Many see the Word of God. . .few observe!Rachel, Peter talks about what people do to the Word of God. He is speaking specifically about Paul and some of his writings that are difficult to understand.
2 Peter 3:16b
His letters contain some things that are hard to understand, which ignorant and unstablem people distort,n as they do the other Scriptures,o to their own destruction. 
The sense of this word (translated distort) is to twist or create deception. It can change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive.
στρεβλόω strebloō to torture; twist
Peter was probably seeing this torture rack in Roman prisons during his time of detention. He probably saw people forced to give false confessions after having their arms pulled out of socket.
That is the picture of people who twist the Word of God to make it say what they want it to say. Do you unknowingly twist His Word? Do you allow the Word of God to speak for itself?
Cathy and Danny Sartin
Deeper Still Missions
m Jas 1:8; 2 Pe 2:14
n Ps 56:5; Jer 23:36
o ver 2
 The New International Version. (2011). (2 Pe 3:16). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
 Friberg, T., Friberg, B., & Miller, N. F. (2000). Analytical lexicon of the Greek New Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books.
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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.