Sermon Series
  • 1. 1. Staying Clean When Living In The Pig Pen

    Contributed on Feb 4, 2005
    based on 37 ratings
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    Peter gives us a way to achieve holiness in our lives as we live in a fallen world

    INTRODUCTION „X SLIDE #1 „X How many times have you thought how easy it is to live for Jesus, to pray, to read His word, to treat others as He wants us to treat them, to live a holy life, WHEN YOU ARE IN CHURCH? „X Why is it so much easier to live for Jesus when we are at church than when we ...read more

  • 2. 2. Why I Need To Stay Out Of The Mud

    Contributed on Feb 11, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,177 views

    There are at least five reasons to stay pure

    INTRODUCTION SLIDE #2 „X Staying clean while living in the pig pen can be very difficult at times. We look out and it appears that everyone is having fun playing in the mud. „X One of the hardest things a child can do is have to sit back and watch everyone else have fun. I bet you can remember ...read more

  • 3. 3. Born To Love

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2005
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    One of the things we are called to do is to FERVENTLY love one another,

    INTRODUCTION  SLIDE 1  Over the last couple of weeks we have talked about trying to stay clean in an unclean world, or put another way, we were encouraged to stay out of the mud. Last week we looked at why we need to stay out of the mud.  When you belong to Jesus, we ...read more

  • 4. 4. Extreme Makeover: Christ Edition

    Contributed on Feb 25, 2005
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,810 views

    God did an extreme makeover so we could be changed!

    INTRODUCTION „X There are a lot of popular televisions shows we watch. There is the whole CSI genre, Miami, NY, Navy, Cold Case, Auburn. We have the ¡§who wants to marry me¡¨ shows. One of the genres that seems to be doing quite well is the makeover shows. „X These are the shows in which ...read more

  • 5. 5. Citizen Christian

    Contributed on Mar 5, 2005
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,718 views

    What is our obligation to the world as alien residents?

    INTRODUCTION „X SLIDE #2 „X Aliens in a strange land, strangers, citizens of heaven, children of God, saints, chosen ones, holy ones, beloved of God. „X These are but a few words the bible uses to describe the Christian. „X Many of these words paint what seems to be an impossible standard for ...read more

  • 6. 6. How Much Do I Care?

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,107 views

    Do a wife care enough for her lost husband to follow the biblical guidlines?

    INTRODUCTION SLIDE #1 „X In life have you found there are some things that can be very difficult to carry out? „X Life is not always easy and we are not always given things that are easy for us to do. „X Sometimes we are faced with doing things in our jobs that are difficult to do, but we do ...read more

  • 7. 7. The Irresistible Husband

    Contributed on Apr 8, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,012 views

    We can be irresistible to our wives if we we do what Peter calles us to do!

    INTRODUCTION SLIDE # 1 „X Men, how many of us still look like we did when we first caught, attracted our spouses? „X I know that we look in the mirror and think we still look great. Not all of us do. „X What makes husband attractive to his wife? The physical appearance sometimes gets the ...read more

  • 8. 8. Do We Love Our Brother?

    Contributed on Apr 15, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,413 views

    Do we really love our Brothers in Christ? If we do, it will show!

    INTRODUCTION SLIDE # „X Behave while living in a lost world. „X Submit yourself to the governing authorities. „X Slaves, be submissive to your masters. „X Wives, be submissive to your husbands, lost or saved. „X Husbands, treat your wives as something special, whether they are lost of ...read more

  • 9. 9. Life Is Not Always Fair

    Contributed on Apr 23, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,624 views

    Life is not always fair, what are we to do about it?

    INTRODUCTION SLIDE #2  Over the past few weeks as we have been studying the book of 1 Peter, we have looked at how we are to conduct ourselves among and with various people.  Now, if we follow Peter’s instructions, everything in life will be smooth sailing for us, ...read more

  • 10. 10. Keeping Your Faith

    Contributed on Apr 30, 2005
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     | 3,878 views

    How can we keep our faith during the trials of life?

