And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness
against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against
those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn
aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith the LORD of hosts.
Malachi 3:5 (Spoke 17, Cycle 2)
For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of
God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.
But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers
among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought
them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.
And many shall follow their pernicious ways;
by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of.
And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose
judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.
2 Peter 2:1ff (Spoke 17, Cycle 3)
The fundamental Peh KeyWord פתאם (pithom, suddenly) governs many aspects
of Spoke 17. Its an integral part of the great theme of the coming of the Lord and the
Day of Judgment. Though it does not appear in the verse above, it does appear and its idea is
clearly present. These verses are linked with a very simple KJV KeyLink set (false, swift). Its promise of swift destruction
lends itself to a natural mnemonic:
|KeyLink: Swift Destruction|
This theme coheres perfectly with the general teaching about the "suddenness"
of the coming of the Lord
and specifically with the dominant themes of Spoke 17. It would be good to read Malachi 1 . 2 in light of 2 Peter 1 . 2. Note particularly the theme of false
teachers, which is a gross perversion of the mouth that should be speaking righteousness.