For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil. 1 Peter 3:12
1 Peter 3:8-13
These verses give practical advice for living a good life:
- v. 8-9a - show compassion, courtesy, and bless others. Why? You are an heir of the greatest blessing.
- v. 10-11 - watch your mouth, hate evil, do good, pursue peace. Why? God watches over you.
- God blesses UNITY. Psalm 133
- God gives grace to the HUMBLE. James 4:6, 10
- God is moved by FAITH. Hebrews 11:6
- God notices GIVING. Mark 12:42
- God delights in WORSHIP. John 4:23-24