2 PETER 1:5-9 / BLOG

“In view of all this, make every effort to respond to God’s promises. Supplement your faith with a generous provision of moral excellence, and moral excellence with knowledge, and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with patient endurance, and patient endurance with godliness, and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love for everyone. TheContinue reading “2 PETER 1:5-9 / BLOG”

1 PETER 1:10-12 / BLOG

“This salvation was something even the prophets wanted to know more about when they prophesied about this gracious salvation prepared for you. They wondered what time or situation the Spirit of Christ within them was talking about when he told them in advance about Christ’s suffering and his great glory afterward. They were told thatContinue reading “1 PETER 1:10-12 / BLOG”

1 PETER 1:6-9 / BLOG

“So be truly glad. There is wonderful joy ahead, even though you must endure many trials for a little while. These trials will show that your faith is genuine. It is being tested as fire tests and purifies gold—though your faith is far more precious than mere gold. So when your faith remains strong throughContinue reading “1 PETER 1:6-9 / BLOG”

2 PETER 1:3-4 / BLOG

“By his divine power, God has given us everything we need for living a godly life. We have received all of this by coming to know him, the one who called us to himself by means of his marvelous glory and excellence. And because of his glory and excellence, he has given us great andContinue reading “2 PETER 1:3-4 / BLOG”

1 PETER 1:3-5 / BLOG

“All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is by his great mercy that we have been born again, because God raised Jesus Christ from the dead. Now we live with great expectation, and we have a priceless inheritance—an inheritance that is kept in heaven for you, pure and undefiled, beyondContinue reading “1 PETER 1:3-5 / BLOG”

2 PETER 1:1-2 / BLOG

“This letter is from Simon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ. I am writing to you who share the same precious faith we have. This faith was given to you because of the justice and fairness of Jesus Christ, our God and Savior. May God give you more and more grace and peaceContinue reading “2 PETER 1:1-2 / BLOG”

Colossians 1:1-2 / BLOG

We see Paul say he’s chosen by the will of God and not by the will of men. His authority doesn’t come from worldly officials, but by God. Paul was chosen to carry out God’s word and Christ’s message. Paul didn’t choose himself, but God called him to service. As believers were going to beContinue reading “Colossians 1:1-2 / BLOG”

1 PETER:1-2 / BLOG

“This letter is from Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ. I am writing to God’s chosen people who are living as foreigners in the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia. God the Father knew you and chose you long ago, and his Spirit has made you holy. As a result, you have obeyedContinue reading “1 PETER:1-2 / BLOG”


“For wives, this means submit to your husbands as to the Lord. For a husband is the head of his wife as Christ is the head of the church. He is the Savior of his body, the church. As the church submits to Christ, so you wives should submit to your husbands in everything. ForContinue reading “EPHESIANS 5:22-33 / BLOG”


“So be careful how you live. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days. Don’t act thoughtlessly, but understand what the Lord wants you to do. Don’t be drunk with wine, because that will ruin your life. Instead, be filled with the HolyContinue reading “EPHESIANS 5:15-21 / BLOG”