1 Peter 5:6-11

6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, 7 casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. 8 Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. 9 Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your … Continue reading 1 Peter 5:6-11

1 Peter 5:1-5

Shepherd the Flock of God 5 So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: 2 shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight,[a] not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you;[b] not for shameful gain, but … Continue reading 1 Peter 5:1-5

1 Peter 4:12-19

Suffering as a Christian 12 Beloved, Peter starts with a very common title for his audience. They are believers and beloved. They are loved by Petre, but more assuredly they are loved by Christ. do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.  … Continue reading 1 Peter 4:12-19

1 Peter 4:1-11

1 Peter 4:1 Peter surely wasn’t thinking he’d be living his best life and he didn’t tell his readers that either. He’s clearly turned around from being earthly focused to now prepared to live and die for Christ. Peter didn’t say anything about living our best lives. He has completely changed up from living a … Continue reading 1 Peter 4:1-11

1 Peter 3:13-22

I know that I’ve been slow dragging through 1 Peter. I started another blog and it’s taken more time than I expected. But I am back on track today. Feel free to check out my other project dearwokechristian.com. 1 Peter 3:13 Pretty interesting question by Peter. He clearly knows that many will attempt to physically … Continue reading 1 Peter 3:13-22

Go to church!

This is my riff on an opinion piece I read about going back to work. I took it and made a few changes. Feel free to let me know if you’ve been going to church. Worshipping from home is no longer fun — it’s time to go back to the Church By JWhit~ June 14, … Continue reading Go to church!

1 Peter 2:18-25

1 Peter 2:18-25 1 Peter 2:18 As with many NT writers Peter is calling for the Christian family/household to be different from the unbelieving society around. He’s going to really unpack this in the next chapter, but he’s making his case here. 1 Peter 2:15 Our submission to God actually silences and puts to shame … Continue reading 1 Peter 2:18-25

1 Peter 2:13-17

13 Be subject for the Lord’s sake to every human institution, Thanks, Peter! Now we have to discuss when it’s right to disobey the government. But we’ll actually address this at the end with verse 17. whether it be to the emperor as supreme, I feel that the modern example of this would be Presidents and national elected officials. … Continue reading 1 Peter 2:13-17