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Who do Trinitarians believe is the Apostle Peter's God?

Peter's belief about who God is VS Him addressing one person that is God Obviously with the verses you have cited, Peter is addressing the Father, one person that is truly God, does this mean that ...
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Protestant Interpretation 1 Peter 1:17

As a lifelong Protestant of more than six and a half decades - first by birth and upbringing in Presbyterianism and then by conversion and baptism in my mid-teens - I would say that now, as a mature ...
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Mormon view of the wrong action committed by angels according to 1 Peter, 2 Peter, and Jude

First, it's important to understand what an angel is. In Doctrine and Covenants 129:1-3 it says: 1 There are two kinds of beings in heaven, namely: Angels, who are resurrected personages, having ...
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What is an overview of arguments given by churches that allow women to plait their hair to support that practice? (1 Peter 3:1-6)

3:1 Wives, in the same way submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by the behavior of their wives, This is one of ...
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When omniscient God had a plan for Jesus, why did God think of killing everyone?

There really isn't any contradiction between the two Scriptures, their divergence is simply a small look at God. God is shown in the Old Testament as the God of second chances, and in the New ...
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Who do Trinitarians believe is the Apostle Peter's God?

With the one answer given so far (as at November 2nd), you commented, "The word PERSON is not in the question, THEREFORE it MUST be defined in the answer." This was because the answer given ...
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How does open theology interpret 1 Peter 1:2?

1 Peter 1:2 KJV  Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be ...
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How does St Peter's view on salvation reconcile with that of Jesus?

Context is king. Matthew 21:28-29 But what think you? A certain man had two sons; and coming to the first, he said: Son, go work to day in my vineyard. 29 And he answering, said: I will not. But ...
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How do proponents of an intermediate state reconcile 1 Peter 3:18-20 ("spirits in prison") and Luke 23:43 ("today in paradise")?

In Catholic theology, there are 4 "compartments" / "parts" of the underworld where souls are waiting in the Intermediate State (see Wikipedia article Limbo): Hell of the Damned, ...
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How do soul sleep adherents explain 1 Peter 3:18-20?

Most likely the reason this question is not getting much traction is because no one who believes in the unconscious state of the dead prior to Jesus' second coming actually use the term "soul ...
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Meaning of 1 Peter 4:17 According to Calvinists

From Calvin's Commentary on the Bible: I have bolded relevant passages. When the faithful see that it is well with the wicked, they are ...
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Did the early Church Fathers have a complete agreement on how to interpret 1 Peter 3:18-20?

Wicks, Jared. “Christ’s Saving Descent to the Dead: Early Witnesses from Ignatius of Antioch to Origen.” Pro Ecclesia 17, no. 3 (August 2008): 281–309. The ...
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