- 3:18-4:1.Observe how, in giving directions about the life of a Christian household, Paul urges ‘upon each party its own duties and the other’s right’s. What overriding concerns should influence all alike, and why?
- 4:2-6. List the activities demanded here as essential:
(a) to prayer, and
(b) to our relationships with non-Christians.
In my own practice of Christian self discipline, to which of these points do I need to give more attention?
Can I learn from verses 3, 4 and 12 how to pray for others?
Note. 3:21. ‘Embitter’: by excessive fault –finding and little or no praise.