Sermon Series
  • 1. Called To This Rock

    Contributed on Apr 7, 2013
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    Even though this world is not our home, Jesus has called us to be his witnesses while we are here.

    Called To This Rock Text: 1 Peter 1:1-2 Introduction 1. Today we are beginning a new series on the Book of 1 Peter that I have entitled, "Living Right Side Up In An Upside Down World." 2. Peter was expertly qualified to speak about living right side up. a. He was a follower of Jesus almost more

  • 2. Living In Great Expectation

    Contributed on Apr 12, 2013

    We can live in great expectation because our expectation is centered in Jesus, who never disappoints!

    Living In Great Expectation Text: 1 Peter 1:3-12 Introduction 1. Illustration: As a Cleveland sports fan I know all about expectations. All of my life I have expected the Browns to win a Super Bowl, and I got Red Right 88, The Drive, and the Fumble. All my life I have expected the Indians to win more

  • 3. Living In Holiness

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2013

    Proposition: God calls us to become like Him more and more everyday.

    Living In Holiness Text: 1 Peter 1:13-16 Introduction 1. Illustration: A man flew into Chicago & hired a taxi to take him downtown. As he was riding along they came to a red light & the driver went right on through the red light.

The man said, "Hey, the light was red. You’re more

  • 4. Living In The Fear Of The Lord

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2013

    The term "fear of the Lord" is not a popular one today.

    Living In The Fear Of The Lord Text: 1 Peter 1:17-25 Introduction 1. Illustration: One time many years ago, the king of Hungary found himself depressed and unhappy. He sent for his brother, a good-natured but rather indifferent prince. The king said to him, "I am a great sinner; I fear to meet more

  • 5. Living The Experience

    Contributed on Jul 28, 2013
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    Once you have tasted of the goodness of Jesus nothing else will do.

    Living The Experience Text: 1 Peter 2:1-3 Introduction 1. Illustration: "The greatest single cause of atheism in the world today is Christians who acknowledge Jesus with their lips then walk out the door and deny him by their lifestyle. That is what an unbelieving world simply finds more

  • 6. Living A Life Of Privilege

    Contributed on Jul 28, 2013
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    We are privileged to be God's a part of God's family.

    Living A Life Of Privilege Text: 1 Peter 2:4-12 Introduction 1. Illustration: Can you fathom this? The God of the universe, who holds all things together by the word of His power, who fills all things and is bigger than the universe; bigger than time, literally lives in you. Calls you His more

  • 7. Living So All Will Know

    Contributed on Jul 28, 2013

    As Christians we are called to be living witness.

    Living So All Will Know Text: 1 Peter 2:13-17 Introduction 1. Illustration: Five year old Brian was impressed by the story of Simeon the Stylite, a Syrian hermit who lived in the 5th century. This man was admired as a saint because he lived for more than 35 years on a platform atop a high more

  • 8. Living With A Difficult Boss

    Contributed on Jul 28, 2013

    We are to live out the Gospel even with people who make it difficult.

    Living With A Difficult Boss Text: 1 Peter 2:18-25 Introduction 1. Illustration: Rick Warren ("Purpose Driven") accurately observes: "We can measure our servant’s heart by how we respond when others treat us like servants. How do you react when you’re taken for granted, bossed more

  • 9. Living As A Godly Wife

    Contributed on Jul 28, 2013

    A godly wives beauty is seen in her inner character.

    Living As A Godly Wife Text: 1 Peter 3:1-6 Introduction 1. Illustration: All of the charms and beauty a woman may have amounts to nothing if her ambitions are self-centered. But if she reflects her creator and assumes the posture of a graceful servant, she cannot not help but command high more

  • 10. Living As A Godly Husband

    Contributed on Jul 28, 2013
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    Husbands are to love their wives just has Christ has loved us.

    Living As A Godly Husband Text: 1 Peter 3:7 Introduction 1. "God intends and expects marriage to be a lifetime commitment between a man and a woman, based on the principles of biblical love. The relationship between Jesus Christ and His church is the supreme example of the committed love that a more

  • 11. Ethical Living

    Contributed on Aug 2, 2013

    Christ has called us to treat others the way He treats us.

    Ethical Living Text: 1 Peter 3:8-12 Introduction 1. A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world. Albert Camus 2. Ethics are the body of moral principles or values governing or distinctive of a particular culture or group. 3. To put it in relatable terms, Christian ethics deals more