NIV  Value Outreach Bible  Paperback Book
Score: 3
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NIV Value Outreach Bible Paperback


  • Author : Zondervan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-02-07
  • Genre: Bibles
  • Pages : 864
  • ISBN 10 : 0310446821

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NIV Value Outreach Bible Paperback Excerpt :

This NIV Value Outreach Bible is a low-cost softcover Bible perfect for churches and ministries buying in bulk to present to first-time Bible readers.

1 Peter Book

1 Peter


  • Author : Donald P. Senior
  • Publisher : Liturgical Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 315
  • ISBN 10 : 0814658172

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1 Peter Excerpt :

Crisis in the church is not a new phenomenon. In fact, the church has always been - and probably always will be - involved in some kind of crisis. Even in the apostolic period, which is regarded by many as the church's golden age, there were serious crises coming both from the outside, as in 1 Peter, and from the inside, as in Jude and 2 Peter. The three short New Testament letters treated in 1 Peter, Jude and 2 Peter illustrate the problems early Christians faced, as well as the rhetorical techniques and theological concepts with which they combated those problems. In the first part of this volume, Donald Senior views 1 Peter as written from Rome in Peter's name to several churches in northern Asia Minor - present-day Turkey - in the latter part of the first century C.E. The new Christians addressed in 1 Peter found themselves aliens and exiles in the wider Greco-Roman society and suffered a kind of social ostracism. But they are given a marvelous theological Vision of who they have become through their baptism and pastoral encouragement to stand firm. They are shown how to take a missionary stance toward the outside world by giving the witness of a holy and blameless life to offset the slander and ignorance of the non-Christian majority and possibly even to lead them to glorify God on the day of judgment. In the second part of this volume, Daniel Harrington interprets Jude and 2 Peter as confronting crises in the late first century that were perpetrated by Christian teachers who are described polemically as intruders in Jude and as false teachers in 2 Peter. In confronting the crises within their churches, the authors appeal frequently to the Old Testament and to early summaries of Christian faith. While Jude uses other Jewish traditions, 2 Peter includes most of the text of Jude as well as many distinctively Greek terms and concepts. It is clear that for the authors, despite their different social settings, what was at stake was the struggle for the faith. Daniel

1 Peter Bible Study Book Book

1 Peter Bible Study Book


  • Author : Jen Wilkin
  • Publisher : Gospel Coalition
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 143005154X

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1 Peter Bible Study Book Excerpt :

Our inheritance through Christ is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading. In 1 Peter, a man of faith and flaws and eyewitness to the life of Christ challenges us to look beyond our current circumstances to a future inheritance. He shares his concerns on big picture issues for the early church, describes believers' true identity in Christ, and ultimately helps readers discover what it means to experience the Living Hope they have in Christ. Key themes of humility, submission, and identity in Christ guide the study of 1 Peter as participants are challenged to read the book in its entirety each week. Teaching videos are key to the understanding of this study. (9 sessions) Features: Personal study segments to complete between group sessions 9-session study with 8 weeks of homework Verse-by-verse approach to complete a book study Teaching videos that build upon and tie together the personal study available for purchase or rent (30 to 35 minutes per session) Benefits Expand your understanding of 1 Peter for personal spiritual growth by reading the book in its entirety throughout each week of study Follow a verse-by-verse approach to complete a book study Discover the gospel of Christ as learners seek to conform fully to the Scriptures Dig deeper into Scripture individually and alongside other women--both those new to Bible study and those more familiar with Scriptures--with this widely-applicable study Author: Jen Wilkin is a writer, teacher, and blogger at JenWilkin.net. She is the managing editor of The Village Church blog and leads the Flower Mound Women's Bible Study, an interdenominational Bible study with about 700 members representing 68 different churches. She earned a B.A. in English and a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M. Jen wrote Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts and Our Minds and has a 9-week DVD Bible study on The Sermon on the Mount.Jen grew up in Texas and came to saving faith in elementary school. Her childhood

1 Peter  2 Peter  Jude Book

1 Peter 2 Peter Jude


  • Author : Bruce B. Barton
  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 0842330313

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1 Peter 2 Peter Jude Excerpt :

The Life Application Bible Commentary series is the only commentary to offer sermon and lesson applications alongside stirring commentary. Each volume in the series provides in-depth explanation, background, and application for every verse in the text. Perfect for sermon preparation and lesson planning, this one-of-a-kind reference provides excellent quotes and a bibliography for additional commentary. Additional features include Charts, diagrams, and maps on the same page as their related verses Quotes from various versions, such as the NIV, NRSV, and NLT Key information graphically highlighted

1 Peter  Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament  Book
Score: 4.5
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1 Peter Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament


  • Author : Karen H. Jobes
  • Publisher : Baker Academic
  • Release Date : 2005-04-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781585583621

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1 Peter Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament Excerpt :

In this newest addition to the acclaimed BECNT series, respected New Testament scholar Karen H. Jobes provides a fresh commentary on 1 Peter. 1 Peter admirably achieves the dual aims of the BECNT series--it is academically sophisticated as well as pastorally sensitive and accessible. This volume features Jobes's own translation of the Greek text and detailed interaction with the meaning of the text, emphasizing the need to read 1 Peter in light of its cultural background. Jobes's commentary will help pastors, students, and teachers better understand the Christian's role as a "foreigner" in contemporary society.

