1 Peter 1 (PKJV)

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  • 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the pilgrims scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,
  • 2 elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit to obedience, and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace be multiplied.
  • 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
  • 4 to an inheritance incorruptible, undefiled, and unfading, reserved in heaven for you,
  • 5 who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
  • 6 In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, you are in heaviness through various trials,
  • 7 that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it be tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ,
  • 8 whom having not seen, you love. In whom, though now you do not see Him, yet believing, you rejoice with unspeakable joy, and full of glory,
  • 9 receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls.
  • 10 Of this salvation, the prophets inquired and searched diligently, who prophesied of this grace that would come to you;
  • 11 searching for what, or which particular time, the Spirit of Christ who was in them signified when He testified beforehand of the sufferings of Christ and the glory that would follow.
  • 12 To them it was revealed that, not unto themselves, but unto us they ministered the things that are now reported to you by those who have preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent down from heaven, things which the angels desire to look into.
  • 13 Therefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope until the end for the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
  • 14 as obedient children, not conforming yourselves according to the former lusts, as in your ignorance,
  • 15 but just as He who has called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct,
  • 16 because it is written, “Be holy, because I am holy.”
  • 17 And if you call on the Father, who without personal favoritism judges according to each one's work, pass the time of your pilgrimage here in reverence;
  • 18 knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, like silver or gold, from your aimless conduct received by tradition from your fathers,
  • 19 but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot.
  • 20 He indeed was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you
  • 21 who now by Him believe in God, who raised Him up from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope might be in God.
  • 22 Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit in sincere love of the brethren, see that you love one another fervently with a pure heart,
  • 23 having been born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God which lives and abides forever.
  • 24 because, “All flesh is like grass, and all the glory of man like the flower of the grass. The grass withers, and its flower falls away,
  • 25 but the word of the LORD endures forever.” Now this is the word which by the gospel was preached to you.

(King James Version 2016 Edition, 2016)

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