- Make a list of the practical conclusions that Peter draws from the certainty that the day of the Lord will come. How do these work out in the way you yourself live?
- Verses 17, 18 sum up the theme of the whole epistle.
How are we to maintain stability in the Christian life? Show that to be stable is not to be static.
Note. Verse 12. ‘Speed its coming’: the day is being hastened as by our repentance and zeal we remove the need for God’s forbearance (verses 9, 15). Cf. Rom. 2:4.