SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 05/04/15- “Trusting And Relying On The LORD!” (Proverbs 3:5-6)
Premise Question: Can we, as members of The Company of The Redeemed, have a confident assurance and real expectation, of actually being able to successfully navigate our life, without having the great privilege and honor, the tools and benefits, of the leading, guiding, impactive and direct influence that The LORD’S Word, His Spirit and diligent fervent prayer provides us, which for all of us, is our divine compass, sextant and GPS?
Trust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. (Proverbs 3:5-6 NLT)
Place your faith and complete confidence in and your utter reliance upon The Lord, in total abandonment, holding nothing back or kept hidden in the deep recesses of your heart in reserve. Don’t ever find yourself choosing to rely solely upon your own way of thinking, in the way you see and perceive things, in order to get yourself through life. But, always remember to acknowledge The LORD in everything you do or attempt to do in life; surrendering and yielding every part and partial of your life to Him. Then, and only then, will The LORD Himself pilot and guide you through life, on an upright course that will follow the correct paths, which will establish a safe and successful arrival at your desired destination, at life’s journeys end. (Proverbs 3:5-6 PDCP)
Bottom Line: There are a myriad of sources we can choose from to be influenced and guided by in our lives. Some may seem quite logical, extremely viable, good or may even tickle our fancy and appeal to our inclinations or predilection. As The LORD’S Word clearly delineates, though, there is a way and path set before each person that appears to be the best way to go, but when chosen, only leads to death and destruction. (Proverbs 14:12) His Word also tells us, that fools will always think and believe the way they are going and what they are doing, is right, and will therefore, not be open to wise counsel, but again, it only leads to a horrible ending. (Proverbs 12:14) The LORD gives everyone a choice! The decision and choice we make determines whether we will experience blessings or curses, life or death. (Deuteronomy 11:26, 30:19) Let us make the wisest of decisions, by always deliberately choosing to place our total faith and trust, relying only on and in The LORD and His faithful, hope filled, leading, guiding and correct direction, by completely relying on His Word, The Holy Spirit and our fervent prayer; which is our divine compass, sextant and heavenly GPS for successfully navigating this life! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 04/30/15- “Papa God Gives Us The Desire And Power To Fo What Pleases Him!” (Philippians 2:12-13)
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 04/30/15- “Papa God Gives Us The Desire And Power To Do What Pleases Him!” (Philippians 2:12-13)
Premise Question: What are each of us, as individual members of The Company of The Redeemed, directly responsible for, with regards to pleasing Papa God, and fulfilling His purpose and will for our lives, and what must we do to fulfill our own part in the process of our own personal sanctification; and then, what is Papa God’s declared and defined role of what He has promised to faithfully do and be personally responsible for, in the process of each of our own individual personal sanctification?
Dear friends, you always followed my instructions when I was with you. And now that I am away, it is even more important. Work hard to show the results of your salvation, obeying God with deep reverence and fear. For God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases him. (Philippians 2:12-13 NLT)
My beloved and most cherished close friends, I greatly appreciate that whether I’m in your presence or not, you continue to understand the importance of conducting yourselves in a manner worthy of honor and recognition. Therefore, I encourage you to carry on, in your persistent and enduring effort, to bring about, with the help of The LORD, the complete sanctification of your soul. Do this, with much reverential awe and affect, so that, a true and total transformation of your life will take effect. Remembering always, that it is Papa God who acts on your behalf, in you, through His Spirit’s enabling powerful influence, which grants and gives you the tools and desires, making it possible for you to be grounded and established in Him, in order to bring to fruition, finally, the realization of the fulfillment of His morally excellent, intended desired result, which is, His heavenly inspired, divinely designed, perfect will and purpose for your life. (Philippians 2:12-13 PDCP)
Bottom Line: What is our part and our individual responsibility? Love Papa God, love people and love mercy and compassion. Know and follow the instructions and commands we’ve been given in His Word. Understand and accept that no one can do it on their own or in their own strength. So, learn to rely upon the gracious favor of The LORD and His enabling power, presence and guiding influence of Word and His Holy Spirit. When The LORD says that He will give you the true desires of your heart, He means that He will fulfill and give you the heavenly inspired, divinely designed, true desires that He has personally placed in your heart and purposed just for you. But, this only happens when we choose to do our part, which is, doing what is just, right and honorable, in His sight, by coming into complete compliance, with regards to obeying His Word and then, by learning to utterly rely upon the leading and guiding influence of His Holy Spirit! As for Papa God’s part, His responsibility and role, in the process of sanctification; He has already done and will continue to faithfully do His part, in fulfilling and making sure He satisfies every one of the promises He’s made, with regards to helping each of us, individually, reach full and complete sanctification of our souls, by literally giving us the desires and the power to do it, thus, pleasing Him, by fulfilling His purpose and will for our lives. Blessings…
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