HOW TO MAINTAIN SPIRITUAL FERVOR

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CHRISTIANITY IN THE MARKETPLACE – DOES IT BELONG THERE?

Robert D. Pace Matthew 5:14-16 Awhile back I heard an alarming report on James Dobson’s, “Focus on...

Hosanna!

  Robert D Pace Hosanna! Passover. It was the week Christ was born to confront. Everything...

Battle of Gog and Magog

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GOD AT WORK

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Pre-Scripture Remarks Many people, whether they are...

COMPASSION IN ACTION

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JESUS CHRIST HEALS!

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TREASURES OF DARKNESS

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Water Baptism: A Post Conversion Experience

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Blessings of Waiting on the Lord

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LEARNING TO WORSHIP FROM WICKED MEN

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HOW THE BIBLE SHOWS THE WORLD ITS DAYS ARE NUMBERED

PULPIT TODAY SERMON Robert D. Pace Introduction I want to talk to you on the subject of How the...

ENTERTAINMENT OR TEMPTING GOD?

Robert D. Pace Nik Wallenda, a seventh generation funambulist, continues his acrobatics. He's a...

“BLESSED ASSURANCE” SALVATION IS YOURS!

Robert D Pace Assurance of Salvation People often face inner conflict concerning their salvation,...

PRAYER THAT WORKS!

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THE CHRISTIAN’S RESPONSE TO TERRORISM

Prophetic Insight Robert D. Pace The safety of mankind is at stake! Isis, Al-Qaeda, Hamas,...

God Said It; Now, You Settle It!

Dr. Mark Hardgrove Joshua 21:42-45 INTRODUCTION Reading these lists, whether it is a genealogical...

THE IMMUTABLE LAW OF SOWING AND REAPING

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THE ACTS OF ANANIAS

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The Scriptures, The Savior and Salvation

The pillars of Christianity are under attack! From within and without Christians are witnessing an...

The Power of our Spoken Words

Mark E. Hardgrove PhD, DMin Genesis 15:22-23 INTRODUCTION: There is no denying the importance of,...

How Then Shall We Live?

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN CHRIST ARRIVES!

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How the Bible Affirms Israel’s Borders

Pulpit Today Sermons How the Bible Affirms Israel’s Borders Why this is Important for Christians...

AN ALTAR INVITATION

Robert D. Pace "THE BOOKS" An Altar Invitation The Bible speaks of two books being opened at the...

HOW TO HEAR GOD’S VOICE

Robert D. Pace John 13:2-10 It’s estimated that people spend more time communicating than with any...

CHRIST YOUR DELIVERER

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The Service Jesus Never Conducted

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POWER OVER SIN

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HOW TO PRAY AN HOUR AND MAKE IT SEEM 15 MINUTES

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PARDON ME!

In Psalm 32, David proclaims the blessedness of the one whose sins are forgiven. And he does this in a unique way. He uses three expressions for sin and then employs three expressions of God’s pardon for sin. Here’s what I mean: David called one category of sins transgressions, which indicates “rebellion against God”; another he simply called sin, which describes “knowingly missing the mark”; and the third category he called iniquity, which speaks of a “vile perversion.” Those terms cover the entire gamut of our sinfulness—major and minor. But then after showing us three categories of sin he uses three expressions to show how God pardons our sins:

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THE MYSTERY OF THE ANOINTING

  Robert D Pace The Mystery of the Anointing 1 Peter 4:10--11 I want everyone here to say the...

Book Review: How to Read the Bible Like a Seminary Professor

Mark E. Hardgrove, PhD I recently received a book entitled How to Read the Bible Like a Seminary...

UNLOCK YOUR DESTINY

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Everybody has a destiny. So much so, that God himself has taken a personal...

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE RESURRECTION

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HOW THE ANTICHRIST WILL RISE TO POWER

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PARTNERSHIP WITH GOD

  Robert D Pace Partnership with God Throughout Scripture, we see people that obtained unique...

