Contributed by John Lowe on May 18, 2021
In chapter 4, Peter urges Christians to be fiercely committed to fulfilling the purpose of our lives in Christ. Prior chapters made the case that we are a “holy people.” We have been rescued from meaningless lives and set apart from the world to be used for God’s purpose.
And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear? —1 Peter 4:18
Text: 1 Peter 4:1-19 (KJV)
Living for God’s Glory
1Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh