2 Peter 3:3

Monday, 17 February 2020

…knowing this first: that scoffers will come in the last days, walking according to their own lusts, 2 Peter 3:3

Peter said in verse 3:1 that he wanted to stir up the mind of his readers so that they would be aware of what was spoken. This was important so that they wouldn’t wind up on a wrong path, as he now explains by saying, “knowing this first.”Read the rest

2 Peter 3:2

Sunday, 16 February 2020

that you may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us, the apostles of the Lord and Savior, 2 Peter 3:2

This thought is a continuation from verse 1. Peter wished to stir up the pure mind of his audience so, as he says, “that you may be mindful.”Read the rest

2 Peter 3:1

Saturday, 15 February 2020

Beloved, I now write to you this second epistle (in both of which I stir up your pure minds by way of reminder), 2 Peter 3:1

Here the Greek reads, “This, already, beloved, a second letter to you I write.” The word “now” is an indicator of the short amount of time between the writing of the first and second epistle.Read the rest

2 Peter 2:22

Friday, 14 February 2020

But it has happened to them according to the true proverb: “A dog returns to his own vomit,” and, “a sow, having washed, to her wallowing in the mire.” 2 Peter 2:22

The chapter now finishes with Peter going back to the Old Testament to cite a taste of wisdom from the book of Proverbs to establish the truth of what he has been saying.Read the rest

2 Peter 2:21

Thursday, 13 February 2020

For it would have been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than having known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered to them. 2 Peter 2:21

Peter is referring to those who “have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” of the previous verse.Read the rest

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