1 Peter

1 Peter

1 Peter

1 Peter 5:6-7    NIV

July 13, 2021 – Tuesday 1 Peter 5:6-7    NIV 6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that He may lift you up in due time.  7 Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you. 1 Peter 5:6-7    NET 6 And God will exalt you in due time, if you humble yourselves under His mighty hand  7 by casting all your cares on Him because He cares for you.  Comment  Fascinating that if we will humble ourselves under God’s might hand, He will…
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1 Peter 3:14       NIV

June 25, 2021 – Friday                                                                  1 Peter 3:14       NIV 14 But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. “Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.” 1 Peter 3:14       CJB 14 But even if you do suffer for being righteous, you are blessed! Moreover, don’t fear what they fear or be disturbed. Comment  The first thing to be aware of is that the last part of this verse comes from Isaiah…
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1 Peter 5:8-9       NIV

May 12, 2021 – Wednesday 1 Peter 5:8-9       NIV 8 Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.  9 Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings.  Comment  Pastors and anyone who has been a Christian for some time, want new Christians to know that having left the world of the devil and having…
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1 Peter 3:1-2       NIV

May 11, 2021 – Tuesday 1 Peter 3:1-2       NIV 1 Wives, in the same way submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by the behavior of their wives,  2 when they see the purity and reverence of your lives. Comment  What are we to make of this sentence over two verses? First what do we mean in the same way? Let’s consider 1 Peter 2:13…
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1 Peter 2:16-17       NIV

May 10, 2021 – Monday 1 Peter 2:16-17       NIV 16 Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves.  17 Show proper respect to everyone, love the family of believers, fear God, honor the emperor. Comment  Before we get to verse 17, let us look first at verse 16, Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves. The word slaves at the end causes…
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1 Peter 2:4-8       NIV

May 07, 2021 – Friday 1 Peter 2:4-8       NIV 4 As you come to Him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to Him—  5 you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.  6 For in Scripture it says: “See, I lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and precious cornerstone, and the one who trusts in him will never be put…
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1 Peter 1:18-21       NIV

May 06, 2021 – Thursday 1 Peter 1:18-21       NIV 18 For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your ancestors,  19 but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect.  20 He was chosen before the creation of the world, but was revealed in these last times for your sake  21 Through Him you believe in God, who raised Him from…
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1 Peter 1:8-9       NIV

May 05, 2021 – Wednesday 1 Peter 1:8-9       NIV  8 Though you have not seen Him, you love Him; and even though you do not see Him now, you believe in Him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy,  9 for you are receiving the end result of your faith, the salvation of your souls. Comment  When I first read the verses above, I was reminded of Thomas meeting Jesus after His resurrection. Thomas had been told Jesus…
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1 Peter 4:17-18

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * January 03, 2020 – Friday 1 Peter 4:17-18  NIV 17 For it is time for judgment to begin with God’s household; and if it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who do not obey the gospel of God? 18 And, “If it is hard for the righteous to be saved, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?”* *Proverbs 11:31 Comments Clearly the judgment of God…
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1 Peter 3:20

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * January 02, 2020 – Thursday 1 Peter 3:20  NIV  20 to those who were disobedient long ago when God waited patiently in the days of Noah while the ark was being built. In it only a few people, eight in all, were saved through water 1 Peter 3:20  NASB  20  who once were disobedient,  when the patience of God kept waiting in the days of Noah, during the construction…
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1 Peter 1:3

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * January 01, 2020 – Wednesday HAPPY NEW YEAR ! 1 Peter 1:3  NIV 3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In His great mercy He has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead Comments It’s New Year’s Day and while we celebrate the beginning of a New Year I desired to provide a…
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1 Peter 3:1-7

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * December 31, 2019 – Tuesday 1 Peter 3:1-7  NIV 1 Wives, in the same way submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by the behavior of their wives,  2 when they see the purity and reverence of your lives. 3 Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and…
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