• 2 Peter 2:9 | The Lord knows

    Intro Peter’s words in chapter 2 are as dark as they come in the Bible. We have examined the three illustrations in verses 4-8 maintaining the context of this letter as we looked at the illustrations. The fallen angels involved…

  • 2 Peter 2:6-8 | Entangled With What We Escaped

    Intro Peter’s words were practical in 2:1-3 but the remainder of the chapter is dark as Peter offers three illustrations: One from the angelic realm, and two from their history in Noah and Lot and those could be divided in…

  • 2 Peter 2:4-5 | Destructive Conduct

    Intro The second chapter of Peter’s letter marks a considerable change in content as Peter writes about three things: Who is a false teacher What is false teaching How do we avoid following them Peter’s words were practical in 2:1-3…

  • 2 Peter 2:1-3 | Dangerous Doctrine – II Part

    Intro Vs. 1b, 2, 3a What is false teaching Vs. 1c, 3b How do we avoid following them Intro As we began the second chapter we noted a change in Peter’s address to these Christians whom he wanted to have…

  • 2 Peter 2:1-3 | Dangerous Doctrine – I Part

    Intro Vs. 1 Who is a false teacher Intro Peter wanted his readers to have confidence in the Word of God so that they would not be persuaded to follow after “new experiences” and “new information” in their hunger to…

  • 2 Peter 1:19-21 | Prophetic Word Confirmed – I Part

    Intro Vs. 19 What is prophecy Intro When we understand the context of Peter’s 2nd letter, we can see why he wrote this exhortation to combat the “New Diet” on Gnostic teachings. Peter explained that any lack of “spiritual maturity”…

  • 2 Peter 1:16-18 | Ascent to Descend – Part II

    Intro Vs. 16 And we beheld His Glory Vs. 17-18 “Transfiguration” or “Renunciation” Intro Peter’s exhortation to this first century church was that their hunger to grow in Christ didn’t need to be fed through a “New Diet” on Gnostic…

  • 2 Peter 1:16-18 | Ascent to Descend – Part I

    Intro Vs. 16 And we beheld His Glory Vs. 17-18 “Transfiguration” or “Renunciation” Intro Peter’s exhortation to this first century church was that their hunger to grow in Christ didn’t need to be fed through a “New Diet” on Gnostic…