- What do Christians means by 'salvation'? How is it provided? What benefits does it offer? What kind of understanding and response are essential to its full enjoyment?
- How can Christians 'rejoice with unutterable and exalted joy' while they 'may have to suffer various trials' (verses 6, 8)? What causes of joy does Peter enumerate in verses 3-9?
- What light is thrown in verses 10-12 upon (a) the work of the prophets, (b) the ministry of the Spirit, and (c) the task of preachers of the gospel? What is their common interest and concern? Is it yours?
14 June, 2016
Search The Scriptures —Study 1 — 1 Peter 1:1-12
Study 1 From the Book of 1 Peter is: 1 Peter 1:1-12
Note. Verse 2. 'Sprinkling with his blood': this signifies, for all who come under it, the ratification of the new covenant, and personal participation in its blessings and demands. Cf. Ex. 24:7, 8; Heb. 9:19-22; 12:24; 13:20, 21.