Supersign of Prophecy

  The Supersign of Prophecy The Final Countdown by Robert D Pace The best way to help prepare...

DOES GOD KILL?

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

WHO JESUS SAYS YOU ARE

PULPIT TODAY SERMON Robert D. Pace Matthew 5:13-14 What others say about us is important. The...

THE TRIUMPH OF GRACE

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

WHAT’S SO FRIGHTENING ABOUT CHRISTMAS?

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Luke 2:8-14 When the general populace describes Christmas they...

From Insects to Archangels God Controls Everything

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS ROBERT D PACE   From Insects to Archangels God Controls Everything...

MAKING THE MOST OF LIFE

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Ephesians 5:15-17 The Bible is a prophetic book that discloses...

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...

A CHRISTMAS TRIP

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Luke 2:13-20 The Bible discloses two groups of people that...

PRAYER THAT WORKS!

PULPIT TODAY SERMONSRobert D. Pace What was true about Jesus 2000 years ago is still true today....

MODERN-DAY IDOLATRY

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Exodus 20:1-6 It seems almost foreign to Americans that...

GOD DEFENDS ISRAEL!

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

YOUR FOUNDATION: FIRM OR FLAWED?

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Matthew 7:24-27 The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of Seven...

DIVINE ASSIGNMENTS, DIVINE ASSISTANCE

"Disclosing Prophecies; Inspiring Hope for the Endtime" Robert D. Pace Alone in my house, I...

Your Call to Rulership in Life

Robert D. Pace Your Call to Rulership Revelation 3:21 Jesus said in Revelation 3:21, “he that...

MOSES’ TREASURE CODE CRACKED!

MOSES' TREASURE CODE CRACKED! Robert D. Pace Four thousand years ago Moses conveyed a cryptic...

THE PHILADELPHIA PROCLAMATION

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

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...

GOD IS WITH YOU!

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Judges 6:1-10 A while back a man heard an alarming rush hour...

WHAT WERE THEY THINKING AT THE MANGER?

POINT OF INSPIRATION DEVOTIONAL   Robert D. Pace In 800 BC Isaiah prophesied: “Unto us a...

THE PEACE OF GOD

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

JESUS FULFILLS MESSIANIC PROPHECIES (V)

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THE ACTS OF ANANIAS

PulpitToday.org Robert D. Pace Acts 9:10-19 Which great Christian do you admire? Which Bible...

Building on the Rock

Mark E. Hardgrove Matthew 7:24-27 INTRODUCTION This particular parable is included in a series of...

MAGNIFICENT ATTRIBUTES OF GOD

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

The Comfort of Communion

Communion Devotional Robert D. Pace World War II left London ravaged by Nazi bombs. The artillery...

Battle of Gog and Magog

  Secrets of Israel’s Battle of Gog and Magog Ezekiel 38:14–16 by Robert D Pace The epic...

SHAMGAR’S OXGOAD

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

LET THE REDEEMED OF THE LORD SAY SO

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace The Bible is clear: There’s a pronounced command for an...

THE PURPOSE OF VISIONS

  The Purpose of Visions Robert D. Pace Job 33:14–18 God has blessed Christians with two types of...

THE INCOMPARABLE CHRIST

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace John 3:31‑35 Today, I want us to focus our attention on Jesus...

THE COMING REVIVAL IN AMERICA

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

CHRONOLOGY OF HOLY WEEK

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

THE GARDENER

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace God’s work on...

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...

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...

YOU AND YOUR TWIN

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace “Created in...

“I DON’T WANT TO CHANGE, I’M HAPPY LIKE I AM!”

“I DON'T WANT TO CHANGE, I’M HAPPY LIKE I AM!” Robert D. Pace 2 Corinthians 5:17 Alvin Tofflier...

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...

HOW TO MAINTAIN SPIRITUAL FERVOR

How to Maintain Spiritual Fervor Robert D Pace Spiritual fervor is necessary to advance the...

A Workman Unashamed

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

SECURING THE FAVOR OF GOD

Securing the Favor of God Robert D. Pace Introduction (Definition) In its simplest terms, divine...

THE MIRACULOUS CATCH OF FISH

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Private and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace In Luke 5, the...

COMPELLING EVIDENCE FOR CHRIST’S RETURN

Robert D. Pace For centuries, ministers have preached the message of Christ’s Return to earth, but...

