16 But if [one is ill-treated and suffers] as a Christian [which he is contemptuously called], let him not be ashamed, but give glory to God that he is [deemed worthy to suffer] in this name. Confirm Your Calling and Election. Remember that Peter is writing to give practical help to Christians dealing with daily problems. 4 So, since Christ suffered in the flesh [a]for us, for you, arm yourselves with the same thought and [b]purpose [patiently to suffer rather than fail to please God]. 1 Peter 4:8 “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.” Explanation and Commentary of 1 Peter 4:8. 1 Peter 4:8, ESV: "Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins." Idle Living - 1 Peter 4 July 20, 2008 Turn with me this morning to the end of your Bibles, to the book of 1 Peter, chapter 4. 1 Peter 4:8 AMPC - Above all things have intense and - Bible Gateway Above all things have intense and unfailing love for one another, for love covers a multitude of sins [forgives and disregards the offenses of others]. Love makes all other virtues of … 14 If you are censured and suffer abuse [because you bear] the name of Christ, blessed [are you—happy, fortunate, [h]to be envied, [i]with life-joy, and satisfaction in God’s favor and salvation, regardless of your outward condition], because the Spirit of glory, the Spirit of God, is resting upon you. I don’t want anyone to know how they hurt you. John said the same thing (Jn 13:34,35; 1 Jn 3:23). We’ll send you a new verse every day to download or share. Released: 2020. Read more Share Copy Show footnotes *: A service of Faithlife / Logos Bible Software . You’ll receive all three files. Commentary. 2 Timothy 1:7 “For God hath not given us the spirit of fear” Hebrews 11:1 “Now faith is the substance” James 2:26 “faith without works is dead” 1 Peter 5:7 “Cast all your cares upon him” 1 John 4:8 “God is love” Revelation 3:20 “ Behold, I stand at the door, and knock ” 17 For the time [has arrived] for judgment to begin with the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will [be] the end of those who do not respect or believe or obey the good news (the Gospel) of God? A loving disposition leads us to pass by the faults of others, to forgive offenses against ourselves, and … DIMENSIONS: 5×7, 8×10, and 11×14 inches. View Your Daily Verse - 1 Peter 4:8 - Your Daily Verse. KJV and Amplified Parallel Bible, Large Print, Leathersoft, Camel/rich red, Everyday Life Bible: The Power Of God's Word For Everyday Living, Imitation Leather, pink, Amplified Reading Bible, eBook: A Paragraph-Style Amplified Bible for a Smoother Reading Experience - eBook, Amplified Large-Print Bible--bonded leather, burgundy, Everyday Life Bible: The Power Of God's Word For Everyday Living, Imitation Leather, pewter, Amplified Holy Bible--bonded leather, burgundy (indexed). 1 Peter 4:8(NASB) Verse Thoughts The warm gentleness and tender-hearted forgiveness in Paul's chapter on love, in 1 Corinthians 13, identifies LOVE as the foundational fruit of the Spirit, from which all other gifts and graces grow. Copyright © 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foundation, Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC), Some ancient manuscripts read “for us,” while some “for you.”. 1 Peter 4:8-11 8 Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. Sign up for the Verse of the Day. 9 Practice hospitality to one another (those of the household of faith). 1 Peter 4:8 8 * Above everything, love one another earnestly, because love covers over many sins. To Him be the glory and dominion forever and ever (through endless ages). Biblical hospitality is more than just a “dinner party” — in the Bible, hospitality is framed as selfless generosity and welcome, whether the person at your doorstep is a friend or a stranger. 2 So that he can no longer spend the rest of his natural life living by [his] human appetites and desires, but [he lives] for what God wills. St. Peter assumes that the charity is there, but insists on its not being suffered to flag in outward expression. Heavenly Father, thank You for Your unconditional and unrestricted forgiveness. (A), Copyright © 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foundation, Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC). Thank You that as far as the east is from the west, is the distance that my sins have been removed from me. 1 Peter 5 5 1 I WARN and counsel the elders among you (the pastors and spiritual guides of the church) as a fellow elder and as an eyewitness [called to testify] of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a sharer in the glory (the honor and splendor) that is to be revealed (disclosed, unfolded): Praying through 1 Peter 4:8 . **PLEASE NOTE: This is a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD. – 1 Peter 4:8. This scripture highlights a very … In the focus Bible verse for today’s devotional, the Bible says “… continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins.” (1 Peter 4:8). Now viewing scripture range from the book of 1 Peter chapter 4:8 through chapter 4:10... 1 Peter Chapter 4. He that loves another, covers his faults, how many soever they be. 1 Peter 4:8 Context. 1 Simeon 1 Peter, a servant 2 and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a a faith of equal standing with ours b by the righteousness of our c God and Savior Jesus Christ: 2 d May grace and peace be multiplied to you e in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. 