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1 Peter 4 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Stewards of God’s Grace

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:1 - Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh,[fn] arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:2 - so as to live for the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human passions but for the will of God.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:3 - For the time that is past suffices for doing what the Gentiles want to do, living in sensuality, passions, drunkenness, orgies, drinking parties, and lawless idolatry.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:4 - With respect to this they are surprised when you do not join them in the same flood of debauchery, and they malign you;

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:5 - but they will give account to him who is ready to judge the living and the dead.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:6 - For this is why the gospel was preached even to those who are dead, that though judged in the flesh the way people are, they might live in the spirit the way God does.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:7 - The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of your prayers.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:8 - Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:9 - Show hospitality to one another without grumbling.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:10 - As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace:

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:11 - whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God; whoever serves, as one who serves by the strength that God supplies—in order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

Suffering as a Christian

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:12 - Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:13 - But rejoice insofar as you share Christ’s sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:14 - If you are insulted for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory[fn] and of God rests upon you.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:15 - But let none of you suffer as a murderer or a thief or an evildoer or as a meddler.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:16 - Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in that name.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:17 - For it is time for judgment to begin at the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God?

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:18 - And
“If the righteous is scarcely saved,
what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?”[fn]

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:19 - Therefore let those who suffer according to God’s will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good.
ESV Footnotes
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Greek where will the ungodly and sinner appear?
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