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A Voice in The Desert Podcast

Located in Isabela, Puerto Rico, Our Podcast aimed for everyone. A Voice In The Desert motto is “Everyone’s welcome because nobody’s perfect, but we believe that anything’s possible.” A Voice in The Desert aims to be culturally relevant when talking about God’s Word in Our Time. Plus a lot of other very important topics to our times.


Meet Belial the Demon
Does Failure and  frustration seem to be your lot in life? Is your life characterized by continual setbacks and misfortune, missed opportunities, bad luck? Does it appear as though no matter what you do in life, you cannot seem to obtain the blessings of the Lord? Well let me tell you that you my just be bonded by a curse that is demonic and has been around for ages. You might think I'm out of my mind. However , there are things in the Bible that points to the demise of our country and of ourselves and loved one. Let us not be fooled for if we believe in Christ we have to also acknowledge the existence of satan. Since satan is the prince of air on this earth and he is not omnipresent or omnipotent that means he needs soldiers in his army because he cannot be everywhere at once or fight everyone at once. So when Lucifer the angel of light was thrown out of Heaven because he wanted to be like God and during that revolt many angels that were on his side they were expelled along with their ring leader down to the lowest depths of earth. So, from the moment Lucifer meaning angel of light was expelled so was also his name changed to satan meaning adversary. So satan since being expelled has had ages of practice in setting up his army and it does have structure like mayor demons minor demons but nevertheless they are demons. I want to bring to you attention one of satans major demon. Many of the curses that can affect a person's life come as a result of one of the most wicked and vile spirits in the kingdom of darkness-the spirit of belial. You might be saying where am I getting all this from but before I tell that. I must say that churches are falling church are failing church are deviating from the real sword the Bible. That's why our schools where our children attend have become war zones for their very souls ever since we took prayer out of our schools. Our social degradation as a people, individual as a nation has become so corrupt because it has turned its back on God. We have take the Ten Commandments out of our Judicial system. Our nation was created by God and to God we have to return. But we have to play our role as a true believer of Christ to ensure that happens.
08:29 5/21/24
An Exegetical Study of Romans 8:31
An Exegetical Study of Romans 8:31 1. Introduction to the Book of Romans These difficulties reached a climax when the Emperor Claudius expelled the Jews from Rome in 49 AD. The expulsion of the Jews disrupted the Christian organization in Rome. The Gentile Christians took over the leadership of the Church. When the Jews returned, synagogue worship spilled over into the Christian Church. The Jewish and Gentile Christians refused to recognize the leadership of each other, so the Church was in disarray when Paul wrote the book of Romans from Corinth. The book was written in 57 AD. The church of Rome had been in existence for twenty-five years before the book was written. However, the church of Rome faced some difficulties. The Jews of Rome did not accept Christianity, so the church was made up mostly of Gentiles. Differences, tension, and some prejudice developed between the Jewish Christians and the Gentile Christians. The book of Romans was written by the Apostle Paul to a group of Christians in Rome. It consists of sixteen chapters and is an epistle. This book makes a very sophisticated, thorough, and coherent presentation of the gospel, salvation, and the role of sanctification in the life of the believer. The Book of Romans, the sixth book of the New Testament, is an important book in today's world. It has proven to be the most influential and dominant book of the New Testament since the writings of Irenaeus. It also holds a position of importance in the Church. It is the foundation of the Protestant Reformation.
09:53 5/21/24
Embracing the New Self: A Transformative Journey through Colossians 3:1-17
Welcome to a voice in the desert and today we will be sharing with you the following message. Embracing the New Self: A Transformative Journey through Colossians 3:1-17 In the vast expanse of the desert, where the scorching sun beats down on the land and the wind whispers ancient secrets, a lone voice echoes through the dunes. This is the Voice in the Desert, guided by the gentle yet commanding presence of host Cesar, as they explore the profound teachings of Colossians 3:1-17. 
