Message Notes 2.7.21 | How Can We Persevere Part 2 | 2 Peter 3:17-18

2 Peter 3:17–18 (ESV)
17 You therefore, beloved, knowing this beforehand, take care that you are not carried away with the error of lawless people and lose your own stability. 18 But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

I. By guarding against error

II. By growing in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Philippians 3:13–14 (ESV)
13 Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, 14 I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

A. Grow in grace.

Romans 4:4–5 (ESV)

Now to the one who works, his wages are not counted as a gift but as his due. And to the one who does not work but believes in him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is counted as righteousness,

B. Grow in knowledge.

III. By glorifying Him with our lives

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