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The Ultimate Sacrifice

Robert D. Pace Years ago, a pastor related the story of a father, son, and friend sailing off the...

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The Comfort of Communion

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THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS

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Are You Ready for Jesus

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THE END SHALL COME LIKE A FLOOD

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IMITATORS OF CHRIST

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DIVINE CONSCIOUSNESS OF CHRIST

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WHEN A CHRISTIAN IS VULNERABLE

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DIVINE ENTRAPMENT

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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...

The Beauty of the Righteous

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THE SONG OF MOSES

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THE LAW OF REVELATION (Part 1)

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PROPHECY OF TREES FULFILLED IN ISRAEL’S DESERT

Robert D. Pace Isaiah's Prophecy Fulfilled! In Isaiah 41, the Bible discloses an odd prophecy...

GOD IS WITH YOU!

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ENOCH’S REMARKABLE TESTIMONY

Pulpit Today Sermon Robert D. Pace Hebrews 11:5 It’s strange that an amazing man like Enoch has so...

CAN YOU WALK WITH GOD?

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THE FEAR OF THE LORD

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INSIGHTS TO THE FESTIVAL OF TABERNACLES

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D Pace Festival of Tabernacles Sukkot, Booths, Ingathering...

A REVELATION OF GOD

  Robert D Pace A Revelation of God God has an assignment for you and you should never doubt...

HOW TO OPEN CLOSED DOORS

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THE GOODNESS OF GOD

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IRREFUTABLE REALITIES

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21 Ways the Holy Spirit Manifests Himself to Believers

Pulpit Today Sermons Robert D Pace (This message is presented in Outline form, describing numerous...

MAGNIFICENT ATTRIBUTES OF GOD

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace An attribute of God is any quality or characteristic that is...

THE INSPIRING STORY OF HANDEL’S MESSIAH

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Edited by Robert D. Pace In a...

GOD’S APPOINTED TIME

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Galatians 4:4--7 I want to speak to you on the subject, “God’s...

FINDING THE TREASURES OF DARKNESS AND WEALTH OF SECRET PLACES

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WHAT ABOUT THE “WRATH OF GOD”?

Robert D. Pace The book of Revelation describes the last days as a time when the "wrath of God" is...

CONQUERING THE DOUBTS OF SALVATION

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DELIVERANCE OVER STRONGHOLDS

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Born Again But No “Charismatic-type” Christian

Robert D. Pace It was not unusual for me to tune-in to the Rush Limbaugh Show, but this day was...

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WHO IS JESUS CHRIST?

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JESUS: GOD & MAN

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THE INHERENT POWER OF BELIEVERS

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace My message today is entitled: The Inherent Power of the...

THE ONE-MINUTE CHALLENGE

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America in Crisis!

Pulpit Today Sermons Robert D Pace The turmoil that America is experiencing is nothing new. It is...

HOW TO PRAY BIG!

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LIVING WITH GODLY INFLUENCE

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JESUS IS LORD! OR, IS HE?

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Acts 2:34-36 The lordship of Jesus Christ is one of...

RED FLAGS: Don’t Ignore Them

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PROPHECIES OF THE ENDTIME UNVEILED

  Robert D Pace conducts "Discern the Days Prophecy Conferences" throughout America. The...

THIRTY FEET FROM TRIUMPH

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Joshua 6:1-5 This is a tremendous story of triumph that Joshua...

CAN MAN LIVE WITHOUT MERCY?

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Jesus Fulfills Prophecy, Christ is the Messiah

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THE REWARD OF SACRIFICING

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DIVINE ASSIGNMENTS, DIVINE ASSISTANCE

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THE GLORY OF GOD

Robert D Pace The Glory of God Revelation 21:22--24 (This is Part 1 of two messages on The Glory...

