Tag Archives: Faith

People who missed a great opportunity to love

“I hate that person!” “I hate that group!” “I hate, I hate, I HATE!” These are the words, the feelings, and unfortunately the attitudes that we are seeing more and more nowadays. It does not matter how much we are … Continue reading

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People who missed a great opportunity to serve

In the early 80s I was the pastor of a midsized church in the capital of a very important state in Brazil. My church with other churches partnered with Youth for Christ to organize a special event for young people. … Continue reading

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People who missed a great opportunity to be saved

We all know the story about the religious man who was on the porch of his house when a storm was approaching. Someone came with a car and asked him to get in. When the water was getting inside the … Continue reading

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C’mon God, Give Me a Break! – Conclusion

“Everybody has a story of sorrow to tell.” This is what a Brazilian friend and colleague used to say. We all have. We live in a broken world, and we are broken too. The prophet Isaiah puts it in a … Continue reading

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C’mon God, Give Me a Break! – If I am following you, why am I still being persecuted?

Have you ever wondered why good people suffer? Yes, we all do it. David is not different. He knew very well that he was not the most perfect person around, but he was on the right path. But even though … Continue reading

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C’mon God, Give Me a Break! – Do not take me now!

As we age, our preoccupation with our body and health increases. Every new pain or discomfort comes with that feeling that maybe this is something else. Every time that our doctor calls us after receiving our tests gives us chills. … Continue reading

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C’mon God, Give Me a Break! – I know I have messed up!

Our parents, our teachers, our coaches, our friends, the bullies, our enemies, our friends who betrayed us, God Himself, and the list goes on, and on, and on. We always find someone to blame for the adversities that we encounter … Continue reading

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C’mon God, Give Me a Break! – They are against me without any reason!

Have you ever been blindsided? Not only have you been caught by surprise, but attacked by someone that you would never expect? It could be a good friend that you trusted, a long time colleague, or a member of your … Continue reading

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