Contributed on Mar 22, 2011
In this sermon, we notice that Peter encourages his readers to remember to be grounded in the truth, to remember that many of the writers of Scripture were eyewitnesses, and to remember that the Bible is inspired by God.
Introduction: A. The story is told of an elderly gentleman who was telling his friend about a new restaurant he and his wife recently visited. 1. He said, “The food and the service were great!” 2. His friend asked, “What's the name of the restaurant?” 3. “Gee, I ...read more
Contributed on Mar 29, 2011
In this sermon, we cover the entire second chapter and attempt to understand the methods and motives of false teachers.
Introduction: A. The picture you are looking at is of Joe Cervantes, who was an officer with the Kewanee Police Department for 30 years. 1. On the desk in front of him is the assortment of stolen goods recovered from the home and office of a man named Roger “Tank” Harlow. 2. The ...read more
Contributed on Apr 3, 2011
In this sermon, we discuss Peter's answer to the scoffers who said that Jesus was not coming again. We learn about our need to be prepared always for His return.
Introduction: A. The story is told about a preacher who was preaching to a packed church about the second coming. 1. He wound up to a fever pitch and quoted Jesus’ promise, “I am coming soon!” 2. He preached some more and said even more loudly, “I am coming ...read more
Contributed on Apr 11, 2011
In this last sermon in the 2 Peter series, we focus on the effort that we must put forth to be ready for the coming of the Lord.
Introduction: A. The story is told of a minister who visited an elderly woman in the nursing home. 1. The young minister said, “At your age you should be thinking about the hereafter!” 2. The older woman said, “Oh, I do all the time. No matter where I am – in my room, ...read more