THE COMING WINDS

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Unmasking the Spirit of Antichrist

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YOU ARE THE LIGHT

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THE BELIEVERS’ REST

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BEGGARS OF MERCY

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace The story is...

FROM THANKSGIVING TO THANKS-LIVING

Robert D. Pace Psalm 113:3 Consumer confidence is an important factor in maintaining a prosperous...

A BIG WORD FOR A BIG LIFE

POINT OF INSPIRATION: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace Many people...

THE HOLY SPIRIT AND YOU

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Devotional: LEANING OR LASTING?

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THE PROPHET’S SECLUSION

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THE BEAUTY OF FORGIVENESS

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LOOSED!

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LAW OF REVELATION (Part 2) “The Principle of Connection”

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THE QUEST FOR PEACE

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace John 20:21 If peace could be packaged and marketed sales would...

A KING AMONG MEN

Robert D. Pace In ancient days, Persia was governed by a benevolent, loving king. In order to...

GOD DEFENDS ISRAEL!

by Robert D. Pace In recent weeks, Hamas has launched thousands of rockets into Israel, yet...

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HOW TO OVERCOME TEMPTATION

Robert D. Pace How to Overcome Temptation Genesis 22:1--14 Life is full of temptations and tests....

LET THE REDEEMED OF THE LORD SAY SO

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Parousia of Christ and the Appearance of the Antichrist

(Verse-by-verse Teaching) The Parousia of Christ And the Appearance of the Antichrist 2...

DOES GOD KILL?

KINGDOM ISSUES Robert D. Pace The sixth of the Ten Commandments forbids murder. Does God violate...

I Want To Be Happy, But I Don’t Know How

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Luke 12:13-21 (Illustration) A young executive pulled his new...

YOU CAN BE A CHAMPION FOR GOD!

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS (Note to reader: This message is presented as an outline, with only portions...

“THE DAYS SHALL BE SHORTENED”

Robert D. Pace Jesus often spoke of the Endtimes and the signs the people of that day would...

THE GIFT GOD GAVE

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PRAY FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP

Shortly after Donald J. Trump was sworn-in to office, the Lord impressed me that much prayer would...

CARTE BLANCHE FAITH

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Mark 11:22-24 Mark 11:22-24 Most people are familiar with the...

“A NEW THING”

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Isaiah 43:18--21 Through the years, I have heard people make...

From Insects to Archangels God Controls Everything

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An Excellent Example of Leadership

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I WILL SHOW YOU GREAT AND UNSEARCHABLE THINGS

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Communion: The Total Sacrifice

Robert D. Pace The story is told of a dying girl whose only hope was to receive blood from someone...

If Jesus Says I Can, I Can!

Dr. Mark Hardgrove Philippians 4:11-13 INTRODUCTION When I was in high school wrestling, my coach...

World Cup and Christ’s Cup

People are excited about their team claiming the World Cup. While that’s great, ultimately, only...

The Woman at the Well

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SUCCESS WITH GOD

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PRACTICING THE PEACE OF GOD

Robert D. Pace Practicing the Peace of God I want to begin our lesson with a question. Which...

The Spirit of Python

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YOUR KEY TO SUCCESS AND OTHER BIBLE FORMULAS THAT DON’T WORK

Pulpit Today Sermon Robert D. Pace Psalm 16:7-11 Our generation has a formula for whatever need...

NOAH’S IMPOSSIBLE ASSIGNMENT

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CHRONOLOGY OF HOLY WEEK

CHRONOLOGY OF HOLY WEEK Palm Sunday: Day of Adoration Jesus makes his Triumphal Entry into...

BIBLICAL SUPPORT FOR “SIGNS AND WONDERS”

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Signs and wonders are divine events that display God’s glory...

“I AM THE WAY” — JESUS

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace John 14:6 Introduction For years, Smith Barney has said: “We...

SHAMGAR’S OXGOAD

Robert D. Pace Shamgar's Oxgoad Judges 3:31 Introduction The Book of Judges is intriguing because...

