GodSpeak Readings: Week 100/August 8-13

August 8-13
1 Peter 1-2 Peter 3

GodSpeak readings for each day are listed below. Click the link to read the section and/or listen online. A discussion question is listed below for you to use in your GodSpeak group session or for discussion with others who are reading along.

Monday, August 8      1 Peter 1      Read & Listen Online (Click “Audio” link to listen)
1. Jot down the practical steps for holy living Peter gives us in 1 Peter 1:13-16.

Tuesday, August 9      1 Peter 2      Read & Listen Online (Click “Audio” link to listen)
2. Peter begins 2 Peter 2 with therefore, referring back to 1:22-23 and amplifying its meaning. What do you think he means in verse 2: “crave pure spiritual milk”?

Wednesday, August 10      1 Peter 3-4      Read & Listen Online 1 Peter 3    Read & Listen Online 1 Peter 4 (Click “Audio” link to listen)
3. Read 1 Peter 4:1-2. In your own words, what does Peter say suffering will accomplish in the life of the trusting believer? If you can, tell about a time when you found this to be true in your life?

Thursday, August 11      1 Peter 5      Read & Listen Online (Click “Audio” link to listen)
4. What is the “crown of glory” (1 Peter 5:4)? Check 1 Peter 1:3-6 if you’re unsure. See also John 5:28-29 and 1 Corinthians 15:51-57.

Friday, August 12      2 Peter 1-2      Read & Listen Online 2 Peter 1      Read & Listen Online 2 Peter 2  (Click “Audio” link to listen)
5. Read 2 Peter 1:16-18. What are some of the “cleverly invented stories” that deceive people today (v. 16)?

Saturday, August 13      2 Peter 3      Read & Listen Online (Click “Audio” link to listen)
6. Read 2 Peter 2:4-10. Note how the Law and Gospel are vividly presented in this section. What warning and what comfort do they bring here?

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