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First Peter holds the answers. In this online study we will see God's purposes in allowing suffering and the places in which we will have to endure it. Above all we will see in practical terms how to go through suffering with great joy and come through refined and more like Christ.
See a Modern Day Example of the message of First Peter.
Course Outline: (For an alternative outline see Nelson's Outline of First Peter.)
LESSON 1: INTRODUCTION- Background to First Peter.
LESSON 2: The Purpose of Suffering Part 1 (1 Peter 1:1-1:12)
(a) To Magnify the Christ.
LESSON 3: The Purpose of Suffering Part 2 (1 Peter 1:13-2:12)
(a) To Mature The Church.
LESSON 4: The Place of Suffering Part 1 (1 Peter 2:13-2:25)
(a) Suffering in Society.
(b) Suffering in the Work Place.
LESSON 5: The Place of Suffering Part 2 (1 Peter 3:1-7)
(a) Suffering in Marriage
LESSON 6: The Practice of Suffering Part 1 (1 Peter 3:8-4:6)
(a) Conduct in Suffering.
(b) Christ's example of Suffering.
LESSON 7: The Practice of Suffering Part 2 (1 Peter 4:7-5:9)
(a) Commands in Suffering.
(b) Church in Suffering.
LESSON 8: Conclusions (1 Peter 5:10-14).
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