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The Second Epistle of Peter is the 2nd epistle of the apostle Peter.[1] It is a general epistle to all believers. The book is one of encouragement and advice on how to live a Godly life, but also includes warnings against false teachers.

Overview

The three chapters of Second Peter are mainly about the virtues of a Christian believer, warnings against false teachers, and general advice on life.

Outline

  1. Chapter 1
    1. Salutation (1:1-2)
    2. Exhortation to diligence towards godliness and virtue (1:3-11)
    3. Remembrance of Peter's teachings (1:12-15)
    4. Memory of Christ's ministry (1:16-18)
    5. Prophecy is from God alone (1:18-21)
  2. Chapter 2
    1. Warning of false prophets (2:1-3)
    2. Reminder of God's judgement on the unrighteous (2:4-6)
    3. On the Lord's deliverance (2:7-9)
    4. Traits and demise of the unrighteous (2:10-22)
  3. Chapter 3
    1. Reason for writing the epistle (3:1-2)
    2. Defending against scoffers (3:3-7)
    3. The Lord's promises are immutable (3:8-9)
    4. The Lord's coming (3:10)
    5. Exhortation to holy conversation and godliness (3:11-13)
    6. Exhortation to beware false teachers and grow in the Lord (3:14-18)


Verses

  1. 2nd Peter 1:1 (Link)
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