Sunday, September 08, 2019

God Has Given Us Everything We Need! (Part 1)

2 Peter 1:4 by Dr. Cory Gonyo
Series:2 Peter
God Has Given Us Everything We Need! (Part I) 2 Peter 1:1-4 Purpose: God has Given us everything we need to know Him and live for Him 1. God Gives Us Himself 2 Peter 1:1 Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ: 2 Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord; Written by whom for who? The Apostle Peter for receivers of the faith How does Peter describe himself here? a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ What kind of faith? same kind as ours How do we get it? “have received” & “by the righteousness of Jesus Christ” Who is Jesus? our God & Savior Define the word “knowledge” of God and of Jesus our Lord 2. God Gives Us Everything for Life and Godliness 2 Peter 1:3 seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence. Who “granted” to whom, what? to us everything pertaining to life and godliness “Through” what? the true knowledge of Him who called us How were we called? by His own glory and excellence 3. God Gives Us His Precious Promises 2 Peter 1:4 For by these He has granted to us His precious and magnificent promises, so that by them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world by lust. Again He “granted” something. What? precious and magnificent promises Why? to become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped corruption
Duration:49 mins 27 secs