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The Pilgrims - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia” (1 Peter 1:1). These “strangers” to whom Peter wrote his two epistles were actually “pilgrims.” He used the same Greek word (parepidemos)...
Be Diligent - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - “And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge” (II Peter 1:5). The importance of diligence is urged by Peter as basic in the development of the seven other virtues listed by...
Disobedient Angels - Article
Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... darkness unto the judgment of the great day.” (Jude 1:6) This passage is one of two New Testament references to angelic beings who misused their powers in some unique way. 2 Peter 2:4 notes: “God spared not the angels that...
Our Adversary, The Devil - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... but also to “the elders which are among you” (v.1). It often seems, in fact, that Satan’s greatest victories are won when he can cause the fall of a Christian leader, thereby not only destroying that leader’s influence for...
The Blood Of The Lamb - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - “And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death” (Revelation 12:11). This is the last reference in the Bible to the shed blood of the Lord Jesus...
Four Commands - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - “Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king” (I Peter 2:17). Our text today gives four commands for believers to obey, each of which is difficult, but nonetheless “is the will of God, that with well...
Total Abstinence - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - lusts, which war against the soul” (I Peter 2:11). The command to abstain occurs only a few times in the New Testament, but there are three occurrences which are especially relevant for Christians today: One of these is...
The Believer's Judgment - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... that obey not the gospel of God?" (I Peter 4:17). There is a terrible day of judgment coming for those who reject Christ, but for those who do believe the gospel and trust the Lord Jesus for salvation, "there is therefore...
The Believers Judgment - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - “For the time is come that judgment begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?” (I Peter 4:17). There is a terrible day of judgment coming for those...
Galatians 2:7: Peter - Study Note
... Galatians 2:9, then “Peter” again in Galatians 2:11 (also Galatians 1:18; 2:14). The only other time Paul referred to Peter was in his first epistle to the Corinthians, but there he always called him Cephas (I Corinthians 1:12; 3:22;...
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