4and saying, “Where is the promise of His coming? Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. 24:37–39; Luke 17:26, 27; 2 Pet. 3:12, 13; 5:23], Rom. 12looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be dissolved, being on fire, and the elements will melt with fervent heat? God’s Promise Is Not Slack . 3 Beloved, I now write to you this second epistle (in both of which (B)I stir up your pure minds by way of reminder), 2 that you may be mindful of the words (C)which were spoken before by the holy prophets, (D)and of the commandment of [a]us, the apostles of the Lord and Savior, 3 knowing this first: that scoffers will come in the last days, (E)walking according to their own lusts, 4 and saying, “Where is the promise of His coming? 13 Nevertheless we, according to His promise, look for new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells. 2:5, Matt. 5:2; Rev. Amen. 2 Peter 3. 18but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. 3 knowing this first: that scoffers will come in the last days, (A)walking according to their own lusts, 4 and saying, “Where is the promise of His coming? 9The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward [c]us, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance. 8:21]; Rev. Our Price: $38.49. 1:10, NKJV, Open Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Complete Reference System, NKJV, Bride's Bible, Leathersoft, White, Red Letter, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, Chronological Study Bible: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV Word Study Bible: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible, NKJV, Abide Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture. 14Therefore, beloved, looking forward to these things, be diligent to be found by Him in peace, without spot and blameless; 2that you may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of [a]us, the apostles of the Lord and Savior, 2 Peter 3:13. Our Price: $38.49. 13Nevertheless we, according to His promise, look for new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells. 102:25, 26; Is. 65:17; 66:22; 2 Peter 3:13: [Rom. 16as also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things, in which are some things hard to understand, which untaught and unstable people twist to their own destruction, as they do also the rest of the Scriptures. 1:8; 15:58; [1 Thess. 51:6; Rev. Retail: $44.99. 11Therefore, since all these things will be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness, The Coming Day of the Lord (Gen. 6:5—8:22 ) Tools. Handed down. New King James Version (NKJV), Gen. 7:11, 12, 21–23; Matt. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. 7 But (J)the heavens and the earth which are now preserved by the same word, are reserved for (K)fire until the day of judgment and [b]perdition of ungodly men. NKJV, Ancient-Modern Bible, Leathersoft, Brown, Comfort Print: One faith. 15and consider that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation—as also our beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given to him, has written to you, All rights reserved. Verse. Red Letter. 2 Peter 3:13: Is. 3knowing this first: that scoffers will come in the last days, walking according to their own lusts, New King James Version (NKJV), NKJV, Bride's Bible, Leathersoft, White, Red Letter, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, Chronological Study Bible: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, Vines Expository Bible, Comfort Print: A Guided Journey Through the Scriptures with Pastor Jerry Vines, NKJV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NKJV, Lucado Encouraging Word Bible, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, Abide Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version. For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation.” 2 Peter 2-3 New King James Version (NKJV) Destructive Doctrines. Used by permission. 2 Peter 3 New King James Version (NKJV) God’s Promise Is Not Slack. For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of (B)creation.”. Save: $16.50 (30%) Buy Now. All rights reserved. 8But, beloved, do not forget this one thing, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. All rights reserved. Listen to the Bible. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. 24:42, 43; Luke 12:39; 1 Thess. 8 But, beloved, do not forget this one thing, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and (L)a thousand years as one day. 10But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, in which the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will melt with fervent heat; both the earth and the works that are in it will be [d]burned up.