Violence shall no more be heard in your land, wasting nor destruction within your borders; but you shall call your walls Salvation…
I. PRAISE IS THE GATE BY WHICH WE PASS OUT OF OURSELVES.
II. IT IS BY THIS PATH THAT THE BELIEVER PASSES INTO NEW RELATIONS. He enters the Church through "the gates of Praise. It is impossible that there can be an ungrateful Christian.
III. Gates within gates, gates to the city, and gates within the city; THE GATEWAY BY WHICH WE PASS TO HIGHER KNOWLEDGE, AND TO HIGHER LIFE, IS PRAISE.
(E. Paxton Hood.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Violence shall no more be heard in thy land, wasting nor destruction within thy borders; but thou shalt call thy walls Salvation, and thy gates Praise.