1 Peter Book

1 Peter


  • Author : Craig S. Keener
  • Publisher : Baker Academic
  • Release Date : 2021-06-15
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 656
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493429318

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1 Peter Excerpt :

Leading New Testament scholar Craig Keener, one of the most trusted exegetes working today, is widely respected for his thorough research, sound judgments, and knowledge of ancient sources. His four-volume magnum opus on Acts has received high praise from all quarters. This commentary on 1 Peter features Keener's meticulous and comprehensive research and offers a wealth of fresh insights. It will benefit students, pastors, and church leaders alike.

1 Peter Book

1 Peter


  • Author : Ruth Anne Reese
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2022-05-31
  • Genre: Bibles
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107137080

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1 Peter Excerpt :

Works through the complete text of 1 Peter supplemented with discussion of the Greek text, main themes, and recent scholarship.

1 Peter Book
Score: 5
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1 Peter


  • Author : Scot McKnight
  • Publisher : Zondervan Academic
  • Release Date : 2011-03-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780310871200

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1 Peter Excerpt :

The NIV Application Commentary helps you communicate and apply biblical text effectively in today's context. To bring the ancient messages of the Bible into today's world, each passage is treated in three sections: Original Meaning. Concise exegesis to help readers understand the original meaning of the biblical text in its historical, literary, and cultural context. Bridging Contexts. A bridge between the world of the Bible and the world of today, built by discerning what is timeless in the timely pages of the Bible. Contemporary Significance. This section identifies comparable situations to those faced in the Bible and explores relevant application of the biblical messages. The author alerts the readers of problems they may encounter when seeking to apply the passage and helps them think through the issues involved. This unique, award-winning commentary is the ideal resource for today's preachers, teachers, and serious students of the Bible, giving them the tools, ideas, and insights they need to communicate God's Word with the same powerful impact it had when it was first written.

1 Peter Book

1 Peter


  • Author : J. Ramsey Michaels
  • Publisher : Zondervan Academic
  • Release Date : 2020-12-15
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9780310114895

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1 Peter Excerpt :

A companion series to the acclaimed Word Biblical Commentary Finding the great themes of the books of the Bible is essential to the study of God's Word and to the preaching and teaching of its truths. These themes and ideas are often like precious gems: they lie beneath the surface and can only be discovered with some difficulty. While commentaries are useful for helping readers understand the content of a verse or chapter, they are not usually designed to help the reader to trace important subjects systematically within a given book a Scripture. The Word Biblical Themes series helps readers discover the important themes of a book of the Bible. This series distills the theological essence of a given book of Scripture and serves it up in ways that enrich the preaching, teaching, worship, and discipleship of God's people. Volumes in this series: Written by top biblical scholars Feature authors who wrote on the same book of the Bible for the Word Biblical Commentary series Distill deep and focused study on a biblical book into the most important themes and practical applications of them Give reader’s an ability to see the "big picture" of a book of the Bible by understanding what topics and concerns were most important to the biblical writers Help address pressing issues in the church today by showing readers see how the biblical writers approached similar issues in their day Ideal for sermon preparation and for other teaching in the church Word Biblical Themes are an ideal resource for any reader who has used and benefited from the Word Biblical Commentary series, and will help pastors, bible teachers, and students as they seek to understand and apply God’s word to their ministry and learning.

Who are the Elect in 1 Peter  Book

Who are the Elect in 1 Peter


  • Author : Stephen Ayodeji A. Fagbemi
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 285
  • ISBN 10 : 0820495034

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Who are the Elect in 1 Peter Excerpt :

The relationship between theology and praxis is an important subject that requires further attention from biblical scholars. As the need for social theology or praxis increases, so does the challenge for it to be informed by sound biblical exegesis. This book explores the interplay between theology and praxis using the Christian identity of the elect in 1 Peter as a paradigm. Who are the elect and what is the significance of the identity in 1 Peter? This study employs an exegetical hermeneutical approach to underline the 'present' ethical dimension of this identity with its implicit missionary purpose, not only within the first century but also in the twenty-first century as a necessary corollary of the identity. 1 Peter is applied to a twenty-first century context - the Nigerian Anglican Church - to underline the continuing relevance of Scripture and thereby propose 'conscious' interaction as a veritable and vital missiological strategy that facilitates 'reactive' evangelism with potentials for making theology an independent social variable. Although it makes direct reference to the Nigerian Church, the main argument of this book is applicable anywhere - to be God's elect is to live no longer as before but in newness of life. This book not only underlines the importance of 1 Peter but also raises important challenges that no 'living church' can afford to ignore. It is suitable for use in biblical studies, NT interpretation and applied theology, and African Christian studies, especially on the transition from missions to churches in Nigeria.

