SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 09/23- “Don’t Be A ‘Put On’! —But Do ‘Put On’ All Of These Attributes!” (Colossians 3:12)
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 09/23- “Don’t Be A ‘Put On’! —But Do ‘Put On’ All Of These Attributes!” (Colossians 3:12)
Premise Question: Did Papa God choose us because we are a righteous, holy and pure people, or did He choose us because He loves us and desires that we become a righteous, holy and pure people; with His divine help and through His gracious provision of His Son—our redeeming LORD and Savior— Jesus Christ?
“Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.” (Colossians 3:12 NLT)
Therefore, since you’ve been divinely selected, because of The LORD GOD Almighty being favorably inclined towards you, to be one of His very own devout and cherished family members, of The Company of The Redeemed, you must make sure you are always clad appropriately, with these vitally important attributes, wearing them at all times, for all to see and personally experience. Now, regarding all of these attributes, don’t just be a “put on,” but actually put them on! Put on compassion, being moved to action, with sympathy, becoming empathetic towards others plight, by doing something that will really offer them the help needed, in order to alleviate their condition. Put on kindness, exhibiting kind benevolent favor, that’s thoughtful, helpful and cordial. Put on humility, not elevating yourself, by thinking you are superior or above others. Put on gentleness, always displaying a meek, mild and calm disposition and manner towards others. And finally, put on patience, by showing great restraint and self-control, choosing to learn and train yourself not to be reactionary, but responsive. Not hot headed, but even tempered, persistent, long suffering, and that, without any grumbling or complaint. (Colossians 3:12 PDCP)
Bottom Line: Oh what joy and pure delight, with an absolute certitude and a wholehearted gratitude, that’s full of exuberant rejoicing and thoughtful thanksgiving, being lifted up continually unto Papa God, His Son and The Holy Spirit, who is The King Eternal, The LORD of all, The One True and Faithful Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty, who is The Maker of Heaven and earth and everything therein, and is The One who comforts, heals and restores, forgives and renews, and The One who chooses and loves, and gives us an abundant new life, and that, forevermore.
He is The One who, with His divine enabling, asks us to clothe ourselves, each and everyday, with His divine, yet quite practical, as well as, being extremely beneficial, attributes of The LORD.
He greatly desires that we be very tenderhearted, showing mercy and compassion, with great affection and benevolence, towards others. Papa God wants us to be kind to one another and others, being gracious, showing favor and generosity towards others.
It is of the utmost importance that we clothe ourselves in humility, walking and comporting ourselves in lowliness and exhibiting meekness towards others.
Our attitude and approach towards others, should always be characterized as being gentle, amiable and with much caring and real concern.
And finally, we must exhibit the divine and unique quality of being patient, having a huge reservoir, full to overflowing, of patience, calmness, steady composure, long suffering and forbearance.
So, don’t be a “Put On,” but, “Put On” all these attributes of The LORD! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 08/09- “Papa God’s Divine Purpose And Plan Is Revealed!” (2 Timothy 1:9)
Premise Question: Accepting the fact that Papa God sees the end all the way back to even before the beginning of time, and, that He, The Supreme Creator of everything, including time, as He is outside of time looking in on His unique creation, humankind—who by the way, He says that he knew intimately, each and every one of them, even before any of them were born into this world; just what kind of attitude, response and expressions should each individual, who has fully experienced Papa God’s wonderful and most undeserved gracious favor in their individual lives, through having an out in the open, unashamed and without fear, personal relationship with His Son Jesus Christ, exhibit towards Papa God?
“For God saved us and called us to live a holy life. He did this, not because we deserved it, but because that was his plan from before the beginning of time—to show us his grace through Christ Jesus.” (2 Timothy 1:9 NLT)
Before time ever began,
The Almighty’s grace was to be sown,
For Papa God had already put into place His divine purpose and plan,
Of saving and raising up His own,
The Company of The Redeemed,
Who are called to a life of holy living,
Through His Son Jesus Christ, who is most highly esteemed,
On display, His grace that never stops giving,
Not for work that we have done,
For what was done for us is undeserved,
Our ultimate victory He, The LORD, has won,
So that for all eternity we are forever preserved. (2 Timothy 1:9 PDCP)
Bottom Line: Here is my attitude, response and expressions, O LORD:
My attitude and demeanor towards You, O LORD, is genuinely sincere and august, but with a rejoicing spirit and positive outlook, for my devotion is to You and only You, O LORD! It is with my whole heart, that I have an attitude of gratitude, a disposition and posture is one of being filled with hopeful expectations and heartfelt thanksgiving.
