Sunday: Suffering, Jesus and Salvation
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Read the following passages, and note what each reveals about salvation: 1 Pet. 1:2 “Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied.” 1 Pet. 1:8-9 “Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Major Themes and 1 and 2 Peter
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Christ, Cross and Scripture

Read for This Week’s Study: Isa. 53:5-6, Isa. 53:9; Lev. 16:16-19; Lev. 11:44; Rom. 13:1-7; 1 Cor. 14:40; 2 Tim. 3:16. Memory Text: “For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that He might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive by the Spirit, … [Click to read more …]

Friday: Further Thought – The Day of the Lord
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Spectacles on Bible

Further Thought: From our perspective, it can seem as if the Second Coming is greatly delayed. Jesus obviously knew that we would feel this way, and in some parables He warned against what could happen if we weren’t careful and watchful during this time. Take the parable of the two servants in Matthew 24:45-51 (mentioned … [Click to read more …]

Monday: The Scoffers
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Scoffers

After seeking to make his readers “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” (2 Pet. 3:2), Peter gets into his specific warning. Perhaps, knowing how dangerous this teaching would be, he sought to impress upon it the … [Click to read more …]

Sunday: The Line of Authority
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Open Bible

Peter warned his readers about the kind of dangerous teachings the church would face. He cautioned against those who, while promising liberty, would lead people back into the bondage of sin, the opposite of the freedom that we have been promised in Christ. Unfortunately, this wasn’t the only false teaching that would confront the church. … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: The Day of the Lord
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Read for This Week’s Study: 2 Pet. 3:1-2; John 21:15-17; 2 Pet. 3:3-13; Ps. 90:4; Matt. 24:43-51; 2 Pet. 3:14-18. Memory Text: “Since all these things are to be dissolved in this way, what sort of persons ought you to be in leading lives of holiness and godliness” (2 Peter 3:11, NRSV). In ages past … [Click to read more …]

Friday: Further Thought – False Teachers
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Spectacles on Bible

Further Thought: So often we hear Christians talk about “freedom in Christ.” And, of course, this is a valid concept. To be free from the condemnation of the law and to have assurance of salvation because of what Christ has done for us and not from our own works is indeed to be free. The … [Click to read more …]