1 Peter 3:13-15

13 Now (A)who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good?14 (B)But even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you will be blessed. (C)Have no fear of them, (D)nor be troubled, 15 but (E)in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, (F)always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and (G)respect,

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