My response to You O LORD is: everything that is within me, holding nothing back in reserve, but with my whole heart, my mind and body, including my lips, my voice, my hands, arms, feet, my talents, abilities and gifts and all my strength, I humbly bow before You, as Your beloved and greatly blessed servant, and I fully acknowledge You as The One True Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty—The Redeemer and Savior of humankind, of which I am one, who having personally surrendered to You and Your unfailing love, am now, therefore, experiencing Your marvelous grace, matchless mercy and fabulous favor, in full measure, because my whole life is now Yours.
My expressions are daily expressions of reverence, praise and honor, acts of devotion and divine acts of spiritual worship, with huge declarations and proclamations, announcing to the world and everyone in the whole earth, with words, acts, deeds and behaviors, that will clearly tell and put on display, for all the whole world to see, know and be made aware of Your glorious grace and mighty acts! This is where I start, and what I do!
I therefore, strongly implore and encourage each of you that happens to read this, to consider doing likewise, for it shall bring you great joy and wonderful benefits. Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 08/07- “Blinded By The Light—That Gives Us Sight!” (1 Peter 2:9)
Premise Question: What are we, The Company of The Redeemed, not like; why are we not like that, what and who are we likened to, and for what specific reason and divine purpose is there, as well it should be, such a stark contrast and obvious difference between the two?
“But you are not like that, for you are a chosen people. You are royal priests, a holy nation, God’s very own possession. As a result, you can show others the goodness of God, for he called you out of the darkness into his wonderful light.” (1 Peter 2:9 NLT)
But you, The Company of The Redeemed, have the unique distinction of being a most preferred selected people, in the lineage of priests, that are directly related to royalty; therefore, you have been declared sacred, as a dedicated people group, purchased by The Almighty Sovereign Papa God, as His own precious, valuable treasure, so that you may put on display, with huge fanfare, a very public extolling, with great enthusiasm, the goodness and greatness of a loving, filled with grace and merciful Papa God, who has summoned you to come out of darkness, no longer being held captive and blinded by its evil power and authority, but rescued, delivered and given new sight, by being brought into His magnificently marvelous, gloriously wonderful, supremely brilliant, excellent light. (1 Peter 2:9 PDCP)
Bottom Line: We, The Company of The Redeemed, are not anything like those who rejected The Cornerstone of the Holy Temple; that’s presently being built by Papa God Himself. For they were the very ones that were initially given the incredible responsibility and blest opportunity to be the builders of The Temple of God, but instead, they chose to reject, despise and hate Him—Jesus Christ, whom Papa God has personally chosen for great honor and glory.
We, The Company of The Redeemed, on the other hand, are not like those who choose to reject and despise Papa God’s magnanimous overture of unfailing love, His incredible grace, marvelous mercy and His great favor shown towards humankind; which includes, offering them salvation, deliverance and redemption.
For we, The Company of The Redeemed, are likened to being living stones, Papa God’s own possession, a holy nation of people, that are purchased and paid for through redemption. We have been personally chosen by Papa God, to serve as holy priests in His Holy Temple; offering up our individual spiritual sacrifices of praise and worship, to The King Eternal—Jesus Christ, which pleases Papa God greatly!
So, because we have chosen to accept, believe, obey and receive Jesus Christ, as The Cornerstone of The Holy Temple being built by Papa God, which He is erecting with each of us, as individual living stones, we will not ever stumble, be crushed or disgraced by The Rock, which will fall upon and crush all those who reject Him. But we, who have chosen to fall upon The Rock, are now able to stand firm, tall and strong upon The Solid Rock, which is Jesus Christ—The Cornerstone of the Spiritual Temple being built by Papa God.
Finally, the specific reason and divine purpose there is such a stark contrast and difference between those of us who are members of The Company of The Redeemed, who’ve accepted the goodness of Papa God and His Son Jesus Christ, as The Cornerstone, and those who’ve chosen to reject the goodness of Papa God and His Son, as The Cornerstone of Papa God’s Holy Temple, can be likened to the contrast and difference, one can obviously see, between darkness and light.
Those who reject Jesus Christ, The Cornerstone of The Holy Temple, are choosing to stay in the depravity of the darkness of this world, and therefore, shall never experience being delivered out of darkness into Papa God’s wonderful light, and therefore, will be forever blind, without the benefit derived from being blinded by Papa God’s Holy Light and then being delivered out of the depravity of darkness into His wonderful light!
But not so for us who have personally experienced being delivered from the depravity of darkness into Papa God’s glorious and wonderful light, for once we were blind, but now We can see!
Choose this day, to open your eyes to The LORD, to be blinded by the light that gives you sight, The light of the world, Jesus Christ, and be set free to see and be, letting your light shine bright for all to see! Blessings…
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