Sermon Series
  • 1. "chosen": The Elements Of Election

    Contributed on Jan 22, 2021
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    The 1) Condition (1 Pt. 1:1a), 2) Nature (1 Pt. 1:1b), 3) Source (1 Pt. 1:2a), 4) Sphere (1 Pt. 1:2b), 5) Effect (1 Pt. 1:2c), 6) Security (1 Pt. 1:2d), and 7) The Advantages of Election (1 Pt. 1:2e).

    1 Peter 1:1–2. 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his more

  • 2. The Blessed Hope

    Contributed on Jan 29, 2021

    1) The Source of our Blessed Hope (1 Peter 1:3), 2) The Surety of our Blessed Hope (1 Peter 1:4), and 3) The Salvation of our Blessed Hope (1 Peter 1:5).

    1 Peter 1:3-5 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead 4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, more

  • 3. The Confidence Of The Faithful

    Contributed on Feb 6, 2021

    1) Confidence in a Protected Inheritance (1 Peter 1:6a), in a 2) Proven Faith (1 Peter 1:6b–7a), in a 3) Promised Honor, in a 4) Personal Fellowship with Christ (1 Peter 1:1:8), and in a 5) Present Deliverance (1 Peter 1:1:9).

    1 Peter 1:6–9 6 In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, 7 so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the more

  • 4. True Love

    Contributed on Feb 12, 2021

    1) The Foretelling of Heavenly Love (1 Peter 1:10-11a), 2) The Founding of Heavenly Love (1 Peter 1:11b-12a) 3) The Forthtelling of Heavenly Love (1 Peter 12b), and 4) The Fathoming of Heavenly Love (1 Peter 12c).

    1 Peter 1:10-12 10 Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours searched and inquired carefully, 11 inquiring what person or time the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating when he predicted the sufferings of Christ and the subsequent glories.12 It more

  • 5. Faith In Action

    Contributed on Feb 20, 2021

    God expects: “Faith in action” that Believers Must Respond with: 1) Hope (1 Peter. 1:13), 2) Holiness (1 Peter 1:14-16), and 3) Honor (1 Peter 1:17).

    1 Peter 1:13-17 Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 14 As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, 15 but as he who called you is more

  • 6. Redeemed With Precious Blood

    Contributed on Mar 1, 2021

    1) What did God redeem believers from? (1 Peter 1:18a), 2) What did He redeem them with? (1 Peter 1:18b-19) 3) By whom did He redeem them? (1Peter 1:20a), and finally, 4) For what did He redeem them? (1Peter 1:20b-21).

    1 Peter 1:18–21. 18 knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, 19 but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without blemish or spot. 20 He was foreknown before the foundation of the world more

  • 7. Love One Another

    Contributed on Mar 4, 2021

    1) When were believers enabled to love? (1 Peter 1:22a), 2) Who are believers to love? (1 Peter 1:22b),3) How are believers to love?, (1 Peter 1:22c) and finally, 4) Why are believers to love? (1 Peter 1:23-25)

    1 Peter 1:22–25. 22 Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart, 23 since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God; 24 for “All flesh is more

  • 8. His Mighty Word

    Contributed on Mar 13, 2021

    1 Peter 2:1-3. “His Mighty Word” 1) Remember our Life Source (1 Peter 2:1a), 2) Eliminate our Sins (1 Peter 2:1b), 3) Admit our Need (1 Peter 2:2a), 4) Pursue Spiritual Growth (1 Peter 2:2b), and 5) Survey our Blessings (1 Peter 2:3).

    1 Peter 2:1-3 1So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. 2 Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, -- that by it you may grow up into salvation 3 if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good. (ESV) A recent report from the Christian ministry more

  • 9. The Living Stone

    Contributed on Mar 26, 2021

    God’s construction involves 1) Living Stones (1 Peter 2:4-5a), functioning as 2) Living Priests (1 Peter 2:5b), offering 3) Living Sacrifices (1 Peter 2:5c).

    Luke 19:28–40 28 And when he had said these things, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. 29 When he drew near to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount that is called Olivet, he sent two of the disciples, 30 saying, “Go into the village in front of you, where on entering you will find a colt tied, more

  • 10. The Living Cornerstone

    Contributed on Apr 3, 2021

    1Peter 2:6-9b. “The Living Cornerstone” 1) Coming to the Living Cornerstone (1 Peter 2:6), in having: 2) Affection for the Living Cornerstone (1 Peter 2:7-8), that believers are: 3) Chosen by the Living Cornerstone (1 Peter 2:9a), resulting in 4) Serving with the Living Cornerstone (1 Peter 2:9b).

    1 Peter 2:6-9b 6 For it stands in Scripture: "Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a cornerstone chosen and precious, and whoever believes in him will not be put to shame." 7 So the honor is for you who believe, but for those who do not believe, "The stone that the builders rejected more

  • 11. Children Of Light

    Contributed on Apr 9, 2021

    Believers in Christ are: 1) A People of God’s Possession (1 Peter 2:9c), 2) A People of Proclamation (1 Peter 2:9d), 3) A Privileged People (1 Peter 2:9e) and finally, 4) A Pardoned People (1 Peter 2:10).

    1 Peter 2:9–10 (9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood), a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. 10 Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not more

  • 12. Blameless Living

    Contributed on Apr 16, 2021

    Peter called his readers to fortify their testimonies with two crucial aspects of righteous living: 1) a personal, godly discipline that is inward and private 1 Peter 2 :11), and a 2) personal, godly deportment that is outward and public 1 Peter 2 :12).

