The New Testament and the Book of Revelation

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Note the parallel content of 2 Peter 2 & 3 and Jude. Why the repetition of content? What purpose does it serve? Repetition is usually but not always an indicator of structure. What structure though?

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Note the final parallel between 2 Peter 3:1-3 and Jude 17 and 18. So once again, why the repetition of content? Is this an indicator of structure? Yes! And now we will see it.

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It is easy to see or find the parallel structure in 2 Peter 2 and 3 and Jude... But what about the rest?

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Apart from the obvious parallel between 2 Peter 2 and 3 and Jude, in this structure, there is the parallel between 2 Peter 1 and Revelation 1:1.

We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts: 2 Peter 1:19

The Revelation of Jesus Christ,... Revelation 1:1

 I Jesus ... I am ... the bright and morning starRevelation 22:16

To see the parallel here, notice that both 2 Peter 1 and Revelation concern prophecy and both emphasize the centrality of Jesus in prophecy, both calling him the day star or morning star. According to 2 Peter 1, the point of prophecy is to shine as a light... a revealing of Jesus, according to Revelation 1:1... until we are transformed with the arising of Christ in our heart.

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