VOICES FROM THE GRAVE

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

THE REWARD OF SACRIFICING

THE REWARD OF SACRIFICING Malachi 3:10-12 Robert D. Pace (Illustration) Years ago, an express...

POWER TO SHARE CHRIST

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D Pace Each year more...

Speak Lord, But is it Really You?

Of all experiences that exhilarate people, chief among them is when God speaks directly to the human soul. One inspired word to a thirsty, hungry traveler can refresh and sustain more than a thousand meals. It was Elijah who heard God’s instruction to “rise and eat” that received nourishment to navigate 285 miles for the following forty days

BIBLE PROPHECIES OCCURRING NOW

By Robert D. Pace For centuries, ministers have preached the message of Christ’s Return to earth....

THIRTY FEET FROM TRIUMPH

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

REEMERGENCE OF DRAMATIC SIGNS & WONDERS

"Disclosing Prophecies; Inspiring Hope for the Endtime" Robert D. Pace In the near future, the...

ALWAYS GIVE THANKS

Pulpit Today Sermons Robert D. Pace Introductory Remarks The name of today's message is “Always...

God Said It; Now, You Settle It!

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

SHAPED FOR A HIGHER PLACE

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace Years ago, a...

WHY THE MANNA STOPPED

Why the Manna Stopped Robert D. Pace Joshua 5:10--12 For forty years the Israelites awakened with...

THE DYNAMIC MESSENGER

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

PREPARE THE WAY

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

Driving Out The Canaanites

Pulpit Today Sermon Robert D. Pace As we discuss Driving out the Canaanites I want you to...

SON OF DAVID / SON OF GOD

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace Have you...

THINGS TO REMEMBER

Pulpit Today Sermon Robert D. Pace Ephesians 2:11-13 A sermon dealing with what should be...

THE OASIS OF WORSHIP

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Revelation 14:6-7 (Illustration) We live in a unique sphere of...

MOTIVATED BY LOVE

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

PREVIEW A DISCERN THE DAYS PROPHECY CONFERENCE

This is the trailer for Robert D. Pace's Discern the Days Conference which teaches deep prophetic...

THE BEGINNING OF THANKSGIVING DAY IN AMERICA

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace In the early...

THE GOD OF OUR PROBLEMS

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

TRUSTING GOD WHEN IT’S DIFFICULT

Trusting God When It's Difficult Isaiah 12:2 Robert D. Pace Introduction (Definition) The word...

CAN YOU WALK WITH GOD?

Pulpit Today Sermon Robert D. Pace Can You Walk With God? Exodus 40:17‑19; 33--34 Introduction...

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...

HOW TO PRAY BIG!

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace 1 Chronicles 4:9-10 Nothing more is known of Jabez other than...

THE VOICE OF GOD TODAY

Pulpit Today Sermons Robert D. Pace Hebrews 2:1-4 Does God speak to modern man? If so, how? For...

The Beauty of the Righteous

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D Pace God’s love for trees is evident in Creation. Botanists assert...

THE LAW OF REVELATION (Part 1)

"Disclosing Prophecies; Inspiring Hope for the Endtime" Robert D. Pace This is Part 1 of 2, in a...

THE ONE-MINUTE CHALLENGE

  THE ONE-MINUTE CHALLENGE Robert D Pace Have you ever wondered or asked whether Jesus is the...

TREASURES OF DARKNESS

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace There is a...

DISTINGUISHED BY THE ANOINTING

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Television commercials are aimed at convincing the public...

CHRIST DIED FOR THE UNWORTHY

Robert D. Pace During the Vietnam War, a West Point graduate marshaled a group of new recruits...

CHRIST YOUR DELIVERER

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Daniel 3:8-12 What a story! It’s a page from Scripture...

Blessings of Waiting on the Lord

  Robert D Pace Blessings of Waiting on the Lord Psalm 27:13—14 I want to start by sharing...

BEGGARS OF MERCY

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

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.

JESUS: GOD & MAN

Pulpit Today Sermon Robert D. Pace Teaching Outline The nature of Jesus Christ has been debated...

PROPHECY OF TREES FULFILLED IN ISRAEL’S DESERT

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

THE BELIEVERS’ REST

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS  Robert D. Pace Hebrews 4:1-11 (Illustration) Some years ago, two artists...

