1 Peter 3-5

In the final three chapters of 1 Peter the author continued to urge his audience to fully embrace the alien status that had been forced on them.  As those scattered from their homeland, they were to be mindful that nowhere on earth was home; in consequence they ought to alienate … Continue reading

1 Peter 1-2

The Epistle of First Peter was written to a group of believers who had been removed from their homeland because of persecution (1.1).  They were thus aliens, temporary residents in a foreign place.  While many would have considered this a disadvantaged position, Peter proposed that their current situation actually mirrored … Continue reading