Category Archives: 1 Peter

Deliver us from the evil one

My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one. They are not of the world, even as I am not of it. Sanctify them by the truth; your … Continue reading

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Your will be done

Live … for the will of God. … Whoever does God’s will is my brother and sister and mother.

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Hallowed be your name

Do not worship any other god, for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God. … Who among the gods is like you, O LORD? Who is like you—majestic in holiness, awesome in glory, working wonders? … Day and night … Continue reading

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The Father, through the sanctifying Spirit, for obedience to Jesus

We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you as firstfruits to be saved through the sanctifying work of the Spirit and through belief in the truth. He called you … Continue reading

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God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness”

The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God.”

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He will crush your head, and you will strike his heel

Just as there were many who were appalled at him—his appearance was so disfigured beyond that of any human being and his form marred beyond human likeness—But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the … Continue reading

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Those who suffer he delivers in their suffering

It has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for him. … I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, … Continue reading

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Days of suffering confront me

Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts … Continue reading

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Do what is right in the eyes of the LORD

The eyes of the LORD are on those who fear him, on those whose hope is in his unfailing love, to deliver them from death and keep them alive in famine. … The eyes of the LORD are on the … Continue reading

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Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour

For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. 

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