2 Peter 3:9 The Lord Is Not Slack

2 Peter 3:9 (KJV)
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

The Lord is not slack … The primary interpretation and application have to do with the return of the Lord, the consummation of all things. Specifically, the passage addresses the mockers who question the promise. When they scoff and challenge our faith, the Word of God answers them, “The Lord is not slack concerning His promise”.

I want to recommend to you that we can direct this promise our way. When things get very hard, when we have a difficult time understanding why we suffer so. When you look to God for help, but it seems like none comes, remember that the Lord is not slack concerning His promise. He will come. He will come on time and in time. 

What a day that will be! All of the suffering, heartache, and pain will be ended. We who are Christ’s will live eternally and in eternity with Him.

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Marvin McKenzie was born in the Pacific Northwest and became a Christian at the age of eighteen. He has been in the Baptist ministry for thirty years and has planted and pastored churches in Washington and Oregon. Besides his pastoral ministry, Marvin has been actively involved in training men for the Baptist ministry. He has conducted local church Bible Institutes in those churches he has pastored, from which a number of men have entered the ministry. Marvin also served as: Vice President of the Western States Baptist Bible Fellowship, The Board of Directors of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA, Dean of men at Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, Executive Vice President of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA and Executive Vice President of Heartland Baptist Bible College in Oklahoma City, OK. Marvin is married to Anita. They have two sons, Bohannan and Caleb. Both are Baptist pastors in Washington State. Marvin enjoys camping, fishing and horses.

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