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Scriptural references for:
The Gateway of Jesus Christ

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It is by thoughts filled with hope that joy comes into our lives and it is by thoughts filled with despair that discouragement enters into our souls.
1Pe 1:13
Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
Psa 94:19
In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul.

Thoughts are words, and words have the power to change lives for the better or for the worse.
Mat 12:37
For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.

The evil one is constantly bringing thoughts of despair into our minds and hearts to take away the Joy of The Lord from us.
Mat 13:19
When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth [it] not, then cometh the wicked [one], and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart. This is he which received seed by the way side.
Mat 13:24-26
Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field:
But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.
But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also.

The inspired words of The Lord have the power to restore Joy and Peace and like light shining into darkness it has the power to cause all darkness to flee away.
Psa 12:6
The words of the LORD [are] pure words: [as] silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.
Jhn 6:68
Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life.

Jesus said "It is by My Words you are made clean."
Jhn 15:3
Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.

Words that flow from God's throne have the power to purge lives from all the negative effects of Satan's perpetual lies.
Hbr 4:12
For the word of God [is] quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and [is] a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

Through the Gateway of Jesus Christ truth flows and the truth will set you free.
Jhn 1:17
For the law was given by Moses, [but] grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.
Jhn 8:32
And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.