Commentaries for the book of 1 Peter
- The duties of wives and husbands.
- Christians exhorted to agree.
- And encouraged to patience under persecutions for righteousness' sake, considering that Christ suffered patiently.
- The consideration of Christ's sufferings is urged for purity and holiness.
- And the approaching end of the Jewish state, as a reason for sobriety, watchfulness, and prayer.
- Believers encouraged to rejoice and glory in reproaches and sufferings for Christ, and to commit their souls to the care of a faithful God.
- Elders exhorted and encouraged.
- Younger Christians are to submit to their elders, and to yield with humility and patience to God, and to be sober, watchful, and stedfast in faith.
- Prayers for their growth and establishment.
- Exhortations to add the exercise of various other graces to faith.
- The apostle looks forward to his approaching decease.
- And confirms the truth of the gospel, relating to Christ's appearing to judgment.
- Believers are cautioned against false teachers, and the certainty of their punishment shown from examples.
- An account of these seducers, as exceedingly wicked.