- What has God provided to make possible
(a) our redemption,
(b) our new birth, and
(c) our growth to full salvation?
What response is necessary on our part to enjoy the benefits divinely intended for us?
- In what ways ought our new God-given life as Christians to be expressed?
What changes or new standards should characterize our daily living?
- 1:17. ‘Reverent fear’: i.e., ‘with reverence and awe’. Cf. Heb. 12:28.
- 1:17. ‘As strangers’: i.e., your temporary sojourning in a place to which you no longer belong Cf. 2:11.