Truth does not consist of knowledge. Truth is not a cumulus of knowledge, it does not depend on how much we know, even how much of the Bible we know. We can only know one point of the Scriptures, if we live by that one point of the Scriptures, that one point becomes Truth and by it others are affected, some for life, and others for condemnation.
A gate is the entrance to a stage of growth, it is the point of transition between two stages of revelation, and it is the requirement to qualify for other levels of authority.
God has marked throughout the history stages of prophetic development, and men of understanding have been able to see them, and have moved in the Spirit of their revelation.
Living by faith is to understand that our life is sustained by what God says about us, not by what the world pretends to establish about our existence,
Life in Christ is not only a matter of recognizing the divinity of Jesus, it depends more on the willingness to submit to His Lordship.
It costs, yes, but it is not a personal or individual struggle. The redemptive work of the Cross enables us to overcome sin and authorizes us to defeat the kingdom of darkness.
The wisdom of a son of light is to discern how much of what we are required to do on a daily basis is influenced by the spirit of the world because although we have pointed out two popular festivals as an example, it is not the only pagan festivities we have to take care of.
The reason people don't turn to Jesus is because they don't see the forcefulness of the actions of those who preach to them.