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Contend for the Faith

Contend for the Faith

Jude, the author of this short letter, is the half brother of Jesus. Many see Jude as a companion letter to 2 Peter since Jude writes concerning…

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The Straight Way vs. My Way

The Straight Way vs. My Way

In order to understand what Peter is warning his readers about, you must first understand the false teaching that had become prevalent at the time…

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Facts Not Fables

Facts Not Fables

This epistle is most likely Peter’s final words to the church. In this letter, he warns the church about false teachers. He gives the church signs…

You Matter to God

You Matter to God

So how does Peter wrap us this short treatise on human suffering? He does so by instructing his readers to “humble” themselves under God’s mighty…

Suffering Well

Suffering Well

When suffering happens, most of us react as if it were something strange. Somehow, we feel like nobody else has ever suffered like we have. The…

It Is Finished

It Is Finished

In this chapter, Peter makes it clear that when life is easy there is a danger of drifting into a state of mind which accepts every blessing in…

Committed to Christ

Committed to Christ

Peter now goes on to write about how we as believers can live a life totally committed to Christ. The key is found in verse 15, “But in your hearts…

Live in Harmony

Live in Harmony

Peter now gives some general instructions for all believers. He begins by encouraging all believers to be like-minded, sympathetic, loving, comp…

Free in Christ

Free in Christ

Peter now urges believers to submit to all authorities, whether the persons exercising authority are believers or not. Since Nero had just come…

Living Stone

Living Stone

This begins a new section in which Peter uses Old Testament imagery to show that believers are in fact a new people of God who have come to possess…

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