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August 20 — Short-Sighted & Blind (2 Peter 1:9)             2 Peter 1:9: “For he who is lacking these qualities is so shortsighted that he is blind, having forgotten his purification from his former sins.”             Verse 9: “For he who is lacking these qualities is so shortsighted that he is blind, having forgotten his purification from his former sins.” In v...

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August 19 — Fruitful & Faithful (2 Peter 1:8)             2 Peter 1:8: “For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they are rendering you neither unemployed nor unfruitful in the true knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.”             Verse 8: “For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they are rendering you neither unemployed nor unfruitful in ...

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August 18 — Intense Effort – Part 3 (2 Peter 1:7)             2 Peter 1:7: “And in your godliness, brotherly affection, and in your brotherly affection , the divine love.”             Verse 7: “And in your godliness, brotherly affection, and in your brotherly affection , the divine love.” The sixth virtue is brotherly affection, “and in your godliness, brotherly...

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August 17 — Intense Effort – Part 2 (2 Peter 1:6)             2 Peter 1:6: “And in your knowledge, self‑control, and in your self‑control, perseverance, and in your perseverance, godliness.”             Verse 6: “And in your knowledge, self‑control, and in your self‑control, perseverance, and in your perseverance, godliness.” Ironside points out: “There...

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August 16 — Intense Effort – Part 1 (2 Peter 1:5)             2 Peter 1:5: “Now for this very reason also, having added on your part every intense effort, provide lavishly in your faith the aforementioned virtue, and in the virtue, knowledge.”             Verse 5: “Now for this very reason also, having added on your part every intense effort, provide lavishly in you...

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August 15 — Precious Promises (2 Peter 1:4)             2 Peter 1:4: “Through which (things) He has generously given to us His precious and exceedingly great promises, in order that through these you might become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the destruction in the world caused by desire.”             Verse 4: “Through which (things) He has gener...

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August 14 — Jesus is All We Need (2 Peter 1:3)             2 Peter 1:3: “Seeing that His divine power has generously given to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us by means of His own glory and virtue.”             Verse 3: “Seeing that His divine power has generously given to us everything pertaining to life a...

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August 13 — More Grace & Peace (2 Peter 1:2)             2 Peter 1:2: “May grace and peace be yours in ever greater measure in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.”             Verse 2: “May grace and peace be yours in ever greater measure in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.” The wish of the apostle for these fellow believers is two-fold: Grace...

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August 12 — Meet My Servant (2 Peter 1:1)             2 Peter 1:1: “Simon Peter, a bondslave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ.”             Verse 1: “Simon Peter, a bondslave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have received a faith of the same kind ...

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August 11 — Peace to All (1 Peter 5:13-14)             1 Peter 5:13: “The church in Babylon, chosen out with you, sends greetings, and Mark, my son.”             1 Peter 5:14: “Greet one another with a kiss of love. Peace to you all who are in Christ.”             Verse 13: “The church in Babylon, chosen out with you, sends greetings, and Mark, my son....

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