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Psalm 132 – The True Church – Part 4

Jesus said that He would build His church, Paul wrote that the church is the body of Christ. We are the body, He is the head. As you can see, the church is a combination of Christ and His people. … Continue reading

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Psalm 132 – The True Church – Part 3

Why is it so hard for us to grasp that the church is more than a building or an organization? Christianity in the west has this mindset that a building defines a church. A church, the real church is formed … Continue reading

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Psalm 125 – What It Means To Have Faith – Part 1

The biggest challenge that our generation faces is that we do not know in what to believe anymore. We are going from one belief to the next in a blink of an eye. We are changing beliefs as we change … Continue reading

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Psalm 122 – Why Go to Church? – Part 3

“Are you not entertained? Are you not entertained? Is this not why you are here?” That is the famous quote from Maximus in the movie Gladiator, right after killing another gladiator. That Coliseum attitude, little by little, has been transferred to … Continue reading

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Psalm 122 – Why Go to Church? – Part 1

Barna Research shows us that Church attendance is going down. Of course, we do not need to have a research company tell us that, because we can count our attendance every Sunday. According to Barna: “43% of American adults attend … 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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