2 Peter
Humble Together

Humble Together

In 1 Peter 5:1-14 Peter focuses on the important relationship between elders and the church and on the essential ingredient of humility in order to pursue all that he has addressed in this letter.

Suffering Together

Suffering Together

In 1 Peter 3:8-4:19, we discover the counterintuitive call not to seek revenge but to bless those who snub and marginalize us, just as Jesus did.

The Church That Affirms Authority

The Church That Affirms Authority

in 1 Peter 2:13-3:7, Peter shows how Christians should relate to authority. He challenges revolutionary and capitulatory extremes by urging Christians to allow their response to be guided by faith, not dictated by circumstances.

Hope That Lives Into Holiness

Hope That Lives Into Holiness

1 Peter 1:1-2:3 inspires us with the truth that what we believe about the future return of Christ ought to have a profound effect on us in the present.

1 & 2 Peter Overview

1 & 2 Peter Overview

In the letters of Peter, we find no mere spiritual suggestions but divine truths, warnings, and commands meant to give hope. He writes not to a loose collection of spiritually minded individuals but to "a royal priesthood, a holy nation" (1 Peter 2:9), a living temple...

Your Growth Toward Maturity

Your Growth Toward Maturity

You’re born into God’s family the moment you place your faith in Jesus for eternal life. You start as a spiritual baby. But it’s never God’s intention for you to remain a baby. You are to grow and thrive as a maturing believer in Jesus. But you never grow passively....

A New Heaven and A New Earth

A New Heaven and A New Earth

God makes all things new. He is about taking the brokenness brought on by sin and offering a new reality. God’s plans for a believer’s eternity are staggering in immensity and joy. We will exist forever on a new earth—a reality more alive than our present existence....