Tweet 0. Feb 9, 2016. Sep 13, 2015 The Christian and Government. 1 Peter 2:18 Peter now turns from a general exhortation of being submissive to the leaders, which he says “is commendable before God,” to a specific exhortation directed to “servants.” The word is oiketes, or “servants.” Peter draws on the principle that ultimate freedom is accepting, for a time, the injustice that happens to be inescapable in this life in imitation of Christ, who clearly showed us how to suffer injustice for the sake of the “joy set before him” (Heb 12:2). Pastor Jeremy; 1 Peter 2:9-10. Recent events have taught me that there is a difference between stress and suffering. Starting in verse 18, Peter instructs, “Servants, be subject to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the unjust.” [1 Peter 2:18] So if you are a slave, and your master beats you harshly, the slave should just accept it. # 2:18 Or because you fear God; Greek reads in all fear. Servants, be submissive to your masters with all respect, not only to those who are good and gentle, but also to those who are unreasonable. 1 Peter 2:18. Pastor Jeremy; 1 Peter 2:11-12. Jesus Suffered to Keep You from Sinning 1 Peter 2:21–25, Part 1. John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. John Piper Feb 9, 2016 1.3K Shares Look at the Book. 19 For this [is] thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully. Scripture: 1 Peter 2:18–20. Rise Up & Stand Firm—A Study of 1 Peter (Part 1) Rise Up & Stand Firm—A Study of 1 Peter (Part 2) Resurrection Life In a World of Suffering: A 6-Day Devotional. Peter's advice to slaves in 1 Peter 2:18-25 can help us understand our relationship with those in authority and how we can respond. 1 Peter 2:18 New International Version << 1 Peter 1 | 1 Peter 2 | 1 Peter 3 >> The Example of Christ's Suffering. See 1 Peter 2:18 (printed above under question #1) The apostle’s instruction may be summed up as follows: carry out your responsibilities with all reverence. The Living Stone and a Chosen People. Then in 2:13-3:6, Peter expounds the virtue of submission, applying this theme to citizens (2:13-17), servants (2:18-25), and wives (3:1-6).1 Peter specifically mentions citizenship, work, and marriage because these are three primary areas where most suffering occurs. 1 Peter 2:18 New International Version (NIV) 18 Slaves, in reverent fear of God submit yourselves to your masters, not only to those who are good and considerate, … 20 Of course, you get no credit for being patient if you are beaten for doing wrong. 1 Peter 2:18-25. Share 0. Live good lives. 1 Peter 2:18 18 a Servants, be submissive to your masters with all respect, not only to those who are good and b gentle, but also to those who are 1 unreasonable. 1 Peter 2:18. In 1 Peter 1:1-2:10 Peter has been teaching about *salvation; what Jesus has done for people. Commentary on 1 Peter 2:18-25 (Read 1 Peter 2:18-25) Servants in those days generally were slaves, and had heathen masters, who often used them cruelly; yet the apostle directs them to be subject to the masters placed over them by Providence, with a fear to dishonour or offend God. 1 Peter Bible Study (Hope In Hard Times) 1 Peter 2:18-25, Serving Like Jesus. Read verse in New International Version I urge you not to give in to evil desires that fight against your spirit. Different. 1 Peter 2:18-25 18 Slaves, accept the authority of your masters with all deference, not only those who are kind and gentle but also those who are harsh. That is to say, continue to fulfill your obligations and commitments, and do so with an attitude of respect, as opposed to … 2 Like newborn infants, long for the pure, spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow into salvation— 3 if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good. 18 Slaves, in reverent fear of God submit yourselves to your masters, not only to those who are good and considerate, but also to those who are harsh. Jul 26, 2015 Our Picture, Our Place, and Our Purpose – Part 2. ς, properly speaking, “a domestic,” a milder expression for δοῦλος. Here is a quote from 1 Peter: 1 Peter 2:18. 1 Peter: Trials, Holy Living & The Lord's Coming Click chart to enlarge Chart from Jensen's Survey of the NT - used by permission Another Chart from Charles Swindoll - click chart on right side. 1 Peter 2:18-25 Christ-Like Influence. Servants, be submissive to your masters with all fear, not only to the good and gentle, but also to the harsh. 1 Peter 2:18–20, Part 2 January 19, 2016. Now viewing scripture range from the book of 1 Peter chapter 2:18 through chapter 2:20... 1 Peter Chapter 2. After making this expansive statement in verse 17, Peter gives instructions to specific groups of Christians, beginning in verse 18. 18 Slaves, in reverent fear of God submit yourselves to your masters, not only to those who are good and considerate, but also to those who are harsh. 1 Peter 2:18 Slaves, in reverent fear of God submit yourselves to your masters, not only to those who are good and considerate, but also to those who are harsh. The group addressed in verses 18-25 are oiketai. John Piper @JohnPiper. Suffering Servants—1 Peter 2:18-20. 1 Peter 2:18–20, Part 3. v11 Dear Christian friends, you are like foreigners who do not belong to this world. Acts of Repentance. Rid yourselves, therefore, of all malice, and all guile, insincerity, envy, and all slander. 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