The 21st book of the New Testament

This is a letter written by the Apostle Peter to the Churches in Asia Minor. It primarilly consists of an exhortation to stand firm in their faith during the persecutions they were facing at the time. It was written between 62ad and 69ad.

chapters: 1 2 3 4 5

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Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary on the Whole Bible
Book: 1 Peter
Chapters: 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 ·

The same great doctrines, as in St. Paul's Epistles, are here
applied to same practical purposes. And this epistle is
remarkable for the sweetness, gentleness, and humble Love, with
which it is written. It gives a short, and yet a very clear
summary, both of the consolations and the instructions needful
for the encouragement and direction of a Christian in his
Journey to Heaven, raising his thoughts and desires to that
happiness, and strengthening him against all opposition in the
way, both from corruption within, and temptations and
Afflictions without.

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