"#For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries: Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with th…"
"#Hearing of thy love and faith, which thou hast toward the Lord Jesus and toward all saints; That the communication of thy faith may become effectual by acknowledging of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus. For we have great joy and con…"
"#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; That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men…"
"#For it is better if the will of being so, that ye suffer for well-doing than for evil doing. For Christ also once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but quickened by the Spirit…"
"#And who is he that will harm you, if ye be followers of that which is good? But and if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are ye and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled; But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts and be ready alw…"
"#For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous and his ears are open unto their prayers, but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil. I Peter 3:12
We are living in perilous times and in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic. It is a blessi…"
"#Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous: Not rendering evil for evil or railing for railing, but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inheri…"
"#Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honor unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered. I Peter 3:7
Peter is now focusing on the husba…"
"#Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel; But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit,…"
"#Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives; While they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear. I Peter 3:1,2
"#For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps: Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he t…"
"#Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king. Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear; not only to the good and gentle but also to the froward. For this is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, su…"
"#Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, supreme; Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and for the praise of them that do well. For so is the will of…"
"#Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul; Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, whic…"
"#Unto you, therefore, which believe he is precious but unto them which be disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner, And a stone of stumbling and a rock of offense, even to them which stumble at th…"
"#To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men but chosen of God and precious, Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ. Wher…"