11:13; 1 Tim. These are not the ONLY important verses. They entice unsteady souls. 15 Forsaking the right way, (AF)they have gone astray. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. 17 For when he received honor and glory from God the Father, and the voice was borne to him by the Majestic Glory, “This is my beloved Son,[i] with whom I am well pleased,” 18 we ourselves heard this very voice borne from heaven, for we were with him on the holy mountain. For whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved. The error combated is comparable to the kind of heresy present in the first century. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Peter’s authorship of 2 Peter has been challenged more than that of any other book in the New Testament. Try it free for 30 days. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. (AK)For them the gloom of utter darkness has been reserved. 1 This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. 2 Peter 2:1 English Standard Version (ESV) False Prophets and Teachers. 12 Therefore I intend always to remind you of these qualities, though you know them and are established in the truth that you have. 2 Peter 3:8–9 8 But do not overlook this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and t a thousand years as one day. 1:18; Rev. Making every effort to live a godly life (1:5–7) C. Living an effective life for Christ (1:8–11) 14:3, 4], [2 Cor. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? 13:2; Jude 11; Rev. They promise them freedom, but they themselves are slaves of corruption. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. 15:16; 1 Pet. 3:20 preserved Noah, a herald of righteousness, with seven others, when he brought # ch. 3:17], 1 Pet. Read 2 Peter 1 from the ESV Bible online. 2:20; [John 17:3; Phil. Cancel any time. 9 u The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise v as some count slowness, but w is patient toward you, 1 x not wishing that any should perish, but y … 18 For, (AL)speaking loud boasts of folly, they entice by sensual passions of the flesh those who are barely (AM)escaping from those who live in error. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. 21 For (AS)it would have been better for them never to have known the way of righteousness than after knowing it to turn back from (AT)the holy commandment delivered to them. We believe that 1 Peter was his first letter to thesereaders. 1 Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: 2 May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. 6:20; 7:23; Gal. Get an Answer. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. 10 Therefore, brothers,[g] be all the more diligent to confirm your calling and election, for if you practice these qualities you will never fall. 5:7]; See James 5:5, Num. Read 2 Peter 2 from the ESV Bible online. 11 For in this way there will be richly provided for you an entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. 13 I think it right, as long as I am in this body,[h] to stir you up by way of reminder, 14 since I know that the putting off of my body will be soon, as our Lord Jesus Christ made clear to me. They are blots and blemishes, reveling in their deceptions,[f] while (AB)they feast with you. 8 For if these qualities[f] are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. Peter especially esteems Paul’s letters—even regarding them as Scripture themselves (2 Pe 3:15–16). Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. 3:13; 4:5; Rev. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV and NRSV) - is just a step away! 3 His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to[c] his own glory and excellence,[d] 4 by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. 2 Peter 3 The Day of the Lord Will Come. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 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However, the early church fathers found no good reason to reject it. 24:11], 1 Cor. 14 They have eyes full of adultery,[g] (AC)insatiable for sin. 4 For if God did not spare (I)angels when they sinned, but (J)cast them into hell[a] and committed them to chains[b] of gloomy darkness (K)to be kept until the judgment; 5 if he did not spare the ancient world, but (L)preserved Noah, a herald of righteousness, with seven others, when he brought (M)a flood upon the world of the ungodly; 6 if by (N)turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to ashes he condemned them to extinction, (O)making them an example of (P)what is going to happen to the ungodly;[c] 7 and (Q)if he rescued righteous Lot, greatly distressed by the sensual conduct of the wicked 8 (for as that righteous man lived among them day after day, (R)he was tormenting his righteous soul over their lawless deeds that he saw and heard); 9 then (S)the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials,[d] and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment, 10 and especially (T)those who indulge[e] in the lust of defiling passion and (U)despise authority. ‘ second letter that I am writing to you, beloved Bible online to... 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