Summary: God's Open Doors There are many kinds of doors spoken of in the Bible and there is a spiritual picture found at each door. Some doors we are to walk through and some doors that are open to us can lead to problems.
God's Open Doors
There are many kinds of doors spoken of in the Bible and there is a spiritual picture found at each door. Some doors we are to walk through and some doors that are open to us can lead to problems. Not every door open before us is of the Lord. This is why it is so important that we know the Word of God for it is the Will of God for our lives. Jesus is the true door that we can enter to that abundant life that He has for all of us. John Chapter 10:1-10
Christ is the door and the good shepherd
I. We need to watch our speech at this door.
Ps 141:3 Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.
A. God refers to our mouth as being a door that we should watch to make sure only good things like the Word of Faith comes forth. Romans 12:3.
II. Some times we must dig a little deeper into the well of faith to find the door God has for us to walk through.
Ezek 8:8 Then said he unto me, Son of man, dig now in the wall: and when I had digged in the wall, behold a door. .
III. God has a door of hope, because Jesus is the true door.
Hosea 2:15 (KJV) And I will give her her vineyards from thence, and the valley of Achor for a door of hope: and she shall sing there...........
A. There is always hope with God.
1. As we journey through life, the thing we long for is hope. There is no greater source of hope than God’s Word.
2.Lost hope is the undertaker’s best friend.
3.We are never beneath hope while above hell; nor are we above hope while beneath heaven.
IV. There is the door to our prayer closet. Those times of secret prayer are needed in all of us. Matthew 6:6 (KJV) But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly..
V. Jesus, the living door is not a way. He is the only way.
John 10:9 I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.
VI. A door of answered prayer can be a place of victory.. .
VII. The door of faith is open for all of us.
Acts 14:27b........how he had opened the door of faith unto the
A. Whosoever will may come.
VIII. The enemy hates the door that God can open for us.
1 Cor 16:9 For a great door and effectual is opened unto me, and there are many adversaries.
IX. The door of our hearts is controlled by us. Do we listen, and do we open?
Rev 3:20 Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. .
A. As the song says, "What a day that will be when we see Jesus!"
JUST KNOCK AND YOU WILL SEE, JESUS WILL ANSWER!