1 Peter 1:3-5
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ…
Dr. Arnold's whole countenance would be lit up at his favourite verse in the Te Deum: "When Thou hadst overcome the sharpness of death, Thou didst open the kingdom of heaven to all believers."
(Stanley's Life of Arnold.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,