Monthly Archives: December 2013

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Our War Against the Flesh | 1 Peter 2:11-12

  Introduction Our scripture for today is 1 Peter 2:11-12. Please turn there in your Bibles and read along with me. Scripture: 11 Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul. 12 Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they [...]

Jesus, Our Rock of Salvation | 1 Peter 2:4-8

    Introduction   4 As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious, 5 you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ   In this [...]

I Peter 1:1-12 | Our Living Hope

  Introduction 3 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, 4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, 5 who by [...]

Preach the Word | 2 Timothy 4

  Introduction Paul’s Imprisonment I wonder what Paul’s reaction to a modern day prison would be? Fresh air, running water, beds with mattresses, sheets and pillows, a library, computers with internet, correspondence college courses, a chapel, recreation time, basketball courts, workout room, three meals a day, indoor plumbing with toilets and showers. Sometimes there are even [...]