Category Archives: 2 Peter

Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil

During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with fervent cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. Son though he … Continue reading

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Show diligence to the very end so that what you hope for may be fully realized.

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast.

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Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins

Above all, you must understand that no prophecy of Scripture came about by the prophet’s own interpretation of things. … Above all, my brothers and sisters, do not swear—not by heaven or by earth or by anything else. All you … Continue reading

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I know your deeds, your love and faith, your service and perseverance

Prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed. As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. … Continue reading

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Through the glory of the Father we too may live a new life

If anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!

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He took up our pain and bore our suffering

He himself bore our sins in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness. … and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.

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I am making everything new!

Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again. … Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! … Born … Continue reading

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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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