Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

1 Peter

Three Key and Guiding Principles for the Christian Life

In his excellent book of sanctification, Devoted to God, Sinclair Ferguson offers us the three key and guiding principles to live the Christian life as God intends for His children. I don’t think it is an overstatement to say, “If these renew our minds, grip our hearts, and move our wills, we will truly discover the power and simplicity of the Christian life and our walks with the Lord Jesus.”

Guided All the Way Home

Today’s scripture has theological substance as well as heart-warming, devotional substance. All theology should have heart-warming, devotional substance. If doctrine isn’t enflaming our hearts but only informing our minds, we are missing its purpose.

As Went Jesus So Go We

1 PETER 2:21-25 – For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps. He committed no sin, neither was deceit found in his mouth. When he was reviled, he did not revile in return; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but continued entrusting himself to…

Ingredients For Happy Relationships

1 PETER 3:8 – Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. THEME OF THE DAY. INGREDIENTS FOR HAPPY RELATIONSHIPS. I am not a cook. I can make coffee and boil water. In a crisis, I am equipped to “cook” TV dinners and chicken pot pies. However, I am married to a…

Are We Watching For Him?

1 PETER 1:13 – Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. THEME OF THE DAY. ARE WE WATCHING FOR HIM? A couple of quick questions on today’s nugget theme. Did you think about Jesus’ return today? Yesterday? Last week? If your…