THE BOOK: 2 Peter

(2 Peter 2:1-3)

Here are some suggested memory verses:

2 Pet. 1:2,3
2 Pet. 1:5-9
2 Pet. 1:10,11
2 Pet. 1:16
2 Pet. 1:19
2 Pet. 1:20,21
2 Pet. 2:1
2 Pet. 2:12
2 Pet. 2:17
2 Pet. 2:20
2 Pet. 2:22
2 Pet. 3:3,4
2 Pet. 3:5
2 Pet. 3:8
2 Pet. 3:9
2 Pet. 3:10
2 Pet. 3:13
2 Pet. 3:15,16


I. Author - Simon, son of Jonas (see information for 1 Peter)

 

II. Book

    A. recipients same as for 1 Peter - 2 Pet. 3:1

    B. to combat growing heresy - 2 Pet. 3:17,18

 

III. Message - knowledge

    A. true knowledge - chap. 1

        1. from God - 2 Pet. 1:2,3

        2. must be applied - 2 Pet. 1:4-11

        3. transmitted by inspired writers - 2 Pet. 1:12-18

        4. definition - 2 Pet. 1:19-21

    B. false knowledge - chap. 2

        1. deny Master - 2 Pet. 2:1

        2. follow own senuality and greed - 2 Pet. 2:2-11

        3. description - 2 Pet. 2:12-19

        4. future - 2 Pet. 2:20-22

    C. importance of knowing difference - chap. 3

        1. sincerity - 2 Pet. 3:1,2

        2. understanding - 2 Pet. 3:3-7

        3. preparation - 2 Pet. 3:8-13

        4. salvation - 2 Pet. 3:14-16

        5. faithfulness - 2 Pet. 3:17,18