BY: RAY PRINZING
“Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. And beside this giving all diligence, add to…
Add to your faith virtue…knowledge…temperance…patience…godliness…brotherly kindness…charity.
The glorious truth of salvation through faith is not enough to meet all the need of the hour. Truths of sanctification will not fully cover either. Blessed revelation of the infilling of the Spirit with gifts and graces added is also beautiful. And thus ever onward, adding truth upon truth, until the new man, the “hidden man of the heart” shall be fully clothed with a new coat.
“Besides this, giving all diligence, ADD TO”…ALL OF THE ATTRIBUTES OF His divine character being wrought in us. Made partakers of the DIVINE NATURE. Great and precious promises which are given, and then experimentally worked into us until we are possessors, not just “professors”.