1 peter 4

1 peter 4

1 Peter 4:1-19—Read the Bible online or download free. Our text this morning is 1st Peter chapter 4, verse 7. All rights reserved worldwide. 1 Peter 4:12–19 reminds Christians not to be surprised even by fiery suffering, but instead to see sharing in Christ’s afflictions as something worth rejoicing in. Around the world believers are facing persecution for their faith. And, “If it is hard for the righteous to be saved, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?”. Salem Media Group. 4 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. 13 But rejoice(V) inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ,(W) so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed. Then you will be strong. Introduction: A researcher writing for Christian History magazine estimated that 70 million Christians have been martyred for their faith. - Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh. However, if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but praise God that you bear that name. 4 Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same excess of riot, speaking evil of you: 5 Who shall give account to him that is ready to judge the quick and the dead. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. 1 Peter 4 is the fourth chapter of the First Epistle of Peter in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.The author identifies himself as "Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ" and the epistle is traditionally attributed to Peter the Apostle, but there are charges that it is a work of Peter's followers in Rome between 70-100 CE. Many consider that when Peter said, "it is time for judgment to begin with the household of God", he was referring to God’s judgement falling on the physical House of God in Jerusalem, in AD 70. Audio and manuscripts are available for each lesson. 3 For you have spent enough time in the past 1 Peter 4, Coffman Commentaries on the Bible, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. 3 For you have spent enough time in the past(D) doing what pagans choose to do—living in debauchery, lust, drunkenness, orgies, carousing and detestable idolatry. Living for God. Now in chapter 4, Peter writes that we should take Jesus’ attitude toward suffering and expect it in this life, avoiding mind-numbing sin while loving each other earnestly. (AC) 18 And, “If it is hard for the righteous to be saved,    what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?”[a](AD). The End is Near – 1 Peter 4:7. 1 Peter 4:7 Context. 1 Peter 4. 1 Peter 4:17(NASB) Verse Thoughts. (G) 6 For this is the reason the gospel was preached even to those who are now dead,(H) so that they might be judged according to human standards in regard to the body, but live according to God in regard to the spirit. 1 Peter 5:4 And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. I am sure, as Peter started to write his epistle, his thoughts must have raced back to that day when he denied His Lord three times. 15 If you suffer, it should not be as a murderer or thief or any other kind of criminal, or even as a meddler. Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. So then, those who suffer according to God’s will should commit themselves to their faithful Creator and continue to do good. If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. 2 As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God. If someone has trouble and pain in his body, he no longer wants to do wrong things. 1 Peter 4 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Keep Fervent in Your Love. Therefore, since Christ suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind, for he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, that he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.a. We should suffer patiently, after the example of Christ, 1 Peter 4:1.And no longer live according to our former custom, but disregard the scoffs of those who are incensed against us because we have forsaken their evil ways, who are shortly to give account to God for their conduct, 1 Peter 4:2-5.How the Gospel was preached to Jews and Gentiles, 1 Peter 4:6. Verse 1. (Q) If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides,(R) so that in all things God may be praised(S) through Jesus Christ. (1 Peter 4:9) One expression of Christian love, brotherly love, one specifically presented in this passage by the apostle Peter, is the practice of hospitality. 9 Be hospitable to one another without complaint. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. 1 Peter 4:12-19. 1 Peter 4. Peter using his spiritual gifts. KJV "But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer." NASB (UPDATED) TEXT: 1 PETER 4:7-11 7 The end of all things is near; therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of prayer. Some Specific Titles God Gives to Us (1 Peter 2:4– 12) Peter used six titles that reflect God’s affirming evaluation of us: we are living stones in a spiritual house, priests in the same temple, a chosen race, a holy nation, a people for Insights on 1 Peter: Hope Again: When Life Hurts and Dreams Fade For you have spent enough time in the past doing what pagans choose to do—living in debauchery, lust, drunkenness, orgies, carousing and detestable idolatry. 1 Peter 4 King James Version (KJV) 4 Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin; 2 That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. 1 Peter 4:1–19 Living for God 4 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, w arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. 1 Peter 4 1 Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin; 2 That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God. Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. Hospitality has the effect of building up Christian fellowship, combating the view that we are each independent and isolated individuals in our relationship with God (note 1 John 1:3). Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. 4 Therefore, since Christ has [] suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same purpose, because the one who has [] suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, 2 so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human lusts, but for the will of God. They are surprised that you do not join them in their reckless, wild living, and they heap abuse on you. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. “If it is hard for the righteous to be saved, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?”, Sign up for these short lessons that answer basic questions about the Bible, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, Quest Study Bible, Comfort Print: The Only Q and A Study Bible. NIV®. 19 So then, those who suffer according to God’s will(AE) should commit themselves to their faithful Creator and continue to do good. All rights reserved worldwide. Introduction. Scriptures: 1 Peter 4:7. 1 Christ had trouble and pain while he lived in his body. 1 Peter 4:1(NASB) Verse Thoughts. Think about it in the same way that Christ did. For this is the reason the gospel was preached even to those who are now dead, so that they might be judged according to human standards in regard to the body, but live according to God in regard to the spirit. Detail of Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), 'St Peter and St John Healing the Cripple' (1513), engraving, 118 x 74 mm, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. We will be glad when Christ’s glory is ultimately revealed, and we are currently blessed because God’s Spirit is with us. 1 Peter 4 A Living Stone and a Holy People 2 j So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God. If you are insulted because of the name of Christ, you are blessed, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. St. Peter returns, after the digression of 1 Peter 3:19-22, to the great subject of Christ's example.The words "for us" are omitted in some ancient manuscripts; they express a great truth already dwelt upon in 1 Peter 2. and 3.Here the apostle is insisting upon the example of Christ, not on the atoning efficacy of his death. (E) 4 They are surprised that you do not join them in their reckless, wild living, and they heap abuse on you. Since Christ suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind: The commitment God calls us to have is nothing greater than the commitment Jesus had in enduring suffering for our salvation. New International Version (NIV). He died to destroy sin; and though he cheerfully submitted to the worst sufferings, yet he never gave way to the least sin. For it is time for judgment to begin with God’s household; and if it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who do not obey the gospel of God? Free E-mail Bible Study Discipleship Training in Luke's Gospel. 1 Peter 4 1 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because he who has suffered in his body is done with sin. 8 Above all, love each other deeply,(K) because love covers over a multitude of sins. If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. 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