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The Living Hope Revealed in 1 Peter

Explore the profound wisdom of 1 Peter in this episode of the Christ the Center podcast. Camden Bucey is joined by Ryan Noha, Reformed Forum’s Director of Education and Advancement, and Rev. Dr. Kevin Chiarot, pastor of Westminster PCA in Rock Tavern, New York. Together, they discuss the teachings of 1 Peter, unraveling its rich eschatological themes of exile, suffering, our heavenly inheritance, hope, and resurrection.

Don’t miss this episode if you’re interested in the rich redemptive-historical themes of 1 Peter, or if you’re simply looking for an enriching and thought-provoking conversation on Reformed theology.



  • 00:06 Introduction
  • 05:50 1 Peter and the Series of Courses at Reformed Academy
  • 10:57 Elect Exiles and the Audience of 1 Peter
  • 15:37 Eschatology and Ethics in 1 Peter
  • 23:15 A Living Hope through the Power of the Resurrection
  • 29:45 1 Peter 3:15—Defense, Hope, and Reverence
  • 40:48 Eschatological Elders
  • 43:58 Difficult Exegetical Issues in 1 Peter
  • 50:38 Conclusion

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