4:11 If any man speak, let him - In his whole conversation, public and private. Do you have the gift of helping others? For if you have suffered physically for Christ, you have finished with sin. That is why the Good News was preached to those who are now dead. But it is no shame to suffer for being a Christian. Amen. Speak as the oracles of God - Let all his words be according to this pattern, both as to matter and manner, more especially in public. Praise God for the privilege of being called by his name! 5 But remember that they will have to face God, who stands ready to judge everyone, both the living and the dead. For if you have suffered physically for Christ, you have finished with sin. 13 Instead, be very glad—for these trials make you partners with Christ in his suffering, so that you will have the wonderful joy of seeing his glory when it is revealed to all the world. For if you have suffered physically for Christ, you have finished with sin. 4:1 Or For the one [or One] who has suffered physically has finished with sin. 1 Peter 4 :: New Living Translation (NLT) Strong's. 11 Do you have the gift of speaking? 6 That is why the Good News was preached to those who are now dead[b]—so although they were destined to die like all people,[c] they now live forever with God in the Spirit.[d]. He is here termed, the Spirit of glory, conquering all reproach and shame, and the Spirit of God, whose Son, Jesus Christ is. So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. 4:6b Or so although people had judged them worthy of death. Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins. 10 God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Therefore, be earnest and disciplined in your prayers. Red Letter. 2 Peter 1 New Living Translation (NLT) Greetings from Peter. 7 The end of the world is coming soon. 8 Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins. 4:6c Or in spirit. * 1 Peter 4. New Living Translation Update. You won’t spend the rest of your lives chasing your own desires, but you will be anxious to do the will of God. 4 Of course, your former friends are surprised when you no longer plunge into the flood of wild and destructive things they do. 1 Peter 4:10-11. Commentary. God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. —so although they were destined to die like all people. I, too, am an elder and a witness to the sufferings of Christ. By this mark we may always know who are, so far, the true or false prophets. 1 Peter 4:12-13 New Living Translation (NLT) Suffering for Being a Christian. New Living Translation (NLT), Sign up for these short lessons that answer basic questions about the Bible, NLT Teen Life Application Study Bible, Softcover, NLT Dancing in the Desert Devotional Bible: A Refreshing Spiritual Journey with God's People, softcover, NLT Study Bible, Personal Size TuTone Leatherlike Brown/Blue, NLT Thinline Reference Bible, Filament Enabled Edition--soft leather-look, rustic brown. All rights reserved. He was rejected by people, but he was chosen by God for great honor. And that fadeth not away - Greek ἀμάραντον amarantonThis word occurs nowhere else in the New Testament, though the word ἀμαράντινος amarantinosoccurs in 1 Peter 5:4, applied to a crown or garland. Instead, be very glad—for these trials make you partners with Christ in his suffering, so that you will have the wonderful joy of seeing his glory when it is revealed to all the world. Do it with all the strength and energy that God supplies. 1 Peter 1:3-4 All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. they now live forever with God in the Spirit. 4 You are coming to Christ, who is the living cornerstone of God’s temple. 4:14b Some manuscripts add On their part he is blasphemed, but on your part he is glorified. 1 Peter 4:10-11 NLT. You have had enough in the past of the evil things that godless people enjoy—their immorality and lust, their feasting and drunkenness and wild parties, and their terrible worship of idols. It is by his great mercy that we have been born again, because God raised Jesus Christ from the dead. 1 So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. 1Pe 4:1. The end of the world is coming soon. 1 This letter is from Simon [] Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ. Read full chapter. 1 Peter 4:1-19, NLT. So they slander you. Then speak as though God himself were speaking through you. The oracles of God teach that men should repent, believe, obey. Do you have the gift of speaking? Listen to the Bible. Then everything you do will bring glory to God through Jesus Christ. 1 So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. 9 Cheerfully share your home with those who need a meal or a place to stay. Dear friends, don’t be surprised at the fiery trials you are going through, as if something strange were happening to you. Praise God for the privilege of being called by his name! KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) Living for God. And if judgment begins with us, what terrible fate awaits those who have never obeyed God’s Good News? [a] 2 You won’t spend the rest of your lives chasing your own desires, but you will be anxious to do the will of God. 1 Peter 4 NLT - Read the New Living Translation Online - Free NLT Bible - SermonCentral.com 1 Peter 4 Living for God 1 So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. 2 You won’t spend the rest of your lives chasing your own desires, but you will be anxious to do the will of God. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. And you are living stones that God is building into his spiritual temple. And I, too, will share in his glory when he is revealed to the whole world. who has suffered physically has finished with sin. 11 Do you have the gift of speaking? 1 Peter 4:19 19 So if you are suffering in a manner that pleases God, keep on doing what is right, and trust your lives to the God who created you, for he will never fail you. Living for God - So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. for the glory of God, which is his Spirit. 5 1 And now, a word to you who are elders in the churches. 1 Peter 4 Chapter 4. For if you have suffered physically for Christ, you have finished with sin. Use them well to serve one another. “The NLT second edition was put together by a dream team of scholars and linguists and gives us a Bible that is thoroughly reliable and eminently readable. Of course, your former friends are surprised when you no longer plunge into the flood of wild and destructive things they do. Then speak as though God himself were speaking through you. 1 This letter is from Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ. Therefore, be earnest and disciplined in your prayers. So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. Holy Bible, New Living Translation copyright 1996, 2004, 2007, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. So if you are suffering in a manner that pleases God, keep on doing what is right, and trust your lives to the God who created you, for he will never fail you. For if you have suffered physically for Christ, you have finished with sin. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. Do you have the gift of speaking? For if you have suffered physically for Christ, you have finished with sin. If you suffer, however, it must not be for murder, stealing, making trouble, or prying into other people’s affairs. Wesley's Notes on the Bible. 