The Grace Yet to Come

The Grace Yet to Come

Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. (1 Peter 1:13) This is Peter's very first command to his first readers, yet it's a command for all believers in every age. Preparing our minds for [...]

A Life of Humble Reverence

A Life of Humble Reverence

And if you call on him as Father who judges impartially according to each one’s deeds, conduct yourselves with fear throughout the time of your exile, knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, [...]

Adoring God for Our Great Salvation

Adoring God for Our Great Salvation

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who by God’s power [...]

Chosen by God

Chosen by God

To those who are elect exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you. (1 Peter 1:1–2) Here in the [...]

To the Elect Exiles

To the Elect Exiles

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, (1 Peter 1:1) As we open up Peter's first epistle, we immediately learn 3 things from Peter's words... I. THESE ARE THE WORDS OF ONE WHO WALKED WITH JESUS "Peter..." II. THESE ARE [...]

60 Things You Should Know About God’s Word

60 Things You Should Know About God’s Word

The word of the living God... converts the soul (Psalm 19:7), makes the simple wise (Psalm 19:7), rejoices our hearts (Psalm 19:8), enlightens our eyes (Psalm 19:8), endures forever (Psalm 19:9), keeps our ways pure (Psalm 119:9), How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word. (Psalm 119:9) [...]