Bible verses about "gatekeepers" | Matthew

1 Peter 5:1-14

1 The elders whiche are amonge you, I exhorte, whiche am also an elder, and a wytnes of the affliccions of Christe, and also a partaker of the glory that shallbe opened, 2 se that ye fede Christes flocke, which is amonge you, takinge the ouersight of them, not as though ye were compelled therto, but wyllingly, not for the desire of fylthy lucre, but of a good minde, 3 not as though ye were Lordes ouer the parishes, but that ye be an ensample to the flocke. 4 And when the chiefe shephearde shal appere, ye shal receiue an incorruptible crowne of glorie. 5 Lykewyse ye yonger submit youre selues vnto the elder. Submit youre selues euerye man, one to another, knyt youre selues together in lowlines of mynde. For God resisteth the proude & geueth grace to humble. 6 Submit youre selues therfore vnder the myghty hande of God, that he maye exalte you, when the tyme is come. 7 Caste all your care to him: for he careth for you. 8 Be sober and watch, for your aduersary the deuyll as a roringe Lyon walketh aboute, sekinge whom he may deuour, 9 whom resist stedfast in the fayth remembring, that ye do but fulfill the same affliccions, which are appointed to youre brethren that are in the worlde. 10 The God of al grace, which called you vnto his eternal glory by Christe Iesus, shall hys owne selfe after ye haue suffred a litle affliccion make you perfecte, shall settle, strength and stablishe you. 11 To hym be glorie and dominion for euer, and whyle the worlde endureth. Amen. 12 By Syluanus a faythfull brother vnto you (as I suppose) haue I wrytten brefly, exhortynge and testifyenge howe that this is the true grace of God wherin ye stande. 13 The companions of youre election, that are of Babylon, salute you, and Marcus my sonne. 14 Grete ye one another wyth the kysse of loue. Peace be wyth you all, which are in Christe Iesus. AMEN.

Nehemiah 11:19

19 And the porters Acub and Talmon and theyr brethren that kepte the portes, were an hundreth and two and seuenty.

1 Timothy 2:1-15

1 I exhorte therfore, that aboue al thynges, prayers, supplicacyons intercessyons, and geuynge of thankes be had for all men: 2 for kynges, and for all that are in authorytye, that we maye lyue a quyete and a peasable lyfe, in all godlynes and honestye. 3 For that is good and accepted in the syghte of God oure sauyoure, 4 whiche wyll haue all men saued, and to come vnto the knoweledge of the trueth. 5 For there is one God, and one Meadiatoure betwene God and man, which is the man Christ Iesus 6 which gaue hym self a raunsome for al men, that it shoulde be testifyed at hys tyme, 7 where vnto I am ordeyned a preacher and an Apostle: I tell the trueth in Christe and lye not, beynge the teacher of the gentyles in fayth and verytye. 8 I wyll therfore that the men praye euerye where lyfting vp pure handes wythout wrath or doubtyng. 9 Lykewyse also the women that they araye them selues in comlye apparell wyth shamefastnes and discrete behauyoure not wyth broyded heare other golde, or pearles, or costlye araye: 10 but wyth suche as becommeth women that professe the worshyppyng of God thorowe good workes. 11 Let the woman learne in silence with all subieccyon. 12 I suffer not a woman to teache, neyther to haue authoritie ouer a man: but for to be in silence. 13 For Adam was fyrste formed, and then Eue. 14 Also Adam was not deceyued, but the woman was deceyued, and was in a transgressyon. 15 Notwythstandyng thorow bearyng of chyldren they shalbe saued, so they continue in faythe, loue & holynes with discrecion.

James 5:1-20

1 Go to nowe ye ryche men. Weepe, and howle on your wretchednes that shal come vpon you. 2 Youre ryches is corrupte youre garmentes are motheaten. 3 Your gold and your siluer are cankered, & the ruste of them shal be a witnes vnto you, and shall eate your fleshe, as it were fyre. Ye haue heaped treasure together in your laste dayes: 4 Beholde the hyre of the labourers which haue reped doun your fieldes (which hyer is of you kept backe by fraude) crieth: & the cryes of them whiche haue reped, are entred into the eares of the Lorde Sabaoth 5 Ye haue lyued in pleasure on the earth, & in wantonnes. Ye haue norished your hertes, as in a day of slaughter 6 Ye haue condempned, & haue kylled the iuste, & he hath not resisted you. 7 Be ye pacyente therfore brethren, vnto the commynge of the Lord. Behold the husbande man wayghteth for the precious frute of the earth & hath long pacience therevpon, vntyll he receyue (the early and the latter rayne.) 8 Be ye also pacyent therfor, and setle your hertes, for the commynge of the Lorde draweth nye. 9 Grudge not one agaynst another brethren lest ye be damned. Beholde the iudge standeth before the dore. 10 Take (my brethren) the Prophetes for an ensample of sufferyng aduersitye, & of longe pacience, whiche spake in the name of the Lorde. 11 Beholde we count them happye whiche endure. Ye haue hearde of the pacience of Iob, & haue knowen what ende the Lorde made. For the Lorde is verye pytyfull and mercyfull. 12 But about al thinges my brethren, sweare not, neyther by heauen, neyther by earth, neyther by anye other othe. Let your yea be yea and youre naye, naye: leaste ye falle into hypocrysye. 13 Yf any of you be euyll vexed, let hym praye. Yf anye of you be merye, let hym singe Psalmes. 14 Yf anye be deseased amonge you, let hym call for the elders of the congregacyon, and let them praye ouer him, and annoynte hym wyt oyle in the name of the Lord 15 and the prayer of fayth shall saue the sicke, & the Lorde shall rayse hym vp: and yf he haue commytted synnes, they shalbe forgeuen him. 16 Knoweledge youre fautes one to another; and praye one for another, that ye maye be healed. The prayer of a ryghtuous man auayleth muche yf it be feruente. 17 Helias was a man mortall, euen as we are, and he prayed in hys prayer, that it might not rayne: and it rayned not on the earth by the space of thre yeares & sixe monethes. 18 And he prayed againe, and the heauen gaue rayne, and the earthe broughte forth her frute. 19 Brethren yf anye of you erre from the trueth and an other conuerte hym, 20 let the same know that he which conuerted the synner from goyng astraye out of hys waye, shall saue a soule from death, and shall hyde the multytude of synnes.

Psalms 84:10

10 For one daye in thy courte is better then a thousande. I had rather be a dore keper in the house of my God, then to dwell in the tentes of the vngodly.

Isaiah 62:6-10

6 I wyll set watchmen vpon thy walles (O Ierusalem) whiche shall neyther ceasse daye nor night to preache the Lorde. And ye also shal not kepe him close, 7 nor leaue to speake of him, vntill Ierusalem be set vp, & made the prayse of the worlde. 8 The Lorde hath sworne by his right hande, and by his strong arme, that from thence forthe he will not geue thy corne to be meate for thine enemies, nor thy wyne (wherin thou hast laboured) to be dryncke for the straungers. 9 But they that haue gathered in the corne shall eate it, and geue thanckes to the Lorde: and they that haue borne in the wyne, shal drincke it in in the court of my sanctuary. 10 Stande backe, and depart a sunder, ye that stand vnder the gate: make roume ye people, repayre the strete, and take awaye the stones, & set out a token for the people.

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