Live Honorably Even When Your Beliefs are Called Evil

1 Peter 2:12 (MEV): Live your lives honorably among the Gentiles, so that though they speak against you as evildoers, they shall see your good works and thereby glorify God in the day of visitation. Though this was written to Jewish believers, it stands with very poignant encouragement for today. The news is rife with …

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Live Like Jesus

1 Peter 3:13 (MEV): Who is he who will harm you if you follow that which is good? This is a rhetorical question. One that Peter asks knowing the obvious answer. For us believers, as the previous citation of Psalms 34 teaches--the eyes of the Lord on the righteous, and He's set His face against …

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Willingly Suffering for Another is Holiness

1 Peter 3:8–9 (MEV): Finally, be all of one mind, be loving toward one another, be gracious, and be kind. Do not repay evil for evil, or curse for curse, but on the contrary, bless, knowing that to this you are called, so that you may receive a blessing. Peter's constant theme is our conduct …

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