Monthly Archives: March 2014

Judah Captured, Afflicted and in Servitude Lamentations 1:3

As we study and learn from the words of Jeremiah about the dispersion of Jerusalem and Judah, we may be inclined to think of our own lives and wonder “what if this happened to me?” Since the once thriving city … Continue reading

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The Weeping City Lamentations 1:2

As Jeremiah the prophet began his discourse of lament over Judah and Jerusalem, he noted the separation of them from other cities and nations. Where the people were once thriving and living abundantly they were now saddened like a widow … Continue reading

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Solitary City Lamentations 1:1

As we approach the book of Lamentations, it is good for us to consider the format and conditions of the words we are about to read. First, let’s notice some interesting parts of the format. It is written by Jeremiah … Continue reading

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Growing in Grace and Knowledge of Jesus 2 Peter 3:18

After knowing that his time is short on the earth, the apostle Peter has dedicated some of his final written words to the edification of the church. He has told them how to grow in their faith. He has warned … Continue reading

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Beware Lest You Be Led Away 2 Peter 3:17

As Peter the apostle begins to wind down his final words in the book of Second Peter, he wrote of the coming judgment and dissolution of the heavens, its elements, and the earth. He asked what manner of persons his … Continue reading

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Wrestling Scriptures 2 Peter 3:16

The apostle Peter told the church that the heavens, its elements, and the earth will be dissolved in the “day of the Lord”, and they should not count God slack concerning His promises just because there is a delay. He … Continue reading

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The Longsuffering of Our Lord 2 Peter 3:15

The apostle Peter has been very clear about a prophecy concerning the dissolving of the heavens, it’s elements, and the earth, and he has told his readers how they should be knowing these things shall come to pass. In chapter … Continue reading

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Peace, Without Spot, Blameless 2 Peter 3:14

Since the earth, the heavens and the elements thereof will be dissolved, the apostle Peter asked his readers to consider what sort of people they should be in light of these things? He told them that the delay of God … Continue reading

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New Heavens and New Earth 2 Peter 3:13

As Peter told of the coming destruction of the heavens and the earth by fire, more than likely it stirred those who read his words. The idea was to have them consider their own attitudes and behaviors knowing that these … Continue reading

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Hasting the Lord’s Coming 2 Peter 3:12

During this section of scriptures within the book of Second Peter, the apostle Peter has shared about the pending judgment of the heavens and earth as we know them. He has warned that this destruction will come suddenly “like a … Continue reading

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