This is the holy book of 1 peter, known as the first epistle general of peter. The book of 1 st peter is a general epistle apostolic letter. May 23, 2015 the first epistle of peter 1 peter from the holy bible new international version niv book 60 please note we have increased the volume and the pitch of the audio for a clearer sound, so. An introduction to the book of 1 peter alex strauch. The book of 1 peter was written during a great persecution happening to the church, because peter mentions the fiery trial which the christians were suffering under.
Then, peters plight of spreading the good news is found in the book of acts, and he wrote two letters to new christians which were adopted. Then, peters plight of spreading the good news is found in the book of acts, and he wrote two letters to new christians which were adopted into the bible. This epistle was written to give christians a fuller understanding of whats going on. First peter is the second of the general epistles or catholic letters, the writings of. Peter explores a piece of doctrine, and then encourages the christians to apply it to their lives. The first word of this epistle, peter, identifies the author, who called himself an apostle of jesus christ 1 peter 1.
Blue letter bible is a free, searchable online bible program providing access to many different bible translations including. It appears that 2 peter 2 may have used the book of jude as a source jude was likely written after peter died. The recording is dramatized, from the king james bible. The letter teaches, for example, that christ is the stone rejected by the builder 2. The gospels of matthew, mark, and luke list peter as the very first disciple called on by jesus, followed closely by peters brother andrew, then james and john. Additional names for peter in the bible include simon, simeon peter, and cephas. This popup book was used while teaching a preschool class lessons about peter. Peters original name, as indicated in the new testament, was simon simon in greek or only in acts 15. When false teachers begin to whisper their sweet words into the ears of immature christians, the body of christ. He was called by jesus to follow him at matthew matt. The author presents himself as peter the apostle, and, following catholic tradition, the epistle has been held to have been written during his time as bishop of rome or bishop of antioch, though neither title is used in the epistle. Most likely it was the persecution under the emperor nero in 64 ad where peter himself was martyred.
Key themes of humility, submission, and identity in christ guide the study of 1 peter as participants are challenged to read the book in its entirety each week. The old testament also known as the jewish tanakh is the first 39 books in most christian bibles. T he apostle peter is one of the great stories of a changed life in the bible. Book of second peter overview insight for living ministries.
The most popular bible verses from 1 peter found 105 verses 1 peter 2. Expand your understanding of 1 peter for personal spiritual growth by reading the book in its entirety throughout each week of study. Dig deeper into scripture individually and alongside other women. The first epistle of peter 1 peter from the holy bible new international version niv book 60 please note we have increased the volume and the pitch of the audio for a clearer sound, so. This world looks nothing like the promised perfect kingdom of god. Its purpose was to warn against the increasing number of false. We will add a series index one we have several books online.
Peter, an apostle of jesus christ, to the strangers scattered throughout pontus, galatia, cappadocia, asia, and bithynia, elect according to the foreknowledge of god the father, through sanctificatio. Simon peter, and thomas called didymus, and nathanael of cana in galilee, and the sons of zebedee, and two others of his disciples were together. Its purpose was to encourage suffering christians and to call them to personal. These are all of the chapters of the book of 1 peter. A living hope in christ bible study book gospel coalition paperback january 1, 2016. Peters journey to an apostle of christ is found throughout the new testament. He was an outspoken and ardent disciple, one of jesus closest friends, an apostle, and a pillar of the church galatians 2. Why did the christians have to undergo trials, and why was peters first letter timely. I am so grateful for my identity in christ, and i am just as thankful that he forgives me when i mess up. Its common for bible characters to go by two names, use a nickname, or like the apostle paul, to have one name in hebrew and another in greek peters original name was simon, but jesus called him cephas john 1. Check out this timeline and biography of the life of peter. The material in this letters bears definite resemblance to his messages in the book of acts. Keep a notebook handy to jot down questions, ideas and applications.
Peter is often the first one to state the obvious and say what everyone else is thinking or at least what hes thinking, and he takes center stage in numerous biblical accounts. Its purpose was to encourage suffering christians and to call them to personal holiness. Peter is the one who defended the inclusion of the gentiles nonjews into the christian church at the apostolic council in jerusalem. Thus in 1 peter silass greek may be seen, while in 2 peter it may be peter s rough greek that appears.
