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 message of entreaty has God sent to us through His appointed messengers?
13. To the woman who had been healed by touching His garment, what did Christ say made her whole?
Why did God reprove Eli?
By what is the knowledge of sin?
What did Christ say was to be the next great event following these signs?
What promise, through the prophet Malachi, does the Lord make concerning Elijah?
What events mark the sounding of the seventh trumpet?
Questions & Answers are from the book Bible Readings for the Home Circle