Be Prepared and Obedient

Be Prepared and Obedient

1 Peter 1:13-14a Prepared and Obedient “Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions...
The Spirit and Salvation

The Spirit and Salvation

1 Peter 1:10-12 – “Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours searched and inquired carefully, inquiring what peson or time the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating when he predicted the sufferings of...
Rejoice!

Rejoice!

1 Peter 1:6-9 Rejoice – “In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, so that the tested genuineness of your faith – more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire...
A Living Hope

A Living Hope

  1 Peter 1:3-5 A Living Hope: “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...
Chosen For Exile

Chosen For Exile

What joy comes to my heart when I read this and see that even in times of severe trouble my God knows all about it and is entirely in control. These people “in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia” were not experiencing much joy at the moment. Much like me...