The depths of our desires, expectations, and anticipation for what we’re waiting for determines how we wait. How then should believers wait on the Lord?
The prize of our share in Christ’s eternal glory is the finish line for our spiritual endurance on this side of heaven. Therefore, we ought not lose sight of our prize.
What are the spiritual keys to our endurance in the marathon of life that we must obey to reach our happy prize?
Christ-centered relational shepherding that mirrors the shepherding of Christ while anticipating the glory of Christ promotes a joyful healthy church life, even when under trial. What kind of shepherding promotes a healthy church?
In this study of 1 Peter 4:12-19, Peter is tying together three chief concerns that he has been writing about concerning scattered believers of his day. This study concerns the believer’s endurance in the faith while living under the trials of life for the glory of God.
Having properly armed ourselves with the mind of Christ regarding suffering, sin, and salvation, we are, in God’s strength, now able to relate to one another with a Christ-honoring way of life. Discover 5 compelling ways we are called to live with the mind of Christ.
Christlike thinking is essential for Christlike living. Weaponized thoughts are a prerequisite for a victorious life in this present darkness.
In what ways are we to weaponize our thoughts for spiritually victorious living?
An honorable life lived by the truth keeps the conscience clean. In our text today we learn that,
An honorable life is coupled with a good conscience and a good conscience is fuel for enduring unjust suffering. How does an honorable life result in a good conscience before God?
In the context 1 Peter 3:1-7, Peter is specifically addressing situations where one spouse is a believer and the other isn’t. The beautiful, exemplary life of a believing spouse will communicate the worthiness and beauty of Jesus on the mission field of the home.How exactly does this happen?
How do believers, knowing our standing of 1 Peter 2:9, live a beautiful (honorable) life that proclaims the excellencies of Christ in our words and our walk while living in this broken place?
The answer is bound up in a concept that is largely rejected in our day and age – in the culture, in the workplace, in the family, and in the church house. We live in submission.
In our study of 1 Peter, we believers are seeing our new identity with Jesus. When Christ won, we won. Because Christ is the Son of God and we are in Christ, we are members of the same family (1:22-2:3). We experience the same birth. We express the same love. We enjoy the same nourishment in the Word of God. We are stones in the same building (2:4-8). We are priests in the same temple (2:5, 9). We are citizens of the same nation (2:9-10).