December 18, 2018
Finding What is True in a World of False
December 11, 2018
An often overlooked reality of the Gospel is that one day the Lord will return to judge the earth in righteousness. It shouldn’t be overlooked, because it is the reason for the incarnation, that there would be an escape in Christ Jesus. So with this reality in mind, a question should come to mind- “What sort of people should we be?”
November 27, 2018
Memory can be a useful ally as we follow Christ. In 2 Peter 3:1-2, we read Peter reminding the 1st century church so that they will remain faithful. So, what is the reminder? How do we employ the same reminder so that we too will remain faithful?
November 20, 2018
All of 2 Peter 2 deals with false teachers… and what normally comes to mind when we think of false teachers would be considered an obvious source. But false teaching isn’t always obvious. Jesus said you will recognize them by their fruits, and that is what Peter focuses on.
November 13, 2018
It’s possible that after enduring as exiles, surrounded by suffering, Peter’s audience were asking the question, “How Long, O Lord?” Peter’s pastoral response to them is wonderful; he says, “The Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials.”
November 6, 2018
An often overlooked component of the Gospel is the reality that there is a holy God who will not condone our sinfulness. There is a coming judgment. Our text (2 Peter 2:4-8) shows us what that judgment will look like by bringing up three examples.
October 30, 2018
2 Peter 2:1-3 tells us a lot about false teachers, even that they are headed for destruction. So why are there so many false teachers? Why does the church have such a problem identifying them? Our text draws out 5 signs of false teachers so that we can identify them and disregard their teaching.
October 16, 2018
In 2 Peter 1:12-15, Peter gives us an indication that his life is about to come to an end. In these few verses he tells us how he plans to spend his life here on earth- to always remind us of the truth. The reason; because memory is one of the tools that God uses to shape and form us in the image of Christ.