Sermon Series
  • 1. 1 Peter Commentary —chapter 1

    Contributed on May 18, 2021
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    Peter’s first epistle is addressed to Gentile believers among the dispersed (the scattered) of Israel. They have been released from the futile way of life they learned from their ancestors (1:18). Those who were at one time, not a people, had become nothing less than the people of God (2:10).

    Tom Lowe 4/2/2021 Text: 1 Peter, Chapter 1 (KJV) 1Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and a ...read more

  • 2. 1 Peter, Ch.2

    Contributed on May 18, 2021
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    Christians cannot stay the way they are, and Peter urges his people to do away with evil things and set their hearts on that which can nourish life.

    Tom Lowe 4/3/2021 Text: 1 Peter, Chapter 2 (KJV) 1Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings, 2As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the Word, that ye may grow thereby: 3If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious4To ...read more

  • 3. 1 Peter, Ch. 3

    Contributed on May 18, 2021
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    The first thing Peter addresses is what we call the “Battle of the Sexes.” In Chap-ter 3, Peter shows how the Gospel transforms the relationship between men and wom-en, undoing the curse of Genesis 3.

    Tom Lowe 4/16/2021 Text: 1 Peter. Chapter 3 (KJV) Wives and Husbands 1Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives; 2While they behold your chaste conversation ...read more

  • 4. 1 Peter Ch. 4 Commentary

    Contributed on May 18, 2021
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    In chapter 4, Peter urges Christians to be fiercely committed to fulfilling the purpose of our lives in Christ. Prior chapters made the case that we are a “holy people.” We have been rescued from meaningless lives and set apart from the world to be used for God’s purpose.

    And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear? —1 Peter 4:18 Text: 1 Peter 4:1-19 (KJV) Living for God’s Glory 1Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh ...read more

  • 5. 1 Peter Chapter 5 Commentary

    Contributed on May 30, 2021
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    Peter closes out his letter to the scattered Christians in the churches of Asia Minor with some final instructions. He counsels the elders about how to lead, includes how and why to live in humility with each other, and gives a final warning.

    1 Peter Chapter 5 Commentary INTRODUCTION to Chapter 5 Peter closes out his letter to the scattered Christians in the churches of Asia Minor with some final instructions. He counsels the elders about how to lead, includes how and why to live in humility with each other, and gives a final warning ...read more