BEHOLD, HE PRAYS!

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I PRAY ALL GOES WELL WITH YOU

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YOUR APPOINTED TIME

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THE HOLY SPIRIT: WHO HE IS AND WHAT HE DOES

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS THE HOLY SPIRIT: WHO HE IS AND WHAT HE DOES John 14:15-18 Robert D. Pace Do...

JEHOVAH-NISSI, The Lord My Banner

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Checklist for Knowing You’re a Christian

Pulpit Today Sermons Robert D Pace Checklist for Knowing You’re a Christian 2 Corinthians 13:5...

MEN AS ANGELS

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Matthew 22:30 It’s almost inconceivable that the Bible would...

THE NATURE OF THE CHURCH

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS 1 Peter 2:9 Introduction There’s never been a group of people comparable to...

VANQUISHING FEAR

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Strangers and Pilgrims

"Professor" William C. Linn Guest Contributor Napoleon was exiled twice in his life. His first...

THE INCOMPARABLE CHRIST

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HALLOWED BE THY NAME

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Exodus 20:7 The chief concern of the third of the Ten...

CREATED IN GOD’S IMAGE

PULPIT TODAY SERMON Robert D. Pace Opening Remarks When Scripture says Man is “created in God’s...

THE WONDER OF KNOWING GOD

The Wonder of Knowing God Philippians 3:7--11 Robert D. Pace It is said that St. Augustine, of the...

VOICES FROM THE GRAVE

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Romans 14:7-9 The Holy Spirit, the inerrant Author of...

HEADLINES FROM THE BOOK OF JOB

Pulpit Today Sermons Robert D. Pace Pre-Scripture Remarks The Scottish historian Thomas Carlyle,...

WHAT WILL YOU DO WITH FAITH?

Pulpit Today Sermons Robert D. Pace Hebrews 11:1-6 Faith is a premier aspect of the Kingdom of...

CHRISTIAN BELIEFS UNDER ATTACK: THERE ARE ANSWERS!

Imagine the perfect Endtime strategy designed to dispirit Christians and turn them from their...

IF GRACE IS THE EXPLANATION

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace The Grace of...

PREPARE THE WAY

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Mark 1:1-8 John the Baptist was no psychologist but he...

DOES HELL OFFEND YOU?

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Hell. The word suggests an eternal abode that is void of God,...

JESUS FULFILLS MESSIANIC PROPHECIES (V)

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AN ASSEMBLAGE OF KNOWERS

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God has Prepared His Word to Work for You!

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THE GRACE OF JESUS CHRIST

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THE GOD OF OUR PROBLEMS

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Mark 2:1--11 (Illustration) For many years the cinema and...

WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS ABOUT FASTING

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace I. Types of Fasts Fasting can be broadly characterized in...

GOD REALLY IS GOOD!

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MOTIVATED BY LOVE

PulpitToday.org Robert D. Pace 2 Corinthians 5:11-15 The mandate for the Church is to spread the...

A Workman Unashamed

Dr. Mark E. Hardgrove INTRODUCTION I realize that the phrase referring to “a workman . . ....

SECURING THE FAVOR OF GOD

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THE DYNAMIC MESSENGER

Robert D. Pace Dynamic Messengers are rare, but desperately needed! They are prophetic people that...

Indepth Look at The Diversity of Prayer Book

Prayer is not a “one-size-fits-all” approach to God. They...

“PATHSPERITY”

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace 1 Chronicles 14:8‑17 “Pathsperity” is a play on words. I’ve...

YOU CAN DISCERN THE DAYS

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THE PEACE OF GOD

Reverend Bud Leonard John 14:27 Introduction Peace means, “Quietness or rest,” and it’s a word...

THE OASIS OF WORSHIP

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VISIONARIES FOR GOD

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Acts 26:18-19 (Illustration) Andrew Carnegie was once asked...

TEAR IT DOWN!

