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1 Peter 4:1-6 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Therefore, since Christ suffered as a human, you should also arm yourselves with his way of thinking. This is because whoever suffers is finished with sin. 1 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because he who has suffered in his body is done with sin.
2 As a result, they don't live the rest of their human lives in ways determined by human desires but in ways determined by God's will. 2 As a result, he does not live the rest of his earthly life for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God.
3 You have wasted enough time doing what unbelievers desire—living in their unrestrained immorality and lust, their drunkenness and excessive feasting and wild parties, and their forbidden worship of idols. 3 For you have spent enough time in the past doing what pagans choose to do--living in debauchery, lust, drunkenness, orgies, carousing and detestable idolatry.
4 They think it's strange that you don't join in these activities with the same flood of unrestrained wickedness. So they slander you. 4 They think it strange that you do not plunge with them into the same flood of dissipation, and they heap abuse on you.
5 They will have to reckon with the one who is ready to judge the living and the dead. 5 But they will have to give account to him who is ready to judge the living and the dead.
6 Indeed, this is the reason the good news was also preached to the dead. This happened so that, although they were judged as humans according to human standards, they could live by the Spirit according to divine standards. 6 For this is the reason the gospel was preached even to those who are now dead, so that they might be judged according to men in regard to the body, but live according to God in regard to the spirit.