“After these things I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven. And the first voice which I heard was like a trumpet speaking with me, saying, ‘Come up here, and I will show you things which must take place after this.’ Immediately I was in the Spirit; and behold, a throne set in heaven, and One sat on the throne” (Rev. 4:1-2, NKJV).
Recently, the Lord has been speaking to me about openings and open doors. I am also hearing other prophetic voices talking about things like doors of opportunity and windows of opportunity, but I feel prompted to release what it is that the Lord has been showing me about openings.
One of the things the Lord has highlighted to me concerning open doors is that they represent doors of revelation. I see this as not just revelation as to what God is saying and doing in the earth at this time, but also revelation to you as an individual regarding what your part in His plans are, and the specific strategies needed in order for you to execute them.
In other words, there is a time sensitivity to these openings I am sensing, through which—by seeking God as to what His specific plans are for you—you then become strategically positioned and fully equipped to perform whatever exploits He has planned for you in the next season ahead.
A Time Gate
My husband and I were recently privileged to host a prophetic conference in our area, and we brought in a very good friend and trusted prophetic voice to lead in worship for us.
After the conference was over, the three of us shared a powerful time in seeking the Lord as to what He was doing and saying to us and concerning our area, and a word emerged which we all bore strong witness to. The three of us were in agreement with the word the Lord gave me, which was—we are in a time gate.
The Lord confirmed this with several physical signs and supernatural manifestations. One of these signs included our antique mantle clock chiming nine times—the number of transition—at the exact moment we were discussing this, and it was not 9 o’clock!
A Head Scratcher
Quite naturally, we began to consider, “What’s a time gate?” (I venture to guess that’s the same thing you are likely wondering, also.) If I’m honest, the meaning of “time gate” is a bit of a head-scratcher. So, we did what anyone does nowadays—we googled it.
The best definitions I found, as far as what resonates with my spirit relative to time and the potential meaning of a time gate, was posted on a site named, “Reverso.” Let me share several of the definitions posted there with you:
- The continuous passage of existence in which events pass from a state of potentiality in the future, through the present, to a state of finality in the past.
- Relative to physics, in classical mechanics, time is absolute in the sense that the time of an event is independent of the observer. According to the theory of relativity it depends on the observer’s frame of reference. Time is considered as a fourth coordinate required, along with three spatial coordinates, to specify an event.
- An accepted period such as a day, season, etc.
There were a number of other definitions posted to the site as well, but these three stood out to me the most. Let me attempt to explain why, and what I think a time gate might best represent. Continue reading this prophetic word here…
Diane Lake is a writer, speaker and minister ordained with both Christian International and Generals International. Her articles are regularly featured on The Elijah List, as well as platforms like Charisma magazine, Charisma News, Intercessors For America and others. She and her husband, Allen, co-founded Starfire Ministries with a vision to see the kingdom established beyond the four walls of the traditional church. They host a podcast with Charisma Podcast Network, and serve as Church Mountain, Regional and Montana Coordinators for the Reformation Prayer Network, and as Media Mountain Leader/Facilitators for C.I.’s Culture Influencers. Visit her website at starfireministries.org.