2 Peter 3:3-7 NIV

3 First of all, you must understand that in the last days1 scoffers will come, scoffing and following their own evil desires.2

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4 They will say, "Where is this 'coming' he promised?3 Ever since our fathers died, everything goes on as it has since the beginning of creation."4

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5 But they deliberately forget that long ago by God's word5 the heavens existed and the earth was formed out of water and by water.6

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6 By these waters also the world of that time7 was deluged and destroyed.8

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7 By the same word the present heavens and earth are reserved for fire,9 being kept for the day of judgment10 and destruction of ungodly men.

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