1 Peter

Stand Firm in the Grace of God

1 Peter 5:12-14 You must stand firm in the truth if you are to stand firm in God’s grace. Trials a part of life; signs of conversion; importance of faithfulness; evidence of 1 Peter’s being inspired; trials come in God’s grace; miscellaneous historical information;

Be on Your Guard Against the Adversary

1 Peter 5:8-11 God calls you to be on your guard against your adversary, the devil. spiritual sobriety and alertness; the devil an enemy; under God’s control; his attacks universal in the church

Shepherd the Flock of God

1 Peter 5:1-4 This passage deals not only with what the elder is to do and how he is to do it, but also with what he can expect to receive from the Lord if he is faithful to this call. Shepherding the flock; elders; forgiveness; sufferings of Christ

Judgment Begins with the House of God

1 Peter 4:17-19 God is sitting in His Temple as a refiner to purify His children that they might offer to Him holy sacrifices. PLEASE NOTE – the quality of the recording is poor for the first 2 minutes of this sermon, but then is fine for the remainder.

Do Not Be Surprised by Suffering

1 Peter 4:12-13 You should not think that it is a strange thing that your faith is tested by God, but you should rejoice knowing that it will work out for your good and for His glory.