Week 4: 2 Peter 2:1-9

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Week 4: 2 Peter 2:1-9

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1But 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. 2Many will follow their evil teaching and shameful immorality. And because of these teachers, the way of truth will be slandered. 3In their greed they will make up clever lies to get hold of your money. But God condemned them long ago, and their destruction will not be delayed.

4For God did not spare even the angels who sinned. He threw them into hell, in gloomy pits of darkness, where they are being held until the day of judgment. 5And God did not spare the ancient world—except for Noah and the seven others in his family. Noah warned the world of God’s righteous judgment. So God protected Noah when he destroyed the world of ungodly people with a vast flood. 6Later, God condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah and turned them into heaps of ashes. He made them an example of what will happen to ungodly people. 7But God also rescued Lot out of Sodom because he was a righteous man who was sick of the shameful immorality of the wicked people around him. 8Yes, Lot was a righteous man who was tormented in his soul by the wickedness he saw and heard day after day. 9So you see, the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from their trials, even while keeping the wicked under punishment until the day of final judgment. 10He is especially hard on those who follow their own twisted sexual desire, and who despise authority. 2 Peter 2:1-9


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Week 3: 2 Peter 1:12-12

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Week 3: 2 Peter 1:12-12

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12Therefore, 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. 13And it is only right that I should keep on reminding you as long as I live. 14For our Lord Jesus Christ has shown me that I must soon leave this earthly life, 15so I will work hard to make sure you always remember these things after I am gone.

16For 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 17when he received honor and glory from God the Father. The voice from the majestic glory of God said to him, “This is my dearly loved Son, who brings me great joy.” 18We ourselves heard that voice from heaven when we were with him on the holy mountain.

19Because 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. 20Above all, you must realize that no prophecy in Scripture ever came from the prophet’s own understanding, 21or from human initiative. No, those prophets were moved by the Holy Spirit, and they spoke from God. 2 Peter 1:12-21


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Week 2: 2 Peter 1:5-11

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Week 2: 2 Peter 1:5-11

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5In view of all this, make every effort to respond to God’s promises. Supplement your faith with a generous provision of moral excellence, and moral excellence with knowledge, 6and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with patient endurance, and patient endurance with godliness, 7and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love for everyone.

8The more you grow like this, the more productive and useful you will be in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9But those who fail to develop in this way are shortsighted or blind, forgetting that they have been cleansed from their old sins.

10So, 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. 11Then God will give you a grand entrance into the eternal Kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. 2 Peter 1:5-11


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Week 1: 2 Peter Introduction

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Week 1: 2 Peter Introduction

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1 This letter is from Simon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ.
I am writing to you who share the same precious faith we have. This faith was given to you because of the justice and fairness of Jesus Christ, our God and Savior.

2 May God give you more and more grace and peace as you grow in your knowledge of God and Jesus our Lord.

3 By his divine power, God has given us everything we need for living a godly life. We have received all of this by coming to know him, the one who called us to himself by means of his marvelous glory and excellence. 4 And because of his glory and excellence, he has given us great and precious promises. These are the promises that enable you to share his divine nature and escape the world’s corruption caused by human desires. 2 Peter 1:1-4


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Week 13: 1 Peter 5:5-14

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Week 13: 1 Peter 5:5-14

How can we endure suffering with joy? Join us as we begin our study in 1 Peter and see how Peter encouraged the early church during some of it's most trying times.


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Week 12: 1 Peter 5:1-4

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Week 12: 1 Peter 5:1-4

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Week 11: 1 Peter 4:12-19

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Week 11: 1 Peter 4:12-19

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Week 10: 1 Peter 4:1-11

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Week 10: 1 Peter 4:1-11

How can we endure suffering with joy? Join us as we begin our study in 1 Peter and see how Peter encouraged the early church during some of it's most trying times.


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Week 9: 1 Peter 3:13-22

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Week 9: 1 Peter 3:13-22

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Week 8: 1 Peter 3:8-12

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Week 8: 1 Peter 3:8-12

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Week 7: 1 Peter 3:1-7

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Week 7: 1 Peter 3:1-7

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Week 6: 1 Peter 2:17-25

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Week 6: 1 Peter 2:17-25

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Week 5: 1 Peter 2:11-16

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Week 5: 1 Peter 2:11-16

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Week 4: 1 Peter 1:22-2:10

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Week 4: 1 Peter 1:22-2:10

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Week 3: 1 Peter 1:13-21

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Week 3: 1 Peter 1:13-21

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Week 2: 1 Peter 1:1-12

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Week 2: 1 Peter 1:1-12

How can we endure suffering with joy? Join us as we begin our study in 1 Peter and see how Peter encouraged the early church during some of it's most trying times.


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