Contributed on Mar 9, 2015
A brief introduction about the author, Peter, and then the entire letter was read to familiarize our church with the context. Individual messages will follow in the coming weeks.
1 Peter Introduction 1 Peter Sermon Series, Part 1 Introduction ∆ Point 1 – Who’s Peter? So, let’s talk about Peter … - His name, Cephas, in the Syriac language, means “rock” -- One of the original 12 apostles (walked on water) -- Was ...read more
Contributed on Mar 29, 2015
Wives must be submissive to their husbands and husbands must be considerate and respectful to their wives. How do YOU measure up with these two statements? Peter continues in his letter to encourage us to live honorably in our homes with each other.
Marriage Matters 1 Peter Sermon Series, Part 7 1 Peter 3:1-7 Introduction - Last week we talked about our testimony and how important it is in several ways: • With those around us • With those in authority • With those we work for • When suffering unjustly ...read more
Contributed on Apr 2, 2015
We must be willing to live in harmony with one another. We are to bless those who persecute, return love for anger, show grace to all we encounter. It is what the Bible commands that we do … plain and simple.
Unity is Key 1 Peter Sermon Series, Part 8 1 Peter 3:8-12 EASTER SERVICES ON SUNDAY!! Introduction - Why is our testimony so important? -- v21, “To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps.” ...read more
Contributed on Apr 12, 2015
We are called to love and live intentional towards one another in the church by using your spiritual gifts to serve, rather than for personal gain or recognition. Then, as you serve others, it is always God who gets the glory!
Serving in Love, Always 1 Peter Sermon Series, Part 11 1 Peter 4:7-11 Introduction - Peter now ties these two chapters (sufferings of Christ and living for Him) -- There is a huge implication here about adopting the same attitude as He did -- He suffered, was broken, and died ...read more
Contributed on Apr 9, 2015
Peter gives us 3 practical principles for living properly: Have the same perspective on suffering that Jesus did; Admit that we've spent enough time living in sin, so abandon it, and; Know that God will judge sin so we should intentionally live for Him.
Living for God’s Will 1 Peter Sermon Series, Part 10 1 Peter 4:1-6 Introduction - Following our Easter service, we see Peter make a small directional turn -- His words of encouragement to live FULLY for Christ are still critical for us • Do not fear (v3:14) – God ...read more
Contributed on Mar 13, 2015
Peter's declaration to the church to live joyfully is not a casual statement, but a COMMAND for us to take hold of! We can rejoice even in the bad times because something better is coming! Do we believe it? That is our challenge today!
Why can we rejoice? 1 Peter Sermon Series, Part 2 1 Peter 1:1-12 Introduction - His name, Cephas, in the Syriac language, means “rock” -- One of the original 12 apostles (walked on water) -- Was at the Transfiguration of Jesus - Became a leader of the apostles in the ...read more
Contributed on Apr 6, 2015
Will we accept the sacrifice of Christ as sufficient ... or will you continue doing life yourself? Easter is about the glory of the Father revealed in the Son, and we either accept that or turn away from it.
From Living to Life 1 Peter Sermon Series, Part 9 1 Peter 3:13-22 Introduction - Leading up to this AMAZING day we have covered three main points: -- Three encouragements from Peter to the church on living fully for Christ ∆ - First, why is our testimony so important? ...read more
Contributed on Mar 16, 2015
We are perishable, we are not eternal, and we will one day die and be gone from this Earth. But, something does remain and it remains for all of eternity … the Word of God. This is what we've been taught and what we must rely on, fully!
“God has done the work” 1 Peter Sermon Series, Part 3 1 Peter 1:13-25 Introduction - His name, Cephas, in the Syriac language, means “rock” -- One of the original 12 apostles (walked on water) -- Was at the Transfiguration of Jesus - Became a leader of the ...read more
Contributed on Apr 23, 2015
1 Peter concludes with three facts: Satan is always actively rebelling against the church; The life of a Christian will always be an intense spiritual battle, and; The grace of God provides ultimate restoration for all. Will we live for Him?
Stand Firm in the Faith 1 Peter Sermon Series, Part 14 1 Peter 5:8-14 Sunday … important message on marriage and the church Calling all to be in attendance and to come ready to hear God’s word Introduction Last Sunday, Mike gave us some incredible insight into ...read more
Contributed on Apr 16, 2015
If we have accepted the name of Christ as our own, it means we have repented of our sins, given up our desires and our preferences and submitted fully to Him. Are we submitted to Him or still trying to live fulfilling our own selfish needs?
Are we committed? 1 Peter Sermon Series, Part 12 1 Peter 4:12--19 Introduction - Peter now ties these two chapters (sufferings of Christ and living for Him) -- There is a huge implication here about adopting the same attitude as He did -- He suffered, was broken, and died because ...read more
Contributed on Mar 19, 2015
Peter gives us some straight-forward advice about living for Christ by removing the things which put us in opposition of one another. He also reminds us of our spiritual birth, and shows us that it's time to grow up and move onto maturity in Christ!
“It’s time to grow up” 1 Peter Sermon Series, Part 4 1 Peter 2:1-3 Introduction - (v22) THEREFORE! … We have been purified by obeying the truth -- We’ve cast off the things we desire to fully accept what He has for us -- Why? Because of our sincere ...read more
Contributed on Mar 23, 2015
Rev. Mike Moseley helps us dive deep in Chapter 2 of 1 Peter by examining Jesus' critical role as the Cornerstone of our faith, and challenges us to see our need to place Him in the sole position of authority in our lives.
"Jesus is the Cornerstone" 1 Peter 2:4-10 I. Living Stone II. Stumbling Stone III. Stone IV. Chief Stone V. Corner Stone VI. Precious Stone ...read more
Contributed on Mar 26, 2015
Our testimony is the most important thing that we show the world. In all situations, unbelievers are watching Christians to see how they react and with the supreme testimony of Christ given to us, we should live above the foolishness and honor God fully.
“Testimony Matters” 1 Peter Sermon Series, Part 6 1 Peter 2:11-25 Introduction - (v1-3) Commanded to rid ourselves of 5 specific behaviors of life today -- When you see what these all mean, something interesting unfolds for us 1. Malice 2. Deceit 3. Hypocrisy ...read more