Category Archives: 1 Peter

I am the Lord your God; follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws

Just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: “Be holy, because I am holy.” … Whoever claims to live in him must live as Jesus did. … So I … Continue reading

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Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous

If the offering is a burnt offering from the herd, you are to offer a male without defect. … You are to lay your hand on the head of the burnt offering, and it will be accepted on your behalf … Continue reading

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Do not be misled: Bad company corrupts good character

Do two walk together unless they have agreed to do so? … Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.

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Very truly I tell you, I am the gate for the sheep

The curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. … Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. … The way into the Most Holy Place had not … Continue reading

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As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us

Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope … Continue reading

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Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished

Those who are righteous will go free … But the Lord is righteous; he has cut me free from the cords of the wicked.

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Do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. … Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another … Continue reading

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To another there is given through the Spirit prophecy

Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. … For we know in part and we prophesy in part, but when … Continue reading

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To one there is given faith by the same Spirit

Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, “Move from here to there,” and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. … And if I have … Continue reading

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Not many should become teachers … we who teach will be judged more strictly

The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching. … (An elder) must hold firmly to the trustworthy message as it has been taught, so that … Continue reading

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