03:13 5/21/24
Paul’s ministry - Romans 15:14–21
Welcome to A Voice in the Desert, I'm your host César. Today, we will be diving into Romans 15:14–21, where Paul talks about his role as a minister to the Gentiles. In this passage, Paul starts off by commending the believers in Rome, acknowledging their goodness, knowledge, and ability to instruct one another. However, he also mentions that he is writing to them boldly as a reminder of the grace given to him by God. Paul sees himself as a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, serving in the priestly role of spreading the gospel of God. Paul's ministry to the Gentiles was not in vain, as he mentions that through the power of signs, wonders, and the Spirit of God, he was able to bring the Gentiles to obedience. He emphasizes that his work was not in his own strength, but rather through what Christ had accomplished through him. Paul's ambition was to preach the gospel where Christ was not yet known, in order to fulfill his ministry of spreading the message of Christ. As Paul quotes from the Old Testament in verse 21, "Those who have never been told of him will see, and those who have never heard will understand," we see his passion for reaching those who have not yet heard the gospel. This reflects the heart of God, who desires for all people to come to know Him and be saved. Paul's ministry to the Gentiles serves as an example for us today. We are called to be ministers of Christ, spreading the good news of salvation to those who have not yet heard. Just like Paul, we are empowered by the Holy Spirit to carry out this mission, knowing that it is not by our own strength but by the grace of God. As we reflect on Paul's words in Romans 15:14–21, let us be encouraged to boldly proclaim the gospel to those around us. Let us be filled with the same passion and ambition that drove Paul to reach the lost, knowing that God is at work in and through us to bring salvation to all who will hear. Thank you for joining me on this episode of A Voice in the Desert. Tune in next time as we continue to explore the Word of God and its relevance to our lives today. Remember, you are a minister of Christ, called to spread the gospel to the ends of the earth. God bless.
04:54 5/20/24
An Eternity with God
Welcome to the A Voice in the Desert podcast, where we dive deep into spiritual and thought-provoking topics to explore the mysteries of faith and the teachings of the Bible. In today's episode, we will be discussing what it will be like to be in eternity with God according to the Bible.   The concept of eternity with God is a central theme in Christian theology, and it is described in various ways throughout the Bible. It is a topic that has fascinated believers for centuries, as we try to grasp the unfathomable nature of spending eternity in the presence of the Almighty.   One of the most well-known passages that speaks to this idea is found in the book of Revelation. In Revelation 21:3-4, we read, "And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, 'Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.'"   This passage paints a vivid picture of what it will be like to be in eternity with God - a place of comfort, peace, and joy where all suffering and pain will be no more. It speaks to the idea of being in perfect communion with God, where He will be our constant companion and source of strength and comfort.   Another passage that sheds light on the concept of eternity with God is found in 1 Corinthians 2:9, which says, "But, as it is written, 'What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him.'"   This verse emphasizes the unimaginable nature of what awaits those who love God and seek to be in His presence for eternity. It speaks to the idea that our human minds cannot fully comprehend the wonders and beauty that God has in store for us in the afterlife.   In addition to these passages, the Bible also describes eternity with God as a place of worship and praise. In Revelation 4:8-11, we read about the heavenly creatures and elders who constantly worship and glorify God, saying, "Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord God Almighty, who was and is and is to come!"   This imagery of worship and praise paints a picture of a place where we will be able to fully express our love and devotion to God in a way that we cannot fully comprehend in our current earthly existence. It speaks to the idea that eternity with God will be a place of unending joy and fulfillment as we worship and glorify Him for all eternity.   