    1 Peter 2:11-12 [11] Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul. [12] Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the more

  • 13. Godly Submission

    Contributed on Apr 23, 2021

    1) The Command (1 Peter 2:13a), 2) Motive (1 Peter 2:13b), 3) Extent (1 Peter 2:13c-14), 4) Reason (1 Peter 2:15), 5) Attitude (1 Peter 2:16), and 6) The Application of Submission (1 Peter 2:17).

    1 Peter 2:13-17 [13] Be subject for the Lord's sake to every human institution, whether it be to the emperor as supreme, [14] or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do evil and to praise those who do good [15] For this is the will of God, that by doing good you should put to silence more

  • 14. The Attitude Of A Servant

    Contributed on Apr 30, 2021

    1) Mandate (1 Peter 2:18) and the 2) Motive for Submission (1 Peter 2:19-21).

    Although the literal reading of this text is for servants and masters, we will discuss the concept in a relational sense this morning to the workplace with employers and employees. Therefore, even though there is no exact parallel to such ‘servant’ status in modern society, the fact that this was more

  • 15. Called To Suffer

    Contributed on May 15, 2021

    Jesus is 1) Believers’ perfect standard for suffering (1 Peter 2:21-23), 2) their perfect substitute in suffering (1 Peter 2:24), and 3) became their perfect shepherd through suffering (1 Peter 2:25).

    1 Peter 2:21-25 [21] For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps. [22] He committed no sin, neither was deceit found in his mouth. [23] When he was reviled, he did not revile in return; when he suffered, he more

  • 16. 1 Peter 3:1-6. "The Wife Of Noble Character”.

    Contributed on May 22, 2021

    In 1 Peter 3:1-6 we can see three qualities of a Wife of Noble Character. She is 1) Submissive, 2) Faithful (1 Peter 3:1-2) and 3) Modest (1 Peter 3:1-2).

    1 Peter 3:1-6. 3 Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives, 2 when they see your respectful and pure conduct. 3 Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting more

  • 17. The Good Life

    Contributed on May 28, 2021
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    1) the right attitude (1 Peter 3:8), 2) The right response (1 Peter 3:9), 3) The right standard (1 Peter 3:10-11), and 4) the right incentive (1 Peter 3:12).

    1 Peter 3:8-12 8 Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. 9 Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing. 10 For “Whoever desires to love life more

  • 18. Faith Over Fear

    Contributed on Jun 5, 2021

    1) Faith does not succumb to Fear (1 Peter 3:13-14), 2) Faith has a Foundation (1 Peter 3:15) and 3) Faith has a Freedom (1 Peter 3:16-17).

    1 Peter 3:13-17. 13 Now who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good? 14 But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor be troubled, 15 but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a more

  • 19. Victory

    Contributed on Jun 11, 2021

    1) Victorious Sin-Bearing (1 Peter 3:18a), 2) Victorious Sermon (1 Peter 3:18b–20a), 3) Victorious Salvation (1 Peter 3:20b–21), and His 4) Victorious Supremacy (1 Peter 3:22).

    1 Peter 3:18-22. [18] For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit, [18]For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, more

  • 20. The Father As A Husband

    Contributed on Jun 17, 2021

    1) Consideration (1 Peter 3:7a), 2) Companionship (1 Peter 3:7b),and 3) Chivalry (1 Peter 3:7c).

    1 Peter 3:7. Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered. (ESV) Fathers are just as important to their children as mothers, even when more

  • 21. Gospel Of Life

    Contributed on Jun 25, 2021

    With the Gospel, believers are: 1) Armed with the Mind of Christ (1 Peter 4:1), 2) Armed with the Life of Christ (1 Peter 4:2), 3) Disarming the life before Christ (1 Peter 4:3-5), and 4) Armed because of the Judgement of Christ (1 Peter 4:6).

    1 Peter 4:1-6. [4:1] Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, [2] so as to live for the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human passions but for the will of God. [3] For the time more

  • 22. The End Is Near

    Contributed on Jul 3, 2021

    Since The End is Near we should be: 1) Self-Controlled (1 Peter 4:7), demonstrating 2) Sincere Love (1 Peter 4:8-9), and faithfully 3) Serving One-Another (1 Peter 4:10-11).

    1 Peter 4:7-11. 7 The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of your prayers. 8 Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. 9 Show hospitality to one another without grumbling. 10 As each has received a gift, more

  • 23. Trial By Fire

    Contributed on Jul 22, 2021
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    1 Peter 4:12-19 prepares us to 1) Expect suffering (1 Peter 4:12), 2) Exult in suffering (1 Peter 4:13-14), 3) Evaluate suffering (1 Peter 4:15-18), and 4) Entrust suffering to God (1 Peter 4:19).

    1 Peter 4:12-19. Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. [13] But rejoice insofar as you share Christ's sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed. [14] If you are more

  • 24. A Shepherd To Follow

    Contributed on Aug 2, 2021

    1) What are the issues in shepherding? (1 PETER 5:1) 2) Who must be shepherded? (1 Peter 5:2) 3) How must shepherding be done? (1 Peter 5:2c-3) 4) Why should shepherds serve? (1 Peter 5:4).

    1 Peter 5:1-4 [5:1] So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: [2] shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God more

  • 25. Humbled & Exalted

    Contributed on Aug 6, 2021

    1) Humility in Ourselves (1Peter 5:5-8), 2) Humility before Threats (1Peter 5:8-9), 3) Humility before God (1Peter 5:10-11), and finally 4) Humility towards Others (1Peter 5:12-14).

    1Peter 5:5-14. Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for "God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble." [6] Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he more