To your faith, do your best to add goodness,
and to that goodness, increase your knowledge.
Then what you know can help to guide your actions.
And, with this self-control, persist in showing
devoted service to God, especially by being
kind to every brother and sister in Christ.
To all of this add agape – not just brotherly
love or passion – but benevolent, sacrificial,
2 Peter 1:5-7 prayer-a-phrased by Mary Sayler, ©2017, using scriptures from many of the translations found on Bible Gateway
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