What does “obedience” and “submission” mean in 1 Peter? | Part 8: Summary
Part 8 (final summary) of a series of videos explaining the results of my research as detailed in an academic article: Lionel J. Windsor, “Obedience and Submission in 1 Peter,” The Global Anglican 136/2 (2022): 126–144. The original article is available at churchsociety.org Main headings for this final summary: * Obedience means “heeding”, which involves a holistic reorientation of life * Submission means voluntarily placing yourself in various ordered relationships * Obedience and submission do not imply grudgingly following orders or suppressing your will * Abuse is not OK. There is nothing commendable about tolerating abuse. * Questioning postcolonial interpretations * Applying 1 Peter today * 1 Peter doesn’t say everything
Obedience and Submission in 1 Peter | Part 6: What does it mean for wives to “submit” and “obey”? (1 Peter 3:1–7)￼
Part 6 of a series of videos explaining the results of my research as detailed in an academic article: Lionel J. Windsor, “Obedience and Submission in 1 Peter,” The Global Anglican 136/2 (2022): 126–144. The original article is available at churchsociety.org Main headings for Part 6: * What we’ve seen so far in 1 Peter * What does “likewise” mean? * The situation in focus: Husbands who haven’t been persuaded by the gospel * What does submission look like in this situation? * Isn’t this just first-century conventional wisdom? No * The example of Sarah: What’s going on? * Fearing God and not being intimidated by husbands (abuse is never OK) * What it means for husbands
Plugged-in spirituality (1 Timothy 3:14–4:5)
Is your spirituality definitely plugged in? A sermon preached at Moore College chapel on 1 Timothy 3:14–4:5.
The gospel and fatherhood (Ephesians 6:4)
Fathers: Do you sometimes wish your children were born with an instruction manual? Being a dad is a big responsibility. Paul here provides valuable direction.
The gospel and marriage part 2: Husbands (Ephesians 5:25–33)
The gospel of Jesus Christ teaches husbands to take initiative to love and give themselves to their wives. This radical teaching involves both actions and attitudes.
The gospel and marriage part 1: Wives (Ephesians 5:22–24)
What Paul says in Ephesians about Christian wives and submission only makes sense in light of what he’s already said about the gospel of Jesus Christ.
What do you want to become? (Ephesians 5:5–7)
Our dreams drive our daily actions. In 5, 10, 20 years, what will you have become? Living in grace as an imitator of God, or a partner with the world?