Be a Friend of God

By: Dr Eliezer GonzalezWouldn’t it be amazing to have a relationship with God like Moses had? The Lord would speak to Moses face to face, as one speaks to a friend(Ex 33:11, NIV).When you trust in God, he speaks to you as one would speak to a friend. It might not be face to...

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You Are a Friend of God

By: Dr Eliezer GonzalezIn your spiritual experience, do you consider yourself more as a slave to religion, or as a friend of God? Your answer to this question may determine your happiness in this life, and even your eternal destiny.During the walk from the upper room to the Garden of Gethsemane,...

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The Voice from the Heart of Darkness

By: Dr Eliezer GonzalezWe expect to see God in beauty, praise, and joy. We expect to see God in light. But what happens when all we see is darkness? A great and strong wind tore into the mountains and broke the rocks in pieces… but the Lord was not in the wind; and after the wind...

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Hope for Those with Small Faith

By: Dr Eliezer GonzalezI do believe; help me overcome my unbelief! (Mark 9:24, NIV). There’s this story of a man who came to Jesus, asking him to cure his son (Mark 9:24). This man admitted that although he had some faith, his faith was mixed with doubt. Of course, Jesus cured his son....

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Jesus is Never in a Hurry

By: Dr Eliezer GonzalezWe’re always in a hurry, and it’s easy for us to miss things. That’s why it’s so good to know that God isn’t, and he doesn’t. When Simon Peter entered the tomb of Jesus on the greatest Sunday morning in the history of the world, what he...

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The Storms We Make For Ourselves

By: Dr Eliezer GonzalezJesus immediately said to them: “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid” (Matthew 14:27, NIV). While they were crossing the lake, a huge storm arose (Matthew 14:23). Early in the morning, and in the middle of the storm, Jesus went out to meet...

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Being The One Percent

By: Dr Eliezer GonzalezI don’t know about you, but I’ve always felt like the odd one out. However, I have the sneaking suspicion that deep down, most of us go through life feeling like that. That’s why we struggle so hard to fit in. We feel like we belong to the one percent...

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If Only You Knew

By: Dr Eliezer GonzalezOther people often put barriers between you and Jesus that aren’t barriers at all. They can be moral barriers, gender barriers, ethnic barriers, religious barriers, time barriers: all kinds of barriers.One morning Jesus met with a Samaritan woman at a well. She...

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The Sacred Importance and Necessity of Prayer

By: Dr Eliezer GonzalezDevote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful (Colossians 4:2, NIV).It is interesting to remark how large a portion of Sacred Writ is occupied with the subject of prayer, either in furnishing examples, enforcing precepts, or pronouncing promises. We scarcely open...

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