The Act Of Opening

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Luke 11:9

So I say to you: Keep asking, and it will be given you. Keep searching, and you will find. Keep knocking, and the door will be opened for you,

Matthew 7:8

Because everyone who keeps asking will receive, and the person who keeps searching will find, and the person who keeps knocking will have the door opened.

Luke 11:10

because everyone who keeps asking will receive, and the person who keeps searching will find, and the person who keeps knocking will have the door opened.

Revelation 3:7

"To the messenger of the church in Philadelphia, write: "The one who is holy, who is true, who has the key of David, who opens a door that no one can shut, and who shuts a door that no one can open, "says this:

Genesis 38:29

As it was, he withdrew his hand, and then his brother was born. Amazed, the midwife cried out loud, "What's this? A breach birth?" So that boy was named Perez.

Exodus 13:2

"Consecrate to me every firstborn male. Whatever is the first to open the womb among the Israelis, both of humans and of animals, belongs to me."

Exodus 13:12

you are to dedicate to the LORD everything that first opens the womb. All the firstborn males of your livestock belong to the LORD.

Amos 1:13

This is what the LORD says: "For three transgressions of the Ammonites and now for a fourth I will not turn away; because they ripped open the pregnant women of Gilead in order to enlarge their national borders.

Genesis 42:27

Later on, one of them opened up his sack to give his donkey some fodder after they had stopped at the place where they intended to lodge for the night. There, in the mouth of his sack, was all of his money!

Genesis 44:11

So they quickly dismounted, unloaded their sacks onto the ground, and each one of them opened his own sack.

Genesis 43:21

when we arrived at our overnight lodging place, we opened our sacks and discovered each man's money was still in the mouth of his sack. All of our money was there! We've brought it back with us in full.

Genesis 41:56

Joseph opened all of the storehouses and sold grain to the Egyptians, because the famine was beginning to be severe throughout the land of Egypt.

Exodus 2:6

When she opened it and saw the child, the little boy suddenly began crying. Filled with compassion for him, she exclaimed, "This is one of the Hebrew children!"

Genesis 29:3

and when all the flocks had been gathered there, they would roll away the stone from the opening of the well, water their flocks, and then return the stone to its place covering the opening of the well.

Exodus 21:33

If a man opens a pit or digs a pit and does not cover it, and an ox or donkey falls into it,

Revelation 9:2

It opened the shaft of the bottomless pit, and smoke came out of the shaft like the smoke from a large furnace. The sun and the air were darkened with the smoke from the shaft.

Joshua 10:22

Then Joshua gave this order: "Unseal the mouth of the cave and bring out these five kings to me from the cave."

John 11:39-41

Jesus said, "Remove the stone." Martha, the dead man's sister, told him, "Lord, there must be a stench by now, because he's been dead for four days." Jesus told her, "I told you that if you believed you would see God's glory, didn't I?" So they removed the stone.

John 20:1

On the first day of the week, early in the morning and while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and noticed that the stone had been removed from the tomb.

Mark 16:3-4

They kept saying to one another, "Who will roll away the stone for us from the entrance to the tomb?" Then they looked up and saw that the stone had been rolled away. (It was a very large stone.)

Luke 24:2

They found the stone rolled away from the tomb,

Matthew 27:52

tombs were opened, and many saints who had died were brought back to life.

Ezekiel 8:7

Then the Spirit brought me to the entrance of the court. As I watched, all of a sudden, there was a hole in the wall!

Ezekiel 8:8

Then he told me, "Son of Man, dig through the wall!" So I dug into the wall. That's when I uncovered an entrance!

Ezekiel 12:5

While they continue to watch, dig a hole for yourself in the wall and enter through it.

Ezekiel 12:7

I did just as I was commanded. I brought out the luggage as if it were luggage for exile. I did this during the day. Then in the evening I dug a hole in the wall with my hand and brought the luggage out in total darkness and carried it out on my shoulder while they were watching.

Ezekiel 12:12

Then the prince, who will be one of them, will carry his luggage on his shoulder in the dark and will go out. They'll dig a hole in the wall for him to go through. His face will be covered so that he won't be able to see the land with his eyes.

