Chiasmus in 1 Peter 3.8

So it would appear there’s a chiasmus in 1 Pet 3.8, with similar ideas mirrored in the five elements: Finally, all of you, have A. unity of mind, B. sympathy, X. brotherly love, B’. a tender heart, and A’. a humble mind. The ESV quote above appears to reflect in the translation of the terms … Read More

Just as obligated

“We are just as obligated to make our lives attractive and beautiful to others as we are to make them pure.” —Guy N. Woods, on 1 Pet 9.12.

More power

Today’s devotional focuses on 1 Peter and especial 1 Pet 3.15. Fear of men. Sometimes men appear to have more power to injure us than God has power to rescue us. The real danger is not what man can do to our bodies. It is what the Lord can do to our souls, Matthew 10:28. … Read More

You love him

I love 1 Peter, and I love 1.8, and I love what Kathryn H. said about it: The scripture for today, January 8 (1/8), is 1st Peter 1:8 as found in the New Testament of the Bible: “Though you have not seen him, you love him! And even though you do not see him now, … Read More