This anointing is a stirring reminder of the sublime dignity conferred on us. 2 Tend the flock of God in your midst, (overseeing) not by constraint but willingly, as God would have it, …

1 * Symeon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have received a faith of equal value to ours through the righteousness of our God and savior Jesus Christ: 2 may grace and peace be yours in abundance through knowledge * of God and of Jesus our Lord. 9 [18-21] Most of the labor in the commercial cities of first-century Asia Minor was performed by … The Catechism of the Catholic Church is clear about the priestly office.

Together they present Christ as our agent of transformation and as our shepherd and protector.

CHAPTER 13. … “to be a holy priesthood” (1 Peter 2… God’s House and People. Baptism makes us members of the Body of Christ. The Washing of the Disciples’ Feet. 1 I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: 2 preach the word, be urgent in season and out of season, convince, rebuke, and exhort, be unfailing in patience and in teaching. 1 Peter: Trials, Holy Living & The Lord's Coming Click chart to enlarge Chart from Jensen's Survey of the NT - used by permission Another Chart from Charles Swindoll. * 1 Before the feast of Passover, * Jesus knew that his hour had come to pass from this world to the Father. Exhortation to Christian Virtue. 3 Your adornment should not be an external one: braiding the hair, wearing gold jewelry, or dressing in fine clothes, a 2 The devil had already induced * Judas, son of Simon the Iscariot, to hand him over.

He loved his own in the world and he loved them to the end. 1 My children, I am writing this to prevent you from sinning; but if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ, the upright.

1 Peter Chapter 5 1 1 So I exhort the presbyters 2 among you, as a fellow presbyter and witness to the sufferings of Christ and one who has a share in the glory to be revealed. 1 Peter 2:21 For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps (NASB: Lockman). 2 Peter Chapter 1 1 1 Symeon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have received a faith of equal value to ours through the righteousness of our God and savior Jesus Christ: 2 may grace and peace be yours in abundance through knowledge 2 of God and of Jesus our Lord. I would suggest Isaiah 53:4-6 (or a few more verses), Psalm 23, 1 Peter 2:20b-25, and Luke 15:1-7. 2 Peter 1:4 New International Version (NIV). The Power of God’s Promise. 1 Peter Chapter 3 1 1 Likewise, you wives should be subordinate to your husbands so that, even if some disobey the word, they may be won over without a word by their wives' conduct 2 when they observe your reverent and chaste behavior. Greeting. 1 Peter 2:21-25 For to this you were called, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving an example for you to follow in his steps. 2:23 When he was maligned, he did not answer back; when he suffered, he threatened no retaliation, but committed himself to God who judges justly.