1 Peter 1:13-19 NIV

Be Holy

13 Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled;1 set your hope2 fully on the grace to be given you3 when Jesus Christ is revealed.4

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      14 As obedient5 children, do not conform6 to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance.7

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          15 But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do;8

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          16 for it is written: "Be holy, because I am holy."a9

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            • a 1:16 - Lev. 11:44,45; 19:2
              17 Since you call on a Father10 who judges each man's work11 impartially,12 live your lives as strangers13 here in reverent fear.14

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              18 For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed15 from the empty way of life16 handed down to you from your forefathers,

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              19 but with the precious blood17 of Christ, a lamb18 without blemish or defect.19

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