Biblical truth standing on its spiritual head to get our eternal attention.

2 John – Chiasm

| December 17, 2015

I had doubts 2 John is a chiasmus. After struggling on my own and searching others’ attempts, the doubt increased. Literally, hours were spent on what should have been – at least I thought should have been – a simple task. That task is, to determine if 2 John is chiastically arranged; and if so, […]

Romans 14; 2 John 9 – Doctrine vs. Opinon

| April 20, 2013

John Locke said, “The great division among Christians is about opinions. Every sect is about opinions. Every sect has its set of them and that is called orthodoxy; and he who professes his assent to said opinions, though with an implicit faith and without examining, is orthodox and in the way to salvation; but, if […]

2 John 9 – Baseball and the Doctrine of Christ

| February 27, 2010

Ahh, baseball season. I love hearing the smack of a leather glove and the crack of the bat. What I do not love is an umpire making up his own rules. Used to be that the strike zone was defined and defended by the rule book. Now too many umps have their own strike zone. […]

1 Timothy 6:3-5 – Controversy About Controversy

| February 24, 2010

 This article will be controversial.  Ironically, if you do not like controversy, you will like this article.  Have I got your attention?  This article will be about the controversial subject of being controversial, and how wrong it is to be controversial!  Unless of course it is right to be controversial!  Confused? To begin, we must […]

2 Timothy 1:13 – Improving Spelling and Improving Churches

| December 7, 2009

            Anyone familiar with the English language knows what a mixed up language it is.  The reason is both historical and linguistic.  Historically we are a nation built upon immigration.  Linguisticly American-English absorbed and continues to absorb words from a variety of languages, melting them into an American alphabet soup.  American-English is not a pure […]