II Peter l:l2-l8
INTRODUCTION: Peter was convinced that there were some things
that must never be lost in the storehouse of our minds; but must
be kept foremost in our thinking. The experiences of the past
can provide many steppingstones for the achievements of the
There are apostate teachers that try to turn people away from
the Word of God and into "deeper experiences" that are contrary
to the Word. We must ever hold to the truths that anchor our
faith. Don't forget:
I. THE ENABLING TRUTH FOR LIVING. v.l2-l5
A. The Admonition. l2
1. Concerned With Obedience. l2a
"I will not be negligent" obedience to Christ's
command. Peter saw himself as having a special
ministry. Luke 22:32 "when thou are converted,
strengthen thy brethren."
2. Concerned With Opportunities. l2b
"Always in remembrance of these things". Peter
wanted to impress his reader's mind with the Word
of God so that they would never forget it. Use
every opportunity to instruct others in the
3. Concerned With Old Truth. l2c
"Though you know them" a constant reminding of
the old. The re-emphasis of old truth must not
NOTICE: No new revelations from God. l2d.
The truth is safeguarded by the faithful
ministers wh ...
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