Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate,
and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction,
and many there be which go in thereat:
Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way,
which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.
A. The “Broad” way
1. Leading to destruction
a. “Many” go into eternity by this way
B. The “Narrow” way
1. Leading to eternal life
a. “Few” find this way
C. Jesus claims to be the Narrow Gate
1. John 14:6; John 10:7-9: John 11:25-26
D. Narrow Gate Problems
1. We need God’s help to find it
a. John 6:44 – no man comes . . .
b. Acts 26:17-17 – to open their eyes . . .
2. Only Christ’s teachings reveal it
a. John 5:24 – he that heareth my word . .
b. John 8:32 – the Truth shall make you free
3. Human intellect cannot “see” it
a. Proverbs 14:12 – the way that seems right
b. 1 Corinthians 2:14 – the natural man . . .