We often interpret our life events in ways that are contrary to reality. We attribute the bad to our lack of smarts or our failure to get help from spirits or saints. When bad things happen, we think we need to be more selfish, look out more for ourselves, ou we want to seek help from forces besides God. We attribute the good to our own intelligence or to the help of beings besides the Lord. Continue reading

rebuildtemple

From your friendly Brazilian devotional service, today in English.

But now the Lord says: Be strong, Zerubbabel. Be strong, Jeshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest. Be strong, all you people still left in the land. And now get to work, for I am with you, says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies.
Haggai 2:4 NLT

The Jews who remembered Solomon’s temple would consider the new construction, after the exile, as something despicable and unworthy of effort. Continue reading