Bible: 2 Peter 3:7-13

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. 1 

3:8 Now, dear friends, do not let this one thing escape your notice, 2  that a single day is like a thousand years with the Lord and a thousand years are like a single day. 3:9 The Lord is not slow concerning his promise, 3  as some regard slowness, but is being patient toward you, because he does not wish 4  for any 5  to perish but for all to come to repentance. 6  3:10 But the day of the Lord will come like a thief; when it comes, 7  the heavens will disappear 8  with a horrific noise, 9  and the celestial bodies 10  will melt away 11  in a blaze, 12  and the earth and every deed done on it 13  will be laid bare. 14  3:11 Since all these things are to melt away 15  in this manner, 16  what sort of people must we 17  be, conducting our lives in holiness and godliness, 18  3:12 while waiting for and hastening 19  the coming of the day of God? 20  Because of this day, 21  the heavens will be burned up and 22  dissolve, and the celestial bodies 23  will melt away in a blaze! 24  3:13 But, according to his promise, we are waiting for 25  new heavens and a new earth, in which 26  righteousness truly resides. 27 

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