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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 11/30/15- “The LORD GOD Almighty Always Fulfills His Word!” (Malachi 3:1)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 11/30/15- “The LORD GOD Almighty Always Fulfills His Word!” (Malachi 3:1)

Premise Question: Who specifically is The LORD GOD Almighty, through His servant and mouthpiece, the prophet Malachi, speaking of?

““Look! I am sending my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. Then the Lord you are seeking will suddenly come to his Temple. The messenger of the covenant, whom you look for so eagerly, is surely coming,” says the LORD of Heaven’s Armies.” (‭‭Malachi‬ ‭3:1‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

“I, The Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty, shall send my appointed courier, to clear and prepare the way, as a forerunner, announcing the Good News of the arrival of My Anointed One. Then, all of a sudden, The LORD and Savior that you’ve been earnestly seeking and patiently waiting for, shall appear in His temple, as The Agent Messenger of the new covenant of My redemptive gracious love; for The One you’ve most desired, shall appear at His appointed time,” says The Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty! ( Malachi 3:1 PDCP)

Bottom Line: The prophet Malachi has faithfully written down, for all to see, hear and receive, the clear and precise Good News message, which was personally delivered from the very mouth of Papa God Himself, who is The One True Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty, of the sure and certain coming of the promised Anointed One; who will, in the fulfillment of His Word, release, set free, cleanse and purify all those who, in humility and contriteness, call upon The Name of The LORD for salvation. He saves and delivers them completely, by removing the penalty of sin and death; which is eternal punishment and separation from the presence of Papa God. His wonderful message of Good News is that He is sending one, John The Baptist, who will come in The Name of The LORD, preparing the way of The Anointed One, Jesus Christ, who, upon the cross, has already accomplished His divine mission, is now continuing to fulfill His Word and mission, by ever interceding, on our behalf and shall yet do, all that He has said, in His Everlasting Word, that He will do!

Our divine mission now, is to be His appointed and anointed messengers, His personal ambassadors, boldly declaring and proclaiming, with courage and clarity, Papa God’s wonderful Good News about The Redeemer, Jesus Christ, to everyone everywhere, in this present world! 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- 11/03/15- “Together, Let Us Worship The Rock Of Our Salvation!” (Psalms 95:1-2)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 11/03/15- “Together, Let Us Worship The Rock Of Our Salvation!” (Psalms 95:1-2)

Premise Question: What is the critically most important key, being an absolute necessity, and then, what are some of the other significant keys, that would be extremely helpful, for us to accept and understand, in regards to our praise and worship of The LORD, The Rock of our salvation?

“Come, let us sing to the LORD! Let us shout joyfully to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come to him with thanksgiving. Let us sing psalms of praise to him.” (‭‭Psalms‬ ‭95:1-2‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

Let us, The Company of The Redeemed, all come together as one, with great delight and celebration, singing joyful exultations unto The King Eternal, The Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty. Let us all, together in unison, with one voice, exclaim with exuberant expressions of worship and praise, that are literally expressed, being uttered at the top of our lungs and with all our might, unto our Great Protector, The Almighty Solid Rock; our Redeemer who rescues us from certain death and destruction. Let us all, together as one, with boldness, confidently approach the throne of grace and mercy of The Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty; entering into His glorious presence with hearts overflowing, full of gratitude and thanksgiving, for all His benefits and gracious favor given and shown us. Let us do this, by extolling His Excellency, with wonderfully inspired spiritual songs, psalms of praise, hymns and music of every ilk, kind, style, tradition and culture. (Psalms 95:1-2 PDCP)

Bottom Line: The absolutely necessary, being the critically most important key for us as members of The Company of The Redeemed, who are the dearly beloved and most cherished children of The Most High, is to come together as one, into complete and full agreement and unity, on this one vital principle and truth; that Jesus Christ is The King Eternal, The Rock of our eternal salvation, The LORD of all! And everyone who calls on The Name of The LORD, shall be saved! That is where we should and must begin. Then, after we’ve come together as one, it is important for us to celebrate and joyfully accept and embrace one another, in the various and sundry, different types, forms, functions and expressions of praise and worship. One expression of praise and worship may be more acceptable or preferred, over another, by different segments or groups, within the whole of the body and congregation of The Company of The Redeemed. But they all should be joyfully accepted, recognized and celebrated, as all of them have as their focus, or at least should have, the wonderful expressions of laudations, exultations, exaltation and thanksgivings being offered up to The LORD; all coming and emanating from hearts that are full of gratitude, uttered with mouths that are filled with rejoicing and boisterous celebration, singing, shouting, hands raised or clapping, feet jumping or dancing, all for the express purpose of honoring, glorifying, praising and worshiping The One True and Living Eternal Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty, Jesus Christ, The LORD and King of all, The Rock of our salvation! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 10/20/15- “There Is No Other Name, Or Way, To Salvation And Everlasting Life!” (Acts 4:12)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 10/20/15- “There Is No Other Name, Or Way, To Salvation And Everlasting Life!” (Acts 4:12)

Premise Question: Is there really not another name or way that one can be saved and set free, with the ultimate result of experiencing everlasting life?

