9 Sermons: Precious & Magnificent Promises: Nine Sermons on 2 Peter
If you want to enjoy God's peace and be the aroma of his grace in the world, your knowledge of him has to grow.
If the knowledge of God's glorious promises does not spur us on to strive against the tide, then we will be barren and fruitless and drift to our destruction.
The difference between mythical speculations and Christian faith is history. Our doctrines are not the result of clever head-work. They are the result of historical observation.
The meaning of Scripture does not change with every new reader or every new reading. It cannot be twisted to mean whatever we like. It is what it is, unchanging and unending.
Even though the rebellious and the licentious today may think they are safe, they should learn that "from of old their condemnation has not been idle, and their destruction is not sleeping."
The more you know of Christ and his way, the more severe your judgment will be for not trusting and obeying him.
Confident expectation of a new world of righteousness empowers us to live for peace and purity in the present.
A life lived for the world will go naked into judgment; a life lived for Christ will be laden with eternal riches.
The best fertilizer for our hope and godliness is the knowledge of our future in God's grace.