1 Peter 1:7; 1 Peter 2:2; 1 Peter 2:12; 1 Peter 2:21; 1 Peter 2:24; 1 Peter 3:1; 1 Peter 3:9; 1 Peter 3:16; 1 Peter 3:18; 1 Peter 4:6; 1 Peter 4:11; 1 Peter 4:13; 1 Peter 5:6
That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth , though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:
As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby :
Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold , glorify God in the day of visitation.
For even hereunto were ye called : because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:
Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we , being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed .
Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives;
Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called , that ye should inherit a blessing .
Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ.
For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit:
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.
If any man speak , let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister , let him do it as of the ability which God giveth : that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
But rejoice , inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy .
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: