BIBLE TEACHING SERVICE
Text: Ps. 24:7-10; Isaiah 26:1-4; Rev. 3:7-13
I know thy works: behold I have set before thee an open door and no man
can shut it;Ö. Rev. 3:8
Doors serve as barriers for any unauthorized person to come in into a
house most especially when suchs doors are shut.
People or other things including house pets cannot come in unless the
doors are opened to them. God has
the right and He sometimes shuts the door of heaven may be to hinder rain or any
other physical blessing from coming to a man or a land.
But He is God who opens and no one closes and when he closes nobody can
open. It is note-worthy that any
physical opening of the door without the spiritual correlation may not be
Godís perfect will for any of His children.
So, to enjoy the promise of God for us this year we need to be aware of
some of these truths that God will be revealing to us in this study.
2 Cor. 1:20; 2 Pet. 1:4; 1 Kings 8:56
is a God of His Word; His promises are yea and amen.
Whenever He speaks He will make sure that He fulfils whatsoever He says
(Num. 23:19; Jer. 1:12; Isa. 55:11). All
the promises of God including the opening of doors for us are meant for us to
enjoy and God has never intended that any of these blessings will pass us
unfulfilled. Let us consider few
of these promises from the bible: Promise
of health and prosperity (3 John 2); abundance
and provision (Lev. 26:9-10; Phil. 4:19); help
and protection (Isaiah 41:10; 54:15-17); fruitfulness
(Physical and Spiritual) Ex. 23:26; Duet. 7:14.
There are other several doors of blessings such as success,
Mention them with
biblical passages that state the promises.
to open doors:
God intends to open His many doors to several of us but we do stand on His
ways, and despite His love we become enemies of ourselves since we hinder Him
from fulfilling His counsels for us because of various hindrances around our
lives. Apart from major hindrance
of sin that must be checked so as to move ahead (Isaiah 59:1-8),
there are yet other issues that are not feasible sins but they equally
hinder our blessings because they are nevertheless sinful before God.
We shall consider some scriptures that will show us some of those
hinderances: Pro. 6:16-19; Psalm 1:1,4-6.
What are those things that hinder
from these verses or from other ones?:
jealousy, hatred, bitterness, guile etc.
Mention others and discuss them.
No matter how we pray and believe God if any of these attributes of the
ungodly is allowed in out hearts, we may not be able to receive His promises
coming to pass in our lives no matter how we try.
the doors open: Several
doors that God has opened unto us and which He will still open must be kept
opened. You must not try to do
anything that will close it again after being opened to you.
Many people on whom the door of breakthrough was opened lost the open
door and heaven was closed against them.
Remember Uzziah (2 Chro.
26:3-8, 15-16,21), Samson
(Judges 13:24-25; 14:5-6; 16:1-3, 18-20).
So, to keep the door of grace, anointing, blessings, power,
breakthrough etc. opened we
must ensure that we take care of ourselves in the following ways:
heed unto yourself (Acts 20:28a) i.e. examine yourself on daily basis (2 Cor
Do not wait until everything is upside down.
the word (Joshua 1:8; 2 Tim. 2:15). You
cannot over do this. The bible
you study, meditate upon and used will even open more doors unto you.
keep the door(s) open and to even open more doors (Matt. 7:7-11; Luke
18:1-8). Prayer is a very
serious weapon of our warfare donít joke with it.
faith (Heb. 11:6; Rom. 4:16-24) some of the promises may not even
come readily but as you believe God and exercise your faith in God
you will see God perfecting His counsels and fulfilling them.
yet many things to take care of such as living a pure and holy life, being
obedient to any known commandments of God, fleeing from all forms of evil and
others and discuss them.
God is not
unrighteous to His promises not to bring them to pass.
His doors that He has kept open, He will ever keep open and many more
will be opened if you and I can only abide and do all within our reach.
God bless you.
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