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Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

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Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

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1 Peter 4 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:1 - Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves with the same thought, 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 by human passions but by the will of God.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:3 - Let the time that is past suffice for doing what the Gentiles like to do, living in licentiousness, passions, drunkenness, revels, carousing, and lawless idolatry.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:4 - They are surprised that you do not now join them in the same wild profligacy, and they abuse 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 the dead, that though judged in the flesh like men, they might live in the spirit like God.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:7 - The end of all things is at hand; therefore keep sane and sober for your prayers.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:8 - Above all hold unfailing your love for one another, since love covers a multitude of sins.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:9 - Practice hospitality ungrudgingly to one another.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:10 - As each has received a gift, employ it for one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace:

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:12 - Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal which comes upon you to prove you, as though something strange were happening to you.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:13 - But rejoice in so far 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 reproached for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the spirit of glory and of God rests upon you.

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:15 - But let none of you suffer as a murderer, or a thief, or a wrongdoer, or a mischief-maker;

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

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:18 - And "If the righteous man is scarcely saved, where will the impious and sinner appear?"

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:19 - Therefore let those who suffer according to God's will do right and entrust their souls to a faithful Creator.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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