Monthly Archives: January 2014

//January

Our Love and Unity in Christ | 1 Peter 4:7-11

  Introduction If Christ were to return today or he were to call us home, what would he find us doing? Background As we move into 1 Peter 4 verse 7, let’s take a minute to review some of the setting and background of this text. Remember that this letter was written to believers who [...]

Our Righteous Suffering | 1 Peter 3

Introduction In 1 Peter, from chapter 2 verse 13 to chapter 3 verse 12, Peter talks about how to live for Christ in all kinds of social relationships. I’m going to skip over 1 Peter 3:1-7 this week so that I can teach a 3 week session on Marriage and Family in February. [...]

Our New Life in Christ | 1 Peter 2:18-3:7 

  Introduction   I want to show you this truth from God’s Word today: You do not have a secular job. You have a mission field. I wish I would have understood and embraced this truth when I was working in sales. A new boss took over the office and he began to reorganize his [...]

Our Holy Calling | 1 Peter 2:13-22

  Introduction Last’s weeks study in 1 Peter reminds me of the story of Lazarus from John 11. Turn there with me. Lazarus was Jesus’ friend and he lived in Bethany. Jesus was staying about 15 miles away in Perea when Lazarus became very ill. They send word to Jesus, but Jesus said this really [...]