In October, 2007, when I first published this post, it actually contained my thoughts from this post before I viewed 2 Peter 1. In addition, this post explains the title of the aforementioned post.
Which brings me to the cooling balm of God’s Word, and to 2 Peter 1. Walk with me through this chapter, if you would.
The salutation is from Peter to those who have received a similar faith. He’s writing Christians, with both Jewish and Gentile backgrounds. We know this because he uses the phrase ‘grace and peace’. One being typically Greek and the other Jewish. Notice that it’s ‘grace and peace…in the knowledge of God and Jesus our Lord’. Continue reading