1 Peter 2:9-12 ESV

9 But you are 1a chosen race, 2a royal 3priesthood, 4a holy nation, 5a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you 6out of darkness into 7his marvelous light.

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10 8Once you were not a people, but now you are God's people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.

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11 Beloved, I urge you 9as sojourners and exiles 10to abstain from the passions of the flesh, 11which wage war against your soul.

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12 12Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, 13they may see your good deeds and glorify God on 14the day of visitation.