Lent Day 14: Thursday after the Second Sunday after Lent

8 and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory, 9 obtaining as the outcome of your faith the salvation of your souls. 10 As to this salvation, the prophets who prophesied of the grace that would come to you made careful searches and inquiries, 11 seeking to know what person or time the Spirit of Christ within them was indicating as He predicted the sufferings of Christ and the glories to follow. 12 It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves, but you, in these things which now have been announced to you through those who preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven—things into which angels long to look. 13 Therefore, prepare your minds for action, keep sober in spirit, fix your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 14 As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance, 15 but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior; 16 because it is written, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.” 17 If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth;~ 1 Peter 1:8-17 (NASB)

God our Father, You are holy and as Your child I am called to be holy. You are perfection in Your holiness—pure, blameless, righteous above everything else that exists. When You call me to holiness, You set me apart from the world. I cannot be perfect, but when I live my life for Your glory and try to walk in Your ways, You make me righteous, holy, set apart. Father, I call on You so that I shall live in reverence and awe during my life on this earth. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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