Category Archives: Thoughts on scripture

Keep these things before them. 1 Timothy 4:6-16


The NASB, and a few other translations, entitle this next section, A Good Servant of Jesus Christ. Understand that this letter is addressed to the young Timothy for the purpose of giving him instructions to be an outstanding pastor. Since … Continue reading

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The Hypocrisy of Liars, 1Timothy 4:1- 5.


 We closed out 1 Timothy chapter three with words meant to establish us and fill our hearts with faith. These words also define who Jesus is and give us words of strength and trust to share with others. Why then, … Continue reading

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Some will abandon the faith. 1 Timothy 4:1


Today we begin chapter four of 1 Timothy, but first, we need to understand what makes chapter four work. (Warning: If you were to print this out, it is eight pages long.) Chapter three ends by talking about a great … Continue reading

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So that you will know how to conduct yourselves. 1 Timothy 3:14-16


The Mystery of Godliness This is the caption that most translations use, but why, as it only seems to confuse most Christians. Is Godliness a mystery? Well, first, you have to answer the question, what is a mystery? Webster’s dictionary … Continue reading

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This is my response to a Christian brother, on his post, “Why the Antichrist is not a Muslim.”


It is not clear to me how or why the brother picked this topic, but I happen to believe that the Antichrist will be Islamic and not a Roman, as so many adhere to. You opened by saying, “Obadiah, among … Continue reading

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Will we see Babylon rebuilt? A study on Babylon, chapter 5. The end.


The angel begins by expounding upon the beast. Revelation 17:7b NASB states, “I will tell you the mystery of the woman and of the beast that carries her, which has the seven heads and the ten horns.”  “The beast that … Continue reading

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Qualifications for a deacon. 1 Timothy 3:8-13.


Paul started this third section of his letter to Timothy discussing the qualifications for a Pastor; depending on the translation, you might see terminologies such as an overseer or a shepherd. I am surprised anyone qualifies, as we are all … Continue reading

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Will we see Babylon rebuilt? A study on Babylon. Chapter 4.


A symbolic Babylon does not have to be rebuilt because it never went away. So, there must be something that defines whether this is real or symbolic. Revelation 18:1-2 NASB After these things I saw another angel coming down from heaven, … Continue reading

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Will we see Babylon rebuilt? A study on Babylon. Chapter 3


What do I know thus far? That Babylon, in “the Revelation,” is primarily symbolic. Rev_14:8, “she who has made all the nations drink of the wine of the passion of her immorality.” (During the time of Nimrod there was only … Continue reading

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Will we see Babylon rebuilt? A study on Babylon. Chapter 2.


Difficulties with Revelation 17:18. Revelation 17:18 NASB, “The woman whom you saw, is the great city, which reigns over the kings of the earth.” The woman – which we know to be symbolic, is the great city. When we talk … Continue reading

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