Imagine worshipping and praying in the hub-bub of a farmer’s market. Jesus cleansed the outer court of the temple to restore the temple to a house of prayer. Let’s restore our house of prayer.
The Beautiful Gate or Eastern Gate where the lame beggar sat was the largest gate to the temple and the most beautiful. In Hebrew, the name of the gate means “Gate of Mercy.” It took 20 men to move the gate. The gate faces the Mount of Olives across the Kidron Valley. It was sealed […]
Beautiful Gate in Jerusalem Now Peter and John were going up to the temple at the ninth hour, the hour of prayer. And a man who had been lame from his mother’s womb was being carried along, whom they used to set down every day at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, […]