1 Peter 4:8-9 Between a Hard Place and The Rock: Living in Light of Christ's Coming (Part 3) 1 Peter 4:10-11 Between a Hard Place and The Rock: Living in Light of Christ's Coming (Part 4) 1 Peter 4:12 No Strangers to Suffering (Part 1) 1 Peter 4:13-14 No Strangers to Suffering (Part 2) Amen (so be it). He turns away his own eyes from them; and, as far as is possible, hides them from others. You will do well to pay close attention to it as to a lamp shining in a dismal (squalid and dark) place, until the day breaks through [the gloom] and the Morning Star rises (comes into being) in your hearts. Genre: Sermon. 10 Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. Share, pin and save today's encouraging Bible Scripture. All three apostles agree that love is the supreme qualification of character for the Christian. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? (Comp. "Discovering Wonderful Things (1 Peter 4:8)" by Patsor Kropf. Get beautiful Bible art delivered to your inbox. And [in each instance] do it ungrudgingly (cordially and graciously, without complaining but as representing Him). We want to continue on in our study of the book of 1 Peter. Hospitality is a tangible way to reflect our love for God in the way we love others. Love Scriptures 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) 4 Love endures long and is patient and kind; love never is envious nor boils over with jealousy, is not boastful or vainglorious, does not display itself haughtily. 1 Peter 4:8 Parallel. 2 Peter Greeting. 6 For this is why the good news (the Gospel) was preached [[d]in their lifetime] even to the dead, that though judged in fleshly bodies as men are, they might live in the spirit as God does. 7 But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer. Sign up here! 1 Peter 4:8 8 Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins. Paul said that Love was the greatest virtue (1 Co. 13:13; Ro 13:8). 4 They are astonished and think it very queer that you do not now run hand in hand with them in the same excesses of dissipation, and they abuse [you]. 8 Above all things have intense and unfailing love for one another, for love covers a multitude of sins [forgives and [a]disregards the offenses of others]. (8) And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves.--The original is far more vigorous: But before all things keeping intense your charity towards yourselves. 7 But the end and culmination of all things has now come near; keep sound minded and self-restrained and alert therefore for [the practice of] prayer. Browse Sermons on 1 Peter 4:8-10. Have fervent charity - Αγαπην εκτενη· Intense love; for love shall cover a multitude of sins. Clarke's Commentary on the Bible. Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and Preaching Slides on 1 Peter 4:8-10. 9 Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. Jump to: Bible Study Tools • Parallel Bible Verse • Bible Contextual Overview • Bible Verse Review • Bible Cross-References • Gill's Bible Notes • Clarke's Bible Notes • Barnes' Bible Notes (1 Peter 4:8 ESV) A few years back, I had a friend that hurt me really badly. For whoever has suffered in the flesh [having the mind of Christ] is done with [intentional] sin [has stopped pleasing himself and the world, and pleases God], the same word in 1Peter 1:22; also in Luke 22:44; Acts 12:5; Acts 26:7.) And we have the prophetic word [made] firmer still. 6 For for this cause was the gospel preached also to them that are dead, that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, but live according to God in the spirit. Most commentators interpret this preaching to be a past event, done not after these people had died, but while they were still alive. 1 Peter 4:8, KJV: "And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins." 1 Peter 4:8 Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins. 1 Peter 4 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) 4 So, since Christ suffered in the flesh [ a]for us, for you, arm yourselves with the same thought and [ b]purpose [patiently to suffer rather than fail to … 15 But let none of you suffer as a murderer or a thief or any sort of criminal, or as a mischief-maker (a meddler) in the affairs of others [infringing on their rights]. For whoever has suffered in the flesh [having [c]the mind of Christ] is done with [intentional] sin [has stopped pleasing himself and the world, and pleases God]. Is this not what was meant by Christ when he said the greatest commandment is to love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your mind, and all your strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself (Mt 22:37-38)? 2 So be done with every trace of wickedness (depravity, malignity) and all deceit and insincerity (pretense, hypocrisy) and grudges (envy, jealousy) and slander and evil speaking of every kind. 1 Peter 2 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC). Amplified Holy Bible, XL Edition--soft leather-look, brown, Amplified Bible, Large Print leather-look, brown/dark brown- index, KJV and Amplified Parallel Bible, Large Print, Hardcover, The Amplified Topical Reference Bible, Hardcover, Amplified Compact Holy Bible--soft leather-look, camel/burgundy, Amplified Large-Print Bible--bonded leather, burgundy. 11 Whoever speaks, [let him do it as one who utters] oracles of God; whoever renders service, [let him do it] as with the strength which God furnishes [g]abundantly, so that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ (the Messiah). 1 Simon Peter, a a servant and an b apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained c like precious faith with us through the d righteousness e of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ:. 5 Who shall give account to him that is ready to judge the quick and the dead. Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. 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