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I’m joining Kate Motaung for Five Minute Friday. One word prompt. Five minutes. No editing. Lots of women. All of us writing on that same word.

Today the word prompt is … Door.

I read the word prompt last night, feeling disappointed, as I did not think I would be able to participate this week. Nothing was coming to me at all.

This morning I woke up early, my heart heavy with praying for a friend who needs both prayer and Jesus. As I pray for his salvation, the verse comes through my mind …

“Look! I stand at the door and knock. I f you hear my voice and open the door, I will come in.” (Revelation 3:20, NLT)

I’m praying for his soul. May he hear our Lord knocking. May he respond and open the door of his heart to let Him in.

I pray for another urgent need in our life as well. I mean, like, “Why not? I am already praying.” And as I pray, this verse comes through my mind …

“Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives. Everyone who seeks, find. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened.” (Matthew 7:7-8, NLT)

And I smile – He knew I wanted to see doors open. My desire is for Him to answer prayers for salvation, for healing. And He is the One, the Only One, who can open doors.

In the early stillness I opened my Bible to read the verses in print. Peace filled my heart and mind. And I realized …

We keep knocking on doors because …

He keeps knocking on doors.

And doors are opened!

Armenian Church in Old City; Jerusalem, Israel

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Today I am joining … Five Minute Friday and Faith Filled Friday and Fellowship Friday and Dance With Jesus and #FindStability and Grace & Truth and Faith & Fellowship .