2 Peter 1:3-15 - Growth In The Faith
3 seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence. 4 For by these He has granted to us His precious and magnificent promises, so that by them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world by lust. 5 Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge, 6 and in your knowledge, self-control, and in your self-control, perseverance, and in your perseverance, godliness, 7 and in your godliness, brotherly kindness, and in your brotherly kindness, love. 8 For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they render you neither useless nor unfruitful in the true knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9 For he who lacks these qualities is blind or short-sighted, having forgotten his purification from his former sins. 10 Therefore, brethren, be all the more diligent to make certain about His calling and choosing you; for as long as you practice these things, you will never stumble; 11 for in this way the entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be abundantly supplied to you.
12 Therefore, I will always be ready to remind you of these things, even though you already know them, and have been established in the truth which is present with you. 13 I consider it right, as long as I am in this earthly dwelling, to stir you up by way of reminder, 14 knowing that the laying aside of my earthly dwelling is imminent, as also our Lord Jesus Christ has made clear to me. 15 And I will also be diligent that at any time after my departure you will be able to call these things to mind.
1 Peter 4:7-11 - Serving To The Glory Of God
1 Peter 5:5-11 - Instructions For Christians
2 Peter 1:8-15 - Make Your Calling And Election Secure
2 Peter 2:1-22 - The Rise And Fall Of The False Teachers
2 Peter 3:14-18 - Final Exhortations And Conclusion
2 Peter 1:3-15 - Growth In The Faith
1 John 1:1-4 - Prologue
1 John 2:1-11 - Keeping The New Commandment
1 John 3:19-24 - Courage Before God
1 John 4:1-6 - How To Recognize The Spirit Of God
1 John 5:1-5 - Overcoming The World
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2 Corinthians 3:5
Not that we are adequate in ourselves to consider anything as coming from ourselves, but our adequacy is from God,
2 Corinthians 9:8
And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that always having all sufficiency in everything, you may have an abundance for every good deed;
and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe. These are in accordance with the working of the strength of His might
that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him.
But from those who were of high reputation (what they were makes no difference to me; God shows no partiality)--well, those who were of reputation contributed nothing to me.
from whom the whole body, being fitted and held together by what every joint supplies, according to the proper working of each individual part, causes the growth of the body for the building up of itself in love.
For this purpose also I labor, striving according to His power, which mightily works within me.
1 Corinthians 12:5
And there are varieties of ministries, and the same Lord.
2 Thessalonians 2:9
that is, the one whose coming is in accord with the activity of Satan, with all power and signs and false wonders,
And He was saying to them, "To you has been given the mystery of the kingdom of God, but those who are outside get everything in parables,
1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of God's grace which was given to me according to the working of His power.
1 Peter 2:5
you also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
and in Him you were also circumcised with a circumcision made without hands, in the removal of the body of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ;
which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit;
For through the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think more highly of himself than he ought to think; but to think so as to have sound judgment, as God has allotted to each a measure of faith.
From now on let no one cause trouble for me, for I bear on my body the brand-marks of Jesus.
The Jews then said to Him, "What sign do You show us as your authority for doing these things?"
having been buried with Him in baptism, in which you were also raised up with Him through faith in the working of God, who raised Him from the dead.
But He turned and rebuked them, [and said, "You do not know what kind of spirit you are of;
"It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing; the words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life.
When they came to Capernaum, those who collected the two-drachma tax came to Peter and said, "Does your teacher not pay the two-drachma tax?"
I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.
Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.
In His right hand He held seven stars, and out of His mouth came a sharp two-edged sword; and His face was like the sun shining in its strength.
"I will go down with you to Egypt, and I will also surely bring you up again; and Joseph will close your eyes."
"Then your light will break out like the dawn, And your recovery will speedily spring forth; And your righteousness will go before you; The glory of the LORD will be your rear guard.
2 Timothy 1:7
For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline.
2 Peter 1:3
seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence.