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1 Peter 3 - AMP

2 When they observe the pure and modest way in which you conduct yourselves, together with your Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon.reverence . 3 Let not yours be the external adorning with Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon.interweaving and knotting of the hair, the wearing of jewelry, or changes of clothes; 4 But let it be the inward adorning and beauty of the hidden person of the heart, with the incorruptible and unfading charm of a gentle and peaceful spirit, which is very precious in the sight of God. 5 For it was thus that the pious women of old who hoped in God were to beautify themselves and were submissive to their husbands . 6 It was thus that Sarah obeyed Abraham calling him lord (master, leader, authority). And you are now her true daughters if you do right and let nothing terrify you . 7 In the same way you married men should live considerately with , with an Marvin Vincent, Word Studies.intelligent recognition , honoring the woman as the weaker, but are joint heirs of the grace (God's unmerited favor) of life, in order that your prayers may not be hindered and cut off. 8 Finally, all should be of one and the same mind (united in spirit), sympathizing , loving as brethren , compassionate and courteous (tenderhearted and humble). 9 Never return evil for evil or insult for insult (scolding, tongue-lashing, berating), but on the contrary blessing . For know that to this you have been called, that you may yourselves inherit a blessing . 10 For let him who wants to enjoy life and see good days keep his tongue free from evil and his lips from guile (treachery, deceit). 11 Let him turn away from wickedness and shun it, and let him do right. Let him search for peace (harmony; undisturbedness from fears, agitating passions, and moral conflicts) and seek it eagerly. 12 For the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous (those who are upright and in right standing with God), and His ears are attentive to their prayer. But the face of the Lord is against those who practice evil . 13 Now who is there to hurt you if you are Best manuscripts read ``zealous."zealous followers of that which is good? 14 But even in case you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, blessed (happy, to be envied). Do not dread or be afraid of their threats, nor be disturbed . 15 But in your hearts set Christ apart as holy as Lord. Always be ready to give a logical defense to anyone who asks you to account for the hope that is in you, but do it courteously and respectfully. 16 your conscience is entirely clear (Marvin Vincent, Word Studies.unimpaired), so that, when you are falsely accused as evildoers, those who threaten you abusively and revile your right behavior in Christ may come to be ashamed . 17 For better to suffer for doing right, if that should be God's will, than to suffer for doing wrong. 18 For Christ died for sins once Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon.for all, the Righteous for the unrighteous (the Just for the unjust, the Innocent for the guilty), that He might bring us to God. In His human body He was put to death, but He was made alive in the spirit, 19 In which He went and preached to the spirits in prison, 20 who long before in the days of Noah had been disobedient, when God's patience waited during the building of the ark in which a few , actually eight in number, were saved through water. 21 And baptism, which is a figure , does now also save you , not by the removing of outward body filth , but by the answer of a good and clear conscience (inward cleanness and peace) before God through the resurrection of Jesus Christ. 22 has now entered into heaven and is at the right hand of God, with angels and authorities and powers made subservient to Him.

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Rick Burdette avatar
Always Be Ready
Shared by: Rick Burdette on Feb, 2017
Summary: Christ's Lordship, Readiness to Witness, Hope, Respect
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Scripture: 1 Peter 3:15
Views: 187
Jerry Cosper avatar
Jesus Descends to Hell?
Shared by: Jerry Cosper on Jan, 2017
Summary: Where in the Bible does talk about Jesus descending to hell to preach to the people and what exactly does it mean?
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 128
Curtis E. Nester avatar
Always Ready
Shared by: Curtis E. Nester on Jan, 2017
Summary: Being ready to bear our witness for Christ
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Scripture: 1 Peter 3:13-18
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 44
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Living in Relationship
Shared by: Curtis E. Nester on Jan, 2017
Summary: How to live in a marriage relationship
Scripture: 1 Peter 3:1-12
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 6
Jonathan Vorce avatar
Jesus Brings Us Peace
Shared by: Jonathan Vorce on Jan, 2017
Summary: Jesus wants us to live a quiet and peace-filled life. This sermon addresses that truth and offers practical applications from Scripture to help us help ourselves in this endeavor. It also addresses the concept of the "little ships".
Jim Caswell avatar
Holding On To Christmas
Shared by: Jim Caswell on Dec, 2016
Summary: How are we as followers of Jesus to react to the "Christmas War" that is going on in our society? We find the answer in 1 Peter 3.8-16. We must be careful as followers of Christ to reveal His way not ours.
James Wallace avatar
How to Know the Bible's True
Shared by: James Wallace on Nov, 2016
Summary: Great evidence that the Bible is absolutely the inspired Word of God
Series: How to Know
Dean Rhine avatar
5 Flags that can sink our ship
Shared by: Dean Rhine on Nov, 2016
Summary: Ways we stumble in our speech
Scripture: 1 Peter 3:10
Views: 348
Dean Rhine avatar
A Ready Witness
Shared by: Dean Rhine on Nov, 2016
Summary: How to be faithful in witnessing
Series: 1 Peter
Scripture: 1 Peter 3:1-14
Views: 117
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The Ultimate Beauty Tip
Shared by: Dr. Ronald Shultz on Oct, 2016
Summary: The daughter's of the King have different standards than the daughters of Adam.
