Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

1 Peter

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…

Our Identities Declared By God

1 PETER 2:9–10 – But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have…

As We Think So We Love And Live

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. AS WE THINK SO WE LOVE AND LIVE. When you hear the word “love” what comes into your thinking? Affection? Warm feelings? Desire? It includes all those…

Are You A Consumer Or Contributor?

1 PETER 4:10-11 – As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace: whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God; whoever serves, as one who serves by the strength that God supplies—in order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever…

When Trials Come

1 PETER 1:6-9 – In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. Though you have not…

No Fishing Allowed

1 PETER 5:6-7 – Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. THEME OF THE DAY. NO FISHING ALLOWED. Today’s scripture is hard but doable; difficult, but encouraging; and it is one of those portions of scripture that goes a…