Sermons on 1 Peter

1 Peter 3 (Part Three): Leave It In God’s Hands

8 Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. 9 Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. 10 For, “Whoever would love life     and see good days must keep their tongue from evil     and their lips from…

1 Peter 3 (Part One): Joseph & Mary, Submitting To God, Submitting To Each Other

1 Wives, in the same way submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by the behavior of their wives, 2 when they see the purity and reverence of your lives. 3 Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the…

1 Peter 2 (Part Sixteen): You Are Called To Suffer For Christ

18 You who are slaves must submit to your masters with all respect. Do what they tell you—not only if they are kind and reasonable, but even if they are cruel. 19 For God is pleased when, conscious of his will, you patiently endure unjust treatment. 20 Of course, you get no credit for being patient if you are beaten…

1 Peter 2 (Part Fifteen): What Is Freedom In Christ?

Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves. (1 Peter 2:16) 25 Jesus called them together and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. 26 Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become…

1 Peter 2 (Part Eleven): How To Live A Christian Life In A Secular World (Part Three)

There is a way that appears to be right,     but in the end it leads to death. (Proverbs 14:12) 6 So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, 7 rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. 8 See to it that no…