Today, there are so many business (that people don't know are sinful earnings) in order to earn money like piracy.
Peter told us about false teachers and teachings. As Christians we need to walk in the truth. The purpose of this book is to assure us and let us know Jesus will come back.
How to know the false teachings and are only cult?
If the preacher always talks about money and physical blessings that is one sign.
1 Timoty 6:5 and constant friction between men of corrupt mind, who have been robbed of the truth and who think that godliness is a means to financial gain.
Don't worry stay on tract and stick with Jesus. We are not fighting against flesh and blood but spiritual war.
In today's society we welcome homosexuality and all other who follow corrupt desire and sinful nature. But God will surely rescue the righteous man, just as like Lot was rescued in Sodom and Gomorrah.
(research Jim Jones and YFZ group)
We don't serve the ministry to have money. We should be faithful in serving God. We serve God because we love Him.
We should not sell anything at the church - it was design for worship.
Matthew 8:12 But the subjects of the kingdom will be thrown outside, into the darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Revelation 20:6 Blessed and holy are those who have part in the first resurrection. The second death has no power over them, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with him for a thousand years.
2 Thessalonians 3:13 "Never tire of doing what is right"
We know that doing what is right pleases God, but sometimes we are exhausted to do the what is right because God is faithful, He will not forget your work for Him. God bless.