LIGHT YOUR WORLD
II Peter l:l9-2l
INTRODUCTION: In the Sermon on the Mount, our Lord warned that
there would be counterfeits who would involve the church with
their false doctrines (Matt. 7:l3-29). All of the apostles
warned the church that false teachers would invade the local
churches, introduce false doctrines, and lead many people
astray. The world would get darker and darker; but as it did;
the Word of God would shine brighter and brighter. The Apostle
Peter made three clear statements about God's Word, the Bible.
I. WE HAVE A MORE SURE WORD. v.l9a
Peter was not suggesting that the Bible is more certain
than the experience he had on the Mount of
Transfiguration. His experience was real and true, and
the record in the Bible is dependable. The
Transfiguration was a demonstration of the promise
in the prophetic Word; and this promise now has added
certainty because of what Peter experienced.
You can measure the validity of Peter's experience by
subjecting it to the Word of God.
NOTICE: All he shared was not glorious, but all he
said was true.
v.l4 Spoke of his death
v.l6-l8 Spoke of Christ's death and diety
Peter, after sharing his experience seems to be
you don't believe me, go to the Scriptures."
ILLUSTRATE THE TRUTH: Josh McDowell wrote
"Evidence That Demands A Verdict". Notice Peter's
evidences h ...
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