As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.
2 Peter 3:16 (KJV)
Other scriptures – How often do you read Paul’s letters in comparison to the time spent reading the Tanakh (Old Testament)? If you’re like most Christians, you probably read primarily from Paul’s writings supplemented with the Gospels and other letters, and rarely dig into the Tanakh. This is what Peter is warning us about. There were others that obviously did this as well, and these were the people who struggled to their own destruction.