10But #Matt. 24:42, 43; Luke 12:39; 1 Thess. 5:2; Rev. 3:3; 16:15the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, in which #Gen. 1:6–8; Ps. 102:25, 26; Is. 51:6; Rev. 20:11the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will melt with fervent heat; both the earth and the works that are in it will be burned up. 11Therefore, since all these things will be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be #1 Pet. 1:15in holy conduct and godliness, 12#1 Cor. 1:7, 8; Titus 2:13–15looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will #Ps. 50:3be dissolved, being on fire, and the elements will #Is. 24:19; 34:4; Mic. 1:4melt with fervent heat?