Overall, the Bible paints a beautiful and awe-inspiring picture of what it will be like to be in eternity with God. It speaks to the idea of a place of perfect peace, joy, and fulfillment where all suffering and pain will be no more. It describes a place where we will be in perfect communion with God, worshiping and praising Him for all eternity.   As we reflect on these passages and meditate on the idea of eternity with God, let us be filled with hope and anticipation for the glorious future that awaits us in His presence. May we continue to seek Him with all our hearts and live our lives in a way that honors and glorifies Him, knowing that one day we will be in His presence for all eternity. Thank you for joining us on this episode of the A Voice in the Desert podcast. Stay tuned for more thought-provoking discussions on faith and spirituality.   In addition to the descriptions of eternity with God found in the Bible, there are also various interpretations and perspectives from theologians and scholars throughout history that offer further insights into this profound topic.   My name is Cesar and im A Voice in The Desert
10:46 5/15/24
El reinado de mil años de Cristo en la tierra
El reinado de mil años de Cristo en la tierra   Bienvenidos a nuestro podcast de hoy, queridos oyentes. En el día de hoy, vamos a hablar sobre un tema muy importante y fascinante: el reinado de mil años de Cristo en la tierra. Como ministro cristiano, es un honor poder compartir con ustedes la esperanza y la promesa de un futuro glorioso que nos aguarda.   Para muchos creyentes, la idea del reinado de mil años de Cristo en la tierra es un tema de gran interés y debate. ¿Qué significa exactamente este concepto? ¿Cómo se relaciona con las profecías bíblicas y qué significado tiene para nosotros como creyentes?   En primer lugar, es importante entender que la idea del reinado de mil años de Cristo en la tierra se basa en las Escrituras, específicamente en el libro de Apocalipsis. En el capítulo 20, versículos 1 al 6, se nos habla de un período de mil años en el cual Cristo reinará en la tierra junto con los creyentes fieles. Durante este tiempo, Satanás será encadenado y no podrá ejercer su influencia en el mundo.   Este período de mil años se conoce como el Milenio y se considera un tiempo de paz, justicia y bendición para la humanidad. Durante este tiempo, Cristo gobernará con autoridad y justicia, estableciendo su reino en la tierra y restaurando la creación a su estado original de perfección.   La idea del reinado de mil años de Cristo en la tierra ha sido objeto de interpretaciones diversas a lo largo de la historia de la iglesia. Algunos creen que este período será literal y físico, mientras que otros lo interpretan de manera simbólica o espiritual. Independientemente de la interpretación que uno adopte, lo importante es recordar que el Milenio es una promesa de Dios para sus hijos y una esperanza que debemos aferrarnos con fe y confianza.   En el libro de Isaías, capítulo 2, versículo 4, se nos dice que en los últimos días, las naciones vendrán al monte del Señor para aprender sus caminos y vivir en paz. Este pasaje nos habla de la visión de un mundo en el cual la justicia y la paz reinen supremas, donde las espadas se conviertan en arados y las lanzas en podaderas. Es la visión de un mundo transformado por el amor y la gracia de Dios, donde todas las naciones vivirán en armonía y unidad.   Como creyentes, debemos prepararnos para el reinado de mil años de Cristo en la tierra viviendo vidas santas y justas, compartiendo el evangelio de salvación con aquellos que nos rodean y buscando la paz y la reconciliación en todas nuestras relaciones. Debemos recordar que nuestra esperanza no está en este mundo, sino en el reino eterno de Dios que está por venir.   En el libro de Apocalipsis, capítulo 21, versículo 4, se nos promete que en el nuevo cielo y la nueva tierra, Dios enjugará toda lágrima de nuestros ojos y no habrá más muerte, ni llanto, ni clamor, ni dolor. Esta es la esperanza que debemos aferrarnos con firmeza, sabiendo que la victoria final ya ha sido ganada por Cristo en la cruz.   El reinado de mil años de Cristo en la tierra es una promesa maravillosa y gloriosa que nos aguarda como creyentes. Es la esperanza de un mundo transformado por el amor y la gracia de Dios, donde reinen la justicia y la paz. Como ministerio cristiano, es nuestro deber compartir esta esperanza con el mundo y vivir vidas que reflejen la gloria de Dios en todo lo que hacemos.   Queridos oyentes, en nuestra reflexión sobre el reinado de mil años de Cristo en la tierra, es importante recordar que este período no solo traerá paz y justicia a la humanidad, sino que también será un tiempo de restauración y renovación completa de la creación. En el libro de Apocalipsis, capítulo 21, versículos 1 al 5, se nos habla de un nuevo cielo y una nueva tierra, donde no habrá más mar, ni muerte, ni dolor, ni llanto, ni lamento, porque todas las cosas antiguas habrán pasado.   