Lifted

07. August 2019 1 Peter 0
Text: 1 Peter 5:6-11 Theme: God lifts and honors those who are humble and strong in faith. Key verses: “So humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, and at the right time he will lift you up in honor. Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. Stay alert! ...

Eager to Serve

02. August 2019 1 Peter 0
Text: 1 Peter 5:1-5 Theme: Our attitudes toward working in the Church should be eagerness and humility. Key verses: “Care for the flock that God has entrusted to you. Watch over it willingly, not grudgingly–not for what you will get out of it, but because you are eager to serve God. Don’t lord it over ...

Partners through Suffering

20. July 2019 1 Peter 0
Text: 1 Peter 4:12-19 Theme: Through suffering we can become partners with Jesus. Key verses: “Dear friends, don’t be surprised at the fiery trials you are going through, as if something strange were happening to you. Instead, be very glad–for these trials make you partners with Christ in his suffering, so that you will have ...

Doing

10. July 2019 1 Peter 0
Text: 1 Peter 4:7-11 Theme: God expects us to discipline ourselves spiritually and work to glorify Him in these last days. Key verses: “The end of the world is coming soon. Therefore, be earnest and disciplined in your prayers. Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other…” (v. 7-8). “God has ...

Had Enough

30. June 2019 1 Peter 0
Text: 1 Peter 4:1-6 Theme: Suffering helps us be done with sin. Key verses: “So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. For if you have suffered physically for Christ, you have finished with sin. You won’t spend the rest ...

Home

22. June 2019 1 Peter 0
Text: 1 Peter 3:18-23 Theme: Only Christ can truly bring us home. Key verses: “Christ suffered for our sins once for all time. He never sinned, but he died for sinners to bring you safely home to God. He suffered physical death, but he was raised to life in the Spirit” (v. 18). “…baptism, which ...

Respectful

09. June 2019 1 Peter 0
Text: 1 Peter 3:13-17 Theme: We should share our hope with others in a bold yet respectful way. Key verses: “…you must worship Christ as Lord of your life. And if someone asks about your hope as a believer, always be ready to explain it. But do this in a gentle and respectful way. Keep ...

Not About You

07. June 2019 1 Peter 0
Text: 1 Peter 3:1-12 Theme: This life should be focused on how we can serve God and others. Key verses: “…you wives must accept the authority of your husbands. Then, even if some refuse to obey the Good News, your godly lives will speak to them without any words. They will be won over by ...

Honorable

02. June 2019 1 Peter 0
Text: 1 Peter 1:11-25 Theme: We are to live honorably so others will see Christ through us. Key verses: “Dear friends, I warn you as ‘temporary residents and foreigners’ to keep away from worldly desires that wage war against your very souls. Be careful to live properly among your unbelieving neighbors. Then even if they ...