1. 1 Peter 3:13–17 (ESV)
  2. Structure and outline

The connection of 1 Peter 3:13–17 to 1 Peter 2:13—3:7

1 Peter 3:13–17 (ESV)

13 Now who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good?

In 1 Peter 2:13 – 3:7 Peter had spoken about how the parties in different types of relationships (slaves/master, husband/wife) ought to respond to opposition. Now he turns his focus to all the followers of Jesus, offering some practical directives on how to correctly respond to their persecution.1