2 Peter 3

Chapter 3

3:2  That ye may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us the apostles of the Lord and Saviour:

Saviour

(See Scofield "Romans 1:16") .

3:6  Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished:

world

kosmos = mankind. (See Scofield "Matthew 4:8") .

3:13  Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.

righteousness

(See Scofield "1 John 3:7") .

3:15  And account that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation; even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you;

salvation

(See Scofield "Romans 1:16") .

3:18  But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.

grace Grace (imparted). Summary (see "Grace,") (See Scofield "John 1:17") grace is not only dispensationally a method of divine dealing in salvation

(See Scofield "John 1:17") but is also the method of God in the believer's life and service. As saved, he is "not under the law, but under grace" Romans 6:14 . Having by grace brought the believer into the highest conceivable position. Ephesians 1:6 . God ceaselessly works through grace, to impart to, and perfect in him, corresponding graces ; John 15:4 John 15:5 ; Galatians 5:22 Galatians 5:23 .

Grace, therefore, stands connected with service Romans 12:6 ; Romans 15:15 Romans 15:16 ; 1 Corinthians 1:3-7 ; 3:10 ; 15:10 ; 2 Corinthians 12:9 2 Corinthians 12:10 ; Galatians 2:9 ; Ephesians 3:7 Ephesians 3:8 ; Ephesians 4:7 ; Philippians 1:7 ; 2 Timothy 2:1 2 Timothy 2:2 ; 1 Peter 4:10 with Christian growth ; 2 Corinthians 1:12 ; Ephesians 4:29 ; Colossians 3:16 ; 4:6 ; 2 Thessalonians 1:12 ; Hebrews 4:16 ; Hebrews 12:28 Hebrews 12:29 ; 13:9 ; James 4:6 ; 1 Peter 1:2 ; 3:7 ; 1 Peter 5:5 1 Peter 5:10 ; 2 Peter 3:18 ; Jude 1:4 and with giving ; 2 Corinthians 4:15 ; 2 Corinthians 8:1 2 Corinthians 8:6 2 Corinthians 8:7 2 Corinthians 8:19 ; 9:14

grace Grace (imparted). Romans 6:1 ; 2 Peter 3:18 .

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