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

 
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1 Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from 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 so as to live for the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human passions but for the will of God. 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 For the time that is past suffices for doing what the Gentiles want to do, living in sensuality, passions, drunkenness, orgies, drinking parties, and lawless idolatry. 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 With respect to this they are surprised when you do not join them in the same flood of debauchery, and they malign 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 but they will give account to him 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 For this is why the gospel was preached even to those who are dead, that though judged in the flesh the way people are, they might live in the spirit the way God does. 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.