Chapter 18 – I and II Peter

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Name the author of the books of I and II Peter.
  • Identify to whom each book was written.
  • State the purpose for the books of I and II Peter.
  • Write the Key Verses of each book from memory
  • State the Life and Ministry Principle for each book.

I PETER

INTRODUCTION

AUTHOR: Peter
TO WHOM: Exiles being persecuted for their Christian faith
PURPOSE: To warn of the danger of persecution from those outside of the Church.
KEY VERSE: I Peter 4:12-13
LIFE AND MINISTRY PRINCIPLE: Response to persecution should be based on Scriptural principles.
MAIN CHARACTERS: Peter, Silvanus, Marcus

II PETER

INTRODUCTION

AUTHOR: Peter
TO WHOM: Christian exiles, probably the same group listed in I Peter.
PURPOSE: To warn of danger from within: Apostacy and false teaching.
KEY VERSES: II Peter 3:1-2
LIFE AND MINISTRY PRINCIPLE: The greatest two dangers from within the church are apostacy and false teachers.
MAIN CHARACTERS: Peter, Paul

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.