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Bible reference index

This is a list of posts that comment at some length on particular New Testament passages. There are also a few Old Testament passages listed at the end.

Matthew | Mark | Luke | John | Acts | Romans | 1 Corinthians | 2 Corinthians | Galatians | Ephesians | Philippians | Colossians | 1 Thessalonians | 2 Thessalonians | 1 Timothy | 2 Timothy | Titus | Philemon | Hebrews | James | 1 Peter | 2 Peter | 1 John | 2 John | 3 John | Jude | Revelation

Revelation 1:4-5 Jesus as Alpha and Omega, first and last, beginning and end
Revelation 1:8 Jesus as Alpha and Omega, first and last, beginning and end
Revelation 1:13 The breasts of Jesus and some other suspect egalitarian arguments
Revelation 1:17-18 Jesus as Alpha and Omega, first and last, beginning and end
Revelation 3:20 A half-truth of modern evangelicalism: Jesus lives in the heart of the believer
Revelation 5:6 Trinity Sunday from the perspective of John in the throne room of God
Revelation 5:6 Richard Bauckham: the throne of God and the worship of Jesus
Revelation 7:1-8 Who are the 144,000 in Revelation, historically speaking?
Revelation 7:17 Richard Bauckham: the throne of God and the worship of Jesus
Revelation 12:1-17 The woman and the dragon
Revelation 12:7-17 St Michael kicks the dragon out of heaven
Revelation 12:9 Does the gospel first appear in Genesis 3:15?
Revelation 14:4 What role do the “firstfruits” play in New Testament eschatology?
Revelation 14:6-7 Is the good news necessarily good?
Revelation 14:6-11 “A woman sitting on a scarlet beast”—who is the woman? what is the beast?
Revelation 14:8 20 reasons for thinking that “Babylon the great” is Rome not Jerusalem
Revelation 14:9-11 The smoke of their torment
Revelation 14:9-11 “Hell” and the individual sinner
Revelation 14:10-11 Why we should contain rather than extinguish the fires of hell
Revelation 14:11 The argument against annihilationism
Revelation 16:12-16 Armageddon and the making of history
Revelation 16:19 “A woman sitting on a scarlet beast”—who is the woman? what is the beast?
Revelation 17 “A woman sitting on a scarlet beast”—who is the woman? what is the beast?
Revelation 17:1-18:24 20 reasons for thinking that “Babylon the great” is Rome not Jerusalem
Revelation 18 Yeah, but it didn’t happen: prophecy and historical fulfilment
Revelation 18 Babylon the great: all intertextual roads lead to Rome
Revelation 19:6-10 The marriage of the Lamb and his Bride and the not-so-happy-ever-after
Revelation 19:11-19:21 The rider on the white horse and the war against the beast and the kings of the earth
Revelation 19:15 A commentary on Owen Strachan’s less than biblical defence of the atonement
Revelation 19:20 Why we should contain rather than extinguish the fires of hell