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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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The Apostles' Creed

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1 Peter 3:18-21
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The Apostles’ Creed is the Church’s statement of faith—but it is not often explained! For personal study, it’s helpful to use a Bible commentary. A commentary examines Scripture verse by verse and sheds likes on difficult passages.

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.

The "D" Word

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1 Peter 5:1-4
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Discipline is the “D” word that nobody likes but everybody admires. It’s the stuff that happens when nobody is looking or applauding. It’s the hard work of what goes on behind the scenes and results in excellence.

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