[1] It is the real or genuine knowledge, founded upon the word of God, not the knowledge that is falsely so-called. Greek: os artigenneta brephe to logikon adolon gala epipothesate, hina en auto auxethete eis soterion. Luke-Acts Pauline Epistles Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group. The qualities of Christ that create His preciousness, His honour, are placed at the disposal of the believer.”, iv. Some escape disease in the physical body when they sin, but the disease and death of the inner man is a penalty that no one given over to the flesh escapes. Prophets c. The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief cornerstone: Those who reject the Chief Cornerstone and refuse to build on Him instead stumble over Him. General Epistles d. Laying aside all malice, guile, hypocrisy, envy, and all evil speaking: This described the attitude of heart that receives the word and grows by the word. 2 Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind. Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. I have nothing to do with them. Even a living stone cannot build something great for God as it sits all on its own. Pauline Epistles In our hearts and lives, the evil which we cast away is for ever returning; the truths which we have learned we are for ever forgetting; the good which we should do we are continually leaving undone. Now in Jesus we belong to God as His own special people. We have died to sins in the sense that now a greater passion fills our life – a passion for the Lord Jesus Christ that is greater than our previous passion for sin. b. “Our case is like that of a criminal who had better bear quietly a sentence for a crime he has not committed, lest by too much outcry he induce investigation into a list of offenses, which are not charged against him, because they are not known.” (Meyer). The Gospels Study the bible online using commentary on 2 Peter 1 and more! For this is commendable, if because of conscience toward God one endures grief, suffering wrongfully. Yet he still recognized the legitimate authority of the Roman government. Historical Books These are now the property of every Christian, and we have them in a greater and spiritual sense. Therefore it is also contained in the Scripture, “Behold, I lay in Zion a chief cornerstone, elect, precious, and he who believes on Him will by no means be put to shame.” Therefore, to you who believe, He is precious; but to those who are disobedient, “The stone which the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone,” and “A stone of stumbling and a rock of offense.” They stumble, being disobedient to the word, to which they also were appointed. 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Peter wrote this in the days of the Roman Empire, which was not a democracy and no special friend to Christians. Remember, on your answer to this question depends your condition. Pauline Epistles e. For you were like sheep going astray, but have now returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls: If not for Jesus’ patient endurance under the persecution of the ungodly, we would still be going astray. κτισει, to every human constitution of government, under which you are placed by Divine Providence, and which is formed instrumentally by men, and relates to you as men, and not as Christians. The Whole Bible Simon Peter, a bondservant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained like precious faith with us by the righteousness of … d. They stumble, being disobedient to the word, to which they also were appointed: It is appointed that those who are disobedient to the word should stumble over Jesus. Johannine Writings The Sure Christian Life. 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The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy of Scripture. a. d. That you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light: The purpose for these high privileges is not so we can grow proud, but so that we can proclaim the praises of Him who has done such great things for us. The Gospels In deed and word he was immaculate, and yet he was exposed to suffering; expect the same, and when it comes bear it in the same spirit.” (Clarke), ii. In a sense, we all are. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point We live because we are connected with Him who is the source of life. i. All we like sheep sheep going astray. μοι, those who are in a strange country, and among a people not their own. Historical Books 3. Cookie Notice: a. -------------------- The New Testament This spiritual house shows that as much as Israel had a temple, Christians also have one. They said that Christians were antisocial because they did not participate in society’s immoral entertainment. How those who have come to Jesus are to live. Even though men rejected Jesus, He has become the Chief Cornerstone in the work of building the church. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation. 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Home >> Bible Studies >> 1 Peter >> 1 Peter 2:1-12 These small group studies of 1 Peter contain outlines, cross-references, Bible study discussion questions, and applications. And where will ye leave your glory?” (Clarke). 1. Historical Books The Gospels We do not trouble ourselves over debts that are paid. Honor all people. ii. It is easy to see how the pursuit of fleshly lusts can destroy our physical body. The Gospels As much as Israel had a priesthood, so Christians are a holy priesthood. d. That by doing good you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men: Peter knew that our conduct is a way to defend the gospel. They said that Christians were atheists because they did not worship idols. “There can no longer be an elite priesthood with claims of special access to God, or special privileges in worship or in fellowship with God.” (Grudem). General Epistles Prophets PETER'S SECOND LETTER. b. Johannine Writings Passwords should have at least 6 characters. Prophets But when you do good and suffer, if you take it patiently, this is commendable before God. -------------------- Based also on what Paul wrote in Romans 13, we can say that the greatest offense government can make is to fail to punish evildoers, or to reward evildoers through corruption. Passwords should have at least 6 characters. The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy of Scripture. The Old Testament -------------------- Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. Wisdom Literature c. As to those who are sent by him: Peter also insisted that rulers are sent by him; that is, sent by God. -------------------- 2Peter 3:18.) We are a royal priesthood. ©2013 David Guzik – No distribution beyond personal use without permission Minor Prophets i. Christians were falsely accused of great crimes in the early church. Simon Peter, a bondservant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained like precious faith with us by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: Tools. 