The Way of Gabriel

Christian - General
66 Pages
Reviewed on 01/24/2018
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Author Biography

I am convinced verily that The Way of Gabriel has not come from me, but from the Lord God as a new gospel for His Children.

But for me, four years ago, I was at the top of my field, having earned several graduate degrees, having a great house with a great family. I could do no wrong, it seemed, and I became arrogant, full of hubris, I thought I was bulletproof.

Then, after two car wrecks from which I should not have walked away, I lost my job. The foreclosure and collections notices were at me, and I felt lost, despite my unending efforts to find work.
I returned to the Bible, found the Gnostic gospels providing new perspectives on the roles of Mary Magdalene, Judas Iscariot, and other significant Biblical figures. The Book of Enoch, the Secret Book of John and the Gospel of Thomas were of exceptional interest to me.

I saw things in my dreams and waking mind that compelled me to write, inexplicably appeared from nowhere, I knew that it was the Lord God guiding me through the darkness and into the light so that I would not be lost.

I suddenly found myself immersed in the Way, and I found that it was good. And in walking the path, I watched my life completely turn around, in awe.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Divine Zape for Readers' Favorite

The Way of Gabriel by Gabriel of Lebanon is a visionary book that invites readers to rediscover who they truly are — sons and daughters of God, loved and redeemed. The book inspires and motivates readers to seek the light of the Divine, and to open the petals of their souls to the invigorating love and wisdom of God. It proposes a way of life that is God-centered and that embraces the values of a deeply spiritual person. In this book, the author shares powerful visions and in them he describes — at times in a cryptic style — what it means to follow the path revealed through Christ. The reader encounters biblical figures as he is led into the mysteries.

But what does it mean to follow this path of newness of life? The author identifies nine qualities that allow inner transformation and enable the creature to become one with their creator: honor the word of God, honor His gifts, seek knowledge, renounce sin and vice, have compassion for the repentant, hold all life sacred, seek to grow personally, embrace all truth, and trade the fruits of one’s labor. This is a book with a powerful and beautiful message, a form of allegory of life, but it is a book that shares meaningful spiritual insights and the author’s symbolic encounter with God. It is written in a reader friendly style and the language is filled with symbolism. There is a strong spiritual atmosphere that one feels when they navigate the pages of The Way of Gabriel, and it is difficult to read this book without experiencing those stirrings in the heart, the hunger for something higher than the world can reveal.

Liz Konkel

The Way of Gabriel by Gabriel of Lebanon focuses on finding faith in today's modern age. This is a revelation that is personal and an inside look at faith through an individual's eyes. This revelation is a reminder that all of mankind is a Child of God, and is aimed at those seeking out God's Word, those that have lost their way, and those that want to recapture their faith. It's a revelation that helps people put life into perspective and helps against the distractions of the world.

The Way of Gabriel feels very personal, an intimate look at one person's experience. There's a lot of passion behind the words, and the book has a feeling of reflection. It provides a sense of peace. Gabriel of Lebanon has a style that reflects biblical verses, which pays off in conveying the message of perspective and faith. It feels like reassurance, something to turn to when you're feeling lost, a safe place, and a guide for a new beginning. It sums up several teachings in a setting that seems to be timeless, both of the past and of the present while it easily could be of the future.

While being a guide of hope, there's also a sense of ending as the four horsemen are referenced. The commandments are woven into the teachings as the narrator learns how to live the best life. The teachings stem from the gathering of knowledge, which comes from the Tree of Life and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. The narrator is finding knowledge through these teachings, gaining an insight from a Guide that is helping him to understand the Word.