1 Peter 1:3-5
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ…
A few hours before Bishop Jones's death (Methodist Episcopal Church), his son-in-law, anxious for some dying testimony, bent over him and asked, "Bishop, say something to us, some parting words." The brief, emphatic reply was, "I am not disappointed."
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,