The Organization of the Material in the Letters of Chs. 2 and 3
The Destination of this letter: This is always marked by a specific statement.
The Description of the author: This always fits the condition of the church.
The Dispensation to which the church belongs: This includes the name, its meaning, and the general conditions.
The Diagnosis of the church and its condition: Sometimes this is good and sometimes bad, and sometimes both.
The Demand laid upon the church: This is imposed by the Lord himself and it is Authoritative.
The Dynamic offered to the church: This is an incentive to do better, to overcome.
The Discrimination within the church: This is for the purpose of sifting out the wheat from the tares.
The Deterioration from one church to another: This marks the progress downward during the age.