Guided Bible Studies for Hungry Christians

Introduction of the Seven Churches of Revelation:

The Revelation, [which is a disclosure of truth, instruction concerning things before unknown or a manifestation or appearance (Strong. 2001. #602)] of Jesus Christ, which the LORD God gave unto to show [that is to give evidence or proof of a thing to show by words or teach (Strong. 2001. #1166)] unto his servants [metaph., one who gives himself up to another’s will, those whose service is used by ...[Read More]

The Miphkad Gate, Inspection Gate, or Command Gate:

The last of the ten gates repaired by Nehemiah. It is located near the Temple on the northeast side of Jerusalem not far from the Sheep Gate. “After him repaired Malchiah the goldsmith’s son unto the place of the Nethinims, and of the merchants, over against the gate Miphkad, and to the going up of the corner.” (Nehemiah 3:31-32). It was at the Miphkad Gate where David decided th ...[Read More]

The East Gate, Beautiful Gate, and Golden Gate:

“After them repaired Zadok the son of Immer over against his house. After him repaired also Shemaiah the son of Shechaniah, the keeper of the east gate. 30 After him repaired Hananiah the son of Shelemiah, and Hanun the sixth son of Zalaph, another piece. After him repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah over against his chamber.” (Nehemiah 3:29–30). The East Gate was considered to be a splendid g ...[Read More]

The Horse Gate:

Horse Gate near the Temple area and north of the Water Gate. Near the Temple area and north of the water gate was the Horse Gate. “From above the horse gate repaired the priests, every one over against his house.” (Nehemiah 3: 28).  This gate led from the temple complex east down into the Kidron Valley. Athaliah was the daughter of Ahab and Jezebel, and the wife of Jehoram. She took over the rule ...[Read More]

The Water Gate:

The Water Gate was one of the principal gates on the east side of Jerusalem. Water Gate was in the vicinity of the Gihon Spring which was an important source of water for Jerusalem. The Water Gate was across the ridge from the Valley Gate and opened to the east, leading to the Gihon Spring and the Kidron Valley. (Nehemiah 3:26). The wall of Ophel. The wall of Ophel extended from the Ophel to the s ...[Read More]

Fountain Gate:

“The gate of the fountain was repaired by Shallun the son of Colhozeh, the ruler of part of Mizpah; he built it, and covered it, and set up the doors, the locks, and the bars, and the wall of the pool of Siloah by the king’s garden, and unto the stairs that go down from the city of David. After him repaired Nehemiah the son of Azbuk, the ruler of the half part of Bethzur, unto the place over again ...[Read More]

Dung Gate:

The dung gate was repaired by Malchiah the son of Rechab, the ruler of part of Bethhaccerem; he built it, and set up the doors, the locks, and the bars. (Nehemiah 3:14). Dung Gate was located in the southeast corner of Jerusalem. The purpose of the gate is where the garbage was dumped to Jerusalem. The holy city of Jerusalem was to be a clean city if it was to be a holy city. The Dung Gate is at t ...[Read More]

Valley Gate of Jerusalem:

The Valley Gate was repaired by Hanun, and the inhabitants of Zanoah; they built it, and set up the doors, the locks, and the bars, and a thousand cubits on the wall unto the dung gate. (Nehemiah 3: 13). The Valley Gate was located in the southwest corner of Jerusalem. It opens to the Valley of Hinnom which circles around Jerusalem from the west to the south of the city. This is the gate where Neh ...[Read More]

Old City Gate of Jerusalem:

The Old Gate was repaired by Jehoiada, the son of Paseah, and Meshullam the son of Besodeiah; they laid the beams, set up the doors, and locks and the bars.  Next to them repaired Melatiah the Gibeonite, and Jadon the Meronothite, the men of Gibeon, and of Mizpah, unto the throne of the governor on this side the river. They repaired the other piece, and the tower of the furnaces.  Next unto him re ...[Read More]

Fish Gate of Jerusalem:

The fish gate was built by the sons of Hassenaah, who also laid the beams and set up the doors, the locks, and the bars. Next the repairs was made by Meremoth, the son of Urijah, the son of Koz. (Meremoth a priest, son of Uriah of the family of Koz active in rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem and in the 7th course of temple service in the time of Ezra and Nehemiah.) (Strong. 2001. #04822). Next to t ...[Read More]