1 Peter 3:3-4 Don’t be concerned about the outward beauty of fancy hairstyles, expensive jewelry, or beautiful clothes. On their part he is blasphemed, but on your part he is glorified - That is, while they are blaspheming Christ, you glorify him in the midst of your sufferings, 1Peter 4:16. 12 Dear friends, don’t be surprised at the fiery trials you are going through, as if something strange were happening to you. 1 Peter 4. It allows the Scriptures to speak with fresh vitality.” John Ortberg. Then everything you do will bring glory to God through Jesus Christ. [f] 15 If you suffer, however, it must not be for murder, stealing, making trouble, or prying into other people’s affairs. so although people had judged them worthy of death. NLT 1 So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. Living for God. 2 God the Father knew you and chose you long ago, and his Spirit has made you holy. 1 Peter 2:4-25 You are coming to Christ, who is the living cornerstone of God’s temple. He was rejected by people, but he was chosen by God for great honor. 4 and we have a priceless inheritance—an inheritance that is kept in heaven for you, pure and undefiled, beyond the reach of change and decay. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois, 60188. 1 Peter 4:11. I am writing to God’s chosen people who are living as foreigners in the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia. 4:14a Or for the glory of God, which is his Spirit. Tools. Menlo Park Presbyterian Menlo Park, California. So after you have suffered a little while, he will restore, support, and strengthen you, and he will place you on a firm foundation. And if judgment begins with us, what terrible fate awaits those who have never obeyed God’s Good News? NIV 1 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. On their part he is blasphemed, but on your part he is glorified. Do you have the gift of helping others? I am writing to you who share the same precious faith we have. For the time has come for judgment, and it must begin with God’s household. 5 And you are living … Amen. So they slander you. 4 So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. Do you have the gift of helping others? 16 But it is no shame to suffer for being a Christian. All glory and power to him forever and ever! 1 Peter 1 - This letter is from Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ. 14 If you are insulted because you bear the name of Christ, you will be blessed, for the glorious Spirit of God[e] rests upon you. As a result, you have obeyed him and have been cleansed by the blood of Jesus Christ. 18 And also, “If the righteous are barely saved,    what will happen to godless sinners?”[g]. Incorruptible - Not like earthly treasures. 3 You have had enough in the past of the evil things that godless people enjoy—their immorality and lust, their feasting and drunkenness and wild parties, and their terrible worship of idols. Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins. Read more Share Copy What’s more, you are his holy p... Read verse in New Living Translation I am writing to God's chosen people who are living as foreigners in the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia. # 4:1 Or For the one [or One] who has suffered physically has finished with sin. 13 Instead, be very glad—for these trials make you partners with Christ in his suffering, so that you will have the wonderful joy of seeing his glory when it is revealed to all the world. God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Cheerfully share your home with those who need a meal or a place to stay. For if you have suffered physically for Christ, you have finished with sin. 1 Peter 4, New Living Translation (NLT) Living for GodSo then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. If you are insulted because you bear the name of Christ, you will be blessed, for the glorious Spirit of God. 1 Peter 5:12 View All Endorsements 4:6a Greek preached even to the dead. You won’t spend the rest of your lives ch... Read verse in New Living Translation Then everything you do will bring glory to God through Jesus Christ. Undefiled - Pure and holy, incapable of being itself defiled, or of being enjoyed by any polluted soul. Now we live with great expectation, and we have a priceless inheritance—an inheritance th... Read verse in New Living Translation 1:4 To an inheritance - For if we are sons, then heirs. Then speak as though God himself were speaking through you. << 1 Peter 4 | 1 Peter 5 | 2 Peter 1 >> Tend the Flock of God. Read more Share Copy 1 Peter 4 NLT - Living for God - So then, since Christ - Bible Gateway Living for God - So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. 1 So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. 1 Peter 4:8 8 Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins. But remember that they will have to face God, who stands ready to judge everyone, both the living and the dead. Do it with all the strength and energy that God supplies. Use them well to serve one another. Use them well to serve one another. NLT: New Living Translation Living for God. Do it with all the strength and energy that God supplies. 1 Peter 3:3-4 NLT Don’t be concerned about the outward beauty of fancy hairstyles, expensive jewelry, or beautiful clothes. 1 Peter 5:10 In his kindness God called you to share in his eternal glory by means of Christ Jesus. For if you have suffered physically for Christ, you have finished with sin. 1 Peter 4:10 10 God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. 1 Peter 1:4 New Living Translation (NLT). 19 So if you are suffering in a manner that pleases God, keep on doing what is right, and trust your lives to the God who created you, for he will never fail you. All rights reserved. 12 Dear friends, don’t be surprised at the fiery trials you are going through, as if something strange were happening to you. You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God. 1 Peter 4 So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. 1 Peter 4:19 NLT So if you are suffering in a manner that pleases God, keep on doing what is right, and trust your lives to the God who created you, for he will never fail you. 1 Peter 4 NLT - Living for God - So then, since Christ - Bible Gateway Living for God - So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so pr... Read verse in New Living Translation 1 Peter 1:4 Parallel. Do you have the gift of helping others? The word is properly applied to that which does not fade or wither, in contradistinction from a flower that fades. All glory and power to him forever and ever! Use them well to serve one another. All glory and power to him forever and ever! Do it with all the strength and energy that God supplies. For if you have suffered physically for Christ, you have finished with sin. For if you have suffered physically for Christ, you have finished with sin. 1 So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. Then speak as though God himself were speaking through you. As a fellow elder, I appeal to you: 2 Care for the flock that God has entrusted to you. Paragraph. Amen. 17 For the time has come for judgment, and it must begin with God’s household. Bible > NLT > 1 Peter 4 1 Peter 4 New Living Translation: Par Living for God. 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