Letter written about 65-68 AD.
1. To stimulate Christian growth,
2. To combat false teaching,
3. To encourage watchfulness of the imminent return of Christ.
Doulos: means slave. 1 Peter 1:1.
Grace & Peace in abundance through the Knowledge of God & Jesus Christ. 1 Peter 1:2
Do you know the Gospel?
Right Answer: I deserve hell, God’s punishment and wrath.
Jesus Christ paid the penalty for my evil condition and God declared my righteous.
My sin was credited to Christ and His righteous life was credited to my account.