A review of the book of 1 Peter

We just finished going through 1 Peter on Sunday mornings.  Here is the outline of everything we saw from this book.  Peter calls us to stand firm in this…

TEXT WHAT WE SAW
I. Called to Salvation as Exiles (1:1-2:10)
1:1-9 Born Again Exiles
1:10-16 The Christian’s Privilege (advantage over prophets/angels) & Responsibility (hope/holiness)
1:17-25 The Christian’s Relation to God (fear) & One Another (love)
2:1-8 Spiritual Milk (long for the Word) & Living Stones (live as part of the church)
2:9-10 God’s Priests (how God sees you)
II. Live as Aliens in a Hostile World to Bring God Glory (2:11-4:11)
2:11-12 The World’s Exiles (how the world sees you)
2:13-21a The Christian’s Call: Subjection, Not Revolution
2:21b-25 The Imitation of Christ (example/substitute)
3:1-7 Exemplary Husbands (understand) & Wives (submit)
3:8-12 A Life Well Spent (live in community/deal with evil)
3:13-17 A Christian Apologetic (suffer/defend the faith)
3:18-22 Christ Triumphant Through Suffering (death/proclamation) & Judgment (resurrection/ascension)
4:1-6 Living in the World (suffering, but saved from judgment)
4:7-11 Living in Light of the End (the end is at hand: think rightly to pray, love covers sin, show hospitality, use your gifts)
III. Persevere in Suffering (4:12-5:14)
4:12-19 Expect Suffering
5:1-5 The Church’s Leadership (shepherd/humility) & You (humility)
5:6-14 Living Under the Mighty Hand of God (know your place [humility/dependence], know enemy & deliverer, stand firm)