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2 Peter 1:12–21

12 Therefore, aI will always be ready to remind you of these things, even though you already know them, and have been established in bthe truth which is present with you.

13 I consider it aright, as long as I am in bthis earthly dwelling, to cstir you up by way of reminder,

14 knowing that athe laying aside of my earthly dwelling is imminent, bas also our Lord Jesus Christ has made clear to me.

15 And I will also be diligent that at any time after my adeparture you will be able to call these things to mind.

Eyewitnesses

16 For we did not follow cleverly devised atales when we made known to you the bpower and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were ceyewitnesses of His majesty.

17 For when He received honor and glory from God the Father, such an 1autterance as this was 2made to Him by the bMajestic Glory, “This is My beloved Son with whom I am well-pleased”—

18 and we ourselves heard this 1utterance made from heaven when we were with Him on the aholy mountain.

19 1So we have athe prophetic word made more bsure, to which you do well to pay attention as to ca lamp shining in a dark place, until the dday dawns and the emorning star arises fin your hearts.

20 But aknow this first of all, that bno prophecy of Scripture is a matter of one’s own interpretation,

21 for ano prophecy was ever made by an act of human will, but men bmoved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God.

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