Communion Symbolizes Our Union With Christ

Robert D. Pace The ushers have distributed the sacraments, no let us prepare our hearts to engage...

God’s Final Message to Mankind

  God's Final Message to Mankind Robert D Pace Introductory Remarks I want to begin with a...

The Publican and the Pharisee

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS >Robert D. Pace Luke 18:9-14 (Humor) A minister received a Christmas card...

The Parousia and Appearance of Antichrist (part 2)

Part II The Parousia of Christ The Appearance of the Antichrist 2 Thessalonians 2:1—12 by Robert D...

THE MESSAGE OF CLOUDS

Robert D. Pace 1 Corinthians 10:1-5 The study of clouds in Scripture is fascinating. Most...

Jesus Fulfills Prophecy, Christ is the Messiah

This is an excerpt from Robert D Pace's feature-length DVD, "The Scriptures, The Savior and...

AN ALTAR INVITATION

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

JESUS IS LORD! OR, IS HE?

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

The Service Jesus Never Conducted

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D Pace Marriages,...

MAN’S QUEST FOR PEACE

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Pre Scripture Remarks John 20:21 If you could concoct a...

YOUR TIMES ARE IN GOD’S HANDS

Your TImes are in God's Hands Robert D. Pace Psalm 31:14--15 From the beginning, God ordained time...

LIVING WITH GODLY INFLUENCE

Pulpit Today Sermon Robert D. Pace Pre-Scripture Remarks Open your Bibles to 1 Timothy 4 and let’s...

DIVINE ENTRAPMENT

Pulpit Today Sermons Robert D. Pace Job 1:8-10 The book of Job issues some everlasting truths...

Arabs Claim Jesus was ‘Palestinian’

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

ZERUBBABEL’S TEMPLE

Pulpit Today Sermon Robert D. Pace Zechariah 1:14-17 Zechariah prophesied at the end of Israel’s...

HOW TO OPEN CLOSED DOORS

Opening Closed Doors Revelation 3:8 Robert D. Pace Introduction (Illustration) In the 1990’s I...

THE INHERENT POWER OF BELIEVERS

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

FROM THANKSGIVING TO THANKS-LIVING

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

DARE TO QUESTION GOD!

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace Jesus knew the...

SACRIFICIAL LIVING

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace “Then Jesus...

HOW THE ANTICHRIST WILL RISE TO POWER

Disclosing Prophecies; Inspiring Hope for the Endtime Robert D. Pace It begins with...

THE CHRISTIAN’S RESPONSE TO TERRORISM

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

THE LOST AXE HEAD

Robert D. Pace The Lost Axehead 2 Kings 6:1--7 Introduction Whatever else can be said about this...

THE TRUTH ABOUT LIES

Pulpit Today Sermon Robert D. Pace Introductory Remarks (Quote) A USA Today poll found that only...

THE GOODNESS OF GOD

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Mark 10:17-21 (Illustration) I remember “the good old days”...

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...

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN CHRIST ARRIVES!

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Zechariah 9:9-17 In Zechariah’s days a king’s arrival was...

WHAT IT MEANS TO BE BORN AGAIN

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace John 3:1‑3 Today, four out of ten Americans claim to be Born...

THE WORD OF GOD UNLEASHED!

Robert D. Pace THE WORD OF GOD UNLEASHED! Hebrews 4:12 Hebrews 4:12 uses powerful phraseology to...

MEN IN BROWN

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace It’s Christmas...

JUDAH MUST PLOW

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Isaiah 28:23-26 God addressed Israel clearly and pointedly in...

FIVE PROVISIONS OF CHRIST’S BLOOD

Five Provisions of Christ’s Blood Revelation 12:11 Robert D. Pace Introduction My text is from the...

LIVING BY THE POWER OF REDEMPTION

LIVING BY THE POWER OF REDEMPTION Robert D. Pace Pre-Scripture Remarks In Christ’s Day, the word...

THE DECISION OF MOSES

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace A newly married couple decided how they would make their...

A BIG WORD FOR A BIG LIFE

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

“A NEW THING”

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

YOUR SUPPORT IS APPRECIATED!

Dear Faithful Viewer, Greetings, in the Name of Christ Jesus! Since 2003, God has privileged me to...

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...

The Scriptures, The Savior and Salvation

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

THE GOSPEL OF POWER

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

“BLESSED ASSURANCE” SALVATION IS YOURS!

