The Berean Expositor
Volume 51 - Page 114 of 181
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Peter now deals with the results that come from the neglect and then departure from
the words and commands of God. Here is demonstrated the great value of the O.T. The
example of Israel's backsliding is a lesson to us today. Their sins find a counterpart in
today's supposed progress in evolution of the species and rationalistic Bible Textual
criticism. Some textual criticism is good and scholarly, but to write off the O.T. as myths
and legends is to brush aside the warning and guiding hand of God.
"But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false
teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord
that brought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction. And many shall follow
their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of" (2: 1,