2 Peter 1:14-21 NIV

14 because I know that I will soon put it aside,1 as our Lord Jesus Christ has made clear to me.2

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15 And I will make every effort to see that after my departure3 you will always be able to remember these things.

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16 We did not follow cleverly invented stories when we told you about the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ,4 but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.5

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17 For he received honor and glory from God the Father when the voice came to him from the Majestic Glory, saying, "This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased."a6

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    • a 1:17 - Matt. 17:5; Mark 9:7; Luke 9:35
      18 We ourselves heard this voice that came from heaven when we were with him on the sacred mountain.7

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      19 And we have the word of the prophets made more certain,8 and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light9 shining in a dark place, until the day dawns10 and the morning star11 rises in your hearts.12

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      20 Above all, you must understand13 that no prophecy of Scripture came about by the prophet's own interpretation.

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      21 For prophecy never had its origin in the will of man, but men spoke from God14 as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.15

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