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Holy Conversation - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... be in all holy conversation and godliness" (II Peter 3:11). The picturesque phrase, "holy conversation," occurs only twice in the New Testament, both in Peter's epistles, one in his very first chapter, I Peter 1:15; the other in...
Precious Treasures - Article
Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - gold that perisheth . . .” (I Peter 1:7). Precious—“Of great price, costly, valuable, very dear, highly esteemed, expensive.” People and temporal things are said to be precious to us; yet, how much more...
Sufferings - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - an example, that ye should follow His steps" (I Peter 2:21). Peter's first epistle, written during a time of bitter persecution, deals with the matter of suffering. Peter reminds us that Christ suffered for us and that it is a privilege to...
Greetings from Peter - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord" (II Peter 1:1-2). All too often we skip over the introductory verses of greeting in a Bible book, but many times these verses contain rich information. Such is the case in today's text. We...
A Soon Departure - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - “Knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ hath showed me” (I Peter 1:14). Peter was writing to the scattered believers, persecuted from without and badgered from within by false...
Stir Up - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... up by putting you in remembrance” (II Peter 1:13). It is apparently rather easy, in this day of football games, rock concerts, and race riots, to get the emotions of a crowd all stirred up. The stirring of emotions can be either...
Incorruptible Things - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... received by tradition from your fathers" (I Peter 1:18). Not all the wealth of the world can redeem a single soul, for gold and silver are merely corruptible elements in a world under "the bondage of corruption" (Romans...
Whose Daughters Ye Are - Article
Connie J. Horn - “Even as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord: whose daughters ye are, as long as ye do well, and are not afraid with any amazement” (I Peter 3:6). Sarah called Abraham “lord,” which means “supreme in...
Peter, First Rock - Article
Paul G. Humber, M.S. - ... and upon this rock I will build my church" (Matthew 16:18). Which is more important? (a) The first rock of God's Temple? (b) All the rocks put together (Church)? or, (c) The Person building the whole thing (Jesus Christ)? About a...
Elect Of The Father, Son, And Spirit - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - “Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and...
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