TEAR IT DOWN! Jeremiah 1:4--10 Robert D. Pace Before converting to Christ, Christians are at best...

THE PHILADELPHIA PROCLAMATION

"Disclosing Prophecies; Inspiring Hope for the Endtime" The Philadelphia ProclamationRobert D....

What Can the Righteous do When the Foundations are Destroyed?

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Psalm 11:3 When crisis appears so do questions. It has always...

GOD RAISES DEAD DREAMS

Scripture uses death to identify man’s greatest enemy and there’s nothing man fears more. When a person expires, losing all vital signs, doctors, medicine, and science stand powerless in its presence. Only God can resurrect. But this sermon doesn’t deal with the physical cessation of life, it deals with death of a different nature. The death of God’s divinely inspired promises and visions. I’m persuaded that many Christians are in the gestation stage of a specific promise God has given them. Perhaps years ago He planted a dream and you’re still awaiting its fruition. Maybe even hope has begged you to admit that promise is dead. But the God that resurrected Christ from the dead can resurrect your promise.

Arabs Claim Jesus was ‘Palestinian’

Robert D. Pace "Jesus was a Palestinian!" That’s now the official pronouncement of the Palestinian...

THE TRIUMPH OF GRACE

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace The Pharisees...

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE VIRGIN BIRTH

Robert D. Pace Isaiah 7:14 I want to begin by defining the Virgin Birth. In the simplest terms, it...

HE WHO SITS ABOVE THE CIRCLE OF THE EARTH

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace I want to preach to you on the subject: He Who Sits Above the...

NONE CAST ASIDE

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THE GOSPEL OF POWER

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Mark 16:15-18 Opening Remarks I believe many Christians have a...

THE COMING REVIVAL IN AMERICA

Vision of Coming Revival to America by Robert D Pace (Recently, I felt directed to re-post this...

IS IT WORTH IT TO SERVE THE LORD?

Is it Worth it to Serve the Lord? Robert D. Pace Malachi 3:13--16 Malachi, whose name means...

A Call to Corporate Prayer for USA Elections

Robert D Pace You know the turmoil that has imbibed our country—a worldwide pandemic, anarchy in...

GOD APPRAISES SUCCESS

Robert D. Pace Human nature drives people to succeed. While the pursuit of human achievement is a...

THE VOICE OF GOD TODAY

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Today, I want us to focus our attention on Jesus Christ—the One the Old Testament spoke of hundreds of times. The finger of genealogy traced His lineage through Abraham, Judah, David and thirty-nine others. The feet of chronology walked Him into that First Century stable in Bethlehem. He is the centerpiece of Scripture, the focal point of human history, and the preeminent figure of all time—Jesus Christ! It stands to reason that Christianity’s most important question is, Who is Jesus Christ? The entire Christian Faith rests upon this question. If He’s God, then our Faith is safe. If He’s a fraud, our eternal destiny is at stake. Think about the many times the question is dealt with in Scripture:

    The question the Scribes and Pharisees asked: “Who is this man, do we not know His brothers and sisters, is He not the carpenter’s son?”

    It’s what those of Jerusalem wanted to know when He rode into their city on Palm Sunday: “Who is this man?”

    This was Pilate’s demand when Jesus stood trial in the Roman Judgment Hall: “Are you the king of the Jews?”

    It’s what Christ wanted to know from His disciples as they huddled around Him in Caesarea Philippi: “Who do people say the Son of Man is?”

In Luke 11:15 the religionists had the question answered. They asserted: “We know who He is, He is “Beelzebub.” And in John 8:48 they labeled Him a ‘demon‑possessed half‑breed.’ In John 9:24 the Pharisees were certain about His identity. They said: “We know this man is a sinner;” and in Matthew 11 they determined He was “a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and “sinners”” (19). But not everyone mischaracterized Him:

    When John saw Him at the Jordan River he declared: “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world” (John 1:29).

