For this reason the gospel was also preached to those who are now dead,[a](A) so that, although they might be judged in the flesh according to human standards,(B) they might live(C) in the spirit according to God’s standards.

End-Time Ethics

The end of all things is near;(D) therefore, be alert and sober-minded(E) for prayer. Above all, maintain constant love(F) for one another, since love covers a multitude of sins.[b](G)

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Footnotes

  1. 4:6 Or those who are dead
  2. 4:8 Pr 10:12

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