Sermon Series
  • 1. What's So Great About It?

    Contributed on Dec 15, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
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    Peter reminds a suffering Church what’s so special about their "living hope."

    What’s So Great About It? Text: 1 Peter 1:3-12 Introduction Illustration: Farmer who was so fed up with His farm he wanted to sell it, but when he listed all the features of it with the realtor he realized he had all that he wanted Peter writes this letter to a church in the midst of ...read more

  • 2. Now Act Like It!

    Contributed on Dec 15, 2001
    based on 46 ratings
     | 1,698 views

    Having spelled out the benefits of salvation, Peter calls on the Church to act like the special people they are.

    Now Act like It! Text: 1 Peter 1:13-2:3 Introduction The Owner’s Manual of my car gives special instructions for the type of fuel & oil and how to operate my vehicle Now I can operate my car without following the guidelines in the owners manual but I do so at my own peril. The Bible ...read more

  • 3. A Holy Priesthood

    Contributed on Dec 15, 2001
    based on 61 ratings
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    Peter illustrates our identity in the church as living stones and a holy priesthood

    A Holy Priesthood Text: 1 Peter 2:4-10 Introduction I watched a show where scientists tried to make a smaller model of the great pyramids to learn how the ancients had accomplished the feat. They measured and cut the giant stone which would serve as the guide and cornerstone, as they ...read more

  • 4. Aliens And Strangers

    Contributed on Dec 15, 2001
    based on 105 ratings
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    Peter explains how we should live as aliens and strangers in this world

    Aliens and Strangers Text: 1 Peter 2:11-25 Introduction As a member of the US Army serving in Germany, I’m an alien and a transient here, I take my identity and my mission from another place Proposition: As citizens of heaven we are aliens and transients here on earth we also take our ...read more

  • 5. How Do You "I Do"?

    Contributed on Dec 15, 2001
    based on 46 ratings
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    Peter Gives instructions for proper relationships and mutual respect in marriage.

    How Do You ’I Do’? Text: 1 Peter 3:1-7 Introduction A man named Steve Beck relates the following story: "Driving down a country road, I came to a very narrow bridge. In front of the bridge, a sign was posted: "YIELD." Seeing no oncoming cars, I continued across the bridge and to my ...read more

  • 6. I Can Relate

    Contributed on Dec 15, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
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    Peter gives guidelines for relationships with Saints, Sinners & the Savior.

    I Can Relate Text: 1 Peter 3:8-22 Introduction I have different kinds of relationships with different people in my life--and that’s appropriate. Proposition: In the same way as Christians we should relate diferently to different people. Interrogative: This morning as we look at ...read more

  • 7. How Shall We Live

    Contributed on Dec 15, 2001
    based on 70 ratings
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    Peter gives us instructions for living in a world when the "two minute warning" has sounded

    How Shall we Live? Text: 1 Peter 4:1-11 Introduction In football the manner of play changes when the Two Minute Warning has sounded In Verse seven of our text today Peter says that the end of all things is near. I think that thought gives context to this whole passage. The Holy ...read more

  • 8. The Do's And Don'ts Of Suffering

    Contributed on Dec 15, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
     | 2,092 views

    Peter gives us instructions on how to deal with suffering.

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Suffering Text: 1 Peter 4:12-19 Introduction In Basic Training, soldiers quickly become acquainted with two simple facts about suffering: 1. You will suffer 2. There is a right way and a wrong way to deal with suffering as a Basic Trainee. Ways that will only ...read more