SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 02/13/15- “Don’t Give Up, No Matter What!”
Premise Question: What is it, that would have to happen in our lives, that would be so annoying, that it causes us to give up, quit, becoming exasperated, to the point of complete exhaustion and total burnout, so that we would succumb, by throwing in the proverbial towel?
So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up. (Galatians 6:9 NLT)
So, let’s understand a vitally important spiritual principle, by getting it straightway, upfront and right out into the open. Perish and put to death any thought of ever giving up on achieving and doing what is right, just and that which fulfills Papa God’s will and purpose for your life! Don’t even entertain it a little bit. Don’t ever become lackadaisical or passive in your effort to serve others and please Papa God; for when you make the decision, in your heart, to trust Papa God and to not ever give up, no matter what, there will come a time, a perfect and exact moment in time, when you shall experience and receive your just reward, which shall be a huge blessing of an abundant harvest, from The LORD. (Galatians 6:9 PDCP)
Bottom Line: Whatever it is, that would cause us to give in or up and throw in the proverbial towel, we need to decide right now, in our hearts and minds, deep within the within, that we shall have a calm resolve and an utter dependence and reliance upon The LORD, that no matter what, we are not going to give in or up, but we are going to press in and up to Papa God, trusting Him for the victory and the accomplishment of His will and purpose, in our lives! So, let’s all be determined to always: Call on Him! (Jeremiah 33:3) Wait on Him! (Isaiah 40:31) Don’t give in to fear! (Lamentations 3:57) Desire to do His will! (Psalm 40:8) And, Always draw and stay close to Him! (James 4:8) Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY- PDCP- 02/08/15- “Papa God’s Word, Cuts And Carves, Right To The Core, It Slices And Severs, ‘Tween Soul And Spirit, Exacting With Perfect Precision, His Engraved Personal Etching, Upon Our Hearts!” (Hebrews 4:12)
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 02/08/15- “Papa God’s Word, Cuts And Carves, Right To The Core, It Slices And Severs, ‘Tween Soul And Spirit, Exacting With Perfect Precision, His Engraved Personal Etching, Upon Our Hearts!” (Hebrews 4:12)
Premise Question: How do we, as believers, keep our sword razor sharp on both edges of its blade, staying effective in using it both vertically and horizontally, as well as, inwardly and outwardly, and which shall always bring honor and glory to The LORD?
For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. (Hebrews 4:12 NLT)
There is not a more potent, full of force and dynamic power, than Papa God’s efficacious living Word. There is no weapon on earth that is as sharp or its equal, as it incisively cuts and carves right to the core issues between our soul, with its emotions and human tendency to sin, and our spirit, which was created to worship, honor and commune with Papa God. His Word cuts deeply into our nature, even separating out and revealing our most private and intimate thoughts, all of our imaginations, machinations are laid open and bare, for nothing can be hidden from Papa God, not even our personal proclivities, fascinations, cravings, infatuations, or longings. He sees and knows them all. (Hebrews 4:12 PDCP)
Bottom Line: There is but one way to keep The Sword of The LORD sharpened on both of its sides, in our lives, and that is, by loving Papa God, vertically and inwardly, within the within of our heart, mind, soul, body and with all of our strength, as well as, loving others, horizontally and outwardly, as much as we love ourselves, and with the same love that Papa God loves us with. So, love Papa God and your vertical/inward love shall always stay sharp and be effective, love others and your horizontal/outward love shall always stay sharp and will be completely effective! Stay sharp, my fellow believers and dearly loved friends, by keeping both sides of your sword sharp, with The Stone the builders rejected, The Rock, The Word, Jesus Christ! Blessings…
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 02/06/15- “Papa God, Already Knows!” (Luke 12:29-31)
Premise Question: Why would we, as practicing believers, ever allow the daily needs of life, to distract, dominate or consume us, given Papa God’s absolute promise of provision, for everything we have need of, delivered to us by none other than His Son, our LORD and Savior, Jesus Christ Himself?
