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2 Peter 1:6-8 NIV

6 and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness;

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      7 and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love.

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      8 For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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      • a 1:10 - The Greek word for "brothers and sisters" ("adelphoi" ) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family.
      • b 1:17 - Matt. 17:5; Mark 9:7; Luke 9:35