    In Matthew 16 Peter said: “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God!”

    When Jesus opened the heart of the woman at the well she declared Him to be ‘the Messiah.’

    On the mount of Transfiguration the Heavenly Father said: “This is My Son, whom I love. Listen to Him” (MAR 9:7).

    Paul said in Colossians 1:15‑16: “He is the image of the invisible God” and the creator of all things!

    John said in Revelation 19:16 He is the “King of Kings and Lord of Lords.”

    And Jesus concluded the matter in Revelation 22 by saying He was: “the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.”

I suppose if you had to condense all Scripture has to say about the personage of Christ you could summarize it like this: Jesus Christ is Lord! I love the assessment John provides in our text: “The one who comes from above is above all” (3:31). What does that imply? It means you could pile all the Himalayas, Alpines, Everests, and Rockies atop each other and Christ’s glory would still need to spread its wings and descend the altitudes to touch their highest summit. It means, even with the galaxies stacked atop the other, Christ is yet above them all. Jesus is indeed the over‑topping figure of all time!

(Transition) Now what does it mean for Jesus to be “above all”? We could inject many truths here, but time will permit us to propose only a few. First, for Jesus to be “above all” He must be the conqueror of human weaknesses. And He is!

I.    Christ is Conqueror of Human Weaknesses

Many young people assumed they were invincible. But it doesn’t take too long for them to learn they were mortal. And we discover our mortality in many ways: a tiny, invisible virus in the bloodstream can sideline us for several days; a broken bone can take weeks to heal. Injuries and improper eating habits can debilitate the human body.

Age is perhaps the most intemperate reminder of our humanity. We keep doctors busy cutting away wrinkles, engrafting hair, and enhancing body parts; all because we are consumed with preserving our appearance. But nobody can tame time or avert death.

And if age doesn’t wear us out we have disease and misfortune with which to contend. Despite scientific and medical breakthroughs there are still avenues of life that constrain us. But Christ was unfettered at every point. And that’s what the story of the paralytic reveals in John 5.

John 5:1‑9

It’s interesting how John meticulously described this miracle. And his details of this story sharpen and shape the significance of this miracle.

1.       First, this episode transpires in Jerusalem, the religious capital of the world. If people should have been healthy anywhere it should have been those living in Jerusalem. It was the hub of rabbis, priests, scribes, and prophets. The great Temple was there. Despite this John said “a great multitude of sick folks gathered there.”

Folks, religion without the welcomed and living presence of Christ is powerless! It’s Christ that infuses Christianity with supernatural power.

2.       Secondly, John said the miracle took place at the pool of Bethesda. This was a pool where sufferers gathered to receive healing from an angel that stirred the water. But this man remained infirmed despite his many years spent at the water. The supernatural was just beyond reach.

3.       Thirdly, John recorded this miracle happening by the “sheep gate.” There’s little historical information profiling this gate so we can make limited assumptions. Because lambs were a vital aspect of Jewish festivals we assume this was a marketplace for purchasing and washing sacrificial lambs. This meant multitudes thronged this area. Yet, this man remained crippled despite the thousands of worshipers that passed before him.

4.       John mentions this miracle transpiring among a vast assemblage of helpless suffers. Get the picture. It was a squalor of the blind, lame, and paralyzed all hovering around this water. For these people, and especially this lame man, it was hope against hope.

But with all the conditions contrary to optimism, Christ arrives, stands before this man and says, ‘You’ve been lame long enough, arise, pick up your mat and walk.’ And immediately every bone in his body cracked into place and he claimed perfect health! No medical examination could have explained it. His recovery was simply miraculous. He was helpless thirty-eight years until one sentence from Christ cured him. What a way for Jesus to illustrate His mastery over human weaknesses!

God’s Willingness to Meet Our Needs

But there’s another message the Holy Spirit reveals here. It’s the revelation of God’s willingness to change our circumstances! Many people don’t understand how much God desires to meet their needs. They have problems, but they’re unsure whether He’s interested in solving them.

