5 You [believers], like living stones, are [ a ] being built up into a spiritual house for a holy and dedicated priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices [that are] acceptable and pleasing to God through Jesus Christ. 3. Spider-Man 4 was slated to release on May 6, 2011, but fell apart much to the shock of disappointed fans. Verse. 2 As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God. Since Christ suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind: The commitment God calls us to have is nothing greater than the commitment Jesus had in enduring suffering for our salvation. For whoever has suffered in the flesh [having the mind of Christ] is done with [intentional] sin [has stopped pleasing himself and the world, and pleases God], Good Stewards of God's Grace. William Barclay's translation of I Peter 4:10 reads: As each has received a gift from God, so let all use such gifts in the service of one another, like good stewards of the grace of God. Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:18, CSB: "And if a righteous person is saved with difficulty, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?" Notice that Peter doesn't include any distinction between spiritual gifts and natural talents or abilities. Amen. Yet he called them pilgrims of the Dispersion , a name that was applied to the Jews. 2 Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, 3 now that you have tasted that the Lord is good. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and take your Bible knowledge to a new level this year! Cerulean Pool Services. 2 As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God. As each of you has received a gift (a particular spiritual talent, a gracious divine endowment), employ it for one another as [befits] good trustees of God's many-sided grace [faithful stewards of the extremely diverse powers and gifts granted to Christians by unmerited favor]. 1 Peter 4 - NIV: Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. May e grace and f peace be multiplied to you.. Born Again to a Living Hope. The consideration of Christ's sufferings is urged for purity and holiness. (1 Peter 4:8 ESV) A few years back, I had a friend that hurt me really badly. AMPC 1 Peter 4 1 SO, SINCE Christ suffered in the flesh for us, for you, arm yourselves with the same thought and purpose [patiently to suffer rather than fail to please God]. Just as each one of you has received a special gift [a spiritual talent, an ability graciously given by God], employ it in serving one another as [is appropriate for] good stewards of God’s multi-faceted grace [faithfully using the diverse, varied gifts and abilities granted to Christians by God’s unmerited favor]. 1 Peter 3 1 Peter 5 Chapter 4. 1 Peter 1:22 Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently: 1 Corinthians 13:1 … St. Peter returns, after the digression of 1 Peter 3:19-22, to the great subject of Christ's example.The words "for us" are omitted in some ancient manuscripts; they express a great truth already dwelt upon in 1 Peter 2. and 3.Here the apostle is insisting upon the example of Christ, not on the atoning efficacy of his death. Bible / Our Library / Bible Commentaries / Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete) / 1 Peter / 1 Peter 4; Share Tweet. Scripture quoted by permission. In verse 7, Peter tells us to be sober and to watch, for "the end of all things is at hand." Fifth, Peter is instructing the Christian about submission to authority in the context of suffering for the sake of godly conduct. "Gift" is the Greek noun charisma, "that which is freely and graciously given, favor bestowed, gift." Grace and peace be yours in abundance. 1 Peter 4:10 - Amplified Bible. Every Christian has received some gift in trust from God to be held and used for the benefit of the whole church. 1 Peter 4 New International Version Living for God 1 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. Tools . To those who are elect exiles of a the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2 according to b the foreknowledge of God the Father, c in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and d for sprinkling with his blood:. All rights reserved. Amplified . 1 Peter 4 . If anyone speaks, he should do it as one speaking the very words of God. "Gift" is the Greek noun charisma, "that which is freely and graciously given, favor bestowed, gift." Verse 1. AMPC: Amplified Bible, Classic Edition. Summer '16 OBA. Just as each one of you has received a special gift [a spiritual talent, an ability graciously given by God], employ it in serving one another as [is appropriate for] good stewards of God’s multi-faceted grace [faithfully using the diverse, varied gifts and abilities granted to Christians by God’s unmerited favor]. Amplified Thinline Holy Bible--bonded leather, burgundy, Amplified Holy Bible: Captures the Full Meaning Behind the Original Greek and Hebrew - eBook, Amplified Holy Bible--bonded leather, burgundy (indexed), Amplified Compact Holy Bible--soft leather-look, camel/burgundy. Read 1 Peter 4:10-11 Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10 CLA LIT CAT ... Amplified Bible Just as each one of you has received a special gift [a spiritual talent, an ability graciously given by God], employ it in serving one another as [is appropriate for] good stewards of God’s multi-faceted grace [faithfully using the diverse, varied gifts and abilities granted to Christians by God’s unmerited favor]. Then speak as though God himself were speaking through you. 1 Peter 4 . More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, 2 Corinthians 1:7. 1 Peter 4:10 New International Version << 1 Peter 3 | 1 Peter 4 | 1 Peter 5 >> 10 Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God's grace in its various forms. Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is … 4 1 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. mouth. (17-19) Committing your soul to God in the midst of suffering. A good steward is a faithful steward. Amplified . #IPet3_15 . 1 Peter 5:10. fervent. In this great chapter, Peter stressed the duties of the church as the new Israel of God, who were bound by their privileges to exhibit lives worthy of their sacred calling (1 Peter 2:1-10); and then he gave the first of a number of admonitions directed to the Christians with regard to their obligations to the outward society (1 Peter 2:11-25). Let us receive the suffering and the refiners fire and rejoice knowing that we are never alone – as Jesus said “I am with you even to the end of the age.” Peter portrays Christ as the precious cornerstone of our faith. All rights reserved. John H. Elliott writes: "These various factors taken together make it likely that 1 Peter was written from Rome sometime during the years 73 to 92 C.E. As each of you has received a gift (a particular spiritual talent, a gracious divine endowment), employ it for one another as [befits] good trustees of God's many-sided grace [faithful stewards of the extremely diverse powers and gifts granted to Christians by unmerited favor]. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) Living for God. 1 Peter 4:18, ESV: "And “If the righteous is scarcely saved, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?”" 1 Peter 4:18, KJV: "And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?" The Greek word translated "minister" is diakonos, which is sometimes translated "deacon." It was painful. Here's everything you should know about what … for us. 11 Do you have the gift of speaking? - Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh. 1 Peter 2:23, When reviled, he Isaiah 53:7, He opened not his reviled not again. (NASB: Lockman)Greek: os panta hemin t es theia s duname os autou ta pro s zoen kai eusebeian dedoremenes dia t es epignoseos tou kalesantos hemas idia doxe kai arete,. To the elect who are exiles of the Dispersion throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, chosen a 2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father and sanctified by the Spirit for obedience to Jesus Christ and sprinkling by His blood: . [Act] as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but [use it] as bondslaves of God (1 Peter 2:16; see also Romans 1:1; 6:12-23). 1 Peter 4:10-14 AMP - Just as each one of you has received a - Bible Gateway. 10 Just as each one of you has received a special gift [a spiritual talent, an ability graciously given by God], employ it in serving one another as [is appropriate for] good stewards of God’s multi-faceted grace [faithfully using the diverse, varied gifts and abilities granted to Christians by God’s unmerited favor]. 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