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According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue:

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

1:3 all things. Note the repeated references to “all these things” (II Peter 1:3,8,9,10,12,15). God has provided everything we need for a fruitful Christian life through the marvelous promises of His Word.


1:3 to glory and virtue. This phrase can mean, “by His glory and virtue.” The beauty and strength of character seen in Jesus actually draw men to Himself for salvation.


1:4 precious promises. It has been calculated that the Bible contains some 3800 promises, from that in Genesis 3:15 to the final promise in Revelation 22:20.


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