Category Archives: 1 Peter

January 15 – God’s Will – God’s will…submission

Read 1 Peter 2:1-3:7 While there are individually unique aspects of God’s will that may differ from person to person, there are certain facets of His plan that apply to all people and/or to all Christ followers.  Already we have seen … Continue reading

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January 7 – The Crucible of Crisis – All that we don’t know about suffering

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 know. Isn’t there room in … Continue reading

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October 6 – Our Values – There is always a next step

Read I Peter 2:1-12 It is amazing to think that infants survive on a liquid substance! This substance has all they need for growth. This is, as we all know, just for a season. Peter challenged his readers then and … Continue reading

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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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