This article is about the second epistle. You may be looking for the Apostle who wrote them.
The Second Epistle of Peter is the 2nd epistle of the apostle Peter. 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.
The three chapters of Second Peter are mainly about the virtues of a Christian believer, warnings against false teachers, and general advice on life.
- Chapter 1
- Salutation (1:1-2)
- Exhortation to diligence towards godliness and virtue (1:3-11)
- Remembrance of Peter's teachings (1:12-15)
- Memory of Christ's ministry (1:16-18)
- Prophecy is from God alone (1:18-21)
- Chapter 2
- Warning of false prophets (2:1-3)
- Reminder of God's judgement on the unrighteous (2:4-6)
- On the Lord's deliverance (2:7-9)
- Traits and demise of the unrighteous (2:10-22)
- Chapter 3
- Reason for writing the epistle (3:1-2)
- Defending against scoffers (3:3-7)
- The Lord's promises are immutable (3:8-9)
- The Lord's coming (3:10)
- Exhortation to holy conversation and godliness (3:11-13)
- Exhortation to beware false teachers and grow in the Lord (3:14-18)