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1 Peter 1:8-18 (Lexham English Bible)

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8 whom, [although you]a have not seen, you love; in whom now you believe, [although you]b do not see [him], and you rejoice greatly with joy inexpressible and full of glory, 9 obtaining the goal of your faith, the salvation of [your]c souls. 10 Concerning thisd salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace meant for you sought and made careful inquiry, 11 investigating for what [person] or which time the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating [when he]e testified beforehand to the sufferings with reference to Christ and the glories after these [things], 12 to whom it was revealed that they were serving not themselves but you with reference to the same [things] which now have been announced to you through those who proclaimed the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven, {things into which}f angels desire to look.

Be Holy in All Your Conduct

13 Therefore, {when you have prepared your minds for action}g [by]h being self-controlled, put your hope completely in the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 14 As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former desires [you used to conform to]i in your ignorance, 15 but as the one who called you [is] holy, [you] yourselves be holy in all [your] conduct, 16 for it is written, "You will be holy, because I [am]j holy."kl 17 And if you call on [him] [as] Father who judges impartially according to each one's work, conduct yourselves with fear during the time of your temporary residence, 18 [because you]m know that you were redeemed from your futile way of life inherited from your ancestors not with perishable things like silver or gold,
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