How we know the Apostle Peter really is the author of 1 Peter. Dennis Edwards explains. By submitting your email address, you understand that you will receive email communications from HarperCollins Christian Publishing (501 Nelson Place, Nashville, TN 37214 USA) providing information about products and services of HCCP and its affiliates.
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Who wrote 1 Peter in the Bible?
Who wrote 1 Peter? The first word of 1 Peter is the author鈥檚 name, Petros, and he identifies himself as an apostle of Jesus Christ. There is little question that the letter purports to be from the person we know as Simon, who was called 鈥淩ock鈥?by the Lord Jesus. Who wrote 1 Peter?
What is the Book of 1 St Peter?
The book of 1 st Peter is a General Epistle (Apostolic Letter). It was written to all believers in general. The author is Peter who wrote it about 60 A.D.
When did Peter write his first letter?
Based on the numerous references to suffering and persecution in this letter, Peter likely wrote in AD 64, just as the persecution of Christians under Nero was ramping up. Why is First Peter so important?
What is the purpose of the Book of Peter?
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.