Isaiah 22:9

At that time, you looked at the arsenal of the Palace of the Forest, and saw that there were many breaches in the City of David. So you stored up water from the Lower Pool,

Ezekiel 13:5

You didn't go up to repair the breaches in the walls and you didn't build the walls so Israel's house would be able to endure battle on the Day of the LORD.

Genesis 8:13

In the six hundred and first year of Noah's life, during the first month, the flood water began to evaporate from the land. Noah then removed the ark's cover and saw that the surface of the land was drying.

Mark 2:4

Since they couldn't bring him to Jesus because of the crowd, they made an opening in the roof over the place where he was. They dug through it and let down the mat on which the paralyzed man was lying.

Ezekiel 46:12

Whenever the Regent Prince presents a voluntary offering, burnt offering, or peace offering, he is to present it voluntarily to the LORD, and the east-facing gate is to be opened for him. He is to provide his burnt offering and peace offering as he does on the Sabbath. When he leaves, the gate is to be shut behind him.

Acts 12:10

They passed the first guard, then the second, and came to the iron gate that led into the city. It opened by itself for them, and they went outside and proceeded one block when the angel suddenly left him.

Psalm 118:19

Open for me the righteous gates so I may enter through them to give thanks to the LORD.

Psalm 24:7

Lift up your heads, gates! Be lifted up, ancient doors, so the King of Glory may come in.

Psalm 24:9

Lift up your heads, gates! Be lifted up, ancient doors, so the King of Glory may come in.

Isaiah 26:2

Open your gates, so the righteous nation that safeguards its faith may enter.

Isaiah 60:11

Your gates will always stand open by day or night, and they will not be shut, so that nations will bring you their wealth, with their kings led in procession.

Nahum 2:6

The river gates will be opened, and the palace will collapse.

Nahum 3:13

Look at your people they are women! Your borders stand wide open to your enemies, while fire consumes the bars of your gates."

Acts 12:14

On recognizing Peter's voice, she was so overjoyed that she didn't open the gate but ran back inside and announced that Peter was standing at the gate.

1 Samuel 3:15

Samuel lay down until morning and then opened the doors of the house of the LORD, but he was afraid to report the vision to Eli.

2 Chronicles 29:3

In the first month of the first year of his reign he repaired and reopened the doors of the LORD's Temple.

Revelation 11:19

Then the Temple of God in heaven was opened, and the ark of his covenant was seen inside his Temple. There were flashes of lightning, noises, peals of thunder, an earthquake, and heavy hail.

Revelation 15:5

After these things, I looked, and the Temple, which is the Tent of Testimony in heaven, was open!

Ezekiel 46:1

"This is what the Lord GOD says: "The inner, east-facing courtyard is to remain shut during the six working days of the week, but on the Sabbath day it is to be opened, as well as on the day of the New Moon.

Nehemiah 7:3

I charged them, "Do not open the gates of Jerusalem until mid-day. Until then, let everyone stand watch, keeping the gates shut and locked. Appoint security watches from those who live in Jerusalem. Everyone should maintain his own watch near his house."

Revelation 21:25

Its gates will never be shut at the end of the day because there will be no night there.

Genesis 7:11

On the seventeenth day of the second month, when Noah was 600 years old, all the springs of the great deep burst open, the floodgates of the heavens were opened,

Ezekiel 1:1

On the fifth day of the fourth month of the thirtieth year of the exile to Babylon, while I was among the captives on the bank of the Chebar River, heaven opened up and I saw visions from God.

Revelation 4:1

After these things, I saw a door standing open in heaven. The first voice that I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet said, "Come up here, and I will show you what must happen after this."

Matthew 3:16

At this, he permitted him to be baptized. When Jesus had been baptized, he immediately came up out of the water. Suddenly, the heavens opened up for him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him.

Mark 1:10

Just as he was coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens split open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove.

Luke 3:21

When all the people had been baptized, Jesus, too, was baptized. While he was praying, heaven opened,

Acts 7:56

He said, "Look! I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God!"

