There are two words that need explanation.
He said to them, But who do you say that I am? Simon Peter replied, You are the Christ, the Son of the living God. Then Jesus answered him, Blessed are you Simon Bar-Jonah. For flesh and blood have not revealed this to you, but My Father who is in heaven. And I tell you, you are Peter (Greek, Petros – a large piece of rock) and on this rock (Greek, Petra – a huge rock like Gibraltar) I will build my church and the gates of Hades (the powers of the infernal region) shall not over power it (or be strong to its detriment or hold out against it). I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; and whatever you bind (declare to be improper and unlawful ) on earth must be what is already loosed in heaven.
It clearly defines the job of Jesus Christ's Ecclesia (the original Greek word for church)
Ecclesia means: an assembly of people convened at a public place of the council for the purpose of deliberating.
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a dedicated nation, God’s own purchased, special people, that you may set forth the wonderful deeds and display the virtues and perfections of Him Who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.
And formed us into a kingdom (a royal race), priests to His God and Father – to Him be the glory and power and the majesty and the dominion throughout the ages and forever and ever. Amen.
And you have made them a kingdom (royal race) and priests to our God, and they shall reign as kings over the earth!
you can then say that we are lawmakers everywhere we find ourselves as the Ecclesia for our God on earth.
Jesus Christ also mentioned that He will build His ecclesia that the "gates of hell" shall not prevail against it.
we as the Ecclesia are then supposed to build the capacity to identify these gates that lead to hell.
What are they?
The Keys of the Kingdom
- demonic covenants
- altars of demons
- tokens of devilish sources (statutes, obelisks, asherah poles)
- junctions of roads to cities
- sanctuaries and sanctums of demonic belief systems
- shrines dedicated to demonic deities
- any part of creation that have been deified to other gods, etc.
We then need to identify the keys of the kingdom in the word of God to unlock and destroy these gates of hell that have to do with the financial systems, built by men to oppose the Kingdom of God in GBR and GFFJ in all its operational countries, so they do not prevail against the Ecclesia of God.
And they blessed Rebekah and said to her, You are our sister; may you become the mother of thousands of ten thousands, and let your posterity possess the gate of their enemies. Gen 24:60
He was afraid and said How to be feared and reverenced is this place! This is none other than the house of God, and this is the gateway to heaven! Gen 28:17
All these cities were fortified with high and haughty walls, gates, and bars, besides a great many unwalled villages. Deut 3:5
Formerly they chose new gods; then war was in the gate. Was there a shield or spear seen among 40 000 in Israel? Judges 5:8
Then Boaz went up to the city’s gate and sat down there, and behold, the kinsman of whom Boaz had spoken came by. He said Ho! Turn aside and sit down here. So he turned aside and sat down. Ruth 4:1
Also Ruth the Moabitess, the widow of Mahlon, I have brought to be my wife to restore the name of the dead to his inheritance, that the name of the dead may not be cut off from among his brethren and from the gate of his birthplace. You are witnesses this day. And all the people at the gate and elders said, We are witnesses. May the Lord make the woman who is coming into your house like Rachel and Leah, the two who built the household of Israel. May you do worthily and get wealth (power) in Ephratah and be famous in Bethlehem.
The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness of it, the world and they who dwell in it. For He has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the currents and the rivers. Who shall go up into the mountain of the Lord! Or who shall stand in His Holy Place? He ho has clean hands and a pure heart, who has not lifted himself up to false hood or to what is false, nor sworn deceitfully. He shall receive blessing from the Lord and righteousness from the God of his salvation. This is the generation of those who seek Him, who seek your face O God of Jacob. Lift up your heads, O you gates; yes, lift them up, you age abiding doors, that the King of glory may come in . Who is this King of glory? The Lord of hosts, He is the King of glory. Psalm 24
Enter into His gates with thanksgiving and a thank offering and into His courts with praise! Be thankful and say so to Him, bless and affectionately praise His name. Psalm 100:4
Oh that men would praise the Lord for His goodness and loving-kindness and His wonderful works to the children of men! For He has broken the gates of bronze and cut the bars of iron apart. Some are fools because of the way of their transgressions and are afflicted because of their iniquities. They loathe every kind of food, and they draw near to the gates of death Psalm 107:15-18
Open to me the gates of righteousness; I will enter through them, and I will confess and praise the Lord. This is the gate of the Lord; the uncompromisingly righteous shall enter through it. Psalm 118:19 & 20
The Wisdom Proverb
The word of the Lord came to me again saying, Also son of man, mark out two ways by which the sword of the king of Babylon may come; both shall come forth from the same land. And make a signpost (a hand); make it at the head of the way to a city. You shall point out a ay for the Babylonian sword to come to Rabbath (the capital) of the sons of Ammon and to Judah with Jerusalem, the fortified and inaccessible. For the king of Babylon stands at the parting of the way at the fork of the two ways to use divination. He shakes the arrow to and fro, he consults the teraphim (household gods), he looks at the liver. In his right hand is the lot marked for Jerusalem: to set battering rams, to open the mouth calling for slaughter, to lift up the voice with a war cry, to set battering rams against the gates, to cast up siege mounds, and to build siege towers. And it shall seem like a lying divination to them who have sworn oaths (of allegiance to Nebuchadnezzar). Will he now fight against their homeland? But he will remind them of their guilt and iniquity (in violating those oaths) that they may be caught. Ezekiel 21:18-23
Enter through the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and spacious and broad is the way that leads away to destruction, and many are those who are entering through it. But the gate; for wide is the gate and spacious and broad is the way that leads away to destruction, and many are those who are entering through it. But the gate is narrow (contracted by pressure) and the way is straitened and compressed the leads away to life, and few are those who find it. Matthew 7:13-14