1 Peter 2:10-11
g Once you were not a people, but now you are God's people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.
Beloved, I urge you h as sojourners and exiles i to abstain from the passions of the flesh, j which wage war against your soul.
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She conceived again and bore a daughter. And the Lord said to him, "Call her name No Mercy, for I will no more have mercy on the house of Israel, to forgive them at all.
Hosea 1:9 - 10
And the Lord said, "Call his name Not My People, for you are not my people, and I am not your God.
And I will sow her for myself in the land. And I will have mercy on No Mercy, and I will say to Not My People, 'You are my people'; and he shall say, 'You are my God.'
Romans 9:25 - 26
As indeed he says in Hosea, "Those who were not my people I will call 'my people,' and her who was not beloved I will call 'beloved.'
But I ask, did Israel not understand? First Moses says, "I will make you jealous of those who are not a nation; with a foolish nation I will make you angry.
The land shall not be sold in perpetuity, for the land is mine. For you are strangers and sojourners with me.
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires.
And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you?