“By the Word of God”
They willfully ignore this: Long ago the heavens and the earth were brought about from water and through water by the Word of God. Through these waters the world of that time perished when it was flooded. But by the same Word, the present heavens and earth are stored up for fire, being kept until the Day of Judgment and destruction of ungodly men. 2Peter 3:5-7
The Scoffers, the false teachers, are those who deny Jesus Christ and His return. Their way of thinking is, since the beginning of Creation, nothing has happened so why expect the Lord’s return now?
The Apostle Peter counters their remarks with the facts: That BY THE WORD OF GOD, this world and everything in it was created. The WORLD refers to the inhabitants, and not just the planet, since the planet itself was NOT destroyed by the flood.
However, the world was destroyed in the Flood, by the Word of God and water. Now the HEAVENS and EARTH, the entire planet, is being held in reserve for God’s judgment and will be destroyed by the SAME Word and by fire.
“The Day of the Lord,” (2peter 3:10), includes the Tribulation, the Millennium, the Great White Throne judgment, and the destruction of the HEAVENS and EARTH. At the Great White Throne Judgment, the UNGODLY MANKIND, will be judged for their sins and will be thrown into the lake of fire. After the judgment and the casting of the UNGODLY into the lake of fire, the present HEAVENS and EARTH will be destroyed BY THE WORD OF GOD and FIRE.
Don’t underestimate the will of the ALMIGHTY God. He destroyed this world once by His Word and water, and He will destroy it again by His Word and fire.
If you have NOT given your HEART and LIFE to God, then you stand in danger of being part of the UNGODLY, who will be thrown into the lake of fire. God is giving you the opportunity to come to Him NOW with a TRULY REPENTANT HEART, CONFESSING your sins to Him and asking Him for His FORGIVENESS, BELIEVING, with ALL your HEART, that Jesus died for YOU, and is ALIVE in Heaven, making intercession for you, before God, then ACCEPT His gift of SALVATION, and be a part of His Family, who will go to Heaven and spend ALL eternity there with God and His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ. Do it NOW, while you still can. He’s waiting and coming SOON!!!