The Layman's Bible

Biblical Interpretation from Someone with no Training in Biblical Interpretation

Dealing with Sinners (Outside the Church)

I deal frequently with long-time Christians.  These are people who grew up in the church and essentially stayed there.  They were born into Christ and remained (for the most part) … Continue reading

July 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Christian Judgment

I’ve written on this topic several times in several forms but once gain the Holy Spirit is weighing on my heart about it.  As Christians we are not to judge … Continue reading

July 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

First-Hand Faith

I always liked the end of 2 John because John finished with a greeting appropriate even for the modern age.  He wrote, Anyone who welcomes him shares in his wicked … Continue reading

June 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

A True Believer

A good portion of John’s ministry was helping Christians to determine who were and weren’t true believers.  This was (and is) probably very helpful considering that Jesus warned the people … Continue reading

June 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Truth and Love

2 John is one of those short books of the Bible that is easy to gloss over if you aren’t paying attention.  Therefore, let’s pay attention and go through it … Continue reading

June 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Going Above and Beyond

In the finale to his letter to Philemon, Paul wrote, Confident of your obedience, I write to you, knowing that you will do even more than I ask.      And … Continue reading

June 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Father and Son

According to 2 Timothy 3:16-17, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped … Continue reading

June 2, 2018 · Leave a comment