1 Peter 2:9-10 NIV

9 But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.

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10 Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.

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