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I am the Pastor/Teacher of Rivers of Joy Baptist Church in Minford, Ohio since August 2008.  I am married to Charity since June 14, 1969.  I have four grown children.   Having served in the local church for over forty years as Pastor/Teacher, Asso., Youth Pastor, Minister of Education, Building Upkeep, Camp Director, Sunday School Teacher, etc. Also I have worked in the public place for as many years as I have preached. Charity and her sister are co owner of Union Mills Conf. (Bakery) in West Portsmouth Ohio

First Peter Chapter One: Scriptural References

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

1 Peter 1



Introduction
1He blesses God for his manifold spiritual graces;
10shewing that the salvation in Christ is no news, but a thing prophesied of old;
13and exhorts them accordingly to a godly conversation, forasmuch as they are now born anew by the word of God.

Verse 1
Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,
Peter
Matthew 4:18; 10:2; John 1:41,42; 21:15-17
the
2:11; Acts 2:5-11; Ephesians 2:12,19; Hebrews 11:13
scattered
Leviticus 26:33; Deuteronomy 4:27; 28:64; 32:26; Esther 3:8; Psalms 44:11; Ezekiel 6:8; John 7:35; John 11:52; Acts 8:4; James 1:1
Pontus
Acts 2:5,9,10; 18:2
Galatia
Acts 16:6; 18:23; Galatians 1:2
Cappadocia
Acts 2:9
Asia
Acts 6:9; 16:6; 19:10; 20:16-18; 1 Corinthians 16:19; 2 Corinthians 1:8; 2 Timothy 1:15; Revelation 1:11
Bithynia
Acts 16:7

Verse 2
Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied.
Elect
2:9; Deuteronomy 7:6; Isaiah 65:9,22; Matthew 24:22,24,31; Mark 13:20,22,27; Luke 18:7; John 15:16-19; Romans 8:29,33; 11:2,5-7,28; Ephesians 1:4,5; Colossians 3:12; 2 Timothy 2:10; Titus 1:1; 2 John 1:1,13
the foreknowledge
Acts 2:23; 15:18; Romans 8:29,30; 9:23,24; 11:2
sanctification
Acts 20:32; Romans 15:16; 1 Corinthians 1:30; 6:11; 2 Thessalonians 2:13
unto
22; Romans 1:5; 8:13; 16:19,26; 2 Corinthians 10:5; Hebrews 5:9
sprinkling
Hebrews 9:19-22; 11:28; 12:24
Grace
Romans 1:7; 2 Corinthians 13:14
be
Isaiah 55:7; *marg: ; Daniel 4:1; 6:25; 2 Peter 1:2; Jude 1:2

Verse 3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
Blessed
1 Kings 8:15; 1 Chronicles 29:10-13,20; Psalms 41:13; 72:18,19; 2 Corinthians 1:3; Ephesians 1:3,17; Ephesians 3:20
which
Exodus 34:6; Psalms 86:5,15; Jonah 4:2; Romans 5:15-21; Ephesians 1:7; 2:4,7-10; 1 Timothy 1:14; Titus 3:4-6
abundant
Gr. much. hath.
23; 2:2; John 1:13; 3:3-8; James 1:18; 1 John 2:29; 3:9; 4:7; 5:1,4,18
unto
Romans 5:4,5; 8:24; 12:12; 15:13; 1 Corinthians 13:13; Colossians 1:23,27; 1 Thessalonians 1:3; Titus 2:13; Hebrews 3:6; 6:18,19; 1 John 3:3
by
3:21; Isaiah 26:19; Romans 4:25; 5:10; 8:11; 1 Corinthians 15:20; Ephesians 2:6; 1 Thessalonians 4:13

Verse 4
To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,
an
3:9; Matthew 25:34; Acts 20:32; 26:18; Galatians 3:18; Ephesians 1:11,14,18; Colossians 1:12; Hebrews 9:15
incorruptible
1 Corinthians 9:25; 15:52-54
undefiled
Revelation 21:27
fadeth
5:4; Isaiah 40:7,8; Ezekiel 47:12; James 1:11
reserved
Psalms 31:19; Colossians 1:5; 3:3,4; 2 Timothy 4:8
for you
or, for us.



Verse 7
That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:
the trial
4:12; Job 23:10; Psalms 66:10-12; Proverbs 17:3; Isaiah 48:10; Jeremiah 9:7; Zechariah 13:9; Malachi 3:3; Romans 5:3,4; James 1:3,4,12; Revelation 2:10; 3:10
precious
2:4,7; Proverbs 3:13-15; 8:19; 16:16; 2 Peter 1:1,4
that
Ecclesiastes 5:14; Jeremiah 48:36; Luke 12:20,21,33; Acts 8:20; James 5:2,3; 2 Peter 3:10-12; Revelation 18:16,17
tried
4:12; Job 23:10; Psalms 66:10; Proverbs 17:3; Isaiah 48:10; Zechariah 13:9; 1 Corinthians 3:13; Revelation 3:18
might
1 Samuel 2:30; Matthew 19:28; 25:21,23; John 5:44; 12:26; Romans 2:7,29; 1 Corinthians 4:5; 2 Thessalonians 1:7-12; Jude 1:24
at
5; Revelation 1:7


Verse 9
Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls.
Romans 6:22; Hebrews 11:13; James 1:21

Verse 10
Of which salvation the prophets have enquired and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that should come unto you:
which
Genesis 49:10; Daniel 2:44; Haggai 2:7; Zechariah 6:12; Matthew 13:17; Luke 10:24; 24:25-27; Luke 24:44; Acts 3:22-24; 7:52; 10:43; 13:27-29; 28:23; 2 Peter 1:19-21
and
11; Proverbs 2:4; Daniel 9:3; John 5:39; 7:52; Acts 17:11
the grace
Hebrews 11:13,40