Scripture: 1 Peter 3:3-4
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 64
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Set CHRIST apart as Holy and acknowledge Him
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Oct, 2016
Summary: To show that we need to sanctify the LORD JESUS as Holy for He will be the One to give us the right words whenever we are defending our faith.
Michael Grant avatar
Shared by: Michael Grant on Oct, 2016
Summary: A Study in Christian Apologetics
Ron Freeman, Evangelist avatar
Can Your Faith Stand Bible Examination?
Shared by: Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Oct, 2016
Summary: This survey is provided for those seeking the truth regarding biblical salvation. Take this survey to determine if your faith can stand bible examination.
Mark Aarssen avatar
Seeking the best for others
Shared by: Mark Aarssen on Sep, 2016
Summary: The virtues of goodness and kindness do not come to us naturally and just like the other virtues of Jesus we need to be taught them. Imagine if you will two small children wanting the same toy at the same time. You get the point. We have to be taught.
Series: Believe
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I Will Never, Never, Never, Never, Never.
Shared by: J Jeffrey Smead on Aug, 2016
Summary: The theologian Adam Clarke notes that in the Greek there are no less than 5 five negatives in this short discourse. I will Never ... Never ... Never ... Never ... Never... leave you or forsake you.
Pat Damiani avatar
When Words Alone Aren't Enough
Shared by: Pat Damiani on Aug, 2016
Summary: For those who are resistant to God’s Word consideration beats conversation
Scripture: 1 Peter 3:1-7
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 205
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Only Christ Matters
Shared by: Pat Damiani on Aug, 2016
Summary: I honor Jesus as holy when I fear the displeasure of God more than I fear the disdain of man
Scripture: 1 Peter 3:8-17
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 210
Pat Damiani avatar
Turning the Agony of Defeat Into the Thrill of Victory
Shared by: Pat Damiani on Aug, 2016
Summary: When I follow Jesus He transforms my suffering in the flesh into triumph in the spirit
Scripture: 1 Peter 3:18-22
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 233
Archie Norman avatar
Sanctification: My Goal Changed
Shared by: Archie Norman on Jul, 2016
Summary: What is Biblical Salvation
Scripture: 1 Peter 3:15
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 105
Stephen E. Trail avatar
The Holy Women
Shared by: Stephen E. Trail on May, 2016
Summary: A Mother's Day message for those Christian women who struggle with the doctrine of submission.
C. Philip Green avatar
Sarah: Beautiful Believer
Shared by: C. Philip Green on May, 2016
Summary: If you want to be a truly beautiful woman, embrace your barrenness and let God use it for His glory, enhance your beauty with a gentle and quiet spirit, and believe in the promises of God.
Series: Mother's Day
Tony Fox avatar
The Just for the unjust
Shared by: Tony Fox on Apr, 2016
Summary: 1 Peter 3:18 is a powerful verse when memorized and utilized in sharing your faith. All of the elements of the gospel are here. Link verse 18 to verse 15. If you want to be ready to answer meditate on this verse and commit it to memory.
Series: 1Peter
Scripture: 1 Peter 3:18
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,157
Tony Fox avatar
Peter's exhortation on preparing for suffering
Shared by: Tony Fox on Apr, 2016
Summary: Will there come a time in America when Christians' faith will literally be on trial in courts of law? If you doubt it, you're wrong. We are living in the beginning of those times. What should we do? See what Peter wrote to the strangers scattered abroad.
Series: 1Peter
Philip Martin avatar
God: Why did Jesus have to die?
Shared by: Philip Martin on Apr, 2016
Summary: Palm Sunday sermon
Scripture: 1 Peter 3:18
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 116
Tony Fox avatar
Six Words that Make a Big Difference!
Shared by: Tony Fox on Mar, 2016
Summary: Peter writes here about six things that are relevant in the Body of Christ.
Series: 1Peter
Scripture: 1 Peter 3:8-12
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 998
Derek Geldart avatar
Answering the Skeptics
Shared by: Derek Geldart on Mar, 2016
Summary: This sermon outlines five ways in which Christians can present the Gospel message to unbelievers in a God-fearing manner.
Troy Borst avatar
Righteous for the Unrighteous
Shared by: Troy Borst on Mar, 2016
Summary: First-person type narrative (Simon Peter's perspective, no acting or costumes needed) exploring: Why did Jesus die? What did He do while He was dead? What is He doing now that He is alive?
Series: 1 Peter
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Four-Part Harmony
Shared by: Troy Borst on Feb, 2016
Summary: The Apostle Peter commands us to “live in harmony” with the people around us which means we are sympathetic, loving, compassionate, and humble when we want to be and especially when we don’t want to be and the people we deal with don’t deserve it.
Series: 1 Peter
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Oh Boy! It's THAT Sermon
Shared by: Troy Borst on Feb, 2016
Summary: The key word today is “submission.” There, I said it. I started my sermon out by using a dirty word. Some of you might think it is a dirty word anyway. Let’s read the passage from Scripture that also uses the dirty word of the day.
Series: 1 Peter
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Jesus Taught Us How to Preach
Shared by: Paul Barreca on Nov, 2015
Summary: We have all experienced that it is much easier to talk about witnessing than to actually witness. Today we will discover that the instructions Jesus gave help to remove the pressure and guilt that Christians sometimes feel about witnessing.