Zerrs commentary on selected books of the new testament. As a competent guide to the content and message of 1 peter, the commentary is sure to win a wide circle of readers. Study the bible online using commentary on 1 peter and more. He does this to drive home a point, particularly to his jewish readers, that god has always commanded his children to be holy. He was brought to jesus by andrew, his brother, and became one of the leaders of the apostles, both before and after christs death. I peter 1, new king james version nkjv the bible app. Expanding your concept of ministry study questions relates to 1 peter 4. Read commentary on this popular bible verse and understand the real meaning behind gods word using john gills exposition. Their inquiry into the sufferings of christ and the glories that should follow, would lead to a view of the whole gospel, the sum whereof is, that christ jesus was delivered for our offences, and raised again for our justification. At that time berodachbaladan the son of baladan, king of babylon, sent letters and a present to. Johnsons bible commentary to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning. The beginning of 1 peter is a gourmet table featuring the greatness of jesus salvation. It appears that the first epistle of peter was written by the apostle from rome sometime around a. He believes the readers were people who were discriminated against rather than being actually persecuted.
Andrews expositional commentary series is the result of years of careful preparation and biblecentered preaching. An easyenglish bible version and commentary 2800 word vocabulary on peters second letter. These verses link the unveiling of jesus christ with our future and all that the father is working out. Watch our overview video on 2 peter, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. God himself safeguards this perfect inheritance, which can never. Joel does a fine job with peter, giving the background, views on authorship and even the context of peters reason for writing the letter. Despite being nontechnical commentaries, tyndale commentaries are nevertheless exegetical and discuss the major issues scholars are concerned with in ordinary language. Were looking at verses 16 to 21 under the subject, the sure word. Peter has been the accepted author of these letters from the earliest days of the church. Howard marshall 1934 2015 is emeritus professor of new testament exegesis and honorary research professor at the university of aberdeen in scotland, specifically in the department of divinity and religious studies. Marshall currently serves at the chair of the tyndale fellowship. By peters striking this note of suffering early in his letter, he was only stressing that which had been stressed by the master himself mark 8.
He was born in bethsaida and lived in capernaum where he followed the occupation of fishing. Andrews expositional commentary will enable readers to glean from sprouls wisdom and perspective on 12 peter. From one of the most popular names in evangelical theology, wayne grudem, comes this magnificent little commentary on 1 peter. It is of the utmost importance, then, to keep in with the holy ghost. By peter s striking this note of suffering early in his letter, he was only stressing that which had been stressed by the master himself mark 8. But the end of all things is at hand i think that here also st. Unto whom it was revealed the salvation they searched and inquired into, and the grace of it. Peter was the one who ran with john the disciple to the tomb on the morning of the resurrection, after hearing the report of the women that the body of jesus was not in its tomb john 20. The word obedience stands alone grammatically and refers to the initial acceptance of the gospel. Delivered from a pastors heart for his congregation, readers will find this volume. Peter wants them to stop doing the evil things that they used to do 1 peter 1.
The letter was written to christians in asia minor 1. Among the niv commentaries in this series, the mcknight commentary on 1 peter is a gem. In this newest addition to the acclaimed becnt series, respected new testament scholar karen h. The apostle thomas called jesus my lord and my god john 20. Mar 30, 2008 peter has been the accepted author of these letters from the earliest days of the church. Read 1 peter commentary using commentary critical and explanatory on the whole bible. Yet most people today have never heard of john gill. His first name was simon, and jesus christ gave him the surname of peter, which signifies a rock, as a commendation of his faith, and to denote that he should be an eminent pillar in the church of god, gal. He should take it patiently on the ground that it was coming to him. Kjv bible verses from 1 peter offer free, online access, for those of the christian faith, to study scriptural passages for biblical studies, contained in the. The author was the apostle peter, whose name before he became a disciple, was simon. Peter, an apostle of jesus christ, to those who are elect exiles of the dispersion in pontus, galatia, cappadocia, asia, and bithynia. May 29, 2015 below, you can find all the video from our look at the book weekend on 1 peter 23. Verses 12 open by identifying the author as peter, an apostle of jesus christand the recipients as the chosen ones who are living as foreigners exiles in the dispersion in pontus, galatia, cappadocia, asia, and bithynia all located in asia minorknown today as turkey.
See under the outline in the introduction for discussion of themes recurring. Best commentary on 1 peter commentaries on 1 peter. David guzik commentary on 1 peter 1 discusses what it means to be saved and. We hope that you find the 1 peter summary from the kjv bible chapters and verses helpful to your bible studies and for references as a guide to further reference to the book of 1 peter. His name used to be simon, but jesus changed it to peter john 1. Listen to pastor robert furrow as he continues his commentary on the book of 1 peter picking up today in chapter 4, verse 7.
Study the bible online using commentary on 1 peter 1 and more. Grudem provides his readers with all the typical fair of the tyndale series but is exceptional at making cloudy issues clear and for persuading his audience using evidence. In 2 peter, peter calls for faithfulness and confronts corrupt teachers who distorted the message about jesus. A free bible commentary on the first letter of peter in easyenglish. Peter seems to savor every aspect of salvation as he spells it out in the first 12 verses. The example of christ is proposed as an argument for patience under sufferings, the strength of which will be discerned if we consider the several points contained in the words. Benefit from the incredible wisdom of charles spurgeon, passage by passage.
