Outline of 1 Peter

  I.  Greeting (1:1-2)   II.  God in his Grace is raising you out of your sin to salvation (1:3-12)             1.  God has given us new birth to a greater inheritance (1:3-5)             2.  God will keep that inheritance while you are being sanctified through persecutions (1:6-7)             3.  The joy of that salvation […]

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Outline of 2 Peter

I.  Greeting (1:1-2)   II.  God’s Call on the life of a Christian and the Christian’s response (1:3-11)             1.  God’s calling His people to glory (1:3-4)             2.  The Christian’s response to God’s call (1:5-11)                         a.  progression of faith to love (1:5-7)                         b.  work to grow in grace (1:8-11)   […]

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Bible Translation Philosophies

            All translations are interpretations.  This is for two reasons.  First is that English grammar is different than Greek or Hebrew grammar.  A truly literal word for word translation would prove extraordinarily difficult to read.  Secondly, in Greek and Hebrew, as with English, words often carry a variety of meanings depending […]

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