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Be on your guard because false teachers are very deceptive and tempting to follow.

Be on your guard because false teachers are very deceptive and tempting to follow.

BibleGateway: 2 Peter 2:12-22 ESV Text: 2 Peter 2:12-22 2 Peter 2:12–22 (Listen) 12 But these, like irrational animals, creatures of instinct, born to be caught and destroyed, blaspheming about matters of which they are ignorant, will also be destroyed in their destruction, 13 suffering wrong as the wage for their wrongdoing. They count it pleasure to revel in the daytime. They are blots and blemishes, reveling in their deceptions,1 while they feast with you. 14 They have eyes full of adultery,2 insatiable…

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Do not be afraid, the Lord knows how to deliver you from temptation and from the ungodly.

Do not be afraid, the Lord knows how to deliver you from temptation and from the ungodly.

BibleGateway: 2 Peter 2:4-11 ESV Text: 2 Peter 2:4-11 2 Peter 2:4–11 (Listen) 4 For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell1 and committed them to chains2 of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment; 5 if he did not spare the ancient world, but preserved Noah, a herald of righteousness, with seven others, when he brought a flood upon the world of the ungodly; 6 if by turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah…

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The Lord’s word was to stand in a place of prominence over the people when they entered the promised land.

The Lord’s word was to stand in a place of prominence over the people when they entered the promised land.

BibleGateway: Deuteronomy 27:1-10 ESV Text: Deuteronomy 27:1-10 Deuteronomy 27:1–10 (Listen) The Altar on Mount Ebal 27:1 Now Moses and the elders of Israel commanded the people, saying, “Keep the whole commandment that I command you today. 2 And on the day you cross over the Jordan to the land that the LORD your God is giving you, you shall set up large stones and plaster them with plaster. 3 And you shall write on them all the words of this law, when you…

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In the Bible we have the sure and certain word of God—every word just as He intended it to be written for our learning.

In the Bible we have the sure and certain word of God—every word just as He intended it to be written for our learning.

BibleGateway: 2 Peter 1:16-21 ESV Text: 2 Peter 1:16-21 2 Peter 1:16–21 (Listen) Christ’s Glory and the Prophetic Word 16 For we did not follow cleverly devised myths when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty. 17 For when he received honor and glory from God the Father, and the voice was borne to him by the Majestic Glory, “This is my beloved Son,1 with whom I am…

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Remembering how you have been cleansed of your sins, follow your Savior diligently in a life of self-control and brotherly love.

Remembering how you have been cleansed of your sins, follow your Savior diligently in a life of self-control and brotherly love.

BibleGateway: 2 Peter 1:1-11 ESV Text: 2 Peter 1:1-11 2 Peter 1:1–11 (Listen) Greeting 1:1 Simeon1 Peter, a servant2 and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: 2 May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. Confirm Your Calling and Election 3 His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to…

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The Levites were to devote themselves to the work of the Lord and that was a full time job supported through the people’s offerings.

The Levites were to devote themselves to the work of the Lord and that was a full time job supported through the people’s offerings.

BibleGateway: Deuteronomy 18:1-8 ESV Text: Deuteronomy 18:1-8 Deuteronomy 18:1–8 (Listen) Provision for Priests and Levites 18:1 “The Levitical priests, all the tribe of Levi, shall have no portion or inheritance with Israel. They shall eat the LORD’s food offerings1 as their2 inheritance. 2 They shall have no inheritance among their brothers; the LORD is their inheritance, as he promised them. 3 And this shall be the priests’ due from the people, from those offering a sacrifice, whether an ox or a sheep: they…

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Because ungodly people do arise in the church, we are urged to “contend earnestly for the faith” and not fall prey to the unfaithful or unbelieving.

Because ungodly people do arise in the church, we are urged to “contend earnestly for the faith” and not fall prey to the unfaithful or unbelieving.

BibleGateway: Jude 1-4, 16-25 ESV Text: Jude 1-4, 16-25 Jude 1–4 (Listen) Greeting 1:1 Jude, a servant1 of Jesus Christ and brother of James, To those who are called, beloved in God the Father and kept for2 Jesus Christ: 2 May mercy, peace, and love be multiplied to you. Judgment on False Teachers 3 Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that…

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God blesses us with so many good things and we show our thanks by returning a portion to Him.

God blesses us with so many good things and we show our thanks by returning a portion to Him.

BibleGateway: Deuteronomy 16:13-17 ESV Text: Deuteronomy 16:13-17 Deuteronomy 16:13–17 (Listen) The Feast of Booths 13 “You shall keep the Feast of Booths seven days, when you have gathered in the produce from your threshing floor and your winepress. 14 You shall rejoice in your feast, you and your son and your daughter, your male servant and your female servant, the Levite, the sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow who are within your towns. 15 For seven days you shall keep the feast to…

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What can we do in this worsening world? We don’t just have to wring our hands for we’ve been given the grace to preach the word!

What can we do in this worsening world? We don’t just have to wring our hands for we’ve been given the grace to preach the word!

BibleGateway: 2 Timothy 4:1-4 ESV Text: 2 Timothy 4:1-4 2 Timothy 4:1–4 (Listen) Preach the Word 4:1 I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: 2 preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching. 3 For the time is coming when people will not endure sound1 teaching, but having itching ears…

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Do you think the world is getting worse? If so, you’re right. But evil will not win in the end. It will reach a point where it “will progress no further” once and for all.

Do you think the world is getting worse? If so, you’re right. But evil will not win in the end. It will reach a point where it “will progress no further” once and for all.

BibleGateway: 2 Timothy 3:1-9 ESV Text: 2 Timothy 3:1-9 2 Timothy 3:1–9 (Listen) Godlessness in the Last Days 3:1 But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty. 2 For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, 3 heartless, unappeasable, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not loving good, 4 treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, 5 having the appearance of godliness, but denying…

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