An Outline of 1 Peter

1. Greeting

The opening address (1 Pet 1:1)

Grace and peace (1 Pet 1:2)

2. Salvation

Blessed be God! (1 Pet 1:3)

The imperishable inheritance (1 Pet 1:4)

The protection of the power of God (1 Pet 1:5)

Rejoice! (1Pet 1:6)

Precious faith (1 Pet 1:7)

You love him (1 Pet 1:8)

The salvation of your soul (1 Pet 1:9)

3. The hope of the prophets

The prophets were careful (1 Pet 1:10)

The prophets testified about the coming of the Christ (1 Pet 1:11)

The revelation to the prophets (1 Pet 1:12)

4. Vigilance

Prepare yourselves (1 Pet 1:13)

Be obedient children (1 Pet 1:14)

Be holy! (1 Pet 1:15)

I am holy (1 Pet 1:16)

5. The blood of Christ

Live in reverent fear (1Pet 1:17)

You were ransomed (1 Pet 1:18)

The precious blood of Christ (1 Pet 1:19)

Christ was revealed for your sake (1 Pet 1:20)

You trust in God (1 Pet 1:21)

6. Love

Deep mutual love (1 Pet 1:22)

You were born again (1 Pet 1:23)

Flesh will fail (1 Pet 1:24)

The word of God endures (1 Pet 1:25)

7. Simplicity

Get rid of all evil things (1 Pet 2:1)

Long for pure spiritual milk! (1 Pet 2:2)

The Lord is good (1 Pet 2:3)

8. The new priesthood

The precious stone in God’s sight (1 Pet 2:4)

Living stones (1 Pet 2:5)

The cornerstone (1 Pet 2:6)

Believe or not believe (1 Pet 2:7)

The stumbling stone (1 Pet 2:8)

A chosen race (1 Pet 2:9)

God’s people (1 Pet 2:10)

9. Life among pagans

Abstain from the desires of the flesh (1 Pet 2:11)

Conduct yourselves honorably (1 Pet 2:12)

10. Authorities

Accept the emperor’s authority (1 Pet 2:13)

Accept the governors (1 Pet 2:14)

God’s will (1 Pet 2:15)

You are free people (1 Pet 2:16)

Honor everyone! (1 Pet 2:17)

11. Slaves

Slaves should obey their masters (1 Pet 2:18)

The importance of suffering unjustly (1 Pet 2:19)

Where is the credit and approval? (1 Pet 2:20)

Follow the example of Christ (1 Pet 2:21)

12. Christ’s suffering

Christ did not commit a sin (1 Pet 2:22)

Jesus Christ did not return abuse (1 Pet 2:23)

Jesus Christ bore our sins (1 Pet 2:24)

You have returned to the shepherd (1 Pet 2:25)

13. Wives

Advice for wives (1 Pet 3:1)

Pure reverent lifestyle (1 Pet 3:2

Do not adorn yourself! (1 Pet 3:3)

Adorn your inner self! (1 Pet 3:4)

The former authority of husbands (1 Pet 3:5)

Sarah obeyed Abraham (1 Pet 3:6)

14. Brothers

Unity in love (1 Pet 3:8)

Repay with a blessing (1 Pet 3:9)

Keep your tongues and lips from evil deceit (1 Pet 3:10)

Do good and seek peace (1 Pet 3:11)

The eyes of the Lord (1 Pet 3:12)

15. Persecution

Encourage one another (1 Pet 3:13)

Do not fear! (1 Pet 3:14)

Sanctify Christ (1 Pet 3:15)

Have a clear conscience (1 Pet 3:16)

Suffer for doing good not evil (1 Pet 3:17)

16. The sufferings of Jesus Christ

Christ suffered for all (1 Pet 3:18)

Christ visited the spirits in prison (1 Pet 3:19)

The disobedient ones at the time of Noah (1 Pet 3:20)

Baptism (1 Pet 3:21)

Jesus Christ is in heaven (1 Pet 3:22)

17. The new lifestyle

Christ suffered in the flesh (1 Pet 4:1)

Live by the will of God (1Pet 4:2)

You had lived like gentiles (1 Pet 4:3)

You no longer join them (1 Pet 4:4)

XVIII. Waiting for the second coming

They will have to give an accounting (1 Pet 4:5)

The gospel was proclaimed (1 Pet 4:6)

The end is near (1 Pet 4:7)

Maintain a constant love (1 Pet 4:8)

Be hospitable (1 Pet 4:9)

Serve one another (1 Pet 4:10)

Speak the very words of God (1 Pet 4:11)

18. Suffering for Christ

Do not be surprised (1 Pet 4:12)

Rejoice in your shared sufferings (1 Pet 4:13)

Insulted for the name of Christ (1 Pet 4:14)

Do not suffer as a criminal (1 Pet 4:15)

Suffer as a Christian (1 Pet 4:16)

19. Final judgment

The time had come for judgment (1 Pet 4:17)

What is going to happen to the sinners? (1 Pet 4:18)

Entrust yourself to the faithful creator (1 Pet 4:19)

20. Presbyters

I exhort the presbyters among you (1 Pet 5:1)

Oversight without compulsion (1 Pet 5:2)

The crown of glory (1 Pet 5:4)

21. Faithful

Accept authority (1 Pet 5:5)

Humble yourself before God (1 Pet 5:6)

Cast your anxiety on God (1 Pet 5:7)

Discipline yourselves! (1 Pet 5:8)

Be steadfast in your faith (1 Pet 5:9)

God will restore you (1 Pet 5:10)

22. Salutations

I wrote this short letter (1 Pet 5:12)

Greetings (1 Pet 5:13)

Peace (1 Pet 5:14)

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