1 & 2 Peter
Lesson 13: Review
Great job! You have completed a study of both of the letters of one of the greatest and most passionate teachers of all time. I hope that you consumed and put into action every chapter. In this review lesson I am putting the ball in your court. You will answer several questions dealing with the major themes throughout each letter. Feel free to reference your notes and the text as much as you need.
Read 1 Peter in one sitting.
One of the most important concepts of 1 Peter is being holy and setting yourself apart as a follower of Christ in whatever situation you are in. List 5 verses that speak directly to this idea and write the general concept each conveys.
Think of one practical way you can do a better job of setting yourself apart from the world. How will you implement it this week? This month? This year?
In 1 Peter 2:21-25 Peter calls Jesus the ultimate example for us to copy. How does he describe Jesus’ response to unthinkable suffering?
What part of Jesus’ example are you missing the mark on? How can you follow His model more exactly this week? This month? This year?
What three things does Peter infer are imperishable?
- 1 Peter 1:6-7
- 1 Peter 1:18-19
- 1 Peter 1:22-25
What are some perishable things that you cling too strongly to in your life? How can you work to replace those with these imperishable treasures that Peter tells us about?
In what ways was the church of Peter’s time suffering?
What were three of the ways Peter suggested they prepare for these situations?
What are some practical ways you can implement these suggestions into your life this week? This month? This year?
What are some interesting insights you learned from 1 Peter during this study?
Read 2 Peter in one sitting.
Throughout this letter Peter was battling the ideas of Gnosticism. What did he say is the root of true knowledge? (Be sure to list scripture references, there are several!)
In a society where academic learning is placed on such a high pedestal, how can we ensure that we and our children understand that knowledge of the Lord is the most important?
In 2 Peter 2 Peter begins speaking specifically against false teachers. What are some of the specific things they will do?
What are some practical precautions you can take today to guard yourself against false teachers? This week? This month? This year?
According to 2 Peter 3, what will be the ultimate end of these false teachers?
As Christians what end do we have to look forward to? Do these thoughts give you comfort or do they chill you to the bone? Why?
What are some interesting insights you learned from 2 Peter during this study?
*Note: The author uses the New American Standard Update for all quotations and references.
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