2 Peter 3)

1 This second epistle (this shows that the epistle is addressed to the same readers as is the 1st. The 1st was written to the elect and he is writing this 2nd letter to the same people, documenting and identifying whom it is addressed to whereby you better understand.), beloved, I now write to you; in both which I stir up (see 1:13) your pure mind in remembrance: (Stop and remember. I want your memory to be shaken back even to that world that was, if it be possible, and that you know and understand that God is in control and that time as we count it means nothing with Him, and that that time would come. He’s saying I want to stir your minds and cause you to remember. The word "pure" in the verse is "eilikrines" in the Greek language. Peter was another one that wasn't afraid to have his preaching judged by sunlight. He is encouraging the brethren to judge his words by God's Word.)

2 To be mindful (see 2 Tim. 1:4. Take that knowledge. Be aware of those words spoken by the prophets of the Old Testament.) of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us the apostles of the Lord and Savior (That is to say the commandments of the Gospels and of the New Testament, especially the prophets of old and the Psalm that we just finished. Psalms 104 was a prophesy by David and David was a prophet as is declared in Acts chapter 2. You may have never have considered him so but he was and so were the apostles, especially Paul who was the writer of a large portion of the New Testament. He spoke of this mystery over-and-over and yet most people do not know. Why? Well we'll find out here in a moment.):

3:3-13. THE WICKED.
C  N  3,4-. The Coming. Scoffed at.
    O  -4. Reason.
     P  5-8. Day of judgment.
   N  9-. The Coming. Delayed.
    O  -9. Reason.
     P  10-13. Day of the Lord.

3 Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days (see Acts 2;17. 2 Tim. 3:1) scoffers, walking [in mockery] (cp. Heb. 11:36) after their own lusts, (I.e their own doctrines. Focus on the Word of God not the words of men. The scoffers want you to listen to their deceitful words.)
4 And saying, Where is the promise of His coming? (See Matt. 24:3. This is what those mockers and scoffers will say, “Where is the promise of his coming? Where is your 2nd advent?”)

for from the day the fathers fell asleep, all things continue (see Gal. 2:5) as they were from the beginning of the creation (The scoffers continue, “Nothing has ever changed. Everything is the same. There is no God perhaps and certainly He is not coming.” Have you ever heard that? It will especially wax worse and worse in these end times).

3:5-8. DAY OF JUDGMENT.
P  l  5-. Willful ignorance.
    m  -5-7. Past and future judgment.
   l  8-. Warning against ignorance.
    m  -8. Divine periods.

5 For this they willingly (What's that word? For this they willingly, they request it, they desire.) are ignorant of, (God calls them this)

that by the word of God the heavens were of old (see 2:3), and the earth consisting of water and through the water: (The reference is to Pss. 24:2; 136:5,6. Cp. Gen. 1:6,7. In other words, there was an age before this and people are willingly ignorant of that because they don't want to be accountable for knowledge. They don't want to understand the plan of God. Most churches today cop out and say, "All you have to do is believe." Believe what friend? Believe in the antichrist ? That's what they are leading you to if they teach a rapture theory. Leading you straight to worshiping antichrist. The first messiah that comes is a fake. He's the false messiah. And they don’t teach that the earth was of old. In other words, that there was an age before this one which was standing out of the water. And this is not after the earth became void as you read in Genesis chapter 1. There was nothing standing out of the water. God ordered the waters to hasten away after He destroyed that earth age and it then it became habitable again. I can hear them now, “Well isn't He talking about Noah's flood?” No way friend, no way! God totally and completely destroyed every being in the katabole. I'll document that in the next lecture.)
6 By which [means] the world that then was (the 1st earth age), being overflowed with water, perished (See John 17:12. Nothingness, everything perished, totally void. The scoffers said, "all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation". Peter tells them they are ignorant of Satan's rebellion and overthrow. Down came the firmament and flooded the earth, and we aren't talking about the flood of Noah's time. God Shook the earth):
7 But the heavens and the earth, which are now (in Peter's time and today. Do you think Noah's flood destroyed the heaven that was [the first age]? No! That's what it's saying here. The heaven from before was destroyed. Naturally, Noah's flood did not destroy the heaven which is now, but the katabole did. It was the heaven age that was destroyed right along side the earth age that was. It's still the same heaven. It's still the same earth. Now we come to the second.), by the same word (What word? God's Word) are treasured up, reserved for fire unto a day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men. (See 1 Pet. 4:18. What does this word perdition mean? The word perished is the same thing. It is those that shall perish, that God shall destroy. Even now they are held in reserve, even the fallen angels that are held with Michael that shall be cast [out to this earth], they shall die. [Those] 7000, [fallen ones] when the 2 witnesses rise from the streets of Jerusalem. [The first age was destroyed at God’s anger by water, the Nephilim were destroyed by water, but judgment of all flesh at the end is by fire, for God is a consuming fire]. It IS written.)

