Sermons on 1 Peter 1

Divine Election: The Role of the Father and the Spirit

1 Peter 1:1-2

by John Piper

We are aliens not because men have rejected us, but because God has elected us.

How Aliens Keep the Identity of Their Homeland

1 Peter 1:1-2 and 1 Peter 4:7-10

by John Piper

We need each other if we are going to escape the drunkening effects of the world and live as sober aliens.

King of the Nations

1 Peter 1:1-2

by John Piper

How Can I Hope? New Birth!

1 Peter 1:3 and 1 Peter 1:22-25

by John Piper

To get well from the disease of sin, and to have a living hope, you have to undergo surgery.

God's Great Mercy and Our New Birth

1 Peter 1:3-4

by John Piper

Our response to being born again and being given a living hope and an imperishable inheritance in heaven should be to bless God.

The Power of Hope

Easter Sunday

1 Peter 1:3-9

by John Piper

If we are going to love like Jesus loved, even in times of great stress and worry, then we must be filled with living hope.

The Elect Are Kept by the Power of God

1 Peter 1:5

by John Piper

Our security is not in making heaven unconditional. Our security is in God's infallible commitment to fulfill the conditions of heaven.

Joy Through the Fiery Test of Genuine Faith

1 Peter 1:6-7

by John Piper

There is a design in your distresses as a Christian. God wills them, and he does so for your good.

True Christianity: Inexpressible Joy in the Invisible Christ

1 Peter 1:8-9

by John Piper

You love Jesus and trust him and rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory. This is true Christianity.

What the Prophets Sought and Angels Desired

1 Peter 1:10-12

by John Piper

We should be amazed at the greatness of our salvation and that the prophets of God and the angels of heaven long to look into it.