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1 Peter 1:13-25 ESV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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13 Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 13 Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed.
14 As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, 14 As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance.
15 but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, 15 But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do;
16 since it is written, "You shall be holy, for I am holy." 16 for it is written: "Be holy, because I am holy."
17 And if you call on him as Father who judges impartially according to each one's deeds, conduct yourselves with fear throughout the time of your exile, 17 Since you call on a Father who judges each man's work impartially, live your lives as strangers here in reverent fear.
18 knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, 18 For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers,
19 but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without blemish or spot. 19 but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect.
20 He was foreknown before the foundation of the world but was made manifest in the last times for the sake of you 20 He was chosen before the creation of the world, but was revealed in these last times for your sake.
21 who through him are believers in God, who raised him from the dead and gave him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God. 21 Through him you believe in God, who raised him from the dead and glorified him, and so your faith and hope are in God.
22 Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart, 22 Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for your brothers, love one another deeply, from the heart.
23 since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God; 23 For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.
24 for "All flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower falls, 24 For, "All men are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and the flowers fall,
25 but the word of the Lord remains forever."And this word is the good news that was preached to you. 25 but the word of the Lord stands forever." And this is the word that was preached to you.