Verse 11
Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow.
the Spirit
3:18,19; Romans 8:9; Galatians 4:6; 2 Peter 1:21; Revelation 19:10
the sufferings
Psalms 22:1-21; 69:1-21; 88:1-18; Isaiah 52:13,14; 53:1-10; Daniel 9:24-26; Zechariah 13:7; Luke 24:25-27,44
the glory
Genesis 3:15; 49:10; Psalms 22:22-31; 69:30-36; 110:1-6; Isaiah 9:6,7; 49:6; Isaiah 53:11,12; Daniel 2:34,35,44; 7:13,14; Zechariah 8:18-21; 14:9; John 12:41; Acts 26:22,23

Verse 12
Unto whom it was revealed, that not unto themselves, but unto us they did minister the things, which are now reported unto you by them that have preached the gospel unto you with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven; which things the angels desire to look into.
it
Isaiah 53:1; Daniel 2:19,22,28,29,47; 10:1; Amos 3:7; Matthew 11:25,27; 16:17; Luke 2:26; Romans 1:17; 1 Corinthians 2:10; Galatians 1:12,16
that not
Daniel 9:24; 12:9,13; Hebrews 11:13,39,40
that have
Mark 16:15; Luke 9:6; Acts 8:25; 16:10; Romans 1:15; 10:15; 15:19; 1 Thessalonians 2:9; Hebrews 4:2
with
John 15:26; 16:7-15; Acts 2:4,33; 4:8,31; 10:44; 2 Corinthians 1:22; 6:6; 1 Thessalonians 1:5,6; Hebrews 2:4
sent
Proverbs 1:23; Isaiah 11:2-6; 32:15; 44:3-5; Joel 2:28; Zechariah 12:10; John 15:26; Acts 2:17,18
which things
Exodus 25:20; Daniel 8:13; 12:5,6; Luke 15:10; Ephesians 3:10; Revelation 5:11

Verse 13
Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
gird
Exodus 12:11; 1 Kings 18:46; 2 Kings 4:29; Job 38:3; 40:7; Isaiah 11:5; Jeremiah 1:17; Luke 12:35; 17:8; Ephesians 6:14
be sober
4:7; 5:8; Luke 21:34,35; Romans 13:13; 1 Thessalonians 5:6,7
hope
3-5; 3:15; Romans 15:4-13; 1 Corinthians 13:13; 1 Thessalonians 5:8; Hebrews 3:6; 6:19; 1 John 3:3
to the end
Gr. perfectly. the grace.
4-9; Luke 17:30; 1 Corinthians 1:7; 2 Thessalonians 1:7; 2 Timothy 4:8; Titus 2:11-13; Hebrews 9:28; Hebrews 10:35

Verse 14
As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:
obedient
Ephesians 2:2; 5:6; *Gr:
not
4:2,3; Romans 6:4; 12:2; Ephesians 4:18-22; Colossians 3:5-7
in
Acts 17:30; 1 Thessalonians 4:5; Titus 3:3-5


Verse 16
Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.
Leviticus 11:44; 19:2; 20:7; Amos 3:3


Verse 18
Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers;
ye
Psalms 49:7,8; 1 Corinthians 6:20; 7:23
corruptible
7
vain
Psalms 39:6; 62:10; Jeremiah 4:11; Romans 1:21; 1 Corinthians 3:20
received
4:3; Jeremiah 9:14; 16:19; 44:17; Ezekiel 20:18; Amos 2:4; Zechariah 1:4-6; Matthew 15:2,3; Acts 7:51,52; 19:34,35; Galatians 1:4


Verse 20
Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you,
verily
Genesis 3:15; Proverbs 8:23; Micah 5:2; Romans 3:25; 16:25,26; Ephesians 1:4; 3:9,11; Colossians 1:26; 2 Timothy 1:9,10; Titus 1:2,3; Revelation 13:8
but
Acts 3:25,26; Colossians 1:26; 1 John 1:2; 3:5,8; 4:9,10
in
Galatians 4:4; Ephesians 1:10; Hebrews 1:2; 9:26

Verse 21
Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.
by
John 5:24; 12:44; 14:6; Hebrews 6:1; 7:25
that raised
Acts 2:24,32; 3:15; 4:10
gave
11; 3:22; Matthew 28:18; John 3:34; 5:22,23; 13:31,32; 17:1; Acts 2:33; 3:13; Ephesians 1:20-23; Philippians 2:9-11; Hebrews 2:9
your
Psalms 42:5; 146:3-5; Jeremiah 17:7; John 14:1; Ephesians 1:12,13; *marg: ; Ephesians 1:15; Colossians 1:27; 1 Timothy 1:1


Verse 23
Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.
born
3; John 1:3; 3:5
not
Malachi 2:3; Romans 1:23; 1 Corinthians 15:53,54
but
1 John 3:9; 5:18
by
25; Jeremiah 23:28; Matthew 24:35; John 6:63; Hebrews 4:12; James 1:18

Verse 24
For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away:
For
or, For that. all flesh.
2 Kings 19:26; Psalms 37:2; 90:5; 92:7; 102:4; 103:15; 129:6; Isaiah 40:6-8; James 1:10,11; 4:14; 1 John 2:17

Verse 25
But the word of the Lord endureth for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached unto you.
the word
23; Psalms 102:12,26; 119:89; Isaiah 40:8; Matthew 5:18; Luke 16:17
this
12; 2:2; John 1:1,14; 1 Corinthians 1:21-24; 2:2; 15:1-4; Ephesians 2:17; 3:8; Titus 1:3; 2 Peter 1:19; 1 John 1:1,3