Wednesday in the Word with Krisan Marotta

Wednesday in the Word with Krisan Marotta

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Not just another sermon. Serious bible study applied to real life.
12 Peter 3:1-7 The Point of it all
Jan 16 • 39 min
Peter argues that more than anything else we need to find life through forgiveness and to find fulfillment through righteousness. It is this hope that he wants us to remember such that we let it change our lives today. Lecture notes:…
11 2 Peter 2:17-22 Freedom, slavery and sin
Jan 9 • 44 min
Peter warns that the false teachers are like springs without water, promising freedom but delivering destruction and he warns his readers not be deceived by their empty promises. Lecture notes: https://www.wednesdayintheword.com/2peter11/ Teacher: Krisan…
10 2 Peter 2:13-16 Balaam and the false teachers
Dec 19, 2018 • 47 min
Continuing his warnings about the false teachers, Peter uses of Balaam from Numbers 22-24. Like Balaam, the false teachers are profiting from causing the people of God to stumble. Lecture notes: https://www.wednesdayintheword.com/2peter10/ Teacher: Krisan…
09 2 Peter 2:10-12 Who are the glorious ones and why are they reviled?
Dec 12, 2018 • 41 min
In the third major interpretative challenge of 2 Peter 2, we tackle the questions of who are the glorious ones, why would they be reviled and what does Peter want us to learn from this example? #witw #Biblestudy #2peter Lecture notes:…
08 2 Peter 2:5-10 The Certainty of Judgment
Dec 5, 2018 • 38 min
The coming judgment of God is not a popular topic today. We prefer to emphasize God’s love instead. Yet Peter thought judgment was important enough to include in his final letter, so that would remember it long after he is gone. #witw #Biblestudy #2peter…
07 2 Peter 2:4 Does Peter quote Enoch?
Nov 28, 2018 • 28 min
Peter and Jude appear to be quoting the book of 1 Enoch, which is part of the psuedepigrapha. Why would they quote it? What does it mean when an apostle quotes from a non-biblical source? I think both Peter and Jude quote 1 Enoch, the way a teacher today…
3 Tips for Bible Study in a “post-truth” world
Nov 21, 2018 • 10 min
The Oxford Dictionary defines “post-truth” as “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.” Do we live in a post-Bible study world? Increasingly…
06 2 Peter 2:1-3 Why 2 Peter 2 and Jude are similar
Nov 14, 2018 • 35 min
2 Peter 2 begins a new topic: the coming judgment. While the main point of the chapter is fairly clear, the way Peter makes his point presents some interpretative challenges: 1) 2 Peter 2 focuses on judgment — an unpopular topic for today’s American…
05 2 Peter 1:12-21 The Prophetic Word
Nov 7, 2018 • 38 min
In 2 Peter 1:12-21, Peter asserts the gospel is not a clever philosophy but divine revelation from God. Which presents us with a choice about how we understand the Bible. Lecture notes: https://www.wednesdayintheword.com/2peter5/ Teacher: Krisan Marotta…
04 2 Peter 1:7-11 Brotherly affection & love
Oct 31, 2018 • 35 min
In 2 Peter 1:5-11, Peter explains the connection between believing the gospel and pursuing a lifestyle of godliness. When we come to believe the gospel, these qualities follow. In last week’s podcast, we defined the first 5 terms on the list. In this…
03 2 Peter 1:5-6 Virtue to Godliness
Oct 24, 2018 • 43 min
In 2 Peter 1:5-11, Peter is explaining the connection between believing the gospel and pursuing a lifestyle of godliness. I argued in the previous podcast that these qualities are NOT the cause of spiritual maturity, rather they RESULT from spiritual…
02 2 Peter 1:5-11 For this very reason
Oct 17, 2018 • 33 min
To understand 2 Peter 1:5-11, we need to know that: 1) Peter is speaking to churches who are bewitched by false teachers who are encouraging them to pursue greed and sensuality; 2) Believing the gospel includes a change in lifestyle. Lecture notes:…
01 2 Peter 1:1-4 How to find Life
Oct 10, 2018 • 46 min
Peter wrote this letter to churches infected by false teachers to encourage them to remain true to the apostolic gospel. He encourages them to reject both the message and the lifestyle of the false teachers. He starts his case by proclaiming that in the…
10 1 Peter 5:1-14 In Conclusion
Oct 3, 2018 • 42 min
Peter concludes his letter by returning to his main theme: Stand firm in the gospel. Peter wrote his first letter give his readers perspective. Our “big picture” –what we believe is true — changes how we think, what we say, and what we do. Peter’s primary…
09 1 Peter 4:7-19 The Right Perspective
Sep 26, 2018 • 40 min
1 Peter 4:7-19 marks the beginning of the end of the letter. In conclusion, Peter returns his main theme of the letter: how you deal with fellow believers and hostile nonbelievers. His answer in each case is you need the right perspective. Lecture notes:…
08 1 Peter 3:18-4:6 And then there’s Noah
Sep 19, 2018 • 39 min
1 Peter 3:18-4:6 includes one of the more difficult passages in the New Testament. However we understand this section, the context suggests that the main point should be related to patiently enduring suffering for the sake of another. Lecture notes:…