1 Peter 1:1-3 NIV

1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ,1 To God's elect,2 strangers in the world,3 scattered4 throughout Pontus,5 Galatia,6 Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia,7

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2 who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge8 of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit,9 for obedience10 to Jesus Christ and sprinkling by his blood:11 Grace and peace be yours in abundance.12

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      Praise to God for a Living Hope

      3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ!13 In his great mercy14 he has given us new birth15 into a living hope16 through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,17

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