As we come to the end of our series in 2 Peter, Peter provides his readers with some final principles as they respond to the reality of Christ’s return. This passage (3:14-18) gives us an overview of the repeated actions that ought to characterise the Christian life. These actions are delightful duties. They are, diligence, … More The Return of the King Pt. 3 (2 Peter 3:14-18)
In the passage before us, Peter is not outlining everything that will happen when the Lord returns. He is simply proving us with the reality of His return, His retribution and His rule. In this passage we will learn that the Lord is going to return and that the believer has a present responsibility while … More The Return of the King Pt. 2 (2 Peter 3:10-13)
“I shall return”. They were the words of General Douglas MacArthur. This American general was assigned to the Philippines. Then, on 11 March 1942, with the invasion of the opposing forces Macarthur was ordered by the US President to leave. MacArthur then arrived in Australia. On 20 March 1942 he uttered the famous words, “I … More The Return of the King Pt. 1 (2 Peter 3:1-9)
It is the will of God that the people of God grow in the grace of God. This growth takes place over the duration of the Christian life. This is the theme that Peter addresses in his second letter. Peter begins his letter by introducing himself, “Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ” … More An Introduction and Overview of 2 Peter (1:1-2)
Romans 13 provides practical commands concerning the believer’s responsibility to the governing authorities (13:1-7), to the Law of God (13:8-10), and in light of the Second Coming of Christ (13:11-14). This can be summarised by three key words: submission, service, and salvation.