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Stewardship is not about money, it is about love – Part 2

It is quite common, for people to contribute to the church just because it will help them with their taxes. Sometimes, at the end of the year people will give to the church just to get a receipt, so they … Continue reading

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Beatitudes: The Happiness That Nobody Wants – Those Who Are Persecuted for Jesus – Part 3

My friends, Jesus made clear to His disciples that they would be persecuted. The other authors in the New Testament took the same route, writing to the churches that they would face persecution because of their faith.  In this third … Continue reading

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Psalm 120 – Lord they are against me – Part 2

There was a time, when I was a pastor in Brazil, that I made some small changes in the liturgy of my church. We decided to have a guitar player, we bought a drum set, and we added some praise … Continue reading

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Things that will not be in Heaven

Heaven is wonderful because some things will not be there. It is the absence of some bad and awful things that will make that place a wonderful place. We all hope to live in a place where evil and ugliness … Continue reading

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Heaven is a wonderful place

“Heaven is a wonderful place Filled with glory and grace I want to see my Savior’s face Heaven is a wonderful place” Do you remember that hymn? I used to sing it in our Sunday school class and youth camp … Continue reading

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Small decisions that can make a big difference – Ready? Go!

See? It did not hurt you a bit. It was just a small click and here you are, reading this text. This is repeated every minute in our lives, just a simple click, and a new window of opportunities is … Continue reading

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Small decisions that can make a big difference – The most important first

We live in a time when things are going so fast that we do not have time to evaluate what is important and what is not. We keep tackling the first subject that comes our way, without paying attention whether … Continue reading

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Small decisions that can make a big difference – Pray for the authorities

Some of you would say, “Come on Lucas, don’t go there, not now.”Others would have said the same thing a few months ago. That is not the case. It does not matter who is the leader and who occupies the … Continue reading

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