1 Peter 1:3-9 (New International Version)

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Praise to God for a Living Hope

3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ!1 In his great mercy2 he has given us new birth3 into a living hope4 through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,5 4 and into an inheritance6 that can never perish, spoil or fade7--kept in heaven for you,8 5 who through faith are shielded by God's power9 until the coming of the salvation10 that is ready to be revealed11 in the last time. 6 In this you greatly rejoice,12 though now for a little while13 you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials.14 7 These have come so that your faith--of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire15--may be proved genuine16 and may result in praise, glory and honor17 when Jesus Christ is revealed.18 8 Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him19 and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, 9 for you are receiving the goal of your faith, the salvation of your souls.20
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