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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 2421 gospel, historical foundation of
2421 gospel, historical foundation of

2421 gospel, historical foundation of

The gospel rests upon the history of Jesus Christ: his birth, obedient life, atoning death, physical resurrection from the dead and his ascension into heaven.

The incarnation of Jesus Christ

The historical facts Lk 2:4-7 See also Lk 2:10-12; Mt 1:20-21; Lk 1:30-35

Its theological significance Jn 1:14 See also Jn 1:9; Ro 8:3; 2Co 8:9; Gal 4:4-5; Php 2:6-7; 1Ti 3:16; Heb 2:14; 1Jn 1:1-2

The sinless life of Jesus Christ

1Pe 2:22 See also Isa 53:9; 2Co 5:21; Heb 4:15; Heb 7:26-28; 1Jn 3:5

The death of Jesus Christ

An historical event Php 2:8 See also Mt 27:50 pp Mk 15:37 pp Lk 23:46 pp Jn 19:30

Its redemptive significance Ro 5:8-11 See also Lk 12:49-50; Lk 24:26; Jn 17:4; Ac 2:23; Ro 5:19; 1Co 1:23-24; 1Pe 2:24

The resurrection of Jesus Christ

Its historical reality 1Co 15:3-8 See also Mt 28:1-8 pp Mk 16:1-8 pp Lk 24:1-10 pp Jn 20:1-9; 2Ti 2:8-10

Its implication for believers 1Co 15:14 See also Ro 4:25 in relation to justification; Ro 6:1-14 in relation to sanctification; 1Co 15:21,42-49 in relation to the resurrection of believers

The ascension of Jesus Christ

Ac 1:9 See also Mk 16:19; Lk 24:50-51; Ac 1:1-2; Ac 2:33; Ro 8:34; Col 3:1; 1Ti 3:16; Heb 1:3; Heb 12:2

See also

2075Christ, sinless
2375kingdom of God
2505Christ, ascension
2515Christ, birth of
2530Christ, death of
2555Christ, resurrection appearances
2560Christ, resurrection
2595incarnation
5849exaltation
6614atonement
6720redemption

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