Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;
Besides all this, a great chasm has been fixed between us, so that those who want to cross over from here to you cannot do so, and no one can cross from there to us.'
But we had hoped that he was the one who was going to redeem Israel. Not only this, but it is now the third day since these things happened.
2 Peter 1:10
Therefore, brothers and sisters, make every effort to be sure of your calling and election. For by doing this you will never stumble into sin.
2 Peter 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.
You demand that your precepts be carefully kept.
Guard your heart with all vigilance, for from it are the sources of life.
Why pay money for something that will not nourish you? Why spend your hard-earned money on something that will not satisfy? Listen carefully to me and eat what is nourishing! Enjoy fine food!
Then those who are far away will come and build the temple of the Lord so that you may know that the Lord who rules over all has sent me to you. This will all come to pass if you completely obey the voice of the Lord your God."'"
Do not work for the food that disappears, but for the food that remains to eternal life -- the food which the Son of Man will give to you. For God the Father has put his seal of approval on him."
So then, my dear friends, just as you have always obeyed, not only in my presence but even more in my absence, continue working out your salvation with awe and reverence,
But we passionately want each of you to demonstrate the same eagerness for the fulfillment of your hope until the end,
Now without faith it is impossible to please him, for the one who approaches God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.
See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God, that no one be like a bitter root springing up and causing trouble, and through him many become defiled.
2 Peter 1:3
I can pray this because his divine power has bestowed on us everything necessary for life and godliness through the rich knowledge of the one who called us by his own glory and excellence.
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is worthy of respect, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if something is excellent or praiseworthy, think about these things.
Keep his commandments very carefully, as well as the stipulations and statutes he commanded you to observe.
Because of laziness the roof caves in, and because of idle hands the house leaks.
in holiness and righteousness before him for as long as we live.