Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 22

Originally posted April 18, 2018, at Women of Purpose. In this week’s passage (actually, last week’s, as I was late getting this finished) Peter calls out false teachers and strips away their masks and pretenses to reveal the sordid truth behind their lies. This passage is not only difficult to read, it is necessary. For... Continue Reading →

Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 20

Originally posted March 31, 2018, at Women of Purpose. In last week’s lesson, we studied Peter’s discussion of the apostolic witness to the truth of the gospel of Jesus Christ. This week we will look at how that train of thought flows into his discussion of the divine origin of Scripture. Remember, this is important... Continue Reading →

Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 18

Originally posted March 9, 2018, at Women of Purpose. For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith … 2 Peter 1:5a This week’s lesson deals with the consequence of last week’s passage. Because God’s power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, we are to give diligent... Continue Reading →

Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 16

Originally posted February 22, 2018, at Women of Purpose. With this lesson we reach a milestone in our study: we are finishing 1 Peter. Next week we begin 2 Peter, but for now, let’s finish Peter’s first epistle well. Our lesson begins in the middle of Peter’s call for humility among believers. Humble yourselves, therefore,... Continue Reading →

Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 14

Originally posted February 11, 2018, at Women of Purpose. Our passage this week brings Peter’s discussion of suffering to a close. After this, he will give instructions to the shepherds of Christ’s flock, then a final call to watchfulness with hope before concluding his letter. But in this passage, he gently, yet urgently calls us... Continue Reading →

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