Addition, February 14, 2016

2 Peter 1:1-11
– time to do some addition
– giving all diligence (diligence means with haste or earnestness)
– add to your faith
1. virtue: a virtuous course of thought, feeling and action – moral goodness, modesty, purity
2. knowledge: general intelligence, understanding – the general knowledge of Christianity, moral wisdom, such as seen in right living
3. temperance: self-control – the virtue of one who masters their desires and passions, especially in regard to sensual appetites
4. patience: steadfastness, constancy, endurance
5. godliness: reverence, respect
6. brotherly kindness: love of brothers or sisters, brotherly love
7. love: agape – God’s love
– with these added and increasing:
1. we will be fruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ
2. we make our calling and election sure
3. we do not stumble
4. we are supplied an abundant entrance into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