1 Peter 1:2-5 NIV

2 who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge1 of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit,2 for obedience3 to Jesus Christ and sprinkling by his blood:4 Grace and peace be yours in abundance.5

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      Praise to God for a Living Hope

      3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ!6 In his great mercy7 he has given us new birth8 into a living hope9 through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,10

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          4 and into an inheritance11 that can never perish, spoil or fade12--kept in heaven for you,13

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          5 who through faith are shielded by God's power14 until the coming of the salvation15 that is ready to be revealed16 in the last time.

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