2 Peter 1:14
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New Living Translation
For our Lord Jesus Christ has shown me that I must soon leave this earthly life,

King James Bible
Knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ hath shewed me.

Darby Bible Translation
knowing that the putting off of my tabernacle is speedily to take place, as also our Lord Jesus Christ has manifested to me;

World English Bible
knowing that the putting off of my tent comes swiftly, even as our Lord Jesus Christ made clear to me.

Young's Literal Translation
having known that soon is the laying aside of my tabernacle, even as also our Lord Jesus Christ did shew to me,

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

1:14 Even as the Lord Jesus showed me - In the manner which had foretold, John 21:18, and c. It is not improbable, he had also showed him that the time was now drawing nigh.

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Library
Particular Election
When Mr. Whitfield was once applied to to use his influence at a general election, he returned answer to his lordship who requested him, that he knew very little about general elections, but that if his lordship took his advice he would make his own particular "calling and election sure;" which was a very proper remark. I would not, however, say to any persons here present, despise the privilege which you have as citizens. Far be it from me to do it. When we become Christians we do not leave off
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857

That Gospel Sermon on the Blessed Hope
In 2 Timothy, 3:16, Paul declares: "All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness;" but there are some people who tell us when we take up prophecy that it is all very well to be believed, but that there is no use in one trying to understand it; these future events are things that the church does not agree about, and it is better to let them alone, and deal only with those prophecies which have already been
Dwight L. Moody—That Gospel Sermon on the Blessed Hope

The Faithful Promiser
THE FAITHFUL PROMISER. By the Author of "THE WORDS OF JESUS," "THE MORNING AND NIGHT WATCHES," ETC. "Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises."--2 Pet. i. 4. NEW YORK: STANFORD & DELISSER, No. 508, BROADWAY. 1858.
John Ross Macduff—The Faithful Promiser

Assurance
Q-xxxvi: WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS WHICH FLOW FROM SANCTIFICATION? A: Assurance of God's love, peace of conscience, joy in the Holy Ghost, increase of grace, and perseverance therein to the end. The first benefit flowing from sanctification is assurance of God's love. 'Give diligence to make your calling and election sure.' 2 Pet 1:10. Sanctification is the seed, assurance is the flower which grows out of it: assurance is a consequent of sanctification. The saints of old had it. We know that we know
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
Isaiah 38:12
My life has been blown away like a shepherd's tent in a storm. It has been cut short, as when a weaver cuts cloth from a loom. Suddenly, my life was over.

John 13:36
Simon Peter asked, "Lord, where are you going?" And Jesus replied, "You can't go with me now, but you will follow me later."

John 21:19
Jesus said this to let him know by what kind of death he would glorify God. Then Jesus told him, "Follow me."

2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that when this earthly tent we live in is taken down (that is, when we die and leave this earthly body), we will have a house in heaven, an eternal body made for us by God himself and not by human hands.

2 Timothy 4:6
As for me, my life has already been poured out as an offering to God. The time of my death is near.

2 Peter 1:13
And it is only right that I should keep on reminding you as long as I live.

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