1 Peter 1:3-6 NIV

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

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      4 and into an inheritance6 that can never perish, spoil or fade7--kept in heaven for you,8

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      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.

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      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

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