1. Suffering for doing good. Suffering for doing good means you suffer for God’s cause, as a committed follower of Christ. You are urged to suffer for righteousness sake. You are urged to share and live his command even to the point of rejection and persecution.
2. Suffering for doing evil. We suffer because of our disobedience to God, we suffer because of our sins, we suffer because we are living in this fallen world. ”.
“ Now if we are children, then we are heirs—heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory”.
"Remember Christ's Suffering on the Cross" 1 Peter Chapter 3:18 “ For Christ died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive by the Spirit”. How Should We Respond?
“ In fact, the law requires that nearly everything be cleansed with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.
verses 26-28 “Then Christ would have had to suffer many times since the creation of the world. But now he has appeared once for all at the end of the ages to do away with sin by the sacrifice of himself. Just as man is destined to die once after that to face judgment, so Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many people; and he will appear a second time not to bear sin but to bring salvation to those who are waiting for Him.”
1 Peter 3:18 “ It is better, if it is God’s will, to suffer for doing good than for doing evil. For Christ died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, TO BRING YOU TO GOD. Significance of Christ Suffering on the Cross
“ All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation: that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting men’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation.”
1 Peter Chapter 3 verse 18: “ It is better, if it is God’s will, to suffer for doing good than for doing evil. For Christ died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. HE WAS PUT TO DEATH IN THE BODY BUT MADE ALIVE IN THE SPIRIT”. Significance of Christ Suffering on the Cross