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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 05/10- “Let Peace Rule!” (Colossians 3:15)

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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: 05/10- “Let Peace Rule!” (Colossians 3:15)

Premise Question: As individual members of one whole body, the august body of Jesus Christ, known as, The Company of The Redeemed, how do we let the peace and harmony of Christ rule in our hearts and everyday lives?

And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. For as members of one body you are called to live in peace. And always be thankful. (‭Colossians‬ ‭3‬:‭15‬ NLT)

Allow mutual harmony to govern your hearts—permitting Christ’s peace to strike an accord of agreement that controls your conduct towards one another; since it has now and forevermore been established, through Christ, that we all have been brought together to become individual parts of one whole body, with a divine command to fulfill our holy vocation and calling of being in a perpetual state of tranquillity with each other. And, in that serene peace, we are to cultivate an atmosphere of thankfulness—practicing expressions of gratitude, not just with words, but with our behaviors, attitudes and actions as well! (Colossians 3:15 PDCP)

Bottom Line: First and foremost: we must be willing to diligently walk in love and release, by always extending forgiveness towards others.

We should be extremely patient with each other, in an enduring perseverance, which has been described as passion with patience.

We should be forbearing, long-suffering and always considerate and merciful towards others.

We should always prefer each other before and above ourselves.

We should always be kind and show generosity towards others.

And, we should never stop giving thanks, being thankful and expressing our sincere gratitude towards Papa God and others.

When we actively engage in these things, peace, harmony and love will rule our hearts and lives, and others will readily see and then, want to quickly engage, and also become members of The Company of The Redeemed; which is, The Body of Christ.

As a direct result, then, all of our hearts will be set free to rejoice and praise together, in our worship, honor and glorifying of The One True Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty—Jesus Christ, our LORD and The Savior of all of humankind! Blessings…

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 05/01- “It All Boils Down To This ‘One’ Thing!” (Galatians 5:14)

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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: 05/01- “It All Boils Down To This ‘One’ Thing!” (Galatians 5:14)

Premise Question: Given the unambiguous edict and direct command given to us, by The LORD, why do some of us, as members of The Company of The Redeemed, have such a difficult time embracing and putting this one specific command into practice, or do we?

For the whole law can be summed up in this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” (‭Galatians‬ ‭5‬:‭14‬ NLT)

So, in order to completely satisfy the entirety of Papa God’s divine law, that was given to Moses, we must allow ourselves to be arrested and captured by this one supreme and direct command, ordered by Papa God Himself; which is, to love our neighbor, having a strong affinity and affection towards them, not isolating, insulating or alienating ourselves from our fellow humankind, but pursuing, developing and having personal connections and individual ties with them, by extending the same love, grace, mercy, compassion, care and real concern, that we want and do extend to ourselves! (Galatians 5:14 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Are there some of us, members of The Company of The Redeemed, that are, in practice, actually loving our fellow humankind, our neighbors, as much and in the same way and manner as we love ourselves? Now, if so, this could pose or present a real problem or issue on a number of different levels, if in fact, we don’t love and respect ourselves very much! So, we should love, respect, honor and treat our fellow humankind, our neighbors, in the same way and manner that Papa God has shown His love, grace, mercy, compassion, care and real concern for all of humankind, and specifically for all those who’ve taken advantage of His overture and free gift of freedom, through The Redeemer, Savior and LORD, Jesus Christ!

Wouldn’t it be great if we were really good at doing this ‘one’ thing? What would that look like? What kind of impact would it have and what would it change or cause to be different and transformed? What would really happen to the world around us, if we were able pull it off, by actually making it our ambition, our focus, goal and aim to, with diligence, devotion and earnest effort, intent, inclination and daily practice, do this ‘one’ thing, by giving it our all?

We’ve all been given a sacred trust and responsibility. For no one is exempt, because of some mitigating circumstance, situation or event, to fulfill our obligation and duty, to love and be good neighbors to our fellow humankind, in the same way and manner that Papa God has loved and is our good neighbor.

