$8.99

If you are already a Laridian customer, log in above and we can tell you if you own this product.

Add to Cart

When you purchase this product you can install it on any plaform on which it is supported, onto any device you personally own or control. (View our “Buy-It-Once“ policy.) However, when purchasing you must choose the initial platform you'll be using. Choose a link below to add it to your shopping cart.

Reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon

Learn more about this product: Search Amazon.com for print editions.

IVP New Testament Commentary: 1 Peter

Available Platforms

About this Series

Pastors with a passion for sound exposition and scholars with a heart for pastoral leadership have joined forces to produce this exciting commentary series.

Each volume, informed by the best of up-to-date evangelical scholarship, presents passage-by-passage commentary based on the NIV along with background information on authorship, setting, theme and various interpretive issues. Seldom have such readable commentary and reliable research helps been available together! Preachers, teachers, students and other individuals who want to dig deep into the heart of the New Testament will find an indispensable companion in the IVP New Testament Commentary Series.

About this Volume

This one-volume commentary on 1 Peter can also be purchased as part of a multi-volume set.

As a young church in a hostile environment, Peter's first readers found in his letter encouragement, not just for facing suffering, but for living responsibly in the world as faithful disciples of Jesus Christ. Christians today will also find in Peter's letter a wealth of practical counsel on how to conduct themselves in family and social life, as well as in relation to a society that makes it tough to follow Jesus Christ.

In this invigorating volume from one of today's leading evangelical scholars, readers will find an introduction that discusses the letter's form, authorship, destination and primary theological themes, followed by a passage-by-passage commentary that always seeks to answer the question of what the text means for us today as well as what it meant for its original hearers.

Students, pastors, Bible teachers and everyone who wants to understand Peter's message for the church will benefit from this excellent resource.

Features

  • Highlights the relevance of Peter's teaching for all Christians who want to act responsibly in the world
  • Based on the NIV Bible
  • Provides solid, relevant discussion of the biblical text and its implications for life today
  • Includes helpful additional notes on problem verses
  • Winner of the 1992 Christianity Today Critic's Choice Award

About the Author(s)

I. Howard Marshall (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen; D.D., Asbury) is Emeritus Professor of New Testament Exegesis and Honorary Research Professor at the University of Aberdeen in Aberdeen, Scotland. Among his numerous publications on the New Testament are his commentaries on the Gospel of Luke, Acts, 1-2 Thessalonians, the Pastoral Epistles, 1 Peter and 1-3 John. He is coauthor of Exploring the New Testament: A Guide to the Letters and Revelation and coeditor of the New International Greek Testament Commentary series, as well as the author of the series' volume on Luke. He has also authored New Testament Theology: Many Witnesses, One Gospel.

System Requirements

Installed size (unless otherwise indicated): Approximately 372.125 KB. iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Requires iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad running iOS 5.0 or later. Download size: 372.125 KB. Android Requires Android OS 2.2 or later. Download size: 372.125 KB. Windows Phone Requires Windows Phone 7.5 or later. Download size: 372.125 KB. Windows Store Download size: 372.125 KB. Windows PC Requires Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, or later. Download size: 768.125 KB. Mac OS X Download size: 372.125 KB. Windows Mobile Requires Pocket PC / Windows Mobile version 6.5 or earlier. Download size: 466.125 KB. Palm OS Requires Palm OS 5.0 or later. Download size: 513.875 KB.

Find us on Facebook

Insider Info

Devoted Laridian fans watch our blog for the latest news, including comments on as-yet-unreleased and unannounced products.

Facebook Fans and our Twitter Followers get notified of all special offers and sometimes get special special offers just for them.

We post short instructional videos on our youtube channel.

There's detailed information about PocketBible for Android on Google+.

We don't keep lists of potential beta testers. Just watch the blog.

The Fine Print

Copyright © 2010-2014 by Laridian, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Laridian, PocketBible, and MyBible are registered trademarks of Laridian, Inc. DailyReader, Memorize!, PrayerPartner, eTract, BookBuilder, VerseLinker, iPocketBible, DocAnalyzer, Change the way you look at the Bible, and The Bible. Anywhere. are trademarks of Laridian, Inc. Other marks are the property of their respective owners.

Products by Platform

Bible Reader Software

BookBuilder Software

About Laridian

Products by Type

Your Account

Best Ways to Get Help

You can get the fastest help by helping yourself.

  1. Make sure you obtain the PocketBible or other Bible reader program that is required to read the Bibles or books you bought.
  2. Read the confirmation email we send you when you make a purchase
  3. Read the help that's built into each of our products
  4. Look through our Frequently Asked Questions
  5. Submit a Support Ticket
  6. Email us at support@laridian.com

Help Desk

Laridian Associates Program

Associates Program members earn a referral fee for every sale resulting from their links to our site!

Log Into Your Download Account to Join the Associates Program