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There is a Fountain.....The Fountain Gate (7 or 11)
Series: Realms of Revival
Nehemiah 3: 15 thru 25; I Peter1: 18 and 19
Intro: As we approach the "Fountain Gate", we become keenly aware of several particulars that stand out in this passage. Concerning the labor involved in reconstructing this gate, we find:
1) The Largest amount of workers to deliver the task
2) The Largest amount of scripture to define the task
In studying this gate, and its location among the other gates, I am aware that many commentators fix this gate to the "Spirit Filled life". But, in light of the fact that we have just left the "Dung Gate"of "I surrender all", and if we learned our lesson well at this gate, the spirit filled life should be a foregone conclusion. Because of the amount of work involved, and the amount of scripture used by Nehemiah to describe this work, I believe that this gate represents that fountain of blood that flows from Immanuel's veins. Modernists wish to establish a "bloodless" religion. The reject the blood of Christ. They center in on his teachings, his miracles, and his examples, but they are devoid of the Blood. It is not Jesus the Example, or Jesus the Teacher or even Jesus the Miracle Worker, that saves our soul, it is Jesus Christ, the lamb of God, crucified on Calvary, that saves our souls. The old song says:
"There is a fountain filled with blood, drawn from Immanuel's veins,
And sinners plunged beneath that flood, Lose all their guilty stains"
I. A FOUNTAIN OF REVELATION (I Pet 1:12 "unto whom it was revealed")
A bloodless Book is nothing more than a broken book, that cannot remedy anything, much less remedy the sin question. You can no more rid yourself of the Blood of Christ in the Bible, that you can rid yourself of the blood in your body. The life of the flesh is in the blood, and the life of God's Word is in the blood. There is no revelation without the acknowledgment and acceptance of that founta ...
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