Teaching 1 Peter as Scripture

Robert W. Wall

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 10/1/2004

Issue: First Peter (Vol. 24, No 4, Fall, 2004)

While acknowledging the important insights of critical scholarship, faithful Christian teachers will interpret 1 Peter within the early church’s rule of faith, a unified tradition that found coherence, not dissonance, in the various elements of Scripture. Within this rule of faith, 1 Peter calls Christians to radical obedience to the God who has purged them from sin by the obedient suffering of Jesus on their behalf.

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