    INTRODUCTION „X SLIDE #1 „X We have talked about how difficult it can be to maintain a strong faith. It gets more difficult when we experience suffering because of our faith. „X I cannot imagine what it would be like to have to really suffer for my faith, to literally put my life on the line ...read more

  • 11. 11. Giving A Helping Hand

    Contributed on May 6, 2005
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    We are called to help one another when the need arises

    INTRODUCTION SLIDE #1 „X In the church we talk a lot about the concept of the ¡§church family¡¨. In a healthy family, we are there for one another; we are there for each other in the good times and the bad. „X It is fun to be a part of a family when all is well; it is challenging to be in a ...read more

  • 12. 12. Improving Your Serve

    Contributed on May 20, 2005
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     | 3,946 views

    Peter gives us some things that will help us to be better servants of Jesus

    INTRODUCTION SLIDE #1 • What is the goal of a lot of the things we read in the Bible? Why did God leave us the Bible? • Why is Peter trying to encourage his readers to stay strong? Why in the midst of persecution is Peter not telling his readers to go hide in the mountain? • We are given the ...read more

  • 13. 13. Our Wonderful Inheritance

    Contributed on Jun 25, 2010
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    We have an inheritance that should help us to endure the difficulties of life

    INTRODUCTION  SLIDE 1  There are times when life is a real struggle. The health starts to go bad, bills start pouring in, and debt starts to accumulate. Problems start to happen in the marriage. Your children start to cause you a lot of trouble. You job is no longer as secure ...read more

  • 14. 14. The Silver Lining Inthe Storm Clouds Of Life!

    Contributed on Jul 10, 2010
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    Each of the storm clouds of our lives has a silver lining with many veins of blessing!

    INTRODUCTION • Slide #1 • Have you heard the idiom, “Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining?” I wonder why the cloud does not have a gold lining! • We may have a bit of a hard time relating to this idiom here in Sierra Vista since when we see clouds we kind of like it because we so rarely get rain and ...read more

  • 15. 15. Why Salvation Is So Awesome!

    Contributed on Jul 16, 2010
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    Our salvation is awesome for many reasons and Peter shares three reason with us in the text

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • It is easy to talk about how we are supposed to cling to God in the good times and the bad. • The “Christian Thing” is to say that no matter what you are facing, keep your chin up and trust God. • The folks Peter was addressing his letter to were facing difficult times ...read more

  • 16. 16. Staying Clean In The Hog Lot

    Contributed on Jul 23, 2010
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     | 1,312 views

    We live in a hog lot type of world, the longer you are in it, the less you notice it. What can we do in order to not fall into the trap of the world?

    INTRODUCTION  SLIDE #1  Isn’t it easy to live for Jesus, to pray, to read His word, to treat others as He wants us to treat them, to live a holy life, WHEN YOU ARE IN CHURCH?  Why does it seem so much easier to live for Jesus when we are at church than when we are in the ...read more

  • 17. 17. Reasons To Avoid The Mud Hole.

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,754 views

    WE have reasons to avoid the mud hole of sin on our life.

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1  Look at that mud hole, that looks fun as long as someone else is doing the clean up.  Do you remember being a kid and being drawn to mud puddles, water pebbles, and mud holes?  There was something about the mud that as a young boy it had an ...read more

  • 18. 18. A Different Kind Of Life

    Contributed on Aug 6, 2010
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    We are called to live a different kind of life.

    INTRODUCTION  SLIDE 1  Over the last couple of weeks we have talked about trying to stay clean in an unclean world, or put another way, we were encouraged to stay out of the mud. Last week we looked at why we need to stay out of the mud.  Belonging to Jesus means that we ...read more

  • 19. 19. Extreme Makeover- God Edition

    Contributed on Aug 12, 2010
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    God can do an EXTREME Makeover in our lives!

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • There are a lot of popular televisions shows we watch. There is the whole CSI genre, Miami, NY, Navy, Cold Case, CSI Sierra Vista. • We have the “talent show genre.” We have decoration shows, reality shows, but one of the genres that seem to have some amount of ...read more

  • 20. 20. Change, Change, Change!

    Contributed on Aug 20, 2010
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    If we are going to help change peoples destiny we need to change some things also.

