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The Faith of the Servant of Jesus

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Second Peter seems to mark the end of an era—the end of the Apostolic Church. Peter mentions that his death was imminent (2Peter 1:14), so his second letter takes the genre of a final testimony, telling his readers what they should keep in mind, as they face the persecution that has come upon them. For this reason 2Peter has been compared with Paul’s 2Timothy, where both warn about the apostasy that should follow their deaths, and to look for the judgment that would follow at the coming of Jesus. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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