1 Peter 1:13-25. The apostle Paul was telling the believers they must be holy, having been regenerated (translated born again) and redeemed by Jesus Christ, the risen Savior, foreordained before the foundation of the world.
Hosea 3. God told Hosea to reconcile with his wife, and so Israel will return to God.
Hosea 4. God gave His charge against Israel because of Israel’s Idolatry.
Hosea 5. God proclaimed judgment on Israel, Ephraim and Judah.
Hosea6. God called Ephraim and Judah to repentance, for He required mercy; not sacrifice.
2 Corinthians 6. “Behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.” Paul gave the believers the marks of the ministry, “Do not be yoked with unbelievers“, come out from among them and be holy.
Isaiah 14 speaks of the return of Israel to their own land, the fall of Babylon and the haughtiness of Lucifer. It ends with prophecies about Assyria and the Philistines.
1 Peter 1, Greeting to Elect Pilgrims, A Heavenly Inheritance, Living Before God our Father, Be Holy, The Enduring Word.
2 Corinthians 7, Be Holy, The Corinthians’ Repentance, The Joy of Titus.
2 Corinthians 6, Marks of the Ministry, Be Holy.