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Chosen for Wholeness

13 We always have to thank God for you, brothers and sisters, for you are dearly loved by the Lord. He proved it by choosing you from the beginning for salvation[a] through the Spirit, who set you apart for holiness, and through your belief in the truth.[b]

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  1. 2:13 Or “He has chosen you as firstfruits [in the harvest] for salvation.”
  2. 2:13 Or “by sanctifying your spirits and convincing you of his truth.”

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