“And don’t be concerned about what to eat and what to drink. Don’t worry about such things. These things dominate the thoughts of unbelievers all over the world, but your Father already knows your needs. Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and he will give you everything you need. (Luke 12:29-31 NLT)
Stop allowing the cares of this life, as it pertains to, what kind of or whether or not you’ll have enough food and nourishment to sustain you, as well as, being troubled and bothered by what kind of or whether or not you’ll imbibe enough libation, in order to stay refreshed. Refuse to be tormented, vexed or bossed around, by these things! Don’t ever allow them to cause mental anguish, consuming your thoughts, by domineering and dictating your behavior, as a practicing believer. Otherwise, you are acting just like every other person, in this world, that is a nonbeliever, a scoffer, who are always subject to being dominated by such things, because of their unregenerate mind; conversely though, you don’t have any reason, as a practicing believer, to act in the same manner, as you have Papa God’s absolute promise of provision and the known fact that He is cognizant, being fully aware, of all of the essentials needed for living this life. So, all you really need to do, is to make it your life’s quest, your aim, to seek Papa God’s Kingdom, first and foremost, in your life and then He will make provision to you the totality of all that you will ever have need of, in order to sustain you, in this life. (Luke 12:29-31 PDCP)
Bottom Line: Why? Because if you are constantly, as a practicing believer, consumed and filled with dread, always living in a state of angst, because of your perceived situation and circumstances; then you are not thinking or behaving like a practicing believer, but conversely, you are actually thinking and acting just like any other non-believer does or would, every else in the world! So, choose to accept the fact, as reality, that Papa God already knows, not only what you have need of, even before you need it, but also, when you’ll need it; therefore, focus on seeking His Kingdom and Righteousness to be established in your life, first and foremost, and leave the rest to Him. And then and only then, you shall have everything that you have need of, according to Papa God’s absolutely reliable promise, that it will be provided to you, by Him, when He knows that you are in need of it, no matter what it is, because He already knows! Blessings…
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 02/04/15- “Stop The Anxious Thoughts, That Fills You With Angst, Start The Hopeful Prayers, That Fills You With Peace!” (Philippians 4:6-7)
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 02/04/15- “Stop The Anxious Thoughts, That Fills You With Angst, Start The Hopeful Prayers, That Fills You With Peace!” (Philippians 4:6-7)
Premise Question: Truly, is there anything at all, in our lives as believers, that we should be overwhelmingly concerned, anxious or worried about; and, are we, as believers, truly to pray about everything, in our lives?
Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:6-7 NLT)
Stop! Immediately cease and desist, from any and all perplexing apprehensions, worrisome vexations and woe. Start! Replacing it with a much more preferable, with a much better outcome and result, by choosing to fervently pray to Papa God; preparing petitions,of essentials, required for life and ministry, offering them up to Him, with faith and a heart full of gratitude and thanksgiving, for all that He has done for you and for the whole of humankind. Then! You shall immediately begin to have a serene sense of well being, beyond all human comprehension, within the within of your innermost being, as a tranquil, harmonious peace will wash over you, surrounding and settling you, in both your heart and mind, with your life always being defended, by our LORD and Savior, Jesus Christ, The One in Whom we all have life. (Philippians 4:6-7 PDCP)
Bottom Line: Answer to the first part of the above Premise Question is: “Nope!” For there isn’t anything, in this world, meaning whatever, no matter what, in any degree or to any extent or circumstance, that we’ve gone through or may yet experience, whereby, Papa God doesn’t have the ability to give us His incomparable and incomprehensible peace, before, during and after any kind of situation or ordeal that we may happen to encounter in this life, if, we will put a stop to all our distressful, apprehensive concerns and fears, by choosing to call out to Papa God, in heartfelt prayer. Answer to the second part of the above Premise Question is: “Yep!” Without exception! Papa God is interested in every part and area of our lives. He desires that we would be at peace, deep within ourselves, settled and completely stable, within the within of our innermost being. This, so we are well equipped and ready to face, as well as, overcome any and all obstacles and challenges that we may encounter during this life. We shall also be at the ready to help others who’ve lost their way or who may be struggling; encouraging them to seek Papa God’s love, mercy and grace and therefore, act on His behalf, as His instrument of refreshing, renewing and wonderful reconciliation. Stop the anxious thoughts, that fills you with angst, believers and choose to start the hopeful prayers, that will fill you with Papa God’s peace! Blessings…
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 02/01/15- “The LORD Is My Help, Therefore, I Will Be Satisfied And Won’t Fear Others!” (Hebrews 13:5-6)
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 02/01/15- “The LORD Is My Help; Therefore, I Shall Be Satisfied And Won’t Fear Others!” (Hebrews 13:5-6)
Premise Question: Is there someone, anyone, in this life, that we should fear, feeling or thinking, within ourselves, that they somehow have the power or ability to influence, circumvent or frustrate, short circuit, or even ultimately thwart and prevent Papa God’s divine will; His planned purpose and intended desire, for our life and ministry, from ever happening, while here on this earth?
