2 Peter 3:1-6 CSB

The Day of the Lord

1 Dear friends, this is now the second letter I've written you; in both, I awaken your pure understanding with a reminder,

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      2 so that you can remember the words previously spoken by the holy prophets, and the commandment of our Lord and Savior [given] through your apostles.
      3 First, be aware of this: scoffers will come in the last days to scoff, following their own lusts,
      4 saying, "Where is the promise of His coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they have been since the beginning of creation."
      5 They willfully ignore this: long ago the heavens and the earth existed out of water and through water by the word of God.
      6 Through these the world of that time perished when it was flooded by water.