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Prophets b. (1Pe 2:6-8) The glory of the Chief Cornerstone. The offices of royalty and priesthood were jealously separated in Israel. a. a. The New Testament -------------------- Pagans said that at communion Christians ate the flesh and drank the blood of a baby in a cannibalistic ritual. But over time, it was clear that Christians were not immoral people – and it was shown by their lives. Pentateuch Minor Prophets I am dead to my sins; Christ suffered instead of me. 1. Pauline Epistles Hence the Church of God too much resembles the wards of a children’s hospital.” (Meyer). We should all desire the pure milk of the word, even though Paul rebukes the Corinthians for being able to only receive milk (1 Corinthians 3:1-2), the Christian should never get tired of the simple truths of the Gospel simply presented. That effect is described in the following verses. i. The Old Testament 1Pe 2:13 ¶ Pentateuch Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness. c. To offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ: God does the work of building (being built), but we do the job of offering sacrifices pleasing to Him, as we come to Jesus as who we are – living stones, made by Him. Wisdom Literature Surely it would be that space of time in which he was mocked and buffeted in the hall of the high priest, when Peter sat and warmed his hands at the fire, when he saw his Lord abused, and was afraid to own that he was his disciple, and by-and-by became so terrified that, with profane language, he declared ‘I know not the man.’ So long as life lingered, the apostle would remember the meek and quiet bearing of his suffering Lord.” (Spurgeon). Intended to be helpful to all Christians, including teachers and preachers, while avoiding an emphasis on technical issues. The Gospels Minor Prophets To be punished for our wrongs is no credit to us. An encouragement to know God and what He has done for us. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point It is a possession, and so is actually indwelt by Him.” (Morgan). Pentateuch (1Pe 2:11-12) When we come to Jesus, we are to abstain from fleshly lusts. 1 Peter 2:24 a, Who his own self Isaiah 53:12, He bare the sins bare our sins, etc. For you were like sheep going astray, but have now returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls. B. (1Pe 2:9-10) The privileged place of God’s people. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a a. Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example: Jesus is our example as someone who endured punishment unjustly. In ourselves, we have no priestly authority, but only in Jesus. Thus Jesus set out the course for both Jew and Gentile to be joined together into one glorious house for God. conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy The failure to either desire or to receive this pure milk of the word is the reason for so many problems in both individual Christian lives and in congregations. ii. i. 1Pe 2:11 ¶ Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul; 1Pe 2:12 : Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation. Poetical Books It discovers our disease, but does not make known the cure. It speaks of the desire each believer should have for the word of God. ii. -------------------- The New Testament What God does in us together is important. Peter’s message is wonderful: “You didn’t used to belong, but now you belong to God and among God’s people.”. c. Who once were not a people but are now the people of God: We once were without these privileges, and were not even a people before God. b. Share this page using one of these tools: Email / username or password was incorrect! The New Testament Governments are a useful tool in resisting the effects of man’s fallen nature. The Old Testament Fear God. c. That we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness: Peter reminds us that when Jesus died on the cross, we also died to sins. 1. Who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree: The suffering of Jesus is clearly an example for us; but it is far more than an example. Servants, be submissive to your masters with all fear, not only to the good and gentle, but also to the harsh. 1 Peter 2:23, When reviled, he Isaiah 53:7, He opened not his reviled not again. The law sets before us our wretched state by sin, but there it leaves us. Poetical Books -------------------- General Epistles Prophets It is a nation, and so is under His government. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, The Whole Bible Historical Books b. But God did something different, and it was a stone of stumbling and a rock of offense for many first-century Jews. Wisdom Literature And as much as Israel had sacrifices, so Christians offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God. -------------------- Historical Books -------------------- In the Septuagint (an ancient Greek translation of the Old Testament) it is used for man’s deepest longing for God: As the deer pants for the water brooks, so pants my soul for You, O God (Psalm 42:1). “It is in union with him that they live, and answer the end of their regeneration; as stones of a building are of no use but as they occupy their proper places in a building, and rest on the foundation.” (Clarke). In the early part of the third century Celsus made the most famous and the most systematic attack of all upon the Christians in which he accused them of ignorance and foolishness and superstition and all kinds of things – but never of immorality.” (Barclay). John 3:16, Jesus faith love), The Whole Bible The Old Testament Peter stated it here both to constantly remind Christians of the great work of Jesus on the cross, and to show them that even as the suffering of Jesus accomplished much, so their own suffering can be used of God. The physical aspect of our healing is received in part now, but only completely with our resurrection. i. c. Having your conduct honorable among the Gentiles: This kind of godly living makes our conduct honorable among those who don’t know God yet. “The most advanced among us, in knowledge and attainment, are, in comparison with what they shall be, only as babes.” (Meyer), ii. Major Prophets Our life is permanently changed by our identification with Jesus on the cross, even as the Apostle Paul described in Romans 6. i. Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. “The honour is to you who believe; i.e. But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; who once were not a people but are now the people of God, who had not obtained mercy but now have obtained mercy. 1 Peter 2:20 Literal translation. He does not need any mediator except his great High Priest, Jesus. The Old Testament i. “That the day of visitation means a time in which punishment should be inflicted, is plain from Isaiah 10:3: And what will ye do in the day of visitation, and in the desolation which shall come from afar? Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation-- Pentateuch d. By whose stripes you were healed: Peter quotes Isaiah 53:5, which primarily refers to spiritual healing but also includes physical healing. Love the brotherhood. Luke-Acts mouth. 1Pe 1:2 - Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied. Luke-Acts Prophets Pentateuch -------------------- The Gospels iv. But Peter reminds us that fleshly lusts also war against the soul. i. i. “He suffered, but not on account of any evil he had either done or said. General Epistles For what credit is it if, when you are beaten for your faults, you take it patiently? e. If indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious: If we have received from God and have tasted (personally experienced) that the Lord is gracious, then we have great reason and responsibility to receive the word in the enthusiastic way that babies receive their milk. Johannine Writings Beloved, I beg you as sojourners and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul, having your conduct honorable among the Gentiles, that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by your good works which they observe, glorify God in the day of visitation. Instead of being their salvation, Jesus becomes to them a rock of offense. The Baptismal Vow. ii. Pauline Epistles Minor Prophets Johannine Writings 1 Peter 2:25, For ye were as Isaiah 53:6. -------------------- The provision for our healing (both physically and spiritually) is made by the sufferings (stripes) of Jesus. When things are right, you don’t have to tell it to want the milk. The Whole Bible (1Pe 2:1-3) How to respond to the eternal word of God. -------------------- Poetical Books 2Pe 1:1-4. Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, Who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, That we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness, For you were like sheep going astray, but have now returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls, David Guzik :: Génesis 14 – Abram Rescata a Lot y Conoce a Melquisedec, G1 - alpha - Strong's Greek Lexicon (KJV), David Guzik :: Hechos 9 – La Conversión de Saulo de Tarso, David Guzik :: 1 Corintios 7 – Principios Sobre el Matrimonio y la Soltería, A Summary of Each Bible Book - Study Resources, Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Matthew 7:6, David Guzik :: Génesis 3 – La tentación y caída del hombre, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesus and the Holy Trinity (Walter Martin), Genesis 6-7 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith), A Quiet Heart Means Confidence in God (Elisabeth Elliot), Genesis 1:1-8 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith), Genesis 4-5 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith). (The Living Stone and a Chosen People. Minor Prophets Wisdom Literature range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed The Old Testament The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, Please see Blue Letter Bible's Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. They said that Christian “agape feasts” were wild orgies. Jesus bore our sins in His own body on the wood – the wood of the cross. in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. a. Peter’s idea isn’t that God has abandoned Israel or that they have no place in His redemptive plan, but that Christianity is in no way inferior to Judaism. 1 Peter 2:2 like newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you may grow in respect to salvation, (NASB: Lockman). Honor the king. “Is Jesus precious to your soul? we healed. “The description of the Church is systematic and exhaustive. Since it is true that believers have a new life principle (chosen generation), a new access to God (royal priesthood), a new government (holy nation), and a new owner (His own special people), it will affect the way the believer lives life. When He was reviled Jesus did not revile in return, but in His sufferings He committed Himself to the Father. i. Jesus quoted this passage from Psalm 118 in regard to Himself (Matthew 21:42). i. To whom will ye flee for help? I am Jesus Christ's servant and his apostle.. 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Therefore, to you who believe, He is precious: Though this chief cornerstone is rejected by the disobedient and unbelieving, undeniably He is precious to those who believe. Wisdom Literature 4. Pauline Epistles GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, (Hebrew/Greek Search by English Definition), * 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order', Search verses, phrases, and topics (e.g. To know God and precious: as Christians we should be dead to many pleasures and of. 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