Category Archives: 2Peter

Eyewitnesses of His Majesty

Crazy to say, but for most who looked on the Savior, there wasn’t much to behold. Though in Him dwelt the fullness of the Godhead in bodily form (Col. 2:9), He wasn’t much to look at. Isaiah said that would … Continue reading

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Great Responsibility

Chewing on the opening verses of 2Peter this morning. And I know Peter the apostle wasn’t talking to Peter Parker (aka Spiderman for those of you with no connection to the Marvel universe), but what comes to mind as I … Continue reading

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The Day of Eternity

Why these things pop on the radar, I don’t know. Well, actually I think I do, it’s the supernatural dynamic of illumination–the active agency of the Holy Spirit. I’m hovering over a four word phrase I have never taken note … Continue reading

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The Predictions and The Commandments

It’s a myth. Not true. Not the way things really work. Don’t listen to popular, prevailing wisdom that says there’s a danger that we can become so heavenly minded that we’re no earthly good. That somehow the things of heaven … Continue reading

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A Gospel Paradox

Peter wrote to stir up his readers (2:13). He wanted to arouse their thinking, to wake them up from any spiritual slumber. And so he comes out of the gate with, what seems to me, is a bit of a … Continue reading

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Partakers Partake

The opening verses of 2 Peter are, for me, among the most inspiring found in Scripture. A reminder that our salvation is so much more than just fire insurance. Not that I want to minimize the fact that we have … Continue reading

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Able to Rescue

There’s no minimizing what Job’s gone through. A man of great material wealth, he was all but wiped out financially in just a matter of moments. A man, you assume of good physical health, is, out of nowhere, inflicted with … Continue reading

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Stir It Up

Peter knew his time on earth was drawing to an end. He knew he was on the homestretch . . . that he was in his final countdown. And rather than use his last days to take all that he … Continue reading

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Final Approach . . . Autopilot Off

Recently I saw a video of a huge jetliner coming in for a landing in the midst of some pretty harsh turbulence at an airport in Portugal. It was one of those clips that shows this plane only yards (meters … Continue reading

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By His Righteousness

In my readings this morning I encountered two different groups of people. The first are described as having “a hard forehead” and “a stubborn heart.” The second are those who have become “partakers of the divine nature.” Of the first … Continue reading

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