Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

1 Peter

God’s Timetable and the Short View of Life

1 PETER 5:10 – And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.”   THEME OF THE DAY: GOD’S TIMETABLE AND THE SHORT VIEW OF LIFE.  Today’s scripture begins the conclusion of the Apostle Peter’s first letter.  The overall theme…

Hang In There, We Are Almost There

1 PETER 1:3-8 – Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who by God’s power are being guarded…

His Cherished Possession

1 PETER 2:9-11 – 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…

Developing Humility

We cannot produce humility is because it is an exclusive work of the Holy Spirit with our cooperation.  Let’s look at first, our responsibility and then two marks that the Spirit is working humility in our lives.

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…

All Of Grace

1 PETER 5:10 – And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.”   THEME OF THE DAY:  ALL OF GRACE. In the prologue of John’s gospel, He provides the most comprehensive description of the Lord as the Godman.  In…