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2 Peter 1;  His Divine Power 1

2 Peter 1; His Divine Power 1

June 8, 2012

Letter written about 65-68 AD.

1. To stimulate Christian growth,

2. To combat false teaching,

3. To encourage watchfulness of the imminent return of Christ.

Doulos:  means slave.   1 Peter 1:1.

Grace & Peace in abundance through the Knowledge of God & Jesus Christ.  1 Peter 1:2

Do you know the Gospel?

Right Answer:   I deserve hell, God’s punishment and wrath.

Jesus Christ paid the penalty for my evil condition and God declared my righteous.

My sin was credited to Christ and His righteous life was credited to my account.

2 Peter 1;  His Divine Power 2

2 Peter 1; His Divine Power 2

June 8, 2012

His Divine Power:  life & godliness  2 Peter 1:3-7.

Possess in increasing measure.  2 Peter 1:8-11.  The “Work” of being saved.  Phil2:12-13,  Work out, because it is God who works in.

1 Cr. 2:11-16.   The Spirit of God enables us to Understand the Bible.

Peter Commits to reminding them.  2 Peter 1:12.

A commitment to Truth despite hardship.  2 Peter 1:13-15.

2 Peter 1:16-18.  The Transfiguration of Christ.  Matt 17:1-8.

The Old Testament Rocks, So Ready It!   2 Peter 2:19-21.

1 Peter 5; Serve Your Local Church.  Part 1

1 Peter 5; Serve Your Local Church. Part 1

June 2, 2012

An Appeal to Serve The Church:   1 Peter 5:1-4

A good shepherd:  John 21:14-25.

A Desire for God’s Rewards.

Matt 16:26-27,  Matt 5:11-12, Luke 6:20-23,    Luke 6:35

Build for a reward!  1 Cor. 3:11-14.

You are serving God not men.  Eph. 6:8-9,  Col. 3:23-24.

Go for the Gold!  1 Cr. 9:23-27.

1 Peter 5; Serve Your Local Church.  Part 2

1 Peter 5; Serve Your Local Church. Part 2

June 2, 2012

Fight, Finish, Faith.   2 Tim. 4:7-8.

Humility.  Young Men, And everyone.  Peter 5:5-6.

You will be stressed, give it to God.  1 Peter 5:7.

Sober & Alert, resist the enemy by standing firm in the faith.  1 Peter 5:7-9.

He Will Make You. . . .!  1 Peter 5:10

Washed, Sanctified, Justified. 1 Cr. 6:9-11.

To Him be. . . . 1 Peter 5:11.

A personal greeting and evidence of divine authorship.  1 Peter 5:12-14.

Peace to all of you who are in Christ.

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