2 Peter 1:3-11 (Memory)

An attempt at memory-dictation of a worthy chunk of the Bible. (See the desktop wallpaper of these verses here.)

His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them we you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire. For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge, and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness, and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love. For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective and or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. For if anyone lacks these qualities, he is so nearsighted shortsighted that he is blind, having forgotten that he has been was cleansed of from his former sins.

Therefore, brothers, be all the more diligent to make your calling and election sure, for if you practice these qualities, you will never fail. For in this way there will be richly provided for you an entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, as ever provided produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.

Here is a glimpse of the work that went into memorizing it, if you’d like to appropriate my tactics for your own use.

Logical memory tactic: lay out clauses separately

Note: I had already mistakenly substituted “nearsighted” for “shortsighted” at this point.

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