resist the devil
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 06/25/15- “Humility Elicits Papa God’s Gracious Favor And Power Every Time! (James 4:6-7)
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 06/25/15- “Humility Elicits Papa God’s Gracious Favor And Power Every Time!” (James 4:6-7)
Premise Question: When do we, as believers, who are members of The Company of The Redeemed, actually have the full power, authority and backing from Papa God, to tell the enemy of our soul, the devil and all his minions, to get lost; and at what point does our enemy have to comply?
And he gives grace generously. As the Scriptures say, “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” So humble yourselves before God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. (James 4:6-7 NLT)
And, as Papa God’s Holy Writ clearly delineates, His gracious favor will never run out, come up short or in anywise ever be found deficient, but will always be more than enough, being completely sufficient on every occasion and in any situation or circumstance. Although Papa God will always be ever ready and willing to grant the full measure of His grace and favor towards those who remain humble, He will also, always be hostile towards, with great resistance, those who persist in being insolent and full of pride. So then, yield yourself, in humble submission, under the power and authority of Papa God Almighty, making this your first and foremost priority in your daily spiritual walk and life. For when you permanently revoke the license of the enemy of your soul, the devil, to no longer have the ability to gain access, in order to operate and create havoc in your life, by you always humbly submitting and yielding yourself to Papa God Almighty, you’ve not merely just temporarily suspended the license of your enemy, the devil, to operate in your life by just resisting, but have now, by striving and standing against him, with the help of The Almighty, he, the devil, shall and must take flight in fright, swiftly, without delay, moving far far away from you. (James 4:6, 7 PDCP)
Bottom Line: The key to effectively resisting the devil and all of his devices, schemes and evil minions, and then to have him cease and desist his actions taken against us, so that he then takes flight and leaves us alone; is to first, rid yourself of any and all insolence, arrogance and pride, by coming before The presence of The LORD in total humility, respectfully and humbly, submitting ourselves before The Almighty, Papa God, in reverential awe. We can resist the devil until we’re blue in the face or until the cows come home! But, it will all be for naught and will have no effect, unless and until we do first things first, which is to humbly submit ourselves to The Almighty, Papa God. The devil and his minions do not have to listen to us one iota, as long as he is still being given access to our life because of our illicit, wayward and disobedient ways. For until and unless we choose to humble ourselves in obedient submission, by coming into agreement and full compliance with His Holy Writ, we still haven’t revoked his license to operate in our lives! We all need to stop granting the devil and his minions access to our lives, and immediately choose to humbly submit ourselves to Papa God, so that our resisting will not be in vain, and our enemy, the devil, must then, get lost forever! Remember, when we humble ourselves and submit to Papa God, that’s when we have all power and authority to resist the devil, and it is at that point, that the devil must comply, by taking flight and fleeing! Blessings…
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