15 But as he which hath called you, is holy, so be ye holy in (A)all manner of conversation,

16 [a]Because it is written, (B)Be ye holy, for I am holy.

17 [b]And if ye [c]call him Father, which without (C)respect of person judgeth according to every man’s work, pass the time of your dwelling here in fear.

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  1. 1 Peter 1:16 He showeth that sanctification doth necessarily follow adoption.
  2. 1 Peter 1:17 As before he distinguished true faith and hope from false, so doth he now obedience, setting the quick and sharp sight of God, against an outward mask, and earnest reverence against vain severity.
  3. 1 Peter 1:17 If you will be called the sons of that Father.