2 Peter 1:5-9 NIV

5 For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge;1

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      6 and to knowledge, self-control;2 and to self-control, perseverance;3 and to perseverance, godliness;4

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          7 and to godliness, brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness, love.5

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          8 For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive6 in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.7

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          9 But if anyone does not have them, he is nearsighted and blind,8 and has forgotten that he has been cleansed from his past sins.9

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