WHAT WERE THEY THINKING AT THE MANGER?

What Were They Thinking at the Manger? by Robert D Pace In 800 BC, Isaiah prophesied: “Unto us a child is born; unto us a Son is given.” While Isaiah is known for his literary genius his artful statement is more than poetic elegance. Hidden within this phrase is the...

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DIVINE CONSCIOUSNESS OF CHRIST

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship The Divine Consciousness of Christ Robert D. Pace Years ago, while contemplating the divine consciousness of Christ, I wondered how Jesus, the mortal man, discovered that he was also the divine Son...

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JESUS, PRINCE OF PEACE

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace Jesus, "Prince of Peace" In Isaiah 9, the prophet foresaw the Messiah in fourfold resplendence—the “Wonderful Counselor, the Mighty God, the Everlasting Father and the Prince of...

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ONE-WORD DESCRIPTIONS OF GOD’S LOVE

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal or Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace One-Word Descriptions of God’s Love Christmas offers the opportunity to pause and consider the love God lavished upon mankind through the birth of Jesus Christ. Far from an exhaustive...

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THE INSPIRING STORY OF HANDEL’S MESSIAH

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Edited by Robert D. Pace In a small London house on Brook Street, a servant sighs with resignation as he arranges a tray full of food he assumes will not be eaten. For more than a week, he has...

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A KING AMONG MEN

Robert D. Pace In ancient days, Persia was governed by a benevolent, loving king. In order to identify with his citizens he divested his kingly apparel, dressed in the clothing of common men, and visited homes. On one occasion, he visited a peasant that lived in a...

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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE VIRGIN BIRTH

Robert D. Pace THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE VIRGIN BIRTH Isaiah 7:14   I want to begin by defining the Virgin Birth. In the simplest terms, it means Jesus Christ was born of Mary, through the Holy Spirit, and without Mary having intimacy with another man. It means the...

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SON OF DAVID / SON OF GOD

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace Have you wondered why the Bible scripts a seemingly endless list of “begets” in the Bible--all those chapters of chronology, lineage, and ancestry?  These are the passages we...

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MEN IN BROWN

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace It’s Christmas and the delivery truck stops at your house. The “man in brown” steps from his vehicle and walks briskly toward your door. You anticipate. You wonder. But your...

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World Cup and Christ’s Cup

PULPITTODAY.ORG     THE WORLD CUP AND CHRIST'S CUP by Robert D Pace It’s over! The most watched sports event on the planet—the World Cup. Thirty-two teams entered. Thirty-one teams lost. Only Argentina withstood defeat and championed the title at the expense...

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CHRONOLOGY OF HOLY WEEK

CHRONOLOGY OF HOLY WEEK Palm Sunday: Day of Adoration Jesus makes his Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem as the crowds praise him with the words, "Hosanna in the highest!" (Matthew 21:1–11; Mark 11:1–11; Luke 19:29–40; John 12:12–19). Afterward, he wept over the spiritual...

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YOU AND YOUR TWIN

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace “Created in God’s image” humans have both consciousness and conscience—cognizance and discernment. And it’s imperative to regard both. Our consciousness provides awareness of life. It...

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BEWILDERMENT IN BETHLEHEM

Ancient "Nativity Scrolls Discovered in Israel! Archeologists recently uncovered a First Century parchment now called, "The Nativity Scroll." The scroll was unearthed between Jerusalem and Bethlehem, and contains parchments of a...

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