1 Peter (book of)

Detailed outline of 1 Peter

Greetings (1:1–2) Praise to God for His Grace and Salvation (1:3–12) Exhortations to Holiness of Life (1:13—5:11) The Requirement of Holiness (1:13—2:3) The Position of Believers (2:4–12) A spiritual house (2:4–8) A chosen people (2:9–10) Aliens and strangers (2:11–12) Submission to Authority (2:13—3:7) Submission to rulers (2:13–17) Submission to masters (2:18–20) Christ’s example of

1 Peter

1 Peter Salutation 1:1 From Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to those temporarily residing abroad (in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, the province of Asia, and Bithynia) who are chosen 1:2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father by being set apart by the Spirit for obedience and for sprinkling with Jesus Christ’s blood. May grace and

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – 1 Peter – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE FIRST EPISTLE GENERAL OF PETER Commentary by A. R. Faussett   INTRODUCTION Its genuineness is attested by 2Pe 3:1. On the authority of Second Peter, see the Introduction. Also by Polycarp (in Eusebius [Ecclesiastical History, 4.14]), who, in writing to the Philippians, quotes many passages: in the second chapter he quotes 1Pe 1:13, 21; 3:9; in the