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

DESIRES OF A GODLY PARENT

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace DESIRES OF A GODLY PARENT Opening Remarks Our Scripture text...

WHAT IS ADVENT?

By Dennis Bratcher Advent is the beginning of the Church Year for most churches in the Western...

WHO IS JESUS CHRIST?

Pulpit Today Sermons Who is Jesus Christ? Robert D. Pace Opening Remarks (Illustration) A Pastor...

COMPASSION IN ACTION

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Matthew 9:35-38 What is Compassion? Let’s get to the heart of...

SHAMGAR’S OXGOAD

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace Born with the...

THE INSPIRING STORY OF HANDEL’S MESSIAH

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

THE BLESSING OF FOCUS!

Devotionals for Personal or Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace Johann von Dannecker was the famed...

THE INCARNATION OF CHRIST

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace John 1:1‑4, 14 Awhile back, I asked several Christians what...

YOUR TIMES ARE IN GOD’S HANDS

Robert D. Pace From man’s perspective “time” is uncontrollable. Even with all the advances of...

THE GRACE OF JESUS CHRIST

Pulpit Today Sermon THE GRACE OF JESUS CHRIST Ephesians 2:8--9 Robert D. Pace Years ago a...

GOD AT WORK

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

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE RESURRECTION

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

YOUR POWER TO DISCERN THE DAYS

Pulpit Today Sermons Your Power to Discern the Days Matthew 16:1–3 by Robert D Pace Jesus was...

DELIVERANCE OVER STRONGHOLDS

Deliverance Over Strongholds Luke 11:14--22 Robert D. Pace (Definition) What is a stronghold? A...

AUTHORITY TO ASK!

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace 1 John 5:13--15 There’s a huge difference between the God of...

THE TESTIMONY OF THE CROSS

Robert D. Pace Colossians 2:13--15 If you’re familiar with the world’s major religions you know...

HOPE FOR A VEXED GENERATION

"Disclosing Prophecies; Inspiring Hope for the Endtime" Robert D. Pace Scientists call the Second...

DIVINE CONSCIOUSNESS OF CHRIST

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace Years ago, I...

CONQUERING THE DOUBTS OF SALVATION

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace 2 Timothy 1:12 (Illustration) I was twenty-three, had...

THE FEAR OF THE LORD

The Fear of God Robert D. Pace Revelation 14:6--7 We don’t hear much talk about “the fear of God”...

Hosanna!

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

Developing a Prayer Ministry in the Local Church

Robert D. Pace The following article was taken from "The Evangel" magazine where Robert D. Pace...

Supernatural Provision For Difficult Times

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Psalm 78:11 As the Endtime draws nearer the needs of mankind...

PARTNERSHIP WITH GOD

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

PRAYING UNDER THE SPIRIT’S INFLUENCE

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Ephesians 6:17-18 In Christ’s day few men demonstrated a...

THE QUEST FOR PEACE

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

TEAR IT DOWN!

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

VISIONARIES FOR GOD

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

IRREFUTABLE REALITIES

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Psalm 111:7--9 It is said that the only things certain in life...

BLESSINGS OF REPENTANCE

PulpitToday.org Robert D. Pace Acts 17:30-31 John the Baptist is Scripture’s premier Prophet of...

WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS ABOUT FASTING

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

ACCORDING TO THE PATTERN

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace I typically have a single passage as my “message text,” but...

USAFORISRAEL

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PROPHECIES OF THE ENDTIME UNVEILED

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

THE CHEMISTRY OF MIRACLES

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace Perhaps you...

YOU ARE THE LIGHT

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

YOU CAN DISCERN THE DAYS

"Disclosing Prophecies; Inspiring Hope for the Endtime" Robert D. Pace Jesus was surrounded by...

I PRAY ALL GOES WELL WITH YOU

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace 3 John 2 John was the apostle filled with God’s love and...

UNLOCK YOUR DESTINY

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

A KING AMONG MEN

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

VANQUISHING FEAR

Pulpit Today Sermons Robert D. Pace Revelation 1:17-18 Today’s subject is universal in...

JESUS CHRIST HEALS!

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Jesus Christ Heals! Acts 9:31--35 Robert D. Pace If you opened the medicine...

THE GIFT GOD GAVE

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Luke 2:8-14 Christ’s birth in Bethlehem is the greatest...

