Bible Book: 2 Peter

Our Calling and Election

Date: March 13th, 1983  |  Scripture: 2 Peter 1:1-11  |  Topics: Calling, Discipleship, Election, Predestination, Sanctification

Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue: Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: thContinue Reading


God’s Infallible Book

Date: March 20th, 1983  |  Scripture: 2 Peter 1:21  |  Topics: Bible, Inerrancy, Infallible, Science, Word, archaeology, deception

For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.


Jesus Is Coming Again

Date: March 27th, 1983  |  Scripture: 2 Peter 3:1-7  |  Topics: Disobedience, Doubt, Faithlessness, Hope, Immorality, Judgment, Mercy, Patience, Scoffers, Second Coming

This second epistle, beloved, I now write unto you; in both which I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance: That ye may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us the apostles of the Lord and Saviour: Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts, And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginningContinue Reading


The End of the World

Date: January 1st, 1984  |  Scripture: 2 Peter 3:1-18  |  Topics: End Times, Eschatology, Millennium, Prophecy

This second epistle, beloved, I now write unto you; in both which I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance: That ye may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us the apostles of the Lord and Saviour: Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts, And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginningContinue Reading


The Infallible Word of God

Date: June 9th, 1985  |  Scripture: 2 Peter 1:20-21  |  Topics: Inerrancy, Infallibility, Inspiration, Word of God

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.


A Growing in Grace

Date: April 16th, 1987  |  Scripture: 2 Peter 3:18  |  Topics: Bible, Comission, Grace, Ministry, Mission, Preaching, Word of God

But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.


Preparing for Eternity

Date: July 8th, 1987  |  Scripture: 2 Peter 3:10-14  |  Topics: Day of the Lord, End Times, Judgment, Salvation, Security, treasure

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up. Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness, Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shallContinue Reading


The Infallible Word (Lecture)

Date: November 10th, 1997  |  Scripture: 2 Peter 1:15-21  |  Topics: Bible, Criswell College, Holy Spirit, Infallible, Preaching

Moreover I will endeavour that ye may be able after my decease to have these things always in remembrance. For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his majesty. For he received from God the Father honour and glory, when there came such a voice to him from the excellent glory, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased. And this voice which came from heaven we heard, when we were wContinue Reading