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Closed Doors

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the LORD. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:8-9

The Bible has much to say about open and closed doors and many times – even as Christians – we face obstacles on our path, in ministry, and daily life. Blocked doors can be very frustrating. Yet God often uses closed doors to advance his cause.

The Bible itself reminds us that God closed the womb of young Sarah so he could display his power to an elderly Sarah. He shut the palace door on Moses the prince so he could open shackles through Moses the liberator. He displaced Daniel out of Jerusalem so he could use Daniel in Babylon.

Even Jesus knew the value of a closed…

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