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Isahluko 1

1USimeyoni Petru, inceku nomphostoli kaJesu Kristu, kubo abazuzile ukukholwa okuyigugu ngokufana nokwethu ngokulunga kukaNkulunkulu wethu noMsindisi uJesu Kristu:
2 Makwandiswe kini umusa nokuthula ngokumazi uNkulunkulu noJesu iNkosi yethu.
3 Njengokuba amandla akhe obuNkulunkulu esinikile konke okuqondene nokuphila nokumesaba uNkulunkulu ngokumazi yena owasibiza ngenkazimulo nobuhle bakhe,
4 esiphiwe ngakho izithembiso eziyigugu nezikhulukazi, ukuze ngazo nibe ngabahlanganyeli nesimo sobuNkulunkulu, nibalekele ukubhubha okusezweni ngezinkanuko,
5 ngalokho nengezela inkuthalo yonke nelekele ubuhle ekukholweni, nasebuhleni ukwazi,
6 nasekwazini ukuzithiba, nasekuzithibeni ukukhuthazela, nasekukhuthazeleni ukumesaba uNkulunkulu,
7 nasekumesabeni uNkulunkulu ukuthanda abazalwane, nasekuthandeni abazalwane uthando.
8 Ngokuba uma lezo zinto zikhona kini zivama, ziyanenza ningabi ngabavilaphayo nabangenazithelo ekwazini iNkosi yethu uJesu Kristu,
9 ngokuba okungekho kuye lezo zinto uyimpumputhe, ebona kalufifi, ekhohliwe ukuhlanjululwa ezonweni zakhe zokuqala.
10 Ngakho-ke, bazalwane, khuthalelani kakhulu ukwenza kuqiniseke ukubizwa nokukhethwa kwenu; ngokuba uma nenza lokho, anisoze nakhubeka.
11 Ngokuba ngokwenze njalo niyakuphiwa ngokwengcebo ukungena embusweni waphakade weNkosi yethu noMsindisi uJesu Kristu.
12 Ngakho-ke ngiyakuba yilokhu nginikhumbuza njalo ngalezo zinto, nakuba nizazi, nime niqinile eqinisweni elikhona.
13 Ngithi kufanele, nxa ngisekhona kuleli dokodo, nginivuse ngokunikhumbuza,
14 ngazi ukuthi kuseduze ukususwa kwedokodo lami, njengalokho neNkosi yethu uJesu Kristu yangitshengisa;
15 kepha ngizakukhuthalela ukuba ngezikhathi zonke emva kokumuka kwami nisale nizikhumbule lezo zinto.
16 Ngokuba sasingalandeli izinganekwane zobuqili, lapho sanazisa amandla nokufika kweNkosi yethu uJesu Kristu, kodwa sasingababonayo amandla obukhosi bakhe.
17 Ngokuba wamukela kuNkulunkulu uYise udumo nenkazimulo, lapho kwafika kuye izwi elinje, livela enkazimulweni yobukhosi, lithi: “Lo uyiNdodana yami ethandekayo engithokozile ngayo” —
18 lelo zwi salizwa thina livela ezulwini, sikanye naye entabeni engcwele.
19 Sesinalo izwi lesiprofetho eliqinisekile kakhulu, enenza kahle ukuliqaphela kungathi liyisibani esikhanyayo endaweni emnyama kuze kuse, ikhwezi liphumele ezinhliziyweni zenu,
20 nazi lokhu kuqala ukuthi kasikho isiprofetho sombhalo esingachasiselwa ngumuntu ngokwakhe;
21 ngokuba akuzange kuvezwe isiprofetho ngentando yomuntu, kepha abantu beqhutshwa nguMoya oNgcwele bakhuluma okukaNkulunkulu.