30 Bible Verses About Gates of Heaven Open Up

Matthew 7:7 – Ask, and You Will Receive

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.”

Matthew 16:19 – Keys of the Kingdom

“I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.”

John 10:9 – The Gate to Eternal Life

“I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved. They will come in and go out, and find pasture.”

Acts 16:26 – Heaven’s Gates Opened

“Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At once all the prison doors flew open, and everyone’s chains came loose.”

Revelation 3:8 – Door No One Can Shut

“I know your deeds. See, I have placed before you an open door that no one can shut. I know that you have little strength, yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name.”

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Isaiah 45:1 – Open Gates for Your Sake

“This is what the Lord says to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I take hold of to subdue nations before him and to strip kings of their armor, to open doors before him so that gates will not be shut.”

Psalm 24:7 – Lift Up Your Heads

“Lift up your heads, you gates; be lifted up, you ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in.”

Lamentations 3:53 – Gates of Heaven

“They shut me up in a pit and threw stones at me; the waters flowed over my head, and I thought I was about to perish.”

Acts 14:27 – God Opens Doors of Faith

“On arriving there, they gathered the church together and reported all that God had done through them and how he had opened a door of faith to the Gentiles.”

Revelation 21:25 – Gates Never Shut

“On no day will its gates ever be shut, for there will be no night there.”

2 Corinthians 2:12 – A Door of Opportunity

“Now when I went to Troas to preach the gospel of Christ and found that the Lord had opened a door for me.”

Isaiah 26:2 – Open the Gates of Righteousness

“Open the gates that the righteous nation may enter, the nation that keeps faith.”

Ezekiel 46:12 – Gates Open on Sabbaths

“When the prince provides a freewill offering to the Lord, whether a burnt offering or fellowship offerings, the gate facing east is to be opened for him. He shall offer his burnt offering or his fellowship offerings as he does on the Sabbath day. Then he shall go out, and after he has gone out, the gate will be shut.”

Psalm 118:19-20 – Gate of Righteousness

“Open for me the gates of righteousness; I will enter and give thanks to the Lord. This is the gate of the Lord through which the righteous may enter.”

Isaiah 60:11 – Your Gates Always Open

“Your gates will always stand open, they will never be shut, day or night, so that people may bring you the wealth of the nations— their kings led in triumphal procession.”

Jeremiah 15:17 – Gates of Your Heart

“I never sat in the company of revelers, never made merry with them; I sat alone because your hand was on me and you had filled me with indignation.”

Nehemiah 13:19 – Gates Closed on the Sabbath

“When evening shadows fell on the gates of Jerusalem before the Sabbath, I ordered the doors to be shut and not opened until the Sabbath was over. I stationed some of my own men at the gates so that no load could be brought in on the Sabbath day.”

Revelation 21:12 – Twelve Gates of the Holy City

“It had a great, high wall with twelve gates, and with twelve angels at the gates. On the gates were written the names of the twelve tribes of Israel.”

Isaiah 45:2 – Gates of Bronze

“I will go before you and will level the mountains; I will break down gates of bronze and cut through bars of iron.”

Psalms 122:2 – Our Feet Stand Within Thy Gates

“Our feet are standing within your gates, Jerusalem!”

Jeremiah 7:2 – Stand at the Gate of the Lord’s House

“Stand at the gate of the Lord’s house and there proclaim this message: ‘Hear the word of the Lord, all you people of Judah who come through these gates to worship the Lord.”

Psalm 100:4 – Enter His Gates with Thanksgiving

“Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.”

Isaiah 62:10 – Prepare the Way for the People

“Pass through, pass through the gates! Prepare the way for the people. Build up, build up the highway! Remove the stones. Raise a banner for the nations.”

Matthew 25:10 – The Door is Shut

“But while they were on their way to buy the oil, the bridegroom arrived. The virgins who were ready went in with him to the wedding banquet. And the door was shut.”

Ezekiel 44:1-3 – The Closed Gate

“Then the man brought me back to the outer gate of the sanctuary, the one facing east, and it was shut. The Lord said to me, ‘This gate is to remain shut. It must not be opened; no one may enter through it. It is to remain shut because the Lord, the God of Israel, has entered through it.'”

Psalm 9:13 – Gates of Daughter Zion

“Lord, see how my enemies persecute me! Have mercy and lift me up from the gates of death.”

Psalm 87:2 – The Holy Mountain

“The Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the other dwellings of Jacob.”

Genesis 19:1 – Two Angels at Sodom’s Gate

“The two angels arrived at Sodom in the evening, and Lot was sitting in the gateway of the city. When he saw them, he got up to meet them and bowed down with his face to the ground.”

Proverbs 14:19 – Stay Away from Fools

“Evil-doers will bow down in the presence of the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.”

Ruth 4:11 – Witnesses at the Gate

“Then the elders and all the people at the gate said, ‘We are witnesses. May the Lord make the woman who is coming into your home like Rachel and Leah, who together built up the family of Israel.”

Proverbs 31:23 – Husband Praised at the Gates

“Her husband is respected at the city gate, where he takes his seat among the elders of the land.”

Jeremiah 38:7 – Men Lowered into the Cistern

“But Ebed-Melek, a Cushite, an official in the royal palace, heard that they had put Jeremiah into the cistern. While the king was sitting in the Benjamin Gate.”

Proverbs 22:22 – Do Not Exploit the Poor

“Do not exploit the poor because they are poor and do not crush the needy in court;”

1 Samuel 4:18 – Eli’s Death at the Gates

“When he mentioned the ark of God, Eli fell backward off his chair by the side of the gate. His neck was broken and he died, for he was an old man, and he was heavy. He had led Israel forty years.”

Isaiah 24:12 – At the Gates They Wail

“People will stagger from village to village; they will not find any water to drink. The people of the towns will despair and wasted away in their wickedness.”

Amos 5:10 – Hating Those Who Speak Out

“There are those who hate the one who upholds justice in court and detest the one who tells the truth.”

Proverbs 24:7 – Wisdom Not Found at the Gates

“Wisdom is too high for fools; in the assembly at the gate they must not open their mouths.”

Genesis 23:10 – Abraham Bows Before Hittites

“Ephron the Hittite was sitting among his people and he replied to Abraham in the hearing of all the Hittites who had come to the gate of his city.”

Esther 2:19 – Mordecai Sits at the King’s Gate

“When the virgins were assembled a second time, Mordecai was sitting at the king’s gate.”

Ezekiel 9:2 – Seven Men at the Temple

“And I saw six men coming from the direction of the upper gate, which faces north, each with a deadly weapon in his hand. With them was a man clothed in linen who had a writing kit at his side.”

Isaiah 28:6 – Giving Judgments at the Gate

“He will be a spirit of justice to the one who sits in judgment, a source of strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.”

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