2 Peter 1:8-11 ESV

8 For if these qualitiesa are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or 1unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

References for 2 Peter 1:8

    • f 1:8 - Greek these things; also verses 9, 10, 12
      9 For whoever lacks these qualities is so nearsighted that he 2is blind, having forgotten that he was 3cleansed from his former sins.
      10 Therefore, brothers,b be all the more diligent to make your calling and 4election sure, for if you practice these qualities 5you will never fall.

      References for 2 Peter 1:10

        • g 1:10 - Or brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated "brothers") refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to men or to both men and women who are siblings (brothers and sisters) in God's family, the church
          11 For in this way there will be richly provided for you 6an entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

          References for 2 Peter 1:11