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2 Peter 3 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:1 - Dear friends, this is already the second letter I have written you, in which I am trying to stir up your pure mind by way of reminder:

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:2 - I want you to recall both the predictions foretold by the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior through your apostles.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:3 - Above all, understand this: In the last days blatant scoffers will come, being propelled by their own evil urges

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:4 - and saying, "Where is his promised return? For ever since our ancestors died, all things have continued as they were from the beginning of creation."

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:5 - For they deliberately suppress this fact, that by the word of God heavens existed long ago and an earth was formed out of water and by means of water.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:6 - Through these things the world existing at that time was destroyed when it was deluged with water.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:7 - But by the same word the present heavens and earth have been reserved for fire, by being kept for the day of judgment and destruction of the ungodly.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:8 - Now, dear friends, do not let this one thing escape your notice, that a single day is like a thousand years with the Lord and a thousand years are like a single day.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:9 - The Lord is not slow concerning his promise, as some regard slowness, but is being patient toward you, because he does not wish for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:10 - But the day of the Lord will come like a thief; when it comes, the heavens will disappear with a horrific noise, and the celestial bodies will melt away in a blaze, and the earth and every deed done on it will be laid bare.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:11 - Since all these things are to melt away in this manner, what sort of people must we be, conducting our lives in holiness and godliness,

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:12 - while waiting for and hastening the coming of the day of God? Because of this day, the heavens will be burned up and dissolve, and the celestial bodies will melt away in a blaze!

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:13 - But, according to his promise, we are waiting for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness truly resides.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:14 - Therefore, dear friends, since you are waiting for these things, strive to be found at peace, without spot or blemish, when you come into his presence.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:15 - And regard the patience of our Lord as salvation, just as also our dear brother Paul wrote to you, according to the wisdom given to him,

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:16 - speaking of these things in all his letters. Some things in these letters are hard to understand, things the ignorant and unstable twist to their own destruction, as they also do to the rest of the scriptures.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:17 - Therefore, dear friends, since you have been forewarned, be on your guard that you do not get led astray by the error of these unprincipled men and fall from your firm grasp on the truth.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:18 - But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the honor both now and on that eternal day.
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