“What does it profit a man to gain the whole world and yet lose his own soul?” (Mark 8:36)
Hi! My name is Bert Farias. I’m a son of first generation Portuguese immigrants. I was raised as a devout Roman Catholic, very learned in all the Catholic sacraments, traditions, and prayers. I was thoroughly converted at 22 years of age when JESUS became real to me. I left everything to follow Him. I packed 5 suitcases full of my belongings, got on a bus, and moved half way across the country, where I knew not a soul, to study the Bible. Then God baptized me in fire and sent me forth as a missionary and zealous street preacher.
I’ve preached on the streets, in the open air, taught in Bible schools, and preached around the world. I speak in churches and in other nations, with a passion to know JESUS more and to make Him known.
I’m also an author of several books and a blogger with a focus on doing my part to help restore the real spirit of Christianity in the Church today.
I try to live soberly knowing that all of humanity lives one heartbeat away from eternity. The guilty sinners who’ve not yet come into a saving knowledge and obedience to Jesus Christ live in a state of constant danger. It is painful to watch the multitudes give themselves over to sin, humanistic philosophies, empty and dead religions, and demonic agendas. Knowing that I was headed in the same aimless direction, I offer people truth and mercy.
The purpose of this blog is to inspire passion and devotion to Jesus Christ, and to encourage you to set your affections on things above. What I write is for serious believers only and for those who want to truly follow Jesus Christ.
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May God multiply His grace in your life to love Him more and more.
“The depth of devotion to God – without this depth our crying out of other depths will never be heard.” Sir Richard Baker (1568-1645)