Category Archives: 2 Peter

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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Each of you should learn to control your own body

Better a patient person than a warrior, those with self-control than those who take a city … Like a city whose walls are broken through is a person who lacks self-control.

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Make every effort to add to your faith goodness

You were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth) and find out what pleases the Lord.

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Be kind and compassionate to one another

As God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. … The Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful. … Therefore, as we have opportunity, … Continue reading

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The suffering and kingdom and patient endurance that are ours in Jesus

For it is commendable if you bear up under the pain of unjust suffering because you are conscious of God. But how is it to your credit if you receive a beating for doing wrong and endure it? But if … Continue reading

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God has called you

Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me … Continue reading

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