Bible: 1 Peter 2:9-10

2:9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people of his own, so that you may proclaim the virtues 1  of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. 2:10 You 2  once were not a people, but now you are God’s people. You were shown no mercy, 3  but now you have received mercy.

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