Facing us, as he does, with a challenge to believe that – in Christ – we have everything we need, that – in Christ – we can build godliness upon faith, and knowledge upon godliness, and on and on, until we love with the love of God, Peter anticipates an objection … how can we be sure?
To this, in 2 Peter 1:16-21, he responds with a call to Remember …
- This actually happened – he was an eye witness
- This isn’t just a book – the prophets who recorded these things were carried along by the Holy Spirit
- The honour and the glory – the transfiguration of Christ is both a proof of who he is, and what we should be