On the second day of our trip to Israel this summer Myrna and I saw the Eastern Gate of Old Jerusalem. It is located on Jerusalem’s east wall near where the Temple used to be. A huge Muslim Mosque with a golden dome is there now in its place. This Eastern Gate is the only one of the eight gates of Jerusalem that is blocked and cemented shut. This gate is also sometimes referred to as the Mercy Gate or the Golden Gate. The Jews await their Messiah who they believe will one day walk through this gate when God calls an end to things here on earth. It is the gate where Christians expect to see Jesus return, buy viagra who is the Messiah. Myrna and I looked down on this gate from the Mt of Olives and then walked around the wall to see what it looked like on the inside. It was truly blocked; we can attest to that, discount cialis nothing could get through it except God Himself.
Who cemented the gate? The Muslims cemented it in about 1530 AD. They did to keep the Messiah from coming through it.
Good luck, nothing they have done, or will try to do in the days ahead will keep Jesus, the Messiah from coming through that gate! And His return may not be too far off now, if the signs the Scriptures say to look for keep happening.
Matthew 24:3-7 3 As He was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things happen, and what will be the sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age?”4 And Jesus answered and said to them, “See to it that no one misleads you. 5 “For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and will mislead many. 6 “You will be hearing of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not frightened, for those things must take place, but that is not yet the end. 7 “For nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom, and in various places there will be famines and earthquakes. 8 But all these things are merely the beginning of birth pangs (an alarming increase of ).