12/15, A Destructive Fire from Within
Bible Text: 2 Peter 3:1-18 | Preacher: Associate Pastor Keith Thompson | Series: A Study in 2nd Peter | III. Faith’s Consummation
A. Peter exposes the scoffers.
1. Their insistent denial of the Lord’s return.
a. An anticipated denial.
1.) Peter’s purpose is mentioned.
2.) Peter’s point is made.
b. An antagonistic denial.
2. Their ignorant denial of the Lord’s return.
a. The Lord’s past judgement: by the Flood
b. The Lord’s predicted judgement: by fire
1.) We are to consider an appointed day.
2.) We are to consider an approaching day.
a.) God’s mode of living transcends ours.
b.) God’s method of loving transcends ours.