Ministering: Pastor E. A . Adeboye
Father! By the time this convention is over let my Hallelujah be the loudest
Topic: Entering His Gate
Text: Psalm 100: 1- 5
Psalms 100:1 Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands.
Psalms 100:2 Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing.
Psalms 100:3 Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.
Psalms 100:4 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.
Psalms 100:5 For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.
The purpose of Gate and doors is to restrict access
It limits numbers of people who can come in because it means there are treasure therein - Mathew 25 (Ten vigils) when the five foolish came back He told them that those who are my are already in
There are gates leading to heaven - Psalm 24: 7-10
New Jerusalem has twelve gates - Revelation 21:10 – 13
Wherever there is a gate, there are treasures in there if you can get in
Mark 2:1- 12 - Whatever is going to cost you be in the presence of God. News spread that Jesus was in the house and some men brought a man and the man had problems He was sick ,incurable, poor, stagnated and sad he must have been and also barren, he had a load of problem but he knew if he can only get into the presence of Jesus he said i know things will change so his friends broke the roof and so were able to enter His presence, so no matter what is going to cost you enter the presence of God all time.
Isaiah 43:13 - When God decide to Himself nobody can stop Him. The Lord saying “I will work who can hinder, when the almighty God want to deliver nobody can stop Him.
Psalm 118:19 - Only the righteous will be allowed in there because He is because He is Holy
Praise Him, until you enter into His presence