Teach and Exhort!
Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able
by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.
For there are many unruly
and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision: Whose mouths must be stopped,
who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.
Titus 1:9ff (Spoke 12, Cycle 3)
Teach! Exhort! Rebuke! These are the Lamed commands given through Paul to
Pastor Titus and now supernaturally integrated with the Hebrew alphabet through the
geometric structure of Scripture.
The three books addressed to Timothy and Titus form a little group unto themselves
traditionally known as the Pastoral Epistles because they were sent to
guide these two pastors in the
care of their flocks. Teaching, exhortation, and even commands to sharply rebuke
(with the prick of the pastor's ox-goad) those who
would deviate from the true faith are strong themes in all three of these books, but Titus
stands tall over all other books of the Bible in this respect. The graph below shows the
raw distribution of the words
of the words "teach*" or "taught" on the KJV Wheel:
There is a fairly
strong correlation between Cycles 1 and 2 which have a cc of .39. The contributions from the
synoptic Gospels in the NT History are almost identical, being 15, 17, and 17 hits, respectively.
They combine with
significant contributions from the Wisdom literure to reveal this part of the Wheel rich with
the theme of teaching. This is what one would expect from both the Wisdom literature and the New
Testament History with its emphasis on the words of the Master Teacher
The vast difference in the size of the books of the Bible - e.g. the 2461 verses of the Psalms relative
to the 46 verses of Titus, more than a fiftyfold difference - makes the raw distribution graphs
insensative to the
fine structure involving the smaller books. To detect these more subtle details, we need to weight the data
according to the size of the books. For example, we can divide the number of hits by the number of
verses in the book to give the density of the distribution, as in the graph
Now the specific emphasis upon "teaching" in the Pastoral Epistles can be clearly seen. Yet this is
but the beginning of wonders. This meaning of
Lamed plays an essential role in the integration of the Bible Wheel with World History, which
manifests in the Twelfth Century Renaissance of Learning.
A linear representation
of this data separates the Spokes so the particular emphassis - unique to the Pastoral letters and
maximized in Titus is easily seen:
If ever a book exemplified the meaning of a Hebrew letter, it is the little book of Titus. Its small size
and extreme thematic clarity allows me demonstrate its divine integration with Lamed without doing anything
but going through the book verse by verse
and highlighting relevant words like "teach",
"exhort", and so forth.
The theme is so obvious any further explanation would detract from the demonstration.