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

Upon what ground were the previous promises then renewed to Abraham?
What special reason is given for this?
While God is merciful, does this clear the guilty?
After conferring over this matter, what decision was reached by the apostles?
Is there any danger of God's chosen people forgetting Him?
What answer did Elijah make?
Of what material is the wall constructed?

Questions & Answers are from the book Bible Readings for the Home Circle