47 and repentance for[a] forgiveness of sins(A) would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations,(B) beginning at Jerusalem.(C)

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  1. Luke 24:47 Other mss read repentance and

16 In past generations He allowed all the nations(A) to go their own way,

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25 God presented Him as a propitiation[a](A) through faith in His blood,(B) to demonstrate His righteousness, because in His restraint God(C) passed over the sins previously committed.(D)

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  1. Romans 3:25 Or as a propitiatory sacrifice, or as an offering of atonement, or as a mercy seat; 2Co 5:21; Heb 9:5

11 For the grace of God has appeared with salvation[a] for all people,(A) 12 instructing us to deny godlessness(B) and worldly lusts(C) and to live in a sensible, righteous,(D) and godly(E) way in the present age,

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  1. Titus 2:11 Or appeared, bringing salvation; or appeared with saving power

14 As obedient children,(A) do not be conformed to the desires of your former ignorance.

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For there has already been enough time spent in doing what the pagans choose to do:[a] carrying on in unrestrained behavior, evil desires,(A) drunkenness, orgies,(B) carousing, and lawless idolatry.

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  1. 1 Peter 4:3 Or Gentiles