There’s so much going on in 1 Peter 3 that I’m going to jump right in. First, Peter starts by tackling some marital issues. I’m not going to comment on them, largely because as a single man I generally don’t give out much unsolicited advice on marriage, but also because I don’t want any guys quoting me when your wife makes you sleep on the couch. (“Come on honey! Chris Queen said so. It’s the New Normal…endorsed by Trey Bailey!”)
Instead, I’m going to look at some advice he gives the ladies and show how it applies to us guys too.
3 Don’t be concerned about the outward beauty of fancy hairstyles, expensive jewelry, or beautiful clothes. 4 You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God. 5 This is how the holy women of old made themselves beautiful.
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