SouthPoint Church
Qualities for Life
August 22, 2021
Main Scripture Reference(s)
2 Peter 1:5-12

Qualities for Life

August 22, 2021 / 2 Peter 1:5-12

2 Peter 1:5-12

Qualities For Life


There is a difference between and the of a Christian.

Virtue: goodness; excellence of character

Knowledge: acquaintance with

Self-control: temperance

Steadfastness: endurance; perseverance

Godliness: piety; reverence for God

Brotherly affection: loving each other like family

Love: selfless, sacrificial love

These close the distance between our lives and life.

1 Timothy 6:11-12 

can grow in these things.

Our eternal life has been perfectly provided by the work of Jesus. But, even as Christians, we can be or in our daily lives with Jesus.

1 Corinthians 3:11-15 

As we practice these qualities, the path becomes clear.

Jesus wants us to have —now and for eternity.

Life Group Questions

  1. Which of the 7 “Qualities for Life” that Peter mentioned in verses 5-7 stood out to you this week?
  2. Do you see that there is a distance between your daily life as a Christian and the eternal life that Jesus has provided for us? Has that ever caused you to question your salvation or relationship with God?
  3. Do you understand why these qualities help “confirm your calling and election?”
  4. How can we help one another have a rich entrance into the Kingdom of our Lord and Savior?


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