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Growing In Grace

The Apostle Peter sent his second letter into an environment where false teaching was on the rise and moral carelessness was beginning to take root among the people of God. To oppose these challenges, he reminded his readers of the Gospel truths they already knew – truths that provide the necessary basis for growing to Christian maturity. These same truths are vitally important to 21st century Christians: we, too, must study to deepen our knowledge of God's Word, relying on its authority and sufficiency to guide our beliefs and behavior. We, too, must guard against false teaching and error, and ... More 

2 Peter 1:1-3:18
id: 16101

Grace and Peace

Most of us are interested in knowing how to be a better person. Sometimes our reasons are good, and at other times they are misguided. In this message, Alistair Begg leads us through the foundational Gospel principles that open Peter’s second letter. It is through God’s grace alone that we can be reconciled to Him and receive His promised help to live godly lives.

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2 Peter 1:1-4
id: 2287

Series: Growing In Grace


Add to Your Faith

Peter details vital expectations of a Christian upon acceptance of Jesus Christ and the entering into God's family. As Christians we are to possess an increasing measure of faith, goodness and knowledge. Progress in these areas are essential as we stand on the promises of God and look forward to the prospect of heaven.

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2 Peter 1:3-11
id: 1017

The Great Escape

By God’s grace and His provision in the cross, believers in Christ have escaped from evil and sin, but how do we continue in the Christian life? The Apostle Peter described a progression toward Christian maturity and consequences if we do – or don’t – persevere. Alistair Begg helps us understand Peter’s teaching and challenges us to keep growing in our faith, resisting disobedience that can lead to doubt and ineffectiveness.

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2 Peter 1:8-11
id: 2296

Series: Growing In Grace


An Eyewitness Account

What does it mean that the Bible is “inspired by God”? The Apostle Peter testified to the authority of the Scriptures, both New Testament eyewitness accounts and the writings of Old Testament prophets who were carried along by the Holy Spirit. Alistair Begg examines this crucial topic and exhorts us to trust fully in the sufficiency of the Bible, relying on its revealed truth as our means to meet God and grow in our faith.

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2 Peter 1:12-21
id: 2298

Series: Growing In Grace


False Teachers Among You, Part One

The Apostle Peter warned early Christians to be alert for false teachers among them, and he used examples from Scripture to illustrate the reality and inevitability of judgment for those who rebel against God. In this message by Alistair Begg, we learn about the strategy, impact, and destiny of those who would lead God’s people astray. As believers hold fast to the truths of His Word, we can have confidence in His sovereign power to keep us safe for eternity.

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2 Peter 2:1-10
id: 2301

Series: Growing In Grace



False Teachers Among You, Part Two

When Peter wrote about the false teachers of his day, he used vivid language that may seem to us to be too strong. As Alistair Begg explains, we can best understand this passage in the context of Peter’s role as shepherd protecting the flock of God under his leadership, much like parents protect their children from harm. Believers today must be on guard against error, choosing God’s ways over false promises of “knowledge” that is darkness and “freedom” that is slavery.

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2 Peter 2:10-22
id: 2310

Series: Growing In Grace



The Patience of God

According to Romans 2:4, God's kindness is meant to lead us to repentance. Alistair Begg considers examples throughout Scripture that illustrate God's merciful patience toward sinners who deserve nothing but immediate judgment. In meditating on the patience of God, we are reminded of His great goodness in providing a Savior for sin and challenged to pray with patience and persistence for those who do not know Christ.

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2 Peter 3:1-18
id: 2894

Series: Encore 2014

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