The Jewish Revolt

In the first century, the different ways to interpret the Law of God, their sources and forms of living the Jewish religion contributed to the Jews division into several groups, also called Jewish sects. The main ones were the Pharisees,…

Running from the Truth

Therefore many of His disciples, when they heard this, said, “This is a hard saying; who can understand it?” When Jesus knew in Himself that His disciples complained about this, He said to them, “Does this offend you? What then…

Pay the price

And the foolish said to the wise, “Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out”. But the wise answered, saying, “No, lest there should not be enough for us and you; but go rather to those…

The vision of David

When we talk about vision, we are talking about understanding, dreaming, imagining. David said: “One thing I have desired of the Lord, that will I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of…

Someone believed in me

I was born in Pau dos Ferros and raised in Mossoró, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil). Problematic and addicted to crack, at the age of 17, I got involved with drug trafficking. I was the black sheep of the family.…

An amazing experience

Dear Bishop, I sincerely appreciate the opportunity of actively participated in the design, construction and inauguration of the Cathedral. On Sunday, May 1st, I was present at the inauguration meeting of the Cathedral. It was the first time I attended…

Good and faithful servant

It is not enough to be good, nor is it enough to be faithful; we must be good and faithful. A good servant is skilled at what he does; he uses his resources and talents to do everything very well…

The Ten Virgins

Ten virgins. All of them had a dream: to meet the Bridegroom and go in to the wedding banquet. Five of the virgins thought this dream would be realized naturally, without the need to sacrifice or the effort to take…

Ignorance of faith

Dear Bishop Macedo, Your words were exactly what I needed to hear. Since the first day I began to attend meetings at the Universal Church, I noticed that the devil became angry and started to work in my life. The…