Let’s do for others, what He has done for all of humankind, by reaching across time and space and every barrier, including sin, to love and redeem everyone!

GRAB-Grace Reaches Across Barriers! Thank The LORD that He did GRAB us! Now let’s GRAB others, in love, for Him and His glory! Because it all boils down to this ‘one’ thing! Blessings…

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 01/02- “Nothing Else Matters, If I’m Bereft Of True Authentic Love!” (1 Corinthians 13:2)

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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: 01/02-“Nothing Else Matters, If I’m Bereft Of True Authentic Love!” (1 Corinthians 13:2)

Premise Question: Is there anything else, in this world, more important than being able to fully experience, first, by receiving and possessing, then, by the giving and expressing of, Papa God’s true, authentic love?

“If I had the gift of prophecy, and if I understood all of God’s secret plans and possessed all knowledge, and if I had such faith that I could move mountains, but didn’t love others, I would be nothing.” (‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭13:2‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

Let’s assume, that I have the unique ability of being able to make inspired declarations, with absolute accuracy and also, that I’m able to apprehend the comprehension of quite puzzling and absurdly perplexing enigmas, as well as, being fully aware and enlightened, with perfect insight and perception. And, furthermore, let’s also say, that I am in possession of a great and overcoming faith, powerful enough to remove and uproot the mountains from their very foundations, hurling them into the sea; but, all of this tremendous display of extraordinarily and unearthly glorious ability is completely meaningless and amounts to and counts for nothing, for if I do not possess and express Papa God’s true, authentic love, I am a useless nobody. (1 Corinthians 13:2 PDCP)

Bottom Line: In answer to the question of whether there be anything more important, in his life, than possessing and expressing Papa God’s true, authentic love, no there isn’t; for it matters not how talented we may be, or how many unique and splendid abilities we can display, in a spectacular fashion and manner; all of it is for naught, and doesn’t count for or amount to anything, if we haven’t first, personally experienced, by receiving, then, personally given, by expressing Papa God’s true, authentic love, towards others. Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 11/07/15- “This Good News Is To Be Shared With Everyone Everywhere!” (1 Timothy 2:5-6)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 11/07/15- “This Good News Is To Be Shared With Everyone Everywhere!” (1 Timothy 2:5-6)

Premise Question: As members of The Company of The Redeemed, what should be our prima facie, unchangeable charge and mission in life, and who, in this world, should garner the greatest attention and our utmost focus?

“For, There is one God and one Mediator who can reconcile God and humanity—the man Christ Jesus. He gave his life to purchase freedom for everyone. This is the message God gave to the world at just the right time.”
‭‭(1 Timothy‬ ‭2:5-6‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

For there is only one true Papa God, The Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty. He is the maker of Heaven and earth and everything therein. There is no other God! There is only one Mediator who can intervene on behalf of all of humankind, by making peace, restoring and reconciling them back together in right relationship with The Creator Papa God—The Eternal Word, Jesus Christ, who willingly became flesh, sent by Papa God, His Heavenly Father, to dwell amongst us as a man, for the express purpose of fulfilling Papa God’s perfectly designed, divinely inspired plan, at His appointed perfect time, when He offered up His only begotten Son, upon the cross, as a ransom paid in full, for the redemption of the whole of humankind; meaning all people everywhere in the world. Now, here is The Good News, which was revealed, witnessed and attested as the truth. Papa God, The Creator of humankind, truly desires that all of humankind, His creation, would be saved. (1Timothy 2:5-6 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Our prima facie charge and mission in life, as members of The Company of The Redeemed, is to share the message of great joy and eternal hope; a wonderful and marvelous message of perfect peace and Good News, for all of humankind and the whole earth. The Good News message is timeless, for it is for all time and for everyone, but was delivered to the whole world, by Papa God, just at the right and appointed time; for all those who are orphaned and lost, without hope, helpless or hurting, oppressed or ostracized, harassed or hapless, persecuted or downtrodden; never excluding, ignoring nor overlooking anyone, and leaving no one in a lurch or behind, but reconciling, restoring and renewing, by redeeming and setting free anyone and everyone who accepts The Good News message of hope, by calling on The Name of The LORD Jesus Christ to be saved!

