2 Peter 3:11–14

The Preacher:

A. Skevington Wood has just been released as minister of Southlands Methodist Church, York, England, to the Movement for World Evangelization. B.A. of University of Leeds, he studied further at Wesley College, Leeds, and was ordained in 1943, thereafter ministering in several English and Scottish towns. Later he earned the Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh. A former President of the British Christian Endeavour Union, and a leading supporter of the 1955 Graham Crusade in Glasgow, Dr. Wood is author of several works on church history and evangelism; his latest book: The Inextinguishable Blaze: Spiritual Renewal and Advance in the Eighteenth Century.

The Text:

Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness, looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat? Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness. Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless.

The Series:

This is the ninth in a series by British and European preachers. Future issues will include sermons by Chaplain William R. Mackay of Northern Scotland, the Rev. J. A. Motyer of Bristol, and the Rev. James Philip of Edinburgh,

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