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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...
Peter’s Discussion Of Suffering - Article
Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - “Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to Him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator” (I Peter 4:19). Inspired by the Holy Spirit, Peter establishes insights and truths...
Preciousness - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... and in slightly different forms is so translated in I Peter 1:7 and 3:7. But whose honor or worthiness is being discussed in this passage? Peter answers both of these questions in the immediate context. Speaking of the Lord, he calls Him...
Marcus My Son - Article
Paul G. Humber, M.S. - ... you; and so doth Marcus my son” (I Peter 5:13). Though Peter was married (Mark 1:30; I Corinthians 9:5), it is doubtful that Mark (Marcus) was Peter’s biological son. We learn in Acts 12:12 that Mark’s mother...
The Christian’s Calling - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - “I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called” (Ephesians 4:1). The Christian’s calling in Christ is a high calling. Since we are encouraged to walk in a manner...
Defense of the Gospel - Article
Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... the gospel, ye all are partakers of my grace." (Philippians 1:7) Writing from prison in Rome some 10 years after he helped found the church in Philippi, Paul still felt such a bond with those believers that he insisted they "partake" with him in...
Hating Knowledge - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?" (Proverbs 1:22). This ancient question by the wise man, Solomon, was posed almost 3000 years ago and is still relevant today. "How long?" he asked. How long will men continue to scoff...
The Test Of Faith - Article
Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - ... that perisheth, though it be tried with fire" (I Peter 1:7). Why does God oftentimes allow those who name the name of Christ to go through great trial and adversity; insomuch that the temptation arises to doubt the very presence of...
Love, Faith, Joy - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... even the salvation of your souls” (I Peter 1:8,9).Peter had seen the Lord, but he was writing to those who hadn’t, including us. Like them we can have a personal relationship with the Lord, even though we haven’t...
Through Flood And Fire - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... and one day must be destroyed by the fire (II Peter 3:6,10), but “eight souls were saved by water” (I Peter 3:20) as the flood carried them safely away in Noah’s Ark from the violent world of the antediluvians, and all...
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