Chunk:(text is Young's Literal Translation; display is Laura's; updated 4/10/08)
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What does it say? Use a pencil, grammar, syntax, terms, and historical backgrounds to discern what Peter was saying to his original readers.
What does it mean? Translate the results of the first question into timeless language.
How should we respond? Assume this passage is a bright light. When it shines on you and us, what shows up?