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THE FIRST EPISTLE GENERAL OF PETER - Chapter 1 - Verse 21

Verse 21. Who by him do believe in God. Faith is sometimes represented particularly as exercised in God, and sometimes in Christ. It is always a characteristic of true religion that a man has faith in God. See Barnes "Mr 11:22".

 

That raised him up from the dead. See Barnes "Ac 2:24"; See Barnes "Ac 3:15, See Barnes "Ac 3:26"; See Barnes "Ac 4:10"; See Barnes "Ac 5:30"; See Barnes "Ac 13:30"; See Barnes "Ro 4:24"; See Barnes "1 Co 15:15".

And gave him glory. By exalting him at his own right hand in heaven, Php 2:9; 1 Ti 3:16; Eph 1:20,21.

That your faith and hope might be in God. That is, by raising up the Lord Jesus, and exalting him to heaven, he has laid the foundation of confidence in his promises, and of the hope of eternal life. See Barnes "1 Pe 1:3".

Comp. 1 Co 15; Col 1:27; 1 Th 1:3; 1 Ti 1:1.

{c} "and gave" Mt 28:18; Php 2:9

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