The Rich Mercy of God

The Rich Mercy of God

Scripture gives us a twofold picture of humanity: dignity and depravity. We have dignity because we were created in the image of God. But that image has been marred by the Fall, leading us into depravity. Paul looks at these two aspects of humanity...
2 Peter: The Nature of False Teachers

2 Peter: The Nature of False Teachers

Relevant reading: 2 Peter 2:10b–22 How do we recognize false teachers? Many of them are in our own churches, and they seem to be a part of the body of Christ. But there are distinguishing marks, and Peter discusses those marks in chapter 2 of his epistle. He does so...
The Rich Mercy of God

2 Peter: The Fate of the False Teachers

Relevant reading: 2 Peter 2:4–10a This week’s passage focuses on false teachers, continuing Peter’s discussion in verses 1–3. Now he adds a new dimension to his discussion. Having spoken of the presence of false teachers among the church, Peter goes on to...