2 Peter 1:7-17 NIV

7 and to godliness, brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness, love.1

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8 For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive2 in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.3

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9 But if anyone does not have them, he is nearsighted and blind,4 and has forgotten that he has been cleansed from his past sins.5

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10 Therefore, my brothers, be all the more eager to make your calling6 and election sure. For if you do these things, you will never fall,7

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11 and you will receive a rich welcome into the eternal kingdom8 of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.9

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Prophecy of Scripture

12 So I will always remind you of these things,10 even though you know them and are firmly established in the truth11 you now have.

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13 I think it is right to refresh your memory12 as long as I live in the tent of this body,13

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14 because I know that I will soon put it aside,14 as our Lord Jesus Christ has made clear to me.15

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15 And I will make every effort to see that after my departure16 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,17 but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.18

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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."a19

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    • a 1:17 - Matt. 17:5; Mark 9:7; Luke 9:35