not giving back evil for evil, or railing for railing, and on the contrary, blessing, having known that to this you were called, that a blessing you may inherit;
'You did not choose out me, but I chose out you, and did appoint you, that you might go away, and might bear fruit, and your fruit might remain, that whatever you may ask of the Father in my name, He may give you.
and Peter said unto them, 'Reform, and be baptized each of you on the name of Jesus Christ, to remission of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit,
for to this you were called, because Christ also did suffer for you, leaving to you an example, that you may follow his steps,
to the mark I pursue for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
but according as He who did call you is holy, you also, become holy in all behaviour,
because it has been written, 'Become you holy, because I am holy;'
stedfast is He who is calling you, who also will do it.
who did save us, and did call with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace, that was given to us in Christ Jesus, before the times of the ages,
one body and one Spirit, according as also you were called in one hope of your calling;
faithful is God, through whom you were called to the fellowship of His Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
and the base things of the world, and the things despised did God choose, and the things that are not, that the things that are He may make useless --
that no flesh may glory before Him;
to which He did call you through our good news, to the acquiring of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ;
And we have known that to those loving God all things do work together for good, to those who are called according to purpose;