Because for this reason also the gospel was preached to those who are dead, so that they were judged by human standards[a] in the flesh, but they may live in the spirit by God’s standards[b].

Serving to the Glory of God

Now the end of all things draws near. Therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for your prayers. Above all, keep[c] your love for one another constant, because love covers a large number of sins.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 4:6 Literally “according to men”
  2. 1 Peter 4:6 Literally “according to God”
  3. 1 Peter 4:8 Literally “having”

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