2 Peter 1:16-21 NIV

16 We did not follow cleverly invented stories when we told you about the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ,1 but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.2

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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."a3

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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.4

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      19 And we have the word of the prophets made more certain,5 and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light6 shining in a dark place, until the day dawns7 and the morning star8 rises in your hearts.9

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      20 Above all, you must understand10 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 God11 as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.12

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