10 All your works praise you,(A) Lord;
    your faithful people extol(B) you.(C)
11 They tell of the glory of your kingdom(D)
    and speak of your might,(E)

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20 For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made,(A) so that people are without excuse.(B)

21 For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened.(C)

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If anyone thinks they are something(A) when they are not, they deceive themselves.(B)

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The Living Stone and a Chosen People

As you come to him, the living Stone(A)—rejected by humans but chosen by God(B) and precious to him— you also, like living stones, are being built(C) into a spiritual house[a](D) to be a holy priesthood,(E) offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.(F)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 2:5 Or into a temple of the Spirit

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