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1 Peter 1:1-9
An inexpressible and glorious joy found only in the living hope.
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Published November 20th, 2020
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Paraphrase Lesson 2 - Assignment 1
Paraphrase Lesson 2 - Assignment 1
Observations from 1 Peter 1:1-9 1. The letter is written by Peter. 2. Peter identifies himself as an apostle of Christ. 3. Peter addresses the letter to the elect exiles of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia. 4. Peter identifies uses the term "elect" and "exiles" for the christians. 5. These exiles are elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father. 6. In the sanctification of the Spirit is in the present tense. 7. The foreknowledge of God includes sanctification, obedience and cleansing of sins. 8. Peter does not greet with grace alone. 9. Peter greets with peace to a people who are exiles. 10. Grace and peace are already with the people, but Peter hopes it to be multiplied. 11. Peter starts his letter by praising God. 12. By the mercy of God, the audience were caused to be born again. 13. Peter describes hope as "living". 14. This living hope is found in the death and resurrection of Christ. 15. Peter mentions that we have an inheritance. 16. This inheritance is imperishable, undefiled and unfading. 17. This inheritance is waiting for the people in heaven. 18. God guard's them by his power through faith. 19. There is a salvation that is just waiting to be revealed in the last days. 20. The people are called to rejoice in the living hope for the inheritance and the salvation in the last time. 21. The people are grieved by their situation. 22. Peter says these trials are for the testing of their faith. 23. Peter compares the faith against the preciousness of gold. 24. Peter uses the term fire instead of trials just as he compared faith with gold. 25. The genuineness of faith glorifies God. 26. This glory will be revealed at Christ's coming. 27. The audience has not seen Christ yet. 28. The audience love Christ. 29. The exiles believe without seeing. 30. The exiles experience a peculiar joy because of their faith in Christ. 31. The outcome of faith in Christ is the salvation of their souls. 32. It is God who causes his people to be born again. 33. Peter uses the the promises of God as encouragement for the audience. 34. Peter but also uses the gospel as grounds for the promises. 35. Peter says blessed be God the Father but not Christ Jesus. 36. Peter says the joy in faith is inexpressible. 37. God guards his people for salvation.
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