Outline of 1 Peter

1 Peter is a difficult book to outline.  As was mentioned in the overview of 1 Peter, the book is short but it touches on many different subjects.  Because of this it is hard to find large segments with the same theme.  This outline covers broad topics but there is often little correlation between one point and the next.

  • Praise to God (1 Peter 1:3-12)
  • Be Holy (1 Peter 1:13-2:3)
    • Rid yourself of evil (1 Peter 2:1-3)
  • Christ the cornerstone (1 Peter 2:4-8)
  • A chosen people (1 Peter 2:9-12)
    • Aliens in the world (1 Peter 2:11-12)
  • Submission to authority (1 Peter 2:13-25)
  • Wives and Husbands (1 Peter 3:1-7)
  • Suffering for good (1 Peter 3:8-22)
  • Living for God (1 Peter 4:1-11)
    • The end is near (1 Peter 4:7-11)
  • Suffering for being a Christian (1 Peter 4:12-19)
  • Elders and young men (1 Peter 5:1-11)
  • Greetings (1 Peter 5:12-14)

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