Bible: 2 Peter 3:3-7

3:3 Above all, understand this: 1  In the last days blatant scoffers 2  will come, being propelled by their own evil urges 3  3:4 and saying, 4 Where is his promised return? 5  For ever since 6  our ancestors 7  died, 8  all things have continued as they were 9  from the beginning of creation.” 3:5 For they deliberately suppress this fact, 10  that by the word of God 11  heavens existed long ago and an earth 12  was formed out of water and by means of water. 3:6 Through these things 13  the world existing at that time was destroyed when it was deluged with water. 3:7 But by the same word the present heavens and earth have been reserved for fire, by being kept for the day of judgment and destruction of the ungodly. 14 

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