101As to thissalvation, the prophets who 2prophesied of the 3grace that would come to you madecarefulsearches and inquiries,
11aseeking to knowwhatpersonortime4the Spirit of Christwithin them was indicating as He 5predicted the sufferings of Christ and the gloriesbto follow .
It was revealed to them that they were not servingthemselves, but you, in thesethingswhichnow have been announced to you throughthose who 6preached the gospel to you by 7the HolySpiritsent from heaven -things into which8angelslong to clook.
13Therefore, d9prepare your minds for action, e10keepsober in spirit, fix your 11hopecompletely on the 12gracefto be brought to you at 13the revelation of JesusChrist.
As g14obedientchildren, do not h15be conformed to the formerlusts which were yours in your 16ignorance,
but i17like the HolyOne who called you, j18be holyyourselvesalso19in all your behavior ;
16because it is written, "20YOU SHALL BE HOLY, FOR I AM HOLY."
17If you 21address as Father the One who 22impartially23judgesaccording to eachone'swork, conduct yourselves 24in fear during the time of your 25stay on earth;
18knowing that you were not k26redeemed with perishablethings like silverorgold from your 27futileway of lifeinherited from your forefathers,
but with precious28blood, as of a 29lambunblemished and spotless, the blood of Christ.
For He was 30foreknownbefore31the foundation of the world, but has 32appearedlin theselasttimes33for the sake of you