Bible Study Questions for September 22nd, 2018

Saturday at 10:00am EDT

“As adherents of Truth, we take the inspired Word of the Bible as our sufficient guide to eternal Life.”

Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, by Mary Baker Eddy, page 497

Topic: The Way of Life

Moderator: Tom from NY

Bible Readings: 1 Peter 1-5 (please read the entire epistle at least a couple times before answering questions 3-5)


  1. Where is Bithynia?
  2. Who is Silvanus?
  3. Who are the “elect”? (1 Peter 1:2 “Elect”; 1 Peter 2:9, “a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people”, 10, “the people of God”; 1 Peter 5:10 “God of all grace, who has called us”, 14 “all that are in Christ”)

Also as relates to Peter:

  • Acts 2:5, 9-11 “devout men; out of every nation under heaven”
  • Acts 8:14-17 people of Samaria who received the word of God
  • Acts 10: 34-35 “God is no respecter of persons,” “every nation … that feareth Him …. Is accepted by Him”
  • Acts 15:7-11 “the Gentiles …. should hear the word of the Gospel”

  1. What does a good person do if they suffer?
  2. What does Peter say about “the way of life?” (What passages in 1 Peter talk about “the way of life” and what does the passage mean to you?)

Merriam Webster Definition of WAY OF LIFE

1: the habits, customs, and beliefs of a particular person or group of people

Way of Life — link to definition

Anastrophe (Strong’s number: 391) – manner of life, conduct, behavior, deportment


2 Peter 3:11 – “…persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness”

Also – 1 Peter 1:15; 1 Peter 1:18; 1 Peter 2:12; 1 Peter 3:1; 1 Peter 3:2; 1 Peter 3:16

Download the Word version of these questions here.

September 2018 Bible Study sessions:

Date Moderator
09/22/2018 Tom from NY
09/29/2018 Mike from NY

October 2018 Bible Study sessions:

Date Moderator
10/06/2018 .
10/13/2018 .
10/20/2018 .
10/27/2018 .

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