He was chosen before the creation of the world,1 but was revealed in these last times2 for your sake.
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Through him you believe in God,3 who raised him from the dead4 and glorified him,5 and so your faith and hope6 are in God.
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Now that you have purified7 yourselves by obeying8 the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply,9 from the heart.
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For you have been born again,10 not of perishable seed, but of imperishable,11 through the living and enduring word of God.12
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For, "All people are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and the flowers fall,
but the word of the Lord endures forever."13 And this is the word that was preached to you.
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