8 But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing,

that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. (Now, how many days was it that God was creating the earth? 7 Days. 6 days rather for He created 6 days and He rested the 7th. We are almost at the end of the 6000-year period. [Meaning that flesh man’s history dates back 6000 years, generation-to-generation from the time of Adam. Man has toiled and labored under the sun for 6000 years, or 6 of the Lord’s days.] That's true, in this earth age. Then what comes? The 7th day, which is what? The day of rest. Which is what? It is the millennium. Don't be ignorant to that fact. [God’s day of rest will be that 7th day, a day of rest from evil and satan as he is bound in the pit for a 1000 years.]

[To show that the earth is older than the short 6000 years flesh man has been here, we need to open our eyes to what we can see.] Many wonder about dinosaur bones and mammoth bones from the world that we find in places like Alaska; a mammoth tooth even in this studio. I've showed it to you before and shared it with you; a great bone that was found by people I am personally familiar with. But in Alaska, there were bones found with meat that still on them, they were cooked, taken off of the bone, and they were preserved so well that they fed the meat to the dogs and they ate it. And the mammoths were found with buttercups still in their mouths, they were preserved that well under that frozen tundra. What happened in that one quick instant that froze everything instantly? And it all dates back about 14000 years ago, almost 13,000 to 14,000.

Even that in and of itself shows that great change of weather that would instantly freeze and preserve these mammoths; and there they are today. What are you going to say about them if you say the earth is only 6000 years old? It's no wonder that we lose all trials because the courts will not let one with intelligence witness. First off, they do not recognize the Word of God as fact and therefore you can't use it. But even with documentation that is present now that this chapel works to produce one each month, that preserves truth, and puts together documentaries, whereby when the next case comes along that we will be able to use those facts in a Christian way, to document and fight the theory of evolution which is a lie. God's Word is really quite simple. It is man that tries to make it difficult.)

9 The Lord does not delay (see 1 Tim. 3:15) concerning His promise, as some men reckon slackness; (He is not forgetful.)

but is long-suffering (patient) toward us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. (This day that we were speaking of regarding perishing and perdition; it isn't God's will that anybody perish. It wasn't God's will that even satan would perish, but satan chose it because of his actions, and I’m sure much to His grief, our Father had to sentence that one to death. Some might say, “Well, does that mean if it is God's will all will be saved, he should have saved him?” No, it is written also that many will fail. But God would like for them to be saved. After all, they are His children, but they will not all make it. It is another way of saying that He wishes that they would turn to Him and be saved all on their own. Now many will say right here that "God's all powerful so why can't He do that?" And you've heard me explain it many times before, but I feel that this is the time to do it again. There is one thing that God will not do and I might even add further, cannot do. He cannot create souls for His pleasure and His company and then force them to love Him and have it be true love. You cannot force true love, even love from your own mate. Love generates from within each entity and only the entity. Only she or he has the ability to create that love. It's a very natural thing. So, if God were to force someone to love Him it would be fake love. And friend, He doesn't want your fake love for that is no love at all. You don't con Him for a minute. Therefore it is His wish that all love Him. If you love Satan and his ways and the ways of man then you’ll go to hell. Those that choose this path go to the pit and they will perish. But it's not His choice it is yours.)