Esta visión de un mundo nuevo y restaurado es una promesa de esperanza y redención para todos los creyentes. Nos recuerda que, a pesar de las dificultades y tribulaciones que enfrentamos en este mundo, hay un futuro glorioso aguardándonos en la presencia de Dios. Es una promesa de que un día todas las injusticias serán corregidas, todas las lágrimas serán enjugadas y todo será restaurado a su estado original de perfección.   El reinado de mil años de Cristo en la tierra es también una llamada a la acción para nosotros como creyentes. Debemos prepararnos y estar listos para el regreso de Cristo, viviendo vidas santas y justas que reflejen su amor y gracia en todo lo que hacemos. Debemos ser vigilantes y orar sin cesar, esperando con ansias el día en que nuestro Señor regrese para establecer su reino en la tierra.   En el libro de Mateo, capítulo 24, versículos 42 al 44, Jesús nos advierte que debemos estar preparados, porque el Hijo del Hombre vendrá en un momento que no sabemos. Por lo tanto, debemos estar vigilantes y atentos, viviendo vidas que estén en línea con la voluntad de Dios y compartiendo su mensaje de salvación con todos aquellos que nos rodean.   En conclusión, el reinado de mil años de Cristo en la tierra es una promesa de esperanza y redención para todos los creyentes. Es la promesa de un mundo nuevo y restaurado, donde reinen la paz, la justicia y el amor de Dios. Como ministros cristianos, es nuestro deber compartir esta esperanza con el mundo y vivir vidas que reflejen la realidad del reinado de Cristo en nuestras vidas.   Gracias por acompañarnos en este podcast de hoy. Que la esperanza del reinado de mil años de Cristo en la tierra nos llene de gozo y nos inspire a vivir vidas que honren y glorifiquen a nuestro Señor. ¡Que Dios les bendiga abundantemente! ¡Hasta la próxima!   Mi nombre es Cesar y soy una voz en el desierto.
09:30 5/10/24
El Poder De La Esperanza
Introducción: En el libro de Romanos, capítulo 8, versículo 18, el apóstol Pablo escribe: "Pues considero que los sufrimientos de este tiempo presente no son dignos de ser comparados con la gloria que en nosotros ha de ser revelada". Este poderoso versículo encapsula la esencia de la esperanza y la perspectiva eterna que los cristianos están llamados a abrazar. En este mensaje, profundizaremos en el significado profundo detrás de Romanos 8:18, explorando su relevancia en nuestras vidas y su poder transformador. 1. # Comprendiendo el Contexto: Para comprender completamente la importancia de Romanos 8:18, es crucial entender el contexto en el cual Pablo escribió estas palabras. El apóstol Pablo no era ajeno al sufrimiento, habiendo soportado persecución, encarcelamiento y numerosas dificultades a lo largo de su ministerio. A pesar de estos desafíos, él mostró consistentemente una fe inquebrantable y una esperanza inquebrantable en las promesas de Dios. 2. # Los Sufrimientos Presentes: Pablo reconoce la realidad del sufrimiento en nuestras vidas. Ya sea dolor físico, turbulencia emocional o batallas espirituales, el sufrimiento es una parte inevitable de la experiencia humana. Sin embargo, Pablo nos anima a reconocer que nuestros sufrimientos presentes, por intensos o abrumadores que sean, palidecen en comparación con la gloria que nos espera. 3. # La Gloria que Será Revelada: La gloria a la que se refiere Pablo es la esperanza futura de la vida eterna con Dios. Es una esperanza que trasciende nuestras circunstancias actuales y ofrece una perspectiva que va más allá de lo temporal. Esta gloria no solo es la promesa del cielo, sino también la transformación de todo nuestro ser, donde seremos completamente restaurados y unidos con Cristo. 4. # El Valor Inmenso: La declaración de Pablo de que nuestros sufrimientos presentes no son dignos de ser comparados con la gloria que será revelada resalta el valor inmenso de nuestra esperanza futura. Nos recuerda que no importa cuán difícil sea nuestra situación actual, es temporal e insignificante en comparación con la alegría y la paz eternas que nos esperan. 5. # El Poder de la Perspectiva: Romanos 8:18 nos desafía a cambiar nuestra perspectiva del presente al futuro. Al fijar nuestros ojos en la gloria que será revelada, podemos encontrar fuerza, aliento y resistencia para perseverar a través de las pruebas que enfrentamos. Esta perspectiva eterna nos permite ver nuestros sufrimientos como temporales y fugaces, llevándonos a abrazar la esperanza en lugar de la desesperación. 