16 (A)All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, 17 that (B)the man of God[a] may be complete, (C)equipped (D)for every good work.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Timothy 3:17 That is, a messenger of God (the phrase echoes a common Old Testament expression)

Confirm Your Calling and Election

His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him (A)who called us to[a] his own glory and excellence,[b] by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become (B)partakers of the divine nature, (C)having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Peter 1:3 Or by
  2. 2 Peter 1:3 Or virtue

20 knowing this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture comes from someone's own interpretation. 21 For (A)no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God (B)as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.

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