2 Peter

2 Peter 2

Chapter two paints a picture of false teachers and their teaching as opposed to the true teaching presented in chapter one. Essentially, chapter two is one long excoriation of those that Peter predicted would eventually make their way into the church to pervert it. Using well-known stories from the Hebrew Scriptures, Peter compared the coming …

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2 Peter 1

IntroductionNo New Testament book was more disputed by the Early Church regarding authorship and authenticity than 2 Peter. The similarities between chapter two and Jude’s letter have caused scholars to question whether Peter borrowed from Jude, Jude from Peter, or if they both borrowed from another common source. There are at least three strong reasons …

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1 Corinthians 2

Chapter two continues Paul’s exposition on the wisdom of God versus the wisdom of this world. Unlike the philosophers of his day, Paul did not ride into town offering great secrets and eloquent speeches, catering to those who could pay the most money (1 Corinthians 2:1-5). In fact, he did just the opposite. His message …

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