The apostle Peter writes of the salvation which God has prepared for us, and has offered to us through the preaching of the Good News. This salvation was made possible because Jesus paid the staggering price of His Own life’s blood. Based as it is on the Eternal Word of God, it is changeless, pure, and protected forever. And we, who have received this priceless gift, actively allow our gratitude to Him to change every aspect of our lives. Read more
Our re-birth into eternal life, the apostle Peter tells us, is based on the living Word of God; that Word and, as a result, our life in Christ, will last forever.
“As the Scriptures say, ‘People are like grass; their beauty is like a flower in the field. The grass withers, and the flower fades, but the Word of the Lord remains forever.’ And that Word is the Good News that was preached to you.” 1 Peter 1:24,25 NLT. Read more
In his letter to the scattered believers of the first century Roman Empire, Peter writes that we are to love one another both sincerely and deeply. And the next words he writes show us how this is possible.
“You were cleansed from your sins when you obeyed the truth,” writes the apostle Peter in his first letter to the believers of the early church. “So now you must show sincere love to each other as brothers and sisters. Love each other deeply with all your heart.” 1 Peter 1:22 NLT Read more
We have been redeemed, bought back to God by the precious blood of Christ, the Lamb of God, spotless and sinless.
“God chose Him as your ransom long before the world began, but now, in these last days, He has been revealed for your sake. Through Christ, you have come to trust in God. And you have placed your faith and hope in God, because He raised Christ from the dead and gave Him great glory.” 1 Peter 1:20,21 NLT Read more
“For you know,” writes the apostle Peter, ” that God paid a ransom to save you from the empty life you inherited from your ancestors. And it was not paid with mere gold or silver, which lose their value. It was the precious blood of Christ, the sinless, spotless Lamb of God.” 1 Peter 1:18,19 NLT Read more
“And remember, ” writes Peter in his letter to the early Christians, ” that the Heavenly Father to Whom you pray has no favourites. He will judge or reward you according to what you do. So you must live in reverent fear of Him during your time here as ‘temporary residents.'” 1 Peter 1:17 NLT Read more