An urgent call to shepherd gods flock peters instruction to shepherds 1 peter 5,, 6 lessons. The letter teaches, for example, that christ is the stone rejected by the builder 2. First peter is the second of the general epistles or catholic letters, the writings of. 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. Most likely it was the persecution under the emperor nero in 64 ad where peter himself was martyred. Peter, an apostle of jesus christ, to the strangers scattered throughout pontus, galatia, cappadocia, asia, and bithynia, elect according to the. This popup book was used while teaching a preschool class lessons about peter. The opening verse of the epistle claims it was written by peter, who was clearly the leader among christs apostles. In which i explain how an ancient, ambiguous, and diverse book leads us to wisdom rather than answers. Peter is known by several other names in the bible.
The first book of peter niv audio holy bible high quality. An introduction to the book of 1 peter alex strauch. A fun way to see how much you know about the bible whilst complementing your bible study. No other book of the bible focuses on suffering and glory as much as first peter. He was an outspoken and ardent disciple, one of jesus closest friends, an apostle, and a pillar of the church galatians 2. Follow a versebyverse approach to complete a book study. These are all of the chapters of the book of 1 peter. Peter is one of the most prominent figures in the gospels and acts, and paul refers to him throughout his letters. Peter is the one who defended the inclusion of the gentiles nonjews into the christian church at the apostolic council in jerusalem. The apostle peter may have been the most outspoken of the twelve apostles in jesus ministry on earth.
He was called by jesus to follow him at matthew matt. 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. We will add a series index one we have several books online. The book of 2nd peter is a general epistle apostolic letter. Praise be to the god and father of our lord jesus christ. Peter was enthusiastic, strongwilled, impulsive, and, at times, brash.
If you are teaching about the books of the bible, dont miss all our printable bible coloring pages for kids. His ministry was primarily to the jews, as the apostle pauls was to the gentiles. The first epistle of peter, usually referred to simply as first peter and often written 1 peter, is a book of the new testament. That the apostle peter is the author of 1 peter however, is certain. Outline of the book of i peter an introduction to the study. Free interactive bible quizzes with answers and high score tables. Study scripture verses and use highlighting, underlining, and take notes in the bible.
Since you have already tasted the goodness and kindness of the lord. In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of jesus christ from the dead niv. I prefer to make them into a booklet that goes home at the end of the month. Its purpose was to encourage suffering christians and to call them to personal holiness.
Book of second peter overview insight for living ministries. Internal evidence for the apostle peters authorship 1. 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. Why did the christians have to undergo trials, and why was peters first letter timely. Peter explores a piece of doctrine, and then encourages the christians to apply it to their lives. The key personalities are the apostles peter and paul. Thus in 1 peter silass greek may be seen, while in 2 peter it may be peter s rough greek that appears. The first word of this epistle, peter, identifies the author, who called himself an apostle of jesus christ 1 peter 1. A living hope in christ bible study book gospel coalition paperback january 1, 2016. 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. Most likely the book of 1 peter was written in 63 ad just before his death. The most popular bible verses from 1 peter found 105 verses 1 peter 2.
First peter is the second of the general epistles or catholic letters, the writings of apostles to the church at large. 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. Peters journey to an apostle of christ is found throughout the new testament. T he apostle peter is one of the great stories of a changed life in the bible. Its purpose was to warn against the increasing number of false. He certainly became one of the boldest witnesses for the faith. Expand your understanding of 1 peter for personal spiritual growth by reading the book in its entirety throughout each week of study. The glory of sufferingstudies in 1 peter 23 lessons. 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. 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. 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. 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. The book of 1 st peter is a general epistle apostolic letter. Book of first peter overview insight for living ministries.
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. Complete our how to study a book of the bible lessons with 1 peter. Moreover, the letter reflects the history and terminology of the gospels and acts notably peters speeches. This epistle was written to give christians a fuller understanding of whats going on. In addition, indepth study tools are provided on the site with access to commentaries, encyclopedias, dictionaries. I am so grateful for my identity in christ, and i am just as thankful that he forgives me when i mess up. The recording is dramatized, from the king james bible. Its purpose was to encourage suffering christians and to call them to personal. This is the holy book of 1 peter, known as the first epistle general of peter. And yet we as gods people must live in it every day. As the early christians declared abroad the excellencies of god, the kingdom work prospered and increased throughout the roman empire. The author identifies himself as the apostle peter 1. Book of 1 peter read, study bible verses online bible study tools. Peter, an apostle of jesus christ, to gods elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of pontus, galatia, cappadocia, asia and bithynia, who.
The name peter means a rock or stone jesus knew the destiny of peter. It appears that 2 peter 2 may have used the book of jude as a source jude was likely written after peter died. 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. 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. 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. This world looks nothing like the promised perfect kingdom of god. Blue letter bible is a free, searchable online bible program providing access to many different bible translations including. Study the book of 1 peter with jen wilkin in this 9session bible study.
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. Additional names for peter in the bible include simon, simeon peter, and cephas. The old testament also known as the jewish tanakh is the first 39 books in most christian bibles. 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. Bible studies 8 christian gifts 1 these items have been added to your cart. Clicking on a chapter will show you the text of that chapter of.
The holy bible book 60 1 peter kjv dramatized audio. Discover the gospel of christ as learners seek to conform fully to the scriptures. As with all the other popup books on this website, the pages can be used individually as take homes the day they are taught. The key personalities are the apostle peter, silas, and mark. Peters original name, as indicated in the new testament, was simon simon in greek or only in acts 15. Its purpose was to warn against the increasing number of false teachers attacking the truth of the gospel of jesus christ. 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. Books of the bible list order complete new and old testament. 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. Video sessions and promotional resources can be found at.
Dig deeper into scripture individually and alongside other women. When false teachers begin to whisper their sweet words into the ears of immature christians, the body of christ. Watch our overview video on 1 peter, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. 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. 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. Bible book number 601 peter watchtower online library. In 1 peter, he shares concerns about issues for the early believers and points us to humility and submission.1264 13 510 902 1071 1420 659 440 246 1462 793 144 1170 593 709 545 770 86 230 1140 1117 612 897 848 966 7 905 78 247 1001 936 156 1292