1 Peter

Author: The Apostle Peter

Period: c.60 A.D.

Summary: This letter was written to Christians in Asia Minor to help establish a joyful hope in the face of coming persecution. Peter sternly warns that persecution would come and that each individual must stand fast against it. He also illustrates man’s relation to God as well as to mankind.



Introduction: Chapter 1:1-2

The call and what it involves: Chapter 1:3 – 2:10

The pilgrim life and how to live it: Chapter 2:11 – 4:11

The fiery trial and how to bear it: Chapter 4:12 – 5:11

Final words: Chapter 5:12-14