Grace Bible Church
Robert R. McLaughlin
February 23, 2018
Pastor Rick Kabrick
He was important in Jewish history because under his rule the Jews were first allowed to return to Israel after the 70 years of captivity.
PRO 21:1, The kings heart is in the hand of the LORD; he directs it like a river wherever HE pleases.”
ISA 45:1, “Cyrus is MY anointed king. I take hold of his right hand.
I give him the power to bring nations under his control.
I help him strip kings of their power to go to war against him.
I break city gates open so he can go through them.”
The next time HE will ride a white Horse dressed out in Battle rattle, and we will be with HIM.
When you are confronted by the ruins in your life, you must slow down enough to recall what you are in God’s eyes.
You will never rebuild the walls of your life until you first pray for and confront the ruins.
In any rebuilding in our life there are factors over which we have no control, and it is God who must arrange them.
We enter the sheep’s gate when we believe in Christ.
All believers begin their walk here through this gate,
because the LORD was the perfect Lamb that took away the sin of the world.
Rebound and be filled with Spirit. And then faith rest in that plan because it is HIS plan for you, and HIS plan is perfect.
If this wall and gate is broken down in your life you will find that through this broken gate the enemy will be able to enter again and again.
New Preachers, new teachers, new Evangelists will come along but the message doesn’t change.
They are too busy running after what they think are blessings, but they are not.
Truth is truth, truth has always been truth and truth will always be truth, whether one believes it or not.
JER 6:16, “Thus says the Lord, Stand by the ways and see and ask for the ancient paths, where the good way is and walk in it; And you will find rest for your souls.”
The Valley gate speaks to us of humbling and that comes through trials and tribulations and failures even some types of successes.
JAM 1:2, My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials.
JER 7:30-31, “For the sons of Judah have done that which is evil in My sight, declares the Lord, they have set their detestable things in the house which is called by My name, to defile it. They have built the high places in the Valley of the son of Hinnom, to burn their sons and their daughters in the fire, which I did not command, and it did not come into MY mind.”
EPH 2:10, “We are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which GOD prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.”
After the valley gate experience and then the dung gate where the rubbish in our lives is cleared out and true faith comes forth, then the fountains can begin to flow!
The Word of GOD never breaks down.
The Word of GOD doesn’t need to be repaired.
It simply needs to be re-inhabited.
The Word of GOD never leaves us, we may leave it.
REV 19:11, “I saw Heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and HE that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness does HE judge and make war.”