Agate is a very important part of a building or house. Agate is for security and protection. ln the Bible, the gate was a focal point of power. Business was conducted at the gate. Military strategy was planned at the gate. Judgment and punishments were delivered at the gate. The Bible says, « The husband of a virtuous woman was known at the gate »
(Proverbs 31 :23). Abraham’s Nephew, Lot sat at the gate ofSodom as an elder, So, in ancient times, gates were very important because the safety of a city was determined by the strength of the gate. If the enemy stormed the gate and succeeded, the horses and chariots ofwar would enter into it. So, when the gate came down, the city wasconquered.
TYPES OF GATES
There are physical gates and there are spiritual gates. There are visible and invisible gates. Agate is an opening in a wall or fence. It is an opening in a city or house. And normally.it is built with defensive structures. It is a means of entrance or exit. It is an area of departure or arri val.A gate is a door or any mechanism for controlling passage. Just
as physical gates and spiritual gates have their own important values, there are gates that lead to the city of a person’s life.
These truths are sometimes not clear to us. But the truth is clear to the children of darkness. Everyone has what is known as human gates through which the enemy can go in or come out. When the enemy has gained entrance and is already inside but you are fighting an external enemy, you are writing express letter to defeat. Many people are fighting the enemy outside when the enemy has already entered inside. Before you de al with the external enemy, you must de al with the internal one. There are nine major gates that open up the life of a man.