3:10-13. THE DAY OF THE LORD.
P  n  10-. The Day certain though unexpected.
    o  -10. Heavens and earth destroyed.
     p  11-. Dissolved.
      q  -11. Holiness.
   n  12-. The Day desired.
    o  -12. Heavens and earth destroyed.
     p  13-. Re-Creation.
      q  -13. Righteousness.

10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; (It means it will surprise as a thief always does. 7th Trump. Cp. 1 Thess. 5:2,4. Jer. 4:22-27.)

in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements (Translate the word elements as rudiments, and translate the word evil rudiments. "stoicheion". It means “rudiments”, which means only the evil part will be destroyed. Only the good part is left behind. G4747

στοιχεῖον – stoicheion - stoy-khi'-on

Neuter of a presumed derivative of the base of G4748; something orderly in arrangement, that is, (by implication) a serial (basal, fundamental, initial) constituent (literally), proposition (figuratively): - element, principle, rudiment.) shall be devolved being burnt up, the earth also and the works that are in it shall be burned up. (See 1 Cor. 3:15. Many say, "That's the atomic holocaust" and they know not of what they speak. There's going to be nothing left in an atomic holocaust, so it is everything but an atomic holocaust. Our Father is the consuming fire. Hebrews 12:29 For our God [is] a consuming fire.

He does not say that the earth itself will be destroyed. He says the rudiments, the evilness, and the wickedness will all be burned away [even flesh] and there will be nothing but righteousness left; though our righteousness are as filthy rags.

Zechariah 14:12 And this shall be the plague wherewith the LORD will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet, and their eyes shall consume away in their holes, and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.

It is the evil things that shall melt away. That's why it is written that on the first day of the millennium that every knee shall bow.)

11 Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved (That's the evilness, the wickedness),

what manner of persons ought you to be in all holy conversation (see 1 Pet. 1;15) and godliness, (See 1 Tim. 2:2. What should you be prepared for? You should be mentally prepared for it. That's what you should be thinking about. That's where you need to be putting your conversations, is preparing yourself mentally by understanding the word that is spoken that brings these things to pass and to see that you please your Father. And as it is His will, that you love Him and come to repentance and are saved and that you accomplish it. But you've got to do it on your own. You can't listen to the traditions of men for they don't teach in that depth. It isn't popular.)

12 Looking for (be in expectation of) and hasting the coming of the day of God, (Man can neither hinder nor advance the kingdom of God. But the meaning here is "Looking for, yes and earnestly looking for, the coming of the day of God.)

om account of which the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements (Again, what are they? The rudiments, the evil rudiments) shall melt with fervent heat? (Why? The last verse of Hebrews chapter 12 "For our God [is] a consuming fire."

God is a consuming fire. His Shekinah Glory and His love warms your heart if you are his. It's called the Holy Spirit, the Comforter. But to the wickedness, it will burn them at that time. God loves you, He doesn't want to hurt you.)

13 Nevertheless we, according to His promise (see 1:4. Isa. 65:17; 66:22), look for new heavens and a new (see Matt. 9:17) earth,

in which dwells righteousness. (Now a lot of people say, "We are going to a different place. This one will be destroyed." And they don't understand that this earth will be rejuvenated. It's a new earth age and a new heaven age; it's the third age. The third as Peter so adequately brings forth. See that you understand the end and the changing of the ages. [As this earth was shifted 90 miles off from true north, that shift back into that perfect dimension will take place. A new age for heaven and earth where everything will be right from that point on into the eternity.])

3:14-18-. EXHORTATION.
B  Q  r  14-. Address.
       s  -14-. Reason.
        t  -14. Warning as to conduct.
         u  15-. The Lord's long-suffering.
          R  -15,16. Confirmation by Paul.
   Q  r  17-. Address.
       s  -17-. Reason.
        t  -17. Warning as to falling away.
         u  18-. Knowledge of the Lord.

