What writings are specifically mentioned as containing some things difficult to understand?
"And account that the long-suffering of our Lord is salvation; even as our beloved brother Paul also
according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you; 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." 2 Peter 3: 15, 16.
Note - Some scriptures are too plain to be misunderstood, while the meaning of others cannot so readily be
discerned. To obtain a comprehensive knowledge of any Bible truth, scripture must be compared with
scripture, and there should be "careful research and prayerful reflection." But all such study will be richly
What are the wages of sin?
What peaceful, happy conditions will prevail in the next world as compared with those of this life?
What was the fourth beast declared to be?
6. How did they manifest their displeasure at His healing the man with the withered hand on the Sabbath?
What was Paul's manner respecting the Sabbath?
Who alone knows the exact day of Christ's coming?
22. How did He manifest His sympathy in the case of Mary and her friends weeping over the death of Lazarus?
Questions & Answers are from the book Bible Readings for the Home Circle