0 1 Peter : Interpretation

1 Peter : Interpretation (5)

  1. "Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ" The author of 1 Peter claims to be the apostle Peter. Most Bible scholars, however, believe it was forged. (According to Acts 4.13, Peter was illiterate.) 1:1
  2. "Submit yourselves ... to the king ... for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well."
    Monarchy is the Biblically-approved form of government whose purpose is to punish evildoers and praise do-gooders. 2:13-14
  3. Does God approve of slavery? 2:18
  4. Should women have the same rights as men? 3:1
  5. Is Jesus God? 3:21-22

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