2 Peter 1:16-21

Christ’s Glory and the Prophetic Word 16For we did not follow cleverly devised myths Right out the gate Peter is swinging for the fence. I am sure just like in our current day, Peter was dealing this some wild stories. Paul called them “Jewish myths”. when we made known to you the power and coming … Continue reading 2 Peter 1:16-21

2 Peter 1:10-15

Therefore, Peter’s using Paul’s favorite transition phrase for sure. brothers, He’s addressing fellow believers. This is only important because of his next statement. be all the more diligent to confirm your calling and election, We don’t earn our salvation. Christ has already done all that needs to be done in that regard. What we do … Continue reading 2 Peter 1:10-15

2 Peter 1:5-9

5 For this very reason, Peter here ties the previous section to this with phrase. There’s a reason why we should do this and he’s about to tell us what that reason is. make every effort to supplement your faith There is a partical, lived out part to the Chrisitans life. It’s not just a self reflection … Continue reading 2 Peter 1:5-9

2 Peter 1:3-4

I am getting so much from this slow march through Peter’s letters. I realize just how much I miss my skimming over it or reading without really taking into account what I’m reading. No jet ski action this time around. We’re doning our scuba gear and getting in the deep. Let’s go. 3 His divine power … Continue reading 2 Peter 1:3-4

2 Peter 1:1-2

Greeting 1 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 our Lord. Peter starts off with two “new” titles he didn’t use in … Continue reading 2 Peter 1:1-2

1 Peter 5:12-14

12 By Silvanus, a faithful brother as I regard him, I have written briefly to you, exhorting and declaring that this is the true grace of God. Stand firm in it. 13 She who is at Babylon, who is likewise chosen, sends you greetings, and so does Mark, my son. 14 Greet one another with the kiss of love. Peace to all of you who are … Continue reading 1 Peter 5:12-14