Hernandes Lopes

Hernandes Lopes

Rev. Hernandes Dias Lopes grew up in a Christian home in Brazil. Following his 1981 graduation from Seminário Presbiteriano do Sul in Campinas, Brazil, he served two congregations of the Presbyterian Church in Brazil. In 2000, he earned a doctor of ministry degree from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi. Rev. Lopes has been the voice of the television program Verdade e Vida (“Truth and Life”) since 2006. In 2010 he was appointed Portuguese ministry leader for Back to God Ministries International. Rev. Lopes and his wife, Tinha, have two college-age children.

Devotionals by Hernandes Lopes

December 31, 2011

Jesus, Name Above All Names

John 1:1-14
To all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.
John 1:12

December 30, 2011

Jesus, Firstborn of Creation

Colossians 1:15-23
The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.
Colossians 1:15

December 29, 2011

Jesus, Our Peace

Isaiah 53:1-6
The punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.
Isaiah 53:5

December 28, 2011

Jesus, the Resurrection and the Life

John 11:1-44
Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will live, even though they die …”
John 11:25

December 27, 2011

Jesus, the Physician of Physicians

Mark 1:21-34
Jesus healed many who had various diseases. He also drove out many demons …
Mark 1:34

December 26, 2011

Jesus, the Cornerstone

Luke 2:22-35; 1 Peter 2:4-10
“This child is destined to cause the falling and rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be spoken against, so that the thoughts of many hearts will be revealed.”
Luke 2:34-35

December 25, 2011

Jesus, Immanuel

Matthew 1:18-25
“The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”).
Matthew 1:23

December 24, 2011

Jesus, the Son of God

Matthew 3
A voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.”
Matthew 3:17

December 23, 2011

Jesus, Our Hope

1 Corinthians 15:3-20
If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are to be pitied more than all others. But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead …
1 Corinthians 15:19-20

December 22, 2011

Jesus, the Teacher of Teachers

Mark 1:16-22
The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the law.
Mark 1:22

December 21, 2011

Jesus, the Alpha and the Omega

Revelation 22:12-21
“I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.”
Revelation 22:13

December 20, 2011

Jesus, the Head of the Church

Colossians 2:6-12
In Christ you have been brought to fullness. He is the head over every power and authority.
Colossians 2:10

December 19, 2011

Jesus, the Sun of Righteousness

John 8:12-20
Jesus … said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”
John 8:12

December 18, 2011

Jesus, the Savior of the World

John 3:1-21
“God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”
John 3:16

December 17, 2011

Jesus, the Prince of Peace

John 14:15-27
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”
John 14:27

December 16, 2011

Jesus, the Everlasting Father

Isaiah 9:1-7
To us a child is born, to us a son is given … And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Isaiah 9:6

December 15, 2011

Jesus, the Lamb of God

John 1:29-36
John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!”
John 1:29

December 14, 2011

Jesus, Lord of Lords

Philippians 2:1-11
At the name of Jesus every knee should bow … and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
Philippians 2:10-11

December 13, 2011

Jesus, the True Refuge

Matthew 11:28-30
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”
Matthew 11:28

December 12, 2011

Jesus, the Word of God

John 1:1-14
The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.
John 1:14

December 11, 2011

Jesus, the Water of Life

John 4:1-26
“Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.”
John 4:14

December 10, 2011

Jesus, the Only Mediator

Acts 4:1-22
“Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name given under heaven by which we must be saved.”
Acts 4:12

December 9, 2011

Jesus, the Righteous Advocate

1 John 1:1-2:3
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
1 John 1:9

December 8, 2011

The Way, the Truth, and the Life

John 14:1-7
Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”
John 14:6

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