We are called to suffer at the hands of the unjust, and following Christ’s example. If there is a way to minimize the suffering, take those steps. But we still…
What does it mean to say that ‘The Bible is all about God's ethics and promises’? From Genesis to Revelation it is all about God’s high standards that he has…
Peter discusses relationships with non-believers, especially to those in authority. We are all called to follow Christ’s example. Just as Christ suffered at the hands of unjust men we are…
This passage is Trinitarian because of its references to Yahweh in the OT that are now fulfilled in Jesus. Fulfills John 16:14 “He [the Holy Spirit] will glorify me” If…

1 Peter 1:1-25

December 19, 2021
1 Peter is accepted as a book written by Peter, the apostle of Jesus. It is a very Trinitarian book, referring to the Father, Son and Spirit all acting closely…
This doctrine started being developed the final night of Jesus’ life. (Hinted at in the OT - starting with Genesis 1; but described in John) It started taking shape over…
Paul concludes his letter. Do you test your understanding of Scripture and your faith? Is your faith genuine? Do you navigate life while keeping your eyes on Jesus? Do you…
Paul wraps up his letter with his testimony, his “boasting”, that he is truly a blessed apostle that Christ is using. The false teachers do not have the same testimony.…
Paul discusses more marks of cultic leaders. Some in the Corinthian church claim that Paul does not have the marks of an apostle. The cultic teachers have apparently made accusations…
Paul carefully exposes (traveling, cultic) teachers who appear to be skilled Christians but who have great self-esteem and use their arrogance when speaking and want to pull disciples after themselves.…
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