Thinking on Scripture with Dr. Steven R. Cook

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Episodes

Saturday Jan 04, 2014

Peter opens his epistle with a gracious greeting to Jewish Christians who are scattered and facing persecution.  These believers are among the elect in Christ.  

Saturday Jan 04, 2014

Peter encourages his readers to think about their future inheritance in Christ which cannot be touched and will not fade away.  This will help them cope with their present sufferings in the world.  

Sunday Dec 01, 2013

The Central Idea of the Text is that Christians are to have excellent behavior in the world, submitting to legitimate authorities, so others will not be justified in their false accusations.  

Sunday Dec 01, 2013

The Central Idea of the Text is that Peter directs his readers to holy living, fear of God, and love for other believers. 

Sunday Dec 01, 2013

The Central Idea of the Text is that Peter directs his readers to holy living, fear of God, and love for other believers. 

Sunday Dec 01, 2013

The Central Idea of the Text is that we are to grow to spiritual maturity and serve Him as a royal priesthood by offering up spiritual sacrifices which are acceptable to Him.

Sunday Dec 01, 2013

The Central Idea of the Text is that Christians are to have excellent behavior in the world, submitting to legitimate authorities, so others will not be justified in their false accusations.  

Sunday Dec 01, 2013

The Central Idea of the Text is that Christians are to have excellent behavior in the world, submitting to legitimate authorities, so others will not be justified in their false accusations.  

Sunday Dec 01, 2013

The Main Point of the Text is that Peter is encouraging Christians who are household servants to endure unjust treatment by those who are over them, calling them to look to Christ as their example who endured unjust suffering in order to accomplish the will of God (cf. Luke 6:22-23; Rom. 5:3-5; 8:17; Phil. 1:29-30; 1 Thess. 3:1-4; 2 Tim. 3:10-12; James 1:2-4; 1 Pet. 3:14; 4:12-16, 19).

Sunday Dec 01, 2013

The Main Point of the Text is that Peter is encouraging Christians who are household servants to endure unjust treatment by those who are over them, calling them to look to Christ as their example who endured unjust suffering in order to accomplish the will of God (cf. Luke 6:22-23; Rom. 5:3-5; 8:17; Phil. 1:29-30; 1 Thess. 3:1-4; 2 Tim. 3:10-12; James 1:2-4; 1 Pet. 3:14; 4:12-16, 19).

Sunday Dec 01, 2013

The Main Point of the Passage is that Christian wives and husbands are to be submissive according to the will of God and live as He expects.

Sunday Dec 01, 2013

1.  The Main Point of the Passage is that Peter is encouraging his readers to “keep a good conscience” before God no matter what kind of suffering they face due to their commitment to serve Christ (1 Pet. 3:16, 22).

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