Here is the timeless message of hope: There is only one, true and living, Papa God, who is The Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty, The Creator of Heaven and earth and everything therein. There is only one Mediator and LORD, who has the qualifications, ability and authority to intervene on behalf of humankind, acting as a Paraclete between Papa God and humankind—Jesus Christ. There is only one mission given to us by Papa God, delivered to us through His Only Son Jesus Christ: that is, to seek out those who are lost, in order to share the life giving message of Good News and hope with them, so that, they may have the opportunity to call out upon The Name of The LORD and be delivered, set free and eternally saved! Remember, “if you’re not ministering to the world, then who in the world are you ministering to!” (quote from Tim Sipes) And, “if you’re not focussed on the lost, then you’ve simply lost your focus!” (quote from yours truly) The Good News is to be shared with everyone everywhere! Papa God is depending on us to do it! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 06/09/15- “Wise Speech!” (Colossians 4:5-6)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 06/09/15-“Wise Speech!” (Colossians 4:5-6)

Premise Question: Why is it so extremely important for members of The Company of The Redeemed to be ardently circumspect in their speech, their personal behavior and deportment towards those who are still unaffiliated; and why should their speech be wonderfully fascinating, filled with intriguing words and concepts that are interesting and pleasantly refreshing to those who are still unacquainted; whenever an opportunity arises to be engaging, with a satisfying and appropriate response for them?

Live wisely among those who are not believers, and make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be gracious and attractive so that you will have the right response for everyone. (‭Colossians‬ ‭4‬:‭5-6‬ NLT)

Be prudent, with proper discernment, in regards to the manner of your deportment towards those who presently are not yet a part of The Company of The Redeemed, the family of Papa God; be compelled, with great temerity, taking full advantage on every occasion of each favorable condition presented to you. Let your interactions with others, through the words that are spoken and exchanged, without exception, be abundantly flavored with expressions that preserve and refresh them and are filled with favor, goodwill and kindness; this, so you will properly perceive, with complete comprehension and understanding, coming into the full realization of how to respond correctly, with an appropriate reply, to every person you may engage. (Colossians 4:5,6 PDCP)

Bottom Line: It is of the greatest import, that in our approach towards others, the unaffiliated and unacquainted, that we ourselves always remain approachable! It’s never a good approach or idea, nor is it ever very effective, to passionately prove your point and that you are most definitely right, in order to prove that others are definitely wrong! We all were, at one time, definitely lost and wrong; for it is only because of Papa God’s great love, mercy and gracious favor shown toward us, that we were able to approach Him and be made right! And may we not ever forget, that it was when we were at our worst, that Papa God gave His best, His Son Jesus, up for us! We will not ever reach those that we are commissioned to reach and love, if before we even have an opportunity to engage them, we’ve already cut them up, cut them down and literally cut them off! So, with humility and grace, the gracious favor, mercy and love of The LORD, we should choose to be civil, kind, long suffering, exhibiting a patient endurance, care and great concern for those who are presently unaffiliated, who’ve not yet been captivated by the Good News of The Savior; which is that of being set free, released from darkness and brought into the glorious light and enlightenment of a loving, merciful, full of grace and forgiveness, Almighty Sovereign Papa God. If it be our true intention to fulfill Papa God’s divine purpose and will for our lives, then we must make our true intentions clear, by obeying and fulfilling The Great Commission and His greatest command, which simply is: Love Him, love others and then, go and tell everyone everywhere about His love for all of humankind! Here’s an old saying that speaks volumes: “Claim you are right and you will start a fight!” I’ve shared this acrostic before, but it’s apropos to do it again here. SODA-POP- Seek-Out-Divine-Appointments-Pray-Obey-Persevere! This is something we should be doing on a daily basis! Blessings…
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