The call to spiritual growth, 1 Peter 2:2  Because it gives boldness in the day of judgment. Donald Guthrie, "Recent Literature on the Petrine Epistles," Themelios 1.1 (Oct. 1962): 13-23. The reaction to suffering for righteousness, 1 Peter 3:14b-16  Emphasis on Greek word study, VALLEY BIBLE CHURCH But that note of praise and joy was not confined to the early church. It has much that helps, but has been surpassed by many other commentaries since its day." 1 PETER.                   b. Among older works it is easily one of the most helpful. The same blood which justifies by taking away sin, does in its after-action, quicken the new nature and lead it onward to subdue sin and to follow out the commands of God. Logos Bible Software is the best digital resource for bible commentaries, theology books, and more. Generally, one finds a wealth of detailed commentary, background, and some critical and exegetical notes. It is sinless and eternal. that the Father, out of his overflowing mercy, His exemplary sufferings, 1 Peter 2:22-23  15.                   a. Theology, Audience, and Purpose: Green takes an evangelical approach to Scripture.              5. As a matter of fact it is no new thing at all, so far as the Bible is concerned. This one is a must-have.”. See (An Introduction to the New Testament). The whole life is a period of sojourning on He has instructed these believers in the faith and wishes to reinforce that teaching and to warn them of the dangers they will face from false teachers. Net Notes and Constable's notes synch with Biblical text. It skips over these many times. Make my body your temple, and cause me, by your sweet constraining love, to “glorify God in my body, and in my spirit, which are his.”-1 Cor. 1 Peter Commentary, James Rosscup writes that "This was the great work in the life of the versatile Dean of Canterbury. impartially - 1 Peter 1:17, Redeemed not with perishable things - 1 Peter 1:18, Lamb without blemish or defect - 1 Peter 1:19, Chosen before the creation of the world - 1 Peter 1:20, Through him you believed in God - 1 Peter 1:21, Born again, not of perishable seed - 1 Peter 1:23, All men . The consequences of His suffering, 1 Peter 3:18b-21  Introduction to 1 Peter They were thus separated 2 - Sermon, 1 Peter 4:15-19 The Fiery Trial-Pt 2 - Study Guide (see dropdown), 1 Peter 5:1-2 Shepherding the Flock of God, 1 Peter 5:1-4 Shepherding the Flock of God - Part 2, 1 Peter 5:1-4 How to Shepherd the Flock of God, 1 Peter 5:5-7 Fundamental Attitudes for Spiritual Maturity-Pt 1, 1 Peter 5:8 Fundamental Attitudes for Spiritual Maturity-Pt 2, 1 Peter 5:8-14 Fundamental Attitudes for Spiritual Maturity-Pt 3, 1 Peter 1:6 Sorrowful, Yet Always Rejoicing, 1 Peter 1:7 The True Gold and Its Testing, 1 Peter 1:0,11 Christ and His Cross the Centre of the Universe, 1 Peter 2:4,5 Living Stones on the Living Foundation Stone, 1 Peter 5:12 An Apostolic Testimony and Exhortation. We consult it continually, and with growing interest.                   a. inquired what the Spirit of Christ in them did signify by these Our Father is holy, and the 1 Peter 4:7-11 What Should Be Our Lifestyle In These Last Days? Modern technology, however, has found a way to extract the gold. I liked him well enough till I had read abler works and grown older. Represents Compilation of Multiple Expositions, Today's Word 1 Peter 3:18-22 What is Baptism and Does it Save? They may not know the cause of that strange feeling of antagonism which rises within them, but it will be nonetheless real and dangerous.              2.     •      “Lively stones”—built into the temple of life (1 Peter 2:5) The publisher notes that the BNTC series “has been hailed by both scholars and pastors for its insightful interpretations and reliable commentary.” See more about Black’s New Testament Commentary series. The late Wilbur M. Smith, internationally noted Bible teacher, seminary professor and lover of books, tabbed this “The greatest devotional commentary ever written”. The inheritance is reserved                   c. The character and effect of Christ the cornerstone, 1 Peter 2:6-8  Devotionals on 1 Peter, JOSEPH PARKER The blood of Jesus! EPISTLE OF 1 PETER What does it mean that Jesus and believers are living stones in 1 Peter 2:4-5? Portrait of a Pastor 1 Peter 5:1-4 1 Peter 2:9: Christians: Chosen Generation... 