Date: Fri May 14 1999 - 13:06:43 EDT
In my opinion the Text is clear to assign the Praise, Glory and honor to the
"TEST ED FAITH" , and not to any person , either God, Jesus Christ or the
The text mentions the name of Jesus Christ in connection with the time of
the revelation of the Praise etc.
The Tested Faith here is the most important factor, even in the previous
verses, because the context is Persecution.
Hope this short message will be enough.
From: CWestf5155@aol.com <CWestf5155@aol.com>
To: Biblical Greek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Friday, May 14, 1999 7:51 PM
Subject: I Peter 1:7: Whose Praise, Glory and Honor?
>Is the praise, glory and honor mentioned in I Pet. 1:7 to be applied to
>IHSOU CRISTOU, or the readers themselves?
> hINA TO DOKIMION hUMW'N THS PISTEWS...EUREQHi EIS EPAINON KAI DOXAN
>KAI TIMHN EN APOKALUYEI IHSOU CRISTOU
>I'm reading an analysis that that seems to suggest that it applies to the
>readers' eventual exoneration (honor) for the 'achievements' listed in vv.
>4-8. It's unconvincing to me. My objections stem from the fact that the
>readers are cast in 1:3-9 as beneficiaries, and God is the target of praise
>and rejoicing. Can anyone offer further enlightenment for the alternatives?
>PhD Student, Roehampton
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