1 Peter 4:10-19 NIV

10 Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.

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11 If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.

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Suffering for Being a Christian

12 Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.

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13 But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.

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14 If you are insulted because of the name of Christ, you are blessed, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.

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15 If you suffer, it should not be as a murderer or thief or any other kind of criminal, or even as a meddler.
16 However, if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but praise God that you bear that name.

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17 For it is time for judgment to begin with God’s household; and if it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who do not obey the gospel of God?

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18 And, “If it is hard for the righteous to be saved, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?”a

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    • o 4:18 - Prov. 11:31 (see Septuagint)
      19 So then, those who suffer according to God’s will should commit themselves to their faithful Creator and continue to do good.

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