CONQUERING THE SPIRIT OF CONTAINMENT

Robert D. Pace Conquering the Spirit of Containment Genesis 12:1--3 Abraham is one of Scripture’s...

CARTE BLANCHE FAITH

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

Are You Ready for Jesus

Mark E. Hardgrove John 11:45-53 INTRODUCTION Are you ready for Jesus to move in your life? Before...

GOD APPRAISES SUCCESS

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

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:

The Power of Life and Death

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace One of today’s...

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...
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The Days of Noah Return

The Days of Noah . . . RETURN! by Robert D Pace Moses’ staff parts the Red Sea. Manna falls in the...

Communion: The Total Sacrifice

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

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...

THE LION’S ROAR!

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace The Lion’s...

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...

HOW TO OVERCOME TEMPTATION

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

INSIGHTS TO THE FESTIVAL OF TABERNACLES

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

ENOCH’S REMARKABLE TESTIMONY

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

Water Baptism: A Post Conversion Experience

KINGDOM ISSUES Robert D. Pace Water baptism, in the Name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit is a...

YOU CAN BE A CHAMPION FOR GOD!

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

“DO NOT HARM THE OIL AND WINE”

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

A Voice in the Wilderness

Dr Mark Hardgrove Matthew 3:1-6 INTRODUCTION In Luke chapter 1, verses 1-15 we read of the miracle...

WILL YOU LIVE UNDER THE SUN OR UNDER HEAVEN?

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Pre-Scripture Remarks (Illustration) Billy attended the Los...

APOCALERTS OF THE ENDTIME: How God Shows the World Its Days are Numbered

Pulpit Today Sermons APOCALERTS OF THE ENDTIME: How God Shows the World Its Days are Numbered...

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...

CAN MAN LIVE WITHOUT MERCY?

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Titus 3:3-7 One of Christ’s great commands is for Christians...

DISCOVERING UNSEARCHABLE THINGS

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace Jeremiah 33:3...

Malchus

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

THE HOLY SPIRIT AND YOU

Robert D. Pace THE HOLY SPIRIT AND YOU Luke 11:11--13 Before His ascension into Heaven Jesus...

Parousia of Christ and the Appearance of the Antichrist

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

THE RIGHT CHOICE

PULPIT TODAY SERMONS Robert D. Pace Proverbs 2:1-8 (Illustration) William was sixteen when he left...

“SEEK ME AND LIVE”

Point of Inspiration: Devotionals for Personal and Corporate Worship Robert D. Pace Years ago,...

A Witch

Dr. Mark Hardgrove 1 Samuel 28:1 INTRODUCTION The nation of Israel wanted a king. Samuel had been...

The Ultimate Sacrifice

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Robert D. Pace

Opening Remarks

(Illustration) A Pastor and Deacon were standing by the road holding a sign that read, “The End is Near! Turn Back Now!” One car after another rejected the warning and raced past them. After about 30 minutes of being ignored, they ran down the road and found that twenty cars had splashed into the river. The Pastor turned to the Deacon and said, “Maybe we should just say, “Warning, the Bridge is Out”!”

The Pastor and Deacon spoke the truth, but they could have done a better job communicating it. On the other hand, Jesus never failed to clearly communicate the truth. And I want to examine one statement Jesus made about Himself in John 14:6. Let’s read our text:

John 14:6

“I am the way, the truth, and the life;

no one comes to the Father except through me.”

The most influential and dominant figure of human history is Jesus Christ. He is without equal in character, creed, and deeds. No one has lived, loved, or died the way Jesus did. There are more than 2.1 billion people that claim adherence to Christianity and the next closest religion (Islam) is about 1 billion adherents smaller.

Even the symbol that that represents Christianity is widely known. The cross is the most recognized symbol in the world. Churches display the cross to signify that it’s man’s means of salvation. People wear crosses as jewelry and decorate homes with them. Each time you see the cross it represents the ultimate sacrifice that Jesus made at His death. With such a massive following it is imperative to understand who Jesus is. What makes Him preeminent to others? What makes His teachings superior?

(Transition) As we investigate the Lord Jesus Christ, let’s allow His testimony to answer the question. In our Scripture text Jesus said, “I Am the way, the truth, and the life.” I want to examine each of these three assertions and see what Jesus meant. First, Jesus said, “I Am the Way.”

