Category: Study of 1 Peter

A Bible Commentary Series through the whole text of the First Letter of Peter.

Bible Commentary on the First Letter of Peter: Background

The First Letter of Peter The first letter of Peter is considered a “General Epistle.” This letter is included with James, 2 Peter, 1, 2, and 3 John, and Jude in this category. It is referred to as a “general” epistle as it is not addressed to any specific congregation. Instead, the first letter of […]

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Bible Commentary on the First Letter of Peter: Section 1, 1:1-2

Introduction of Letter Section I of 1 Peter (1 Peter 1:1-2) Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, who are chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to obey Jesus Christ and be […]

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Bible Commentary on the First Letter of Peter: Section 2.1, 1:3-9

Praise to God, Praise to the Faithful, and Reminder of Salvation. Section 2.1 of 1 Peter (1 Peter 1:3-9) Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the […]

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Bible Commentary on the First Letter of Peter: Section 2.2, 1:10-13

The Holy Spirit from Prophets to Gospel, Stay firm in the Hope Section 2.2 of 1 Peter (1 Peter 1:10-13) As to this salvation, the prophets who prophesied of the grace that would come to you made careful searches and inquiries, seeking to know what person or time the Spirit of Christ within them was […]

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Bible Commentary on the First Letter of Peter: Section 2.3, 1:14-21

Be Holy, Know Why Section 2.3 of 1 Peter (1 Peter 1:14-21) As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance, but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior; because it is written, “YOU SHALL BE HOLY, FOR I […]

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