These Commentaries are designed to help the reader of the Bible understand what the text actually says and what it means.
About 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.
Table of Contents
Map: The Circulation of 1 Peter
Place of Writing
Destination and Readers
Nature and Possible Sources of 1 Peter
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)
AppendixChrist Preaching Through Noah: 1 Peter 3:19-20 in the Light of Dominant Themes in Jewish Literature