1 Peter 1:6; 1 Peter 3:20; 1 Peter 5:10; 1 Peter 5:12
Wherein ye greatly rejoice , though now for a season, if need be , ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations:
Which sometime were disobedient , when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing , wherein few, that is , eight souls were saved by water.
But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while , make you perfect , stablish , strengthen , settle you.
By Silvanus, a faithful brother unto you, as I suppose , I have written briefly , exhorting , and testifying that this is the true grace of God wherein ye stand .