6. # El Papel de la Fe: La fe juega un papel crucial en nuestra capacidad para abrazar la esperanza ofrecida en Romanos 8:18. Es a través de la fe que confiamos en las promesas de Dios y creemos que Él está obrando todas las cosas para nuestro bien. La fe nos permite ver más allá de nuestros sufrimientos presentes y aferrarnos a la esperanza de que la gloria de Dios prevalecerá en última instancia. 7. # Inspiración en la Vida de Pablo: La vida de Pablo sirve como un poderoso ejemplo de alguien que vivió la verdad de Romanos 8:18. A pesar de soportar innumerables dificultades, nunca perdió de vista la esperanza eterna que le esperaba. Su fe inquebrantable y esperanza firme en medio de la adversidad continúan inspirando y alentando a los creyentes en la actualidad. 8. # Aplicando Romanos 8:18 en Nuestras Vidas: Al reflexionar sobre Romanos 8:18, es esencial considerar cómo podemos aplicar su mensaje a nuestras propias vidas. Podemos comenzar cultivando una perspectiva eterna, recordándonos diariamente que nuestros sufrimientos presentes son temporales y que la gloria de Dios los supera con creces. También podemos buscar fortalecer nuestra fe a través de la oración, el estudio de la Palabra de Dios y rodeándonos de una comunidad de creyentes que puedan animarnos y apoyarnos. ## Conclusión: Romanos 8:18 contiene un mensaje profundo de esperanza para todos los creyentes. Nos recuerda que nuestros sufrimientos presentes, por difíciles que sean, son insignificantes en comparación con la gloria que será revelada en nosotros. Este versículo nos desafía a cambiar nuestra perspectiva, abrazar una visión eterna y aferrarnos a la esperanza inquebrantable de que las promesas de Dios se cumplirán. Que Romanos 8:18 sirva como un recordatorio constante del poder de la esperanza y el impacto transformador que puede tener en nuestras vidas. **Mi nombre es Cesar y soy Una Voz en el Desierto**
09:20 5/9/24
The Parable of Jesus In Modern interpretation.
The Parables of Jesus in Modern Interpretation   Jesus of Nazareth, a seminal figure in Christian faith, is renowned not just as a spiritual guide and savior but also an unmatched storyteller. Using simple, everyday illustrations, he tackled complex theological and moral conundrums. His parables, varied and compelling tales, have engaged theologians, scholars, and ordinary people for centuries, revealing the multifaceted dimensions of spiritual truth. While their inherent messages endure over time, they possess a dynamic quality that allows for modern interpretation and application to contemporary issues.   Intriguingly, parables were a distinctive hallmark of Jesus's teaching method. Sublime in their simplicity yet profound in their implications, these stories brought forth a transformative approach to understanding spiritual and ethical principles. Remarkably, parables are more than mere allegories or metaphors. In essence, they engage the listener or reader on multiple levels, encouraging introspection, inquiry, and, sometimes, inviting controversy and debate.   The Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37) constitutes a prime example that remarkably corresponds to modern-day discourses on ethnicity, nationality, and racial harmony. It tells of a man, presumably a Jew, who was assaulted and left half-dead by the roadside. A priest and a Levite, despite being of the same ethnic group and religious lineage, pass by without assisting. It is a Samaritan, viewed with disdain and prejudice by Jews of the time, who stops to help the victim compassionately. This parable invites us, as contemporary readers, to challenge our prejudices and redefine our understanding of 'neighbor'. It underlines the mandate to show mercy across ethnic, national, and social boundaries, a message of utmost relevance in today's era of increasing social fragmentation.   Another compelling tale is the Parable of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32), which beautifully encapsulates the concepts of sin, repentance, and divine forgiveness. In this narrative, a younger son squanders his inheritance prematurely, lives a debauched life, and ultimately lands in destitution. Recognizing his misstep, he returns home, prepared to accept the status of a servant. However, his father, filled with mercy, welcomes him warmly and even arranges a celebratory feast. This provokes resentment in the elder son, who had always been obedient. The father gently reminds the elder that all he has is his, while the rejoicing was due to the lost son's return. A modern interpretation could address issues like the tendency to judge others, the apportioning of blame, and the exploration of repentance, grace, and second chances. Moreover, it fosters the discussion on familial relationships and addresses the destructive nature of envy and pride, sentiments exacerbated in the modern world due to the 'highlight reel' culture of social media.   