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The Chaism of Matthew Appendix

A chiasm is a literary structure where the themes of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. Typically whatever is in the center of the chiasm is what is being emphasized. https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/MattChiasmAppendix.pdf

The Earths at the Beginning and End of the Bible

The Bible begins with an empty, dark, water-covered earth (Gen 1:1-2) and ends with an earth with no night (Rev 21:25) nor sea (Rev 21:1), inhabited by the people of God (Rev 21:2). https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Gen-1.1-2d-and-Rev-21.1-25.pdf

Who is “the Israel of God” in Galatians 6:16?

In Galatians 6:16 Paul refers to "the Israel of God." Paul's purpose In writing the book was to oppose the Judaizers who held that circumcision and keeping the Old Testament law contributed to salvation. In verse 16 "those who will walk by this rule" were the Gentile believers who were following Paul's teaching and "the

The Chiasm of Galatians 1:8-9

Galatians1:8-9 is a chiasm where the same vocabulary is used in the first and the final phrase. The center which is being emphasized is that Paul had said this before and is now saying it again (v 9a-b). https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Gal-1.8-9a-Chiasm.pdf

Equality and Leadership in Marriage

How can husbands have a leadership role in marriage if men and women are equal before God? How should a husband's headship and a wife's support of that headship work out in practice? How should one answer the arguments of evangelical feminists? https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Eph-5.23a-Roles-in-Marriage.pdf

The Chiastic Structure of 2 Corinthians

A chiasm is a literary structure where vocabulary of the first section of a passage is repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage.The book of 2 Corinthians was written by Paul as a chiasm. https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/2-Cora-Chiasm-In-ESV.pdf

Is the Gospel Message That Christ Died for Our Sins? No!

In 1 Corinthians 15:1-7 Paul makes it very clear that the gospel (1 Cor 15:1) is not simply that " Christ died for our sins" (1 Cor 15:3) but "that He was buried, and that He was raised on the third day" (1 Cor 15:4) and appeared to hundreds (1 Cor 15:5-8). https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/1-Cor-15.1-8a-The-Gospel.pdf

The Fulfillment of the Divine Commitments to the Descendants of Jacob

What is the future described in the Bible for the descendants of Jacob? In Deuteronomy 32:8-9 we learn that as part of the dispersal of the nations following the incident of the Tower of Babel (Gen 11:1-9), God placed one of the angelic sons of God over each of the seventy nations listed in Genesis

The Time Periods of Revelation 12:6-20:6

The story lines of Revelation 12-13; 17:1-19:6; and 19:7-20:6 contain overlapping parallels. The purpose of Revelation 12:7-13 being surrounded by parallel verses being dated as three and one-half years before the second coming is no doubt to communicate to the reader that the war in heaven described in Revelation 12:7-13 has the same terminus a