Don’t love money; be satisfied with what you have. For God has said, “I will never fail you. I will never abandon you.” So we can say with confidence, “The LORD is my helper, so I will have no fear. What can mere people do to me?” (Hebrews 13:5-6 NLT)
Don’t ever allow money or lack thereof, to control you in any way or to be the determining factor in what you do for The LORD and His Kingdom. Nor are you to ever let it rule your life, in always wanting and needing more of it or what it can buy. Always choose to be satisfied and gratified, completely content with what you do have and then, trust The LORD to make provision for what you need, that you don’t have, for this life and ministry. For Papa God has clearly spoken to us, “I will not ever fall short or be deficient, in fulfilling My purpose and will for you. And, I shall also never leave you behind, by forsaking and giving up on you!” That is why, we can declare, being fully confident and assured, that The LORD is my helper, in all things and at all times; therefore, there will not ever be anyone nor anything that shall cause me to be paralyzed with debilitating fear. With all that said, what really is there that anyone can do to me, that Papa God won’t take care of completely? Nothing! (Hebrews 13:5-6 PDCP)
Bottom Line: Because it is Papa God Himself, Who tells us He will not leave or forsake us, we are fully assured, that He, The LORD is our helper and therefore, we have nothing and no one to fear! Now, everything is Papa God filtered. So, it may appear to us, at times, that perhaps there are some who may have the ability to exert or have undo influence over the affairs of our lives, but this is not the real case or truth, for it may be that The LORD is allowing something to occur, what seems to be evidence that proves the case, when in fact, it is actually being put to use, by Papa God, as training in righteousness, so that, we will be fully equipped and completely prepared, lacking in nothing, for the divine purpose, work and ministry that The LORD has pre-determined and called us to do, while here on this earth. And all this, so that, The LORD will be glorified, in all that we do! Blessings…
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 01/28/15- “There’s Only Two Options Available To Us, As Believers!” (Romans 8:6-8)
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 01/28/15- “There’s Only Two Options Available To Us, As Believers!” (Romans 8:6-8)
Premise Question: Given the ramifications and resulting repercussions, why would anyone, with any modicum amount of biblical knowledge or acumen, give themselves over to being influenced and controlled by their base sinful nature, rather than submitting and completely yielding themselves over to the influence and control of The Spirit?
So letting your sinful nature control your mind leads to death. But letting the Spirit control your mind leads to life and peace. For the sinful nature is always hostile to God. It never did obey God’s laws, and it never will. That’s why those who are still under the control of their sinful nature can never please God. (Romans 8:6-8 NLT)
So, when you allow your base sinful nature, the one you were born with, to be the controlling dominate influence in your everyday life, by being the determining factor in your decision making and actions you take; it will always lead you to the same place, devastation and death. There is a preferred alternative you can choose though, as a believer and member of The Company of The Redeemed; it is the one with the greatest benefits, for now and eternal blessings to come; it is when you allow The Spirit to be the controlling influence in your everyday life, for when you choose this path, it leads to eternal life, a life that’s filled with joy and peace. Please understand this: your base sinful nature is always going to be an antagonistic, adversarial enemy of Papa God, because it has never and won’t ever come into compliance with Papa God’s righteous laws. And one more thing, this is the very reason why those who persist in their arrogance, insolence and incorrigible self-determined base sinful nature will not ever be pleasing to Papa God. (Romans 8:6-8 PDCP)
Bottom Line: It’s really not too difficult of a proposition to accept, understand and then follow! You either choose the option where you’re controlled by your own sinful thoughts and desires, of your base sinful nature, the one you were born with, we will call this option “BSN,” which stands for, Base Sinful Nature, and always leads to the same place every time; your stubborn, self-determination, which then leads you down the path of depression and despair, with you acting out, with self-destructive tendencies, which brings utter devastation and ultimately eternal death upon yourself. Or, you can choose the preferred alternative option, the one where you yield, in humble submission, to the influence and control of The Spirit, that now, through regeneration, lives within you. We shall call this option “BA,” which stands for, Blessed Adoption, as it too, will always lead to the same place every time, that being, eternal life and peace, with joy and all the blessings and benefits of being adopted, by The LORD! Our goal and aim, in life, should always be, that of being pleasing to The LORD! And this will only be accomplished when we say no to being influenced and controlled by our base sinful nature, and say yes to being influenced and controlled, led and directed, by The Spirit within us, as members of The Company of The Redeemed! So, as believers, there is no other option or way that we should choose, ever! Blessings…
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 01/26/15- “Wisdom That Makes Us Sure!” (James 1:5-6)
Premise Question: “What can bring us complete assurance, whereby, we are able to absolutely depend, with utter reliance upon, and that will work every time, for everything we encounter, in this life, and will also enable us to experience successful living, other than, the supreme wisdom of Almighty Papa God?
