1 Peter

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Overview

In 1 Peter, explains Wayne Grudem, readers are encouraged to grow in their trust in God and their obedience to him throughout their lives, but especially when they suffer. "Here is a brief and very clear summary both of the consolations and instructions needful for the encouragement and direction of a Christian in his journey to Heaven, elevating his thoughts and desires to that happiness, and strengthening him against all opposition in the way, both that of corruption within, and temptations and afflictions from without," says Archbishop Robert Leighton in the introduction.

The Tyndale New Testament Commentaries have long been a trusted resource for Bible study. Written by some of the world's most distinguished evangelical scholars, these twenty volumes offer clear, reliable, and relevant explanations of every book in the New Testament.

These Tyndale volumes are designed to help readers understand what the Bible actually says and what it means. The introduction to each volume gives a concise but thorough description of the authorship, date, and historical background of the biblical book under consideration. The commentary itself examines the text section by section, drawing out its main themes. It also comments on individual verses and deals with problems of interpretation. The aim throughout is to get at the true meaning of the Bible and to make its message plain to readers today.

The original, unrevised text of this volume has been completely retypeset and printed in a larger, more attractive format with the new cover design for the series.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780830842476
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication date: 8/10/2009
  • Series: Tyndale New Testament Commentaries , #17
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 1,017,769
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Wayne Grudem is Research Professor of Theology and Bible at Phoenix Seminary in Arizona. His books include Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine, The Gift of Prophecy in the New Testament and Today and the volume on 1 Peter in The Tyndale New Testament Commentary series.
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Table of Contents

General Preface
Author's Preface
Abbreviations
Map: The Circulation of 1 Peter
Introduction
Author
Place of Writing
Date
Destination and Readers
Purpose
Nature and Possible Sources of 1 Peter
Prominent Themes
Analysis
Commentary
Additional Notes
New Covenant Rewards (1:4)
"Time and Circumstances" or "Person or Time"? (1:11)
The Dwelling Place of God (2:5)
Election and Reprobation in Scripture (2:8)
Did Christ "Carry Our Sins Up to the Cross"? (2:24)
Appendix--Christ Preaching Through Noah: 1 Peter 3:19-20 in the Light of Dominant Themes in Jewish Literature
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