Cruelty and Violence
Cruelty in 1 Peter
- We are all, according to Peter, predestined to be saved or damned. We have no say in the matter.
It was all determined by "the sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ."1:2
- "The precious blood of Christ ... was foreordained before the foundation of the world."
God planned to kill Jesus from the get-go. 1:19-20
- God drowned everyone on earth except for Noah and his family. 3:20