1 Peter 1:1-25 –
1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ,
2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood:
The books of 1 and 2 Peter have closely related themes, holiness and diligence, which this study will examine together.
The Scriptures say holiness is separation. Peter will use several words in his book to give us a fuller picture of holiness: sanctification, undefiled, purified, and a few more.