Bible Verses & Quotes about Open Doors, Closed Doors, Open and Closed doors with God – Open and Closed doors in the Bible First, we explore some encouraging thoughts on Open and Closed doors (Quotes & Discussion).
Next, we list Bible Verses about Open Doors, Bible Verses about Closed doors, Examples of Open Doors in the Bible, Examples of Closed Doors in the Bible, and How to know if an open door is from God (Is this from God?)
Open and Closed Doors ~ Quotes from the Bible
Revelation 3:8, NIV I have placed before you an open door that no one can shut. I know that you have little strength, yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name.
Isaiah 22:22, ESV And I will place on his shoulder the key of the house of David. He shall open, and none shall shut; and he shall shut, and none shall open. (Please Scroll further down for more Scripture Quotes & Bible Verses about Open Doors and Closed Doors)
Open Doors and Closed Doors by God ~ Encouraging Thoughts
There are some doors which lead into ways that are not right for us, even though we may not initially realize it. An open door may look like a blessing at first glance, but God knows what is on the other side.
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Thank you God, for opening the right doors for us, and for closing the wrong doors for us. When you open a door, please help us to recognize the open doors of blessings, opportunities, mercy and grace, and help us to confidently go through with no fear, knowing that you will always make a way!
When you close a door for our own good, please help us not to be fixated on this closed door, but to be committed to fixing our eyes on Jesus, and to be thankful that God is looking out for me!
See Also: Bible Verses about Trusting God
More Bible Verses about Open Doors (Open ways), plus Bible Verses about Closed Doors (Shut doors)
Isaiah 43:16-19, NIV This is what the LORD says – he who made a way through the sea, a path through the mighty waters… Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.
Proverbs 3:5-6, ESV Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
Philippians 2:13, ESV For it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.
John 10:9, ESV I am the door. If anyone enters by me, he will be saved and will go in and out and find pasture.
Revelation 4:1, ESV After this I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven! And the first voice, which I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet, said, “Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this.
Open Doors and Closed Doors by God ~ 2 Sets of Examples
Examples of Open Doors in the Bible
1 Corinthians 16:9, ESV For a wide door for effective work has opened to me…
2 Corinthians 2:12, NLT When I came to the city of Troas to preach the Good News of Christ, the Lord opened a door of opportunity for me.
Examples of Closed Doors in the Bible
Acts 16:6-7, NLT Next Paul and Silas traveled through the area of Phrygia and Galatia, because the Holy Spirit had prevented them from preaching the word in the province of Asia at that time. Then coming to the borders of Mysia, they headed north for the province of Bithynia, but again the Spirit of Jesus did not allow them to go there.
Up Next, we will look at how to discern if an open door is really from God => 5 Ways to Know if an Open Door is from God
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