Assurance. Security. Confidence. These are words that most Christians desire in their relationship with God. We want to be confident that we really are God’s children. We desire to have the confidence that we are a part of God’s elect. We want to know that we have eternal life.
In this way, we are not much different from the earliest Christians. They also wanted assurance. In the book of 2 Peter, Peter provides this type of confidence. He tells readers that they can make their election sure. He gives them a promise that they will never stumble. How?