In other words, you need to be saved from the devil who is a liar and a murderer and is trying to destroy as many human beings as he can so that he is not alone in hell. The degree to which the tyndale new testament commentary series fulfills its stated goal, to help the nontechnical reader to understand his bible better has been shown uniformly excellent throughout the series. If that is done to a man who is guilty he has no room to complain. He earned his ba from cambridge, ma, bd, and phd university of aberdeen, and his dd from asbury university. We live in a culture which has taken some biblical words and used them in a way that redefines and cheapens them so that they no longer mean what the bible means. John gills exposition of the bible he preached in the same church as c. The indispensable macarthur commentary on the new testament. By these last times is meant this present dispensation, the dispensation of grace under which we live, and they are called the last times chiefly for two reasons 1. Peter, an apostle of jesus christ, to gods elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of pontus, galatia, cappadocia, asia and bithynia, 1 peter 1. Some refer wherein, to the salvation mentioned above. May 22, 2011 sermon brainwave podcast brainwave 176.
As a young church in a hostile environment, peter s first readers found in his letter encouragement, not just for facing suffering, but for living responsibly in the world as faithful disciples of jesus christ. To be buffeted means to be treated roughly for ones wrong doing. Desiring god see pipers book beyond the bounds open. The preacherchrist jesus, who has interested himself in the affairs of the church and of the world ever since he was first promised to adam, gen.
This application seemed reasonable and appropriate on the touchy question of obedience. Peter, an apostle of jesus christ, to gods elect, exiles scattered throughout the. Verse 3 recalls to us our status as children of god, reminding us that our hope lies in the resurrection from the dead, when we will be composed of spirit, able to inherit the kingdom see i corinthians 15. Peter was the one who received a personal visit from the resurrected jesus on the day of the resurrection luke 24. Peter may have been referring to the new testament book of mark. What the prophets sought and angels desired desiring god. Now we live with great expectation, 4 and we have a priceless inheritancean inheritance that is kept in heaven for you, pure and undefiled, beyond the reach of change and decay. John macarthurs versebyverse exposition helps you see the theological ramifications of peters words and how they speak to christians today who are facing trials. The biblical book of 1 peter is a letter for our time.
At that time berodachbaladan the son of baladan, king of babylon, sent letters and a present to hezekiah, for he heard that hezekiah had been sick. Spurgeons writings on the bible fill dozens of volumes. This volume features jobess own translation of the greek text and detailed interaction with the meaning of. He was brought to jesus by andrew, his brother, and became one of the leaders. Daniel was a man greatly beloved and inspired, yet he understood by books and study. Mcknight refers to cloud and townsend in the bridging section on 1 peter 3. For he was foreknown before the foundation of the world, but has appeared in these last times for the sake of you what is the meaning of 1 peter 1. This is unfortunate, since his works contain priceless gems of information that are found nowhere except in the ancient writings of the jews. Much like that commentary, this commentary on 1 peter is also a good one, especially in light of the little scholarship on either of the peters. There are voices that contend that peter is not the author of this epistle and that the date of the letter needs to be set somewhat later.
Read 1 peter commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. Grudems work on the epistle of i peter is a contribution to the tyndale new testament commentaries, a popular series designed to help the general bible reader understand clearly what the text actually says and what it means, without overdue dependence on scholarly technicalities. Peter wrote to dispersed believers and encouraged them as they suffered persecution from government and society. You can find the best commentary on 1 peter for you using the tools on the right side. The one revealed in scripture easter victory of the lords anointed. Rolf jacobson, karoline lewis, david lose, and matt skinner,for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for easter 5. Peter wrote this letter at the outbreak of neros persecution, urging his readers to have hope and courage in the midst of terrible affliction. Even when believers face suffering and hostility, they can rest in their salvation, live out their testimony, and look forward to jesus return. He reminds them again that their real home is not in this world 1 peter 1.
This volume collects his thoughts on 1 peter in a commentary format, with illustrations and applications culled from his sermons and writings. Peter keeps the history of the deluge before his eyes, finding a parallel to the state of the jews in his own time in that of the antediluvians in the days of noah. There are a number of helpful commentaries on the book of 1 peter, and the following are five of the best. The word of god comes to us tonight comes from 2 peter chapter 1. Peter, from a mosaic icon in naves of the patriarchal basilica of st. Of which salvation the prophets have inquired they greatly desired the coming of the saviour, and to see him. Howard marshall conveys that with astute observation in 1 peter, his commentary. It is by his great mercy that we have been born again, because god raised jesus christ from the dead. Apr 01, 2005 in this newest addition to the acclaimed becnt series, respected new testament scholar karen h. If peter is indeed the author then the letter must be dated prior to 64 a. Peter quotes a wellknown command of god to his people israel leviticus 11. Below, you can find all the video from our look at the book weekend on 1 peter 23. God says it five times in the book of leviticus see 11. Listen to pastor robert furrow as he continues his commentary on the book of 1 peter picking up today in chapter 3, verse.
Saint or sinner study questions relate to 1 peter 1 and 2. Jobes, who has published only one article on 1 peter prior to this commentary, relies extensively on the secondary especially englishlanguage literature, reporting agreements and disagreements fairly and accurately and ably. He went, not by a local motion, but by special operation, as god is frequently said to move, gen. Verses 1820 matthew henrys commentary bible gateway. Christians today will also find in peter s letter a wealth of practical counsel on how to. Tom constables expository notes on 1 peter this is also available in the.1001 1497 983 351 348 909 802 857 736 907 916 1547 1277 1124 645 14 1190 1482 1091 310 886 1526 1326 356 968 690 343 500 748 217 72 1259 594 82 1387 723 973 1383 855 515 1377