Many see the Word of God . . . few understand the depth!
At the end of Peter's life he writes two letters that include a number of warnings. Last March (2015) our Bible Nugget focused on the word "twist" and the torture rack used in Roman prisons. Today we want to focus on two other words, ignorant and unstable.
2 Peter 3:16 says, as he does in all his letters when he speaks in them of these matters. There are some things in them that are hard to understand, which the ignorant and unstable twist to their own destruction, as they do the other Scriptures.
The people who ultimately distort the Word of God are listed as ignorant and unstable people.
Study the Word of God well so that you are educated and clear about the message that comes from God. Unfortunately our world is full of people saying one thing and doing another. They want to twist the Word out of its natural position so it will give the message they value so much.
The Holy Bible: English Standard Version. (2001). (2 Pe 3:16). Wheaton: Standard Bible Society.
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Four decade veteran of youth ministry in churches, Youth For Christ and now is the Founder and Executive Director of Deeper Still Missions. Danny and his wife Cathy spend most of their time mentoring missionaries in Africa, Europe, Central America and North America. Future opportunities include South America and the Asia Pacific area.