1 Peter
Introduction

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Contradictions
Good Stuff
Injustice
Interpretation
Women
Family Values
Cruelty and Violence
Absurdities
Prophecy



1 Peter 5

5:1 The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed:
5:2 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;
5:3 Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.
5:4 And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.
5:5 Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.
5:6 Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:
5:7 Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.
5:8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: (5:8) "The devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour."
Is the devil free to roam?
How are Jesus and Satan alike?
5:9 Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.
5:10 But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.
5:11 To him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
5:12 By Silvanus, a faithful brother unto you, as I suppose, I have written briefly, exhorting, and testifying that this is the true grace of God wherein ye stand.
5:13 The church that is at Babylon, elected together with you, saluteth you; and so doth Marcus my son.
5:14 Greet ye one another with a kiss of charity. Peace be with you all that are in Christ Jesus. Amen.

Elders, feed the flock of God.
The elders which are among you I exhort, ... Feed the flock of God ... not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being examples to the flock. 5:2-3

Young people, submit to your elders.
Ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. 5:5a

Everyone should be subject to everyone else.
Yea, all of you be subject one to another. 5:5b

Watch out for the devil.
Be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour. 5:8

Greet each other with a kiss of charity.
Greet ye one another with a kiss of charity. 5:14

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