He gave a command to the clouds above and opened the doors of heaven.
A person’s gift opens doors for him and brings him before the great.
The Lord says this to Cyrus, his anointed, whose right hand I have grasped to subdue nations before him and disarm kings, to open doors before him, and even city gates will not be shut:
“So I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.
-Luke 11:9-10 (Matt. 7:7-8)
After they arrived and gathered the church together, they reported everything God had done with them and that he had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles.
But I will stay in Ephesus until Pentecost, because a wide door for effective ministry has opened for me—yet many oppose me.
-1 Corinthians 16:8-9
When I came to Troas to preach the gospel of Christ, even though the Lord opened a door for me, I had no rest in my spirit because I did not find my brother Titus. Instead, I said good-bye to them and left for Macedonia.
-2 Corinthians 2:12-13
At the same time, pray also for us that God may open a door to us for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains,
I know your works. Look, I have placed before you an open door that no one can close because you have but little power; yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name.
See! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.
After this I looked, and there in heaven was an open door. The first voice that I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet said, “Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this.”