12/30, SS, A Destructive Fire from Within
Bible Text: 2 Peter 3:10-13 | Preacher: Associate Pastor Keith Thompson | Series: A Study in 2nd Peter | III. Faith’s Consummation
A. Peter Exposes the Scoffers.
2. There ignorant denial of the Lord’s Return.
b. The Lord’s predicted judgement: by fire.
3) We are to consider an appalling day.
a) A nuclear holocaust foretold.
i) The time of it.
ii) The totality of it.
b) A new heaven foretold.
i) The practical exhortation.
– Exhortation recorded
– Exhortation reinforced
ii) The prophetic expectation.
B. Peter exhorts the saints.
1. To behave.
2. To believe
a. A word of advice.
b. A word of admiration.
c. A word of admonition.
1) The depths of his writings.
2) The danger of the their wrestlings.
3. To Beware.
To be forewarned is to be prepared.