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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

In Revelation 12 Who is the Woman and Who are the Rest of Her Children (vs 17)?

In Revelation 12:1 "a woman" is described in verse 1 with language from Genesis 37:9-10, used there to identify Jacob and the twelve tribes of Israel. In other words, in Revelation 12 the woman represents Israel, the descendants of Jacob. In Revelation 12:17 "the rest of her children" is defined by the phrase "who keep

Revelation 4-5 as a Meeting of the Divine Council

Revelation 4-5 describes a meeting of God's divine council composed of the Godhead and the authority structure of heavenly beings through which God governs the earth. Revelation 4-5 repeats many themes of earlier meetings of the council. https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Rev-4-5b-Divine-Council.pdf

The Chiasm of Matthew 26:17-20

A chiasm is a literary structure where the words of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Matthew 26:17-20, the climax is the preparation for the Lord's supper (Matt 26:17b-19). https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Matt-26.17-20a-Chiasm.pdf

The Chiasms of Matthew 26:14-29

A chiasm is a literary structure where the words of the first section of a passage are repeated in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Matthew 26:14-29 there are four chiasms: 26:14-16; 17-20; 21-26; and 26-29. https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Matt-26.14-29a-Chiasms.pdf