Questions for Thu, Jun 18th  (2 Peter)

2 Peter

1.) What has given us everything we need for life and godliness?

His divine power.

2.) What qualities should we have as a Christian?

The fruits of the Spirit mentioned here and in Galatians 5.

3.) What should we be eager to do with our calling to lead a Christian life?

Make your calling and election sure.

4.) What had Jesus made clear to Peter?

That he would be martyred for Christ.

5.) What were the apostles eyewitnesses of?

They were eye witnesses of Christ's majesty.

6.) When was this incident when God said, "This is my son in whom I am well pleased"?

This was actually at His transfiguration but it was also said at His baptism.

7.) Where does prophecy of Scripture come from?

Given to men by the Holy Spirit.

8.) What will arise and what will they say?

False teachers who will deny the divinity of Jesus and make up false stories.

9.) Where did God send the angels that sinned?

He sent them to hell to await judgement.

10.) What was Noah?

A preacher of righteousness.

11.) Who was saved from Sodom and Gomorrah?

Lot and his family.

12.) These examples are proof that God knows how to do what?

He knows how to rescue godly people from their trials.

13.) Who did these evil people slander?

They slandered celestial beings.

14.) What characteristics did these evil people have?

They were just like animals.

15.) Who spoke out against Balaam?

His donkey.

16.) What are these people slaves of?

They are slaves of depravity.

17.) How are these people like dogs and pigs?

A dog eats its own vomit and a pig goes back to the mud.

18.) Why had Peter written his letters?

To stimulate people to wholesome thinking.

19.) Who will come in the last days and what will they say?

Scoffers who will make fun of us for waiting for Jesus return.

20.) How will the world be destroyed the second time?

With fire instead of water.

21.) Does God see time as we see time?

He created time, so is outside of time and so He exists at ALL times at the same time.

22.) What will the day of the Lord be like?

It will come like a thief in the night when people aren't ready.

23.) What will happen to the periodic table?

The elements will melt with fervent heat.

24.) How should we live our lives?

Live godly and holy lives.

25.) What will be the home of the righteousness?

A new heaven and a new earth.

26.) What does Peter say about Paul and his letters?

Some of Paul's letters are hard to understand.

27.) What do some people do to the Scriptures?

Some ignorant and unstable people distort the Scriptures to their own destruction.