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Bible Dictionaries

Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Porter

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shoeer; thuroros . A "gatekeeper" (1 Chronicles 9:21), John 10:3 symbolically "the Holy Spirit who opens gospel doors" (Acts 14:27; 1 Corinthians 16:9; 2 Corinthians 2:12; Colossians 4:3) and shuts them (Acts 16:6-7); "by one Spirit we have access through Christ unto the Father" (Ephesians 2:18). He opens the door of men's hearts (Revelation 3:20, compare Acts 16:14).

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Porter'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/p/porter.html. 1949.

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