The Eschatology of 1 Peter Book

The Eschatology of 1 Peter


  • Author : Kelly D. Liebengood
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-02-13
  • Genre: Bibles
  • Pages : 262
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107039742

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The Eschatology of 1 Peter Excerpt :

A fresh insight into how Zechariah, through its influence on 1 Peter, shaped the early Church's understanding of Christian discipleship.

Constructing Ethnic Identity in 1 Peter Book

Constructing Ethnic Identity in 1 Peter


  • Author : Janette H. Ok
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-06-17
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9780567698537

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Constructing Ethnic Identity in 1 Peter Excerpt :

Janette H. Ok argues that 1 Peter characterizes Christian identity as an ethnic identity, as it holds the potential to engender a powerful sense of solidarity for readers who are experiencing social alienation as a result of their conversion. The epistle describes and delineates a communal identity based on Jewish traditions, and in response to the hostility its largely Gentile Anatolian addressees are experiencing as religious minorities in the Roman empire. In order to help construct a collective understanding of what it means to be a Christian in contrast to non-Christians, Ok argues that the author of the epistle employs “ethnic reasoning” or logic. Consequently, the writer of 1 Peter makes use of various literary and rhetorical strategies, including establishing a sense of shared history and ancestry, delineating boundaries, stereotyping and negatively characterizing “the other,” emphasizing distinct conduct or a common culture, and applying ethnic categories to his addressees. Ok further highlights how these strategies bear striking resemblances to what modern anthropologists and sociologists describe as the characteristics of ethnic groups. In depicting Christian identity as an ethnic identity akin to the unique religious-ethnic identity of the Jews, Ok concludes that 1 Peter seeks to foster internal cohesion among the community of believers who are struggling to forge a distinctive and durable group identity, resist external pressures to revert to a way of life unbefitting the people of God, and live as those born anew to a living hope.

Good Works in 1 Peter Book

Good Works in 1 Peter


  • Author : Travis B. Williams
  • Publisher : Mohr Siebeck
  • Release Date : 2014-10-08
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 434
  • ISBN 10 : 3161532511

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Good Works in 1 Peter Excerpt :

Drawing on recent insights from postcolonial theory and social psychology, Travis B. Williams seeks to diagnose the social strategy of good works in 1 Peter by examining how the persistent admonition to "do good" is intended to be an appropriate response to social conflict. Challenging the modern consensus, which interprets the epistle's good works language as an attempt to accommodate Greco-Roman society and thereby to lessen social hostility, the author demonstrates that the exhortation to "do good" envisages a pattern of conduct which stands opposed to popular values. The Petrine author appropriates terminology that was commonly associated with wealth and social privilege and reinscribes it with a new meaning in order to provide his marginalized readers with an alternative vision of reality, one in which the honor and approval so valued in society is finally available to them. The good works theme thus articulates a competing discourse which challenges dominant social structures and the hegemonic ideology which underlies them.

Ecclesiology and the Scriptural Narrative of 1 Peter Book

Ecclesiology and the Scriptural Narrative of 1 Peter


  • Author : Patrick Thomas Egan
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2016-03-24
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 9781498224680

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Ecclesiology and the Scriptural Narrative of 1 Peter Excerpt :

The relationship between the church and the scriptures of Israel is fraught with complexities, particularly in regard to how the first Christians read scripture in light of the gospel of Christ. Patrick Egan examines the text of 1 Peter in light of its numerous quotations of scripture and demonstrates how the epistle sets forth a scriptural narrative that explains the nature and purpose of the church. Egan argues that 1 Peter sets forth an ecclesiology based in a participatory christology, in which the church endures suffering in imitation of Jesus' role as the suffering servant. The epistle admonishes the church to a high moral standard in light of Christ's atoning work while also encouraging the church to place hope in God's final vindication of his people. Addressing the churches of Asia Minor, 1 Peter applies the scriptural narrative to the church in unexpected ways.

 Why Mark 16 16  Acts 2 38    1 Peter 3 21 Does Not Say Be Water Baptized to Be Saved  Book

Why Mark 16 16 Acts 2 38 1 Peter 3 21 Does Not Say Be Water Baptized to Be Saved


  • Author : Anthony Edmondson
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2017-08-25
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 58
  • ISBN 10 : 9781543444681

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Why Mark 16 16 Acts 2 38 1 Peter 3 21 Does Not Say Be Water Baptized to Be Saved Excerpt :

Finally, a book that uses Bible scriptures only to search the essence of water baptism and expose its real purpose for us participating in the experience of it.