14 If you are censured and suffer abuse [because you bear] the name of Christ, blessed [are you—happy, fortunate, [h]to be envied, [i]with life-joy, and satisfaction in God’s favor and salvation, regardless of your outward condition], because the Spirit of glory, the Spirit of God, is resting upon you. He had the entire host of heaven at His disposal yet never lifted a finger in His own defense! Keep Fervent In Your Love. 1 Peter 1:7 1 Peter 4 King James Version 1 Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin; 2 That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God. Amplified© Bible; 1 Peter 4 1 Peter 4. Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal which is taking place to test you [that is, to test the quality of your faith], as though something strange or unusual were happening to … 4 Therefore, since [ a]Christ suffered in the flesh [and died for us], arm yourselves [like warriors] with the same purpose [being willing to suffer for doing what is right and pleasing God], because whoever has suffered in the flesh [being like-minded with Christ] is done with [intentional] sin [having stopped pleasing the world], 2 so that he can no longer spend the rest of his … 1 Peter 1:4 (Amplified® Bible) A.F.V ... 1 Peter 1:1-4. 1 Peter 4:8: Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. For whoever has suffered in the flesh [having [c]the mind of Christ] is done with [intentional] sin [has stopped pleasing himself and the world, and pleases God]. 1 Peter 4:1-2. 1. 1 Peter 4:4 Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same excess of riot, speaking evil of you: Isaiah 28:21 For the LORD shall rise up as in mount Perazim, he shall be wroth as in the valley of Gibeon, that he may do his work, his strange work; and bring to pass his act, his strange act. 1 Peter 4:12 - AMP - Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal which is taking place to test you [that is, to test the quality of your faith], as though something strange or unusual were happening to you. “Christian” occurs only here and in Acts 11:26; 26:28. (7-11) Believers encouraged to rejoice and glory in reproaches and sufferings for Christ, and to commit their souls to the care of a faithful God. Therefore, be sound-minded and self-controlled for the purpose of prayer [staying balanced and focused on the things of God so that your communication will be clear, reasonable, specific and pleasing to Him.] Traynor is a brand of bass amplifiers and guitar amplifiers, the first brand formed by Yorkville Sound.The Traynor brand, named for founder Peter Traynor, began in 1963 with the Dynabass bass amplifier, a rental product. Therefore, be sound-minded and self-controlled for the purpose of prayer [staying balanced and focused on the things of God so that your communication will be clear, reasonable, specific and pleasing to Him.] Keep Fervent in Your Love. Amplified Bible (AMP), And if it is difficult for the righteous to be saved, what will become of the godless and the sinner. (12-19) Whoever serves [the congregation] is to do so as one who serves by the strength which God [abundantly] supplies, so that in all things God may be glorified [honored and magnified] through Jesus Christ, to whom belongs the glory and dominion forever and ever. 6 For this is why the good news (the Gospel) was preached [[d]in their lifetime] even to the dead, that though judged in fleshly bodies as men are, they might live in the spirit as God does. #1peter4 | 2.3M people have watched this. 1 Peter 4:10-11 Amplified Bible (AMP) 10 Just as each one of you has received a special gift [a spiritual talent, an ability graciously given by God], employ it in serving one another as [is appropriate for] good stewards of God’s multi-faceted grace [faithfully using the diverse, varied gifts and abilities granted to Christians by God’s unmerited favor]. All rights reserved. 16 But if [one is ill-treated and suffers] as a Christian [which he is contemptuously called], let him not be ashamed, but give glory to God that he is [deemed worthy to suffer] in this name. 8 Above all things have intense and unfailing love for one another, for love covers a multitude of sins [forgives and [e]disregards the offenses of others].(A). 1 SO, SINCE Christ suffered in the flesh [fn] for us, for you, arm yourselves with the same thought and [fn] purpose [patiently to suffer rather than fail to please God]. 3 For the time that is past already suffices for doing what the Gentiles like to do—living [as you have done] in shameless, insolent wantonness, in lustful desires, drunkenness, reveling, drinking bouts and abominable, lawless idolatries. 1 Peter 4:12 AMP. The Amplified Bible1 Peter 4. Obligations Growing out of the Blessings of Grace, 1:13-4:19. and comforts them against persecution. A right relation of the heart toward God and man, 1:13-2:10. 1 Peter 4 Stewards of God's Grace. 1 Peter 4:1-19. 1 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. (C) 19 Therefore, those who are ill-treated and suffer in accordance with the will of God must [continue to] do right and commit their souls [for safe-keeping] to the faithful Creator. 18 And if the righteous are barely saved, what will become of the godless and wicked?(C). 1 Peter 4:7 Amplified Bible (AMP) 7 The end and culmination of all things is near. 17 For it is the time [destined] for judgment to begin with the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who do not respect or believe or obey the gospel of God? 4 They are astonished and think it very queer that you do not now run hand in hand with them in the same excesses of dissipation, and they abuse [you]. Human nature dislikes and is suspicious of anyone who is different. 13 But insofar as you are sharing Christ’s sufferings, rejoice, so that when His glory [full of radiance and splendor] is revealed, you may also rejoice with triumph [exultantly]. Font Size. 1 Peter 2 A Living Stone and a Holy People. For whoever has suffered in the flesh [having [ c]the mind of Christ] is done with [intentional] sin [has stopped pleasing himself and the world, and pleases God], 2. living [unrestrained as you have done] in a course of [shameless] sensuality, lusts, drunkenness, carousing, drinking parties, and wanton idolatries.