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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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Pessimistic Thinking

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1 Peter 4:1

If you’ve ever been in that muddy hole called the Slough of Despond, you can relate to Christian in The Pilgrim’s Progress. Despondency, or the pits, is really pessimism. It’s a gloomy, negative attitude, which often comes when we rely on ourselves instead of God. Whenever negative thoughts come knocking, don’t open the door. Instead, turn your thoughts to God.