The next two offenses God listed had to do with marriage: marrying outside the faith, and divorce, problems that existed among the priests as well, even in the high priest’s own family.
1 Peter 3: The Example of Sarah
I have learned much about the importance of good translation. IN today's text, the meaning of words makes all the difference in understanding the passage.
1 Peter 3: Living the Word
Peter's instructions to Christians husbands and wives married to those who do not share their faith is a continuation of his them of living honorably.
Colossians 3: Household Codes
Paul worked from the teachings of Jesus. Everything Paul wrote must be sifted through the Gospels, or it won’t read right. Jesus was very clear—a point we have tragically ignored for most of Christendom’s existence—that we are not to rule over anyone within the kingdom.
Broken by life’s traumas, calamities, and tragedies, and just when you’re at your lowest, it seems…there you go, right over the edge, and into the dumpster.
The Way of Life
Man is in God’s image, and woman is in God’s image. But that’s not saying enough. God is three-in-one, He is plural, He lives in communion within Himself. So one person is not enough, whether male or female, to accurately display God’s image. No, it must be plural: People are God’s image. That’s what God was saying about Himself.