12 poorte/hekke met die name van die 12 stamme van Israel.
Maar Jesus sÍ in Johannes 10 9 Ek is die deur; as iemand deur My ingaan, sal hy gered word, en hy sal ingaan en uitgaan en weiding vind.
Nou lees ek iets baie interessants..... die betekenis van die name van die 12 stamme, bo die Oos-poort geskryf ..... soort van 'n welkomAnd had twelve gates; though, strictly speaking, there is but one gate, and that a strait one, which is the Lord Jesus Christ, his person, blood, righteousness, regenerating and sanctifying grace; for as he is the only door into the sheepfold, the church, in its present state, or he only that has faith in him has a right to enter there, and is the only way to heaven and eternal happiness; so he is the only gate into the new Jerusalem, or such only will be admitted there, who are interested in him: but these gates are said to be twelve, in allusion to the twelve apostles, who pointed out to men the way of salvation by Christ; and to the twelve tribes of Israel, who represent all the elect of God, who enter in thereat; and to the twelve gates of Ezekiel's city, Ezekiel 48:31.
Confessors and praisers of God. Heaven will ring with hosannas and songs of praise! (Judah)
Viewing the Son means that since Jesus Christ (Messiah) gave His life for us we can hardly wait to see Him and to thank Him. (Ruben )
We're a Company, a band of people, not only individuals. (Gad)
We are truly Blessed ones. What greater blessing can we have than being in the glorious presence of God forever? (Asher)
Wrestling is over with sin, sickness, sorrow; you name it. (Naphtali)
Forgetting the pain on both emotional and physical levels. (Manasseh)
Hearing and obeying God's Word which is a primary key to entering the City of Light. (Simeon)
In marriage we cleave to our partner, now on a higher level we are Cleaving to our Lord and Bridegroom, eternally. (Levi)
He is our reward, we desire no other gifts but God's presence. (Issachar)
We are Home; we made it! And what a Home. (Zebulon)
We are added to the family of Jesus. The Father, Yahweh, desired a family and sent His Son to earth that we might be born again spiritually becoming God's children. (Joseph)
Son of the Father's right hand. Jesus Christ (Messiah) sits in the greatest place of honor in the universe, at His Father's right hand and Throne. God's throne outshines all earthly thrones put together. (Benjamin)