1 Peter 2:9-11 NIV

9 But you are a chosen people,1 a royal priesthood,2 a holy nation,3 a people belonging to God,4 that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.5

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10 Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God;6 once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.

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11 Dear friends,7 I urge you, as aliens and strangers in the world,8 to abstain from sinful desires,9 which war against your soul.10

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