14 Wherefore, beloved,

seeing that you look for these things,

be diligent (see 1:10) that you may be found of Him in peace, without spot (see 1 Tim. 6:14), and blameless. (See Phil. 2:15. Dear one our spot is not the spot of the Kenite. Our spot that makes us spotless is our wanting to please God, to love Him, to come into repentance, to teach His Word, and to stand for Him not the rudiments. We want to come out of the rudiments. Many teach rudiments in the name of Christ, coming in His name when they are not with Him, and they know not what they speak of. Know you Father's Word. Mentally prepare yourself by understanding the Word for yourself.)

15 And account that the long-suffering of our Lord is salvation; (Be patient. It is not God's will that any should perish.)

even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given to him wrote to you; (Here Peter gives credentials to Paul. Many would like to strip Paul of his credentials. Even that great fisherman gives Paul credentials by the wisdom by which Paul taught. You see, Paul taught on three levels and most people can't handle that nor do they comprehend it. They may comprehend one level but not the mystery that Paul spoke of and taught on these 3 levels of the three world ages.)
16 In all his epistles also, speaking in them of these things (written on 3 levels, its there if you dig it out); in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned (cp. Acts 4:13. 1 Cor. 4:16. 2 Tim. 2;25) and unstable (see 2:14) wrestle (It means to strain and twist, and so to torture. Those that are not established in God's Word), as they do the other scriptures also, to their own destruction. (It will destroy you if you don't begin to prepare yourself mentally for that which is about to come. It's that simple. It’s your choice. That's what this earth age is all about. You make your own bed and you're going to sleep right in her friend)

17 You therefore, beloved,

seeing you know these things before, (Without it you miss God's blessings.)

be on your guard in order that you not also, being led away (see Rom. 12:16. Gal. 2;13.) with the error of the wicked (see 2:7), fall from your own steadfastness. (This is written to people who understand the 3 earth ages, considerable knowledge. Yet He saw fit to give this warning. Judgment starts at the top. You are the only one that can cause yourself to fall from that immovable place, the unforgivable sin - listening to hearsay and worshiping the spurious Messiah - Luke 12:10.)

18 But grow in grace, (What is grace? Grace is that wonderful gift that God gives us that you don't deserve which is unmerited favor of God. You receive it when you try. That's why your mind opens and you begin to remember better and when you pray to Him and ask Him to give you knowledge and understanding. It's because of His grace.) and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

To Him be glory both now and for ever. Amen. (This earth in it's rejuvenated form. Our Father which art in heaven Hallowed be they name. Thy kingdom. Thy will be done on EARTH as it is in heaven. There will always be that heaven and there will always be this earth. God's throne is in heaven. It's coming to this earth. That's why the description and the shape of heaven is described as that new city that is 1500 miles into space, a cube in other words, because it is coming to this earth. This earth shall always be inhabited. The description given in Revelation chapter 21 states in the Greek not that this earth is new, but RENEWED. A better English word would be rejuvenated, made fit to live upon. It shall be done, and it shall come to pass. Where will you be dear one? Forever in eternity for simply trying? That's all you have to do, is to commit to the best of your ability willingly try to know and understand and learn your Father's letter. You need to understand those things that have been whereby you understand that our Father is just. He doesn't burn people for no reason. He doesn't hurt people for no reason. All things that He does are just and fair and righteous. It's like in the last lecture we noted that we had a letter or call from a person that wanted to know why 70,000 people had to also pay for David's sin. Well, no, they didn't pay for David's sin, they paid for their own sins because they had committed a similar sin worthy of death and God killed them. He took them from this earth age. For what reason? For hate? No. He did it for chastisement whereby others would see and fear and begin to follow the commandments of the living God. God is totally and completely fair. If you ever understand something in a position and or alike, that it may appear that God is not fair, you are in error. Read longer, study harder, look deeper and you will always see our Father is of love as He smiles down upon you, willing that you come to repentance. Can you repent? All you have to do is say Father help me. I repent and I want You. I don't want death. Do it, do it today. Won't you do that? Ok God bless you.)

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