1 Peter 2:4-5 NIV

The Living Stone and a Chosen People

4 As you come to him, the living Stone1--rejected by men but chosen by God2 and precious to him--

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5 you also, like living stones, are being built3 into a spiritual house4 to be a holy priesthood,5 offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.6

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