The lessons that Peter brings to us might have been written with our current times in mind, such is the relevance and agelessness of Scripture. In expounding these great truths, the author considers the following subjects. Apostleship; Election; Worship, Mercy and Lively Hope; The Preservation of the believer; Heaviness; The Trial of Faith; Unseen but Loved; The Desire of Prophets; The Desire of Angels; Holiness; Redeemed by Blood; The Christian's Hope and Faith in God's Power; The Transient Nature of our Existence and the Eternal Nature of the Word of God; Vain Glory: The Enduring Word.
Dr Robert A Penney spent over twenty years as a Probation Officer in the Birmingham courts. On early retirement he studied at the Scottish Congregational College and New College, Edinburgh, whilst serving as an assistant to the late Dr Nelson Gray at Portobello Congregational Church. He pastored Beith Congregational Church, Ayrshire, for a brief period before resigning to devote himself to writing and itinerant ministry. He now lives in Kirkintilloch, his home town, near Glasgow.