The second letter from
Peter is found in the New Testament of the Bible. Peter was a leader of the
church. He sent this letter to all believers.
Peter told the Christians
how they could grow as Christians. He explained that God himself directed the
authors of the Bible (2 Peter 1:20-21). Peter warned the Christians about evil
teachers. These teachers were teaching false ideas. And their behaviour was
very evil. God will punish such teachers. And he will also punish the people
who follow them.
Peter also explained about
Jesus' return to this earth. Some people might suppose that Jesus will never
return. But Peter explained that they are wrong. God made the earth. And God
will also destroy the earth. God is not slow; but God is patient. And, because
God is patient, we have the opportunity to trust God now. Then, we will enjoy
the things that God promises: a new heaven, and a new earth.