The Parable of the Sower (Matthew 13:3-23) provides a metaphor on disseminating 'the word of the kingdom' and the varied responses it garners. The sower sows seeds on different types of ground: the path, rocky places, thorns, and good soil – each representing a type of listener. Through this parable, we can reflect on how we receive the Word of God in an era overwhelmed with information and knowledge. Are we too distracted or hardened by the complexities and challenges of the modern world to genuinely engage with and act upon those heavenly insights?    Each parable unravels the spiritual truths of our human existence - they provide guidelines on how to navigate life's turbulences faithfully and morally. The Parable of the Mustard Seed (Matthew 13:31-32) embodies the power of faith in bringing about change in our individual lives and society. The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant (Matthew 18:21-35) issues a profound reminder about forgiveness in an age where individuals often harbor resentment and grudges.   In conclusion, while the parables were birthed in a cultural and historical context vastly different from our own, they transcend these boundaries through their timeless wisdom. They act as mirrors, reflecting our societal norms, personal shortcomings, and spiritual struggles. The modern interpretations are countless, each offering renewed perspectives enlightening our understanding of faith, morality, benevolence, humility, perseverance, and love. Indeed, the Parables of Jesus continue to provide a crucial moral and spiritual compass guiding us through today's contemporary world immersed in constant evolution.
10:12 4/25/24
 CHRIST, THE LIFE AND LIGHT OF MEN John 1:1-5 The Gospel of John has been well called "the Gospel of Eternity," for it is the Gospel of God. John was a specially prepared vessel for this very honorable ministry. He had been from his youth a beloved apostle. "His head had rested on the Lord's breast, he had stood beside the Cross, had witnessed the Ascension, had cherished till her death the Mother of the Lord, had seen the Jewish dispensation closed and the Holy City overthrown, and to him the beatific visions of the Apocalypse had been granted" (Alford Plummer). The great purpose of this Gospel is very fittingly expressed in chapter John 20:31. "These have been written that ye may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing ye may have life in His Name." All the keywords of his Gospel are found in this verse. The opening words of this chapter are among the most profound ever penned by the hand of man. They reveal a three-fold relationship of the Lord Jesus Christ in His: 1. RELATIONSHIP TO GOD He is called the Word, the "Logos." Christ Himself is the uttered speech and thought of God. He is the visible expression of the invisible God. "For the life which was with the Father was manifested unto us" (1 John 1:2). This Word was in the beginning. "The Lord possessed Me in the beginning of His ways...I was daily His delight" (Pro. 8:22-30). The Word was with God. Yes, more, the Word was God. Man's finite mind cannot grasp the mystery of the Trinity, but the devout believer can bow and adore. That He who was in the form of God, and thought it not robbery to be equal with God, should make Himself of no reputation, taking upon Him the form of a servant, and dying on a Cross for the sin of the world, is a mystery of grace that can only be fathomed by the mystery of the Trinity. 2. RELATIONSHIP TO CREATION "All things were made by Him, and without Him was not anything made that was made" (John 1:3). Paul taught the same doctrine, "God... created all things by Jesus Christ" (Eph. 3:9) It pleased God to bring the old creation into being through the instrumentality of His Son; it has also pleased Him that the new   creation should be "in Christ Jesus." By Him He made the worlds (Heb. 1:2), and by Him He seeks also to redeem this world lost in sin. He by whom God made all things has also made peace by the Blood of His Cross. The Lord Jesus Christ as the Word of God holds the same position towards the new creation as He did to the old. "Without Him was not anything made." Without Him God did nothing, so without Him we can do nothing. All things were created by Him and for Him, and by Him all things consist or hold together. He is the center and support of all, as well as the Maker. "Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory, and honor, and power; for Thou hast created all things, and for Thy pleasure they are and were created" (Rev. 4:11). If all things were created for His pleasure, surely He shall see of the travail of His soul and be satisfied. 