Sermon Archives: 2 Peter Sermons

Why does Peter greet the Gentile church as Israel in exile? What does this imply about our current situation? Please listen to this archived series to hear the answer.

Doxological Guarding (3:17-18)

Dec 5, 2007

Here Peter declares to us that as we are new creatures in Christ we are called to live as those made alive in Christ. The guarding that was commanded to Adam is commanded to us, but with a different application. The difference is that we are confirmed in Christ.

Expecting and Hastening the Day of the Lord

Dec 5, 2007

We examine 2 Peter 3:11-16. The call is that as we are those informed by the last days we live in this time seeking to conform to Christ realizing the graciousness of our king.

The Last Days give way to the Last Day

Dec 5, 2007

Peter gives two proofs to counter act what was stated in verse 4 regarding the objection of the final Judgment. First, the waters that were separated were brought together. Second, the Lord operates on a different timetable. Thus, repentannce is now.

Ironically Proving the Last Days (2 Peter 3:1-4)

Dec 5, 2007

We look at 2 Peter 3:1-4 demonstrating that the scoffers do not rattle or annul the kingdom's reality, but ironically establish it's presence.

Freedom? (2:17-22)

Dec 5, 2007

Peter addresses the claimed freedom that these teachers promise. The freedom that they hold forth is not the freedom of heaven, but the freedom of hell. Truly there is no life outside the kingdom of Christ proclaimed in the gospel message.

Prophets of Balaam

Dec 5, 2007

Peter is contrasting two different prophetic lines: The paradigm prophet of Moses who declares the coming of Christ. Balaam the prophet of Lamech the mercenary prophet. Covenant history proves that the prophetic word of Moses trumps Balaam's Followers.

Proof of Deliverance and Judgment

Dec 5, 2007

Peter makes his case in this letter that if the historical events of the past did not happen then there is no basis to conclude that there will be the second coming of Christ. II Peter 2:1-10 is the declaration that you cannot view the New Testament or the Old Testament as merely mythical stories, […]

Not Myths but Reality

Dec 5, 2007

Peter appeals to the OT prophets and to the prophets to establish that Christ is coming again in history. Hie point is that as one historical event took place so will the other because the end of history has already been manifested.

Peter's Enduring Last Testament

Dec 5, 2007

Peter gives his thesis statement in his last will and testament. Peter declares the realized exodus of being presently redeemed and his future exodus is his death.(Please look for the next podcast on Thursday)

Living in the Power of Heaven

Dec 5, 2007

Rev. Lindemulder goes through these verses showing how God is at work in us. The emphasis placed here is not on the suffering, but rather on the glory of Christ being at work in us.

Peter's Greeting Conferred

Dec 5, 2007

Rev. Lindemulder gives arguments that Peter is the author of this book after suveying some of the debate. The sermon shows how the theology of I and II Peter hold together. If you would like to listen to previous sermons please go to www.fresnourc.org and utilize our sermon archive. Also, if you are in the […]