1 PETER OUTLINE

A. Ralph Johnson

 

THEME:† Suffer as a Christian (1Pet. 4:16).† Key word, ďsuffer

Written by Peter about 64AD, from Babylon after Paulís first imprisonment in Acts 20.

To Godís elect scattered throughout Galatia, Cappodocia, Asia and Bithynia.

CHAPTERS &

KEY WORDS

OUTLINE

5ch(5) (brief)

1: Salvation

GREETING (1:1-2)

 

 

I.††† OUR GREAT SALVATION (1:3-12)

 

1. Thanksgiving for salvation (1:3-5)

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2. Worthy to face trials (1:6-9)

3. Searched for by the prophets (1:10-11)

4. Revealed now unto you (1:12)

 

 

II.†† CALL TO HOLINESS (1:13--2:12)

 

1. Be spiritually girded (1:13-14)

 

2. Be holy (1:15-16)

 

3. Fear God (17)

 

4. Redeemed with His blood (1:18-21)

 

5. Purified in obedience to the truth (1:22)

6. Born again of incorruptable seed by the word of God (1:23-25)

2: Living stones

7. Things to put away (2:1)

 

8. Seek spiritual nourishment (2:2-3)

 

9. Be living stones in the house of God (2:4-8)

10. A chosen people of God (2:9-10)

11. Abstain from fleshly lusts-- set an example (11-12)

 

 

III. BEHAVIOR TOWARDS OTHERS (2:13 --3:13)

 

††††† 1. Civil governments (2:13-17)

 

††††† 2. Servants toward masters (2:18-25)

3: Wives

††††† 3. Wives toward husbands (3:1-6)

 

††††† 4. Husbands toward wives (3:7)

 

††††† 5. All toward each other (3:8-13)

 

 

IV. HANDLING SUFFERING (3:14--4:19)

 

†††† †1. Conduct in suffering (3:14-17)

 

††††† 2. Christ's example (3:18--4:6)

 

††††††††† a. He suffered in the flesh but was victorius in the Spirit (3:18-22)

4: Fire

††††††††† b. You also overcome suffering by living in the Spirit (4:1-6)

 

††††† 3. Judgment day will right all wrongs (4:7-19)

†† a. Prepare yourselves with holy living (4:7-11)

†† b. Prepare yourselves with a joyful mind (4:12-14)

†† c.† Suffer as a Christian (4:15-19)

 

5. Elders

V.† FURTHER EXHORTATIONS

 

††††† 1. Elders (5:1-4)

 

††††† 2. Younger (5:5a)

 

††††† 3. All of you (5b-9)

 

 

CONCLUSION:† (5:10-14)

Invocation (5:10-11)

Sylvanus greeting (5:12)

Salutation from the church in Babylon and Mark (5:13)

Closing admonition and benediction (5:14)