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2 Peter

Once upon a time in the land of Asia Minor, there was a beloved apostle named Peter. He wrote two letters to encourage and remind his dear friends about their faith in Christ. In the first letter, he spoke of God's divine power that had given them new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus. He urged them to grow in their faith by adding virtue to their knowledge, and to be diligent to make their calling and election sure.

As they continued to live for the Lord, Peter warned them about false teachers who would come with destructive heresies. These deceivers would deny the power or coming of Christ, and would lead many astray. But Peter assured his friends that they had been given everything they needed for life and godliness through their knowledge of Jesus. He urged them to be holy as God is holy, and to remember that the Lord is faithful to those who are faithful to Him.

In the second letter, Peter reminded his friends of the prophecy of Noah and the flood. Just as people in Noah's time were wicked and did not repent, so too were many in their own day. But there would also be a righteous remnant that would be saved. Peter urged his friends to live godly lives, even if it meant suffering for righteousness' sake. He reminded them that they had been called to this purpose, and that the Lord would restore, establish, and keep them for Jesus Christ.

As Peter neared the end of his letter, he encouraged his friends to be diligent to make their calling and election sure. He warned them about the danger of falling from their faith, and urged them to grow in grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. And with that, Peter closed his letter, sending his love and blessings to his dear friends in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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