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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Peter, the First Epistle of
Addressed especially to Jewish Christians in certain churches of Asia Minor, the members of which were suffering persecution at the hands of their adversaries as evil-doers; was written to exhort them to rebut the charge by a life of simple well-doing, and to comfort them under it with the promise of the return of the Lord.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Peter, the First Epistle of'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/p/peter-the-first-epistle-of.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.
the Week of Proper 6 / Ordinary 11