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Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types


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Genesis 4:7 (b) Living animals which were available and acceptable for sin offerings were to be found everywhere and Cain needed only to step out of his own door to find a satisfactory sacrifice that would have met his needs.

Exodus 12:23 (a) This door is a symbol of the soul of a man. By faith the individual is to take his place under the precious Blood of CHRIST, applying it to his own heart by faith and acknowledging to GOD that he is taking refuge under the shed Blood of JESUS CHRIST, the Lamb of GOD.

Exodus 21:6 (b) This is typical of consecration. The believer now is to devote his ears to hearing only the Word of GOD and the truth of GOD. (See also Deuteronomy 15:17; Psalm 40:6 (Margin).

Psalm 78:23 (b) Here is a type of the wonderful way in which GOD poured out rich blessings on Israel from His heavenly storehouse.

Proverbs 26:14 (a) This indicates the fruitless, worthless life of the lazy man.

Ezekiel 47:1 (b) The Lord JESUS is the door, and the river represents the Holy Spirit. CHRIST JESUS gives the Spirit as recorded in John 7:37-39.

Micah 7:5 (a) This indicates a comparison of one's lips to a pair of doors which should be closed on certain occasions.

Matthew 6:6 (b) The expression here refers to the shutting out of one's thoughts all useless things when in prayer.

Matthew 25:10 (b) This solemn warning is to inform us in plain language that the opportunity to be saved has been ended. The door of mercy has been closed. Those on the outside are lost forever. (See also Luke 13:25).

Luke 11:7 (b) The thought seems to be that the unseen GOD in Heaven hears the cry and the supplication of His child who desires to be useful in helping others.

John 10:1 (a) Entrance to Heaven can be obtained only by and through the Lord JESUS CHRIST. There is no other way to enter Heaven. No other person can have anything whatever to do with the saving of the soul. Only CHRIST can make us fit to go to Heaven, and then take us there. (See also vss. John 10:2, John 10:7, John 10:9).

Acts 14:27 (a) This represents the opportunity and the privilege of hearing the Word of GOD and of being saved through the Gospel of the grace of GOD.

1 Corinthians 16:9 (a) By this figure Paul expresses the opportunity and privilege of preaching the Gospel in other places. (See also2Co 2:12; Revelation 3:8).

Colossians 4:3 (b) This is a description of liberty of thought and freedom of speech, a quick mind, a retentive memory, and ability to speak well for the Lord GOD makes the opportunity for ministry.

James 5:9 (b) Here is indicated he immediate presence of GOD, the Judge, when we are dealing with one another.

Revelation 3:20 (a) The word here describes the entrance to the heart as though the heart were a house and the owner of it must make it possible for the Lord to enter and abide there. Also refers to GOD's desire to enter into the church to rule and reign there.

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Bibliography Information
Watson, Walter. Entry for 'Door'. Wilson's Dictoinary of Bible Types. 1957.

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