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Spiritual Growth: (#2) Need/Opponents

The book of 2 Peter puts a premium on knowledge.  The word knowledge appears in some form 16 times in this book. Why such an emphasis and value on knowledge?  One source provides this answer, “Just as 1 Peter warned … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth: (#1) Ingredients

The key word in the book of 2 Peter is “knowledge.”  It appears in some form 16 times [knowledge (1:2, 1:3; 1:5; 1:6; 1:8; 2:20; 3:18); know(s) (1:12; 2:9; 3:17); knowing (1:14; 1:20; 3:3); known (1:16; 2:21 x2)].  Value is … Continue reading

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Our Purpose

Why are we here?  What is our purpose? Some view life as a meaningless series of routines.  “We go to bed late, we get up early, we go to work, we drive home, eat and go to bed, to get … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

The end of a year is a time for reflection.  We, as God’s people, are instructed to make self-examination.  Paul wrote, “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith.  Test yourselves…” (2 Corinthians 13:5).  He again wrote, “Let … Continue reading

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Heaven Assured

2 Peter 1:10-11 assures, “if ye do these things ye shall never fall: for so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” If ye do what things?  The … Continue reading

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