Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which. The road that leads to life the sermon on the mount, 5th and. Youre walking along an old country road with thousands of other people, and you come to a dead end. Dont fall for that stuff, even though crowds enter through the narrow gate. In life, people typically take the path of least resistance. We looked to the tradition of the cambridge paragraph bible 1873 as a starting point. New king james version because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.
Therefore, people are naturally inclined to follow the broad path of the world. For narrow is the door and hard the road to life, and only a small number make discovery of it. If we are forgiven our sins, why do we, as christians, go to god and. The road that leads to life the sermon on the mount, 5th.
Watch the path of your feet and all your ways will be established. Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, that leads unto life, and few there be that find it mat 7. They are committed to living a holy, righteous life and experiencing the peace and joy that come with obedience. Kjv when i was young, i thought jesus was talking about a narrow path that was long and.
To find and follow the narrow path, one must turn away from the crowdsometimes even leaving friends and family to do it luke 14. Because narrow is the gate anddifficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it. There is, in verse, the narrow gate, also called in verse 14 the small gate. Thou puttest my feet also in the stocks, and lookest narrowly unto all my paths. So jesus first of all tells us look, its a straight gate, its a narrow path. The path to life 14 but small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it. By making the right choice we found the way that leads to eternal salvation, the abundant life. Let us cast ourself at the feet of our dear saviour and redeemer and allow him to strip away all our selfishness and. Wide is the path to destruction, narrow is the way to heaven. Watch the path of your feet and all your ways will be. Darby bible because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth to life, and few there are that find it. The narrow path is the radio and internet ministry of steve gregg, a servant bible teacher to the body of christ. New century version but the gate is small and the road is narrow that leads to true life. We hope that you may find great benefit from the valuable resources offered here without charge.
Enter through the narrow gate, jesus says at the end of the sermon on the mount. There is a right way and a wrong way, and jesus appealed to his listeners to decide to go the more difficult way, which leads to. For the gate is wide and the road broad that leads to destruction, and those who enter through it. The narrow and wide gates enter through the narrow gate. Let us sacrifice self and our pride, and embrace the lowliness of the narrow way. My main personal bible study materials include a giant print kjv sword study bible that has the words of god in red letters in both the old and new testament isbn 97816291153 whitaker house. And in the pathway thereof there is no death not only do the general precepts and promises of god lead to life eternal, and promote life temporal.
Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it matthew 7. Other versions sold at other places are all very inferior to the authorized king james version. Study guide for matthew 7 by david guzik blue letter bible. Then the angel of the lord stood in a narrow path through the vineyards, with walls on both sides. Feet paths of life paths of believers learning the right way feet secure care of feet. On more than 350 million devices around the world, people are reading, listening to, watching, and sharing the bible everyday using the youversion bible. Sep 16, 2006 the narrow way enter by the narrow gate.
The metaphor in this verse implies that the path of sin is an easy one to follow, and that one will do so without conscious effort not to. King james bible because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. Both point to the kingdom of god, to salvation, to eternal joy and bliss in heaven. Building up our understanding from an accurate translation leads to much more accurate understandings of the original inspired texts, the autographs, which are the inspired words of god. Instead of studying beforehand, participants attend the group, learn from the material and discussion, and then build on that using five daily directed bible. Also in this story we are told that this was a journey of sixty stadia in the original greek.
Yet indeed i also count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of christ. How narrow is the gate and difficult the road that leads to life, and few find it. It is said that we should walk in his ways and that we should walk the straight and narrow path. Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. If you click on the various tabs above, you will be able to peruse all that is available. Jul 14, 2014 because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it matthew 7. But a careful examination of the conditions for salvation shows that belief is the only thing required of us john 3. Sixty or other multiples of six represents the lifelong work of rejecting the temptations that come from our inborn selfishness. Both gates purport to introduce you to the path to heaven. Basic english bible for narrow the gate and straitened the way that leads to life, and they are few who find it. This verse continues a metaphor begun in the previous one about the ease of following the wrong path.
The paragraph breaks for this edition of the kjv were determined by means of several principles. Contents vii list of the books of the bible ix publishers preface xi epistle dedicatory xiii contributors xiv a chronology of bible events and world events xv why the life application study bible is unique xvii what is application. The way that leads to life is narrow because it is a way of lowliness, modesty, humility, meekness and simplicity. Im going to show you what jesus said about the way to heaven. Nov 18, 2017 narrow path bible verse kjv narrow path band.
But once we see that narrow gate, there is something we must do before we can start to walk on the narrow way that leads to life. But what things were gain to me, these i have counted loss for christ. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. Christian standard bible how narrow is the gate and difficult the road that leads to life, and.
Jul 24, 2007 enter through the narrow gate, jesus says at the end of the sermon on the mount. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it. In the king james version of the bible the text reads. For the gate is wide and the road broad that leads to destruction, and those who enter through it are many. Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. King james version 1611 because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way which leadeth vnto life, and few there be that finde it. Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.
Many think the narrow path involves living a life of fearful obedience to a set of rules and regulations, whereas the wide path is the life of a back slider. Safed, the city set on a hill, or some other, with the narrow pathway leading to the yet. Jesus is the way the narrow way activechristianity. Those who walk it listen and accept instruction from the lord, knowing it guides their way prov. Daily discipleship guide csb is designed to cultivate a deeper understanding of scripture through daily bible reading.
For narrow is the gate, and straitened the way, that leads unto life, and few are they that find it. Thus, a most accurate translation of the bible is basic to successful bible study, and that remains the authorized king james version. Jesus did not speak of this gate as our destiny, but as the entrance to a path. Now lets look at these contrasts, starting in verse. The narrow path that leads to life the bridge christian. This verse, with its reference to the destruction in store for those following the wrong path is. C2000 series on matthew 7 by chuck smith blue letter bible. Neither of these gates says hell, but one of them goes there. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few. What are the benefits of being in fellowship with god. What does the bible say about divorce and remarriage for a christian. Draw a wide path that leads through the gate and to an area of fire.1611 1365 476 193 645 1482 1152 897 1089 159 90 458 167 1504 847 1055 910 1419 450 1274 1008 1619 1430 1583 220 968 17 196 692 545 1410 1528 1171 226 156 504 1425 993 1064 1150 165 867 393 340 1089 107 231