Category Archives: 1 Peter

November 21: 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.  … Continue reading

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November 6: Expressing Hope With Grace and Truth

Read 1 Peter 3:8-22 It was a missed opportunity, one I still reflect on with regret. You see, I came to Christ at age 14. God’s Spirit somehow made it intuitive to me that the work of Christ in me … Continue reading

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October 10: God’s Will and My Trials

Read 1 Peter 1:1-12 Trials.  If there was one aspect of the will of God for us that we would eliminate, it would be this one.  Trials seem to interrupt our nicely packaged and well planned lives.  They create tension … Continue reading

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September 25: 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 … Continue reading

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September 13: Live Out and Talk About

Read 1 Peter 3:8-22 “. . . go and make disciples of all nations . . .” We began the week with that clear statement of Christ’s plan and command for building His unstoppable church.  Our natural tendency is to … Continue reading

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February 16: Love…A High Priority

Read 1 Peter 4:1-11 “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.” (v. 8) If you haven’t already drawn this conclusion, let me state it clearly, “Love is to be one of the defining … Continue reading

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November 8: The Ever Unchanging Word of God

Read 2 Peter 1:12-27 What did God’s voice sound like? What was it like to hear the very voice of God? This is my Son, whom I love. (See Mk. 9:2-7.) Did the mountain shake with the echo of the … Continue reading

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