2 Peter

His Coming

2 Peter 3:3-4, “3 knowing this first of all, that scoffers will come in the last days with scoffing, following their own sinful desires. 4 They will say, “Where is the promise of his coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all things are continuing as they...

Remember the Word

2 Peter 3:1-2, “This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, 2 that you should remember the predictions of the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior through...

Entangled Again

2 Peter 2:20-22, “20 For if, after they have escaped the defilements of the world through the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and overcome, the last state has become worse for them than the first. 21 For it would have...

Unaware of Our Slavery

If you were a slave, don’t you think you would know it? In 2 Peter 2:18-19, Peter tells us that...

Gain from Wrongdoing

2 Peter 2:15-16, “15 Forsaking the right way, they have gone astray. They have followed the way of...

Everyone Needs a Reminder

Everyone Needs a Reminder

The Bible is a massive book. This may seem too obvious to be worth stating, but the truth is that these pages are full of history and prophecy and poetry make a very long book. It would be impossible to keep every idea in this book in the front of your mind. Anyone...

Make Your Election Sure

Make Your Election Sure

2 Peter 1:10-11, “10 Therefore, brothers, be all the more diligent to confirm your calling and election, for if you practice these qualities you will never fall. 11 For in this way there will be richly provided for you an entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord...

Unfruitful and Blind

Unfruitful and Blind

2 Peter 1:8-9, “8 For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9 For whoever lacks these qualities is so nearsighted that he is blind, having forgotten that he was...

Supplement Your Faith

Supplement Your Faith

2 Peter 1:5-7, “5 For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue,[a] and virtue with knowledge, 6 and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness, 7 and godliness with brotherly...

Watered by God’s Grace

Watered by God’s Grace

Our summer garden has all but stopped producing vegetables. The bean plants were mostly eaten by invasive beetles, the peas never came up, and many of the cucumbers got too big and bitter before we could eat them. Half the tomatoes fell before we could use them. Weeds...

Peter, Servant of Jesus

Peter, Servant of Jesus

2 Peter 1:1-2, “Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: 2 May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus...