11 Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy and godly lives 12 as you look forwarde to the day of God and speed its coming.b f That day will bring about the destruction of the heavens by fire, and the elements will melt in the heat.g 13 But in keeping with his promise we are looking forward to a new heaven and a new earth,h where righteousness dwells.
14 So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to be found spotless, blamelessi and at peace with him. 15 Bear in mind that our Lord’s patiencej means salvation,k just as our dear brother Paul also wrote you with the wisdom that God gave him.l
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Or as you wait eagerly for the day of God to come