REMEMBERING, BECOMING, and STRIVING
3:1-2 "remembering the prophetic words"
In all these the heart of God speaks
to my heart.
Will I listen?
Will I remember?
3:3-13 "in which righteousness dwells"
Centuries of usurpers,
wound it up
and went off to play.
They have made this place
to his righteousness.
is making a new place,
a place at home
for God himself,
for his righteousness,
for his people.
eager and hungry.
3:14-18 "be diligent to be found"
looking for Kingdom come.
sweats the happy sweat of design,
becoming spotless and blameless,
NOTE: passage quotations are my own translation.
Tag(s): "2 peter" "new testament" poetry
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