1 Peter 1:19-25 NIV

19 but with the precious blood1 of Christ, a lamb2 without blemish or defect.3

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20 He was chosen before the creation of the world,4 but was revealed in these last times5 for your sake.

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21 Through him you believe in God,6 who raised him from the dead7 and glorified him,8 and so your faith and hope9 are in God.

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      22 Now that you have purified10 yourselves by obeying11 the truth so that you have sincere love for your brothers, love one another deeply,12 from the heart.a

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        • b 1:22 - Some early manuscripts "from a pure heart"
          23 For you have been born again,13 not of perishable seed, but of imperishable,14 through the living and enduring word of God.15

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              24 For, "All men are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and the flowers fall,
              25 but the word of the Lord stands forever."b16 And this is the word that was preached to you.

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