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Sermons on First Peter

Final Words to Live By

Sermon Series: 1 Peter. Sermon Text: 1 Peter 5:12-14 (ESV) By Silvanus, a faithful brother as I regard him, I have written briefly to you, exhorting and declaring that this is the true grace of God. Stand firm in it. 13 She who is at Babylon, who is likewise chosen, sends you greetings, and so does Mark, my son. 14 Greet one another with…

Promised Living

Sermon Series: 1 Peter. Sermon Text: 1 Peter 5:5b-11 (ESV) Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” 6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, 7 casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. 8 Be…

Leadership Training

Sermon Series: 1 Peter. Sermon Text: 1 Peter 5:1-5 (ESV) So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: 2 shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would…

The Glories of Gospel Suffering

Sermon Series: 1 Peter. Sermon Text: 1 Peter 4:12-19 (ESV) Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. 13 But rejoice insofar as you share Christ’s sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed. 14 If you are insulted for the…

Ready or Not, Here He Comes!

Sermon Series: 1 Peter. Sermon Text: 1 Peter 4:7-11 (ESV) The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of your prayers. 8 Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. 9 Show hospitality to one another without grumbling. 10 As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another,…

Ready or Not, Here He Comes!

Sermon Series: 1 Peter. Sermon Text: 1 Peter 4:7-11 (ESV) The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of your prayers. 8 Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. 9 Show hospitality to one another without grumbling. 10 As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another,…

Gospel Suffering … Again

Sermon Series: 1 Peter. Sermon Text: 1 Peter 4:1-6 (ESV) Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, 2 so as to live for the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human passions but for the will of God. 3 For the…

Interpreting the Obscure

Sermon Series: 1 Peter Sermon Text: 1 Peter 3:18-22 (ESV)  For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit, 19 in which he went and proclaimed to the spirits in prison, 20 because they formerly did not obey, when God’s patience…

His Loss, Our Gain

Sermon Series: 1 Peter. Sermon Text: 1 Peter 3:18-22 (ESV) For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit, 19 in which he went and proclaimed to the spirits in prison, 20 because they formerly did not obey, when God’s patience…