Sermons on 2 Peter

Why We Believe Truth Is Important

2 Peter 3:14-18 For the greatest possible blessing from God, we should do our very best to believe and live according to His truth. It is especially important that we believe the true Gospel, or we will not be saved. However, it is also very important that we believe t

Remember the Lord’s Commandment Spoken by the Apostles

2 Peter 3:1-2 „The Commandment„ that was on the hearts of the Apostles and pressed upon the church in their writings is the Great Commission, recorded for us in Matthew 28 and referred to again here in 2 Peter 3. We see how obedience to this commandment is the best d

That’s Your Interpretation

2 Peter 3:14-18 Do you ignore the teaching of the Bible because you think there are many different interpretations of it? This excuse has been around as long as the Bible has.

A New Heavens and Earth

2 Peter 3:13 If we are believers in Jesus, we are destined to inherit the Kingdom of God, the New Heavens and the New Earth, because of what the Lord has done for us in Christ.

Growing in Grace

2 Peter 3:4-18 Peter encourages his readers to grow in grace and in the knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ. This is so they will have a defense against scoffers who had arisen among them and who were threatening to derail them from pursuing a path of sanctification.

Grow in Grace and Knowledge

2 Peter 3:17-18 Grace, properly understood, will lead to greater knowledge – a closer relationship with God through Christ. But there is a knowledge that is necessary to bring this relationship about.

Not All Affections Are Gracious, Part 5

2 Peter 1:5-11 We establish from Scripture that believers can and should enjoy an assurance of their salvation – indeed, they are commanded to make their calling and election sure. This understanding runs counter to the teaching of certain churches.

Does Self-Examination Destroy Peace?

2 Peter 1:5-11 Continuing our survey of Thomas Shepard’s teaching on the marks of grace, we come to his answers to those who object to self-examination on the basis that it destroys the peace of a believer.

Grow in the Knowledge of Christ

2 Peter 3:17-18 The knowledge of Christ is an important defense against the lies which are one of the Enemy’s chief weapons. A second part of our defense is becoming more like Christ and our knowledge of Him is instrumental in this sanctification. We see that: * We need

Grow in the Grace of Christ

2 Peter 3:17-18 We see that Peter’s exhortation means we must go beyond knowing about Christ to actually experiencing Him. As this happens more in our lives, we will become more and more like Him. We study aspects of Christ’s character in which we should increasingly res