The Book Of 2 Peter

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  • 1. 

    To whom is this epistle written? (1:1)

    • A.

      Gentile churches

    • B.

      The churches scattered through out Asia

    • C.

      The elect lady

    • D.

      Those that have obtained like precious faith

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Those that have obtained like precious faith
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Those that have obtained like precious faith." This can be inferred from the context of the question, which is asking about the intended recipients of the epistle. The phrase "those that have obtained like precious faith" suggests that the letter is addressed to individuals who share a similar faith or belief. The other options, such as Gentile churches, the churches scattered throughout Asia, and the elect lady, do not accurately reflect the intended audience as stated in the question.

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  • 2. 

    What are we able to partake of if we escape the corruption of the world? (1:4)

    • A.

      The divine nature

    • B.

      Heavenly places

    • C.

      The Lord's supper

    • D.

      A & B

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. The divine nature
    Explanation
    If we are able to escape the corruption of the world, we are able to partake of the divine nature. This means that we are able to experience and embody the qualities and characteristics of God. This includes attributes such as love, righteousness, holiness, and purity. By escaping the corruption of the world, we are able to align ourselves with God and become more like Him in our thoughts, actions, and attitudes. This is a transformative process that allows us to live a life that is pleasing to God and brings glory to Him.

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  • 3. 

    What is one of the things that Peter said we are we to add to faith? (1:5-7)

    • A.

      Honesty

    • B.

      Hope

    • C.

      Virtue

    • D.

      Understanding

    • E.

      Wisdom

    Correct Answer
    C. Virtue
    Explanation
    In 2 Peter 1:5-7, Peter is instructing believers to add to their faith various qualities or characteristics. One of these qualities is virtue, which refers to moral excellence or goodness. Peter is emphasizing the importance of living a life of integrity and righteousness, displaying virtuous behavior in all aspects of life. By adding virtue to their faith, believers are called to exemplify Christ-like character and conduct themselves in an upright manner.

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  • 4. 

    What example did Peter give that indicates he was NOT following cunningly devised fables, but was an eyewitness of Christ? (1:16-18)

    • A.

      Garden of Gethsemane

    • B.

      Jesus transfigured on the mount

    • C.

      Healing of Jairus' daughter

    • D.

      The resurrection of Jesus

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Jesus transfigured on the mount
    Explanation
    Peter gave the example of Jesus transfigured on the mount to indicate that he was not following cunningly devised fables, but was an eyewitness of Christ. This event, where Jesus' appearance was transformed and he was seen talking with Moses and Elijah, was a powerful demonstration of his divine nature and authority. Peter, along with James and John, witnessed this event firsthand and it confirmed to him the reality of Jesus' identity as the Son of God. This experience served as evidence that Peter was not following made-up stories, but had actually seen and experienced the truth of who Jesus was.

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  • 5. 

    How did the prophecy of the scripture come to being? (1:21)

    • A.

      Holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Ghost

    • B.

      They were handed down from generation to generation

    • C.

      They were found on a tablet of gold

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Ghost
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Ghost. This means that the prophecies of the scripture were inspired by the Holy Spirit, guiding and influencing the words spoken by these holy men. It suggests that the scriptures were not handed down from generation to generation or found on a tablet of gold, but rather were directly spoken by these holy men under the influence of the Holy Ghost.

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  • 6. 

    What seems to be the motivation of false teachers in the church? (2:3)

    • A.

      Covetousness

    • B.

      Desire to please men

    • C.

      Power

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Covetousness
    Explanation
    The motivation of false teachers in the church seems to be covetousness. This means that they are driven by a strong desire for material possessions and wealth. They may use their position in the church to manipulate and exploit others for personal gain. This motivation is often at odds with the true teachings of the church, which emphasize selflessness and putting others before oneself.

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  • 7. 

    Who loved the wages of unrighteousness? (2:15)

    • A.

      Balaam

    • B.

      Cain

    • C.

      Korah

    • D.

      Samson

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Balaam
    Explanation
    Balaam is the correct answer because in 2 Peter 2:15 it is mentioned that Balaam loved the wages of unrighteousness. This refers to the biblical story of Balaam, a prophet who was tempted by the king of Moab to curse the Israelites in exchange for a reward. Despite initially refusing, Balaam eventually gave in to his greed and went against God's command. This shows that Balaam was motivated by material gain and was willing to compromise his integrity for it.

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  • 8. 

    What animals are compared to backsliders? (2:22)

    • A.

      Dogs

    • B.

      Sheep

    • C.

      Sows

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      A & C

    Correct Answer
    E. A & C
    Explanation
    In this verse, animals are being compared to backsliders. The comparison is made with dogs and sows, indicating that these animals share similar characteristics with backsliders. Dogs are often seen as unfaithful and easily distracted, while sows are known for their tendency to return to their own filth. Therefore, the correct answer is A & C, as both dogs and sows are compared to backsliders in this context.

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  • 9. 

    What does Peter stir up in writing this second epistle? (3:1-2)

    • A.

      Our consciences

    • B.

      The gift of God within us

    • C.

      Our pure minds by way of remembrance

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Our pure minds by way of remembrance
    Explanation
    In this second epistle, Peter stirs up our pure minds by way of remembrance. This means that he is reminding us of important truths and teachings that we may have forgotten or overlooked. By doing so, Peter aims to encourage and strengthen our faith, ensuring that we stay focused on the right path and do not stray from it. This act of stirring up our pure minds helps us to maintain a clear and steadfast mindset in our spiritual journey.

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  • 10. 

    Who will come in the last days? (3:3)

    • A.

      Blasphemers

    • B.

      Reprobates

    • C.

      Scoffers

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Scoffers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Scoffers" because in 2 Peter 3:3, it is mentioned that in the last days, scoffers will come, following their own evil desires and mocking the idea of Jesus' return. This implies that they will show disrespect and disbelief towards religious beliefs and teachings.

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