Category Archives: 2 Peter

He is before all things, and in him all things hold together

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. 7Of the increase of his … Continue reading

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For where you have selfish ambition, there you find disorder

I was enraged by their sinful greed; I punished them, and hid my face in anger, yet they kept on in their willful ways. … They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity.

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They have sunk deep into corruption

Those who follow the corrupt desire of the sinful nature and despise authority … bold and arrogant, these men … they blaspheme in matters they do not understand. They are like brute beasts, creatures of instinct, born only to be … Continue reading

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Do not become corrupt

To the pure, all things are pure, but to those who are corrupted and do not believe, nothing is pure. In fact, both their minds and consciences are corrupted.

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People of corrupt mind have been robbed of the truth

Now the earth was corrupt in God’s sight and was full of violence. God saw how corrupt the earth had become, for all the people on earth had corrupted their ways. … The land you are entering to possess is … Continue reading

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To one there is given a message of knowledge

If I have the gift of … all knowledge, but do not have love, I am nothing. … And to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God. … … Continue reading

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Do not treat prophecies with contempt

We have the word of the prophets made more certain, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your … Continue reading

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Do everything in love

Always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Lead us not into temptation

Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil … forty days, being tempted by Satan. … For this reason, when I could stand it no longer, I sent to find out about your … Continue reading

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The Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not … Continue reading

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