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1 Peter 5:12c

Read Introduction to 1 Peter   “By Silvanus, our faithful brother as I consider him, I have written to you briefly, exhorting and testifying that this is the true grace of God in which you stand.”   as I [Peter] consider him [Silvanus] Peter gave extensive thought to...

1 Peter 5:12b

Read Introduction to 1 Peter   “By Silvanus, our faithful brother as I consider him, I have written to you briefly, exhorting and testifying that this is the true grace of God in which you stand.”   our [the] faithful brother There is a definite article in Greek...

1 Peter 5:12

Read Introduction to 1 Peter   “By Silvanus, our faithful brother as I consider him, I have written to you briefly, exhorting and testifying that this is the true grace of God in which you stand.”   By Silvanus Silvanus was probably a Latin name for Silas....

1 Peter 5:11

Read Introduction to 1 Peter   “To Him be the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen.”   To Him be the glory The first epistle of Peter ends in a doxology. Since God is the God of “all grace,” he deserves the glory. Since God sustains us...

1 Peter 5:10i

Read Introduction to 1 Peter   “But may the God of all grace, who called us to His eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you.”   and settle you “Settle” means to lay a...

1 Peter 5:10h

Read Introduction to 1 Peter   “But may the God of all grace, who called us to His eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you.”   strengthen “Strengthen” means to cause...