1 Peter 5:8-14 NIV

8 Be self-controlled1 and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around2 like a roaring lion3 looking for someone to devour.

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9 Resist him,4 standing firm in the faith,5 because you know that your brothers throughout the world are undergoing the same kind of sufferings.6

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10 And the God of all grace, who called you7 to his eternal glory8 in Christ, after you have suffered a little while,9 will himself restore you and make you strong,10 firm and steadfast.

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11 To him be the power for ever and ever. Amen.11

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Final Greetings

12 With the help of Silas,a12 whom I regard as a faithful brother, I have written to you briefly,13 encouraging you and testifying that this is the true grace of God. Stand fast in it.14

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    • b 5:12 - Greek "Silvanus", a variant of "Silas"
      13 She who is in Babylon, chosen together with you, sends you her greetings, and so does my son Mark.15

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      14 Greet one another with a kiss of love.16 Peace17 to all of you who are in Christ.

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