1 PETER 2:4-10 / BLOG

“You are coming to Christ, who is the living cornerstone of God’s temple. He was rejected by people, but he was chosen by God for great honor. And you are living stones that God is building into his spiritual temple. What’s more, you are his holy priests. Through the mediation of Jesus Christ, you offerContinue reading “1 PETER 2:4-10 / BLOG”

1 PETER 2:1-3 / BLOG

“So get rid of all evil behavior. Be done with all deceit, hypocrisy, jealousy, and all unkind speech. Like newborn babies, you must crave pure spiritual milk so that you will grow into a full experience of salvation. Cry out for this nourishment, now that you have had a taste of the Lord’s kindness.”‭‭1 Peter‬Continue reading “1 PETER 2:1-3 / BLOG”

1 PETER 1:22-25 / BLOG

“You were cleansed from your sins when you obeyed the truth, so now you must show sincere love to each other as brothers and sisters. Love each other deeply with all your heart. For you have been born again, but not to a life that will quickly end. Your new life will last forever becauseContinue reading “1 PETER 1:22-25 / BLOG”

1 PETER 1:17-21 / BLOG

“And remember that the heavenly Father to whom you pray has no favorites. He will judge or reward you according to what you do. So you must live in reverent fear of him during your time here as “temporary residents.” For you know that God paid a ransom to save you from the empty lifeContinue reading “1 PETER 1:17-21 / BLOG”

1 PETER 1:13-16 / BLOG

“So prepare your minds for action and exercise self-control. Put all your hope in the gracious salvation that will come to you when Jesus Christ is revealed to the world. So you must live as God’s obedient children. Don’t slip back into your old ways of living to satisfy your own desires. You didn’t knowContinue reading “1 PETER 1:13-16 / BLOG”

1 PETER 1:10-12 / BLOG

“This salvation was something even the prophets wanted to know more about when they prophesied about this gracious salvation prepared for you. They wondered what time or situation the Spirit of Christ within them was talking about when he told them in advance about Christ’s suffering and his great glory afterward. They were told thatContinue reading “1 PETER 1:10-12 / BLOG”

1 PETER 1:6-9 / BLOG

“So be truly glad. There is wonderful joy ahead, even though you must endure many trials for a little while. These trials will show that your faith is genuine. It is being tested as fire tests and purifies gold—though your faith is far more precious than mere gold. So when your faith remains strong throughContinue reading “1 PETER 1:6-9 / BLOG”

1 PETER 1:3-5 / BLOG

“All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is by his great mercy that we have been born again, because God raised Jesus Christ from the dead. Now we live with great expectation, and we have a priceless inheritance—an inheritance that is kept in heaven for you, pure and undefiled, beyondContinue reading “1 PETER 1:3-5 / BLOG”

1 PETER:1-2 / BLOG

“This letter is from Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ. I am writing to God’s chosen people who are living as foreigners in the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia. God the Father knew you and chose you long ago, and his Spirit has made you holy. As a result, you have obeyedContinue reading “1 PETER:1-2 / BLOG”