Browse By Date: March 2017

Responding to Suffering, Part 2: Love Your Family (1 Peter 1:22-25)

Sunday, March 26, 2017 •

Peter's first piece of wisdom for responding to trials was to passionately pursue holiness, making it our trademark. In a short passage that we study today, Peter shares a second response.

Responding to Suffering, Part 1: Pursue Holiness (1 Peter 1:13-21)

Sunday, March 19, 2017 • Pastor Joe

If WE are secure (1:1-2) and our INHERITANCE is secure (1:3-12), how should Believers respond to trials in an unfair, and at times, hostile world? The answer will be revealed over the next few weeks.

The Security of the Sufferings' Inheritance (1 Peter 1:3-12)

Sunday, March 12, 2017 •

Having encouraged his readership with assurance of God's commitment in their chosen status in salvation, Peter launches into the reason for his epistle: Trials were causing Christians to doubt the security of their heavenly inheritance. How should Christians view trials?

The Security of the Suffering (1 Peter 1:1-2)

Sunday, March 05, 2017 • Pastor Joe

1 Peter is the fulfillment of Jesus' prophecy in Luke 22:31-32. The Apostle encouraged 1st century Christians by preparing them for the impending assault against their faith. He wrote from Rome around 64 A.D. Did this impending threat mean that God doesn't care about Christians?

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