I.    “I Am the Way”

When Jesus identified Himself and declared His mission to save the world, He spoke with more love and compassion than any other man. And yet, His proclamation here in John 14:6 is one of the most controversial statements He ever made.

It offends people to hear there is but one path to God and there is an exclusive way of salvation. Our generation wants to believe that many roads lead to God. We live in an age where Moral Relativism prevails and people think all religions are basically the same and each has a measure of truth. So it sounds arrogant and even intolerant for Jesus to proclaim that He is the only way of salvation and has the corner on truth. Think about it. John 14:6 simply sends hackles down the spine of many people. How dare someone say he is “the way, the truth, and the life.” That’s provocative. But offensive as it seems, this is the most valuable piece of information available to man. In fact, it is indispensable! When Jesus uttered John 14:6 He wanted us to understand that all religions were not equally valid and they didn’t all lead to God! Solomon said, “There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end leads to death” (Proverbs 14:12).

(Example) Human wisdom teaches us that it is impossible for all religions, which are so divergent in their teachings, to represent truth and point people to heaven. And it’s intellectually dishonest to think otherwise. That’s because truth is exclusive! Truth has always been exclusive and always will be. Two plus two equals four! This mathematical equation has always equaled four and it always will equal four. When you state an absolute truth you categorically strike down the opposite objection. It is impossible for truth to remain the truth and yet make compromises to its veracity.

(Illustration) I have personal, firsthand knowledge that demonstrates how truth makes exclusive claims in life. That’s because it took me three semesters to complete my college mathematics course. (I’m joking, it only took two semesters!) The professor would lecture and after several days test us on his lectures. Despite my well-intentioned attempts to answer the equations, the professor wouldn’t accept my wrong answers and pass me until I answered correctly. You know what this experience suggests? There are unbending truths that exist in the realm of mathematics. And for those truths to remain true they cannot consent to falsehood—under any circumstance!

This principle applies to other sciences too! The laws of the universe cannot yield to pretense without disintegrating. And this applies to God’s plan of salvation for man. God sent Jesus into the world as man’s exclusive means of salvation. The Bible tells us there is no other means of finding peace and favor with God except through Christ. This isn’t so because Christians are arrogant and insensitive—we didn’t contrive this reasoning. This is what Jesus said.

Jesus didn’t call Christians to strut around and act cocky about it. It doesn’t make us better than others. But it does make us impose the teachings of Christ and the Bible upon anyone! We don’t threaten or force people outside the Christian Faith to accept Christ. Certain religions today torture and kill people that won’t convert to their ideology, but this isn’t what Christianity does. God called Christians to use compassion and mercy to persuade sinners to come to Christ. He called us to ‘speak the truth in love.’ But even then our best efforts will offend people. And that’s because Satan hates the truth. The world has always scoffed and attacked the truth.

The Holy Spirit did not inspire the writers of Scripture to pen divine truths in a politically correct manner. They weren’t even written to make men feel good. The Bible was written to point people to God and rescue them from eternity without God. Today’s messengers of God’s love should never concede to the world’s demand for pluralism, which states that all religions are equally valid. God’s love doesn’t compromise the Truth; because when that happens, the entire Message is damaged.

(Transition) But Jesus not only said He was the way that leads to God, He also said, “I Am the truth.”

II.   “I Am the Truth”

Once again, Jesus made an exclusive statement when He said, “I Am the truth.” He didn’t say that He represented the truth or that He knew how to obtain it; Jesus said He was the truth! That meant He fully embodied truth! He is the essential nature of truth. There is no lack or tarnish of truth with Christ; He is truth in all its glory!

But there is something yet deeper that Jesus inferred when He said, “I Am the truth.” He was actually proclaiming His equality with God! Here is why. Throughout the Bible the writers call the Lord, “the God of truth” (Psalm 31:5; Isaiah 65:16) or they say, “God is true” (John 3:33; 2 Corinthians 1:18). Numbers 23:19 says, “God is not a man that he should lie,” and Hebrews 6:18 says, “it is impossible for God to lie.”

The Bible inextricably links God with truth. So when Jesus said, “I Am the truth,” He was declaring Himself to be God. It is not coincidental that when Jesus stood in the Judgment Hall that Pilate asked Him, “What is truth?” Remember why the Jews prosecuted and crucified Him. It was because He claimed to be the Son of God. And Jesus accepted their accusation without denial. He willingly went to Calvary accepting the sentence that He was the Son of God—the predicted Messiah. When you follow Christ through the Gospels you see that He acknowledged the divine titles that everyone ascribed to Him.

