Digging Deeper: 2 Peter 2.1-3 Preface to False Teachers

We see a progression regarding destruction, within this preface to the False Teachers. The process of destruction begins with the choices of these false teachers. The big turning point for them, though is when they treat what God has said as if He has not said it. That is the error the serpent led Eve into back in the Garden of Eden, “Did the LORD God really say that?” And so the false teachers follow their true father, the father of lies and nullification of the Absolute Ruler, “the ones in their pouring forth of speech who withhold the Absolute Ruler who buys them, the ones imposing swift destruction on themselves.” …