2 Peter

INTRODUCTION, 1. 1, 2.

  • i. Address, 1.
  • ii. Salutation, 2.
  • 1. ADVANCE IN TRUE KNOWLEDGE, 1. 3-21.

  • i. The Divine Provision, 3-4.
  • ii. The Diligent Progress, 5-11.
  • iii. The Declared Purpose, 12-15; ‘put in remembrance’.
  • iv. The Definite Pledges, 16-21.
  • a. Eyewitnesses of Christ’s Transfiguration, 16-18.
  • b. Inspiration of Prophetic Scriptures, 19-21.
  • 2. APPEARANCE OF FALSE TEACHERS, 2. 1-22.

  • i. Their Evil Doctrines, 1-3a.
  • ii. Their Eventual Destruction, 3b-9.
  • iii. Their Evil Deeds, 10-22.
  • 3. APPROACH OF END TIMES, 3. 1-18a.

  • i. A Reminder to the Saints, 1-2; ‘by way of remembrance’.
  • ii. A Warning to the Scoffers, 3-10.
  • iii. A Challenge to the Saints, 11-18a.
  • CONCLUSION. Doxology, 18b.

    KEY WORDS. ‘Knowledge’ (Gk. gnosis, epignosis) occurs seven times and related words six times. ‘These things’ occurs seven times (Revised Version).

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