Se Me Está Haciendo Difícil Vivir


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Mis días se hacen cada vez más difíciles. El mundo está tan distraído en sus vanidades y en su seducción. La verdad ya no se busca, la Palabra de Dios se considera un libro más, lleno de fábulas y mitos.

No hay respeto ni temor por el Santísimo. Ocultan su vacío detrás de historietas, muchas de ellas inventadas. Las mismas historias que cuentan una y otra vez. Conversaciones baratas y pecaminosas. Estoy cansado de lo mismo; mi voz se pierde en el desierto y nadie escucha. Mi garganta se agota y mis pies pierden las fuerzas para sostener mis pasos.

Ellos ocultan su dolor detrás de carcajadas provocadas con la seducción de drogas y alcohol. Planean sus vidas sin tomar en consideración al Padre; sin preguntar, ¿Cuál es Su voluntad? Mienten sus bocas y no se ponen de acuerdo con sus corazones heridos. El mundo está controlado por el padre de las mentiras, Satanás, la serpiente antigua de Génesis y el dragón de Apocalipsis.

Mis seres queridos se pierden; se pierde mi isla en el derrumbamiento de los valores que en un momento dado fueron luz en la obscuridad de Sur América. Puerto Rico, te llevo pecado en mi alma. Trato de no pensar en ti porque me duele hacerlo. ¡Oh si Dios me regresara a mi tierra! ¡Si me diera fuerzas para predicar el evangelio y para hacer discípulos en esa nación!

Me siento y los escucho; hablan de sus trabajos, de sus hijos, de sus logros, de los fracasos de aquel y de aquel otro, de política, de sus sabidurías mundanas y de inteligencias mientras exaltan la arrogancia de sus corazones. Levantan sus puños al aire y resisten el reconocimiento de su perdición y la necesidad de la salvación de sus almas.

Que difícil se me está haciendo vivir sin hablar de mi amado. ¿Por qué lo ignoran? ¿Acaso no saben de su amor? ¿Acaso no se han enterado del derramamiento de su sangre? Jesús, el Rey de reyes, el Señor de señores fue humillado en este mundo como nadie en la historia. El venció a Satanás en el desierto. Fue tentado con todo lo que Satanás le tiró en debilidad de ayuno; pero Cristo tuvo victoria sobre el diablo en todo. Más el vencer a Satanás en el desierto no fue suficiente; para salvar el mundo, Jesús tuvo que convertirse en el sacrificio vivo.

No pecó, no hizo nada indebido, no pensó ningún pensamiento impuro; mas le formularon cargos, le inventaron acusaciones y lo crucificaron en la cruz y por su bien le dieron el pago de la cruz. Mas en la Cruz Jesús nos redimió. Satanás creyó que lo había vencido de una vez y por todas, mas al tercer día Jesús resucitó venciendo así a la muerte misma. El es el héroe ignorado, ridiculizado y constantemente empujado fuera de la sociedad y cultura de este mundo.

¿Sabes tú que El te conoce por nombre? ¿Sabes que te conoce desde antes de que fueras formados en el vientre de tu madre? ¿Sabes que El tiene un maravilloso plan para ti?

No resistas Su amor, pues cambiará tu vida. Mi Dios mi Rey ya pronto viene y no se tarda. ¿Estás listo para recibirlo?

The Needed Conversation


You see the troubles; it is easy to know what is wrong. People fall through the cliffs of their own ignorance, bad choices and bad influences.

You saw it coming; the catastrophe of your own choices can be seen in the horizon of things to come. You knew exactly where all that foolishness was going to take him, but you said… nothing.

You went as far as telling others; but when his eyes and ears were focused on the words of your mouth, you spoke; but you spoke about things without meaning and without value. The comfortable zone of superficiality ruled your empty conversation.

There is a conversation; a deep and profound conversation you need to have with your son, with your wife, with your husband or somebody who God allow you to see in their mess. God is showing that mess to you for a reason. Speak!!!! before their mess pushes them down the cliff of their own ignorance, bad choices and bad influence. Speak!!!!

