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Overview Outline of 2 Peter

  1. Introduction (2Pe 1:1-2)
    1. The writer (2Pe 1:1a)
    2. The recipients (2Pe 1:1b)
    3. The requisite greeting (2Pe 1:2)
  2. Remember the Word and be stirred up concerning your faith (2Pe 1:1b, 3-21)
    1. You’ve been given everything you need to live out your faith (2Pe 1:1b, 3-4)
    2. You have the responsibility to diligently live out your faith (2Pe 1:5-11)
    3. You have the truth of the Word of God to fortify and direct your faith (2Pe 1:12-21)
  3. Remember the Word and be stirred up concerning false teachers (2Pe 2:1-22)
    1. They will come—an introduction to the coming of false teachers (2Pe 2:1-3a)
    2. They will be condemned—an exposition of Old Testament examples of judgment and deliverance (2Pe 2:3b-10a)
    3. They will be corrupt in their character—an evaluation of who they really are (2Pe 2:10b-22)
  4. Remember the Word and be stirred up concerning the future coming of Christ, and the coming day of judgment (2Pe 3:1-16)
    1. The truth of Christ’s return and the judgment to come will be attacked by unbelievers with mocking and presumption (2Pe 3:1-6)
    2. The truth of Christ’s return and the judgment to come is affirmed by God with His Word (2Pe 3:7-10)
    3. The truth of Christ’s return and the judgment to come should be applied by believers with holiness of life (2Pe 3:11-16)
  5. Conclusion—guard against falling, but grow in grace (2Pe 3:17-18)
    1. Guard against error and against falling from your own steadfastness (2Pe 3:17)
    2. Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ (2Pe 3:18a)
    3. Glory in Jesus Christ now and forever (2Pe 3:18b)
Part Three—The True Grace of God Sustains You in Your Suffering (1Pe 3:13-5:14) ← Prior Section
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