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2 Peter (2019)

2 Peter (2019)

May 2019 - October 2021

“Fake News” has become an often-used term since the 2016 election in the USA. In the days of the early church, the problem became fake teachers. Fake teachers taught fake doctrine, fake theology. Fake teaching and fake theology lead to an impotent and phony spiritual life—a pseudo spirituality which has eternal consequences for the individual.

In this short epistle Peter warns of the soon-to-come false teachers in the churches who will lead people astray and will destroy spiritual lives and churches. However, before he developed that theme, he first reminded his readers of the foundation of faith, that they might be forearmed to stand against the Satanic counterfeits that would soon come and then, as now, take captive those believers who were still willingly in bondage to their sin natures. This study will open your eyes to the dangers and deceptions Satan instigates and the only true solution, growing in the grace and knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Video DVDs of these lessons can be ordered here.

To view all video Bible studies of the 2 Peter series, click here (Vimeo) or here (YouTube).

Note: Classes in this series are arranged with the most recent class appearing first.

To listen to this series as a podcast, copy and paste the following URL into your podcast software.
www.deanbibleministries.org/podcasts/20192ndpeter.xml
 
Thu, Sep 23, 2021
by Robert Dean
Passage: 2 Peter 3:10-13
Series: 2 Peter (2019)
Duration: 1 hr 12 mins 21 secs
In light of what Peter tells us of what is coming in the future, how should we live our lives now? Listen to this message to once again review the previous verses accompanied by an enlightening chart that helps us understand the context so we can see two timelines possible for these events. Find out the part the fallen angels play in this and strive to reach spiritual maturity so our conduct will be pleasing to God.
Thu, Sep 30, 2021
by Robert Dean
Passage: 2 Peter 3:13-15
Series: 2 Peter (2019)
Duration: 1 hr 5 mins 6 secs

What did the Apostle Peter challenge believers to remember at the end of this epistle? Listen to this lesson to hear Peter’s concluding remarks on how, in light of the false teachers and the knowledge of what is ahead of us in God’s timetable, we are to live. See how we are to be eagerly pursuing spiritual growth. Find out the importance of establishing our faith so we cannot be shaken by the current culture we engage with every day.

This Bible class includes a short presentation by missionary Scot Ullrich at the end. The slides that Scot presented are available in the notes link below.

Thu, Oct 07, 2021
by Robert Dean
Passage: 2 Peter 3:13-15
Series: 2 Peter (2019)
Duration: 1 hr 8 mins 31 secs

When we trust in God and become a new creature in Christ, how should we live our lives? Listen to this lesson to hear some of Peter’s parting remarks to believers on this topic. Find out the importance of having a relaxed mental attitude and pursuing peace in the midst of adverse circumstances. See how we are to strive for patience with others just as God is longsuffering toward all, wishing them to be saved.

The documentary that Dr. Dean mentioned during this class, The Last Apostle is available on Amazon Prime and Tubi.

Thu, Oct 14, 2021
by Robert Dean
Passage: 2 Peter 3:17-18
Series: 2 Peter (2019)
Duration: 1 hr 7 mins 42 secs
Are you sure you know how to grow to spiritual maturity? Is it by singing hymns, praying, or working in the church? Listen to this lesson to learn that we grow spiritually when we learn God’s Word and that all the other Christian activities are a result of our spiritual growth, not the means. Follow a quick review of this Epistle by seeing the original outline used in the lessons. Learn clear meanings of foreknowledge and election and see that we are to give credit to the Lord Jesus Christ for all He has done for us.