Life in Exile: Gospel-Hope in a Hostile World
Stand Firm in the Grace of God
Text: 1 Peter 5:6-14 Main Idea: Stand firm, knowing that Satan’s purpose in Christian suffering can never derail God’s promises to those who belong to Jesus Christ.
Text: 1 Peter 5:1-5 Main Idea: Faithful elders must make every effort to please the Chief Shepherd as they shepherd his flock.
Our Security and Responsibility in Suffering
Text: 1 Peter 4:12-19 Main Idea: God’s presence and God’s perspective help God’s people find peace, power, and purpose in the midst of their suffering.
How to Live in Light of the End – Part 2
Text: 1 Peter 4:7-11 Main Idea: Christians live in light of the end when they prioritize their pursuit of God AND pour themselves into the life of the local church.
How to Live in Light of the End – Part 1
Text: 1 Peter 4:7-11 Main Idea: Christians live in light of the end when they prioritize their pursuit of God and pour themselves into the life of the local church.
All In, All The Time
Text: 1 Peter 4:1–6 Main Idea: The suffering of Christ and the final judgment serve as a constant reminder that it is always better to suffer for Christ than sin against Christ.
Grasping Our Victory in the Victory of Christ
Text: 1 Peter 3:18-22 Main Idea: The suffering and subsequent exaltation of Jesus Christ are a constant reminder that faithful Christian suffering is never in vain.
What Suffering Christians Are to Fear and Revere
Text: 1 Peter 3:13-17 Main Idea: Suffering Christians honor Christ when they share their gospel-hope instead of cowering before their human oppressors.
A Christian’s Behavior in the Church and the World
Text: 1Peter 3:8-12 Main Idea: Christians are called to be unity-builders in the family of God and blessing-extenders towards the world in which they live.
Husbands and Wives that Hope in God (Part 2)
Text: 1 Peter 3:7 Main Idea: Christian husbands demonstrate God-exalting leadership in the home by honoring their wives and treating them as coheirs in Christ.