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New Defender's Study Bible Notes

2:16 word of life. Note John 6:63,68. The Scriptures constitute “the word of life” in written form. Jesus Christ is “the Word of life” in human form (I John 1:1). The Scriptures are also called “the word of His grace” (Acts 20:32), “the word of the kingdom” (Matthew 13:19), “the word of promise” (Romans 9:9), “the word of faith” (Romans 10:8), “the word of reconciliation” (II Corinthians 5:19), “the word of truth” (Ephesians 1:13), “the word of exhortation” (Hebrews 13:22), and other such marvelous titles.

2:16 day of Christ. On “the day of Christ,” see Philippians 1:6.

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