Peter may be referring to the events described in Genesis 6:1–4, … He also saved seven others. These people hate to be under authority. Bible > NASB95 > 2 Peter 2 2 Peter 2 NASB 1995 The Rise of False Prophets 1 But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves. English Standard Version (ESV). 4 For if God did not spare. 4 For if God did not spare (A)angels when they sinned, but (B)cast them into hell[a] and committed them to chains[b] of gloomy darkness (C)to be kept until the judgment; 5 if he did not spare the ancient world, but (D)preserved Noah, a herald of righteousness, with seven others, when he brought (E)a flood upon the world of the ungodly; 6 if by (F)turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to ashes he condemned them to extinction, (G)making them an example of (H)what is going to happen to the ungodly;[c] 7 and (I)if he rescued righteous Lot, greatly distressed by the sensual conduct of the wicked 8 (for as that righteous man lived among them day after day, (J)he was tormenting his righteous soul over their lawless deeds that he saw and heard); 9 then (K)the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials,[d] and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment, 10 and especially (L)those who indulge[e] in the lust of defiling passion and (M)despise authority. Source: https://www.podbean.com/eau/pb-ivnvi-f330c9 Sunday Service - November 22, 2020 - Tony Hauck 2 Peter 3:4-12 They will say, “Where is this ‘coming’ he promised? What does 2 Peter 2:4 mean? In the verse, godlinessmeans a genuine reverence toward God that governs every aspect of life. They don’t do this when they bring judgment on them from the Lord. He saw and heard the evil things they were doing. Problem With Pain. The end of the phrase notes God’s glory and goodness. 1 Peter 4:2 ‘so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.’ ‘so as to live’-‘Peter now explains “ceasing from sin” in more detail. Peter encourages them with a vision of “an incorruptible and undefiled inheritance that doesn’t fade away, reserved in Heaven for you” (1:4), and calls them to live holy lives (1:15; 2:9). God did not spare the world’s ungodly people. Free E-mail Bible Study Discipleship Training in Luke's Gospel. [⇑ See verse text ⇑] Peter has just affirmed that the false teachers in the church will, ultimately, be condemned and destroyed by God. 2 Peter 2:9 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 2 Peter 2:9, NIV: "if this is so, then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials and to hold the unrighteous for punishment on the day of judgment." He burned them to ashes. The same verb is used here as in 1 Peter 4:4 (which see), and with the same sense. Suffering for God’s Glory. 2 Peter 2:4 For if God did not spare angels when they sinned , but cast them into hell and committed them to pits of darkness, reserved for judgment; (NASB: Lockman) Greek: Ei gar o theos aggelon hamarthsanton ouk epheisato, alla seirais zophou tartarosas paredoken eis krisin teroumenous, God did not spare angels when they sinned. Being God's Chosen People (1 Peter 2:4-12) by Dr. Ralph F. Wilson Audio. As Newborn Babes. 1 Peter 1:6 In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in various trials 1 Peter 2:11 Beloved, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from the desires of the flesh, which war against your soul. He made them an example of what is going to happen to ungodly people. 2 My brethren, ... 1 Peter 4:12-13. He chained them up in dark prisons. 1 Peter 4:12, ESV: "Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you." Gloryexpresses the excellence of God, his being, his attributes, and essence. Retail: $49.99. View More Titles. NIV 12 Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. He will do so until the day they will be judged and punished. New King James Version Update. R132 For ever since the fathers fell R133 asleep, all continues just as it was from R134 the beginning of creation." 1 Peter 4:12-16 EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: Recipients of this letter are experiencing trials, harsh treatment, and suffering (1:6-7; 2:18-20; 3:13-17; 4:1-4, 12-19; 5:10). 2. As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious, you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. List the terms used to describe believers in verses 5-10: Living stones, holy priest-hood, chosen generation, royal priesthood, holy nation, His own special people, the people of God, those who have obtained mercy. In this verse, he begins with the angels who sinned. I Peter 2:4-12 New Identity, New Way of Living Peter begins this section with a description of Christ (v. 4), and then gives a description of believers. Different. And the godly spirit of Lot was deeply troubled. Rise Up & Stand Firm—A Study of 1 Peter (Part 1) Rise Up & Stand Firm—A Study of 1 Peter (Part 4) Essential: Finding Worth in Your Work. ESV Personal-Size Study Bible, TruTone, Olive Celtic Cross Design, ESV Student Study Bible, TruTone, Sky Blue with Ivy Design, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal: Old and New Testament Sets, 46 Volumes, ESV Devotional Psalter (TruTone, Olive), soft imitation leather. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. https://www.bible.com/bible/110/2PE.2.4-12.NIRV, Daily Bible Reading — Sustained By God’s Word Of Hope. Looking at these scriptures in the light of I Peter 5:6-8, and understanding that Peter is writing with his thoughts on Satan in the background, our feelings are especially vulnerable because it is natural for us to feel that we are being taken advantage of or not being treated as we should be, and our emotions begin to run wild. 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