It says “through these”, through what? His Glory and Goodness in 2 Peter 1:3. So through God’s glory and goodness, he has given us. . .
We have great promises because they are promises from God.
We have precious promises because they are valuable to us.
The promises are in God’s word, and if we didn’t have God’s word, we would lose out on our knowledge of them.
God’s word is precious to us.
When we come to know Christ, we now have his divine nature. It doesn’t mean we are Gods, but it means God through the Holy Spirit imparts to us His nature.
Children acquire the nature of their parents, they become like you. They witness your behavior and they adopt your behavior. They learn your behavior.
As Christians, we now have the nature of our father. Thru His word, we witness his character, his behavior and through God’s word, we adopt his nature.
Nature dictates behavior.
What is our nature, what is our bent? Animals have their nature. Lions eat meat, sheep eat grass, eagles fly, fish swim.
Unbelievers have their nature.