What do Jesus and Paul say about female modesty and the problem of male lust? Continue reading»
Lusts of the Flesh
The true status of Peter’s readers was that of a holy people belonging to a holy God. In view of their true status, Peter tells his readers to abstain from sinful desires of the flesh. What are these “desires of the flesh”? Also, Peter gives advice about silencing slander.
This week’s passage contains one of my favourite verses in Scripture – 1 Peter 2:16 – which presents an interesting paradox. Continue reading»