61In this you greatlyrejoice, even though now2for a littlewhile, 3ifnecessary, you have been distressed by 4variousatrials,
7so that the b5proof of your faith, being moreprecious than gold which cis perishable, 6eventhoughtested by fire, 7may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at 8the revelation of JesusChrist ;
and 9though you have not seen Him, you 10love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatlyrejoice with joyinexpressible and dfull of glory,
9obtaining as 11the outcome of your faith the salvation of eyour souls.
1012As to thissalvation, the prophets who 13prophesied of the 14grace that would come to you madecarefulsearches and inquiries,
11fseeking to knowwhatpersonortime15the Spirit of Christwithin them was indicating as He 16predicted the sufferings of Christ and the gloriesgto follow .
It was revealed to them that they were not servingthemselves, but you, in thesethingswhichnow have been announced to you throughthose who 17preached the gospel to you by 18the HolySpiritsent from heaven -things into which19angelslong to hlook.
13Therefore, i20prepare your minds for action, j21keepsober in spirit, fix your 22hopecompletely on the 23gracekto be brought to you at 24the revelation of JesusChrist.
As l25obedientchildren, do not m26be conformed to the formerlusts which were yours in your 27ignorance,
but n28like the HolyOne who called you, o29be holyyourselvesalso30in all your behavior ;
16because it is written, "31YOU SHALL BE HOLY, FOR I AM HOLY."