The City of God!

I have been trying to get to my church for the evening service. No excuses are needed, I just need to get there. I will say this, every time I’ve gone I’ve enjoyed the sermon WAY more than I expected. This sermon by my Asst. pastor is one of these examples. I hope you enjoy … Continue reading The City of God!

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