New Defender's Study Bible Notes
3:14 found of him. Even though Peter knew He would soon die, he still wrote to his “beloved” friends as though they might still be living when Christ returned (note also I John 2:28), urging them to live in the light of His expected imminent return. This admonition surely applies even more to us today. Incidentally, Peter interjects this appellation of endearment, “beloved,” no less than six times in this short epistle, more than in any other New Testament book except Romans.