2 Peter (Series)

2 Peter (Series)

Final Warning: Only Believe the Source of Truth

2 Peter 3:15b-18 In closing his second letter, Peter sums up the point of his message. Pastor Rod Bunton concludes his teaching on this book by reminding us that Christians should be wary of false teachers and follow only the teaching of the apostles who were led by the Holy Spirit.

Be Diligent in Your Preparation

2 Peter 3:14-15 As we await the day of the Lord, we shouldn’t just waste the time that we have. Pastor Rod Bunton teaches that we should be working diligently to prepare ourselves by pursuing holiness.

The Day of the Lord: Characteristics

2 Peter 3:10-13 When the Day of the Lord comes, what will it look like? Pastor Rod Bunton looks at the characteristics of that event and explains why we should care about it now.

The Day of the Lord: Three Assurances

2 Peter 3:5-9 False teachers in the first century were skeptical of the second coming of the Lord and the judgment of unbelievers — after all, it had never happened before! Pastor Rod Bunton looks at three assurances that the Day of the Lord will happen just as prophesied by Jesus himself.

The Day of the Lord: Prophecy vs. Mockery

2 Peter 3:1-4 In Chapter 3, Peter turns to the second coming of Christ and the judgment that event will bring. Pastor Rod Bunton looks at the first four verses that discuss the contrast between true prophecy about the event from the Scriptures verses those false prophets who, in their ignorance, mock those who believe.

The Trap of the Apostate

2 Peter 2:20-22 Peter concludes Chapter 2 by focusing on a special category of false teachers: apostates. Pastor Rod Bunton reminds us of the best-known apostate, Judas Iscariot, who was privileged to walk with and hear from Jesus himself and yet turned away from the truth.

Powerless Promises

2 Peter 2:17-19 One of the problems with false prophets is that they cannot preach a life-giving message because they start with a bible full of errors. Pastor Rod Bunton continues teaching from 2 Peter 2 about the false teachers who tickle the ears but deliver powerless promises.

Recognizing False Prophets

2 Peter 2:10b-16 Continuing to warn his readers about false prophets, Peter gives details about their personal characteristics. Pastor Rod Bunton helps us understand those qualities with which we can recognize them today.

Precedents for Judgment

2 Peter 2:5-9 Peter continues to recall times when God fulfilled his promise to judge sinners. Pastor Rod Bunton dives deeper into two more precedents that demonstrate God’s punishment on those that oppose Him.

The Rebellion of Angels

2 Peter 2:3b-4 Peter introduced the topic of false prophets in this chapter and, in this passage, he begins to teach that although they may seem to prosper, God will ultimately punish them. Pastor Rod Bunton looks at Peter’s first example where not even angels were allowed to go unpunished when they rebelled.

An Overture to False Prophets, Part 2

2 Peter 2:1-3 Peter describes the prevalence of false teachers, their effect on the church, and their motivation. Pastor Rod Bunton concludes this introduction to the existence and agenda of false prophets.
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