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1 Peter: Meet the Readers

Last week it was my privilege and joy to introduce you to Peter as we begin a series on The First Letter of Peter. This week I’d like to introduce you to the original readers. We can’t understand the relevance of this letter for us if we haven’t first met them. In meeting them, we discover the occasion and circumstances that led Peter to write. The recipients of this letter are our brothers and sisters. They were being persecuted for their faith….

Meet the Author

For me, every vacation presents me with a critical decision: the choice of what book to read while I’m away. I make this decision carefully every year. At times, I will even wait to read a certain book until I’m away on vacation, so that I can derive the maximum enjoyment from it. One year, a few weeks before our family vacation, I happened to read an interview with the author of a book about a topic that held no interest for…