Heidegger's Bible Handbook: 1 Peter: Synoptic Outline

The parts:



I. The giving of thanks for the grace and hope given in temptations, chapter 1:1-12.


II. Various exhortations, chapters 1:13-5:14.

1. General exhortations: chapters 1:13-2:10.

a. That they prepare themselves for grace, imitate the holiness of God, etc.: chapter 1:13-25.

b. That they desire sincere milk, and grow up in Him, as living stones in the house of God: chapter 2:1-10.

2. Particular exhortations, that they converse honestly among the Gentiles: chapters 2:11-5:14: in which are:

a. The exhortation itself: chapter 2:11, 12.

b. Particular commandments given:

α. To subjects, to servants: chapter 2:13-25.

β. To wives, to husbands, to all: chapter 3.

γ. To all, that they cease from sin, be sober, modest, etc.: chapter 4.

δ. To elders, to the younger, to all: chapter 5.

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