John the Baptist said, “Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world.” And Jesus accepted John’s testimony.

At Caesarea Philippi Jesus asked the apostles, “Who do people say that I, the Son of Man, am?” Peter said, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” And Jesus said, “Peter, the Heavenly Father has revealed this to you.”

The Woman at the Well looked at Christ and declared, “I know the Messiah has come”! And Jesus responded by saying, ‘I that speak unto you am He.”

The Apostle John said Jesus was the Creator and the “Word made Flesh.” Jesus never repudiated that.

And after the Resurrection Thomas fell at His feet and said, “My Lord and My God.” Jesus accepted this affirmation of Thomas.

From the time Nathaniel called Christ the “Son of God” at the start of His ministry, to the day Christ died on the Cross with the words, “King of the Jews” posted above His head, He never once denied His divinity!

But what proof do we have for believing this statement that Jesus made? How do we know that He really is “the way, the truth, and the Life”—especially since there are other religions that claim to possess the truth? If the Bible says Christians should be willing to become martyrs for Christ, we need some verifiable reasons for doing so. Nobody wants to die for a lie!

(Transition) I want to give you three reasons that you can stake your life on the claims that Christ made about Himself:

1.      First, Jesus fulfilled dozens of ancient OT prophecies that identified the Messiah. The writings of the OT were completed and separated 400 years before Christ was born and the NT writings began. Why do you suppose there was this 400 year gap between the Old and New Testaments?

One reason God closed the writing of Old Testament Scripture that far in advance is so no imposter could engineer prophecies that would make Him out as the Messiah. Jesus fulfilled ancient prophecies, not a few quickly contrived prophecies that His disciples inserted at the time of His appearance.

So with the Old Testament completed four centuries prior to Christ’s birth, the Old Testament issues over sixty prophecies to identify the one true Savior of the world. And when you calculate the probability of Jesus of Nazareth fulfilling each of these prophecies the probability is astronomical!

(Illustration) Peter Stoner wrote in his book, Science Speaks, that the odds of Jesus fulfilling just eight Old Testament Messianic prophecies would be 1 in 10 to the 17th power (Chicago: Moody Press, 1963). Josh McDowell, who wrote Evidence that Demands a Verdict, illustrated that number this way. Imagine the state of Texas covered with silver dollars two feet thick. You could then mark and bury one silver dollar into that sea of coins, blindfold somebody, and tell them to select that one marked coin on their first attempt. That would be the probability of one man fulfilling by chance just eight of the Old Testament prophecies that Christ fulfilled.

And the probability of one person fulfilling forty-eight Old Testament prophecies by chance, jumps to 1 in 10 to the 157th power. An unimaginable figure! But Jesus, “the way, the truth, and the life,” fulfilled every Old Testament prophecy that pertained to His appearing. And that helps me accept what Jesus said about Himself.

What if the Bible had recorded no ancient prophecies to unveil what the Messiah would look like? What if we had to accept our Savior by “blind faith”? It would actually be “no faith” at all! But the Old Testament gave us numerous glimpses into the nature of the Messiah. It predicted His birthplace; His genealogy, His life, His manner of death, and His resurrection. Etc.

(Transition) But that’s not all. There is another reason you can believe that Jesus is the true Son of God.

2.      The miracles that Jesus performed testified that He was God’s true and faithful Son. In John 10 the Jews gathered around Jesus and said: “How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Christ, tell us plainly.” (25) Jesus answered, “I did tell you, but you do not believe. The miracles I do in my Father’s name speak for me” (24).

Notice that last phrase that Jesus uttered: “The miracles I do in my Father’s name speak for me.” Jesus said that every time He healed a sick person, calmed a storm, or worked a miracle it was the Father’s seal of approval on all He claimed to be. There is no way that our Heavenly Father would permit an imposter to come along and fulfill the prophecy of Deuteronomy 18:15 of the Messiah being a miracle-worker without stopping Him. But Jesus was no imposter and that’s why God commissioned Him to perform more miracles than anyone else in the Bible.

(Transition) But it doesn’t stop there either! There is a third, and vitally important reason you can trust what Jesus said about Himself.