(Example) But God expressly discloses His willingness to meet man’s needs over 365 times the Bible. That’s one expression of His goodness for every day of the year. And fifty-nine times in the four Gospels Jesus said, “I will.”

    To the man with leprosy Jesus said: I will make you whole” (MAT 8:3).

    For the Centurion’s servant He said: “I will come and heal him” (MAT 8:7).

    To the weary and oppressed He said: “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest” (MAT 11:28).

    To the repenting sinner He says: “whoever comes to me I will never drive away” (JOH 6:37).

    To the one who approaches God by faith He says: “You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it” (JOH 14:14).

    To those needing companionship He says: “I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you” (JOH 14:18).

    To the Church He says: “on this rock I will build my Church, and the gates of Hades will not overpower it” (MAT 16:19).

    And, confident of Christ’s willingness to deliver, the apostle Paul declared: “God will meet all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus” (PHI 4:19).

    Jeremiah 33:3 says: “Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.”

Thank God, Christ not only can, He will! And whatever your need, the Bible says: “God will provide!” The answer to your situation may not appear anywhere on the horizon. But a quick study of David’s life testifies to God’s predisposition toward meeting your needs.

    As a youth David used God’s power to vanquish a lion and a bear that attacked his flock.

    As a teenager he met Goliath in the valley of Elah and with only a slingshot toppled that giant.

    As a King he routinely overpowered armies from without and conspiracies from within.

    And at his death his epitaph was: “I have been young, and now I am old, but I have never seen the righteous forsaken or His seed out begging for bread.”

Folks, we’re limited. We understand that. But we must never allow our faith to get hedged, handcuffed, or halted to where we focus on our frailty rather than God’s omnipotence! We need to concentrate on Jehovah-Jireh who says: “I am the LORD, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?”(JER 32:27). Christ is the conqueror of human weaknesses and He’s willing to meet your need.

(Transition) But not only is this incomparable Christ the conqueror of human weaknesses, secondly, Christ knows no limitations.

II. Christ Knows No Limitations

Read: John 6:5‑15

The central point from this account is found in verse six when Jesus asked Philip where enough bread could be found to feed the crowd. Jesus knew the solution from the start but He asked this question for a specific reason. He was about to demonstrate His ability to supply. Here was a crowd, by anyone’s calculations, too large to eat from one boy’s lunch. But how many times has the Bible proven: Man’s extremity is God’s opportunity? Do you understand that God desires to demonstrate His supply to us? And just like Philip, it requires the testing of faith. When Jesus tested Philip’s faith He quickly found that Philip possessed very little. Jesus asked, “Where shall we buy bread for these people to eat” and Philip immediately began counting dollars and cents. He should have looked to omnipotence.

Few people can plead exemption from this failure. In distressing times our natural inclination is to look at lack instead of focusing faith on God’s power. Philip, one of the twelve, should have never given such an answer. Here Jesus was smiting cancers, curing lepers, leaving His footprints on the water, and Philip looks immediately at mortal limitations. “[Lord,] Eight months’ wages would not buy enough bread for each one to have a bite!” Then Andrew steps into the picture with his offer: “[Lord,] Here is a boy with five small barley loaves and two small fish, but how far will they go among so many?” That’s not much faith either, but remember, all it takes is mustard-seed faith to relocate the mountains.

God doesn’t need vast resources to perform miracles! His economy doesn’t operate according to human calculations. When He took the boy’s little lunch and distributed it to the multitude He was exercising divine arithmetic. And divine arithmetic first subtracts in order to increase. Jesus took away the boy’s lunch and then multiplied it to thousands. Maybe God is taking something from you so He can multiply back something far greater!

(Transition) Finally, not only is the incomparable Christ the conqueror of human weaknesses, and unrestricted by human limitations, but Christ is the great “I am.”

