It is God who sets things in motion, and God who opens hearts to the Gospel.
THE ENCOUNTER OF OPENNESS AND TRUTH
It is a bit of a cliché, but ‘when God closes one door, He opens another’. This was certainly the experience of Paul and his companions: Silas (cf. Acts 15:40), Timothy (cf. Acts 16:1-3), and Luke (cf. Acts 16:10). We are not told how,