3.      Jesus predicted that God would raise Him from the dead three days after His crucifixion. And more than 500 eyewitnesses claimed to see Him after His Resurrection! The Bible fully validates every claim Jesus made about Himself to be true! And no other religion of the world can make this claim.

There are no ancient prophecies or repetitive miracles or resurrection from the dead that can be associated with any other Messiah besides Jesus Christ of Nazareth. None! The evidence the Bible furnishes for Christ as man’s Messiah is overwhelming! It’s something you can stake your life on! Furthermore, how can it possibly be “arrogant” to accept the evidence the Bible furnishes for Christ’s claims? It only makes sense to acknowledge what Jesus said about Himself. Jesus has to be “the way, the truth, and the life.”

(Transition) Now let’s investigate what Jesus meant when He said, “I Am the Life.”

III.  “I Am the Life”

Think about the impact of this statement. He begins by saying, “I Am the way,” which offends most people outside Christianity. Then He says, “I Am the truth.” And that means He is the truth at the expense of all others, and that is definitely offensive! But now Jesus says, “I Am the life.”

Once again, Jesus equates Himself with God the Father and there is no way this statement can be minimized! Of the many things we know about God, we are certain about this: God is life. He has existed from eternity past and will exist through eternity future. As the Source of Life itself He never diminishes.

But there is more. When God testifies to be “the life” it means He imparts life to whomever He wills. He creates and sustains life for all men that believe on His Name. Man can’t say that. Our greatest enemy is death. We fear the erosion of our cell structure. We lurch for pharmaceuticals that stave off sickness and strengthen us. We shrink in the face of death. But not God! Death is no threat to Him. That’s why Jesus repeatedly told His Apostles that nobody could take life from Him. He said He would go to the Cross and willingly sacrifice Himself. The beating, the scourging, and the nails tortured His flesh, but in the end He voluntarily “gave up His life.”

This is important to understand. It’s important because the true Savior of the world had to reclaim what Adam forfeited. And the great forfeiture of Adam was life.

God warned Adam in the Garden of Eden that his disobedience would bring death. And that’s what happened when Adam ate the forbidden fruit. Man’s spirit and soul immediately died and then, after 930 years, Adam’s flesh died. And Adam transmitted death to all humanity.

Paul said in Ephesians 2, and Colossians 2, that we are “dead in our sins.” That means there is a part of us, from birth, that is without life. At the core of our being we are dead before God. That is why Jesus told Nicodemus—a PhD and Professor of Religion—that He had to be “born again” (John 4).

Nicodemus was dead and the most significant part of him needed regenerating and brought back to life, and only Jesus, who is life itself, could do that. That’s what it means to be “born again”—it means you come to life. And this is so important that Jesus said you “cannot see the kingdom of God unless you are born again.”

You see, dead men don’t go to heaven. Dead men are consigned to the place the Bible calls the “second death,” which is the Lake of Fire. Those who are “Born Again” have been made alive and inherit “eternal life,” which is heaven. This is why Jesus didn’t come as a moralist to improve wicked men; He came as a Savior to raise the dead!

Jesus—the “Resurrection and the Life”

I love what Jesus told Mary and Martha when He stood outside the tomb of their brother Lazarus. He said, “I Am the Resurrection and the Life.” Think about that. As “the Resurrection” nobody remained dead in His presence. As “the Life” nobody could die in His presence.

Jesus approached the funeral of the widow’s son, touched the coffin, and the boy immediately jumped out of the casket! Jesus is “the Resurrection”!

When Jesus was crucified with the two thieves beside Him, they could not die so long as Jesus remained alive and in their presence. Jesus is “the Life”!

But He is more than the life. Jesus is “the Resurrection and the Life.”

(Transition) I want to stress once again—men need a Savior. We need Him who said, “I Am the way, the truth, and the life.” Jesus is man’s only hope and means of salvation.

Conclusion

Let me tell you something about the Christian Faith. Grace is the crucial doctrine that separates Christianity from all other religions. Christianity is founded on Christ’s free gift of salvation that comes apart from any human achievement. Romans says, “By grace are you saved through faith, and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God.”

Every religion apart from Christianity, without exception, is based on man striving to earn salvation. They teach that salvation is earned by observing rules or through structured prayer or by the purification of reincarnation. But dead men, practicing dead works, could never produce salvation. That’s why Jesus stepped in and took our place. Christ alone is our life-giving path to God. Jesus is “the way, the truth, and the life.”

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