Sermon Series
  • 1. Peter, Our Brother In Faith

    Contributed on Apr 7, 2008
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    Peter, Our Encouraging Brother in the Faith!”

    1. NEVER once does God ever sugar coat the men & woman He’s chosen to use. Plainly he writes through the pen of Paul: 1 Cor. 1.27 But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are ...read more

  • 2. Safe & Secure In Jesus

    Contributed on Apr 7, 2008
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    We are safe and secure in our Savior, Jesus Christ.

    1. You never really think about pain & suffering & receiving salvation through faith in the same breath. • Yet that may be the way we came to Jesus, in great pain & suffering. Our lives were a mess. Situations were overwhelming. • Look down at v18, Peter describes our lives as aimless ...read more

  • 3. Pain Reveals Our Genuine Faith

    Contributed on Apr 7, 2008
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    Trials in our lives show us how much faith we have in the Lord.

    1. Remember that Peter is writing this letter AS A PASTOR to those who were suffering greatly for their faith. • Scattered. Suffering. Confused. Perplexed. • They are going through some seriously tough times. • Nero is taking some & using them for his own sick entertainment. • Society at ...read more

  • 4. Purchased With His Precious Blood

    Contributed on Apr 10, 2008
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    One of the greatest encouragements in tough times is the wonderful truth that Jesus is coming again.

    1. One of the greatest encouragements in tough times is the wonderful truth that Jesus is coming again. Psalm 30.5 For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for life; Weeping may endure for a night, But joy comes in the morning. a. The pains, the problems; the trials, the ...read more

  • 5. Fervent Love & God's Faithful Word

    Contributed on Apr 10, 2008
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    God’s Word… the word that saves you abides forever!

    1. This whole chapter flows from the pen, from the heart of a pastor… a shepherd. a. Peter… often remembered for his failures, for his mishaps, for his stumblings, and trip ups… b. He’s just the one that God says, I can use that man! c. Notice with me what Paul says in 1 Corinthians 1.26-31 I ...read more

  • 6. His Own Special People

    Contributed on Apr 10, 2008
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    Peter’s teaching us about the truths of God’s redemption, His never-ending love for us, His faithfulness and care.

    1. As we look back together at CH 1, Peter’s been teaching us about the truths of God’s redemption, His never-ending love for us, His faithfulness and care… 2. He’s also included a few things about our conduct & behavior when times get tough. • Get your mind ready for battle… 1:13 • Obey God not ...read more

  • 7. Faithfully Submit

    Contributed on Apr 10, 2008
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    Submission is not a popular word in our society.

    1. Submission is not a popular word in our society. a. Everything screams at us to do what WE want, the way WE want it, how WE want it, any way WE want it. b. It could be something as simple as the slogan, “Have it your way.” Or still another “Just Do It!” c. And when we hear that, it feeds a ...read more

  • 8. A Word Of Encouragement To Wives

    Contributed on Apr 14, 2008
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    Submission is not a popular word in our society today.

    1. As we learned in our last study, SUBMISSION is not a popular word in our society but THEN NEITHER is ‘MARRIAGE’ a. With the perversity of men joining with men, and women with women, we need to hear God’s voice in these last days. b. A article by the Associated Press found: WASHINGTON (AP) -- ...read more

  • 9. A Word Of Exhortation To Husbands

    Contributed on Apr 14, 2008
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    Pastor Peter gives us wonderful counsel for husbands.

    1. This week it’s the GUY’S TURN in learning God’s heart for the marriage relationship. a. God does have direction for the institution He invented. b. Marriage is a work of God! He designed it. He develops it. c. So it’s a blessing to look to Him for the help & strength we need to flourish in ...read more

  • 10. What Do I Do When I'm Wronged

    Contributed on Apr 17, 2008
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    1. Times are tough. Families are struggling. Situations are serious.

    1. Times are tough. Families are struggling. Situations are serious. a. Not everything is going the way they would like. b. Really nothing is going the way they would like. c. That’s the first century church, believers living out their faith under severe persecution. d. Daily they could find ...read more

  • 11. Jesus Suffered Once For You!

    Contributed on Apr 17, 2008
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    Theme of Peter’s First Letter is STRENGTH THRU SUFFERING.

    1. Theme of Peter’s First Letter is STRENGTH THRU SUFFERING. a. Inspired by the Holy Spirit, he writes to Christians living in some of the most difficult times ever for Christians. b. Not unlike our brothers in Sudan, or China, or Indonesia. c. The price paid for being a Christian is sometimes ...read more

  • 12. Jesus Christ Is Coming Again Soon!”

    Contributed on Apr 21, 2008
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    Our Savior, Lord, and King is returning!

    1. I have GOOD NEWS… AND… I HAVE BAD NEWS. a. Don’t you just hate that? Good news & Bad News. b. I always think, “couldn’t you just give me good news?!” c. But they usually comes as a couple right? NOTE: Well today, I want to share with you the GOOD NEWS. • Jesus Christ is Alive & Is coming ...read more

  • 13. Every Life Is Touched By Trials

    Contributed on Apr 21, 2008
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    None of us can sidestep the pains, problems, sorrows, and sufferings of life!

    1. Everything UNDER THE SUN is vanity & emptiness. a. That’s the testimony of King Solomon. He had it all. b. Money. Wisdom. Women. Possessions. Power. Prestige. c. But it didn’t do it for him. It left him empty & hollow. d. He writes the book of Ecclesiastes to tell us how it went. e. At the ...read more

  • 14. Shepherd The Flock Of God

    Contributed on Apr 21, 2008
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    When serving God’s people is no longer viewed as a privilege, man has a tendency to corrupt spiritual leadership.

    1. Spiritual leadership is NOT something one takes upon himself. a. It’s a privilege, a stewardship God entrusts to men & women in overseeing the ministry of His flock. 1 Peter 4:10 As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. ...read more

  • 15. Casting Your Cares Upon Him

    Contributed on Apr 21, 2008
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    Humbly cast your cares, soberly resist the devil, and confidently stand in God’s grace.

    1. It’s been my prayer that we all gain a greater love & appreciation for Pastor Peter. a. He loves Jesus and because of that love he loves the flock! b. Writing to those scattered, hassled believers in the first century, he encouraged & exhorted them. c. And through Him, the Holy Spirit has ...read more