2. 1 Peter 4:1 Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh. We will be glad when Christ’s glory is ultimately revealed, and we are currently blessed because God’s Spirit is with us. x 2 As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, y but rather for the will of God. 1 Peter 4:1-19—Read the Bible online or download free. 3 All rights reserved worldwide. Many consider that when Peter said, "it is time for judgment to begin with the household of God", he was referring to God’s judgement falling on the physical House of God in Jerusalem, in AD 70. However, if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but praise God that you bear that name. 1 Peter 4:1(NASB) Verse Thoughts. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. For you have spent enough time in the past doing what pagans choose to do—living in debauchery, lust, drunkenness, orgies, carousing and detestable idolatry. 16 However, if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but praise God that you bear that name. 13 But rejoice(V) inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ,(W) so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed. Now in chapter 4, Peter writes that we should take Jesus’ attitude toward suffering and expect it in this life, avoiding mind-numbing sin while loving each other earnestly. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. But they will have to give account to him who is ready to judge the living and the dead. Living for God. (X) 14 If you are insulted because of the name of Christ,(Y) you are blessed,(Z) for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you. 1 Peter 4 A Living Stone and a Holy People 2 j So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. (Q) If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides,(R) so that in all things God may be praised(S) through Jesus Christ. 1 Peter 4 1 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because he who has suffered in his body is done with sin. So then, those who suffer according to God’s will should commit themselves to their faithful Creator and continue to do good. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. So, you should prepare yourselves to have trouble and pain too. (Read 1 Peter 4:1-6) The strongest and best arguments against sin, are taken from the sufferings of Christ. 3 For you have spent enough time in the past(D) doing what pagans choose to do—living in debauchery, lust, drunkenness, orgies, carousing and detestable idolatry. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Salem Media Group. Then you will be strong. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. 1 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. The end of all things is near. Therefore, since Christ suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind, for he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, that he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.a. Indeed, Ezekiel 9:6 describes such a judgement spreading out from there. NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print. 8 Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins. And, “If it is hard for the righteous to be saved, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?”. “If it is hard for the righteous to be saved, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?”, Sign up for these short lessons that answer basic questions about the Bible, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, Quest Study Bible, Comfort Print: The Only Q and A Study Bible. NASB (UPDATED) TEXT: 1 PETER 4:7-11 7 The end of all things is near; therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of prayer. - Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh. 4 1 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. 1 Christ had trouble and pain while he lived in his body. (E) 4 They are surprised that you do not join them in their reckless, wild living, and they heap abuse on you. https://www.insight.org/resources/bible/the-general-epistles/first-peter This 23 part expository study of 1 Peter was preached at Flagstaff Christian Fellowship in 1992. 8 Above all, love each other deeply,(K) because love covers over a multitude of sins. 2 As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God. 3 For you have spent enough time in the past 11 If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. Scriptures: 1 Peter 4:7. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. In order to give you the best understanding of this text possible, I want to read it to you form several different versions of scripture. 2 k Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual l milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation — 3 if indeed you have m tasted that the Lord is good. Amen. Detail of Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), 'St Peter and St John Healing the Cripple' (1513), engraving, 118 x 74 mm, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bkmrk. 1 Peter 4:12–19 reminds Christians not to be surprised even by fiery suffering, but instead to see sharing in Christ’s afflictions as something worth rejoicing in. (B) 2 As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires,(C) but rather for the will of God. of New International Version (NIV). 9 Be hospitable to one another without complaint. (Excepting audio for Lessons 6, 7, and 8.) 1 Peter 4, Coffman Commentaries on the Bible, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. All rights reserved. (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Some Specific Titles God Gives to Us (1 Peter 2:4– 12) Peter used six titles that reflect God’s affirming evaluation of us: we are living stones in a spiritual house, priests in the same temple, a chosen race, a holy nation, a people for Insights on 1 Peter: Hope Again: When Life Hurts and Dreams Fade 1 Peter 4. If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. https://www.ligonier.org/learn/scripture/1-peter_4/?type=devotional If you are insulted because of the name of Christ, you are blessed, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you. Verses 7-11 brings to an end the second section of Peter’s letter that began at 1 Peter 2:11-12 with a call to abstain from fleshly desires. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. Proud member 4 Therefore, since Christ has [] suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same purpose, because the one who has [] suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, 2 so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human lusts, but for the will of God. (G) 6 For this is the reason the gospel was preached even to those who are now dead,(H) so that they might be judged according to human standards in regard to the body, but live according to God in regard to the spirit. Serving God in Everything (1 Peter 4:1-11) by Dr. Ralph F. Wilson Audio. 