18 For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed(A) from the empty way of life(B) handed down to you from your ancestors, 19 but with the precious blood(C) of Christ, a lamb(D) without blemish or defect.(E) 20 He was chosen before the creation of the world,(F) but was revealed in these last times(G) for your sake.

Read full chapter