11 Since all these things are thus to be dissolved, (A)what sort of people ought you to be in lives of holiness and godliness, 12 (B)waiting for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be set on fire and dissolved, and (C)the heavenly bodies will melt as they burn! 13 But according to his promise we are waiting for (D)new heavens and a new earth (E)in which righteousness dwells.

Final Words

14 (F)Therefore, beloved, since you are waiting for these, be diligent to be found by him (G)without spot or (H)blemish, and (I)at peace.

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