4 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. (I) Therefore be alert and of sober mind(J) so that you may pray. Hospitality has the effect of building up Christian fellowship, combating the view that we are each independent and isolated individuals in our relationship with God (note 1 John 1:3). The End is Near – 1 Peter 4:7. Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. 1 Peter 4 is the fourth chapter of the First Epistle of Peter in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.The author identifies himself as "Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ" and the epistle is traditionally attributed to Peter the Apostle, but there are charges that it is a work of Peter's followers in Rome between 70-100 CE. As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God. Verse 1. 6 For for this cause was the gospel preached also to them that are dead, that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, but live according to God in the spirit. 4 Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same excess of riot, speaking evil of you: 5 Who shall give account to him that is ready to judge the quick and the dead. Isaiah 40:7,8 The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: because the spirit of the LORD bloweth upon it: surely the people is grass… Ezekiel 47:12 All rights reserved worldwide. Our text this morning is 1st Peter chapter 4, verse 7. See How They All Connect. (AA) 17 For it is time for judgment to begin with God’s household;(AB) and if it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who do not obey the gospel of God? Audio and manuscripts are available for each lesson. (AC) 18 And, “If it is hard for the righteous to be saved,    what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?”[a](AD). Free E-mail Bible Study Discipleship Training in Luke's Gospel. 1 Peter 4 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Keep Fervent in Your Love. If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. Since Christ suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind: The commitment God calls us to have is nothing greater than the commitment Jesus had in enduring suffering for our salvation. The International Institute for Religious Freedom estimates that 8,500 believers continue to be martyred each year. Scripture quoted by permission. Introduction: A researcher writing for Christian History magazine estimated that 70 million Christians have been martyred for their faith. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray. I am sure, as Peter started to write his epistle, his thoughts must have raced back to that day when he denied His Lord three times. Amen.(T). 12 Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you(U) to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. (N) 10 Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others,(O) as faithful(P) stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. 4. Introduction. 1 Peter 4:17(NASB) Verse Thoughts. The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures is published by Jehovah’s Witnesses. They are surprised that you do not join them in their reckless, wild living, and they heap abuse on you. Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. Peter using his spiritual gifts. God may use suffering in this life to refine our faith, but the end of all things is near. 1 Peter 4 King James Version (KJV) 4 Forasmuch 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 hath ceased from sin; 2 That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God. If you suffer, it should not be as a murderer or thief or any other kind of criminal, or even as a meddler. 1 Peter 4:12-19. NIV, Storyline Bible, Comfort Print: Each Story Plays a Part. He died to destroy sin; and though he cheerfully submitted to the worst sufferings, yet he never gave way to the least sin. For this is the reason the gospel was preached even to those who are now dead, so that they might be judged according to human standards in regard to the body, but live according to God in regard to the spirit. (F) 5 But they will have to give account to him who is ready to judge the living and the dead. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. 2 As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God. Peter comforts the suffering Christians in Asia Minor with the statement that the end, the completion or consummation, of all things, everything, is near. That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God. 19 So then, those who suffer according to God’s will(AE) should commit themselves to their faithful Creator and continue to do good. 1 Peter 4 1 Forasmuch 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 hath ceased from sin; 2 That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God. 1 Peter 5:4 And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away. If someone has trouble and pain in his body, he no longer wants to do wrong things. Jesus had died for him and taken the punishment that he rightfully deserved.. and yet Peter was not rejected or replaced. St. Peter returns, after the digression of 1 Peter 3:19-22, to the great subject of Christ's example.The words "for us" are omitted in some ancient manuscripts; they express a great truth already dwelt upon in 1 Peter 2. and 3.Here the apostle is insisting upon the example of Christ, not on the atoning efficacy of his death. We should suffer patiently, after the example of Christ, 1 Peter 4:1.And no longer live according to our former custom, but disregard the scoffs of those who are incensed against us because we have forsaken their evil ways, who are shortly to give account to God for their conduct, 1 Peter 4:2-5.How the Gospel was preached to Jews and Gentiles, 1 Peter 4:6. But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed. 2 As a result, he does not live the rest of his earthly life for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God. 1 Peter 4:2 "That he no longer should live the rest of [his] time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to … NIV®. Think about it in the same way that Christ did. First Peter 4:1-2 “Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, so as to live for the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human passions but for the will of … 1 Peter 4:7 Context. Around the world believers are facing persecution for their faith. KJV "But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer." (L) 9 Offer hospitality(M) to one another without grumbling. For it is time for judgment to begin with God’s household; and if it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who do not obey the gospel of God? 1 Peter 4:1–19 Living for God 4 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, w arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. 1 Peter 4 New International Version << 1 Peter 3 | 1 Peter 4 | 1 Peter 5 >> Good Stewards of God's Grace. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. 7 The end of all things is near. 4 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body,(A) arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. 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