Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
2 Peter 1:1
From Simeon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who through the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ, have been granted a faith just as precious as ours.
I will sprinkle you with pure water and you will be clean from all your impurities. I will purify you from all your idols.
who are Israelites. To them belong the adoption as sons, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the temple worship, and the promises.
2 Corinthians 1:20
For every one of God's promises are "Yes" in him; therefore also through him the "Amen" is spoken, to the glory we give to God.
2 Corinthians 6:17
Therefore "come out from their midst, and be separate," says the Lord, "and touch no unclean thing, and I will welcome you,
2 Corinthians 7:1
Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us cleanse ourselves from everything that could defile the body and the spirit, and thus accomplish holiness out of reverence for God.
Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his descendant. Scripture does not say, "and to the descendants," referring to many, but "and to your descendant," referring to one, who is Christ.
But now Jesus has obtained a superior ministry, since the covenant that he mediates is also better and is enacted on better promises.
And so he is the mediator of a new covenant, so that those who are called may receive the eternal inheritance he has promised, since he died to set them free from the violations committed under the first covenant.
1 John 2:25
Now this is the promise that he himself made to us: eternal life.
But to all who have received him -- those who believe in his name -- he has given the right to become God's children
2 Corinthians 3:18
And we all, with unveiled faces reflecting the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another, which is from the Lord, who is the Spirit.
to be renewed in the spirit of your mind,
and have been clothed with the new man that is being renewed in knowledge according to the image of the one who created it.
For they disciplined us for a little while as seemed good to them, but he does so for our benefit, that we may share his holiness.
1 John 3:2
Dear friends, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. We know that whenever it is revealed we will be like him, because we will see him just as he is.