Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.
1 Peter 1:1
Peter, an Apostle of Jesus Christ: To God's own people scattered over the earth, who are living as foreigners in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Roman Asia, and Bithynia,
Concerning Him we have much to say, and much that it would be difficult to make clear to you, since you have become so dull of apprehension.
2 Peter 2:14
Their very eyes are full of adultery--being eyes which never cease from sin. These men set traps to catch unstedfast souls, their own hearts being well trained in greed. They are fore-doomed to God's curse!
2 Timothy 3:5
and will keep up a make-believe of piety and yet live in defiance of its power. Turn away from people of this sort.
such a one is a man of two minds, undecided in every step he takes.
"Why do you, too," He retorted, "transgress God's commands for the sake of your tradition?
The reply of Jesus was, "You are in error, through ignorance of the Scriptures and of the power of God.
Unto their own
2 Peter 2:1
But there were also false prophets among the people, as there will be teachers of falsehood among you also, who will cunningly introduce fatal divisions, disowning even the Sovereign Lord who has redeemed them, and bringing on themselves swift destruction.
Their end is destruction, their bellies are their God, their glory is in their shame, and their minds are devoted to earthly things.
1 Peter 2:8
and "a Stone for the foot to strike against, and a Rock to stumble over." Their foot strikes against it because they are disobedient to God's Message, and to this they were appointed.
For certain persons have crept in unnoticed--men spoken of in ancient writings as pre-destined to this condemnation--ungodly men, who pervert the grace of our God into an excuse for immorality, and disown Jesus Christ, our only Sovereign and Lord.