3 edition of A door that God opened. found in the catalog.
A door that God opened.
by (J. Henry)
Written in English
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So then, before we begin to look at what it means for God to open and close doors, we must understand God’s will for our lives. As I just mentioned, we must come to the knowledge and acceptance of salvation. This is the first part of God’s will because He is not willing that any of us should perish in Hell. We see this stated in 2 Peter God shut the door of my comfort zone and what I thought was my “dream life.” It was the most painful experience I have ever gone through. I think that the reason closed doors hurt so much is the fact that we have a have an ideal life that we ourselves have designed, and we think that this is the right arrogantly run ahead of God.
In his book Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God’s Will, Kevin DeYoung discusses both good and bad ways of using “open door” language. Christians often speak of “an open door” from the Lord, meaning, “God is giving me this great opportunity.”. There are the school doors, the office doors, the church doors as well as the elevator door, revolving doors, and automatic doors. Our lives seem filled with going in and out of doors. Contrast with impact of closed doors. In our scripture passage, we find an underlying theme of opening doors: • Open door of demon possession • Open door of.
First, the language of “open doors” is found in the New Testament. When Paul and Barnabas returned to Antioch, they attributed their recent missionary success to God’s opening “a door of faith to the Gentiles” ().Paul told the Corinthians that a door of effective work had been opened for him in Ephesus (1 Cor. ).He used the same language to describe an opportunity in Troas (2 Cor. door God has opened. MARCH | If you want to know more about hearing God’s voice, be sure to check out this month’s resource—Robert Morris’ Frequency series— where you’ll learn how to hear God’s clear direction for every area of your life. It’s our Thank You to you when you send your gift of support to TBN this month.
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(8) I know thy works: behold, I have set A door that God opened. book, given) before thee an open door (better, a door opened)A reference to the passages (Acts ; 1Corinthians ; 2Corinthians ; Colossians ) in which a similar expression is used reminds us that the open door was not simply a way of escape from difficulties, but an opening for preaching the gospel, an opportunity of doing good.
An Open Door From God Will Remain Open. Many times people make the mistake of walking in fear when it comes to missing an open door from God. They feel if they do not act immediately, it will go away. This is a lie. Haste will cause you to make a mistake. God is all-powerful.
No one can close a door He has opened, including you. Sometimes we do not tarry and wait on God enough for the door to remain closed or to clearly open. Fourth, know that struggle can be a good sign that the door is open.
Opportunity Enemies Of God Hindrances Ministry evangelism, motivation for Missionaries, Support For Opportunities, And Salvation Missions for a wide door for effective service has opened to me, and there are many adversaries.
God is to be our guide. A Visual. There are many verses in the Bible that use the word “door” as a visual to speak about an opportunity. See in A door that God opened. book verses how God opening a door is him providing an opportunity. There is a wide-open door for a great work here, although many oppose me.
When Timothy comes, don’t intimidate : Danielle Bernock. If a door opening glorifies God, if you receive confirmation from others, if the door makes you % dependent on God to open it, or the door opens by itself, if it lines up with Scripture, if it is an overwhelming passion you have, and if it is not against the law, then it could very well be that God is opening a door for you.
God opens doors in our lives for various reasons. There can be doors of opportunities and doors that lead us from one season to another. If we are obedient and allow the Holy Spirit to guide us, we begin develop a clarity to find these open doors and the courage to explore within.
The Apostle Paul spoke of an open doors in the following passages. Colossians And p ray for us, too, that God may open a door for our messag e, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains.
1 Corinthians T here is a wide-open door for a great work here, although many oppose me. When Timothy comes, don’t intimidate him. He is doing the Lord’s work, just as I am. A Message for Shebna 21 I will clothe him with your robe and tie your sash around him. I will put your authority in his hand, and he will be a father to the dwellers of Jerusalem and to the house of Judah.
22 I will place on his shoulder the key of the house of David. What he opens, no one can shut; what he shuts, no one can open. 23 I will drive him like a peg into a firm place, and he. Sharing from my experience, and principles from God’s Word, here are three ways to tell if that open door really is from God: 1.
The Door that God Opens will Never Contradict His Word. Many Christians see opportunities to make more money as an open door from God, even though the opportunity means a job on Sunday mornings or additional hours.
But is that really true. How does the Lord want us to approach the Bible. Do you know the real story behind the Bible. Check out this article, Knock, and the Door Shall Be Opened. It’s certain to open a door for you.
InI followed along with my mother in accepting the gospel. The book of James makes this strong. We seek faith by works, and works should be seen by the faith that motivates us. III. God’s Open Door of Preaching (2 Cor KJV) Furthermore, when I came to Troas to preach Christ’s gospel, and a door was opened unto me of the Lord.
When God opens a door for us we do not have to fear whether anybody will close the door that God has opened for us.
Sometimes we live in fear of men and of the devil even after the Lord has opened a door for us. We live in constant fear and worry whether the door will be closed again by anyone and we begin to suspect everyone that they might.
The Open Door Points to God’s Glory. No door that God opens will contradict Scripture. If an opportunity arises that requires for you to go against God’s word, it’s not from God. It shouldn’t require you to compromise your beliefs and morals. If it makes you feel more guilty than good, it’s not from God.
Behold, I have put before you an open door which no one can shut, because you have a little power, and have kept My word, and have not denied My name." We have learned already that Christ controls the entry into the Kingdom of God.
In verse 8 Jesus was speaking about an open door of ministry. It is Christ who opens the doors of ministry for us. The book of Isaiah, often called the Old Testament Gospel, reveals that a child was to be born and his name called “The Mighty God, and the Everlasting Father”.
We know that this Child was Yeshua (Jesus) of Nazareth, that He is the unique Son of God, the express image of the invisible God.
The throne of David was to be given to Him and He now holds its "key", a symbol of the right and. But thanks be to God, although there are still a number of closed doors, many which were once closed have been opened. And on Janu of this year the first African American, President Elect Barack Obama will be sworn in as the next president of the United States of America.
A Prayer for God to Lead The Way and Open His Doors: Dear God, Thank you for your great love and blessing over our lives. Thank you that your favor towards your children has no end.
It lasts for eternity through the richness and power of Christ. Forgive us for sometimes forgetting that you are intimately acquainted with all our ways, that you. The book of James makes this strong.
We seek faith by works, and works should be seen by the faith that motivates us. III. God's Open Door of Preaching - 2 Cor (KJV) Furthermore, when I came to Troas to preach Christ's gospel, and a door was opened unto me of the Lord, A.
God wants not only to direct preachers but all His children and. The search for open doors comes during seasons of transition, discomfort, or even inspiration.
The thing about transition is that it is an awkward place. We want God to open and shut doors in episodes of our lives but when you’re in between one place and another, you find yourself looking for that open door. I wonder if God didn’t allow that small detail in His Word so that we would have one more principle in discerning God’s will.
We need to know that not every open door is from God and not every invitation is God’s will for us. We need to be okay with not walking through an open door even when it looks like a good door and a great opportunity.
When Jesus spoke to the Church of Philadelphia in the Book of Revelation He said “I have set before you an open door, which no one is able to shut” (Rev ) which might also mean that we must sometimes wait for God to open doors for us. As I somewhat touched on before, it is pointless trying to open a door that is shut because only God.But Peter continued knocking: and when they had opened the door, and saw him, they were astonished.
Revelation | View whole chapter | See verse in context And the voice which I heard from heaven spake unto me again, and said, Go and take the little book which is open in the hand of the angel which standeth upon the sea and upon the earth.