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2 Peter 1:3 (NIV)

divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness.


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.

Divine :, what is God's, especially what proceeds from Him.

Glory : Attracts attention or commands recognition, looks like something, to splendor, brilliance, glory.

Virtue :Superiority in every respect; thus, spoken of God.

2 Peter 1:5-9 (NIV)

this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; 6and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; 7and to godliness, brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness, love. 8For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9But if anyone does not have them, he is nearsighted and blind, and has forgotten that he has been cleansed from his past sins.


beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; 6And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; 7And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity. 8For 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. 9But he that lacketh these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and hath forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.

Virtue :Superiority in every respect; thus, spoken of God.

Knowledge : Knowing, or recognition, the knowledge or understanding of a thing, the insight which manifests itself in the thorough understanding of the subjects with which it meets and in the conduct determined thereby.

Understanding : Intelligence, insight into anything, understanding, cleverness as shown in quickness of apprehension; acuteness, the intelligent penetrating consideration which precedes decision and action.

Temperance : mastery or dominion over; self-command, self-control (opposite to self-indulgence) the grace by which the flesh is controlled.

sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; 20idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions 21and envy; drunkenness, orgies, quarreling, slander, gossip, arrogance and disorder.

Patience: A remaining under, a bearing-up under; hence, patient endurance, holding out, enduring.

Godliness: Eusebeia relates to real, true, vital, and spiritual relation with God. Our English word "religion" was never used in the sense of true godliness. It always meant the outward forms of worship. Holiness : piety, the good and careful cherishing of the fear of God, the distinctive title for that which embraces all Christian relations.


Agape/ ..
Preciousness Esteem Volitional

Brotherly kindness: brotherly love, love of the brethren Learned


Prizing In spite of
Never fails

Love: in its full display was only giving to him who was entitled to it his full rights.denotes the love which springs from admiration and veneration, and which chooses its object with decision of will, and devotes a self-denying and compassionate devotion to it. Love in its fullest conceivable form.

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2nd peter 1:9

he that lacketh these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and hath forgotten that he was purged from his old sins