1 Peter 1:15; 1 Peter 1:24; 1 Peter 2:1; 1 Peter 2:13; 1 Peter 2:17-18; 1 Peter 3:8; 1 Peter 3:15; 1 Peter 4:7-8; 1 Peter 4:11; 1 Peter 5:5; 1 Peter 5:7; 1 Peter 5:10; 1 Peter 5:14
but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior;
For, "ALL FLESH IS LIKE GRASS, AND ALL ITS GLORY LIKE THE FLOWER OF GRASS. THE GRASS WITHERS, AND THE FLOWER FALLS OFF,
Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander,
Submit yourselves for the Lord's sake to every human institution, whether to a king as the one in authority,
Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king.
Servants, be submissive to your masters with all respect, not only to those who are good and gentle, but also to those who are unreasonable.
To sum up, all of you be harmonious, sympathetic, brotherly, kindhearted, and humble in spirit;
but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence;
The end of all things is near; therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of prayer.
Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.
Whoever speaks, is to do so as one who is speaking the utterances of God; whoever serves is to do so as one who is serving by the strength which God supplies; so that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belongs the glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.
You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE.
casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you.
After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen and establish you.
Greet one another with a kiss of love. Peace be to you all who are in Christ.