Endurance and self-control

The way in which Peter links one virtue with the other is very interesting. He speaks about egkrateian (Greek), self-control, self-governance accompanied by, emerging from gnosis, the "right" knowledge, not merely a byproduct of fear, or coercion, or out of submission to exerted authority. It is not about restraint, rather it is about self-discipline. In … Continue reading Endurance and self-control

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Make the effort

With God's provision of everything that we need to live a godly life, He also gives us great and precious promises that enables us to share His divine nature and to escape the worldly corruption that our own human desires impose on us. Though enabled, we are expected to expend effort to make them our … Continue reading Make the effort