2 Peter 3:11-18

April is L-Plate month, where I’ve turned over this website to my students. They are studying an introductory preaching subject this semester, and writing for this website is part of their assessment, as well as a learning exercise for them. I’m hoping you’ll interact with them a bit via the comments function at the bottom of each post, offering some feedback. (Particularly, feedback that’s constructive or affirming – they’ve got me to deliver the negative stuff! Remember, some of them will never have preached before, and some have English as their second language.) They will then incorporate this feedback in a sermon they present in class at the end of semester.

We continue today in 2 Peter. 

2 Peter 3:11-18 | Melanie Wright

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2 Peter 2

If you’ve been following along this week, you’ll know that it’s L-Plate month on Coffee with the King, where students from my introductory preaching class are taking us through 1 & 2 Peter, and Jude. Unfortunately, the student originally assigned to write on 2 Peter 2:11-3:10 had to withdraw from the subject, so there’s a bit of a gap. For the sake of completeness, I’ve provided the edited text of a sermon I gave on 2 Peter 2 a number of years back. It’s a fair bit longer than your average post, so feel free to skip today’s if you haven’t got time and resume with chapter 3 tomorrow.

False teachers

In previous centuries the church used to burn heretics; false teachers. These days they’re mostly tolerated, lest the church appear divided to outsiders, or be criticised in the media for being ‘narrow’ or ‘fundamentalist’. A biblical response, however, lies somewhere between having them over for a BBQ, and simply having them over a BBQ. What should the church’s response to false teachers be?

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2 Peter 2:1-10

April is L-Plate month, where I’ve turned over this website to my students. They are studying an introductory preaching subject this semester, and writing for this website is part of their assessment, as well as a learning exercise for them. I’m hoping you’ll interact with them a bit via the comments function at the bottom of each post, offering some feedback. (Particularly, feedback that’s constructive or affirming – they’ve got me to deliver the negative stuff! Remember, some of them will never have preached before, and some have English as their second language.) They will then incorporate this feedback in a sermon they present in class at the end of semester.

We continue today in 2 Peter.

2 Peter 2:1-10 | Hiram Lau

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2 Peter 1:12-21

April is L-Plate month, where I’ve turned over this website to my students. They are studying an introductory preaching subject this semester, and writing for this website is part of their assessment, as well as a learning exercise for them. I’m hoping you’ll interact with them a bit via the comments function at the bottom of each post, offering some feedback. (Particularly, feedback that’s constructive or affirming – they’ve got me to deliver the negative stuff! Remember, some of them will never have preached before, and some have English as their second language.) They will then incorporate this feedback in a sermon they present in class at the end of semester.

We continue today in 2 Peter.

2 Peter 1:12-21 | Sam Walker

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2 Peter 1:1-11

April is L-Plate month, where I’ve turned over this website to my students. They are studying an introductory preaching subject this semester, and writing for this website is part of their assessment, as well as a learning exercise for them. I’m hoping you’ll interact with them a bit via the comments function at the bottom of each post, offering some feedback. (Particularly, feedback that’s constructive or affirming – they’ve got me to deliver the negative stuff! Remember, some of them will never have preached before, and some have English as their second language.) They will then incorporate this feedback in a sermon they present in class at the end of semester.

Over the next three weeks (including weekends – it’s a large class!) they’ll be taking us through the letters of 1 and 2 Peter, and Jude. We begin today with 2 Peter.

2 Peter 1:1-11 | Dan Waugh

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