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1 Peter: A Commentary on First Peter (Hermeneia: a Critical and Historical Commentary on the Bible)

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Edition Notes

ContributionsEldon Jay Epp (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages421
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Open LibraryOL7843953M
ISBN 100800660307
ISBN 109780800660307

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Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary 1 Peter. Chapter 1: Chapter 2: Chapter 3: Chapter 4: Chapter 5: Book Overview - 1 Peter. The Author. The author was the Apostle Peter, whose name before he became a disciple, was Simon. He was born in Bethsaida and lived in Capernaum where he followed the occupation of fishing. First Peter. Those Addressed. Two quotations from Achtemeier's preface reveal the kind of commentary this is. First and more important, "Because the commentary represents an encounter with the text of 1 Peter as it appears in the New Testament, I have sought to avoid the expedient of blaming ill-understood or partially relevant portions drawn from earlier traditions to explain the obscure portions of the letter."/5(9). 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, 2 who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his blood: Grace and peace be yours in abundance. Among the NIV commentaries in this series, the McKnight commentary on 1 Peter is a gem. He struggles with interesting questions. His reading of 1 Peter is both balanced and insightful. After reading about Peter's response to suffering, McKnight convinced me to look also at Paul's treatment of suffering in 2 Corinthians. Dr. Stephen W. Hiemstra/5(26).

89 rows  Commentaries on 1 Peter. A list of the best commentaries on 1 Peter ranked by scholars, 86%(14). Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ - On the word apostle, see the Romans note; 1 Corinthians ff notes.. To the strangers - In the Greek, the word "elect" (see 1 Peter ) occurs here: ἐκλεκτοῖς παρεπιδήμοις eklektois parepidēmois, "to the elect strangers."He here addresses them as elect; in the following verse he shows them in what way they were elected. The book shows what problems Christians faced at the time the epistle was written and how the author addressed them. The commentary discusses One of the general or catholic epistles near the end of the New Testament, this letter traditionally attributed to the apostle Peter contains important ideas and reveals a fascinating relationship to the /5. Great resource and commentary. Wayne Grudem provides a biblical and thought-provoking commentary to 1 Peter. I was particularly interested in his commentary on 1 Peter He explains the "spirits in prison" passage with precise clarity and goes back to Genesis to provide a biblical understanding of what this passage means/5(16).

First Peter is the second of the General Epistles (or Catholic Letters), the writings of apostles to the church at large. While Paul wrote to specific congregations and individuals, Peter, James, John, and Jude wrote to broader audiences across the Roman Empire. This letter from Peter focuses on the sufferings and glory of Christ and His church. Introduction to 1 Peter Author The inspired author was Peter the apostle (). The book is largely undisputed in authorship or canonicity. Horne states: The genuineness and canonical authority of the first Epistle of Peter have never been disputed. Commentaries for the book of 1 Peter. 1 Peter 1. The duties of wives and husbands. Christians exhorted to agree. And encouraged to patience under persecutions for righteousness' sake, considering that Christ suffered patiently. The consideration of Christ's sufferings is urged for purity and holiness. 1 Peter 2. 1 Peter Commentaries & Sermons. Updated: Wed, 01/22/ - By admin. First Peter focuses on the importance of believers bearing up under unjust suffering yet continuing to live well (1 Peter ). In this way, 1 Peter might be called the Job of the New Testament, providing encouragement for the true believer to continue on in the way.