SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 09/05/15- “If We Do Our Part, Papa God Will Absolutely Do His!”(Leviticus 19:18)
SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 09/05/15- “If We Do Our Part, Papa God Will Absolutely Do His!” (Leviticus 19:18)
Premise Question: What is our part, our duty to perform, our responsibility to fulfill, our attitude, approach and behavior to exhibit and have towards others, no matter what; and, if we are able to do this, with The LORD’S help, what does Papa God say He will definitely do, as His part, if we will do our part?
““Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against a fellow Israelite, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD.” (Leviticus 19:18 NLT)
Do not search for ways, by trying to discover or devise a plan to retaliate and repay someone, in order to exact punishment, in a vindictive or vengeful way upon them, nor should you ever, for any reason or justification, continue to tolerate carrying or holding, in yourself, ill will and burdensome feelings of resentment and bitterness towards others; but, choose to walk in release and love towards everyone and treat others as you yourself desire to be treated, and don’t forget to always leave room for Me, Papa God, to act upon your behalf. I Am, The LORD God Almighty, who made you. (Leviticus 19:18 PDCP)
Bottom Line: Our part is a deliberate and perhaps, for some, even an extremely difficult choice; especially if one attempts to do it on their own and in their own strength, without relying upon the enabling help of The LORD. We must choose to walk in release towards others, by forgiving them and then, letting go of the pain and choosing to hold onto the promise given to us in Papa God’s Holy Writ! Our duty and responsibility is to love Papa God, walk in His love and release and then love others in the same way that He loves and forgives us. Our approach should be one of humility, patience and long suffering, and also, that we fully accept and recognize that we can’t do this on our own! Our attitude should be a gentle, meek, kind and forbearing one, without holding or bearing a grudge, being vindictive, bitter, resentful, hateful or seeking a way of exacting revenge and getting even, by retaliating and attempting to settle a score ourselves. We are to bear with one another, but we ought not to be an angry bear, with each other! Be bearable, not unbearable! So, what is our part? “To do what is right, to love mercy and to walk humbly before Papa God!” (Micah 6:8)
Papa God’s part, which He will certainly be faithful to do and accomplish, is to rescue, restore, renew, and redeem His very own, and then, He will surely deliver His vengeance upon any and all those who’ve hurt, attacked or in some way, come against His precious and greatly beloved very own children! The LORD will repay! The LORD will avenge! The LORD will carry out His retribution and perfect judgements, done in a way, fashion and manner that is far beyond any way or thing that we could ever imagine or even ever be capable of carrying out! And besides, we are to forgive, release and ask The LORD to be merciful upon them, not asking Him to go and “get em” and to “get em” real good!
So, if we do our part, Papa God will most definitely and most thoroughly absolutely do His part! Blessings…
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Do not say, “I’ll pay you back for this wrong!” Wait for the Lord, and he will avenge you. (Proverbs 20:22 NIV)
Refuse to react, by declaring with malicious intent, what you will do to others who’ve hurt, wounded, injured, caused you trouble, pain and or injustice; rather, choose to respond to them, by waiting patiently with a calm assurance, knowing that The Lord Himself will come to your aid, your rescue and defense, by repaying in full those who’ve come against you, thorough and complete, for no one can repay and settle a score better than The Lord God Almighty! (Proverbs 20:22 PDCP)