Hebrews, James, Peter, John, Jude

Southern Christian University

Study Questions Second Peter

James A. Turner


1.      Second Peter is written to what brethren (II Pet. 1: 1-2, 1:12-15, 3: 1)?


2.       II Pet. 1:5-15,2:20-3:1,3:10-12,3:14,3:18 show us that one of the primary purposes II Peter was to exhort the brethren to ____________________

3.       What is another primary purpose of II Peter (2:14,2:10-19,3:3-6)?



4.       Peter affirms that by “his divine power hath given unto us ____________


5.       What is the purpose of the precious promises that God has given us?



6.       What will happen to the brother that does not add the Christian graces enumerated in chapter one?


7.       What will happen to the brother that adds the graces?




8.       What reason does the writer give for his second epistle and what lesson should we learn front this? 1.



9.       In II Peter 1:16-18 he speaks of his being one of the “eyewitnesses of his majesty.” What in particular is he referring to (Mt. 17:1-9)?



10.     What is the meaning of “no prophecy of the scripture is of private interpretation



11.     What is the theme of chapter two?


12.                List three things that the writer mentions to show that God will punish the disobedient?




13.     List six of the ways that he describes the ungodly in chapter two.






14.     11 Peter 3;3 reads, “Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts.” Discuss what is meant by “in the last days” or “latter days” as used in the scriptures (Acts 2:14-17, 20:28-31; 1 Tim. 4:1-3; 1 Jn. 4: 1; II Tim. 4:2-4; Isa. 2:1-3; Micah 4:1-3).




15.     What does he say that the scoffers willfully forget?


16.     What are the heavens and the earth reserved for?


17.     Does 3:8 mean that God does not know how to count time, or that he is no way conscious of time! What does it means?


18 How will the Day of Judgment come and what will happen to the heavens and the earth?



19.     What does the writer say that Christians should do in regard to the above knowledge (3:11.12,3: 14-15)?



20.     Where and what did Paul speak of the above things (1 Thess. 5:1-10)?