Friday, May 25, 2012

Sheep Gate

In Jerusalem there is a gate called the "Sheep Gate". It is where the sheep were lead to their death as a sacrifice for the sins of the people.

A gate is something that gives us access to something. We go through a gate to get to the other side, and it is a barrier keeping some things or someone out. It controls who comes in and who goes out.

Jesus the Gate of Salvation who chose to lay His life down that we might have life.  Jesus, the Gate is the way,the truth and the life and only through  Him do we have access to Heaven's Gate!

By Jesus we can leap out of the sheep pen and find green pasture, and lie down beside the peaceful waters, and find guidance and safety.  Yes! abundant life,  here and in the kingdom to come!

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John 10:7-10 ... Then said Jesus unto them again, Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep. All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them. I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture. The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

Matthew 7:13-14 ... Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.

Acts 4:12 ... Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.