How should a Christian make decisions? Does God’s word provide sufficient direction? Or do we need additional revelation from the Holy Spirit in order to ensure we remain in God’s will?
Jesus’ return is certain. So how should we live? In this passage, Peter gives us five imperatives for living in light of the promise of Jesus’ return.
Any perceived delay in Jesus’ return has more to do with our lack of perspective than with God’s lack of action. Peter shows us that Jesus will return.
What happens to those who at one point claim to follow Christ only to turn their backs on him? How should we think of those guilty of apostasy?
When warning his readers against false teachers, Peter charges the false teachers with following “the way of Balaam.” But what was it about Balaam that leads not only Peter, but Jude in his letter and Jesus in Revelation to use him as an example of false teaching and desire for ill-gotten gain? In this sermon we’ll examine […]
God knows how to rescue the righteous and punish (and restrain) the ungodly. Peter offers three examples to prove this: fallen angels, Noah, and Lot.
The theme of 2 Peter is spiritual growth. And Peter knows that false teaching can stunt our growth, so he warns us about false teachers and their heresies.
Get your eyes off yourself. Get your eyes off the wicked. And Get your eyes on God. Psalm 37 provides direction for us when the wicked seem to be winning.
Peter’s approach to nurturing others includes preparation, assessment, faithfulness, and diligence. It’s an example we would do well to follow.
The final virtue or grace that Peter instructs us to add is love — agape love. To better understand this kind of love over the next few weeks, we will explore 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 in detail. In this sermon, we lay the foundation for that study.