Steve Gregg covers the beginning of Peter's 1st epistle. Was is written to Jewish Christians, Gentile Christians or both? Peter also brings up the controversial issues of foreknowledge, and election as well as grace.
1 Peter 1:1-2
New King James Version (NKJV)
Greeting to the Elect Pilgrims
1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ,To the pilgrims of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2 elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ:
Grace to you and peace be multiplied.