Prepare for Eternity

God may have seemed slow to these believers as they faced persecution every day and longed to be delivered. But God is not slow; he just is not on our timetable. Jesus is waiting so that more sinners will repent and turn to him. We must not sit and wait for Christ to return, butContinue reading “Prepare for Eternity”

Are You Ready?

“In the last days” scoffers will say that Jesus is never coming back, but Peter refutes their argument by explaining God’s mastery over time.     The “last days” is the time between Christ’s first and second comings; thus, we-like Peter-live in the last days. We must do the work to which God has calledContinue reading “Are You Ready?”

Actions Speak Louder than Words

Peter wanted to rouse the complacent believers who had listened to the false teachers and believed that because salvation is not based on good deeds, they could live any way they wanted. If you truly belong to the Lord, Peter wrote, your hard work will prove it.   If you’re not working to develop theContinue reading “Actions Speak Louder than Words”