2 Peter 3:1-6

The Day of the Lord

1 Dear friends, this is now my second letter to you. I have written both of them as reminders to stimulate you to wholesome thinking.
2 I want you to recall the words spoken in the past by the holy prophets and the command given by our Lord and Savior through your apostles.
3 Above all, you must understand that in the last days scoffers will come, scoffing and following their own evil desires.
4 They will say, “Where is this ‘coming’ he promised? Ever since our ancestors died, everything goes on as it has since the beginning of creation.”
5 But they deliberately forget that long ago by God’s word the heavens came into being and the earth was formed out of water and by water.
6 By these waters also the world of that time was deluged and destroyed.

Cross References 12

  • 1. S 1 Corinthians 10:14
  • 2. 2 Peter 1:13
  • 3. Luke 1:70; Acts 3:21
  • 4. S Ephesians 4:11
  • 5. 1 Timothy 4:1; 2 Timothy 3:1
  • 6. 2 Peter 2:10; Jude 18
  • 7. Isaiah 5:19; Ezekiel 12:22; Matthew 24:48; S Luke 17:30
  • 8. Mark 10:6
  • 9. Genesis 1:6,9; Hebrews 11:3
  • 10. Psalms 24:2
  • 11. 2 Peter 2:5
  • 12. Genesis 7:21,22
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