1 Peter 3:16-22
Difficult Doctrines Part 1February 12, 2023 / 1 Peter 3:16-22
What Biblical doctrines would you die for? Honestly?
Where is your hope? What do you worry about the most if you were to lose it? Again, be honest…
How do you weave the Gospel into your everyday life and conversations? Do you know what the Gospel is? Do you always expect conversion? Why?
When will you be slandered about your faith? How will/should you respond?
What does our passage say about suffering and being God’s will? Why is this important?
What hope does 1 Peter 3:18 give us in regards to our suffering for righteousness sake? (Isaiah 53:3-12)
Matthew 26:26-28; John 1:29, 10:11, 10:15; Romans 5:8-11, 8:32; 1 Corinthians 15:3; 2 Corinthians 5:15, 5:18-19; Galatians 1:4; Ephesians 2:13-16; Colossians 1:20-22; 1 Thessalonians 1:10; 1 Timothy 2:5-6; Hebrews 2:9, 2:17, 7:27, 9:12, 9:24-28, 10:10, 13:12; 1 John 1:7, 2:2, 4:10; Revelation 1:5, 5:9
What is the Greek word for “Once and for all”? (hint: hapax) What does this tell us? (Hebrews 9:24-28)
What is substitutionary atonement? What does our passage say about this? (Romans 3:22-25, 2 Corinthians 5:21)
What does it mean that Jesus was “put to death in the flesh”? What does it mean that He is “alive in the spirit”?
What must we be cautious of when reading 1 Peter 3:19? Does this passage support that Jesus went to hell? Why or why not?
What are the different ways to understand this passage in regards to who did Jesus preach to and what did He preach? (Jude 1:6, Genesis 6:4, Isaiah 61:1)
What does this passage teach us about being dogmatic about some Bible passages?