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ACP, The Church for the American Christian who is a Patriot
Pro-Christ, Pro-Life, Pro-Constitution.
34 Duck Pond Road
Harrison, Maine, USA
040440


Pastor Rev. Robert Celeste ACP/MCAC

Associate Pastor Mr. Steve Burzlaff, Elizebeth, Kentucky

Special Guest Pastor Rev. Jim Marstaller, Pastor of The CornerStone Gospel Church in Naples, Maine


Why do we seek and what should we expect?

Friday March 18th, 2005
Have you asked yourself recently why you continually seek God? What do you expect from Him?

Many times Christians seem to get into a rut, it is the same prayers repeated time and time again, just slightly re-worded. We need to have a retreat within ourselves, ask ourselves what we really expect of God and then seek it out. The very purpose of our lives is to seek God. It is the spirit of man longing for fellowship with God.

Failure to seek God will result in a spiritual death. But through Him we will receive His life breathed back into our bodies. You do realize don't you that God promises us that if we seek Him, we shall find Him? .

Gen 18:14 (KJV) Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son!

Psalm 13:1-6 (KJV) How long wilt Thou forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long wilt Thou hide Thy face from me? How long shall I take counsel in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily? how long shall mine enemy be exalted over me? Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death; Lest mine enemy say, 'I have prevailed against him'; and those that trouble me rejoice when I am moved. But I have trusted in Thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in Thy salvation. I will sing unto the LORD, because He hath dealt bountifully with me.

Ps 24:1 (KJV) The earth is the LORD's, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.

Ps 34:10 (KJV) The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing.

Ps 37:5 (KJV) Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in Him; and He shall bring it to pass.

Ps 50:10 (KJV) For every beast of the forest is Mine, and the cattle upon a thousand hills.

Psalms 69:32 (KJV) The humble shall see this, and be glad: and your heart shall live that seek God.

Proverbs 8:34 - 35 (KJV) Blessed is the man that heareth Me, watching daily at My gates, waiting at the posts of My doors. For whoso findeth Me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the LORD.

Proverbs 14:27 (KJV) The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

Proverbs 19:23 The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.

Jer 32:27 (KJV) Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh: is there any thing too hard for Me?

Amos 5:4 (KJV) For thus saith the LORD unto the house of Israel, Seek ye Me, and ye shall live:

Amos 5:6 (KJV) Seek the LORD, and ye shall live; lest He break out like fire in the house of Joseph, and devour it, and there be none to quench it in Bethel.

Amos 5:8 (KJV) Seek Him that maketh the seven stars and Orion, and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night: that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The LORD is His name:

Mt 6:8 (KJV) Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask Him


Mt 7:7 (KJV) Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:


Mt 11:28 (KJV) Come unto Me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Matthew 27:46 (KJV) And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, My God, why hast Thou forsaken Me?

Luke 6:38 (KJV) Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.


Luke 11:10 (KJV) For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

Rom 8:32 (KJV) He that spared not His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?


2Cor 4:18 (KJV) While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.

2Cor 9:10 (KJV) Now He that ministereth seed to the sower both minister bread for your food, and multiply your seed sown, and increase the fruits of your righteousness;


Eph 1:3 (KJV) Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:


Eph 3:20 (KJV) Now unto Him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us


Phil 4:6 (KJV) Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

Phil 4:19 (KJV) But my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.


Heb 13:5 (KJV) Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for He hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.

2Pet 1:3 (KJV) According as His divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him that hath called us to glory and virtue:

Our prayers must be to seek God -- seek to know Him better; to have a closer, more personal relationship with Him; to communicate with Him as a child would with his father; we must bring our needs and our desires before Him if He is to answer them.

David often cried out to God in anguish and sorrow, coming to Him and laying his burdens at God's feet.

Remember, even Jesus, who had no sin of His own, cried out to God in need of being in His presence as He hung dying on the cross for our sins. Matthew 27:46

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The Lord bless you all and may He heal Mel's eyes and Myra's ears. May He be with Colby as he has now arrived at Paris Island and strted boot camp, A Christian babe amongst many a wolf. Amen.


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May the Lord understand the importance of Mac, Cecily, Steve, and Rev. Jim Marstaller to this ministry. Lord I need them both healthy and able to continue to hold up their ends. Lord this cancer of Mac's is starting to get in the way, this ministry needs him whole, just a thought Lord, is all it will take, just a thought on Your part.

There is a young man, a veteran who suffers from some kind of chemical weapon exposure, in a Veterans hospital in Colorado, he is young, and he is Saved, yet his wife just abandoned him. Please pray for him, Lord, help him and deal with her and those who hurt him, we ask this of the Father in Your name Lord Jesus, amen.

The Lord our God, Christ Jesus, be with and bless you all, amen.

The difference between a true preacher and a false preacher comes down to this. The true preacher uses God's word to convict of sin, the false preacher twist God's word to justify sin. The Lord our God, Christ Jesus be with you always, amen.

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The Lord our God, Christ Jesus, be with you all and please keep your pastor and me in your prayers. Amen. My prayer daily is "Lord please bless those tenfold who bless me."





Pray for my friend Mac, pray for Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and Michael Savage. While the Lord does not need the platforms and audiences that Rush, Sean and Michael have, they, Rush, Sean and Michael and their audiences need the Lord.

Pray for the President, pray for Attorney General John Ashcroft, pray for me, pray for all those who open their mouths or take pen in hand in an effort to sway public opinion.

The Lord God of the Universe, Messiah Y'shua be with you all, amen.

It is better to be a horse fly in the stables of the Lord Jesus than the CEO of hell.

All Scripture quoted, in both sermons and daily thoughts, except when done by a guest, is from the ACP/authorized 1611 King James Version. The words in red are those quotes of God the Son, the Lord Jesus and the words in purple are those qoutes spoken directly by God the Father and the words in this sickly greenish color are of satan. But all of the Bible is spoken by God and should be viewed as God's handbook for us to run our lives by 2 Timothy 3:16.

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