1 Peter 1:22-2:6
English Standard Version
22 Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for (A)a sincere brotherly love, (B)love one another earnestly from a pure heart, 23 (C)since you have been born again, (D)not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through (E)the living and abiding word of God; 24 for
And this word (H)is the good news that was preached to you.
A Living Stone and a Holy People
2 (I)So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. 2 (J)Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual (K)milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation— 3 if indeed you have (L)tasted that the Lord is good.
4 As you come to him, a living stone (M)rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious, 5 (N)you yourselves like living stones are being built up as (O)a spiritual house, to be (P)a holy priesthood, (Q)to offer spiritual sacrifices (R)acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. 6 For it stands in Scripture: