Narrow and Wide Gates

Narrow path through the vineyard.
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Throughout the week I observed narrow walkways, sidewalks, paths, etc. Each view brought forth a scripture in my mind. The main focus seemed to be very clear to me. In order to have great peace, one must choose a straight path or narrow way to reach one's goal. In my case, it's staying the course in this sanctification process before I return home to be with my Savior, Jesus Christ forever. I pray these visuals will give you peace and direction to stay the course.
Then the angel of the Lord stood in a narrow path through the vineyards, with walls on both sides. Numbers 22:23-25
Narrow path with nowhere to turn

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Then the angel of the Lord moved on ahead and stood in a narrow place where there was no room to turn, either to the right or to the left. Numbers 22:25-27
Narrow windows

He made narrow windows high up in the temple walls. 1Kings 6:3-5

for an adulterous woman is a deep pit, and a wayward wife is a narrow well. Proverbs 23:26-28

narrow gate

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But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it. Matthew 7:13-15

wide gate
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“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. Matthew 7:12-14 

You see... Satan's Voice:

  • Rushes you
  • Pushes you
  • Frightens you
  • Confuses you
  • Discourages you
  • Worries you
  • Obsesses you
  • Condemns you

Dover Castle Gate

church sidewalk

'narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.' Matthew 7:13-14
Make every effort to find it and stay the course, by His grace! You see, God's Voice...

  • Stills you
  • Leads you
  • Reassures you
  • Enlightens you
  • Encourages you
  • Comforts you
  • Convicts you
  • Forgives you

Enjoy the Lord!


-- LadyD
 “You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me." C. S. Lewis