Church of Jesus EM

Sun, Dec 09, 2018

I Am He Who Has the Keys of the Kingdom of Heaven

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I Am He Who Has the Keys of the Kingdom of Heaven

God has His own will.
According to the will He established before the creation He created all things (1Co15:38) and
He opens the gates of heaven to those who do His will (Mt7:21).

Faith is acknowledging this and
The life of this faith is living according to His will so that all gates are open while alive and the
gates of heaven be open after death (Ps78:28).

A key, a gate and a wall have a correlation:
If a wall tumbles down there is no use for the gate and
If there is a key then the gate opens.

The Bible talks about the keys of the kingdom of heaven for
There are the gates of Sheol that will open someday (Job17:16).

Deceived by the devil Adam sinned and
The Garden of Eden became shielded by a flaming sword (Ge3:24).
For Satan who sinned in the spiritual heaven is
Bound by everlasting chains in Hades (Job38:8-11; Is14:12-15),
Cain’s sin was also a manifestation of sin blocking the door (Ge4:7).

The blessing received by Abraham who gave his only son was
His offspring’s possession of the gates of his enemies (Ge22:17).
The blessing that his descendant Jacob received was
Seeing the house of God, the gates of heaven (Ge28:12-19).
From the blood of the passover lamb on their door frames to the Red Sea
To the desert and to Canaan was the route for the Israelites who left Egypt.
Likewise, from the gate of the court / the blood at the altar, the basin of water
To the curtain of the tabernacle / the table of showbread, the lampstand, the altar of incense,
To the curtain of the Most Holy Place / the testimony, the mercyseat (Ex38:16-18, 26:36, 36:33)
The process of giving sacrifice according to the Law was all
Shadow or copies of the good things to come (He8:5. 9, 10:1).

To the Israelites who longed for the Messiah who would come through the gates of Zion (Ps87:2),
It was shocking to hear when Yeshua said,
“Destroy this temple and I will raise it again in three days” (Jn2:19).
But through the death and the resurrection of the temple of His body,
He would in not the name Jehovah but the Father’s name Yeshua (Jn5:43),
Not as the Messiah coming through the bloodline of Abraham
But the Son of God coming as Christ
Open not the gates of Zion but the gates of heaven.
But the gates are narrow (Mt7:13-27) so
Those who will enter by it and be saved will be a few (Mt23:13; Lk13:23-27).

As He died, He said, “It is finished” (Jn19:30), for
The veil in the Temple of Jerusalem tore (Lk23:45) and
The gates above the heavens opened (Ps24:18-19; Mt27:51; Rev4:11):
1) To receive back His life according to the Father’s will He laid down His life (Jn10:18);
2) He judged the devil who on his own left his position (Is14:12-15; Jude1:6); and
3) He tore down the wall of sin between God and men (Eph2:14).

He resurrected and sat on the heavenly throne and
The Holy Spirit whom He sent gave to the church
The name Yeshua (Jn14:26), the keys of the kingdom of heaven (Mt16:18).
He made the church to be the gates of heaven, on earth (Rev3:7-8).

The soul who has been washed of his sins by the blood of Yeshua and
Baptized in the name of Yeshua must now
Pass through the church life, the desert life.
Whatever is loosed on earth will be loosed in heaven
Whatever is bound on earth will be bound in heaven, for this is the authority of the church.
While he is alive on earth whatever wall stands in his way must come down (Ac5:19, 12:5-10, 16:25)
And after death the gates of heaven must open for him.

O Lord,
Let us all know of the authority of the church and
Let there be none leaving the church on his own,
Let there be none failing his duty because of his laziness.
A few of faith who will be saved in the end!
After we die let the gates of heaven be open for us! Amen.
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