3. RELATIONSHIP TO MEN "In Him was life, and the life was the light of men." Why is the Life spoken of as the light of men, and not of creation? He has made the Light of the material universe, but He is the Light of men. Man is something distinct from and superior to other created things. He is a personality that needs the Divine Personality to meet his every want. "In Him was life." The source of life was in Him, and God, in giving us His Son hath given to us eternal life (1 John 5:11). The life manifested in Christ Jesus is the true light which should lighten every man coming into the world. I am come that they might have life. Christ as the Word of God is that living bread which came down from Heaven, that a man may eat and not die. Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God. Then observe- 1) What this light is – "The life was the light." 2) Where this light shines – "The light shineth in darkness." Christ as the Light did not shine on the darkness of the world, but in the darkness. He was made flesh, and dwelt among us. His own words are, "I am come a light into the world" (John 12:46). The purpose of the light is to overcome the darkness. The center of this darkness is the human heart. The God who commanded light to shine out of darkness is He who hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of God (2 Cor. 4:6). 3) The effect of its shining – "The darkness comprehended it not." Two words are used in the Revised Version-one in the text and the other in the margin- which if taken separately bring out the twofold result of this   shining of the true light. (1) The darkness apprehended it not. The darkness of willful unbelief remained unconscious of the dawning of this new day – "they knew not the time of their visitation" (Luke 19:42-44). (2) The darkness overcame it not. Thank God, that in the case of many the darkness of sin and fear was not able to overcome or resist the bright shining of His truth. No matter how dense the darkness is, it cannot in any way overcome the purity or purpose of the light. The light shines on, but men may condemn themselves by loving the darkness rather than the light (John 3:19).
09:28 4/10/24
Sermon on The Mount
The Sermon on the Mount opens with the Beatitudes, a series of blessings that challenge our conventional understanding of happiness and success. Jesus proclaims, "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." In a world that values wealth and power, Jesus calls us to embrace humility and dependence on God. **Key Teaching: The Salt and Light of the World** In this section, Jesus uses the metaphors of salt and light to illustrate the transformative power of believers in the world. We are called to be the salt that brings flavor and preservation to society and the light that dispels darkness and reveals truth. As Christians, our lives should bear witness to the love and righteousness of God. **Guidance on Prayer, Fasting, and Almsgiving** Jesus provides practical guidance on spiritual practices such as prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. He emphasizes the importance of sincerity and humility in our acts of devotion. Rather than seeking recognition from others, our focus should be on cultivating a deep and intimate relationship with God.
02:05 3/26/24
Nocturnal Dreams
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10:28 3/19/24
Divine Conversations : Exploring The Power of Holy Prayers
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05:49 3/3/24
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08:27 2/15/24
Unveiling the Mystery: Revelation 17:1-18
Welcome to A Voice in the Desert, the podcast that seeks to shed light on the hidden truths of the Bible. I'm your host, Cesar, and today we are diving deep into the book of Revelation. Specifically, we will be exploring the intriguing passage of Revelation 17:1-18. So grab your Bibles and join me as we unravel the mysteries together.
17:47 1/7/24
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23:28 12/5/23
How the Modern Church has lost it's path In Christ
Don't miss the new episode of How the Modern Church has lost it's path In Christ. One message that speaks to our times.
22:21 11/28/23
Faith Over Fear
The topic of this new episode is titled Faith over Fear. One message that you cannot miss. Share this message with family and friends.
16:40 11/27/23
Engaging the Reality of Spiritual Warfare Unveiling the Clash of Kingdoms
One message you cannot miss. Good against Evil. 