The author identifies himself as the apostle peter 1. The key personalities are the apostle peter, silas, and mark. Bible studies 8 christian gifts 1 these items have been added to your cart. Study the book of 1 peter with jen wilkin in this 9session bible study. In which i explain how an ancient, ambiguous, and diverse book leads us to wisdom rather than answers. Book of first peter overview insight for living ministries. Peter is writing to christians in a world that is becoming increasingly hostile to them now that the romans, as well as the jews, are persecuting the church. That the apostle peter is the author of 1 peter however, is certain. Peter was enthusiastic, strongwilled, impulsive, and, at times, brash.
Clicking on a chapter will show you the text of that chapter of. The name stands for the original promise with god to the descendants of abraham in particular prior to the coming of jesus christ in the new testament. As with all the other popup books on this website, the pages can be used individually as take homes the day they are taught. And yet we as gods people must live in it every day. The glory of sufferingstudies in 1 peter 23 lessons. Internal evidence for the apostle peters authorship 1. A fun way to see how much you know about the bible whilst complementing your bible study.
The key personalities are the apostles peter and paul. The book of 2nd peter is a general epistle apostolic letter. Discover the gospel of christ as learners seek to conform fully to the scriptures. As the early christians declared abroad the excellencies of god, the kingdom work prospered and increased throughout the roman empire. Book of 1 peter read, study bible verses online bible study tools. I prefer to make them into a booklet that goes home at the end of the month. His ministry was primarily to the jews, as the apostle pauls was to the gentiles. No other book of the bible focuses on suffering and glory as much as first peter.
He certainly became one of the boldest witnesses for the faith. In 1 peter, he shares concerns about issues for the early believers and points us to humility and submission. The simonsimeon variation has been explained as reflecting the wellknown custom among jews at the time of giving the name of a famous patriarch or personage of the old testament to a male child along with a similar. Peter is known by several other names in the bible. He wrote this letter to a group of christians scattered throughout the northern areas of asia minor, where he may have previously preached the gospel. Some also maintain that the book reflects a situation that did not exist until after peter s death, suggesting that the persecution referred to in 4. Since you have already tasted the goodness and kindness of the lord. Study scripture verses and use highlighting, underlining, and take notes in the bible. Follow a versebyverse approach to complete a book study. After being imprisoned several times in jerusalem because of his faith, peter left with his wife and possibly others. The holy bible book 60 1 peter kjv dramatized audio. The opening verse of the epistle claims it was written by peter, who was clearly the leader among christs apostles. Free interactive bible quizzes with answers and high score tables.
Bible book number 601 peter watchtower online library. For instance, there are similarities between 1 peter and peters speeches in the biblical book of acts, allusions to several historical sayings of jesus indicative of. In addition, indepth study tools are provided on the site with access to commentaries, encyclopedias, dictionaries. To gods 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. Peter is one of the most prominent figures in the gospels and acts, and paul refers to him throughout his letters.
Peter, an apostle of jesus christ, to the strangers scattered throughout pontus, galatia, cappadocia, asia, and bithynia, elect according to the. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Complete our how to study a book of the bible lessons with 1 peter. The apostle peter may have been the most outspoken of the twelve apostles in jesus ministry on earth. Moreover, the letter reflects the history and terminology of the gospels and acts notably peters speeches.
Its purpose was to warn against the increasing number of false teachers attacking the truth of the gospel of jesus christ. The name peter means a rock or stone jesus knew the destiny of peter. Peter, an apostle of jesus christ, to gods elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of pontus, galatia, cappadocia, asia and bithynia, who. Peter, a man of faith and flaws and an eyewitness to the life of christ, challenges us to look beyond our current circumstances to a future inheritance. Outline of the book of i peter an introduction to the study. Praise be to the god and father of our lord jesus christ. The first book of peter niv audio holy bible high quality. If you are teaching about the books of the bible, dont miss all our printable bible coloring pages for kids.
In the book of 1 peter, kyle idleman walks through the short letter and unpacks the importance of our. Most likely the book of 1 peter was written in 63 ad just before his death. Watch our overview video on 1 peter, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. Video sessions and promotional resources can be found at. In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of jesus christ from the dead niv. First peter is the second of the general epistles or catholic letters, the writings of apostles to the church at large. The first epistle of peter, usually referred to simply as first peter and often written 1 peter, is a book of the new testament.495 428 832 1214 259 1187 1425 1576 1557 625 1285 1451 1364 1445 173 1572 1626 1272 1340 1496 433 1609 1114 521 184 1363 394 768 918 576 970 3 773 454 187 897