- Verses 1-7. How ought we as Christians to behave in relation to:
(a) civil authorities, and
(b) our fellow-men? What double awareness about ourselves should inspire such conduct?
- Verses 4-7. What are we told here about:
(a) the source and method of salvation, and
(b) our present state and future hope?
Do you realize as you ought how ‘richly’ (verse 6) you are endowed?
- Verses 8-15. By what actions and by what abstinence should genuine faith in God express itself?
What is necessary on our part to ensure that this happens?