LABC Update – Tuesday, March 22, 2022
March 21, 2022
In tonight’s and tomorrow morning’s Bible studies we will be reading from I Peter. Of this New Testament book the late biblical scholar Marcus Borg writes –
Unlike many letters in the New Testament, this one does not refer to conflict within the Christ-communities. The conflict is with outsiders. There are no chastisements, though there are warnings and cautions about the situation of suffering being faced… The letter is distinctive for a number of reasons. It is one of only two documents that uses the word “Christian.”(4:16) It is the only document in addition to John that uses ‘born again” (or “born anew; 1:23)…It also uses a a distinctive metaphor for Jesus. He is a “living stone” (2:4).
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|Tonight on LABC Zoom – Bible Study with Pastor Jim 6:00, Department of Worship and Congregational Care 7:05
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