9 Sermons: Precious & Magnificent Promises: Nine Sermons on 2 Peter

Liberating Promises

2 Peter 1:1-4

by John Piper

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.

Confirm Your Election

2 Peter 1:5-11

by John Piper

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.

Listen to the Eyewitness of His Majesty

2 Peter 1:12-19

by John Piper

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.

Men Moved by the Holy Spirit Spoke from God

2 Peter 1:20-21

by John Piper

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.

Destruction Is not Sleeping

2 Peter 2:1-10

by John Piper

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."

Better Never to Have Known the Way

2 Peter 2:11-22

by John Piper

The more you know of Christ and his way, the more severe your judgment will be for not trusting and obeying him.

Where Is the Promise of His Appearing?

2 Peter 3:1-10

by John Piper

Confident expectation of a new world of righteousness empowers us to live for peace and purity in the present.

What Sort of Persons Ought You To Be?

2 Peter 3:10-14

by John Piper

A life lived for the world will go naked into judgment; a life lived for Christ will be laden with eternal riches.

Grow in Grace and in the Knowledge of Our Lord

2 Peter 3:15-18

by John Piper

The best fertilizer for our hope and godliness is the knowledge of our future in God's grace.