Category Archives: 1 Peter

September 3 – Names of Jesus – Chief Cornerstone

Read 1 Peter 2: 4-8 “Jesus is the rock of my salvation, his banner over me is love” is a song we used to sing at a Christian church camp. Once you sing an uplifting song like that, you never … Continue reading

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January 11 – Satan on the Prowl

Read 1 Peter 5:1-14 Although I have been to Africa, I did not have the opportunity of going on an adventurous African safari.  I did not go out into the nothingness between villages where lions, elephants, giraffes, and rhinos live.  Just … Continue reading

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December 12 – Behind the Christmas Card – Difficult family members

Read 1 John 4: 7-21 and 1 Peter 4:11 To the mother of a loved child who is struggling… To the father who wishes he himself could correct his child’s ways… To the one who has a sibling that is … Continue reading

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September 27: Open Letters – Dear Rejection

Read 1 Peter 2:4-8 Dear Rejection, You managed to steal some time in my life, that I will never get back.  You ruled my heart in middle school when I didn’t get invited to ‘that party’.  You tore at my … Continue reading

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September 26: Open Letters – Dear Solitude (Part 2)

Read 1 Peter 5:8 Dear Solitude, In yesterday’s letter, I wrote about the good side of your coin – the heads side – spending time alone with Jesus. Today I’m writing you about the dark side of your coin – … Continue reading

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July 17: All That We Don’t Know About Trouble

Read: John 16:33; James 1:2,12; I Peter 1:6-9; I Peter 4:12; Hebrews 12:5-13 When questioned about the existence of God, Albert Einstein sometimes answered: Man knows perhaps 2% of all there is to know. That leaves 98% we do not … Continue reading

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April 27: Korea

Read 1 Peter 5:6-11 A couple of years ago I had to go to South Korea for some difficult meetings with one of our customers. We had sent a few defective parts and they demanded my visit to explain what … Continue reading

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