What can we do to follow the Savior’s example in responding to trials and persecution? (See 1 Peter 2:19–23.) What examples have you seen of people who are Christlike in enduring trials? How are we blessed as we follow the Savior’s example in responding to trials?
Which attributes did Peter describe as part of divine nature? (See 2 Peter 1:4–7.) Why is it important that we develop these qualities? (See 2 Peter 1:8.) How have you seen these attributes demonstrated by others?
Peter and Jude warned that there would be false teachers among the members of the Church. What did they say were some characteristics of false teachers? (See 2 Peter 2:1–3, 10, 12–19; Jude 1:4, 8, 10–13, 16, 18–19.) What counsel did Peter and Jude give that can help us avoid false teachings and remain faithful as we prepare for the Second Coming? (See 2 Peter 3:11–14, 17–18; Jude 1:3, 20–21; see also Moroni 7:12–17; D&C 45:57; 46:7–8.)
Suggestion for Family Discussion
Choose a recipe for a treat to prepare together. As family members follow the recipe, discuss why it is important to have all the ingredients in the recipe. When you are finished, read 2 Peter 1:4–8. Discuss why each attribute of divine nature is important in order for us to become like Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ.