Category Archives: 1 Peter

At the present time there is a remnant chosen by grace

To (the Lord’s people) God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

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Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities

Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority, or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right.For it … Continue reading

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The proven genuineness of your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes

Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.”  Jesus … told them this parable: “The ground of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest. He thought to himself, ‘What shall I do? … Continue reading

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Each of you has your own gift from God

And God has placed in the church first of all apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healing, of helping, of guidance, and of different kinds of tongues. Are all apostles? Are all prophets? Are all teachers? … Continue reading

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The commandments … are summed up: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”

Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. … Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, … Continue reading

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Easter Week – 23: Monday After Easter – Resurrection 1

Christ Jesus, who died—more than that, who was raised to life—is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us.

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Love … does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud

What comes out of a person is what defiles them. For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. All these evils … Continue reading

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The Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not … Continue reading

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I will praise you, Lord my God, with all my heart

You who fear the Lord, praise him! … Praise our God, all you his servants, you who fear him, both great and small! … Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has … Continue reading

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Be faithful in prayer

I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or disputing … And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on … Continue reading

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