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AJBT. 2 Peter 3:1-12. Preparing for the Coming Day

Sent November 22nd 2016

AJBT. 2 Peter 3:1-12. Preparing for the Coming Day 2 Peter 3:1-12. Preparing for the Coming Day Copyright 2016, Dr. John W. (Jack) Carter. All rights reserved. www.biblicaltheology.com Scripture quotes from KJV 2 Peter 3:1-2. This second epistle, beloved, I now write unto you; in both which I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance: 2That ye may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us the apostles of the Lord and Saviour: Chapter three dem...

AJBT. 2 Peter 2:1-22. A World of False Teachers.

Sent November 17th 2016

AJBT. 2 Peter 2:1-22. A World of False Teachers. 2 Peter 2:1-22. A World of False Teachers Copyright 2016, Dr. John W. (Jack) Carter. All rights reserved. www.biblicaltheology.com Scripture quotes from KJV 2 Peter 2:1. But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction. Up to this point in Peters second epistle he has focused p...

AJBT: 2 Peter 1:12-21. The Bible, God's Word to Mankind

Sent November 9th 2016

AJBT: 2 Peter 1:12-21. The Bible, God's Word to Mankind 2 Peter 1:12-21. The Bible, God's Word to Mankind Copyright 2016, Dr. John W. (Jack) Carter. All rights reserved. www.biblicaltheology.com Scripture quotes from KJV 2 Samuel 23:2. The Spirit of the LORD spake by me, and his word was in my tongue. What is the "Word of God"? If one were to ask ten different people, most likely one would receive ten different answers. Most Christians would point immediately to the Bible as "God's Word.&q...

AJBT. 2 Peter 1:5-11. The Pursuit of Godly Character

Sent November 1st 2016

AJBT. 2 Peter 1:5-11. The Pursuit of Godly Character 2 Peter 1:5-11. The Pursuit of Godly Character Copyright 2016, Dr. John W. (Jack) Carter. All rights reserved. www.biblicaltheology.com Scripture quotes from KJV 2 Peter 1:5. And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; A life that is submitted to the LORD and to the leadership of the Holy Spirit will be a life that is vastly different than that which is submitted to the corruption of this self-centered and ...

AJBT. 2 Peter 1:1-4. God's Foundation of Grace

Sent November 1st 2016

AJBT. 2 Peter 1:1-4. God's Foundation of Grace 2 Peter 1:1-4. God's Foundation of Grace Copyright 2016, Dr. John W. (Jack) Carter. All rights reserved. www.biblicaltheology.com Scripture quotes from KJV 2 Peter 1:1a. Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, Peter begins this second letter much like he does the first, in the customary form of a first-century Hellenistic letter with the identification of the sender and receiver. However, like other letters in the New Testament Canon, the introd...

1 Peter 5:1-5. The Task of the Shepherd

Sent October 27th 2016

1 Peter 5:1-5. The Task of the Shepherd 1 Peter 5:1-5. The Task of the Shepherd Copyright 2016, Dr. John W. (Jack) Carter. All rights reserved. www.biblicaltheology.com Scripture quotes from KJV Peter has been writing to a wide-spread church community that, in its early years, was struggling to define itself within a culture that gave it very little acceptance. One could probably argue that the 21st-century church may be finding itself facing more and more similar challenges as the non-Christian world seems t...

1 Peter 5:6-14. Coping in Difficult Times

Sent October 27th 2016

1 Peter 5:6-14. Coping in Difficult Times 1 Peter 5:6-14. Coping in Difficult Times Copyright 2016, Dr. John W. (Jack) Carter. All rights reserved. www.biblicaltheology.com Scripture quotes from KJV As Peter brings his letter to a close, he offers some summary imperatives to assist the churches in overcoming the consequences of the stresses that they are experiencing as they are working to maintain their witness and ministry in a wicked and perverse world. When we understand the early church in this way, we f...

AJBT. 1 Peter 4:12-19. Enduring Hardship

Sent October 19th 2016

AJBT. 1 Peter 4:12-19. Enduring Hardship 1 Peter 4:12-19. Enduring Hardship Copyright 2016, Dr. John W. (Jack) Carter. All rights reserved. www.biblicaltheology.com Scripture quotes from KJV There is little question that many people experience hardship in this life. In general, we witness a world where poverty and pestilence are common, yet it is a world where enough food can and is produced to meet the needs of everyone. We see wars and military actions that destroy the infrastructure of nations and acts of ...

AJBT. 1 Peter 4:1-11. Living Under Lordship

Sent October 13th 2016

AJBT. 1 Peter 4:1-11. Living Under Lordship 1 Peter 4:1-11. Living Under Lordship Copyright 2016, Dr. John W. (Jack) Carter. All rights reserved. www.biblicaltheology.com Scripture quotes from KJV My paternal grandfather passed away in the autumn of 1972, shortly before my wife, AnnMarie and I were married. I can still vividly remember my grandfather and the time he spent with me as a young boy when we visited his home in Conklin, New York, a small town that is situated on the Susquehanna River valley. I was...

AJBT. 1 Peter 1:13-22. Standing for What is Right

Sent October 5th 2016

AJBT. 1 Peter 1:13-22. Standing for What is Right 1 Peter 3:13-22. Standing for What is Right Copyright 2016, Dr. John W. (Jack) Carter. All rights reserved. www.biblicaltheology.com Scripture quotes from KJV We face choices every day, choices that expose our true nature, and choices that have consequences that impact our lives and the lives of others. As Peter writes to the early church, he is writing to a fellowship of believers that found their faithful world view to be in sharp, and sometimes violent con...

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