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First Peter

First Peter focuses on the importance of believers bearing under unjust suffering yet continuing to live well. It’s the New Testament Job.

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1 Peter: Hope for the Hurting

A quick glance at the first few verses of 1 Peter is enough to give us an understanding of Peter’s message to his readers: hope for the hurting. According to verse 1, the hurting were those residing as aliens, scattered throughout vast regions of the Roman Empire. These Christians were objects of social ostracism, slander, mistreatment, and threats. They needed encouragement.

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