1 peter 1:5 is one of the most significant verses in the bible on the full assurance of faith. Then to the younger, to be obedient and humble, and to cast their care upon god ( v.
Christians need god’s grace to gain victory over the devil’s assaults.
1 peter 5 8 commentary. Be sober — see on 1 thessalonians 5:6.keep your appetites and passions under proper restraint and government, or awake, as υηψανε also signifies; 153 the very trials which may appear to be the means satan employs for our. 7 and to godliness, mutual affection;
Christ is also symbolized as a lion, but not as a lion seeking to devour.lion for christ is used in the sense of controlled, majestic power, but for satan it is the symbol for one who is ruthless, stealthy, powerfully aggressive, bent on defending its turf, and destruction, often working from ambush. Be watchful.your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. * peter accompanied jesus through much of his earthly ministry and, along with james and
Be sober, be vigilant the apostle had exhorted to each of these before; The dominion belongs to the god of all grace. Be sober “sober” literally signifies to abstain from wine.
Most scholars see here the reflection of an early christian tradition that exhorted christians to humility because of the presence of satan. Then to the younger, to be obedient and humble, and to cast their care upon god (v. There is a close connexion between this, and the duly casting our care upon him.
Or, as αυτο τουτο is rendered by some learned critics, (the particle εις being supposed to be understood,) for this purpose, or for this very reason, namely, because god hath given you. John piper feb 28, 2017 1.2k shares sermon. A drunken person has neither a clear mind nor any control over motor activities.
Namely, to a deep sense of the certainty and importance of things invisible and eternal; And the one cannot well be without the other: 1 peter 5:8 parallel verses [⇓ see commentary ⇓] 1 peter 5:8, niv:
If any man desires to live comfortably on earth, or to possess eternal life in heaven, he must bridle his tongue from wicked, abusive, or deceitful words. Read introduction to 1 peter “who are kept by the power of god through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.” now we come to god’s layaway plan.god lays our inheritance of heaven away with his guarantee that we will receive it. Now, he will say so again.
With sobriety, alertness, and steadfast faith they must resist the evil one; His name was simon, but jesus changed it to peter (john 1:42). We are hourly and daily assailed by sore temptations.
(read all of 1 peter 5) complete concise in which the apostle gives particular directions, first to the elders, how to behave themselves towards their flock (v. The “top 10″ list is based on aggregate reviews. As peter has already shown, trials and suffering are the means by which our faith is proven (1 peter 1:7).
See ( 1 peter 1:13) ( 4:7) but thought fit to repeat them; Unless a man is sober in body and mind, he will not be watchful, either over himself or others, or against the snares of. The holy kiss was common in peter's time (see romans 16:16, 1 corinthians 16:20, 2 corinthians 13:12, 1 thessalonians 5:26.) peter ends by directing us to the peace we have in christ.
And to mutual affection, love. Whereas james brings out the importance of humility. And besides this — besides your renouncing the corruption that is in the world, you must increase in all the graces of god’s spirit, and in the virtues to which they naturally lead.
‘peter’ means ‘a rock’ or ‘a stone’. In verse 8, peter issued some other challenges to the christians of his day and of our day. Let us then remember that our case is not an isolated one.
There are many similarities with the attributes of the serpent. John piper nov 27, 1994 26 shares In *new testament times many people could speak and read the *greek language.
As if he had said, awake, and keep awake. This list of commentaries is intended to help the reader understand and apply peter’s message in the book of 1 peter. Peter evidently thought that the conviction of companionship in temptation was meant by god to be a source of strength.
Sobriety and watchfulness being exceeding necessary and useful in the christian life; Peter wrote this letter in the *greek language. The new testament uses “sober” metaphorically of spiritual alertness or watchfulness (1 thessalonians 5:6, 8;
* see note on 1 pt 2:25. Peter himself suffered for want of watching! The fact that we can cast all our anxieties on god should not cause us to be careless or lazy.
Be alert and of sober mind.your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. 1 peter 5:8, esv: 8 for if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you. 1peter 5:8 be of sober spirit, be on the alert.
Suffering is the means by which god—the god of all grace—perfects, confirms, strengthens, and establishes us (1 peter 5:10). Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. The best 1 peter commentaries are listed below.
5 for this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; Peter also tells us to greet each other as is appropriate in the society of our day. The elders who are among you i exhort, i who am a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of christ, and also a partaker of the glory that will be revealed:
Be vigilant — watchful against the subtle and malicious designs of your spiritual enemies. There are exegetical commentaries, scholarly and technical commentaries, as well as commentaries that are easy to understand. 1 peter 4 chapter 5 in which the apostle gives particular directions, first to the elders, how to behave themselves towards their flock ( v.
(1) a call to elders. This demonstrates that peter was a married man (1 corinthians 9:5). He was one of the 12 *apostles.
Elders should be faithful shepherds. Let's consider them in closing.