Verse 3 Observe here, 1. God is the original of all holiness, and the first man he created was after his own likeness; and every one that is renewed, is said to be created after God in righteousness and true holiness.
We should always have calms and fair weather, never any storms and tempests from God, did not our needs call for it. The success of this their enquiry and search: And the argument he uses to persuade them to love one another, is drawn from their relation to each other; they are all born again, and born alike; not brethern by corruptible generation only, but begotten of incorruptible seed, the word of God; therefore should they live in love together, as children of the same Father.
Teacher observation is one of those structures that has existed for a long time between leader and teacher. The benefit declared, that they were begotten again to an hope of salvation: No grace can be exercised, no duty can be performed, by a soul ungirded: Lord, in a worst hand thou canst not leave us than our own!
Christians are here required not only to make God the pattern of their holiness, but the motive of their holiness; Be ye holy, for I am holy. We are kept by the power of God through faith; by both jointly, by neither singly. That such as call God Father ought to walk in obedience before him as his sons; If ye call on the Father.
The grass withereth the flower falleth away. Dear Kyle and Virgil, When studying 1st Peter it is hard to miss the fact that their salvation was near, ready to be revealed.
In Visible Learning, we call that establishing success criteria around a goal. Kyle - I think the idea of limiting "the elect" to the first-century believers has merit, especially when Peter actually lists who "the elect" is made up of.
The diligent search into, and enquiry after, the nature of this salvation, which was made by the prophets of the Old Testament: As one who believes that Christ returned to make salvation final; I wonder how so many Christians can claim to realize this salvation without having a true understanding of its completeness.
Habits of grace are altogether unprofitable to us, without they be excited by us, and stirred up in us.
How he comforts them in this their persecuted condition, by declaring to them the great things which God had done for them in their election, vocation, and sanctification; assuring them that God had chosen them out of the world, according to his foreknowledge and unsearchable counsel, and effectually called them to the participation of his grace, sanctifying them by his Spirit that they should obey the truth, and by faith be sprinkled with the blood of Christ, and thereby be brought into a state of perfect peace and reconciliation with God.
Observe, lastly, The salutation here sent to these dispersed saints, Grace and peace be multiplied. Here observe, How the Socinians wrest and misapply this text, where we are said by Christ to believe in God.
That Christians here in this world are but strangers, and their life upon earth a pilgrimage, which they are daily passing. Ye were not redeemed with corruptible things as silver and gold.
As if he had said, "you that are the present candidates for heaven, the heirs of salvation, must not think yourselves past the rod and the ferula; and that you are to expect nothing but comfort, and to do nothing but rejoice in the hopes of your salvation. Observe, farther, By what way and method God brings his people to heaven, it is by heaviness, by affliction, yea, by manifold afflictions.
They all believe they are saved now, despite expecting Jesus to come back at some point in the future. That the trial of your faith: They must, imitate their heavenly Father in the love and practice of universal holiness: We are kept; eternal thanks for such a keeper!Observation 1 John.
UNIQUENESS OF THE BOOK. A.
The book of 1 John is probably came from the confusion of the phrase "the elect lady," 2 John 1, and the phrase, "she who is in Babylon," 1 Peter. Observation: A Complex Research Method Lynda M.
Baker LIBRARY TRENDS, Vol. 55, No. 1, Summer (“Research Methods,” edited by Lynda M. Observation is a complex research method because it often requires the researcher to play a number of roles and to use a number of techniques. Dissemination Observation Form • WORKSHEETS 4 DISSEMINATION OBSERVATION FORM S/N.
PHASES AND STEPS WITHIN A DISSEMINATION/SCREENING GRADE: Introduction 1: Did the facilitator put participants at ease when initiating the screening? 2: Did the facilitator engage in initial discussions with participants that appeared natural? 3. demo_observation_wkst Author: Gerad Bandos Created Date: 7/15/ PM.
1 Peter 1 Commentary, One of over Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, as Spurgeon recommended, is a 'goodly volume,' and recommended 'attentive perusal' of it.
Observation 1 Peter. AUTHORSHIP. A. Internal evidence for the Apostle Peter's authorship. 1. specifically stated in 1 Pet. 2. allusions to the words and life experiences of Jesus and the Twelve.Download