16:03 10/20/23
Abrazando la Sabiduría: Desvelando el Poder de Proverbios 3:21-24
Introducción: Como ministro cristiano, encuentro gran alegría en explorar y compartir la sabiduría encontrada en las sagradas escrituras. Un pasaje en particular que resalta es Proverbios 3:21-24. En estos versículos, se nos anima a abrazar la sabiduría con una pasión decidida y confiar en la guía de Dios. Adentrémonos en este mensaje poderoso y descubramos cómo puede impactar positivamente nuestras vidas.
09:38 9/12/23
The Ambition of Demons Establishing Their Kingdom
There are only two realms: the heavenly kingdom and the realm of darkness. We acknowledge that God the Father is the supreme ruler and that Christ is seated at His right hand according to the teachings of the Bible: "If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God." —COLOSSIANS 3:1, KJV
25:32 9/10/23
Lucas 4:24 - La revelación y el propósito divino
ucas 4:24 es un versículo clave en el Evangelio de Lucas, el cual nos proporciona una visión profunda y reveladora del ministerio de Jesús. Como ministro cristiano, es mi deber explorar y explicar el significado de este versículo y su relevancia en la fe cristiana. A través del uso de versículos bíblicos y una perspectiva expresiva y profesional, intentaré desentrañar el porqué de este pasaje y su impacto en la comprensión de la misión y el propósito de Jesús.
10:17 8/29/23
The Gateway to Idolatry
Throughout history, from the time of Adam, the devil has persistently attempted to lure mankind away from God, enticing them to serve, worship, and adore him. In order to accomplish this, he employs subtle tactics to sow doubt in the minds of leaders, urging them to question God's word and embrace his deceitful lies instead. When God created humanity, He granted them blessings and dominion over all creatures, only placing one commandment before them. The devil, however, cunningly accused God in the presence of Eve, engaging her in an unfruitful argument. This pointless debate eventually led to doubts about God's authority, as Eve and Adam succumbed to their greed and desire for the forbidden fruit, ultimately touching and consuming it.
12:42 8/29/23
The Perilous Times of Human Nature An Exposition of 2 Timothy 3_3
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Today, I come before you as a humble servant of God to reflect upon a profound verse that encapsulates the essence of our Christian faith. John 3:3 states, "Jesus answered him, 'Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.'"
06:31 8/26/23
Los Tiempos Peligrosos de la Naturaleza Humana: Una Exposición de 2 Timoteo 3:3
En la segunda carta del apóstol Pablo a su amado discípulo Timoteo, surge una visión profunda de la naturaleza humana. En medio de un mundo lidiando con la decadencia moral, el pasaje encontrado en 2 Timoteo 3:3 (RVR 1960) pinta una imagen vívida de los peligros que enfrenta la humanidad. Como ministro del Evangelio, te invito a unirte a mí en un viaje a través de esta escritura, explorando su contexto histórico, su relevancia en la sociedad actual y sus implicaciones para nuestras vidas como seguidores de Cristo.  
09:46 8/26/23
The Transformative Power of Being Born Again: A Reflection on John 3:3
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Today, I come before you as a humble servant of God to reflect upon a profound verse that encapsulates the essence of our Christian faith. John 3:3 states, "Jesus answered him, 'Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.'"
08:38 8/26/23
Desvelando los misterios del Apocalipsis
¡Cierto! El Libro del Apocalipsis es rico, simbólico y profundo. A continuación, se presenta un mensaje que ofrece una visión general de sus temas y mensajes, utilizando referencias bíblicas.
06:27 8/26/23
Digital Faith and Spirituality: Navigating our Spiritual Journey in a Digital Age
In the vast expanse of human history, each era has faced its unique set of challenges and blessings. As we tread deeper into the digital age, we find ourselves at a crossroads, balancing the wonders of technology with the timeless truths of our faith. The juxtaposition of ancient religious tenets and the ever-evolving digital world is a testament to humanity's quest for growth and meaning. So, as we navigate this new terrain, it becomes crucial to explore how faith fits into our increasingly digital world and how we can maintain a sense of community and connection.
17:33 8/19/23

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