2 Peter 3:5



Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water:

Bible References

They willingly

Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, When he has no sense?
"This is the judgment, that the Light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the Light, for their deeds were evil.
And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper,
and with all the deception of wickedness for those who perish, because they did not receive the love of the truth so as to be saved.

By the word

Then God said, "Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters."
For He has founded it upon the seas And established it upon the rivers.
By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host.
To Him who spread out the earth above the waters, For His lovingkindness is everlasting;
By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things which are visible.

Standing

He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.

General references

Then God said, "Let the waters below the heavens be gathered into one place, and let the dry land appear"; and it was so.
You covered it with the deep as with a garment; The waters were standing above the mountains.
To Him who spread out the earth above the waters, For His lovingkindness is everlasting;
and they did not understand until the flood came and took them all away; so will the coming of the Son of Man be.