1 Peter, 2 Peter, and Jude: Steadfast in the Faith (Paperback)
The New Testament books of 1 and 2 Peter and Jude offer a timeless message of hope to Christians living in a post-truth culture that seeks salvation in false, futile saviors and rejects Jesus Christ as the way, the truth, and the life. In this ten-lesson Bible study, Sarah Ivill provides students of Scripture with an in-depth look at these three small epistles filled with great truths that will encourage them to remain steadfast in the faith in a world hostile to believers.
Each lesson includes the following features:
- An introduction that provides a big picture of the lesson, showing how it applies to your head, heart, and hands.
- A personal study section of questions that helps you dig deeply into God’s Word.
- A section that puts it all together, which aims to answer any lingering questions you may have after your personal study.
- A section of questions for helping students study the Word of God in community.
Useful for either individual or group studies, 1 Peter, 2 Peter, and Jude includes suggestions for Bible study leaders, an overview of the history of redemption and revelation, and an overview of what it means to study Christ in all of Scripture.
Publisher: Reformation Heritage Books
1 Peter: The True Grace of God
Introduction to 1 Peter
Lesson 1: Our Home, Our Hope, Our Holiness - 1 Peter 1:1–2:3
Lesson 2: A Spiritual House, a Special Honor, and a Significant Heritage - 1 Peter 2:4–10
Lesson 3: Submitting as Servants, Sufferers, and Spouses - 1 Peter 2:11–3:7
Lesson 4: Called to Righteousness and Reconciliation - 1 Peter 3:8–4:11
Lesson 5: The Creator God, the Chief Shepherd, and the Caring God - 1 Peter 4:12–5:14
2 Peter: His Divine Power
Introduction to 2 Peter
Lesson 6: Remember the Power of God - 2 Peter 1:1–15
Lesson 7: Remember the Powerful Coming of Christ - 2 Peter 1:16–2:22
Lesson 8: Remember the Promise of His Coming Again - 2 Peter 3:1–18
Jude: Preserved for Jesus Christ
Introduction to Jude
Lesson 9: A Call to Contend for the Faith - Jude 1–16
Lesson 10: A Call to Continue in the Faith - Jude 17–25
Sarah Ivill (ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary) has been leading, teaching, or writing women’s Bible studies since she was eighteen. She has served at the Howard G. Hendricks Center for Christian Leadership, in Bible Study Fellowship, and as director of women’s ministry in the church. She is the author of other studies in this series on the biblical books of Romans, Ezra, Nehemiah, 1 Peter, 2 Peter, and Jude. She is a member of Christ Covenant Church (PCA) in Matthews, North Carolina.
I am happy to commend these fine studies. Sarah is a sure guide—handling the text carefully, applying the Word wisely, and writing with an eye toward the edification of women in the church. The commentary and questions are marked by exegetical faithfulness and theological integrity. The church will benefit from Sarah’s excellent work (and even more so, from God’s holy Word!). — Kevin DeYoung, senior pastor, Christ Covenant Church, Matthews NC
In the shifting cultural landscape where truth is needed more than ever, Sarah Ivill’s 1 Peter, 2 Peter, and Jude: Steadfast in the Faith is solid ground intended to equip the believer to stand firm. Sarah challenges us, as elect exiles, to find hope as we root our identities firmly in Christ and eagerly await the promise of His return. This study is filled with theologically rich content and gospel-penetrating questions designed to prepare us to give an answer for the hope that lies within us. — Karen Hodge, women’s ministry coordinator for the PCA (Presbyterian Church in America)