15 But as he which hath called you, is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation,
16 [a]Because it is written, Be ye holy, for I am holy.
17 [b]And if ye [c]call him Father, which without respect of person judgeth according to every man’s work, pass the time of your dwelling here in fear.
1 Peter 1:16He showeth that sanctification doth necessarily follow adoption.
1 Peter 1:17As before he distinguished true faith and hope from false, so doth he now obedience, setting the quick and sharp sight of God, against an outward mask, and earnest reverence against vain severity.
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