First Peter MacArthur New Testament Commentary [NOOK Book]

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1 Peter

Peter wrote this letter at the outbreak of Nero's persecution,
urging his readers to have hope and courage in the midst of terrible affliction.
His words of ...

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Overview


1 Peter

Peter wrote this letter at the outbreak of Nero's persecution,
urging his readers to have hope and courage in the midst of terrible affliction.
His words of encouragement still resonate today. Even when believers face suffering and hostility, they can rest in their salvation, live out their testimony,
and look forward to Jesus' return.

Join John MacArthur as he explains each verse in a way that is both doctrinally precise and intensely practical.

The
MacArthur New Testament Commentary series comes from the experience, wisdom, and insight of one of the most trusted ministry leaders and Bible scholars of our day.
Each volume was written to be as comprehensive and accurate as possible, dealing thoroughly with every key phrase and word in the Scripture without being unnecessarily technical. This commentary will help to give a better, fuller, richer understanding of God's Word, while challenging the reader to a vibrant personal spiritual walk.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781575676401
  • Publisher: Moody Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/1/2004
  • Series: Macarthur New Testament Commentary Serie
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 757,503
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author


JOHN MACARTHUR (B.A., Los Angeles Pacific College; M.Div., Talbot
Theological Seminary; Litt.D., Grace Graduate School; D.D., Talbot Theological Seminary)
is Pastor and Teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California and the president of The Master's College and Seminary. An active conference speaker, Dr.
MacArthur has been a featured teacher with the radio program Grace to You. He has written over 150 books, including a series of biblical commentaries, The Gospel
According to Jesus, The Second Coming, Twelve Ordinary Men,
and The MacArthur
Study Bible
. John and his wife, Patricia, live in Canyon Country, California and have four grown children and fifteen grandchildren.
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As Peter penned this epistle, the dark clouds of the first great outbreak of official persecution, investigated by the insane Emperor Nero, were already gathering on the horizon. Seeking scapegoats to divert the public's suspicion that he had started the great fire of July, A.D. 64 that devastated Rome, Nero pinned the blame on the Christians, whom he already perceived as enemies of Rome because they would worship none but Christ. As a result, they were encased in wax and burned at the stake to light his gardens, crucified and thrown to wild beasts. Though the official persecution apparently was confined to the vicinity of Rome, attacks on Christians undoubtedly spread unchecked by the authorities to other parts of the Empire. It was as a result of Nero's persecution that both Peter and Paul were martyred. But before he died, Peter wrote this magnificent epistle to believers whose suffering would soon intensify. Throughout the centuries, beleaguered Christians have benefited from the apostle's wise counsel and gentle, encouraging words of comfort.
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Table of Contents


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction to 1 Peter

1. The Elements of Election (1 Peter 1:1-2)

2. The Believer's Eternal Inheritance (1 Peter
1:3-5)

3. Salvation Joy (1 Peter 1:6-9)

4. Salvation's Greatness (1
Peter 1:10-12)

5. The Believer's Response to Salvation (1 Peter 1:13-17)

6. The Wonder of Redemption (1 Peter 1:18-21)

7. Supernatural Love (1 Peter
1:22-25)

8. Desiring the Word (1 Peter 2:1-3)

9. Spiritual Privileges-Part
1: Union with Christ and Access to God (1 Peter 2:4-5)

10. Spiritual Privileges-Part
2: Security in Christ, Dominion with Christ (1 Peter 2:6-9b)

11. Spiritual
Privileges-Part 3: Separation to Christ, Possession by Christ, Illumination in Christ,
Compassion from Christ, and Proclamation of Christ (1 Peter 2:9c-l 0)

12. Godly Living (1 Peter 2:11-12)

13. Submission to Civil Authority (1 Peter
2:13-17)

14. Submission in the Workplace (1 Peter 2:18-21a)

15. The
Suffering Jesus (1 Peter 2:21b-25)

16. Winning an Unsaved Spouse (1 Peter
3:1-7)

17. Living and Loving the Good Life (1 Peter 3:8-12)

18. Securities
Against a Hostile World (1 Peter 3:13-17)

19. The Triumph of Christ's Suffering
(1 Peter 3:18-22)

20. Arming Yourself Against Unjust Suffering (1 Peter 4:1-6)

21. Spiritual Duty in a Hostile World (1 Peter 4:7-11)

22. The Fiery Trial (1
Peter 4:12-19)

23. Shepherding the Flock (1 Peter 5:1-4)

24. Fundamental
Attitudes of a Christian Mind (1 Peter 5:5-14)
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