“There is salvation in no one else! God has given no other name under heaven by which we must be saved.” (Acts of the Apostles‬ ‭4:12‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

Deliverance from the heinous powerful influence and grip of sin, which, if not broken, results in eternal death and destruction, can only come by way of one person, who was sent by Papa God, from Heaven above, His Name is Jesus, The Christ; for there is not another name or person, that has been given, or ever will be given, for the vital divine purpose and mission, of the salvation of the whole of humankind!” (Acts 4:12 PDCP)

Bottom Line: There is only one way, one path; there is no other way or path, that is given or known to humankind, whereby, one can experience real deliverance from sin, salvation and ultimately, everlasting life! Jesus Christ plainly said: “I Am The Way, The Truth and The Life! No one will be able to come to Papa God, and thereby, receive deliverance from sin and eternal redemption, except they come to Him through Me!” There is only one name given, whereby one can be rescued from sin’s powerful grip and influence; for there is no other name, that has ever been given to humankind, by The Sovereign LORD GOD Almighty, who is The Only True God, The Creator and Maker of the heavens and the earth and all that is therein, that will ever produce life and complete deliverance, by setting them free! Jesus is also The Light of the world, and without Him illuminating our eyes, heart and understanding, we would continue in the grip and throes of darkness and sin, unaware that we are even unaware of the darkness and sin within and all around us! We therefore, ought to thank Papa God every day for the incredible and indescribable gift of His Son and the magnificent power and presence of His Holy Spirit in our lives! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 06/29/15- “Restore Our Joy!” (Psalms 51:12)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 06/29/15- “Restore Our Joy!” (Psalms 51:12)

Premise Question: Does any of Papa God’s dearly beloved children, have the capability of experiencing the fullness of His joy and His gracious gift of redeeming salvation, without initially approaching Him, with a humble and broken spirit and a heart that’s inclined to obey Him?

Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and make me willing to obey you. (‭Psalms‬ ‭51‬:‭12‬ NLT)

Bring me, Your humble, broken and extremely grateful servant, back to the place and moment where You first shared with me the epitome and very essence of Your complete joy, in it’s highest degree and fullest measure, Your salvation, my redemption. I entreat You, Sovereign LORD God Almighty, to bestow upon me, Your humble, broken and full of gratitude servant, a right disposition in my spirit, with a willing heart that’s determined to always honor and obey You; for only You, O Lord, can truly sustain me. (Psalm 51:12 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Quick answer: Nope! Papa God, through His Son, Jesus Christ, and by the power and personal presence of The Holy Spirit’s influence, guidance and the pouring out into and upon our lives of His comfort, peace and joy, which restores our soul, renews our spirit, refreshes our body and returns us back to The LORD, in right relationship, in order to fully experience the sweet fellowship and the full and the complete restoration of His joy and redeeming, merciful and gracious, personal deliverance, even the salvation of our entire being, it is a complete and total impossibility. For it truly is He, and only He, The Sovereign LORD God Almighty, our loving and most merciful and gracious Papa God, who has the ability to renew and refresh, revitalize and restore us back to Him, as His joyful delight and His emancipated, set free to worship and adore Him, precious and beloved very own children. We should desperately want and seek to be restored by the joy of His salvation, for we all are in dire need of it! We can only find, acquire and get it, though, if we are inclined to obey Him, with a humble heart that’s broken and contrite. The LORD God Almighty is no respecter of persons, so if you desperately want and earnestly seek Him, and desire to do His will and to be restored with the joy of His salvation, in your life, you will find Him, if you seek Him with all of your heart, in humility, brokenness and obedience. Remember, The LORD says that He will never turn away from, refuse or despise, a broken spirit, a broken and contrite heart. (Psalm 51:17) Restore our joy, O LORD! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 06/12/15- “Papa God’s Unmerited Gracious Favor Is Revealed!” (Titus 2:11-12)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 06/12/15- “Papa God’s Unmerited Gracious Favor Is Revealed!” (Titus 2:11-12)

Premise Question: Why are we, The Company of The Redeemed, strongly admonished, with righteous and beneficial words of instruction, to reject godless living that’s filled with always wanting and seeking to please one’s carnal self; but conversely, though, are encouraged and exhorted to be consecrated, while living here in this world, by being fully dedicated and devoted to Papa God, with wisdom and righteous living, in order to be pleasing to Him?

