2 PETER 2:1-3 / BLOG

“But there were also false prophets in Israel, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will cleverly teach destructive heresies and even deny the Master who bought them. In this way, they will bring sudden destruction on themselves. Many will follow their evil teaching and shameful immorality. And because of these teachers,Continue reading “2 PETER 2:1-3 / BLOG”

1 PETER 2:4-10 / BLOG

“You are coming to Christ, who is the living cornerstone of God’s temple. He was rejected by people, but he was chosen by God for great honor. And you are living stones that God is building into his spiritual temple. What’s more, you are his holy priests. Through the mediation of Jesus Christ, you offerContinue reading “1 PETER 2:4-10 / BLOG”

2 PETER 1:19-21 / BLOG

“Because of that experience, we have even greater confidence in the message proclaimed by the prophets. You must pay close attention to what they wrote, for their words are like a lamp shining in a dark place—until the Day dawns, and Christ the Morning Star shines in your hearts. Above all, you must realize thatContinue reading “2 PETER 1:19-21 / BLOG”

1 PETER 2:1-3 / BLOG

“So get rid of all evil behavior. Be done with all deceit, hypocrisy, jealousy, and all unkind speech. Like newborn babies, you must crave pure spiritual milk so that you will grow into a full experience of salvation. Cry out for this nourishment, now that you have had a taste of the Lord’s kindness.”‭‭1 Peter‬Continue reading “1 PETER 2:1-3 / BLOG”

2 PETER 1:16-18 / BLOG

“For we were not making up clever stories when we told you about the powerful coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. We saw his majestic splendor with our own eyes when he received honor and glory from God the Father. The voice from the majestic glory of God said to him, “This is my dearlyContinue reading “2 PETER 1:16-18 / BLOG”

1 PETER 1:22-25 / BLOG

“You were cleansed from your sins when you obeyed the truth, so now you must show sincere love to each other as brothers and sisters. Love each other deeply with all your heart. For you have been born again, but not to a life that will quickly end. Your new life will last forever becauseContinue reading “1 PETER 1:22-25 / BLOG”

2 PETER 1:12-15 / BLOG

“Therefore, I will always remind you about these things—even though you already know them and are standing firm in the truth you have been taught. And it is only right that I should keep on reminding you as long as I live. For our Lord Jesus Christ has shown me that I must soon leaveContinue reading “2 PETER 1:12-15 / BLOG”

1 PETER 1:17-21 / BLOG

“And remember that the heavenly Father to whom you pray has no favorites. He will judge or reward you according to what you do. So you must live in reverent fear of him during your time here as “temporary residents.” For you know that God paid a ransom to save you from the empty lifeContinue reading “1 PETER 1:17-21 / BLOG”

2 PETER 1:10-11 / BLOG

“So, dear brothers and sisters, work hard to prove that you really are among those God has called and chosen. Do these things, and you will never fall away. Then God will give you a grand entrance into the eternal Kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.”‭‭2 Peter‬ ‭1:10-11‬ ‭NLT‬‬ In the earlier messagesContinue reading “2 PETER 1:10-11 / BLOG”

1 PETER 1:13-16 / BLOG

“So prepare your minds for action and exercise self-control. Put all your hope in the gracious salvation that will come to you when Jesus Christ is revealed to the world. So you must live as God’s obedient children. Don’t slip back into your old ways of living to satisfy your own desires. You didn’t knowContinue reading “1 PETER 1:13-16 / BLOG”