply put: The LORD is with us, when we meet, if we are in agreement! Otherwise, not so much. For its not the where, what place or the why, for what reason, or a specific set time, nor is it who we may be meeting with, or the count and amount of who we’re meeting with, but it is how we choose to meet, by coming together, being in one accord, in a spirit of cooperation, uniting our hearts, as one, in The Name of The LORD, setting aside our differences, by accepting the principle of agreement and then connecting to it through the implementation and application of it to every situation and circumstance we are confronted or challenged with, always coming together in agreement, every time we meet, for whatever the reason. So, as I use some words from an old song of my youth: “Come together, right now, over me!” I believe The LORD used the principle and concept of these words long before the Beatles did, just sayin. Here’s just three of the many scrips to consider…Amos 3:3, 1 Corinthians 1:10 and Psalm 133…Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 02/12/15- “Forever Safe, In Papa God’s Hand!”
Premise Question: Do believers, those who’ve placed their faith and complete trust in The LORD Jesus Christ, by calling on His Name through confession and believing in Him and His resurrection; thereby, having accepted and received Papa God’s gracious provision of a forever safe and secure eternity, ever have any reason to fear what the future may hold?
I give them eternal life, and they will never perish. No one can snatch them away from me, for my Father has given them to me, and he is more powerful than anyone else. No one can snatch them from the Father’s hand. The Father and I are one.” (John 10:28-30 NLT)
I, The LORD Jesus Christ, with great joy and delight, choose to grant to all those who hear my voice and follow after Me; life without end, one, in which, there shall not ever be a reason for them to fear what the future may hold, for they shall forever be safe and secure, never ceasing to exist. There isn’t any power in heaven or on earth, that will ever be able to steal or take them from Me, nor will there be anyone or anything that will have the capacity or power to abduct them from Papa God’s almighty grip, as it is He that has given them to Me, and Papa God and I are one. (John 10:28-30 PDCP)
Bottom Line: Nope! For according to Papa God’s faithful promise, written down in His Holy Writ, there’s not anything or anyone that is powerful enough to wrest us away from the tightly held, firm grasp of Papa God’s forever safe and secure hands, in which, He is and forever shall be, in possession of our lives. So, for the believer, they are fully assured, by The LORD God Almighty, that they are forever, eternally safe and secure, within His grip. Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 02/11/15- “Papa God’s Inexplicable Plan Made Plain!” (Ephesians 1:9-10)
Premise Question: Must we, who are believers, come up under the supreme authority and control of The Headship of Jesus Christ, in order to experience and enjoy the good pleasures, the joy and all the benefits, that come with the relationship of Sonship?
God has now revealed to us his mysterious plan regarding Christ, a plan to fulfill his own good pleasure. And this is the plan: At the right time he will bring everything together under the authority of Christ—everything in heaven and on earth. (Ephesians 1:9-10 NLT)
Papa God, because of what His Son Jesus Christ has accomplished, in providing us with the opportunity to enjoy the privileged relationship of Sonship, is now making plain and simple, so that all may understand and enjoy Papa God’s good pleasure, with great benefits, His unfathomable, being completely incomprehensible and utterly inexplicable, perfectly designed, divinely inspired plan and purpose, with respect to The Headship of His Son, Jesus Christ; which, by the way, will bring to fruition the fullness of Papa God’s own good pleasure and eternally glorious joy. Now, here’s how the plan and purpose of Papa God is going to come together: There is a specific moment in time, being completely perfect and preordained, that Papa God will usher in His predetermined, divinely designed, inspired purpose and intentional plan, of placing everything, in all of creation, whether it is in heaven or on earth, under, beneath the incomparable supreme power, control and dominion, of The Headship of Jesus Christ. (Ephesians 1:9-10 PDCP)
Bottom Line: Papa God’s preordained, planned relationship, between The Headship of Jesus Christ and The Sonship of the redeemed, is clearly delineated, by Him, through Paul, the apostle of Jesus Christ. For what was once inexplicable, is now, made plain and simple, being easy to comprehend, by all who would accept Papa God’s perfectly designed, divinely inspired, intentionally predetermined purpose and plan, of making His Son, Jesus Christ, The Head over everything, in heaven and on the earth, so that all of humankind may have the ability and gracious opportunity, to experience the relationship of Sonship. No Headship, no Sonship…no Sonship, no eternal joy, peace, and Papa God’s good pleasure for anyone. Blessings…
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