1 Peter 3:8 - 3:22
In this passage analyzed by Steve Gregg, Peter calls followers to embrace sufferings graciously, love their enemies, and pursue peace. He reminds them that suffering for righteousness’ sake brings blessings and that having a clear conscience is better than being ashamed in front of Christ. Peter also discusses the antitype of baptism and the idea that death of the body does not necessarily bring death of the spirit. Overall, the passage emphasizes the importance of living a Christ-like life, even when faced with hostility and suffering.