[DailyReading] Make your calling sure
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Mon Feb 16 00:00:02 MST 2015
Lesson: Accepting Responsibility
Reading: Make your calling sure 2015-02-16
Reference: 2 Pet. 1:1-11
II Peter 1:1: Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ:
II Peter 1:2: Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord,
II Peter 1:3: According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue:
II Peter 1:4: 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.
II Peter 1:5: And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;
II Peter 1:6: And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness;
II Peter 1:7: And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.
II Peter 1:8: For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
II Peter 1:9: But he that lacketh these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and hath forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.
II Peter 1:10: Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall:
II Peter 1:11: For so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
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