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Psalm 121 – Who is watching over you? – Part 2

Have you ever been in a place where you were alone and feared for your life, a place where you would not have anybody to help you or protect you? Yes, sometimes we find ourselves in situations where we do … Continue reading

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Psalm 121 – Who is watching over you? – Part 1

I do not know about you, but I had a mom that was very, very strict. I, and everybody else knew where she stood. My dad, on the other hand, was the opposite; he never raised his voice to me. … Continue reading

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Psalm 120 – Lord they are against me – Part 3

Our generation is moving rapidly away from Christendom. We are not only witnessing but also experiencing an invasion of different cultures and religions. This, for some people sounds exciting, but for others looks like a threat. We are losing our … 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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Psalm 120 – Lord they are against me – Part 1

When Marta and I moved to Cincinnati, we experienced another cultural shock. I had one in New Jersey, as a Brazilian moving to the U.S. I had another one when in New Jersey I worked only with Portuguese speaking people. … Continue reading

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The Songs of the Pilgrims

One day I was watching TV, when I found one of those infomercial programs. They were selling a collection of CDs from the 60s, 70s, and 80s. I could not believe it. It was the first time that I was … Continue reading

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Why we die? – The Final Destination

One of the biggest challenges for the church to communicate the Gospel with our generation is that feelings are defining the truth, and opinions are substituting the Scriptures – The Word of God. If someone does not feel it right, … Continue reading

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Why we die? – The Universal Contamination

“I never thought that I would be capable of doing this!” Some times we hear the news about good people doing terrible things, and we wonder, how is that possible? Other times we just cannot believe that he or she … Continue reading

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