Everyone loves the idea of how the Lord opens doors ahead of them, but not many realize that often while He’s opening doors ahead of them, He’s also closing many of the ones behind them.
This morning the Holy Spirit showed me many doors that I have walked through in the past, (many of which I should never have walked through), and I watched in the Spirit realm as they began to be closed by Him, never to be reopened again.
Some people will not recognize the significance of this, but those open doors behind you are the very things which, the enemy of your soul, is always attempting to remind you of! He also tries to sneak things through them once again so that your past will always become your future again.
God cuts the cords with your past so that those doors can be closed and then once the cords are cut He slams them shut permanently so that the enemy has no way to take you back through them.
“And to the angel (messenger) of the assembly (church) in Philadelphia write: These are the words of the Holy One, the True One, He Who has the key of David, WHO OPENS AND NO ONE SHALL SHUT, WHO SHUTS AND NO ONE SHALL OPEN:” Revelation 3:7
While Jesus Christ is able to open up doors of opportunity ahead of us, He is also able to close the doors behind us, so that no one may reopen them again.
As I saw these doors behind me being swung shut, by the Power of the Cross of Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit, I also saw the cords which were connected to things upon the other side of those old thresholds being completely severed, so that there was nothing in the way of those doors being closed permanently.
“The Lord is [uncompromisingly] righteous; HE HAS CUT ASUNDER THE THICK CORDS BY WHICH THE WICKED [ENSLAVED US].” Psalms 129:4
Those cords to the past are the very mechanisms by which the enemy attempts to keep the doors behind us open, for it is through those cords being broken, that we are able to truly run the Race which Jesus Christ is calling us into which is ahead of us.
“I do not consider, brethren, that I have captured and made it my own [yet]; but one thing I do [it is my one aspiration]: FORGETTING WHAT LIES BEHIND AND STRAINING FORWARD TO WHAT LIES AHEAD, I press on toward the goal to win the [supreme and heavenly] prize to which God in Christ Jesus is calling us upward.” Philippians 3:13-14
How many of us are wrestling with attachments from open doors behind us? How many of us are always feeling like we’re being dragged backward, no matter how much we try to press forward?
Jesus Christ is cutting the cords with those things, that have been attached to you from the Doors of your past. As those Cords are cut, the doors behind you will close, never to be reopened again!
It’s time we stopped going in circles saints and started pressing forwards into what lies ahead, taking new territory for the King and His Kingdom! Old things are passing away and the fresh and new has come!
Leave your past in the past, and watch as the Lord Closes those Doorways for good!