III.  Christ is the Great “I Am”

Jesus was more than human, He was divine. As the consummate conqueror it was impossible for Him to be less than divine. And He repeatedly emphasized His divinity when He said He was the “I am.” This was the precise designation Jehovah-God asserted about Himself in the Old Testament. At the burning bush in Exodus 3 God told Moses to deliver Israel from Egypt through the power of the Name “I Am.” He was saying: “Moses, “I am” whatever you and My people need me to be. “I am _______,” now you fill in the blank.” Folks, only one person is qualified to make such a statement—God Almighty! He alone is the all‑sufficient One! When Jesus said He was the “I am” the Jews knew He equated Himself with the Father. That’s why they accused Him of blasphemy. A clear example is found in John 8.

Read: John 8:53‑59

My how Jesus infuriated the religious hierarchy. They weren’t about to accept His pre-Abrahamic claim. Here was some 30 year-old dissident unaffiliated with their cliche claiming to be older and superior than Abraham, the grand statesman. And they weren’t buying it! I know it’s difficult to comprehend the mystery of Christ’s nature. But if you don’t believe His divinity not much else about Him makes sense. Everything He did and said hinge upon His divinity.

    His teaching and miracles can’t be understood without subscribing to His deity. Abraham died 2028 years earlier when Jesus informed the Jews He preceded him. That’s impossible to understand without believing in His divinity.

    Can an ordinary man be in a thousand places at once? Christ said He could. Jesus said: “where two or three come together in my Name, there am I with them” (MAT 18:20). Try to understand that without believing in His divinity.

    How is it possible for a mere man to defy the laws of nature and walk on water, or use a few words and calm a raging storm, or wither a tree from the roots up? None of it makes any sense, unless there’s a fundamental belief in His divinity.

    Where’s the medical journal explaining His healings, or the physiology book explaining His resurrection, or the science treatise explaining His ascension? None can be explained without a belief in His divine nature!

He’s either Christ, born of the virgin Mary, wholly God and wholly man, or the greatest imposter that ever lived. I believe He is the incarnate Son of God . . . the great “I am.” He didn’t merely stumble onto that divine “I am” title but He repeatedly invoked this divine designation. He said:

    “I Am the Bread of life” signifying His sufficiency to satisfy man’s most innate drive to survive.

    “I Am the Water of life” signifying His sufficiency to satisfy man’s need for refreshment.

    “I Am the Vine” signifying His ability to supply nourishment and vitality.

    “I Am the Good Shepherd” signifying His care and concern for His flock.

    “I Am the Light of the world” signifying the clear direction He provides.

    “I Am the Door” signifying He is the exclusive entrance into God’s Kingdom. He isn’t a way, or an entrance into eternal life, He’s the only way to eternal life!

(Example) We live in a day when it’s popular, conventional, and religiously correct to believe in many doors leading to eternal life. Stare at a crystal, repeat a mantra, or just live a good life and Heaven is yours.

Folks, I have no hesitation being dogmatic here. Jesus is the only way to eternal life. He said, “I Am the way, the truth and the life,” and that signified His singular ability to furnish man’s eternal redemption. That’s not a fact because orthodox Christians attest to it, it’s a fact because God’s Word declares it, and that settles it!

Conclusion

Heaven is ensconced with a 10,000-mile jasper wall. Its streets are paved with translucent gold. A perfectly pitched rainbow arcs God’s throne and it’s surrounded by no less than 100 million angels. Crowns before Him, angels surround Him, wealth incalculable, and it’s all arranged to bring glory to One person—Jesus Christ.

    He was fairer than the flowers that illustrated His sermons.

    He was brighter than the star that pointed toward the manger.

    And He was higher than the heavens from which He descended.

What a Savior! He is conqueror of human weaknesses, He is the Lord without limitations, and He is the great “I am.” Jesus Christ is the incomparable, over-topping figure of human history. If you don’t know Him as your personal Lord and Savior, invite Him into your heart now.