God turns your lack into a heavenly abundance

Listen, my beloved brothers, has not God chosen those who are poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom, which He has promised to those who love Him?  (James 2:5) When you look at what you lack, it’s easy to lose heart.  When you focus on where you fall […]

Jesus’ first ministry: the WONDERS (Luke 4:42)

When it was day, [Jesus] went out and made His way to a deserted place.  But the crowds were searching for Him.  They came to Him and tried to keep Him from leaving them.  (Luke 4:42) The people were astounded at the miracles Jesus did.  When He healed, it was authentic.  When He cast out demons, […]

God will take care of the end result

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Corinthians 3 GOD WILL TAKE CARE OF THE END RESULT I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth.  (1 Corinthians 3:6) We live in a fast-paced, results-oriented world that prizes achievement above most everything else.  So, we go go go, push push push, trying to get ahead and […]

In Christ, you are never second-class

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Romans 10 IN CHRIST, YOU ARE NEVER SECOND-CLASS For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing His riches on all who call on Him.  (Romans 10:12) There are no second-class citizens in the Kingdom of God. Yes, there are differing […]

Jesus wants true riches for you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Luke 16 JESUS WANTS TRUE RICHES FOR YOU “And I tell you, make friends for yourselves by means of unrighteous wealth, so that when it fails they may receive you into the eternal dwellings.  One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one […]

God’s Kingdom is bigger than your perspective

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Luke 9 GOD’S KINGDOM IS BIGGER THAN YOUR PERSPECTIVE John answered, “Master, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he does not follow with us.”  But Jesus said to him, “Do not stop him, for the one who is not […]

Jesus is making everything new

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Matthew 22 JESUS IS MAKING EVERYTHING NEW Jesus answered them, “You are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God.  For in the resurrection they will neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like the angels in heaven.” (Matthew 22:29-30) Have you noticed […]

Jesus has compassion for you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Matthew 9 JESUS HAS COMPASSION FOR YOU And Jesus went throughout all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the Kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction.  When He saw the crowds, He had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, […]

God turns your lack into a heavenly abundance

Scripture Notes on James 2 Listen, my beloved brothers, has not God chosen those who are poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom, which he has promised to those who love him? (James 2:5) When you look at what you lack, it’s easy to lose heart. When you […]

RADIO – 02 Family Matters [My Name Is…]

Do you ever have “issues” with your family?  Join Pastor Phillip Gonzales for a message of hope about what family can look like in the Kingdom. — NOTE: This teaching was broadcast on “The Heritage Hour,” the weekly radio program of Dr. Mark P. Gonzales.  It airs in Fort Myers, FL at 8:00am on Saturday […]