If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking. But when you ask him, be sure that your faith is in God alone. Do not waver, for a person with divided loyalty is as unsettled as a wave of the sea that is blown and tossed by the wind. (James 1:5-6 NLT)
When wisdom is required, for anything pertaining to this life, choose to always inquire of Papa God first, for looking to someone or something else is quite deficient and not at all prudent. Do this, by petitioning, through prayer, our beneficently gracious Papa God, for He is ever ready to lavish upon you His bountiful benevolence. When you approach Papa God though, with your request, do not be fearful of a reprimand or His disapproval, for He will not rebuff you, because of your inquiry. But do understand this, that when you do ask Him for anything, it is of the greatest importance and absolutely imperative, that you are relying only upon your faith in Him, to the exclusion of all others and everything else. One more thing, don’t waffle with indecision, swaying back and forth between a juxtaposition, because an individual who tries to straddle the fence, will always be trying to balance and manage the situation, rather than being on one side or the other, with trueheartedness, and thus will always be subject to being weakened, anxious and rattled, thrown and hurled about, by the forces and influences of this life, without ever having any peace or rest. (James 1:5-6 PDCP)
Bottom Line: Answer…it is only Papa God’s Supreme Wisdom alone, that we can absolutely depend and rely upon, with complete assurance, for living a successful life, for there is no one or nothing else, in this life, that will suffice. Ask Papa God today for His Supreme Wisdom and believe, with your whole heart that He will grant your request, and you’ll have it! Blessings…
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 01/25/15- “We Must Stay Ever Vigilant!” (1 Peter 5:8-9)
Premise Question: Why must we, all members of The Company of The Redeemed, be ever aware and vigilant, constantly standing guard, wide awake, at the ready, to thwart the enemy’s tactics and attacks, who is always striving, with the intentional purpose of destroying our very souls?
Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings. (1 Peter 5:8-9 NIV)
Stay wide awake, circumspect, on high alert, with a clear head, temperate, calm and restrained, always being aware of your adversarial antagonist, the enemy of your soul, who is constantly, stealthily lurking, around you, looking for an opportunity, when you’ve let your vigilant guard down, in order to take full and devastating advantage, by pouncing on you like a vociferous, ravenously hungry lion would its unsuspecting prey, ready in waiting to annihilate and then feast upon the dead carcass. You must be ready, at all times and on all occasions, to defiantly stand against him, opposing him with a determined resolute resolve, relying on your strong faith and the strength of The LORD, with the knowledge and understanding, that all your beloved precious members, of The Company of The Redeemed, throughout the the entire earth, are experiencing and enduring the same types of afflictions, persecutions, adversity, distress, misery, discomfort and hardships, so stand firm together, in the struggle. (1 Peter 5:8-9 PDCP)
Bottom Line: Much is at stake, when we let our guard down, by not staying vigilant, alert and clear-headed; our mind and thoughts become cloudy, allowing for and causing our spiritual senses to become dull. It is then, that we become open season, fodder and food for the enemy. We must stay ever vigilant and aware, at the ready, to resist, with a defiant resolve and the strength of our strong faith, and the help of The LORD, to be steadfast in the fight and struggle we are engaged in, with the enemy of our souls. Blessings…