Can't remember where exactly a Bible book is? Just click the LETTER of the Book an quickly find your way through the Bible. Now you can keep up with your Pastor during any sermon!
Bible Fast Nav
       

1 Peter Chapter 5 : 1-10
- World English Bible [WEB]

My Bible Study Desk

Please Sign In so we can retrieve your Favorite Verses.

Please Sign In so we can retrieve your Reading Plans.

Please Sign In so we can retrieve your Lesson Plans.

Please Sign In so we can retrieve your Devine Events Journal.

  • 1 I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and who will also share in the glory that will be revealed.
  • 2 Shepherd the flock of God which is among you, exercising the oversight, not under compulsion, but voluntarily, not for dishonest gain, but willingly;
  • 3 neither as lording it over those entrusted to you, but making yourselves examples to the flock.
  • 4 When the chief Shepherd is revealed, you will receive the crown of glory that doesn't fade away.
  • 5 Likewise, you younger ones, be subject to the elder. Yes, all of you clothe yourselves with humility, to subject yourselves to one another; for "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble."
  • 6 Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time;
  • 7 casting all your worries on him, because he cares for you.
  • 8 Be sober and self-controlled. Be watchful. Your adversary, the devil, walks around like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.
  • 9 Withstand him steadfast in your faith, knowing that your brothers who are in the world are undergoing the same sufferings.
  • 10 But may the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a little while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you.
The book of 1 Peter has 5 chapters.
1 Peter chapter 5 has 14 verses.
The book of 1 Peter has 5 chapters.
1 Peter chapter 5 has 14 verses.




What is the Sinner's Prayer for Salvation?

The sinners prayer is a common Christian term for a prayer that is said when someone wants to repent of their sin, ask God for forgiveness, and verbally state their belief in the life, death, and saving resurrection of Jesus Christ.

"For, if with your lips you acknowledge the truth of the message that JESUS IS LORD, and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with their hearts people believe and so attain to righteousness, while with their lips they make their Profession of faith and so find salvation." Romans 10:9-10

Christ's death on the cross paid in full the debt of our sin. Action must be taken to take hold of the gift.

Dear God, I know that I am a sinner and there is nothing that I can do to save myself. I confess my complete helplessness to forgive my own sin or to work my way to heaven through any good works. At this moment I trust Christ alone and receive by faith all Grace purchased by Jesus as the One who bore my sin when He died on the cross. I believe that He did all that will ever be necessary for me to stand in your holy presence. I thank you that Christ was raised from the dead as a guarantee of my own resurrection. As best as I can, I now transfer my trust to Him and by my faith take hold of His grace and love for me. I am grateful that He has promised to receive me despite my many sins and failures. Thank you for your word that will guide me as to how I should live my remaining days. Please grant me the wisdom to discern correctly and motivation to grow my faith, obiendience, understanding, appreciation, and love for you. Thank you for your Grace and mercy that I do not deserve. Thank you that my salvation is not based on my level of performance in my short life but in my receiving what your victory on the cross did pay for. Thank you that I can receive by my faith alone, your glorious gift of salvation. Thank you for hearing this prayer and for saving me. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.