Hover the mouse over the coloured text for more information, click to go to the Pages. Hover over paintings for larger versions. Click on the Arms to go to the Heraldry pages. Click on Home in the Menu above to go to today's On This Day in History page.

Second Epistle of Peter

Second Epistle of Peter Chapter 1

Second Epistle of Peter Chapter 1 Verse 10

Second Epistle of Peter Chapter 1 Verse 10. Therefore, brethren, be even more diligent to make your call and election sure, for if you do these things you will never stumble;.

John Evelyn's Diary 1682 May. 28 May 1682. At the Rolls Chapel, Chancery Lane, Farringdon Without preached the famous Gilbert Burnet Bishop Salisbury 1643-1715 (38) on Second Epistle of Peter Chapter 1 Verse 10, describing excellently well what was meant by election; viz, not the effect of any irreversible decree, but so called because they embraced the Gospel readily, by which they became elect, or precious to God. It would be very needless to make our calling and election sure, were they irreversible and what the rigid Presbyterians pretend. In the afternoon, to St Lawrence Jewry, a new and cheerful pile.

Around 1675 Mary Cradock 1633-1699 (41). Portrait of Gilbert Burnet Bishop Salisbury 1643-1715 (31).

Before 1687 Pieter Borsseler 1634-1687. Portrait of Gilbert Burnet Bishop Salisbury 1643-1715.