1 Peter 1:13-25 TNIV

Be Holy

13 Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober,1 set your hope2 on the grace to be brought to you3 when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming.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 person's work11 impartially,12 live out your time as foreigners13 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 ancestors,

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

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              20 He was chosen before the creation of the world,20 but was revealed in these last times21 for your sake.

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              21 Through him you believe in God,22 who raised him from the dead23 and glorified him,24 and so your faith and hope25 are in God.

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                  22 Now that you have purified26 yourselves by obeying27 the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply,28 from the heart.b

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                    • b 1:22 - Some early manuscripts "from a pure heart"
                      23 For you have been born again,29 not of perishable seed, but of imperishable,30 through the living and enduring word of God.31

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                          24 For, "All people are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and the flowers fall,
                          25 but the word of the Lord endures forever."c32 And this is the word that was preached to you.

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                            • c 1:25 - Isaiah 40:6-8 (see Septuagint)