Wednesday Nights - 7 PM - Points of Interest Bible Studies thru August 30
Bring your Bibles on Wednesday Nights, and let's dig deeper into some of the books we have been studying in our Route 66 Journey Through the Bible on Sundays.
This week join Janie Sjogren as we see what 2 Peter has to tell us about how to live.
Find out what makes us feel useless and unproductive and how to turn it around.
Here's a look into 2 Peter 1:2-8 in the Amplified Version (courtesy of BibleGateway.com)
and peace [that special sense of spiritual well-being] be multiplied to
you in the [true, intimate] knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. 3 For His divine power has bestowed on us [absolutely] everything necessary for [a dynamic spiritual] life and godliness, through [d]true and personal knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence.
by these He has bestowed on us His precious and magnificent promises
[of inexpressible value], so that by them you may escape from the
immoral freedom that is in the world because of disreputable desire, and
become sharers of the divine nature.
5 For this very reason, applying your diligence [to the divine promises, make every effort] in [exercising] your faith to, [e]develop moral excellence, and in moral excellence, knowledge (insight, understanding), 6 and in your knowledge, self-control, and in your self-control, steadfastness, and in your steadfastness, godliness, 7 and in your godliness, brotherly affection, and in your
brotherly affection, [develop Christian] love [that is, learn to
unselfishly seek the best for others and to do things for their
8 For as these qualities
are yours and are increasing [in you as you grow toward spiritual
maturity], they will keep you from being useless and unproductive in
regard to the true knowledge and greater understanding of our Lord Jesus Christ.