Category Archive for: ‘2 Peter’

  • Last Judgment 1

    Connecting With God: “Judgment Day” – 2 Peter 3:1-13

    Twenty-five years had passed since the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican was painted in Rome when (between 1536 and 1541) Michelangelo Buonarroti began working on the monumental work called the “Last Judgment” at the front of the chapel. By now, as an older artist, he …

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  • James Bond 007

    Connecting with God: “Spiritual Espionage” – 2 Peter 2

    Long before there was an “Agent 007” there was a man named William Melville. He wasn’t a film star, but rather a talented man who helped to establish the first independent intelligence agency, the British Secret Service, and became its first chief. His rise into …

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  • Blessed Assurance

    Connecting with God: “Blessed Assurance” – 2 Peter 1

    One of the great hymns of the faith began with the words: “Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine! Oh what a foretaste of glory divine!” At different points in the past of our faith, assurance was emphasized, and the desire to be assured of eternal salvation …

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