THE WOMAN AS THE SPIRITUAL GATEWAYtbn1o@ri51tan2136_0
•A GATE IS A MEANS OF ACCESS OR ENTRANCE
•A GATE OR GATEWAY : AN OPENING PERMTTING PASSAGE
•SPIRITUAL MEANS NOT MATERIAL, NOT SUBSTANTIAL, NOT PHYSICAL.
A woman is that spiritual gateway that is not physically seen but strong in presence. A woman has capacity, grace ,power of influence, sphere of influence that is so strong
She is a Spiritual pillar to her husband. Gen 2:18 CEV says she is a SUITABLE PARTNER…. as a Spiritual gateway she is to intercede for her husband. Acc to Prov 18:22 Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the Lord. She is the gateway of Favour. The devil got the man through the woman in the garden.
IN THE FAMILY
In the home there is a spiritual climate that you create and bring in as a woman. Apart from physical cleanliness or lack of it. You create a spiritual climate by your temperàment. Are you nice, friendly, prayerful, negative,angry, bitter, lacking in love etc. As a spiritual gateway you attract or shut out people from your home.
The woman is the Spiritual gateway to the children. You are the one shielding them spiritually from the devil, Rev 12: 3-4 And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads. And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.
THE NATION: She is a gateway for the nation through intercession v12
•In Jer 9:17-20Thus saith the Lord of hosts, Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for cunning women, that they may come: And let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.
Jeremiah 9 v 17 -2 “For a voice of wailing is heard out of Zion, How are we spoiled! we are greatly confounded, because we have forsaken the land, because our dwellings have cast us out. Yet hear the word of the Lord, O ye women, and let your ear receive the word of his mouth, and teach your daughters wailing, and every one her neighbour lamentation.”
EXAMPLES OF WOMEN WHO WERE POSITIVE SPIRITUAL GATEWAYS
1. The Shunnamite woman…gave access to the Prophet into her home and the yoke of long standing BARRENNESS WAS BROKEN.
2. The widow Zarepath …provision in famine
4. NEGATIVE GATEWAYS…Sapphira the wife of Ananias in Acts 5, Jezebel, Delilah etc.
A WOMAN AS AN EFFECTIVE SPIRITUAL GATEWAY, she is
•.Filled with the Holy Spirit, Walk in the Spirit, Spirit controlled. Roman 12: 1-2, 1 Peter 3:3-4
•Daily walk towards bearing the FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT in Galatians 5: 22
•filled with the spirit of grace and supplication Zec 12:10
Pray these prayers now.
-Rev 12:6…..Father in the midst of my situation, take me to my prepared place of rest where I will be nourished…no matter the issue in your life single, divorced, bereaved there is a place för you in God.
-Rev 12:10 And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night….. I receive the strength of God in my marriage etc..power etc
-Rev 12:15-16And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood. And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth… Earth swallow up every flood of affliction in Jesus name
-Isaiah 52:2 Shake thyself from the dust; arise, and sit down, O Jerusalem: loose thyself from the bands of thy neck, O captive daughter of Zion. Dust..makes glory look dull, child. of covenant but held captive….foundational bondages.. HEALING HURTS, DEPRESSION, PAIN
Peace, love and joy!