1 Peter 1:6-9 NIV

6 In this you greatly rejoice,1 though now for a little while2 you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials.3

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7 These have come so that your faith--of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire4--may be proved genuine5 and may result in praise, glory and honor6 when Jesus Christ is revealed.7

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8 Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him8 and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy,

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9 for you are receiving the goal of your faith, the salvation of your souls.9

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