For the grace of God has been revealed, bringing salvation to all people. And we are instructed to turn from godless living and sinful pleasures. We should live in this evil world with wisdom, righteousness, and devotion to God, (‭Titus‬ ‭2‬:‭11-12‬ NLT)

For the manifestation of Papa God’s unmerited favor, His mercy and grace, has become visibly clear, for all of humankind to see and perceive, and that His offering up of His only Son, Jesus Christ, upon the cross, which is an offer of redemption to everyone, should be joyfully celebrated, accepted and gladly received by all. Papa God has accomplished and made this possible by removing, in its entirety, the penalty of sin, which is utter destruction and damnation, being forever separated from His glorious presence and ultimately, eternal death. Papa God gives instruction to each of us, through His Holy Scriptures, on how to refrain from involving ourselves in insufferable, sinfully wicked acts and powerfully luring, seductively earthly, mundane pleasures, and He also gives us the power to live a life that restrains and denies the carnal self, thus giving us the ability to live a rectitude godly life, in this present age and the age to come, (Titus 2:11, 12 PDCP)

Bottom Line: There is this thought, for some, that Papa God has given these strong instructions, because He doesn’t want His children having any fun, or doesn’t want them to experience the real and many enjoyable pleasures of this world; for without them, life is just a bore, without any real satisfaction or enjoyment, being full of nothing but drudgery! Although this may be the thinking of some, it certainly is not the case! For Papa God desires that we experience the complete fullness of joy and all of the blessings and abundance this world has to offer. Ungodly living and sinful pleasures may be enjoyable for a season, but once the season of planting seeds of sin is over, the resulting harvest surely comes, with all of the repercussions and resulting fruit in tow! So, it’s for our own good and blessed benefit, that we, The Company of The Redeemed, truly accept and follow closely, Papa God’s important instructions for living our lives here in this world, His divine plan of redemption for all of humankind, that He’s left us in His Holy Scriptures, The B-I-B-L-E- which stands for: Basic-Instructions-Before-Leaving-Earth! Then, we shall forever be in the glorious and victorious eternal presence of our LORD and Savior, Jesus Christ, Papa God Almighty! Blessings…
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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 03/06/15- “With Papa God, Nothing’s Impossible!” (Matthew 19:26)

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SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 03/06/15- “With Papa God, Nothing’s Impossible!” (Matthew 19:26)

Premise Question: How is it even a remote possibility that anyone, of humankind, can be saved (redeemed), wealthy or not?

Jesus looked at them intently and said, “Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But with God everything is possible.” (‭Matthew‬ ‭19‬:‭26‬ NLT)

After the encounter with the rich young man and the disciples question about who in the world could be saved; Jesus turned His undivided attention towards His disciples and earnestly spoke directly into their hearts and understanding, making it crystal clear, that the efforts of humankind, with regards to being saved, is extremely limited and not possible through any human means, measures or manner. But, with Papa God, Who has limitless power and authority, all things, anything, even everything is absolutely possible. (Matthew 19:26 PDCP)

Bottom Line: Jesus had just had an encounter with a wealthy young man, who had asked if there was something good, that he could personally do, that would qualify him for eternal life. Jesus responded, by telling him to keep The Commandments. Then, the rich young man asked Jesus to tell him which ones he needed to keep; so, Jesus spoke about murder, adultery, stealing, lying, honoring your father and mother, and loving your neighbor. The rich young man confidently declared that he had, in fact, obeyed all of those commands and wondered if there was anything else he needed to do. That’s when Jesus put him to the test, by telling him he needed to sell everything he possessed, give it all away to the poor and come and follow Him. Well, this was too much for the rich young man to handle, so he went away dejected, but, in reality, Jesus was asking him to obey the 1st and 2nd Commandments, which was, because of his wealth, too difficult for him to accept. The disciples were overwhelmed with astonishment and wondered if it was even a possibility for anyone to be saved. That’s when Jesus makes this salient point: Which is, without Papa God’s provision of His Son, Jesus Christ, it’s an absolute impossibility for anyone, of humankind, to be saved! But, with Papa God’s provision of His Son, Jesus Christ, all things become possible, even the salvation (redemption) of humankind! Oh, and by the way, in order to qualify for eternal life, one would have to follow perfectly and fulfill completely The Commandments, Papa God’s righteous requirements of His Law, but in order to do that, which is humanly impossible, you’d have to be perfect and without sin to begin with; and there has only ever been One individual who qualified to even attempt to satisfy perfectly the righteous requirements of Papa God’s Holy Law, His Commandments; His Name, is of course, Jesus Christ, The LORD! Thank You Papa God for Your wonderful gift!
Be encouraged today, and know, beyond any shadow of any doubt, that all things, anything and everything is possible with Papa God, for nothing is ever impossible to those who place their complete trust and reliance in and upon Him. Blessings…
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