Mensajes de Joel Guerra

Being the greatest

Before the passage of Mark 9:33, we have the passage of Mark 9:2, where Mark describes an event called the Transfiguration. Some of the disciples had been with Jesus at a mountain when the face of Jesus was transfigured right before Moses and Elijah appeared next to him. Mark says that John, James and Peter…

The very emotional prayer of Jesus

Reading of John 17: 6-19 (Right after the reading) We are not sure whether Jesus actually uttered these words. But whether authored by Jesus or by any of his disciples, these words are truly inspiring. They are like a prayer in a moment when you know you will die, sort of your last words on…

Repentance: A pain to gain

I have to admit that of all the topics to write and talk about, repentance has been the most difficult. It is difficult to write about repentance because: first, it is hard to accept that we make mistakes and do wrongs (whether consciously or unconsciously). Second, it is hard to tell others that we need…

Christmas – the most celebrated birthday party

Good evening. This is the favorite time of the year for a lot of people. In Panama we have carols and concerts, gift exchanges, kids playing, vacation time, the beginning of the summer and the end of a another year. In many places around the world, this is a time to play with snow, to…

Renewal

Romans: Brothers and sister, in light  of all I have shared with you about God’s mercies, I urge you to offer your bodies as a living and holy sacrifice to God, a sacred offering that brings Him pleasure; this is your reasonable, essential worship. Do not allow this world to mold you in its own…