There are times when we must withhold sharing the gospel, but there is never a time when we are to cover the light of Jesus Christ that is in us. This world has no light of God’s kingdom except through Christians
Our Lord Jesus made it clear that if we take things that are holy, such as the Gospel message, and indiscriminately, which is without the Holy Spirit, cast it before those who are not ready, unkind results.
Peter ends his letter to believers facing increased exposure to false teachers, with warnings of the great judgments of God to come upon the wicked of the earth. He urges them to grow in grace and knowledge.
Peter tells believers to stick to Scripture; penned and preached by prophets and apostles. Many are wicked but God waits, giving them space to repent. God is not impressed by scoffers, He is patient with them.
Peter lays out the methods of false teachers, making it clear that they target believers, they promise the very thing that they steal: freedom! He warns that their victims suffer a worst fate than those who never believed.