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1 Peter 2

2:1   Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,
2:2   As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby *:
2:3  If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.
2:4   To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious,
2:5   Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.
2:6   Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded.
2:7  Unto you therefore which believe he is precious: but unto them which be disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made *  the head of the corner,
2:8   And a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence, even to them which stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto *  also they were appointed.
2:9   But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar *  people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:
2:10   Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.
2:11  Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;
2:12   Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.
2:13   Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme;
2:14   Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.
2:15   For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:
2:16   As free, and not using your liberty for a cloke of maliciousness, but as the servants of God.
2:17   Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.
2:18   Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward.
2:19   For this is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully.
2:20   For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it patiently ? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.
2:21   For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:
2:22   Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth:
2:23   Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously:
2:24   Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.
2:25   For ye were as sheep going astray; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.


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