Peter & the first Christians by Laurent Lalo

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Published by Multnomah Press in Portland, Or .

Written in English

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Retells the events after Jesus"s ascension into heaven which form the basis of the beginnings of the Christian church.

Edition Notes

Translated from the French.

Book details

Other titlesPeter and the first Christians.
Statementillustrated by Laurent Lalo.
LC ClassificationsBS551.2 .L32 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination[24] p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2867568M
ISBN 10088070084X
LC Control Number84042946

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Author: 1 Peter identifies the author of the Book of 1 Peter as the apostle Peter. Date of Writing: The Book of 1 Peter was likely written between A.D.

60 and Purpose of Writing: 1 Peter is a letter from Peter to the believers who had been dispersed throughout the ancient world and were under intense persecution. If anyone understood persecution, it was Peter.

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Historical Objections: 1) Persecution: Because of the persecution which these readers are facing (;15;; ) it assumed that this letter must have been written at a time when Christianity has become illegal.

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First Peter “Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct.

The author was the Apostle Peter, whose name before he became a disciple, was Simon. He was born in Bethsaida and lived in Capernaum where he followed the occupation of fishing. He was brought to Jesus by Andrew, his brother, and became one of the leaders. Peter was portrayed on BBC Radio 4 by Isaac Rouse as a boy, Will Howard as a young adult and Elliot Cowan as an adult in the radio plays Peter the Great: The Gamblers and Peter the Great: The Queen of Spades, written by Mike Walker and which were the last two plays in the first series of Tsar.

The plays were broadcast on 25 September and 2 Father: Alexis of Russia. But it’s largely a murky period. Most of what we think we know about the earliest Christians comes from later traditions, Hollywood epics and, sadly, The Da Vinci Code.

They weren’t Christians. In Paul's writings, he provides the first written account of what it is to be a Christian and thus a description of Christian spirituality.

His letters have been characterized as being the most influential books of the New Testament after the Gospels of Matthew and : c. 5 AD, Tarsus, Cilicia, Roman Empire. Peter the Apostle, original name Simeon or Simon, (died 64 ce, Rome [Italy]), disciple of Jesus Christ, recognized in the early Christian church as the leader of the 12 disciples and by the Roman Catholic Church as the first of its unbroken succession of popes.

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THE WRITER; Peter was the son of Jonah (Mt ,17). Before he became a disciple of Christ, he was known as Simon. He was a native of Bethsaida, but seems to have moved to Capernaum where he followed the occupation of. Cornelius was one of the first Gentiles converted to Christianity.

The baptism of Cornelius is an important event in the history of the early Christian church, along with the conversion and baptism of the Ethiopian Christian church was first formed around the original disciples and followers of Jesus, all of whom, including Jesus himself, were ted in: Roman Catholicism, Eastern.

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1 Peter • According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside down in Rome prior to Nero’s death in A.D. Peter authored two books of the New Testament: • 1 Peter • 2 Peter The basic theme of 1 Peter is the proper response to Christian suffering.

Peter is writing to Christians in a File Size: 79KB. But there are a number of strong reasons to consider that the recipients of Peter’s first letter were Jewish Christians.

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