Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;
Besides there is a great chasm set between you and us, so that those who want to go over from this side to you cannot, and they cannot cross from your side to us.'
But we were hoping that he was to be the deliverer of Israel. Why, besides all this, it is three days since it happened.
2 Peter 1:10
Therefore, brothers, make all the greater efforts to make God's call and choice of you certain. For if you have these qualities, you will never stumble,
2 Peter 3:14
Therefore, dear friends, while waiting for this, make every effort to be found by him unstained, irreproachable, and at peace.
You must not work for the food that perishes, but for that which lasts for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you, for God the Father has authorized him to do so."
So, my dear friends, as you have always been obedient, with reverence and awe make every effort to insure your salvation, not simply as though I were with you, but all the more because I am away.
But we want each of you to exhibit this same earnestness to the very end with regard to your confidence in your hope,
but without faith it is impossible to please him; for whoever would approach God must have faith in his existence and in his willingness to reward those who try to find him.
Be careful that no one fails to gain God's favor, or some poisonous root may come up to trouble and contaminate you all??16 some immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his very birthright for one single meal.
2 Peter 1:3
For his divine power has given us every requisite for life and piety, through our coming to know him who through his glory and excellence called us to him.
Now, brothers, let your minds dwell on what is true, what is worthy, what is right, what is pure, what is amiable, what is kindly??n everything that is excellent or praiseworthy.
And should serve him in holiness and uprightness, unafraid, In his own presence all our lives.