Scripture Text -
2 Peter 1:1-4
FOCUS VERSE -\
I. The Proclamation of the Righteousness of God (1:1–4): Peter writes concerning our Christian faith.
A. The preciousness (1:1–2): Great value is attached to our faith.
2 Peter 1:1 Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ:
1. that have obtained - Past Participle
a. to receive by divine allotment, to cast lots.
b. chosen by lot, implying divine choice.
2. Like preious
a. 1 equally precious. 2 equally honoured, to be esteemed equal to.
b. Equal in qauntity or quality.
3. Faith -
3. Faith -
2 Peter 1:2 Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord,
Phil - He who has beguna good work in you ...
B. The power (1:3): God has given us everything we need for living a holy life.
C. The promises (1:4)
1. Protection (1:4a): We will be delivered from the corruption of this world.
2. Participation (1:4b): We will actually share in the Lord’s divine nature.