The Gate of Heavenly Peace

Updated: Aug 11


Once upon a time—in the 15th century—the Gate of Heavenly Peace hung on the wall that surrounded the Imperial Palace of China. It had five doors and could only be reached by a series of seven bridges. Only the Emperor could use the middle door and the middle bridge. That is the gate Chairman Mao stood at when he proclaimed the birth of The People's Republic of China.

There is a gate you want to enter at all costs—the gate to eternal life. You can only enter as a member of the family of God. Jesus said, "I am the door (the gate); whoever enters through me will go in and out and find pasture (be saved).")John 10:19) Don't put off a decision to follow Christ—one day the gate will be closed forever.

Did you know there are gates that lead to Hell? Jesus said in Matthew 16:18, "Thou art Peter, and upon this rock (the truth that He had just revealed that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the living God) I will build my church: and the gates of Hell shall not prevail against it. " That is one gate you never want to walk through. Once those gates close there is no hope of escape.

I pray that our words bring life—"Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips." (Psalm 141:3) I have high hopes for you. I hope you will choose the narrow road that leads to life. I hope the love of God will fill your heart. I hope you will rest in His love—His peace will fill your heart and mind. May God bless you and keep you in His care now and forever. Blessings, Beloved.

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About Me

Rena was born a block away from a fascinating tide pool in Vancouver, British Columbia. (She loves tide pools, painting, reading, writing...)

She has been an  Elementary and High School teacher for 18 years -- is married and has for adult children --and has had the amazing opportunity to travel the globe as an Ambassador with the Department of Eternal Affairs.

Rena began writing her story -- one of rejection, betrayal, and healing from brokenness -- while sitting under a mosquito net in China. Two years later she put all the scribbly notes together at a guest house in Haifa, Israel. "A Life Set Free" was born.

"Bubs Bunny Goes to Camp", "Mommy & Baby's Journal", and her latest book -- "MANHUNT"-- Book 1 in "The Narrow Path Trilogy" -- are available on Amazon.

God took an abandoned, fearful child and is using her life to show the impossible is possible when our lives are surrendered to Him. He can do more than we ask or think. She sincerely hopes this blog blesses and encourages you. Blessings, Beloved.

 

 

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