1 Peter

Clothed in Humility: Following the Footsteps of Our Lord

1 Peter 5:5, “Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to your elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” Coming off the heels of Peter’s exhortation to the elders, he briefly...

The Elder’s Reward: Christ Himself and the Crown He Brings

1 Peter 5:4, “And when the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.” In the previous verses, Peter has given the elders their charge as well as explaining the heart and manner in which to carry out their task. He also called them to not be...

The Elder’s Charge and Heart

1 Peter 5:1-3, “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,...

Suffering is Not Strange

1 Peter 4:12-13, “Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test...

Serving One Another

1 Peter 4:10-11, “As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of...

Love One Another

If you had one word to describe the church today, what would it be? A quick scroll through social...

Prepared To Suffer

Prepared To Suffer

1 Peter 3:13-17, “13 Now who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good? 14 But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor be troubled, 15 but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always...

God’s Word for the Women with an Unbelieving Husband

God’s Word for the Women with an Unbelieving Husband

1 Peter 3:1-2, “Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives, 2 when they see your respectful and pure conduct.” Though I am happily married to a believing...

Servants of God

Servants of God

1 Peter 2:18-20, "18 Servants, be subject to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the unjust. 19 For this is a gracious thing, when, mindful of God, one endures sorrows while suffering unjustly. 20 For what credit is it if, when...

Honorable Conduct

Honorable Conduct

1 Peter 2:11-12, “11 “Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul. 12Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good...

A Royal Priesthood

A Royal Priesthood

1 Peter 2:9-10, “9 “But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. 10Once you were not a people, but now you are...

The Sovereign God

The Sovereign God

1 Peter 2:6-8, “6 “For it stands in Scripture: “Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a cornerstone chosen and precious, and whoever believes in him will not be put to shame.” 7So the honor is for you who believe, but for those who do not believe, “The stone that the...