1 Peter 2-5,9 The priesthood of the believer, 1 Peter 2:9-12 Reminders For Pilgrims And Strangers, 1 Peter 2 Sermons - >600 most with transcripts, 1 Peter 2:24 The Collision Of God And Sin, 1 Peter 2:9 The Ministry of the Inner Life, 1 Peter 3:1-4 Wives Who Win Without A War, 1 Peter 3:1-6 Outward Modesty, Inner Beauty, 1 Peter 3:1-7 Wives Like Sarah, and the Husbands Who Honor Them, 1 Peter 3:4 A Discourse on Meekness and Quietness of Spirit. It was a “fiery trial,” but God would use its heat to burn up the dross and leave the pure gold (1 Peter 4:12; see also 1 Peter 1:7).                   a. (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An annotated bibliography of selected works). 1 Peter 5:7 How Can We Put Our Worries to Work for Us? They heard about a wise, devout, beloved, old believer, so they went out of their way to visit him. Then there are degrees in hope. If it were not so, how could American Christians even give a moment’s credence to the ridiculous idea that it is always God’s will for believers to be healthy and wealthy? How ashamed we should be even to mention our little troubles in light of these! Here are some examples... A W Tozer - Spiritual Warfare and Sin: Eternal Enmity.—1 Peter 4:12-13. It is the Spirit of Christ in us that will draw Satan's fire. The Greek New Testament (Morning and evening: Daily readings April 16 AM) (See also He is Precious). A Godly Life Becometh Those Who Have Such a Hope.                   b. Click page for links to sermons - most are audio only, 1 Peter 4:12-19 Significance And Suffering, 1 Peter 2:4-5 The Temple of Living Stones, 1 Peter 2:21 A Propitiation and a Pattern, 1 Peter 5:7 Human Anxiety and Divine Care, 1 Peter 2:21-25 Following Christ's Example - Exposition, 1 Peter 3:18-22 Suffering and Triumphant Christ - Exposition, 1 Peter 4:7-11 Living in the Light of Christ's Return - Exposition, 1 Peter 5:1-4 Counsel for Christ's Under-Shepherds - Exposition, 1 Peter 1:22 - 2:3 "How Deep Is Your Love? Those who have been trained in Greek will maximize this commentary. Christians, but still more true of the heathen who had been You will find in it the ripened results of a matured scholarship, the harvesting of a judgment, generally highly impartial, always worthy of respect, which has gleaned from the most important fields of Biblical research, both modern and ancient, at home and abroad. Hence, those who seek his John Cereghin - A liberal interpretation. What does it mean that Jesus Christ is the cornerstone? 6:1-4), Doriani also wrote the Matthew commentary in the same series. With what humbleness of soul, then, ought every child of God to fall down before the throne of grace, under the deepest sense of distinguishing love, in the consciousness that it is divine restraint, and not creature merit, which makes all the difference. NATHANIEL MARSHMAN WILLIAMS So the grace that is to be revealed when the Lord comes in on its way. Barclay holds that Christ's descent into Hades gave those who there heard Him a second chance. 1 Peter 1:1-6a Suffering: Victim or Victor? setting apart to holy uses." 1 PETER The publisher notes that this commentary “has unparalleled breadth and depth and reflects a lifetime of devoted scholarship.”. The End Is Near! 1 PETER converted. Therefore, we need to “travel light,” not burdening ourselves with an undue attachment to the material things of life. click for link to multiple devotionals on 1 Peter. John Cereghin -  A conservative exposition. D Edmond Hiebert - Prints author's own translation. Very helpful.”. Seeing ye have purified your souls. Jesus becomes the focal point for ordering one’s life in the midst of trials and tribulations.                   b. So, then, let us now inspect the epistle, just as it lies before us. Davids is Professor of Christianity at Houston Baptist University. But the pressure was already on many who held to this new belief in Jesus as God in human flesh, who died on a Roman cross and was raised from the dead.