Acts 10:11

and saw heaven open and something like a large linen sheet coming down, being lowered by its four corners to the ground.

Malachi 3:10

"Bring the entire tithe into the storehouse that there may be food in my house. So put me to the test in this right now," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "and see if I won't throw open the windows of heaven for you and pour out on you blessing without measure.

Nehemiah 8:5

Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people. Because he was visible above all the people there, as he opened it, all the people stood up.

Revelation 5:2

I also saw a powerful angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?"

Revelation 5:5

"Stop crying," one of the elders told me. "Look! The Lion from the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has conquered. He can open the scroll and its seven seals."

Daniel 7:10

A river of fire flowed out from before him. Thousands upon thousands were serving him, with millions upon millions waiting before him. The court sat in judgment, and record books were unsealed.

Luke 4:17

the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling the scroll, he found the place where it was written,

Revelation 5:3-4

No one in heaven, on earth, or under the earth could open the scroll or look inside it. I began to cry bitterly because no one was found worthy to open the scroll or look inside it.

Revelation 10:2

He held a small, opened scroll in his hand. Setting his right foot on the sea and his left foot on the land,

Revelation 10:8

Then the voice that I had heard from heaven spoke to me again, saying, "Go and take the opened scroll from the hand of the angel who is standing on the sea and on the land."

Revelation 20:12

I saw the dead, both unimportant and important, standing in front of the throne, and books were open. Another book was opened the Book of Life. The dead were judged according to their actions, as recorded in the books.

Revelation 6:1

Then I saw the lamb open the first of the seven seals. I heard one of the four living creatures say with a voice like thunder, "Go!"

Revelation 6:3

When the lamb opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, "Go!"

Revelation 6:5

When the lamb opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature say, "Go!" I looked, and there was a black horse! Its rider held a scale in his hand.

Revelation 6:7

When the lamb opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature say, "Go!"

Revelation 8:1

When the lamb opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour.

Ezekiel 30:16

I'll set fire to Egypt, and Aswan will writhe in agony. Thebes will be demolished, and Memphis will face daily distress.

Ezekiel 37:12

"Therefore prophesy to them, and tell them, "Watch me! I'm going to open your graves, lift you out of those graves, and bring my people back into the land of Israel.

Ezekiel 37:13

Then you'll learn that I am the LORD, when I've opened your graves and caused you to come up out of them, my people.

Hosea 13:8

I will confront them like a bear deprived of her cubs; I will tear open their ribs. I will devour them like a lion the wild beasts will rip them apart.

Zechariah 5:7

Look, a round lead cover was being lifted, and there was one woman seated inside the basket!

Genesis 8:6

After 40 days, Noah opened the window of the ark that he had built

2 Kings 13:17

and ordered him, "Open a window that faces east." So he did so. Elisha ordered him, "Shoot!" So he shot. Then Elisha said, "This is the LORD's arrow of victory the victory arrow against Aram, because you will defeat the Arameans at Aphek until you will have utterly finished them off."

Zechariah 11:1

Open your doors, Lebanon, and fire will consume your cedars.

John 10:3

It's to him the gatekeeper opens the gate, and it's his voice the sheep hear. He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.

Acts 16:14

A woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a dealer in purple goods, was listening to us. She was a worshiper of God, and the Lord opened her heart to listen carefully to what was being said by Paul.

Acts 12:16

Meanwhile, Peter kept on knocking and knocking. When they opened the gate, they saw him and were amazed.

Matthew 25:11

Later, the other bridesmaids arrived and said, "Lord, lord, open up for us!'

Luke 13:25

After the homeowner gets up and closes the door, you can stand outside, knock on the door, and say again and again, "Lord, open the door for us!' But he will answer you, "I don't know where you come from.'

Mark 7:34

Then he looked up to heaven, sighed, and told him, "Ephphatha," that is, "Be opened!"

Micah 2:13

God will stand up and break through in their presence. Then they will pass through the gate, going out by it. Their king will pass in front of them with the LORD at their head."

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