An Irresponsible Gospel


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Are we teaching an irresponsible Gospel? So in the name of “My God will provide” we forget about being good stewards of what God has given us. In the name of “My God will provide” we fill our lives with loans. So we forget the Scripture as Peter encourages us to be good stewards, “As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.” First Peter 4:10 (KJV) The Apostle Paul then encourages us to be debt free; “Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law.” Romans 13:8 (NKJV)

         Are we teaching an irresponsible Gospel? In the name of “All I need is the Holy Ghost” we do not study, we don’t go to college, but passionately refuse any form of education instead. Are we not aware that the teacher who teaches our children must have at least an associate degree in college? Were we not told that the doctor that cares for you when you are sick spend his youth educating him/herself in order to be able to help you? Did anybody tell you that the attorney that defended you when you got in trouble has countless years of education? What can we say about the judge? Mechanics, Plumbers, Electrician and Carpenters spend time learning and expanding their knowledge; many even become business owners. So why do you feel that it is unnecessary for you to further your education for the sake of preparation for the work of the ministry? Have you forgotten what the Scripture says? “Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” 2 Timothy 2:15 (KJV)

         Are we teaching an irresponsible Gospel? In the name of “God sees our hearts” we give God our worst and lock excellence in the closet of our mediocrity. I am talking about many things, but emphasizing in music and the expression of any art for the Lord. Why are we always an echo of what the world is doing? Why do we refuse to listen to God for originals; for the new songs that He requests. The psalmist tells us, “Sing unto him a new song; play skilfully with a loud noise.” Psalm 33:3 (KJV)         Are we teaching an irresponsible Gospel? In the name of “The New Testament does not speak about tithing” we don’t see it necessary to give. Do we not know that we are under a greater covenant base on greater promises? (Hebrews 8:6). Do we not know that to whom too much is given, much is required? (Luke 12:48). More clearly Jesus stated in Luke 6:38, “Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over will be put into your bosom. For with the same measure that you use, it will be measured back to you.” (NKJV) Ultimately, our giving is a reflection of the geographic spiritual place of our hearts “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Matthew 6:21 (NKJV)

         Are we teaching an irresponsible Gospel? Are we so smart now that we feel no need to backup our statements with God’s Word?  In the name of, “The Holy Spirit speaks to me” you come up with all kinds of outrages and unbiblical statements. Are you above God’s Word? Does God contradict Himself now? What a fool you are for thinking in such way. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 teaches us, “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: 17 That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.” (KJV)

         Are we teaching an irresponsible Gospel? In the name of “I do not want to offend anybody” we water down the Gospel, we hold back the truth and we allow foolishness to enter the ears of the people God has called us to pastor. The political correctness has indeed entered the church. False teachings, fornications and all kinds of perversity are allowed in our churches for fear of being accused of judging; some are going as far as calling what is evil, good. Have you heard the warning from Prophet Isaiah? “Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!” Isaiah 5:20 (KJV) We are called to tell it like it is, in love, but the truth nevertheless. Are we teaching an irresponsible Gospel? Are we?

         Are we teaching an irresponsible Gospel? Don’t you know that you are my family? Why don’t you fellowship with me? So, the little God bless you on Sundays during the service is enough for you? Hebrews 10:24-25 “And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, 25 not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.” (NKJV) Have you been made aware of the meaning of the word assembling? ”To gather together. The act of gathering or assembling together (2 Thess. 2:1 [cf. 1 Thess 4:17]). Heb. 10:25 does not merely denote the assembling for corporate worship as a solitary or occasional act, but as customary conduct. The prep. epí (1909), to, must refer to Christ Himself as the one to whom this assembly was attached. Thus it would have the meaning of not betraying one’s attachment to Jesus Christ and other believers, not avoiding one’s own personal responsibility as part of the body of Christ. Syn.: sunagōgḗ (4864), a gathering of Jews for worship, a synagogue; ekklēsía (1577), an assembly, church; sunédrion (4892), a council; panḗguris (3831), a festive assembly; sunodía (4923), synod, companionship on a journey. Ant.: egkataleípō (1459), to desert or leave stranded, to abandon. It refers rather to the separating of oneself from the local Christian community (often because of the dread of persecution).[1] So this gathering together is more than just, “Going to church on Sundays” It requires three things:

  1. That we be connected and relationship with Christ.
  2. That we be connected with one another; that is, beyond our Sunday gatherings.
  3. That we do our part in the Body by taking care of our responsibilities as it refers to our service to God and His people.

Are we teaching an irresponsible Gospel? Are we?

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[1] Zodhiates, S. (2000). The complete word study dictionary: New Testament (electronic ed.). Chattanooga, TN: AMG Publishers.