    INTRODUCTION • VIDEO CLIP • SLIDE #1 • As we live in this world, do we have any obligation to the world around us? • Since we are called to serve Jesus, what is our obligation as temporary citizens of this world? • I think we all have people in our lives that we would love to see come to ...read more

  • 21. 21. Christian Civics 101

    Contributed on Aug 27, 2010
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    WE need a quick civics lesson from Peter!

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • As citizens of Heaven we have talked about how important it is for our life to reflect our true citizenship. This means that we are not to be a reflection of the world we live in but rather a reflection of the God we serve! • Today as we continue with that theme Peter ...read more

  • 22. 22. Taking Your Faith To Work (Life Is Not Always Fair)

    Contributed on Sep 10, 2010
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    We need to let our faith shine at work in the way we work. Jesus gave us the example of how to face unjust adversity!

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • Who should be the most respected and hardest workers in a company? Who should be the ones willing to do whatever job they are asked to do from their employer? • What kind of people should employers be searching to hire in their businesses? • The answer to the above ...read more

  • 23. 23. Real Beauty

    Contributed on Sep 17, 2010
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    Real beauty comes from within. Wives are called to be beautful inside. This is their calling as a Royal Priest for Jesus!

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • What is one thing that the world really puts a lot of emphasis on? • Beauty! We see all kinds of products that will claim to make you thin. Other products claim to make your skin look young, others that will make you 10-20 years younger. • People spend BILLIONS on ...read more

  • 24. 24. An Irresistible Husband

    Contributed on Sep 23, 2010
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    Husbands can make themselves irresistible to their wives by following this one simple verse. You can win a wife to Christ this way also!

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE # 1 Men, how many of us still look like we did when we first caught, attracted our spouses? I know that we look in the mirror and think we still look great. Not all of us do. What makes husband attractive to his wife? The physical appearance sometimes gets the ...read more

  • 25. 25. Learning To Live With God’s Family

    Contributed on Oct 1, 2010
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    We need to learn to live with those who are a part of the family of God!

    INTRODUCTION • Slide #1 • Behave while living in a lost world. • Dealing with the issue of government. • Conduct at work. • Conduct within the home. • Up to this point the focus of our behavior has been focused on how to live with those outside of the church. Today, the focus is going to ...read more

  • 26. 26. When Life Gives You Lemons Make Lemonade!

    Contributed on Oct 15, 2010
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    Life is not always fair, what do we do as Christians when that truth rears its ugly head?

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • WE have learned a lot from the book of 1 Peter concerning how we are to conduct ourselves in this world. • Now, if we follow Peter’s instructions, everything in life will be smooth sailing for us, right? • If you do what is right, if you spend your time doing what is ...read more

  • 27. 27. Jesus Suffered For You!

    Contributed on Oct 29, 2010
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    Jesus suffered for you because He loves you. There are times when we will be called to suffer for Him.

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • A couple of weeks ago we started to look at the basic issue that sometimes life is not fair. • We see it all around us; it is something that gets us angry at times. • How we deal with unjust suffering says a lot about us, it says a lot about how our faith impacts our ...read more

  • 28. 28. Standing Firm For Jesus

    Contributed on Nov 5, 2010
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    We need to know why and how to stand firm for Jesus. Peter gives us some helpful insights!

    INTRODUCTION SLIDE #1 • We have talked about how difficult it can be to maintain a strong faith. It gets more difficult when we experience suffering because of our faith. • I cannot imagine what it would be like to have to really suffer for my faith, to literally put my life on the line because ...read more

  • 29. 29. Living Prepared

    Contributed on Nov 12, 2010
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    Are you living prepared? The time is near according to Peter, we are called to be prepared!

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • Have you ever found yourself totally unprepared for a meeting or some event? • Have you have those dreams of having something come up that you were responsible for yet you were unprepared. That is scary to think about isn’t it? • I still have reoccurring dreams of ...read more

  • 30. 30. Why Is It Raining On Me?

    Contributed on Nov 24, 2010
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    The suffering of life has to be dealt with. God always has a plan.

    INTRODUCTION • PC VIDEO • SLIDE #1  When you are going through difficult times do you feel loved by God? • How do you think you would feel if you were seeing your family being persecuted because of their faith or if you suffer persecution because of your faith in Jesus? • I know we all ...read more