are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession, that you may proclaim the excellence of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light: who in time past were no people, but now are God’s people, who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.
“Behold,[a] I lay in Zion a chief cornerstone, chosen, and precious:
He who believes in him will not be disappointed.”[b]
1 Peter 2 [7.] For you who believe therefore is the honor...
PIB Scriptures are derived from the World English Bible