1 Samuel 17: Spiritual Excellence

1 Samuel 17: Spiritual Excellence

If you ever went to Sunday school, you’ll know the story of David and Goliath. But let’s not dismiss this story merely because it is familiar. Instead, let’s look at it with fresh eyes and learn from it. As we consider the battle, David’s spiritual excellence in the...
2 Peter: The Light of the Morning Star

2 Peter: The Light of the Morning Star

Relevant reading: 2 Peter 1:19–21 In spite of our many advancements in this world, we are in a dark place. The world is engulfed in spiritual darkness, and counterfeits abound. The Lamp of Scripture The imagery of a lamp shining shows that our next steps are revealed...
2 Peter: The Glory of Jesus

2 Peter: The Glory of Jesus

Relevant reading: 2 Peter 1:16–18 After reviewing the key themes of 2 Peter, Ken explores the implications of Christ’s transfiguration for our present lives. Second Peter warns us against counterfeit teaching that appeals to our worldly desires. Instead, we should set...
2 Peter: Growth and Confidence in Our Faith

2 Peter: Growth and Confidence in Our Faith

Relevant reading: 2 Peter 1:8–15 Following a high calling to holiness, Peter warns readers that those who do not display certain qualities (faith, self-control, etc.) are spiritually myopic. They have forgotten their calling and the power within them as followers of...