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 [...]

Exulting in Our Blessedness

Exulting in Our Blessedness

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places... (Ephesians 1:3) Paul underscores 5 truths regarding the Christian's blessedness... I. THE SOURCE OF OUR BLESSEDNESS "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ..." II. THE SPHERE [...]

The Resurrection According to Peter

The Resurrection According to Peter

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 [...]