Hot answers tagged

2

Appointed to Stumble, not to Disobey The focus of 1 Peter 2:4-8 is the relation of believer and unbeliever to the "stone" or "rock" (identified here as picturing Jesus Christ). A series of parallels are in the passage. Since you note the ESV, I will use it for demonstrating these parallels (emphasis added): 4 As you come to him [the Lord, v.3; but cf. 1 ...


1

"Love" would have been too non-specific. You can make a case in Scripture for things like obedience and submission in the right relationships to be evidences/marks of love. God's people are showing they love God when they are being obedient to Him and submitting to Him. 2 John 1:6 says, "And this is love: that we walk in obedience to His commands. As you ...


1

My interpretation of 1 Peter 4:6 is that christians who have died were preached to while physically alive on earth and they believed and received Christ before dying physically. At the coming judgment of all humanity, whether they be physically dead or alive, such physically dead Christians would be judged by Jesus Christ based on their activities while they ...



Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible